About the health and safety of nail treatments

We want you to have a great nail treatment, and part of that is your responsibility to alert us to any conditions that could complicate your treatment.

Recognition

We’re recognized by the Department of the Environment of the City and County of San Francisco as a healthy nail salon in the Healthy Salon Recognition Program. Details: Pretty Shouldn’t Stink.

What conditions?

Do you have any of the following conditions on your hands or feet?

  • recent operations
  • diabetes affecting the feet
  • inflamed nerve, undiagnosed pain, acute rheumatism
  • fever or infectious or contagious disease (such as flu)
  • undiagnosed lumps and bumps, rash, or inflammation
  • cuts, severe bruising, abrasions
  • scar tissues (2 years for major operation and 6 months for a small scar)
  • recent fractures (minimum 3 months) of hands, arms, shoulders, foot, legs, hips
  • sunburn
  • severely bitten or damaged nails
  • nail separation
  • eczema or psoriasis
  • corns or warts

If so, let us know before your treatment. We'll talk with you to let you know our concerns and help you determine the right choice for you.

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