Lexington is known for its horses and bourbon, which can be a little fast pace for some. When you need to take some time to relax, Lexington is home to many spas, salons, and shops to indulge in. Whether you are visiting for business or pleasure, this guide will ensure you leave feeling just as beautiful as the city of Lexington is.


Get a fresh mani pedi from The Nail Shop

213 East Brannon Road, Nicholasville

Life may not be perfect, but your nails can be! The Nail Shop has a modern and tranquil environment that could put anyone at ease. The owner, Kim Huyuh is Kentucky raised and loves to collaborate with other local businesses. The staff is friendly, attentive, and go above and beyond to make sure you are happy. The best part is that The Nail Shop specializes in nail art. What better way to treat yourself than to switch up your boring nails for something fun! From trendy stars to the University of Kentucky logo, the Nail Shop will be sure to make all your nail dreams a reality!


Give your hair some bounce with a blowout from Dry Art Salon and Blow Dry Bar

309 North Ashland Avenue #160, Lexington

Life is too short to have boring hair! Dry Art Salon’s Blow Dry Bar will wash the worries right out of your hair followed by a glamorous blow-dry styling. They also offer haircuts, color, and makeup application if you want to try out an entirely new look. Don’t forget to stop by La Petite Delicat on your way to grab some tasty macaroons to snack on while you get your blowout!


Try out some eyelash extensions from Hourglass Aesthetics

867 East High Street Suite 230, Lexington

Beautiful, fluffy eyelashes are just a blink away! Hourglass Aesthetics was the very first lash bar in Kentucky and are the best in the business. Lash extension make anyone feel red carpet ready right when they wake up. Lash extensions aren’t quite your thing? Hourglass also offers eyebrow shaping, laser services, skin care, and more!


 Unleash your golden goddess with a spray tan from Miles Salon and Spray Tanning

2692 Richmond Road Suite 105, Lexington

It’s glow time! Miles Salon and Spray Tanning is a family owned business that was founded in 1989. They have been voted the number one sunless tanning salon in Lexington! Look like you just got back from vacation in the Bahamas, while keeping your skin away from the harmful sun.


Unwind with a massage at the Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington

Relax, renew, and refresh! The Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa offers a wide variety of body treatments including hot stone treatment, facials, hair and nails services, and massages. The Griffin Gate Spa utilizes therapeutic native minerals and natural herbs in every service provided. The skilled technicians will have your mind, body, and spirit rejuvenated and recharged. After your massage, you will be so relaxed you won’t want to leave! Stay the night at the luxurious 4-star hotel to continue your spoiling session.

Treat yourself to a shopping spree at The Summit at Fritz Farm

120 Summit At Fritz Farm #155, Lexington

Explore your inner fashionista! The Summit at Fritz Farm offers a one-of-a-kind outdoor shopping experience in Lexington. It houses an array of stores for everyone’s individual style including Anthropology, Free People, Vineyard Vines, FRYE, lululemon, Madewell, Bonobos, and so many more! If you work up an appetite from shopping ‘til you drop, stop by The Barn, Kentucky’s first and finest artisan food hall. Every restaurant in The Barn is independent and local, with a variety of flavors that will suit any taste bud.


Live life in full bloom with flowers from Michler’s Florist, Greenhouses & Garden Design

417 East Maxwell Street, Lexington

Buy yourself some flowers to show yourself some love! Michler’s Florist, Greenhouses & Garden Design is Lexington’s favorite flower shop, voted Lexington’s Best Florist by the Lexington Herald Leader. Michler’s offers beautiful bouquet arrangements or customize your own in different sizes, styles and colors. Open since 1901, the Michler family has been providing Lexington with the best quality flowers and outstanding service for over a century. Grab a bite to eat in the flower and plant oasis while you are there! The Kentucky Native Café features extravagant salads, gelato, and local craft beer with scenic views.