(Closed) How often do you get a professional mani/pedi?

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: How often do you get a mani/pedi?
    More than twice a month : (5 votes)
    2 %
    Twice a month : (28 votes)
    12 %
    Once a month : (24 votes)
    11 %
    Once every 6-8 weeks or so : (15 votes)
    7 %
    A few times a year for something special (wedding, vacation, etc) : (73 votes)
    32 %
    I do my own mani/pedi at home (I do not go to a salon) : (38 votes)
    17 %
    I trim my nails at home and that's...about it! : (43 votes)
    19 %
  • Post # 3
    4693 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I usually go for a pedicure at the beginning of summer and that’s about it!

    Post # 4
    33 posts
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I generally go for a pedicure every 3 weeks once the weather is nice enough to allow open toe shoes or sandals.  I’m not a huge fan of manicures since they chip so quickly,but I’ve found the shellac manicures tend to last about 3 weeks. I’d only do that on a special occasion though.

    Post # 5
    8041 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2013

    @S2013:  I usually go less than once a year.

    I never have great experiences. My feet are super ticklish and I usually end up coming back with some sort of cut/scrape (I guess my skin is just too delicate??). I also find that the polish takes FOREVER to dry and it’s a huge pain… especially in the winter… I can’t just go back home in flip flops.

    I have a system where I can do my feet and hands at the same time and they usually end up looking pretty good… less dry time etc. than at the salon. I usually do my own pedis every 2-3 weeks for the entire year so I am quite on top of things.

    Post # 7
    2162 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I usually do a mani/pedi every 2 weeks like clockwork. I also still get my pedicure every 2 weeks over the winter too, because I have a thing where I can’t just get my hands or my feet done…have to have both at the same time. Sometimes over the summer, if I’ve gone to the beach a lot my toes get trashed and I may go after 10-12 days  instead of every 2 weeks. It’s usually a Friday afternoon detoxing from my workweek activity…I love it 🙂

    Post # 10
    272 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    During sandal season, about May-September, I get a pedicure once or twice a month, as needed. I just did an at-home pedicure since I didn’t feel like shelling out the money for a pedi now that I’m starting to wear closed toe shoes more often.

    I never get manicures, they don’t last long enough! I do want to start looking for places that do good gel/shellac though, because I’ll want a gel mani for the wedding and don’t want the wedding mani to be the first time I try it.

    Post # 11
    1935 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I am addicted to the gel polish. I love that it stays on for weeks, I don’t have to worry about chipping, and I’m lazy as heck when it comes to my nails. The hour it takes to get them done is well worth it.

    Post # 12
    46 posts
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Every week like clockwork for a mani and massage (usually just 15 minute chair massage) and maybe twice a year for the pedi. I’m SO ticklish that it’s just miserable.

    Post # 14
    5494 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I go about every 3 weeks. It’s the cheapest way to make myself feel shiny and new 🙂

    Post # 16
    1614 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    Twice a month minimum…everything starts to fade fast on me…& my sweetie loves the pedis too! 

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