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Dudley Beauty College
(202) 269-3666
2031 Rhode Island Ave NE
Washington, DC
# of Undergrads
36
School Information
Private
Setting
Large city

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Hair Academy Inc - New Carrollton
(301) 459-2509
8435 Old Annapolis Rd
New Carrollton, MD
# of Undergrads
100
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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American Beauty Academy - Wheaton
(301) 949-3000
11006 Veirs Mill Road
Wheaton, MD
# of Undergrads
83
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Hair Expressions Academy
(301) 984-8182
12450 Parklawn Dr 2nd fl
Rockville, MD
# of Undergrads
88
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Fox Valley Technical College
(202) 347-5610
401 9th St., NW
Washington, DC
 
New Creations Academy of Hair Design
(301) 899-9100
3930 Bexley Pl
Suitland, MD
# of Undergrads
10
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Montgomery Beauty School
(301) 459-2509
8736 Arliss St
Silver Spring, MD
# of Undergrads
63
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Springfield Beauty Academy
(703) 256-5662
4223 Annandale Rd
Annandale, VA
# of Undergrads
55
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Aesthetics Institute of Cosmetology
(301) 330-9252
15958C Shady Grove Rd
Gaithersburg, MD
# of Undergrads
15
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Jobs for America's Graduates - DC
(202) 580-6550
1701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC
 
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How To Perform The Exotic Manicure

Exotic Manicures and Pedicures

Tools Needed:
Massage Oils (Essential and Base)
Nail Clipper
Nail File
Cuticle Pusher
Cuticle Nippers or Cutter
Soak Bowl
Towel
Base Coat
Polish
Top Coat

Hold the hand and begin to massage the top surface. Use your thumbs in a slow, firm stroking motion, starting at the fingers and moving up to the wrist. Once you have reached the ankle/wrist follow the same line back to the fingers. Make sure you apply lighter pressure towards the fingers than the wrist. Repeat this 5 times. For the palm, use your thumb to rub your palm in a circular motion. Keep moving your massaging thumb around in a circle adding a little pressure continue on other hand. For Pedicure apply the same massage technique on feet.

1. Make sure nails are free of all polish.
2. Cut and shape nails as desired with nail clippers and file.
After step 2 of the basic manicure, apply a essential massage oils to hands, arms feet and lower legs. Massage oil is a combination of essential oils added to a base oil. You can use massage oils to promote circulation, stimulate the release of toxins from the body, or uplift the senses. To every 10 (ml) of base oil, add 5 drops of essential oil (a 10:1 ratio).

3. Soak fingertips in mild soapy warm water for 7-10 min.
4. Use your cuticle pusher to gently remove cuticle from the nail bed going away from the tips of nails toward your wrist.
5. Rinse and dry your hands.
6. Cut any loose skin or cuticle with cuticle nippers ...

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The American Manicure

American manicures at a nail salon or at home

What makes a manicure American? With subtle tones and pale colors the American Manicure give nails a natural, soft look. Deviating from the French Manicure the American Manicure has the white tip of the nail painted first with the neutral tone painted over the entire nail. This manicure can be done at home or in a salon and spa. The American Manicure is also easy to fix if the manicure were to chip or need to be recoated.

Purchasing a professional American Manicure will most often include a hand massage, cuticle care, and other nail care services to maintain the quality of the nails and hands.

American Manicures can be done at home by purchasing an American Manicure kit located at your local drug store or beauty salon outlet. An opaque white or light color of nail polish and a neutral pink tone can be purchased in place of an American Manicure kit. For optimal results cuticle cutters, a good emery board, and deep moisturizing lotion will give the at-home manicure a look of professional caliber.

After the nails have soaked in warm water and the nail is free from any polish it can be filed and shaped into the desired look. Once the nail is ready for painting a base coat will prep the nail to sustain the top coat of color for a longer period. Once the base coat is completed a stencil or similar device can be used as a frame to help outline the opaque white or light color of nail polish for defining the tip. After the nai...

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