The 5 favorite nail bars of the editorial team

The best nails bar in Paris

Just like finding a trusted hairdresser you keep for life, discovering excellent nail salons for flawless nails can be quite challenging. A perfect combination of long-lasting nail polish, reasonable prices, a good cup of coffee, and stylish surroundings is far from obvious. To put an end to desperate inquiries like, "Where do you get your nails done?" and endless Google searches, the editors at Do It In Paris reveal their favorite nail bars for achieving nails worthy of an it-girl. Enjoy !



Manikya nails bar in Paris

This salon, inaugurated a year ago, stands out as the new nail bar to keep an eye on. And for a good reason : the complete manicure (some call it the "Russian manicure") is executed to perfection. The salon, resembling a Pinterest mood board, reminds us of the joy of self-care.

Why we love it : "Overall, you're treated like a princess!" confesses Marie, our fashion editor. "Plus, Manikya pays special attention to the coffee served, which is roasted specifically for them and served in lovely ceramic cups. As a coffee lover, it's a big plus for me!"

Manikya, 14 Rue des Pyramides, Paris 1st. Monday to Friday from 10 am to 8 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm, closed on Sundays. Complete manicure, semi-permanent €55 (1 hour).


Rose Cartel x Gloss’up

Rose Cartel x Gloss’up. Haussmann nails bar

Nestled in the Wellness Gallery of Galeries Lafayette Haussmann, the beauty salon Rose Cartel, in collaboration with nail expert Gloss' Up, offers an ultra-creative nail corner. Here, both simple manicures and intricate nail art are crafted. Whether you leave with trendy Mob Wife red nails or a glazed donut worthy of Hailey Bieber, this ultra-comfy and warm haven is an invitation to relaxation and a beauty rendezvous for all the girl bosses working in the area.

Why we love it : Alia, our partnerships director, swears by the personalized capsule customization service : "In no time, I have my nails designed according to my daily desires and leave with my kit to apply at home. Convenient for someone always on the go !

Rose Cartel x Gloss’up. Haussmann - La Wellness Galerie, 40 Blvd Haussmann Galeries Lafayette, Paris 9th. Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm. Complete manicure, semi-permanent €50 (45 minutes).


Les Jardins de Nana

Les Jardins de Nana nail bar in paris

The Nail House of Les Jardins de Nana institutes is as iconic as Johanna, the founder of this Parisian beauty empire. Johanna's salons are a good vibes haven where expert advice flows, and you feel at ease. Regarding nails, everything is possible: from classic (€25) or semi-permanent (€39) to the complete "Russian" manicure (€35), natural nail strengthening, or even the application of gel capsules X (€70). Among the regulars who trust the house are beauty queens like Inès de la Fressange, Iris Mittenaere, Malika Ménard, and Rachel Trapani.

Why we love it : Clémence, our editor-in-chief, always takes advantage of her manicure appointment to book her eyebrow threading, the house's specialty. "I like the possibility of doing everything in one place to save time !"

Les Jardins de Nana. 3 Rue Française, Paris 1st - 72 Rue Pierre Demours, Paris 17th - 7 Rue de la Tour, Paris 16th. Opening hours may vary depending on the salons. Complete manicure, semi-permanent €39 (45 minutes).


Free Persephone

Free Persephone nail bar in Paris

With a unique visual concept, this beauty salon pays homage to Persephone, the goddess of spring. Offering a breath of fresh air all year round, Free Persephone is a complete institute decorated like a flower garden, where you can almost hear the birds singing. Its real strength ? Sharing. Whether for a treatment or a manicure, you can come with your best friends or your mom to get your nails done while catching up on each other's recent weeks. Nice, isn't it ?

Why we love it : "What I love about Free Persephone is its tea salon aspect ! I always snack on a delicious cake to accompany my hot drink while waiting for my turn," says Lou, our culture journalist.

Free Persephone. 66 Boulevard Raspail, Paris 6th. Wednesday to Monday from 10 am to 7 pm. Complete manicure, semi-permanent €57.



Rouge Paris nails bar in Paris

In just a few years, Rouge has established itself as the reliable player in the Parisian nail game. The impeccable technique and comprehensive services explain why connoisseurs go there without hesitation for baby boomer, templates, strengthening, and gel applications.

Why we love it : Our community manager Estelle swears by Rouge because "the application is flawless and lasts easily for a month. Plus, with 8 locations in Paris, I can choose the one on my way and walk in without necessarily making an appointment."

Rouge Paris. Paris 5th, 8th, 14th, 16th, 17th, Neuilly, Levallois. Opening hours may vary depending on the salons. Complete manicure, semi-permanent €45.


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