Flashcards in 25 & 26 Deck (31):
What does a basic manicure typically involve?
cutting, shaping, and often painting of the nails, removal of the cuticle, and softening of the skin.
what size is a foam hand cushion generally:
what is a local source capture ventilation system?
is a system designed to capture vapors and dust at the source and remove them from the air before they have a chance to escape into the salon.
give 3 examples of a single-use implement
give 3 examples of a multi-use implement
Which implement should be used to place nail art on the nail plate?
Why might a nail professional opt to wear a mask during service?
to keep nail dust and particles out of the lungs
When should a non-acetone polish remover be used?
when removing nail wraps
when should an acetone polish remover be used?
to remove nail polish
Describe the differences between a regular nail polish and a gel polish
1. Regular polish: enamel, lacquer or varnish - not cured, followed by a top-coat.
2. Gel: cured under UV lamp, lasts 10-12 days.
What is a commonly used ingredient in nail hardeners?
why is a pedicuring stool manufactured low to the ground?
to make it ergonomically easier for the pedicurist to work
which specialized piece of equipment keeps pedicuring supplies organized
what is a toenail nipper and what does it do?
similar to a fingernail nipper, but are larger, much stronger, and used to trim toenails.
who should sharp implements NOT be used on?
anyone with a chronic illness
Describe: foot masque
concentrated treatment products composed of mineral clays, moisturizing agents, skin softeners, aromatherapy oils, extracts, and other ingredients to cleanse, exfoliate, tighten, tone, hydrate, and nourish the skin.
Describe: foot soak
products put into the water in a pedicure bath to soften skin on the feet during the soak time.
Describe: exfoliating scrub
gritty lotions massaged on the foot and leg to remove dry, flaky skin and reduce calluses.
Describe: massage oil
lubricant used to make the skin slippery during massage
Describe: lotions or creams
condition and moisturize the skin of the legs and feet, to soften calluses, and to provide slip for massage.
Describe: callus softener
products designed to soften and smooth thickened tissue (calluses).
What ingredient is commonly used in callus softeners?
salicylic acid, and
How long should a client generally go between pedicure treatments?
4 - 6 weeks
When performing a pedicure, what should NOT be pushed back?
What agencies developed the procedure for disinfecting foot spas?
Nail Manufacturer's Council (NMC), and
International Nail Technician's Association (INTA)
Describe reflexology massage:
a unique method of applying pressure with the thumb and index fingers to the hands and feet.
_________ a metal implement with a grooved edge used for filing and smoothing the edges of the nail plate.
Large ________, also known as pedicure paddles, are designed to reduce and smooth thicker foot calluses
__________ of many designs, from foam rubber, one-piece units, that fit between the toes to a rope type that is woven between the toes.
SIngle-use __________ are for clients who have not worn open-toed shoes and want to avoid smudging newly applied toenail polish
paper or foam slippers