From Salons to Home-Based Studios, Here are 7 Nail Spots to Try in Singapore

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Published: July 2, 2024
From Salons to Home-Based Studios, Here are 7 Nail Spots to Try in Singapore
From left: @clawsbyizui, Nail Queen, @friskynails.

Celebrities like Lana Del Rey, Chloe Bailey, and Alexa Demie have all been sporting stunning manicures on and off the carpet, while designer Marc Jacobs shows off his impressive nail art through fun nail videos on his Instagram.

If you're looking to recreate these trends or are simply looking to up your manicure game, we share our favourite places to get them done in Singapore.

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for Duchess, by Duke

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Praised by the likes of Thai singer Sorn and local influencer Atiqa Dar, for Duchess, by Duke is one of the few places in town with Après certified nail technicians—professionals with a deep knowledge and proficiency in the latest nail technologies and techniques such as Gel-X extensions. From express manicures and pedicures to a full-on spa session plus nail art, expect the best quality at an affordable price.

Price: From $12.90 for manicures, $18.90 for pedicures, and $15 for nail art.
Location: 11 Tanjong Katong Road, #02-15, Kinex Singapore 437157.
Booking: Call 6631 8464 or make an appointment here.

Nail Queen

If you're someone who values perfectly manicured nails at all times, Nail Queen by Michelle Tran is the place for you. From the moment you situate yourself on the plush seats, the nail technicians will take good care of you to provide precisely what you've paid for with the utmost care and precision. The best part? They'll help fit in a slot that works with your schedule.

Price: From $10 for manicures and $12 for pedicures.
Location: 14 Scotts Rd, #04-88 and #03-17 Far East Plaza, Singapore 228213.
Booking: Call 8742 5789 or make an appointment here.

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The Nail Social

For those looking for an eco-friendly option, The Nail Social is the perfect place for you. The salon offers nail polishes that are non-toxic while still delivering high-quality colours. This means expectant mothers and families can enjoy an adorable mani-pedi date. For those looking for a quick fix, they even offer an a la carte polish or shaping service.

Price: From $12 for manicures and $12 for pedicures.

Locations: 42A Haji Ln, #2nd Floor, Singapore 189235 and 333 Kreta Ayer Rd, #02-15, Singapore 080333.

Booking: For Haji Lane, call 6717 3221 and for Kreta Ayer Road, call 8874 4010.


With 65,000 followers, home-based @clawsbyizui's work is what dreams are made of. Whether you have your own Pinterest board of ideas or want a freestyle design, you're guaranteed an ASMR-worthy manicure. For girls on the go, @clawsbyizui also offers press-on nails.

Price: From $68 for a manicure and $80 for press-on nails.

Location: Tampines, Singapore.

Booking: Make an appointment here or visit their website.


Your nails are in good hands when you're with @friskynails. Run by Shuen, an official Aprés educator and Gel-X specialist, expect a variety of designs from airbrushed aura hues and realistic 3D designs with the utmost care to the smallest of details.

Price: From $45++.

Location: Mountbatten, Singapore.

Booking: Make an appointment here.

Nails that Marc Jacobs would approve, is a home-based studio that uses handpainted and mixed styles to create art. You can opt for a classic gel manicure or go all in with Aprés Gel-X extensions, art, and adorable charms for a manicure no one will miss.

Price: From $50++.

Location: Pioneer, Singapore.

Book: Make an appointment here.

I Love Nails

A fan favourite in the Holland Village area, I Love Nails has been providing the best service for all their customers since 2001. Co-founded by Winnie and Audrey, the salon offers an array of services—from classic manicures and pedicures to spa and callus treatments— for the ultimate pamper session.

Price: From $12++ for a manicure and $15++ for a pedicure.

Locations: 211 Holland Avenue Holland Road, Shopping Centre #03-03, #03-35, Singapore 278967 and 7 Holland Village Way #03-14, Singapore 275748.

Booking: Call 6468 8687 and Whatsapp 8685 6919 for Holland Shopping Centre or call 6314 1365 and WhatsApp 9762 2996 for 7 Holland Village Way.

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