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
November 1, 2007
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
February 1, 2007
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
February 1, 2007
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: calluses damaged toenails pedicures plantar fasciitis runners pedicure
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
December 1, 2005
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
June 1, 2005
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
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
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
November 1, 2003
Spa offers soothing relief to women who were victims of domestic violence.
Keywords: charity special needs clients
March 1, 2003
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
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
April 1, 2002
Looks aren’t everything when it comes to a client’s health: To know which ones have Raynaud’s Phenomenon, you need to ask. And you do need to ask, as two clients’ tales will tell.
Keywords: nail diseases Raynaud's Disease 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