June 22, 2011
Shape featured a woman’s story about her battle with MRSA.
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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.
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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
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March 28, 2011
Soft Landings are hand towels specifically designed for nail techs by inventor Kathy Weltman.
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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.
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January 1, 2011
Distributed exclusively by Spilo Worldwide, the Sani-Care line off ers an added layer of protection after you’ve already cleaned and disinfected your foot tub per state board standards.
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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.
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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.
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October 1, 2010
Some states, like North Carolina, require salons to post their inspection scores where consumers can see them. While I’m not necessarily a proponent of more rules and regulations for the nail industry, I do believe that since most salons are already being inspected, why not post the grade?
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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