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One or Two Mani-Pedis at R Rated Hair Studio (Up to 52% Off)

R Rated Hair Studio

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In a Nutshell

Pedicures include callus removal, sugar scrub, and foot massage; manicures come with mimosa, wine, or champagne

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Services must be used by the same person. May redeem across visits. Valid only at location purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $19 for one manicure and one pedicure ($40 value)
  • $39 for two manicures and two pedicures ($80 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.


Tips

  • “Nice place, friendly staff, and attentive.”

  • “It was a really great experience the nail tech Shar has a very gentle touch. I felt very relaxed ands my hands and feet look amazing! I would highly recommend this...”

    “It was a really great experience the nail tech Shar has a very gentle touch. I felt very relaxed ands my hands and feet look amazing! I would highly recommend this salon to a friend. They also do amazing nail art! I will go there again! ”

  • “Very enjoyable experience. Wonderful people”

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    R Rated Hair Studio

    2939 E Broadway

    Long Beach, CA 90803

    +19492871161

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