Polished Nail Boutique & Academy

Polished Nail Boutique & Academy is a black owned and family operated institution established in 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  Our mission is to provide a creative, clean, and safe environment to a culturally diverse and career orientated student and to promote career based curriculum that develops students into professionals and lifelong entrepreneurs.

2-Day Acrylic

Nail Course

The goal of this course is to execute an acrylic application faster and more efficient.  

Nail Technology Course

This 2 week course integrates both academic and practical learning techniques.

Licensure & Accreditation

Learn more about our mission, purpose,  licensure and accreditation.

Meet Our Team Members

Polished Nail Boutique and Academy is supported by talented individuals.


All manicures include nail trimming, filing, shaping, sealing, an exfoliation scrub, buffing of the nail, cuticle care, specialized treatment products, polish (if desired) and are finished with a relaxing hand and arm massage.  


In less than 1 hour, you can receive high quality wax and lash care services. We focus on enhancing the beauty that is already there. Our waxing and eyelash services are one of a kind and we provide exclusive products and fun accessories fit for your everyday lifestyle.  


We offer a variety of artificial nails, including acrylic nails, wrap nails, gel nails, press on nails and more.Our artificial nails are affordable and durable with good bonding ability. Come update your look and be sure to ask about our specials.  


Your nails say a lot about your personality! You can go for pretty nail paints like shellac manicure, glitter nails, gel manicure, acrylic nails, or for something really innovative like swavorki crystals or our 3-D nail art. You and our nail artists can be as creative as you want. Bring in your own designs for inspiration if you want.