Calling all beauty divas: we’ve found the best nail salons in Dubai! From the most affordable mani-pedi treatments in the city to convenient home services, check out these top nail spas.
1. The Nail Pavilion (JLT)
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Offering a number of services dedicated to nails – one of which is the ‘Mini Mani’ for the little ones – The Nail Pavilion is a modern-day spa which will spruce up your fingers and toes with some funky nail art designs. Expect to find a number of top brands to choose from such as Essie and Nail Station, which is applied with precision by the salon’s expert nail technicians.
Price: Around AED 135 for a Shellac manicure
Location: JLT, Cluster Y
insydo tip: Beware of the loud buzzing of hairdryers coming from the hair stations a few feet away.
2. NStyle Beauty Lounge (Dubai Marina)
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If you’re looking for a well-rounded beauty bar that won’t break the bank, then you can’t beat the quality and range of services offered at NStyle Beauty Lounge. An extremely popular locale for the stylish set, they offer everything from manicures to pedicures that are primped and polished to perfection. The beauty salon offers its own brand of polish which guarantees long-last results that won’t chip.
Price: Around AED 80 for a manicure and AED 90 for a pedicure
Location: Multiple branches around the city
insydo tip: You can book a private pampering party for yourself and your closest girlfriends.
3. Tips and Toes Dubai (JBR)
If you’re in a hurry and looking for quick beauty services done with precision, you can’t beat the consistency of Tips and Toes. Regarded by devotees as a ‘beauty sanctuary’, this day spa prides itself on an expansive range of services, including speciality manicures and pedicures by efficient and thorough nail technicians.
Price: Around AED 150 for a mani-pedi combo
Location: Multiple locations
insydo tip: The salon also offers a wide range of other beauty services including waxing, lashes and so much more.
4. The Nail Spa (Al Barsha)
Via Facebook | @TheNailSpaUAE
Whether your nails need a quick splash of colour or you’re interested in long-wear polish, The Nail Spa has you covered. Unique to the brand is the ‘Everlasting‘ nail treatment; it’s perfect for all the hands-on, outdoorsy females. The Everlasting treatment is chip-proof; trust us, we’ve put them to the test. Rock-climbing, frisbee, day-to-day handiwork – not even gelish matches up to these bad boys.
Price: Around AED 180 for a complete classic combo
Location: Multiple locations in most major malls
insydo tip: If you’re short on time, The Nail Spa will come to you to your home, and even to your office.
5. Casa Havana Beauty Salon (Umm Suqeim)
Via Facebook | @CasaHavanaBeautySalon
A 1950’s Cuban-inspired space, Casa Havana Beauty Salon is a full service beauty salon in Dubai with skilled technicians. From French mani-pedis to gel polish, choose from an array of nail care treatments. You’ll even find a number of options for your Little Ladies such as Missy Polish and French Missy Mani-Pedis.
Price: Around AED 155 for a classic combo (full colour)
Location: Al Wasl Road, Umm Suqeim
insydo tip: Make the most of their home services if you’re looking for a quick fix.
6. SoH Art + Beauty (Al Wasl)
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A fusion of funky pop art and Japanese-style nail designs can be found at SoH Art + Beauty. It’s a hip women’s salon that offers all of your standard nail care treatments but with a trendy Japanese twist. Whether you fancy the Mona Lisa painted on your thumbnail or perhaps you’re in the mood for Michael Jackson printed on your fingernail, there’s not much the SoH staff can’t do.
Price: Around AED 150 for a classic 80-minute mani-pedi
Location: The Galleria Mall, Al Wasl (close to City Walk)
insydo tip: The SoH salon can also be rented out to throw parties – an interesting idea for a bachelorette party perhaps.
7. Sole Lounge by Margaret Dabbs (Downtown Dubai)
Rated as the foot treatment venue of choice by Vogue, the British foot specialist, Margaret Dabbs, merges health and beauty into one therapeutic session. From classic mani-pedis to specialised treatments like the Oxygen Foot Therapy, Sole Lounge is a must-visit for those looking for five-star sole therapy.
Price: Around AED 100 for a 40-minute manicure with French polish
Location: The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai
insydo tip: Make sure you leave the kids at home, as the salon only offers treatments for 21-year-olds and above.
Keep it glam, ladies!