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Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

Hi All,

My girlfriend is getting 'mildly miffed' at not being able to walk into a Nail Bar and just ask for a simple pamper, her manicure and pedicure.

Does anyone know an English speaking manicurist near central Basel who will not whitter on about 'medical' pedicures - she simply wants pretty nails and toes....and all the attention.

Also could the English Forum milk monitors stop emailing me if I happen to include a typo - this really infuriates lol

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Hi All,

My girlfriend is getting 'mildly miffed' at not being able to walk into a Nail Bar and just ask for a simple pamper, her manicure and pedicure.

Does anyone know an English speaking manicurist near central Basel who will not whitter on about 'medical' pedicures - she simply wants pretty nails and toes....and all the attention.

Also could the English Forum milk monitors stop emailing me if I happen to include a typo - this really infuriates lol

Thanks.
Ian
hello have you or your girlfriend managed to find a salon as yet?
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Re: Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

Pure Aveda on Freiestrasse is about the only place I trust at this point BUT it's quite expensive...something you just have to get used to here.
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Re: Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

There is another one in Claraplatz but i don't know anything about the price.
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Re: Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

Try Harmoniza on Freiestrasse just above the Starbucks. It is quite a nice place and a full service spa, nails, waxing, etc. They also have reasonable prices.
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Re: Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

I can recommend the following:
Fabienne Accoto
Fabienne and Dario Accoto

Münchensteinerstrasse 220 T: 076 - 380 94 72
The offer everything from Manicure, Pedicure, gel nails, etc etc, waxing, Powerplate...... They also speak English, Italien, German....
Have fun!
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Re: Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

I can highly recommend Katja at Salon de beaute, St Alban-Vorstadt 63, 4052, phone 061 2711307. Katja speaks fluent English, is very precise in her work and great fun to chat to. This is a small salon, so if you leave a message Katja will call you back. Enjoy
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Re: Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

This thread is a couple of years old now, and I desperately need a pedicure.

Has anyone lately found a place that is affordable and clean (I don't like staph infections) that they enjoy going back to?
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Try Harmoniza on Freiestrasse just above the Starbucks. It is quite a nice place and a full service spa, nails, waxing, etc. They also have reasonable prices.
I went to Harmoniza on Saturday. The price was great for a mani/pedi, but I was a bit shocked that, for the pedi, there wasn't a reclining vibrating massage chair. My initial thought was not to go back there again -- I can soak my feet in a plastic tub at home. Right?

But... despite the discomfort of the pedi, she was VERY thorough. I haven't had a pedicure that intense in a long time, and that is exactly the type of service I am looking for. The massage part wasn't to the knee though. It was just to the ankle, which I can't really complain about.

The place I tried in Rheincenter was much more comfortable, but the service was lousy and the technician very superficial in her technique.

I will always prefer Vietnamese pedicures but this Brazilian place left me satisfied. 1.5 thumbs up.
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Re: Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

I wanted to update this Thread!

I was at Harmoniza Beauty and Mind, yesterday, Wednesday 12 October 2011 for a Manicure. It is the best manicure I have had in years since arriving in Switzerland. I was completely pampered and have beautiful hands again. The prices are exceptionally reasonable for Basel!

I have only had a Manicure so far, but I have already scheduled the next, plus a Pedicure. I am sure I will be just as happy.

The ladies are funny, and care about their clients. I was offered coffee and water. Ahhh.... just like being at home again. The owner speaks English, French, Italian, Spanish (Portuguese) and German; and that was just as I was sitting there. J

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Re: Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

I will probably give Harmoniza a try for a manicure - how much is a manicure? Also, has anyone tried the nail place above VaPiano?
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Re: Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

I went to Harmoniza yesterday, based on these recommendations - lovely ladies, very thorough pedicure and French manicure came to 75 CHF, which I understand is very reasonable here. I don't have much experience of this stuff, but am impressed with the results, and as I said, the ladies there were lovely.
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I will probably give Harmoniza a try for a manicure - how much is a manicure? Also, has anyone tried the nail place above VaPiano?
Thanks!
I went to Harmoniza about 2 years ago to have my nails done (gel nails) and I have to admit that although there are pretty nice ladies working there, especially the owner, the price was a bit too much though...130CHF!
I like to do my nails every month but starting to pay this amount made me decide not to go back there again.

The place above Vapiano is quite nice. I did try it for the first time last week. The guy is from Vietnam and is very nice. His English is not perfect but you can still understand each other. And the price was much better...70CHF for the same gel manicure job. I will definitely go back there again.

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Re: Does anyone know a Basel Manicure and Pedicure Salon ?

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Hi,

You can come to our cosmetic salon in center of Basel-City. Bodyzone Cosmetics & Spa is located at Gerbergasse 42 (close to restaurant "Mitte") just between tram station "Barfüsserplatz" and "Marktplatz".

We'd be happy to treat you with an excellent manicure or pedicure in the center of Basel excluding or including nail modeling with gel.

Information on all other treatments you find online or by contacting us.

We'd be happy to welcome you personally. If you have any questions just let us know.

Best,
Jytte Kurmann
061 261 38 33

PS: Bodyzone offers several other treatments apart from manicure and pedicure. An overview of all treatments at Bodyzone (e.g. Massage, Ayurveda or professional make-up) you can find here.
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