December 12, 2012
Convenience, quality and design at its best, Chéci Foot and Nail Files are ready to be used anytime, anywhere. For use with or without water, Chéci is ergonomically designed to make it easier to take care of hands and feet quicker. All files can be sanitized in an Autoclave machine, making them ideal for salon and at-home use. Once feet are smooth, Chéci Fütfriend Socks are the best accessory to keep feet soft and moisturized. Their polyester construction helps moisturizing ingredients stay on the skin longer for maximum results.
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November 19, 2012
An autoclave is a machine that uses steam pressure to sterilize metal implements.
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November 9, 2011
A is for apple, unless you are a nail tech on the frontlines of client safety. Join in an alphabetical micro-tour of how we clean up.
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August 1, 2011
Good Housekeeping asked its readers if they knew what to look for in a good salon.
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June 6, 2011
We all need to make a concerted effort to help shift the public’s negative views of nail salons. Your station, pedicure chair, and implements must be cleaned before each client. And the thing is, it’s not that difficult to follow standard procedures. Here, we’ve included a checklist of the basics you should be following.
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February 28, 2011
Turkish salon Misk keeps cleanliness and luxury at the top of its priority list as owner Ceren Ergun gears up to open a second location of her popular nail haven in Istanbul.
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November 17, 2010
State boards governing the actions of professionals providing hand and foot beauty have been shaking up the regulations with new sanitation provisions. We set out to clear up the confusion and find out what’s happening in your neck of the woods.
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December 1, 2008
Ultronics’ KaVoKLAVE II achieves full sterilization at a low enough temperature to protect delicate implements (not recommended for plastics).
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February 1, 2008
Kim goes on the road to see how the Nail Garden earned 100 rave reviews on CitySearch.
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August 1, 2007
Cyndy Drummey tackles a few industry sacred cows in this award-winning editorial.
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June 22, 2007
In June, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) relaxed the autoclaving requirement it had passed in 2006, but never fully enforced.
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January 5, 2007
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) will delay issuing violations to salons that provide nail services but are using a method of sterilization other than an autoclave until the end of May.
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September 1, 2006
In the past autoclaves in the beauty industry were for the super clean-conscious. Now, they’re gaining ground in Texas as required equipment in nail salons. As this medical-grade machine makes its way into salons and spas, owners should know just what they are.
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July 6, 2006
Attention nail techs practicing in Texas: you must use autoclaves to sterilize all nondisposable instruments, according to an opinion by Attorney General of Texas, Greg Abbot, dated May 18.
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November 22, 2005
Beginning next year, salons in Texas may be required to use an autoclave to disinfect reusable instruments.
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