Gel polish lasts between 2-3 weeks at the minimum, while regular polish is lucky to go a week without chipping. With light wear, your gel nails last at least twice as long as a normal polish, but realistically they get you four to six times a standard manicure mileage.
In terms of wear and tear, gel polish will not chip the way regular polish is known to. If applied correctly, it is also not likely to smudge. The strength of gel polish is most visible in its removal process, since you'll need to be deliberate when removing it.
Here your nails are trimmed, shaped and buffed. Cuticle oil is applied and cuticles are managed too. You'll usually get to enjoy a wonderfully relaxing hand massage.
At the end, standard nail polish is applied. A basic or standard manicure is the traditional manicure that you're probably familiar with
Classic pedicures include a warm foot soak and a foot scrubbing with either a pumice pad or foot file followed by clipping of the nails, shaping of the nails, your cuticles being pushed back, a short foot and calf massage with hot towels, moisturizer and nail polish (if desired).
This option is good for people who are looking for regular foot and toenail maintenance like callus removal without much fuss or pampering.
The Facial Spa uses a galvanic current, which allows the active components of the Nu Skin products to penetrate deep into your skin, to reach the epidermis.
Here are the benefits of the Facial Spa on the face and neck:
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Herbal Mineral Bath contains 21 herbal extracts. While many of these extracts create a relaxing aromatherapeutic atmosphere to melt away stress and tension, the others provide skin nurturing and conditioning benefits for a luxuriously soft and silky after-bath feel from head to toe.
This clear, lightweight formula features Natural Wild Mint, traditionally used in the Northwest United States to soothe tired feeling legs. Also featuring naturally refreshing ingredients like Menthol, Eucalyptus, and Horse Chestnut, Epoch Ice Dancer Invigorating Leg Gel instantly cools and rejuvenates sore, exhausted feeling legs. Smooth on some Ice Dancer to put some pep back in your step.
Liquid Body Lufra is an allover body exfoliate that gently eases away dead skin cells and excess oil to give your skin a healthy, polished appearance and feel. Liquid Body Lufra revitalizes skin, giving it a luminous glow.
Epoch Firewalker Foot Cream is infused with ethnobotanical Hawaiian Ti Leaf and Babassu Oil to cool, soothe, and soften the skin on your feet and ankles. Whether you want to lay back after a long day at work or give your feet some muchneeded R&R, this relaxing foot cream is the perfect everyday indulgence to soothe tired, achy-feeling feet.
FlexCremeCD is a unique, proprietary topical creme that comforts tension and soothes the body for healthy mobility.
Embrace smooth, soft feet all the way down to your soles. Harnessing the natural benefits of ethnobotanical Crushed Allspice Berry from Central America, Epoch Sole Solution provides noticeable relief for persistent dry, rough, cracked feet.
Quench your skin's thirst with a rich cream that leaves skin softer and smoother allday long. Made with Shea Butter and ethnobotanical Baobab Fruit, Epoch Baobab Body Butter enhances your skin's natural barrier functions, improves your skin's appearance, and delivers important moisture your skin needs to thrive.
Revives, refreshes & comforts your feet for the ultimate relief sensation! Followed by a leg massage to help reduce cellulite, tone your hands/legs, and keep them feeling refreshed longer.
This treatment is a very special and utilizes products like the Herbal Mineral Bath, Liquid Body Lufra, Ice Dancer Invigorating Gel Sole Solution Foot Treatment, and Baobab Body Butter to revive, refresh, and comfort your feet for the ultimate relief sensation.
Overlays are awesome for those who really struggle growing their nails. An overlay is either acrylic or dipping powder applied onto the natural nail but NOT extending the length.
Overlays can be finished with varnish/gel polish or the use of coloured acrylic. Overlays need the same amount of attention as extensions.
Maintenance appointments are so very important and you must attend these to keep your natural nail healthy.
Dip powder nails are a hybrid between gel nail polish and acrylic extensions. "Dipped powder nails give you the flexibility of gel nails and the durability of acrylic nails"
The dip powder nail technique involves dipping the nail into colored powder (or brushing the dip powder onto the nail), then using a clear sealant on top. The result is a longer-lasting manicure that can remain chip-free for up to a month. No curing with LED/UV lights.
* You can do eight on your own nails or nail extensions.
Acrylics are a combination of a liquid monomer and a powder polymer that form a paste which is bonded to the natural nail. It's then given the desired shape, where it hardens in place to add strength, length, and thickness to the nail.
If you are looking to extend your nail quite a bit, then you would want acrylics, but if you're going for more of a natural look, gel is what you'd want.
Acrylics do get a bad rap, but really, they aren't any worse for your nails than other artificial nail products," says the manicurist. However, they aren't completely without side effects-which worsen if you don't take the right steps to take care of them.
Builder gel is used when you want to create length, thickness or add strength to the nail. You can apply builder gel to either natural nails for a non-chip overlay, or use it with nail tips to create extensions or enhancements.
It's much stronger than regular gel polish base coats, and the formula is a much thicker consistency to a normal base coat. They have high self-levelling properties which ensure a smooth foundation layer. It's last up to 3-4 weeks with good care.
Our LVL lash lift is the revolutionary lash treatment that creates masses of length, volume and lift with your own natural lashes. No mascara. No extensions. No maintenance.
It's a great alternative to lash extensions and the perfect way to enhance what you already have, whether your lashes are long, short, thick or stubborn. This treatment will create the look of longer, fuller lashes that make your eyes appear more open and youthful as well as saving time in your morning routine. So, if you're looking for a long-lasting, low maintenance, natural looking eyelash enhancement then LVL lash lift is for you.
Tinting and shaping will create more depth andemphasize the colour of your eyes and the definition of your face. It's last up to 3 weeks.
Henna brows are the result of an eyebrow tinting procedure that uses a special dye to leave pigments on the skin beneath the brow hair. Henna is a natural type of dye that's derived from a plant called hina (henna tree). It lasts from 5 -6 weeks.
Brow lamination involves straightening and lifting the hairs using a chemical solution, which allows the hairs to have moreflexibility to move them into your desired shape, therefore covering any gaps or stray areas. It lasts from 4-6 weeks.
Classic eyelash extensions are simple, beautiful and natural-lookingey elash extensions. They are applied on a 1:1 ratio, which means one extension is attached to one natural lash. This allows you to achieve a natural a enhancement.
Volume eyelash extensions vary from a natural look which adds some length and volume, to a very dramatic and full look. The lashes range from 2D-6D and anything over a 4D is going to appear that your client is wearing a strip versus the natural look that classic and hybrid extensions would give.
Mega Volume Lashes are extra bold extensions and consist of a combination of a few super fine lashes (can be 6 or more). These super fine lashes can be of 0.03 to 0.06 diameters and are placed on the natural lash, bringing this super cool, extra bold effect as you can see on the picture below.
Mega Volume Lashes turn out to be a ombination of classic lashes plus volume lashes.