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20th Dec 2016

7 Dublin Salons To Book In For A Fab Updo This Festive Season

Alana Laverty

Do you ever get so sick of styling your own hair that you just want to pull it out of your head in fistfuls? 

No? Just us?

Ok, wellllll in case you wanna switch it up this Christmas for a special occasion or party we’ve gathered together some spots in Dublin that master the upstyle. 

From intricate plaits to curls galore – here’s seven spots you can get a gorge updo!

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Werk it girl. 


1. Zinc, Kilmainham

A personal favourite of ours, Zinc are very reliable for a good upstyle. 

Trust us, you can’t go wrong. 

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2. Davey Davey, Drury St/Stephens St 

Now THIS is what we call an updo. 

Look at that – it’s like a maze! 

Davey Davey have two salons in town and you’ll leave looking like you’ve a ticket to the Oscars. 

3. Hessions, Drumcondra/Clontarf

This gorge Grecian look would go perfectly with that dress you’ve been saving for Christmas – go on, treat ya’self.

Upstyles from €60.

4. Cowboys and Angels 

If you follow this crew on Snapchat then you’ll already know their highly skilled in the art of updos. 

If not, check out their Instagram… it’s a sight to behold. Updos from €60

5. The Colour Lounge 

This spot right across from the Ranelagh Luas stop is without a doubt one of Dublin’s best kept secrets.

With special deals throughout the week and lovely staff, upstyles in The Colour Lounge are just €30!

6. The Hive

Another hidden gem, this time on George’s Street. 

Upstyles from €50

Looking for something unique like this curled and plaited ponytail? Check out The Hive. 

7. Preen, Dame Street

Last but certainly not least we have the wonderful Preen

Definition: to devote effort to making oneself look attractive we know a thing or two about that!

Gotta be looking massive for Crimbo. 

They offer a variety of styles (from €40) including the “bedhive”, halo-braid, topknot, snowpony and mowhawk braid – all gorge. 

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