Summers fading fast, which means its time for a bit of a pick-me-up. We hunted down the best beauty bargains around this month, so you can treat yourself without splashing out.
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Cowsheds first Concept Store and Spa opens tomorrow near Carnaby Street, joining the ranks of world-renowned Cowshed spas currently at Babington House and in Notting Hill. To celebrate the opening, the first 10 customers through the door will win a consultation with leading facialist Amie Jones, before being rewarded for their early morning efforts with a Cowshed Facial voucher, worth £65. The following 50 customers get a go at the Cowshed Lucky Dip, where you can win vouchers for treatments worth up to £100.
When: 15th September; doors open 10am, 31 Fouberts Place
Enq: 020 753 408 70
Starting on the 18 September, Bumble and Bumble and WAM stylists will be setting up shop in Libertys beauty hall, offering blow drys and styling. Book in post-work, pre-drinks for gorgeous, going-out hair. Appointments cost £15, which is fully redeemable against £75 of Bumble and Bumble styling products or a WAM styling tool. ELLE cover star Lily Allens a fan of Bumble & Bumble, so youll be in good company.
When: Friday 18 September, and for six Fridays thereafter, between 1pm and 7pm
Enq: 020 7734 1234
National Spa Week
Wahanda.com has teamed up with the Spa Business Association as the official online partner for National Spa Week 2009 and theyre offering two-for-ones at spas up and down the country. Our advice? Book one of the more luxury spas to make the most of the offer. Stoke Park, Titanic, Ragdale Hall and Malvern Spa are all included. On top of that, therell be hundreds of other bargains, including free facials, hair cuts and pilates classes.
When: 19-27 September, but offers are available online now
Bag a make-over
Le Metier de Beaute is one of the hot, new cosmetics brands on the block and already a favourite with the ELLEuk.com team their brow pencil made it into our a/w beauty picks. Theyre offering complimentary 30 minute make-overs at their Smokey Eye Salon, a pop-up makeover counter in Anya Hindmarch stores this month. Plus, youll get a free goody bag at the end of your makeover (with no purchase necessary). Book in for a later appointment and flaunt your newly made-up eyes while partying the night away.
When: 24-26 September, but make sure to book your place beforehand
Enq: call (0)20 7730 0961 (Sloane Street) or (0)20 7493 1628 (New Bond St) to book
Between a RoC and a beautiful place
RoC open their new skin boutique in London later this month and will be offering free personal skin consultations with a dermatologist and mini facials, plus the first 50 people through the door will receive free samples of the new RoC® Retin-Ox Wrinkle Correxion range. Ruby Hammer, celebrity make-up artist and one half of cosmetics brand Ruby & Millie, will also be on hand to give free make-up lessons.
When: Friday 25 September at 18 Maddox Street, London W1S, 11am-7pm
Enq: 0845 070 7613