• Facials


    BEST FOR ANTI-AGING

    Sarah Chapman Chapman’s Skinesis skincare line is known for its active ingredients and – if you can get in to see the woman herself – it’s impossible not to notice a difference in your skin. Our ultimate pick is the clarifying lactic acid mask. sarahchapman.net

    BEST FOR PROBLEM SKIN

    Una Brennan Brennan delivers a miraculous combination facial that tackles adult acne while hydrating skin. Add a prescription of her at-home treatments to maintain the good work. +44 20 7313 9835

    BEST FOR INSTANT RESULTS

    Su-Man at the Away Spa When Anne Hathaway and Freida Pinto are in London, they go straight to this Taiwanese facial maestro. Using fierce massage techniques and a rich, jellyfish-like plankton mask, Su-Man is not for the fainthearted, but you’ll discover cheekbones you never knew you had. wlondon.co.uk/forms/away-spa

    BEST FOR PIGMENTATION

    Joanne Evans at Medical Rooms The facialist to the A-list facialists, Evans’ peers have her on speed dial to remedy their own skin problems. She uses a vitamin cocktail to tackle dullness and fine lines, and finishes off with a gentle laser that zaps broken capillaries and combats uneven pigmentation.
    +44 20 7938 2195

    Bodywork

    BEST FOR A BIKINI WAX

    Otylia Roberts The woman who introduced the Brazilian wax to London’s in-crowd. Her quick technique means that you won’t feel a thing, honest. otyliaroberts.co.uk

    BEST FOR PERFECT BROWS

    Vaishaly Patel Her facials are world-renowned, too, but Patel is undoubtedly the brow master, tending to A-listers such as Gwyneth Paltrow. vaishaly.com

    BEST FOR THREADING

    Arezoo Kaviani For immaculate facial threading, Kaviani is the top choice. Cameron Diaz visits her London boutique. arezoo.co.uk

    BEST FOR TANNING

    James Read at the Aqua Spa The Ferrari of tans. Read doesn’t just give you a glow that will invite compliments, he will shape and enhance your body with his honed body-contouring technique using different shades from his product line. sandersonlondon.com

    BEST MANI-PEDI

    David Barton at Percy & Reed For perfectly formed nails David Barton is the go-to man: his manicures are pristine, and will last and last. Unfortunately that means his schedule is packed, so booking well in advance is recommended. percyandreed.com

    BEST FOR FEET

    Margaret Dabbs at Liberty Dabbs’ “medi-pedi” at the iconic department store’s Sole Spa is the ultimate treat for feet. After hang-nails are removed and the dead skin is exfoliated from your winter-worn soles, you’ll remember what feet are supposed to look like. margaretdabbs.co.uk/clinics/
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