Nails complete a look. They are just like an accessory, making an outfit really pop. And nail salons in your area are a treasure trove of different types of manicures. It’s worth reading up on the choices soo we’re taking your on a tour through the manicure menu, spilling the tea on the most popular manicures and nail trends.
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Manicures on the menu
There are so many types of manicures available. It all comes down to personality and, let’s be honest, matching your fit. Aesthetics range from more subtle and classic ones to showstoppers. Plus, salons don’t just your nails pretty, but they also keep your nails healthy. Another point for professional nail services.
So, you’re thinking about seeing your nail tech. That’s fantastic. Before you tap to book, let’s check out the most popular mani trends right now.
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A basic manicure, aka , a “regular” or “standard” manicure, is a very subtle option. Typically this service comes with trimming, shaping, filing, buffing, and cuticle care. Next, the manicurist applies your color. To finish, a gorgeous cuticle oil is gently rubbed into your nail.
Depending on the salon, they may also offer a hand massage. When you can get that, it’s really a spa experience.
Dip powder manicure
This is something between a basic manicure and acrylics. First, the manicurist will apply a base coat to your nails. Next, she will dip each nail in a special powder or pour it over the nail. This is your color. Finally, the powder is sealed with a top coat. One advantage of this type of manicure is that there isn’t any curing under a UV lamp. They are quick-dry.
If long-lasting nails are a priority, then this one is worth it because they can last between two to four weeks.
Acrylic nails are a fashion accessory. Acrylic is made when you combine a liquid monomer and powder polymer. Mixed together, they allow the manicurist to create a hard decorative layer over your nails. This allows you to choose the length and shape of your nails. You can get coffin, ballerina, round, almond, and more.
This is the style that allows for embellishments and jewel work. Plus, they are extremely durable and can last approximately three weeks.
This type of manicure focuses both on the hands and nails. A manicurist will rub special pastes and powders into the nails allowing natural minerals to penetrate through all layers. By doing this, the nail plate is moisturized, allowing you to show off your beautiful hands.
This type of manicure provides your nails with intense nourishment which restores their health. So, a Japanese manicure is especially recommended for those of us with brittle and splitting nails, or if you have damaged nails after acrylics. It’s considered one of the best nail treatments for damaged nails.
Some of us love our classics so it’s no surprise the French manicure continues to be a top-requested service. But now it comes with a twist. Now you’re not confined to classic pinks or beiges. You can opt for any color of the rainbow. Here’s some nail inspo to show your technician.
The cool thing about this manicure is that it can be done using different types of products. You can get a French mani in gel or in regular nail polish. Depending on which one you choose, this type of manicure can last up to two or three weeks (gel method), or around one week (classic nail polish).
A gel manicure is undoubtedly a fan favorite. Beloved by all those busy women, it’s fuss-free and easily lasts up to three weeks. Thanks to UV or LED curing, a gel manicure can remain chip-free for many weeks. The only reason you’ll take off this manicure is nail regrowth or if you’ll want to try out a different color.
If one of these manicures has caught your eye and you decide you want to try it out, you can easily book an appointment. Just tap the button below.