A Primer on SNS and Dipping Powder Nails

SNS and dipping powder nails at Polished Nail Bar
SNS and dipping powder nails have quickly shot to be some of our top-requested nail services. There are still a lot of questions out there, though, so we’ve put this together to help out. How long do SNS or dipping powder manicures last? Like gel manicures, SNS and dipping powder manicures last roughly two weeks, though with the right care they can last longer. We guarantee our dipping powder manicures for 14 days from the date of service. What are some of the benefits of SNS or dipping powder manicures? Dipping powder manicures are all natural and health conscious. The dipping powder system has added Vitamin E and calcium for your nail’s health. The three-step process has no odor and no liquid or primer is used. How long does it take to complete an SNS manicure? SNS and dipping powder manicures typically take around 30 minutes to complete. However, depending on the type

Dads and Grads Deserve Me Time!

Father’s Day is coming up quick, and high school and college graduations have already started taking place. Need a gift idea for what to get the dads and grads in your life? Treat them to one or more of our services! For Dad, our Man-E-Cure options include: Metro Manicure Player’s Manicure Metro Pedicure Player’s Pedicure Details of each service are on our Nail Bar Services page. For the grads, we can take care of them in any number of ways. We offer manicures and pedicures, facials, waxing, and more! Bring your dads and grads to any of our six Charlotte-metro locations or to our Raleigh salon to treat them today! Or grab them a gift certificate good at any of our salons in-store or online.

The Thrills are Multiplying for the OPI Grease Collection

OPI Grease Collection at Polished Nail Bar Charlotte and Raleigh
Grease is the word, and the OPI Grease Collection is an electrifyin’ set of colors! Colors in the OPI Grease Collection include: Grease is the Word Electrifyin’ Pink Rydell Forever Hopelessly Devoted to OPI Pink Ladies Rule the School You’re the Shade That I Want Tell Me About It Stud Summer Lovin’ Having a Blast! Meet a Boy Cute As Can Be Teal Me More, Teal Me More Was It All Just a Dream? Chills Are Multiplying! Frenchie Likes To Kiss? Danny & Sandy 4 Ever! Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milkshakes Colors are available in regular polish, gel polish, and SNS dip powder matches. As an authorized OPI salon, Polished Nail Bar is guaranteed to have these new shades, as well as all your favorite OPI colors. Head to the nearest Polished salon for this hot spring and summer nail look!

Keep Your Toes in Tip-Top Shape

pedicure by polished nail bar charlotte nc
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