Bridal season is truly here and what better way to get you ready for the big day than booking some pre-bridal beauty treatments? Whether you’re a wedding guest, the bride-to-be, or if you just fancy a spot of pampering before a big event now the world is slowly getting back to normal, see our top London beauty spot recommendations.
Dr. David Jack: Bridal Tweakments
When it comes to wrinkle softening injections, Morpheus 8, lasers and dermal fillers, Dr. David Jack has built up a reputation as the best in class. From his clinic in the heart of Harley Street, Dr Jack’s individually-tailored skin-rejuvenating treatments has won him a devoted client list across London for the way he enhances your natural features in a subtle way. In the lead up to your big day, why not opt for some subtle Botox to target crow’s feet and forehead lines or, if acne scarring is your concern in pictures, why not book in for a powerful peel or, the cult platelet-rich plasma therapy…aka the vampire facial? This procedure involves drawing out your own blood in order to inject them into problem areas to stimulate the production of line and scar smoothing collagen – there is a reason why this is such a popular option for brides-to-be, the results is like an Instagram filter for your skin.
Neville Hair & Beauty: Bridal Hair
On the hunt for a top hair stylist for your big day? Then look no further than the team at Neville Hair & Beauty. One of the most luxurious boutique-style hair salons in London, where the stylists are expertly trained in bridal hairstyles and offer an array of condition boosting treatments to get your hair bridal ready fast. Whether you’re looking for a half-down style to team with a tiara, classic half-up veil look, extensions for added volume or loose curls, the team at Neville will deliver your dream wedding day hair.
Having visited Neville hair salon we now know why it has such a celebrity and influencer fan base; it’s a secret London beauty spot for insiders in the know.
Townhouse: Bridal Nail Art
If you’re looking for a bit more on your wedding day than the typical Essie ballet slippers manicure, then Townhouse has reimagined the standard bridal mani and taken it to new heights. With a swanky new nail bar inside Harrods and the flagship 2,000 square foot space in Great Portland Street that has been voted nail salon of the year for two years running, this stunning venue is a must-visit for brides that are looking for some subtle nail art. Beautiful, understated styles replace garish designs here, with options that range from bespoke designs, classic nail art with a single colour to fun, playful editions, along with luxury manicures and pedicures – when we say luxury here, we mean a luxury nail experience like no other.
Strip Wax Bar: Bridal Waxing
Cult British waxing venue Strip is the place to book for any bridal hair removal, with an array of celebrity fans and boutique salons across London, offering a range of laser hair removal options and full body waxing. The experts in hair removal, is what Strip is renowned for, customers can choose from signature lavender, sweet-smelling chocolate or berry hot wax with matching boudoir-style themed rooms and lie back and be distracted by watching your favourite episode of Friends, or enjoy some daytime TV.
We striped off and tested out the classic Brazilian bikini wax which was virtually a pain-free experience, with the highest level of hygiene – there’s no double dipping that goes on here.
Salon Sloane: Bridal Hair Treatment
Looking to achieve that ever so desirable wedding day thick glossy locks that you see in bridal magazines? Salon Sloane’s iconic in-salon hair filler treatment is just the thing to deliver glossy bridal hair. A 100% natural treatment that uses the highest form of hydrolysed keratin, which is made up of nourishing, hair-enhancing minerals and protein. This dramatically transforms hair, adding gloss, bounce and body by targeting the hair shaft, building the gaps caused by breakage and electrical use.
You can expect results after just one session, but the recommendation dose is three if you really want to go for that wow factor on your big day – think of this treatment as a nourishing leafy green smoothie for your hair.