Ever get jealous of the aesthetic nails of some women on Instagram? If you are like me, who always browse photos on IG and end up marveling random ladies' artistic nails, I am sure you tried to reach out to them too and ask where they got their nails done. The sad news is, it is not from a black-owned nail shop. Don't get me wrong, there is absolutely nothing wrong with that, and beauty salons owned by other races are truly fabulous too. It is just that, you know, we are all about supporting Black-owned enterprises over here, so we want to stumble upon a nail salon owned by a blackfella.

You might think those nail salons in the United States that are owned by Black people are rare. Well, that is simply not true. There are numerous Black-owned nails salons here in the U.S. that you can support and have those nails looking beautiful.

Salontra Select Suites

This super nice salon has tons of locations throughout Maryland. They offer manicure and pedicures in their customized private suits. Aside from the mani-pedi, you can also enjoy a soothing spa day where you can choose massages and hair care.

Nails by Keda

We got here an Ohio-based nail shop owned by Shakeda. It seems like a lot of people like Shakeda based on her client reviews. You can have basic nail designs or those super-awesome ones you have seen on Instagram.

Junie Bee Nails

Living in New York? You are lucky, girl, cause Junie Bee Nails is located in your area. They provide services that include regular polish changes, acrylic, and gel. Here's the most awesome thing here: you can get 3D acrylic nail art, chrome nails, and pixie nails with marble designs and crushed crystal! Visit their salon to find more.

Lux Nail Boutique

Been wanting to try ombre nails? How about beaded or holographic nails? Or both? Head to Lux Nail Boutique and check out what other gorgeous designs they can do to make those nails looking wow! This black-owned shop will provide you artistic nail arts.

Powder Beauty Co.

This pretty place that offers fabulous nail services will surely be your next favorite nail shop. You can get a quick manicure when you are in a hurry or have your polish changed to gorgeous designs. Aside from that, they also offer luxury pedicures with essential oils, exfoliating scrubs, and detoxifying charcoal powder.

Artisan Nail Studio

Sometimes-- oops, okay, most of the time, going to nail salons mean robbing your wallet. But there are still some salons that offer quality services for affordable prices. Artisan Nail Studio listed all their prices so you can choose which service you want that won't harm your budget. They provide basic services and glamorous ones such as Swarovski nails, chrome, and holographic.

Nails by Tiara

The ever-gorgeous Tiara Smith is an artistic and multi-talented nail technician who owns this elegant nail salon in Atlanta. Her shop offers all of the latest and most beautiful nail trends. She does acrylic, color acrylic, gel nails, glass nails, and more. You can see the prices of the services when you visit her website.

A Polished Work

A black-woman-owned nail salon that started in 2003 that aims to provide ultimate indulgence for personal care. They offer manicures, polish change, gel overlay, acrylic overlay, spa pedicure, and many more. They even have packages for convenient booking.

Finding a good nail salon is already difficult, what more if you are looking for one that is owned by black people? I can imagine your frustration that is why I shared with you some of the best black-owned nail shops in America. I hope you liked them. Let us support black-owned businesses!

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