Get beauty treatments delivered right to your door
Trips to the beauty salon and the spa are no longer as good as it gets for some TLC. The reality is you’re likely to smudge a fresh manicure while paying, or undoing the effects of a relaxing massage the second you leave sanctuary. And since most of us lack in time for an afternoon pedicure or wax, the rise of beauty apps and mobile services has worked in our favour. In fact, 35 percent of bookings are made outside of working hours.
Having a glam squad on your doorstep, a massage in the comfort of your own home, or a blow dry in the office, all with the tap of a finger has proven genius (and very convenient for us lazy ones, ahem). But which ones are worth it? Thankfully they’ve been refined over the last couple of years, and now the best possible services are on offer. The Grazia beauty team have tested and trialled the lot – what we like to think of as Uber’s prettier little sisters – to bring you the best of the bunch…
1. Glo Pamper
Perfect for a girly night in of pampering and bubbly? Look no further.
Hours: 9am – 9pm daily for groups
Services include: Holistic massages, facials, manis and pedis
Location: The whole of the UK – yay!
Treatments for anything, even including the men in your life. ‘Perfect Men’ offers wet shaves, gentlemen’s facials and more.
Hours: Monday – Thursday & Sunday, 7am – 10pm, Friday & Saturday, 7am – 7.30pm, Black Label members 24/7
Services include: Reflexology, deep tissue massages, glam make-up
Location: London and M25
Available on the App Store and Google Play or perfect10mobilebeauty.co.uk
3. Milk Beauty
Can’t be bothered for a monthly wax? Milk Beauty’s bikini wax subscription service has you covered.
Hours: 7 days a week, 10am – 10pm
Services include: Waxing, spray tans, manicures
Us working women need some TLC too. Thankfully Missbeez will fix up at any time, any place.
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week… Midnight manicure? Yes, please.
Services: HD brows, infill lashes, hair removal, nail treatments
Available on the App Store and Google Play, or missbeez.com
5. Blow Ltd
We can’t quite think of a service that Blow doesn’t offer, even last minute bridal party services are covered.
Hours: 7 days a week, 7am till late
Services include: Blow dries, yoga and pilates, waxing
Location: London, Surrey, Essex, Kent and Middlesex – Coming to Birmingham and Manchester in March, hurrah!
Available on the App Store and Google Play, or blowltd.com
6. Secret Spa
Rumour has it that the MIC lot are regular users, we seriously rate their lash extensions.
Hours: 7 days a week, 9am – 9pm. For bookings out of hours visit secretspa.co.uk
Services include: Individual lashes, Swedish massages and spray tans
Location: London and M25, and launching in Manchester and other cities soon...
Available on the App Store and secretspa.co.uk
7. Privé by Gina Conway
With the opportunity to personalise your treatments, everything can be tailored to fit your every need.
Hours: 7 days a week, 7am – 10pm
Services include: Botanical skin resurfacing, acne relief and facial peels
Location: London and M25
Available on the App Store and ginaconwayprive.com
In dire need of a muscle rub, look no further. Schedule one for just an hour before, and they’ll be at your door in a flash.
Hours: 7 days a week, 8am – midnight
Services include: Sports massage, prenatal massage and Swedish massage.
Location: London, but word on the street is they’re expanding through the UK this year...
Available on the App Store and Google Play, or soothe.com
With a catalogue of hair and make-up looks to choose from- you’ll be ready for a meeting, or a night-out before you know it.
Hours: 7 days a week, 7am - 9pm
Services include: Make-up lessons, LVL lashes and Shellac pedicures
Location: London, but if you’re a large group or a bride-to-be they’ll travel out of London just for you.
Quite possibly the cutest app of them all, we’re obsessed with the little illustrations, as much as the spray tans.
Hours: 7 days a week, 6am – 11pm
Services include: Facials, shellac manicures and spray tans
Location: London, and outside of London through their concierge line at email@example.com
Available on the App Store and ruuby.com
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