Spring Racing

A full day at the races calls for the most foolproof preparation routine. Chapel Street has all the best hair, skin & beauty hotspots to leave you looking perfectly polished.

Check out our tips for race-day prep that will have you feeling ready to go the distance.

Mani & Pedi

Especially important if you’re going open toes this Spring Racing Carnival. Get a pedicure! Venus Nails will get your toes looking tip top.

Where? Venus Nails, 349-351 Chapel St, South Yarra

Facial

Ace the base with a facial in award winning salon, Missie Coco. Don’t stress if you haven’t been blessed with the skin of a supermodel, these guys will have your face glowing and hydrated after just one visit.

Where? Missie Coco, 7 Izett St, Prahran

Missie Coco

Comfy Feet

Make sure you’re not wearing your heels for the first time (rookie mistake) and shove some Party Feet Gel Cushions from Priceline in your heels for extra cushioning.

Where? Priceline Pharmacy, 299-301 Chapel St, Prahran & 670 Chapel St, South Yarra

Spray Tan

Straight off the back of Winter, the ashen hue is realer than ever. Head into Luella Beauty Bar for a spray tan that will leave you bronzed up and streak free this Spring Racing season!

Where? Luella Beauty Bar, 2-4 Izett St, Prahran

Brows

Fresh brows can instantly freshen up a face, in all the best ways. The Lash and Brow Boudoir and Brow and Lash Co are the experts in threading, brows and lash extensions. Whether its a tidy up, a tint or a tweeze, they’ve got you covered. Let your lashes enter the racecourse before you do with a full set of Volume Lashes. They’re stunning.

Where? Lash & Brow Boudoir, 163 Commercial Rd, South Yarra & Brow & Lash Co, 199 Greville St, Prahran

brow & lash co - Chapel StreetWax

It’s ouch but it’s necessary. Silk Brazilian Waxing reigns supreme in the Brazilian Waxing game and will leave you feeling smoother than a babies bottom. Remember to get your wax done before your tan to avoid streak-ville.

Where? Silk Brazilian Waxing,  274 Chapel St, Prahran

Makeup

Getting it done professionally can be a good way to ensure your foundation is set and ready to take on a long day in rain, hail or shine. This team is not new to the makeup game, Runway Room is here to ace your face. This spring, they’re toning it down with a fresher, dewier look. Glowing skin is all the rage and cakey makey won’t be in their vocabulary at all.

Click here for more Spring Racing makeup tips from Runway Room

Where? Runway Room, 162 Commercial Rd, Prahran

Runway Room

Jiffy’s

Never forget a sneaky pair of flats for your handbag! Party Feet Ballet Flats from Chemist Warehouse couldn’t be more perfect. They’re cute, practical and easy to carry.

Where? Chemist Warehouse, 370-372 Chapel St, Prahran

Hair

Grab a Volume Hair blow wave for just $29! A whole lot of effort can go into race day preparation, but a simple blow wave will have your hair looking effortless. A quick blow wave also fits nicely into the sometimes crazy race day prep schedule.

Where? Volume Hair, 112 Chapel St, Windsor

Killer Knickers

Booze, bums, temperamental weather and short skirts can often mean some flesh gets flashed! That’s why your underwear is just as important as your outerwear. Kisskill Lingerie have you covered with the best range of seamless knickers so you can avoid those awkward panty lines through a slim fitting outfit. Be sure to check out the tummy and thigh shaper range for a slimmer and more even look.

Where? Kisskill, 509 Chapel St, South Yarra

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