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Summer Pedicures With Sizzle

by Erin Snyder Dixon | June 24, 2011

Serenity Pedicure
Lori Bishop, Serenity Salon & Day Spa, Moline, Ill.
This pedicure was designed to treat winter-weary feet. This double treatment combines a regular pedicure with deep exfoliation all the way to the knee to prepare the skin for maximum moisture from a paraffin treatment. The service includes the scent of the month infused in the treatment.
1 hour, $51

 

The AnnaCure
Anna Schmidt, Nails by Anna in SNIP Salon, Maumee, Ohio
Clients relax and unwind while receiving a pedicure that goes far beyond calluses and toenails. Massage services are sprinkled liberally throughout the service to encourage total relaxation. Don’t be surprised if a client nods off while sitting in Anna’s chair.
1 hour 15 minutes, $45

 

Bling Toes Pedicure
Lynnette Diaz-Madden, Salon 29, East Greenville, Pa.
Even the most conservative clients will love stepping out in sandals after this pedicure. Dress up the pedicure with bauble-endowed pink-and-white polish for a just a bit of flash. Clients can request the added drama of “whimsies” such as rhinestones, stickers, and clay cane slices for $2 each.
1 hour, $58

 

Pina Colada Pedicure
Shannon Chomanczuk, A Polished Image, New Windsor, N.Y.
Exotic coconut shell scrub, kaolin clay masque, coconut milk extract, and jojoba-infused massage lotion are the foundation of this island treat. Finish it off with your choice of over 100 different polishes. 
1 hour, $41

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Margarita Pedicure
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

 

Wired Pedicure
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

 

Caribbean Pedicure
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

 

Dreamsicle Pedicure
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

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