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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May 1, 2015
Maggie knows too much about sanitation to get excited about a strange Jacuzzi tub.
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January 29, 2015
Protect salon surfaces against the growth of harmful microbes with Bactibarrier’s unique two-step cleaning system.
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November 27, 2014
It’s likely your clients will hear horror stories of the risks associated with getting manicures and pedicures. Be ready with a response that assures them you’ve taken the necessary steps to protect them.
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July 4, 2014
Burke Williams Spas said goodbye to traditional water pedicures and replaced their pedicure treatments with the Red Dragon Steam Pedicure Systems.
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May 16, 2014
Maggie is leaning toward waterless pedis after learning the rules on disposable liners.
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April 23, 2014
An elegant, hygienic alternative to noisy thrones or jets, the Noel Asmar Signature collection of pedicure bowls is sleek, sculptural, surprisingly lightweight, and large enough to accommodate size-14 feet.
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January 30, 2014
Sani-Tablet is a tablet that disinfects foot spa water.
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December 1, 2013
“When people say they can’t work with gloves, aren’t they really saying they won’t work with gloves?” asks industry chemist Doug Schoon.
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October 16, 2013
In a perfect world we would be able to press a “self-clean” button whenever needed.
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August 19, 2013
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You might be ready to put flu season and the hyper-vigilance behind you, but before you do, consider the places that some nasty bacteria and viruses hang out waiting to make a comeback.
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March 11, 2013
We at Belava sought to ensure a safe and sanitary pedicure, minimizing health concerns and bringing back the pleasure of a salon visit. We started out in 2004 with our durable plastic tubs and liners which could be thrown out after every customer, thus limiting the chance of spreading bacterial, fungal, and viral diseases.
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January 4, 2013
In 2000, when news broke about the potential dangers of whirlpool spas, many salon owners were horrified to hear of the sanitation shortcuts happening within the industry. Today, conscientious techs find creative ways to let every client know of their pledge to provide safe services — every time.
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April 23, 2012
Mycobacterium fortuitum is the organism associated with the Watsonville bacterial infection outbreak in 2000.
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January 23, 2012
Fish pedicures are unlikely to cause infection, according to a report released in October from the U.K.’s Health Protection Agency titled “Guidance on the Management of Public Health Risks from Fish Pedicures.”
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