Five Beauticians Offering Housecalls in Nairobi

Article by Maureen Kasuku
Posted: July 30, 2020  

As Kenyans continue to adjust to the “new normal” of stay-at-home orders, one can’t help but wonder what some of the everyday activities we used to do without a second thought look like now. Salon  appointments, manis, pedis and dermatology and spa visits

Health experts have warned that salons, barber shops, nail parlous and spas are petri dishes for COVID-19. What with all the physical contact going on and shared facilities. But if you’ve noticed your friends looking all glam and put together during video calls, you might be tempted to visit your fave beautician at their place of work and get a much needed beauty treatment.

We highly advise against this risk. Don’t sacrifice your health for vanity! But if you really feel like your whole world is crumbling because of your unpolished nails or overgrown eyebrows, you might want to consider a house call.

Though having a beautician come to you at home significantly reduces your risk of contracting COVID-19, you still have to put in place some safety measures. These include but are not limited to: Wearing masks and personal protective gear (gloves, face shields, sanitary suits), thoroughly sanitizing at point of entry and after service and testing the beauticians temperature before they enter your house.

Here are 5 Nairobi based beauticians offering house calls amid COVID-19.

Phoina Beauty

Phoina Tosha of Phoina Beauty is offering house call services at premium prices. She’s considered one of the industry’s best so you know her services don’t come cheap. She promises to adhere to strict sanitation practices for your safety. If your face needs a little colour, you know who to call.

Dread Mania

If your locks have some serious root growth or if they need some colouring and crocheting, Kizito of Dread Mania will come to you. He is offering reduced prices on styling for home based clients. He walks around with plenty of face masks and sanitizer.


Primp & Coddle

If you’re not too pleased with your hairy legs and armpits, Primp & Coddle are offering house call waxing services at an extra cost. They’ll send someone with a waxing kit to your house. They claim to be COVID-19 compliant.

Annlys Nails 

Are your nails looking like talons lately? Are you desperately in need of a mani/pedi? Annlys Nails are offering house call services within Nairobi. They have a 30% off offer on their famous acrylic nails treatment.

Emm Spa-on-the-go

A massage could really do you some good right now. And you can get it from the comfort of your home. Emme Spa offer a wide range of spa treatment services in the comfort of your home including facials, massages, therapy, manicure, pedicure, foot massage, body scrub, body wrap and waxing.


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