What is the pedicure?

A pedicure is a way to improve the appearance of the feet, and their nails. It basically is a manicure for the feet. The word pedicure comes form the Latin words pes, which means foot, and cura, which means care. It also means the care of the feet and toenails. A pedicure can be helpful because it can prevent nail pedicurediseases and nail disorders.


The history of pedicures dates back to ancient Egypt. A carving of a pharaoh's official was noted as representing pedicures and manicures.
Pedicures contain different parts:
1. Filing

2. Cuticle nipping - clipping excess cuticle around nail. When clipping cuticles, care needs to be taken to avoid infection.

3. Cleansing the nails - wash nails in finger bath with warm, soapy water.

4. Buffing - shaping of the nails. the nails.