Keeping those nails in check is important for hygiene as well as appearance. Manicures and pedicures are more popular than ever these days for women and men. How much cash will set you back? A smaller mom-and-pop nail shop will offer manicures in the $10-$25 range, and pedicures will be between $15 and $35. Mid level spas and salons typically have manicures priced in the $20-$40 range, while pedicures will be between $40 and $60. Finally, the fancy hotel spa will offer manicures in the $30-$70 range, and pedicures will cost between $50 and $100.

Manicure Pedicure Cost

Add on costs

There are additional services that can raise the price including French tips, which is having white tips painted on, will be an additional $5-$10. Polish will add another $10-$15. Paraffin wax treatments will sometimes be offered at about $10-$15 per manicure or pedicure. also, you can get fancy nail designs for acrylic nails for an additional $5-$10 per nail.

How to save some cash

First off, most places will offer a discount if you get a manicure and pedicure at the same time. This is often referred to as a mani-pedi, and you should work that into your vocabulary immediately. There are often many deals on Groupon for manicures and pedicures, so it's always good to look there and don't forget further discounts with coupon codes. Finally, it's always a good idea to contact your local salons and find out their pricing. Spa Finder offers a nationwide listings of spas[categorized by type of service. Enter your zip code, and then type manicures or pedicures in the service box and see what comes up in your area. After those nails are shiny and new, perhaps it's time for a Brazilian Blowout or a new wardrobe.