Treat yourself right. And your manicurist, too.

Because nail products can contain ingredients that are harmful to human health, you should always look for the Healthy Nail Salon logo when you choose a salon. Certified Healthy Nail Salons use safer products, safer practices and better ventilation, so you can breathe easy knowing they are healthier for you, employees, and the planet. And that's a beautiful thing.

Find a Healthy Nail Salon near you!

The following nail salons are recognized as Healthy Nail Salons by the San Francisco Environment Department. If you don’t see a Healthy Nail Salon sticker in the window of your favorite salon, please share this helpful information with the manager. 

List of Healthy Nail Salons in San Francisco

Oliviana Nail Spa 4343 3rd St Unit A, (415) 529-1023

New York Nail 3483 Mission St, (415) 285-8679

Castro Nail Salon 431 Castro St, (415) 252-1657

Deluxe Lavender Nail Spa 113 Carl St, (415) 566-5333

Bamboo Spa 2284 Union St, (415) 567-8812

Boniva Nail Spa 1929 Lombard St, (415) 829-2188

Lombard Heights Nail Salon 3288 Steiner St, (415) 776-9688

Nails 2001 2213 Union St, (415) 775-5838

Lucky Nails 17 Drumm St, (415) 981-5321

Mina Spa 2920 Diamond St, (415) 333-6920

Archer Nail Bar 526 Hayes St, (415) 374-7248

Creative Nail Care 347 Hayes St., (415) 861-8100

LUX SF 490 Hayes St, (415) 255-4589

The Muse SF 476 Grove St, (415) 255-9911

Sarah Nails Spa 191 Franklin St, (415) 525-3939

Sol Y Luna Spa 691 Monterey Blvd, (415) 469-7323

Luxury Spa 405 Balboa St., (415) 702-6350

Polish Nail & Beauty Spa 301 Cornwall, (415) 780-1912

Salon Belle Linda 4448 California St., (415) 752-7958

Spectrum Nails Spa 4438 California St., (415) 483-5028

Wellness Nail Care 405 Arguello Blvd. Suite #100, (415) 750-0287

Gentle Nails Salon 1414 9th Ave., (415) 702-6559

Nail Arts 1116 Irving S.t, (415) 664-5728

Sensi Luxury Nails & Spa 338 Judah St., (415) 665-6245

TT Nail Spa Waxing 1654 Irving St., (415) 564-5286

Trio Nails 1832 Buchanan St., (415) 931-9261

Rendez-Vous Nails 3247 Sacramento St., (415) 474-2205

Ritual Nail Bar 340 Divisadero St., (415) 347-3133

Silky Touch 544 Haight St., (415) 255-8527

Zen Day Spa 775 Haight St., (415) 558-8886

Artistic Nail & Spa 1826 Divisadero St., (415) 572-2754

JT Nails 1848 Fillmore St., (415) 563-4373

Velvety Nails And Beauty Spa 2183 Sutter St., (415) 345-1688

Ciao Bella Nail Salon 2277 Chestnut St., (415) 771-6666

It's M3 Time Nail Salon 3278 21st St. Suite A, (415) 824-1887

Sophia's Beauty Lounge 3420 Cesar Chavez St., (415) 285-9777

Spectrum Nail Spa 28 Guerrero St., (415) 431-6245

Valencia Nail Spa 1184 Valencia St. Suite #108, (415) 999-9790

Green Beauty Nails & Spa 1300 Pacific Ave., (415) 370-3662

Kitty's Nails 1436 California St., (415) 775-1286

Perfection Nails Spa 1044 Hyde St., (415) 923-9888

Mani-Pedi Beauty Spa 4106 24th St., (415) 285-1339

Plush Nails Spa 1791 Church St., (415) 821-1704

The Upper Hand Nail Spa 3836 24th St., (415) 359-7918

Lilypad Spa 369 Bay St., (415) 655-3133

MAC Nail Spa 783 Divisadero St., (415) 567-0162

Q Spa 604 Divisadero St., (415) 885-1272

Aquatica Nails 5707 Geary Blvd., (415) 422-0448

Fabulous Nail Spa 2099 Clement St., (415) 240-6962

Glitz N Glam Nail & Lash Spa 5847 Geary Blvd., (415) 702-6485

Richmond Nails Salon 5856 Geary Blvd., (415) 876-3888

SF Nail Spa 1324 Noriega St., (415) 564-5581

La Petite Nail Shop 601 Kansas St., (415) 796-2863

Tiptoes Nail Spa 300 De Haro St. Suite #336, (415) 626-8637

Cascade Nail & Spa 2139 Polk St., (415) 345-9188

Lu Lu Beauty Bar 2356 Van Ness Ave., (415) 862-4488

Paua Beauty Salon 1455 Powell St., (415) 525-4766

Cocoon Urban Day Spa 330 1st St., (415) 777-0100

The Nail Hall 1401 Mission St., (415) 500-2243 

Mia's Beauty Spa 602 Portola Dr., (415) 661-4772

West Portal Spa 124 West Portal Ave., (415) 566-6172

Zen Beauty Spa 221 W Portal Ave., (415) 661-6852

Don't see your favorite salon?

If your nail salon isn’t a Healthy Nail Salon, be sure to ask the salon manager if they are aware of the Healthy Nail Salon Program and the benefits to their staff, their clientele, and the environment. Refer them to this site to learn more about this free program.

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About the Healthy Nail Salon Program

There are 250 salons in San Francisco, employing over 2,200 technicians, who are primarily women of reproductive age. Nail salon workers are exposed to toxic chemicals in polishes and other products that have been linked to cancer, birth defects, and miscarriages. San Francisco’s Healthy Nail Salon Program aims to reward nail salons that make safer choices for their employees, customers, and the environment.

Launched in early 2012, the Healthy Nail Salon program is a free program which is open to all nail salons in San Francisco. The San Francisco Environment Department works with registered salons to help them complete the safety measures required to become certified under the program.

To reduce exposure to these chemicals, the Healthy Nail Salon program requires that salons go through a rigorous checklist of safety measures, including:

  • Use of safer nail products

  • Use of gloves by all technicians

  • Installation of localized ventilation

  • Training for all employees

Two gloved hands applying blue nail polish on another set of hands.
1. Attend Free Training

SF Environment coordinator conducts a free 45-minute training session with all nail salon employees. The training can be held at the salon and in the language(s) that salon employees speak.

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2. Complete Checklist

Salon owners and employees work together to make sure all the criteria on the checklist are met.
Criteria include:

  • Purchasing safer products
  • Implementing worker safety practices
  • Disposing of chemicals safely
  • Improving ventilation
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3. Participate in Assessment

Salon owner requests a site visit from SF Environment coordinator. Once all the criteria are met, the salon will be recognized as a Healthy Nail Salon. 

To stand out from other salons, Healthy Nail Salons receive a plaque, a window decal, and certificates for all employees. Salons are also listed on SF Environment's website, newsletters, and social media.

To learn more about the program or request a consultation, call (415) 355-3700

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