Topic Category: Nails Training

Chroma 1 Step Gel Polish

The most advanced gel polish on the market at the moment, requires no base coat, no topcoat and no wipe! Available in 25 different colours. Treatment time is reduced, and less product outlay is required. This treatment should last 1 to 2 weeks. Application Guide Prepare the nail by carrying out a manicure treatment, ensure …

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VENTILATION, DUST AND ODOUR

When using the products and chemicals ventilation is important to reduce exposure of chemical and dust particles to both clients and therapists. Inhalation of these can be reduced by; Being in an area where there is sufficient ventilation, such as opening a wind Ensuring adequate heating and lighting is paramount Using a clean towel for …

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DISINFECTION AND SANITATION

DISINFECTION Disinfecting kills some living organisms and restricts the growth of some. This in turn reduces the micro-organisms to an acceptably low hygienic level. Chemical disinfectants such as methanol, ethyl alcohol and isopropanol alcohol can be used. Spray forms can be used on workstations. When handling such chemical care must be taken as they may …

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STERILISATION

There are three forms of decontamination to learn. Sterilisation – Is to free tools and equipment from living organisms. It kills all microorganisms, fungal, viral and bacterial and their spores. All tools, treatment tables and apparatus should be cleaned regularly with warm water then disinfection detergent. Tools should be cleaned in warm soapy water then …

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LEGISLATIVE REQUIREMENTS

• The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 • The Work Place Health Safety and Welfare Regulations 1992 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health. Within the beauty industry, you will work …

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HAZARDS

On becoming a nail technician there are hazards which need to be recognised. Electric Shocks – Do not have trailing wires and an annual pat test is suggested. Also if any wires become lose refrain from using the product until it has been checked by a registered electrician. Waste – This should be placed in …

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