Learning Spanish – The Beauty Salon

Summer in Spain is fast approaching and one great way to prepare your mind and body for the hot season is taking a trip to the salon for a good pampering! Here are some useful Spanish words and phrases to help you at the beauty parlor.

Salón de Belleza – Beauty Salon

Quiero un tratamiento de rostro. – I´d like  a facial treatment.

una limpieza – cleansing,      nutritivo – nourishing,      calmante – calmimg,

hidratante – hydrating,     antiedad – anti ageing,      lifting – lifting 

Tengo el aspecto seco. – I have dry skin.

grasa – greasy,      cansada – tired,      mixta – mixed,      irregular – uneven       apagado- dull,

Quiero tratar las arrugas y lineas finas. – I’d like to treat the wrinkles & fine lines.

manchas de edad – age spots,       poros – pores,       ojeras – eye bags, líneas de expresión – expresión lines

Quiero un tratamiento para mejorar la circulación. – I´d like a masaje to improve the circulation.

anticelulítico – anti-celulite,      exfoliante – exfoliating,      tonificante – toning,

Quiero un masaje de cuello, hombros y espalda. – I´d like a neck shoulder and back masaje.

Cuánto cuesta una manicura / pedicura – How much is a manicure / pedicure.

Bronceado sin sol. – tanning treatment (fake).

Depililación. – waxing.

media pierna – half leg,      pierna completa – full leg,      ingles – groin, axila – under arm,  brazo – arm,  cejas – eye brow, labios y barbilla – lips and chin.

Tinta de cejas / pestañas. – eyebrow / eye lash tint.

Tratamientos láser. – laser treatments.

Fotodeplicación – laser hair renoval,     Fotorejuvenecimiento – anti ageing laser treatment.             

If you rent long term on the Costa del Sol and would like to learn more Spanish words and phrases, contact Michelle for more information.

Michelle Lewis is a Spanish Teacher, Translator and Interpreter. She can help with a wide range of issues in Spanish including; NIE, residency, registering at the medical centre, medical appointments, importation of cars, problems with the Town Hall, the gestor, the police, or Telefonica. Email michellejlewis@hotmail.com or call 680 155 254 for more information.

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