Factors to consider when performing nail services

With Deborah Carrington
Duration6 minutes
Skill levelFoundation
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Learn about the factors that affect manicure, pedicure and nail services in this foundation MHD video with Deborah Carrington. You will explore suitability, shape, size, occasion as well as the factors that could limit or prevent you from performing a treatment

Members can also download our Factors to Consider when Performing Manicure, Pedicure and Nail Services fact sheet.

Technical skills

  • Allergies
  • Bacterial infection
  • Brittle nails
  • Budget
  • Contra-indication
  • Cultural factors
  • Fashion trends
  • Hair colour
  • Infestations
  • Inspect
  • Lifestyle
  • Limit
  • Nail condition
  • Nail growth
  • Nail length
  • Occasion
  • Onychopathy
  • Prevent
  • Pterygium
  • Severe eczema
  • Severe nail separation
  • Severe psoriasis
  • Severe skin conditions
  • Shape
  • Skin colour
  • Skin condition
  • Viral infection


Contributor: Deborah Carrington
Model: Grace Read-Carter
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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