Keep It Cute At These Black-Owned Nail Salons In Philly

By Kelsey Marie


How many times have you been traveling and broke a nail or needed to get them re-done? Finding a good nail salon in an unfamiliar city can be tricky, especially when you like your nails done in a particular way.

As difficult as finding a good nail salon can be, finding a black-owned nail salon can be even more difficult — especially when traveling.

No worries though, because we’ve found black-owned nail salons in Philly that will have you contemplating relocating (or at least trying to take the nail tech back home with you).

Brown Sugar Nail Spa

1128 S. 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA

This luxury spa offers services for your hands and feet. They offer a signature Brown Sugar Scrub which is made in-house and follow-up with a hot towel hand massage.

In addition to hand and feet services, they offer facials and body waxing services. Unwind with complimentary wine and a warm atmosphere.

Good Hood Girls Hip Hop Nail Shop

2116 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

According to their Facebook page, Good Hood Girls is a “lifestyle brand that produces content, goods, and services that cater to the lifestyle of young adult black women that reflects, supports, and promotes joy, freedom, and prosperity in the lives of black women.”

3rd Element Spa

7175 Ogantz Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

This salon has highly skilled nail techs that make sure all clients are catered to and treated very well.

Nails By Naimah

761 E. Willard Street, Philadelphia, PA

One reviewer said: “I’ve never been happier with my nails than after my visit with Naimah. She’s very professional and sweet. She makes you feel welcome and very relaxed. I won’t be going anywhere else NO TIME SOON.”

This salon is home-based.

Bellish Nails

841 S 52nd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Located inside The Glamour Palace.

Luxury Nails By Hafsa

2301 N. 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Located inside Maisonde Chic Salon.

Be mindful this salon only takes cash.

The Glamour Palace

841 S. 52nd Street, Philadelphia, PA

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In addition to nails, they also sell jewelry, clothing, and bundles.

Maris Hilton

2948 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Specializing in acrylic, Maris will make sure your nails pop.

Nail’D By Londyn

2490 N. 50th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Londyn is a licensed nail technician and esthetician.


329 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Located inside Posh Hair Boutique.

Before getting your nails done, be mindful of their $25 non-refundable deposit via CashApp.

House Of Bling Nail Boutique

6924 Torresdale Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

There are no men or children allowed at this salon.

The salon is open Tuesday – Saturday.

Perfectly Polish Me

54 W. Maplewood Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

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Kelsey Marie

Kelsey-Marie is an NYC girl who currently lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. You can keep up with her on Instagram at @kelseydashmarie

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