Give your nails some TLC.
Give your nails some TLC.
- By Dhipkawee Sriyananda Selley
- | Jul 26, 2018
Take a look at your nails. Are they in need of a freshen up? From classic mani-pedi touch-ups to affordable nail art designs and indulgent spa sessions, give your nails some TLC at these hot nail salons in Bangkok.
N.I.C Nail Salon
Operating since 1991, N.I.C Nail Salon is said to be the first ever nail salon in Thailand to offer a full service pampering session that includes manicure, pedicure, nail spa, waxing and eyelash extensions. Step inside its latest branch at Central World and you’ll be greeted with stylish, champagne-pink interiors and plush spa chairs. If you want to give your hands some love and care, try the Spa Nail (B1,400), where you can get your nails filed, remove dead skin around your nails and hand massages. For nail extensions, you can choose between gel (B3,000) or acrylic (B2,200), and as for nail art, the manicurists can create anything that you desire from trendy, flashy styles to more “polite”, mature colors. While walk-ins are accepted here, it’s best to make appointments beforehand.
1/F, Groove, Central World, Rama 1 Rd., 02-117-2965. Open daily 10am-9pm www.fb.com/NICNailSalon
Check out this nail studio in Thonglor if you’re that girly girl who love to have your nails all pink and sparkly, but also with a bit of “attitude.” Nail Attitude specializes in quirky, kawaii nail art (B1,500-2,500) using stickers and sequins with tons of customisable designs and patterns to choose from—from sweet and glittery designs inspired by Sailor Moon, to trendy holographic nails (B1,800)and oh-so-pretty wedding nail art for brides, this nail studio has got you covered. They also sell nail stickers (B180/sheet), glitter nail polish (B380) and hologram film sticker (B350/sheet) if you want to do some DIY nail art at home.
Thong Lor Soi 10, 085-150-0191. Open Tue-Sun 10:30-8pm www.fb.com/nailattitude
Eclair Hands Nail Studio
If mismatched candy colored nail art is your thing, then this newly opened nail studio should be on your radar. Located in Phloen Chit, Eclair Hands Nail Studio specializes nail art with playful and artsy designs, which we must say, a lot of them look really creative. Using only gel nail polish imported mostly from Japan, you can choose to pimp your nails with colored foils, glitters, sequins or even Swarovski crystals based on their designs or your own reference. The result? It’s like having a work of art on your fingertips—literally. Manicures here start at B700, while nail art services range from B1,200-B2,500 depending on the designs. Appointment is required.
15/1 Soi Ruam Rudee, Phloen Chit Rd., 096-669-2996. Open Tue-Sun 10:30am-9pm www.fb.com/Eclairhands-nail-studio-927539544075253
Above The Nail
If you want to know what the hottest nail trends are in Bangkok, head over to this salon’s Instagram account to find out. Popular among hi-sos and celebrities, Above The Nail is best known for glam, dark nail art designs that will make you feel all fancy and fabulous, like their constellation-inspired “The Astronomer”, as well as turning your nails into looking like marbles and precious stones. Gel manicures are priced at B500, while nail art is around B500-800. They also have a foot spa service here (from B1,900), where you get a pedicure and have your feet scrubbed to smooth perfection.
M Place, Thong Lor Soi 13, 02-712-5523. Open daily 10am-9pm www.fb.com/Abovethenail
Credit: Instagram @nail_it_th
Hailing from Tokyo, this cotton candy pink themed nail studio is a big hit among Bangkok ladies for its truly affordable price and convenience—19 store locations at Central malls and BTS stations! A classic gel polish starts at B200 for single color, B300 for four colors, B350 for glitter on color and B450 for all glitter. Since all their packages are so cheap, why not go all out on their “Special Pack”, where you get to gel paint your nails with a solid color of your choice, plus have four of your nails printed by the studio’s customisable design and have one of your nails accessorized with sequins or crystals all for just B350—it’s a steal. Appointment is highly recommended.
Try BTS Ari (Exit 3), 02-617-1997. Open daily 11am-9pm www.fb.com/NailitTH
Credit: Instagram @treatnailsalon
Treat Nail Spa & Salon
As the name suggests, this stylish nail salon offers both mani-pedi services as well as hair treatments and hand and foot spa. So if you’re looking to treat yourself to a makeover, this is the place. A simple gel manicure costs B650 while pedicure is priced at B990. As for nail art, the price here starts at around B1,000 with manicurists helping you design and style your nails however you want. Their signature? Marble nature motifs on soft nudes with luxe gold and metallic colors, finished off with sparkly accessories. They’re also big on special promotions here, so look out for steals like gel polish for hands and feet for B990 from B1,200, or the L’Occitane Hand & Feet Spa plus free nail gel polish for B1,990.
Thonglor Soi 12, 089-784-8246. Open daily 11am-9pm www.fb.com/treatnailsalonbkk