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.
Keywords: eczema skin diseases Something to Talk About
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.
Keywords: client health
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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November 2, 2015
The combination of marine algae and horse chestnut found in Probelle Anti-Bite base coat will make a nail-biter think twice before starting to nibble.
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October 22, 2015
BCL introduces a brand new Pitaya Dragon Fruit skin-firming treatment.
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October 12, 2015
Empower Nail Art's Lucien Henderson shows off his new Healthy Air Source Capture System for nail salons. It removes nail dust, chemical vapors, odors and other contaminates out of the breathing zone of nail techs and clients.
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September 25, 2015
Nearly 70% of adults will experience athlete’s foot at some point in their life. But how do you break the news to a client that she has fungus on her feet?
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September 23, 2015
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses who is particularly at risk to contract nail fungus and what treatment options are available to those who do get it.
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