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On the Road: Salon Chérie

by Tim Crowley | April 19, 2013

Owner Anri Bui received her nail education in both Hawaii and her native Yokohama, Japan.

Owner Anri Bui received her nail education in both Hawaii and her native Yokohama, Japan.



> Salon Chérie is a small studio salon located in the business street-level section of a large condominium building. It has two pedicure chairs, two manicure tables, and a waiting area.

Salon Chérie maximizes the use of its slender floor plan.

Salon Chérie maximizes the use of its slender floor plan.



> Anri Bui opened Salon Chérie four years ago. Her positive reviews on Yelp have brought in a steady flow of new customers, both tourist and local, and her salon’s specialty in skillful nail art has created a loyal following of regular clients.

The pedicure station is on a raised plane so nail technicians can easily create toenail art.

The pedicure station is on a raised plane so nail technicians can easily create toenail art.


> Salon Chérie offers three-tiered manicures and pedicures, as well as acrylic, gel, and gel-polish, all of which can be personalized with nail art.
An example of Bui custom-mixing her design colors.

An example of Bui custom-mixing her design colors.


> Nail art is customizable and popular among return visitors. When asked to recreate the famous woodprint “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” Bui excitedly made a hand-painted design with custom-mixed paints. Some of Bui’s more detailed full sets can take as long as an hour and a half to complete.

The Great Wave off Kanagawa

The Great Wave off Kanagawa



> Party packages are available, with members treated to food and drink while they wait to get services, and nail art design books and magazines are out to help clients come up with nail art ideas.

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