Happy Summer Toes

By Kim Taylor

There is nothing like a little sunshine and warmth to wake a little town like Evergreen up! Trails are full of hikers and bikers, ball fields are busy, parks are loaded with little ones running and jumping, swinging and sliding. The days are long, and not one second of sunshine is wasted. I love Evergreen year round, but spring and summer always remind me how blessed I am to live here.

This time of year, the yearning for short sleeves, bare legs, and sandals becomes overwhelming. If you are like me, you probably jumped the gun and pulled out your sandals and capris a month ago, happily freezing your toes off every morning in hopes of warm afternoons and mild evenings. If you are really like me, you have somehow justified sporting your winter toes with those sandals! Well, it’s time to come to Jesus baby- those toes need some TLC!

In a perfect world I would get a pedicure at least once a month and God bless those of you who make me look bad by finding time to take care of your feet year round- I am truly in awe. Unfortunately my slightly less than perfect, totally crazy world keeps me running constantly, and when my toes are out of sight I tend to put them out of my mind also. The fact that I own a salon with a full service nail studio makes this especially shameful, I know.

Now that I have confessed my toe sins, I want you to know that I have repented and committed myself to regular pedicures from this day on! AND, just like any truly repentant sinner I will try my hardest to bring as many other lost sheep AKA fellow toe sinners into the fold with me.

Essence has a beautiful nail studio, offering a full menu of hand and foot services to accommodate just about any need. We pride ourselves on cleanliness, disinfecting everything that is re-usable and disposing of what is not after each client. Our pedicure tubs are not plumbed, and there is a great reason for this. Pedicure tubs with jets and running water can be very hard to clean properly, making them a perfect environment for potential bacteria that can cause infection. We use a single use liner in our foot baths for each pedicure service eliminating this concern. Our tubs heat and vibrate, so they are very relaxing and enjoyable. Our pedicure chairs are also very comfortable and have a massage feature built into them with a remote control that is controlled by the client.

I would be remiss if I did not also mention our manicuring services. Our shellac manicure is very popular. A hybrid of traditional nail polish and gel nails, it lends strength to the natural nails, allowing them to grow while staying shiny and chip free for two weeks at a time. This is a great alternative for those of us who don’t do well with artificial nails. For those who prefer acrylic nails, we offer those too!

We have a fantastic manicurist, both talented and very experienced that would love to add you to her client list! And as a special incentive, she is offering a summer pedicure package- buy four pedicures and receivean express mani/pedi FREE! This offer ends August 15,, 2015 so call now to reserve your little slice of heaven on earth!