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Prevent Bacteria in Your Salon

by Staff Writer | June 22, 2011

In its June issue, Shape reported on Erin Zammett Ruddy’s struggle with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) — also known as a staph infection. MRSA can first be detected through boil-like rashes on the skin.

While Ruddy contracted the infection while giving birth to her son in a hospital, the magazine points out that this can also happen in nail salons. According to Shape, while MRSA outbreaks have decreased significantly over the last three years, 12 states have reported MRSA at nail salons. The bacteria can mostly be fought by sterilizing tools and the workspace thoroughly. So, technicians: Keep your station clean.

 Check out our Salon Sanitation section for tips and articles.

KUPA Introduces MANIPro Passport Plus

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KUPA Introduces MANIPro Passport Plus

by Staff

KUPA’s long awaited keynote today revealed the MANIPro Passport Plus, the latest e-file from the brand. The machine was inspired by high-end luxury items such as designer perfume and a Montblanc pen. The new machine is digital, as opposed to analog.

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Foot Forward Summit Registration Opens

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Foot Forward Summit Registration Opens

by Staff

Registration is now open for NAILS’ second-annual Foot Forward Summit! Held in Atlanta, August 11-13, the event will feature nail techs, foot care experts, and medical professionals who will share their knowledge and create a roadmap for your growth and success.

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