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Angel's Hands

Angel’s Hands was designed to steady and separate the fingers of clients who have debilitating diseases.

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What Is a Splinter Hemorrhage?

n. (splĭn ‘tər hem’ər-ĭj) small areas of bleeding or hemorrhage underneath the nail bed that take the shape of straight lines; usually caused by hard impact or physical trauma to the nail; usually grows out with the nail after a few months

Taking Care of Older Clients

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.

Help Desk: What Can I Do About Elderly Client's Peeling Nails?

This month's panelists answer reader questions about nail conditions.

The Aging Foot

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.

Help Desk

The Help Desk answers all your questions. Today readers ask about deep cracks in feet and the difference between dry skin and athlete's foot.

See Spots Run

Age spots — discoloration of the skin due to sun damage — provide an excellent opportunity for you to educate your clients about treatment options, suggest products and services, and begin treatment in the salon.

A League of Your Own

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.

The Help Desk Answers Your Technical Questions

Help Desk deals with the thickening nails of an elderly client, a customer with fragile, eggshell nails, and the plague of dry, cracking heels.

Targeting Seniors

Baby boomers turning 50 and older Americans are redefining aging. Appeal to them as clients by target marketing, customizing services, and understanding their concerns.

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