From feathered brows to tamed tresses and luscious lashes, tending to a woman’s beauty regime is something of a fine art. Luckily, there are teams of talented hairdressers, beauty therapists, masseuses and colourists to keep your pampering and primping needs in check. Here’s our list of the beauty spots on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
With a strong focus on skin treatment, this salon is all about healing the skin and getting you summer ready. They have an extensive range of non-surgical treatments that can be tailored to your personal needs, be it body contouring, facial rejuvenation, anti-wrinkling injections, microdermabrasion and chemical peels.
Suite 12, Level 2, 74-78 The Corso, Manly
Sit back and relax in a salon that has it all, from your traditional treatments – facials, waxing, massages, manicures, pedicures and eyebrow tints – to clinical treatments that covers laser hair removal, skin tightening and rejuvenation. For those who are primping for a special occasion, they offer makeup services as well.
Suite 22, Pittwater Place, 10 Park Street, Mona Vale
She may be a one women show, but India Dwyer has an impressive portfolio that spans across editorial, events and weddings. Makeup aside, Makeup by IVD also does basic hair styling – curls, blow dry’s and limited up styles and is well sought-after among the bridal community.
Having garnered a strong local following, Naoki Hair’s beauty salon, has a line-up of treatments that cover the full spectrum (so to speak) – waxing, eyebrow tinting, facials, tanning and nails. Located inside the hair salon, you can set aside as much time as you like to get the full treatment.
Shop 3, 81 Darley Street, Mona Vale
It’s safe to say, Manly’s year-round bronzed bodies can be attributed to this beauty salon. Although they’re known for their spray tans, their other treatments deserve a good look in too – from body scrubs and facials to laser hair removal, cosmetic tattooing and non-surgical face and neck lift.
Shop 13, 1 Wentworth Street, Manly
Classic facials, sophisticated peels, detoxes, massages and hydrabrasion treatments are available at the salon. And if you are prepping for a party, Collaroy Skin Care and Beauty Retreat’s waxing, eyelash tinting, pedicures, manicures and professional spray tanning services will be sure to give you your best glow.
3/1073 Pittwater Road, Collaroy
An urban retreat that is all about holistic spa treatments which use clean, organic and naturally derived products. Their ethos is around promoting and restoring the body’s natural beauty and their treatments cover everything from detox and weight loss to massages, facials and scrubs.
Shop 1, 2 By the Sea Road, Mona Vale
Contrary to what the name suggests, the salon caters to all your primping needs. Aside from the classic facial, waxing and spray tan, this salon also offers cool trimming, body contouring and laser tattoo removal. They also offer the Lip Lab, where you can create your personalised shade of lipstick.
Shop 4, 51 Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach
For high-end professional makeup, Suzi White and her team are the local go-to. They also do hair, facials, skin rejuvenation and IPL hair removal. Suzi is also a whizz with tweezers so book in for one of their Hollywood Brows services to completely redefine the shape and look of your brows.
Elvina Avenue, Avalon Beach