April 18, 2016
American Dawn, a premier manufacturer of linens and towels, offers a collection of pure 100% organic cotton towels for salons and spas.
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April 12, 2016
Use these five tips to remind your students of the importance of properly washing their hands. Hand-washing is among the top suggestions for making sure you don’t catch what your clients and team members bring into the salon.
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March 8, 2016
Cleaning and sanitizing bits is the most overlooked, yet most important procedure when using an electric file, according to Medicool's Steve Wallace.
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January 19, 2016
Tammy Taylor's First Choice Disinfect Concentrate is a hospital-level disinfectant, registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It cleans toilets, floors, walls and all hard surfaces. An 8-oz. bottle of concentrate makes 32 half gallons of hospital-level disinfectant, First Choice cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes in one easy step and there is no need to rinse. Just let it air dry.
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December 30, 2015
MediNail Learning Center has appointed veteran nail tech, educator, and Nail Talk Radio CEO/host Athena Elliott to the position of company vice president. In addition, ANT scholarships will now be offered monthly.
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December 12, 2015
The Medinail Learning Center now offers an online Safe Salon Rating (SSR) training module free to nail techs.
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October 29, 2015
Disposable products that help busy techs keep their services sanitary.
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October 23, 2015
The year in review for new laws, new trends, and new products that help keep our salons clean.
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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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August 26, 2015
The polish you are painstakingly applying to your clients' nails is safe, no matter how many others used the same bottle previously.
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July 10, 2015
The NYT story on exploited nail techs got the industry talking about how to enforce fair wages. Is new legislation the answer or should we just be better at following laws already on the books?
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May 27, 2015
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After this week, I am convinced that I can perform a manicure/pedicure service with my eyes closed!
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May 18, 2015
The California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology has announced that Cal/OSHA recently published a new fact sheet for Working Safely in Nail Salons.
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March 20, 2015
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NAILS editor Sigourney Nuñez offers her nail care advice on the website/blog for Bravo TV's popular reality show starring Patti Stanger.
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March 1, 2015
Are you at risk for catching a dangerous virus in your salon? Although rare, it is possible to contract a bloodborne pathogen during a nail service. Learn how to protect yourself from these potentially devastating diseases.
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