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Beauty Trends

Everything A Gentleman Needs In His Grooming Kit

We’ve come a long way in terms of male grooming. The sheer idea of getting anything more than the newest Lynx can or using face a mask? Laughable. After all, all we need is a good razor, some shaving foam and a spray of deodorant, right? Perhaps n...

Oct 03, 2019

Let’s Nail Breast Cancer

You might be spending your October days thinking about what costume you’re wearing this year…after all, it is Halloween so no one’s blaming you. But October isn’t just about who wears what, it’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Something we sho...

Oct 02, 2019

5 Autumn Nail Trends You Need To Wear Now

There are some colours which are consistently noted as Autumnal colours – burgundy, oranges, navy, reds. And, while we often say that trends come and go, every year we have the same warm hues greeting us for the fall season. As most of us are awar...

Sep 30, 2019

9 Tips To Protect Your Hair From The Sun

We all know the daily struggle of having to care for our hair and make it look shiny and healthy. Sometimes it takes a hairdryer, hair straighteners and many serums before we get the look we want. However, this process becomes even worse when the ...

Sep 04, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Your First Bikini Wax

We’re not going to lie to you. A bikini wax is definitely not the most comfortable or fun experience for most of us. Moreover, having someone apply hot wax on your skin and then ripping it off doesn’t sound like the ideal afternoon treat. However,...

Aug 23, 2019

5 Ways To Feel Holiday-Ready

There’s nothing worse than seeing pre-holiday diets plastered across all social media platforms to persuade people that they aren’t beach-ready. When, in reality, we’re all beach-ready even if we don’t look like supermodels (and…let’s be honest, w...

Jul 23, 2019

Get Ascot-Ready

It’s that time of year again. The iconic event which raises the bar when it comes to special occasions. The strict dress code which gives everyone and anyone the excuse to get all dressed up. From blow dries to manicures, to endless shopping spree...

Jun 07, 2019

Getting The Most Out Of A Spray Tan

Apart from getting completely undressed in front of a total stranger, getting a spray tan isn’t as bad as it seems. You get that sun-bronzed glow, you don’t have to bake your skin under the damaging sun AND it only takes 30 minutes – what more cou...

May 21, 2019

The 5 Spring Trends You Need To Know About

There’s so much to look forward to when Spring finally arrives… woolly coats? Stuffed back in the wardrobe. Legs? Yep, they’re coming out. But, more importantly, what tends to change as soon as the sun hits our faces is our creativity. The search ...

May 03, 2019

The Male Pedicure

You spend ages sorting out your hair and trimming your beard (and for good reason, we all appreciate a groomed man), but weirdly, the concept of getting a pedicure isn’t up there on your to-do lists. There’s always been this stigma against male be...

Feb 08, 2019

Battle Of The Brows: Waxing VS Threading

Let’s be honest, plucking your own eyebrows is not only time-consuming but requires some serious focus. One wrong move and that’s it for your eyebrows – and we all know how important your brows are in this day and age. But don’t worry, there are a...

Feb 06, 2019

5 Things For The Perfect Manicure

Let’s be honest, walking out of the salon after just having a manicure can make you feel like a million bucks. There’s nothing lovelier than a rich, long-lasting and pigmented shine on your nails, but unfortunately, they require a lot of maintenan...

Jan 30, 2019

Eyelash Extensions: The Difference Between Mink And Synthetic

We all know that eyelash extensions are a lifesaver when it comes to getting ready in the mornings, but it’s not as easy as just swapping your mascara for these longer, and more luscious, lashes. In fact, the hardest part of this process is decidi...

Jan 25, 2019

Why You Should Add Retinol To Your Skincare Routine

There are so many crazy beauty trends promising you the best skin of your life and it’s tiring. All we want is one super magical cream which fixes all our insecurities – too unrealistic? Probably. We know you have probably tried every possible pro...

Jan 21, 2019

Post-Wax Treatment

The time has come for your monthly wax and, while it does inevitably leave your skin silky smooth, it is sometimes followed by some redness and irritation. After all, what do you expect? Your hair is literally being pulled out from your roots. Doe...

Jan 14, 2019

New Year, New Lashes

The whole of December has essentially been partying, drinking and laughing it up with friends and family for the Christmas holidays, but come January, you probably feel a little blue. A cliché, but it’s true. Waking up at 7 in the morning for a fu...

Jan 07, 2019

New Year’s Resolutions For Your Beauty Routine

How do we achieve the best version of ourselves? You can choose to believe us or not, but we can really give you the answer. We’ve all fooled ourselves into thinking we’ll stick to all of our New Year’s resolutions. Will you learn a new language? ...

Dec 31, 2018

Korea’s Quickest Skin Routine: Skip-Care

You probably remember the first time you heard about the 12-step Korean beauty skin-care routine. From toners, to double cleansing, essences and more, it was quite extravagant, but as always, there was suddenly an outrageous need to follow this ro...

Dec 18, 2018

Lash Serums: Are They Really Worth It?

We spend years dreaming of the fullest and longest lashes and, as a result, make our way through hundreds of different mascaras to find the one. It can be quite a struggle if we’re honest but necessary. A less travelled route such as lash serums s...

