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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December 22, 2015
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the changes that take place in the nails as we age, including an increase in ridging, thickening, yellowing, and onycholysis.
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December 1, 2014
As our population ages, chances are you are already seeing an increase in the number of older clients coming to you for services. From nail issues such as dryness and brittleness to compromised health, elderly clients often face special challenges. Learn to identify your mature clients’ health concerns to help provide them with a beneficial and enjoyable nail service.
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December 3, 2013
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It’s said that hands show our age before anything else.
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September 1, 2008
Often thought to be caused by poor footwear, bunions are most often the result of inherited foot structure. With good care and careful precautions, bunions can not only be treated, they can also be prevented from developing in the first place.
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June 1, 2008
Clients ages 8 to 80 enjoy salon services, but how techs handle an 8-year-old client will be different from how they handle her senior counterpart. Techs can develop a reputation for being the go-to girl among this expanding demographic by understanding the needs of an older client — and taking the time to meet those needs.
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March 1, 2008
Angel’s Hands was designed to steady and separate the fingers of clients who have debilitating diseases.
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June 1, 2005
n. (splĭn ‘tər hem’ər-ĭj) small areas of bleeding or hemorrhage underneath the nail bed that take the shape of straight lines; usually caused by hard impact or physical trauma to the nail; usually grows out with the nail after a few months
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November 1, 2004
Older clients require extra care to keep their hands and feet in good condition. Give them the attention they deserve by creating services just for them, adding extras that will benefit them such as paraffin dips, and keeping them educated on at-home care.
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September 1, 2004
This month's panelists answer reader questions about nail conditions.
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June 1, 2004
Our feet — along with our activities— change as we mature. From hereditary problems to injuries, our feet often take a pounding the older we get. Help your clients take care of their feet throughout their lifetime to ensure good foot health into old age.
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September 1, 2003
The Help Desk answers all your questions. Today readers ask about deep cracks in feet and the difference between dry skin and athlete's foot.
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August 1, 2003
Age spots — discoloration of the skin due to sun damage — provide an excellent opportunity for you to educate your clients about treatment options, suggest products and services, and begin treatment in the salon.
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July 1, 2001
Help Desk deals with the thickening nails of an elderly client, a customer with fragile, eggshell nails, and the plague of dry, cracking heels.
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February 1, 2000
The Nail Doctor answers your questions about strep, overgrowth, and white spots.
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