There’s nothing wrong with pampering yourself every now and then and sometimes, it’s just downright necessary. DC hosts many salons that provide luxury manicure and pedicure services for under $50. Relieve stress at your local nail salon without the guilt of blowing your budget. The best part: there’s no research required. Below is a list of convenient, reliable and affordable nail salons.
Neighborhood: Logan Circle
Blu Nail Spa
1339 14th St. NW 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sun – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The women at Blu Nail Spa treat their customers like royalty. With over two decades in the cosmetology industry, the staff exhibits ultra professionalism. A classic manicure and pedicure combination is $45. Blu Nail Salon is located to the right of the infamous Salon Blu in Logan Circle.
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
Mimosa Salon and Spa
1706 Connecticut Ave. NW, 2nd floor
Washington, DC 20009
Hours: Mon to Sat – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sun – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
To feel like a million bucks, visit Mimosa, an upscale beauty salon with elite services at affordable prices. Mimosa not only ensures that customers feel welcome, it offers free champagne and mimosas, and complimentary drinks never hurt anyone. At this five-star salon, a manicure and pedicure will only set you back $42. No appointment necessary, walk-ins are more than welcome.
Neighborhood: Mount Pleasant
Pleasant Nail Spa
3114 Mt Pleasant St NW, Unit #1
Washington, DC 20010
Hours: Mon, Wed to Fri – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
At Pleasant Nail Spa, $40 goes a long way. Customers can relax with a hot-stone pedicure and paraffin manicure special for just $38. The spa uses calming milk and honey blends when moisturizing, as well as pomegranate-fig blends that are proven anti-aging treatments. The classic manicure and pedicures are each $25. The best perk about Pleasant Nail Spa is that it retains a 100 percent satisfaction guaranteed policy. If services are not up to par, customers have 72 hours to inform the spa and appropriate actions will be taken.
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Neighborhood: Cleveland Park
Revo Nails & Spa
3416 Connecticut Ave.
Washington, DC 20008
Hours: Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat – 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Enjoy a hard-to-beat combination package at Revo Nails. A classic mani/pedi is $35 and a paraffin mani/pedi is $50. But wait, here’s the inside scoop: Monday through Thursday before 2:00 p.m., a classic manicure and pedicure combination is just $25. With two convenient locations in DC, Cleveland Park and Mount Pleasant, indulge at Revo Nails, preferably during the week to score a hot deal.
Royal Essence Skin Care And Nail Salon
4767 Lee Hwy
Arlington, VA 22207
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
At Royal Essence, a regular manicure is merely $12. A step up, the spa manicure is $20 and the spa pedicure is $25. Royal Essence assures first-rate quality service and has outstanding customer reviews. A short trip to Arlington is well worth the efficient job and money you will save at Royal Essence.
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Kelly Johnston is a freelance writer living in D.C. She is a soon-to-be University of Alabama graduate who hopes to have a successful career in fashion journalism. Her major is Apparel and Textiles with a Concentration in Fashion Retail and Merchandising and her minor is Journalism. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.