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Mindful Mani

Mindful Mani is beauty and wellness oasis designed to help you disconnect and practice self-care for your mind, body and soul.

$11,435
pledged of$13,230 goal
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Campaign Ends on December 31, 2021

Project Description

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OUR MISSION: “Transforming lives, one mani at a time”

For over two years we’ve provided clean, innovative, and quality nail services to our growing client community. 

Our studio, serving as a cool, calming haven where guests can disconnect from the outside world, and reconnect with themself.

curent Mindful Mani

Images of our current space, products, and a few of our favorite events. 

We’ve also formulated our own non-toxic and cruelty-free polish line, Notably Nude, a timeless, inclusive collection of go-to nudes! Each shade, created with a variety of complexions in mind.

THE  REAL
Did you know the average nail salon has products that contain over 10,000 chemicals, chemicals linked to asthma, cancer, and reproductive harm? In fact, the University of Colorado found that most nail salons have higher levels of harmful, cancer-causing chemicals than auto garages and oil refineries.

Crazy right?

These risks can turn a relaxing Mani/Pedi into a harmful experience. 

OUR SOLUTION
Mindful Mani was specifically designed to bring you a fume-free, safe, relaxing, and enjoyable experience, without compromising your health. 

Drawing from my own undesirable nail salon encounters, and those of my family and friends, I wanted to create a conscious and caring beauty experience.

Mindful Mani is a certified Safe Salon ®. Meaning our manicurists have undergone extensive training on healthful nail care and safe and sanitary techniques.

WHAT IS THE MARKET SIZE/OPPORTUNITY?

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Nail Care was estimated at $9. 9 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of $11. 6 Billion by 2027.

We believe there is a huge opportunity to disrupt the nail industry, elevating the existing experience for both our customers and our employees. Check out this New York Times expose to learn more!

It’s no secret that there are clear barriers to women, especially women of color (WOC) when it comes to fundraising. As of 2019, WOC account for 50% of all women-owned businesses and generate $422.5 billion in revenue for the economy. Yet, out of $85 Billion in VC funding last year, WOC only received less than 1%.

As a WOC-owned business, we are crowdfunding due to these disparities.

Crowdfunding is a way to call upon our community and allies in order to gain the support and energy needed to continue to fuel and expand the Mindful Mani mission

You're not only investing in the future of Mindful Mani but in the future of the nail industry. 

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Renderings of our redesigned nail salon and wellness concept. 

WHY WE'RE CROWDFUNDING
We’re currently raising funds to expand our mindful oasis and to grow our non-toxic product line.

With a Minimal concept, earthy tones, and leafy plants galore----the new Mindful Mani is a clean, thoughtfully curated space designed to make you feel inspired, at peace, and at home. 

More than a salon, it’ll serve as a wellness space dedicated to facilitating authentic connections, creating social impact, and mindfully advancing the creative community. 

In addition, we plan to increase the production of our non-toxic product line and launch our first collection of Notably Nude vegan gel polishes.

HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT US

  1. Contribute what you can! We invite you to support our mission to help us reach our goal! We’ve put together a set of uniquely cool and exclusive rewards you will receive for supporting our campaign. 

    These rewards include playlists curated by musical tastemakers and connoisseurs, manicure kits and self-care boxes, and early membership access to our wellness community “Mind Yours”, launching Spring 2022.

  2. Sign up for our newsletter to keep up-to-date with new events and offerings.

  3. Share our campaign on social media. You can find us on Instagram at @mindfulmanisalon and on Facebook.

Beyond this campaign, we’re also seeking brand partners and sponsors who are just excited about this opportunity as we are. Mindful Mani’s expansion will be unlike anything else in South Florida and we’re eager to bring brands along for this incredible journey.

If you're interested in becoming a brand partner, please email at hello@mindfulmani.com for additional information, metrics, and more.

ABOUT MINDFUL MANI
​​​​​​Mindful Mani is your go-to oasis for you to disconnect and practice self-care for your mind, body, and soul. We curate and use cruelty-free, non-toxic beauty and wellness products and provide you with clean, innovative, and customized services for an elevated nail salon experience. We commit to upholding the highest sanitary standards to ensure you can relax and enjoy our services.

Mindful Mani Launch Party

ABOUT LAUREN
Lauren Johnson is a; Creative Entrepreneur, Natural Nail Care Specialist, and Event curator from South Florida. She is passionate about community building and creating safe spaces for all. Faith, mindfulness, integrity, and inclusivity are core values she carries with her. 

