Holiday invites rolling in? We figured. Rather than overexerting yourself to glam up, why not book someone guaranteed to bestow you with party-ready star quality? Ahead, 4 totally worth-it services to try for oh-so-pretty hair, makeup and nails. Consider it a practical approach if you must—saving time and energy during this crazy-busy season. Or just treat yourself—you deserve it!
Hair and makeup pros delivered to your door: Whether you book online or via the app, it's as easy as selecting the type of service you’re interested in, noting your location and preferred appointment time and voilà! An artist comes to you. Available 24/7, 365 days a year, in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Miami. Bonus: Vênsette guarantees each service will be done in 45 minutes or less.
Kind of like the Netflix of blowouts, Vive is a subscription-based service allowing members to book appointments at the best salons in New York and Chicago (with more to come in 2016!) for a flat monthly rate. Select your desired time and the distance you’re willing to travel, and Vive will match you to a top-rated salon nearby in 30 minutes or less. The app employs a stringent vetting process and quality standards for its salon network. You'll get customized suggestions based on your user preferences (ie, the more you book, the better it gets!).
For the full-on celebrity experience (at a reasonable price), book professional hair, makeup and nails via Glamsquad—a service (online or via app) that delivers a beauty team in New York City, Los Angeles and Miami. Need some inspiration? Check out the library of hair and makeup looks before you book, and you'll see pricing and timing for each.
The Glam App
Co-founded by Team Zoe’s very own Joey Maalouf and actress Cara Santana, The Glam App has one of the largest reaches of on-demand beauty across the U.S. and even in London! Whether you’re in need of a blow-dry, polish change or fresh face of makeup, The Glam App brings the salon to you at highly competitive rates. A menu of looks put together by Joey, and a curated collection of hair and makeup trends, are provided for easy reference. How’s that for convenience?