May 3, 2014
Your pregnant client needs special pampering — her hormones are raging, and she probably can’t see her own feet or even clip her toenails! Learn about the challenges she’s facing so you can lend a helping hand and ease her discomfort.
Keywords: client health pregnant clients
September 9, 2013
If your clientele includes a lot of little ones or concerned mothers-to-be, you may be interested to know that Snails (“safe nails”) has expanded its line of natural, water-based polishes in celebration of its first year anniversary.
Keywords: pregnant clients
June 29, 2012
Advertising itself as “four-free,” Knocked Up Nails contains no toluene, formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate, or camphor.
Keywords: dibutyl phthalate (DBP) formaldehyde-free products pregnant clients toluene
May 25, 2012
Nail tech Trish Bartram fell into the sideline of baby bump painting more or less by accident.
Keywords: add-on services pregnant clients
May 12, 2011
Some clients, for medical or other reasons, require special care.
Keywords: diabetic clients pregnant clients special needs clients
May 1, 2010
A massage might seem just the thing to bring relief to pregnant clients’ swollen feet and legs, but there are acupressure points around the lower legs and feet that, when aggressively worked, can bring on contractions.
Keywords: Feet massage Mother's Day pedicures pregnant clients
March 1, 2010
Irritation and sensitivity are possible with the use of almost any essential oil.
Keywords: aromatherapy essential oils ingredients Milady pregnant clients
April 14, 2009
It’s hard to believe the practice of aromatherapy could be harmful to a pregnant client, but in fact some essential oils — called “emmenagogues” — are known to induce menstruation or other types of bleeding.
Keywords: essential oils pregnant clients
April 1, 2009
It's hard to believe that the practice of aromatherapy could be harmful to a pregnant client.
Keywords: aromatherapy client health Mother's Day pregnant clients
July 1, 2008
There’s a theory floating around that suggests hormones can wreak havoc on nails, causing the product to lift and nails to “fall off .” Is there any truth to the tale or are the affects of hormones the stuff of urban legends?
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April 1, 2008
Salons are carving out a niche by catering to expectant mothers. Moms-only menus, specialized massage, and targeted retail goodies are just the beginning. With some planning and training you can add to the joy — and relieve the discomforts — during the nine months before birth.
Keywords: pedicure safety pregnant clients working while pregnant
May 1, 2006
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
August 1, 1999
Give a client natural-looking nails and she’ll book another appointment. Give her a melt-to-the-floor” hand or foot massage, and she’s yours forever.
Keywords: massage pregnant clients special needs clients
August 1, 1994
Are you taking insulin or heart medication? Plus 9 other specific questions to get at the root of your client's lifting problem.
Keywords: effects of medications on nails lifting pregnant clients