June 6, 2011
We all need to make a concerted effort to help shift the public’s negative views of nail salons. Your station, pedicure chair, and implements must be cleaned before each client. And the thing is, it’s not that difficult to follow standard procedures. Here, we’ve included a checklist of the basics you should be following.
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May 20, 2011
You may not know Philly Arnold — the owner of the newly opened Ft. Worth, Texas, salon called Spa 270° — but you may be familiar with her late husband, Dr. Dennis Arnold. Dr. Arnold, a podiatrist, founded the International Pedicure Association (IPA). He passed away in October 2008 after a long battle with cancer. NAILS asked Philly to tell us about her path to a new career in the nail industry.
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April 27, 2011
Altima Plus are great salon towels, sized at 16”x27”, weighing 3 lbs. by the dozen, and available in 14 colors.
Keywords: salon sanitation
April 21, 2011
Sure you’re busy, but not too busy to sanitize and disinfect properly. For some this means having multiple sets of implements that last the whole day; others manage to disinfect on the fly, alternating between just two sets of tools. We asked nail techs: How do you quickly and effectively sanitize your tools when clients run back to back?
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April 8, 2011
Spa sanitiation by t4
Keywords: pedicure sanitation salon sanitation T4 Spa
February 28, 2011
Turkish salon Misk keeps cleanliness and luxury at the top of its priority list as owner Ceren Ergun gears up to open a second location of her popular nail haven in Istanbul.
Keywords: autoclaves customer service international nails-only salons salon decor/design
November 22, 2010
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Stock up on these hard surface and implement cleaners, then be sure to talk up your sanitation and disinfection practices to your clientele. If you strictly follow the instructions on the product labels, you’ll be well on your way to keeping your clients safe — and sold on your salon.
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November 22, 2010
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To help combat germs in the salon, knowledge, a commitment to your clients, and an assortment of professional sanitation methods can keep you in the clean.
Keywords: disinfection salon sanitation sanitation working safely
November 17, 2010
State boards governing the actions of professionals providing hand and foot beauty have been shaking up the regulations with new sanitation provisions. We set out to clear up the confusion and find out what’s happening in your neck of the woods.
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November 1, 2010
A new online continuing education course from Milady teaches the salon and spa professional how to avoid dangerous situations while keeping the salon or spa clean.
Keywords: continuing education disinfection healthy working infection control Milady
August 1, 2010
Orchard Nails opened in Corona, Calif., when the economy was at its worst, but co-owner Thomas Irwin says this meant the salon had “nowhere to go but up.”
Keywords: nails-only salons opening a new salon salon decor/design salon furnishings salon profiles
April 1, 2010
Salon owners will save on storage space and their bottom line using Barbicide Bullets Hard Surface Cleaner and Disinfectant.
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December 1, 2009
I'm pretty excited to be almost done with the year 2009. It has been a rough year for magazines and the beauty business.
Keywords: economy Hannah Lee industry research networking New Year's
February 1, 2009
Take a fun walk down memory lane as NAILS chronicles some of the biggest changes in the nail industry's unwritten rules from the past two decades.
Keywords: add-on services French manicures history of nail care men's services natural nails
January 1, 2009
The iconic blue Barbicide disinfectant now comes in the form of pop-up disposable towelettes.
Keywords: Barbicide King Research salon sanitation