Best For: A Vast Treatment Menu
Founded by Venetia Archer, Ruuby has earned its title as London’s premier beauty concierge service. Whether you’re after an at-home mani at midnight or a quick spray tan for a minibreak, the app offers every treatment imaginable. We love that beauty therapists are chosen via expert personal recommendation, so you can be sure you’re getting the very best service. Don’t skip the wellness packages either – think on-demand IV drips, juice cleanses and personal trainers. Services can be booked at home, in the office or at a hotel.
Locations Covered: Cotswolds, London, Manchester & Further Afield Via The Black Label Concierge
Best For: All-Hours Beauty
Award-winning Secret Spa works with top beauty professionals to offer customers everything from flawless spray tans to full-on makeovers. It’s also known for offering out-of-hours appointments (7am-10pm) – and the pros can be at your door in as little as five minutes. We’re huge fans of the app at SheerLuxe – the attention to detail is second to none.
Locations Covered: London & Surrounding Counties, Manchester & North West
Best For: Relaxation & In-Depth Massages
From nourishing facials to eyelash extensions, Uspaah offers a range of high-end services. Billing itself as a ‘spa at home’, its mission is to make you feel relaxed by offering treatments that feel seriously luxe – ideal if you fancy a bit of a treat pre-holiday, or just need a bit of ‘me time’. You only have to read the reviews to see why it’s worth booking. We recommend the Deep Tissue Muscle Recovery massage which alleviates sore muscles and deep knots.
Locations Covered: London, Chelmsford & Essex
Best For: Top Grade Beauty & Wellness Therapists
Lucie is a must-try for brows, tanning, facials, nails and even piercings. With a black book containing some of the best experts in the industry, quality is paramount. You’ll find world renowned make-up artists – including Anna Wintour’s go-to person – and top hair stylists, all readily accessible. It also offers a host of wellness treatments, as well as fitness sessions should you be looking to up your game before any big trips.
Locations Covered: Ibiza, Cotswolds, London
Best For: At-Home Wellness
Urban is a great way to find top beauty therapists that can come straight to you. With a treatment menu offering facials, hair removal, lash extensions and mani/pedis, the team can find the right person for whatever you’re after. Currently, it operates in London, Birmingham and Manchester, but there are plans to expand. We love that the app lets practitioners take home 72% of their earnings, enabling therapists to maintain and develop their own freelance careers.
Locations Covered: Paris, London, Manchester & Birmingham
GLOW & DRY
Best For: Blow-Dries & Hair Styling
Glow & Dry allows you to check each individual therapist thoroughly by browsing their portfolio and picking one based on your preference and choice of treatment. From haircuts to hair colour and everything in between, it’s great for those struggling to get last-minute appointments. Currently, the service is only available in London but there are plans to roll it out nationwide.
Locations Covered: London Zones 1-3
Best For: Nails On Demand
LeSalon is one of the best apps for nails on demand, but it also covers lashes, body hair removal and spray tans. Its well-trained technicians deliver salon-worthy results, while last-minute bookings and cancellations allow for maximum flexibility. Choose your preferred practitioner by reading each of the bios on the app to connect with whoever you think is best suited to your individual needs.
Locations Covered: Nationwide
Best For: Event Make-Up & Facials
Founded by beauty master Amanda Harrington, InParlour is the mobile service worth every penny. The treatments are expensive, but the price reflects the luxurious experience and impressive results. Lash lifting, tinting, body waxing, manicures and bespoke tanning are all on offer, but the latter is definitely a standout. Amanda Harrington’s ‘body contouring technique’ applies the tan to specific areas for flawless results – ideal for a special holiday or event.
Locations Covered: Across London