As the mercury rises, so does the number of clients looking for trendy pedicure services. Make one of these nine fabulous offerings your own or let them spark your imagination to create something as unique.
Terri Schacht, Body Shoppe Spa, Yorktown, Va.
It’s always happy hour on the beach with this cocktail-inspired pedicure. It features a lemon and lime sea salt soak, a citrus-infused moisture massage, followed by a wrap in warm, skin-softening towels. Clients enjoy a Key Lime Smoothie while being pampered. Top off the summer ready pedicure with a twist of lime nail art.
45 minutes, $50
Heather Hall-Williams, Scratch Pedicure Parlour, Rockford, Ill.
Clients can wake up their senses with a coffee break-inspired treat. In addition to exfoliating and massaging with cappuccino- and espresso-scented products, clients receive a coupon for a Wired Signature Latte. Wired cafe is the local coffee house hotspot where Scratch cross-promotes services and goods.
1 hour, $45
Lemon Dream Pedicure
Christine Gicobbe-Grande, Avail Concept Salon, Sweetwater, Tenn.
Clients nosh on their choice of lemon bars or cookies while quenching their thirst with green tea or lemonade. Their tootsies get treated to an antibacterial, creamy lemon soak, a lemon sugar scrub to slough off the winter layer, and massage with lemon dream moisture cream.
1 hour, $35
Shayne Head, Daybreak Salon and Spa, Woodhaven, Mich.
This Aveda Caribbean Therapy pedicure wraps the client in the luxury of an exfoliating sugar scrub and hydrating masque. The nurturing plant-based ingredients treat clients to a virtual trip to the islands without ever leaving the pampering hands of the spa.
1 hour, $60
Amy Becker, Masterworks by Amy Becker, Cedarburg, Wis.
This pedicure features an orange-infused soak, orange peel scrub, and an orange/vanilla massage treatment. Top it all off with glitter gel application. As an added bonus, clients are treated to a gastronomic wonder from childhood — a Dreamsicle. This is a feel-good, look-good pedicure drawing on the energizing and uplifting properties of citrus.
1 hour, $75