From Our Editors
As the owner and queen bee of Queen Jane Nail Salon, Jane Liu helps make sure her staff is on top of its nail-taming game at each of the shop’s four area locations. Inspired by ancient Eastern therapies, each salon is decorated in a manner that’s designed to invoke a sense of calm. In the Zen-like spaces, the technicians coat nails in the latest trends in beauty including OPI Axxium, UV gel polish, and french powder tips. They also soften sore feet with green-tea- and marine-mineral-infused scrubs, lotions, and foot rubs that New York Magazine matter-of-factly referred to as "nap-inducing." In addition to administering exceptional nail services, Jane’s team also performs custom massages as well as water-grass ear-candling treatments. Ancient in its roots, the specialized treatment eradicates earwax to boost mental clarity and the flow of oxygen to the brain’s inner ear gills.