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.
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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
October 1, 2001
With the ever-growing popularity of pedicures and the growing incidence of diabetes nationwide, the two are on a collision course — with the point of contact at your pedicure station. We talked to podiatrists who detail the special needs of the diabetic foot as well as how to safely perform a pedicure.
Keywords: diabetic clients diabetic pedicures special needs clients
January 1, 2000
With Dr. Rich and Dr. Bronow.
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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
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, 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
December 1, 1996
Rebecca Byrne was passing a nail salon in the local mall when an idea popped into her head. Stopping, she gathered the courage and went in to ask the nail technician if she could put acrylics on her bitten-down nails to help her grow them out.
Keywords: nail biting nail injuries OPI Products special needs clients
June 1, 1996
They may be swift of foot, but runners have particular foot problems. The good thing is, they generally know what their needs are and will voice them to you.
Keywords: pedicures special needs clients sports pedicures
March 1, 1996
Diabetes is a very serious, and very common, disease. Before providing foot care to a diabetic client, know what to look for and what questions to ask.
Keywords: diabetic clients elderly clients pedicures special needs clients
January 1, 1996
Arthritis is the number one disease suffered by women. As a nail technician, you can help clients face it with beauty and serenity by making your salon a comfortable, economically friendly place.
Keywords: arthritic clients special needs clients
March 1, 1993
Paramedical makeup artists use special techniques and cosmetics to help clients camouflage hair loss, skin flaws, and nail deformities.
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March 1, 1993
As the average age of Americans increases, so too does the average age of your clientele. There’s none of the indecisiveness of youth with these clients – they know exactly what they want and you’d better be ready to give it to them if you want their business.
Keywords: diabetic clients elderly clients special needs clients
December 1, 1992
I allow most patients I treat for nail disorders to keep their acrylics while undergoing therapy unless wearing them would be detrimental to their recovery.
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