5 of the Best Beauty Salons in Galway
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6 of the Best Beauty Salons in Galway

From hair treatments to manicures, it’s great to pamper yourself once in a while. Therefore, it’s vital to find the best place with the right selection of services that are perfect for your planned day of relaxation.

In our article today, we list down the best beauty salons in Galway for your perfect getaway! If you’re ready, read on to find out what the city has to offer!

How much do beauty salon services cost?

The price of the services depends on the type of treatments, products used, complexity of the treatment, as well as its duration.

The table below lists down different price estimates for different types of beauty salon treatments.

TreatmentPrice Estimates
Facials€ 50 to € 120
Threading€ 10 to € 20
Lash Lift€ 55 to € 65
Nails€ 5 to € 65
Waxing€ 8 to € 50
Consultation€25

Top Beauty Salons in Galway

We assessed the salons in our list based on the following criteria:

Background and Expertise – The salon’s staff and experts are well-versed in providing helpful advice and skillful services.
Versatility – The salon’s offerings can cater to a variety of different customer wants.
Range of Services – The selection of treatments and services are quite varied and distinct.
Products – They use a variety of high quality products when carrying out their services.
Booking and Scheduling – Booking a session at the salon is simple and straightforward.
Testimonials – Feedback from past customers can describe day to day operations and experiences with the salon.
Customer Service – Staff and experts were communicative, easy to approach and friendly
Overall Satisfaction – Customers are overall happy with the results from their treatments and services.

1. Beauty Lounge

Beauty Lounge's Homepage
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SERVICESWaxing, Threading, Eyelash Extensions, Makeup, Nails, Spray Tan, Lash Lift, HD Brows and Henna
WEBSITEhttps://www.beautyloungegalway.com/
ADDRESSCorbett Court, Williamsgate St, Galway
CONTACT DETAILS091539738, [email protected]
OPERATING HOURSMonday to Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Background and expertise★★★★★(5/5)
Versatility★★★★☆(4/5)
Range of services★★★★☆(4/5)
Products★★★☆☆(3/5)
Booking and scheduling★★★★★(5/5)
Testimonials★★★★★(5/5)
Customer Service★★★★★(5/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)

An award-winning beauty salon known for their excellent customer services and skills, Beauty Lounge is one of our top choices amongst other stores around the area.

Although they were established in 2013, they have won a substantial amount of awards due to the quality offerings they provide. These include the Salon of the Year in the West as well as the Team of the Year in the Westback both in 2019.

We really like that their team’s background is very exhaustive. Many customers have praised how reliable their services are, with a lot of them being loyal to the store for over years now.

They are also quite proficient in manicures, brows and threading, as well as makeup. With the suite of services they offer, we’re not surprised that they have repeat customers.

We would also like to praise how clean and precise their nail work is. We highly recommend checking out their social media for photos of all their previous works.

However, while they don’t have any options for hair care and skincare, we still really like their selection of services. We also find the prices to be very reasonable with some options even being under €10.

If you’re looking for a reliable service for excellent nail work and a curated list of other quality salon options, we highly recommend checking out Beauty Lounge.

Pros

  • Great quality nail work
  • Highly qualified staff
  • Solid range of services
  • Great pricing

Cons

  • No options for hair or skin care services
  • Limited brand and variety options for their skincare shop

Customer Reviews

Always Leave Satisfied

I have been a client of the Beauty Lounge for nearly 4 years now.  I get my eyebrows done by any therapist that is free as I have so much trust in them all (and I’m very fussy with my eyebrows 😅) and my gel nails with Aisling.  I always leave so satisfied with every service.  From Customer service to hygiene the salon is second to none , I am always a happy client leaving. – Cliona Ni Ghriofa

Done to Perfection

Been living in Galway last four years and love beauty lounge. Have gotten my nails done so many time to perfection. Got my brows done and never can get them done any where else as good. Girls are so lovely and love how private the salon is. Highly recommend! – Aoifa Laura

