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On the Road: Ellie and Sass

Offering nail, lash, and facial services, Venice, Calif.’s Ellie and Sass aims to be a retreat where clients can get all their beauty services done in one place and hang out with like-minded individuals. Follow them @ellieandsass.

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Healthy Relaxation at Well Beauty Studio

Oklahoma City’s Well Beauty Studio provides a calming, health-focused environment for nail services in the city’s artistic district. 

Retreat From a Busy World at Namaste Nail Sanctuary

Mecca Elliot’s expertise in meditation was part of the inspiration for her and husband Michael’s new salon franchise. 

Weird Is Welcome at Austin's Cute Nail Studio

Austin’s vibrant and playful Cute Nail Studio is best known for celebrating its talented nail artists, welcoming clients from all walks of life, and being the most Instagrammable salon in town.

Sandy Salon Style

Gretchen Tiernan and Megan Richardson, owners of Polish by Sand Spa in Manhattan Beach, Calif., created a posh and beachy salon interior to give clients a relaxing getaway.

Find Tropical Soul and Southern Heart at AriaHouse Spa

After falling in love with a diver she met while working on a cruise ship, English hairstylist Rachel Smith took her passion for indulging vacationers to the Lone Star State.

Good Vibes Only at MOD Nail Bar

After constantly dragging her husband Brandon to the salon on her days off, nail tech Monica Nguyen decided they should start their own. In 2011, the Houston couple opened MOD Nail Bar, short for Modern.

Mixing Chemistry and Cosmetology at Luxuria Nail Bar

While embarking on a career in chemistry, Luxuria owner Leonobi Galvez realized her technical knowledge could help her pursue her true passion: Nails!

Ultimate Relaxation at Omaha’s Chill Body

When looking for a mini vacation, residents of Omaha, Neb., turn to Chill Body Day Spa for all-natural luxury services, from Vichy showers to perfected pedicures.

Tech Brings Nail Care to Ohio Barbershop

Nail tech and NTNA alum Cate Widemire’s Willowick, Ohio, barbershop, The Black Comb, combines traditional barbering with nail services.