Affordable nail salons in KL 


There are countless places in Kuala Lumpur to get a manicure. However, these pampering sessions don’t usually come cheap – especially if you’re opting for gel nails with fancy nail art. For those of you on a tight budget, we’ve rounded up a list of 12 nail salons in KL that offer manicures for under RM50.

That way, you can continue to treat yourself without burning a hole in your wallet. The full-service classic manicures on our list includes basic nail care and a single nail colour to meet all your essential nail needs. 


1. Jac & Ivy – Express Manicure (RM30)


Manicures in KLImage credit: Jac & Ivy Nail Spa via Facebook

Jac & Ivy Nail Spa’s sleek interior design sets the perfect mood for an afternoon of relaxation while you treat yourself to an affordable Express Manicure (RM30), which will have your nails trimmed, shaped, and coated with a polish of your choice.

For a soothing massage to go with your manicure, there’s the Classic Manicure (RM55), which comes with trimming, shaping, polish, cuticle care, cuticle oil, and a light massage.

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Jac & Ivy also has a kid’s spa decked out with adorable cat-shaped chairs and robes. The manicurists use non-toxic Korean nail polishes in its Mini Express Manicure (RM25) or Mini Classic Manicure (RM45) for kids, so you don’t have to worry about safety.

The salon also offers a Signature Manly Manicure (RM55) for men, making this a perfect place to visit for a fun family day out. 

Manicures in KLKid’s spa at Jac & Ivy Nail Spa.
Image credit: Jac & Ivy Nail Spa via Facebook

The store has a selection of quirky nail designs that you can pick from, including customised hand-drawn nail art. Prices for nail art start from RM10 for each nail.

Nail art stickers (from RM8/nail) is also another affordable option to consider here, which will also add flair to your regular manicure. 

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Jac & Ivy @ Sri Hartamas
Address: A-0-2, Plaza Damas 3, No. 63 Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Taman Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am-8pm, Daily
Contact: 03-6206 1508 | Jac & Ivy’s website 


2. Nails Craft – Classic Manicure (RM40)


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Nails Craft offers Classic Manicure (RM40) and Classic Pedicure (RM60) services in a whimsical space. The salon is decorated with pink chandeliers, wooden dollhouses, and floral decals on the walls that can serve as inspiration for your nail art designs.

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A set of nails with custom nail art range from RM108-178, depending on the design. The price includes a Gel Manicure (RM78) and nail art with accessories. 

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Nails Craft @ Kuchai Lama
Address: 19-G, Jalan Kuchai Maju 7, Kuchai Lama, 58200 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 11am-8pm, Daily
Contact: 017-253 9957 | 03-7983 8883

Nails Craft @ Bukit Jalil
Address: Residensi Park, 28, Residensi Park, Persiaran Bukit Jalil Utama, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 11am-8pm, Daily
Contact: 017-255 0816|
Nails Craft’s Facebook | Instagram


3. Nailed It Manicure & Pedicure – Classic Manicure (RM45)


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When it comes to nail designs, Nailed It Manicure & Pedicure over at Lalaport BBCC has a variety of them up their sleeves.

While their Classic Manicure (RM45) and Pedicure (RM55) are affordable options for a nail parlour located in the heart of the city, they have add-ons to consider if you’re looking further spruce up your nails. There’s the popular and trendy Ombre and Chrome (from RM78), and also Rainbow Colour (RM15) to have the option to get three nail polish colours.

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Hand-drawn Nail Art starts from RM5 per nail, depending on the design you choose. If you don’t have a design in mind, take a look at the salon’s Instagram for inspiration. You can ask the nail technicians to recreate a design that catches your eye.

Nail salons in KL - Nailed It
Image credit: @lalaport_bbcc via Instagram

Address: L3-03, West Wing, Lalaport BBCC Mall, Jln Hang Tuah, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 03-4812 7058 | Nailed It Manicure & Pedicure’s Facebook


4. Gloss Up Nail Bar – Manicure (RM30)


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When it comes to dainty nail art designs and affordable services, a trip to Gloss Up Nail Bar for a pampering session is worth considering. The relatively new nail parlour in KL has Manicure (RM30) and Pedicure (RM45), with the option to include add-ons such as French (RM30), Ombre (RM30), Matt Top (RM10), and chrome (RM20).

