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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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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June 1, 2006
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.
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December 1, 2005
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.
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March 3, 2005
More than 130 people in the San Jose, Calif., area have reported bacterial infections after receiving pedicures at several salons.
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February 1, 2005
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.
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December 1, 2004
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?
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July 1, 2002
It doesn't show our industry in the best light, but it keeps us on our toes.
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March 1, 2001
NAILS shows you how to keep your pedicure spa clean and protect your clients. By following a few simple steps and using inexpensive cleaning products, you can protect the health of your clients and your business against bacterial infections.
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