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Paula Abdul Testifies at Hearing in Support of Salon Safety Bill

June 29, 2005  | News

Paula Abdul was once again in the spotlight, only this time it was because of an infection she contracted at a high-end salon and not for her “American Idol” antics.

Keywords: California state regulations   celebrities   legislation   salon sanitation  

A Salon That's Clean and Calm

June 1, 2005  | Article

Roula’s Nail Spa offers one-of-a-kind manicure and pedicure services in an impeccably clean environment. Clients walk in feeling frazzled and walk out feeling inspired by the Zen-like atmosphere.

Keywords: autoclaves   Roula   Roula Nassar   salon profiles   salon sanitation  

Pedicure Troubles Still Bubbling

June 1, 2005  | Article

An outbreak of bacterial infections linked to pedicure foot spas poses new mysteries for public health detectives. It also shows there is still a lot of confusion among nail technicians and salon owners about proper cleaning procedures. To protect yourself, do your homework!

Keywords: disinfection   educational materials   European Touch   legislation   pedicures  

Foot Spa Infection Victims Settle Lawsuit

March 11, 2005  | News

It’s been more than four years, but the victims haven’t quite been able to forget what happened to them. They still have scars on their shins and lower legs, reminders of the bacteria they were infected with after getting pedicures at Fancy Nails, a salon in Watsonville, Calif., that has since closed. Although it may not get rid of the unsightly scars, 73 people will split about $3 million after settling a lawsuit with the salon.

Keywords: lawsuits   pedicure sanitation   salon sanitation   staph infections   Watsonville  

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   infectious diseases   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  

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: fire drills   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: bad publicity   consumer press   salon sanitation   Watsonville  

To Scrub or Not To Scrub

November 1, 2000  | Article

Research on handwashing techniques in hospitals  has found thatthe 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   Cathy Neben   disinfection   dry fumigators  

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   special needs clients  

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  

Editor's Note: In Any Language, Sanitation is Critical

January 1, 1997  | Article

As an industry, we endured more than a year of constant television and news reports that scared potential salon customers into thinking that they took their lives into their hands by getting a manicure.

Keywords: As I See It   salon sanitation  

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