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The Winter Benefits of a Boise Pedicure

It’s not uncommon for people to go all winter without a Boise pedicure before returning to their nail tech in the spring complaining about how bad their feet look. At unDONE Salon, there is no need for that to happen. By maintaining your Boise pedicure during the winter season, we will not only provide you with beautifully shaped and painted toes, we will also help you maintain the overall health of your feet.

Promote Healthy Toes

During the cold winter months, your nails can become dry and brittle causing them to split and break. This can lead to irritating and often painful ingrown toenails and/or infections. Regular Boise pedicures will prevent this from happening and provide you with strong, healthy nails.

Prevent Calluses

Regular exfoliation during a Boise pedicure will help to control and prevent the growth of calluses and corns. Since your feet are often confined to enclosed shoes and boots over the winter months, your feet are more prone to developing these unwanted problems. Not only do calluses and corns look unattractive they can also cause discomfort.

Nurture & Relieve Stress

During a Boise pedicure, your nail technician will massage your feet. Not only does this feel great and help relieve stress, it can also help to ease tight muscles. A regular foot massage during your Boise pedicure will not only loosen the muscles in your feet and lower legs, it will increase blood flow and joint performance. By boosting circulation, your feet will not only feel better, you will be preventing additional health problems associated with your feet in the process.

Undone Salon

Maintaining routine Boise pedicure treatments during the winter isn’t crazy talk. When spring comes back around, you won’t have to worry about making your feet look and feel healthy again. That’s why it’s important to come into unDONE Salon every 4-6 weeks during the winter for a Boise pedicure to maintain healthy toes, and feet. Ready to schedule your next pedicure? Call us at (208) 287-2010 or schedule an appointment online.   

Love Your Toes This Spring With A Boise Pedicure!

The arrival of summer means it’s time shed your winter shoes and take care of your toes! With flip-flops and open-toed sandals back in season, now is the perfect time to come into unDONE Salon for a Boise pedicure. Our master nail technician, Yadira aka “Yogi” Ortega offers the very best in relaxing pedicures to make your feet look and feel fabulous for the warm weather ahead!

Say Goodbye to Dry, Rough Feet!

Ready to shed those winter calluses? A Boise pedicure at unDONE Salon is just what you need! Our master nail technician will soak, file, and gently exfoliate your feet to make them soft and smooth for summer. We also offer polishing and refinement services for when you need a quick polish change or removal. Want to keep it natural? Nail buffing will provide your nails with a healthy glow if you’re not interested in any nail art or polish.

Spring Nail Idea Trends:

  • Lines and stripes are super popular these days and never seem to go out of style. In fact, this nail trend is so appealing because it seems to go with any outfit! To try this look, you can go with multiple lines or just one. Our master nail technician also recommends going with black and white or metallics for the perfect Boise pedicure.
  • Want an edgier look? Grayscale nails will add just enough spunk to any outfit while still being stylish and contemporary. This color trend also comes in all different forms from milky gray to metallic gray shimmer.
  • Let’s face it, it can be difficult to choose a single color for your nails. With a marble nails, you can have multiple colors without settling on just one! With this look, you can be as creative as you want or go with something much more natural.
  • Another simple, yet stunning nail trend this season is the negative space look. If linear lines or half moons don’t interest you, you can go with a lace or shattered look instead. Negative space is the perfect trend to show off your natural nails with just the right amount of color!

The #1 Color of the Season

Still not sure which color or style you want? Why not go with Millennial Pink? Pink is no longer reserved for little girls. As it turns out, adult women are swooning over this specific, and cheerful shade this season. Not only does Millennial Pink complement a variety of complexions, it’s soft yet powerful. Flattering on all skin tones, this shade tends to look good on anyone depending on the depth and tone of pink.

Add a Touch of Nail Art!

Once your feet are smoothed and your toes look great, our master nail technician can hand paint or airbrush a unique design to top off your Boise pedicure. Want to add some glitter or gems instead? We can do that too!

Contact unDONE Salon

Getting a professional Boise pedicure is a great way to love your toes this spring. If you’re ready to kick off your socks and unleash your toes just in time for summer, a little maintenance and a dash of your favorite color will have your feet ready for the sunny days ahead. Call us at (208) 287-2010 today to schedule your appointment today!

