June 28, 2016
After building successful nail businesses, these techs set their sights on the greater good. From giving Georgia salon professionals a voice in government to raising pedicure safety standards to putting pressure on Connecticut to add a manicurist license, their accomplishments are everyone’s gain. Get inspired and get involved.
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April 18, 2016
Catering to clients whose medical needs require a special level of care or who just want an extra dose of pampering is what concierge manicuring is all about. Providing these specialized services away from the traditional salon environment is a growing trend that presents an exciting opportunity for motivated nail techs.
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October 2, 2015
As of July 1, 2015, California nail techs using disposable pedicure liners can skip the 10-minute disinfecting soak of their pedicure basin between clients.
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July 22, 2015
Effective July 1, 2015, a number of new regulations were instituted by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology that affect nail techs’ day-to-day business and safety procedures. The changes include an easing of rules regarding the use of disposable pedicure liners.
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July 21, 2015
Katharin von Gavel, founder and CEO of Footlogix, will speak at the Career Educators Alliance (CEA) Annual Convention and Expo to be held July 24-27, 2015.
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July 23, 2014
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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
January 30, 2014
Sani-Tablet is a tablet that disinfects foot spa water.
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May 20, 2011
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.
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June 1, 2009
Florida is the latest state to ban fish pedicures.
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January 31, 2009
Sanitation-conscious patrons may prefer to be able to inspect the pedicure basin’s cleanliness and see you draw fresh water just for them.
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November 1, 2008
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.
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April 1, 2008
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.
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November 1, 2006
If the new disciplinary law passes the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology will be able to immediately suspend any license without advance hearing.
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September 1, 2006
Foot tools can potentially transmit infectious diseases. Strict compliance with state sanitation rules is essential when using porous and one-time-use items.
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