Glow & Dry
BEST FOR: Hair Styling & Cuts
Luxe styling concierge service Glow & Dry are catering to those desperate for a hair appointment, but struggling to get a booking. With salons reporting huge wait lists, this new initiative brings the stylist to you – even in your garden – for everything from trims, to colour treatments and blow-dries. It’s also uniting numerous salons, spas and barbers – including Hari’s, Hershesons, Errol Douglas and Brows by Sunam to name a few. All technicians will wear PPE and equipment will be sanitised between each appointment. Initially, the service will launch in London, but is expected to roll out nationwide soon.
BEST FOR: Tanning & Pedicures
Award-winning Secret Spa works with top beauty professionals to offer everything from spray tans and makeovers to waxing. But book in quick – the wait list for treatments is already growing. It too is taking extensive safety precautions, all of which can be found here, including private transport for its therapists and mandatory confirmation by customers that they and their household are symptom free prior to their appointment. If you do develop symptoms, you can cancel for no extra charge. Hair services are now available, for all other appointments, join their current waitlist.
BEST FOR: Glossy Manicures
For nails on demand, opt for Le Salon. With a wide variety of nail, lash and waxing services, technicians offer salon-worthy results, while last-minute bookings and cancellations allow for maximum flexibility and customer satisfaction. Pre-booking is now available for July 25th.
BEST FOR: Relaxing Massages & Facials
Whether you’re feeling frazzled or suffering from weary muscles, Urban Massage’s therapists will be at your home within an hour. Bringing their own table, they’ll set up fast to give you a deep, satisfying massage – we recommend the signature Urban Classic if you’re stressed or carrying tension. Meanwhile, all their experts have been trained in an accredited course covering the key coronavirus facts, so you know you’re in good hands. Their hairstyling slots are now available for bookings, while their other treatments, including massages, will have pre-bookings available in due course.
BEST FOR: Reflexology & Injectables
With treatments starting at just £10, RUUBY offers everything from Botox to tanning, lashes to waxing, covering all your personal needs. There’s even the option to book a reflexology session to alleviate any discomfort or stress which has built up during lockdown. Beauty therapists are chosen based on expert personal recommendation, too, to guarantee the best service possible. Hair services are available from 4th of July, and dates for other beauty services will soon be confirmed.
Emily Rose Spa
BEST FOR: Holistic Treatments
This luxury spa-on-demand service is available across East and North London, as well as Essex. There’s a host of holistic treatments on offer – think crystal healing, reiki and head massages – alongside classic pampering options, too. Although treatments are designed to combat stress and rebalance the body, you can also book makeovers – ideal if you’re attending any future socially-distanced gatherings.
BEST FOR: Hair Removal & Root Touch-Ups
Blow Ltd is not only aesthetically pleasing to scroll through, it offers some of the best beauty and wellness services out there, for all budgets. The vast menu covers hair removal, manicures and spray tans, while the app is easy to navigate for speedy bookings. Each of their experts are now COVID-19 hygiene-certified too, so you can be sure health and safety is a top priority – just visit their homepage for more information. Finally, Blow also offers gift cards – an great present for anyone seeking some post-lockdown luxury.
*A Few Key Measures To Note On Covid-19 Safety:
- All at-home services will require technicians to wear PPE, with equipment fully sanitised between appointments.
- Customers must wear masks during the appointment, which can be provided by the therapist if necessary.
- Prior to each appointment, therapists must confirm they don't have any COVID-19 symptoms, nor have they had for seven days, and that nobody they’ve been in contact with has, either.
- Customers must confirm they and their household are free of symptoms of COVID-19, that they have been for seven days, and that they haven’t been in contact with anyone with symptoms prior to their appointment.
- Customers are able to cancel appointments with zero charge should symptoms suddenly occur.
- Customers may be asked to provide their own towels.
- Customers should wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water before any treatment.
*For more information, visit service sites for the full list of safety measures currently in place.