Where to Get Your Hair Cut, Nails Done and Shoes Shined in Lower Manhattan
It’s probably time to freshen up your look. It’s ok, you look great, but everyone in New York needs some self-care every now and then. So, whether you need a new hairstyle for the season, some shine to your shoes for a date or just to clean up your nails, you can find loads of personal services right in Lower Manhattan.
Here’s a rundown of some hair salons, barber shops, shoe-repair shops and nail salons you can check out without leaving the neighborhood.
Only Nails, 86 Nassau Street
The place to go for classic, luxe or kid manicures, plus 10-minute massages.
Bridge Nail and Spa, 31 Bridge Street
Reviewers call this salon an affordable, clean, quick and efficient spot, conveniently located on a busy stretch of Bridge Street.
Black Label Salon 25, 3 Exchange Place
Find lots of boutique features here, like the Himalayan Salt Room, tanning salon and fusion massages.
Hana Nails, 75 Maiden Lane
Reviewers call Hana friendly and well-priced, and say the spa pedicure is worth the splurge.
Rainbow East Nails & Spa, 179 Church Street B
Reviewers love this salon’s color selection, and its punch card that gives you a free manicure for every 10.
Coiffeur, 140 Nassau Street
Cuts, colors, updos, highlights and more are on the menu in this narrow salon near City Hall that serves all genders.
Kanako Salon, 39 John Street studio 3C
“Celebrity styles” and hair for all ages and types are the specialty here, along with lash extensions and treatments.
Fabio Doti Salon, 40 Exchange Place
The salon is owned by world-renowned hair stylist Fabio, who began his career 20 years ago in southern Italy.
Fellow Barber, 18 Fulton Street
A classic barber shop (photo above) in a beautifully renovated, sun-lit space right in the historical Seaport District.
Bonefade Barbers, 105 Nassau Street
Offering contemporary cuts and fades in a classic barber shop setting, Bonefade also has a limo that will come and pick you up for certain appointments.
Esquires of Wall Street, 14 Wall Street
An old school barber shop for the Wall Street crowd, Esquires also does nails, waxing services and shoe shines.
Leather Spa, 28 John Street
Leather Spa was founded by a father and son duo; its downtown location offers shines, custom alterations, embossing and more.
Cobbler Express Shoe Repair, 60 Wall Street
This shop specializes in brand names like Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Prada, Gucci and many more, and offers mail-in service too.
Fernandez Shoe Repair, 66 W Broadway
Get your shoes shined while swapping out your watch band or battery at Fernandez, where reviewers praise the fast service.
Jacob’s Shoe Repair, 25 Maiden Lane
Located on a busy stretch of Maiden Lane, Jacob’s is perfectly positioned for a quick shoe repair or polish on your lunch break.