2. Michelle’s Skin and Beauty Clinic

Michelle’s Skin and Beauty Clinic's Homepage
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SERVICESMale Treatments: Grooming and Waxing, Female Treatments: Branded Treatments, Makeup Applications, Waxing, Nails, Eye Care, Facial Threading, Tanning, Hair Removal, Skin Consultations
WEBSITEhttps://michellesskinandbeautyclinic.ie/
ADDRESSWestside Business Centre, 2 Seamus Quirke Rd, Galway
CONTACT DETAILS353 (91) 527 000, [email protected]
OPERATING HOURSMonday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Tuesday to Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Thursday to Friday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Background and expertise★★★★★(5/5)
Versatility★★★★★(5/5)
Range of services★★★★☆(4/5)
Products★★★★★(5/5)
Booking and scheduling★★★★★(5/5)
Testimonials★★★★★(5/5)
Customer Service★★★★★(5/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)

Offering in-depth skincare services alongside a wide selection of skincare product partnerships, Michelle’s Skin and Beauty Clinic offers a high-end experience that will certainly leave customers feeling very refreshed.

While Michelle only established the salon in 2017, they have already been recognized as a finalist in the 2019 IIAA Salon of the year awards. 

We were very impressed with their set of credentials, having over two decades of experience in the skincare and beauty industry. This has definitely contributed to their more tailored approach when it comes to providing treatments.

The store’s ambiance itself is great, fully stocked with products and very comfortable chairs. We also appreciate that their online appointment booking system is very thorough yet straightforward.

In terms of their treatment process, we find it to be very plentiful and clients will certainly appreciate the amount of options they have.

Customers can start with a choice between two skin consultations, each grouped with a select partner skincare brand, Environ or DMK. From there customers can choose from an impressive range of treatments with different objectives like calming or cleansing.

Take note however, that under their male category, the services are much more limited but they do still offer a good range like waxing, massages, and nail services.

If you’re on the look out for a beauty salon that provides high quality skincare options, we highly suggest checking out Michelle’s Skin and Beauty Clinic.

Pros

  • Excellent selection of partner skin care products
  • Very comprehensive options for skin care treatments
  • Wide selection of products in shop
  • Convenient booking feature

Cons

  • Male centered treatments are more limited
  • Only one lash lift option and slightly pricier

Customer Reviews

Great Experience and very Hygienic

Went to Orlaith for shellac, great experience both times, shellac lasted really well and they are very hygienic and give you your own nail file and buffer. – Suz Bogan

Great Ambiance

Love this salon. Always so clean and inviting. The facial room is so relaxing and the heated furry blanket is to die for. Always feel so relaxed after it. Great selection of skincare products on offer too so handy to stock up on bits. Handy parking right outside too on those rainy days. – Hilary Fahy

3. Sea Breeze Beauty Clinic

Sea Breeze Beauty Clinic's Homepage
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SERVICESWaxing, Nails, Eyes and Brows, Tanning, Makeup, Massage, Body Treatments, Facials and Skincare, Advanced Skincare
WEBSITEhttp://www.seabreezeskinclinic.ie/
ADDRESSOranmore Town Centre, Millplot, Oranmore, Co. Galway
CONTACT DETAILS353 (91) 527 000, [email protected]
OPERATING HOURSMonday, Tuesday, Friday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Background and expertise★★★★★(5/5)
Versatility★★★★★(5/5)
Range of services★★★★☆(4/5)
Products★★★★☆(4/5)
Booking and scheduling★★★★★(5/5)
Testimonials★★★★☆(4/5)
Customer Service★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★☆(4/5)

Sea Breeze Beauty Clinic has been in business for 20 years already, a testament to their strong customer service and amazing selection of offerings. 

They were also awarded the Best Skincare Clinic of the year in the West by The Irish Hair and Beauty Awards. What we were very impressed by is their solid list of credentials which fully support their exceptional skill in skincare services.

The clinic itself has a wonderfully relaxing atmosphere, equipped with the latest tools and facilities. Customers can be assured that their team is well versed in handling advanced skincare treatments and techniques.

In conjunction with this, they also use a wide combination of different skincare brands which you can find under the facials and skincare category. These include Image Skincare, Yonka and Alumier MD.

