No matter what occasion, we adore a ridiculously good looking manicure. If you do too, then take a look at our favourite nail salons in Hong Kong.
Everyone deserves to be pampered once in a while. Whether you’re indulging in eyelash extensions or integrating our five unscientific ways to relax in Hong Kong into your life, we all need to unwind with some TLC every now and then. These manicure spots are our hot picks across the city, from French manicures to bolder design that incorporate Swarovski crystals, here we round up the best nail salons in Hong Kong to have manicure and pedicure treatments.
Best nail salons in Hong Kong
1. Ooh La La Nails
This little salon in Wan Chai is all about beautifully executed nail art and manicures. They specialise in Russian Manicures, which is when the entire cuticle is removed to create a larger and more appealing space for the design. We love how long their work lasts and the fact that the nail artists are so precise.
Find out more about Ooh La La Nails here, or book over WhatsApp on: 5138 3866
2. Carte Blanche
Part hair salon and part beauty salon, this TST favourite is well known for its Japanese treatments. We love their amazing manicures and pedicures that are executed by seasoned professionals from the comfort of a beautiful salon.
Carte Blanche, Shop 277 & 277A, Level 2, Mira Place, 2 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2739 1960
3. The Nailtural
Home to vegan and toxin-free manicures, The Nailtural is the perfect spot for those looking for a completely safe way to decorate their hands. The brainchild of a pregnant owner, the salon uses toxin-free lotions and potions and even the nail dryer is less dangerous. We love the attention to detail here.
Read our full review of The Nailtural.
The Nailtural, Room 2B, Johnson Centre, 13 Hau Fook Street, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 9173 3796
4. Rainbow Nails
One of the few OPI-authorised Educator Salons in the city, Rainbow Nails offers a range of OPI manicure and pedicure services, as well as OPI nail supplies. While most nail salons in Hong Kong adopt traditional techniques and equipment, Rainbow Nails offers American manicures, which rely on both manicure machines and the manicurists’ skills. This results in nail art that lasts longer and has more precision.
Rainbow Nails, 8/F, Thyrse House, 16 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2840 0660
5. Nail Jolly
Founded in 2010, Nail Jolly provides professional services such as manicures, pedicures, hand and foot massages, artificial nails, and more. These take place in a cosy and serene environment, with a touch of nature and luxury. Apart from personal treatments, you can also book a group experience session for your bachelorette parties, bridal showers, and birthday celebrations.
Nail Jolly has locations in Tsim Sha Tsui and Central.
6. Nail Care 2
Looking for a quick fix-up? Nail Care 2 offers affordable, quality and efficient service to get you in and out the door in around 40 minutes (roughly). It’s one of our fave nail salons in Hong Kong, plus it’s a great chance to support a local business!
Read our full review of Nail Care 2.
Nail Care 2, Shop E3, G/F, Shun On Building, 2 Sands Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, p. 2323 9819
7. EightyEight (under renovation until Sep 2021)
If you’re into feminine design, you’ll want to get your manicure done at EightyEight. Their nail art design is dominated by pastel colours like peach and soft pink with amazing details like mini stars, galaxy, marble patterns and simple Swarovski ornaments. If you’re looking for a nail salon to get the VIP treatment, then this is the spot.
Read our full review of EightyEight.
EightyEight, G/F & 1/F, 53 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2350 9618, 中環威靈頓街53號地下及1樓
Get ready to be pampered at Canary, where you will be treated like a queen with their top-notch professional mani-pedi and intensive hand and foot treatments. Enjoy your cup of tea as their experienced therapist transforms your nails using either soak-off gel from Gelish Harmony or OPI or hard gel from OPI or Essie nail polishes. Using world-class Japanese techniques, the team at Canary will offer nail designs that match your individual style and even go the extra mile by applying anti-ageing cream after your treatment and offering complimentary nail repair within one week of your appointment.
Canary, 9/F, Man Cheung Building, 15-17 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2537 0338
9. LCM Nail & Beauty
Famous for its South Korean nail design, LCM Nail & Beauty specialises in floral nail art design. Offering both hard gel and soak-off gel, LCM can also illustrate your favourite cartoon characters like Hello Kitty and Mickey Mouse on your digits. This is one of our favourite nail salons in Hong Kong!
