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Beauty Salons are Key Potential Sources of Disease Spread

Authors Alharbi NM, Alhashim HM

Received 23 January 2021

Accepted for publication 12 March 2021

Published 25 March 2021 Volume 2021:14 Pages 1247—1253


Checked for plagiarism Yes

Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 2

Editor who approved publication: Professor Suresh Antony

Najwa Menwer Alharbi, Hanan Mohammed Alhashim

King Abdelaziz University, Science College, Biology Department, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence: Najwa Menwer Alharbi
King Abdelaziz University, Science College, Biology Department, P.O. Box: 80200, Jeddah, 21589, Saudi Arabia
Tel +966 508414338
Email [email protected]

Abstract: Beauty salons can do marvel prettiness for their customers; however, they are also considered as major health concern. They are a reason for the spread of viral, fungal and bacterial diseases. Many research isolated pathogenic bacteria and fungi from beauty salons products and tools. In this review we aim to increase the public’s awareness of the potential for disease transmission through the common tools and products used in beauty salons. Furthermore, heighten salons’ standards of care in sterilizing beauty tools and products and storing them properly.

Keywords: beauty salon, bacterial infection, cosmetic product, salons’ tools, viral diseases

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