Six Nail Treatments to Inspire Native Nurturing

Here are six ways to incorporate natural ingredients into your spa's nail offerings. // Photo via Getty

For nail services that truly stand out, local ingredients often play a key role. Here are some tempting treatments that create a truly indigenous experience. 

  1. The Native Essence Manicure ($75, 45 minutes) and Pedicure ($95, 60 minutes) at The Spa at Terranea (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA), incorporates native prickly pear and pomegranate. The services, which use Body Bliss and SpaRitual products, include a sugar scrub and an aloe mask.
     
  2. Honey, I Love Your Hands ($90, 50 minutes) at Waldorf Astoria Spa at Waldorf Astoria Orlando (FL) utilizes locally crafted honey, as well as Body Bliss and Londontown products. The treatment includes a soak, cuticle care, honey scrub, honey mask, a massage using honey butter, and an application of nail polish. 
     
  3. The Cabernet Hot Stone Manicure ($55, 50 minutes) and Pedicure ($65, 50 minutes) at the Spa at Château Élan Winery & Resort (Braselton, GA), includes a soak in Château Élan cabernet wine, followed by a mask, exfoliation, and polish application with Envy Organics and SpaRitual products. 
     
  4. The Carolina Lavender Signature Pedicure ($95, 80 minutes) at the Spa at Ballantyne at The Ballantyne Hotel (Charlotte, NC) celebrates the Carolina lavender fields with a lavender-infused warm soak, scrub, mask, and massage. The treatment uses Eminence Organic Skin Care products and an application of either OPI or Dazzle Dry polish and includes a Carolina Lavender cocktail. 
     
  5. The Crazy Mountain Pedicure ($85, 50 minutes) at Bloom Spa at The Sebastian (Vail, CO) includes a foot soak with Crazy Mountain Brewery’s Pale Ale, followed by an exfoliation, massage, and an application of Dazzle Dry polish.
     
  6. The Prickly Pear Pedicure ($85, 50 minutes) at Canyon Ranch (Tucson, AZ) uses ingredients from the Sonoran Desert, such as cactus flower, local jojoba, prickly pear, and desert aloe.

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