K-Beauty & Health

Top 3 Nail Art Salons in Seoul

In this article, i will introduce you to some of the best nail art salons you can find in Seoul. Korea is known for setting trends when it comes to fashion from head to toe including creative nail designs. You can even create your own. So why not give your nails a new look during your stay, then check out these places!

Unistella nail salon

Unistella is known for their exclusive and enjoyable nail designs, and “they have nail art that is not available anywhere else in the world,” as a reviewer said. A few of their workers speak very fluent English on top of that. The price is higher than others, as they are a luxury salon in Cheongdam, but the service and quality that is offered in return is worth it.

If you’re a fan of kpop and love your artists design, you should know that their designer Park Eunkyung behind many of those beautiful nails such as Blackpink’s in the ice cream MV:

  • Operating hour: MON – FRI : 11AM – 9PM,  SAT, 11AM – 6PM
  • Location: 19-30, Cheongdam-Dong, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul, Korea
  • Price range: Please contact the salon for the price

Tam2na nail art

Tam2na is another nail salon beloved by K-pop stars and K-actors if you have always wondered where to get your nails done like a Korean celebrity. Her latest work includes Taeyeon’s nails.

It is located in the trendy streets near exit 5 of Apgujeong Rodeo station, a direct walk until you pass Paris Baguette, then turn right, and the shop should be around the corner! Make sure you’re not on a budget that is tight, because this one too is quite pricy.

  • Operating hour: Mon ~ Sat 11 AM – 10 PM
  • Location: 666 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
  • Price range: Please contact the salon for the price

The nail bar

The Nail Bar is yet another English-speaking nail shop, welcoming you with a friendly atmosphere and great service. It has been mentioned a lot by expats online.

So far, they have two branches that are very similar to one another. One is near the station at Hangangjin and the other is near the station at Noksapyeong. The workers in the Hannam branch spoke flawless English, according to a customer!

  • Operating hour: Mon-Sat 11:00 ~ 10:00 Sun 12:00 ~ 9:00
  • Location: 658 Itaewon-dong Yongsan-gu (Hannam Branch)
  • Price range:  Basic Manicure ₩18,000- Gel Manicure ₩50,000

🇩🇿 Djedouani Amina

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