Cheap Manicures and Pedicures

I’ve previously written about low cost pedicures and manicures and the reasons you should question them. In short when prices are lowered to an unreasonable level salons tend to cheat and reuse items that should be thrown away. Sanitary conditions slip when profit disappears.

Now there is another reason to watch our for “too good to be true” pricing. Salons in Europe and even Boston, San Jose, New Jersey and even York, PA have been found to operate as a front for human trafficking. The prices are dirt cheap because that’s not how the money is being earned. The girls that work there are forced to do nails by day and engage in prostitution at night.

It’s a horrible situation. While a nice fat price does not guarantee anything and a lower price does not automatically mean “human trafficking” you should be aware that it does exist.

Reference: http://www.refinery29.com/2013/08/51972/nail-salon-human-trafficking

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