International Pedicure Association is dedicated to informing the public about the safety and sanitization techniques that you can expect to see when you visit a reputable salon. On these pages you will find information in respect of what to ask or what observations you may make when visiting a salon. This list is by no means exhaustive, but it is designed to assist you when deciding on a salon.
If you have a complaint about a salon/spa in the US, click on the heading "Licensing Boards". For Canadians, contact your local Department of Health.
Here is an interesting article: "Avoid a pedicure Nightmare: How to Stay Safe at the Nail Salon"
The following guides are available to help you:
Pedicure Safety Awareness - Canada - discusses what to look for when going for a pedicure
Pedicure safety awareness - USA - as above relating to the US
Here are some article you might find interesting:
|Pedicuring the cancer client - consumer guide||Morag Currin|
|Common Salon Violations - USA||IPA|
|Is Your Nail Salon Insured?||Debbie Anglin|
|Caring for your feet at home||IPA|
|Glossary of Terms - Professional job titles||IPA|
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