About The Nail Studio

Located in Sandringham, Auckland, The Nail Studio is a private home-based salon committed to delivering the best of nail services in a relaxed yet modern atmosphere. I offer a wide range of top quality treatments and products administered by a highly experienced industry professional.  I cater to both natural and enhanced nails, using ethically sourced products completely Sulphate, Paraben, MMA, Formaldehyde, Toluene, DBP, and cruelty free, as well as 99% vegan-friendly!

Expressing your own personal style through beautiful nails is The Nail Studio’s speciality. I pride myself on a genuine and in-depth understanding of your nail health to provide you with the best advice. It’s important to keep in mind that simple lifestyle issues – such as diet, ageing, stress or medical concerns – have a visible impact on the health and longevity of your nails.


Mardi Smith is a highly qualified nail specialist, with a career spanning over 30 years. Her passion for nails began in Australia in 1987 where she underwent extensive training with CND products and worked alongside some of the best technicians within the nail industry. In 1989, Mardi gained a diploma in Beauty Therapy from the Melbourne College of Hair and Beauty. Over the next 5 years, she managed to bear and prosper her own nail business before soon relocating to Auckland in 1995 – the establishment of The Nail Studio. Mardi has been operating her own brand exclusively ever since, following an upgrade in her training the next year with CND in order to become a master technician and educator.

In 2010, Mardi became an advanced master technician with CND. Due to her extensive training and experience, she’s able to create long-lasting, beautiful results for her clients with the latest techniques non toxic, cruelty free products.