Getting a killer mani in Melbourne is easy. Deciding which if these four salons to visit first, not so much.
Melbourne’s our home town, so there’s no way we’re going to let you get a bad manicure here. If you’re in town and need to pretty up your pinkies, head to one of these amazing nail salons, stat.
Trophy Wife Nail Art - 2B Bridge Rd, Richmond VIC 3121
This. Salon. Is. Everything. Chelsea Bagan, the artist-in-charge at Trophy Wife Nail Art, has built the funnest, most rock star nail salon in Melbourne (possibly the world) from her love of nail art. Her staff have a meticulous attention to detail that makes the manis at Trophy Wife so effing great. If you want and amazing mani, they’ve got you covered. But it’s the sweet AF nail art that really makes this salon (and your nails) stand out in the crowd.
Missy Lui - 1/1161 High St, Armadale VIC 3143
Miss Lui is the lightest and loveliest nail salon in Melbourne. As soon as you see the salons’ clean, Scandi styling you know you’re in for some great nails. Miss Lui is as close to a holistic nail bar as you can get. Their philosophy hinges around supporting healthy hands and nails by using only the least toxic and most natural products. Add that to their amazing service and you have yourself a seriously satisfying mani!
The Super Rad Nail Sisters - Level 2, 322 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065
Rohani and Rosalie Osman have blessed Melbourne’s nail scene with their glorious creations since 2012. If you’ve ever wondered what nails done by a fine artist and an illustrator would look like, wonder no more. They look next level. As in, ‘how many appointments can I make in a month?’ next level. Hand drawn nail art? Easy. Mermaid nails? No sweat. Marbled goth nails? Sure thing. What? Exactly. There’s no nail art these talented sisters can’t do. So think outside the box and go visit them!
Miss Fox- 1/285 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Miss Fox is a must-visit nail salon in Melbourne’s CBD. It’s part of 3 level day spa that will have you fizzing with delight and complimentary champagne. The friendly and highly skilled staff are trained in some kind of mani magic because the results are consistently amazing. Classic manicures, gel polish, nail treatments, they’ve got it all. Plus, you get to take your polish home with you! If you can stand to leave those amazing interiors, that is.