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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  

Raynaud’s Phenomenon: A Tale of Two Clients

April 1, 2002  | Article

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  

Pedicures and Diabetes: Can You? Should You?

October 1, 2001  | Article

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  

The Doctor Is In

January 1, 2000  | Article

With Dr. Rich and Dr. Bronow.

Keywords: diabetic clients   ingrown toenails   special needs clients   The Nail Doctor  

At Home with In-Home Care

August 1, 1999  | Article

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  

Just the Right Touch - Massage Techniques for Manicures

August 1, 1999  | Article

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  

Pedicures for the Older Set

August 1, 1997  | Article

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  

Psychology of a Nail Biter

December 1, 1996  | Article

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  

Running After the Athletic Client

June 1, 1996  | Article

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  

A Pedicurist's Education in Diabetes

March 1, 1996  | Article

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  

Arthritic Clients— Handle With Care

January 1, 1996  | Article

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  

Self-Esteem Is a Beautiful Gift to Give

March 1, 1993  | Article

Paramedical makeup artists use special techniques and cosmetics to help clients camouflage hair loss, skin flaws, and nail deformities.

Keywords: breast cancer awareness   chemotherapy   clients with cancer   effects of medications on nails   hashtags  

Growing Old Gracefully - Customer Service Ideas for Aging Clients

March 1, 1993  | Article

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  

The Nail Doctor: Some Clients Shouldn’t Wear Acrylics

December 1, 1992  | Article

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.

Keywords: allergic reactions   circulation disorders   lupus   paronychia   psoriasis  

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