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Something to Talk About: Arthritis

August 3, 2016  | Article

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.

Keywords: arthritic clients   elderly clients   paraffin   Something to Talk About  

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Aging Nails

December 22, 2015  | Article

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.  

Keywords: Dr. Dana Stern   elderly clients   fungal infections   onychorrhexis   subungual hematoma  

Client of the Month: The Elderly Client

December 1, 2014  | Article

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.

Keywords: client health   elderly clients  

Turning Back the Hands of Time

December 3, 2013  | Photo Gallery

It’s said that hands show our age before anything else.

Keywords: client health   dry skin   elderly clients   skin care  

What Are Bunions?

September 1, 2008  | Article

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.

Keywords: bunions   elderly clients   foot care   foot disorders  

Caring for the Elderly

June 1, 2008  | Article

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.

Keywords: building your clientele   customer service   elderly clients   fungus   healthy working  

Angel's Hands Angel's Hands

March 1, 2008  | Product

Angel’s Hands was designed to steady and separate the fingers of clients who have debilitating diseases.

Keywords: elderly clients   manicure accessories   special needs clients  

What Is a Splinter Hemorrhage?

June 1, 2005  | Article

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

Keywords: elderly clients   fungal infections   nail diseases   nail trauma   splinter hemorrhage  

Taking Care of Older Clients

November 1, 2004  | Article

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.

Keywords: allergic reactions   elderly clients   special needs clients  

Help Desk: What Can I Do About Elderly Client's Peeling Nails?

September 1, 2004  | Article

This month's panelists answer reader questions about nail conditions. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   backfills   effect of UV light   elderly clients  

The Aging Foot

June 1, 2004  | Article

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.

Keywords: arthritic clients   athlete's foot   brittle nails   bunions   corns  

Help Desk

September 1, 2003  | Article

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. 

Keywords: athlete's foot   elderly clients   The Help Desk  

See Spots Run

August 1, 2003  | Article

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.

Keywords: Cuccio Naturale   elderly clients   hand treatment   salon services   skin conditions  

The Help Desk Answers Your Technical Questions

July 1, 2001  | Article

Help Desk deals with the thickening nails of an elderly client, a customer with fragile, eggshell nails, and the plague of dry, cracking heels. 

Keywords: Bio Sculpture Gel   cracked heels   effect of menopause on nails   eggshell nails   elderly clients  

The Nail Doctor

February 1, 2000  | Article

The Nail Doctor answers your questions about strep, overgrowth, and white spots. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   brittle nails   diabetic clients   eczema   elderly clients  
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