According to data from, manicures can cost anywhere from $10-$85. If you get a manicure every two weeks and pay the average price of about $30 per manicure, you could pay nearly $800 for manicures each year. You can, however, get a great manicure without paying nearly as much. If a 20 year old were able to save the cost of manicures over the course of her life, this decision would be worth nearly 1.5 million at retirement. Use the links below to see how much you could save.

  1. This series of free articles shows you how to give yourself a great manicure at home, saving you a huge amount of money each year.
  2. contains information on how you could save money by going to a smaller nail salon. The average cost of smaller salons is less than half of the average price for a manicure.