The 10 Stages of Getting a Manicure

Whisper the words “mani-pedi,” and my heart is yours. After all, there is truly nothing better in life than kicking off your shoes, falling into the dream that is a leather massage chair, and watching the nail technicians do their magic. Plus, let’s talk about that ambient nature soundtrack that is always playing on loop. Hello, zen mode!

A trip to the nail salon is much like a spiritual experience. The minute you walk between those doors, you leave reality behind and suddenly, your biggest problem is choosing between Essie’s Ballet Slippers or OPI’s Russian Navy.

Whether you’re a one-time visitor or a loyalty-card-status customer, here are the 10 thoughts we have all shared while at our home away from home.