Wake up Your Winter Feet With A Boise Pedicure

Are your toes flip-flop ready? After a cold, hard winter, there’s nothing like the first pedicure of spring. At unDONE Salon, we can not only make your nails look pretty and your feet feel great but trim your nails, control calluses and moisturize skin with a relaxing foot massage to help relieve tension and stimulate blood flow.

Now Is The Time To Bare Some Skin In Celebration!

Besides hair and skin treatments, a Boise pedicure may be the single most popular beauty treatment offered at unDONE Salon. After all, who doesn’t want pretty toes and have their feet rubbed down by a master nail technician? A Boise pedicure not only feels great and is great for your skin but leaves your feet looking their best. If you’ve never experienced the luxury of a Boise pedicure, we’d like to present you with the following list of services we provide to help throw the time-consuming task of doing it yourself out the window!

#1 Nail Polish Removal

It might seem obvious but removing your old nail polish is an important step to start off your Boise pedicure. At unDONE Salon, our master nail technician will clear your nails and remove all traces of old polish. Once removed, you are now ready for a relaxing, and pampering treatment.

#2 Soak & Massage

Once all traces of nail polish are removed, a basin will be filled with warm, soapy water to soak your feet into. Soaking your feet will help soften dry, rough skin making them easier to work with. Once your feet have soaked for 5-10 minutes, your master nail technician will gently pat your feet dry with a towel. Next your feet will be gently buffed to remove any dry, rough skin. Once smooth, your feet will then be slathered with a thick, rich moisturiser during a relaxing foot and calf massage.

#3 Nail & Cuticle Care

Next, your master nail technician will apply some cuticle cream before cutting or gently pushing your cuticles back. Your nails will also be trimmed and filed into an attractive, uniform shape to reduce ingrown nails and improve their overall appearance.

#4 Polish & Dry

Once your nails have been filed, a polish of your choice will be applied in long, even strokes between a base and top coat to help boost its longevity and durability. Depending on the polish applied, your feet may be placed under a special UV lamp to help set and cure the nail varnish.  

Contact unDONE Salon

Getting a professional Boise pedicure is a great way to shed the winter blues. If you’re ready to kick off your socks and unleash your toes this spring, a little maintenance and a dash of your favorite color will have your feet ready for the sunny days ahead. Call us at (208) 287-2010 today to schedule your appointment today!

 

The Important Benefits of a Winter Pedicure Boise Treatment

With your feet constantly covered up during the cold winter months a pedicure is probably the last thing on your mind. When our toes aren’t on full display it’s common for us to feel as though our feet are no longer a concern. However, nothing could be further from the truth. That’s why unDONE Salon would like to provide you with the following reasons why it’s important to maintain routine pedicure Boise treatments.

#1 Relax & Relieve Stress

When people think of a pedicure, they tend to visualize pretty toes. While polished toes are a nice touch, a pedicure Boise treatment is much more than that. While we have adopted the standard idea that a pedicure is only needed during the summer, the truth is it’s better to maintain your pedicure Boise treatments during the winter months. Why? Simply put, a pedicure does many things for our health and peace of mind.  

When we take the time to relax and have our feet and lower legs worked on during a pedicure Boise treatment, we are unknowingly releasing feel-good endorphins that stimulate relaxation. This stress reducing treatment of receiving a pampering service helps us to let go of the stress that dominates our lives. Before our treatment even begins, we feel more relaxed and less stressed by the minute.

#2 Maintain Critical Hygiene Habits

During a pedicure Boise treatment, critical hygiene habits are taken care of for us. Not only are our nails clipped and polished, our dead skin is scrubbed away. These basic, yet often overlooked services are important when it comes to maintaining healthy legs and feet. When our toenails go untreated and grow too long, the nail presses against the inside of our shoes. This, in turn, can lead to ingrown toenails and bruised nail beds. When we have our nails and cuticles treated, we are allowing them to breathe and continue to grow healthy.

With that in mind, the removal and scrubbing away of dead skin helps activate the regenerative properties of our own bodies which helps our skin maintain its elasticity. It’s not uncommon for us to suffer from dry skin throughout the winter. Maintaining routine pedicure Boise treatments throughout the year will help keep dry skin at bay when it comes to our feet. While applying lotion may seem like a good solution when it comes to dry feet, the lotion cannot absorb when there is a barrier of dead skin between your feet and the lotion. This, in turn, can cause the feeling of itchiness because your skin is smothering. That’s why our brain tells us to scratch it away so our skin can breathe again.

