Hair & Beauty

The Little Black Book Of Summer Beauty

By Ellie Schneider
14th Dec 2014

It’s officially summer, people! This mean’s it’s time peel off those winter layers and bear all. Oh my! And with the holidays right around the corner, you’re going to want to get started ASAP. Luckily, we’ve got the 411 for your summer beauty overhaul. Here are Sydney’s best hairdressers, beauticians and tan technicians that we have on speed dial.


People Hairdressing
Potts Point

Switch up your look this season with the multi-award-winning team at People Hairdressing. These guys have got you covered, whether you’re after sun-kissed highlights or an edgy crop. The go-to amongst Sydney celebrities, you’ll walk out this Potts Point establishment feeling incredible.

Sans Souci

Life is too short to have boring hair! At least that’s the mantra at Sans Souci’s DD&Co where colour change is the name of the game. Whether you’re looking to go a dreamy shade of pink, white or blue, you can trust you’re in good hands with one of the best colour technicians in Sydney.  

Esstudio Galleria

Steeping into Esstudio you’ll immediately be transported to the streets of New York, with it’s incredible vintage fit-out, oversized chandelier and round communal table where the skilled staff work their magic. This is pampering at its finest – think champagne flutes, massage chairs and some of the best hairdressers in Sydney.


Eyebrow Experts
Double Bay

Ripping a hair follicle from its root is never pleasant. Since 2005, Double Bay’s Eyebrow Experts has been providing an exceptional service specialising in the 7-minute Brazilian made famous by Svetlana Burckhardt. Trust us, you’ll never have waxing anxiety again!

The Brow Bar

Looking for the best brows in Sydney? Step into The Brow Bar's Woollahra store and let these eyebrow wizards work their magic. These expert beauticians specialise in brow shaping and brow 'whispering' - a special technique guaranteed to match your brows to your personality and face shape. Now that’s impressive!

Aleisha-Jane Beauty
Surry Hills

When it comes to something as personal as waxing, you’ll want to trust the best in the business! The ladies at Aleisha-Jane Beauty offer top-notch service, and are experts in Brazilian waxing (ingrown hairs, be gone!), as well as eyebrow shaping and threading. You’ll walk out completely hair-free.


Tan Temple
Bondi Beach

Tan Temple has fast become the go-to amongst Sydney’s bronze-skinned ladies. Step inside this Bondi salon and experience their 5-star treatment, which is tailored to your skin type and comes with a 100 per cent happy guarantee. You’ll walk out looking like you just spent a week lying on a beach drinking cocktails in the Bahamas.

The Bronzing Boutique
Double Bay

For those of us who work 9-5, it’s essential for eyeballs everywhere that we fake our golden glow. Experts in bronzing, brow shaping and waxing, this Double Bay salon will have you summer-ready in no time. With plenty of bronzing shades on offer, and a flawless application, The Bronzing Boutique is a must-visit for any spray tan seeker.


Miss Frou Frou

Headed up by renowned nail artist, Miss Betty Rose, this luxurious salon is the perfect spot for some quality me-time. Tending to the nails of celebrities like Cate Blanchett, Miranda Kerr and Naomi Campbell, Miss Frou Frou is well deserving of its spot on our hit list of Sydney’s best manicures. Whether you’re looking for an express mani, gel or acrylics, you know you’re in good hands!

The Nail Lounge
Surry Hills

Here at The Urban List we’re a tad obsessed with long-lasting gel nails, which is why we were super pleased when we stumbled Surry Hills’ newest salon. The Nail Lounge specialises in Bio Sculpture Gel, with a fabulous assortment of colours, and a wide range of nail art on offer. You’ll have immaculate nails all summer!

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