Dermatologist And Podiatrist Reveal The Secrets In Getting A Safe Pedicure

Veröffentlicht von: Taig Online Solution
Veröffentlicht am: 31.05.2016 12:16
Rubrik: Gesundheit & Medizin

(Presseportal openBroadcast) - Wilmington, DE –– May 30, 2016 -- Today, women and even men spend their rest days by getting a few hours of foot pampering experience. Unfortunately, there are several things that customers should consider to protect themselves from certain threats present in salons.

Dermatologist and podiatrist reveal the secrets in getting a safe pedicure. This foot pampering activity allows people to achieve beautiful, smooth, and clean feet. However, it is necessary to be aware of the health risks associated with getting a pedicure.

According to Dr. Ella Toombs, a dermatologist in Washington, DC, Dr. Jackie Sutera, a New York-based podiatrist, and Crystal Clements, the manager at Eve Salon in New York, there are ways customers can resort to in ensuring that they get a safe pedicure.

One is to ensure that the bubbles are turned off during a foot bath and while the feet are soaked. Fungus and bacteria can be found in the whirlpool bath jets. This is something that customers should keep in mind.

There are around 10 to 12 people who get fungal or viral infections every week due to the fact that tools in salons are not sanitized. Some of the infections common in foot baths are warts and athlete’s foot. Customers should also ensure that the spaces between their toes are dried.

If they have cuts on the skin, even small ones, they should avoid going on a foot bath. It can be beneficial for customers to determine whether or not the salon uses sterilized or sanitized tools and equipment.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s guidelines suggest that tools in the salons should be sanitized with the use of a disinfectant that can kill bacteria. Doing this can decrease a person’s chance in getting an infection.

Customers should also be wary about the use of non-metal tools as they cannot be sterilized. Non-metal tools should only be used once or by one client. If they have their own foot pumices and nail files, it is best to bring and use them in the salon.

To reduce the chance of having a trip to the doctor, customers should learn how to cut their own cuticles and toenails. If they have just shaved their legs, they should avoid going to a salon. Individuals with compromised immune system such as those with HIV should refrain from going to salons.

Sometimes, a pedicure is all that one needs after a days of work. There are even those who go to salons not just to have their nails done, but also have their calluses removed. There are also those who resort to the use of an electric callus remover, which is believed to be safe and effective to use. This product is offered by Naressa, and can be purchased at (

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