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What kids should know about manicures and pedicures

A manicure or pedicure cares for the nails by cleaning, trimming and shaping them. A manicure is when you get this done to your hands. "Mani" means hand in Latin, and "cure" means care. 

A pedicure is for the feet. You guessed it, "pedi" means foot in Latin.

The treatment can be done at home or at a nail salon or spa. A lot of people go to nail salons or spas for manicures and pedicures.  

Some kids also like to get fake nails, but the professional kind of fake or artificial nails can give you a rash or even damage your nail. Not a good idea!