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Pure Vanilla Manicure Treatment How-to
Posted: October 12, 2009, from the November 2009 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.
Treatment duration: 45 minutes
Treatment cost: $55
Vanilla body Frosting
Set up manicure station with product and towels.
Step 1: Fill manicure dish with warm water, marbles and sanitizing soak.
Step 2: On the client’s first hand, remove any existing polish, groom nails and apply cuticle softener to cuticles. Place fingers in manicure dish.
Step 3: Repeat on opposite hand.
Step 4: On first hand, push back cuticles, buff the top of the nail and nip all dead skin.
Step 5: Repeat on opposite hand.
Step 6: Exfoliate hand and lower part of the arm with vanilla exfoliant.
Step 7: Place a warm hand towel over the hand and arm. Gently roll it down the arm in order to remove the exfoliating product. Make sure you remove product thoroughly.
Step 8: Repeat on opposite hand.
Step 9: Apply vanilla mask to the hands and leave on for five minutes.
Step 10: Remove mask from the hands with a warm towel using the compression method and pat dry.
Step 11: Massage hands with vanilla body frosting.
Step 12: Remove all products from nail plate and apply polish.