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Paintbox Nail Salon Offers Brides Much-Needed Alternative to French Tips

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Nail salons seem to think brides want one of three looks on their big day: French tips, two coats of Essie's "Ballet Slippers," or a Pinterest-inspired accent nail mani in which the ring finger is decked out in diamond-reflecting glitter polish. But there's another way! Cool-girl nail go-to Paintbox has released a manicure menu (its version of a nail polish wall) just for brides-to-be, with options like taupe gel polish topped off with pearls, sparkly silver-to-rose ombré, and navy manis flecked with gold foil (your something blue).

Prices range from $40 (for a polish manicure with an accent nail) to $65 (for a gel manicure with art on each nail), and appointments can be booked here.


17 Crosby St., New York, NY 10013 (212) 219-2412