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Manicure  // Posts tagged as "Manicure"

Healing Power of Water Therapy

Aromatherapy

Enjoy Water Therapy Before a Manicure or Pedicure

Water therapy relaxation is one of the best reasons to visit your local day spa. With modern devices, it is possible to enjoy water therapy before having a pedicure. Your pedicurist will provide a foot bath that has whirling warm water that will cleanse and soothe your feet before your toenails are trimmed and polished. You can also enjoy water therapy on your hands before having a manicure, helping your manicurist to push back your cuticles before applying fingernail polish. (more…)

Benefits of Manicures and Pedicures

spa, day spa, massage, massage therapy, manicure, pedicure, facials, healthy summer feetSome of us think that getting a manicure and pedicure is a way of pampering yourself or a luxury. Well, that might be partly correct. Regular manicures and pedicures provide benefits for your overall health and well-being. Regular manicures also help keep your hands looking young.

 

Benefits of Manicures and Pedicures

 

Improve the health of your nails

Regular manicures and pedicures avoid the chances of your nails developing fungi and reduce the possibility of infections.  The hands are exposed to the elements and products daily. It’s beneficial to have a deep cleaning to remove dead skin cells. This will encourage new cell growth and leave your nails healthier and stronger. (more…)

Try Our Spa Products to Use at Home

spa, day spa, massage, massage therapy, manicure, pedicure, facials, healthy summer feetBuy Spa-quality Products While You Undergo Massage Therapy

When you visit your favorite day spa for massage therapy, make sure to buy some of the at-home products such as nail polish or massage lotions that are on display. A day spa will have an assortment of products available in its waiting area or a gift shop, and the employees are happy to help you select the best moisturizers or cleansers for your particular skin type. You will have an opportunity to test the samples of scented aromatherapy products such as essential oils or creams to help you make a decision. (more…)

Is a Gel Polish Manicure for You?

gel manicure

For some, a traditional manicure is not all that appealing. Sitting for an hour to have your nails buffed, rubbed, filed, then piled high with acrylic just does not seem all that great to some. There is an alternative however and that is a gel manicure. So what is a gel manicure exactly?

 

Gel manicure is the use of a gel polish, top, base and color coat, that is used to help strengthen the nails and can last up to a week or more without chipping or cracking like traditional polish. The process starts much like a normal manicure with the nails being buffed, clipped, cleaned and shaped. The technician will then apply a base coat that is going to help the color adhere and is going to help the gel polish to set. (more…)

24 Mar Posted by in Blog, Manicure, Spa Treatments | Comments Off on French Manicures Have Style

French Manicures Have Style

french manicureAt New York, Fashion Week 2017, nail polish colors for spring were bold and demanded attention. Gold and silver metallic are the new classic, while rouge reds, bold pinks, and every color of the rainbow are applied according to personality and desired statements. French tips have been seen orange, blue and yellow, which is a far cry from the usual traditional white tip. While relaxing at your local day spa, choosing a massage first is a great start for a spa treatment, but what about your nails? Here are the 5 most common types of French manicures (more…)

08 Mar Posted by in Blog, Massage, Spa Treatments | Comments Off on The Healing Power of Touch

The Healing Power of Touch

Many people go to a day spa for relaxation and stress relief. Massage therapy, pedicure, and manicure are examples of some of the services that you can get at a day spa. You will not only be able to benefit from the human interaction that you get while these services are being performed, but you can also improve your overall health.

 

Benefits of Human Touch Relaxation

 

Boost Your Immune System

There are many ways that getting a massage, pedicure or manicure can boost your immune system. Stress relief is one of the benefits of getting one of these services. When you are stressed, your immune system functioning has a tendency to decrease. Human touch relaxation can also increase the number of white blood cells that you have in your body. Your body will have it easier fighting viruses and bacteria.

Increase Endorphins

Massage therapy, a manicure or pedicure can also increase the endorphins in your body. These are chemicals that help you feel great. Having a lot of endorphins in your body will also make you less likely to develop anxiety and depression.

There have been studies done to show that getting a massage can help fight depression. One study showed that people who received 15-minute massages on a regular basis had more frontal delta waves in the brain. These brain waves help promote relaxation.

Help you Sleep Better

It is estimated that 50 percent of adults do not get a sufficient amount of sleep at least one day out of the week. You will probably have an easier time sleeping after getting some human interaction. Increasing the frontal delta waves will also make it easier for you to sleep. Additionally, a trip to the day spa can also help you fight fatigue.

27 Feb Posted by in Blog, Manicure, Nail Care, Pedicure, Spa Treatments | Comments Off on Great Nail Colors for Spring 2017

Great Nail Colors for Spring 2017

spa, day spa, manicure, pedicure, peach nail colorShow Off Your Fingernails With the Newest Nail Polish Colors

After wearing gloves throughout the winter, you are ready to show off your fingernails with the most trending nail polish for spring 2017. If you want to get the best manicure, then schedule an appointment at a nearby day spa. Professional manicurists keep a supply of the newest nail polish colors so that clients can look fashionable each season. For spring 2017, you can choose from an assortment of popular colors of nail polish, including:

• Pastel or vibrant green shades of polish for your fingernails during the daytime
• Metallic shades of gold, silver, and bronze for evening events
• Bright orange shades that look fantastic with floral springtime outfits
• Combinations of royal blue and teal designs to wear with denim clothing (more…)

10 Feb Posted by in Blog, Spa Treatments | Comments Off on Spread Some Love This February

Spread Some Love This February

the gift of love. massage therapyMany people consider February to be the month of love. That might have something to do with Valentine’s Day. But let’s consider this idea. How about spreading some love to those in need and expecting nothing in return? Maybe you have a friend who has been out of work for a long time and has a job interview coming up. How about a nice spa treatment to lift her spirits? A gift certificate for a manicure would really boost her self-esteem and give her confidence to ace that job interview. A small gesture on your part, but a gift she will never forget and maybe pay it forward someday. So, how about it? Let’s spread some love this February and start a positive movement. (more…)

08 Feb Posted by in Blog, Spa Treatments | Comments Off on Don’t Forget Your Man this Valentines Day!

Don’t Forget Your Man this Valentines Day!

valentine gift certificate, spa treatmentsThe Perfect Gift for Your Man

 

Valentine’s Day is not just for the ladies you know. So while you are dropping hints about what you would like for Valentine’s Day, think about a special memorable gift for your man to show him how much he means to you. Give him the gift of spa this Valentine’s Day. Forget about those practical guy gifts. Pamper him a little. Many guys today are getting massage and manicures, and facials too.  Life is stressful with family responsibilities, busy jobs, and everyday chores. Your man needs to de-stress too. (more…)

23 Jan Posted by in Blog, Massage, Spa Treatments | Comments Off on What’s Your Spa Etiquette?

What’s Your Spa Etiquette?

spa etiquetteIf you are going to a day spa to get a manicure, pedicure or massage, then there are a few things that you will have to keep in mind. Knowing the proper etiquette will help you get the most out of your treatment.

Arrive at least 15 Minutes in Advance

You should arrive at the day spa early. You might have a form to fill out before you get your spa treatment. Arriving early will make sure that you have enough time to fill out forms and get your manicure, pedicure or massage on time.

Turn off Your Phone

You will need to turn off your cell phone before you get your spa treatment. It is rude to carry on conversations with other people while you are getting your treatment. (more…)