What girl doesn’t love the shiny look of a fresh manicure? And what girl hasn’t promptly scratched a new coat of polish doing something as simple as digging her keys out of her purse? Enter shellac manicures – the long-lasting alternative manicure that uses either a UV or LED light to set your manicure as a shiny and extra protected statement of beauty. Check out this list of the best places around the Twin Cities to get your shellac manicure today.
East 42nd Street Salon
4805 Nicollet Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419
Perhaps best known as the salon for curly-haired girls around the Twin Cities, East 42nd Street Salon also offers a pretty awesome shellac manicure, making it easy to plan a full pampering session. Shellac manicures are $45 and shellac pedicures are $65. The salon offers both Zoya and OPI nail polishes to help give your nails the perfect look. Like East 42nd Street Salon on Facebook and get notified of special deals to save on salon services. Pampering should feel good without breaking the bank!
3070 Excelsior Blvd., Suite 203
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Located in the Calhoun Commons right on the shores of Lake Calhoun, Salon Intrigue is one of uptown’s premiere salons. Shellac manicures start at $45 and the salon features OPI and nailtique products, allowing you to enjoy a luxury pedicure without breaking the bank. Other spa services, including massages, facials or a new hairstyle, make it easy to plan an afternoon of pampering. Salon Intrigue regularly features promotions on its website, so be sure to check for deals when booking your appointment.
GiVan’s Spa & Salon
9621 Anderson Lakes Parkway
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
GiVan’s is tucked away off 169 and Anderson Lakes Parkway in a little strip mall but happens to be one of the nicest salons in the Twin Cities. With a friendly and knowledgeable staff and a full range of salon and spa services, this is a great place to splurge on a shellac manicure. Starting at $40, shellac manicures are just one of the ways GiVan’s can make you feel pretty. Be sure to check out its specials page for monthly deals that can’t be beat.
6800 Penn Ave.
Richfield, MN 55423
Salon Junallo is an Aveda concept salon with a commitment to providing excellent service while being ecologically minded. Located in the heart of Richfield, the salon is convenient to get to and open seven days a week, making an appointment easy to score. The salon offers shellac manicures starting at $40 and features CND nail polish. Check out the website or like Salon Junallo on Facebook to get notifications on specials and deals on services.
720 Cleveland Ave. S.
St Paul, MN 55116
Red Nails is the Highland Park neighborhood salon that’s quietly gathering fans for its stellar service and down-to-earth prices. While it offers a more casual atmosphere than an upscale salon, the manicures and pedicures are consistently top rated. With 21 spa chairs available, it’s also an ideal salon for a girls’ day as a large group can enjoy getting a manicure together. Shellac manicures start at $40 and Red Nails features CND Shellac colors.
Sassy professional by day, men’s style expert by night, Bethany Rein is a twenty-something living in Minneapolis. She loves baseball, coffee and the well-dressed male. An avid runner, Bethany also plays recreational sports with more enthusiasm than skill. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.