Sanitation

As a technician performing any beauty treatment, it is our duty of care to ensure that before the treatment is carried out, that the salon is clean and that any equipment we use is sanitized in the correct manner before each use.

Methods;

Antiseptic (Surgical Spirit) -A diluted solution designed to use on the skin safely. It provides a cleaner surface prior to treating.

Disinfectant– Reduces the growth of disease-causing organisms using chemical agents. Disinfectant is mainly used to maintain a hygienic condition. It is used mostly to wipe down work surfaces and equipment. Disinfectant should only be used following the manufacturer’s instructions.

Autoclave – The most effective method that kills bacteria and their spores. Due to high level of heat it is only suitable for certain objects (usually metal).

Barbicide – Storing cuticle nippers and cuticle pushers in this disinfectant when they are not being used, helps towards keeping tools sterilised ready for the next client

BE VERY CAREFULL WHEN DOING THIS WITH TWEEZERS AS YOU DO NOT WANT TO BEND THE TIPS

 

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