LCM Nail & Beauty, M206, Haleson Building, 1 Jubilee Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 5494 1661
10. The Nail Library
Inspired by an industrial space in New York, The Nail Library takes pride in having Hong Kong’s largest collection of nail polish brands and colours, so you’ll find everything you need in terms of nail treatments here at their salon. Located in the trendy neighbourhood of Po Hing Fong, The Nail Library also offers bespoke nail art designs that can be tailored to your preferences. The Nail Library is one of the most popular nail salons in Hong Kong, so be sure to book ahead.
The Nail Library, 2/F, 76 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 6298 8391
As far as nail salons in Hong Kong go, this is one of the best in town. Pikapika is a professional and private nail studio located in Causeway Bay. The salon offers various treatments using natural nails, but you can also get artificial nails using UV gel. Feeling a bit artsy with your digits? Pikapika also has various nail arts using ombre or multi colours, hand drawing, accessories, acrylic, and Swarovski, and their prices are some of the best in town, so be sure to book in advance online.
Pikapika, Flat B4, 2/F, Kingston Building, 2-4 Kingston Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 6169 6069
12. Iyara Day Spa
Escape the busy life of Hong Kong at Iyara Day Spa, which, despite its locations in the heart of the busy Central district, offers a serene ambience for its customers. They have a great range of services from body spa to waxing, lash extensions, manicure and pedicure, and many more. For nail treatments, you can choose from either the spa or express manicure or pedicure, but for extra comfort, opt for their Ultimate Manicure or Pedicure package and get an additional 15 minutes of hand, arm, and shoulder or foot massage.
Iyara Day Spa has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
13. Envi Me Nail
Get your nails done at Envi Me Nail and your friends will envy you for your beautiful digits. The professional nail salon uses high quality nail products from both Japan and America. Ombre design is what they do best, but they’re also great when it comes to creating illustrations of cartoon characters or detailed patterns like marble and geometrical shapes. It’s got to be one of the top nail salons in Hong Kong.
Envi Me Nail, Room 2110, Prosper Commercial Building, 9 Yin Chong Street, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, p. 6013 2591
If you’re looking for an exclusive nail salon with a premium quality products and service, Flawless is the place for you. An urban spa, Flawless offers makeup, facials, and nail treatments that are literally flawless. They are also the only spa in Hong Kong that offers professional medi-spa treatments by Medik8, a global cosmeceutical company that’s a pioneer in skin research.
Read our review of Flawless.
Flawless, 4/F, Sea Bird House, 22-28 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2869 5868, 中環雲咸街22-28號四寶大廈4樓
Looking for a nail salon that takes you away from the business of the city? Thanks to its wonderful interior design and slow beauty mantra, Moksa is the place to go in Central to relax and get pampered. Order a juice before you settle in on the comfiest chairs to enjoy your mani or pedi. Or go one further and opt for the treatment that includes a homemade skin scrub. We love!
Read our full review of Moksa.
Moksa, 1/F, 30 Hollywood Road, Entrance on Shelley Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3421 2007
Nail Cabin (closed)
Relatively new to the Hong Kong scene, Nail Cabin has received high praise from the public, their talented and friendly team deliver an all-round great experience that’s raising smiles and standards. We know, we threw at them some very abstract designs and they did a marvellous job. When it comes to wonderful nail salons in Hong Kong, Nail Cabin can’t be beat!
Read our full review of Nail Cabin.
Nail Cabin, 22B, Way On Commercial Building, 500 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 6077 9537
Nail Wizard and Spa (closed)
Formerly known as Beauteous, Nail Wizard and Spa is a nail salon that specialises in manicures and pedicures for people of all genders and ages, so you can take along your partner and even your kids!. Whether you want to have a classic manicure using nail polish, soft gel or hard gel, a spa pedicure, an express mani/padi, or beautiful nail art, the therapists at Nail Wizard and Spa will listen to your preferences and work their magic on your nails. We love the feminine interiors at this nail salon.
Read our full review of Nail Wizard and Spa.
Nail Wizard and Spa, Store D, 1/F, 9-11 Mee Lun Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2466 6150