Male grooming is no longer a luxury for the rich and famous but a necessity for all men. Modern men worldwide want to look fantastic at any age. Luckily there are now countless skin and body treatments available specifically for men.
At Beauty Essence, we cater for men too. After a few visits, we often find that men make our salon treatments a regular part of their grooming routine. A facial or waxing treatment may start as a treat, perhaps a gift from a loved one, but it doesn't take long before men make it a routine and want to learn more about the best products for their skin.
Our Most Popular Male Grooming Treatments
New to grooming? Don’t worry, our City of London salon offers several treatments specifically tailored for our male clients.
1. Hair removal
Today hair removal for men or ‘manscaping’ as it is sometimes known, is considered not just practical but can transform your appearance.
Waxing is the quickest and easiest hair removal method for most men as it ensures a smooth, clean finish with less irritation than shaving. Plus, it also lasts much longer as it pulls the hair from the root.
Men’s waxing is ideal for body hair on the chest and back and perfect for smaller areas such as that monobrow. Perfectly groomed eyebrows can open up your eyes while keeping a classic masculine look. Removing straggly hairs and keeping a clear division between your two brows can also make you look younger.
Why not book a hair removal consultation with one of our therapists? They can explain the process, answer any questions and recommend the best hair removal treatment for you.
2. Men’s Facial
Facials are suitable for both men and women and provide a range of skincare benefits. Men have entirely different skin to women; it's thicker, hairier, and produces more oil, so naturally, it requires a different skin care regimen. We can tailor a professional facial to meet all your skin concerns, from spots, oiliness, dryness, or perhaps smooth a few wrinkles or fine lines.
Facials can be the perfect tonic for irritated skin caused by shaving. They are also great pre-shave, smoothing the skin for a more effortless shave. Facials are also incredibly relaxing and make a positive difference to your complexion.
At Beauty Essence, we offer a wide range of professional facials especially designed to address men’s skin concerns.
3. Men’s Manicure and Pedicure
Dirty, unkempt nails on hands and feet are unsightly and, perhaps more importantly are unhealthy. We ask a lot of our hands and feet daily, and it's essential to look after them.
But a manicure or pedicure is far more than just a beauty treatment that gives you clean, smart looking hands and feet. They also look after the health of your nails and cuticles. Regular manicures and pedicures give your nails a deep clean removing dead skin cells, encouraging new skin cell growth, thus keeping nails strong and healthy.
And if you’re off on holiday, why not consider a men’s gel pedicure to ensure you’re flip-flop-ready.
Our General Grooming Advice
For best results, always consult our treatment pages before your session. There, you will find many handy tips on preparing for a treatment, what to expect during the treatment, and aftercare advice.
Of course, you could always book a consultation appointment with us. One of our experienced therapists can advise you on the best treatment for your specific skin and hair type and explain any pre- and post-treatment guidance.
Establish a routine, and book future appointments before leaving the salon. Try and use correct products for your skin type. Men specific skincare ranges are designed for men, as you have different needs from women.
Always shave in the direction of hair growth to ensure a smooth, easy shave with less irritation and less risk of ingrown hairs and always use a pre-shave product and post-shave balm.
Moisturise every day and use a sun protection cream of at least SPF 30 to protect your skin.
You are in safe hands
Therapists at our beauty salon in Central London are experienced professionals. Our priority is that you feel relaxed and comfortable during your treatment session. We are happy to talk you through the procedure and answer questions that arise at any time.
If you have questions about any of our treatments, please call us at the salon, and we will be only too happy to help. If you are new to some treatments (e.g. facials, waxing and IPL) or have sensitive skin, why not book a consultation and patch test. This will help us advise you on the best treatment options for your skin and hair type.
Changes because of Covid-19
Some of our procedures may have changed to make your treatments as safe as possible. But you'll find our warm, friendly atmosphere remains, and you'll still come away feeling relaxed and beautiful.
Related products available from our online shop
A regenerating cream that rejuvenates the skin’s appearance, revitalising and restoring a healthy-looking complexion.
An after-shave cream that soothes and instantly restores comfort after shaving.
Protects and moisturises all day long, cooling and refreshing the skin.
Deep cleansing gel that rids the skin of impurities, leaving the skin clear, refreshed and toned.
An anti-fatigue eye gel that visibly reduces puffiness and dark circles.
Helps to refresh the eye contour, smoothing and hydrating fine lines.
Infused with Anti-Ageing Collagen, the mask not only cools, nourishes, reduces redness and hydrates the skin but also firms the skin leaving a natural, youthful glow, all in just 15 - 20 minutes!
A revitalising serum-soaked sheet mask formulated specifically for men’s skin targets fine lines, wrinkles, loss of elasticity, and firmness.
CACI Face Lift
Dermalogica ProSkin - 30 mins
Dermalogica ProSkin - 60 mins
Diamond Micro-Dermabrasion - 1 hr
Diamond Micro-Dermabrasion - 30 mins
Environ Advanced Active Vitamin - 45 mins
Environ Ionzyme Active Vitamin - 1 hr
Guinot Hydradermie Lift
Gel Hands - Colour incl. Manicure
Foot Tidy - Luxury
Men’s Gel Feet
Arm Wax - Half
Arms Wax - Full
Back Wax - Full incl Shoulders
Back Wax - Lower or Upper
Buttock Wax - Cheeks Only
Chest + Abdomen Wax
Chest Wax - Full
Chest Wax - Half
Feet or Hands Wax
Leg Wax - Full
Speedo Line Wax
Consultation + Test Patch - 30 mins
Consultation - Electrolysis
Apilus Electrolysis (5 min – 60 min)
Platinum Electrolysis (5 min – 60 min)