Mobile Spa…More Than Just Pretty Nails

by Teresa Williams 

Everyone likes to be pampered and feel beautiful and that certainly doesn’t change as we age. Many seniors are enjoying the benefits of a “mobile spa”. Getting manicures and pedicures are a nice routine, but is there more to this practice than just pretty nails? Absolutely. Manicures and pedicures from a mobile spa take stress away from self-grooming for both men and women when that becomes physically difficult. The spa comes to them by appointment in their home, independent living, assisted living or any other living arrangement. The spa can provide all the services of any salon with two spectacular exceptions:

1. Spa customers do not have to leave the comfort of their own home

2. These nail technicians are screened and trained to have a heart for seniors and can accommodate any special need. The nail techs can adapt to all disabilities regardless of age or limitations.

As an added advantage, the health benefits of manicures and pedicures are numerous.

What Does a Manicure Include?

Manicures include a combination of a variety of techniques and treatments. Manicures can include hand massages, exfoliation, cuticle treatment, drip dry, wax treatment and buffing, and an application of nail polish or gel polish to finish it off. You’ll be able to choose a package that has what you need, for the price you want. Mobile spas provide “men” manicures and “woman” manicures that are specifically designed for the needs of both sexes.

What are the Benefits of a Manicure?

The benefits of manicures are many. Besides being a relaxing way to de-stress, manicures keep nails healthy, and clean. Clean nails cut down of risk of infection and hangnails are checked for fungus and infection. Professionals know what to look for in case of infections. Keeping nails trimmed at an appropriate length is a necessity for keeping healthy, strong nails and cuts down on skin tears.

What Does a Pedicure Include?

Pedicures generally include a foot soak, exfoliation, nail trimming and grooming, cuticle treatment, foot massage, moisturizing, and nail polish. Pedicures are specifically designed to remove dead skin and decrease the damage done to such an important body part as your feet.

What are the Benefits of Pedicures?

Pedicures have many of the same benefits as manicures, but for some, pedicures are even more important because of the pressure, wear and tear we put our feet through. A good pedicure can prevent infections and diseases in the nails. Pedicures encourage renewal by removing the dead skin that encourages bunions and corns to sprout. This removal also encourages softer feet that will stay healthier, longer. And of course, a gentle foot massage can relieve tension and decrease pain from constant use.

Manicures and pedicures are a luxury that can be forgotten as a necessity in a busy life. But manicures and pedicures are essential to absolute health. Hands and feet are the most used body parts, and require the same attention that you’d give to your face or your cardio health. Manicures and pedicures done regularly can improve your quality of life and health exponentially, so take the time to treat your hands and feet and feel more beautiful at the same time.

What are the Benefits of a Mobile Spa?

Mobile Spas will come to your door…wherever that is and they can adapt to any special needs you may have. You do not have to worry about driving or getting a ride to the salon. Family members do not have to worry about transporting a loved one there. The staff are specially trained to be patient and have a loving heart for people. You gain a special relationship with your spa professional when you get to know each other, because you will have their undivided attention during your treatment. They will not be worrying about other customers, only YOU! Another added benefit is the benefit of touch. Human touch can cut down on agitation and stress in people with dementia.

What Else Can Mobile Spas Offer?

Mobile spas can also offer hair salon services and massage therapy. Both services are also adaptable to any and all disabilities. They come right to you by appointment in the privacy of your own home. They bring portable sinks for hair and portable massage tables for a massage, or adapt to any other limitation an individual may have.

A good mobile spa will also be very concerned with your health profile and can alert staff, family or loved ones (with your approval) of any issues that cause concern. Call and schedule a mobile spa visit today!