August 1, 2001
Do you disinfect your hand and foot files before using them on clients? New regulations in California may cause you to think twice before reusing them. Make sure you’re up to date on the dos and don’ts of proper nail file disinfection.
May 1, 2000
Your questions answered by Doug Schoon, Melissa Carlini, and David Dyer.
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.
November 1, 1998
Now in New York, instruments made of porous materials such as files and pumice stone must be discarded after each use or sealed in a bag for use on only one client.
April 1, 1997
Sanitizable files are becoming a tool of choice in many salons. How do they stack up against their more temporary counterparts?
January 1, 1995
It’s easy to forget the basic in the clamor over salon sanitation, but just washing goes a long way toward keeping you and your clients healthy.
July 1, 1994
With the decision of a few state boards to require salons to use tuberculocidal disinfectants, manufacturers and industry associations debate whether they are really necessary for use in salons.
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.
Your workstation layout reflects your level of professionalism. If you keep your manicuring table setup as top-notch as your skills, you’ll get ... well, respect.
December 1, 1992
While glass bead sterilizers shouldn’t be your only method of disinfection, they can be used for extra assurance.
April 1, 1992
Examine the pros and cons of disposing of, saving, or disinfecting your files.
December 1, 1991
Common sense and board safety compliance should keep your salon free of most diseases, including AIDS.
October 1, 1991
The issue of disinfection is confusing and sometimes frightening. But knowing what to use and when alleviates fears and helps keep everyone safe.
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