Hasta Soundarya (Herbal manicure)

benefits-of-hot-oil-manicure-1-8456-aps-hot-01Hands are one of the most expensive features gifted to a human being. Sometimes it also act as a healing tool through various actions performed by mankind. It is crucial to maintain the hygiene of our hands as many activities like eating etc are performed by our hands.  Due to a stressful and workaholic life, we many a time neglect to take care of our hands and make it look the best. We often give or spare time for our face or for hair care, why should we then neglect our legs and hands?

The word manicure is derived from the Latin word ‘manus’ for hand and ‘cura’ for care. Manicure is a herbal cosmetic treatment for hands and the fingernails. Treatment is done in order to increase the glow and texture to the hands and increase the smoothness & shine of the nails.

The best followed rule for great skin care is to keep it simple, use natural products and don’t smother it. Herbal Spa products bring the essence of nature’s healing power to the skin. The products are rich in natural ingredients and chock full of vitamins which will purify your body, stimulate blood circulation and relax your muscles.

Herbal Spa is a mixture of herbs and spices stuffed into a knotted pouch which is wrapped with ribbons at the handle. These pouches are usually heated by steam or in oil. The herbal massage is as extraordinary feeling of pure wellness – and an immensely relaxing massage. 

Cosmetic companies such as Lotus, Himalaya Herbal, and Cosmic Nutracos etc. develop many natural products which use the therapeutic aromas from natural sources to influence mood, uplift the senses and promote well-being. Nowadays, herbal spa manicures and pedicures are widely known as cosmetic treatments for feet and hands.

 

Procedure:

The steps include the cleaning process initially to remove the accumulations on the hand surface and the nail bed. Then the soaking process is done in medicated decoction which has an anti-microbial action. This also loosens and removes the dirt from the surface and the warmth increases the localized circulation. This is followed by the external oleation of the hand to combat dryness of the hands and the finger nails. Then scrubbing is done with the help of a herbal scrub. Due to this process the dry and dead skin is peeled out and gives a good glow to the hands. Reflexology massage is done on the hands using various shining creams. The wrapping and application of herbal paste is done to maintain the health and glow of the hands.

Benefits:

1) Improves texture of your hands and fingernails.
2) Prevents any wear and tear damages of your fingernails.
3) Increase the flexibility of your hand and keeps your hand smooth, soft and glowing. 

Indication:
Dry hands.
Brittleness of fingernails.
Roughness of palm.