Women like to embellish themselves to enhance their already beautiful natural look. But the days of the classic foundation and shade are long gone! In today’s age a woman can add so many details to her make-up and accessories use that it makes for an industry worth billions! And to top it off, couturiers around the world have develop some incredibly beautiful, but surely wallet breaking nail polishes that are sure to blow your head in amazement!
Haute Couture Manicure Treament
Consisting of a jojoba and lavender massage, as well as a mineral bath and a facial, this manicure treatment (because that is where the focus is), adorns your nails with encrusted diamonds! You can choose up to 20 models for the price of $500, at the Images Nail Lounge salon in Orange County, California!
Glitz & Glamicure Gold Rush Manicure Treatment
This luxurious manicure treatment is offered to you by the Image Luxury Nail Lounge Salon. Although the price starts at a basic $10.000, it’s chosen as the second most expensive because it can go as high up as $25.000! For the full price you not only get the whole salon for yourself, but you also get the Gold Rush Manicure, as well as your personal jeweler to help you in choosing the right stones to put in your nail art!
Cerish…Me Iced Manicure Treatment
Not available anymore, unfortunately, the salon Cherish…Me offered a manicure treatment done in diamonds that was not only extremely expensive, sitting at $51.000, but also incredibly exclusive – to be able to make an appointment, you would have to be approved by the owner of the nail art salon and her team of manicure experts!
Diamond Manicure Treatment
The Harrods department store in London not only has a dress code for which you can be turned away, but has also existed since 1824! In there, you can find the Day Spa, which offers a dazzling manicure treatment that involves adorning your nails with precious stones such as rubies, sapphires and, of course, diamonds! This salon is only accessible with an appointment and the cost is situated at approximately $32.000
Snakeskin Manicure Treatment
Everybody wants diamonds and gold and other precious stones but…snakeskin?! Originally invented by one Teri Selacci of the Euphoria Lounge Salon & Spa in Monterey, California, it consists of brushing of the resistant Bio Sculpture Gel. Afterwards a custom piece of snakeskin ($300!) is placed on your nail. To fix it, another coat of the gel is applied!
Manicure treatments, apparently, make for a wonderful and expensive business, having sold items worth approximately $760 million in 2012! If I were to give an estimate for 2014, I can surely say the sum has passed $1 billion!