Infection Prevention

June 24, 2021

Why Protocols are Important to Your Spa or Salon

Every time we board an airplane, the crew is already busy going through their pre-flight checklists to ensure the safety of passengers and crew in preparation for take-off. Once underway, travelers are provided with emergency instructions, and printed guides are within easy reach in every seat pocket to refamiliarize us with the plane’s safety procedures. These routines, among many others, have made the airline industry one of the safest forms of travel in the United States. With the coronavirus pandemic, […]
June 24, 2021

How to Choose the Right Disinfectant for Your Spa or Salon

With so many products on the market, here’s what you should be looking for in a safe and effective disinfectant. Short Contact Time As your spa or salon is likely to be fully booked, no one has the time (or patience) to wait for a disinfectant to do its job. Therefore, finding a disinfectant that is safe and effective in less than 1 minute is ideal.Remember that disinfecting tools require more time (8 to 10 minutes) to ensure your tools […]
June 24, 2021

Disinfectant Wipes: Telling Little Wipe Lies

During the recent COVID-19 outbreak, people have been scrambling for essential supplies, toilet paper, masks, and disinfectants. But when it comes to disinfecting wipes, are spas, salons, and other beauty businesses getting all the facts to make an informed buying decision? We answer your questions and address some of the “little wipe lies”that might be spreading out there.* “Can’t I simply use any disinfecting wipe against coronavirus?” The EPA is the authoritative body that regulates disinfectants and has put together a list of Disinfectants […]
August 11, 2018

8 Quick Reminders For Salon And Spa Owners [checklist]

Every state within the United States has specific regulations that must be followed when operating a salon or spa. Not only do these guidelines ensure that your clients and team remain safe and healthy, but they help you to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and service. To review your state’s guidelines, click here. To make things a little bit easier, we have created a simple checklist to help keep you organized: Is the salon or spa well-lit, clean and […]
August 1, 2018

Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide® Vs Bleach: What You Need To Know!

Since its invention nearly 200 years ago, bleach has been used everywhere from household use to disinfection. Today, the beauty industry is moving away from harsh chemicals and searching for safer product alternatives. Why not switch to a safer yet more effective disinfectant? Introducing Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide® (AHP®), the technology that changed professional cleaning and disinfection. AHP® is used in hospitals, dental clinics, veterinary facilities and has even been approved for use on the International Space Station! Learn below why AHP® is trending! […]
July 20, 2018

3 Reasons Why You Should Welcome Client Feedback

Clients who have had a positive experience with your salon or spa will recommend your business to others, which is worth its weight in gold. Are you ready to accept their feedback and grow? 1. Customize Your Services Client feedback can quickly help your business customize its services to meet your client’s needs. We have already seen salons and spas alter the services they offer and the products they use, to cater to clients who have expressed an interest in […]
July 1, 2018

3 Top Tips to Grow Your Salon Business

Looking to grow your salon or spa? It can be hard to know where to start, especially with changing trends, new products, and rising customer needs. To make things a little easier, we have provided three top tips for aestheticians nail specialists and salon technicians who are looking to grow their business. 1.Know the Trends The latest trends are popular for a reason, so be sure to stay on top of them whenever possible to help your business remain relevant. Use […]
June 20, 2018

Follow These Three Tips to Give Your Clients The Best Pedicure!

Sandal season is here! Pedicures will soon be all the rage at your salon or spa, but how do you ensure that you are giving your clients the BEST pedicure? Through educating and disinfecting, of course! Educate Clients on Proper Nail Care We know how easy it can be to let a coat of nail polish stay on our toenails for far too long. Not only does chipping start to occur, but the polish can begin to damage the layers of […]
June 10, 2018

Prevent Infections in Your Salon or Spa: 3 Tips to Help Disinfect Foot Baths

With multiple clients requesting your service for a pedicure, it is essential that you properly clean and disinfect foot baths after each use. Here are three tips to help you ensure that your foot baths are always ready for the next customer! Know the difference between disinfecting circulating and non-circulating foot baths. Circulating foot baths (also known as whirlpool foot spas), require disinfectant solutions to be distributed throughout the unit after cleaning, due to the piping attached. Concentrated disinfecting products […]
June 1, 2018

Three Ways to Protect Your Clients This Pedicure Season

It comes as no surprise that feet are a breeding ground for fungus and disease. Shoes provide the perfect environment for fungus to grow as they thrive in warm and damp environments! What if we told you that salons and spas are a leading cause of fungal foot infections? With pedicure season upon us, learn how you can prevent these infections from impacting your clients. Recognize the Signs Nail technicians are experts at what they do but can your team […]
May 22, 2018

3 Reasons Why You Should Always Be Educating Your Clients

The salon and spa industry is continually changing as new services, products and techniques are being launched across the country. With all of these changes occurring, ensure that client education remains at the core of your business. Here’s why! Build Trust and Reveal your Expertise New and innovative techniques and treatments can be both exciting and nerve wracking for clients. They may be intrigued by the procedure that they are undergoing, but are unsure of what must take place. Consider […]
April 20, 2018

Are Skin Irritations Preventing You From Doing Your Best Work?

Nail salons and spas that offer manicures and pedicures are always looking for the best products to use, many times mixing and matching popular products throughout the industry to see which one is better for them and their clients. From the various kinds of nail polish that is available on the market, to polish remover, to disinfectants used on tools and equipment throughout the day, each product contains chemicals and substances that can irritate the skin if misused. It is […]