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Indian Therapy Pedicure

July 1, 2010  | Demo

Elizabeth Ashton Ayurvedic Nail Spa, Long Beach, Calif., uses ingredients from the grocery store to create this specialty pedicure.

Keywords: ayurveda   pedicures   Signature Services  

What Is Foot Odor?

June 1, 2010  | Article

Summertime is here and that means it’s time for open-toed shoes and perfectly polished piggies. But not everybody looks forward to the time when shoes are optional. Some people prefer to keep their shoes on to cover their feet — and an unpleasant foot odor.

Keywords: nail diseases   pedicures  

It's Not About Pretty, It's About Healthy

June 1, 2010  | Article

For $66 and one hour and 45 minutes of your time, the staff at Wet Paint Nail Spa in Cambridge, Mass., will inspect your feet for calluses, ingrown nails, cracks, and other symptoms of hard use, give you a fabulous pedicure, and teach you proper care of the feet at home.

Keywords: alternative services   pedicures  

Day Spa Soothes Weary Feet in the Community Room

June 1, 2010  | Article

When Briana Borten opened a second Dragontree Holistic Day Spa in the Portland International Airport, she made very few changes to accommodate the unique location. “Overall, though, we are trying to recreate the traditional day spa environment as much as possible, offering the same treatments and attention.”

Keywords: alternative services   holistic   pedicures  

Alert Clients to the Risk of Skin Cancer on Feet

June 1, 2010  | Article

Pedicurists are in the unique position of being able to advise clients of the risks and educate them about sunscreen use.

Keywords: feet   nail diseases   pedicures   skin care  

Correct Painful Toenail Woes Easily and Quickly

May 1, 2010  | Article

Heather Goodwin offers relief to clients suffering from mildly ingrown toenails and pincer nails with the application of a B/S Brace.

Keywords: feet   nail diseases   nail treatments   pedicures  

Massage Pregnant Pedicure Clients With Caution

May 1, 2010  | Article

A massage might seem just the thing to bring relief to pregnant clients’ swollen feet and legs, but there are acupressure points around the lower legs and feet that, when aggressively worked, can bring on contractions.

Keywords: feet   massage   Mother's Day   pedicures   pregnant clients  

Pedicure Poise

January 1, 2010  | Article

Pedicures can be quite tough on a nail tech’s body. Holding legs while ­clipping toenails, massaging calves and ankles, and scrubbing down thick callus can all quickly lead to sore backs and arms — and cranky dispositions. Here’s what some techs have done to keep their poise during strenuous pedicures.

Keywords: ergonomics   pedicure areas   pedicure spas   pedicures   salon decor/design  

Sanitas Skincare Callus Cream

December 29, 2009  | Product

Sanitas Skincare’s Callus Cream is an extra-strength treatment formulated to re-texturize and soften hard, callused skin.

Keywords: callus removers   pedicures   skin care  

Tropical Shine Replace-A-File System

November 19, 2009  | Product

Tropical Shine’s Replace-A-File system consists of a disinfectable plastic file core and a replaceable strip.

Keywords: files   pedicures  

You’re Never Alone When a Nail’s Ingrown

November 1, 2009  | Article

Ingrown toenails are painful afflictions that usually require a doctor’s help to remove. But if you catch them early enough, you can help maintain the nail using a special Ingrown Nail File and prevent the nail from growing into the surrounding skin.

Keywords: Antoine de Paris   ingrown toenails   pedicures  

Tips Before and After Seeing a Nail Tech

April 28, 2009  | News

Shape magazine tells readers how to prepare for a trip to the nail salon, and what to do after.

Keywords: consumer press   heel creams   OPI Products   pedicures   top coats  

Footlogix Medi-Pedi

December 1, 2008  | Demo

This is where Medi meets Pedi – where science and technology meet healthy, happy, and well-cared for feet.

Keywords: diabetic clients   Footlogix   pedicures  

The Diabetic Discussion

November 1, 2008  | Article

All clients need personal attention, but our diabetic pedicure clients need an extra dose of TLC. Learn how to alter pedicure services to accommodate diabetic clients, and you’ll not only be offering them an hour of relaxation, you’ll also be protecting their health.

Keywords: diabetic clients   pedicure safety   pedicures   special needs clients  

Washington State Makes Fish Pedicures Illegal

October 6, 2008  | News

The state of Washington has made fish pedicures, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that then ingest the calloused areas of clients’ feet, illegal in the state.

Keywords: fish pedicures   legislation   pedicures   state licensing  

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