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Foot Forward Summit Registration Opens

Registration is now open for NAILS’ second-annual Foot Forward Summit! Held in Atlanta, August 11-13, the event will feature nail techs, foot care experts, and medical professionals who will share their knowledge and create a roadmap for your growth and success.

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Pedicure Jet Designed to Work With Liners

Luraco’s Magna Jet is designed specifically to work with pedicure liners.

Protecting the Health of Chronically Ill Clients in the Nail Salon

When a client has a chronic illness, precautions may have to be taken to ensure no aspect of the service endangers her health further. Learn who is at risk.

Diabetic Nail Clients: Proceed With Caution

When a disease is as common as diabetes, it’s easy to forget that diabetic foot care is hardly a routine matter. Educate yourself on the serious issues that can result from a simple pedicure.

Why Clients Shouldn’t Shave Before a Pedicure

Performing a pedicure soon after a client shaves can cause potential harm.

Adapting Nail Care for the Elderly

The over-70 set can benefit from manicures and pedicures, as long as their health and safety are paramount. Learn the unique challenges of dealing with an older clientele.

Safe E-file Use for Pedicures

Proper training is crucial when using an e-file. Here are some of North American School of Podology president Vicki Malo’s top tips for using e-files in pedicures.

Week 8 Social Media Post: Don’t Shave Before Pedicures

Make sure clients know not to shave their legs within 24 hours of receiving a pedicure.

Week 4 Social Media Post: Foot Files

Tell clients a foot file should have an abrasive surface, not a blade or the look of a cheese grater.

Nail Techs Turned Advocates

After building successful nail businesses, these techs set their sights on the greater good. From giving Georgia salon professionals a voice in government to raising pedicure safety standards to putting pressure on Connecticut to add a manicurist license, their accomplishments are everyone’s gain. Get inspired and get involved.