Great looking nails are one of the obsessions of many women. You usually go to a salon and spa Dubai to have your nails done and have that relaxation at the same time. However, there are health-risks involve if you will not take extra careful in choosing a credible salon. A small prick with cuticle clippers or even bruises from a foot file can turn your relaxing moment into nightmare. Here are some of the common dangers that await you in a nail salon and you should keep an eye on this for your own safety.
Tools that are used repeatedly after a treatment.
This practice can you some fungal and bacterial infections and there are also cases of death because of severe infections. Contaminated tools are the number one cause of nail salon infections. The bacteria, molds, and viruses come into contact with clients when salon tools are shared that can lead to severe health risks. These shared instruments are also dangerous to the manicurist if they have any open abrasions or cuts. To be sure, you can bring your own instruments or have a pedicure at home Dubai.
Salon that only practice liquid sterilization.
Liquid sterilization only provides low-level of virus and germ protection while steam-sterilization kills germs and gives the best protection. Do not hesitate to check the bottle of the liquid used for disinfecting. The nail salon instruments should be in a bath for a full 10 to 20 minutes in to be fully disinfected.
Untidy surroundings with too much clutter.
Dirty environment easily attracts fungi and bacteria. Poor evacuation piping, clutter, dirt, and air filtration all breeds germs. Additionally, employees who don’t wash hands between clients are also risky.
Disposable tools should be disposed of between treatments.
If you see any disposables such as files, buffers, and orange sticks that are staining or have nail polish stains or which indicate they were previously used, seek the attention of the staff or worse, call the local sanitary and health department. There is an obvious reason why they are called “disposables”.