If you’d rather not travel into town, situated on the edge of the West End is Joshua Altback in London’s fashionable St John’s Wood. The salon has been there for over 35 years and is run by Joshua himself. Known for his calm, softly spoken demeanour, Joshua is patient and gentle – always taking time to get to know his new clients so understanding exactly what they want.
A regular on the bridal circuit he is often asked to attend high-profile weddings to do the entire bridal entourage’s hair. His stylists also do lots of magazine session work and are very accomplished at all different hair treatments including blow drying, cutting, colouring, straightening and there are extensive beauty treatments available. A cut and blow dry with Joshua costs £87, a regular stylist £57. Blow drying starts from £35 with Joshua and from £30 with a regular stylist.