The Best Nail Salons in Every NYC Neighborhood

By Kaitlynn Miller | June 30, 2017 | Style & Beauty

From environmentally-conscious spots in Tribeca to art-inspired salons on the LES, we’ve rounded up the best locales in every NYC neighborhood to get your nails and toes done.

SoHo: Bisou

If you’re looking for the best gel manicure on the market, head to this SoHo locale. They work with specialized gel products, which use a technology that allows them to omit the sanding process and keep your nails healthy. They also have an impressive manicure menu ranging from minimal art at 90 minutes to prime art at 150 minutes, so get ready to be amazed at what they can do with a nailbrush. 6 Spring St., 347-330-3477

Nolita: Marie Nails

Founded in Japan by celebrated nail artist Masomi Marie Ueno, Marie Nails is a mecca for all things nail art. While regular manicures and pedicures are an option, patrons flock here for the intricate designs and add-ons like charms, lace, fur, and even imitation rain drops. 166 Elizabeth St., 646-9655

Tribeca: Sweet Lily Natural Nail Spa & Boutique

If an environmentally-friendly man/pedi is what you’re after, check out this Tribeca location. In an effort to eliminate toxins, Sweet Lily’s makes all of their hand and foot exfoliants on site, incorporates fresh fruits and vegetables into their treatments, and uses natural nail polishes by Zoya Nail Laquers. You’ll leave this salon with a perfect set of nails and a guilt-free conscious. 222 W. Broadway, 212-925-5441

Financial District: Tenoverten

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Featuring limestone slab tables, custom pedicure chairs, and vintage lighting, tenoverten strives to make their customers feel right at home in their salon. With an assortment of options on their menu, you can do everything from a "quickie dry mani" if you’re on the go to something a bit more luxurious like their Christian Louboutin manicure and pedicure experiences, which feature drops of the brand’s perfume oil in your soaking water and your choice of their polish color. 121 Fulton St., 212-619-1010

Chelsea: Valley Nails

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Specializing in quality nail art, this salon allows you to schedule custom design sessions from any where between 15-60 minutes, depending on what type of look you are going for. Also unique to this salon is their nail extensions, which come in over 160 sizes and are custom fit to give nails a natural look. 237 W. 15th St., 646-661-2240

Lower East Side: Vanity Projects

For a truly unique mani/pedi experience, head to this art-inspired salon in the LES. With a rotating roster of coveted nail artists, past designs have included every thing from over-the-top colorful creations to detailed depictions of characters like My Little Pony. While patrons get pampered, they can relish in the contemporary video art presented by this hybrid salon and gallery. 99 Chrystie St., 646-410-2928

West Village: Spa Belles West Village

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Looking to elevate your nail art? We’ve got just the place. While their signature manicure and pedicures keep your nails in tip-top shape, its their coveted nail art designs that keep clients coming back for more. Choose from a variety of concepts like hand painted nail art, decorated nail art such as tape lines, foils, and decals, or 3D decoration nail art like metallic studs, rhinestones, and Swarovski crystals. Whatever you choose, your nails are sure to make a statement. 125 Christopher St., 212-366-0700

East Village: Jin Soon Natural Hand-Foot Spa

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This East Village hotspot is one of the many locations owned by one of the industry’s most influential nail artists, Jin Soon—so when it comes to nails, you can be sure they know their stuff. Start off with one of their various hand and foot spa treatments, like the summer oasis or magic clay slipper, before browsing the nail art menu featuring designs such as the double French and treasure trove. 56 E. 4th St., 212-473-2047

Upper East Side: Sakura

Striving to make their clients feel rejuvenated, this serene spot incorporates their signature SAKURA cream—made with Japanese beautyberry—into all of their manicure and pedicure treatments, allowing their client’s skin to feel fresh and renewed. With an array of manicure and pedicure treatments, such as their spa manicure and light essence pedicure, there’s something to serve everyone’s nail needs at this spot. 1709 2nd Ave., 212-722-1334