Dec 14, 2018

Getting Your Skin Winter-Ready

It’s that time of year for scarves, hats, cosy jumpers and unlimited hot chocolate (YUM). But that also means the dreaded harsh weather is here as well. Winter has its moments, let’s be honest, we all love sitting around the fire with a tea, playi...

Dec 12, 2018

6 Ways To Get Rid Of Ingrown Hairs

You don’t need to be told how annoying ingrown hairs are – if you’ve ever had one, you’ll know how irritating and painful they can be. Essentially what happens is that your hair curls around and grow back into your skin resulting in the appearance...

Dec 10, 2018

The Wackiest Celeb Health Kicks

Celebrities seem to have some of the most amazing bodies and skin, but how? Exercising and diet is always a big factor, but there have been some questionable diet behaviours that some of our fave celeb stars are involved in. And when we say questi...

Dec 05, 2018

Poreless, dewy skin? Yes, please!

Glass Skin is Korea’s latest beauty trend and we’re all for it. For the past few years, matte skin was all the talk in the makeup industry, but in today’s beauty generation, dewy, glossy skin is everyone’s top priority. Glass skin is essentially a...

Dec 03, 2018

‘Tis The Season To Shine

The time to shine has arrived and, at LeSalon, we’re all for it. Whether it’s new highlights, polishes or creams, the glitter trend has taken over and just in time for the festive season! And who doesn’t LOVE a bit of shine? Now we’re not always ...

Nov 29, 2018

Get Your Glow On

Even if you’re not into beauty, you probably remember the first time Rihanna launched her beauty collection. After all, it’s hard to forget the endless beauty fanatics frantically pushing and waiting outside Harvey Nichols to finally get their han...

Nov 29, 2018

The Latest In Lash Therapy

Lash extensions are one of those beauty treatments that, once you get them done, you’re not likely to go back. In fact, you’ll probably feel naked without them. If you’re a pro eyelash wearer then you’ll know what we’re talking about.  If you’re n...

Nov 27, 2018

The 5 Body Parts Men Are Waxing. Yes, Men.

Yep – men wax, and a lot too. A huge percentage of men have now jumped on the waxing trend over the past couple of years. While you may be reading this thinking ‘ouchie’, making sure you’re properly groomed has never been so important. More import...

Nov 19, 2018

The Eyeshadow Palette That Is Giving Us All The Vibes

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Kim Kardashian’s new makeup collection is all the talk. Whether it’s about her steamy photo shoot, Chicago’s first modelling appearance or the gorgeous and glittery shades in the collection,...

Nov 14, 2018

Eyelashes For Lazy People

Eyelashes have become very popular within the beauty industry. We all want those long luscious lashes that all glamorous celebrities seem to have, but who has the time. Getting eyelash extensions may feel like a long process for some of you – we m...

Nov 09, 2018

Fabu-LASH Looks

Whether you prefer natural lashes, or you go all out with the most dramatic lash extensions, you can’t argue against the fact that eyelashes have become the most important aspect in our beauty routines. There is constantly a new trend popping up o...

Nov 07, 2018

6 Nailberry Shades For Autumn 2018

Just like the seasons change, we love to change with them! And Nailberry has given us just what we need to achieve that.  Having the perfect set of nails to match our surroundings is something that almost feels too perfect, to have the feel of the...

Nov 05, 2018

10 Things Your Salonette Wish You Knew About Nails

Looking after your nails may not seem as important to you, but trust us, it is. For some of you, it may seem like a tedious task that you can just let your manicurist sort out, but your nails can become extremely damaged, especially once it starts...

Nov 02, 2018

Is It The End For Mascara?

The big question of the year is whether we’re all about to ditch mascara as our staple beauty product. According to recent research, mascara usage, while still incredibly popular, has declined due to the demand for eyelash extensions. To the point...

Oct 31, 2018

Waxing In Winter: Why You Should Still Do It

You might be thinking that now it’s coming up to Winter, you can forget all about waxing and just let your hair grow out because, let’s be honest, no sane person is really going to go out with bare legs during the Winter…unless they’re trying to c...

Oct 29, 2018

Extensions: Are They Worth It?

You’re either obsessed with eyelash extensions or you’ve never had them done. But once you get them done, you’ll realise that they are the ultimate beauty hack. Obviously, if you’re new, then you’re bound to be doing lots of research on extensions...

Oct 26, 2018

Nail Care In Winter

Winter may be great for a lot of things – cosy blankets, hot chocolate, and snuggly jumpers, but one thing it isn’t good for is your nails. The harsh and cold weather can be extremely damaging, and the last thing you want is weak, dry nails on Chr...

Oct 24, 2018

London’s Best Waxing Salons

If you’re going to get a wax, you’re going to do it right. No one is ever in the mood to get a wax, but it’s always worth it once it’s been done. So, just for you guys, we’ve put together a list which includes 5 of the best places in London to get...

Oct 23, 2018

Sweat It Out With CliniqueFIT

Clinique’s latest launch of gym-makeup is bound to stop you looking like a mess after a heavy workout sesh. Usually wearing makeup to the gym is a big no-no – clogged pores, streaky foundation…not exactly great for your skin. But with athleisure ...

