“Just Wright” screenwriter Michael Elliot launches “Hammer & Nails” nail salon for men

photo via Hammer and Nails
photo via Hammer and Nails

photo via Hammer and Nails

Guys admit it, wouldn’t you love to go and get weekly upkeep on your feet without feeling like you’re crashing an all-girl gathering? Screenwriter Michael Elliot – he penned “Just Wright” and “Brown Sugar” to name a few – felt that way and decided to create the ultimate man cave experience for grooming.

“I always hated going to traditional nail salons because I felt uncomfortable. Never felt like I belonged. When I spoke to some of my other guy friends they didn’t feel like they belonged either. I figured if guys had a choice, they’d come to a place like this. “


Hammer & Nails is a nail shop for men located on Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. The decor is very masculine, almost like a loft. The environment includes; king-sized leather chairs, a classic 1953 Chevy grill, a punching bag and personal flat screen TVs – with headphones – and they serve beer! You can drop by on Sunday morning, catch the early NFL game, get a shoulder massage and your toes rubbed down.


Women are welcome too, but don’t look for gels and colors. Clear polish only or for the daring, black, blue and gray. A well groomed man is incredibly sexy!

A Manicure is $25, Pedicures are $40. There are also additional treatments available.

The Grand Opening is Saturday, November 9th at 9am.

Hammer & Nails Nail Shop for Guys
8257 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 9004
(323) 302-5435