Auckland’s Best Nail Salons

There is nothing quite like treating yourself to a manicure or pedicure – but with so many nail salons to choose from, where are the best places to go? We’ve picked out our favourite Auckland salons, for guaranteed, instagram-worthy nails each and every time.









Famed for unique nail art and polish options, The Art Of Nails has spacious salons based in Ponsonby, Albany and Sylvia Park. Clients are greeted withherbal tea options, friendly staff and a resort-style salon experience – making it a favourite for designers on the runway at New Zealand Fashion Week each year. Art Of Nails also caters to groups and special occasions.

Website: The Art Of Nails
Instagram: theartofnailsNZ








Leah Light is most well-known as a celebrity nail stylist – with a client list that includes the likes of Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Lorde. Her work has also been featured on magazine covers and music videos. Dedicated to providing that “something special” to her clients, Leah Light has two locations – Parnell and Westgate – both of which provide nail services as well as additional hairdressing, beauty and makeup artistry. Setting her apart, Leah also offers an online nail training course for those wanting to break into the industry.

Instagram: leahlightnailsandbeauty
Website: Leah Light








With 2 convenient Auckland locations – City Works Depot and Britomart – POP Nails is dedicated to giving premium manicures with personality and heightened attention to detail. With a young and bubbly vibe, the salon works hard to keep up with seasonal fashion trends to give the ultimate nail experience. They also offer their own line of nail products – hand balm and cuticle oil, dedicated to promoting healthy and beautiful nails.

Instagram: Ilovepopnails
Website: POP Nails