Grab a mani on your lunch break at Butter London's new South Lake Union Nail Bar.

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A small upside to a delay at Sea-Tac Airport was once the ability to grab a quick manicure at the Butter London Nail Bar.

That little pleasure is now available sans boarding pass, as the local nail and beauty company has moved its flagship Nail Bar to South Lake Union. The bright, cheery space can crank out a polish change on tips or toes over your lunch break or before happy hour wraps up.

The company believes in water-free treatments to extend wear, and uses its Melt Away Cuticle Exfoliator, rather than cutting. The company’s high-end lacquers are all free of toxic chemicals such as formaldehyde, and the talented nail artists can suggest top hues.

Manicures, $18–$36; pedicures, $20–$53. Find out more and book online at