Thanks for taking the time to learn about us! We hope that you will support our mission and share our story. 

I want to personally thank you in advance for helping us grow into a successful business that promotes wellness, creativity, and inclusivity.

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The Campaign FAQs

Why are we raising funds? 

We’re currently raising funds to expand our mindful oasis and to grow our non-toxic product line.

Rewards 

When will I receive my reward?

We are aiming to ship out all tangible orders within 2 weeks of closing out our crowdfunding campaign! We will post regular updates along the way to keep everyone in the loop here on IFW, but if you need to get in contact with us at any point, feel free to contact hello@mindfulmani.com for assistance.

Other rewards that require scheduling such as Virtual Coffee with Lauren, Mental Health Matters Check-in sessions with Dr. B, One-on-One entrepreneur sessions, or Mobile Mani Bars will be scheduled directly with the backer once the reward is purchased.

Rewards that require one way scheduling on our end, like the Social Media Shoutout, backers will be added to our Insta story schedule on a first purchase first serve basis. We'll be sure to keep you updated!

Digital Rewards

You will receive an email from our team with your rewards within 24-48 hours of submitting your purchase.

What are the next steps if I purchase a Mind Yours membership?

Someone from the Mind Yours team will reach out to you within 72 hours with a google form link to formally apply. Once your application has been reviewed, you'll be sent a link to join our private community and additional information about our first meetup in 2022! 

For additional inquiries please email hello@mindfulmani.com

We'll add questions to this section as we receive them! 

Joan Parker
11/25/2021
Monetary Contribution
$20
Alana Dominique
11/22/2021
At- Home Spa Self Care Box
$135
Shari Gayle
11/22/2021
Monetary Contribution
$40
11/21/2021
Monetary Contribution
$275
Daniella nunez
11/21/2021
Mindful Mood Playlists
$25
Tammy
11/21/2021
Monetary Contribution
$10
Kelly Williams
11/21/2021
Hand & Nail Care Essentials Kit
$65
Dr. B
11/21/2021
Monetary Contribution
$1,000
Dr. B
11/21/2021
Monetary Contribution
$2,500
11/21/2021
Event Sponsorship Template
$50
Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care

39 Supporters
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25.00 USD
Mindful Mood Playlists

Thank you so much for your support! As a thank you, we'll send you playlists thoughtfully curated by musical tastemakers in our community. 

Includes 2 Apple Music or Spotify playlists.

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18 Supporters
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40.00 USD
Social Media Shoutout

Grab a featured placement for you and your company!

Receive an Instagram story shoutout for you and/or your business on our page. We will include your photo, tag you and your business, and a quick write-up about you on our Instagram story on Saturday. You will then live in our "Community" Instagram Story highlight.

Plus, you'll be subscribed to our newsletter for exclusive promotions, events, and other news! We're so excited to grow with you!

Be sure to leave your Instagram name in the message section at check out! We will email you to book a date.
 

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8 Supporters
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50.00 USD
Event Sponsorship Template

Downloadable template to help you plan your next event and gain sponsorship like a boss! 

Need help securing sponsors for your business or event? Get your hands on our personal event sponsorship templates (the same ones we’ve used to snag Sponsors like Curls, The Gel Bottle, and more) to help you gain your next sponsor.

Perfect for creatives and entrepreneurs, and non-profits.

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4 Supporters
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50.00 USD
Virtual Coffee Date with Lauren

Caffeinate and chat with Lauren for a half-hour.

Have an idea for collaboration? Have a topic suggestion? Just want to talk? Pick Lauren's brain on nails, life, love, pop culture, and whatever runs through her brain at that moment. 

Plus, you'll be subscribed to our newsletter for exclusive promotions, events, and other news! 

Lauren will reach out to schedule once the reward is purchased. 

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2 Supporters
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65.00 USD
Hand & Nail Care Essentials Kit

A giftable set for the healthiest hands.

Introducing our new all-in-one nail care travel kit for clean nails on the go. Have you ever had a nail break on the move? We got you! It fits in your carry-on or handbag. It has all the essentials to ensure hand health and hygiene whether you’re overseas or in between manicures. 

