Let Dublin City Pamper You
When it comes to nights out and special occasions, there’s nowhere better to get pampered than Dublin City. With the Dublin Fashion Festival coming into full swing very soon, there will be parties and events for all the lads & ladies to attend. From hairdressers, nail salons to massages and beauty, you’re bound to find somewhere special to make you look & feel a million dollars. Read on to see the top beauty spots us Dubliners love most!
74 Grafton Street, Dublin 2 | 01 671 4399
St Stephen’s Green Centre, Dublin 2 | 01 478 0362
23 Mary Street, Dublin 1 | 01 873 0379
11A Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1 | 01 874 5589
Prices from €38.80
One of Ireland’s oldest hairdressing chain, Peter Marks is most popular for getting your cuts, colours and blow dries but also for some very nifty hair styling. With four city centre salons, they’re perfect locations for pre-event pampering for weddings, Debs, balls and parties alike, and if you’re a student then avail of their 30% student discount Monday-Thursday.
Robert Chambers Hairdressing
69 Grafton St, Dublin 2 | 01 677 1323
25 Upper Liffey St, Dublin 1 | 01 872 3654
Prices from €26
Robert Chambers is popular among many ladies for their precise cuts and vibrant colouring, reflecting their 40 years in the business. Their two Dublin City locations are busy-busy so ensure you book ahead of time for an appointment, and if you’re a student then avail of their 15% student discount Monday-Thursday.
28 South William Street, Dublin 2 | 01 675 35 69
Prices from €7
Tropical Popical is an über cool nail salon in the heart of the city. The nail artists are bubbly, fun and totally professional, and will create super cool talons for your fingertips in all types of designs, colours and lengths. There’s also the Disco Bar, which is a great hair & makeup service for your party weekend pampering.
The Buff Day Spa
52 King Street South, Dublin 2 | 01 677 4624
Prices from €55
When it comes to really relaxing, look to massages at the Buff Day Spa. This spa is centrally located (it’s right next door to The Gaiety Theatre!), and is literally heaven in a busy city. Popular among businesswomen, students, bloggers and even bridal parties, come in for a super-relaxing day and choose from massages, facials, peels, waxing or a mani-pedi. Spa packages are also available for him or her, bridal pampering, hen parties and maternity treatments.
17 South William Street, Dublin 2 | 01 447 5285
Prices from €14
As aforementioned, this first stand-alone Benefit boutique is in the midst of the Creative Quarter and offers facial waxing & tinting, hair salon wash & blow dries, mani-pedicures, tanning and body waxing treatments for both women and men, as well as selling their delightfully packaged make up line. Makeup lessons and party packages are also available.
Nirina Plunkett, Dublin Fashion Festival blogger.