SPOT.ph Blackbook: Where to Go for Hair, Nails + Massage Services in Quezon City
Here's where you can get some R&R in the busy city.
(SPOT.ph) North kid or not, you’re sure to find yourself in Quezon City at one point in your life. Whether it’s because you work there or you reside in the area (or y’know, you’re always the one adjusting to your friends), there’s a lot to see and do in the sprawling city. The next time you ever have a downtime or if you simply want to indulge yourself in some pampering in the busy city, know that there are a number of places where you can get some well-deserved R&R.
Here’s where you can go for hair, nails, and massage services in Quezon City:
You might think that getting a 60-minute massage at a hotel would cost you thousands because the experience will certainly be more luxurious, but Seda Spa at Seda Vertis North proves you can get some R&R at a hotel without shelling out more than two blue bills. They offer the usual Swedish, Shiatsu, and Hilot massages and rates are from P1,200 to P2,000. Not bad, if you ask us.
Try: Swedish Style Massage (P1,200/60 minutes; P1,700/90 minutes), Aromatherapy Massage (P1,400/60 minutes; P2,000/90 minutes), Hilot Massage (P1,800/90 minutes)
Seda Spa is at 3/F Seda Vertis North, Astra Drive corner Lux Drive, Quezon City.
The Mandara Spa
Who knew you could get some respite in the middle of a buzzing city mall? The Mandara Spa located at SM North EDSA lets you escape for a bit and experience a relaxing respite without having to go too far. If you feel like spoiling yourself, go for the Ultimate Mandara Experience, which lasts for one hour and 45 minutes. It includes a scrub, wrap, massage, foot spa, and a facial, so you'll be pampered from head to toe!
Try: The Mandara Signature Massage (P1,050/75 minutes; P1,250/90 minutes), The Mandara Signature Body Scrub & Massage (P1,850/105 minutes), Ultimate Mandara Experience Scrub + Wrap + Massage + Footspa + Facial (P3,650/195 minutes)
The Mandara Spa is at Unit 262 SM North Towers, SM North EDSA, Quezon City.
Feel like treating yourself after a big (or small!) win at work? The Spa is where you can spoil yourself silly, with their wide selection of relaxing massages that can help your body reset and boost your mood! Plus, they’ve got great amenities that will level up your overall experience, including a steam room, shower room, a wet floor area, and a lounge.
Try: Swedish Massage Deluxe (P1,012/60 minutes; P1,463/90 minutes), Thai Massage (P1,430/75 minutes), Traditional Hilot (P1,430/75 minutes)
The Spa is at 3/F Wellness Zone, Trinoma, Quezon City.
Treat yourself to a mani-pedi sesh as you admire Pink Peony's chic interiors. We recommend trying the Pink Peony Signature Treatment, which includes a soak, scrub, nail cleaning, a 30-minute massage, and polish. You'll love that they use their own apricot-infused scrub and lotion, which both smell delicious!
Try: Pink Peony Signature Treatment (P600/hands; P870/feet), Regular Manicure (P275), Regular Pedicure (P350)
Pink Peony is at 2/F UP Town Center, Phase 2B, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City.
Ecru Nail Spa
Relax your feet and get a foot spa, give your tips and toes a fresh trim and a new color with a mani-pedi, or get that long overdue waxing. You can spend an entire day getting pampered here on days when you feel like you deserve it—and that’s any day!
Try: Ecru Signature Mani Pedi (P600), Ecru Signature Foot Spa (P380), CND Almond Spa Manicure (P850)
Ecru Nail Spa is at 2/F Unit 202 White Plains West, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City; 75-D Nicanor Roxas Street corner Banawe Avenue, Santo Domingo, Quezon City; and G/F Haven Building, Congressional Avenue Extension, Quezon City.
