The banker blow-dry: Blown Lux Bar
Popping out for a quick freshen-up at lunchtime? This team has you covered. As Barangaroo’s go-to pamper destination, Blown Lux also covers make-up and event packages (plus a cheese platter to die for). From $55.
The edgy blow-dry: Brooklyn Beauty Bar
From a classic blow-out to a beach-wave finish and an elegant French twist up-do, this rustic, edgy style salon caters for all. Its locations near the CBD and on James Street also mean you can indulge in retail therapy. From $49.
The chic blow-dry: Hair.Do by Joey Scandizzo
From dry styling to a specialised upstyle, Hair.Do is a go-to for Melbourne shoppers. It’s located on the ground floor of Myer Melbourne City (another is at Myer Southland), and you’re in good hands with this team: celebrity hairstylist Joey Scandizzo was named the 2018 Australian Hairdresser of the Year. From $35.
The signature blow-dry: Blow Dry Bar
The name says it all, really. Blow Dry Bar (also in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane) has put itself on the map thanks to signature glossy, bouncy blow-dries. To keep up the shine, get VIP status by signing up as a member. From $50.
The millennial blow-dry: Full Spectrum Hair Concept
While this salon does everything from a cut and colour to extensions, the blow bar is a stand-out. Decked in Insta-friendly pink, its five-style blow-out menu promises divine results. From $45.
This article originally appeared in the December 2018 issue of marie claire.