Charme Studio

Natural Nail Services - Regular Polish, Gel/Shellac Manicures, IBX Nail Strengthening Treatments, Waterless Pedicures, Organic Facials and Waxing. Nail Parties & Traveling Nails services!

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Is a reduction of infection causing microorganisms appealing to you? Or would you prefer total elimination? Learn why a medical grade autoclave is part of our safety standards

It is about time I gave you the skinny on sterilizing.  I know, this isn’t exactly a sexy topic, but you know what else isn’t sexy?  Having to get toe surgery because you got an infection from tools being used by a nail shop that doesn’t properly sanitize!  In my humble opinion, losing a toenail is a whole lot less sexy than taking the time to make sure that the place you get your nails done is following the proper steps.

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Charme Studio Story

My story starts like many others you may have heard.  I was a driven young woman who worked her way into a managerial position by the age of 18 at a popular Tacoma nail salon.  I worked long hours, had only one day off, and was severely underpaid… but I was a MANAGER! Wonderful!… right?  Truth be told, the 60 hour weeks, having no life of my own, and making only $10/hour (no overtime) started to exhaust me.  I was dreading work everyday, even painting nails was no longer fun.  But then, 2 things happened: 1) Pinterest and the artistic nail craze came about (and I started enjoying that aspect again), and 2) I began building a clientele that relied on me as an expert on nail care, and I found I really wanted to help these people; if I could be a resource on having healthier and stronger nails, I wanted to be!

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Waterless Pedicures: they’re not traditional but they’re better in every way… trust me!

Welcome to “The Horrors of Water Pedicures, Round 2!” Just kidding, today’s post will tell you what a WATERLESS PEDICURE is, and why we recommend it.  If you missed our last post, check it out here.  Make sure to create a link on the word “here” in the last sentence. There’s a number of reasons we do things differently here at Charme Studio, and last week’s post depicts all of that… we want to keep this one a little less scary, and a little more fun-loving :)

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