We’ve tried a ton of treatments over the years as beauty writers, but this truly impressed us.
Bastien’s Pedicure is hands down the best pedicure I’ve ever experienced. Entirely painless and very relaxing, it gets my nails looking so shiny and clean after that I don’t even have to apply polish. It got rid of all my calluses and my feet look at least 10 years younger. Another plus: All instruments are sterilised according to surgical standards, so you don’t have to worry about infections.
Depending on the condition of your feet, the treatment takes about 60 to 90-minutes. It is split into three sections: pedicure, skincare and massage. After the consultation, the therapist will first cut your nails, then use a drill capped with diamond dust to polish and smooth them out. He then shapes your nails with a glass file, which is more gentle than metal, before cleaning your cuticles with a gouge (the metal instrument dentists use to clean your gums). He then shines nails using a leather buff with a cream made of mother-of-pearl, and ends this first part of the treatment by applying a moisturiser on nails to hydrate and strengthen them.
For the second part, the therapist first uses a surgical blade (it’s more precise) to gently shave calluses, then uses the diamond drill to exfoliate skin. To end, he massages feet with firm strokes using a water-based cream to boost circulation, soften skin and prevent the formation of calluses. I’m totally impressed and have already booked my next appointment.
$195 at Mani:Pedi:Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzales, Remede Spa at The St. Regis Singapore, tel: 6506-6896