#3 Boost Circulation & Ease Muscle Tension  

During your pedicure Boise treatment, you will receive a lower leg and foot massage. This not only helps you to feel good at the moment but provides you with a relieving massage that will last for days. Massage not only helps to reduce your stress levels, it increases your circulation while promoting elasticity, and easing muscle tension. All of these things are good for your whole body! When your lower legs and feet don’t hurt, you stand and sit straighter, thus improving your posture which will result in less back pain. When your feet don’t hurt you tend to walk lighter, promoting hip movements that can help to alleviate lower back problems.

Maintaining routine pedicure Boise treatments isn’t crazy talk, it’s healthy. When you think about pretty polished toes, think about your summer pedicure. When you think about moisturized, non-itchy skin, think about your winter pedicure. A good pedicure Boise treatment will last you approximately a month. That’s why it’s important to come into unDONE Salon every 4-6 weeks for a pedicure to maintain healthy nails, and feet. Ready to schedule your next pedicure? Call us at (208) 287-2010 or schedule an appointment online.   

Give the Gift of Beautiful Nails with a Nail Salon Boise Gift Certificate!

City sidewalks… Busy sidewalks… Dressed in holiday style…

It’s that time of year again! With the Treasure Valley’s first snow upon us, the fairy lights are up and twinkling brighter than ever. While many of us have already started our Christmas shopping there are also those of us who have yet to begin. Between buying presents, wrapping them, and meeting with friends and family the holidays can spread us pretty thin. If you’ve got a busy schedule and don’t have much time to shop, unDONE has got you covered!

If you’re not sure what to get your wife, mother or daughter, get them a nail salon Boise gift certificate! Let’s face it, we all like to get pampered, especially when it allows us time to slow down and relax. The best part? A nail salon Boise gift certificate will provide your loved one with the ability to look down at their hands and feet and remember how much you care about them.

While not all of us are beauty risk-takers, we can all appreciate a Boise manicure or pedicure. With nail salon Boise services ranging from gel, acrylics, paraffin dips and nail art, there is always something for everyone looking for a mani or pedi. Whether it’s a basic grooming and polish or a full set of acrylic nails, a Boise manicure or pedicure is an affordable gift to give! Mani-Pedis are a fantastic gift idea for anyone who needs some relaxation but doesn’t have a lot of time. They help ensure healthy nails, hands, and feet while changing up your look!

Pamper your loved one this Christmas. Just about anyone will be happy to receive a nail salon Boise gift certificate because it comes with the promise of a perfect getaway, a chance to escape from everyday cares and relax at our salon. However, if you’ve got something else in mind other than a Boise manicure, unDONE offers a variety of other services to choose from. From hair services to facials to eyelash extensions, we’ve got you covered!

Let’s face it, you can take a chance and buy something your loved one may not like or you can personalize a gift certificate specifically to their needs. We may be bias, but we’re confident that the gift of a salon experience trumps anything they can unwrap.

Call us at (208) 287-2010 to inquire about any of our holiday season gift certificates!

Unleash Your Toes this Spring with a Boise Pedicure!

With spring beginning to show itself, you may have noticed after a long dry winter that your hands and feet are in need of a little maintenance. With warm weather on the horizon, it’s time to revive those nails before you putt on your favorite pair of flip flops! Below are some Boise pedicure tips to get you toes back in tip-top shape.

Keep Your Cuticles Moisturized

Not only does your skin look and feel better once it’s been moisturized so do your cuticles. When moisturizing, simply dab a little extra lotion or vitamin E on each cuticle and work it in. Doing so will help to eliminate the crusty cuticle look. A post-winter, Boise pedicure will also help to eliminate all the dry skin on the bottom and tops of your feet boosting the overall effectiveness of your moisturizer!!

Add a Protective Layer of Nail Polish

Spice up your toes this spring by adding a protective layer of nail polish. A protective topcoat will not only help to prevent chipping and cracking but a protective paint can also contain essential nutrients to help strengthen your nails.

Nix Acetone-Based Removers

When you’re ready for a new color, and want to remove old nail polish from your toes, it’s important to use a non-acetone based remover. Acetone is a harsh chemical that not only removes nail polish but natural oils as well. Try sticking to a non-acetone based remover. While it still removes the polish, it’s definitely gentler on your nails.

