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The Diabetic Discussion

November 1, 2008  | Article

All clients need personal attention, but our diabetic pedicure clients need an extra dose of TLC. Learn how to alter pedicure services to accommodate diabetic clients, and you’ll not only be offering them an hour of relaxation, you’ll also be protecting their health.

Keywords: diabetic clients   pedicure safety   pedicures   special needs clients  

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  

Caring for the Elderly

June 1, 2008  | Article

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  

Angel's Hands Angel's Hands

March 1, 2008  | Product

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  

Lifestyle Trends Affect the Health of Our Feet

November 1, 2007  | Article

Lifestyle factors affect the health of our feet. Obesity, poor circulation, and even the choice of shoe can lead to serious foot conditions.

Keywords: diabetic clients   foot care   fungus   skin diseases   special needs clients  

Runner’s Sport Pedicure: A Step-by-Step Look

February 1, 2007  | Demo

Salons across the country have added sports pedicures to their menus. As more and more clients make fitness a priority, salons are developing services that cater to their clients’ active lifestyles.

Keywords: pedicures   runners pedicure   special needs clients   sports pedicures  

Going the Distance (Restoring Runners' Feet)

February 1, 2007  | Article

Runners’ feet crave special attention. Rev up your pedicure business by catering to those clients who run for fun or fitness. A foot is a runner’s first point of impact — you can be their first line of defense against injury, through service and education.

Keywords: callus   damaged toenails   pedicures   plantar fasciitis   runners pedicure  

The Whole Nine Months

May 1, 2006  | Article

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  

Big Clients, Small Changes: How to Seat Plus-Size Clients Comfortably

December 1, 2005  | Article

It doesn’t take a lot of effort to make your plus-size clients feel at home. All that’s required is a little awareness and sensitivity — and perhaps some minor modifications to your manicure and pedicure set-ups.

Keywords: customer service   pedicures   special needs clients  

Handle Diabetic Clients With Care

June 1, 2005  | Article

We all learn early in our nail education to use caution when it comes to diabetic clients, since diabetes affects both the circulation and the nerves in the extremities — especially the feet.

Keywords: diabetic clients   special needs clients  

Taking Care of Older Clients

November 1, 2004  | Article

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  

The Aging Foot

June 1, 2004  | Article

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  

Spa Offers Healing Touch To Women In Need

November 1, 2003  | Article

Spa offers soothing relief to women who were victims of domestic violence.

Keywords: charity   special needs clients  

Go to Healthy Extremes With Feet

March 1, 2003  | Article

Do your best not to get on a client’s nerves -- because you never know who might have peripheral neuropathy. The loss of sensation in feet and hands that marks this not-uncommon condition leaves the unaware client susceptible to infection.

Keywords: pedicures   special needs clients  

A League of Your Own

February 1, 2003  | Article

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  

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The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.

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