Our Manicure Service FAQs

What is a full manicure?

A full manicure (or a “full set” manicure) is the process of having a nail technician apply gel or acrylic nails to all of your nails. The process enhances the natural beauty of your hands by extending the length of your natural nails. To give you a full set manicure, a nail technician will either overlay or sculpt your natural nails with gel or acrylics; this fortifies them with extra strength and enhances their aesthetics. A full set manicure is also known as an infill or a refill when the nail technician layers gel or acrylic product on top of a previously finished manicure.

Generally, during a full manicure, the nail technician will remove any nail polish you have on your nails, clean and moisturize your cuticles, moisturize your hands, and file your natural nails short before they proceed to give you a new set of nails.

What type of manicure is best for your nails?

A standard manicure involves nail treatment, shaping, filing, buffing, cuticle cleaning, and oftentimes, a hand massage; this alone is a strengthening and therapeutic exercise that your nails are sure going to be grateful for.

Clients wishing to take nail protection a step further usually opt for a gel Shellac manicure, as these are easy to take out and leave no damage to the state of the natural nails. 

What do you soak your hands in for a manicure?

During your visits to the nail salon, you may have observed that the nail technician will often ask you to immerse your fingers in liquid for about ten minutes before the manicure. This can be for several reasons (such as moisturizing and nail polish removal), and depending on the purpose, the liquid can be anything from acetone to essential oils.

To soften your nails and provide your cuticles with the nourishment they need, your nail technician may ask you to soak your hand in a solution consisting of ingredients such as essential oils, moisturizing lotions, soap, lemon, milk and honey, white vinegar, or egg yolks.

To take off your full set manicure, the technician will ask you to soak your fingers in an acetone solution to dissolve the acrylic.   

How much do a manicure and pedicure cost together?

Manicure services averagely start at about $10 and can stay in the range of up to $60 while pedicures averagely start at about $25 and often go up to $85.   See Our Pricing

Our luxurious manicure and pedicure services are designed to give you the care you need and start at only NGN4500 (approximately $10). Book an appointment with us online today. 

Below are some of the most crucial health benefits of manicure and pedicure.

  1. Benefits of Manicure & Pedicure on Skin Health: Our hands are exposed to the outside dust and dirt all throughout the day. They accumulate grime quite easily and also constantly create new skin cells sloughing off the old ones. Considering our feet; walking all day can create callouses and can also cause various other odd skin conditions in the feet.
    A professional manicure and pedicure help in exfoliating your skin in hands and feet helps in bringing a softer and clearer appearance to the hands and feet. Pedicure helps in removing callouses and manicure aids in removing the grime and the dead skin cells. Thus the mani-pedi treatment helps greatly in gifting attractive and grooming hands and feet respectively.
  2. Benefits of Manicure & Pedicure in Clearing Fungal Infections from Nails: Usually the toenails and sometimes the fingernails are infected with the fungal infection because of overexposure to moisture. Though such a fungal infection takes around two weeks to show its symptoms for identification, a professional manicure and pedicure treatment will alert you about the infection at an early stage. It is a great idea to have the mani-pedi treatments at regular intervals for maintaining better health of the toe and fingernails.
  3. Benefits of Manicure & Pedicure in Improving Blood Flow: Manicure and pedicure treatments include massaging of the skin along with exfoliation, moisturizing, and cuticle treatments. This massage from a professional manicurist or pedicurist aids in providing incredible relaxation and also assist in increasing the blood flow to your extremities. This, in turn, can help you reduce pain and aid your body to distribute the heat during the winter months.
  4. Benefits of Manicure & Pedicure on Mental Health: One of the best ways to stay relaxed and remain pampered is a manicure and pedicure treatment. Maybe a stressful day or a hectic week; mani-pedi treatment will leave you with a relaxing mind and completely relieve you from the stress and tensions. Imagine the “feel-good” feel of having gorgeous nails and beautifully groomed hands and feet! So, manicure and pedicure also have their benefits to mental health.
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