Beverly Hills: Nails
9390 Little Santa Monica Blvd. 310-858-8803
Regular price: $115 and up for gel manicure with nail art
InStyle deal: $92 and up
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2013 InStyle Beauty Black Book Pick
With more than 500 gel color options alone (yes, they have classic polishes too, as well as Minx stick-on nail coverings), the nail artists can create any design you dream up, like graphic black-and-white French manis or intricate floral motifs—see for yourself on Instagram @chinailbar. During a nearly two-hour appointment, our tester reveled in the pampering, including an organic shea butter and sea-salt scrub to buff and smooth hands. Her pro used a small brush to paint a reverse moon manicure, leaving the base of the nails nude and coating the upper two thirds with hot pink gel. The last sparkling touch? Shimmering studs dotted across the surface.
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