Urgently need a blow dry? Craving a massage? Fancy a mani-pedi in your pyjamas? With these on-demand beauty apps the therapists come to you, so you can be primped and preened without having to leave the house. Here’s our pick of the best digital beauty services offering at-home treatments…
The not-so-secret award-winning Secret Spa app offers at-home beauty and spa treatments across London, with appointments available from 7am-10pm. Services cover everything from Decleor Vitamin Glow facials to Hot Stone massages, and emergency appointments can be booked if needs be. Yes, a broken nail can be an emergency…
Premium salon service Le Salon offer pretty much any beauty treatment you can think of, from nails to lashes to spray tans, in the comfort of your home, hotel or office. They even have a dedicated weddings section on the menu, including a couples mani-pedi and nail art to suit your ring, as well as a variety of men’s treatments.
Struggling with back pain from sitting at a desk all day? With just one tap you could have an Urban Massage therapist in in your home, office or hotel room within the hour. Choose a classic treatment, like the Urban Classic Massage, or go extra zen with the Neom De-Stress, which includes a guided meditation alongside essential oil blends.
Launched in 2014 by former magazine editor Fiona McIntosh, Blow Ltd recently launched Fast Beauty To Go: an on-demand beauty service offering everything from haircuts to waxing. Book with just a few clicks and your appointment will be confirmed within an hour. Your home or office needs to be within London’s Zone Two, so it’s ideal for city workers.
Luxury digital beauty concierge Ruuby has a network of over 600 vetted beauty providers, chosen on expert personal recommendation. The top-end service offers everything from spray tans to facials to massages, with a number of wellness treatments also available including IV drips. Their new Black Label service takes things a step further, giving members access to exclusive international therapists who provide personalised treatments. And just in case you’re ever in need of emergency pedicure while on holiday, Black Label therapists can be jetted around the world to meet you.
Bored of your make up routine? Need a killer look for an upcoming party? BEYOU has a little black book of make-up artists ready to appear on your doorstep whenever, wherever. Each artist has a profile with snapshots of their work and previous client reviews, so you can do your homework before booking to avoid any surprises. There’s a range of price brackets to choose from, so it doesn’t have to break the bank either.
Emily Rose Spa offers on-demand treatments across East and North London and Essex, with holistic treatments as well as your classic pampering. Reiki, crystal healing and head massages are all on the menu, alongside celebrity-inspired makeovers – from the Jennifer Aniston blow dry to the Brigitte Bardot ‘Rock Chic’.