11834 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX 78023
I called to ask how much acrylic nails would be
I was told $30. I was greated by a man that had just finished his cigarette(nasty smell to be greeted with)he asked what I wanted,I toldhim french tip acrylic nails he looked at me confused & said"pick a color" I looked at him confused and said "i don't want a solid color" he said "follow me" The man that did my nails asked me what i wanted, I told him, he also looked at me very confused, I showed him a pic on my phone to help him understand. He said "ok" as he was getting things ready you could tell he was frustrated because he did not have everything he needed he just did with what he had. He began to apply the powder for the nails It was dark in there, the guy KNEW it was dark he looked up at the ceiling lights to see if they were turned on. He kept putting my hand closer to the lamp, a couple of times my hand got kind of warm. He didn't take care of my cuticles and it hurt. First a burning sensation on my skin from the electric nail file then sharp pricks from some tool I've never seen before. he told me to go wash my hands then go to the front to pay. I told another man at the front i needed to pay,he looked at me like he didn't know what I said and looked around. I showed him the nails that I just got. I felt a few bumps on my nails and kept feeling them, I showed the bumps to the man at the counter and he just filed them off making some of the nail look rough. He told me it would be $40, I let him know that I was told $30 then he said,"no, no, $40" I just wanted to get out of there fast so I paid for it. Now 3 days later all the nails are beginning to lift on the sides. The whole experience there was horrible, the service was horrible & the nails look bad. I feel like I was ripped off and they knew what they were doing. It's like they know how to take advantage of people that have never been to their place of "business" I wouldn't even call it a nail salon. Just horrible all around
I have been going to the old Nail Salon (Happy Nails) for about 5 years. Loan is a great nail tech. The new owner Nathan, has not only given the old salon a new name "Lavie" nails but, a great new face lift new pedi chairs as well as new nail stations. Clean shop with a new classy look. If your looking for a great place to get your nails done and have a great pedicure, give them a try....JShields
After living in Europe for four years, I returned to San Antonio a year ago. It has taken this long to finally find a nail tech who knows how to do a great manicure. I get solar nails and they look exactly like I want them to. I didn't really even need to give her (Loan...pronounced "Low-Ann") any instructions regarding finish/length/etc..........she just knew what I'd want. She's very intuitive and speaks excellent English so there's no language barrier. Although I was never in the shop previously, it's my understanding that it's under new ownership. The pedi chairs and mani tables are top of the line. It's a clean shop with affordable pricing. Ask for Loan.........she's awesome!!
I saw that someone reuested their business hours............
Mon-Sat 10:00 AM-7:30 PM
Sun 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM (Note: I don't think Loan works on Sundays!!)