There are lots of salons in Abu Dhabi. Lots.
It can be hard to know where to start, which ones specialise in which services and where comes recommended.
Well, to help you out, we’ve put together a list of salons that will meet myriad of different needs, whether you need somewhere your kids can come, too, if your hair is a specific texture requiring specialised care, or even if you want to drag the man in your life along for a bit of a spoil.
These salons offer services as individual as your needs.
Allure Beauty Centre and Spa
If you’re picky about where you get waxed (and what the salon uses), Allure Beauty Centre and Spa offers Lycon waxing to deliver the best results by being able to remove hair as short as 1mm. If you require several treatments, Allure also offers a number of packages to suit your needs (and your wallet). Prefer a treatment in the privacy of your home? The Allure team will come to you.
Open daily 10am-10pm. HSR Baqala Building,Al Zahiya, www.allurespabeauty.com (02 491 9093).
A salon catering to him and her, Anahata combines beauty with holistic well-being by focusing on creating balance and harmony with each of their treatments. Therapeutic massage compliments each of the salon’s beauty and grooming treatments to create balance and serenity. Anahata even offers a children’s spa with individual experiences or party packages, letting mum and dad enjoy guilt-free indulgence.
Open daily 9am-9pm. Street 62 Khalifa City A, www.anahataspa.ae (02 557 7722).
Glamour Hair Salons UAE
If you have elaborate #HairGoals, the Glamour Hair team have your back (and front and sides). Whether you want the ever-challenging silver, or any colour of the rainbow, Glamour offers bespoke colour options that guarantee you’ll walk out as the mane attraction. Call for a free consultation to find out what will work best for you.
Open daily 10am-7pm. Off Zayed The First Street, www.glamoursalonsuae.com (02 555 9902).
Honeycomb Ladies Salon and Spa
With services as sweet as its name, Honeycomb covers the A-Z of all your beauty needs. Visit Honeycomb’s body lounge and choose from a selection of body massages, masks and wraps to boost your energy levels lower your stress levels. Not sure which treatment is right for you? The team of therapists is happy to go through the options with you.
Open daily 10am-10pm, WTC Abu DHabi, www.honeycomb.ae (02 667 8855).
Indigo Ladies Salon
According to the website, this is ‘Where beauty begins’. It can be found in the heart of Abu Dhabi and offers a haven of tranquilty where you can experience a variety of luscious body treatments, including scrubs, massages, and Moroccan baths with imported Moroccan herbs, to the full range of beauty treatments. Indulgent facials and eyelash and eyebrow treatments are available to give a refreshing boost, as well as hair care and styling. This high-end salon boasts Balmain and Schwarzkopf hair products for their treatments.
Open daily 10am-9pm. Villa 116, Off Sultan Bin Zayed The First Street, www.indigoladiessalon.ae (02 551 5156).
McQueen Spa and Beauty Centre
McQueen prioritises affordable top-class beauty with great quality work and attention to detail. The salon boasts an impressive list of massage options coupled with hair and beauty treatments. Massage offerings that set them apart include lymph drainage, bamboo massage and a chocolate massage.
Open daily 10am-9pm. Mafraq, www.mcqueenspa.ae (02 582 9892).
Unidas Ladies Beauty Salon
Dubbed ‘Abu Dhabi’s first Dominican/Latina beauty centre’ Unidas offers a full range of hair, spa and nail services. A participant in this year’s Professional Beauty GCC competition, Unidas is a great spot for a bit of pampering, or a full glam makeover which includes microblading as part of its beauty services.
Open daily 10am – 9pm. Sahara 11, Mezzanine floor, Hazza Bin Zayed Street, www.unidas.ae (02 665 0570).
Violet Rose Ladies Salon
One of Abu Dhabi's leading African American hair salons for classic and modern hairstyles, Violet Rose Ladies Salon offers extensions, weaves, updos, corn rows, bob cuts, pixie cuts, afros, high-tops, buns, dreadlocks, knots, braids and more. Regardless of the texture of your hair, the team at violet rose will ensure that it is styled to perfection. Where possible, walk-ins are welcome and the salon is also great for kids. The Violent Rose will offer neat, individual braids while protecting the integrity of your hair.
Open daily 10am-10pm. Off Hazza Bin Zayed The First Street (02 641 6700).
Eight of the best salons in Abu Dhabi
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There are lots of salons in Abu Dhabi. Lots.
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