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Kale Manicures Are a Thing
How our cuticles survived Juno.

Kale: the Cara Delevingne of the produce aisle.

It’s been hyped wayyy too much, but ultimately you can’t get enough.

So imagine our mixed feelings when we heard about a kale...manicure.

It’s on the menu at the new Nails Inc bar, a secret little spot tucked away on the fifth floor of Saks. And--we can’t believe we’re about to say this--it’s the best manicure we’ve ever had.

Here’s why: Topical nutrition just might be legit.

The manicurist started with a vitamin-E cuticle oil that kept our surrounding skin flake-free for four days. (Like, even through Juno....) Next came a "superfood" base coat infused with aloe vera, ginseng and pomegranate, followed by a kale-enriched polish. Allegedly, the vitamins (A, C, E, F and H) seep into the nails to strengthen them and prevent splitting.

We’re 11 days (and counting) without a single chip.

You’re already spending $30 for a gel mani to last that long. Might as well give kale its proper due.

Nails Inc at Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave. (at 49th St.), fifth fl.; 212-940-4251 or

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