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2023 Best Place for Blinged-Out Nails

Resort Nails

Ardmore’s Resort Nails lets you channel vacay vibes without ever having to book a flight. The luxe “spa-cations” feature nail treatments and foot scrubs or soaks inspired by bucket-list spots like Bali and Hawaii. You armchair travelers out there can opt for a single-service manicure or pedicure, a polish change, crystal application, or wow-worthy designs from the press-on bar, the first in the area. Read More »

46 Greenfield Avenue, Ardmore, PA Website

2019 Best Nail Artist

Sammi Kwon at Ma Belle

If your nails are 10 tiny canvases, Ma Belle owner Sammi Kwon is Picasso. Bring in a picture of what you want, and she’ll match it. Or, better yet, give her a general idea — marble! Mosaics! Watercolor flowers! — and let her do her painterly thing. Read More »

40 South Main Street, Yardley, PA | 215-369-4500

2014 Best Sophisticated Nail Art

Heritage Nails

Make an appointment with Hani, Philly's Michelangelo of nails, and you'll see that this cool-girl trend can be elegant, too think subdued chevron stripes, triangle patterns in pastel shades, and office-appropriate pops of color. Read More »

2000 Hamilton Street, #108, Philadelphia, PA | 267-639-9155 | Website

2013 Best Nail Art

Lacquer Lounge

Dream up your wildest design (peachy ombr, metallic dots, neon chevrons), and the friendly techs at this pretty salon will turn your nails into tiny, perfectly manicured works of art. And for a song, too: Lacquer charges just $3 a nail. Read More »

501 Fitzwater Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-987-3656 | Website