The Best Salons For Pre-Party Preening

Enlist an expert to get you ready for your grand entrance this New Year. We have hand-picked the best salons from our GO-TOs reviews across Australia to help get your hair, skin and brows party ready, minus the stress. All guaranteed to get you groomed on time and in style.

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For Hair 

 
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Maiolo Salon, Sydney

Headed up by hair supremo Robert Maiolo, the team at Maiolo Salon offer some of the best haircuts and colours in Sydney. Always taking the time to talk to each of their clients about their wants and needs, rest assured you’ll be in good hands at this CBD salon - providing you with your hair fairytale ending just in time for New Year's Eve.

 
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Barney Martin, Sydney

This quirky space is the brainchild of one of Sydney’s top hair stylists, Barney Martin. Barney has tended to the hair needs of some of the finest in the business, including Kate Moss and Drew Barrymore. Located on the corner of Riley Street Surry Hills, the salon offers killer haircuts, colours, styling and blow dries by a team of professional hair stylists – with something for everyone. Well if it's good enough for Ms Moss... Book your appointment ASAP for the ultimate pre-party style.

 
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Wieselmann, South Yarra

Ring in the new year with a gorgeous new do at Wieselmann Salon. The award-winning, chic hair salon located in South Yarra's cosmopolitan Toorak Road, is renowned for doing the best blondes in Melbourne. Since Wieselmann's establishment 40 years ago, the salon has gone from strength to strength - offering a full range of professional hair services from colouring and cutting to styling and treatments. Leaving you ready to start the new year in style.

 

 

 

 

For Brows

 
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Amy Jean, salons across Australia

With her deft handiwork, gorgeous product range and chic signature salons across Australia, Amy Jean is the queen bee of brows. With 4 salons in the country including: Palazzo Versace Hotel on the Gold Coast, Bambini Trust Building in Elizabeth St Sydney, Fortitude Valley in Brisbane and Paris End in East Melbourne, Jean caters to all your brow needs. With an A-list clientele, including Naomi Campbell and Delta Goodrem, Jean has been dubbed the ‘Arch Angel’ by Vogue – and with good reason. The salons offer quick, fuss-free brow sculpting, lifting, and waxing by well-trained staff. Say hello to #browgoals this festive season.

 

For Body and Skin 

 
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Stephanie's Vintage Spa, Cleveland

All that Christmas shopping (and late night martinis) makes a body tense - release that tension at Stephanie's Vintage Spa. This spa is the preferred spa experience of our Brisbane Beauticater's - renowned for its unbelievably effective (and soul-changing) spa treatments. From massages to facials, the therapists at Stephanie's offer a little slice of skin and body heaven. Plus everybody who works there is incredibly nice, which makes the whole experience even more mind-blowing. 

 
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Face Plus Medispa, Bondi Junction

The festive season can wreak real havoc on your skin. Enter Face Plus Medispa - one of the country's top boutique medispas for Sydney's socialites and celebrities (there's even a complimentary valet and private entrance to avoid the paps). The practice is the work of high profile cosmetic surgeon Dr William Mooney (best known as Dr Will from Channel 9's Mornings). The medispa offers a range of innovative cosmetic treatments - from herbal peels and laser facials to Botox and rhinoplasty - that will have you walking away with the skin of your dreams.

 
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Me, Skin and Body, South Yarra

Owned by Brooke Holmes, beauty therapist and skin whisperer to Zoe Foster Blake, Me Skin and Body is responsible for the flawless complexions of some of Melbourne's most elite. The beauty salon is all about the personal experience - all clients have an action plan devised for them by a team of professionals. And the best part? The team make a conscious effort to ensure their clients receive the best skin possible through education - explaining why certain treatments are more suited for an individual based on their skin type and concerns, whilst equipping them with the knowledge to ensure beautiful skin is maintained all year round. 

 
Story by Stephanie Russo