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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  

Celebrating Aging Hands of Moms and Clients

April 20, 2016  | Article

For Mother's Day we pay tribute to the aging hands that cared for us -- and that you see every day at the manicure table.

Keywords: elderly clients   Mother's Day  

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  

Well, That's Embarrassing

February 25, 2015  | Article

We’ve all had those mortifying moments in (and out of) the salon. A few brave techs shared their most embarrassing at-work situations with us and experts weighed in on how to do proper damage control. Don’t let the following happen to you.  

Keywords: client health   educating clients   elderly clients  

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  

Senior Specials

August 27, 2014  | Article

Salon owner Shari Finger designed a simple menu just for her older clientele.

Keywords: elderly clients   service menus  

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  

onychauxis (or hypertrophy)

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Onychauxis, which is the medical term for an overgrowth or thickening of the nail, reveals nothing to the casual observer, the tech, or the doctor. Many times, in fact, onychauxis is a natural part of aging.

Keywords: elderly clients   nail diseases   nail injuries   onychauxis  

Not Your Normal Salon Job

January 18, 2011  | Article

In addition to salons, nail techs ply their trade in a range of locations — from military bases to senior homes — targeting different clientele across the world and bringing nail services to new markets.

Keywords: alternative careers   elderly clients   international   military nail techs   salon profiles  


January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

The Greek term “arthro” means joint, or a connection point. The meaning of “itis” is “inflamed.

Keywords: arthritic clients   elderly clients   nail diseases   special needs clients  

Tech Finds Sense of Purpose and Community

December 1, 2010  | Article

San Diego-based nail tech Monica Leiper sums up her career in four words: “been there, done that.”

Keywords: alternative careers   elderly clients  

Seven Ways to Market to Seniors

November 1, 2009  | Article

When mobility becomes limited, aging men and women who always saw pedicures as a beauty treatment may realize it’s a great alternative to monthly visits to the podiatrist for basic foot maintenance. Tap into this niche of golden girls and guys with some targeted marketing techniques.

Keywords: elderly clients   keeping your business competitive   Mother's Day   niche marketing   special needs clients  

Ode to the Golden Girls

August 1, 2009  | Article

Philadelphia nail tech Lisa Bautista-Sellers penned this touching letter to honor her first salon -— with its wonderful clients and caring coworkers.

Keywords: customer service   elderly clients   salon profiles  

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  

Tech Finds Rewards in Tending to Homebound Clients

June 1, 2008  | Article

These clients are especially grateful for at-home manicures by Holly Schippers, but she's the one who says they provide something very special for her.

Keywords: alternative careers   CND   elderly clients   manufacturers educators   mobile salons  

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