They say your hands give away your age more than your face does.
From skin brightening to nail art, check out these nail spas for all your nailcare needs.
The offerings here read like a delectable superfood menu. For customised manicures from $39, you can choose between options such as a Goji Berry Soak or Manuka Honey Drizzle, a Cranberry-yuzu or Grape Wine Scrub, and a Peach or Lemongrass Lotion.
The nail spa also boasts a selection of 800 nail colours, as well as heavy-duty hand and nail treatments such as callus therapies, chemical peels, anti-fungal treatments and anti-ageing care.
Level 1 Metro The Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238843
NEXT: Best for foot reflexology: Hands + Feet Studio →
Unlike many nail spas where your manicurist doubles up as masseuse, this contemporary feet-grooming haven always has two dedicated professionals roped in – a manicurist for the nail work and a massage therapist for foot reflexology.
Besides an excellent foot massage, the spa’s skin-brightening OP (Organic Potato) Treatment (manicure $68, pedicure $78) is also exemplary. It includes a unique sea salt scrub, and a thick layer of organic potato mask freshly whipped upon request.
44 Siglap Dr, Singapore 456169
NEXT: Best for skin brightening: Lacquer & Spa →
For fair, supple hands, try the Lumi Hands Mani, $100, at this premium nail spa.
After a classic manicure, dead skin cells are exfoliated with salt crystals from the Alps before your hands are wrapped with a special mask infused with alpine herbs and glacier water. To complete the treatment, an anti-dark spot cream and velvet dry oil are massaged into your skin for an added glow.
In addition to a well-curated list of products, this spa takes pride in offering trend-led nail art services such as a chic reverse French manicure.
#B1-01/02 Marina Bay Sands Hotel Coach Bay, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
NEXT: Best for wedding prep: Nail Alcove →
Quirky, intimate and design-driven, this is a hidden gem in an old shophouse in Chinatown.
Everything from its decor to its laid-back vibe makes it the perfect sanctuary for pre-wedding couples struggling with stressful prep work.
While bridal nail packages are not uncommon, this nail salon also offers special packages for grooms-to-be. It includes a gentlemen manicure and classic organic wild thyme pedicure. Brides may also enjoy a classic gelish manicure, spa pedicure and whimsical nail art inspired by literature, anime or fashion, like Alexander McQueen.
59B Temple St, Singapore 058604
NEXT: Best for tired soles: Renaza Nail Spa →
Located in the CBD, this is an excellent pit stop to revitalise your soles.
Just before your pedicure session begins, your feet will be treated to a nourishing milk soak inspired by Cleopatra’s milk bath. If your pair is in need of extra care, try the spa’s Callus Treatment, $50.
Besides commendable foot care, gelish manicures with fancy nail art are also extremely popular at this spa. Simply come with a tear sheet, or ask the nail artists for recommendations.
#02-18/19 Asia Square Tower 2, 12 Marina View, Singapore 018961
NEXT: Best for express fixes: M’pir Nail Bar →
Located within Tangs Orchard, this is the shopaholic’s perfect respite.
Take a break at the plush nail stations and enjoy amazing paint jobs with premium nail lacquers such as Angel Pro Gel and Morgan Taylor. Its high-quality quick dry topcoat is also perfect for express manicures and pedicures, which start from $15.
Further perks include indulging hand treatments, and complimentary premium brews from Teapigs or a cup of Nespresso.
Level 2 Tangs Orchard, 310 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238864
NEXT: Best for the au naturale: AUUM – The Honest Nail Spa →
AUUM – The Honest Nail Spa takes being vegan to a new level with organic and vegan manis (from $70), pedis (from $80) and waxing (from $50). Its nail polishes are non-toxic and animal cruelty-free from brands like Deborah Lippmann, Butter London, Priti NYC and more. And clients are treated to unscented lotions, oils and exfoliation mixes so as not to upset those sensitive to perfumed smells.
Even better, you can enjoy AUUM’s services at So SPA in in Sofitel Singapore Sentosa or in the comfort of your own home.
From September 1 to October 31, 2017, enjoy 20-percent discount on nail services and 10-percent off on massages and facials. Simply quote SoSPAxAUUM when making a booking. The promo is valid on weekdays only.
30 Allanbrooke Rd, Singapore 099983
NEXT: Best for nail art: The Nail Artelier →
This is an art-centric nail haven at the entrance of Haji Lane.
Here, nail technicians regularly create masterpieces on the tiniest canvasses. Having worked with top magazines and beauty brands, they are highly creative and versatile, so you’ll never have to settle for simple floral designs.
As long as you come with a photo or have a theme in mind, your nail artist can create something truly unique for you. Nail art starts from $8 per nail.
666 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 188800
Each step of the Bastien’s Manicure, $145, and Bastien’s Pedicure, $195, is meticulously thought out to maintain your nails and skin in optimum conditions.
Take for instance the use of diamond-encrusted drills to buff nails and sterilised medical grade tools like lancet and scalpel to remove calluses, and a natural horn buffer to polish your nails – no nail polish is used as it harms the nail plate (our nails were still shiny after a week!). The treatments end with invigorating massages, too.
It’s the place to go if you have issues like cracked soles, ingrown nails and calluses, or if you require extra care – for example, diabetic patients and expecting mothers.
You can also opt for the ultra-relaxing Bastien’s Duo, $285, where your hands and feet are worked on at the same time by two therapists in a synchronised motion, to restore vitality to your nails, hands, legs and feet.
St. Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Rd, Singapore 247911
NEXT: Best for customised treatments: Medicure Hand & Nail Centre →
Adapted from SimplyHer, last updated August 2017
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