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Charming Nails

212 E. 87th St., New York, NY 10128 40.779342 -73.953206
nr. Third Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-987-7239 Send to Phone

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Mon-Sat, 9:30am-8pm; Sun, 10:30am-7pm

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6 at 86th St.

Payment Methods

MasterCard, Visa


Enter Charming Nails and that awkward moment found in salons citywide instantly occurs: dozens of eyes on your person, then a brief silence before someone pipes up with “Manicure? Pedicure?” Here, the clients—a mix of senior citizens, mommies, and even on occasion an Avon CEO—often say yes to both. Before placing feet in a tub filled with Caribbean-blue water (or jade for the green-tea spa pedicure), the soft-spoken Korean and Nepalese attendants slough legs with an apricot scrub, then follow the bath with a calf-kneeding massage. Instead of scraping, a callous serum is available for ridding heels of dead skin. The 15-minute manicures start with a lavender tablet dropped into a bowl of water (to relax stressed out fingers) and can end either under the dryer or, for those in a super hurry, with quick-dry drops.

Second Branch

Charming Nails has a sister salon, Twinkle Nails, around the corner at 87th and Second Avenue.

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