Welcome to TJ Nails! We are a group of nail care enthusiasts in the city of Keokuk, providing high-quality nail care procedures with passion and commitment. At TJ Nails, we aim to combine nail procedures with relaxation, so that spa time is equally enjoyable for you. With a relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff, you wouldn’t have to worry about anything. Our highly trained nail technicians will ensure that you will enjoy a calm and pleasurable experience while all the demands of your nails are met according to your preferences. Affordable prices coupled with charmin customer service makes us the right spot for all your nail care demands!
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How to book an appointment online?
Book your appointment by sending a notice to the salon manager’s email. Please mention your name, phone number, and the service(s) required.
We will respond to you and confirm your appointment.
Will acrylic or gel extensions damage my nails?
If you have your extensions professionally applied and professionally maintained and removed by qualified nail technicians, there should only be minimal damage to your nail plate. However, constant acrylic application can make your nail plate weak so we advise a small break in between. Beware of nail technicians who leave your nails with white patches, damage and weakness.
It goes without saying that if you pick at your nails or pull them off yourself, the nail will be badly damaged. Professional technicians like those will use the correct, branded, high quality products to apply and remove your nail extensions.
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.
What are cuticles? And which package will include cuticle work?
Cuticles are the small overgrowth of dead skin at the bottom of your nail plate. They join the living tissue to your nail, and protect you from any contaminants getting under your skin.
However, overgrown cuticles are no good! Cuticles should be kept pushed back and tidy to keep your nails looking healthy- short, pushed back cuticles also help you get neat, long lasting polish application and help your nails look longer and more elegant. With standard polish, manicures and pedicures, we advise booking a full manicure and pedicure as oppose to our express treatments. With gel polish, the shellac manicure treatment will do the trick!
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!
What is nail fungus and how can it be prevented?
If the natural nail is pulling away from the nail bed then it will possible that the nail fungus will show underneath. The right application and maintenance of the nail extension will help prevent a nail fungus, as well as using products such as a nail antiseptic or fungal nail treatment
What is an Overlay?
This is when either acrylic or gel is applied over the natural nail without the need of a nail extension.
Ideal for those who want just some slight length and thicker 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.
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
Can i book more than one treatment at the same time?
Yes. However, our system only allows one booking at a time. Most of our treatments have a drop down add on list so you can click on a specific treatment and have a drop down list to choose from. Where there isn’t a drop then, then take note of the time and duration of your first treatment, checkout your booking and click schedule another appointment. Make sure it follows after your first treatment you booked.
I highly recommend them! Don did an amazing job on my nails and he literally nailed it! They’re perfect and I will be going back again!
he knows exactly what I want I rarely have to wait more than 5 minutes after I arrive.
I won’t let anyone else touch these hands, the tiny fine details on the two nails that I have decorated never cease to amaze me.
Got a pedicure, and nails done. Enjoyed and needed the pedicure. I feel so much better now. Definitely going back for another.
Always a good experience. Can be rushed at times but I think you have to give consideration to that as long as the outcome is pretty 🙂 And if it’s not they’ll fix it, IF you tell them.
they did a great job on my feet and nails will be going back again they were really nice people
My favorite place! They always put great detail into making my nails look beautiful
The staff is always very friendly and the place is clean. I am always pleased with the services I receive here!!
They always do a great job! There’s no doubt in my mind that these women deserve way more than what they charge. I get a pedicure every few weeks in the Summer and they spend a lot of time making sure everything is done right. Call ahead for a reservation, they are busy!
Great job! I have really cool patriotic toenails for the 4th!
Very friendly & courteous! Prices are reasonable too.