What we really like about Sea Breeze Beauty Clinic is that their list of options really covers distinct skincare and beauty needs. For example, they have ten different options for waxing various areas of the body as well as bleaching for the upper lip or chin.

If you’re looking to have an all-in-one salon service, we highly recommend checking them out.

They are also fully equipped to carry out more advanced skincare treatments like microneedling and non surgical facelift. Keep in mind, however, that these options do run at much higher prices.

In any case, Sea Breeze Beauty Clinic is definitely a wonderful salon to check out due to the wide range of options.

Pros

  • Very knowledgeable team of people with different areas of expertise
  • Thorough process and safety steps
  • Good price ranges
  • Excellently varied list of offerings

Cons

  • Some advanced skincare options are on the pricier side
  • Stricter requirements to keep in mind for certain treatments

Customer Reviews

Very Knowledgeable

Inga is an amazing therapist. Had a face scan done today and her advice and  recommendations were excellent. She is so knowledgeable and passionate about her job. Thank you Inga x – Cori Forde

Lovely Atmosphere, Fantastic Staff

Beautiful Girls doing beautiful stuff for their clients! Such a lovely atmosphere and the work they do is absolutley fantastic! Im over the moon with my make up and i 100% will be back for Tan, Eyebrows, the whole lot. 11/10 for sure!!! ❤💚💙 – Lauren Keady

4. Glam Gals Beauty Salon and Training Academy

Glam Gals Beauty Salon and Training Academy's Homepage
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SERVICESCourses, Facials, Oncology Treatments, Brows, Lash Lift, Nails, Waxing, Threading, Tanning, LGBTQ+ Grooming
WEBSITEhttps://www.glamgals.ie/
ADDRESSUnit 1, Liosban Industrial Estate, Tuam Rd, Galway
CONTACT DETAILS091751754, [email protected]
OPERATING HOURSTuesday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Wednesday to Friday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Background and expertise★★★★★(5/5)
Versatility★★★★★(5/5)
Range of services★★★★★(5/5)
Products★★★★★(5/5)
Booking and scheduling★★★★★(5/5)
Testimonials★★★★★(5/5)
Customer Service★★★★★(5/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)

Glam Gals Beauty Salon and Training Academy is a fun yet professional store that does offer some very unique options compared to other salons out there.

We really like that the vibe and atmosphere of the store is youthful, fun and colorful, very clearly reflecting their experience with creating bold and patterned nail art. 

What makes them a very unique store compared to other salons is that they also function as a training academy for various courses on beauty. 

Awarded as one of RSVP’s Leading Beauty Schools, we really like the range and thoroughness of the programs they have. For example, they have courses on gel polish and gel nail extensions, each with its own full professional kit.

It really is a convenient place to stop by if you’re looking to pick up a couple of beauty skills from individuals with years of experience.

It’s important to note however that these courses are schedule dependent so it would be good to check their website in advance.

In terms of their range of services, they also cover quite thorough ground, from facials to browse to lash lifts. We really like that their prices are also very reasonable.

If you’re looking for an upbeat salon with some amazing nail art skills for your next bold look, check out Glam Gals Beauty Salon and Training Academy.

Pros

  • Offers very thorough beauty courses
  • Highly rated by customers
  • Excellent range for nail services
  • Fun and great atmosphere

Cons

  • Beauty courses are schedule dependent
  • Only offers full body spray tan

Customer Reviews

High Quality and Expertise

Thank you Michelle, I love my gel nails with a classy french manicure 💅, lovely ambience in Glam Gals salon; high quality, clean & expert experience. Highly recommend – Louise Kelly

Thorough and Very Polite

Natalia was very polite and did a great job on my shellac manicure. She took her time and was thorough and cleanly. I will definitely be back for other treatments. – Sheila Hui

5. Vanity Beauty Rooms

Vanity Beauty Rooms' Homepage
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SERVICESBlowdrys, cutting, highlights, balayage, colour services, and event styling
WEBSITEhttps://studio102galway.wixsite.com/website
ADDRESS Unit 102, Eyre Square Centre, Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
CONTACT DETAILS(091) 532 924

Text/Whatsapp - 0858720020

[email protected]

OPERATING HOURSMonday : 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday : 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday : 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday : 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Friday : 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday : 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Sunday : 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Background and expertise★★★★★(5/5)
Versatility★★★★★(5/5)
Range of services★★★★★(5/5)
Products★★★★★(5/5)
Booking and scheduling★★★★☆(4/5)
Testimonials★★★★★(5/5)
Customer Service★★★★★(5/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★★(5/5)

Vanity Beauty Rooms is very efficient with their processes and also provides very convenient services. They’re definitely a salon we would recommend for their customer service.

