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Manicure/pedicure during the nine days


May a married woman have a manicure and or pedicure done during the nine days


Cutting nails during the week of Tisha B’av is controversial. The Mishna Berura infers that we should not cut our nails during the week of Tisha B’av, however l’kavod Shabbos it is permitted.


Taz 551- 13, Aruch Hashulchan  551-32, Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 112-5, M:B 551-20.


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  1. Is there a difference between the first days and shavuah sh’chal bo ?

    1. During the first days it would be permitted.

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