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My Week in a Wheelchair Taught Me a Lot About Accessibility

My weeklong experience in a wheelchair led me to wonder: How would our salons fare in the handicap accessible world?

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Interview with SPAtaneity's Missy Malone

The Dallas News interviews Missy Malone, a certified medical nail technician and founder of SPAtaneity Natural Nail Salon specializing in waterless pedicures and disposable nail kits. "Our goal is to ensure that we provide safe care to those who are diabetic, cancer patients, anyone with an immunosuppressed condition, even our elderly," Malone says.

Clients with Cancer

Be a bright spot in the lives of clients undergoing cancer treatments with these tips on how to care for these customers, body and soul.

Arizona State Board faces lawsuit from dispatch service that sends cosmetologists to homebound clients

Angels on Earth Home Beauty LLC, a cosmetology dispatch service founded by entrepreneur Lauren Boice, filed a lawsuit against the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology accusing it of “irrational, oppressive, and unlawful regulations.”

On My Mind: A Personal Story About Personal Touch

As service providers in the beauty industry, you have the opportunity to touch your clients' (and their familes') lives. Editor Hannah Lee shares her personal story.

Espresso Spa

European Touch’s Espresso Spa is the only pipe-free pedicure spa designed to accommodate clients up to 6’8” and adapt to wheelchair and elderly clients.

Tearing Down Business Barriers

Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act needn’t break the bank and may be as simple as doing what you are already good at. Take five parts hospitality, one part research, two parts active listening, and add a dash of compassion to create a salon that’s accessible to all.

Seven Ways to Market to Seniors

When mobility becomes limited, aging men and women who always saw pedicures as a beauty treatment may realize it’s a great alternative to monthly visits to the podiatrist for basic foot maintenance. Tap into this niche of golden girls and guys with some targeted marketing techniques.

What Is Yellow Nail Syndrome?

Notably different than nails stained yellow from polish, yellow nail syndrome could indicate a more serious health concern with the respiratory or lymphatic systems.

Clients and Chemotherapy

When a client is undergoing chemotherapy, you can often see it in her nails. By carefully modifying your standard manicure procedure, you can take steps to prevent problems.