They were set up in 2014 by Catriona Geaghan who has an extensive background in beauty. We appreciate that she continuously seeks updates and advancements to new beauty treatments.

The store itself looks very pristine, stocked with just the right amount of features and facilities. We also really like that Vanity Beauty Rooms accommodates reservations through both their app and online.

This, in our opinion, makes the service all the more convenient. However, take note that online bookings require a deposit, the amount of which varies depending on the service.

Vanity Beauty Rooms also has a 24-hour cancellation policy to keep things efficient, so make sure to arrive at the agreed appointment time promptly. Otherwise, it will cost you a 50% charge of the service.

In terms of their services, we really like that they also offer online skin consultations which are carried out through Zoom or Whatsapp. It makes a visit to their stores even more worthwhile.

After which, customers can choose from an assortment of treatments including facials, peels, waxing and tanning.

All in all, we think that Vanity Beauty Rooms are an excellent place to check out because they deliver a good scope of services which they carry out very efficiently and professionally.

Pros

  • Very thorough and efficient
  • Available booking through app as well as online
  • Provide online skin consultation
  • Excellent range for beauty treatments

Cons

  • Cancellation policy limit of 24 hours
  • Varying booking deposit when booking online

Customer Reviews

Five Star Service

Five Star service in a very tranquil environment with an absolutely lovely beautician, Catriona. She couldn’t have been nicer. I will definitely be back and will be recommending it to my friends. – Catherine Nevin

Enjoyable and Professional

A very enjoyable and professional facial this morning with Catriona. Lovely, relaxed setting and will definitely be returning. Thank you ! – Olwyn Trainor

6. Studio 102

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SERVICESBlowdrys, cutting, highlights, balayage, colour services, and event styling
WEBSITEhttps://studio102galway.wixsite.com/website
ADDRESS Unit 102, Eyre Square Centre, Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
CONTACT DETAILS(091) 532 924

Text/Whatsapp - 0858720020

[email protected]

OPERATING HOURSMonday : 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday : 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday : 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday : 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Friday : 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday : 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Sunday : 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Background and expertise★★★★☆(4/5)
Versatility★★★★★(5/5)
Range of services★★★★★(5/5)
Products★★★★★(5/5)
Booking and scheduling★★★★☆(4/5)
Testimonials★★★★★(5/5)
Customer Service★★★★★(5/5)
Overall satisfaction★★★★☆(4/5)

Studio 102 is another great choice for a beauty salon in the area.

They offer a wide range of high quality hair and beauty services, which include blowdrys, cutting, highlights, balayage, colour services, and event styling.

And we think they do an excellent job with each of their services as their team is very passionate about what they do and always strive for perfection no matter what service they’re doing.

What we like is that they don’t just simply cut hair but they’re also generous with sharing knowledge and information on how to better take care of hair and maintain it.

With the quality of work they do, we find that their prices are reasonable fair—worth every single penny.

Their staff is also very welcoming and friendly so you’ll feel comfortable in an instant!

We think anyone can have a pleasant overall experience at Studio 102!

Pros

  • Wide range of services
  • Experienced team
  • Excellent customer service
  • Reasonable prices

Cons

Customer Reviews

Excellent services! Gives the best advice for your hair. I’ve had a great experience with their haircuts. Very clean and hygienic. The staff is amazing. I’ve tried getting my brows done right at a lot of places and most don’t get it. This one right here does it like magic. Worth every penny!

FAQs about Beauty Salons


From quick manicures to in-depth pamper packages, we hope our list helped you explore your options for your next beauty salon visit. If you would like to read more, we also have an article about tips for hair health and beauty.