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    Purpose of manicure

    Prevent hang - nail formation.

    Prevents nail damages like splits, tears, and fragile tips.

    The accompanying massage of the hands improve and increase the blood circulation, suppleness and flexibility of the hands and wrist.

    Discourages wrinkling of the skin on the hand, which is one of the first body part to show the sign of aging.


    Nail cutter , nail filer , Orange stick , Cuticle pusher , Nail brush , Material , Acetone , Liquid soap or shampoo

    Oil or cream , Warm water , Antiseptic lotion , Nail polish


    Remove the old polish with acetone using cotton , Shape the nail using nail cutter and nail filer , Dip and soak the hands in luke warm water to which liquid soap or shampoo is added

    Wash the hand with cold clear water and then wipe fingers with a soft towel , Clean the nail using orange stick and cotton dipped in Antiseptic lotion

    Buff the cuticle with some cream , Push the cuticle back gently using cuticle pusher , Massage the hands for five minutes , Apply the first coat of nail polish

    When the first coat is dried and hard apply the second coat. Do not dab but stroke in on with three even strokes starting at the base and sweeping up to the top

    Allow to dry thoroughly in between the coats.

    Purpose of Pedicure

    To keep the feet in good condition and to make the skin soft and smooth.

    It improves blood circulation, nourishes the skin and the leg and foot muscles

    It discourages foot ailments.


    Nail cutter , Nail filer , Cuticle cutter , Cuticle pusher , Nail brush , Orange stick , Pumice stone , Foot scrapper

    Two basins large enough for foot bath


    Acetone , Liquid soap or shampoo , Luke warm water , Antiseptic lotion , Oil or cream , Nail polish , Foot powder

    Hydrogen peroxide


    Remove the old nail polish using acetone with lotion , File the nails and cut the nails if necessary.

    Place both the feet in Luke warm water containing liquid soap and hydrogen peroxide.

    Clean the foot using nail brush, foot scrapper and pumice stone.

    Remove the foot from the basin and clean thoroughly using a soft towel.

    With a cotton dipped in Antiseptic lotion and with the help of an orange stick apply the lotion under the free edge of each nail

    Buff the cuticle to soften the cuticle , Loosen the cuticle back gently , Massage the legs for five minutes

    Apply the first coat of nail polish and allow it to dry and then apply the second coat.

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