Types of Pedicures
There are various different types of pedicures. Some of the most common types are as follows (names and products may vary from spa to spa):
Regular Pedicure: This is a simple treatment that includes foot soaking, foot scrubbing with a pumice stone or foot file, nail clipping, nail shaping, foot and calf massage, moisturizer and nail polishing.
Spa Pedicure: Includes the regular pedicure and generally adds one of the following: Paraffin dip, masks, mud or seaweed treatment.
Paraffin Pedicure: This is a treatment that includes a regular pedicure but also includes the use of paraffin wax. The feet are covered with layers of paraffin wax to moisturize feet.
Stone Pedicure: This is basically a foot massage that involves the use of various different essential oils that are rubbed with the help of hot stones for the massage of the feet and legs.
French Pedicure: It is a regular pedicure that involves the use of white polish on the nail tips with a sheer pink color on the base.
Mini Pedicure: This focuses mainly on the toes with a quick soak, nail shaping and polish, but does not include the massage or sole care. This is designed for an appointment between regular pedicures for generally well maintained feet.
Athletic Pedicure: This is a regular pedicure for men or woman, it does includes either a clear polish or just toe nail buffing. Usually, the aromatics used will be more cooling like peppermint, cucumber or eucalyptus.
Chocolate Pedicure: A regular pedicure which may include a chocolate foot soak, chocolate foot mask or chocolate moisturizing lotion.
Ice Cream Pedicure: A Regular Pedicure where you choose your Bath ball which looks like a scoop of ice cream. The soak is followed with a foot scrub usually in (Vanilla, Chocolate or Strawberry) And topped with a whipped moisturizing lotion, cherry red polish tops it off.
Margarita Pedicure: This is a regular pedicure which includes a salt scrub, lime soaking water with fresh limes, a lime based massage oil and moisturizer.
Champagne or Wine Pedicure: This is a regular pedicure usually featuring a grape seed scrub, grape mask peel and finished off with a grape seed oil or moisturizing massage.
In this issue of Spavelous “Now You Are In The Know” we will look at:
- Dry Cracked Heel
- Hammer Toes
- Heel Pain
- Ingrown Toenails
- Perspiration Causes Foot Odor
- Swollen Feet
- Toe Deformities
- Foot Warts