Do-it-yourself manicures never seem to beat a trip to the salon for the real deal. Plus, professional manicures now come with variety of salves, lotions, potions and flavors. Yes, flavors. Check out this week's Patch's pick's for the best place to get manicures in Westchase.
- : Ladies and gentlemen, meet the chocolate manicure. For $45, your hands will spend an hour basking in a chocolate mouse mask, chocolate scrub and dip into the how chocolate paraffin wax. Oh and for dessert, there is chocolate butter cream lotion plus polish. Venus and Mars also offer numerous other deluxe spa manicures so check their website for more information chocolate isn't your style.
- : Would you like an fresh hot cup of espresso with your manicure? Um...yes! Perfect for the girl on the go, get a relaxing manicure including trimming, buffing, polishing for $25. Leave with beautiful nails and nice caffeine buzz.
- : If you are looking for a little indulgence for your nails for less, maybe a Spa manicure is up your alley. For $25, you'll receive 45 minutes of manicure delight. Skin is exfoliated then massaged with aromatherapy oils and put into paraffin wax gloves. The paraffin wax helps with skin softness and elasticity for hands and cuticles. Service includes European style manicure and choice of nail color or buff finish.
- Avoid post-manicure polish chipping and nail-damaging acrylics with the Shellac manicure. For $35, enjoy massage, cuticle trimming and filing and polish but with a twist. The Shellac manicure supposedly gives the look of a fresh manicure for up to two weeks and without polish chipping. There is no drilling of nails like with acrylics and the Shellac is easily removed by soaking in acetone.