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Manicure  // Posts tagged as "Manicure"

A Winter Wedding? Bridal Nail Designs

The bride beautiful nails with French manicureWhen it comes to your beautiful, winter wedding, don’t forget your manicure should reflect your special day. Your wedding dress will be gorgeous, along with perfect hair and makeup, so why not spend a day at the spa and also consider the stunning nail designs that complement the entire ensemble?


Winter weather is unique in itself; depending on what location your nuptials will be held, you could feel crisp air and see a lovely blanket of snow. Your manicure should feature sparkle, bling, shine and anything else that signifies this picturesque season of the year. (more…)

Hands and Feet Paraffin Treatment

massage therapy, massage, stress relief, relaxation, day spa, spa treatments, spa treatment costsSpa treatments are important for taking care of your body, and you can transform a regular manicure into an amazing experience through the benefits offered by paraffin wax. While many people see this service offered at their day spa, they are often hesitant to try the new treatment because they do not know what it will involve. Yet, asking for a paraffin wax treatment at your next beauty spa appointment will provide you with the following benefits that will make it become one of your favorite parts of your beauty routine.

What Happens During the Procedure?

Paraffin wax is usually used during a manicure or pedicure as an additional treatment. Before the procedure, paraffin wax is heated to a comfortable temperature. Then, your hands and feet will be dipped into the wax, and it will be allowed to cool until it is solid. The wax is then removed once it has cooled. While the entire procedure only takes minutes, it leaves behind multiple benefits.

What Are the Benefits of Paraffin Wax Treatment?

This is one of the most popular spa treatments available because it promotes a sense of relaxation. Having your hands dipped into the warm wax is a sensory experience that generates feelings of positive well-being. The warm wax also offers therapeutic benefits during a pedicure such as removing dead skin as it is peeled away. The wax also helps to increase the skin’s ability to retain moisture, which leaves your hands and feet completely soft and smooth.

Touchable, soft skin is an immediate benefit of having a paraffin wax treatment done at your day spa. Yet, the benefits just continue as you enjoy the pampering feeling of spending a few minutes enveloping your skin in warmth. The softness also extends the benefits of your manicure so that you feel your best from head to toe.

Natural Ways To Treat The Affects of Stress

Massage therapy, massage, stress relief, relaxation, and day spaLearning how to effectively manage stress can go a long way to building a healthier you and living a happier life. Here are some natural de-stress treatments to incorporate into your routine.


A Healthy Diet


Eating a proper diet supports good physical health and good emotional health, to equip us with the brain chemicals we need during stressful times. Try to eat a diet that is rich in foods in their natural state. Fruits and vegetables, seeds and nuts, lean meats, and whole grains are all part of a healthy eating plan. (more…)

The Importance of Customer Loyalty For Your Spa

day spa, family spa day, getting ready for school, Massage, massage therapy, relaxation, spaLoyal customers are a boon to any business. This is particularly true if you run a customer service dependent business such as a spa. Spa-goers are in a buyers’ market. Many businesses offer reasonable massage therapy services and spa treatments. As a result, clients are always searching for the best possible experience. As the manager or spa owner, it is up to you to ensure that your clients’ expectations are at least met, if not exceeded, during every visit, without exception. The following tips can help you maintain and build a loyal client base that improves your spa’s community reputation and drives profits.


Other than offering the best services available, loyalty card programs are a great way for spas to make repeat visits more attractive for clients. A loyalty card, whether it is a physical or a virtual card, gives clients a tangible reminder that a regular pedicure, manicure or massage is a kind of routine maintenance. It also rewards repeat attendees with more of the services they love and, perhaps, inspires them to invite a potential client or two to your spa. (more…)

Snack Attack!

day spa, pedicures, day spa services, manicure, healthy snacking, healthy snack recipeThere are a variety of day spa services that you get, such as a manicure and pedicures. Healthy snacking will make your day spa experience even better. There are many ways that you can benefit from eating healthy snacks.

A healthy snack recipe will help you get the nutrients that you need for the day. For example, fruits and vegetables are filled with vitamin C and vitamin E. Those nutrients help boost your immune system. Whole grain crackers provide you with complex carbohydrates and fiber. You can increase your nutrient intake by adding hummus, yogurt, and low-fat cheese to your whole grain crackers. Those foods are a great source of protein. (more…)

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…)