or Pedicure Thrones or Whirlpool
recommended that the
“Spa pedicure chairs”
be used for pedicures.
Some Salons are
using them for their pedicures, but they are not easily
cleaned, and can harbor bacteria.
Reason the chair is
A thorough disinfecting
MUST be implemented, and
maintained in between every single
client, throughout the day.
AND this disinfecting MUST
absolutely be done immediately after
any pedicure service.
And this cleaning process can even
take an hour or two to complete.
Choice for a Pedicure is the
It is better
to receive a pedicure using a
simple pedicure tub.
tub can be easily filled and
emptied at the sink; and
the tub is
much easier to disinfect.
The Tammy Taylor
concentrate disinfectant is the
recommended disinfect for disinfecting the pedicure tub.
The Tammy Taylor
“Disinfect, Disinfect, Disinfect”
used to spray the "Station" (table, chairs & other hard
surfaces) at the Station of the Technician, in between clients.
These small "tubs"
above are portable and are relatively easy to
disinfect, and very much easier to disinfect than
the Chair or the Throne.
One type of Pedicure
Note: These chairs can be quite
comfortable; and if they are properly disinfected,
per State (usually your State Board of Cosmetology)
guidelines, they can be safe.
Note 2: The Salon should be able to produce the written
when the chair was last disinfected.
Also, if you request a copy of the disinfecting
documentation, and the Salon will not
give you a copy: Run do not walk out of this Salon
Note 3: It would be a good idea to report any Salon that
does not have written
disinfecting documentation to your State Board of Cosmetology.
One type of Pedicure Chair
or Pedicure Throne.
The client sits in the higher chair, and the
Technician sits in the lower roll-around chair.
This type of chair or throne is not recommended because it takes
a qualified person to understand the written instructions on how
to properly disinfect these types of chairs or
thrones; which includes disinfecting the plumbing; similar to a
Jacuzzi setup, with jets
and recirculation of the water.