When you can order a glass of bubbles with your manicure, you know you’ve come to the right place. The city’s original purveyor of glamorous mani-pedis, Miss Fox is high octane and high class. You pay a little more, but the level of service, attention to detail and array of rainbow shades make it well worth your while.
1/285 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
Run by two savvy creative sisters, both with backgrounds in fine art and animation/illustration, the Super Rad girls treat your nails as blank micro canvases waiting to be explored. Frustrated with the lack of wild and wonderful nail art available in Melbourne, Super Rad Nails opened back in 2012, and has since bedazzled everyone, from regulars to celebrities to glamorous magazine shoots. Now, it’s your turn to get the star treatment.
322 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
For those who like their tips and toes to stand out (and we mean really stand out), Richmond’s Trophy Wife offers the kind of technicolour nail art that Instagram dreams are of made of. From bejewelled evil eyes to shimmering stars, fast food pop art and ‘70s glam stripes – whatever you’re into, these talented designers have it covered.
2B Bridge Road, Richmond
Because healthy nails are beautiful nails, Armadale’s Missy Lui sources the least toxic and most natural products they can get their hands on. Forget harsh, stripping chemicals (formaldehyde, toluene, DBP and camphor just to name a few) and their eye-stinging fumes, this salon is all about organic, natural nail pampering.
1/1161 High St, Armadale
At Shine Skin and Body, luxury abounds. Glittering chandeliers set the scene whilst the calming studio – equal parts zen and opulent – offers the most classic of mani pedis, whether you want a pop of colour or gleaming French tips.
323 Swan Street, Richmond