Oct 17, 2018

Get Your Spook On!

It’s that time of year again where we get one day to bring out the inner child in all of us: Halloween! Actually, while you’re at it, why not use the whole month to be a kid again? Your boss may not approve, true, but luckily for you, we’ve got a ...

Oct 15, 2018

Let’s Nail Breast Cancer

You might be spending your October days thinking about what costume you’re wearing this year…after all, it is Halloween so no one’s blaming you. But October isn’t just about who wears what, it’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Something we sho...

Oct 11, 2018

The History Of Waxing

Possibly seen as one of the most painful beauty treatments, but also one of the most worthwhile, waxing has become increasingly popular and has been around for years. If you thought it was a modern trend, think again – women have been putting them...

Oct 10, 2018

Acrylics: 7 things you should know

If you follow beauty instagrammers, chances are you’re deadly jealous over their hands. How can someone’s hands look that good, right? Over recent years, acrylics have become more popular with the choice of various nail shapes: coffin, round, squa...

Oct 03, 2018

At Home Waxing Guide

All we want is silky, smooth skin 24/7, is that too much to ask for? Well, not anymore. If you’ve ever had a wax, then you’ll understand the joy of not having to think about hair removal for weeks. If you’ve never had a wax, then you’re in for a t...

Oct 01, 2018

Get Luscious Lashes With 6 of London’s Fabulous Boutiques

Who really has the time to apply fake lashes every day? Not us. So instead, why not go ahead of get eyelash extensions. Not only does it mean you don’t have to wait for the glue to dry before applying them every day, but you can also skip out on m...

Sep 28, 2018

10 Things Your Salonette Wishes You Knew About Waxing

Many people tend to shy away from the idea of going to go get a wax, but why? Obviously, waxing is a process that can involve being partially nude in front of a stranger and some discomfort… not the ideal situation for everyone! However, when done...

Sep 27, 2018

This Season’s Hottest New Beauty Trends

This season is about making a statement – we are going full girl power with this year’s Autumn beauty trends. Whether it be bold eyebrows or crazy manicures, you will definitely be making an impression. With lots of gorgeous looks coming from fas...

Sep 26, 2018

Before And After Lash Extensions: Things To Know

Step aside falsies, lash extensions are the new treatment in the beauty scene! With lash extensions becoming more and more prominent in everyday looks, you might want to know more about them. What’s the difference between a half set and a full set...

Sep 21, 2018

The Top 5 Nail Trends for Autumn 2018

Autumn is finally on its way! Time for cooler weather, warm sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes (it’s okay, we like them too), and not to mention, beautiful manicures! Autumn is a huge time for new trends with events like Fashion Week just around the ...

Sep 17, 2018

Chanel’s 10 Best Selling Beauty Products

Chanel. A word that can make a woman weak at the knees. Whether it’s bags, beauty or just a browse in Selfridges, it’s safe to say that a little bit of Coco never hurt nobody. We all dream of owning an infamous quilted bag, the chain strap is enou...

Aug 29, 2018

Match Your Mani To Your Workout Gear At Sweaty Betty Live!

We’ve seen people match their manicures to their pedicures, lipstick and even their phone cases, but there is a new trend in town, matching your mani to your workout gear! That’s right, you heard us. The gym isn’t just about feeling good anymore, ...

Aug 22, 2018

Men’s Waxing – Why It’s An Essential Part Of Your Grooming Routine

Boys, listen up. It’s 2018, the fight for equality is more prevalent in society than ever, and we are here to tell you that waxing is not just for women. We know you don’t want to hear it, but us girls get a kick out of instilling fear into the ma...

Aug 20, 2018

10 Nail Art Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow

Nail art consists of some of the prettiest, most intricate designs that you can do to your nails. And with its ever-growing popularity, there is a design and style for everyone!  We at LeSalon can confidently tell you that, once you’ve entered the...

Aug 17, 2018

What Are LVL Lashes?

A new lash treatment is on the scene! That’s right, it’s not all about the falsies anymore, this time we are coming to you with a treatment that actually involves your natural lashes, because we are all about being oh so natural. What is this trea...

Aug 15, 2018

The Ultimate Guide To A Bikini Wax

When going for a bikini wax, there is a whole load of options available. You are spoilt for choice, which can be both a blessing and a curse. A blessing in the sense that you can pretty much get anything you’re looking for, and a curse in the sens...

Aug 10, 2018

Which Nail Shape Is Right For You?

It’s no longer just a case of square or round nails anymore (sigh), these days a manicure brings a whole load of questions, some that can really stress you out! Sitting in the salon chair can feel like sitting in the hot seat, your mind runs away ...

Aug 06, 2018

Our Super Handy Guide to Acrylics

Have you ever felt like your nails were… missing something? Maybe they aren’t standing out how you’d like them to, or maybe you want to try something completely new?  This sounds like a job for acrylics! So what are acrylic nails? This blog will t...

Jul 24, 2018

The Battle Of The Hollywood And Brazilian Wax: Which One Is For You?

