Best Nail-Art Haven: Astrowifey
Astrowifey is a true nail artist in every sense of the word. An R29 fave, she can put literally any image or design right on your nails — and she specializes in some seriously rad prints.
Best Mani: Elegant Nails
No matter how amazing your mani is, it's impossible to prevent chips. So, you may as well keep it affordable, right? Elegant is easy on your wallet, and the job is totally salon quality.
Elegant Nails, 1546 Clark Street (between Germania Place and Maple Street); 312-280-5344.
Best Pedi: Juko Nail & Skin Rescue
Same goes for your pedicure — while you want to be totally pampered, you don't want to blow your budget. The staff here does a top-notch job, while keeping it affordable and always friendly.
Juko Nail & Skin Rescue, 2130 West Division Street (between Levitt Street and Hoyne Avenue); 773-772-2990.
Coolest Nail Treatment: Dr. Feelgood Pedicure at Mojo Spa
This relaxing treatment is designed to calm tired muscles and rejuvenate skin. The spa uses an essential oil blend and sound therapy to release tension, and give you a seriously good exfoliating treatment.
Mojo Spa, 1468 North Milwaukee Avenue (between North and Damen avenues);773-235-6656.
Photos: Courtesy of Amelia Alpaugh and Astrowifey