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5 Best Facial Spas in Glasgow

5 Best Facial Spas in Glasgow

  • Facial Service – We evaluated the quality of the facials they provide –in terms of the esthetician’s skill and the products used – and their range of facials.
  • Expertise – We considered the years of experience each facial spa has, their certifications and accreditations, and their responsiveness to client's requests.
  • Price – We also chose facial spas with varying price ranges, ensuring you can opt for those aligned with your budget.
  • Ambiance – We checked out the atmosphere of each spa as well to check out which ones are ideal for relaxing and pampering.

If you’ve got 99 problems, and 98 of them are written all over your face, then it might be time to book a facial. Whether you seek deep cleansing or anti-aging magic, our list of the top facial spas in Glasgow will help you restore that youthful glow.

Join us as we venture into the city’s top facial spas, with the hopes of defying the laws of gravity one skincare treatment at a time.

1. PURE Spa & Beauty

PURE Spa & Beauty's Homepage

Facial Services: Express & Beauty Facials, Spa Facials, Diamond Peel Facials

PUREtec, Facial Courses

Other Services: Massage, Eyes, Nails, Waxing, Body


Address: 114 W Nile St, Glasgow G1 2QA, United Kingdom

Contact Details: +44 330 232 1888

Operating Hours:

  • Mon-Fri: 9AM–8PM
  • Saturday: 9AM–7PM
  • Sunday: 10AM–6PM
Google reviews score4.8/5
Tripadvisor reviews score4.5/5
Score consistency4.8/5
Total Reviews4.6/5
Facial Service5/5
Prices (A higher score means better value)4/5


  • Luxurious spa with two floors
  • Must try PURE Deluxe Facial
  • Each treatment begins with a skin consultation
  • Facial includes a deep cleanse, facial massage, exfoliation, mask, and oils
  • 40-minute duration of pampering


  • Pricey
  • Old towels and noisy space

We first went to PURE Spa & Beauty, and we were impressed by its two floors: the day spa upstairs and the beauty salon on the ground floor. 

Upon arriving, we were herded upstairs to the day spa, which has four luxurious spa rooms, a relaxation area, and an infrared sauna. All of us opted to try their PURE Deluxe Facial, which they’re known for. 

The facial began with the therapist asking me about my skin type and concerns. And then, she performed a skin vision using a magnifying lamp. 

Then, the treatment started with a deep facial cleanse to remove impurities and prepare the skin for further treatment. After which, I enjoyed a 10-minute neck, shoulder, and face massage. 

The therapist exfoliated my skin to remove dead cells and boost cell turnover. The session ended with me relaxing in a personalised mask as the therapist gave me a scalp massage and applied enriching oils to my eyes and face.

The facial made my skin feel soft and smooth, and I even noticed a difference in my skin tone after the treatment! As a whole, I found the 40-minute facial to be very luxurious and relaxing.

I do think the price of the facial was a bit high, but I felt it was worth it.

In terms of the place, they didn’t have cosy blankets, just old white towels. And while the room was nice, I wished it were soundproof since I could hear random noises outside.

2. The Gin Spa

The Gin Spa's Homepage

Facial Services: Signature Facial, Mini Facial and Scalp massage, Awakening Eye Treatment and Scalp massage

Other Services: Packages, Massage, Specialised, Reflexology, Body, Pregnancy


Address: 2 Virginia Ct, Glasgow G1 1TN, United Kingdom

Contact Details:  +44 141 471 0419

Operating Hours:

  • Mon-Sat: 10AM–6PM
  •  Sunday: 11AM–7PM
Google reviews score4.7/5
Tripadvisor reviews score5/5
Score consistency4.8/5
Total Reviews4.8/5
Facial Service4/5
Prices (A higher score means better value)3/5


  • First-ever gin-inspired botanical day spa
  • Has a Botanical Bliss facial package with refreshments
  • Has a must-try Signature Facial with several inclusions
  • Knowledgeable and attentive therapists


  • Some beds were not heated
  • Very pricey

Next, we went to The Gin Spa, another well-known facial spa with a unique twist – it’s the first-ever gin-inspired botanical day spa. It combines treatments using botanical ingredients and one-of-a-kind spa experiences, which include gin!

We chose to try their famous Botanical Bliss facial package. The package includes a Signature Facial, prosecco, afternoon tea, and a gin and tonic.

I started with a double cleanse, followed by a gentle exfoliator. Then, the therapist applied a freshly-mixed face mask, tailored to my skin type.

While the mask was working on my skin, I enjoyed a relaxing hot stone shoulder massage. The mask was then removed with warm mitts, followed by a jade roller facial massage, and the facial was finished with serum, face cream, and eye cream.

The facial was very relaxing, and I felt my skin was noticeably softer and more hydrated afterward. The therapist was also very knowledgeable and attentive, and she took the time to explain everything she was doing.

However, we noticed that some of the beds were not heated. I was a bit disappointed, as I would have expected the beds to be heated in a fancy spa.

Additionally, the 60-minute Botanical Bliss facial package is quite pricey at £115. It’s priced at £90 without the prosecco, afternoon tea, and gin and tonic, which we felt was still expensive.

