A manicure and pedicure at the spa is generally more expensive than
what you get at the local nail salon. A spa manicure might be $25
vs. $10 at the corner nail salon, while a spa pedicure might be $45
or $50. What are you getting for your money?
Why Is The Spa Manicure and Pedicure More Expensive?
You are paying in part for a more luxurious atmosphere. Instead of
fluorescent lights and noxious fumes from airbrushed nails, you have
pretty light fixtures, good design, and a handsome pedicure chair in
a quiet corner. You probably won't get the full robe and slipper
treatment if you are only purchasing nail services.
But spa owners do go to great lengths to find technicians who can
give you a special experience. They can give you beautifully shaped
nails and suggest the perfect color for your skin and the season.
Their work lasts -- no chips or bubbles. And they should have a very
A spa manicure and pedicure usually has a few extra steps -- an
aromatic salt rub, or hydrating mask or paraffin dip -- that can
make it last longer and feel more luxurious.
If you need to save, get a spa manicure or pedicure as a special
treat and do you regular maintenance at home or with your corner
nail or beauty salon.
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