Frenchies Modern Nail Care might just care more about the health of your nails than you do

Customers get free rein over their Frenchies experience starting at the door. The scent wall allows you to pick your scent for sugar and scrub and looks over to the retail section, where Frenchies sells only all-natural products they use in-store. Photo by Melissa Fernandez.

One of Ashley Rose’s favorite memories is when a mother felt comfortable bringing her newborn baby into the nail salon.   

“Only three or four weeks old, brought her here and her little carrier and sat right beside her while she got her pedicure,” Rose said. “Didn’t think twice about it because we don’t have that strong chemical smell.”

Rose, who owns the Durham location of Frenchies Modern Nail Care, is committed to upholding what she calls the “Frenchies Difference.” And the unique salon is only a 15-minute drive from the center of UNC’s campus.

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