Best of Boston

Best Manicure

2014 Best Manicure

MiniLuxe

Getting a weekly manicure is one of life’s little luxuries, and this local chainlet has the process down to a science—literally. The salon’s "Clean Lab" […] read more»
Wet Paint Nail Spa
2013 Best Manicure

Wet Paint Nail Spa

Cambridge
This eco-friendly, health-obsessed nail salon does things a little bit differently—for starters, you won’t find your favorite OPI and Essie shades on offer (too many […] read more»
2012 Best Manicure

MiniLuxe

Boston
We have one strategy when it comes to the manicure: Get in and out as fast as possible. Unfortunately, speedy service at many salons can […] read more»
2011 Best Manicure, West

MiniLuxe

Boston
Germaphobes, this is your safe haven. From the single-use buffers and nail files to the individually packed, disinfected trimming tools, MiniLuxe feels cleaner than most […] read more»
2010 Best Manicure

MiniLuxe

Boston
MiniLuxe garners raves for its devotion to hygiene (technicians sterilize tools in the same machines used by surgeons and dentists), but the three-year-old chain takes […] read more»
2009 Best Manicure

Val Chiaradia, The Loft Salon and Day Spa

Boston
Perched in an uncomfortable chair, your hands bound (inevitably, an itch) while a stranger picks at your cuticles, you cant help but wonder: Is a […] read more»
2008 Best Manicure

Danuta Rak, Bella Santé

Boston
Call her the nail whisperer: Having notched 20 years on Newbury, Rak can tame even the scraggliest, most ill-behaved digits into a groomed and gleaming […] read more»
2007 Best Manicure, Jamaica Plain

Fresh Hair

Boston
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2007 Best Manicure, South End

Lan Nail Salon

Boston
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2007 Best Manicure

Rose Pagliarulo, The Loft Salon + Day Spa

Boston
Well-manicured hands and nails are the mark of the prosperous. Which is why you’ll want to ditch the unpredictable results and spotty hygiene of quick-stop […] read more»
2007 Best Manicure, Back Bay

Violet Skin Boutique

Boston
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2007 Best Manicure, Beacon Hill

The Beauty Mark

Boston
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2007 Best Manicure, Brookline

Day Spa Magi

Boston
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2007 Best Manicure, Harvard Square

Pyara Spa and Salon

Cambridge
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2006 Best Manicure

g2o Spa and Salon

Boston
Like sugar-free diets, most manicures rarely last the week. Inna Klim’s, on the other hand, have major staying power. The 12-year g2o veteran whips gnarly […] read more»