Key messages

  • Beauty therapy businesses need to follow infection prevention and control procedures.

Higher-risk procedures

Specific at-risk beauty therapy procedures include:

  • hair removal
  • manicures or pedicures (including the application or mending of artificial nails)
  • facials or body treatment
  • application of cosmetics.

Hygiene – basic recommendations

There are hygiene recommendations to follow when using some products/equipment that pose an increased risk of transmitting an infection.

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