Local salons offer prom discounts to high school students

Laynie Calderwood, Contributing Writer

Find a date. Check. Cute dress. Check. As prom season rapidly approaches,  nails, hair, and makeup are the next essentials to address for almost every girl.

Some people chose to do it themselves while others plan way ahead by making salon appointments.

Luckily, for those who are looking to sponsor a place in town, there are many that offer student and prom discounts.

Jane Nails, located across from the movie theater on Main Street, has agreed to a $20 manicure and pedicure with proper student identification.

Reshma Threading Salon, located across from Arena Sports, is offering a $35 herbal facial, which is $25 off the original price.

The manager at Massage Envy, located a few store fronts down from the Port Washington Diner, offered a membership rate Murad facial to anyone who brings this article in on prom day.

OGI offers gel nails for $20 for all high school stuents.

Diane’s Place, located in the parking lot next to Finn MacCool’s on Main Street, will be offering their daily student special of a $22 wash/cut/blow out.  They also do curls for $30 and updos anywhere from $30 to $60.  In addition, Diane’s is holding a contest to win a totally free blow out or updo by advertising Diane’s Place on your Facebook page.  Whoever gets the most likes and brings in the screenshot by May 30th will get a free prom hairstyle.

Another option is Red Hots Spa on Northern Blvd. in Roslyn.  They offer a disounted price for a prom package which includes a spray tan, manicure, pedicure, and make-up all for $125.

Prom can be expensive, but there are definitely ways to make it more affordable with just a little bit of searching.

“Since I’m spending a lot of money on my dress for junior prom, I think it’s really generous and nice that all of these places in town are giving prom discounts. And I will definitely be getting my manicure and pedicure done at one of these places on prom day, “ said sophomore Sarah Moen.