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About Manicures

What is Manicures?

Perfectly manicured nails look beautiful and attractive. They enhance your physical appearance and let others know how you take care of yourself. Most women get their nails manicured not only because of the aesthetic reason but also because the whole process in quite relaxing. A manicure compels you to take some time out and pamper yourself.

What is a manicure?

A manicure can be defined as a pampering and relaxing process for relaxing, treating, and beautifying the nails and the hands. Manicure helps improve the look of the nails and treat damaged nails and cuticles. Manicures also help prevent future nail problems such as fragile nails, hang nails, cuticles, and wrinkles on hands. Aging also affects our hands and nails. Wrinkles and fine lines start showing on our hands with age, making our hands looks withered, dull, and unattractive. With regular manicures, one can delay the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines and keep one’s hands beautiful and youthful for considerably longer duration.

During manicure, each hand is treated separately. Creams and lotions are applied on the cuticles and nails and hands are cleaned, shaped, and painted. Depending on the individual needs and requirements of the client, other treatments and applications are incorporated in the basic manicure process.

There are different types of manicures available such as French manicure, hot oil manicure, paraffin wax manicure, hot stone manicure, gel manicure, spa manicure, and many others. The French manicure is one of the most popular types of manicure due to its elegance.

A manicure has both health and beauty benefits. Both men and women get manicures to keep their hands and nails neat, clean, and attractive.

Who is the best candidate?

Anyone can get a manicure irrespective of the gender. If you are concerned about your nails and hands and want them to be neat, clean, and attractive, you may get the manicure at a local beauty parlour or at a spa. Manicures protect your nails from chipping and cracking.

Side effects:

Manicure is a beauty treatment and it does involve some side-effects and risks. Nail polish contains chemicals Artificial nails and human nail fillings can trigger occupational asthma or can worsen the asthma if they already have it. Artificial nails also contain methacrylate which can cause numbness and pain. Nail polish remover contains acetone which can cause headache, dizziness, and even reproductive problems

What is the Cost?

At small nail shops, a standard manicure can cost between $10-$15 and a deluxe manicure can cost between $20-$25. At spas and salons, the treatment can cost you roughly $45-$120. Find out the exact cost from your salon or spa in Australia.

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