Advocates of Safe Pedicures

         Welcome to the IPA: International Pedicure Association


          Vancouver ESI show February 2013

Left to right: Marina Pavan - member, volunteer,               Suzanne Foote - Executive Director, IPA, and Karen         LeFrancois - member, volunteer


The IPA is the only voluntary professional association of  its kind in the world focusing on pedicuring. 

The Association advocates safe pedicuring through education and support for our members. 

Benefits of Membership:

  • Members only section of website
  • Educational webinars and other opportunities
  • Photo gallery of foot conditions
  • Interesting articles
  • Salon safety guidelines
  • Discounts on Insurance
  • Members Business Directory
  • "Ask an Expert" feature
  • Message board
  • Discounts on products and tools
The Benefits of Loyalty Programs
With the opening of so many new spas, loyalty programs are all the more important. Members can watch webinars pertinent to this statement in the Members Only section of the website.

Interesting Article on Diabetes and Foot problems
Read more here

"The Therapeutic Medi Pedi" 
Denise Dubois, SkinInc Online
"Oncology Esthetics: Breast Cancer Awareness"
Morag Currin, SkinInc Online 
"Best Treatment for Peripheral Vascular Disease is Prevention"  Dr. Mark Hinkes, DPM

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IPA News and Website Updates

New Article Posted from    
Men often neglect their feet, especially if they lead busy lifestyles. From odor to corns to athlete’s foot, men’s feet are susceptible to a variety of uncomfortable skincare conditions if not properly cared for. The latest article by, Men’s Foot Care for Different Lifestyles, discusses how men can prevent these common ailments and develop a fuss-free foot care routine, especially for active lifestyles.  
Read more in members only section.

 Next  Webinar:  Monday May 12, 2014

 Members' Monthly Webinar:
How to Promote Yourself as  
"More Than Others"

Felicia Brown
Owner, Spalutions Inc.

If you are not a member and would like a special invitation to these webinars, email 

Future speakers for webinars:

   June 9  - Dr. Mark Hinkes, DPM
   July 14 - TBA
   August 11 - TBA

Our free webinars are presented by industry experts and educators.  Topics include Infection Control, Sanitation and Hygiene, New    techniques and products for managing conditions, How to use guides, etc.  We also include business webinars which are designed to  help you to grow your business. Prospective members are welcome to attend one seminar prior to joining the association.

 On-line Live Infection Control Class
                   Next class June 15-16, 2014
 Contact NASP directly for more information and to  register.   Certificate issued on successful completion of    the class.  
 Open to anyone.   IPA members receive 10% discount

IPSPA statistic - last year 47% of the US spa population were males! This is an excellent group to target for your pedicure business to  grow.

Membership Registration is available under the Membership, and  Levels of Membership tabs at the top of the page. Please note, you cannot make payment online
   this needs to be done over the phone.
For renewals or inquiries please call the office at:
To speak to a member of the team dial 1-866-326-7573 (10 AM to 10 PM Eastern time)

To contact us via email, send email to

To send a FAX: 1-866-331-9544

Head Office - Canada:  International Pedicure Association, 1 Westside Drive, Unit #12, Toronto, Ontario, M9C 1B2, Canada.

Sub Office - USA: International Pedicure Association, 4450 Witmer Industrial Estates Unit 2, Niagara Falls NY 14305, U.S.A.
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