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Something to Talk About: Dry Manicures

The benefits of a dry manicure may be obvious to techs, but clients are often understandably resistant. Bring them onboard by selling an experience just as luxurious as the warm soak.

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Something to Talk About: Onycholysis

Onycholysis is a relatively common condition where the nail plate separates from the nail bed. Sometimes the only treatment required is a gentle touch and a little bit of patience.

Something to Talk About: Hangnails

This seemingly misnamed annoyance is so common, it’s likely to be present on nearly every client. The good news is you can teach clients how to care for the unsightly, and often painful, problem.

Something to Talk About: Nail Biters

One satisfying aspect of being a nail tech is the before-and-after experience we see on every set of hands. But what happens when the transformation isn’t dramatic — or even beautiful?

Something to Talk About: Missing Toenails

With the latest advances in technology, it’s possible to offer clients cosmetic solutions that were unavailable in the past — including toenail restoration. Now it’s your job to let them know the service is available.

Something to Talk About: Turning Male Clients Into Regulars

You know how to convert female clients into loyal customers, but do you have the same success with men?

Something to Talk About: Ringworm

Though the name suggests a subcutaneous creepy crawler, ringworm is not a worm at all. Keep reading to learn other fun facts to share with clients who suffer from this troubling tinea.

Something to Talk About: At-Home Care

You know your client’s manicure would last longer with a little attention at home, but is encouraging her to touch your masterpiece your best decision?

Something to Talk About: High-Heeled Shoes

Tell a woman high heels cause foot problems and she’ll likely agree — but that doesn’t mean she is willing to give them up. You can help your female clients’ feet stay healthy — and beautiful — with special attention during their pedicure and some suggestions for foot care at home.

Something to Talk About: Arthritis

The Center for Disease Control estimates nearly 25% of the U.S. population suffers from arthritis to some degree. Learn how to make a visit to the nail salon a relaxing experience so clients with arthritis turn to you for relief from the pain.