by Robin B
This article has been updated July 1, 2017
Is a manicure/pedicure a favorite treat for you and/or your child? It can be for a special occasion – birthday or other milestone or simply some “mommy and me” time together. We’ve searched high and low to find some salons that cater to the little ones in your family – so bring on the pampering!*
*As always, you’ll want to call ahead for an appointment and to confirm pricing.
1. Star Nails Salon 5601 W. Main, Kalamazoo | 269-903-2900
Star Nails Salon offers a children’s pedicure for ages 12 and younger for $15. They take walk-in appointments, but an appointment is preferred. They offer an enhanced package which includes a pedicure, fingernail polish and two designs on the hands and toes (4 designs total) for $25.
2. Blush Salon & Spa 100 W. Michigan Ave. (lobby level of Radisson) | 269-567-7675
Blush Salon offers a “Lollipops and Rainbows” package for children. In addition to a sweet treat, children receive a sugarrific pedicure for $30. Appointments are required and can be booked online. Customers receive complimentary valet parking at the Radisson when booking an appointment at Blush Salon & Spa.
3. Le’s Family Nails & Spa 3321 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo | 269-459-9466
Le’s Family Nails & Spa has children’s pedicures $20, up to age 10. Children ages 11 and older are $25 (with a design). Right next door is Sweetwater’s Donut Mill, so you can make a stop for a treat afterwards.
4. New Reflections Salon 8028 Vineyard Pkwy, Kalamazoo | 269-375-7595
New Reflections Salon, located in Texas Corners behind Biggby, offers a Children’s pedicure for those age 12 and under for $15 (children age 13-16 are $25). Manicures are $8 for ages 8 and younger and generally take 15-30 minutes.
5. Vina Nails 7922 Oakland Drive, Portage | 269-323-8462
Several of our readers made mention of Vina Nails as the place to go for children pedicures! The pedicure is $20 and generally takes about 25 minutes. They do take walk-in’s, but appointments are preferred. Make sure to check out the cute ‘kid’ pedicure chairs.
6. Family Nails Salon 23880 City Center Circle, Mattawan | 269-668-5559
Family Nails Salons have pedicures for $16 for children ages 12 and younger. They also have the cute kids-size animal chairs. An appointment is recommended.
7. Empire Beauty School 6091 Constitution Blvd., Portage | 269-858-2068
Try Empire Beauty School for a budget-friendly option. Pedicures are the same price for an adult or child and start at $15 (Spa Pedicure is $20). Empire Beauty takes appointments Tuesday-Friday from 9:15 am until 2:30 pm. Saturday they are open for walk-in’s until noon, but cannot confirm student availability so it is best to schedule an appointment during the week.
8. Anna’s Nails & Spa 229 W. Centre Ave., Portage | 269-321-0166
Located in South Portage, Anna’s Nails & Spa offers a children’s pedicure $15 up to age 3, ages 4-10 is $20 and age 11 on up are $25. It is best to have an appointment. They have the cutest Hello Kitty Chair that is just the perfect size for the little ones!
So, summer sandal season is here – treat those hands and tootsies to a little shine!
Is there a favorite mani/pedi spot we missed? Let us know in the comment section below.