0 Love It
Save it

London's best at-home beauty services

Bring the salon to your sitting room with the capital’s best on-demand beauty treatments

Anna Mårtensson
PR images for CitySwish 2014/2015

Got a swanky event to prepare for but can't find the time for a salon appointment? Fancy setting up a spa in the comfort of your own living room? Thanks to an influx of mobile beauty services dispatching therapists to every corner of the capital, you can do just that.

CHECK THIS OUT: London's best bargain beauty salons

At-home beauty treatments in London

Priv

Priv

Stateside import Priv is like Uber’s better-looking sibling. Download the app to find a beauty pro in your local area, who’ll arrive at your home or office within the hour. Services include anything from a gel manicure (£25) to a full-on spray tan (£30) – and they’ve recently added shaving treatments for chaps to their arsenal.

Top treatment:
Make-up application, £40

www.gopriv.com

Milk Beauty

Milk Beauty

Milk’s crack team of beauty therapists are on call to dispense emergency mani-pedis, waxis and massages in your home, bringing their own treatment beds for extra luxury. They cover most of London, meaning no customers are stuck in a beauty blind spot. From £12.

Top treatment: Shellac manicure, £30

www.milkbeauty.co.uk

Urban Massage

Urban Massage

Feeling frazzled, with the posture of a pensioner to boot? A tap of your iPhone will bring one of Urban Massage’s therapists to your home, hotel room or office within the hour  - they’ll bring the table, too. The signature Urban Classic uses Swedish techniques to alleviate tension, improve circulation and pummel away toxins in the muscles. From £65 for 60 mins. 

Top treatment: Urban Classic massage, from £65

www.urbanmassage.com

Advertising
Blow Ltd

Blow Ltd

One of the first US-style blow-dry bars to hop across the pond, Blow Ltd have just launched Fast Beauty To Go, an on-demand beauty service which brings their trademark treatments to your door. Speedy blow drys, makeovers and manis are available – as long as your home or office is within the bounds of Zone Two. Download the app to book an appointment in a matter of minutes. From £30. 

Top treatment: Luxe Blow, £30

www.blowltd.com

Prettly

Prettly

Not just a pretty name, this clever new site has a big team of mobile beauticians, who are vetted by the Prettly team and then rated by its customers for guaranteed good service. It’s reasonably priced, too, starting at £25 for a classic manicure.

Top treatment: Shellac pedicure, £40

www.prettly.com

Gina Conway Privé

Gina Conway Privé

From Gina Conway’s high-end chain of beauty salons comes Privé, a truly A-list at-home service. On top of red-carpet hair and make-up services, there’s also an extensive menu of Murad and Aveda facial treatments (fluffy towels, dressing gowns and candles are provided for a real spa experience). Think of it as the gold standard of mobile beauty, with prices to match.  Spa services start at £85, hair styling at £100, so save it for special occasions. 

Top treatment: Aveda Skin Renewing facial, from £85

www.privebyginaconway.com

Advertising
Perfect 10

Perfect 10

Dispatching beauticians to your door in cutesy branded Minis, Perfect 10 offers an exhaustive selection of treatments: brow threading and tinting, Sienna X spray tan and spendy Natura Bissé facials. Prices start at £30 for a dry blow, and repeat customers can make block bookings to keep costs down. 

Top treatment: Eyebrow threading, £15

www.perfect10mobilebeauty.co.uk

CitySwish

CitySwish

The brainchild of a Russian princess, this on-demand beauty service is as sleek as its name would suggest, and boasts an impressive range of treatments, covering everything from your tan to your toes. Prices start at £45 for beauty treatments, with a minimum booking of 1 hour, and therapists are available from Zones 1 to 3.

Top treatment: Sienna X spray tan, from £45

www.cityswish.com

GlossPod

GlossPod

New to the fast beauty game is Glosspod, an app that’ll summon a nail technician to tend to neglected talons within the hour. And if – the horror! – your manicure chips the next day, they’ll send someone out to fix it (for free).  Prices start at £10 for an express manicure al desko, while home visits start at £25.

Top treatment: GlossPod Classic manicure, £25

www.glosspod.com

Advertising

Return to Glory

One of the capital’s longest running at-home beauty services, Return to Glory’s therapists deliver across all corners of the capital (as long as you’re within the M25). Hair, make-up, nails and even personal training are covered, with appointments priced by the hour – you can even share with a friend to bring down the price. £59 per hour. 

Top treatment: Signature facial, from £59

www.returntoglory.co.uk

Read more

See London's best bargain treatments

London's best budget beauty salons

Looking for a cheap beauty treatment in London? Whether you want to get your muscles pummelled with a budget massage or whip your brows into shape on a budget, the selection of cut-price primping palaces below will have you looking and feeling your best in no time

Read more
By: Katie Dailey

Comments

2 comments
Nafisa B
Nafisa B

I recently used another mobile beauty app called LeSalon - great service and so convenient to have it at home! Loving at-home beauty!

Alexandra P
Alexandra P

Completely agreed @Nafisa B, I tried most of the services listed above and now only use LeSalon! Quality and customer service are really top notch!