Six noteable nail salons were hand-picked by InStyle's editors and featured in the magazine's 2012 Ultimate Beauty Black Book. 

Spa Luce in Davenport, Iowa; Le Reve Nail Spa in Edison, N.J.; Mars the Salon Los Angeles in Los Angeles; Essie Flagship at Samuel Shriqui Salon in New York City; Woodhouse Day Spa in Red Bank, N.J.; and T Nails in San Francisco.