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blow LTD is your one-stop
FAST BEAUTY destination

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A blow, make-up or nails at our fast beauty bars

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We bring fast beauty to you: home, office or event

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Our independent edit of fast beauty hero products

We know how deeply annoying it is to juggle multiple beauty appointments, so our beauty bars are not only open when you need them (7am to late) but offer everything you need for a fast and fabulous transformation. Book a 30 minute blow, a 20 minute make-up session, or a 15 minute mini mani, relax with one of our iPad minis and a complimentary drink while our expertly trained stylists and make-up artists work their magic. Walk in feeling blah and walk out looking wow, ready for your meeting, party or hot date.

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It started with a Christmas party pop-up at Net-a-Porter HQ, then a pre-awards makeover for the ELLE team, a press night for the Donmar Warehouse... before we knew it, our Fast Beauty-to-go service had gone nuclear. Book a Fast Beauty pop-up for your next party, corporate event, product launch or shoot. Or, we take individual appointments in your home or for parties, weddings and girls’ nights out.

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Our edit of more than 1,000 Fast Beauty superhero products which save you time, money and beauty angst. We’ve taken the time-wasting out of beauty shopping with a super sharp edit of products that really work (we test everything first in thousands of service in our beauty bars). Our edit is cherry-picked from iconic and exciting discovery brands (Laura Mercier, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Shu Uemura Art of Hair, etc) and reviewed by beauty insiders. Even better, with our How To Videos and social posts, we show you the products and hacks to give you the most fast and fabulous results.

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  • Dharmash Mistry.
    Co-Founder and CEO.

    Venture Capitalist and entrepreneur. Formerly Group MD EMAP PLC, Partner Balderton, Board member Lovefilm, Achica, & Tictail. Ex P&G & BCG. Currently NED at the BBC & Hargreaves Lansdown Plc. Desert Island Fast Beauty fix: “blow LTD gift coasters, guaranteed life saver!”

  • Fiona McIntosh.
    Co-founder and Creative Director.

    Fast-beauty junkie, magazine addict, former editor-in-chief of ELLE, launch editor-in-chief Grazia and consultant for Mondadori, publishers of Grazia world-wide. Desert Island Fast Beauty fix: “definitely Kerastase Elixir Ultime to stop my nightmare hair going completely nuts.”

  • Amy Dullage.
    Head of Operations.

    Project manager and problem solver. Former management consultant at AT Kearney and engineer at Arup. Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: "Jouer mineral age-repairing perfector—has a miraculous smoothing effect on my tired skin!"

  • Stacey Beard.
    Head of Marketing & Product.

    Fast thinker and retail enthusiast. Former management consultant at McKinsey and Chief of Staff to the CEO of Jack Wills. Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: "Laura Mercier secret concealer - makes my eyes look fresh no matter how late I've been up the night before!"

  • Zoe Irwin.
    Principal Hair Creative.

    She's been called "the Blowdry Queen" (Vogue), "The Stella McCartney of Hairdressing" (The Independent), and "Absolutely invaluable to anyone who's ever held a hairbrush" (Harper's Bazaar). She's been the creative director of Headmasters and ghd, and has designed the blow LTD. hair menu. Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: "You can't go wrong with anything in the ghd range."

  • Dana Armstrong.
    Retail Launch Leader.

    Retail experience fanatic, loves making shopping fun and memorable. Former Development Director at ASDA and Boots, now runs her own retail consultancy. My Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: "Emma Hardie Moringa Cleansing Balm, because it's such a multi-tasker, you wouldn't need to take anything else on holiday!"

  • Victoria McCubbine.
    Head of Finance and Planning.


    Retail fiend and numbers geek. Former Planner for Burberry, now fast beauty fanatic. Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: "GLAMGLOW Supermud - it's a multi-tasking miracle!"

  • Faith Studd.
    Customer Experience Manager.

    Resourceful and solution driven. Teacher and trainer in Paris for Orange, GSK and France Telecom now converted to optimising the customer experience. Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: "Batiste Dry Shampoo. It's my handbag friendly instant update!"

  • Jo Sams.
    Art Director.

    Ex-Art Director of Elle, also the Art Director of London Fashion Week Daily. The publishing guru and typography queen, Jo designs the artwork in blow LTD’s beauty bars and online. Loves good books and loooong holidays. Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: "Moroccanoil Original Treatment. If I got stuck on an island, with my bleached hair, I need something to help with frizz!"

  • Eveline van der Maat.
    Marketing & Campaigns Assistant.

    Originally with a law and marketing background, Eveline has worked for top companies such as Deloitte and Henkel in Amsterdam. Desert Island Beauty Fix: “I love red lipstick—Laura Mercier is my favourite!”

  • Amanda Deery.
    Buyer.

    Formerly part of the Cult Beauty team, Amanda is a geek for lotions, potions and all things beauty! Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: "So hard to narrow it down to one product, but if I had too choose it would have to be Color Wow Root Touch Up. At least if I was stranded on an island I'd still have great hair!"

  • Anna Lubbock.
    Principal Make Up Creative.

    A background in hair & make up for feature film, TV and fashion. Always aiming for perfection at speed. Proud of my BBC heritage. Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: "This Works In Transit Camera Close-up—so I could get perfectly prepped skin!"

  • Solomon Ahmad.
    Lead Web Developer.

    Solomon likes to solve complex problems and turn them into simple ones. His favourite language is javascript. Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: “The This Works Time Dose mask is awesome.”

  • Charlotte Bailey.
    Editorial & Web Assistant.

    Beauty and book nerd, web and writing addict. Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: “Can I take one of the stylists with me? No one makes my hair look as good as they do!”

  • Sam Lam.
    Social Media & Product Assistant.

    Gym lover. Beauty lover. Word lover. Simples. Desert Island Fast Beauty Fix: "My nail polish arsenal - think of all the nail designs I could do while lapping up the sun.”

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