Let’s not underestimate how good professionally polished nails feel after a visit to the nail salon. There’s something about neatly uniformed cuticles and immaculately glossy top coats that simply can’t be replicated at home.
From incredible nail art to bullet-proof Shellac, the salons can take our mani to the next level. Which means you can kick back, relax and bask in the feeling of giving your nails a proper tending to. Just one thing… Where’s the best spot to book? 카지노사이트
London has plenty to offer if you’re on the hunt for a nail bar that fits your vibe. Just like finding your favourite drinking hole, discovering the right manicure spot for you can involve a little trial and error. The good news is, if you want to get your nails painted in the capital, you’re pretty darn spoilt for choice.
Whether you’re trendy, edgy, boujee or classic, London’s nail bars have something to offer up for everyone.
The latest location to have us all talking? Insider nail salon, TOWNHOUSE, has extended its influence from its OG salon in the heart of Fitzrovia (and its subsequent shiny nail bars in Harrods, Milton Keynes and High Street Kensington) to a brand spankers new east London pad, a stone’s throw Liverpool Street station, in the heart of Spitalfields Market. Think: dreamy laidback interiors and a refillable cuticle oil station so you can keep your mani or pedi looking fresh.
Elsewhere in the east, you can head to House of Lady Muck in the heart of Hackney or Shoreditch Nails on Boundary Street for something fun, kooky and a little bit different. Cowshed’s armchair-side manis are deliciously luxe and easy to get to no matter which corner of the capital you’re heading in from. You can find branches in cosy Primrose Hill, happening Shoreditch and The Ned’s sumptuous spa, round the corner from the Bank Of England.
DryBy, near Oxford Circus, has carved a niche for its trademark clean, minimalist designs and elegant interiors. And TOWNHOUSE’s original Fitzrovia spot is a favourite amongst influencers and celebs for it’s sleek, chic and beautiful manicures. For something really special, you can choose from their signature nail art designs or work with their nail artists on something completely bespoke.
On the south side of the river in Battersea, the Linnaean’s spa is an eco retreat that offers up natural nail treatment. Head toward Brixton and Ama The Salon is an insider celeb secret. It’s founder, Ama Quashie, counts Adele, Adwoa Aboah and Cara Delevigne as clients.
North west in Notting Hill, Young LDN have nail stations decked out with iPads and Beats headphones so you can indulge in a Netflix binge while you get some nail art done. 안전한카지노사이트
To help you out, we’ve rounded up the best manicure spots from across London to meet all your nail needs.
Best for a very modern pamper
TOWNHOUSE LIVERPOOL STREET
Where: 12 Market St, London E1 6DT
Why go: The latest location in Townhouse’s growing portfolio of dreamy nail bars. The space (which is in the heart of Spitalfields Market) features airy white and cream interiors, boho rattan lampshades and comfy chairs to kick back and relax. Treatments serve all lifestyles from quick express services to indulgent manicures and pedicures alongside a glass of bubbly. And for a very modern pamper session, all of the nail shades are available to browse from a digital library on iPads, there’s easy self-book kiosks and a refillable cuticle oil station to keep your newly installed nail art looking pristine.
Best for pre-party pampering
PAINT Nails London
Where: Beauty Club London, 28 Market Pl, London W1W 8AW
Why go: Hidden away just a stones throw from the bustling Oxford Street you’ll find PAINT Nails London based inside Beauty Club London. Once you see the fabulous peacock mural painted on the side of the building, you know you’re in the right place. If seat-dancing and a mojito-mani or a pornstar-pedi sound up your street, get yourself to PAINT Nails London. The design of the nail bar has a vibe of The Beverly Hills Hotel in LA, it’s absolute aesthetic-heaven.
Best for the celeb insider
AMA THE SALON
Where: 340 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 8QH
Why go: The salon’s founder, Ama, has worked with some of the best in the biz, from Dua Lipa to Solange Knowles and Adele, to name a few. Plus her work has been featured on the front covers of top mags and in campaigns for Celine and Saint Laurent. Now, you can have a slice of the action at her salon in Brixton. And if you’re eco-minded, there’s a free-from menu featuring vegan, natural and cruelty free paint.
Best for something bright and edgy
HOUSE OF LADY MUCK
Where: 117 Mare St, Hackney, London E8 4RU
Why go: This is where the cool and edgy girls go to congregate. You can ask for whatever you like, but they’re well-known for their loud, bright and gloriously cheerful designs.
Best for a pamper session with pals
Where: 88 Great Portland St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 7NT
Why go: If you’re looking for a budge-proof mani and immaculate cuticles, you won’t get better than Townhouse. The designs are pretty and minimalistic, but with a fun twist. And, you can request your own bespoke design from their talented nail fairies. Best of all, they pop open the prosecco on your arrival and you can request to be sat next to a pal at one of their luxurious work stations. After, snap a pic of your fresh mani for the ‘gram in their nailfie booth (a selfie station for your nails). And alongside the OG Fitzrovia location, Townhouse’s nail empire is expanding with spots in Harrods, Milton Keynes, Kensington and Spitalfields Market. 카지노사이트 추천
Best for modern minimalism
Where: 74 Mortimer St, Marylebone, London W1W 7RZ
Why go: Minimalistic and chic nail art at its best. If you like neutral colours, intricate embellishments and a stylish atmosphere, DryBy is for you.
Best for a bit of indulgence
Where: Multiple locations, including the Primrose Hill, Shoreditch House and The Ned.
Why go: For the most heavenly pedicure of your life in a very stylish setting. All hard skin is removed and your hooves are revived with a hydration mask while your scalp and shoulders are massaged. Oh yasssss.
Best for east-end hipsters
Where: 13 Cleve Workshops, Boundary St, London E2 7JD
Why go: For the latest trends and edgy nail designs. Whether you’re after geometric, shattered glass or holographic, the steady hands at Shoreditch Nails have you sorted.
Best for accessible luxury
NAILS & BROWS MAYFAIR
Where: 31 Berkeley St, Mayfair, London W1J 8EJ
Why go: Despite the fact that the salon is on the same street as Mayfair’s high end Berkeley Square (and it’s a favourite haunt of Meghan Markle), you can get a file and polish for £26. Though if you want to pull out the big guns, their signature manicure features a warm paraffin wax treatment to hydrate skin and a luxurious relaxing massage for £66.
Best for natural nails
Where: 2 New Union Square, Embassy Gardens, London, SW11 7AX
Why go: Consider this a luxury nail rehab, the focus is on nail health which is why all the polishes are 90% natural, vegan and cruelty free. Attention is paid to the condition of your nails before polish is applied. You can book in for an IBX strengthening treatment or a rehab treatment for nails that have been weakened by repeated acrylics or gels. After that, the polish (and nail art should you wish) is kept clean and simple.
Best for speedy service
DUCK & DRY
Where: Duck & File services are available at the brand’s Mayfair location on North Audley Street.
Why Go: It’s speedy, stylish and ultra luxurious. And you can get a blow dry and your brows freshened up whilst you’re there. Winning!