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  • What are manicures and pedicures?
    Manicures and Pedicures are the care and curation of one’s hands and feet. This includes cuticle work, nail care, soaking of the hands, scrub’s, massage, and the use of a variety of polishes and false nails. All manicures are unisex and can be enjoyed by both men and women. Manicures were first mentioned in India, 5000 years ago, when henna was used as nail polish, and a depiction of early manicures and pedicures was found on a carving from a Pharaohs tomb.
  • What are gel manicures?
    Gels are a type of polish that is cured using a UV light. A gel manicure is a treatment where the gel polish is applied during the manicure.
  • How long do gel manicures last?
    Gel manicures can last up 2 weeks before the nail will grow out the polish, or it starts peeling off.
  • How long is a pedicure supposed to last?
    Pedicure’s can last anywhere between 30 minutes to an hour and a half.
  • How to keep manicure from chipping?
    The aftercare advice for manicures, to help them from chipping is to where gloves while doing housework, the washing up and gardening. It also helps moisturise the hands, nails, and cuticles regularly, and to paint a clear polish over the nails every couple of days.
  • What is a deluxe manicure?
    A deluxe manicure is a manicure that will involve heated mitts and a moisturising mask for the hands.
  • What is a deluxe pedicure?
    A deluxe pedicure is a pedicure that will involve heated booties and a moisturising mask for the feet.
  • Can gel manicures cause melanoma?
    No, manicures cannot cause melanomas.
  • Can diabetics get manicures?
    Yes, they can.
  • Where can I buy gel polish remover?
    Nail polish remover can be bought through most supermarkets, pharmacists, and chemists.
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