>Manicure - How to Get Healthy, Stylish & Sexy Nails

Looking after your nails via a manicure is something that will make you look good feel good and something most men love to.

You can be a stunner and be let down by your nails condition so read the enclosed and get nails that will help you look stylish, classy and sexy.

A manicure is simply a beauty treatment for your fingernails and hands.

In its simplest form a manicure involves shaping and filing the nails then an application of a polish is added to the nails.

Manicures can also be done to achieve a softening of the hands and stimulating nail growth.

These are the common treatments lets look quickly at how important your nails are to your overall health

Your nails act as a window and tell you about your overall internal health.

Healthy nails indicate a healthy body.

Ridged; dented, unusually colored or shaped nails indicate the opposite i.e that you may have health or diet problems.

Manicures can make your hands and nails look great and keep them healthy so lets look at the different types and what they can do for you.


During a manicure, nails are first shaped, cuticle remover or conditioner applied and then the fingertips and the hands are then placed in warm soapy water and left to soften for around 10minutes.

The hands are then removed, dried before the cuticles are gently pushed back with a stick.

Nails are buffed from cuticle to tip and then a lotion is applied to the entire hand.

Many manicurists will spend time massaging the lotion into the hands as well.

All traces of oils used will then be removed before polish is applied.

Polish includes one base coat followed by two three more coats of a color of your choice. Finally a top coat if polish is applied.

French Manicure

With a French manicure, the tips of nail are painted white and when dry the entire nail is painted with translucent shell pink polish.

A French manicure is elegant, stylish and suitable for everyone. It's understated and indicates a women
who knows about class and style.

Paraffin Wax Manicure

Paraffin wax is warmed.

The hands are then dipped repeatedly in the warmed liquid until a coating is formed over the nail.

The hands are then wrapped in plastic film and covered with a towel to keep in the heat.

Hands need to remain wrapped for about 15 minutes.

When the towel, plastic and paraffin wax are removed the manicure continues.

A paraffin wax manicure has the advantage of moisturizing and conditioning the skin and is great if your hands are sore, or you just love the feeling of having your hands attended to and made soft and subtle.

Hot Oil Manicure

Hot oil is used to soften the cuticles before being cleaned and neatened.

This treatment is popular is recommended if you have extremely dry hands or nails and is also more popular with men than ever.

Manicure Basics

A manicure should be carried out in an area that is clean and all tools are properly sanitized.

New tools should also be used and these include:

Orange sticks, emery boards and clean fresh towels.

The use of un-sterilized tools can transmit infections and never have a manicure done with someone who does not have high hygienic standards.

Regular Manicure - Keeping Your Nails Healthy

Nails grow at the rate of about 0.05 to 1.1 mm pa week and a regular manicure can keep your nails in great condition.

A high protein diet can help your nails grow stronger and healthier, so get plenty in your diet lack of protein shows up in poor nail condition.

Between manicures do the following:

1. Keep nails clean and dry

This helps to keep bacteria and other infections from accumulating under the nail.

2. Don't use to much remover

Keep the use of nail polish remover to a minimum so your nails and cuticles do not dry out.

Nails the finally flourish of femininity.

If you have nails make them look their best and you can add the final flourish to your femininity if you want to look classy stylish and individual pay attention to your nails.

One final point - if you do your partner will love them to!

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