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Best Shellac Manicures In North Bay

October 30, 2012 11:00 AM

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Shellac manicures have increased in popularity in the last three years due to the amazing finishes they provide. The applied color usually lasts between two to three weeks without chipping and remains shiny throughout. CND Shellac, which is part polish and part gel, paints on like any other polish but when it dries, it does so under a UV light with little drying time to result in a flawless layer of color. To remove, use the CND wraps on your nails and watch the color easily come off. The gentle remover does not damage the nail or skin around them, unlike many other nail color applications. For some of the best shellac manicures in the North Bay, make an appointment at one of the below salons and get yourself wondering why it took you so long to try this nail revolution out.


Spatini
6 Petaluma Blvd. N.
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 762-3055
www.spatinipetaluma.com

Price: Shellac System $30

Spatini does occasionally accept walk-ins, however you have to be very lucky to pop in and find any of the talented staff available. Play it safe and call ahead for an appointment. The ladies here are well trained and make you feel relaxed as soon as you sit down. They work around clients’ needs so if you have a busy schedule and need extremely early or very late appointments, this is the place for you. Spatini provides a warm, lush environment where you are guaranteed to be pampered. The Shellac System here will give you a shiny finish for approximately two weeks.

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Shangri-La Nail Spa & Skin Care
1371 N. McDowell Blvd., #110
Petaluma, CA 94954
(707) 762-2546
www.shangrilanailandskin.com

Price: Shellac Manicure $40

Shangri-La is a salon where you will get professional service from a well-trained team and little chit chat. Expect to feel relaxed and leave polished. The Shellac Manicure available here combines all the best of a basic manicure service and the shellac nail trend, giving you fantastic results. Choose from a range of nail colors with basic reds to browns and more on-trend hues such as blues and greens. The salon setting is clean and busy while the atmosphere is friendly and catered towards busy customers. This is great when you need an appointment at the last minute as the staff can accommodate your schedule.


Tip-to-Toe Nail Salon
234 Shoreline Highway
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 383-4570
www.tiptotoemillvalley.com

Price: Shellac Hands $35, Shellac Hands French $40

A new renovated salon specializing in nail services, Tip-to-Toe Nail Salon offers customers some of the best nail treatments in the North Bay. This includes its Shellac Manicure which comes in either a perfectly applied full color style or a French manicure style. Kim, who is both the owner and manicurist, is well trained and professional so expect stunning results. If you have any nail or skin issues, Kim can work with you and often help heal them.

Greenhaus European Day Spa
1300 Pearl St.
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 257-8837
www.greenhausspa.com

Price: Shellac Manicure $39

A full day spa with European-style treatments, the Greenhaus Spa is a haven for relaxation. The Shellac Manicure is a 45-minute manicure which will not only have your nails looking spotless in one of the many nail shades available but also give your nails a new lease of life for weeks on end. Manicurists take their time so colors are applied perfectly. Greenhaus European Day Spa is set in a stunning building with high-tech equipment and zen-like decor. The staff is professional and extremely well trained so expect only the best when it comes to both services and atmosphere.

Catalina’s Skin & Body
535 1st St. W.
Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 933-3860
www.catalinasspa.com

Price: Shellac Manicure $40

Find highly skilled nail professionals who are also friendly and keen to make the most of your experience at Catalina’s day spa. The Shellac Manicure here begins with nail shaping as well as cuticle care and ends with a mirror-like finish, leaving your nails looking amazing for at least two to three weeks. End your shellac experience with a relaxing massage. The total manicure experience lasts 45 minutes. Only the best products are sold at Catalina’s, the staff is professionally trained, the spa is kept to the highest standards of hygiene and more importantly, the services cannot be beat with this location in the heart of Sonoma wine country.

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Parmeeta Ghoman is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. She specializes in shopping and style. Find some of her work on Examiner.com.

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