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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do before my appointment ?

Arrive 10 minutes early for your first appointment to fill out forms and have a quick consultation with your beauty technician

Bring your own extra face mask (we do not have face masks for COVID19 safety)

Should I make an appointment before coming to the nail spa?

Yes, we highly recommend that you make an appointment before coming to the spa. Making a prior appointment means that we will be able to prepare for your treatment and give you our best service. It will also save you time for you wouldn’t have to wait in the lobby for your turn. While we do accept walk-in customers, booking an appointment will make the whole procedure easy for you as well as us.

I won’t be able to make for my appointment. What should i do?

Sometimes you may not be able to keep your appointment. In such cases, we request you to inform us at least 24 hours in advance about your inability to attend. This will help us to assign your time slot to another customer. You can call us or send an email to inform about your absence.

Can I bring my own nail tool kit to the nail salon?

Yes, today many people prefer bringing their own nail toolkit to the salon, for the fear of infection from the tools used in the salon. You can bring your nail toolkit, however, we request you to ensure that your toolkit is sterilized and cleaning very well after the procedure.

Can I use my phone during my nail salon appointment?

Using your phone might sound like an interesting idea to keep away boredom during your nail salon procedures. However many often, it takes your attention away from the procedure leading to results, sometimes leading to results that you wouldn’t like. Therefore it is safe to pay attention to the procedure than your phone.

How often should I get a pedicure?

Healthy nails are beautiful. However maintaining it healthy demands some attention from you. It is good to get a pedicure once in three weeks. Dirt accumulates in your toes faster than you imagine. Bacteria and fungus grow easily bringing diseases. So have a pedicure at least once a month. It will benefit your feet greatly!

I have ingrown toes. Is it safe to get a pedicure now?

Ingrown toes are a painful condition affecting the toes. It is better to avoid a pedicure if you have ingrown toe nails as the risk of infection is high. But prevention is better than cure. You can prevent ingrown toes nails to a great extent by having a pedicure once in a while. Nail technicians are experts in understanding foot problems and they’ll tell you what to do and what not to do so as to prevent ingrown nails.

Is it safe to get a pedicure during pregnancy?

Yes, pedicure does not interfere with your health unless you develop an infection unsterilized tools, which puts both you and your baby at risk. Apart from that, there is little or no evidence that the chemicals and fumes from the nail salon will affect your baby.

I have diabetes. Can I get a pedicure now?

For a patient with diabetes, wounds heal very slowly. This increases the risk of developing infections. Since a pedicure can cause wounds in your toe, getting a pedicure if you have diabetes does not seem like a great idea, if your pedicure environment is not sterilized and clean. Hence it is advisable to visit diabetic- friendly nail salons or go to salons with an excellent hygiene policy.

How can I protect my cuticles ?

Your cuticles are very important in the protecting your nails. Therefore it is only natural that you should care for it too. Apply cuticle oil and massage your nails. Do NOT cut your cuticles or push it back, for it can damage them. Tea tree oil is also a good oil to massage your cuticles.

What is the difference between a gel nail polish and a regular nail polish?

Gel nail polish and regular nail polish have a fundamental difference in their constitution. Regular nail polishes are like paint and dries quickly. However the gel nail polish, as the name suggests, is a gel compound. The gel nail polish requires curing or drying under a LED lamp. UV rays are also used to cure the gel nail polish. Gel nail polish is being increasingly used these days due to its ability to last long and resist chipping. It has a glassy surface as opposed to acrylic which looks like a plastic coating.

Are gel manicures safe?

Being a novice in the nail care industry, gel nail polish is bound to raise suspicions on its safety. However, as opposed to the popular conceptions, gel nail polish is not much different from the acrylic nail polish in its results. Gel nail polish lasts longer and its removal has to be done professionally at a salon. The only risk in a gel nail polish is the exposure of your nails under UV rays to cure it. Fortunately, these days many salons are shifting to LED lights for curing the nails.

Is gel manicure costlier than the regular manicure ?

Yes, gel manicures are slightly expensive than the regular manicures. While a regular manicure costs around $20, a gel manicure pricing starts from $25. However, the property of the gel manicure to last longer outweighs its higher cost.

How to remove gel nail polish at home ?

You can buy a gel remover or pure acetone for the process. Dip a ball of cotton in any of the solution and cover your nails with it. Again cover this with aluminum foil and then with a cloth to fasten the removal process. It can take from a quarter of an hour to an hour depending on the brand of gel you use. After this moisturize your nail and use a cuticle oil to keep it healthy.

What’s the difference between traditional acrylic and acrylic powder ?

Dip systems are perfect for those that do not have access to lamps or salon tools but still want to achieve a gorgeous durable acrylic manicure. Acrylic dip systems allow you to create professional acrylic results with less experience and technical logic. Dip technology also feels lighter on the nail, for those who’ve felt that acrylic was too thick or heavy on their natural nail. Acrylic dip is superior to traditional nail polish in its ability to provide durable strong wear for 2+ weeks. It’s a great alternative for those who prefer to avoid the LED or UV lamps that are required to cure gel polish and shellac. Powdered acrylic is designed to create a protective overlay on the natural nail while providing a shiny colour coat. The hard surface created is similar to acrylics but cannot be used to add significant length to the natural nail.

How long will my dipping system manicure last?

With the correct application you can expect 2-3 weeks of durable wear.

Can I apply nail tips before using acrylic dip ?

You certainly can! You can glue on a nail tip and use clear acrylic dipping powder to balance out the tip and the natural nail.

Are dipping powders sanitary ?

Dipping powders are sanitary. They do not provide an environment that bacteria can survive in. In order for bacteria to survive and spread it must be in a moist environment. If there is any moisture on your nail when dipped into the powder, it will attract the powder to it, not the other way around. The powder will not retain moisture in the jar and therefore does not create an unsanitary environment. Dipping system pots are built for continuous safe use. We hope this clears a few things up and gives you the inspo you need to take the plunge!

What kind of payment does Pink Beauty Bar accept?

We accept Cash, Debit, MasterCard and Visa.

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