11 On-Demand Style And Beauty Services For Your Best Glam Ever
IF YOU'RE OBSESSED WITH BLOWOUTS
Booking blowouts at five star, luxury salons that cost under $40 is actually achievable thanks to the app PRÊTE. Simply select your preferred date, time and area (the app services 10 major cities across the U.S.) and PRÊTE's personal concierge matches you with the salon that fits your needs. And rest-assured, they have a solid vetting process, utilizing a team of beauty experts to hand-pick the salons featured.
WHERE: N.Y.C., L.A., Chicago, San Francisco, Nashville, Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Orange County and San Diego (with Miami, Houston and Washington, D.C. coming soon!)
TRY IT: PRÊTE, $35/one-blowout package, $99/three-blowout package, $145/five-blowout package or $169/unlimited blowouts per month; prete.co
IF YOU HAVE NATURAL, COILY HAIR
If you're hair's naturally coily, you know the challenge of finding a stylist who knows how to work with it. In comes BeautyLynk: an on-demand service revolutionizing the industry for multiculural women. Get everything from extensions, braiding, locs, haircuts and blowdrys catered for women with natural coily hair.
WHERE: Over 20 cities nationwide, including L.A., N.Y.C., Boston, Miami and Las Vegas
TRY IT: BeautyLynk, $100 for haircuts to $500 for micro locs; beautylynk.com
IF YOU WANT TO BE STYLED LIKE THE STARS
True life: most of us barely have time to brush our hair, let alone put together stylish outfits every day. In comes Stitch Fix, the leading on-demand personal styling service that offers the most comprehensive range of apparel, trends and price points. The best part? The brand just launched Stitch Fix Plus, which offers styling services for women up to size 24!
WHERE: All cities
TRY IT: Stitch Fix, $20 styling fee & approximately $55 per item; stitchfix.com
IF YOU WANT LUXURY BEAUTY WHEREVER YOU GO
Whether you want to get glammed before a holiday party or are out of town and need a trusted stylist to create your look, Bella On Demand should be your first stop: It offers hair, makeup and nail services from elite stylists with years of experience (on celebs, TV and in magazines), who come to you for the VIP experience.
WHERE: N.Y.C., Washington D.C., Miami, Las Vegas, L.A.
TRY IT: Bella On Demand, services $75 & up; bellaondemand.com
IF YOU WANT A MASSAGE IN YOUR HOME
Although the holidays are meant to be a relaxing time, there's something about getting your whole family under one roof that can cause blood pressure to spike. With as little as an hour's notice, a Zeel massage therapist can be on their way to you — and you can stop dipping into the eggnog to unwind.
WHERE: 40+ U.S. Cities, including N.Y.C., L.A., San Francisco
TRY IT: Zeel, services $105 & up; zeel.com
IF YOU WANT BEAUTY ON A BUDGET
Want to sample on-demand beauty without spending a fortune? Manestreem lets users scroll through artists of varying skill levels and experience, so there's an option for you no matter what you're looking to spend.
WHERE: Philadelphia, N.Y.C., Miami
TRY IT: Manestreem, services $30 & up; manestreem.com
IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR KARJENNER-APPROVED HOLIDAY HAIR
The freelance hair stylists from Stylisted can make your Instagram dreams a reality. Book from the app for hair and makeup services that can be done anywhere, from your home to office to hotel room.
WHERE: N.Y.C., Chicago, L.A., Washington D.C.
TRY IT: Stylisted, services $40 & up; stylisted.com
IF YOU WANT HOLIDAY-THEMED MAKEUP
StyleBee’s been referred to as the Uber for blowouts, but we're calling them beauty magicians instead. If you are dying for a super-glittery New Year's Eve look, StyleBee’s makeup artists are here for that (they even offer specific Halloween makeup options in October!).
WHERE: L.A., Las Vegas, San Francisco
TRY IT: StyleBee, services $50 & up; stylebee.com
IF YOU WANT A CELEBRITY'S EXACT LOOK FOR UNDER $100
Whether you want a smoky eye like Lea Michele or Olivia Culpo’s messy waves, TheGlamApp makes it happen (because their artists work with these stars, too!). Book your services days in advance -- or even just an hour before! -- for your star-inspired look at an affordable price point.
WHERE: 23 cities, including L.A., N.YC., Las Vegas, London
TRY IT: TheGlamApp, services $25 & up; theglamapp.com
IF YOU WANT NAIL ART LIKE NICKI MINAJ
As one of the OG on-demand beauty apps, GlamSquad's already likely a much-clicked app in your arsenal. But starting this month, the company will offer nail art services in addition to hair, makeup, manis and pedis. They’re also rolling out in other U.S. cities soon, so you won't have to wait too long for fancy nails of your own.
WHERE: L.A., N.YC., Miami
TRY IT: GlamSquad, services $35 & up, glamsquad.com
IF YOU NEED TO WORK OFF THOSE COCKTAILS
On top of its array of beauty services, including haircuts, blowouts, makeup, nails and spray tans, PRIV provides users personal training anytime, from yoga to kickboxing. And if you need a cool-down after? Dial up a post-workout massage from the app.
WHERE: L.A., N.YC., Austin, London
TRY IT: PRIV, services $35 & up, gopriv.com