Hollywood vs. Brazil, one of the longest standing battles of all time. Well, in the beauty world anyway. Both the Hollywood and the Brazilian are different styles of waxing ‘down under’. If you are considering getting a tidy up down there, read on...

Jul 04, 2018

Ingrown Toenails: Everything You Need To Know

Ingrown toenails, a topic not talked about enough in our opinion. They are a taboo subject in society, but we thought we would break the silence. I mean c’mon, it’s only a toenail right? We are addressing the questions we know you want the answer...

Jul 02, 2018

Trend Alert: Ombre Nails

Bored of the same old nail look? We are too, like who even paints their nails the same colour anymore, that is so last season. This summer, we are all about ombre nails. They are a foolproof way to make yourself look instantly on trend, and to mak...

Jun 29, 2018

How To Remove Eyelash Extensions At Home

Eyelash extensions, aka the best thing since sliced bread. Everyone and their mum has them, they are a lifesaver when it comes to applying your makeup, as there is no need for mascara whilst wearing them. Getting them done can take up to two hours...

Jun 25, 2018

Get The Look: Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle, the woman that everyone is talking about. She’s got everything; style, class, and Prince Charming by her side. Can you tell we’re obsessed with her yet? Her beauty routine is one of the most talked about topics over here at LeSalon,...

Jun 22, 2018

Our Top Tips To Prepare For A Wax

Waxing can be a daunting experience for many. Apart from the fear that it will hurt, many people find waxing scary due to not knowing what to expect or how to prepare. Because of this, we’ve put together a list of top tips to make sure you are rea...

Jun 20, 2018

The Lash Treatments You Need To Know About

Make room mascara, there are new lash treatments in town! The rise of the eyelash extension has made way to numerous treatments for your lashes, and we are here to talk you through each one. You can forget about spending your mornings applying mu...

Jun 18, 2018

The Royal Ascot Beauty Guide

Get your hats out ladies, because it’s that time of year again! That’s right, Ascot is here, so no more horsing around, it’s time to get ready. Here at LeSalon, we thought we would help you prepare for the event of the summer, so we have put toget...

Jun 15, 2018

World Cup Inspired Nail Art

Everyone is talking about the World Cup, and as much as we want to get into the spirit of things, I think we can all agree that sometimes a football shirt just isn’t the most flattering way to go. Therefore we have devised a guide on how to do a f...

Jun 13, 2018

The Difference Between Acrylic, Gel and Polygel Nails

Getting your nails done these days can sometimes feel like going down the bread aisle in the supermarket, there is just too much choice. Gone were the days where your only decision was between a white or brown loaf, now you’ve got bagels, buns and...

Jun 11, 2018

The Festival Beauty Trends You Have To Try This Summer

Festival season is upon us, and over here at LeSalon we couldn’t be more excited. There is so much to look forward too; the music, the food, the fashion and the beauty. Oh, and the Instagram pictures, we can’t forget about them. Our feed has been ...

Jun 07, 2018

London’s Beauty Habits Revealed By Postcode

Here at LeSalon, it’s safe to say that we are experts when it comes to the beauty industry. We deliver professional beauty treatments to your door, so there is no need for a trip to the salon. From waxing to gel manicures and eyelash extensions, w...

Jun 06, 2018

How To Do An At Home Pedicure- Our 10 Step Guide

Summer is approaching, meaning only one thing, it’s time to tackle those tootsies. That’s right, hiding them in socks and boots is no longer an option, the sandals are making an appearance, and we are here to help you prepare for this somewhat ner...

Jun 04, 2018

The Most Googled Nail Questions Of 2018

What did we do before the days of Google? It’s a hub of information right at our fingertips, and the place where most people go to get their most pressing questions answered. So, what are the most Googled questions about nails? Well we are here to...

Jun 01, 2018

Myth Busters: “Eyelash Extensions Make Your Lashes Fall out!”

From Kim Kardashian to Katy Perry, everyone seems to be loving eyelash extensions. It’s no wonder really, what’s not to love? They save all the hassle that comes along with applying false lashes, and there is no need for eye makeup. Therefore you ...

May 30, 2018

Lash Extensions: Why Beyonce gets them and so should you!

It’s always weird to have it in mind that celebrities are ordinary people, just like anyone else on this planet. They have favourite foods, favourite snacks, favourite accessories just as much as the next girl has. Even when it comes to beauty r...

May 23, 2018

How to look after eyelash extensions between treatments

If you’ve had eyelash extensions before you’ll know that they are a serious confidence boost. Every woman needs this experience at least once in her life. The best thing is you can go mascara-free and your eyes will still stand out. Plus, you’ll w...

Apr 20, 2018

12 Nail Art Designs for Spring 2018

It’s a cliche, we know, but spring has sprung. Finally! This also means it’s time to freshen up your look, try new things, turn a new leaf, as they say. Some go for a new bob, a brighter wardrobe, or even a new exercise routine, but as nail fanati...

Apr 19, 2018

It’s a match! Nail and phone case co-ords

Let’s face it, the novelty of trying out new nail polish colours and having a manicure will never get old. There’s something therapeutic about the way that the brush strokes are so evenly painted by the technician. The endless possibilities there ...

