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60 | NAILS MAGAZINE | MARCH 2015 Berry Cherry Manicure Mint Nail Lounge, Fairfax, Va. signature services TECHNIQUE } Shopping List o Cácee Soap Spa Refreshment Deodorizing Soak (Berry Scent), and Aloe Vera Massage Oil o Keyano Aromatic Cranberry Scrub o Q-Smart Qtica Vanilla Wild Plum Mask o CND Scentsations Black Cherry and Nutmeg Lotion o Zoya Natural Nail Base, Polish, Top Coat, and Fast Drops 5 6 7 Use an alternate name such as Juicy Fruit Manicure, and ofer a small chilled bowl of fresh cherries, and/or a chilled cherry-pomegranate mimosa. TWEAK THIS RECIPE: Price: $37 On the Menu A mouthwatering blend of cranberry, plum, and cherry scents combine to create a sensory delight. An indulgent foot soak, mask, scrub, and massage will moisturize, exfoliate, rejuvenate, brighten skin, and satisfy tactile and olfactory senses in a variety of aromas — a sweet, fruity treat for your clients. 1. Soak the client's hands in warm water with two to three fowers petals of soap spa refreshment deodorizing soak. 2. Prep the fnger nails by cutting, shaping, and cleaning the cuticles. 3. Exfoliate the hands and arms with warmed cranberry scrub. Start by massaging the scrub into each fnger, gently circling until the entire hand and arm are exfoliated. Rinse and towel dry. 4. Apply an even layer of moisture mask to the hands and arms. Massage in for silky skin. Cover with warm towels to promote full penetration into the skin. Remove after about fve minutes. 5. Apply warmed massage oil to the hands and arms, and massage using circular motions. Continue the massage with a hot basalt stone to penetrate heat into the hands and arms. 6. Using warmed Black Cherry & Nutmeg lotion, massage the client's hands and arms using deeper stroking movements and light stroking to the top of the arm. Massage the fngers by wiggling, squeezing, and rolling each fnger individually. 7. Apply base coat, two coats of polish, and top coat for a smooth, high-gloss, protective shine. Finish with fast drops to perfect the manicure.