Nail polish was invented around 3,000 BC in ancient China—a fact that's doubly remarkable considering that human fingernails were only invented last year. Celebrate this admirable foresight with today’s Groupon to First Nails and Spa in Westerville. Choose from the following:
- For $9, you get an express manicure (a $20 value), which tempers time-strapped talons in a trice with gentle cuticle care, a soothing exfoliation with all-natural Qtica sugar scrub, and a professional hand massage with your choice of polish. If your digits are dramatically damaged, or you just like to be pampered, the $20 value of this Groupon can also be used toward a more-expensive manicure or pedicure service. The First Class Manicure ($35) tops off the express with a super-hydrating hand mask and heated hand wrap, while the Luxury Manicure ($45) one-ups even that with a paraffin-wax treatment and the top-of-the-line Qtica product, Qtica Black.
- For $9, you get $22 towards artificial nail services (gel, solar, or acrylic). Remix record-scratching fingertips with a full set of acrylic ($35) or clear gel ($50) nail toppers, choosing from a rainbow of customizable polish hues. Robots hoping to assimilate into the human race can opt for natural-looking solar fingernails ($55) in pink and white two-tone colors.
With a focus on the highest level of customer service, First Nails and Spa keeps its softly lit rooms cleaner than Grandma’s "guest room," where no guests are allowed to sit, and decorates each with welcoming, tranquility-inducing art. The spa's expert technicians use all pedicure and manicure tools only once to ensure that clients leave sporting their own luminous nails and not bits of someone else's. Private rooms are available as well for couples and close friends.