One or Three Shellac Manicures or One Mani-Pedi with Massage and Ionic Detox at Expo Salon (Up to 57% Off)

Englewood

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Having nice hands and feet can make you stand out, especially if you're hanging out with a bunch of snakes. Make 'em green with envy with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $20 for one shellac manicure ($43 value)
  • $55 for three shellac manicures ($129 value)
  • $60 for a basic mani-pedi with a chair massage and ionic detoxification ($140 value)

Cuticles: Defending Your Digits

Cuticles form an occasionally contested border between skin and nail. Learn how nail technicians can safely get them into good condition with Groupon’s investigation.

No one pays much attention to cuticles until they start causing trouble. Either they grow thick enough to intrude on a uniform manicure or they tear and cause pain. But the clingy strips of skin at the bottom of each nail actually perform some important functions. First, cuticles act as protective barriers that help new keratin cells grow into long, healthy nails instead of short, creepy talons. Second, they help keep bacteria out of the nail bed, where it can cause painful infections.

Though some nail salons offer to trim your cuticles during a manicure, the risk of infection—even with properly sanitized instruments—may outweigh any aesthetic benefit. After all, cuticles will grow back no matter what, so even a temporarily neater line at the base of the nail is unlikely to last for more than a few days. But nail technicians do have ways of fashioning smooth ovals or almond shapes without exposing the nail to dangerous intruders. First, they’ll avoid tearing the skin by making sure it’s as soft and supple as possible. An intensive moisturizer will help, as will a soak in a bowl of warm water. Once the hands are well-conditioned, the tech will begin carefully, gently working with a cuticle stick, first pushing the cuticles back and then, with a tiny circular motion, buffing away any dead skin remnants and dried-on cupcake frosting still clinging to the nail.

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    Englewood

    2911 South Broadway

    Englewood, Colorado 80113

    303-783-9814

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In a Nutshell

A nail technician grooms fingernails and toenails before applying smooth coats of basic or long-lasting shellac polish

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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