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Here’s why it’s so important to take care of feet

By Rebecca Hitchon | 21 April 2023

The importance of footcare can be overlooked, particularly during colder weather when feet and toenails tend to be tucked into thick socks and closed-toe footwear. But footcare services are not just beneficial for pedi season – foot and toenail issues can arise at any time of the year and treating…

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Next-gen technology for sanitising salons for efficient cleaning in less than 10 minutes

By Alex Fox | 23 June 2021

The Vycel sanitising spray (a fine mist projected up to 2metres across a room), is 99.99% effective against viruses and a perfect solution for  addressing salon hygiene by harnessing the latest technology and knowledge to provide solutions to the physical threats posed by infection. It not only disinfects the surfaces…

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Behind The Brand: Meet the tech behind the LP Nails tool range

By Chloe Randall | 21 April 2021

Scratch chats to Lucy Pastorelli, founder of LP Nails, about how she came to create her own brand of nail products… Following 11 years as a nail technician, salon owner and teacher of up to 50 students a week, Lucy Pastorelli has founded LP Nails – armed with passion and the…

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The vital step you could be missing when cleaning

By Guest Writer | 18 March 2021

Nigel Rouse, brand owner of Mundo Professional, shares why time is a key factor when cleaning… I have watched many people – including those in the medical profession – spray disinfectant on to a surface and then immediately wipe it dry. What’s wrong with that? Time! While disinfectants are brilliant…

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Salon safe: world’s 1st self-disinfecting door handle

By Alex Fox | 23 February 2021

A tech company has launched the world’s first smart self-disinfecting door handle, which can potentially eradicate millions of pathogens per building, save businesses thousands in cleaning costs and contribute to a post-COVID19 way of life. Swiss tech company, Tweaq launched its self-cleaning aluminium door handle, Touch 1, in November 2020…

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Maintain hygiene levels with Salon System sanitisation products

By Sophie Nutt | 28 September 2020

Salon System has launched sanitisation products including Hand Cleansing Gel and Nail+File Cleansing Spray. The Salon System Hand Cleansing Gel is no-rinse and ideal for use before all beauty services, as it contains 70% alcohol to protect hands and eliminate germs while killing 99.9% of bacteria. What’s more, the cleansing…

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4 tips for safely maintaining your PPE

By Guest Writer | 10 September 2020

With salons operating under strict Covid-19 guidelines, its important to pay attention to the condition of your protective equipment. Kelly Friel, from PPE experts Zoro, shares four tips for ensuring yours is fit for purpose and properly maintained. In July, the UK finally saw the reopening of many beauty salons…

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Beauty Banks launches The Kids Are Not Alright campaign to tackle hygiene shaming

By Sophie Nutt | 8 September 2020

The founders of Beauty Banks, Jo Jones and Sali Hughes, have launched a campaign and fundraising appeal to tackle ‘hygiene shaming’ amongst children in schools. The Kids Are Not Alright campaign aims to raise awareness of the issue of hygiene shaming in the UK and encourages donations via its GoFundMe…

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Sanitise & refresh with Hive Citrus Fusion Hand & Foot Hygiene Spray

By Sophie Nutt | 3 September 2020

Create the perfect start to manicure and pedicure treatments with the Hive Hand & Foot Hygiene Spray with Citrus Fusion. Designed to sanitise and cleanse the treatment area, the refreshing formula helps to prevent infections and ensures a clean base for therapists to begin work. Vegan-friendly and paraben-free, the Hive…

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Entice retail spend with cute MAD Beauty Hand Moisturising Sanitisers

By Sophie Nutt | 6 August 2020

Encourage regular hand sanitisation while benefiting from extra income with these MAD Beauty Keep It Clean Hand Moisturising Sanitisers ideal for retailing to clients. The cute hand sanitiser sprays disinfect and moisturise, and are packaged into fun, handbag-sized dispensers. What’s more, the sanitisers are available in three different scents: Strawberry,…

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