Ken and Diana started Deluxe Nails right here in Madeira in 2008. Their story is a true example of living the American Dream!
Both immigrated from Vietnam as teenagers, and then fell in love a few short years later after being introduced by friends. Ken was living in Florida, while Diana was here in Cincinnati. Before too long, Diana moved to Florida to be with Ken! They began looking for a trade, to support themselves, and Ken had friends that were nail technicians, so the lovebirds decided that they would give it a shot. Ken worked as a busser to help support Diana while she went to cosmetology school first, then they returned to Ohio, and Diana began working to support Ken while he had his turn at cosmetology school.
They worked at different salons for about 4 years, learning many things about the industry and different business practices. They noticed things that they liked, and things that they would do differently, at each place that they worked. They were living in West Chester, but they kept hearing good things about the community of Madeira. They came to visit, and passed by a conveniently located building with a “For Lease” sign! At first the landlord didn’t want a nail salon in the space, but Ken and Diana were determined and eventually won him over. Deluxe Nails on Camargo was born!
What started with just Ken and Diana has grown over the years, and they now have 20 nail technicians on staff, and are pleased to have relocated to a larger, beautiful salon… Just a few doors down from where their Madeira adventure began.
Deluxe Nail Salon and Spa has won awards from Cincinnati City Beat for 8 out of the 10 years that we have been open, and 2018 marks the fifth year in a row that our clients have voted us the best Manicure & Pedicure in all of Cincinnati!
At Deluxe Nail Salon and Spa, our focus is on building relationships with our clients, and providing you with the highest levels of quality and cleanliness. Ken and Diana still remember standing at the door of their new salon, anxiously waiting for clients to walk in. Many of those that did still do, and you know who you are! We remember our roots, and strive to give our clients a wonderful experience that makes them want to come back for more.
Please see our Services page to learn more about what we have to offer, and the special steps that we take to ensure that your visit with us is worth repeating.