Earlier if it used to be only women who would go for various body therapies or beauty treatments etc, thanks to various technological and herbal innovations, in today’s changing times men are also opting for various body nourishing activities. This way one gets an extra hour or two to indulge in some luxury besides spending some quality time in an absolute ecstasy.
Taking care of your nails and skin is a great thing to maintain a glowing physical presence all the time. We often forget to take care of our nails but these body parts also need to be given proper care like other parts of our body. One must not forget the fact that a good manicure or pedicure not only makes your nails look stylish and polished but it also makes your nails get proper treatment and go through a good healing process.
There are various types of manicure and pedicure processes to be found in the market but what you need to opt for is something that will be suitable for your body texture. Since ages we have seen various such processes and with time we are witnessing different innovations being done on manicure and pedicure therapies.
Regular manicure and pedicure therapies:
This category consists of basic nourishing like; nail clipping, soaking with soapy water (for dead skin and dry nails), scrubbing of the feet and sole, little foot massage, moisturizing etc. For ladies there can be application of a nail polish of your choice.
Traditional French manicure & pedicure
Luxurious salons all over the places will have these treatments and women can be seen using them quite often. It is a natural process and nails are thoroughly cleaned. Nails are shaped as per the user’s choice and you’d get nail polish colors as per your wish. With increasing demands all over, this treatment is growing and moreover moisturizing, hand and foot massages are also a part of the French Mani & Pedi.
The name itself suggests that your fingers and toe nails get thorough care and nourishments. It takes a bit more time and can cost more depending upon the condition of toes. Today’s ritzy salons have all these facilities along with other features as mask treatments etc. Reflexology massage with a hydrating treatment is another such soothing feeling. All these treatments give a glow to your nails and you feel invigorated once again.
Done through an alkaline substance, this is another salon remedy containing hydrating factors for the feet, hand-back etc. First, one’s hands and feet are wrapped and later moisture is applied to soak through the skin. Paraffin manicure and pedicures also comprise usual nail cleaning and shaping.
Home manicure & pedicure
You can also take care of your nails or feet in your home by having the following things;
• Nail cutters
• Nail brush
• Cuticle remover
• Pusher stick
• Emery board
• Hand and/or feet moisturizer
• Soaking basin
• Cleansers, nail polish and moisturizers etc