Hands & Feet
If you’re ready to get the royal treatment for your hands and feet, you’ll need to find a nail salon or body care spa that offers a great manicure and pedicure. Having your nails, fingers, wrists, toes, ankles, and the soles of your feet massaged, moisturised, and buffed to perfection by a professional aesthetician is a great stress reducer and confidence booster.
Manicure and Pedicure
Whether you just want a simple manicure to touch up your nail polish or a complete hand and foot massage to moisturise, exfoliate, and restore your hands, there’s a manicure and pedicure service for you.
Most nail salons offer a wide range of colours and designs, as well as a variety of hand and foot care services. A total manicure and pedicure is about much more than just beautifying your nails. It involves soaking your hands and feet in warm water, followed by gentle massage, cuticle treatment, and exfoliation. Most pedicurists will clip or file away calluses and rough areas on your feet, restoring them to baby-soft smoothness.
A mani-pedi is a great choice if you want to treat yourself to a relaxing spa treatment. It’s also a perfect option for a girls’ day out, spa birthday, or pre-wedding bridesmaid party.
Tips for a Long-Lasting Manicure and Pedicure
If you’re getting a professional manicure or pedicure, the last thing you want is to accidentally damage it or have the polish chip off quickly. To keep your nails pristine for as long as possible, try the following tricks:
- Apply moisturiser to your hands and feet every night, or every couple of nights at least.
- Exfoliate your hands once a week using an exfoliating skin care product. Or, try a homemade mixture of salt or sugar with olive oil, a natural moisturiser that nourishes the skin.
- Before polishing, clean your nails with alcohol or nail polish remover. This will clear away any oils that might stop the polish from bonding properly to the nails.
- Sealing the colour with a clear top coat will extend the longevity of your manicure or pedicure. Some salons will do this even if you don’t mention it; others have to be asked.
Whether you want to look your best for a wedding, reunion, or other event, or just need a relaxing break from the daily grind, you can find the perfect nail salon or day spa near you on our manicure and pedicure pages.