Located in the historic Spitalfields market just minutes from Liverpool Street station, The Drawing Room is an impeccably styled hair salon well-known for their bespoke haircuts, tailored colour services and A-list blowdry treatments. Complete with an inviting and comfortable interior that features elegant decor and exquisite furnishings, here you can sit back and relax as your hair is coiffed to perfection by their team of well dressed and talented stylists. And why not enjoy a refreshment from their extensive drinks menu while you're at it, which includes freshly-ground coffee and an intoxicating choice of cocktails. Heaven.
A new addition to Parson’s Green, Blush + Blow is a super sleek salon in the heart of Fulham, offering everything a girl could need – from express manis and pedis, to makeup tutorials, massages and of course, killer blow dries. Featuring a friendly team who has made it their mission to make everyday a good hair day, the fun and relaxing environment at Blush + Blow will have you hook line and sinker. The cherry on the cake? Their in-house cocker spaniel Truffles, who’ll happily sit for a snuggle while your hair is being tended to.
If you’re looking for luxury, then book yourself into SHOW Dry, asap. Featuring two London branches in both Notting Hill and Wimbledon, this state-of-the-art salon has everything you need to sit back, relax and let the experts work their magic. The brainchild of Tamara Ecclestone’s luxury hair care brand SHOW Beauty, SHOW Dry offers a range of blow dry services used alongside their beautifully bottled SHOW products, all designed to help you achieve a stylish and long lasting blow dry that will get you through the week with ease.
Arguably the coolest new beauty destination in Kensington, Aer Blow Dry Bar has become our newest obsession fast. Describing themselves as a ‘beauty hub where you can go to unwind, feel pampered or get glammed up for a night out on the town’, this stylish one-stop-shop also caters to brows and beauty all under one roof. But if you’re just in the market for silky blow out then you’ve come to the right place. Just a single session with one of their skilled stylists later and we were totally hooked. Oh and did we mention how beautiful the salon is? Not a detail has been missed in this exquisitely designed hot spot. Book in now to see what all the fuss is about…
Located in the heart of the city, The Cavendish Blowdry Bar is an exclusive hair salon offering a variety of specialised services to work with every lifestyle. With a lively and modern interior bathed in natural light, the warm and inviting atmosphere of this prestigious hair boutique will make you feel immediately at home. Boasting a menu of 12 unique blowouts and updos created by their talented team, at this salon you’ll be utterly spoiled for choice. Best to keep booking until you find your favourite!
If there’s one thing Blow LTD knows how to do right, it’s a seriously good blow dry. Situated in both Canary Wharf and Covent Garden, this is a salon chain like no other, specialising in just about everything to do with, you guessed it – blow dries! Renowned for their super fast express service, Blow LTD knows that just because you’re pressed for time, doesn’t mean you need to compromise on style. Priding themselves on always doing their darndest to help squeeze around a busy schedule, book in and rest assured in the knowledge that you’ll be in and out of the door in a breeze, ready to take on whatever the week throws at you.
Next time you’re hitting the mean streets of Camden, be sure to pop into your local HOB salon branch. A short walk from the Camden Town tube station, this renowned salon chain is an expert in their field, specialising in show stopping blow outs, hair cutting, conditioning and colouring treatments. Open 7 days a week, HOB are a fast and reliable destination for for all your hair woes, and from Neoxin to Olaplex, they carry all the hot new haircare brands to ensure your main is kept in check. Basically, they won’t let you leave until you’ve got the swooshy hair of an A-lister. Sign us up!
A stone’s throw away from London’s world famous West End, Headmaster’s salon on Great Portland Street is nestled in the middle of some of the most vibrant shops and bars in the capital, offering a luxury retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city. So next time you’ve got a hot date, client dinner or cocktails with friends in this trendy part of town, be sure to book in for a blow dry here first. An international salon group with over 50 venues nationwide, the team at Headmaster’s are expertly trained to stay ahead of the latest trends to ensure you leave the salon with a catwalk quality service that’s guaranteed to turn heads and give you beautiful, confidence boosting hair with every visit.
A high end hotspot in Chelsea for those in-the-know, be sure to nip in for a quick blow dry at Lockonego salon next time you’re taking a wander down the famous King’s Road. Small but inviting, this stylish salon has seen plenty an A-lister walk through its doors, many of which are regulars with co founder Jonny Long, relying on his skilled hands to keep their hair looking fabulous. But whether you book in with Jonny or any other of their expert stylists, you can rest assured that if their client list is anything to go by, you’re in seriously good hands.
Fancy an oxygen or steam treatment with your blow dry? Or how about a dose of intensive conditioning? At the Carol Joy London hair salon, they’ve revolutionised the way hair and beauty treatments are experienced, using their own formulated products which contain active ingredients such as pure collagen and golden millet oil to leave your hair incredibly soft and nourished. Offering what some might consider the blow dry of dreams, with a range of hydrating add-ons that will improve the life and lustre of your hair for weeks to come, Carol Joy is a must-visit for your next special occasion hair appointment. Located in the glamorous Dorchester Hotel, it’s also the perfect excuse to finish up with a little afternoon tea or cocktail after. Bliss.
10 of the best blow dries in London
Call us shallow, but nothing puts us a better mood than a freshly done blow dry. Capable of banishing even the worst case of the Monday blues, there’s something about a blow out that leaves you looking (and feeling) like a brand new woman. But hey, you’re busy, and may not have the time or patience to track down the best salons in your area. We get it. From a classic, bouncy blow to a the new ‘no dry’ here’s 10 of the best in London.
By Rebecca Hoffnung
Manchester we salute you. When it comes to the perfect blow dry, you know that it's all about striking the right balance between bounce, body, shine and texture. In other words, not too overdone. Your city has blown us away with impressive hairdryer handling skills and tousled, touchable blow-outs that tick all the beauty boxes. From cool girl waves in the Northern Quarter to softly sleek on King Street, here's our edit of the salons guaranteed to take you straight to a state of blow-dry bliss. By Halle Carlson Book a blow dry nowRead more
Leeds, we’re obsessed with your hair. If it’s not tousled to perfection, it’s sleek, shiny and defiantly frizz-free whatever the weather. This can only be the work of a serious blow-dry habit. Our Editorial Director, Liz Hambleton, hit the streets of Leeds to discover which hair salons the glossy posse tap up for their regular blow-dry fix. Here’s her top 5... Book blow dry nowRead more
Along with a flat white and full phone battery, a good blow dry is one of life’s little perks. Guaranteed to make your mornings that little bit easier in the rush to get up and out the door in time, a freshly coiffed head of hair that looks full of life and bounce day after day is a win-win. It’s not all plain sailing though; to keep your style looking as good as it did on day one, when you have a daily commute, the weather and even your weekly spin class to contend with, can be tricky. To avoid…Read more