A good pedicure near Albany?

pedicure toes flip flopsJen (@JenIsGreen) asked via Twitter:

Any albany peeps know of a nice (and affordable) place to get a pedicure?

Got a suggestion for Jen (and her toes)? Please share!

Earlier on AOA:
+ Haircuts at Paul Mitchell School in Schenectady
+ A good hair colorist
+ A good manicure and pedicure near Troy?
+ Mirror Images: spa and salon on a budget

photo: Flickr user jenniferlstoddart

Comments

Metamorphose on Central Ave in Albany (kind of across from Otto) is AMAZING. They're a few bucks more than a mall pedi, but it's so worth it. You're in a quiet room with the best pedi-chair I've ever been in...they let me soak my feet in the quiet room for 15 minutes before they began - it was so relaxing I fell asleep! The gal who does the manis and pedis is great. This reminds me that I should book something soon!

I've been to the Austin Beauty School and it took a while (~1hour) but they really did a great job and it only cost $15!

I love Poeima Salon on Western Ave in Guilderland. Nice atmosphere, great staff. I think prices for pedi start at $20 or 25. It's near Rt 155.

Wonder Nail Spa in the Kohl's plaza on Central. AMAZING massage with your pedi!

I've been to lots of places in the area. Jean Paul is my go to, with Veronica my favorite pedicurist there. Kimberley's does paraffin dips for your hands when you get a pedi. That's nice, but it's tough to read a trashy magazine when your hands are swaddled in wax and thick cotton mitts. Kelsey at Shelley does a nice job, and it's a few bucks cheaper there than some of the other places.

Exclusive Nail Salon in front of the Hannaford on Wolf Rd. $35 mani/pedi. They take great care with the mani/pedi and while you are waiting for everything to dry they apply heated pads to your back and do a powerful neck and shoulders massage.


98 Wolf Rd
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 489-8058

Thanks everyone. I had been wondering about the Austin Beauty School--I'm glad someone mentioned that one! I'm thinking about giving it a try! Can't beat $15 for a pedicure.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

The week ahead

Here are a few things to keep in mind, look forward to, or keep busy with this week, from the weather (as you'd expect), to... (more)

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA: + The lineup for this summer's Rockin' on the River is out. + Ben... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

It's the holiday weekend and the unofficial kick off to summer. So, what's your plan? After the jump, not one, not two, but three days... (more)

New York State could be closer to allowing Uber and Lyft to operate here. Maybe. Sort of.

It's been more than two years since a local campaign started to get "ride sharing" services such as Uber and Lyft to come to the... (more)

They haven't gone bald yet

That pic above is a pair of bald eagle chicks that biologists from the state Department of Environmental Conservation recently banded in Albany County. From... (more)

Recent Comments

My son was born in November, and we love Harmony Mills Pediatrics in Cohoes. It's run by Mary Kathleen DiTursi who has a PhD in Engineering from RPI before getting her MD. She's basically a big (well qualified) nerd, and a kid at heart (she wears tee shirts with cartoon character's to work) She is so sweet to our baby, and very good at supporting our decisions. ...

Sunhee's Farm and Kitchen

...has 5 comments, most recently from Burnt My Fingers

New York State could be closer to allowing Uber and Lyft to operate here. Maybe. Sort of.

...has 9 comments, most recently from JJ

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 3 comments, most recently from NomNomNom

A good pediatrician in Rensselaer County or nearby?

...has 7 comments, most recently from cm

They haven't gone bald yet

...has 1 comment, most recently from Rob