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:
1. French Tips Organic Nail Salon
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 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.
Rates: Biarritz (Manicure, pedicure, organic foot spa, foot reflexology) P15,500/10 people and P1550/additional head; Marseille (Manicure, pedicure, organic hand spa, organic foot spa, and foot reflexology) P18,450/10 people and P1845/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
2. Maison By Nail Spa
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.
Rates: P13,920/12 people (pap hands and sublime feet); P15,240/12 people (sublime hands and sublime feet); P17,442 (Maison Blanc hands and feet), and; P19,266 (pap hands and intense feet)
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
3. I Do Nails Prima
I Do Nails Prima is a neighborhood nail salon located in Kapitolyo 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!
Location/s: 136 West Capitol Drive Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
4. Nail Tropics
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. 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!
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 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
Note: Prices may change without prior notice.
*This story originally appeared on FemaleNetwork.com. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.