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Clear the Air

December 1, 2003  | Article

Good or bad, odor reveals little about salon air quality. Even if your salon rates "sweet" on the smell scale with employees or clients, depend on more reliable measures than your nose to rate your salon's air quality.

Keywords: air quality   healthy working   masks   OSHA   salon odors  

Hepatitis C: What Are the Odds?

July 1, 2003  | Article

Risk factors for hepatitis: Having unprotected sex, sharing drug needles, administering tattoos or body piercing s with dirty needles ... and getting a pedicure? Not really.

Keywords: hepatitis   salon safety   salon sanitation  

Coming Clean On Disinfection

July 1, 2003  | Article

Sterilizing salon implements may make for good marketing, but experts say standard disinfection is effective and would promote greater adherence, resulting in a cleaner, safer industry

Keywords: disinfection   implement disinfection   salon sanitation  

Let’s Keep Salon Sanitation Simple, and Stick Together

July 1, 2003  | Article

 Salons know that savvy consumers are wary of dirty salons and so they conduct their sanitation procedures with a great flourish. 

Keywords: As I See It   files   implement disinfection   salon safety   salon sanitation  

Off to a Clean Start

May 1, 2003  | Article

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.

Keywords: salon cleaning   salon sanitation  

Soap Vs.Sanitizers: Soap Wins Hands Down

April 1, 2003  | Article

New guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urge doctors and nurses to stop washing their hands with soap and water between patients and instead rub on a fast-drying hand sanitizer.

Keywords: handwashing   salon sanitation  

Unsanitary Practices- or Unscrupulous Lawyers?

March 1, 2003  | Article

Nail salons and Industry observers are crying foul over a California consumer group’s lawsuit against nail salons for using a single bottle of polish on multiple clients. The State Board says it’s the attorney’s—not the practitioners’—actions that should be questioned.

Keywords: media coverage   salon safety   salon sanitation  

How Do You Keep Yourself, Your Employees, and Your Salon Safe?

May 1, 2002  | Article

It's not just sanitation we're talking about when we talk about salon safety; it's everything from security, fire safety, and healthy working. 

Keywords: professional liability   salon sanitation   salon security  

Watsonville: News at 11

July 1, 2001  | Article

Far be it for me (as a member of the media) to criticize the rest of the media, but you have to wonder why the news picked up on this story six months after it happened, and is now blowing the story out of the water without doing much follow-up.

Keywords: consumer press   salon sanitation   Watsonville  

Reader to Reader

March 1, 2001  | Article

Readers respond: Do you allow nail techs to smoke inside or in front of the salon?

Keywords: Reader to Reader   salon sanitation  

Get Clients in a Lather

November 1, 2000  | Article

Michelle Palmer, a nail tech at The Nail Company in Camdenton, Mo., got tired of cheaters—clients who’d skip the soap when sent to wash up—so she instituted a new and improved system.

Keywords: handwashing   salon sanitation  

To Scrub or Not To Scrub

November 1, 2000  | Article

Research on handwashing techniques in hospitals has found that the traditional surgical scrub, where people take a brush or sponge and vigorously wash all the way up the arm, are not only unnecessary, but even counter-productive.

Keywords: handwashing   salon sanitation  

Salon Cleanliness Is Next To…

March 1, 1999  | Article

These days, a salon’s sanitation practices rank number one on more and more clients’ lists of what they’re looking for in a good salon. Those salons that make cleanliness a priority are making themselves shining examples in their communities, and gaining new clients for it.

Keywords: Athena Elliott   autoclaves   disinfection   EPA   implement disinfection  

Outlawed Nails

August 1, 1998  | Article

"Lose the nails or lose your job,” is what some companies tell their employees. Is it a justifiable restriction or are these companies staging nail witch-hunt?

Keywords: professional image   salon sanitation  

Behind the Scenes: Shari Finger

April 1, 1998  | Article

Shari Finger, owner of Finger's Nail Studio in W. Dundee, Ill., did sculptured acrylic nails on this month's cover model.

Keywords: acrylics   Behind the Scenes   salon sanitation  

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