Please read the following Pre Care and After Care Carefully in order to get the best from your treatments.

 Acrylic Nail Aftercare 

To ensure that your nails look as good as they do now, please follow the aftercare advice below carefully. It may take a little time for you to become accustomed to your new nails and if you break or chip one, don’t worry this can be quickly repaired by your technician.

 

DO…

 

  1. Avoid water for up to 24 hours.

  2. Protect your hands and nails at every opportunity i.e. wear rubber gloves for ALL domestic chores and gardening etc.

  3. When bathing be sure to dry your hands and nails very well afterwards.

  4. Use acetone free or non-acetone varnish remover for removing nail varnish.

  5. It is recommended that you visit your Nail Technician every 2 weeks in order to maintain their good looks.

 

DON’T

 

  1. Do not use your nails as tools to pick or leaver things, they are not unbreakable.

  2. Do not use your nails for typing or pressing a keypad on a phone, please use the tip of your fingers or a pencil instead.

  3. Do not pick off the Acrylic should it start to lift as there will be some movement in the acrylic as the natural nail grows, this can happen but picking it will damage both the artificial and the natural nail. File the lifting area until smooth and make an appointment to see your technician as soon as possible.

  4. Do not use nail varnish that has been thinned with nail varnish remover or thinner.

  5. It is NOT advise that you remove your nails yourself as picking off the acrylic can cause severe damage to the natural nail plate please see your technician for a Soak Off.

Gel Nails & Toes

 

To ensure that your nails look as good as they do now, please follow the aftercare advice below carefully. It may take a little time for you to become accustomed to your new nails and if you break or chip one, don’t worry this can be quickly repaired by your technician.

 

DO’s

  1. Avoid water for up to 24 hours.

  2. Protect your hands and nails at every opportunity i.e. wear rubber gloves for ALL domestic chores and gardening etc.

  3. When bathing be sure to dry your hands/feet and nails very well afterwards.

  4. It is recommended that you visit your Nail Technician every 2 weeks for Nails and every 4 weeks for Toes in order to maintain their good looks.

 

DON’T’s

  1. Do not pick or file your Shellac or Gel Nails, the product is wrapped around the edge and set to provide a seal to prevent peeling.

  2. Do not use your nails as tools to pick or leaver things, they are not unbreakable.

  3. Do not use your nails for typing or pressing a keypad on a phone, please do not use the tip of your fingers or a pencil instead.

  4. Do not pick off the gel should it start to lift as there will be some movement in the gel as the natural nail grows this can happen but picking it will damage both the artificial and the natural nail. File the lift until smooth and make an appointment to see your technician as soon as possible.

 

It is not advised that you remove your nails yourself as this can cause severe damage to the natural nail plate, please see your technician for removal.

Waxing Aftercare

Please read these after care notes carefully and follow our recommendations. We take great care in our salon to protect you from infection, and in addition to our normal salon hygiene routines we have applied a soothing antiseptic lotion after your treatment.

 

It is important to you to remember to take extra care of the waxed area, especially within the first 24 hours. When a large number of hairs have been removed the area will be vulnerable, and legs for example can easily pick up an infection if not cared for.

 

Avoid sunbathing, sunbed treatments, and very hot baths for 48 hours as the waxed areas will be extra sensitive to heat. Avoid friction from nylon material or tight clothing.

 

Avoid using perfumed body lotions or creams. We recommended that you use our soothing antiseptic after wax lotion daily for 3 or 4 days after treatment to minimise any risk. Always wash your hands before applying the lotion. If you experience permanent redness or discomfort consult your doctor

Tanning Pre & After Care Advice.

Please follow this carefully this will ensure your tan will develop properly and last as long as possible.

 

Pre Care

  • Wax or Shave  at least 24 hours before Spray Tan

  • Exfoliate with oil free Gel and Gloves at least once but preferably for 2 or 3 Days prior to Spray Tan

  • Do Not Use Shower Gels, soaps, deodorants, moisturisers, perfumes, make-up that could contain oils or cause your Tan to turn green.

  • Remove all jewellery.

  • Make sure hair is dry and tied up if long

  • We Supply disposable caps and Thongs but you can wear some old underwear if you prefer

  • Please Wear Loose Dark Clothing to go home in and Ladies no Bra Please

 

After Care

  • Continue to wear Dark Clothing or nothing if possible until you wash off the tan. Tight Clothing such as Bra, leggings, jeans, fitted tops, boots and jewellery will rub and cause patches, lines and streaking.

  • Do Not touch the skin until the tan is washed off as it can transfer to your hands and make them orange

  • Avoid  Water and Exercise and apply talc to any areas prone to sweating  especially in hot weather

  • Do Not wear Make-up, Moisturisers, perfumes or deodorants until your first shower

  • Do Not sit on leather or light coloured furniture without covering it first.

  • Do Not Shower for 2 Hours or 30 mins for Accelerated Tan, wash twice, the tan will continue to develop after washing.

  • Do Not use soap products with a PH Balance of 5.5 or higher, such as Dove products as it will fade your Tan

  • After showering,  avoid Glycolic Acids or Sodium Sulphate that are in moisturisers and hair removal creams, if you need to shave do it lightly without  scraping the skin

  • Avoid Hot Showers, baths, saunas, swimming pools as your tan will fade more quickly.

  • Do Not rub your skin after bathing, it’s better to pat dry or dry naturally and apply a Tan Extender

  • In the Sun always wear a Sun protection Factor of 15 or more.

  • After 3-5 days the dead skin cells will build up, you should gently exfoliate and apply a Tan Extender which will prolong the length or your tan and help your tan fade more evenly.

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Semi-Permanent  Eyelashes

To get the most from your eyelash extensions  you need to follow these aftercare tips, these are vital during the first 24 hours to.....

Avoid the break down the lash adhesive used to attach your extensions

Avoid getting your eyelash extensions wet

Avoid hot steam from saunas, showers or Jacuzzis

Do not touch your eyelash extensions 

DO NOT....

Perm or tint your eyelash extensions

Use any type of curlers on your eyelash extensions

Use oil free makeup remover to clean eyelashes and eye area

Use any oil based (waterproof) mascara

Use oil based makeup

Be gentle, avoid rubbing, touching, pulling or picking your eye lashes

 

Eyelashes grow between 7mm and 9mm in length, growing for 30 days and resting for 60 days. After this they start to naturally fall out, and a new growth cycle begins.

Eyelash extensions are a semi-permanent solution to fuller, gorgeous, and sexier lashes. The permanence is dependent on the client following strict after-care advice at home. To keep your eyelash extensions looking fresh we recommend an Infill Appointment every 2-3 weeks, any longer and a full set will be required

Infill Appointments 

Prices for infill appointments are for lashes that have been treated properly as per after care instructions and have at least 50% of existing eyelash extensions remaining, otherwise extra costs may be incurred. 

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