You can go to a dedicated nail salon or even a beauty shop that has a manicurist on site. But to feel like a VIP, head to Phenix Salon Suites and ask for Kim. Loyal customers have followed Kim Duong to this one-woman business wherever it lands. Expect a peaceful atmosphere, except when Duong requests your feedback on how the mani/pedi is looking. She’ll even offer you sweet and savory snacks. Be sure to call for an appointment, though; Duong doesn’t take walk-ins.
Inside Phenix Salon Suites, 1835 Newport Blvd., Ste. 101, Costa Mesa, (714) 227-2863.
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