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Electric Filing Avenues

Safety, how to go about purchasing an electric file, and other helpful tips are important things to keep in mind when it comes to drills. Not only will you be up to date, it’ll also assure clients you’re giving them the best service possible.

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Debate on Disinfectable Nail Files Continues in California

If you’re a nail technician in California, you’d better dispose of your nail files after using them on your clients, even if the file manufacturer claims they can be disinfected.

Keep Your Electric File in Shape

You need to give your drill some TLC if you want it to last a long time — and do its job properly. Keeping it clean and dust-free are the first steps to keeping an electric file in good condition.

Files Come Under Fire

Nail files are being closely scrutinized in California, and manufacturers and nail technicians are crying foul. Is the state’s regulating agency being fair in its seemingly sudden crackdown on proper file disinfection?

Are Your Files Clean Enough?

Do you disinfect your hand and foot files before using them on clients? New regulations in California may cause you to think twice before reusing them. Make sure you’re up to date on the dos and don’ts of proper nail file disinfection.

The Help Desk

Your questions answered by Doug Schoon, Melissa Carlini, and David Dyer.

Salon Cleanliness Is Next To…

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.

Implements Are Disposable, Clients Are Not

Now in New York, instruments made of porous materials such as files and pumice stone must be discarded after each use or sealed in a bag for use on only one client.

Files in the Wash Cycle

Sanitizable files are becoming a tool of choice in many salons. How do they stack up against their more temporary counterparts?

Soap and Water Go a Long Way

It’s easy to forget the basic in the clamor over salon sanitation, but just washing goes a long way toward keeping you and your clients healthy.