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10 Unparalleled Raleigh Nail Salons to Get the Perfect Manicure


Some say you can tell a lot about a person by how they take care of their nails. Show the world you mean business with well-manicured tips. These ten Raleigh nail salons have everything you need to make your fingers and toes look and feel their best.


Village Spa Nails

Whether you’re new to Raleigh or have been here for a while, you’ve probably heard of the popular Village Spa Nails. Your session begins in a dimly-lit section of the spa with a relaxing massage in plush leather chairs. The next destination during your trip is a paraffin dip followed by a manicure and/or pedicure in the salon. Choose from a variety of nail services, from gel polish to organic specialty pedicures to seasonal manicures and pedicures. In a rush? The Mini Manicure offers a quick pampering session so you can get back to the rest of your day.


Paris Nail Bar

Take a mini European vacation without leaving Raleigh at Paris Nail Bar. Locals know to travel here to Wade Park for an excellent manicure and a great selection of craft beer and wine for purchase! The salon offers all the usual nail services, including acrylic sets and gel polish. There is also a number of express and deluxe manicures and pedicures, including the Parisian with an aroma of your choice, manicure, scrub, paraffin or seaweed mask, massage with hot stones and regular polish.


HighPark Nail Spa & Wine Bar

HighPark offers manicure, pedicure and foot massage services. Enjoy a complimentary soda, tea, coffee or glass of wine while you wait. Try the organic spa manicure and pedicure, and get shellac polish for a small upcharge. This Raleigh nail salon also offers nail enhancements like acrylic and dipping powder and welcomes spa parties. If you have ten or more people in your party, you’ll receive a discount plus complimentary champagne!


Midtown Nail Spa

The Midtown Nail Spa at North Hills is one of the largest nail salons in Raleigh. Sip a complimentary glass of wine while the nail technicians perfect your nails with a cleaning treatment and a new coat of polish. If you have a party or bridal shower to plan, it’s the perfect place to celebrate with a 10 percent discount and free bubbly.


Polished Nail Bar

Like many of the best Raleigh nail salons, Polished Nail Bar offers acrylic, gel polish and regular polish alongside their manicure and pedicure services. They also offer hand-drawn nail designs, but they specialize in man-e-cures for men, including the Metro Mani which is finished with a clear, matte or no coat. Choose a glass of complimentary wine or champagne to enjoy during your visit.


Phoenix Nail Spa

The Best Raleigh Nail Salons


Phoenix Nail Spa prides itself on showcasing the beauty of nails and using them as canvases for true works of art. The salon’s services include dipping powder, artificial nails, nail art, chrome, holographic and fairy dust polishes. Each manicure includes a scrub, paraffin dip and hand massage, and the spa packages include additional relaxing treatments like reflexology.


Majestic Nails & Day Spa

This nail spa seems unassuming from its storefront located in a shopping center, but Majestic Nails & Day Spa is surprisingly large! The room can easily accommodate groups, and you can usually get a chair as a walk-in. Select one of six different organic pedicures that have detoxifying and relaxing properties. The spa packages combine nail, massage and facial services that will have you feeling rejuvenated from head to toe.


Nail 1st

When you find yourself with a hangnail or calloused feet or when you just want a polish change, head to Nail 1st. This Raleigh nail salon is ready to make your hands and feet look and feel their best. The Ionic Foot Detox draws out the impurities built up in your system. You can choose from a variety of services, from classic manicures to foot reflexology.


New Vision Nails & Day Spa

Give your nails a new look at New Vision. Opt for a basic mani and pedi or indulge in a herbal manicure with detoxification and a massage. Wine and other complimentary drinks are available. Treat yourself to a deluxe spa package like the “Bliss” with a signature mani, pedi and express facial or the “Premier” with gel mani, deluxe pedi and deep clean rejuvenating facial.


Seaboard Nails

Seaboard Nails specialize in gel manicures and luxurious pedicures, but the salon also offers natural nails, dipping powder and acrylic sets. What better way to relax than with a soothing lavender soak and leg-and-foot massage? For extra tension relief, try the Hot Stone Pedicure to release pressure points in the feet. The salon also offers a number of a la carte nail services, such as cuticle cut and nail repair to keep your fingers and toes healthy.


Which Raleigh nail salon is your go-to for some pampering? Stop by Park Central Apartments and let us know! If you’re searching for a new home in Raleigh, we hope you’ll visit to check out our high-rise apartment community in the Midtown District of North Hills. Visit Park Central online at to schedule a tour or call us directly at (919) 800-0619.


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