What’s in the kit:

  • Cuticle oil pen: Made with you in mind. Jojoba oil and vitamin e oil provide deep hydration, shave grass stimulates nail growth, and tea tree oil has healing, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties — all in the palm of your hand.
  • Hand Sanitizer: Hydrating hand sanitizer mist made of 70% Ethyl Alcohol, aloe vera, and essential oils.
  • Cuticle Balm 2 oz: A herb balm infused with gentle healing properties. A little bit goes a long way with this one!
  • 7 Piece Nail Kit: Keep your nails chic and clean on the go. Tools are easy to carry with our carefully designed vegan leather case.
  • Reusable Zip Pouch
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6 Supporters
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70.00 USD
Definition of Mindful Tee + Playlist

Support Mindful Mani in style. 

This #exclusive tee was created for our amazing supporters like you! Includes a download of our curated playlists. 

Please include your size on the checkout page. (Women's standard size S-XXL). Men's Standard size (S-XXL)

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8 Supporters
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75.00 USD
Mental Health Matters Session with Dr. B

30 minute Mental Wealth Check in with Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and a Doctorally educated therapist, Dr. Barrett.

Dr. Barrett believes that health is wealth, and that total health is achieved when mental health is also prioritized. 

Her model of care is holistic, collaborative, and solution oriented and aims to move clients towards resolution as soon as possible.

She looks forward to meeting with you!

The mission and vision of Mental Health Matters, Inc. encompasses providing care for individuals experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges, especially those of ethnic minorities, addressing the current mental health stigma, increasing mental health awareness, and providing education about the mind-body connection.

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100.00 USD
Mindful Manicure Kit

A giftable collection of mani must-haves for the perfectly polished at-home manicure. 

Formulated with your well-being in mind, our Manicure Kit is a gentle way to treat your nails at home. Our box includes everything you’ll need for a professional manicure with your choice of one Notably Nude polish color.

Our Manicure Kit Contains:

  • Notably Nude Polish: Your choice of one of our signature nudes.
  • Hydrating Base Coat: Preps your nails for nail polish application, while adding hydration to your nails and keeping them healthy and strong.
  • Top Coat: Used on top of your nail polish. Makes your nails shiny and your manicure long-lasting.
  • File: Helps to safely shape your nails.
  • Clean-up Brush: The key to a perfect mani.
  • Buffer: Helps smooth your nail plate and nail edges.
  • Cuticle Eraser: Natural nail tool used for maintenance and pushing back of cuticles as well as for smoothing out the free edges of nails.
  • Nail Clipper: Help shape and shorten your nails.
  • Cuticle Serum: Used before application of nail polish (comes with an exchangeable dropper top).
  • Wooden Stick: Helps push the cuticles back.

Remember to select the Notably Nude color you'd like on the checkout page.
 

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7 Supporters
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135.00 USD
At- Home Spa Self Care Box

Give the thoughtful gift of an at-home wellness spa experience. 

This is our total package of goodies to be enjoyed at home whenever you feel like it’s time for a pick-me up.  This package celebrates the at home spa date with a salt soak, body exfoliant, body souffle, healing balm, and soap bar. Every item near and dear to our hearts are included for your ease of use.    

This set includes:

  • 12 oz - Body Exfoliant Scrub (Assortment ) 
  • 8 oz -Salt Soak 
  • 4 oz -Hemp Body Souffle Moisturizer
  • 2 oz - Herbal Healing Balm
  • (1) Soaps by Jah Soap Bar
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7 Supporters
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500.00 USD
One-on-One Power Session with Lauren

Come ready to discuss your dreams, create your visions, and map out the strategy needed to execute it. 

This 2hr 1-on-1 session with Lauren is laser-focused on you, your creative idea, and the strategy it takes to execute it.

Allows us to sit for two hours and work on your business plan and conceptualize your ideas. Based on the needs of your specific project, this session may include venue scouting, event curation, and more. 

This service allows us time to dive deeper into who you are and give you an actionable, step-by-step plan for your brand.

Includes a Post session report.
**Lauren will reach out to schedule once the reward is purchased. 

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1 Supporter
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1,500.00 USD
Mobile Mani Bar

Let us create a mindful salon-like experience in the comfort of your home or office. 

Our mobile manicure bars are the perfect touch for your next event.

Our team provides all of the necessary supplies and equipment needed to perform our signature services while using minimal floor space.

For South Florida clients only. 

-Includes a signature manicure or pedicure service for up to 5 individuals. (1 service each)
-Travel fee may apply. 
 

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0 Supporters
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2,000.00 USD
Mindful Sponsorship Supporter

Sponsor a "Mindful Meetup"for our community 

For Corporations that align with our mission and want to be a part of our growth! 

As a business in the wellness industry, this is a unique opportunity to disrupt barriers to access by sharing your products and offerings to our community.

