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Manicure  // Posts tagged as "Manicure"

What’s Causing My Brittle Nails?

manicureYour hands might not be the first thing people notice about you upon introduction, but they are noticeable. Messy, unkempt nails are often a turnoff for people. When you don’t care for your hands and nails, others assume that you might not be as hygienic as you are. Nail biting, cuticle picking, and even brittle nails can cause your hands to look unsightly, and it can cause a bad first impression. If you can stop biting and picking at your nails, you can make a huge improvement to your appearance. However, brittle nails are a slightly more complicated issue. It’s not always obvious what the causes of brittle nails are, but there is a remedy for brittle nails.

Dietary Issues

One of the most common causes of brittle nails is your diet. When you’re not getting enough of the nutrients you need, your nails suffer along with the rest of your body. Even a great manicure won’t help when you have dietary concerns. What will help so that your manicure once again looks good in the future, however, is making sure you are getting enough Vitamin C, iron and protein. Your diet needs to be filled with healthy fats and other nutrients, and meeting the recommended daily nutrient values for your age and weight is a great remedy for brittle nails. (more…)

You Nailed It !

spa, day spa, manicure, pedicure, favorite fall nail colorFall is just around the corner! With every new season, it is always fun to pick new colors for your nails. Nail polish colors for fall are some of the most fun color options available for your manicure! Give nails the spa treatment they deserve with these gel manicure ideas for fall!

Matching Skin Tones

Luckily the color pallet for your manicure is filled with a variety of different color options. Some gel polish options may include a medium purple or medium red for light skin tones. Medium skin tones may enjoy something more metallic like a vibrant orange. Tan skin tones may enjoy a brown or chocolate. For dark skin tones, try a red or green! All of these can be done as a gel manicure or a shellac manicure. The gel manicure is more appropriate for those who like to get their nails done often. The shellac manicure lasts longer. (more…)

Are You Sensitive?

spa, day spa, skin care, skin care products, skin moisturizing, benefits of skin moisturizing, using skin tonerIf you have sensitive skin, you may be hesitant to visit a day spa to get a manicure, pedicure, or face treatment. You don’t want to risk spending $75 on day spa services that will end up aggravating your skin. However, there are products for facials for sensitive skin that can give you a nice rejuvenation without causing any harm. Here are some things to discuss before getting a facial, manicure, or pedicure if you have sensitive skin.


Facials for sensitive skin help by calming the skin and making it healthier. However, “sensitive skin” can refer to a wide variety of skin issues. It could refer to acne, rosacea, eczema, and razor burn. Discuss with your spa what kind of sensitive skin you have so they can address it properly. (more…)

Try An Organic Facial With Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy, essentials oils, peony flowersWhen you are experiencing a lot of stress at work or home, find time to visit a day spa in order to relax. There are several enjoyable day spa services, including organic facials with aromatherapy. If you want to avoid putting harsh chemicals on your skin, then request natural products when you want a facial from an esthetician. Organic products do not contain petroleum, artificial dyes or preservative substances that can seep into your body to cause allergic reactions or other side effects.  (more…)

A Little Thank You Goes A Long Way

day spa, day spa gift certificate, massage, massage therapy, manicure, pedicure, hair waxingWhen you want to thank a friend for helping you to move to a new apartment or for shoveling your snowy sidewalk during the winter, give them a day spa gift certificate to make them smile. With a present like this, your friend can choose their favorite service at a day spa, including:

• A massage – a full-body or localized treatment
• A pedicure – soaking the feet before polishing the toenails
• Hair waxing – removal of unwanted hair from the face or body
• A manicure – trimming and polishing of the fingernails  (more…)

Great Colors for Summer

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To keep your feet looking attractive while wearing sandals, make sure to get pedicures at a local day spa. In many cases, the best price for your day spa services include having a manicure at the same time, and this is a great way to match your toenail and fingernail polish colors to have an attractive appearance. You can select a popular summertime nail color at a day spa because aestheticians keep track of the most current trends. This year women are selecting these colors to embellish their toenails during their pedicures.  (more…)

Time for a Manicure

manicureManicures have been used for a long time to help repair fingernails and also keep them looking nice. People will get manicures performed as a routine part of their beauty care and others will only have them performed before a big day. Whether you get a manicure on a regular basis or because you are going somewhere nice, there are reasons that everyone needs to get them done. Your local spa facility will have nail services available to help keep your nails looking fresh and clean.


It is important to keep your nails groomed and manicured to prevent fungus and damaged nails. You will know it is time to go to the spa when your nails are discolored or if you are finding multiple hangnails that keep ripping off.

When you go into the spa, the nail technician will be able to treat your nails and cuticles to help promote healthy growth. They can also remove any hangnails that you do have safely without causing you pain.  (more…)

Make My Nails Trendy

spa, day spa, manicure, pedicure, manicure designs, pedicure designs, nail careHottest Nail Polish Shades that Have Taken Over 2016

It’s a new year, and with new years come new nail polish trends. From bold primary colors, mirage metallics, and grown-up pastels, you will have many colors to choose from when you go get your next manicure or pedicure. Here are some of the nail polish colors that have taken over 2016.


Years ago, sheer nudes and pale pinks were popular colors, but in 2016, creamy beige colors of the 70s are making a huge comeback. The colors are shiny, but warm in tone, and opaque. Beige is a popular color because it is universally complimentary for all types of skin tones. This hot pick is best for nails that are trimmed and have a natural shape.  (more…)

Get You A Shellacin’!

spa, day spa, manicure, pedicure, favorite fall nail colorWhat Is A Shellac Manicure?


A shellac manicure is also known as a gel manicure. It involves applying gel polish to the nails and then curing it with a LED or ultraviolet light. A gel manicure is designed to last much longer than your typical manicures. In fact, the gel manicure can last up to a month without chipping. The gel polish is thicker than your standard nail polish, which is one of the reasons it lasts longer. You can also get a massage during your manicure. The massage can make your nail treatment even more relaxing.  (more…)

Healing in the Waters

Aromatherapy, essentials oils, peony flowersA day spa is an excellent place for you to enjoy the healing power of water therapy in addition to getting a professional pedicure and manicure that includes trimming your toenails and fingernails along with applying a beautiful and long-lasting polish. If you are suffering from frequent anxiety caused by problems at home or work, then ask the manicurist for a specialized foot bath with hydro-jets that will provide stress relief after it massages your tired and sore feet.  (more…)