Have a little ‘me’ time ahead of New Year’s Eve

With Christmas done and dusted, we’re all in need of a little bit of pampering ahead of New Year’s Eve. So whether you’re off out for a party or having a relaxed evening in front of the sofa, there’s always time to treat yourself. Here are our top places to visit in the city that will make you feel spoilt rotten!


Hershesons Blow Dry Bar, Harvey Nichols – Mailbox

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The new Hershesons Blow Dry Bar boasts glam all year round. Featuring a unique menu of 12 of the hottest hair trends, simply walk in, choose your look and sit back while a stylist re-creates your chosen look in just 30 minutes or less! From up-dos, waves or classic curls, there’s something for everyone. The salon also offers a hair fitting service – a one-to-one appointment to help you shop for your perfect hair piece.


At One Day Spa – Great Western Arcade


Escape the hustle bustle of the city, and visit this boutique independent day spa. At One Day Spa offers a range of treatments, including manicures, pedicures and facials. The spa also has a range of massages to help you feel relaxed, including the Swedish massage, Thai foot massage and Indian head massage. If you’re in a hurry and want a quick fix, try one of the express treatments which only take 10 to 20 minutes.


Makeover at Selfridges, Bullring


The make up counters in Selfridges, Bullring, will make you feel beautiful and party ready in no time! Many of the beauty counters including Mac, Illamasqua and Laura Mercier offer a makeover and can give you advice on how to re-create that perfect look at home. For just £25, you can get a full makeover at Mac which is fully redeemable on products.


Mint Nail and Beauty – Cannon Street


For all your nail and beauty needs, Mint Nail and Beauty has got you covered. From gel manicures and pedicures to waxing and brow shaping, you will leave the nail bar feeling perfectly pampered. If you’ve got some spare time, we recommend the back and neck massage as a special treat!


The Club and Spa – The Cube


Lit by candlelight and scented with subtle aromatherapy aromas, the luxurious Club and Spa is the perfect place to unwind. We recommend the Spa Retreat package, which includes a foot and ankle massage, a selection of one hour treatments to choose from, and full access to the spa where you can relax in the vitality pool and the salt halotherapy room. If that wasn’t enough, you can also enjoy a delicious lunch in the canal-side lounge.


Finishing Touches – Piccadilly Arcade

Using the exclusive French skincare range, Guinot, Finishing Touches offers a range of speciality treatments designed to make you feel rejuvenated. Treatments include the Hydradermie which deep-cleanses, rehydrates and regenerates the skin, and the Beauté Nerve, a gentle peeling facial designed to boost radiance and re-hydrate the skin.


Molton Brown – Bullring (Upper Level)

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Famous for their exotic blends of bath, beauty and home products, Molton Brown is the ideal place to pick up some luxurious products and pamper yourself at home. We recommend starting with the Seamoss Stress Relieving Hydrosoak followed by the Sleep – Cedrus Bathing Infusion for an evening of relaxation.


Neal’s Yard Remedies – Grand Central


Neal’s Yard Remedies has a range of naturally mood-enhancing organic oils, and they have a blend to suit every mood. We recommend trying the Aromatherapy Blend – Night Time for a refreshing night’s sleep. Neal’s Yard Remedies also stocks a range of calming herbal teas. Try the Beautiful Skin Tea with goji berry and rosehip to help boost skin’s natural radiance.


There are a range of places to make you feel great in Birmingham city centre. Find more here: www.shoppinginbirmingham.com/directory

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