April 14, 2015
It’s officially spring, so not only should you be cleaning out your salon, but you should be embracing organization and change for the better. Our favorite organizational guru, Sara Barba of XOXOrganizing, shares her tips for getting your business in order for spring and beyond.
April 13, 2015
If you’re not in the habit of annually cleaning your salon, you should add it to the list of what it takes to be a successful salon owner. Below we’ve listed tips and techniques, plus advice from owners and techs who make it routine to clean their salons and workstations yearly.
December 3, 2014
Maggie is doing some major cleaning at the salon. After all, there’s a parade coming to town.
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.
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.
March 28, 2011
Soft Landings are hand towels specifically designed for nail techs by inventor Kathy Weltman.
April 1, 2005
Does your salon give off the right vibe? Do people pass through and do a double-take when signs of dirt, dust, clutter, or neglect creep into view? Take a moment to look at your salon as if seeing it for the very first time.
May 1, 2003
Keeping your salon clean is one of the most important things you can do to safeguard yourself and your clients’ health. Before you start working on your client’s nails, take a look around your salon to make sure it’s as clean as it can be.
November 1, 2000
Answers to your questions on polish application, cleaning dappen dishes, acrylic brushes, and drill safety.
February 1, 1991
Imagine walking into a dentist’s waiting room and seeing ripped chairs and magazines strewn all over the place. What would you think if you were greeted by a nurse with sticky hands or soiled clothing?
Nail Art From Project Runway Season 1414 photos
Nails to Glam Up Your Little Black Dress13 photos
A substance used to destroy bacteria, fungi, and viruses on human skin; antiseptics will not disinfect or sterilize metal nail care instruments.
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Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
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