What is it?
Put simply, a manicure is a form of treatment that focuses solely on your hands, unlike the similarly named pedicure, which focuses on your feet. The first few steps of a manicure will focus on taking care of your nails including cutting, filing and shaping them. Once you’ve been through these three stages finally, you’ll have a choice of whether to have your nails painted. The choice of nails you can have are either acrylic, gel or shellac. Whichever of these is most suited you depends on a range of things such as durability and colour selection.
Why is it good for you?
As you’re receiving your manicure, you may notice that you’re also receiving a gentle massage of the hands, that not only feels good but it fact improves blood circulation around your body. Also, with all of the attention being focused on your nails, this prevents the chance of any fungus or related infections developing in or around your nails. Having a manicure can also help you mentally as it helps in alleviating stress, especially if you’ve had a long day at work, there is nothing better than receiving a nice manicure. Following your manicure, your hands will be left nice and smooth which can help with protecting you from the elements in the winter as well as removing any dead skin. Even in the summer sun, the dry and unforgiving sun and heat can make your hands dry and chapped due to all the moisture being drained out of our hands. Whereas during a manicure, the hands are fed back in with moisture to give them a new lease of life. Once they’re moisturised again it allows your skin to breath. Also keeping on top of your nails can not only make you look better but feel better. Having healthy hands can go a long way in helping your self-confidence and improving your mood. All of these benefits we’ve run through today can all be received from having just a single manicure. The time it takes for a manicure to be completed can range from anywhere from 20 minutes up to 45 minutes. This can all depend on whether you a had an extensive or a basic manicure and how much preparing/curing is needed.
In Summary Hopefully, you’ve learnt enough about manicures today to understand exactly what they are and the benefits of them. If you want to know even more about manicures and how they can benefit you, or other treatments that we offer, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our team have years of experience in delivering world-class manicure and pedicure treatments as well as many other