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If you’ve been eyeing a nail design on their social media pages and want to recreate the look, you can opt for Nail Art, priced between RM2-20.

Address:7-1, Jalan Kuchai Maju 8, Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 11am-10pm | Sat & Sun 10am-8pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 017-352 1960 | Gloss Up Nail Bar’s Instagram


5. De Nail Addict – Classic Manicure (RM50)


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De Nail Addict lets you save majorly with its Express Manicure (RM25) that comes with filing, cutting, buffing and one polish colour of your choice. The difference between this and the Classic Manicure (RM50) is that it doesn’t include cuticle care and massage. But rest assured, any session you choose will have you sporting vibrant nails for up to five days. 

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Prices for nail art designs here starts at RM8/nail, with trendy designs ranging from geometric prints to floral and sparkly designs that will help level up your OOTD.

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Address: Lot B-F-13 Blok B Ativo Plaza, Jalan PJU 9/1, Damansara Avenue Bandar Sri Damansara, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10am-7pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 03-6263 7559 | De Nail Addict’s Facebook | Instagram


6. Nail Trend Studio – Manicure, Perfect Polish (RM40)


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Another nail salon that has an impressive client list is Nail Trend Studio. Celebrities such as musician Talitha Tan and model Syazlin Zainal have posted about it on their Instagram pages. But you don’t have to fork out too much for a Manicure – Perfect Polish (RM40) here to keep up with the latest nail trends.

Nail salons in KL - Nail Trend Studio
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For a classic look, give the affordable Manicure – French Design (RM55) a go. It looks good especially on short nails. Other specialised manicure sessions are offered too, such as Manicure – Clear Service (RM38) and Manicure – Infinite Shine Colour (RM45).

Nail salons in KL - Nail Trend Studio
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Address: Lot F31, Level 1, 60, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am-8.30pm, Daily
Contact: 03-6206 2373 | NailTrend Training Studio’s Facebook | Instagram


7. Golden File Nail Salon & Spa – Classic Manicure (RM50)


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Golden File Nail Salon & Spa offers its Classic Manicure (RM50) with a deal that’s bound to save you even more: after every five manicures here, you are entitled to a free session. 

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This salon is skilled at creating eye-catching nail art designs (RM4/nail) even on short nails.

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Image credit: Golden File Nail Salon & Spa via Facebook

There is also a Golden File Nail Salon & Spa outlet at The Curve Mall in PJ with all the same services if you find yourself outside of KL. 

Address: 1 Mont Kiara, 23A, 2nd Floor, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am-9pm, Daily
Contact: 03-6206 5573 | Golden File Nail Salon & Spa’s Facebook


8. Maniqure – Classic Manicure (RM48)


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Maniqure from Kota Kinabalu opened a branch in KL in January 2020, so those in the area can get a treat of their affordable nail care in the city too. You’ll have options of Manicure (RM48) and Pedicure (RM58), or a pairing of the two with their Manicure + Pedicure (RM100) full-on pamper treat.

If you’re looking to spruce up your nails, there’s also over 600 nail designs (from RM3/nail) available, with plenty of soft, floral designs and fun, louder prints to choose from.

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Other affordable nail services include its Tone 2 Colours (RM30), where you’ll get all 10 nails painted with 2 colours of your choice, or French Design (RM50) for simple yet classy white nail tips.

Make the most of the under RM50 pamper treats while you’re here too, with Callus Treatment (RM30) and Hands Waxing (RM48) to smoothen and soften your hands and feet.

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Address: 3-1, Jalan Radin Bagus 6, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Fri-Mon 11am-8pm | Wed & Thu 9am-8pm (Closed on Tuesdays)
Contact: 012-757 0152 | Maniqure’s website


9. 29MNAIL – Classic Manicure (RM50) 


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Located in Sri Hartamas, 29MNAIL is a certified nail salon recognised by the Japan Nail Association and a sister company of Mnail in Nagoya, Japan. This pet-friendly nail parlour offers a tranquil ambience, where you can indulge in an array of affordable nail treatments accompanied by your furry friend. 