Schedule a Boise pedicure & Pick Your Favorite Shade

If you’re ready to kick off your socks and unleash the toes, a little maintenance and a dash of your favorite color will have your nails ready for the sunny days ahead. Getting a professional Boise pedicure is a great way to shed the winter blues and throw the time consuming task of doing-it-yourself out the window! Call us at (208) 287-2010 today to schedule your appointment today!

 

 

Boise Nail Salon Tips: The Benefits of Paraffin Wax

Since the Roman Empire, healers throughout time have been using paraffin wax to treat treat a variety of ailments. In fact, the Romans were known to pour the hot wax over the body in preparation for a massage. Later, the French started using it to help accelerate the healing of wounds. Now, paraffin wax is most commonly used in your Boise nail salon due to its wide variety of benefits.

Paraffin is a petroleum based wax that is melted in a controlled temperature pot for continuous use. Since it is petroleum based, its great for sealing in moisture for dry cracked skin. During a paraffin wax treatment at your Boise nail salon, your hands and feet are dipped three times into the warm wax before being covered with a plastic glove and towel. After a few minutes the wax then cools, and is gently pulled away from the skin. During its removal the wax helps to remove dead skin cells while leaving your hands deeply moisturized. Since paraffin is a natrual emollient, it helps to open the pores, making the skin soft and supple while increasing your skins elasticity and mobility. Paraffin is very beneficial during your Boise manicure or pedicure for those with dry, cracked skin because it adds a waterproof coating that helps it to retain your body’s natural oils. This coating also helps to protect the skin from external elements.

How is paraffin wax made? Paraffin wax occurs naturally as a component of crude mineral oils that is refined or separated. It is then purified through boiling and then chilled and pressed through a filter which creates a heavy oil (paraffin wax). Paraffin has been laboratory tested to by hygienically safe to use. It is colorless, tasteless, and odorless. Since paraffin is heavy in molecular weight, it aids in an increase to the blood supply to the area being treated and traps moisture from underlying layers of the skin, resulting in rejuvenated and nourished skin.

A paraffin wax treatment at your Boise nail salon is not only beneficial to your skin, it also has many other health benefits. Paraffin has been known to relax muscles, increase blood flow, relieve joint stiffness, and reduce pain. People struggling with arthritis, muscle, tendon and ligament ailments may also find a Boise nail salon paraffin treatment to be very helpful.

The next time you visit Undone Salon for a Boise manicure or pedicure, ask your technician about getting a paraffin wax treatment! You won’t be sorry…

 

Boise Nail Salon Tips for Winterizing Your Hands & Nails

Just as our hair, and skin suffers during the dry winter months, our hands and nails suffer too. Nails thrive on humidity. Unfortunately however, Idaho maintains a cold, dry climate during the winter, and by spending time indoors with the furnace on, your nails can become dehydrated and brittle. Keep in mind that unless you wear gloves 24/7, your hands get almost as much air exposure as your face! But, just as the seasons change, so should your hand and nail care routine. Below are some cold weather, Boise nail salon tips to help rescue your hands from the effects of winter:

Boise Nail Salon Tips For Maintaining Healthy Hands & Nails This Winter

While you’ll certainly want to slip on a cozy pair of gloves or mittens when you spend time outdoors this winter, there are a few other things you can do to maintain the health & beauty of your hands and nails. These Boise nail salon tips are beneficial during any season but especially vital during the winter.

  • Trim, don’t cut hangnails.
  • Avoid hot showers or baths.
  • Limit use of hand sanitizers.
  • Use moisturizing hand soaps.
  • Keep nails shorter in wintertime.
  • Massage nails and cuticles with a cuticle oil.
  • Push back cuticles, rather than cutting them.
  • Exfoliate your hands and nails before moisturizing.
  • Wear rubber gloves when doing dishes or cleaning.
  • Avoid heavily scented hand creams that can further dry out your nails.
  • Limit your use of polish removers, especially those that contain acetone.
  • Wear cotton gloves at night while sleeping (after putting on hand cream).
  • Slather on a high quality hand cream everyday and at night before bed.

How Undone Salon Can Help Your Hands & Nails Look Their Best this Winter

At Undone, we are a Boise nail salon that offers Boise manicures & Boise pedicures to exfoliate, moisturize, and condition your hands, and nails to keep them healthy and looking their best during the cold, dry months of winter. We also offer cuticle and paraffin hand treatments as a fabulous treat to moisturize your hands and nails.

