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where to buy good pedicure and manicure kit in US

Discussion in 'Body Care' started by gayusaarathy, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. gayusaarathy

    gayusaarathy New IL'ite

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    i want to know which is the best brand for pedicure and manicure kit and where to buy in US
     
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    tashidelek2002 IL Hall of Fame

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    At the drug store you can buy the better quality implements singly in the nail polish section. Revlon or La Crosse brands are good. If you are not in a hurry, you can wait for a sale. You can also go to beauty supply stores which have a better selection of things like files, polish removers. I have never found sets to be as good as buying just what you need singly and paying more for good quality. What I use are finger nail and toe nail clippers (Trim brand is good), cuticle scissors, nail scissors, cuticle pushers. Hindu sticks are good but hard to find (it is a stone for rubbing off cuticles...heavens knows why they are called hindu sticks). At stores like dollar stores or drugstores you can also get foot callous equipment. The one like a little grater works well.
     
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    gayusaarathy New IL'ite

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    Hi
    Thank u for the suggestions. Does bath and body works foot cream is good? have you tried anything from that?
     
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    tashidelek2002 IL Hall of Fame

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    I haven't used that one. The ones I like are Miracle Foot Repair (which is also good as hand cream before bed) (you can get at Walmart) or Himalaya foot cream.
     
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    I actually had most of the tools in the kit (bought it back from India) but for small things I stopped by at CVS, you can always chop the coupons from the weekly paper!!! If you want some expensive once drop by at ulta they have some nice kits!!! But I have noticed that the salons use some ordinary once from the chinese market you can check at chinese market too!!! I only have taken some face creams, body lotions and moisturizers from bath and body works but havent tried any foot cremes though!!!
     
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    You can try walgreens/ULTA/WALMART/TARGET/KOHLs every store carries these kits and the kind of products they use range from diff. varities like natural / spa / chemical etc.
     
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    Hi..

    I bought a good pedicure set from J.C.Penny... But if you want you can buy everything separate in Sally's beauty supply if you have one near your place...
     
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    One thing: I have yet to see any scissors made in China that were of any quality above horrible. I have nail and cuticle scissors that were made in Pakistan that actually are pretty good. I would stay away from any "precision" instruments from China in the nail dept.
     
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    HI ILies,

    I got an idea now.. will look in some stores you suggested. I also want to know if anybody used epilator and i heard panasonic and philips brands are good. i want to know in specific which is good. I saw in many shops but dint find one here. Can u tell me which shop has good epilators too.
     

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