|Manicure and Pedicure Massage Procedures|
A manicure is usually finished with a hand massage using hand lotion or oils. What follows is an outline of a typical hand-massage session.
1- Prepare customer's forearms by removing any jewellery and pushing
up long sleeves if necessary.
2- Stretch customer's arms across table comfortably.
For each arm:
1 - Apply a liberal amount of massage lotion on customer's arm.
2 - Work lotion into arm.
3 - Use rotary movements beginning at the elbow going down towards the wrist. Slide up the arm. Repeat three times. Flip arm and repeat on the other side.
4 - Wring arm going up, slide down arm; repeat three times. Flip arm; repeat three times.
5 - Hack arm up and down arm both sides; repeat three times.
6 - Criss-cross around both sides of wrist.
7 - Place customer's arm upright, elbow on the table hold hands, and see-saw customer's hands/wrist three times.
8 - Begin at the top of the wrist and use rotary motions going down the thumb and little finger then go back to wrist, then rotate down next two fingers. Repeat movements down middle finger, pinching the finger tips as you slide off the finger.
9 - Rotate and flex each finger one at a time.
10 - Ensure all lotion applied has been absorbed by arm.
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