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LA's 12 Best Mani/Pedi Spots For Sweet Summer Nails

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Our Get Right for Summer guides for beach-ready haircuts and highlights have been revealed, so what's next? Nails! Ranging from high-end to hole-in-the-wall, our city is swarming with places to get Instagram-worthy manicures and pedicures, which is why it was def a challenge to narrow down our list to just 12 go-to nail salons.

See our picks below, featuring tried-and-trues like Contempo Nails on Robertson, newbies like Côte in Brentwood and cult-favorites like Olive & June. We recommend booking an appointment asap so you can begin flaunting those statement rings and nostalgic sandals with confidence.


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1. Beauty Box

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1498 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 250-1515
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LA insiders have been signing the praises of this Shellac-certified Echo Park spot for years. Enjoy their wide variety of shades and design ideas. Pricing: $59 mani/pedi. $87 Shellac mani/pedi. [Photo: Beauty Box]

2. Bellacures

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1609B Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310) 584-4584
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With locations in SaMo, Brentwood, Studio City, Pasadena and more, this high-end nail salon is the epitome of cleanliness and attention to detail. Pricing: $20 mani/$25 pedi. [Photo via]

3. Contempo Nails

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333 S Robertson Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 855-8879
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Another inexpensive option to add to your budget beauty arsenal is Contempo Nails on Robertson, which has been serving the BH style set for more than 30 years. Essie and OPI polish shades are abundant. Pricing: $27 mani/pedi. [Photo: Contempo Nails]

4. Côte

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11714 San Vicente Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 820-0906
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Brentwood's latest beauty destination is much more than a mani/pedi stop; it's also a shop, offering a 109-piece collection of "five-free" polishes. Pricing: $20 mani/$26 pedi. [Photo: Côte]

5. esNAIL

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8384 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 655-5800
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From simple color coats to Swarovski stones to 3D accoutrements, this celeb-loved Japanese nail salon—which just opened a Beverly Hills location—takes decking out your digits to a whole new level. Pricing: $60 gel mani/$60 gel pedi. [Photo: esNail]

6. Hammer & Nails

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8257 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 302-5435
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Call it a man cave, call it a men's manicure/pedicure spot: Though this "anti-salon" won't refuse a lady looking to get pampered in one of its comfy brown leather chairs, women have so far been wise to let the guys keep this grooming haven to themselves. Pricing: $23 mani/$38 pedi. [Photo via]

7. Kure Spa

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2378 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Founded by Thien Ho, this 1,800-square-foot space opened in Silver Lake back in 2012. Highlights include cool neon signage, a nail bar, and 12 custom-designed pedicure thrones with sanitary, stainless steel sinks. Pricing: $20 mani/$25 pedi. [Photo: Kure Spa]

8. Nail To Toe Rescue

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2726 Griffith Park Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 665-1089
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This Los Feliz salon may look unassuming from the outside, but step into their bright and airy space and you'll discover friendly technicians, wallet-friendly services, and a wide variety of gel and polish colors. Pricing: $13 mani/$17 pedi. [Photo: Nail to Toe Rescue]

9. Olive & June

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430 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 247-0500
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Cute, charming and playfully dressed: this stylish nail salon is everything you'd expect from adorable founder Sarah Gibson Tuttle. Bonus: the space was designed by the folks behind essential indie boutique TenOverSix. Pricing: $20 mani/$28 pedi. [Photo: Bonnie Tsang/Olive & June]

10. Star Nails

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7854 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 654-9385
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Formerly CT Nails #9, this pet-friendly mani/pedi spot enjoys a little friendly rivalry with the similarly named salon a few doors down. The tie-breaker? Master nail artist David, whose pro airbrushing skills has scored him top praises from fashion folk. Pricing: $23 mani/pedi; $15 airbrushing. [Photo via]

11. Sun Nails

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2616 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 484-8809
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In addition to offering extremely reasonable prices, this Echo Park favorite also hooks up disposable slippers on your way out, so don't worry if you're not wearing mani-ready shoes when you arrive. Pricing: $22 mani/pedi; $25 gel mani.

