Can you tell everyone, who is Letisha Royster? Letisha is the owner of Atlanta’s own Waterless Medi-Pedi & Nail Spa, an exclusive oasis for women and men seeking the ultimate relaxation experience. A Certified Advanced Nail Technician, Master Pedicurist, and Holistic Health Educator to medical professionals about the necessity of safe, quality nail care for high-risk patients, as well as beauty professionals who are seeking to expand their salons and careers with holistic, waterless services.
Can you tell us about the waterless medi pedi spa and what motivated you to launch it? Waterless Medi-Pedi & Nail Spa offers a holistic, transformative experience that provides true care and healing for anyone who desires beautiful, healthy hands and feet. In achieving advanced foot care training, she found there was a large segment of consumers, those living with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and other autoimmune conditions, who could not enjoy nail and foot care in standard salons due to the high risk of infections and complications from standard practices. Waterless Medi-Pedi & Nail Spa was created in 2016 to be an eco-friendly and sustainable Medspa giving all an oasis for hand and foot care, saving 12-15 gallons per service.
What are the benefits of having a waterless medi or pedi or the traditional way? A waterless medi-pedi or traditional pedicure both benefit in keeping up hygiene and grooming of the feet. A waterless med-pedi has greater benefits as it’s much safer from cross contamination of spreading bacterial, fungal, and viral infections since there’s no still water, allows clients to retain natural moisture and easier to enhance moisture, more soothing experience with utilization of steam towels, and longer lasting polish wear when styled over drier nails.
What led you to want to specialize in healthy foot care, especially for high-risk individuals? There are many emphases on self-care, but we still lack to include foot care with self-care. Foot care is one of the most things being neglected in our day-to-day care, however, our feet are still one of valuable parts of our body that we use everyday from getting out of the bed to driving our car. To specialize in healthy foot care, especially for high-risk individuals became a priority as there is not an oasis environment designed for them in their communities. Also, there is a shortage of nail technicians that are well versed of their conditions to understand how to properly treat their foot care needs.
As a medical and holistic nail tech, what are signs that a person does not have healthy nails? A person can show signs of unhealthy nails with discoloration of the nails, constant breaking or chipping, easily to bend, or nail lifting from nail bed. There are different reasons why a person may have unhealthy nails, such as poor diet, poor hygiene, smoking, medications, trauma to the nail, and/or fungus.
Can you tell us about your products, Pedi-Cured, and what led you to launch the product line?
Pedi-Cured is a luxurious, natural foot care line for consumers on the go, want to increase self-care for dry and achy feet. It is your go to product to maintain healthy foot care at home and on the go. From working with countless feet of working women, super moms, diabetics, and entrepreneurs, Letisha witness self-care should not stop at the feet. Many lack nourishment and moisture for skin and nails on the feet. It is important to care for our feet that gets us up to where we need to go from sunrise to sunset.
Can you explain some of the benefits of using Pedi-Cured? Pedi-Cured hydrating cream benefits the skin and nails on the feet with natural ingredients that enhance moisture, protect, smooth, makes the skin, and nails healthier. Pedi-Cured soothes the muscles and creates better hygiene for those who are unable to reach their feet with the foot soak. Pedi-Cured foot file smooth rough skin, safely reduces the dead skin vs cutting too deep into the skin, resulting less damage to the skin and softer skin on the feet.
What advice would you give to a person that thinks they can’t come to see you because of health or embarrassment? Letisha has seen many types of clients with all types of autoimmune conditions or diseases, received advance knowledge in medical conditions and diseases, and have shadow alongside podiatrists to understand intense foot care conditions. Letisha shares a referral relationship with local podiatrist(s) to refer clients that need medical foot care services and is an extended service for podiatrist(s) patients with cosmetic foot care services. There is a no judgement zone when stepping into Waterless Medi-Pedi & Nail Spa. It’s an Oasis Medspa with values for care and concern, in order for clients to get custom essential care according to their needs.
What would you like our views to gain from this interview? Letisha cares for the wellness for all. Care is essential in our lives. Letisha’s is on a mission to bring care back into hand and foot care environment for all, especially high-risk individuals. Waterless Medi-Pedi services are hygienic that benefits everyone and should be recommended for high-risk individuals to not jeopardize their compromise immune system.
How can people connect with you to learn more? People can connect with Letisha on