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The Differences Between Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization

So often the terms cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization are used interchangeably. Sadly, this is a common misconception and it is very important for salon and spa operators to understand the differences. 

It is always critically important to safeguard the health of your employees and customers. Understanding the key differences between the three processes and the best methods to achieve them is a must for your operation. Let’s take a deeper look into the subject.

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Preventing Infections in Salons

A successful and responsible salon needs to do all it can to prevent fungal, skin, and nail infections in the course of their business routines. When we think of effective methods for controlling the spread of potentially infectious organisms, we often focus on sanitizing, disinfection and sterilization. The fact is that thorough cleaning procedures can have a huge impact on an effective infection control program. Chemically eliminating infectious organisms is an important goal, but cleaning and rinsing can create a safer environment by removing organisms from items, reducing their population to below infectious levels, or exposing them to the efficacious effects of the biocides you are using.  Effective infection prevention requires that each component of the process must be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected prior to each session using the following techniques:

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