Nail salon perks and must-haves you should not miss
Monday, May 14th, 2012
Come the influence of Korean and Japanese nail arts in the Philippines, there’s a certain je ne sais quoi about it that made today’s youngsters changed their preference and taste for design.
For the past couple of years, themed nail art salons have been popular at shopping and recreational hubs in Manila.
With these nail salons all in the directory, considering where to spend your bucks would be the big question.
What would be your advantage if you get your nails done on a particular salon over the other one?
Lunula Nail Salon & Day Spa at Third Floor, Paseo Center, Makati City knows what to do to win the game.
1. Iced tea or coffee? It doesn’t matter as long as it’s free!
Like what the branding of particular iced tea powder mix says, “take the plunge” if you’re in thirst. But definitely you can’t buy one while you’re in the middle of having your nails trimmed by a clipper.
What Lunula do to perk up their customers, they’re offering free iced tea or coffee.
Yes, you read it right – it’s for free!
So why buy a thirst-quencher when you can have them for free?
2. Strong wi-fi to keep you connected
If you’re into Foursquare, Lunula Nail Salon & Day Spa could definitely be your next big shot to add more mayorships on your profile.
Ms. Tina Quilaquil, operations manager of Lunula, shared that most of their regular clients work in the business district of Makati.
Considering their clients’ profile, Lunula had its stylish abode a wi-fi hotspot.
Check new emails, post a status on Facebook, update your followers on Twitter or check the traffic situation through the MMDA’s Traffic Navigator (TNAV) are just some of the thousand things you can do on your mobile phone or tablet while at Lunula.
Just a friendly tip: feel free to ask the information desk for the password.
3. Choose “hue” you are
You won’t go to a nail salon without making the most out of it.
Identifying your favorite nail salon should spoil your hunger for something new, out of the box, trendy, or kikay perhaps; from the hue of your nail color to the glittery-sparkly add-ons.
Lunula helps their clients achieve their preferred dazzling and artistic touch for their nails.
Personalize your own nail art the way you want it with Lunula’s creative nail artists. Preset designs are also available to choose from if you want instant gratification.
From P25 to P35 per nail depending on your design, you can have your nail art perfectly done.
Other nail pampering services include: Regular Manicure (P210), Regular Pedicure (P230), French Manicure (P235), French Pedicure (P250), Lunula Spa Manicure (P330), Lunula Paraffin Pleasures Manicure (P680 for 1 hour and 30 minutes), Lunula Paraffin Pleasures Pedicure (P780 for 1 hour and 30 minutes).
Nail art service for kids is also available at P10 per nail.
4. At home interior
Going to a nail salon doesn’t have to make you feel that they are just after the business per se.
Comfort is one of the keys to make your customers stay, says Ms. Quilaquil.
Lunula sets the mood by making their customers feel at home: an edgy, modern interior with cream-colored recliner-type seats complemented with Victorian pillows.
While the staff is doing the works, feel free to take your mind into some colloquy or simply browse the prints and be a fashion police.
Though it is imperative for nail salons to make you feel at home, being consistent takes Lunula at the front row.
5. Guaranteed safe
Pampering doesn’t mean you have to be lax. Safety should also be an immediate concern.
Nail salons serve hundreds of customers every week and are home to several nail cleaning tools like blocks and buffers, nail files, nippers, clippers, cuticle pushers and tweezers.
“How to Stay Safe at the Nail Salon” by beauty.about.com considered the proper sterilization of the tools as one of the key points to stay safe at a nail salon.
Who would know that the debris on the mesh catch after a footbath is hazardous to health?
You go to a nail salon to reward yourself and definitely a questionable service is not an option.
Ms. Quilaquil explained that what they do at Lunula is a measure to ensure their customers’ health; sterilizing tools makes them safe from any customer complaint. – EASYROCK.com.ph/Christian Dela Cruz
Visit Lunula Nail Salon & Day Spa at the following branches:
Unit 002, Level 4, Pedro Gil Wing (Beside Car Park Entrance), Robinsons Place Manila. Mobile: 0917-5-LUNULA (586852). Tel: 536-3510.
Unit 301-B, 3rd Floor, Paseo Center, Paseo De Roxas corner Sedeño and Valero Street, Makati City. Mobile: 0916-494-3695 / 0917-538-6852. Tel: 478-7066.
Level 3, Body Senses, Space No. 04214, Robinsons Metro East, Marcos Hi-Way, Santolan, Pasig City. Mobile: 0917-548-6852. Tel: 477-9094.