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NAILS 35th Anniversary Flashback: 2000

March 31, 2018  | Article

In 2000, a Watsonville, Calif., salon was the source of a major bacterial outbreak that infected at least 110 clients and left them with lesions on their legs.

Keywords: 35th anniversary   bacteria   pedicure sanitation   Watsonville  

Cleaning Up Another Tech’s Mess

November 28, 2017  | Article

What do you do when a new client arrives with a truly awful set of nails from her previous salon? Learn when to remove, when to repair, and how to achieve the best fix possible.   

Keywords: bacteria   foot conditions   nail shapes   time saving ideas  

Why Clients Shouldn’t Shave Before a Pedicure

October 27, 2017  | Article

Performing a pedicure soon after a client shaves can cause potential harm.

Keywords: bacteria   pedicure safety  

Tammy Taylor Fresh Nail

January 3, 2017  | Product

Fresh Nail from Tammy Taylor is an effective remedy for the common bacterial infection of the nail plate, pseudomonas (AKA greenies).

Keywords: bacteria   disease treatment   fungal infections   nail treatments   pseudomonas  

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Pseudomonas Nail Infections

April 5, 2016  | Article

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the different reasons pseudomonas infections (sometimes called "greenies") may develop on clients’ nails and what to do about it if they do.

Keywords: bacteria   client health   Dr. Dana Stern   nail diseases   onycholysis  

Why Sterilize With Dry Heat?

October 10, 2013  | Article

Although each state has specific regulations to ensure client safety, using the best possible technology and procedures will increase clients’ safety from infection, elevate customer confi dence, increase customer retention, and provide a competitive advantage for their services.

Keywords: bacteria   sterlize  

bacteria

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Single-cell, vegetable-like organisms; some bacteria are capable of causing disease.

Keywords: bacteria   disinfection   nail diseases  

Watsonville

April 23, 2012  | Encyclopedia

In 2000, Watsonville, Calif., was the site of a major bacterial outbreak (Mycobacterium fortuitum) that infected at least 110 clients in a high-volume salon and left them with lesions on their legs.

Keywords: bacteria   Watsonville  

mycobacteria

April 23, 2012  | Encyclopedia

There are more than 70 species of mycobacteria—rod-shaped bacteria with waxy outer coats that can be found throughout the world.

Keywords: bacteria  

Mycobacterium fortuitum

April 23, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Mycobacterium fortuitum is the organism associated with the Watsonville bacterial infection outbreak in 2000.

Keywords: bacteria   pedicure sanitation   Watsonville  

Under the Microscope: Pseudomonas

March 7, 2012  | Article

Familiar to nail techs because it can turn clients’ nails green, pseudomonas is a common bacteria that thrives in many environments.

Keywords: bacteria   pseudomonas   Under the Microscope  

Sensuous Solutions Safe-Spa Bacteria Test Kit

December 1, 2008  | Product

Safe-Spa Bacteria Test Kit from Sensuous Solutions allows you to screen you foot spa water for bacterial contamination in just 20 minutes.

Keywords: bacteria   salon sanitation  

Disinfectants Defined

February 1, 2008  | Article

You don’t need to be a microbiologist to use disinfectants, but you do need to be an educated user.

Keywords: antifungals   bacteria   disinfection   salon sanitation  

The Help Desk Answers Your Technical and Health Questions

December 1, 2003  | Article

Keywords: acrylic maintenance   bacteria   brush care   onycholysis   The Help Desk  

Bacteria: Back to the Basics

October 1, 2002  | Article

As a nail tech, you come in close contact with a number of people on a regular basis, in a type of interaction that makes the spread of bacteria and disease not only possible, but likely. With the recent spotlight on bacteria-related mishaps in the nail industry, we decided to revisit its history, causes, and remedies.

Keywords: bacteria   fungal infections   nail separation   nail trauma  
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