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

There are plenty of nail salons and spas in Dubai, 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!

Tip: Click on the location (in bold) to get the exact link on Google Maps

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 
Specialty: Mermaid treatments
Manicure starts at: AED 80

2. Hello Kitty Spa (On Entertainer 2020)

More than just a beauty parlor, Hello Kitty Beauty Spa in Dubai is a destination that defines posh pampering

What: This salon is for princesses & queens!
Where: Galleria Mall, Al Wasl Road
Specialty: Yummy manicures – strawberry, chocolate, mermaid – to name a few
Manicure starts at: AED 130

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
Specialty: 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
Specialty: 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
Specialty: 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
Specialty: Spa manicure
Manicure starts at: AED 60

7. 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
Specialty: Great hair and nails services in one salon
Manicure starts at: AED 70

8. 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
Specialty: A unique Artbar Innovation Lab concept along with 173 gorgeous Essie colours to pick from
Manicure starts at: AED 95

9. 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
Specialty: Minx manicure from AED 140 onwards
Manicure starts at: AED 60

10. Monroe & Me (On Entertainer 2020)

Monroe & Me is a community salon that’s popular for their nail & hair services

What: A Marilyn Monroe inspired salon in Burj Views
Where: Downtown Dubai
Specialty: Nail art
Manicure starts at: AED 80

11. Chloe’s Hair Beauty and Nails

The staff at Chloe’s is very hospitable – ask for Gloria for nails

What: A unique ladies-only salon concept with a focus on quality, affordability, and convenience
Where: Jumeirah 2
Specialty: Nails, Kids beauty treatment area
Manicure starts at: AED 75