When my sister moved closer to me, I was super excited. I had missed seeing her every day when she lived several districts over. For the first time in nearly six years, we could call each other and make dinner arrangements to go out and eat anytime we wanted. When we went out to eat a few months ago, I told her that her nails were simply gorgeous. She told me she found a salon that offers manicure services as well as other services, and it has become her favorite place to get her nails all dolled up.

I had never had a professional manicure done before, and I certainly had never even considered a pedicure either.…