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10 Things About...Manicures

Written by Kerlisha Munroe
The history of the manicure can be dated back to over 3,000 years ago when ancient Babylonian and Egyptian men and women used stained fingernails to signify their wealth. In addition to staining their fingernails black or red, they also used many rich oils to care for their fingernails.
The perfect manicure or pedicure starts with healthy, resilient nails and the role of the nail care professional in their care is critical. Before a nail lacquer color is selected it is important to assess the health and general condition of a client’s nails, cuticles and skin. You should be able to identify and address some common conditions that effect nails and nail growth. If…
Treatments in the Spa Clients look to their technician as the authority they should be on how to keep their hands, nails, and cuticles looking their best before and after the spa service. Nail technicians across the country have various tricks up their sleeves and use a diverse list of favored ingredients and recipes to keep clients happy and coming back for more. Many make…
Your clients and patients love beautiful nails! While artificial nails are still popular, natural nails and natural nail care are the most exciting trends for professional salons, day spas and medical spas today! Whether you currently offer nail care services or are planning an expansion to include nail care services, you should be aware of the latest nail care trends. Maintaining natural nails is a…

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