Havana Nights Manicure
Chicago Natural Manicure Services at Havana Nights Nails and Spa
A manicure is a cosmetic beauty treatment for the fingernails and hands performed by a licensed professional nail technician or manicurist. A manicure treatment is not only a treatment for the natural nails but also for the hands. A manicure consists of filing and shaping the free edge of the nail, cuticle treatment, massage of the hand and the application of nail polish. The word “manicure” derives from the Latin: manus for “hand,” cura for “care.”
Chicago Manicure Services at Havana Nights Nails and Spa
A manicure at Havana Nights Spa will improve the texture and health of both the nails and the skin of your hands, you will leave the Salon with your hands looking polished and perfect.
A Havana Nights Manicure will:
- Clean, shape, strengthen dress your nails
- Address any skin problems you may have around the nails such as broken or sore skin
- Use hand-massage to stimulate blood flow to improve the health of your skin
- use only natural oils, creams or waxes to improve the texture of your hands and nails
As well as making your hands and nails look good and feel great the Havana Nights manicure will be relaxing and soothing.
Where it all Began
As a little girl in my home country (Cuba), I would accompany my mother to the manicurist every Saturday afternoon to get her nails done. She had a weekly manicure and a fortnightly pedicure.
Although salons offered manicures and pedicures, they were not as popular as the manicurist’s house. In my memory there was a small table with a few nail files, nail polishes, deep-sparkly red colour was never missing, also a small bowl of water with a tiny soap to soak hands and soften the cuticles. There would always be a queue of ladies sitting on a couch waiting for their turn. I guess there is where my passion to be a manicurist started!
I’ve been a manicurist for over ten years now and I have had a chance to see many different trends. From long to short nails, light to dark polishes, matte or shiny, natural or artificial enhancements, buffed looks, and also the popular French manicure which is crafted to resemble the natural nail look, applying a light base polish with a white tip.
Manicures are chosen for many different reasons; improving the shape of the nails or giving the hands a healthy look. Today you can enrich your experience adding a hot oil treatment or deep paraffin in which paraffin wax is melted allowing for deep absorption of essential oils and emollients.
At Havana Nights, a popular treatment is our reconditioning manicure, where your hands are gently but effectively scrubbed to remove dead skin and wrapped in botanically infused paraffin. The result: silky soft beautiful hands.