Glam On Demand
Five on-demand beauty and massage apps every Houston woman should know
On-demand beauty apps are making it even easier to get pampered with just a few swipes on your smartphone. Whether you’re getting dolled up for a big event or you want a quality blowout without stepping into a salon, there’s definitely an app for that.
Here are five to know:
Get the perks of a glam squad courtesy of a beGlammed house call. This on-demand beauty app offers hair and makeup services for any occasion. In addition to a trip to your home, beGlammed professionals can drop by your hotel room or office if needed, ensuring that you look your best any time and anywhere. BeGlammed stylists and makeup artists deliver luxe services that will make any woman look and feel her best.
Pageboy’s full beauty service arsenal is an ideal one-stop shop for busy gals on the go. The Houston-based service has a wider array of offerings that will transform your look. In addition to fab blowouts at your beck and call, Pageboy also offers professional makeup and hair-styling services that will have you looking stunning in a snap.
Soothe brings all the zen of a luxurious spa to your abode. Choose from a menu of massage styles like deep tissue, prenatal, Swedish, or sports. All Soothe therapists are licensed, vetted, and have undergone background checks to ensure customer safety and comfort, and a user-friendly appointment form takes all the stress out of booking. Feeling the tension at work? A Soothe therapist can swing by your office too.
The Glam App
Looking for the whole beauty package? That’s what you can have with the Glam App, which covers the Houston area. Founded by celeb hair and makeup artist Joey Maalouf and LA-based actress and beauty blogger Cara Santana, the app is available for Apple and Android devices. Services include everything from a simple blow-dry or polish change to starlet-worthy makeup applications and scores of updos. Schedule an appointment in advance, or request a same-day appointment if you’re in a rush. Your confirmation includes a picture and the name of your stylist, so you know exactly who’s on the way to give you the star treatment.
The first company to bring massage services to private homes and office spaces, Zeel now serves folks throughout the Houston area. A licensed massage therapist is available at the touch of a button with Zeel, and you can choose the style that suits your needs: Swedish, prenatal, sports, or deep-tissue. There’s even a membership for massage enthusiasts, or “Zeelots,” who receive a 20 percent discount on all massages, as well as their own massage table to keep. Talk about luxurious.
CultureMap contributor Megan Winkler contributed to this story.