Best of Philly

Best Manicure

2014 BEST Quickie Mani

Lacquer Lounge

The fast yet thorough Express Mani at this Barbie-pink nail salon clocks in at 20 minutes, so you can grab lunch afterward and still make your one o’clock meeting. They offer a huge selection of top-shelf polishes, but your best bet is the CND Vinylux line, a rare-in-Philly polish that has a special top coat and leaves nails lacquered for up to two weeks for no extra charge.

2051 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-758-2385 | Website

2011 BEST Quick Manicure

City Nails on Square

221 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA

It’s a blissful 30 minutes of reading our gossip mags in peace and watching our stories on one of the strategically placed flat-screen TVs. Oh, and they do good nails, too. (And don’t miss the polishes for sale: The selection is huge.) Read more »