12. Zenii Skin & Nails

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7600 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
This Melrose hidden gem opened back in February and has since then charmed guests with its generous array of non-toxic polishes, including Cuccio Colour and 100% vegan Zoya. Cheeky services include the Soda Pop pedicure featuring "a fizzy water soak and a cotton candy lotion massage." Pricing: $45 mani/pedi. [Photo: Zenii]

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1. Beauty Box

1498 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
LA insiders have been signing the praises of this Shellac-certified Echo Park spot for years. Enjoy their wide variety of shades and design ideas. Pricing: $59 mani/pedi. $87 Shellac mani/pedi. [Photo: Beauty Box]
1498 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

2. Bellacures

1609B Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403
With locations in SaMo, Brentwood, Studio City, Pasadena and more, this high-end nail salon is the epitome of cleanliness and attention to detail. Pricing: $20 mani/$25 pedi. [Photo via]
1609B Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403

3. Contempo Nails

333 S Robertson Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Another inexpensive option to add to your budget beauty arsenal is Contempo Nails on Robertson, which has been serving the BH style set for more than 30 years. Essie and OPI polish shades are abundant. Pricing: $27 mani/pedi. [Photo: Contempo Nails]
333 S Robertson Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

4. Côte

11714 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Brentwood's latest beauty destination is much more than a mani/pedi stop; it's also a shop, offering a 109-piece collection of "five-free" polishes. Pricing: $20 mani/$26 pedi. [Photo: Côte]
11714 San Vicente Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049

5. esNAIL

8384 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90069
From simple color coats to Swarovski stones to 3D accoutrements, this celeb-loved Japanese nail salon—which just opened a Beverly Hills location—takes decking out your digits to a whole new level. Pricing: $60 gel mani/$60 gel pedi. [Photo: esNail]
8384 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90069

6. Hammer & Nails

8257 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Call it a man cave, call it a men's manicure/pedicure spot: Though this "anti-salon" won't refuse a lady looking to get pampered in one of its comfy brown leather chairs, women have so far been wise to let the guys keep this grooming haven to themselves. Pricing: $23 mani/$38 pedi. [Photo via]
8257 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046

7. Kure Spa

2378 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Founded by Thien Ho, this 1,800-square-foot space opened in Silver Lake back in 2012. Highlights include cool neon signage, a nail bar, and 12 custom-designed pedicure thrones with sanitary, stainless steel sinks. Pricing: $20 mani/$25 pedi. [Photo: Kure Spa]
2378 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039

8. Nail To Toe Rescue

2726 Griffith Park Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
This Los Feliz salon may look unassuming from the outside, but step into their bright and airy space and you'll discover friendly technicians, wallet-friendly services, and a wide variety of gel and polish colors. Pricing: $13 mani/$17 pedi. [Photo: Nail to Toe Rescue]
2726 Griffith Park Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

9. Olive & June

430 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Cute, charming and playfully dressed: this stylish nail salon is everything you'd expect from adorable founder Sarah Gibson Tuttle. Bonus: the space was designed by the folks behind essential indie boutique TenOverSix. Pricing: $20 mani/$28 pedi. [Photo: Bonnie Tsang/Olive & June]
430 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

10. Star Nails

7854 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Formerly CT Nails #9, this pet-friendly mani/pedi spot enjoys a little friendly rivalry with the similarly named salon a few doors down. The tie-breaker? Master nail artist David, whose pro airbrushing skills has scored him top praises from fashion folk. Pricing: $23 mani/pedi; $15 airbrushing. [Photo via]
7854 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90046

11. Sun Nails

2616 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
In addition to offering extremely reasonable prices, this Echo Park favorite also hooks up disposable slippers on your way out, so don't worry if you're not wearing mani-ready shoes when you arrive. Pricing: $22 mani/pedi; $25 gel mani.
2616 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

12. Zenii Skin & Nails

7600 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046
This Melrose hidden gem opened back in February and has since then charmed guests with its generous array of non-toxic polishes, including Cuccio Colour and 100% vegan Zoya. Cheeky services include the Soda Pop pedicure featuring "a fizzy water soak and a cotton candy lotion massage." Pricing: $45 mani/pedi. [Photo: Zenii]
7600 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046