Is there anything better than having a pamper session?
After the year we’ve all had, we think sometimes you’ve just got to treat yourself to that manicure or bouncy blow dry.
But where’s the best places to go for hair, makeup, nails and other beauty treatments?
We take a look at some of Scotland’s most loved salons with the best glam squads who often have big celebrity names come to them for the ultimate pamper.
F.A.C.E Makeup Studios – Glasgow
Specialising in semi-permanent and cosmetic makeup, FACE is very well known in Glasgow.
Based in St Enoch’s Square, the salon oozes unique glam and the team have even won Make Up Salon of the Year award in 2018 at the Scottish Beauty Industry Awards.
Owner Ashleigh Anderson has built an incredible name for herself as an eyebrow tattooing specialist and her work speaks for itself! She even appeared in BBC programme Mirror Mirror.
Recently Scots singer Amy McDonald popped into see Ashleigh for her eyebrow top up and they really do look amazing.
You can check out the page here.
LW Nails and Beauty Lab – Glasgow
Lisa Woodage is the owner of the gorgeous studio based in Central Chambers in Glasgow.
This girl boss started out on her own and now has a full team of girls working in her salon.
Lisa is a nail specialist but the salon also offers beauty treatments such as eyelashes, brows and tooth gems.
Love Island couple Biggs Chris and Rebecca Gormely often visit the beauty lab for matching manicures and Rebecca also gets her eyelashes done by talented lash tech Laura.
Food blogger Jess Tedds (known to most as Just Jess) also keeps her nails looking fresh by regularly visiting the girls at LW Nails.
And as if the salon wasn’t amazing enough, Lisa’s pet frenchie Prince is always on hand to take selfies with clients.
Check out their page here.
Pam Doc Hair – Glasgow
Pamela is a well known hairdresser amongst the stars and has styled the hair of many well known faces such as former Celtic WAGs Lisa Hague and Helen Flanagan.
She also works on shoots with many influencers such as Libby Smith, Jilly Isabella and Steffani Deans and even did a wedding up-do for Kevin Bridges’ wife Kerry.
Pamela specialises in wedding hair and runs ‘Asteria Bridal’ along with her makeup artist friend Jennifer Peffer.
You can check out Pam’s page here.
Charlie Miller Salon – Edinburgh
Charlie Miller has five salons across Edinburgh and have won many awards for their incredible work.
The salon was the official sponsor for the Edinburgh Film Festival in recent years and styled the hair of stars such as Sex in the City’s Kim Catrall, Sadie Frost and Jodie Whittaker.
Kim even tweeted after having her hair styled by the team. She said: “Thanks Jason 4 taking such good care of me.”
Check our their salon page here.
Kirsty Martin MUA – Hamilton
Kirsty Martin is a Hamilton based makeup artist whose work has taken her all over the world. She was trained by the Kardashian sisters’ make-up artist Mario Dedavanovic and now works with celebrities such as Love Island star Malin Anderson, Place in the Sun presenter Jean Johansson and Corrie actress Helen Flanagan.
Kirsty even hosted a beauty masterclass at the Blythswood Square Hotel with Helen Flanagan last year.
Take a look at Kirsty’s page here.
Koven Hair and Beauty Salon – Airdrie
The funky salon, based in Stirling Street Airdrie, are best known for their glossy extensions, their outstanding colour range and their gothic salon setting which is beyond unique.
Love Island winner Paige Turley has been going to the team at Koven since before she rose to fame and still gets her hair extensions done there despite now living in Manchester.
She recently had the salon style her hair for her shoot for the front cover of Cosmopolitan magazine.
You can follow their page here.
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NAF! Salon – Glasgow
With an incredible 122,000 followers on Instagram, NAF! is a multi-award winning salon based on West George Street.
Scots YouTube star Jamie Genevieve is a huge fan of NAF and has been going there to get her fingers painted for many years and even had some incredible wedding nails by them for her big day.
The team at NAF! are so fabulous at what they do, they also run many nail art and technical workshops for budding nail artist.
You can check out their work here.
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