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You have finally decided to wear a perfect shade to your nails. Most of you do not prefer to wear the same shade on both the fingers and toes. However, wearing the same color gives out a more finished look. Even though you use two colors, see to it that they coordinate. Having two opposite shades is not the right way to go.
Calluses and corns are thickened skin which is prone to cracks. While getting a pedicure done, don’t allow the salon specialist to use a razor as it increases the risk of infection. Soak your feet in lukewarm water for about 5 minutes every day. Use a pumice stone, exfoliating scrub or a foot file to remove calluses.
Dark shades like red and blue when left for longer time cause nails to stain yellow. Use an acetone remover to remove these stains. While applying a fresh shade, you need to first use a clear base coat. If the nails appear more stained and ugly, there may be a possibility of fungal infections. It is advisable to see a doctor.
No matter how annoyed you feel, do not shave the legs prior a pedicure. Bacteria can thrive in a dirty footbath and these bacteria are more prone to get into the body through cuts or nicks on shaved legs. They can even lead to dangerous infections which can be harder to treat.
Certain salons have these fish pedicures where they let a certain type of fish that removes your feet calluses. This type of pedicure is banned in many of the states. The reason is the baths or tubs are not cleaned properly and it is not easy to clean the fish every time. Thus the unclean tubs and fish may spread infections.
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