Is showing off your toes in summer sandals making you nervous? Head to one of these six salons in Austin for high-end nail service and more—from a pink boutique to a chemically-conscious salon, find your new favorite nail salon here.
This NYC transplant, located in the South Congress Hotel, offers services free of harsh chemicals and additives. In fact, its own line of polish is vegan, cruelty free, and long lasting. 1603 S. Congress Ave., 469-660-1010
If all-pink everything appeals to you, head to this Barbie-esque boutique and salon, and prepare to be pampered. The brainchild of two University of Texas MBA students, Embellish prides itself on hygienic practices, solid price points and a girly experience. Enjoy a glass of wine while getting your nails polished—after your appointment, peruse their displays of fashionable apparel, adorable jewelry (including pieces from Kendra Scott), and cute gifts. 3663 Bee Caves Road, 512-328-9898; 3010 W. Anderson Lane, 512-452-7465
This sleek downtown salon recently expanded into Burnet. Their extended hours mean accomodated appointments for women on-the-go. Their convenient online payment system allows customers to pay ahead of time for their treatments, which also means never messing up your nails while digging in your bag for your wallet. The salon, which is a Certified Safe Salon with ethical employment practices, also offers high-end polishes and a variety of luxe upgrades you have to experience yourself. 210 Guadalupe St.; 11005 Burnet Road, Ste. 114, 512-476-1211
This charming little salon on the east side is known for its meticulous nail work, and for offerings decadent beverages (rosé with raspberries, anyone?). The owners have 20 years of luxury hospitality, so you’ll get the full-glam treatment. 2025 E. Seventh St., 512-777-2588
Looking for some fab nail art? Let the experts at this hip salon on Burnet Road dream something up for you. The staff is welcoming and chatty, and will make you feel like you’ve stopped at a friend’s apartment for a cup of tea. 4800 Burnet Road, Ste. 410, 512-382-9521
A full-service salon for when you need more than just a mani, Bella Salon on West Sixth Street can deftly cater to all your beautification needs. Each member of the salon's staff is an expert, so you’re in good hands with any one of their stylists, makeup artists, or estheticians. 1221 W. Sixth St., 512-474-5999