One doesn’t have to stress how good one feels right after an impactful and satisfying pedicure session. When you are at a salon, all ready and gleaming with joy to be able to finally put off the stress and choose some ‘me’ time, there are a few things you might not get right or if this is your first time getting a pedicure, you might be baffled as to what exactly happens here. So here are the most important things you need to take note of when you are at the salon for this very purpose. It will help you stay hygienic and get your nails perfectly done!
- Right Shoes
While you are headed to your appointment, consider wearing shoes that are comfortable and easy on your toes because post-session, you would not like to suffer skin irritation. Giving some air to your feet after a pedicure would be a nice idea, especially if your nails have been recently painted over. Take those good old slippers with you.
It is always wise to tell your pedicurist beforehand to let him/her know what your requirements are. For instance, what fragrance you would like, what ingredients you are allergic to, what specific nail design you are looking for, etc. so that when you go there and get things done, it is done smoothly and hassle-free.
- Keeping Clean
There is a lot of equipment and toiletry used while your feet are cleaned. Make sure that everything that is being used on your feet is washed, cleaned, and sanitized. This is so to keep the danger of infection at a safe distance because stuff is used on many people. The nail clippers, towels, water tub, etc. have to be cleaned beforehand.
- Checking Products
It is important to check for products that are being applied to your skin relentlessly as they might not be authentic, meaning the cover might reflect an established brand but the product can be foul. The cheap quality moisturizers, scrubs, or serums can have a bad reflection on the skin of your feet and develop skin concerns. Always visit a trusted pedicurist or dermatologist. Also, check for things that you might be allergic to.
- Chemical Treatments
Mostly, medical cosmetic procedures are available for us to tackle deeper problems with our feet. The more efficiently target the concerns and their results are more quickly achieved than the simple salon pedicure that has a generalist approach. There are chemical peels for smoothening, clearing, and moisturizing the skin that you must consider once you are stepping into this sphere.
- Exploring Varieties
For us, beauty lovers, options for pedicures have been expanded as well. There are many interesting options to choose from and some beginners would surely scratch their heads thinking about what they need, really. French pedicure, Fish pedicure, Paraffin pedicure, Chocolate pedicure, wine pedicure, Spa pedicure, and many more. Intrigued, right? All your worries must be soaked by that lovely layer of chocolate, it isn’t just a mood enhancer!
Think of the craziest nail ideas and also brainstorm what kind of nail extensions you would like so you are completely hyped up about it. Thereafter, you will need to decide what exactly is your purpose for getting a pedicure, do you want fancy nails did, you are looking for a massage session, or you are more inclined toward cleaning up?
So, now that you have been made aware of what to do and what not to do when you are getting a pedicure, you should expect a pleasurable session!