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14 Reasons To Treat Yourself To A Manicure

14 Reasons To Treat Yourself To A Manicure

Stressful times call for a serious destresser. There are a lot of different ways you can treat yourself and destress at the same time. A manicure is a great way to give yourself a nice new change, and it’s a great way to spend your free time. There are many reasons to get a manicure, but the ultimate reason` is one of the best ways to feel great is to look great and who doesn’t feel amazing right after a great manicure?

1. Pamper Yourself

Repeat after me, “I deserve a pamper day.” Sometimes it is so hard to admit that we deserve a day that is all about us. For some people, that concept is nonexistent. Once you can start realizing that you are worth the pamper day, then you’ll be getting a manicure weekly because you deserve it.

2. Improves Mental Health

To start realizing you deserve a pamper day, you need to have the right mental health to say it. Getting a manicure is a great way to prove that you are worth the money, time, and experience. Manicures are relaxing and completely all about you. You’ll feel luxurious during the process and even after you get home with your pretty new nails.

3. A Nice Change

There are times when we are all in need of a new change in our lives, no matter how small. A manicure can be just the change you need to feel refreshed and new. It’s a great way to change something about your appearance without it being permanent or changing too much. Since there are so many different designs, nail lengths, and colors, you have so many possibilities to have your tiny transformation. Also, a clean set of beautiful nails can really change you and your attitude in the best way possible.

4. Cleanliness

Hygiene is crucial, especially during this pandemic. You always want to be at your healthiest, and you want to stay as clean as possible. It’s super important to take care of your hands since they are the part of your body coming into contact with many different surfaces and items. A manicure will ensure your hands are at their cleanest, and it will clean the hard to reach part under your nails.

5. Relaxing

The best part of having a pamper day is getting to relax. It’s essential to take some time and have a relaxing day off from everything that stresses you. It will relieve any stress or tension you have just doing something that brings you and your body joy.

6. Improves Circulation

If you’re like me, then you probably work a lot with your hands. I have a problem with overworking my wrists and hands to the point of them being sore or hurt. A great way to relieve this pain is by getting a manicure! The special pampering and massaging of your hands will help fix any pain you have and assist in the blood flow and circulation in your hand and wrist.

7. Keeping Appearance

If you are the kind of person who always wants to look your best, then a manicure is for you. Getting your nails done with fun designs or unique colors is a great way to stand out amongst others. Having your nails done also conveys you are a well put together person who appreciates cleanliness and style.

8. Socializing

Getting your nails done is truly a social event. Your regular manicurist might just be a close friend at this point from the amount you talk to them about. Sometimes you might even tell your manicurist more than you tell your hairdresser. Manicurists get up close and personal because they are in charge of making sure you get the best experience possible. When you get a manicure, you’ll be ready to have a fun time talking to the nail artist and sometimes even fellow customers.

9. Appreciating Small Businesses

Your local nail artist either works alone or is part of a salon, and either way, that’s a small business. Those kinds of professions sometimes rely on commission and tips. Going there to pay for their service instead of doing your nails at home supports those businesses and workers. They appreciate your time and want to stay open because they care about you and the services you pay for. 

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10. Fun Activity

It’s just really fun to go out and get your nails done. The process of watching a nail artist’s work is sometimes therapeutic. I like watching my nails transform into something new, and I can’t help but stare at the artist’s work as they draw on designs and clean my nails.

11. Ready For Events

If you have a party coming up or a special work event, then you should totally get your nails done. It conveys that you are a put-together person who appreciates being clean and event-ready. It also always looks much more professional when your nails are clean and painted.

12. Matching Outfits

Do you have a date coming up or get together with your friends? If you do, then you probably already have the outfit you want to wear ready to go. Why not get a manicure that is going to compliment your outfit? A manicure is a great way to have a sort of little accessory to go along with your outfit. If your outfit has a special design, then you can even ask your nail artist to copy the design onto your nails for the ultimate pairing duo.

13. Keep Up With Trends

If you are the kind of person who always wants to be trendy, you have to have your nails always up to date. If you see new trends in nail art, you’ll want to get your nails done regularly to keep up with the new trends. You can even find special nail artists who specialize in certain kinds of nail art, so you’ll have a totally unique look every time you go to get a manicure.

14. A Great Gift For Yourself

Obviously, the best reason you should treat yourself to a manicure is that you deserve it! It’s a great way to celebrate you and all that you do! It’s a little gift to yourself to reward yourself for any small victories you may accomplish or if you just need a reason to feel good and smile. Don’t forget to treat yourself to something every chance you get because you deserve the praise.

Which of these reasons made you want to go get a manicure? Why do you love treating yourself to a manicure? Let us know in the comments! Don’t forget to share with your friends and family so they know why they should be treating themselves to a manicure too.

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Sara-Frances Sassine

Hi, my name is Sara and I'm a 22-year-old college student in New York. I'm a corporate communications major excited and passionate about writing and art. When I graduate from Baruch College I hope to pursue my dream of getting a cosmetology license and hope to one day be working in the beauty industry.

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