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Consumer Foot Care Survey: Women's Habits and Attitudes

Our survey reveals consumers’ attitudes, habits, and needs when it comes to caring for their feet.

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BFFmel Shares Highlights from Foot Forward’s Morning Session

So, what was it like to be at the Foot Forward Summit you ask? I would love to give you a peek!

The Industry’s Issue With Ingrown Nails

A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing and can potentially cause a lot of trouble, as in the case of ingrown nails. Do you know how to respond to this common problem?   

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Q&As From Around the World

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern answers questions she’s received about nail ailments from around the world.  Topics include toenail fungus, vertical black lines, nail shedding, ingrown toenails, and cutting the cuticle.

10 Dreaded Phrases Every Nail Tech Hates to Hear

In an industry where customer service is king, nail techs don’t always have the luxury of speaking their minds. But that doesn’t stop us from imagining the response we’d like to give!  

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.

Feet Smarts: When to Refer Your Client to a Podiatrist

As a nail tech, you’ve probably seen your share of calluses, ingrown nails, fungi, and other yucky foot ailments. But how do you know when to declare “hands off” and refer your client to a podiatrist?   

Pedicure Tools

This pedicure tool is designed to cut the ingrown toenail.

Something to Talk About: Ingrown Toenails

Pesky and painful, ingrown toenails are often the result of improper filing or ill-fitting shoes. Here are a few ways to deal with this common culprit.

Ingrown Toenail Cutter #138

Ingrown toenail cutter #138 by Antoine De Paris is designed for podiatry tasks and features the ultimate in precision.