Despite applying all of the above mentioned tips, you may find yourself with a split, cracked or torn nail. If that happens, come in to see us for a needed repair. Remember, healthy hands & nails can make a huge difference in the beauty of your Boise manicure, so visit us often, and especially during the winter!

Your Boise Hair Salon Guide to the Holiday Season

Since it’s the holiday season, and our last blog was about booking your Boise hair salon appointments in advance we wanted to take the time to put together a quick guide to help you put your best face forward while preparing for your next major holiday event:

#1 Focus on your mane event.

One of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is to focus on your own lovely locks. Changing up your Boise hair salon style is a sure-fire way to turn heads and send the message that you’re ready to greet the new year with a fresh look. Not ready to let go of your signature Boise hair salon style? Never underestimate the powers of a simple trim or haircolor. Got your makeup done and outfit ready but no clue what to do with your hair? Come to Undone Salon for a quick blowout and style. Our Boise hair salon stylists will have you done in no-time, and ready to head off to enjoy the holiday entertainment!

#2 Freshen up your face.

Winter and the holiday season can be a wonderland for the senses. Unfortunately though, it can also cause our faces to become prone to dry skin and dullness. Give your face a fresh pick-me-up with Boise hair salon facial that specifically tackles the effects of winter on the skin. We offer gentle micro needling, microdermabrasion, chemical peels and more that will invigorate the skin, leaving you with a glow that’s sure to last you till the new year!

#3 Indulge your body.

Don’t forget about the rest of your body just because you’ve been hiding it under layers of fabulous clothes. Shed that outer shell and pamper yourself with a Boise spray tan. Maintaining your color throughout the winter months will provide you with a sun kissed glow whle fortifying your skin’s natural defenses with the antioxidants, vitamins and polyphenols contained in the Vino Bronzing Mist Undone Salon offers.

#4 Top off your tips with a Boise nail salon manicure or pedicure!

Beautifying your nails is the icing on your holiday cake! No look can be completed without the finishing touches of a Boise manicure or pedicure. Stick with signature shades or get creative with festive fun patterns and bold colors to match your holiday outfit. We offer all the latest sparkles and winter colors. The possibilities are endless!

#5 Be FABULOUS!!

Can’t decide what you want to book your Boise hair salon appointment for? Come to Undone Salon and get the whole deal from facials, to hair, to a Boise spray tan to nails. We offer a variety of options to fit your needs. Our stylists will have you ready from top to bottom for the Christmas season and fully prepared to take your best holiday pictures!

 

 

Keeping Up on Your Boise Pedicure During the Winter Months Ahead

With fall in full swing & winter fast approaching we all know that boot season is well on its way to the Treasure Valley. When it’s cold outside it’s very common for us to keep our feet safely hidden & warm, so it’s only natural that a Boise pedicure at unDONE Salon will become less of a priority. However, it’s important to remember what a difference groomed feet can make to your overall happiness.

On that note, your Boise hair salon wants to provide you a few good reasons to keep up with your Boise pedicure during non-sandal season:

A Boise pedicure will help make your life easier in the long run.

It’s no secret that we all delight seeing that pile of grated skin pile up during a Boise pedicure, however, it’s a LOT more effective to simply use a foot file or pumice stone for approximately one minute each day in the shower.

No cringing every time you pull on tights or slip between the sheets

We all know the feeling of dry skin patches on our feet catching on the soft fabric of some of our favorite things. Like nails on a chalkboard, this unsettling sensation can easily be cured with a Boise pedicure.

Self confidence baby!

A Boise pedicure will help you feel like a super-pulled-together girl during your next yoga or other barefoot workout session (even if you still struggle throughout the actual workout)!

You can go cozily barefoot inside your Uggs

Don’t be caught off guard when you enter a house where you are expected to remove your comfy shoes. A Boise pedicure will help eliminate the satisfaction of others judging your heavily chipped black toenail polish!

It’s just plain sexy.

Think about it. Look at the models feet above & face the fact that during the winter you’re about to let your feet become hideous. If you don’t want to invest in a Boise pedicure, you might as well stock up on some granny panties too…

Bonus reason:

As your Boise nail salon, unDONE is a great place to escape and relax when the weather is cold and crappy outside. Not only can you get a Boise manicure & pedicure but a Boise spray tan as well!