The Different Types of Manicures
Nail polish options are abundant; choosing one to suit your personal style goals and lifestyle takes more than knowing their names.
Imagine walking into a nail salon and getting the classic manicure you imagine getting. This includes cleaning cuticles, shaping and buffing nails and then applying at least two coats of polish – with nail art added for an additional price if desired.
If you want a simple look, opt for a clear manicure. “It’s simple and won’t damage your nails,” according to Nadine Abramcyk of tenoverten, co-founder. To remove it, she recommends soaking cotton pads in non-acetone polish remover.
If your hands are particularly dry, consider getting a paraffin manicure. A manicurist will first melt and cool the paraffin wax while giving your hand a massage with oils, before dipping your hand seven times into it and lifting. This will infuse your skin with moisture for smoother hands instantly!
The classic French manicure has stood the test of time. From simple white nails to bold ombre designs, this timeless manicure makes an impressionful statement at any special event.
Nail art is an easy and engaging way to add personality and express individuality on your nails. Just adding simple designs like polka dots or hearts requires no skill – the results will look cute and feminine.
White tip pen offer an innovative take on traditional French manicure, creating an easy yet natural finish with their same base nail color. Perfect for shorter nails and those who wish to avoid looking too glamorous; additionally it may appeal to those who enjoy American manicures but are not yet committed to full art nails.
The American manicure takes the classic French look of white tips and adds its own subtle variation. Instead of creating a stark line at the tip, this style blends it naturally into a peach or nude base color for a softer and more natural finish that works for all skin tones and nail lengths.
Although not technically a new design, this manicure has made headlines since Margot Robbie sported it at her Oscars appearance. According to celebrity nail artist Tom Bachik (favorite among Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez and more) this nods toward clean aesthetic that has grown increasingly popular over time.
Remark recommends keeping this manicure simple so as to show off the natural beauty of your nails and let their natural color come through. Perfect for any special event and wearable with various outfits or accessories.
Dip powder nails offer an elegant, glossy finish in an array of colors. Your nail technician can use these manicures to craft beautiful designs while they also lessen damage to natural nails than acrylic ones.
To obtain this type of manicure, your nail technician applies a clear adhesive. After this, your nails are then dipped in clear powder followed by colored powder to protect the pigment and brush off any excess. Afterward, apply a clear top coat.
Dip powder nails are an increasingly popular option among women looking for long, thick nails with aesthetic appeal that last longer than gel manicures. But some dermatologists advise against their use. Sharing pigmented powder jars between clients could spread bacteria or germs onto nails (known as double dipping), potentially leading to serious infections or warts on both parties involved. To limit risk, ensure your nail salon uses small single-use jars per client.