Should I cut my nails before a pedicure?
Beside this, what do I need to know before getting a pedicure?
Before you go in feet first, keep these pedicure rules-of-thumb on hand.
- Don't paint or polish over discolored toenails.
- Don't share emery boards.
- Don't shave your legs beforehand.
- Don't round your toenails when clipping them.
- Don't cut your cuticles.
Subsequently, question is, is it rude to bring your own nail polish to a salon? Having proper etiquette is important if you plan to visit the nail salon frequently. But to answer the question, if done properly, it is not rude to bring your own polish to the salon.
Also, should I cut my nails before I get acrylics?
It depends honestly. If they do a tip overlay or a sculpted nail. Most places do a tip overlay where they glue a plastic tip and then apply acrylic on top. If they use tips with a well then your nails will need to be trimmed but nail biters nails tend to be too short because the well covers too much of the nail plate.
Can you get a pedicure if you have a cut?
Do not go to a nail salon if you have cuts, scrapes or open wounds. Also, keep your athlete's foot (yes, it's contagious) fungus away from those pedicure bowls. Salon workers should also inspect clients' feet and legs before services, the EPA notes.