The Best Nail Salons Across the U.S.

Posted by July 10, 2013 2:30 pm
We tracked down the best nail salons across the U.S.! 

New York: Luxury

Jin Soon

Manicure: $18 and up; Nail Art: Additional $2 and up

Jin Soon may be the most influential nail artist in the business today and it's no surprise as to why. Known for her [...]

 

New York: Luxury

Jin Soon

Manicure: $18 and up; Nail Art: Additional $2 and up

Jin Soon may be the most influential nail artist in the business today and it's no surprise as to why. Known for her smudge-proof nails at every fashion show and creative editorial designs, she is the ultimate guru for chic, stylish nails.

Image via Jin Soon

 

New York: Budget

Marie Nails

Manicure: $10; Nail Art: Additional $3 and up

At this New York City nail salon, you can get anything from hand painted nail art to eye popping 3D nails.

Image via Marie Nails

 

Los Angeles: Luxury

Chi Nail Bar

Manicure: $25 and up; Nail Art: Inquire per design

In the heart of Beverly Hills, Chi Nail Bar has been a favorite among the rich and famous and is continuing to make a name [...]

 

Los Angeles: Luxury

Chi Nail Bar

Manicure: $25 and up; Nail Art: Inquire per design

In the heart of Beverly Hills, Chi Nail Bar has been a favorite among the rich and famous and is continuing to make a name for themselves as the premiere nail art salon in L.A. From Swarovski crystal embellishments to hand painted nail art, Chi Nail Bar can do it all. 

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Los Angeles: Budget

Tip Y Toes

Manicure: $12; Nail Art: $3 and up

This salon offers a vast variety of nail polishes, great customer service and free, easy parking in L.A.? Sold!

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Boston: Luxury

MiniLuxe

Manicure: $19 and up; Nail Art: $5

This Boston nail salon has been winning awards year after year and we know why. MiniLuxe offers exquisite service and creative nail art in a clean [...]

 

Boston: Luxury

MiniLuxe

Manicure: $19 and up; Nail Art: $5

This Boston nail salon has been winning awards year after year and we know why. MiniLuxe offers exquisite service and creative nail art in a clean and beautiful environment.

Image via MiniLuxe

 

Boston: Budget

Town's Nail & Skin Salon

Manicure: $12; Nail Art: $3 and up

This Boston salon located on the famous Newbury Street is quick, clean, and kind to the customer as well as their wallet. 

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Boston: Budget

Town's Nail & Skin Salon

Manicure: $12; Nail Art: $3 and up

This Boston salon located on the famous Newbury Street is quick, clean, and kind to the customer as well as their wallet. 

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Chicago: Luxury

Spifster Nails

Manicure: $20; Nail Art: $25 and up

This nail salon offers anything from a simple design on each index finger to 10 tribal covered nails like the ones shown above.

Image via @Spifster

 

Chicago: Budget

Fantasy Nails

Manicure: $12; Nail Art: $10

Walk-ins become regulars at this Chicago salon because of its cheap prices and skilled technicians.

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Dallas: Luxury

Posh Nail Spa

Manicure: $28; Nail Art: $5 and up

On top of your standard shaping and cuticle cutting, Posh's signature manicure includes exfoliation, a paraffin treatment, oil and [...]

 

Dallas: Luxury

Posh Nail Spa

Manicure: $28; Nail Art: $5 and up

On top of your standard shaping and cuticle cutting, Posh's signature manicure includes exfoliation, a paraffin treatment, oil and aromatherapy treatment, as well as an arm and shoulder massage. Finish it all of with the polish or design of your choice.

Image via Posh Nail Spa

 

Dallas: Budget

Tyler Street Salon

Manicure: $18; Nail Art: $5 and up

Here, Lydia will not only give you a quality manicure, but also a killer hand massage to make your nail care experience a peaceful and [...]

 

Dallas: Budget

Tyler Street Salon

Manicure: $18; Nail Art: $5 and up

Here, Lydia will not only give you a quality manicure, but also a killer hand massage to make your nail care experience a peaceful and relaxing one.

Image via Lydia Johns

 

Miami: Luxury

Nail Bar

Manicure: $20 and up; Nail Art: $6 and up

The ultra talented nail artists at Nail Bar can provide you with any nail art you can imagine and do it with the utmost perfection. You need [...]

 

Miami: Luxury

Nail Bar

Manicure: $20 and up; Nail Art: $6 and up

The ultra talented nail artists at Nail Bar can provide you with any nail art you can imagine and do it with the utmost perfection. You need to see it to believe it!

Image via Nail Bar

 

Miami: Budget

Hair Odyssey

Manicure: $17; Nail Art: $3

Hair Odyssey is a great salon in Miami Lakes that offers a quality manicure along with any fun nail art of your choosing (see tuxedo nails above) all [...]

