Beauty Salon Disasters: Hidden Cameras Reveal Sanitation Problems

  With the warmer temperatures, many are rushing out to nail salons to get beautiful nails to show off in their sandals.  Sadly, you may be getting more than you bargain for when many salons and aestheticians fail to use basic hygiene. This news clip is from nail salons in Texas, but there I've seen similar problems in nail salons everywhere.  When nail technicians fail to clean and sanitize their tools, patrons are at risk for contracting: fungus, virus and bacteria. Given that many salons provide additional services such as Continue reading

Unsanitary Conditions At Salons Put Patrons At Risk For Developing Infections & Injuries

Beauty and cosmetology treatments should be an enjoyable and relaxing experience.  However, some salons and spas operate in unsanitary conditions, which could put you and your health at risk.   Thankfully many states have implemented laws to help keep us safe.   For example, in Illinois, cosmetology services are regulated under the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding, and Nail Technology Act of 1985 (225 ILCS 410).  The Act is intended to protect public health, safety, and welfare by licensing cosmetology services providers and Continue reading