Do you like mile-long claws fit for an Instagram baddie, or a minimalist mani on your natural nails? Whatever your preference, Perth has a bounty of amazing nail artists to take your nails to the next level.
Subi’s certainly got an impressive per capita when it comes to standout nails! Onyx 66 keep things ultra cool with an approach that blends trendy fun with a low-key attitude.
217 Hay Street, Subiaco
Located inside the super cute Pink House, Ciara from Studio 98 is bringing all the cute vibes that the Leederville beauty and style hub is known for. From long sculpted acrylics to short naturals, expect plenty of fun and plenty of colour.
656 Newcastle Street, Leederville
Kustom Klaws’ motto is boss nails for boss women, and you’ll certainly feel like a boss with a set of these bad boys! Helmed by award-winning nail artist and burlesque performer Kenjai and with artists like Cheyenne X, the shop is a bubblegum-pink, retro delight, with super fun (vegan friendly!) designs to match. From extravagant, blingy acrylic talons to a simple gel mani, you’ll go home with some bomb ass nails.
1004 Beaufort Street, Inglewood
Angel City Nails
When it comes to the new wave of nail design, Angel City is at the forefront. One part kids sticker set, one part chrome moto tribal, one part alien blob… In a word, these nails are sick.
12/58 Newcastle Street, Northbridge
House of Ten
This collective includes a selection of Perth’s finest nail artists, all in one spot! From minimal manis with a pop of colour (Hi Vanessa!) to stunning intricate nail art (Hi Nicole!) or long sculpted nails (Hi Nessa!), there’s an artist for you at House of Ten.
Shop 8, 4 Sleat Road, Applecross
Luxe Nail Co
Loving the minimalist nail art vibes? You’re gonna love Luxe Nail Co. Specialists in gel polish and nail art, this pocket-sized, cute as a button Subiaco studio will have your nails looking super-chic – but definitely not boring!
7/502 Hay Street, Subiaco
One of Perth’s runaway nail success stories, Peachi Nails have become a complete sensation – and for good reason! Sisters Shannon and Leah Heath are total guns when it comes to technicolour gel polish designs that feel like summer all year round.
540 Charles Street, North Perth
Nat Maloney Nail Artist
Operating out of her home salon, Nat Moloney is sculpting some of the most impeccable acrylic nails in Perth. From Swarovski encrusted, chromed talons or incredible custom painted luxury press-ons, to monochromatic, modern sets – no matter your style, she’s got you (and your nails!) covered.
Shanice’s Affordable Nails
For southsiders who prefer a more low-key beauty experience, Shanice Ybanez is creating some stunning sets out of her Safety Bay home studio. Don’t be fooled by the affordable price tag though, each nail is high-key glamorous and beautifully crafted. Swarovski crystals, raw and encapsulated glitters, ombre… nails so bright, you’ll have to wear shades!
HER on Oxford
Running short on time? Double up the pampering with a mani at HER on Oxford while your hair processes – the masters of manes have now extended their offerings to include nails! While you won’t find extreme nail art or mile-long claws here, your nails will look as gorg as your hair with a luxe scrub treatment and a gel or BIAB manicure.
423 Oxford Street, Mount Hawthorn
Header image: Onyx 66