Governing Guidelines: The Agencies That Keep Spas Safe

Being a spa or aesthetics practitioner is an inherently intimate career choice and one that bears intrinsic responsibility. Skin care professionals see clients sometimes at their most vulnerable and are entrusted to maintain client safety while at the spa. This is even more apparent due to COVID-19. The agencies that are responsible for creating guidelines within the industry help practitioners assume this responsibility with pride.…

All-Natural Spa Sanitizing Alternatives for the Impact Conscious

Spa sanitation has been one of the hottest topics in our industry in recent memory due to COVID-19 concerns. It affects everyone, literally. Remember the panic when you couldn’t find toilet paper? This is now happening with cleaning supplies. On top of that, is the effects these products have on the environment. With unprecedented supply chain issues, and priority positioning of disinfectants in hospitals, it’s…

Cleaning Caveats: Overlooked Areas to Sanitize

If the COVID-19 pandemic taught us anything, it is how important infection control protocols are and how to properly implement them. However, there can be areas that are overlooked or even forgotten about completely, as the public has recently become much more aware of. Not all spas or clinics are created equal and the protocols implemented to observe universal precautions vary, including how long those…

Glove Goals: When to Wear Them and How Often to Change Them

The professional beauty industry is an industry that thrives on social interaction, providing services, and of course, personal responsibility. These aspects require service providers to be in close proximity to delicate areas, potentially hazardous conditions, as well as some diseases and disorders. Bearing that in mind, it is of paramount importance that skin care professionals use their personal protective equipment (PPEs), like gloves, as often…

Hand Washing: How Often, When, and Best Practice

Though many of us understand the importance of hygiene in the workplace, some remain unaware of exactly why we practice these infection control protocols in the first place. As practitioners, we are tasked with utilizing those sanitation practices, to the best of our abilities to reduce the spread of illness and disease from one client to the next and to ourselves. Knowing when to wash…

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