Places to get your hair styled and treated in Dubai
Sisters Beauty Lounge The salon has the works. All the basics such as a cut and blow-dry as well as highlights, hair extensions, nourishing treatments and the glamorous Brazilian Blowout. Staff are extremely friendly, capable and knowledgeable of current trends. Mirdif City Centre, Uptown Mirdif, www.sistersbeautylounge.com (04 284 3554).
Loft Styling Bar by Loft Fifth Avenue Established in 2009, The Loft Fifth Avenue is one of the region’s top, high-end grooming destinations. Providing the UAE with an outlet to the latest and best trends in hair and products whilst helping to transform looks. The Loft Fifth Avenue boasts a talented team of hair stylists from around the world. After being hailed with ‘Best Design’ by the Internationally renowned Estetica White Book, this blow-dry bar offers a number of different styles, including waves, straightening and up-dos. Get a blowout for Dhs65. Loft Fifth Avenue Hair Styling Bar, Sephora, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9828).
Marquee Book a consultation with a stylist here to experience the innovative new Hair Sewing Kit. Designed by stylist Kevin Murphy, the technique is much more effective than bobby pins and takes a matter of minutes to create perfect, long-lasting up do’s with the help of linen thread and a needle. Get it for Dhs100. Marquee The Blow Dry Bar, The Lakes, Emirates Hills, www.marquee.ae (04 399 5336).
White Room The White Room Spa’s Blow Out Bar will have you looking fab and frizz free for only Dhs65 regardless of your hair type, length or style. It lasts for two to three days and basically eliminates your daily maintenance factor. Visit their locations at Motor City, Jumeirah Lake Towers or Marina Mall (04 442 1110).
Feldvoss Hair Feldvoss Hair in JLT is chic, sleek and extremely minimalist. The salon uses all-natural Philip B products too which is a bonus for your tresses. It’s a beautiful, relaxing space and the staff know their stuff. For permanent root colour you’ll be paying Dhs300, and for a cut and blow-dry expect to dish out Dhs360. Feldvoss, lake level, Cluster Y, JLT, www.feldvoss.com (056 254 3283).
Y-12 Salon Located inside the plush Ritz-Carlton hotel, the salon is perhaps expectedly immaculate and the staff are super friendly. Influenced by the fashion world and the elegance of Italia, expect your strands to feel soft and silky the day after having a Keratine treatment done there. The straightening formula costs from Dhs1,200. Y-12 Salon, The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Gate Village (04 372 2222). Open Sat-Thu 9am-9pm; Fri 11am-8pm.
Rami Jabali The salon is huge and stylish, and feels welcoming and relaxed. Come here for services included more or balayage highlights and curly treatments that last up to a few months. Cut and blow-dry from Dhs280. Murjan 3, Plaza Level, Jumeirah Beach Residence, www.ramijabali.com (04 363 0369).
Pretty Woman Hair and Beauty Salon Head down to the Jumeirah Beach Road salon to get your tresses treated. A wash and blow dry starts at Dhs110 while an up –do for a special occasion costs Dhs480 for 90 minutes. Heated styling at the ladies hair salon costs from as little as Dhs50 and they also offer services such as a hair mask treatment and scalp massage, as well as colouring. Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai. www.prettywomanhairandbeautydubai.com (04 343 8858).
Asiana Beauty Centre Digital perms have become very popular in Asian countries such as South Korea and Japan, most likely due to the effect they have on hair which leaves it feeling softer, smoother and shinier. This type of hair can also benefit from having a protective ‘waxing colour’ which they describe as “similar to putting a bandage over a graze or cut”. Waxing colour from Dhs300, digital perms from Dhs800. Beauty Centre, Asiana Hotel, Deira (04 238 7777).