Trends come and go but an on-point mani never goes out of style, as today鈥檚 nail art obsession will attest. From edgy negative space nails to nail art based on your horoscope, there鈥檚 endless inspo for how to turn up your 10 鈥榯ips to 11. But for a process that鈥檚 this precise (and often, let鈥檚 face it, kinda pricey), you want to make sure your claws are in the paws of a nail art technician who knows exactly what they鈥檙e doing. No half-measures here, people.

We teamed up with the good city guides at Foursquare to use their exclusive, user-generated data to give you the 15 BEST of the best, most beloved nail art salons in the US of A. We鈥檝e also included feedback from REAL CUSTOMERS to let you know exactly what鈥檚 up. Read on to find out whether your hometown fave made this ultra-exclusive cut!


1. Paintbox, New York, NY: 鈥淐urated, sophisticated nail art for everyone鈥 Cool photo booth to snap a picture of your manicure when you are done.鈥

2. Onyx Nail Bar, Dallas, TX: 鈥淪taff are very kind and friendly and very patient.鈥

3. Q Nails & Spa,Houston, TX: 鈥淭he ladies are very careful with your skin and nails. They are proficient and efficient.鈥

4. Silverlake Nail Spa,Pearland, TX: 鈥淭hey were so attentive and so good at what they do. I had a pedicure and a full set of acrylics, with a half moon manicure, and I couldn鈥檛 be more thrilled.鈥

5. Juko Nail & Skin Rescue,Chicago, IL: 鈥淚 come here almost every week, and I don鈥檛 even live in the neighborhood. Amazing staff, great service and top quality products鈥

Hands with beautiful manicured nails and sea shell

6. Ten Over Ten,New York, NY: 鈥淭hey really redefined the pedicure.鈥

7. Castle Nail Spa,Dallas, TX: 鈥淭he castle pedicure is amazing and it鈥檚 worth the money.鈥

8. LV Nails & Spa, Henderson, NV: 鈥淚 always have a great experience and love everyone there. The price and quality of service is impossible to beat.鈥

9. Polished Nail Bar, Milwaukee, WI: 鈥淏est gel and shellac I鈥檝e ever gotten by far! Also, you can BYOB and sit at the bar!鈥

10. Venetian Nail Spa,Harris County, TX: 鈥淭he organic pedicure and manicure is amazing!! By far the BEST nail place I have ever been too.鈥

Sunny orange manicure with dots .

11. The Nail Shop, La Jolla, CA: 鈥淰ery clean nail salon with a nice staff that really cares to make your nails look good.鈥

12. Majestic Nail & Day Spa,Raleigh, NC: 鈥淔riendly, respective of your time if you鈥檙e on lunch break, and great at what they do.鈥

13. Best Nails,Henderson, NV: 鈥淭he best pedicure I have ever received!鈥

14. The Haute Spot Nail Boutique, Atlanta, GA: 鈥淎irTran is a masterful nail tech! He was extremely helpful in explaining the difference in the nail enhancements鈥

15. Finest Nails & Spa, Costa Mesa, CA: 鈥淓verything very clean and polishes are high quality. This is by far the best!鈥

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