Express Manicure


What is Express Manicure? Your Helpful Tips and Information

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Time is fast for some people, and they are mostly on the go. There’s not much time to have our nails maintained if that’s the case. However, fret not, express manicure singapore and pedicure are especially designed for those that want a quick fix.


Express manicure singapore is known for its short but sweet treatment that will only take a short amount of time, about 15 to 30 minutes.





In this article, you’ll learn awesome and helpful tips and other useful information on express manicure and its different types.


You’ll also learn some facts about keeping your fingernails well-maintained, about pink mani and pedi, the different nails culture in the world, your favorite celebrity’s style, how your personality influences the shade and style you choose for your nails and a whole lot more! You don’t want to miss out on any of the exciting fine points in here. Let’s continue, shall we?


How is Express Mani Completed?


The process involved in express manicure is super quick and easy. Here are four common steps:


  1. Your fingertips are soaked in a warm water.
  2. Your nails will be trimmed and then shaped depending on the style that you want.
  3. Cuticle care routine is performed.
  4. Applying nail polish of your choice.


Simple, right? However, it still needs to be done correctly to avoid damaging your nails.


Tools and Items Used in Express Manicures


Professionals or even those who maintain their fingernails at home knows the importance of using the right tools and items. Here’s a list of nail tools that you will want to know:


  • Polish remover or acetone to remove debris and polish.
  • Cuticle cream used at the bottom of your nail.
  • Emery boards or nail files.
  • Nail brush is used for your nail hygiene.
  • Cuticle pusher.
  • Cuticle scissors.
  • Nail Buffer.
  • Bamboo Sticks are used when cleaning up your excess cuticle.
  • Cuticle oil.
  • Tweezers to help grab tiny things.
  • Small paint brush.


Keep Your Fingernails Well-Maintained


Not all are fond of going to nail salons to have their nails maintained; they mostly prefer doing it on their own at home. However, still, your hands need appropriate hygiene, and you need to diligently clean and trim your fingernails to avoid collecting germs and dirt that usually lead to infection and to having pinworms. To prevent this, you need to do the following:


  • Keep your nails trimmed and shortened.
  • Scrub your nails with soap and water each time you wash your hands.
  • Make sure that the nail tools are clean and sterilized before using them.
  • Don’t bite and chew on your nails.
  • Don’t cut your cuticles, they block and stop infection.
  • Hangnails should not be ripped or bitten. Use a trimmer.


Pink Mani and Pedicure


Pink Nails is not a new thing, in fact, there are a lot of mani and pedicure ideas for those who love this color. Here are pretty pink nail art ideas and designs that you can tell your manicurist:


  • Muted Pink with Jewels.
  • Brink pink with cotton candy and gold glitter stripes.
  • Neon pink with pastel rose and tiny dots.
  • Baby pink with holo stars.
  • Milky pink with glitter and holo nails.
  • Strawberry milk with gold zodiac constellation stickers.
  • Champagne pink half-moon with gold accents.
  • Ombré pink *Skittle* manicure.
  • Pink-lavender color jelly nail extensions.
  • Rainbow glitter with pale pink.
  • Pastel pink with candy sprinkles nail art.
  • Simple neon pink accent.
  • Baby pink with gold glitter French tip.
  • Graphic hot pink nail art with yellow dots.
  • Negative space pink with white manicure.


Nails Culture around the World


Nails that are sculptured, fiberglass wrapped, acrylic coated and nail art have international following and natural manicure is considered as a cultural universal.


The fastest growing markets around the world for artificial nail care include France, England, Germany and other areas of Western Europe. Australia also shows a boost in market growth for this industry. There are places that still do natural nail care and does not apply artificial method that much such as Eastern Europe, Scandinavian countries, South America and the Far east.


In Asian countries, basic mani and pedi are still very popular using the techniques in cuticle cutting. Round and square shapes as well as French manicure is the most popular styles here. Artificial nails are not that prevalent for most Asian women. Those that use artificial nails mainly use sculptured nails or acrylic overlays for the tips.


The Flair of Your Favorite Celebrity


We all have our favorite stars and celebs that we love to follow and stalk especially on how they glam up their nails. We may belong to different countries, but they have great influence in us whenever the style for our nails. Here are few celebs with their nail flairs that you can check out:


  • Kylie Jenner’s French Dip.
  • Bella Hadid’s Yellow-dipped nails.
  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s reverse Frenchie.
  • Gigi Hadid’s super kawaii 3D nails.


These styles were done by popular manicurists such as Mei Kawajiri, Betina R. Goldstein, Chaun P. Legend and a few more others.


Simple, Chic or Loud Designs?


The design of our nails depends on different factors. It can be more of a personal reason or you are basing your decision on a special event, or it can be because of your favorite artist’s influence.


Simple – basic manicure, it’s fast and fuss-free.

Chic – it’s more stylish than the basic French manicure.

Loud – uses eye-catching colors, glossy and vibrant.


What is Your Shade?


According to experts, your nail color polish reveals a certain part of who you are. Try to see if the shades below really says who you are:


  • Pearly pink – professional.
  • Red – glamorous.
  • White – a blank slate.
  • Clear – you care but you’re just busy.
  • Artistic designs – creative.
  • Gem tones – a classic twist.
  • Neon – spontaneous.
  • Nude – low maintenance.
  • Black – shows inner femme fatale.


To DIY or to Go to a Professional?


DIY or do it yourself is a good option for those who are not comfortable in having others touch their nails. Aside for that reason, DIY saves you money, an opportunity to spend some “me time” and allows you to become creative.


However, going to a professional is best for those who can’t control the tools for manicure and pedicure or who would like to relax and reward themselves for their hard work.


Which one do you think is the best option for you?


Is it Worth Your Money to Pay For Professional Services?


Definitely, yes. You get the right pampering with all the amenities that you pay for and your nails are in good hands.


The Perfect Place for Your Fingernails


The Nailist

A passionate team of experts with three branches in Singapore.

The Nailist – Holland Road Shopping Centre

The Nailist – 313 Orchard Road

The Nailist – Raffles Holland V


A Comment from One of Our Clients

“A professional Nail Salon where the girls actually focus on their job, and don’t talk to each other while they’re making our nails look fantastic! With great results naturally”

Joy R. – The Nailist City


Booking a Schedule


Booking a schedule is highly recommended to ensure an open seat for you without having to wait for a long que.


Telephone Numbers 


The Nailist – Holland Road Shopping Centre – 6463 0028

The Nailist – 313 Orchard Road – 6634 1603

The Nailist – Raffles Holland V – 6262 6163







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