How to provide a classic pedicure treatment

With Katie Miles
Duration19 minutes
Skill levelFoundation


In this foundation MHD tutorial, salon owner, lecturer and beauty therapist Katie Miles, demonstrates a classic pedicure treatment. You will explore preparation, selection of products, selection of tools and application of pedicure techniques with Katie. You will learn the necessary steps of a pedicure including moisturising, massage, cuticle work and the application of enamel. The final result is a beautiful, clean application of a classic vibrant pink polish suitable for a work environment, formal occasions, parties or events.

Technical skills

  • Aftercare
  • Asking
  • Assess
  • Base coat
  • Coloured nail enamel
  • Contra-action
  • Cotton wool
  • Cuticle
  • Cuticle cream
  • File
  • Foot soak
  • Foot spa
  • Massage
  • Nail varnish
  • Orangewood stick
  • Record card
  • Sanitise
  • Spatula
  • Squeaking
  • Sterilise
  • Topcoat
  • Touching
  • Visually


Contributor: Katie Miles
Model: Billy Hasan
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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