Review: Privet Beauty, London

Review: Privet Beauty, London

You don’t need to be green-fingered to fall in love with Privet Beauty, a quirky new beauty salon in West London where nail polish resides in plant pots, and you are pummelled and ‘pruned’ in cabins, huts and sheds.

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The interior is part Chelsea Flower Show, part Alpine ski chalet and part Kew Gardens, with lots of wood, topiary, vintage touches and more than a few logs as you can see!

There’s also The Orangery tanning space, and the Mani and Pedi-cured Garden (below), for anything from a quick file and polish to a luxury hand and nail treatment.

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But this totally unique, if slightly bonkers, pamper palace won’t just appeal to you ladies; in fact your other half will feel right at home here, as there are some great massages on the menu and a Toolshed treatment room just for him.

He may even brush shoulders with the likes of Ibiza DJ legend Antz, or hair supremo Lee Stafford, both of whom have visited recently.

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I spent two blissful hours in Privet’s log cabin last weekend, kicking off with a nothing less than first-class deep tissue full body massage (pleasurable pain is where it’s at don’t you know!), followed by a manicure and pedicure using Essie colours; Sure Shot for my feet, and Warm and Toasty Turtleneck for my fingers.

Oh and get this – their blogger is called Anita Bush (geddit?)!

Privet Wax Bars, 214 Kensington Park Road, London W11 1NR. Tel: 020 7221 5674.

*treatments provided for review purposes





Rebecca Barnes
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