Time to ditch the trackies – it’s party season and the perfect excuse to primp and pamper yourself. From head to toe, the Valley’s top nail, hair and beauty salons have got you covered for glam looks from work parties to New Year’s Eve. Here’s where to get your hair, face and nails did in the Valley.
Zhuzh your hair

From updos to buzzcuts, let the hair experts transform your locks into a lewk.  Saburi Hair & Beauty on Ann Street is the spot for all your hair colour, extensions and styling needs, while Winnston Hair in Winn Lane specialises in the blonde ‘dos that turn heads. Kiki Hair Brisbane (also on Winn Lane) are the hair extension specialists if you’re keen to transform your look completely. We also love the cut and colour services by Forge Forward owner Amy Crow at her Lost Salon space on Ann Street.

Sleek or sweeping hairstyles? See Matte Blac Hair on Bakery Lane. Bespoke Hair, Gangnam Style Hair or Super Star Hair on Brunswick Street will also sort both soft styles and sharp cuts for your party look.  After a big blowout? Book into Blow Dry Bar on Robertson Street for their famous blow-dries plus many more hair looks.   

For slick styles, book into one of the Valley’s barbershops. Bou’s For Men Barber Shop is new to Valley Metro, offering services for hair, face and lather shaves. Visit   The Public Barber, on Brunswick Street, for beard grooming and fresh cuts. Unisex barber Dreamboat on Winn Lane is the go-to for buzzcuts and bold colour, or make a date with Wickham Street Barbershop for festive season fades and afros.
Brows and lashes on fleek

A big event calls for perfect brows and lashes – the bigger the better. The GLOW UP Stairs (above Winnston Hair on Winn Lane) offers vegan-friendly custom brow and lash styling in a private loft space. See natural brow and lash magician Kiyomi at The Brow Bakery in California Lane for lash and brow tints, lash lifts and natural brow shaping. For Bollywood brows, we love the sharp arches from eyebrow threading plus eyelash perms at Shehnaz Beauty Salon in McWhirters Centre.
Nail the look
From statement acrylic and gel nails to au naturel, see the mother-daughter duo at Miss Mekong Nails & Beauty in McWhirters Centre. They’ll also nail your eyelash extensions and tints.
Face forward
Guys can get the fresh-faced look at new Brunswick Street salon The-Drip Co., which offers barber services, facials, teeth whitening and cosmetic injectables.


Image source: Saburi Hair & Beauty

– December 2020