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Hot stones

While she's in pedicures and smooth and typically basalt

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Callus softeners

Product designed to soften and smooth thickened tissue

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Effleurage

Message technique that is used most with a pedicure

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Disinfectant

Should never be placed in the foot bath with the clients feet

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Ergonomic

The chair a cosmetologist used when performing a pedicure

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Mask

A concentrated treatment product often composed of mineral clays, moisturizing agents, skin softeners, aromatherapy, botanical extracts, and other beneficial ingredients

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Exfoliating scrubs

Usually water based lotions that contain an abrasive as the exfoliating agent

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Polishing

In order to be on time for the next client, you should be polishing 40 to 50 minutes after beginning a one hour pedicure

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Reflexology practitioners

Believe that stimulating or pressing certain reflexes or points on the feet can reflect positive energy to the specific areas

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Paraffin bath

Promotes circulation

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Salicylic acid

An organic acid that derived originally from the bark of willow trees

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Standard pedicure

If client books this and you discover that the feet are in unusually bad condition and will require more time then scheduled it is recommended that you tell the client you will do the best you can in the time scheduled but another pedicure may be needed

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Scaly feet

Require weekly treatments in the salon

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Messages

Given during manicures and pedicures focusing on relaxation

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Foot file

Implement known as a pedicure paddle

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Nail rasp

Metal implement with a grooved edge used for filing and smoothing the edges of the nail plate

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Curette

A small scoop shaped implement used for more efficient removal of debris from the nail folds, eponychium, and hyponychium areas

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Elderly clients

Have health issues that when receiving pedicure services, require exceptionally gentle care

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Toenail nippers

Implement that must be used carefully to prevent trapping the skin on the toes in the jaws

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5 to 10 minutes

This is how long masks are typically left of the clients skin

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During pedicure

If a client drifts off it is recommended that you allow the client the peace and tranquility they are seeking

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Shaving legs

Warn clients not to within 48 hours before a pedicure

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Series

Some improvements one the feet require more than one appointment in services

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The salon and technician

Bears the responsibility for ensuring that proper disinfection of the pedicure bath occurs

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Foot message

During a pedicure you should grasp the foot between your thumb and fingers at the mid tarsal area