July 23, 2014
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
October 27, 2013
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When client health and salon reputation are on the line with every service, it’s important to know the ins and outs of tool disinfection like the back of your hand. Shoo away bacteria with proper products and protocol.
April 24, 2013
Just one citation from your state board could have you floundering for cash (and turning red in the face from the humiliation of signing the violation form). NAILS contacted the U.S. states with the largest numbers of nail salons to find out what the most common violations are — and how you can make sure your salon is in the clear.
November 12, 2008
Design X Mfg. incorporates the Ozone technology in each of its manufactured pedicure stations.
Pediclear’s foot spa disinfectant is designed to offer your client “peace of mind,” as well as further protection from bacteria lurking in the pedicure stations.
February 1, 2007
Pedicure spa cleaning logs are mandatory in California and Texas, and they’re a good idea no matter where your salon is located. Create your own format or borrow one from the Lone Star state.
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?
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
At Long Last: An Intro to Longer-Lasting Polish7 photos
An ingredient used to increase the opacity or “coverage” of nail enamel; often used as a white pigment.
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Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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