Our local beauty businesses need our support now more than ever; here’s how you can show them some love

There are many different categories of small businesses that have suffered through this pandemic and those who require close, in-person contact to operate have had it especially tough, for obvious reasons. This includes hair salons and beauty spas; massage therapists, facialists and barbers. The people who, with their skill and knowledge, we trust to help us both look and feel good, which in turn affects how we move through the world.

While physical salons and spas are unable to open, there are still ways to support your favourites so they can stay afloat until stage three of the government’s 3-stage alert level plan for Auckland. We suggest buying an online voucher for a friend or to pay for your future appointment if the salon sells them online, or perhaps purchase your next product top-up from your favourite beauty business’s online store. If nothing else, making sure you’ve got your next appointment lined up for as soon as it can happen will give these businesses a little peace of mind that their loyal clients will return.

Should you require a prompt, we have collated Auckland’s favourite beauty and grooming businesses below — and find a fantastic giveaway at the bottom of this list to make your reemergence into society as polished as can be.

M11 Studio, Newmarket (pictured above)
Ryder, Britomart
ColleenKarangahape Road
D&M Hair DesignPonsonby
Dry & TeaNewmarket, Britomart & City Works Depot
Loxy’sCommercial Bay & Ponsonby
Society, Grey Lynn
Hare & Hunter, Remuera
Stephen MarrNewmarket
ANCO StudioViaduct Harbour
DakotaPonsonby
Chloe Zara Hair, Auckland CBD
CommuneGrey Lynn
Frenchie & CoHerne Bay & Takapuna
BlazeNewmarket
Amiee Marie Hair StudioBeach Haven
French RevolverAuckland CBD
Bettjemans, Orakei
HèlmutGrafton
Lenski, Parnell
HiemNewton
Marilyn’s HairdressingRemuera

Chuan Spa, Auckland (pictured above)
The Facialist, City Works Depot
East Day Spa, CBD
Face Facts, Remuera
Spring Spa, Ponsonby & St Heliers
Park Hyatt, Wynyard Quarter
Skintopia, Commercial Bay
Forme Spa, Citywide
Room 9, Newmarket
Malkia Beauty, Royal Oak
Skin by Romy
Haven Skin Spa, Mt Eden & Takapuna
Skinography, Herne Bay
Sofitel Spa, Wynyard Quarter
Society, Grey Lynn
Rosenthal, Herne Bay
Tonic Room, Kingsland
Harper Therapy, Grey Lynn
Nicetouch, Karangahape Road
Body Form Ponsonby, Ponsonby
My Beauty Room, Grey Lynn
Release and Unwind Therapeutic Massage, Parnell
Azalea Urban Spa, Remuera
Move to Live, Eden Terrace
The Holistic Health Corner, Grey Lynn

The GentryCommercial Bay (pictured above)
Boar & BladePonsonby & Wynyard Quarter
Maloney’s Barber ShopAuckland CBD
Barkers Groom RoomHigh Street & Ponsonby
Eden BarbersMount Eden
Hair By WayneEpsom
Dan’s Traditional Barber ShopKarangahape Road
Barba Men’s Grooming BoutiqueKingsland
Tokoya Barber & ShopPonsonby
Paris BarberAuckland CBD
Red’s Traditional Barber ShopTe Atatū Peninsula
Bespoke Barbers and VintageBirkenhead
Slick Shop, Ponsonby
Room 104Auckland CBD
Mo’s Hair SalonKarangahape Road
Flash CityPonsonby

We are delighted to be giving one lucky Denizen the opportunity to indulge in some seriously slick pampering, with a $1000 package courtesy of top Auckland salon M11 Studio and Sothys at Chuan Spa. To increase your chance of winning, tag your friends and your favourite business on our Instagram and encourage them to do the same. Each additional name and business you tag will result in an additional entry into the competition.

This competition is now closed.

Entrants must be over the age of 18 to enter and reside in Auckland. Entries close 5pm Sunday 17th October.
The winner will be presented with a $500 M11 Studio gift certificate and a $500 Sothys/Chuan Spa gift certificate to be redeemed once salons and spas are open. Bookings will be subject to availability at the time of booking.

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