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The 5 Best Blow Dry Bars In London

BY: Paula Holmes |9 Mar 2015
The 5 Best Blow Dry Bars In London

If you are in need of a quick blow dry, London has some of the best blow dry bars that can get your short or long locks styled just the way you want them. Whether it’s an up do or a Hollywood style blow out you are after, this list should fit the bill and don’t worry you are not cheating on your hairdresser.


Hershesons have three blow dry bars in London. Residing in Selfridges, One New Change shopping centre and also Topshops’s flagship store in Oxford Circus. The ethos is no cuts, no colouring just styling, with a menu of twelve different blow drys to choose from. My favourite is the half & half, a mix between a classic blow dry and big hair with lots of bounce. The majority of styles start from £25 for a 30 minutes blow dry, but if you are rushed for time try the 15 minute blow, which takes out the wash element and is priced at £15.

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Blo is one of the newest blow dry bars in London. Situated in the Market Piazza in Covent Garden, the Blo team offer seven unique blow drys to choose from and if you can’t choose, then why not go for a bit of both. Blo originates from North America and is backed by Gwyneth Paltrow and celebrity hairdresser David Babai. A blow dry at Blo starts from £28.

Blo, 34 The Market, The Piazza, London, WC2E 8RE

Blo London

Blow LTD

Blow Ltd is another of Covent Garden’s top blow dry bars.  Blow is all about fast beauty and offers a blow dry service in 30 minutes. Choose from the set styles that include the stunning Luxe Blow or if you fancy something a bit different try the Undone Bun. They also offer a nails and make-up service, so you can leave feeling fabulous. A blow dry at Blow will set you back £25.

Blow Ltd, St Martins Courtyard, 8 Slingsby Place, London, WC2E 9AB

Blow Ltd London

Benefit Flagship Store

Once you have distracted yourself away from the shelves upon shelves of beautiful make-up on display at Benefit’s flagship store in Carnaby Street, head downstairs where you will discover Benefit’s blow dry bar. The blowout menu includes a range of styles from bouncy curls and sleek styles to more traditional updos. The blow out includes a wash & shampoo all from £26.50. Plus if you feel like some more pampering try a spray tan, nails or brow fix.

Benefit, 10 Carnaby Street London, W1F 9PF

The Cheeky Parlour

The Cheeky Parlour in Shoreditch, hosts a hair bar, barbers and also beauty treatments under one roof. Cheeky Hair by Josh Wood is home to Josh’s team of colourists and stylists and for a blow dry you have a variety options, a bed head blow, smooth and sleek, tonged and tousled or go for glamorous. A blow dry at Cheeky Hair starts from £20.

Cheeky Hair, 1st Floor, 64-66 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London, E2 7DP


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