Usually the most work you have to put into a professional pedicure is sitting back and relaxing, but there are a few things to keep in mind that can make your experience more smooth:
--- Bring sandals or flip-flops. This is usually more of an issue in the winter, but people occasionally forget during summer appointments. Salons typically have disposable sandals for patrons, but it’s no guarantee.
--- Pedicurists don’t recommend shaving your legs the day of a pedicure, because certain ingredients in salt scrubs or lotions can irritate freshly shaved skin.
--- Make sure the pedicure area is clean and sanitary. Some salons keep their cleaning supplies in full view near the pedicure area. Salons should never hesitate to tell or show you what cleaning products they use.
---It’s polite to go into a pedicure with reasonably clean feet. Yes, pedicurists are there to work magic, but that doesn’t mean they should have to dig out globs of dirt that have lodged themselves into your toenails after a day of gardening, which has been known to happen.
---Don’t be a slave to "trends" when it comes to polish — pick a color that suits you. For some, that might be neon green. Others stick with a traditional French pedicure. At 5 Spa, many clients have been requesting hot pink this summer, pedicurist Kate Eakman said.
Source: 5 Spa