Are you mani-pedi particular? These Singapore salons are on point. Pick your new fave.
Stop at M’Pir – The Nail Bar during your lunch break for their popular 20-minute express manicure ($15), and still have time to nosh. Time to linger? Try one of M’Pir’s organic spa treatments – such as energising Lemongrass + Green Tea – with a classic manicure ($88; add $5 for guys).
Level 2 TANGS, 310 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238864
NEXT: For green peeps: Nourish Naturally →
Nourish Naturally uses all-natural ingredients (so, no harsh ingredients!) in an environmentally-friendly salon. Manicures start at $12; upgrade to the pampering Organic Soy Wax Manicure ($32), which starts with an organic scrub and leaves your mitts feeling silky soft.
215C Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 574349
NEXT: For mommy-daughter dates: PrettifyMe The Nail Therapy →
Instantly relaxing: PrettifyMe – The Nail Therapy’s cosy salon. It offers basic manicures ($25 and up) and exceptionally friendly service. But you and your little girl will love the Princess Manicure ($16) most. She chooses from kid-friendly colours and designs; you win major Cool Mum points.
#02-64 Concorde Hotel & Shopping Mall, Singapore 238840
NEXT: For nail art aficionados: The Nail Artelier →
The Nail Artelier has a huge selection of abstract, floral and graphic designs (from $3 per nail). If none of these grab you, bring in a photo, item or detailed description of your inspiration, and the pros will recreate it with surprising accuracy (from $8 per nail).
666 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 188800
NEXT: For mani maniacs: Juup Nails →
Plenty of Singapore salons have package deals and frequent-customer discounts. The loyalty rewards programme at Juup Nails, for instance, offers 10% off all a la carte menu options, while premium members enjoy 15% off on all options – with more savings during their birthday months.
What sets Juup apart? The little things: complimentary touchups within three days of manicures ($28 and up) and pedicures ($38 and up), free soak-offs for gel nails ($65 and up), snacks and drinks.
#B2-71/72 Marina Bay Link Mall, 8A Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018984
NEXT: For quality me time: Nail Social →
With its comfy chairs, provided iPads and complimentary glass of wine (on Fridays and Saturdays), Nail Social is a perfect way to unwind after a busy week. Even better, the business is socially conscious: It uses non-toxic, fair-trade, cruelty-free products, and was established to train and employ local underprivileged women.
So, you’ll feel extra good about that $12 manicure. Men, check out the Gentlemen’s Signature mani-pedi combo ($75), which includes nail shaping, a little cuticle love, massage and a buff shine.
42A Haji Lane (second floor), Singapore 189235
NEXT: For those on the go: M’Pir The Nail Bar →
By Kathleen Siddell, last updated September 2017
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