Entries by FootlogixPedi

Pedicuring the Senior and Geriatric Client

Over the past 10 years, there has been a significant increase in the population of seniors over the age of 65. Current statistics from major western countries vary from 15% to 18% of the population. This is a growing segment for pedicures since 90% of this population has one or more foot-related problems. Senior and […]

National Flip-Flop Day

June 16, 2017 is designated as National flip-flop Day. June is the beginning of the hottest summer months and our feet need extra protection. We love to wear flip-flops, sandals, open toed shoes AND we love to go barefoot. That just shows how popular flip-flops are in North America and around the world. However, they can […]

Diabetes, Implications for Pedicurists

  As we know, today’s client is changing. We are seeing more clients who are over 65, who are living with chronic illness and – more diabetics. In 2015 there were 415 million diabetics worldwide and, by 2040, the number is estimated to rise to 642 Million.                                                              What is diabetes and how does it […]

Why Practice Still Makes Perfect

We would like to start off the New Year with a post focussed more on the business side. We are all familiar with the cliché “practice makes perfect”, and we know that the more you do something, the better you will become at it. We stopped and thought to ourselves maybe this phrase should encompass […]

A Solution to Dry, Cracked Heels

People with diabetes are more prone to foot problems – ever wondered why? This is largely due to high fluctuations in blood glucose levels that cause damage to blood vessels and lead to lower limb circulatory problems. Another significant impact on the disease is on the skin that becomes more susceptible to infections especially of […]

Spring is in the air!

With Spring comes an increase in energy and vitality along with a lift in mood, a feeling of moving forward. Spring is the season of new beginnings – new clothes, new look and, of course, new shoes and a fresh pedicure. Spring brings out bright colors after darker winter colors. This holds true for shoes as well […]

5 Easy Ways to Reach Your New Year’s Goals

A New Year comes with New Year’s Resolutions or goals for the coming year, unfortunately rarely kept. The reason is often because these goals are not well stated.  Now is a good time to look at your business and decide where you would like to be in one year’s time and then set realistic goals […]

Back-to-school! Mothers are you ready?

The back-to-school season could stress out even the most organized mom. Here are some tips for mothers while getting ready for the new school year.  1. Skincare of the feet Look after the skin on your face and also on your feet – both have been in the sun a lot  2. Develop a foot care […]