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Interview with SPAtaneity's Missy Malone

November 26, 2013  | Video

The Dallas News interviews Missy Malone, a certified medical nail technician and founder of SPAtaneity Natural Nail Salon specializing in waterless pedicures and disposable nail kits. "Our goal is to ensure that we provide safe care to those who are diabetic, cancer patients, anyone with an immunosuppressed condition, even our elderly," Malone says.

Keywords: diabetic clients   media coverage   salon profiles   special needs clients   waterless manicures  

Clients with Cancer

May 17, 2013  | Article

Be a bright spot in the lives of clients undergoing cancer treatments with these tips on how to care for these customers, body and soul.

Keywords: cancer   charity   continuing education   special needs clients   waterless manicures  

Arizona State Board faces lawsuit from dispatch service that sends cosmetologists to homebound clients

January 10, 2012  | Article

Angels on Earth Home Beauty LLC, a cosmetology dispatch service founded by entrepreneur Lauren Boice, filed a lawsuit against the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology accusing it of “irrational, oppressive, and unlawful regulations.”

Keywords: Arizona   special needs clients   state licensing   state regulations  

On My Mind: A Personal Story About Personal Touch

April 19, 2011  | Article

As service providers in the beauty industry, you have the opportunity to touch your clients' (and their familes') lives. Editor Hannah Lee shares her personal story.

Keywords: cancer   client health   customer service   Mother's Day   On My Mind  

Tearing Down Business Barriers

December 1, 2009  | Article

Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act needn’t break the bank and may be as simple as doing what you are already good at. Take five parts hospitality, one part research, two parts active listening, and add a dash of compassion to create a salon that’s accessible to all.

Keywords: business tools   modern nail salon   professional image   special needs clients  

What Is Yellow Nail Syndrome?

July 1, 2009  | Article

Notably different than nails stained yellow from polish, yellow nail syndrome could indicate a more serious health concern with the respiratory or lymphatic systems.

Keywords: nail diseases   special needs clients   yellow nail syndrome  

Clients and Chemotherapy

December 1, 2008  | Article

When a client is undergoing chemotherapy, you can often see it in her nails. By carefully modifying your standard manicure procedure, you can take steps to prevent problems.

Keywords: customer service   health   natural nail care   skin conditions   special needs clients  

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  

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  

Lifestyle Trends Affect the Health of Our Feet

November 1, 2007  | Article

Lifestyle factors affect the health of our feet. Obesity, poor circulation, and even the choice of shoe can lead to serious foot conditions.

Keywords: diabetic clients   foot care   fungus   skin diseases   special needs clients  

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  

The Whole Nine Months

May 1, 2006  | Article

Your client’s body will go through lots of changes during pregnancy and so will her needs. Be prepared to accommodate and educate your client on ways you’ll tailor her salon experience during her nine months of changes.

Keywords: pregnant clients   special needs clients  

Handle Diabetic Clients With Care

June 1, 2005  | Article

We all learn early in our nail education to use caution when it comes to diabetic clients, since diabetes affects both the circulation and the nerves in the extremities — especially the feet.

Keywords: diabetic clients   special needs clients  

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  
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