Real Tour Experience | Raleigh Hair and Nail Salons

Looking for Hair & Nail Salons in Raleigh?

Raleigh has so many high-quality salon options for all your beauty needs! On point with all the trends but still offering great customer service and a small-town, caring vibe, Raleigh truly offers the best experience getting your nails and hair done. Want to know where the locals go in Raleigh for Hair & Nails? Let’s take a look at the best options that locals swear by.

Hair Salons

Salt Hair

New in Wake Forest but already booming with business and great reviews, Salt Hair is conveniently located off Rogers Road and offers a variety of services including Hair extensions, Lash extensions, waxing, haircuts and balayage. Salt Hair has it all. Owner and stylist Elli Koopman works with all textures of hair (she has beautiful curly hair herself!) and has stunning results. With a warm and fun atmosphere, Salt-Hair is a great salon to spend a couple of hours feeling like a whole new you after quarantine.


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Salon Blu

With several locations around Raleigh, Salon Blu offers high-end cuts, color, blowouts and hair extensions. With a trendy, upscale atmosphere, clients will feel truly pampered! Their artists know hair well and have a great eye for trends and cuts fitting their clients’ needs.


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Tone Hair Salon

Tone Hair Salon is voted the #1 Hair Salon in Wake County for 2019 & 2020! Their clients will tell you it’s their favorite salon around! They even offer a free virtual hair consult. They offer trendy cuts, color, balayage and extensions.

Larkspur Salon Spa

Larkspur Salon Spa is a great one-stop shop salon, offering pedicures, massages, waxing, tanning, haircuts and color, as well as hair and lash extensions. With fabulous reviews and a lot of stylists to choose from, this is a salon you’ll want to call before your next night out.

Sky Parlor Salon

Conveniently located by the Greystone Recreation Center, Sky Parlor has a cool ambiance and skilled staff that offer cuts, coloring and keratin treatments. With their stylists ranked by skill level, it is easy to choose a stylist based on your wallet and hair needs. Clients rave about Naomi and Jesse.

Alter EGO Salon and Blow Dry Bar

Right in Downtown Raleigh, Alter EGO Raleigh offers a wide variety of hair color and cut services, as well as hair treatments. With a virtual hair consult, no in-person checkout, and health precautions, you can feel safe while getting your haircut here.


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Nail Salons

Foot Massage Spa

Foot Massage Spa is one of the best-kept secrets of Raleigh and is a hidden gem. Offering manicures and pedicures,
they include great foot and leg massages along with the pedicures, as well as neck and shoulder massages for an extra fee, while all still at a low price point. With scented salts in your pedicure bath, a nice menu of drink options to sip while you relax, and a separate, darkened room with plush chairs to enjoy the massage portion, this is THE place to go when you’re ready for some ‘me’ time.

Phoenix Nail Spa

This is another local favorite. Offering a variety of nail and pedicure services, Phoenix Nail Spa also offers manicures/pedicures for kids for a mommy-daughter/son date, as well as massages and spa pedicures. Their bamboo charcoal neck wraps, charcoal clay masks and heat/aromatherapy are sure to be relaxing. Clients rave about their technicians doing free-hand nail art and not rushing.

Polished Nail Bar

It not only has a clean, nice atmosphere, but Polished Nail Bar also offers lash extensions, microblading (at some of their locations), and waxing in addition to manicures and pedicures.

Cameron Spa and Nails

Rated the best nail salon in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020 of The Triangle Awards. Head to Cameron Village to enjoy shopping at the charming boutiques and fun restaurants there, and afterwards head to Cameron Spa and Nails. They offer nail services, as well as waxing and threading.



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“Hair Cutting, Treatment & Color Services.” Tone Hair Salon

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“Safe.” Alter EGO Salon and Blow Dry Bar  Accessed 29 Mar. 2021.

“Luxury Pedicures & Spa.” Phoenix Nail Spa Accessed 29 Mar. 2021.

Mjcreative. “Beauty Services.” Polished Nail Bar | Charlotte & Raleigh Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

“Cameron Spa & Nails | Manicure & Pedicure | Raleigh NC.” Accessed 29 Mar. 2021.



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