I wanted to know if the term “Nail Spa” or “Nails Spa” is correct? I am opening a nail salon and would like to know which one would be correct. I know that Nail salon is correct not nails salon but referring to spa seems different to me and I cannot find an answer online about nail(s) with SPA

  • It's also "Shoe Store" . If however there would be proper name with the word of the good or service in it, generally it is plural. Harry's Shoes, Everlasting Nails – Tom22 Jun 13 '18 at 22:32

"Nail Spa" seems to be fairly common as a description or business name for this type of salon.

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It's nail spa for the same reason it is nail salon, grocery store, car dealership, book store, pastry shop, etc (instead of groceries store, cars dealership, books store, pastries shop).


When a noun is used as an adjective, it is (almost) always used in the singular, including words that don't otherwise see singular usage:

trousers, trouser press

pyjamas, pyjama top

"Nail" is no exception:

nail, nails, nail spa

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