23 March, 2015
Beauty

Silky smooth feet thanks to Lavar’s Spa Pedicure

23 March, 2015

Okay, let’s admit it, who else let’s their beauty routine get a bit slack in winter months? Nobody’s going to see my feet anyway, so why bother getting a pedicure? Sound familiar, ladies?

Just as well then that Lavar invited me to review their new pedicure service a few weeks before sandal season. It was finally time to get rid of that dry skin using their new pedicure drill machine. Now don’t worry readers, it’s a lot less scary than it sounds, and a lot more ticklish than I expected!

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I got comfortable in the plush leather armchair as my feet soaked in a mini tub with jet streams. Yes, this really was my Monday afternoon, and it couldn’t get any better.

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Maggie, my therapist, got to work tidying up my cuticles with the drill and then used a different tool on the drill to get rid of all my dry skin and callouses. She was very polite and asked me several times if I was comfortable and to let her know if I happened to be in any pain. If this was your first rodeo, you’d probably be nervous with a super-fast drill anywhere near your skin, but I’ve had pedicures before so it didn’t faze me much.

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After all the drilling was done (I’m surprised I wasn’t in a dentist’s chair!), Margaret massaged my feet, which was absolute heaven, followed by a warm paraffin wax treatment to really soothe my feet and improve circulation. As I waited for the wax to set, I settled in with some of the latest magazines in between double-tapping on Instagram.

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Before I knew it, Maggie was peeling the paraffin wax off and painting my nails a deep purple colour. And I was off with silky and velvety smooth feet.

The Signature Pedicure is $420. Keep an eye out on Sassy Sale for a special discount on manis and pedis at Lavar!

Lavar, 802 Parker House, 72 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, www.lavar.com.hk

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