By Pagepink Staff Writer Chelsea Tan
Fall is slowly creeping up on the calendar, but summer – the season synonymous with the sun, the sand and the sea – is still very much in full swing, and what better way to cling on to the last vestiges of summer with a manicure? Here at Pagepink, we sieve through the wide array of nail parlours Singapore has to offer and curate 5 for your selection.
Hands + Feet Studio
Manicure for Radio DJ Rosalyn Lee by Hands + Feet Studio. (Photo Credits: Hands + Feet Studio)
If you are looking for a spa experience to complement your manicure, Hands + Feet Studio is the one for you. Offering foot reflexology, body, neck and shoulder massages on top of manicures, the parlour also caters to the vegan-friendly with New York non-toxic lacquer “Ginger + Liz”, touted to be popular with Hollywood stars like Rihanna and Rachel Zoe. Fans of indie magazines can also rejoice, with a selection of foreign publications from Allscript for your perusal.
Hands + Feet Studio can be located at 44 Siglap Drive, Singapore 56169.
The Nail Atelier
Nail Art Design Manicure by The Nail Atelier. (Photo Credit: The Nail Atelier)
Its location in Haji Lane should offer you an inkling to its relatively hipster aesthetic. The Nail Atelier takes pride in its art-centric manicures, where their signature service is customisation – which translates to letting your wildest manicure dreams run wild while The Nail Atelier fulfills them for you. With all nailists fully qualified professionals certified by Singapore’s premier nail art school The Pink Room International Nail Academy, you know your manicures are in safe hands (literally and metaphorically).
The Nail Atelier can be located at 666 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188800 and 16 Jalan Masjid #01-06 Singapore 418941.
Manicure by Fingerwork. (Photo Credits: Fingerwork)
Pre-natal massage services, 20-minute Pick Me Up Massages, Eyebrow Shaping, hen parties or even birthday parties, Fingerwork goes beyond their calling as a nail salon. Offering a plethora of manicure and pedicure services from Express to French to Spa Manicure, Fingerwork also offers massages and hosts parties and events, as well as children manicures from as low as $10.
Fingerwork can be located at 65 Circular Road, #02-01 Singapore 049419.
Gelish manicure by Nail Alcove. (Photo Credit: Nail Alcove)
Specialising only in gelish manicures, Nail Alcove promises only the best products from quirky nail art designs to quick gelish touch-ups. If you dislike rush, factory-line like services and hardselling, Nail Alcove is the go-to for an intimate and tailored manicure experience.
Nail Alcove can be located at 59 Temple Street, Singapore 058604.
Branche Hair & Nail
Nail Art Manicure by Branche Hair & Nail. (Photo Credits: Brache Hair & Nail)
Nail-spa salons are not unheard of, but nail-hair salons are much rarer. Enter Branche Hair & Nail, a Japanese parlour promising only the highest quality, whether you’re looking for a gelish manicure or a cut, colour and perm. Concern for the customers’ health is also duly taken care of in their use of paragel, a Made-in-Japan gel that does no damage to your nails. If you’re looking for something interesting, Branche also offers a “Stop Nail Biting Course 3 Time Package” for $1200. The remainder of your summer is set to be exciting.
Branche Hair & Nail can be located at 13 Stamford Road B1-33, Capitol Piazza, Singapore 178905.