5 Of The Best Hairdressers In London
Finding the right salon and stylist can be a tricky business. Whether you choose by personal preference, word of mouth or a recommendation, you want to make sure your locks are in safe hands. With plenty hairdressers to choose from here are the crème of the crop in London.
Michael Van Clarke
Michael Van Clarke is as prestigious as it gets when it comes to hairdressers. Michael opened the salon in 1998 after previously heading up John Frieda’s flagship salon and since has worked with clients from A-list celebrities to even The Royals. The salon has won numerous awards including Best Salon at the British Hairdressing Awards in 2011. Try the famous Diamond Dry Cut; the cut will all be done whilst your hair is dry to work with the movements of your hair and shape of your face, to create a hair cut unique to you.
Michael Van Clarke, 1 Beaumont Street, London W1G 6DF
Richard Ward Chelsea
The Richard Ward salon in Chelsea is one of a kind literally, as it is Richard Ward’s only salon in the UK. The salon is split into zones, a colour zone where you will find a dedicated colour department and a cleanse and hair zone. There is also a metrospa where you can enjoy numerous beauty treatments or relax in the ‘relax zone’ and enjoy a drink from the in salon bar. If you are after a blow-dry be sure to visit the Chelsea Blow Dry bar for a perfect Chelsea blow dry for £25.
Richard Ward, 82 Duke of York Square, Sloane Square, London, SW3 4LY
If you are after a new colour, head to Jo Hansford’s salon in Mayfair. Celebrity clients include Gwyneth Paltrow and Nigella Lawson. The salon is set out over two floors and serves up a brilliant menu of not only colours and cuts but also fresh meals made in the in-house kitchen. There are also manicures, which can be applied during your cut/colour. If that wasn’t enough, downstairs you will find a full programme of facials. This is really the ultimate in beauty.
Jo Hansford, 48 South Audley Street, Mayfair, London W1K 2QB
Hair By Daniel Galvin
Not in the most obvious of places, but this Daniel Galvin salon is located within the ESPA Life Spa at the Corinthia Hotel at the Southbank. The hair studio has a full creative colour team and team of stylists to transform your hair. Not only offering cuts and colour but also treatments like the Detox Miracle Solution £17. This treatment contains Vitamin C and removes pollution and product build up from the hair, strengthening the cuticle and hair to have a transparent like shine.
Hair By Daniel Galvin, Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2BD
Aveda Salon & Spa
Aveda’s flagship salon and spa in Holborn is the place to go if you are looking for a new colour. The team of experienced colourists will work their magic and develop a colour to suit you and your lifestyle. If your hair and scalp are in need of some therapy, try the botanical hair and scalp treatment, the service lasts 60 mins and includes a blow-dry. This packs your hair with intense moisture and repairs the hair and scalp.
Aveda Salon & Spa 174-177 High Holborn, London
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Paula is the author of The LDN Diaries and for over two years has been writing about fashion, beauty and lifestyle in London. If you are wondering what to wear each season or what the latest must-have beauty product is, Paula will share this in her style guides and beauty reviews. Originally from Glasgow, she now lives in North London where she works as a freelance writer and social media professional. Paula is currently writing her first novel and can normally be found online shopping and enjoying a good cupcake...