Manicure is the beautification of hands in which the hand nails are cut and groomed. The hand nails are polished.
Pedicure is the beautification applied to the feet. Here the toe nails are groomed. The toe nails are polished. It prevents nail diseases and nail disorders.
|Definition (www.oxforddictionaries.com)||A cosmetic treatment of the hands involving shaping and often painting of the nails, removal of the cuticles, and softening of the skin||A cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails|
|Objectives/Purpose||The main purpose of a manicure is to improve the appearance of the hand, skin and nails.||The purpose of pedicure are:
|Synonyms||Groom, cut, plume, aid, garnish, shape||Heed, observation, chiropody, foot care attendant, podiatry|
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|History||5000 years ago, manicures were first used. Henna was used in India for manicure.||People have been pedicuring their nails for more than 4,000 years. In southern Babylonia, noblemen used solid gold tools to give themselves manicures and pedicures.|
|Word origin||The word manicure was originated from Late 19th century: from French, from Latin manus ‘hand’ + cura ‘care’.||The word pedicure was originated from Mid-19th century: from French pédicure, from Latin pes, ped- ‘foot’ + curare ‘attend to’.|
|What is Done||In manicure, nails are filed and shaped. You also get a massage to the hands.||In pedicure, nails are filed and shaped. You also get a massage to the feet.|
|Nails||In manicure, hand nails are cut and given an attractive shape.||In pedicure, toenails are cut and made attractive.|
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