Nail Salon Treatments

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Nail Salon Treatments
Mon, 03-18-2013 - 10:00am

Proper grooming habits are important to your appearance and well-being. It also shows people that you take care of yourself and take pride in your appearance. Women often take pride in their nails and spend time painting and enhancing them. Instead of just painting and filing your nails, perhaps you are interested in some nail salon treatments. This is especially true for special occasions or just when you want to feel pampered.

French Manicure

A French manicure on natural nails is elegant and timeless. In this nail style, the tips of the nails are painted white or off-white. Sheer pink or beige nail polish is then applied to the nails. This treatment works well with short or long nails. A French manicure treatment is popular for weddings as well. As part of the treatment, you will receive the standard manicure treatment with cuticle treatments and shaping of the nails.

Gel Overlays

Gel overlays are a treatment that is used over natural nails and is usually done in conjunction with a regular manicure. Gel overlays feel natural, which is part of the appeal. In addition, gel overlays prevent polish from chipping which extends your manicure. This treatment involves the nail technician applying the gel overlay onto the nails. It is a thin layer which creates a shiny and clear surface. Polish, if desired, is applied on top of it.

Sports Pedicure

If you tend to be active and low-maintenance, a sports pedicure can be a great nail salon treatment. This type of pedicure is suitable for women who spend time in the water or playing sports. A typical sports pedicure involves cutting, filing and buffing the nails. In addition, cuticles are trimmed, pushed back and covered with cuticle oil. All lotion and cuticle oils are cleaned off before clear polish is applied