March 1, 2004
Respect, a sympathetic ear, and human contact are among the many gifts you can offer a client with cancer. Your gentle touch and professional skill can help her to feel pretty and feminine when feeling that way may be a struggle.
Keywords: cancer clients with cancer massage natural healing
November 1, 2003
Zero-gravity recliners allow clients to have an astronaut-like experience.
Keywords: alternative services ergonomic furnishings massage pedicure spas
December 1, 2002
Pedicures serve many purposes from the therapeutic to the beautifying to the pampering. Here we show you how to customize your services to the special needs and desires of pedicure clients in need of a touch up, an overhaul, or simply an hour of luxury.
Keywords: adding new services add-on services foot soaks hair removal massage
July 1, 2002
Once viewed as “ New-age alternatives,” massage, acupuncture, and the Alexander techniques are gaining ground as conservative approaches to preventing and alleviating the painful and sometimes debilitating symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome ergonomics massage
May 1, 2002
This summer, why not treat your clients to some signature spa-like service (and make more money while you’re at it)? Besides offering the tried-and-true basic pedicure services, try mixing it up by tailoring your services to match the weather’s mood!
Keywords: deluxe manicures deluxe pedicures dessert theme services floral-scented services fruit-flavored services
November 1, 2001
Just as restaurants can’t profit simply from selling entrees, salons can’t profit simply from selling basic services. In order to make more money, you need to sell add-on services that can increase your bottom-line profits in as little as two minutes’ time.
Keywords: airbrushing anti-aging services aromatherapy callus treatments makeup
December 1, 1999
Massage therapy is about to boom – will your salon be part of it, or will it be a bust as some salons have found? The only way to know yourself is to look before you leap
Keywords: add-on services massage
October 1, 1999
Hungry for more information about the massage therapy profession? Contact any or all of these industry resources to learn more about massage modalities, schools, books, and associations.
Keywords: how-to guides massage
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
June 1, 1999
Research is beginning to prove what practitioners have long known. Reflexology promotes good health. Nail technicians are uniquely positioned to catch the wellness wave as reflexology rolls into its own as a salon service.
Keywords: massage reflexology
April 1, 1999
With more than 100 massage techniques performed throughout the world (not to mention the combinations thereof), there truly is a massage therapy to suit every need. Here, we provide the basics on five of the most popular.
Keywords: massage reiki
February 1, 1999
Looking good is all about feeling good, and nail technicians who spend time on the feel-good massage hook clients for good.
September 1, 1997
The word “spa” in a salon can mean anything from a full-service day spa to simple facial treatment. But what does it really mean to offer spa service?
Keywords: massage spa services
July 1, 1994
Keywords: massage pedicures
February 1, 1994
By supplementing the natural manicure with nail and cuticle care, massage, aromatic oils and lotions, and good old-fashioned client service, salons are attracting a loyal clientele.
Keywords: add-on services massage natural nail care