It’s always helpful to know where to go with your manicure gift cards for the best polish, no matter which side of the country you’re on.

Mostly because you never know when the fatal chip will occur.

Los Angeles

Wynn Nail Spa

Celeb-loved and praised, Wynn Nail Spa has been seen on tons of TV shows (Basketball Wives anyone?). With two locations—in Hollywood and Mid-Wilshire—this salon also offers spa services like massage, facials, and waxing and threading treatments.

wynn_nail_spa.jpgHOLLYWOOD: 1509 Vine Street | Hollywood, CA | 323.871.8001

MID-WILSHIRE: 5600 Wilshire Blvd | Los Angeles, CA | 323.933.2271

Enamel Diction

We’ve talked about this Mid-Wilshire salon a billion times, mostly because we’re obsessed with their colorastrology. But for those who care less about their horoscope, they do fabulous basic manis and pedis as well.

MID-WILSHIRE: 5405 West Pico Blvd | Los Angeles, CA | 323.900.0355

The Painted Nail

You know this place as James Corden’s favorite nail salon. Located in the heart of Hollywood, The Painted Nail combines Hollywood glamour with a chic, modern setting.

the_painted_nail.jpgHOLLYWOOD: 6250 Hollywood Blvd | Los Angeles, CA | 323.468.9873


New York


We’re willing to bet you’ve already been to Paintbox… Or that you’re at least following them on Instagram. This Soho hotspot is the best when it comes to the nail art game, just let their celeb and blogger fans do the talking. Your nails will do the shouting.

SOHO: 17 Crosby Street | New York, NY | 212.219.2412

Primp & Polish 

For the Brooklyn girl. With 5 locations across the borough, your nails will be stuntin no matter where you are on the block.

GREENPOINT: 845 Manhattan Avenue | Brooklyn, NY | 718.236.1463
BEDFORD AVE: 172 Bedford Avenue | Brooklyn, NY | 718.384.3555
DRIGGS AVE: 205 North 9th Street | Brooklyn, NY | 718.965.1900
GRAND ST: 189 Grand Street | Brooklyn, NY | 718.599.1949
LORIMER ST: 586 Grand Street | Brooklyn, NY | 347.689.4030

Blush NYC 

For nails that could make a girl blush they’re so dang pretty. This East Village nail salon offers natural nails, waxing, and massage services, all in a cozy lounge atmosphere, complete with upbeat music and complimentary lollipops. Doesn’t hurt that they were also chosen as a New York Magazine Critic’s Pick.

EAST VILLAGE: 218 East 5th Street | New York, NY | 212.375.1340

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