At all times, girls sought to take care of themselves. And for legs and even more so. Who is pleased when the skin on the feet is dry, rough and flaky? That is why the pedicure procedure is always in demand. You can make it both in salons and at home. And what is remarkable about the acid pedicure? First of all, the fact that he has a lot of advantages.
What is the meaning of the procedure
Everyone who hears for the first time such a name as an acidic pedicure is reflexively afraid of the word “acidic”. But in vain. In fact, the whole procedure is carried out using a special cream, which includes soft, non-aggressive, but very effective acids. It is thanks to them that coarsened skin becomes softer and more supple, and is removed faster. By the way, acidic pedicure, reviews of which are very, very positive, is considered the best way to date to get rid of corns, calluses and rough skin quickly and safely.
Naturally, each manufacturer creates a line of funds according to his (special and not so) recipes. However, in this case, there is something that unites them. So, an acidic pedicure, products for which can be found in specialized stores, is performed using creams, which include fruit acids. They gently affect the skin, making it supple and soft. Glycolic acid, which is also part of the cream, significantly speeds up the procedure. In general, masters in salons often call this type of pedicure cream rather than acidic.
Even such a positive procedure has contraindications. Firstly, you can not carry it out for those who have damaged skin. In the presence of scratches, abrasions, cuts, conducting an acid pedicure is strictly prohibited. The substances that make up the cream can harm wounded skin or simply add a lot of discomfort during the procedure.
Secondly, fungal diseases are a contraindication. Despite the fact that some types of fungus are treated with acids, it is impossible to conduct such experiments with the skin. Especially at home. There is a risk of acid burn, the consequences of which are rather difficult to fix in the future.
Materials and Tools
To make an acidic pedicure, you will need a minimum set:
- cream, which includes fruit acids (available in specialized stores);
- a file for feet (it is desirable that it was a file, not a pumice stone);
- bath with warm water and a nutrient solution;
- cling film;
- nourishing foot cream.
It is advisable to select the latter with vitamins and minerals so that the legs are fully saturated with them immediately after the procedure, when the pores are as open as possible.
First, clean feet are soaked in a warm bath with nutritious oils. This promotes not only relaxation and cleansing of the legs, but also the active steaming of the skin. After the feet are soaked for 15-20 minutes, they are thoroughly disinfected. To do this, you can use both a special tool and a regular pharmacy ant alcohol.
After that, a cream with fruit acids is applied to the feet. Dense and uniform layer. To speed up the procedure, the legs are wrapped with cling film. After 10-15 minutes, it is removed, the cream is washed off. While the skin is softened, it is carefully passed with a soft nail file. It is noteworthy that the entire keratinized layer is removed together with the cream. Nail file treatment is only needed to even out the skin. The final step is rinsing the feet in warm water, thoroughly drying them with a towel, and then applying a nourishing cream.
Acidic pedicure, reviews of which are positive, came into fashion not so long ago. It is noteworthy that many of the girls who tried the procedure were very, very pleased. Firstly, the legs really became clean and soft. Secondly, no irritation, peeling and itching occurred after the procedure. Interestingly, most girls prefer to do acid pedicures at home rather than in the salon. This is due to the price of the procedure. At home, the cream is enough for several sessions, which makes the procedure quite affordable at cost - you just have to buy the main remedy. In the salon, the procedure will cost several times more than buying a cream with fruit acids.
Naturally, for many pedicures - not just putting the legs in order, but also applying a colored coating on the nails. That is why there are a couple of points that are worth remembering. Firstly, the best topcoat is biogel. For an acid pedicure, this is especially true. The material protects nails, strengthens them, decorates and reduces the number of color coating procedures. Secondly, it should be remembered that biogel, gel polish, varnish or gel is applied before the legs are smeared with cream, otherwise the material simply will not hold due to poor adhesion to the surface.