THE SALON: Havana Nights Nails & Spa, Chicago THE SALON OWNER: Sandra Plasencia Casanova
Inspired by the Mojito — a classic Cuban cocktail that includes mint leaves, lime juice, sugar, white rum, and club soda — this service features natural ingredients that lift the spirit and energize the senses. The pedicure starts with a freshly made Mojito to set the mood.
Fill pedicure basin with cool water.
Add a shot of Bacardi rum and lime juice to detoxify and cleanse feet.
Exfoliate feet and legs with a homemade mix of sugar and lime juice to buff away dry, lifeless skin.
Push back cuticles, clean nails, and remove excess dead skin around the nails.
Rub lime wedges on the skin and toenails for a lightening effect.
Apply a mint mask — using Creative Nail Design’s mint mask as a base, add your own fresh crushed mint leaves.
Massage legs and feet with lime lotion.
Trim, buff, and polish nails.
THE PRICE: $50
Havana Nights uses:
Bacardi rum, refined sugar, lime, club soda, and mint sprigs.
The lime foot lotion is created by adding a few drops of lime peel essential oil to a Neaclear unscented foot lotion.
Nail polish of the client’s choice.
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