Bridal showers are more than just a farewell party for a woman's singlehood. As the days leading up to a bride-to-be's big day can get pretty hectic, she also needs the perfect chance for her to slow down and to catch-up with the friends who made her single life extra-memorable.
If you're throwing your BFF's bridal shower, consider starting with the classic fun option: A spa party. Here are group friendly-nail salons you can rent for hours:
Note: Prices may change without prior notice.
1. French Tips Organic Nail Salon
Rate: Biarritz (Manicure, pedicure, organic foot spa, foot reflexology) P15,500/10 people and P1,550/additional head, Marseille (Manicure, pedicure, organic hand spa, organic foot spa, and foot reflexology) P18,450/10 people and P1,845/additional head, and Le Provence (Manicure, pedicure, organic hand spa, organic foot spa, foot reflexology choice of of any foot treatment [detoxifying, whitening, or firming])
Location/s: SM Aura, Mall of Asia, Solenad, Nuvali, SM Megamall, and Fairview Terraces
The quirky French-themed interiors of this eco-conscious nail salon easily make it an ideal venue for a fun bridal shower—just think about all the photo-ops you're going to take with the bride-to-be! Conducive for large groups, the SM Aura branch, in particular, is also notably spacious so guests won't feel cramped.
French tips offers various sulit Spa Party packages, and its most basic one already comes with a mani-pedi, foot spa, and foot massage! You can rent the entire space for two hours (there will be a consumable fee of P1,500 for additional hours.) The cherry on top? Every guest will get to take home discount cards from the nail salon and the bride-to-be will also receive a gift certificate.
2. Maison By Nail Spa
Location/s: G/F Edades Tower and Garden Villas, Amorsolo Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City and 5/F Shangri-La Plaza, EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City and more branches here
If you want to get away from the busy-ness of big malls—especially if most of your girls are coming from work—throw the bridal party at Maison By Nail Spa. The nail salon carries an exclusive feel as it's nestled in secluded areas like hotels and condos and even upscale malls.
Complementing its posh interiors, Maison By Nail Spa also has an impressive collection of designer lacquers, from Chanel to Dior.
3. I Do Nails Prima
Location/s: 136 West Capitol Drive Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
I Do Nails Prima is a neighborhood nail salon located in Katipoloyo that's another great option if you're looking for a peaceful, secluded location.
This pretty nail salon has a wide nail polish selection, including brands Orly, Zoya, O.P.I, Deborah Lippman. P.S. Aside from their nail pampering services, they conveniently also offer hair removal services, from eyebrow threading (P300) to half leg waxing (P500). Perfect for the busy women in your group!
4. Nail Tropics
Rate: Sassy Soiree P12,000/10 people (organic mani-pedi spa or gel mani and classic pedi), Snazzy Soiree P14,000/10 people (lactol mani-pedi or gel mani and organic pedi spa), and Savvy Soiree P18,000/10 people (gel mani-pedi, organic pedi spa or Oy live mani-pedi, gel mani). All packages include a massage.
Location/s: Alabang Town Center, Ayala Fairview Terraces, Century City Mall, Eastwood, Evia, Festival Mall, and more branches here
Your hard-working crew and bride-to-be will feel right at ease with the comforting, tropical vibe of Nail Tropics' salons. Their spa party packages are exclusive for four hours, and guests are allowed to bring their own food and booze because we all know that any party is extra-fun with some cocktails.
P.S. To rent the place, you need to book at least one week in advance.
With their professionally-trained artists, Nail Tropics can expertly whip out elaborate nail arts!
5. St. Nails Spa
Rate: Here Comes The Bride Bundle P2,600
Location/s: G/F NFB Building (Petron Gas Station) EDSA corner Arnaiz Avenue, Barangay Dasmariñas Village, Makati City
With its dimly-lit interiors, this nail spa's cozy atmosphere is conducive for a relaxing and intimate get-together. Their package for brides-to-be includes a gel mani-pedi, along with a hand and foot spa and paraffin, so you'll all walk out of that nail salon with nicely done tips that won't easily chip.[/facebook]
6. Kallista Nail Pamper Lounge
Rate: P10,000/12 people (Consumable) P7,600/6 people (Package)
Location/s: 2/F S Maison, Conrad Hotel Manila, Marina Way, Pasay City
Getting your digits done at Kallista will be such a treat. You'll all feel like you're lounging in a five-star hotel room than a nail salon. But there's more to it than its elegant interiors. They offer a special consumable fee for bridal showers so your girls' options won't be limited to a basic mani-pedi. Another perk: You'll be served with bottomless iced tea, coffee, and hot tea.
For smaller groups, they have another package called the Kallista Signature Pampering, which includes a hand and foot spa, scrub, and mani-pedi using basic polishes. Meanwhile, the bride-to-be will be treated to the Goddess Glow, a similar treatment but with an additional hand and foot mask.[/facebook]
Note: Prices may change without prior notice.