Whether you have a special occasion coming up or just want to look that little bit extra special, a fresh blow dry can help you to feel your absolute best. If you live in London, there are loads of places for you to go and get your hair blow dried and guess what? They don’t have to cost a fortune and can take as little as 30 minutes for perfect hair. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best blow dry bars in London that you really need to make an appointment ASAP!
1. Duck & Dry
Duck & Dry’s blow dry bars can be found on the King’s Road and in the heart of West End just minutes from Oxford Circus. Whatever your hair type and length is, they only charge one price. Flick through their signature Blow Dries and Updos to pick your favourite look. And while you’re at it, why not relax at their Prosecco bar for the ultimate Duck & Dry experience. This is definitely one of the best blow dry bars in London!
The five-storey Neville Hair & Beauty Salon in London’s Belgravia is a refreshingly down to earth salon which prides itself on its incredibly friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Just a few of their A-list celebrity clients include Olivia Palermo, Natalie Portman, Sienna Miller and Meryl Streep! Their blow-dry bar offers a range of treatments including the “Now Blow Dry” if you’re in a hurry or the “5-Day Blow Dry” for perfect hair which will last you an entire working week!
Just a few steps away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Circus, on Mortimer Street, is your one-stop shop for all your blow drying needs. Dryby have five signature blowout styles for you to choose from including the classic, the long hair classic, a luxury blow dry, and organic blow dry or a blow dry with one of their amazing hydrating hair treatments! They also offer incredible nail art if you really feel like pampering yourself.
4. Blow LTD
Need to look fabulous, fast? blow LTD is the UK’s leader in beauty services on demand, wherever and whenever you need them. Book blow dries, make-up, nails, lashes and other services to your home, hotel or event or visit them at one of their beauty bars. From one of their iPads, choose your favourite style ranging from a luxe blow, to “The Starlet,” or beach waves as well as many more different styles! They are open from 7am until late, seven days a week, in Covent Garden, Canary Wharf and Oxford Street.
At the flagship Benefit store on Carnaby Street, enjoy a range of different beauty services including getting luscious locks the easy way at the Benefit Blowout Bar. The 30 minute dry and style is a great way to get ready for a date, trip to the theatre or just an excuse to be inspired.
6. Blush + Blow
Blush + Blow was founded by Bridget O’Keeffe, makeup artist, beauty blogger and entrepreneur, which makes it no surprise that Blush + Blow was voted the “most instagrammable salon on the year”. O’Keeffe’s mantra is ‘Blow-dries are a girl’s best friend’ and with a background in beauty she decided to fuse the two together and so Blush + Blow was born. Located in Fulham, they offer a variety of blowdries, extension and specialized facial treatments. This is one of the best blow dry bars in London, especially because you can take a super cute insta there after your hair is all done!
7. SHOW Dry
SHOW Dry have bars in Notting Hill and Wimbledon Village. They offer signature blow dries, updo styling, braiding as well as express services.
Come catch a breath of “aer” where their mission is to make beauty fun and luxurious. At aer blowdry bar, they specialize in styling. Whether it is a smooth blow dry or the signature big and bouncy blowdry, they do it all! There is no restrictive blow dry and up-do menu. Each aer stylist will create a bespoke look to suit the individual. Savings can be made when 6 packs are purchased and add-ons include a blissful 10 minute head and scalp massage and luxury hair treatments. Visit aer on Old Brompton Road (South Kensington or Gloucester Road tube station).
Hershesons is the ultimate London blow dry classic and the “fastest way to cool-girl hair”. Browse their menu and pick from one of their 12 styles including the “twisted sista,” “wavy gravy” or the “big and brushed”. They also have a braid bar for when you want to look extra cool. Visit one of the Hershesons blow dry bars at Topshop Oxford Circus, Selfridges Oxford Street, One New Change (St Pauls) or Harvey Nichols (Knightsbridge).
With the Ruuby app, you can book a variety of treatments in the comfort of your own home. Simply download the app, choose your time and address, and have a browse through the available beauticians and hair stylists. You can even look at their bios, read reviews and look at examples of their previous work so you are guaranteed a result that you will love. Blow dries at your fingertips! This is definitely one of the best blow dry bars in London!