Beauty Directory London Edition: Blow Dry

Whether you're prepping for a party or need a quick fix before a meeting, London's blow dry bars have got you covered. This week we share our favourite spots...

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If you are looking for a last minute blow dry or a quick restyle before an important meeting or date, then these London venues have got you covered. Pop in for an instant hair pick-me up!

My top London blow dry bars

DryBy

Based in Fitzrovia, DryBy is a hair and nail salon so chic you won’t want to leave. Taking a page from the owner’s Hungarian heritage, the salon is service-and-comfort-focused for a modern woman’s busy lifestyle. They are all about what great hair and nails do for a woman’s confidence and how that is reflected in her mood.

Perfect for: Saturday afternoon with your girlfriends.

Prices start at: £32

THE BARDOU EXPRESS BLOW DRY BAR AT THE LIBRARY

In March 2016, this new blow dry bar opened at the exclusive member’s club on St Martin’s Lane. Under a wide sky light, surrounded by leather arm chairs and bound novels, the salon offers express blow-drys, up-dos and their own range of hair care products.

Perfect for: Pre-dinner, post work touch ups.

Prices start at: £20

DANIEL GALVIN SALON AT SELFRIDGES BODY STUDIO

Opening earlier this month as part of Selfridges Body Studio, Daniel Galvin’s new salon is now the main destination for hair in the Oxford Street department store. Including twenty-eight stations, two beauty rooms, a private VIP room and a “Cuts for Curls” Kerastase menu that is exclusive to the salon.

Perfect for: A pick me up mid-way through your weekend shopping

Prices start at: £34

FENWICK BOND ST – RADIO HAIR SALON

Located on Bond Street, Fenwick’s beauty department now opens at 8 am to let you fit in treatments on your way to work. The stylists at Radio Hair Salon are armed with Bumble & Bumble products and mix the salon’s East-London edge with the gloss of Mayfair.

Perfect for: Blow dries before big meetings.

Prices start at: £20

Bulgari Neville’s Concept Salon

Neville Hair and Beauty at the Bulgari Spa houses four individual styling stations and two back washes that provide a premium hair service. Designed to reflect the elegance of its surroundings, Neville Hair and Beauty at Bulgari Spa is a refreshingly down to earth salon which prides itself on an incredibly friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Perfect for: Forgetting about the rest of the world.

Prices start at: £45

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