Manicure And Pedicure Hacks At Home
Regular manicure and pedicure have so many benefits like it prevent infections, boosting nail health, improving mental health, and many others. Regular manicure and pedicure can cost a lot in parlors so you can use some hacks to try to do your manicure pedicure at home.
A pedicure is a simple treatment for your feet and toenails. Pedicures are done mostly for remedial, medical, and embellishing reasons. Overall, a pedicure can stave off nail diseases and nail disturbances. Pedicures serve many other purposes. It scrapes off all the rest skin on the feet and the heel area which is said to be the toughest part to remove dead skin from and make it smooth. Pedicure also takes care of the legs which come below your knees, even though it’s for your feet but, it has now become a common practice. The leg care usually has waxing, exfoliating, and massage. A pedicure can cost a lot in parlors so here are some hacks for you to try to do to a pedicure at home.
The first hack is to remove all the nail polish if you have applied. This will make it easier your you to see your nail and nail bed. Start with relaxing your feet in warm water. Add salts if you have and let your feet and nails soften in the water. Keep your feet in warm water for up to 15-20 minutes and then take them out. Use a buffer to buff out all the dead skin on your feet. Don’t forget the most important part, the heel area. After your feet are clean and smooth, it’s now time for you to move on to your toenails. In this step, you need to trim your nails and shape them into the size you want them. A hack for this is to first clean your nails. Make sure your nails are clean and there is no dirt. This way you will be able to see the nail better and you will have a clear image of how you can shape them. After you have shaped your nails, apply cuticle oil to the edges of your nails. This will help grow your nails stronger. Applying cuticle oil will also help you much back your cuticle easier which is the next and the last step. After this, you are done with your pedicure. To make it an even more refreshing experience, you can make your own foot scrub. All you need are three ingredients. White sugar, brown sugar, and oil. This will help scrub off the dead skin more perfectly. If you prefer applying nail polish then two layers is better than a thick layer of nail polish.
A manicure is a cosmetic procedure that is mostly performed on the hands and nails. The manicure mainly consists of shaping the fingernails, pushing the cuticle back, and painting them. There is not much dead skin to remove from the hands because of washing their day today. This already keeps the hand clean and pure. Doing a manicure at home is easy and simple. It covers almost all the steps that are done in a pedicure. The first step to do is to prep your nails by removing all the nail polish. The hack is to remove your nail polish with a good nail remover. Choose a nail remover that has healthy and natural ingredients which can strengthen your nail and moisturize them. The next thing you do is to clip, buff, and shape them. To buff them make sure you use a good buffer. A tip is to buff your nails properly because it can leave the natural oil behind and causes to form a layer on top leaving behind the residue. The next step is to prep your cuticles to push them back with a cuticle pusher or manicure sticks. Make sure the sticks you choose are strong and made with good wood so that it doesn’t ruin your cuticles. A hack to do this is to apply cuticle oil and massage your cuticles including the nails so that they become soft and it's easier for you to do so. This also benefits the cuticle making it healthy and full of nutrients. The next step is optional and that is if you want to apply nail polish. If you do, do not forget to apply the topcoat as that will add shine to your nails and protect the paint too. Lastly, exfoliate your hands. A hack here is to produce your own exfoliator by knowing the skin of your hands. Making it at home is easy and simple. After exfoliating, do not forget to moisturize your hands. Another tip is to clean away the rough edges of your nails which will make them appealing to the eye and give them a glamorous look.