Welcome to Groton Nail Bar & Spa! As our name suggests, we offer Groton Nail Bar & Spa services to each of our customers. Equipped with all the modern nail care technology, our salon is a place that you would love to be in. From manicures and pedicures to nail extensions and waxing services, we have all nail related services under one roof! We pay a great deal of attention to the cleanliness and hygiene of our salon, so that you have healthy and risk-free services. Our well-trained nail technicians know their work and will offer you the best nail services in town. Friendly staff, affordable prices, high-quality services and customer priority makes our salon a landmark nail salon in Groton. Walk in or make an appointment to learn more!
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How is gel polish or Shellac polish removed?
Gel polish is very difficult to remove with standard nail polish remover and if you peel it off it can damage your nails so it is always advisable to book in for professional take off at Groton Nail Bar & Spa.
This involves gentle hand filing, an acetone soak for a few minutes. Your (Name Salon) Technician will then use tools to remove the last of the polish and neaten up your nails ready to go!
Do you use MMA in your acrylic extensions?
Never! Our Acrylic powders are EMA (Ethyl Methacrylate) and (nails salon name) is rigorously inspected by the local authority annually to ensure we uphold this.
Salons that offer acrylic extensions at cheap prices are often using MMA (Methyl Methacrylate) which is used in the dental industry. MMA bonds to your nails too harshly, leading to some really bad damage to your natural nail – as a chemical MMA was never designed to come into contact with skin and nails – it is too hard to be used for acrylic extensions and can tear the nail from the nail bed easily!
How do i care for my nails after my manicure?
To keep a manicure lasting to its full potential avoid getting your nails wet for too long (constant soaking in hot baths or not wearing rubber gloves when washing the dishes) and also avoid coming into contact for prolonged periods with chemicals like those in sunscreen, perfumed products and insect repellent.
Get someone else to do the DIY or tough chores that might cause your manicure to lift, and apply cuticle oil morning and night if you can. This will keep your nails super healthy throughout the duration of your manicure and it will help keep the polish intact.
Finally, don’t pick at your manicure under any circumstances. Instead Book in for a Nail repair if one or nails have damaged otherwise treat yourself to another treatment.
How long does standard polish last for?
Standard nail polish usually lasts up to 5 days and is a great choice for temporary or short one off occasions. If that’s what you’re looking for then we recommend booking a classical manicure. It does take a fair few minutes to dry fully to avoid smudges on your manicure.
If that’s too short of period for you then we recommend booking a shellac (gel) manicure, which is designed to last up to two weeks!
Can i put acrylics back on immediately after soaking off the old acrylics?
Yes, it’s fine to re-apply acrylics straight away as natural nails are made up of keratin (protein) so nails don’t breathe. If you have ripped your acrylics off causing the natural nail to thin however, then you might want to wait to harden the nails back up, as the acrylics will just add more stress on top of damaged nails
How long does it take for treatment?
Different treatments will vary in different times. Please have a look at our scheduling page here for a full list of treatments, prices and duration of the treatment.
What is a manicure ?
Nails classical manicure consists of a warm hand soak, filing and shaping the free edge of the nails, pushing and clipping (with a cuticle pusher and cuticle nippers) and application of fingernail polish. The more advanced treatments will take longer and vary in treatment methodology and price.
How can i prevent the nail polish from staining my nails?
Nails often turn yellowish when a strong, pigmented polish is applied. To prevent pigmentation, make sure you put base coat on prior to applying the coloured polish so it acts as a barrier.
Or simply choose for a less potent colour
What's the difference between tips and sculpture?
Plastic tips are placed on your natural nails and cut and filed to your desired length and shape before applying acrylic or gel.
Nail Sculptures differ on the other hand. Nail forms are placed at the tip of your nails and product is applied according to the desired length. While the product is drying, the nails will be pinched on the sides to give it more of a natural look. After the product has completely dried the nail form will be removed leaving you with a beautiful and natural nail shape. This system leaves you with a more durable set of nails compared to the tip system. However, this does take slightly longer and costs a few pounds more.
I got a mani pedi. Very relaxing atmosphere, nice massages, hot towels, seltzer and snacks (!), and friendly staff. A little pricey but well worth it!
Always amazing! Never disappointing!
Beautiful shop and spa. love my nails and toes!! will definitely be back!
Love this place. So glad to have them back open!
Donna Clifford Carroll
Very clean and professional place . They take their time and do a fabulous job👍
Jimmy was excellent 👍🏼👍🏼 very clean and professional
Crystal Blais Chuisa
Groton Nail Bar is the best nail salon in the area! (I’ve tried them all!) I make the trip past three others closer to me to go there.
Great atmosphere, the salon is so clean, staff is friendly and attentive, they truly go out of their way to ensure you are happy!
if you haven’t yet, go check it out, oh and get the pedicure!!! So good!
Beautiful location, great color selection, friendly staff, awesome hand massage with manicure!
Amy Dawson Hickey
My first time today. Besides a very clean salon and watched stations being cleaned as soon as finished, I felt very safe while getting a mani and pedi. And, as for mani/pedi, great job, my nails look amazing. Wayne did an amazing job and I will for sure be back.
Heidi Snider Olwell
As a 50 something female I’ve had many pedicures over my life. The pedicure I had at the Groton nail bar and Spa on a girls weekend is the best pedicure I’ve had in my entire life!