October 31, 2016
Tell a woman high heels cause foot problems and she’ll likely agree — but that doesn’t mean she is willing to give them up. You can help your female clients’ feet stay healthy — and beautiful — with special attention during their pedicure and some suggestions for foot care at home.
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August 26, 2016
A “habit tic” is the result of a client’s unconscious nervous habit. Learn how you can offer a solution to this curable condition.
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August 3, 2016
The Center for Disease Control estimates nearly 25% of the U.S. population suffers from arthritis to some degree. Learn how to make a visit to the nail salon a relaxing experience so clients with arthritis turn to you for relief from the pain.
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July 11, 2016
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the effects of chemotherapy on the nail and the precautions you should take if a client has cancer.
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June 1, 2016
Drop a balm of hydration and moisture with Body Drench’s 10-in-1 Body Balms.
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April 18, 2016
Catering to clients whose medical needs require a special level of care or who just want an extra dose of pampering is what concierge manicuring is all about. Providing these specialized services away from the traditional salon environment is a growing trend that presents an exciting opportunity for motivated nail techs.
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April 5, 2016
When a client’s hands are in desperate need of maintenance, one of the easiest ways to see improvement is to clean up the cuticles. But how much should a tech “clean up?” And how do you reassure your client your actions are safe?
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March 22, 2016
PurErb, the herbology-based skincare and aromatherapy brand, introduces Neroli Boaba Hand Balm and Hand Butter.
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March 21, 2016
With nearly 10% of the population diagnosed with diabetes, it’s likely you’ll have clients who battle the disease. Educate. Educate. Educate. Be sure they know you have their safety in mind.
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March 8, 2016
The nail team at DePasquale is trained to recognize a number of foot and nail abnormalities as the result of a collaboration with a local podiatric practice.
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March 7, 2016
Clients with eczema will likely be self-conscious about their dry, flaky skin. Ease their concerns by assuring them you know how to care for their condition.
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February 27, 2016
An article in “The Atlantic” titled “Palm Reading Is Real?” will likely have you looking at your significant other’s hands with renewed interest.
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December 17, 2015
Whether a result of inexperience or bad habits, these 10 troubles tend to consistently trip up techs. Can you honestly say you have never committed any of these major missteps?
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December 8, 2015
Online education company Salon Gurus has launched a new program: Nail Technicians Working with Physicians.
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November 11, 2015
Are your clients’ hands revealing their age? Educate your clients about the latest cosmetic procedures for turning back the clock and learn which topical treatments can help them combat age spots, crepey skin, prominent veins, and more.
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