When you support our campaign at the sponsorship level, you will receive: 

  • a personalized thank you from Lauren
  • Access to all digital downloads 
  • a shoutout in our newsletter of over 1,000 subscribers
  • your logo featured on our sponsorship gratitude page 
  • advertisement of your products/services in (1) relevant blog or Instagram post
  • advertisement of your products/services in related Mindful Mani workshop, virtual event, or live event
0 Supporters
Select this reward
2,500.00 USD
Corporate Mani Bar

Work is hard. Manicures should be easy.

Let us create a mindful salon-like experience in the comfort of  your office. 

Our mobile manicure bars are the perfect touch for your next event.

Our team provides all of the necessary supplies and equipment needed to perform our signature services while using minimal floor space.

For South Florida clients only. 

-Includes a signature manicure or pedicure service for up to 8 individuals. (1 service each)
-Travel fee may apply. 

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0 Supporters
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Rewards

Monetary Contribution

Just Because I Care

39 Supporters
Select this reward
25.00 USD
Mindful Mood Playlists

Thank you so much for your support! As a thank you, we'll send you playlists thoughtfully curated by musical tastemakers in our community. 

Includes 2 Apple Music or Spotify playlists.

182 Left
18 Supporters
Select this reward
40.00 USD
Social Media Shoutout

Grab a featured placement for you and your company!

Receive an Instagram story shoutout for you and/or your business on our page. We will include your photo, tag you and your business, and a quick write-up about you on our Instagram story on Saturday. You will then live in our "Community" Instagram Story highlight.

Plus, you'll be subscribed to our newsletter for exclusive promotions, events, and other news! We're so excited to grow with you!

Be sure to leave your Instagram name in the message section at check out! We will email you to book a date.
 

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8 Supporters
Select this reward
50.00 USD
Event Sponsorship Template

Downloadable template to help you plan your next event and gain sponsorship like a boss! 

Need help securing sponsors for your business or event? Get your hands on our personal event sponsorship templates (the same ones we’ve used to snag Sponsors like Curls, The Gel Bottle, and more) to help you gain your next sponsor.

Perfect for creatives and entrepreneurs, and non-profits.

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4 Supporters
Select this reward
50.00 USD
Virtual Coffee Date with Lauren

Caffeinate and chat with Lauren for a half-hour.

Have an idea for collaboration? Have a topic suggestion? Just want to talk? Pick Lauren's brain on nails, life, love, pop culture, and whatever runs through her brain at that moment. 

Plus, you'll be subscribed to our newsletter for exclusive promotions, events, and other news! 

Lauren will reach out to schedule once the reward is purchased. 

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2 Supporters
Select this reward
65.00 USD
Hand & Nail Care Essentials Kit

A giftable set for the healthiest hands.

Introducing our new all-in-one nail care travel kit for clean nails on the go. Have you ever had a nail break on the move? We got you! It fits in your carry-on or handbag. It has all the essentials to ensure hand health and hygiene whether you’re overseas or in between manicures. 

What’s in the kit:

  • Cuticle oil pen: Made with you in mind. Jojoba oil and vitamin e oil provide deep hydration, shave grass stimulates nail growth, and tea tree oil has healing, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties — all in the palm of your hand.
  • Hand Sanitizer: Hydrating hand sanitizer mist made of 70% Ethyl Alcohol, aloe vera, and essential oils.
  • Cuticle Balm 2 oz: A herb balm infused with gentle healing properties. A little bit goes a long way with this one!
  • 7 Piece Nail Kit: Keep your nails chic and clean on the go. Tools are easy to carry with our carefully designed vegan leather case.
  • Reusable Zip Pouch
44 Left
6 Supporters
Select this reward
70.00 USD
Definition of Mindful Tee + Playlist

Support Mindful Mani in style. 

This #exclusive tee was created for our amazing supporters like you! Includes a download of our curated playlists. 

Please include your size on the checkout page. (Women's standard size S-XXL). Men's Standard size (S-XXL)

42 Left
8 Supporters
Select this reward
75.00 USD
Mental Health Matters Session with Dr. B

30 minute Mental Wealth Check in with Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and a Doctorally educated therapist, Dr. Barrett.

Dr. Barrett believes that health is wealth, and that total health is achieved when mental health is also prioritized. 

Her model of care is holistic, collaborative, and solution oriented and aims to move clients towards resolution as soon as possible.

She looks forward to meeting with you!

