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There’s nothing like a fresh manicure and pedicure to have you admiring your fingers and toes. Sometimes a mani and pedi is about maintenance; sometimes you just want to be pampered. Whether you are going by yourself, with your mini-me or a group of girlfriends, not all mani and pedi treatments are equal. Here are some of the best Bay Area spots for a mani-pedi.
330 First St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Cocoon Urban Day Spa offers the spa combo mani and pedi, the ultimate combo mani and pedi, which includes a massage for your hands and feet, the cocooning signature combo mani and pedi, which includes massage, a paraffin dip and a lavender mask, as well as the express mani and pedi for those who want to get to the polish and go. The urban retreat offers plenty of champagne and magazines to zone out in while being pampered in comfy chairs. It also has mani and pedi memberships, which include discounts when you get services once or twice a month. Other services include spa packages, massage, skincare, wax, threading, sugaring, tanning, body wraps and endermologie.
274 King St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
Mizu Spa offers the signature, the classic, the gentleman’s, the hot stone and the gel lacquer manicure and pedicure combinations varying in length from 35 to 75 minutes. The spa is modern and zen and perfect for individuals or groups. It offers early bird specials before 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Within four to eight days, you can come in for a free re-polish if you experience chips in your polish. Other services include facials, massage, waxing, lash extensions and spa packages.
734 14th St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
Simply Unique Nails is a full service nail salon that offers everything from the basic manicure and pedicure to acrylic and silk wrap. It specializes in group pampering events such as bachelorette, bridal and birthday parties. The technicians do nail art, and polishes come in a variety of colors and shades. Waxing services are also offered.
547 Athol Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
Organic Bliss is a day spa that uses natural and organic products without petrochemicals for your fingers and toes. It does a spa mani and pedi that includes exfoliating salt or sugar rub and a mani and pedi royale that includes a honey and shea hydrating treatment and hot stone massage with mango butter. It also offers a blissed baby mani and pedi for little ones. There is also an eclectic mix of other services like facials and mud wraps.
2720 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Oh My! Salon and Spa offers spa and organic mani and pedi combinations. There is a well curated collection of polishes and shades that include glitter. The organic spa mani and pedi includes a dead sea salt soak,a sugar scrub, moisture mask and massage cream. Kids manicure and pedicure options are also available with a free flower and polish for girls and buffering for boys. Hair, waxing and tinting is also offered.