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11 of the best tried-and-tested manicures in Dubai

Dubai is chock-full of nail salons and spas, so I’ve made choosing a little easier with this roundup!

If you’re looking to transform your nails this season, these are the places you need to book your appointment at. Each recommendation has been personally visited, tried, and tested by me!

1. Kozma & Kozma

Candyland treatments at Kozma & Kozma are perfect for the ‘Gram!

What: One of the quirkiest and coolest salons in town, Kozma and Kozma is the next best thing to taking a trip to Willy Wonka’s Wonderland. With walls of candies and unicorn-adorned cappuccinos, you’re guaranteed to have one of the most fun nail experiences ever!
Where: Umm Suqeim 2 
Speciality: Mermaid treatments
Manicure starts at: AED 80

2. SoH Art + Beauty

Jaw-dropping designs are painted on not just your nails but phones, sneakers, and bags, too

What: A salon and art gallery, this really is where beauty meets art – nail art, to be precise. There’s a wall of design inspiration to choose from, and only organic products are used to decorate your nails.
Where: Galleria Mall, Al Wasl Road
Speciality: The nail technicians here can create anything you want
Manicure starts at: AED 75

3. Artist Beauty Lounge

The staff at Artist Beauty lounge is incredibly customer-service oriented

What: This modern, stylish salon is a hidden gem! Go to Tao for amazing nail art – her work is really precise
Where: Oud Metha
Speciality: Nail art
Manicure starts at: AED 60

4. Project Beauty

Project Beauty is the epitome of luxury in beauty

What: Project Beauty is more than just a stunning spa and salon­ – it is beauty with a cause. The founder Shreya Radia has a family charity in Kenya that supports women and education, so a trip to the salon and spa is more than just becoming beautiful on the outside, you’ll also be helping others in need, which is a beautiful thing indeed.
Where: Umm Suqeim 3
Speciality: This ultra lux salon promises to transport you into an oasis of serenity and comfort
Manicure starts at: AED 90

5. The Dollhouse Beauty Lounge

The Dollhouse Beauty Lounge established in 2012 by Mona Kattan and Basma Ali Fahim

What: The Dollhouse not only serves up daring and detailed nail-art designs and every nail treatment you could wish for, but it also does so in one of the city’s chicest salons
Where: Dubai Ladies Club, Jumeirah 2
Speciality: This popular parlour feels more like a social club than a salon, and they sell a great range of products
Manicure starts at: AED 80

6. Suite 4

A hidden gem in Mankhool known for their cleanliness and simplicity

What: Suite 4 is a diamond in the rough – this salon provides quality beauty services that will surely exceed your expectations
Where: Faltaat Building, Mankhool
Speciality: Spa manicure
Manicure starts at: AED 60

7. The White Room

The White Room promises to provide a calm, serene and soothing oasis

What: The White Room concept is very simple. They focus on a pure white calming theme with the utmost attention to cleanliness and hygiene
Where: Multiple locations
Speciality: They have a medical background and use only the finest organic and natural products
Manicure starts at: AED 60

8. Ashwina Hair & Beauty Salon

Nail art without breaking the bank

What: Ashwina’s is famous in the city for their hair services, but not many people know about their nail art options at a fraction of the cost in comparison to other salons
Where: Mankhool
Speciality: Great hair and nails services in one salon
Manicure starts at: AED 70

9. The Nail Spa – TNS

TNS is a design house for nails

What: TNS is a local beauty institution renowned for its expertise in the art of beauty, relaxation and excellence
Where: 13 locations across UAE
Speciality: A unique Artbar Innovation Lab concept along with 173 gorgeous Essie colours to pick from
Manicure starts at: AED 95

10. Headlines Beauty Lounge

Nail extensions start at AED 139

What: This salon offers a broad range of services including mani-pedis, facials and spa treatments, as well as hairstyling and keratin straightening procedures – but they are best-known for their nail treatments
Where: Karama
Speciality: Nail extensions
Manicure starts at: AED 79 with pedicure

11. Rain Lounge Beauty Salon

Rain Lounge Beauty Salon opened in 2005 to provide all hair, beauty, & nail treatments under one roof

What: Rain Lounge Beauty Salon offers hair, body and nail treatments in a sophisticated and tranquil ambience at reasonable prices
Where: Mankhool
Speciality: Minx manicure from AED 140 onwards
Manicure starts at: AED 60


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