We know Estonia

7.1.2017 | Beauty

The nail polish revolution

The nail polish revolution

Want the long lasting effects of a gel polish manicure, but can’t be bothered to go through the hassle of removing it? Striplac is the answer. The Baltic Guide visited Revali Ilusalong in Tallinn’s Old Town to try it for ourselves.

The manicure starts off like any other gel manicure, the nails are cleaned and trimmed, cuticles removed and then base coat, colour and top coat applied. What makes Striplac unique is that it last longer than regular nail polish, doesn’t chip (even after a few days and heavy wear, like from dishwashing), and best of all, doesn’t need any solvents to remove it. It lasts up to 10 days and retains its glossy finish right up until the very last day. Just like gel polish, it cures under LED lamps, so there is no drying time.

When you’re ready to remove it, simply start pulling it up from the side. The polish quickly starts to come off and you can peel it off gently. Underneath, there is no damage to your nails. If you’ve ever had any experience with gel nail polish, you either have to go back to the salon to have it removed or remove it at home. Either way, it takes much longer and if not done properly can damage the nail underneath. Striplac resolves all of that.

A manicure with Striplac nail polish at Revali Ilusalong costs €22 and last 75 minutes with a nice hand massage at the end. Revali Ilusalong is a full service beauty salon tucked away on Rüütli Street in the Old Town. Service is professional friendly, offering everything from mani pedis to haircutting and styling to massage. 

 

Location
Revali Ilusalong
Rüütli 28/30, Tallinn Old Town
www.revaliilusalong.ee

 

Click on the address to see the location.

TEXT KRISTINA LUPP, PHOTOS ANDREI CHERTKOV

8.8.2017 | Beauty

A little bit of Thailand  in the Old Town

A little bit of Thailand in the Old Town

Thai Orchid Spa is a warm inviting oasis in the city centre.   Walking into Thai Orchid Spa, you are … Read more

8.8.2017 | Beauty

A day at the salon

A day at the salon

Krislin Liiva talks about what sets Tiia Ilusalong apart from the rest.   I finished my training at CIDESCO, which … Read more

13.6.2017 | Beauty

Estonian cosmetics are taking over

Estonian cosmetics are taking over

Fact: Most Estonians know about Estonian cosmetics. It’s time to tell the rest of the world.   There are close … Read more

22.4.2017 | Beauty

Relax and Recharge

Relax and Recharge

Thai Lotus Spa is a warm inviting oasis in the city centre.   Walking into the Thai Lotus Spa, you … Read more

1.4.2017 | Beauty

Facial Awakening

Facial Awakening

After a cold and windy winter, the skin on your face can be in a terrible state. Small wrinkles are … Read more

11.3.2017 | Beauty

Fountain of Youth

Fountain of Youth

Modern anti-ageing treatments work both preventatively and repairitavely. vipMedicum will help you find what’s right for you.   Everyone wants … Read more

28.1.2017 | Beauty

Changing spa tides

Changing spa tides

Pärnu’s most popular spas Tervise Paradiis and Tervis Medical Spa get a facelift.   The biggest changes at Tervise Paradiis … Read more

17.12.2016 | Beauty

Reinvigoration and Relaxation

Reinvigoration and Relaxation

Reset yourself with a massage from Thai Refresh.   Many places boast fabulous massage that will seemingly solve all of … Read more