The Best Los Angeles Nail Salons

The Best Los Angeles Nail Salons in 2018

A simple manicure can speak a thousand words. Are you a classic French-tips type of person, or would you prefer to live up to the trendiest and most elegant nail styles displayed on Instagram? Whichever your preference is, LA is sure to have a nail salon to fit your style!

Cost of a manicure in LA:

A full manicure in Los Angeles can range from $20-70+ depending on where you go and whether you are getting a simple buff and polish or if you are opting for a full acrylic set complete with intricate designs. No matter what you are looking for, in LA, you’re sure to find a nail salon to exceed your expectations. Here are the best nail salons in Los Angeles, ranging from non-toxic and eco-friendly to luxurious and over-the-top.



Price Range: Moderate

All it takes is one visit to Daravey’s Nail Salon and you’ll know why she gets nothing but raving reviews from her customers. She is a perfectionist in everything she does from the intricate design of your nails to the meticulous cleaning process she uses for all of her tools. In fact, she owns the only nail salon in LA that is registered with the Infection Control Program and she takes great pride in it.

Great place!! The owner has an impeccable work ethic and cleaning standards. Is refreshing to find an establishment with great technicians, fair price and extremely clean. You won’t be disappointed!!  So satisfied and she took her time with me giving me the best design and treatment 

– Adi L. (Yelp)

Bonus tip: Every 5 visits you get a 25% discount!


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$20 – Basic Polish

$40 – Gel Polish

$50 – Super Gel

$4 per nail – Seasonal Look

$2-3 per nail – Customized Nail Art

Clean, chic, minimalist… if this is your style, Base Coat is your place! Don’t let “simple” keep you away, though. They have 105 colors for you to choose from!

Base Coat is known for formulating their own vegan and cruelty-free products. All of their nail polishes are “8-free,” meaning they are free from the 8 most toxic chemicals commonly found in other polishes. Each of their sugar scrubs, lotions, and other products are plant-based and made with essential oils rather than synthetic fragrances.

To meet their non-toxic and environmentally friendly standards, they do not offer acrylics or hard gels, as they are usually laden with chemicals.

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COLOR CAMP in Los Angeles


Price Range:

$30-50 manicure

$40-60 pedicure

$5+ nail art (minimalist, modern, chic

At Color Camp, everything is customized to fit your personality. You’ll start by choosing which type of base polish you’d like: basic polish, gel, or super gel. You can keep your nails basic if you like, but it wouldn’t be a true Color Camp experience without having their unique, trendy, “Instafamous” nail art to complete the look. Chances are if you’ve seen the design on Instagram, they’ve already mastered it! Ombre, matte finish, gemstones, studs, confetti…there are no limits!

Another bonus? They are committed to leaving out as many toxic chemicals as possible. So, you’re making a better choice for your own health as well as the health of the environment!




$25 French Acrylic Short Set

$45 Gels Extension Short Set

$18 Natural Acrylic Short Set

$15 Pedicure

If beautiful, long, and perfectly polished nails are your jam, Christine will not disappoint. Christine, a nail artist with an impressive reputation, can be found inside Le Vons Hair Boutique. Her attention to detail surpasses what you will find at most other nail salons, and she will not leave your nails looking anything less than perfect. She specializes in acrylic nails, gel extensions, and nail art, so if you are looking for long and perfectly shaped tips, this is the place for you!

Love getting my nails done by Christine. Her attention to detail is on point! It’s taken me a while to find a go to nail person in LA and she’s it. – Jeannette L. (Yelp)


MINILUXE in Beverly Hills, Brentwood, and West Hollywood


$22-47 Manicure

$40-65 Pedicure

$49-89 Mani/Pedi Combo

With 15 locations spanning across the United States, MiniLuxe knows what a mani/pedi experience should be like. Sit back and enjoy a glass of champagne while getting pampered. In fact, while you are already at the salon, you may choose to also take advantage of their brow and waxing services. MiniLuxe uses all non-toxic products and they have created their own brand of nail polish with a wide selection of colors to choose from.

If you like to be pampered with a massage and champagne while you get your nails done, this is your place. Average price for manicure is $25; there is a no-chip 3 day guarantee. I absolutely adored the service and the outcome of my nails. – Mary L (Yelp)