Have a special occasion coming up where you need to look your finest?
Or just want more to play with when using the Tresemmé 24 Hour Body range to give your hair that salon-ready style.
When it comes to the locks on your crown, hair extensions are what you seek.
Abu Dhabi has plenty of places that feature some of the best hair extensions around, so here’s a peek at five places that will deliver the luscious look you’ve always wanted.
1) Amisque Retreat Salon
From the simple and cheap keratin micro-bond for Dhs28 per strand to tape-in extensions for Dhs600, you’ll find the hair that suits your colour and volume at this lush beauty salon.
With various lengths from 13 inch to the fairly long 32 inch available, the skilled stylists use quality hair from Great Lengths – extensions that mimic the molecular structure of hair itself.
From Dhs28 per strand (13 inch keratin micro bond). Open daily 10am-9pm. Vision Hotel Apartments, Mezzanine Floor, Abu Dhabi www.amisque.com (02 699 2699).
Looking to change up your look for a special event, such as a wedding or even a romantic getaway? Look no further than this salon.
Offering essential hair extension services across the UAE since 2006, Beautyspot found its success through catering for everyone’s individual needs.
The salon has a range of keratin micro bonds lengths, along with extension removal services just in case you need a change.
From Dhs29 per strand (13 inch keratin micro bond). Open daily 10am-8.30pm. Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa, Old Gurm Corniche, Abu Dhabi www.beautyspot.me (02 656 1149).
3) Karkafi Hair
From long-term hair extensions using premium keratin glue that last over 60 days, to easily fitted three-piece clip-ons with several lengths to choose from, Karkafi Hair Salon has got you covered.
By the time you leave the salon, your hair will look fuller and smoother than ever before, and it won’t cost you a pretty penny either.
From Dhs1,000 (tape-in). Open Sat-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri 4pm-10pm. Villa 303, Hazza Bin Zayed Street. www.karkafihair.com (02 681 8522).
4) Tara Rose Hair and Beauty Salon
With a team of British and Canadian hairdressers bringing customers the latest in hairstyles, highlights and, of course, extensions, Tara Rose is keen to give you the hair you’ve always dreamed about.
Bringing in premium quality extensions from Lockstock hairdressing in the UK, the salon offers nano extensions that require no glue, and easily blend in.
From Dhs1,650. Check site for opening times. Khalifa branch: Villa 198, Street 26, Khalifa City A; Marasy branch: Building 4, Marasy, Al Bateen Marina www.tararosesalon.com (02 583 2065).
5) The Hair Workshop
With chic interior design and a relaxing atmosphere, you’ll feel right at home at The Hair Workshop.
Using experienced handwork techniques, the hairdressers will fit on any kind of extension you yearn for.
Bangs? Check. Ponytails? Check. Every kind of hairstyle? Triple check.
Hair Workshop strives to offer the world’s latest in extensions right here in Abu Dhabi.
Prices vary. Open Sun-Thu 10am-10pm; Thu-Fri 10am-11pm. The Mall at World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi, www.thehairworkshop.com (02 633 3033).
In order to preserve and extend the lifespan of your hair extensions, always use a heat protectant spray, such as TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Heat Defence Spray. It will create a protective barrier that will seal in shine and help keep your extensions silky smooth, as well as straightener proof.