You can’t go wrong with French. “Short dark nails are hot right now, but a French manicure is always number one,” says Sarah Walker of Vail Nails in Edwards. “It’s so dry here we need to really use a lot of moisturizer, and keep any kind of a top coat on your nails to keep them hard.” And it’s much easier to let someone do that for you.
Chippen Nails of Avon is new to the scene, but word is getting around. “We’re always working with our hands, so we need manicures,” says Kenny Nguyen, owner. “They make us feel good inside.” According to Avon’s Lovely Nails owner Trang Nguyen, the secret to their popular manicures is the warm lotion massage.