Apr 13, 2018

Gel vs Shellac – What’s the difference?

Picture this, you’re going on holiday, and you can’t bring polishes with you and most importantly won’t have time to be doing your nails lounging on a beach, going on a safari or touring bustling cities. So the manicure that you get beforehand sho...

Apr 11, 2018

Superstition in the air- old wives’ tales from around the world

“suːpəˈstɪʃ(ə)n/- A widely held but irrational belief in supernatural influences, especially as leading to good or bad luck, or a practice based on such a belief.” For those of you that are a bit mystic and indulge in a little magic, you may be p...

Apr 01, 2018

Pain busters- how to experience a less painful wax

Ah, it’s that time again when you need a wax. Undeniably, it hurts. After all, your hair is being pulled out from the root, so some pain is guaranteed! When put like that, it sounds borderline medieval but a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do....

Mar 25, 2018

Waxing aftercare

Dating centuries back, waxing has always been one of the most popular methods of hair removal that people go for. It’s because the results are truly impressive; hairless, soft, smooth skin. But it’s also important to remember that waxing aftercare...

Mar 23, 2018

Vegan manicures- Our top 6 vegan nail polish picks

It’s no lie that we all need a bit of pampering every now and again. A great manicure can go a long way. But do we really know what goes into our nail polish? Procedures have evolved now which involves less animal testing and use of harsh chemical...

Mar 16, 2018

Do you need a netox? Our advice on nail detoxing, resulting in perfect nails and hands.

As much as we all love a good manicure, it’s also vital to remember that it’s worth having a detox for your nails from time to time. Like any beauty regime, it’s good to take some time out, step back and see what your body really needs. Nail polis...

Mar 02, 2018

What to expect from your first intimate wax: say goodbye to worries and doubts

So you’re sitting down sipping on a cup of tea when the thought suddenly hits you: it’s about time I booked for a wax. Whilst the idea of an intimate wax seems like the solution to any shaving trials and tribulations, you just can’t banish the tho...

Mar 01, 2018

What’s the difference between hot wax and strip wax?

Whether you do at-home waxing with LeSalon or go to your regular down the street, you’ve probably been given the choice between strip and hot wax at some point. Is one more effective? Less painful? Why is hot wax more expensive? Aren’t they both ‘...

Feb 21, 2018

Meet AMELIORATE’s founder Annette Luck

This week, we’re delighted to introduce the founder of Ameliorate, Annette Luck. She’s the brains behind this luxurious and award-winning skincare brand, that’s hitting the shelves nationwide from Space NK to Liberty London to Boots. Annette revea...

Feb 20, 2018

6 reasons why waxing and manicures are vital for men

Stress Relief. Stress is something that around 41 percent of men suffer with. Whether it’s from work, relationships or money worries, it’s definitely something we’d all avoid if we could. It is important for us as men to always take time out for ...

Feb 01, 2018

Our chat with the BBC

Last week I was interviewed by the BBC about Modern Slavery in Nail Salons. In October last year, we partnered with the charity Unseen to raise awareness about the issue during anti-slavery week. The campaign has since gained a lot of traction f...

Jan 29, 2018

How important is a ‘Ski-Pedicure’?

Skiing is a fun activity for anyone of all ages. It’s one of the few fun things you can do again and again, without getting bored. It’s always important to protect your eyes and your head, which you do by wearing a helmet and goggles. And let’s no...

Jan 26, 2018

Celebs you can expect to nail 2018!

2017 was a pretty eventful year for celebs. From billionaire Donald Trump becoming president to the announcement of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s engagement. It’s safe to say that there was always a story to tell. But 2017 is over and we can al...

Jan 23, 2018

Beauty at work

We spend most of our day at work. So the way our “work” treats us has a huge impact on our wellbeing.  But studies show that stress levels keep increasing, and voluntary people turnover is at nearly 50%. This means that employers are failing. F...

Nov 21, 2017

LeSalon’s self care guide for the women on the go

As the stresses and strains of modern life take their toll, we can all be slightly guilty of not taking enough care of number one. This is especially true at this time of year with the temperature plummeting and the run-up to Christmas in full swi...

Nov 16, 2017

Makeup removal made easy: Our simple steps to a clear complexion

It’s a topic that frequently divides opinion. Some women relish the thought of taking their makeup off at the end of a long day, while for others, it’s just a bit of a faff. Regardless of what camp you fall into, makeup removal should be an essent...

Nov 08, 2017

The Monthly Round Up: October

Welcome to October’s monthly round up! Being a beauty tech company there is always so much going on that we want to share, from events and photo shoots to new campaigns and manicures of the month. Suffice to say, our schedule is always pretty jam...

Nov 03, 2017

Why the new logo?

This is the first time I’ve decided to write to you guys directly. I always wanted to do it, but it’s a pretty scary thing. I have decided to take the plunge this week as we are doing something really important that is close to my heart. The eagl...

Oct 20, 2017

Halloween nail art takeover: 5 of our favourite looks

When posed with the age-old question ‘trick or treat?’, we think it’s always better to opt for the latter. So how about treating yourself to a Halloween inspired mani this October? Whether you’re celebrating the holiday with your children, attendi...

