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Could You Be Risking Your Health at a Nail Salon?

Nail salon owner and tech Athena Elliott offers safety tips to follow before your next manicure.
3:00 | 03/07/14

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Eight. Women and even men like him don't -- manicure heading here you can pick the perfect college. The -- are slowly but that Clinton Clinton -- you're getting it may not be -- if you think. We happen -- at a salon owner and nail tech for 34 years at the -- rates other salons for her web site. She says they aren't necessarily safer because too many salons cakes which cuts would be seen dirty tools dirty tabs -- -- weren't really cringe a lot. She cringe is not only because it's ropes but because it's also potentially dangerous what do you. Think is the one thing that nail salons just don't want the consumer to. There is danger lurking every where the potential for infection. Is greater than people realized. Look what -- -- definitely and that's a lime acts enough -- new details. Don't be afraid to ask about how -- -- -- He said. Asked can you show me how you disinfect. Your pedicure to finish telling you clean -- law. Are you using a single news files on. Look for -- minor but sometimes you love will miners and get Lindsay the witness if you have a communicable disease. And we come in contact we'll play born pathogens that's cool if I were -- something she. Killed those pathogens cannot just -- it the next client. We have potential problems it's really not about the glitter and the polish anymore it's about going to -- place that makes you go home. About the service that you have to if you met -- that -- resistance -- -- -- search another's world.

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