A Nail Addict’s Guide to Stunning Manicures in Cairo

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By Sarah Alblowi

Oh, how we girls love our nails; short or long, squared or almond, we love our digits sharply filed and freshly painted. Nails are like the heels of our hands and there’s something of pure enjoyment in taking hours to choose your color. If you’re in a nail craze, we gathered the best nail salons in Cairo to bling your claws.

The Nail Factory

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Possibly the best in town for acrylic. If you love the length, they’ll perfect your claws to the nines. Located in busy Zamalek, the salon calls for a girl’s nails and lunch date around town.

Simply Nails

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Newest baby on the list, the fresh white on white salon opened in Cario Festival City Mall and it’s worth the hype. The roomy high ceiling salon is spacious and comfy. They offer endless options, nails and beyond.

Nail Fashion

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On every corner, there’s probably more nail fashion than there are Starbucks. We love how it’s found in most malls like Downtown and City Stars, making it easy to window shop while your fresh manicure drys. Multitask, ladies!

Tarek Nail

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Show your nails some attention, they need love too. They’re the most used, yet neglected, body parts. If your cuticles are dying, this salon in Tagamoa is convenient for AUC students on their break.

The Nail Spa

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This salon has the biggest color collection that’s perfect for all season. The cozy modern atmosphere full of pink splashes feels like a life-size dollhouse.

Dida Nail Salon




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In front of AUC, the quiet salon is very girly and colorful, amazing for quick lunch break manicures. Just off Road 90, very easy to stop for busy days while running errands. Go for simple summer nails for Sahel season or full glam crystal nails for birthdays.

Nour Nails


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The teeny tiny salon is always packed and we get why! Their manicures are stunning and they offer a wide range of chrome nail colors and accessories. Their appointments are often jammed, therefore, not punctual. We recommend you bring a snack while you wait.

Tip Toe Spa

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Super cute pastel interior, get your phones ready for endless Instagram pictures. Very clean and professional, the friendly staff and cozy seats make it feel like nail paradise. Other than nails, their cute braids are a must try to bring the little girl in you.

WE SAID THIS: If you have another favorite nail salon, let us know in the comments below!

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