A manicure is a cosmetic beauty treatment for the fingernails and hands performed in a nail salon by a licensed professional nail technician or manicurist. A manicure treatment is not only a treatment for the natural nails but also for the hands. A manicure consists of filing, shaping of the free edge, cuticle treatments, massage of the hand and the application of polish.
A pedicure is a way to improve the appearance of the feet and their nails. It provides a similar service to a manicure. A pedicure can help prevent nail diseases and nail disorders.