We are nearing the end of the social media #IAMLICENSED series. I hope you have enjoyed it and that it has elevated awareness for your community. For this next to last post, here is an excerpt from Doug Schoon’s upcoming book Face-to-Face Volume 2.
This is a practice many of us are familiar with. If you didn’t know any better before now, then this is a great opportunity for change and education. Explain that you have learned something new in your quest to care for your guests’ natural nails to the best of your ability at all times. Change is a sign of that learning and will help the salon client know what to avoid in the future should you become unavailable.
Please feel free to use the photo above and the following caption to post on your social media:
Ridges on the nails are actually not ridges, instead they are rows of missing nail cells where the matrix has either aged or been damaged and can no longer produce them. Natural nails should NEVER be buffed smooth in the presence of these grooves as it will thin them down and make them more likely to split or break.