Are Salon and Spa Treatments Worth It?
Experts weigh in on what hair and facial skin care treatments are worth splurging on and which ones you can do at home
But ... you can do mani/pedis at homeWhy: They're easy to do (with a bit of practice), prevent any sort of funky infection you may pick up at a salon, and save time and money.
How-to: Start by removing polish, cutting and filing nails and pumicing heels, and "if you aren't much of a painter then go with a natural shade of polish," says King. Need more mani-pedi hand-holding (no pun intended)? Watch this video to get more tips on giving yourself a killer mani in a flash and follow this step-by-step guide to getting the best DIY pedicure. Nail goodies to try: Revlon Nail Clipper, $2.49, Mary Kay Satin Hands Satin Smoothie Hand Scrub, $15, and June Jacobs Peppermint Hand and Foot Therapy, $40.