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#SafeSandalSeason Video: Clean Foot Spa

July 23, 2014  | Video

The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology shows a dramatization of a properly cleaned foot spa with the help of Federico Beauty Institute students in Sacramento, Calif. #SafeSandalSeason

Keywords: California state regulations   pedicure safety   pedicure spa cleaning   salon cleaning   salon safety  

Sani-Tablet Sani-Tablet

January 30, 2014  | Product

Sani-Tablet is a tablet that disinfects foot spa water.

Keywords: disinfection   pedicure products   pedicure safety   pedicure sanitation   pedicure spas  

Like a Sauna for the Feet

May 20, 2011  | Article

A new pedicure system from The Nail Superstore could radically change what clients expect from their salon experience. The Red Dragon Sauna Pedicure system combines a wooden barrel with a steam generator to create a sauna that open pores, eliminates dead cells, and softens skin.

Keywords: pedicure equipment   pedicure safety   pedicure sanitation   pedicure spas  

Kiss the Fish Goodbye

June 1, 2009  | Article

Florida is the latest state to ban fish pedicures.

Keywords: Alabama   Colorado   fish pedicures   Florida   legislation  

When Empty is Better

January 31, 2009  | Article

Sanitation-conscious patrons may prefer to be able to inspect the pedicure basin’s cleanliness and see you draw fresh water just for them.

Keywords: disinfection   pedicure equipment   pedicure safety   salon sanitation  

The Diabetic Discussion

November 1, 2008  | Article

All clients need personal attention, but our diabetic pedicure clients need an extra dose of TLC. Learn how to alter pedicure services to accommodate diabetic clients, and you’ll not only be offering them an hour of relaxation, you’ll also be protecting their health.

Keywords: diabetic clients   pedicure safety   pedicures   special needs clients  

When Your Client Is Expecting

April 1, 2008  | Article

Salons are carving out a niche by catering to expectant mothers. Moms-only menus, specialized massage, and targeted retail goodies are just the beginning. With some planning and training you can add to the joy — and relieve the discomforts — during the nine months before birth.

Keywords: pedicure safety   pregnant clients   working while pregnant  

California Nail Techs: Gear Up for Change

November 1, 2006  | Article

If the new disciplinary law passes the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology will be able to immediately suspend any license without advance hearing.

Keywords: California state regulations   industry legislation   pedicure safety   pedicure sanitation  

Foot Tools: Dispose or Disinfect?

September 1, 2006  | Article

Foot tools can potentially transmit infectious diseases. Strict compliance with state sanitation rules is essential when using porous and one-time-use items.

Keywords: callus removers   implement disinfection   pedicure safety   pumice stones  

12 Common Inspection Violations

June 1, 2006  | Article

Having an inspector show up at your salon can be a stress-inducing event, especially if the salon isn’t as clean as it can be and if the employees are not following the rules and regulations of their respective states. We asked former and current state board officials to tell us some of the most common salon inspection violations inspectors find when they visit salons.

Keywords: implement disinfection   legislation   pedicure safety   salon sanitation   unlicensed salons  

California Nail Salon Legislation Goes to Governor

December 1, 2005  | News

After passing both houses of the state legislature with strong bipartisan support, California Assembly bill 1263, which would have established minimum safety standards for pedicure equipment -- was vetoed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Keywords: legislation   pedicure safety  

Pedicure Bath Concerns Continue to Vex Industry

March 3, 2005  | News

More than 130 people in the San Jose, Calif., area have reported bacterial infections after receiving pedicures at several salons.

Keywords: pedicure safety   staph infections   Watsonville  

Bacterial Infections Continue to Plague Pedicure Clients

February 1, 2005  | News

Several San Jose, Calif.-area nail salons are currently under investigation after more than 50 people were affected by a bacterial infection after receiving pedicures.

Keywords: California state regulations   pedicure safety   staph infections   state licensing   Watsonville  

Will Pipes Become Obsolete?

December 1, 2004  | Article

As pipe-free pedicure systems gain popularity within the industry, and concerns over sanitation and salon safety preoccupy the minds of clients and nail techs, it forces the question: Are pipe-free systems a better option?

Keywords: pedicure safety   pedicure spa cleaning   pedicure spas   pipeless pedicure spa chairs  

Let’s Keep the Watsonville Story Alive

July 1, 2002  | Article

It doesn't show our industry in the best light, but it keeps us on our toes.

Keywords: As I See It   negative industry press   pedicure safety   pedicure sanitation  
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