January 1, 2009
Going to Salon Bella Mana Nail Spa is a lot like going to visit a friend.
Salons of this caliber generally are months, if not years, in the making. Panache Salon+Spa was created in eight days!
December 1, 2008
Paint Nail Boutique in Chicago enjoys the best of two worlds: The feeling is equal parts old-fashioned suburb and hip, trendy city.
November 1, 2008
Joi Nail Spa in Berkeley, Calif., enriches its community with a unique assortment of services, including authentic Chinese reflexology.
October 1, 2008
Location breeds a handful of challenges and rewards for Island Girl Nails in Clinton, Wash.
Managing Editor Sree Roy says, " As a new resident of Long Beach’s Belmont Shore neighborhood, I’m frequently asked for my nail salon recommendation. I'm happy to say I finally have an answer."
September 1, 2008
Two services each in two different salons for these two NAILS editors.
A pair of sisters write their own fairy tale success story with quick-and-easy manicuring at Tootsies in Denver.
August 1, 2008
Mani Pedi Cutie! caters to moms and daughters - providing them with their own individual space and needs.
July 1, 2008
Sugarcoat: A Nail and Beauty Bar in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood stands out amongst the other boutique, upscale, and discount salons in the city because it’s developed a unique brand that’s reinforced through every aspect of its business.
Fleur de Lys in Portland keeps it simple, cozy, and consistent.
June 1, 2008
Light blue walls, natural bamboo elements, and a crystal chandelier give off a fresh feeling in this cute shabby chic salon.
May 1, 2008
Tim Crowley visits a California salon designed just for men.
March 1, 2008
A good manicure or pedicure should make clients feel special and pampered. Some services push the boundaries in terms of techniques, ingredients, and price to make them exceptional. Take a look at these services that go above and beyond.
Sree Roy visits an Evans, Ga. spa.
Hidden Gems: Underside Nail Art11 photos
Nail Looks From NYFW F/W2015188 photos
An association begun by industry leaders for nail professionals
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