Nail Tropics is where you can have a quick escape in the middle of your busy day. They have mani-pedi services you can do during your lunch break—their Classic Mani-Pedi only takes about 45 minutes, but if you’re really pressed for time, they have the Express Mani-Pedi which only takes 30 minutes. Their plush couches and beach-inspired interiors will really help you take a breather.
Try: Express Mani-Pedi (P310), Mint-O-Feet (P550), Classic Mani-Pedi (P375)
Nail Tropics is at 3/F Robinsons Magnolia, Aurora Boulevard, Quezon City; Unit A, One Orchard Condominium, Eastwood City, Libis, Quezon City; 3/F Ayala Fairview Terraces, Novaliches, Quezon City.
Azta Urban Salon
If you've been wanted to get a dreamy balayage, a cool ombre, or a full-on blonde look, Azta Urban Salon is where you can go to give your locks a makeover. You can also get a fresh cut to go with your new color! The best part is that their haircuts are priced from P200 to P600, so you won't have to spend too much to get a new 'do.
Try: Haircut (from P200 to P600), Hair Color (starts at P2,200), Brazilian Keratin Treatment with Iron (starts at P2,000)
Azta Urban Salon is at 2/F City Walk 2, Eastwood City, Barangay Bagumbayan, Quezon City; and 3/F Ayala Malls Vertis North, Quezon City.
Bangs Prime Salon
If you’ve always wanted to cop your K-Pop Idols’ haircut or hair color, Bangs Prime Salon is a salon worth checking out. They have Korean stylists with years of experience so you can be sure your locks are in good hands.
Try: Haircut (from P800), Hair Color (starts at P2,200), Cold Perm (starts at P3,500)
Bangs Prime Salon is at 5/F The Block, SM North EDSA, Quezon City; UG/F SM Fairview Parkway, Quezon City; 2/F SM North Towers, SM North EDSA, Quezon City; and 3/F Fisher Mall, Quezon Avenue corner Roosevelt Avenue, Quezon City.
Basement Salon has been around for over two decades and through the years, the salon has become an institution in the industry. They’ve got an extensive roster of A-list personalities as well as loyal customers, which says a lot about the quality of their service. Whether you’re looking for a salon you can trust with your tresses or you simply want to treat yourself, Basement Salon is right up your alley.
Try: Haircut (starts at P900), Hair Color (starts at P2,700), Scalp Treatment (P2,400)
Basement Salon is at 2/F Eastwood Mall, Libis, Quezon City.
Barenaked offers body sugaring, which makes use of a paste made out of natural ingredients like lemon, sugar, and water instead of wax. They claim it’s a lot less painful, too, but it might also be because their clean and relaxing ambience helps in calming your nerves. The best part? You won’t have to break the bank to get hair-free skin!
Try: Brazilian Wax (P550), Full Leg Wax (P600), Underarms (P200)
Barenaked is at 323 Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City.
At Hey Sugar!, you won’t feel like you’re there to have small strands of hair painfully ripped from your skin all at once. Stepping inside will make you feel like you’ve entered a candy wonderland, thanks to their colorful pastel interiors inspired by sweets. The waxing salon offers several hair removal services, like full-face wax, arm and leg wax, and body wax. You have the option between hot and cold wax, which is great if you prefer one over the other.
Try: Half-Leg Wax Hot (P410), Hey Sugar! Organic Eyebrow Threading (P160), Dulce de Brazilian (P1,050)
Hey Sugar is at Basement Level, UP Town Center, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City and 3/F East Wing, Robinsons Galleria, Quezon City.
Not only does this pink paradise let you walk out of the place with baby-smooth skin, they also make sure you stay comfy throughout your service. They even offer a stuffed toy for you to hold on to during your waxing sesh to help you stay calm!
Try: Brazilian Wax (P999), Underarm Wax (P300), Full Leg Wax (P900)
Pink Parlour is at 2/F Eastwood Mall, Quezon City; 3/F Robinsons Galleria Quezon City; and 5/F The Block, SM North EDSA, Quezon City.