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Healthy Nail Salons

Healthy Nail Salon Program

What is San Francisco’s Healthy Nail Salon Program?
To protect the health of nail salon technicians and customers, San Francisco adopted legislation to create a recognition program to help nail salons implement safer practices and highlight them for their efforts.

SF Environment has designed the Healthy Nail Salon program which recognizes nail salons in San Francisco that are implementing safer practices and products to protect the health of salon staff, the health of customers and the environment.

Where can I find a Healthy Nail Salon in San Francisco?
The following nail salons are recognized by the City as Healthy Nail Salons:

View the map of Healthy Nail Salons in San Francisco >

Look for the Healthy Nail Salon Program logo at your nail salon: 



Join Now! It’s as Easy as 1-2-3

  1. Submit a registration form.
  2. Attend a free workshop by SF Environment
  3. Follow the guidelines, submit an application, become recognized after a final site visit!

Avoid Harmful Products

We have created easy guidelines to help you purchase safer products for your salon. 

  • Polishes and Lacquers without Toluene, Dibutyl phthalate, Formaldehyde
  • Nail Polish Thinners without Toluene, Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)
  • Nail Polish Removers without Ethyl or butyl acetate
  • Artificial Nails without Methyl methacrylate

Call Today!

To join or for questions call: 415-355-3700 (English), 415-562-5516 (Vietnamese).

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