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Keeping Clients Safe From Germs in the Salon

To ensure your clients’ loyalty, it’s important to give them a sense of confidence in the cleanliness of your salon.

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How To Create A Salon Disinfection Checklist

Pedicure Jet Designed to Work With Liners

Luraco’s Magna Jet is designed specifically to work with pedicure liners.

What Nail Techs Need to Know About Biofilm

Simply put, biofilm is an accumulation of standing water.

Disposable Jet and Liner Minimizes Bacterial Growth

Contego states their product eliminates cross contamination because germs are being discarded completely, as opposed to other pedicure spa sanitation methods.

Pedi Season Is Here, So Start Promoting Your Sanitation Standards

Have you considered posting a sign that lets your clients know what your pedicure chair cleaning procedures are?

NAILS 35th Anniversary Flashback: 2000

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.

A Day in the Life of a Medical Pedicurist

One of the greatest things about the nail industry is that there are so many options when it comes to building the kind of career you want. Some techs thrive on the excitement and glamour of creating dazzling nail art, while others are fulfilled by working in a medical setting and helping others. NAILS spoke to two techs about their decision to become medical pedicurists, what a typical day is like for them, and how interested nail techs can steer their careers in the same direction.

California Board Eases Pedi Liner Sanitation Rules

As of July 1, 2015, California nail techs using disposable pedicure liners can skip the 10-minute disinfecting soak of their pedicure basin between clients.

California Board Revises Pedi Liner Rules and Other Sanitation Regulations

Effective July 1, 2015, a number of new regulations were instituted by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology that affect nail techs’ day-to-day business and safety procedures. The changes include an easing of rules regarding the use of disposable pedicure liners.