The mission and vision of Mental Health Matters, Inc. encompasses providing care for individuals experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges, especially those of ethnic minorities, addressing the current mental health stigma, increasing mental health awareness, and providing education about the mind-body connection.

17 Left
1 Supporter
Select this reward
100.00 USD
Mindful Manicure Kit

A giftable collection of mani must-haves for the perfectly polished at-home manicure. 

Formulated with your well-being in mind, our Manicure Kit is a gentle way to treat your nails at home. Our box includes everything you’ll need for a professional manicure with your choice of one Notably Nude polish color.

Our Manicure Kit Contains:

  • Notably Nude Polish: Your choice of one of our signature nudes.
  • Hydrating Base Coat: Preps your nails for nail polish application, while adding hydration to your nails and keeping them healthy and strong.
  • Top Coat: Used on top of your nail polish. Makes your nails shiny and your manicure long-lasting.
  • File: Helps to safely shape your nails.
  • Clean-up Brush: The key to a perfect mani.
  • Buffer: Helps smooth your nail plate and nail edges.
  • Cuticle Eraser: Natural nail tool used for maintenance and pushing back of cuticles as well as for smoothing out the free edges of nails.
  • Nail Clipper: Help shape and shorten your nails.
  • Cuticle Serum: Used before application of nail polish (comes with an exchangeable dropper top).
  • Wooden Stick: Helps push the cuticles back.

Remember to select the Notably Nude color you'd like on the checkout page.
 

43 Left
7 Supporters
Select this reward
135.00 USD
At- Home Spa Self Care Box

Give the thoughtful gift of an at-home wellness spa experience. 

This is our total package of goodies to be enjoyed at home whenever you feel like it’s time for a pick-me up.  This package celebrates the at home spa date with a salt soak, body exfoliant, body souffle, healing balm, and soap bar. Every item near and dear to our hearts are included for your ease of use.    

This set includes:

  • 12 oz - Body Exfoliant Scrub (Assortment ) 
  • 8 oz -Salt Soak 
  • 4 oz -Hemp Body Souffle Moisturizer
  • 2 oz - Herbal Healing Balm
  • (1) Soaps by Jah Soap Bar
13 Left
7 Supporters
Select this reward
500.00 USD
One-on-One Power Session with Lauren

Come ready to discuss your dreams, create your visions, and map out the strategy needed to execute it. 

This 2hr 1-on-1 session with Lauren is laser-focused on you, your creative idea, and the strategy it takes to execute it.

Allows us to sit for two hours and work on your business plan and conceptualize your ideas. Based on the needs of your specific project, this session may include venue scouting, event curation, and more. 

This service allows us time to dive deeper into who you are and give you an actionable, step-by-step plan for your brand.

Includes a Post session report.
**Lauren will reach out to schedule once the reward is purchased. 

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1 Supporter
Select this reward
1,500.00 USD
Mobile Mani Bar

Let us create a mindful salon-like experience in the comfort of your home or office. 

Our mobile manicure bars are the perfect touch for your next event.

Our team provides all of the necessary supplies and equipment needed to perform our signature services while using minimal floor space.

For South Florida clients only. 

-Includes a signature manicure or pedicure service for up to 5 individuals. (1 service each)
-Travel fee may apply. 
 

10 Left
0 Supporters
Select this reward
2,000.00 USD
Mindful Sponsorship Supporter

Sponsor a "Mindful Meetup"for our community 

For Corporations that align with our mission and want to be a part of our growth! 

As a business in the wellness industry, this is a unique opportunity to disrupt barriers to access by sharing your products and offerings to our community.

When you support our campaign at the sponsorship level, you will receive: 

  • a personalized thank you from Lauren
  • Access to all digital downloads 
  • a shoutout in our newsletter of over 1,000 subscribers
  • your logo featured on our sponsorship gratitude page 
  • advertisement of your products/services in (1) relevant blog or Instagram post
  • advertisement of your products/services in related Mindful Mani workshop, virtual event, or live event
0 Supporters
Select this reward
2,500.00 USD
Corporate Mani Bar

Work is hard. Manicures should be easy.

Let us create a mindful salon-like experience in the comfort of  your office. 

Our mobile manicure bars are the perfect touch for your next event.

Our team provides all of the necessary supplies and equipment needed to perform our signature services while using minimal floor space.

For South Florida clients only. 

-Includes a signature manicure or pedicure service for up to 8 individuals. (1 service each)
-Travel fee may apply. 

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0 Supporters
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