December 3, 2013
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It’s said that hands show our age before anything else.
Keywords: client health dry skin elderly clients skin care
November 20, 2012
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.
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January 18, 2011
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.
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January 2, 2011
The Greek term “arthro” means joint, or a connection point. The meaning of “itis” is “inflamed.
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December 1, 2010
San Diego-based nail tech Monica Leiper sums up her career in four words: “been there, done that.”
Keywords: alternative careers elderly clients
November 1, 2009
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.
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August 1, 2009
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
September 1, 2008
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
June 1, 2008
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.
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June 1, 2008
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
March 1, 2008
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
June 1, 2005
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
November 1, 2004
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.
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June 1, 2004
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
February 1, 2003
Caught between high-volume discount salons and high-end mega-spas? Rather than try to win by their rules, write your own rules geared to a more narrow and tailored clientele and create your own niche.
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