Oct 16, 2017

Transition to Autumn with these top beauty tips

Say goodbye to your sun-kissed September self, October’s here and it’s time for a complete beauty overhaul. As the temperature drops and we’re faced with harsher weather conditions our appearance can suffer, no matter how stylish our new season wa...

Oct 13, 2017

New season shades: autumn nails

Bring out the bobble hats and pumpkin spice lattes because Autumn is officially on its way. The cooler weather and darker evenings seem to send many of us into a bit of a fashion frenzy as we ditch our staple spring/summer pieces in favour of cosy...

Oct 09, 2017

13 Fashion Instagrammers You’ll Want to Follow

The Insta-sphere is now flooded with over 700 million active accounts. Standing out in a crowd this size can be difficult. Likewise, finding accounts that resonate with you – ones that give you that ‘can’t-stop-scrolling’ feeling – can be hard to ...

Sep 15, 2017

Introducing LeSalon’s Monthly Round Up

Welcome to our first LeSalon Monthly Round Up! Being a growing beauty-tech business, there is always so much going on that we want to share, from events and photo shoots to videos, news and manicures of the month. Catch the round up at the end of ...

Sep 01, 2017

How to get a salon quality manicure at home

We understand that sometimes people don’t have much free time for a pamper sesh, nonetheless go somewhere to get pampered. More and more people are opting out of the traditional salon experience and are staying home to do their own nails or just n...

Aug 31, 2017

Stressed out skin? Top tips for a healthy glow in the city

Most of us are aware of what living in the city can do to our mind, body, and soul. But what we forget is the toll it can take on our skin. So what kind of skin stresses in the city are we talking about? We’re talking the everyday annoying stresse...

Aug 23, 2017

5 Most Luxurious Nail Salons in Mayfair

In London, nail salons come in all shapes and sizes. From your no-frills corner salon that just gets the job done, all the way to a 5-star hotel signature manicure. For those days you want to be pampered like a queen, London does not disappoint. A...

Aug 15, 2017

At-home beauty treatments: Why it’s more than just a fad

What do we want? Beauty services at home! When do we want them? Now! Choker necklaces, culottes, and cronuts, fads come and go. Not to be confused with trends which are large shifts that influence our behaviours. Trends eventually cement their wa...

Aug 02, 2017

LeSalon’s Guide to Holiday Beauty Prep

We all know the struggle that comes with trying to get everything ready for a holiday. Making sure that the travel is taken care of, all the packing is done, and getting yourself ready to go can be draining. All of this can lead to even more stres...

Aug 01, 2017

Minimalist vs. Graphic: The Battle of Nail Art

We’ve all seen the nail art explosion over the last year, from nail art fans sharing the latest craze on Instagram, all the way to models rocking the runways with flashy designs. There are so many designs to try out, but in 2017 we’ve seen two ove...

Jul 25, 2017

The Flexitarian Diet: What you need to know

Our diets are constantly changing and adapting to the world around us. This is especially true within the last five years or so. With an influx of vegetarian and vegan products hitting our shelves, gracing our menus, and hitting the headlines more...

Jul 18, 2017

Is social media affecting your mental well-being?

There is no doubt that social media has changed our world dramatically over the past few years. With so many different platforms it’s now easier than ever to stay in touch and connect with people across the globe that we might have easily lost tou...

Jul 13, 2017

What does your nail shape say about you?

The shape of our nails has changed dramatically over the past century. Before, there were only a few simple shapes such as square, oval and round. Now the nail shape world has expanded and we have added the almond shape, coffin shape, the stiletto...

Jul 03, 2017

Surviving Festival Season: LeSalon’s Health & Beauty Tips

We all love going to those summer festivals every year. But there are some things that aren’t all that great. The toll they take on our bodies. As much fun as the festivals are, we don’t always think about all the problems it may cause for our bod...

Jun 29, 2017

Men like Kobe Bryant are getting manicures

Manscaping has never been more popular, it’s no longer confined to Bowie-esque flamboyance or gothic guyliner. Men are now going for subtler treatments that women already use on a regular basis. Think moisturising, waxing, and brow grooming. The l...

Jun 19, 2017

LeSalon’s Tour de London Recap: Manicures Anywhere!

You know we’re suckers for at-home manicures and pedicures – you just can’t beat the comfort and convenience. Equally, there’s nothing like having your nails done at the office. But when the sun’s out in London, we think it’s criminal to stay insi...

Jun 15, 2017

Yoga in 2017: the weird and wonderful variations

Yoga means union or connection – what it’s really about is using techniques like breath, movement and meditation to calm your mind. Asanas, the postures we do in yoga classes, play a big role in this. Your body needs to be strong and flexible enou...

Jun 14, 2017

The Evolution of the Eyebrow 2017

Brows have always had trends – Cleopatra is thought to have darkened hers with carbon. Then there are the pencil-thin styles of the 30s, Hepburn’s thick brows to emphasise her doe eyes, and Brooke Shields’ bushy brows in the 80s. The 90s brought a...

