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The Best Beauty Salons in Canberra for Maximum Relaxation

Who isn’t down for a little beauty treatment from time to time? Discover the best beauty salons in Canberra so you're always spoilt for choice!

Alchemy Beauty Lab

When navigating the daily grind in the capital city, a bit of pampering or some fancy skin care can make all the difference. For those looking for the crème de la crème of self-care, Canberra boasts a stellar array of sanctuaries with quality products for all your skin treatments and beauty needs.

To help you find the best beauty therapists to have you looking and feeling your best, we've narrowed down the best beauty salons in Canberra.

From sleek hair transformations to zen-inducing facials, Canberra's beauty scene is teeming with chic retreats where you can easily while away your day. Scroll on, book a treatment or two—because let's face it, we all deserve a bit of indulgence!

The Lab Canberra

The Lab Canberra

Boasting an impressive near-decade legacy, The Lab will take good care of your skin, brows and lashes, bringing them to tip-top shape. For a bespoke pampering experience, their prescription-based treatments, guided by a personal skin specialist, redefine self-care.

The standout recommendation is the Exfoliation, LED & Enzyme Therapy, lasting for two hours. The treatment includes a cleanse, Healite LED light therapy, and a DMK Enzyme Therapy masque, all accompanied by guided meditation or chill beats. There is zero downtime, it can help with inflammation, reduce redness and even assist with acne.

The Lab is so beautifully inclusive and hands-down one of our favourite places for beauty or facial treatments in Canberra.

Level 1, 18-20 Franklin Street, Manuka, Canberra

The Clinic Skin Health

The Clinic Skin Health

The Clinic Skin Health is a premium choice among Canberra's best beauty salons. Their Biologique Recherche Toleskin Facial is a French luxury affair, gracefully sculpting facial structures and embracing innovative products. The exclusive treatment, specially crafted for sensitive skin, is a saviour for those in a skin crisis.

With a meticulous approach, highly trained therapists take you through stages of pampering, reducing sensitivity, itching, and discomfort. It's not just a facial; it's a skin-soothing experience that even the most sensitive and reactive skin can enjoy.

G24/6 Provan Street, Campbell, ACT

Canberra Day Spa

Canberra Day Spa

Does your body feel dry or a little 'blah' lately? Treat it at Canberra Day Spa. Their Spa Rituals redefine self-care, offering a chance to hit the pause button in our hustle-and-bustle world. Book the five-hour Revitalise Ritual for the ultimate indulgence.

From an Aveda salt scrub to hydrotherapy and a blissful massage, every moment is a journey to pure tranquillity. You'll get an aromatic facial customised to your needs, leaving the body and skin feeling nourished and hydrated. You'll leave the spa with a manicure and pedicure, too, so you're in tip-top shape. This ritual includes refreshments and a Spa lunch.

Short on time? There is a range of 45 or 60-minute treatments including relaxation and deep tissue, tension release massages.

Canberra Day Spa, Shop 6/2 Akuna Street, Canberra

The Beautique | Image Credit: @anewbeautycanberra

The Beautique

Located in Franklin, this salon is a beauty lover's wonderland, especially if you prefer a bit of creative flair for your nails.

The Beautique nail designs are unmatched, with the talented nail techs always willing to go above and beyond if you've got something custom in mind. Need some inspo? Check out their swish nail menu which changes with the seasons. 

If you fancy getting your toes done whilst there, go for the luxe pedicure which includes a warm foot soak, foot brush, a heel buff, paraffin wax mask and an oil massage. You deserve it.

The Beautique, 97/235 Flemington Road, Franklin

Capital Lashes

Capital Lashes

If you're looking for luscious fluffy lashes in the city, look no further than Capital Lashes. Here, they don't just apply lash extensions and call it a day. They study your face, eye shape, lash health, and preferences to give you the best lashes you've ever had.

From natural to cat-eye, the talented team at Capital Lashes know their lash game inside out, and they are dedicated to making you feel beautiful and confident. While you're at it, have them shape and laminate your brows, too!

2/22 Jardine Street, Kingston, ACT

Total Body Contouring

Total Body Contouring

Total Body Contouring is not your typical beauty salon in Canberra. This family-owned weight loss centre, armed with over 35 years of experience, offers a revolutionary aid in shaping your physique. It's not a shortcut to fitness, but rather a complement to your efforts through exercise and a balanced diet.

If you're a newbie in this arena, we recommend their Onda Body Shaping treatment that targets stubborn areas, enhancing the results of your hard work. This non-invasive approach requires no downtime and the results can be seen in around four treatments. Consider it your discreet accomplice in the journey towards your body goals.

Shop 3/22 Franklin Street, Griffith



A list of the best beauty salons in Canberra would be incomplete without Rationale. Since 1992, Rationale has been a beacon of Australian luxury skincare, delivering luminosity for life. After all, anyone who steps out of their boutique always radiates their signature glowy look.

If you'd like to glow from within, too, The PhotoGenic Resilience Facial is your best bet. It's a four-phase facial that cleanses, hydrates, calms and strengthens the skin. In this treatment, your skin barrier is prioritised, helping to restore balance as well as aiding in brightening the complexion. There's no downtime post-procedure, but you'll see the difference.

Shop DG14, Canberra Centre , 148 Bunda St, Canberra, ACT

Alchemy Beauty Lab

Alchemy Beauty Lab

Alchemy Beauty Lab has firmly secured its place as one of the best beauty salons in the city. Renowned for their brow expertise, they adopt a meticulous and artistic approach to cosmetic tattooing.

The Ombre Brow Tattoo, employing micro-pigmentation, ensures the longevity of colour for up to two years. They also use vegan pigments perfectly tailored to suit individual skin tones. Administered through the least invasive cosmetic tattooing, the specialists achieve a naturally enhanced look through light shading.

Beyond brows, the salon provides a holistic experience when it comes to beauty, encompassing lash lifting, tinting, makeup services and signature facials.

G04, 59 Constitution Avenue, Campbell, Canberra

Enjoy reading about the best beauty salons in Canberra and keen to deep-dive further into beauty and skincare? Check out the best day spas in Canberra and take your indulgence to the next level. 

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