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Five Great Spots for a Cheap (But Good!) Manicure

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We like our manicures the way we like our takeout: cheap, fast and good. Here are five places around town, from Beacon Hill to Newton, that make it a lot easier to indulge your weekly nail art habit. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know in the comments, or drop an email to boston@racked.com.


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Town Nail & Skin Salon

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Rare is the in-city spot that offers a $30 mani/pedi. Other plusses: late-night summer hours and a huge color selection. After ten manicures, you get the next one free.

Brookline Natural Nails

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Comfortable massage chairs, convenient location, cheery staff, and most importantly, $10 manicures and $20 pedicures.

Diva Nail & Spa

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Loyalists love this place for the little perks: a $15 manicure includes a paraffin treatment and shoulder and neck massage. The staff is also friendly and accommodating.

Salon De Paris

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At this bright Belmont spot, the attitude is upbeat and the color selection extensive. First-time customers can get a mani/pedi for just $20; there’s even free parking.

Beauty Spa

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A little more expensive than other spots—a mani/pedi will run you $38—but the decor is upscale, the technician care attentive, and the manicures long-lasting.

Town Nail & Skin Salon

Rare is the in-city spot that offers a $30 mani/pedi. Other plusses: late-night summer hours and a huge color selection. After ten manicures, you get the next one free.

Brookline Natural Nails

Comfortable massage chairs, convenient location, cheery staff, and most importantly, $10 manicures and $20 pedicures.

Diva Nail & Spa

Loyalists love this place for the little perks: a $15 manicure includes a paraffin treatment and shoulder and neck massage. The staff is also friendly and accommodating.

Salon De Paris

At this bright Belmont spot, the attitude is upbeat and the color selection extensive. First-time customers can get a mani/pedi for just $20; there’s even free parking.

Beauty Spa

A little more expensive than other spots—a mani/pedi will run you $38—but the decor is upscale, the technician care attentive, and the manicures long-lasting.