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California Bill Aims to Make Pedicures Safer

June 24, 2005  | News

After learning about the numerous amounts of clients who were contracting bacterial infections and leg lesions after visiting salons, California Assembly Speaker pro Tem Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/Daly City) knew he had to do something, especially since many of the cases were being reported in the Bay Area, where he is located.

Keywords: California state regulations   legislation   pedicure sanitation   Watsonville  

Infectious Bacteria Continues to Whirl in Salon Footbaths

April 1, 2005  | Article

More than 130 people in the San Jose, Calif., area have reported bacterial infections after receiving pedicures at several salons. Of those people, 19 have been confirmed to have a bacterial infection.

Keywords: California   California state regulations   pedicure safety   pedicure sanitation   safety and sanitation  

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   safety and sanitation   staph infections   Watsonville  

Pipeless Foot Spa Addresses Disinfection Issue

July 1, 2004  | Article

European Touch has a response to the ruckus regarding foot spas and the potential problems with bacteria due to improper sanitation: a new pipeless spa. They maintain pipeless technology is safer and requires significantly less cleaning.

Keywords: European Touch   pedicure equipment   pedicure sanitation   pipeless pedicure spa chairs  

Pipeless Foot Spa Addresses Disinfection Issue

July 1, 2004  | Article

New foot spas aim to remove any doubt about sanitation and cleanliness.

Keywords: Nails File   pedicure equipment   pedicure sanitation   pipeless pedicure spa chairs  

Footspa Cleaning Guidelines for Nail Technicians

August 1, 2002  | Article

After last year’s bacterial outbreak in a Watsonville, Calif., salon, the California Bureau of Barbering and Cosmetology laid out cleaning regulations for salons using whirlpool pedicure footspas. Use this step-by-step guide to make sure you are getting your footspas clean enough to protect your clients.

Keywords: California   California state regulations   European Touch   pedicure sanitation   pedicure spas  

Let’s Keep the Watsonville Story Alive

July 1, 2002  | Article

It doesn't show our industry in the best light, but it keeps us on our toes.

Keywords: As I See It   negative industry press   pedicure safety   pedicure sanitation  

The One-Hour Pedicure

April 1, 1991  | Article

Today’s pedicures are more than just manicures for feet.

Keywords: feet   pedicure sanitation   pedicures  
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