Following on from our favourite beauty haunts in Sydney, we're bringing you the best in beauty that Melbourne has to offer. Remember to stay tuned for Perth, Brisbane and Adelaide's best in beauty, too!
BODY TREATMENT: ISIKA Spa
If you're looking for a (treatment) room with a view, then ISIKA Day Spa is for you. A private little haven at the top of the Crown Metropol, the treatments are based on six key principles to help you truly relax. Our pick is the 90 minute ISKIA Intuitive massage ($235) that's tailored specifically to your needs, but if you fancy a real treat, try booking a retreat in one of the ISIKA residential rooms, which have private staircases leading to the spa. Heaven.
ISIKA Day Spa, Level 27, Crown Metropol. Ph: 03 9292 8327.
Keep reading . . .HAIR: Heading Out
With the award-winning Caterina Di Biase as Creative Director, Heading Out is one of Melbourne's hottest hair salons. A favourite of Ruby Rose, Caterina regularly styles the beauty eds and The Today Show and A Current Affair presenters, as well as directing fashion week shows, mostly recently Dhini.
Heading Out, 6/95 Bourke Street, Melbourne. Ph: 03 9654 0644.
FACIAL: Aurora Spa Retreat
If your skin is in of a little pick-me-up, stop by Aurora Spa Retreat for the Jobjoa and Rosehip Facial ($107). Suitable for all skin types, it's 45 minutes of pure bliss. Lie back, relax and receive the purifying and hydrating treatment that focuses on deep cleansing and exfoliation, with a super-soothing head massage thrown in for free.
Aurora Spa Retreat, The Prince Hotel, 2 Acland St, St Kilda. Ph: 03 9536 1130.
NAILS: Miss Fox
A three-tiered spa on Melbourne's Little Collins Street, Miss Fox puts some punch in your pedi. Pop up to level one, get a glass of bubbles and then simply select from the vast range of finishes on offer with polishes by Zoya, nail stickers by Minx and long-lasting, gel-like manicures from CND Shellac and Bio Sculpture. A nail fan's dream.
Miss Fox, 285 Little Collins Street, Melbourne. Ph: 1300 647 736.