Nail salons in KL - 29mnails
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The highly-sought after Classic Manicure (RM50) includes nail trimming, shaping, and cuticle care, as well as a gel colour of your choice and cuticle oil to nourish your nails.   

Other nail treatments such as the French Polish Manicure (RM78) and the Japanese Gel Gradient (RM200), which is a blend of multiple shades of nail colours, is ideal for those seeking an eye-catching nail style.

Address: A-0-13A Block A Plaza Damas 3, Taman Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am-7pm, Daily
Contact: 011-33020768 | 29MNAIL’s Instagram


10. POSH Nail Spa – Express Manicure (RM45)


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If POSH Nail Spa sounds familiar to you, it’s probably because the salon is a favourite of many Malaysian influencers. Its client list includes names like Xandria Ooi, Maggy Wang, and even actress Tong Bing Yu, just to name a few. You can join the list with the salon’s affordable manicure.

Nail salons in KL - Posh Nail
Image credit: Posh Nail Spa 

The Express Manicure (RM40) here offers standard nail care, as well as callus removal and soothing lotion to get your hands prepped for another grinding week at school or work. But to fully pamper yourself, consider the Indulgence Manicure (RM70), which includes exfoliation, trimming, shaping, callus removal, cuticle treatment, light massage and a polish of your choice.

To jazz up your nails even further, add nail art (RM8-25/nail) to your manicure. POSH Nail Spa is known for its fun, minimalistic designs that will brighten up any OOTD. 

Posh @ TDDI
Address: 31, Lorong Datuk Sulaiman 7, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am-8pm, Daily
Contact: 012-901 8219 

Posh @ Bukit Tunku
Address: The Stories of Taman Tunku, G1& G1-1, Off Jalan Langgak Tunku, Bukit Tunku, 50480, Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am-8pm, Daily
Contact: 012-309 8219 | Posh Nail Spa’s website


11. Younique Nail Boutique – Younique Manicure (RM40)


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Like its name suggests, Younique Nail Boutiques has unique 3D designs (from RM5/nail) that will give your nails that added sparkle and definition. Get comfy on a leather massage chair while pampering yourself with a Younique Manicure (RM40).

The store has over a hundred regular and gel nail polish colours to choose from. But if you’re someone who dislikes making quick on-the-go decisions, the nail technicians here are always patient and willing to lend a hand and a suggestion or two. 

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Younique Nail Boutique via Facebook

Address: Unit 15-1-5A, Shoplex, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480, Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10am-7pm (Closed on Sundays)
Contact: 03-6201 3428 | Younique Nail Boutique’s Facebook


12. JJ Nail Studio – Classic Manicure (RM45)


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Regular visitors to Mid Valley Mall are probably already familiar with JJ Nail Studio, a trusty nail salon franchise that has been around since 2003. This trusty nail salon offers Classic Manicure (RM45) and a Express Manicure (RM35), that includes nail care and one normal nail colour option.

This nail salon may be located in one of the most crowded malls in KL, but you won’t have to sacrifice comfort and privacy as seating is tucked away at the back of the store.

Nail salons in KL _ JJ Nail StudioImage credit: @jjnailstudio_midvalley via Instagram

The store charges an additional RM2-10 for nail art per nail, and the technicians here are patient with any customised requests you have. If you can’t make up your mind on a design, don’t fret as there are nail art samples, including holographic nails and popular cartoon characters, in the store to help you choose. 

Address: Mid Valley Megamall, S-065A, 2nd Floor, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 03-2201 7923 | JJ Nail Studio Mid Valley’s Facebook


Affordable manicures at nail salons in KL


Whether you’re looking to add some extra colour to your OOTD or wanting to pamper your nails, consider taking some me-time this weekend and relax at these nail salons that offer affordable manicures. 

Other places in KL to check out:


Cover image adapted from: @jacandivy via Instagram, @nailscraft_by_sn via Instagram

This article was first published on 23rd December 2019, and updated by Janet and Yusintha on 17th July 2023.

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