August 3, 2016
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.
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January 29, 2015
Gena’s Peach Paraffin is fresh and fruity, and creates a therapeutic heat barrier for the skin to help relax and rejuvenate.
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December 4, 2014
NAILS spoke to nail techs across the country to find out what they’re doing to entice customers during this season.
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September 1, 2014
Bliss Day Spa, Houston uses: FarmHouse Fresh Citrus Cleansing Oil, Keyano Aromatics Cranberry Scrub and Cranberry Butter Cream, citrus-scented paraffin.
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August 5, 2014
Signature Lemon Manicure, Lemon Nails, Glenview, Ill.
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July 31, 2014
Launched last year by salon owner Deanna Montrose, gLOVE Treat is a paraffin wax treatment for both in-salon and home use that is housed inside a microwave-safe thermal glove.
March 9, 2012
WR Medical Electronics Company manufacturers the Therabath II paraffin therapy bath and Theraffin brand wax.
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December 17, 2011
Sōl Oasis makes a foot "pudding" with yogurt and buttermilk.
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December 16, 2011
Maisie Dunbar uses her own product line, BluffaJo, to create this decadent buttery pedicure.
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October 24, 2011
Red Door Spa really knows how to create a luxurious spa pedicure for its clients. Here's a step-by-step.
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September 9, 2011
Keldara Salon & Spa, Dedham, Mass., has a pedicure that will really get your clients in the mood for fall.
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June 15, 2011
Answering the call for a boutique nail salon in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago, Shine offers a clean atmosphere, homemade scrubs, and is consistently on top of the latest nail trends.
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February 3, 2011
Roula’s Nail Spa, Houston, offers a pedicure that’s both hot and cold.
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January 1, 2011
The Nail Lounge in Costa Mesa, Calif., offers this rose-themed pedicure.
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December 16, 2010
Paraffin is a waxy crystalline substance used in salon services whereby a client dips her hand or foot into melted paraffin a few times (called a “paraffin dip”), creating a shell that will harden while it helps moisturize the skin; hardened paraffin is easily peeled off the skin and disposed of, leaving skin gently and therapeutically moisturized.
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