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1 Pedicures Pedicures Procedures and Massage Procedures and Massage

2 Pedicure Materials and Nail Cosmetics Materials and nail cosmetics include: Antiseptic Antiseptic Cotton, tissue, spatulas toe separators, and slippers Cotton, tissue, spatulas toe separators, and slippers Cuticle remover, nail hardener, base, polish, top coat, and cuticle oil Cuticle remover, nail hardener, base, polish, top coat, and cuticle oil Foot Scrub, and Foot lotion Foot Scrub, and Foot lotion Massage Cream Massage Cream Nail file and nail brush Nail file and nail brush Three-way buffer Three-way buffer Towels, paper mat Towels, paper mat

3 Pedicure Implements (Tools) Curettes- Allows removal of nail debris from the nail fold Curettes- Allows removal of nail debris from the nail fold Cuticle Nippers- Removes dead cuticle Cuticle Nippers- Removes dead cuticle Foot File Foot File Nail Rasp – Metal file used around the nail groove Nail Rasp – Metal file used around the nail groove Toenail Clippers Toenail Clippers

4 Important Points to Remember It is against the law in all states to use a razor or other sharp devices to cut calluses. Doing so, can cause loss of license. It is against the law in all states to use a razor or other sharp devices to cut calluses. Doing so, can cause loss of license. Inform client’s not to shave legs 24 hours before pedicure. Tiny microscopic abrasions can cause irritation and infection Inform client’s not to shave legs 24 hours before pedicure. Tiny microscopic abrasions can cause irritation and infection Be sure floor around pedicure area is dry Be sure floor around pedicure area is dry

5 Contradictions Contradictions- a condition that requires declining a service to avoid certain side effects Contradictions- a condition that requires declining a service to avoid certain side effects Signs of infection –redness, swollen, pus, Signs of infection –redness, swollen, pus, warm to the touch, throbbing, painful or warm to the touch, throbbing, painful or bad odor bad odor Skin and/or nail diseases- including ingrown toenails, warts, and nail fungus Skin and/or nail diseases- including ingrown toenails, warts, and nail fungus

6 Caution!!!!!! Clients with high blood pressure or heart diseases or stoke victims, should consult a physician before a service Clients with high blood pressure or heart diseases or stoke victims, should consult a physician before a service Hot wax treatments should not be offered to clients with poor blood circulation or a diabetic without a physician’s release Hot wax treatments should not be offered to clients with poor blood circulation or a diabetic without a physician’s release When in doubt, decline the service to avoid adverse reactions from the client When in doubt, decline the service to avoid adverse reactions from the client

7 Points to Remember Clients are seeking a professional service and relaxation Clients are seeking a professional service and relaxation Allow client to guide the conversation, some prefer to be quite and relax Allow client to guide the conversation, some prefer to be quite and relax Pace yourself to complete the entire service efficiently and economically Pace yourself to complete the entire service efficiently and economically Have all supplies placed on the same side as your dominant hand for ease of service Have all supplies placed on the same side as your dominant hand for ease of service

8 Foot Massage The foot massage is often the client’s favorite part of the pedicure The foot massage is often the client’s favorite part of the pedicure Do not rush massage Do not rush massage Be gentle, but use firm massage movements Be gentle, but use firm massage movements Speak softly and slow your speed of speech Speak softly and slow your speed of speech

9 Effleurage Movement Effleurage – Light continuous movements, gliding, sliding, not in one location Effleurage – Light continuous movements, gliding, sliding, not in one location Applied with the fingers or palms Applied with the fingers or palms No pressure is used No pressure is used Massage should be soothing and relaxing Massage should be soothing and relaxing Every massage should begin and end with the effleurage movement Every massage should begin and end with the effleurage movement

10 Petrissage Movement A deep massage movement that includes lifting, squeezing, and pressing motion A deep massage movement that includes lifting, squeezing, and pressing motion Provides increased circulation in the nerves, glands and muscles Provides increased circulation in the nerves, glands and muscles

11 Tapotement Movement Movement consists of Movement consists of tapping, slapping or tapping, slapping or a hacking motion a hacking motion  Provides toning of the muscles and the muscles and deep circulation deep circulation  Should be applied with discretion and care

12 Friction Movement Involves deep pressure in one area at a time Involves deep pressure in one area at a time Increases circulation Increases circulation and glandular activity and glandular activity Stimulates muscles Stimulates muscles Rolling, and wringing are variations of the friction movement Rolling, and wringing are variations of the friction movement

13 Vibration Movement Includes rapid shaking of the body part, while the fingers are pressing in one location Includes rapid shaking of the body part, while the fingers are pressing in one location Stimulates blood circulation and muscle tone Stimulates blood circulation and muscle tone Causes rapid muscle contractions Causes rapid muscle contractions

14 Direction of Massage Always massage from insertion to the origin of a muscle Always massage from insertion to the origin of a muscle The insertion of a muscle is location at the more moveable attachment The insertion of a muscle is location at the more moveable attachment The origin is at the fixed attachment The origin is at the fixed attachment The belly is the middle of the muscle The belly is the middle of the muscle Massaging in the wrong direction causes skin and muscles to sag Massaging in the wrong direction causes skin and muscles to sag

15 Benefits of a Massage Relaxation for the client Relaxation for the client Skin is nourished, by increased blood circulation Skin is nourished, by increased blood circulation Skin becomes softer and more flexible Skin becomes softer and more flexible Glandular activity increases Glandular activity increases Muscles are strengthen Muscles are strengthen Nerves are soothed and rested Nerves are soothed and rested Pain is sometimes relieved Pain is sometimes relieved

16 Safety and Infection Control Foot tub must be cleaned and disinfected after every service Foot tub must be cleaned and disinfected after every service Remove screen of pedicure tub daily and clean, completely immerse in approved-disinfectant Remove screen of pedicure tub daily and clean, completely immerse in approved-disinfectant Flush system with low-suds soap and warm water for 10 minutes Flush system with low-suds soap and warm water for 10 minutes Weekly soak foot tub in 5 gallons of water and 4 teaspoons of bleach. Let sit overnight Weekly soak foot tub in 5 gallons of water and 4 teaspoons of bleach. Let sit overnight Drain and flush the system the next day Drain and flush the system the next day

17 Post-Pedicure Service Clean all implements in hot and soapy water, rinse and immerse in a disinfectant solution or sterilizer, if available Clean all implements in hot and soapy water, rinse and immerse in a disinfectant solution or sterilizer, if available Store cleaned implements in a covered container Store cleaned implements in a covered container Disinfect working station and foot spa according to State regulations Disinfect working station and foot spa according to State regulations Dispose of any supplies that can not be disinfected Dispose of any supplies that can not be disinfected Clean towels with bleach Clean towels with bleach


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