Dashing Diva: Reinventing the Nail Salon Experience
Aug 14, 2019 | by Abhijeet Ghude
Dashing Diva - re-inventing the nail salon experience – opened its first door in 2005 in Glorietta 2. Now, there are 13 locations to pamper you .Never before has anyone offered quick service beauty treatments in an environment that was not only beautiful but fun and relaxing to be in as well. Everyone noticed how clean and sanitary the stores were compared to other salons. Dashing Diva took the concept of your typical neighbor nail salon, brought it to a new level and ultimately, turned it into a destination.
At Dashing Diva, we’re extra-cautious when it comes to your safety and peace-of-mind. Here are some of the hygiene and sanitation practices you can expect to find at every Dashing Diva you visit … and why.
Dual “Washing of Hands”
Before beginning each service, all Dashing Diva nail technicians disinfect their hands with our special Fresh Clean™ liquid sanitizer ... and ask you to do the same. This helps prevent the spread of common germs.
Metal Implements Sterilized & Sealed
At Dashing Diva, we use a special heat-sterilization method called "autoclaving" for all of our metal implements. Autoclaving represents the highest level of sterilization and is standard procedure at medical facilities in the U.S. (in accordance with AMA, FDA and EPA guidelines), but is still relatively rare in the nail salon world. After autoclaving, the implements are placed into individual sealed, disposable, sanitation pouches (just like you see at the dentist's office) and opened at the start of each manicure or pedicure service.
No Whirlpool Foot Baths
The Center for Disease Control in Atlanta issued guidelines against whirlpool foot baths in 2001 because they are a breeding ground for fortuitum (a microbacterium that causes boils on the legs). If the filters are not cleaned after each service, serious skin infections can develop. Why take the risk? In Dashing Diva’s famed Pink Pedicure Lounge™, we soak your tootsies in a modern ceramic sink that's quick and easy to disinfect between customers … so you can relax and enjoy the experience.
No Razors or Reusable Foot Files
Dashing Diva pedicures employ an equally effective, special callus-sloughing tool with a brand new, disposable cup on the end to assure maximum hygiene for each customer.
Ongoing Disinfecting of Sinks and TabletopsThroughout the day, we wipe down sinks and tabletops with a special hospital-grade solution to remove debris, kill bacteria, and prevent the spread of germs. Your safety and comfort is our top priority.