Jun 08, 2017

6 Ways to Stay Body Confident This Summer

The season of the summer bod is upon us. For many of us, the transition from winter layers and covered limbs to baring our pasty legs in skirts and sandals can be slightly anxiety-inducing. These feelings are, of course, heightened by the bombardm...

Jun 08, 2017

London’s Top 10 Manicure-obsessed Boroughs

We think it’s fair to say, as a nation, we’re more obsessed with looking good than ever. With the rise of a selfie-obsessed culture, it’s harder than ever to have a bad-hair day! Search the term “How to look good on Instagram” and 179,000,000 resu...

Jun 06, 2017

Celebrating Essie’s National Nail Polish Day in Style

There seems to be a ‘faux’ holiday for everything these days. Don’t get us wrong, we do support some of these national days, like National Pepperoni Pizza Day. Because we who doesn’t love having a reason to feast on pizza? Naturally, we were delig...

May 25, 2017

Is 2017 the year of the most bizarre nail art?

The nail art trends of now Beauty and fashion trends come and go like seasons, but some are so obscure that they’re often associated with a definitive year. Like the contouring and lip plumping of 2015, or chokers and baseball caps in 2016. Whils...

May 18, 2017

The truth about the charcoal beauty trend

Undoubtedly, you’ve scrolled down Instagram and seen a reality TV star or Insta-model raving about their new charcoal toothpaste or face mask. Charcoal is the new ‘it’ ingredient on the beauty market at the moment. In reality, we’ve been using cha...

May 05, 2017

Our springtime season manicure forecast

Heralding the return of warm weather, longer days and lighter nights, spring is always one of the most exciting seasons of the year. It’s the time we strip off our heavy winter clothes and delve back into our summer wardrobes, making it an experim...

Apr 20, 2017

In need of a holiday? Why a wellness retreat should be at the top of your wish list

We love London, we do, but sometimes the hustle and bustle of this beautiful city can wear you down. From Tube delays, to stressful work deadlines, and from car fumes, to navigating the night Tube in heels – it can all take a toll emotionally and ...

Apr 06, 2017

What Is 5-Free Nail Polish? LeSalon Edition

What’s the story behind the new wave of 3-free, 5-free, 7-free and 9-free nail polish? Do they offer a benefit or are we being drowned in hype? Do you hanker after the latest formulations? If you are either a beauty blogger or a nail polish addic...

Mar 23, 2017

The war on clean eating: where do you stand?

If you’ve got an Instagram account you are probably no stranger to the term ‘clean eating’. We’ve all seen those slightly obnoxious pictures of avo on rye bread, turmeric-infused pressed juices and detox health teas. These ‘grams are always accomp...

Mar 03, 2017

Feeling stressed? 5 Top tips for coping in the city

With long working hours, lengthy commutes, high prices and an ever increasing population of people, it’s no surprise that London is one of the most stressful places to live in the UK. Instead of letting deadlines, delayed tubes and the cost of cof...

Feb 16, 2017

Four flirty Valentines manicure looks

Whether you’re heading out on a big date, celebrating your love with a long term partner, or hitting the town with friends, everyone wants to look and feel great on Valentine’s Day. From manicures and pedicures to new hair-dos, of all the special ...

Feb 09, 2017

What Is A Men’s Sports Pedicure And Why Should I Get One?

We admit it: traditionally pedicures are something we normally associate with women, but it’s becoming more and more common for men of all ages to put a little more effort into looking after themselves. This is especially true for men who are at t...

Feb 02, 2017

Introducing clean beauty: stripping back your beauty habits

We all want to be healthy and have clear skin. Of course, a big part of this comes down to what we’re putting into our body, choosing less processed foods certainly has a positive effect on how we look and feel. But now with many now-debunked ‘cle...

Jan 26, 2017

Trying to detox this January? Meet 2017’s new health trends

With January in full swing, we’re surrounded by a feast of different diet plans. It’s safe to say most of us were somewhat indulgent with party food and drinks in December, so it’s understandable why we feel like we might feel a need to make a cha...

Jan 12, 2017

7 health and beauty tips for surviving the festive season

With presents to buy, parties to go to, and so much delicious (and fattening) food, your own health and beauty routines can fly right out of the window at Christmas. Here are our top tips to put you back on track and make sure you make the best im...

Dec 15, 2016

LeSalon Tips to Achieving Ingrown Hairs Free Skin

We can all think of a million scenarios when we need smooth sleek looking skin. It’s painful enough dealing with the removal of hair – forget the regrowth. Irrespective of our efforts to shave, wax, tweeze and de-fuzz many of us are plagued with u...

Dec 08, 2016

4 Simple DIY Tips for Tired Feet

Winter Foot Care Woes With the cold winter fast approaching, it is definitely time to ditch the flip-flops in exchange for our fluffy socks and boots but that doesn’t mean it should be an excuse to neglect our feet. Foot care still exists in the ...

Nov 16, 2016

Top 5 time saving beauty products for mums

Being a mum is exhausting. Its a full time, non stop role. So we’ve put together a survival guide of our top 5 time saving, yet most effective beauty products. We’re all about maximising efficiency. We like our beauty regime to be as pared down as...

