September 1, 2008
Lauded by environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr., the eco-friendly cleaning products from Bayes Premium Cleaners are non-toxic and biodegradable.
July 2, 2008
Watch step-by-step demonstrations covering acrylic, gel and nail art.
July 1, 2008
The California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology doesn’t allow liners to be used in place of performing the required cleaning procedures.
May 1, 2008
In response to numerous outbreaks of disease from pedicure basins, the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology requires that log books be kept for inspection.
February 1, 2008
You don’t need to be a microbiologist to use disinfectants, but you do need to be an educated user.
Here's what to watch for and steps to stay healthy.
February 1, 2007
Pedicure spa cleaning logs are mandatory in California and Texas, and they’re a good idea no matter where your salon is located. Create your own format or borrow one from the Lone Star state.
June 1, 2005
An outbreak of bacterial infections linked to pedicure foot spas poses new mysteries for public health detectives. It also shows there is still a lot of confusion among nail technicians and salon owners about proper cleaning procedures. To protect yourself, do your homework!
July 1, 2003
Sterilizing salon implements may make for good marketing, but experts say standard disinfection is effective and would promote greater adherence, resulting in a cleaner, safer industry
March 1, 1999
These days, a salon’s sanitation practices rank number one on more and more clients’ lists of what they’re looking for in a good salon. Those salons that make cleanliness a priority are making themselves shining examples in their communities, and gaining new clients for it.
April 1, 1995
March 1, 1994
Salon sanitation is the biggest issue facing you as a professional today. If you do not abide by the codes of sanitation outlined by your state board, you risk losing not only your license but your reputation and clients as well.
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