• July 8, 2016

    Cocok Ocean View Nail Cafe

    CONTRIBUTED BY DONNA MACK   I suspect anyone (ladies) who moves to Okinawa knows about this nail salon. I had heard such great things about the pedicures even seen some of the artwork walking…
  • September 4, 2015

    Cotton Candy

    CONTRIBUTED BY MINDY MORRIS I know I’m not supposed to judge a book by its cover and all that… but here’s the truth: I pick books based on their covers, brands based on their logos, and wines…
  • Wink Lash | Okinawa Hai!
    March 6, 2015

    Wink Lash

    CONTRIBUTED BY ELIZA GROFF Have you ever wondered how celebrities get that flawless, no makeup look in beachy photos? I can’t promise that you will look like Kim Kardashian, but I can promise you…
  • Wax & Nail Salon Tida | Okinawa Hai!
    March 2, 2015

    Wax & Nail Salon Tida

    CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS Having been to Cocok's, Dulce, and Bella Nails a number of times, I was ready to try someplace new. I heard that a former employee of Cocok's had opened her own place closer…
  • Amber Rose Hair Salon l Okinawa Hai!
    June 20, 2014

    Amber Rose Hair Salon

    CONTRIBUTED BY LINDSEY NORMAN When moving to Okinawa, I was extremely nervous about having my hair done. One of the main reasons I was nervous to have my hair done in a foreign country is because…
  • January 22, 2014

    Tina’s Top Ten Nail Salon

    CONTRIBUTED BY TYLER GRAY Feel like you need a little time away from the circus of life? Step right up to Tina’s Top Ten. Desperate for a traditional pedicure, I was recently referred to Tina’s…
  • November 20, 2013

    Bella Nails

    CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS A mere 24 hours before boarding a plane to Italy for the trip of a lifetime, I looked down and realized with some horror that I was in need of a pedicure. Badly. Cocok's…
  • July 7, 2011

    Dulce Nail & Massage

    Dulce Toes CONTRIBUTED BY MEGAN PARKER Dulce, indeed! Everything about this nail salon is sweet – the location, the nail art, the price, and most of all, the relaxation. I’ll admit that when my…
  • February 11, 2011

    Sweet Nails

    CONTRIBUTED BY MONETTE EAMES Today I decided to give a treat to the part of my body that supports me and constantly holds me up—my two feeties!  Cocok’s was closed, so my exchange student and…
  • June 13, 2008

    Cocok’s (with a silent K) – Nail Art, Hair Salon, Massages

    CONTRIBUTED BY JOELLE YAMADA My husband even loved it. Granted, he didn't get to experience all that those amazing women can do with one little paint brush (he thought that might be a little over…
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