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Top 5 Nail Bars in JHB


In desperate need of a mani, pedi or maybe even both? Then make your way to one of our all-time favourite nail bars in Joburg. Not only are we going gaga over their vast selection of treatments, we’re also obsessed with what they’ve done to decorate their spaces… SOHO NYC WHERE: Shop L31C, entrance 6 in Sandton City, 011 784-0370sohonycsalon.com With its luxe decor, including state-of-the-art manicure tables, pedicure chairs and waxing rooms, SOHO NYC in Sandton City has established itself as one of the top beauty salons and nail bars in Jozi. Like most in New York City, SOHO is a no appointment, first-come-first-served salon. It’s no wonder international superstars like Oprah, Samuel L Jackson, Rihanna and John Legend have all turned to SOHO NYC for their pampering needs. POLISH NAIL SPA WHERE: Shop 5, The Parks Shopping Centre, Corner of Wells & Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, 011-447-7952polishnailspa.co.za Located in Parkwood, Polish Nail Spa can only be described as a haven for hands and feet. They offer expert nail treatments in a beautiful environment and boast a wide range of top quality treatments as well as experienced, friendly technicians, ensuring a truly relaxing and enjoyable experience. SORBET NAIL SPA WHERE: Shop 14 Level 2, Hyde Park Shopping Centre, Corner of Jan Smuts Avenue & William Nicol Drive, Hyde Park, 011-325-5214sorbet.co.za Sorbet is one of the great South African entrepreneurial success stories, catering to the needs of many South African women over the years. It's a recognised and trusted brand that could not go unmentioned on our list. The Hyde Park Nail Bar is one of our favourite Sorbet branches to visit. Their impressive product menu includes Essie, OPI, Gelish, Biosculture Gel and the brand new Morgan Taylor range. GLOSS NAIL AND BEAUTY WHERE: 66 St Andrews Road, Birdhaven Shopping Centre, 011-447-9273glossnailandbeauty.co.za Located in the newly renovated Wrenrose and Birdhaven Court, Gloss' fresh interior makes each and every customer feel relaxed and pampered. Gloss was among the first to offer a St Tropez spray booth and their 'Sparties' bridal and birthday packages our now some of their signature services. Offering treatments from manis and pedis to waxing and spray tans, it's a one-stop shop for a quick makeover. TOAST & CO. WHERE: Hewstone, 54 buckingham Avenue, Craighall Park, 011-325-5184toastandco.co.za Owned by two sisters, Julie and Karen, toast & co combines pampering treatments with a unique retail experience in a highly stylised setting. Their personal approach has earned them not only a loyal clientele of women, but also a steady following of men who come for hand and foot treatments. Now operating in its fifth year, it has become a local favourite in the area. Text Katharyn Williams-Jaftha and Lizette Watts