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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  

Hand and Foot Treatments Draw From Global Cultures

October 1, 2008  | Article

Chicago’s Allyu Spa features four signature manicure and pedicure treatments that draw upon the wisdom of earth-honoring cultures from around the world. Allyu nail treatments incorporate fresh, natural ingredients to beautify, nourish, and detoxify the hands and feet.

Keywords: manicures   natural ingredients   pedicures  

INTA Opposes "Fish Pedicure"

August 8, 2008  | News

INTA Opposes "Fish Pedicure"

Keywords: associations   fish pedicures   International Nail Technicians Association   legislation   pedicures  

Feet by OPI

April 28, 2008  | Video

Feet by OPI pedicure system is a system of professional products developed to transform ordinary pedicures into extraordinary spa services. It's a system so simple, it's perfect.

Keywords: feet   OPI products   pedicures   salon sanitation  

Illinois Woman Sues Nail Salon

May 11, 2007  | News

Plaintiff Cheryl Reader is suing Diamond Nails in Wood River, Ill. alleging that during a pedicure, a technician scraped the bottom of her foot pro-ducing an open wound and bleeding.

Keywords: lawsuits   pedicures  

Going the Distance (Restoring Runners' Feet)

February 1, 2007  | Article

Runners’ feet crave special attention. Rev up your pedicure business by catering to those clients who run for fun or fitness. A foot is a runner’s first point of impact — you can be their first line of defense against injury, through service and education.

Keywords: callus   damaged toenails   pedicures   plantar fasciitis   runners pedicure  

Making a Podiatrist Connection

August 1, 2006  | Article

Despite the mutual benefits, it can be tough to cultivate a referral relationship with a local podiatrist or other medical professional. Podiatrist and nail industry educator Dennis Arnold tells NAILS’ readers how to approach a local practitioner and establish a working relationship that benefits everyone — especially your clients.

Keywords: networking   pedicures   podiatrists   referrals   working with doctors  

Pedicurist Program First of its Kind

June 22, 2005  | News

After 22 years of offering education in Canada, the North American School of Podology has expanded into the United States with a new name: North American School of Pedicuring

Keywords: continuing education   pedicures  

Pedicure Troubles Still Bubbling

June 1, 2005  | Article

An outbreak of bacterial infections linked to pedicure foot spas poses new mysteries for public health detectives. It also shows there is still a lot of confusion among nail technicians and salon owners about proper cleaning procedures. To protect yourself, do your homework!

Keywords: disinfection   educational materials   European Touch   legislation   pedicures  

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  

Go to Healthy Extremes With Feet

March 1, 2003  | Article

Do your best not to get on a client’s nerves -- because you never know who might have peripheral neuropathy. The loss of sensation in feet and hands that marks this not-uncommon condition leaves the unaware client susceptible to infection.

Keywords: pedicures   special needs clients  

Caring for Callused Feet

June 1, 2002  | Article

With summer quickly approaching, women (and men) are making it a priority to get their feet in tip-top shape for sandal season. And for feet to look their absolute best, they should be smooth and free of calluses.

Keywords: callus   foot care   pedicures  

Pedicures for the Older Set

August 1, 1997  | Article

NAILS talked with respected podiatrist Dr. Godfrey Mix about the adjustments needed in procedures of foot care and the elderly.

Keywords: elderly clients   pedicures   special needs clients  

A Pedicurist's Education in Diabetes

March 1, 1996  | Article

Diabetes is a very serious, and very common, disease. Before providing foot care to a diabetic client, know what to look for and what questions to ask.

Keywords: diabetic clients   elderly clients   pedicures   special needs clients  

1996: The Year of the Pedicure

December 1, 1995  | Article

 

Start the New Year right with these five resolutions, and kick off a year-long celebration of happy feet (and very happy clients).

Keywords: pedicures  
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