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.
Keywords: allergic reactions elderly clients special needs clients
September 1, 2004
This month's panelists answer reader questions about nail conditions.
Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting acrylics backfills effect of tanning on acrylic effect of UV light
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
September 1, 2003
The Help Desk answers all your questions. Today readers ask about deep cracks in feet and the difference between dry skin and athlete's foot.
Keywords: athlete's foot elderly clients The Help Desk
August 1, 2003
Age spots — discoloration of the skin due to sun damage — provide an excellent opportunity for you to educate your clients about treatment options, suggest products and services, and begin treatment in the salon.
Keywords: age spots Cuccio Naturale elderly clients hand treatment salon services
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.
Keywords: boutique nail salon elderly clients men's services natural nail care opening a new salon
July 1, 2001
Help Desk deals with the thickening nails of an elderly client, a customer with fragile, eggshell nails, and the plague of dry, cracking heels.
Keywords: Bio Sculpture Gel Cal Gel cracked heels effect of age on nails effect of menopause on nails
March 1, 2001
Baby boomers turning 50 and older Americans are redefining aging. Appeal to them as clients by target marketing, customizing services, and understanding their concerns.
Keywords: arthritic clients circulation disorders elderly clients hammertoes niche marketing
May 1, 2000
For years, women (and men) have taken good cans of their faces. Now, they’re also starting to realize the importance of looking after their hands. We talked to several manufacturers and salons that are taking part in this fast-growing trend for nail care professionals.
Keywords: add-on services CND Cuccio Naturale elderly clients FPO
February 1, 2000
The Nail Doctor answers your questions about strep, overgrowth, and white spots.
Keywords: allergic reactions brittle nails diabetic clients eczema elderly clients
August 1, 1999
Tara Colvin travels California’s Santa Maria Valley tending to clients in senior residences board and care facilities, and nursing homes as well as private residences.
Keywords: elderly clients mobile pedicures mobile salons special needs clients
February 1, 1999
The Nail Doctor on brittle nail syndrome, psoriasis and acrylics, and breakage.
Keywords: biotin brittle nail syndrome effects of medications on nails elderly clients formaldehyde-free products
June 1, 1998
The Nail Doctor tackles a handful of questions about nail fungus, damaged lunulas, and nail pitting.
Keywords: bacterial infections circulation disorders elderly clients fungal infections lunula
August 1, 1997
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