London is the epicentre of all things hip, funky and fashionable, so you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to options for getting your hair done, your nails manicured or even if you just fancy a good, old pampering.
Whether you are only after a quick trim or an entire top-to-toe beauty session, the British capital is teaming with highly skilled professionals who can help you to achieve the look you desire. So without further ado, we bring to you ten of the most well-known salons, barbers, spas and manicurists in the city.
There is nothing quite like getting your hair done to uplift you and revitalise the way you feel. So if you fancy a bayalage or a state of the art hair do, head (pardon the pun) to:
HK London in Chelsea is touted as one of London's best hairdressing salons for acquiring an envious hairstyle that will really turn heads. Enjoy a moment of calm in the relaxing oasis located in the midst of London's busy King's Road. Owned by Hakan Köse and creative stylist; Mehmet Bozdal, their work is famous in London, Istanbul and around the world.
The Jo Hansford Hair Salon in London's Mayfair area will have you feeling like a new you. Their experienced stylists and colourists can give you top advice on matters such as hair nourishment and take you on a journey to the best hair you can have.
We love to soak up the atmosphere in the Blue Tit hair salon in Brixton. With it's trendy settings that reflect Brixton's street style, you will come out with your hair done feeling rejuvenated and relaxed.
For a hairstyle that is fit for a king, or a luxuriant beard grooming that will make you feel like a lion with a glorious mane, make your way to some of London’s best salons for men.
Head to the Ottoman Crew for a traditional Turkish barbers experience in the heart of London. The unique styles they have on offer include an ottoman style shave, Sultan, OttoMen's Sword Cut and the OttoMen's Dagger Cut.
Gents of London in Finsbury know their stuff, they offer a high quality barbers experience within friendly, traditional surroundings. They will most certainly have you competing in the hair stakes with the rest of London’s city slickers within no time.
Ruffians in Shoreditch is a cut above the rest, offering award winning haircuts, beard trims and cut throat shaves in their charming men’s toiletries stores which can also be found in Covent Garden, Marylebone, Shoreditch, Soho and even Edinburgh.
There is nothing quite like an indulgent spa session to help you escape the stress of city life.
For the ultimate pampering sesh, book an appointment at the Beaumont hotel’s traditional hammam in their subterranean spa. However the relaxation and indulgence does not stop there, you can get the whole works done as they have everything on offer from a pedicure for your feet to a blow dry for your hair.
There's nothing quite like a luxury massage or top-notch facial treatment at the Bvlgari Spa which is located in their world renowned hotel in Knightsbridge. So why not make a reservation at the spa for well-deserved health and beauty treatments that will leave you gleaming and refreshed.
London is home to so many nail bars and manicurists, it is hard to choose which one to go to for an uplifting manicure or perhaps a pedicure. With this in mind, here are some of the best places in London to get your nails done.
Not only do we love the name; London Grace, but their nail bar is the place to be for top notch nail art designs. What's more, they have a cafe too, so you can take someone along and turn your pampering session into an even more indulgent treat.
Cowshed in Soho is truly a breath of fresh air within the centre of London's bustling city life. Relax on a manicure or pedicure chair in a tranquil countryside inspired scenario and get your beauty fix while you are on the go. They also offer massages and facials that won't impinge on your busy schedule.