# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Cosmetology II (2-year Program) Task 401389589

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Sanitize hands before and after every service.

Definition

Sanitization should include

  • wetting your hands with warm water
  • using liquid soap or antibacterial soap
  • scrubbing your hands together and working up a good lather for 15 to 20 seconds
  • paying attention to areas between fingers, nails, and both sides of the hands
  • rinsing your hands well with warm water
  • drying your hands either using a disposable towel or an air blower.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why should all employees in a salon wash their hands before and after every service?
  • What kind of soap should be used to sanitize hands?
  • What kind of towels should be used by employees?