A pedicure is a cosmetic procedure that focuses on the care of the feet and toenails. These treatments are designed to not only improve the aesthetic appearance of the feet, but also to maintain healthy and well-groomed skin and nails.
Pedicures usually begin with soaking the feet in a warm bath, which helps to soften the skin and relieve tension. This is followed by a nail treatment, which involves cutting, shaping and cleaning the nail plates. Any raised cornified areas on the soles of the feet or heels are treated by removing the hard skin, called a miner. The skin on the feet is then thoroughly treated with an exfoliating product to remove dead skin cells. Massaging the feet with a moisturizing cream or oil helps to relax the muscles and add much needed moisture to the skin.
Pedicures not only provide aesthetic benefits, but also contribute to foot comfort and overall well-being. Regular pedicures are an important part of foot care and help keep feet healthy, beautiful and supple.