 

Miami: Budget

Hair Odyssey

Manicure: $17; Nail Art: $3

Hair Odyssey is a great salon in Miami Lakes that offers a quality manicure along with any fun nail art of your choosing (see tuxedo nails above) all for a very reasonable price.

Image via Hair Odyssey

 

Detroit: Luxury

Nails 07

Manicure: $18 and up; Nail Art: $5 and up

Here, even the basic manicure includes a deep dermal transforming wrap to help smooth the appearance of fine lines and promote skin [...]

 

Detroit: Luxury

Nails 07

Manicure: $18 and up; Nail Art: $5 and up

Here, even the basic manicure includes a deep dermal transforming wrap to help smooth the appearance of fine lines and promote skin rejuvenation. If you happen to be looking for even more therapeutic hand treatments or gel manicures, dont worry because for a bit more money, you can find just that at Nails 07. 

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Detroit: Budget

Favis Nail Salon

Manicure: $15; Nail Art: $3 and up

If you are looking for affordable and quality custom nails in Detroit, then look no further. It may not be the most luxurious of [...]

 

Detroit: Budget

Favis Nail Salon

Manicure: $15; Nail Art: $3 and up

If you are looking for affordable and quality custom nails in Detroit, then look no further. It may not be the most luxurious of locations, but the technicians are nice and so is the price. 

Image via Yelp

 

Austin: Luxury

Nails Y'all

Manicure: $20; Embellishments: Starting at $2 per nail

Meghann Rosales, the genius and talent behind Nails Y'all, can paint a masterpiece on your fingertips.

Image via Nails Y'all

 

Austin: Budget

Sugarcoat Nails

Manicure: $10; Nail Art: $10 

Here $10 will get you a standard manicure, but for an additional $10 you have your choice of any nail art design you desire, like the chevron and [...]

 

Austin: Budget

Sugarcoat Nails

Manicure: $10; Nail Art: $10 

Here $10 will get you a standard manicure, but for an additional $10 you have your choice of any nail art design you desire, like the chevron and sparkle shown here.

Image via Sugarcoat Nails

 

Indianapolis: Luxury

Little Nail Shop

Manicure: $25 and up; Nail Art: Consultation

The Little Nail Shop is the ultimate nail salon for all things girly and luxurious. Here you can get the trendy rock star [...]

 

Indianapolis: Luxury

Little Nail Shop

Manicure: $25 and up; Nail Art: Consultation

The Little Nail Shop is the ultimate nail salon for all things girly and luxurious. Here you can get the trendy rock star nails we have heard so much about or you can cover your nails in art like the hand painted floral print shown above.

Image via Little Nail Shop

 

Indianapolis: Budget

City Nails

Manicure: $13; Nail Art: $5 and up

Located just a few minutes outside of Indianapolis is this skilled, yet affordable nail salon. The staff is friendly and the gel manicures [...]

 

Indianapolis: Budget

City Nails

Manicure: $13; Nail Art: $5 and up

Located just a few minutes outside of Indianapolis is this skilled, yet affordable nail salon. The staff is friendly and the gel manicures are guaranteed to last!

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Memphis: Luxury

Elite Nail Spa

Manicure: $25; Nail Art: $3 each

Elite Nail Spa soaks and exfoliates your nails and hands to reveal soft, glowing skin. Finish it off with your choice of polish (regular or [...]

 

Memphis: Luxury

Elite Nail Spa

Manicure: $25; Nail Art: $3 each

Elite Nail Spa soaks and exfoliates your nails and hands to reveal soft, glowing skin. Finish it off with your choice of polish (regular or gel) or if you're feeling artsy, put some on your nails!

Image via Elite Nail Spa

 

Memphis: Budget

Safety Nails Spa

Manicure: $13 and up; Nail Art: $3 each

Just outside of Memphis stands Safety Nails Spa, where 6 professionally trained technicians will provide you with luxury salon [...]

 

Memphis: Budget

Safety Nails Spa

Manicure: $13 and up; Nail Art: $3 each

Just outside of Memphis stands Safety Nails Spa, where 6 professionally trained technicians will provide you with luxury salon service but for half the price. 

Image via Safety Nails Spa

 

Phoenix: Luxury

Beautiful Skin and Nails

Manicure: $35; Nail Art: $5

Beautiful Skin and Nails has you walking out the door with just that! With over 200 nail polish choices, including Chanel, you are bound [...]

 

Phoenix: Luxury

Beautiful Skin and Nails

Manicure: $35; Nail Art: $5

Beautiful Skin and Nails has you walking out the door with just that! With over 200 nail polish choices, including Chanel, you are bound to leave with the perfect shade you were looking for. 

Image via Beautiful Skin and Nails

 

Phoenix: Budget

Teres Nail Bar

Manicure: $15 and up; Nail Art: $4

Located just outside of Pheonix, this Arizona nail bar wears its state pride right on its fingertips. Might we add, they do a great job [...]

