Be Ready for the Unofficial Start of Summer

Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, is right around the corner.  The weather’s getting warmer.  Sandals and shorter hemlines will be part of your everyday wear.  Bathing suits will be busted out for pool time.  Will you be ready? Polished Nail Bar can help you get prepared. Get your legs and bikini line ready with our waxing services.  Show your toes the light of day and indulge in one of our awesome pedicure options.  And, of course, your fingertips can’t get left out!  A gel or dip powder mani will have your nails looking good for 14 days or more! Treat yourself to some Memorial Day and summertime prep!  Visit your nearest Polished Nail Bar today!  

Rich and Vibrant – The OPI Tokyo Collection

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The colors of the OPI Tokyo Collection are as rich and vibrant as the city itself! As they say on their website, “A city at the forefront of fashion, beauty and nail art. Tokyo’s unique balance of rich tradition and nature inspired a variety of nail colors that evoke the eclectic fashion, vibrant nightlife and world-renowned cuisine.” The colors in the OPI Tokyo Collection include: Rice, Rice Baby Another Ramen-tic Evening Arigato from Tokyo Hurry-juku Get This Color All Your Dreams in Vending Machines Samurai Breaks a Nail How Does Your Zen Garden Grow? I’m on a Sushi Roll Suzi-San Climbs Fuji-San Tempura-ture is Rising! Kanpai OPI! Chopstix and Stones As an authorized OPI salon, Polished Nail Bar is guaranteed to have these new shades, as well as all your favorite OPI colors. (Some of our salons already have them!) Choose from classic Nail Lacquer, Infinite Shine and GelColor. Head to the nearest Polished salon for this

Resolve to Stop Biting Your Nails in 2019?

If you resolved to stop biting your nails in 2019, we’ve got some tips for you! Getting a manicure can seem like a waste of money when you’re a nail biter.  But did you know that keeping your nails groomed and looking good can actually help you break the habit? But that’s not the only way. Here are a few other tips to stop biting your nails: Wear fake nails like acrylics, gels or wraps. They look great but also don’t allow you access to your real nails. Find a new habit. When you find yourself biting your nails – or wanting to bite your nails – distract yourself with something healthier. Relax. For many, nail biting is a way to relieve stress. If this is you, there are a ton of relaxation and meditation techniques that allow you to relieve stress without biting your nails. Use a deterrent. If

Keep Your Toes in Tip-Top Shape

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Spring has sprung and pedi season is upon us. Keep your toes in tip-top shape for as long as possible with these simple steps: Opt for platform heels over flat sandals or flip flops. Flat sandals allow dirt and cracks to appear on heels and keep your feet from getting the right support. Moisturize daily. This wards off calluses as well as keeps skin and cuticles hydrated, which in turn keeps your pedicure looking nice for a longer time. Even though you should moisturize daily, don’t use scented lotion on your toes. Synthetic fragrances have been known to make nail polish crack. If you like to use a scent, essential oils are a better choice. Mind your drying time. Yes, it’s hard to sit around the salon when there are other errands to be done and/or fun to be had once you get out that door, but leaving too soon could mean