The Best Nail Art Salons in NYC

Everyone who’s anyone is indulging in a little nail art these days. Your nails, after all, are one of your best assets, so you want to dress them up right. Trust us, once you “nail art” you will never want to go back to your basic pink polish. To help you simplify your search, we’ve roundest up the best nail art salons in NYC.

The Nail Art Boutique
246 Grand Street Suite 2A
(646) 301-8581

This Lower East Side full-service nail spa can create designs from your wildest dreams. Specializing in everything from simple stripes to challenging holiday patterns, this is the spot to visit for a guaranteed good manicure.

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Akiko Hair & Nail
159 Bleecker Street 
(917) 284-7449

Japanese hairstylist Akiko Sugiyama, who previously trained at Toni & Guy in London, opened this salon tucked away in The Market NYC. Choose from an array of nail design options or collaborate with your nail specialist to create your own design. Kill two birds with one stone and get your hair done by a pro in the industry as well.

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Vanity Projects 
99 Chrystie Street 2F 
(646) 410-2928

Vanity Projects pride themselves on being an innovative and holistic creative hub where customers can enjoy a range of exclusively-made products. They team up with international nail artists to bring you “Art-in-Residence”–a unique opportunity every few days to get your nails done by the best in the business.

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Marie Nails
155 Prince Street
(646) 370-4170

Marie Nails strives to be on the cutting edge of all thats new in nail art creation. With multiple locations in NYC, LA, Tokyo, and Seoul, it’ll be you go-to nail salon whenever you’re jetsetting.

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Nails by Mei
(347) 323-9994

If you prefer to get pampered at home, Mei is the woman for that. Specializing in hand-painted detailed designs, Mei is the nail lady to the who’s who of NYC. You may have seen some of her skills on DJ Hannah Bronfman’s fingernails.

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