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3 ways to get pampered in Edinburgh

The Nail Yard Edinburgh
The Nail Yard

Whether you're looking to get dolled up for a special occasion or just fancy spoiling yourself, Edinburgh has a variety of salons and beauticians ready to primp and pamper you. Here's a look at three places offering ways to get all spruced up.

The Nail Yard

Founded by Edinburgh-born Kirsty Maccormick, who has just recently returned to the city after spending time in Asia, this nail salon showcases her extensive knowledge of all things natural. She has a career spanning 26 years in the wellness, spa and beauty industry so you will be in safe hands (no pun intended).

The salon features a range of all natural products from the likes of Kure Bazaar, Orly, Margaret Dabbs and Green & Spring, which most recently has only been found in London salons. Services on offer include natural nail polishes, pedicures and treatments for men, all using the least amount of chemicals possible. A signature manicure lasts approximately 45 minutes and you'll be treated to a fruity smoothie beforehand. 

Don't forget to check out the amazing nail stamps that can be applied in any colour, and a printing machine for nails will soon be arriving - so if you fancy having your face printed onto your nails, this is the place to go! They also have a selection of quirky adult colouring books which are a therapeutic way of spending your time while getting a pedicure. 

The Nail Yard, 38 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DA


Zuri aims to give you the ultimate pampering experience, encouraging you to forget your hectic lifestyle. The salon offers a wide range of beauty treatments including nails, massages, spray tans, facials, and body and eye treatments for both women and men. The team say it's not just about looking good, but also feeling good on the inside. Don't forget to say hello to the lovely owner Pauline, she is super friendly.

Zuri, 41 Dalry Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2BU

Hair by JFK

Edinburgh's dog-friendly salon is the best place to go for the trendiest hair cut, a restyle or a colour, and with a HD eyebrow section upstairs, you are in for a real treat. The award-winning salon is really eye-catching inside and out and with a team of great stylists, you won't be disappointed. 

Hair by JFK, 1 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4HN

See more things to do in Edinburgh from Time Out.