Friday, January 2, 2009
On Eglinton Ave., east of Avenue Road, there is a joyful little nail salon called Joy Nails on the north side of the street, across from the Petro Canada gas station. At Joy Nails, they do your nails in style. Once there you get directed to the batch of various nail polish to choose a color. Then you are led to these wonderful massaging chairs. Next, is the menu---ahhh...the moment I always look forward to. Which smoothie shall it be for me today? Hmmm...strawberry mango? Or do I need a pick-me-up like a cappuccino or espresso or tea? As my nails get expertly trimmed and painted and my feet smoothed and softened, my eyes wander to the flat screen t.v.'s located on the wall facing you in the massage chairs. This is where I get my fix of chick flicks playing right before my eyes. At the end of the whole process is where you get directed to the little island of air where your nails get even more time to dry off in an expedited fashion. It is here where I get tantalized by some sweetness whether it be a caramel, a Swiss chocolate or some other creative candy concoction. For a mere $25 a pedicure, it's totally worth it and I have the credit card statements to prove it.