Who doesn’t want a little bit of pampering once in a while? We tend to associate self care with femininity, however, this post may indeed also be very useful for the males reading this. Maybe you want to prepare for a date in Accra or you just want to treat yourself, no matter the reason: If you’re looking for beauty salons in Accra, you’ve arrived at the right place.
Find below the best options to get a manicure and/or pedicure, get yourself a nice haircut, or why not wind down with a full body massage.
10 beauty salons in Accra to indulge in self care
You may have noticed (or not) that Ghanaian women love to take care of themselves, especially when it comes to hair, nails and getting the best beauty products. The nail designs you can see in Accra, you will not see in your hometown. Anything from a simple and elegant French tip, to a bold and adventurous design, you can get in this city. Here is a list of nail salons for you to choose from.
Gigi beauty bar
Just a 12 minute walk from Green Views, Gigi beauty bar is your go to salon if you want something close to home. They define themselves as the “first ever non toxic nail salon in Ghana”. Apart from manicure and pedicure you can also get your lashes done, massage and waxing. For pricing it is best to call or send a message.
- Address: 14 Senchi Street, Airport residential, Accra
- Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9am-7pm, Sun closed
This is a unisex nail and beauty bar specialising in acrylic nails, normal manicure and pedicure and nail art. You can also find waxing services, eyebrow threading and eyelashes. They have two locations, one in Labone and another one in East Legon. The ambience is very luxurious and bold. Check their Instagram for more information.
- Address: Ndabaningi Sithole Rd, Labone (for East Legon address please call or check online)
- Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9am – 6:30pm, Sun 1pm – 5:30pm
Located in Labone, Liona Nails is a luxury boutique nail and beauty salon & spa. Their services include manicures, pedicures, nail extensions, eyelash extension, brow tinting and shaping, waxing and massages. The space is much smaller than that one of Polish’d for example, but much cosier and with more attentive staff.
- Address: Ndabaningi Sithole Rd, Accra
- Opening hours: Mon 10am – 6pm, Tues – Thurs 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-8pm and Sun 2pm-7pm
Miracle O Nails
If you are looking for long and bold nails, Miracle O Nails is the place to come. Located in East Legon, Miracle is a self-taught artist who is doing so well that he finally managed to open his own nail boutique. Only manicures.
- Address: East Legon, Accra
- Opening hours: Tue-Sat walk ins from 9am, Sun 1pm – 7pm
Accra is full of hair salons, but finding someone who specialises in caucasian hair may be a little scary and hard, especially if its your first time in this city. These are our recommendations (some of which we have tried personally):
Akeel at Tang Palace Hotel
Only a 6 minute drive away from Green Views, Akeel has more than 10 years experience, specialising in European and Asian hair for both ladies & gents. You can find a list of services available on their website and for price list you should call directly.
- Address: Tang Palace Hotel, Bostal Avenue, South Airport Residential Area, Accra
- Opening hours: Tue-Fri 10am – 7pm, Sat 10am – 5pm
Fifi’s Beauty center
Fifi’s beauty center offers an array of personalised services in a very homey environment. Services include unisex haircuts and styling, make up, facials, acrylic nails, waxing, laser hair removal, massage and microblanding. Keep an eye out on their Facebook/instagram account because sometimes they do release some great offers.
- Address: Agostinho Neto Rd, Accra
- Opening hours: Mon – Sat 9:30am – 6pm, Sun closed
Who doesn’t like a good massage? Here are a few places you can go to, to relax your body & mind.
Concrete Jungle Club & Wellness
Concrete Jungle is actually a cafe, but attached to it you can find their wellness club. If you wish to escape the bright lights of the big city, hide in the greenery of this space. You can enjoy and array of affordable massage therapy treatments, waxing and facial treatments with the soothing, relaxing sound of a waterfall in the background.
- Address: Osu Avenue Extension, Cantonments
- Opening hours: Tue-Sat 10am – 8pm, Sun 2pm – 8pm
Lilly Thai Massage Osu
Do you want to enjoy a fairly priced, authentic Thai Massage? Located in Osu, right behind ssnit hospital, you will find this small Thai salon, run by Thai women themselves. 1h Thai massage will cost you 170GHS. You can also choose from a normal oil massage, foot massage, deep tissue massage or hot stone massage.
Address: Osu, behind ssnit hospital, Accra
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10am – 10pm
Pantita Thai Massage & Spa
Another authentic Thai massage option, this time located in Labone, offering an array of massage options; aroma oil massage, Thai herbal ball massage, sport massage, Swedish massage and more (check their website for the whole list). They also offer facials and even a sauna option if you are interested in sweating a little bit more!
If you are looking to get pampered from the comforts of your home, we recommend the services of Valerie. She offers everything from manicures/pedicures, massage, wax and more. You can call her directly on 055 353 2237 for more information and pricing.
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