 

Phoenix: Budget

Teres Nail Bar

Manicure: $15 and up; Nail Art: $4

Located just outside of Pheonix, this Arizona nail bar wears its state pride right on its fingertips. Might we add, they do a great job showing it.

Image via Teres Nail Bar

 

Philadelphia: Luxury

Mi Cumbia

Manicure: $28; Nail Art: $5

Mi Cumbia is a pioneer Columbian and organic nail salon that uses strictly water-based, non-toxic nail polishes during their nail treatments. [...]

 

Philadelphia: Luxury

Mi Cumbia

Manicure: $28; Nail Art: $5

Mi Cumbia is a pioneer Columbian and organic nail salon that uses strictly water-based, non-toxic nail polishes during their nail treatments. Because of this, the salon smells of soothing essential oils rather than toxic fumes, creating a calm and relaxed environment.

Image via Mi Cumbia

 

Philadelphia: Budget

Luxxe Nail Spa

Manicure: $12; Nail Art: $5 and up

Luxxe Nail Spa has it all. Great atmosphere, great selection and sweetest of all, great prices.

Image via Yelp

 

San Francisco: Luxury

Sparkle San Francisco

Manicure: $30 and up; Nail Art: $3 and up

At Sparkle San Francisco you can get anything from a gel manicure, to intricate nail design, to eye catching stiletto [...]

 

San Francisco: Luxury

Sparkle San Francisco

Manicure: $30 and up; Nail Art: $3 and up

At Sparkle San Francisco you can get anything from a gel manicure, to intricate nail design, to eye catching stiletto nails. This salon wants you and your nails to shine.

Image via @Superflynails

 

San Francisco: Budget

Simply Unique Nails

Manicure: $12; Nail Art: $3

With the acronym "SUN" you can't help but think of happiness and sunshine, and that's exactly how you will feel once you spend time at [...]

 

San Francisco: Budget

Simply Unique Nails

Manicure: $12; Nail Art: $3

With the acronym "SUN" you can't help but think of happiness and sunshine, and that's exactly how you will feel once you spend time at Simply Unique Nails. With a bright, fun atmosphere and a talented, friendly staff, you are sure to walk out of there with a smile. 

Image via Simply Unique Nails

 

Seattle: Luxury

Patsy James

Manicure: $50; Nail Art: $5

On top of the usual cuticle care and nail shaping, the spa manicure at Patsy James includes a relaxing hand and forearm massage, paraffin treatment [...]

 

Seattle: Luxury

Patsy James

Manicure: $50; Nail Art: $5

On top of the usual cuticle care and nail shaping, the spa manicure at Patsy James includes a relaxing hand and forearm massage, paraffin treatment and skin exfoliation. For an extra $5 you can get yourself a gel manicure and save yourself the trouble of a weekly trip to the nail salon. 

Image via Patsy James

 

Budget: Seattle

Sandals Nail Salon

Manicure: $12 and up; Nail Art $5 and up

This salon believes in pampering the client and making sure each person leaves with the best experience possible. Truly a [...]

 

Budget: Seattle

Sandals Nail Salon

Manicure: $12 and up; Nail Art $5 and up

This salon believes in pampering the client and making sure each person leaves with the best experience possible. Truly a luxurious experience but for a fraction of the price.

Image via Sandals Nail Salon

 

Washington, D.C.: Luxury

Patsy's Nail Bar

Manicure: $24; Nail Art: $3 and up

Simple lacquer or long-lasting gel, Patsy's Nail Bar can do anything. If nail art tickles your fancy, it's just $3 a finger, [...]

 

Washington, D.C.: Luxury

Patsy's Nail Bar

Manicure: $24; Nail Art: $3 and up

Simple lacquer or long-lasting gel, Patsy's Nail Bar can do anything. If nail art tickles your fancy, it's just $3 a finger, however crystal embellishments may cost you a bit more. 

Image via Patsy's Nail Bar

 

Washington, D.C.: Budget

Polished

Manicure: $18; Nail Art: $5 and up

In the popular D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown, you'll find this lovely nail salon that provides manicures with staying power and fun [...]

 

Washington, D.C.: Budget

Polished

Manicure: $18; Nail Art: $5 and up

In the popular D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown, you'll find this lovely nail salon that provides manicures with staying power and fun nail art if you're looking.

Image via Istock

 

We took the liberty of finding you the best nail salon in every price range across the U.S., so you can have the best possible manicure no matter where you are. From Boston to Pheonix, we gathered the best budget and luxury nail salons in 15 cities across the country.

Oh, and one more thing ladies. Because the nail art craze doesn’t seem to be budging, we decided to take it one step further and find you not just any old standard nail salon, but the best nail art salons in the city near you. Take a look at the slideshow above to find out where the most creative nails are in your city!

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