Mar 10, 2016

Top 10 Superfoods for Gorgeous Skin and Hair

The secret to healthier hair and glowing skin? It’s not in your makeup or skincare case. It’s in your diet. Here are our top 10 tried and tested superfoods. Start from the inside and you will glow with good health. Not sure what superfoods are? ...

Mar 10, 2016

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

It’s a universal truth that you cannot go wrong with flowers: they will bring a smile to any face but that special gift only lasts a week before they start to wilt. In keeping with delightful light floral smells, we’ve rounded up the loveliest sme...

Mar 03, 2016

Mother’s Day at Karen Millen

To celebrate Mother’s Day in style, Karen Millen are offering one-on-one styling appointments for you and your mum, along with an exclusive KM goody bag when you spend over £200\. Plus, Le Salon will also be on hand to treat you to manicures on ...

Mar 03, 2016

Salicylic Acid: How It Works, What It Does & Our Recommendations

### **Salicylic Acid: Why You Need It In Your Life** If you’ve ever struggled with bad skin,  this is a wonder product that you need to know about. Lots of women are put off by the idea of using an ‘acid’ on their skin and have lots of questi...

Feb 09, 2016

The Very Best Micellar Water For Every Skin Type & Budget

Models swear by them, every pro makeup artist has one in their kit. But micellars have gone from a backstage staple at fashion shows to a mainstream must-have. With their no rinse, 3 in 1 formulas Micellar Water is perfect for late nights and trav...

Feb 03, 2016

6 Wellness Tips To Live By

Looking to have a happy and healthy 2016? Then you may be interested in these 6 easy wellness tips to help you improve your health and well-being. Exercise It’s been proven that exercising has several benefits like reducing risks for many dise...

Jan 29, 2016

12 Hand Creams We Love – For Every Budget

The winter saviours your hands have been waiting for [![](https://d3079h9ojn760r.cloudfront.net/media/2016/01/21102123/la-mer-the-hand-treatment-1.jpg)](https://cms.lesalon.com/la-mer-the-hand-treatment/) La Mer The Hand Treatment. It’s like...

Jan 29, 2016

Our 10 Commandments for Clear Skin

Want to banish blemishes forever? These are the rules to live by: 1. Keep it clean. Cleanse properly and twice a day. Apply your cleanser to DRY skin. Don’t dampen the skin first. Use a face flannel and water to remove cleansers. As a rule, we f...

Jan 29, 2016

Gift a manicure!

Need gift ideas? We have what you need! We are now offering LeSalon gift cards for Christmas. How it works: Select which kind of gift you want here and you will receive an e-certificate. Print out vouchers will be sent to you via email for...

Nov 23, 2015

MUST-HAVE nail products for the holidays!

We asked one of our amazing professional, Christine, to give us some insider tips on the TOP 5 MUST-HAVE nail products for the holidays! Of course, Christine wants you to book a nail appointment with LeSalon to get that fabulous nail shine, but...

Nov 17, 2015

Book your Halloween manicure now!

Get in the spooky spirit this Halloween with a boo-tiful manicure from LeSalon! Create the perfect finishing touch to your Halloween outfit with a gothic chic manicure. Get your blood reds, ghoulish greys, witchy blacks and more from LeSalon. ...

Oct 28, 2015

September’s Trendiest of the Trends

Mirror Mirror on the wall, which colours are the fairest of them all? We are completely OBSESSED with Essie’s seasonal collection for Autumn! The rich, jewel tones are so perfect for the fall, and it looks gorgeous on all skin tones! Book a man...

Sep 30, 2015

The 10 commandments to escape from summer weight gain

The Dreaded Summer Weight Gain Pain It’s no secret summer holidays have damaging effects on your silhouette. Long dinners, alcohol abuse, aperitivi… In addition to your excesses, your body only burns half the amount of calories, as your physical ...

Aug 18, 2015

Lippylicious: How to get the hottest, plumpest summer lips

Summer is the season at which you don’t want to overcharge your skin with makeup but still want to look fab. What better way to reach that sunny natural look than by complementing your tan with a radiant shiny smile? LeSalon offers you an ultra-e...

Aug 18, 2015

Feet-ish: 5 tips to take care of your feet during holidays at the beach

Did you know Bradley Cooper was dumped by model Laura Simpson because of his foot fetish? Alright, it’s kind of freaky, but if hotties like Bradley love feet, don’t you want to work on yours and try your luck? Especially since summer is the perfec...

Aug 18, 2015

6 Secrets For Summer Hair That Is Beach Perfect – LeSalon Edition

When it comes to hair, summer usually stands for the golden 3 Ss: Sea, Splash and Sun. In other words, you’re dealing with aggressive sea salt, irritating pool chlorine and damaging UV rays. But let’s not get dramatic! Summer hair doesn’t have to ...

Aug 18, 2015

7 tips to make your tan last longer

Summer Tanning It’s official now: Summer is showing its pretty face. What could be more efficient to warm up your days than beautiful summer days: sippin’ a cocktail by the pool, lazin’ on the beach, partyin’ endlessly on dream terraces, flirtin’...

Aug 12, 2015

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