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Take Nail Art to the Next Level

Written By: Danielle Gumina  Making a Point with Extreme LA Nail Art

Nails can say a lot about who you are. A fresh manicure can connote cleanliness and simplicity. A bold coat can hint a wilder side. A manicure with a colorful approach can suggest a spontaneous character. Nails with intricate hand-painted designs can suggest a trendy and detail-oriented sense of style. It’s very likely that you see photos of #nailart all over Instagram now. Like interpreting first impressions, nail art provides an artistic platform for communicating something about you without uttering a word. We handpicked some great manicure salons in the Los Angeles area that are totally nailing it.



Tucked right inside the Melody Ehsani boutique on Fairfax, Kleur nail salon is a nail art collective consisting of four talented ladies who started out painting at public events. Today this independent company is painting for a large clientele that include a number of celebrities. You can also catch them at parties and other events in the LA area. In the past, Kleur has partnered with large well-known brands such as Urban Outfitters and Maybelline. For the ladies at Kleur, it is all about mixing fun colors and coming up with original artwork that stands out.

424 ½ N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036


CT Nails III

For all of you with a tight budget, at CT Nails III you can get a relatively discounted price for a manicure with nail art. The airbrush technology they provide also gives you a fun option to play up your designs in unexpected ways. The staff is efficient with their time, so if you are on the go and happen to be in the area, walk-ins are welcome and credit and debit cards are accepted.

7868 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046


Mars the Salon Los Angeles

Offering a unique touch of Japanese hospitality, Mars nail salon is the perfect pick for a spa day. You can relax in a peaceful room reserved just for you and enjoy a warm cup of tea. The nail artists are trained in crafting highly complex nail designs, so whatever crazy idea you have don’t be afraid to try it at Mars. They can probably make it for you.

606 Westmount Dr
West Hollywood, CA 90069



The manicure experience can surely be a glamorous one. At Laque Nail Bar, you can indulge in a mimosa or a cup of coffee while your nail technician decks out your fingers in extraordinary designs to your liking. Whether you have long nails or short, you can walk out of Laque with a stand out manicure. Coffin nails are one of the popular nail shapes that customers often request. Pedicures as well as waxing, facials, eyelash extensions and makeup services are also offered at both the Hollywood and Beverly Hills locations.

13025 Victory Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91606



Gloss Nail Spa is a great place to check out if you are relatively new to the nail game. Give your fingertips a makeover with a fun design, such as holographic applicators that give your natural nails a really cool texture and an added boost. Gels are the most popular manicure service, probably because gels offer more for your dollar and in the long-run they also protect your nails from chipping too.

2911 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026


The Nail Couture

The Nail Couture provides state of the art beauty treatments for nails and skin in a clean, safe and healthy environment. The space is tucked away in a private studio so as you’re walking in you feel like you’re hanging at your friend’s house. Nail care options range from a traditional manicure and pedicure using nail polish, to gel manicures and pedicures, to acrylics. You can also enjoy sugar and sea salt scrubs, and, of course, nail art services. One of the popular treatments is ANC, which gives your natural nails a beautiful gel look without the use of harsh chemicals, smells and UV lights.

1771 N McCadden Place Ste 108
Hollywood, CA 90028


The Painted Nail

The Painted Nail salon is another fun destination with an adorably chic atmosphere that definitely makes you feel like a princess. The staff members are very friendly and knowledgeable in their craft. They offer great packages too and discounted rates for kids. This is a great place to go to if you’re looking for just a simple traditional or gel manicure and pedicure. Less is more.

6250 Hollywood Blvd Ste 600
Los Angeles, CA 90028


Pink Nail

Nail art is not just for your fingertips. Deck out your toes, too! At Pink Nail, you can experience twice the fun with loads of hardware and designs both on your feet and hands. The nail technician, Sarah, loves to get to know you and really takes her time to develop a taste that works for you. She is quick, efficient, on-trend and gets every detail. Don’t be afraid to try some glitter applicators or geometric shapes to revamp your nails. If you want your nails to be Instagram worthy, get here.

808 S Western Ave, Suite 213
Los Angeles, CA 90005

M A N /// Up for These Extreme LA Manicures. From Crazy Colors to Wild Textures, These Manicures are On Point.

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