Men-only nail salon opens in L.A.

LOS ANGELES — Hammer & Nails launched on Nov. 9 its flagship shop on Melrose Avenue — marking the opening of Los Angeles’ first exclusively male nail salon.

Offering men an alternative to visiting female-centric nail salons, Hammer & Nails pairs hand and foot treatments with the ultimate “man cave” experience.

In addition to offering custom MANicures and pedicures, as well as its signature “Repair” MANicures and pedicures — which include nail trimming, filing, a sea salt scrub and moisturizing — the salon also has personal flat-screen TVs and headphones, premium sports channels and complimentary beverages. Prices range from $25 to a total package of salon treatments for $80.

Decorated with oversized leather chairs, the front-end of a classic Chevy pickup truck and a leather punching bag and gloves from the 1940s, founder and Hollywood entrepreneur Michael Elliot has spared no cost to create a relaxing escape for men in
Los Angeles.

Hammer & Nails plans on expanding “... across the nation in the near future,” the company stated.