We’ve sourced the most luxurious treats designed to give you the best tresses in town.
THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT
Treatment: Hair Extensions
Salon: Great Lengths
The low-down: Where the finest of tresses can be transformed into a flowing mane. Set up by owner Julie Powell, this salon offers the highest standard of ethically sourced hair extensions. You can even opt to have them inserted in the private room, so you’re away from prying eyes.
Location: 833B Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah
Price: Full head from Dhs4,350
Tel: (04) 3952013
Treatment: Keratin Control/ Kerastraight
The lock down: Relax unruly hair and replace it with a sleek mane that will stay in shape for up to six months. Without the use of harsh chemicals, it’s a completely guilt-free treat. Say goodbye to formaldehyde and aldehyde and hello to your hot new ‘do.
Location: Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road
Price: From Dhs1,500
Tel: (04) 3300886
NO GIRLS ALLOWED
Treatment: Gentleman’s Club
The lock down: This ought to be every man’s one-stop-shop for grooming. A 15-minute head, back and shoulder massage is followed by an expert chop to swiftly smarten up your strands. A manicure and pedicure will ensure you leave this swanky salon perfectly polished from head to toe.
Location: Emirates Towers Boulevard, Downtown Dubai
Tel: (04) 3301847
1. Russian Amber Imperial Shampoo Dhs725 Philip B at Bloomingdale’s
The antidote to unruly locks, the star product is worth its weight in gold. After just one wash, damaged hair is radiant and there’s no hint of frizz in sight.
2. Botanical Protein Revitalising Hair Oil Dhs250 Green Bar
Women can use this protein-rich hair oil as a hair mask, and avid swimmers should slick it on before and after hitting the pool. For men, this is one styling product that works overtime to boost circulation and stimulate hair growth.
3. Round brush Dhs330 Kevin Murphy at Salon Ink
The softest blow-dry brush on the market. It won’t snag or snap your hair. Just expect smooth lengths.
4. DiamonSilk flat iron Dhs675 Eideal
The last word in silky straight lengths, this wand takes just 10 seconds to reach 230 degrees . Very impressive!
5. Extreme Caviar Capsules Dhs400 Miriam Quevedo at Harvey Nichols
A magic anti-ageing hair elixir in a bottle. This caviar-infused formula gives intense hydration to even the most parched locks.
6. The O Gift of Volume Dhs1,250 Cloud Nine at Bloomingdale’s
Pop the rollers into the pod and literally after seconds they’re ready. Whether you’re after a bouncy blow-out or subtle waves, they promise added oomph.
7. Hydrate Me Rinse Dhs110 Kevin Murphy at Salon Ink
Possibly the most nourishing conditioner on the block. It tackles tangles in seconds and smells good enough to eat!
8. Dercos Neogenic Dhs500 Vichy at all good pharmacies
One dose per day for three months breathes life into dormant hair follicles, giving fine or thinning hair some previously lost bounce.
Image courtesy of Kevin Murphy