3.  Ocho Spa

Ocho Spa's Homepage

Facial Services: Carboxy Therapy Facial, Algimud Facial, Derma Roller Facial, Cryssage Facial, Crystal Collagen Eye Treatment, Thai Compress Facial, Crystal Collagen Facial Treatment, LED Light Therapy, Microdermabrasion, Express Mud Facial

Other Services: Massage, Nail, Eye, Spa, Waxing, Tanning, Packages


Address: 10 Speirs Wharf, Place, Glasgow G4 9TB, United Kingdom

Contact Details:  +44 141 353 1170

Operating Hours:

  • Mon-Tue: 10AM–6PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM–7PM
  • Thurs-Fri: 10AM–8PM
  • Saturday: 10AM–5PM
Google reviews score4.9/5
Facebook reviews score4.8/5
Score consistency5/5
Total Reviews4.9/5
Facial Service5/5
Prices (A higher score means better value)4/5


  • Over a decade of industry experience
  • Known for their Luxury Pamper Day package
  • Highly recommended Cryssage 
  • Also popular Algimud Facial
  • Shoulder, neck, and facial massages were included in both packages
  • Uses natural products


  • Closed on Sundays
  • Comparatively small spa

I recently went to Ocho Spa with a friend since they’re known for their unique facial packages since 2010. For instance, they have a Luxury Pamper Day package, which includes a choice of two facials, a 3-course meal, and a complimentary glass of bubbly.

To save money, I chose their Cryssage Facial, which is a luxurious facial treatment that includes a massage of the shoulders, neck, and face using warm crystals. This was certainly something I hadn’t tried before!

Once the face mask had been applied, selected crystals were positioned around my body, and they left me to meditate in a state of complete relaxation and serenity.

My friend chose the Algimud Facial, which is one of their most popular treatments. This facial uses luxurious, natural products to cleanse, exfoliate, and massage the face and neck.

After the facial, my friend had a relaxing shoulder and scalp massage. After this, the esthetician applied a mineral mud facial mask, which gently drew out impurities and deeply hydrated her skin.

We thought that both facials were very relaxing and effective. Our faces had that glow that you could only get from spending a lot of money by pampering yourself.

Do note that the spa is closed on Sundays, which can be inconvenient for some people. 

Additionally, the spa is comparatively small, so it can get crowded during peak times.

4.  Esteem Beauty

Esteem Beauty's Homepage

Facial Services: Micro-Needling, Facial & Chemical Peels, Skin Revitalising Treatments, Eye And Brow, Deluxe Facial+Collagen Mask, Back, Neck & Shoulder + Mini Facial, Microblading

Other Services: Permanent Make Up Treatments, Permanent Make Up Corrective Techniques, Lip Enhancement, Anti-Wrinkle Injections, Derma Fillers, Thread-Vein Removal, Acne, Rosacea, Nail, Wax, Massage, Alternative Therapies


Address: 528 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 8EL, United Kingdom

Contact Details:  +44 141 334 3254

Operating Hours: Tue-Sat: 10AM–5PM

Google reviews score4.7/5
Facebook reviews score4.5/5
Score consistency5/5
Total Reviews4.7/5
Facial Service4/5
Prices(A higher score means better value)4/5


  • 16 years of experience
  • Charming space
  • Also offers beauty training courses
  • Wide range of specialist services 
  • Must try facial packages
  • Known for their microblading services


  • Closed on Mondays and Sundays
  • Minor communication problems

We also had the chance to try Esteem Beauty, a beauty salon and skincare clinic established in 2007. Eager to rejuvenate our tired selves, we stepped into the tranquil white, gold, and yellow-themed haven.

As we settled in, we learned that the founder, Kasia, was also the driving force behind the Esteem Excellence Academy. This seems promising, as this means she’s qualified enough to train other professionals.

Their list of specialist services was impressive – from addressing black and whiteheads to acne, and even micropigmentation and microblading. In addition, their expertise extended to treating thread veins and skin tags using their Vein Wave system.

Opting for the Deluxe Facial+Collagen Mask, I was welcomed into a serene treatment room. Their skilled hands and soothing products made my skin feel refreshed and rejuvenated afterward.

My friend’s choice was also the Deluxe Facial+Collagen Mask, but hers was coupled with a back, neck, and shoulder massage. She looked so relaxed after her session, which showed that she really enjoyed the experience.

The only problem we had was that the salon is closed on Mondays and Sundays. We had to plan our visit accordingly.

There were also some minor communication problems regarding bookings that we hope will be fixed.

Overall, we were so happy with our experience that we’re planning to go back next week for their famous microblading services. 

5. About Face

About Face's Homepage

Facial Services: Energising Intensive Facial Treatment, Youth Intensive Treatment, Hydra Hyaluronic Acid 4 Facial, Resurfacing Peeling Facial Treatment, Correcting Professional Facial Treatment, Soothing Professional Facial Treatment, Regular Facials

Other Services:  Electrolysis, Laser, Hair Removal, Face Lift, Body 


Address: 2nd Floor, 40 St Enoch Sq, Glasgow G1 4DH, United Kingdom

Contact Details:  +44 141 204 4060

Operating Hours:

  • Mon, Friday: 9AM–6PM
  • Tue-Thurs: 9AM–8PM
  • Saturday: 9AM–5PM
Google reviews score4.6/5
WhatClinic reviews score4.8/5
Score consistency5/5
Total Reviews4.7/5
Facial Service4/5
Prices (A higher score means better value)3.5/5


  • 37 years of experience
  • Staff are members of the British Institute & Association of Electrolysis
  • Uses Sothys Paris products for their facials
  • Free, private consultation
  • Must try Energising Intensive Facial Treatment with Siberian ginseng
  • Also uses the Digi-Esthétique method


  • Dated interior and awkward seating
  • Closed on Sundays

We decided to treat ourselves to a spa day at About Face, a well-established electrolysis, IPL, and beauty clinic that has been around since 1986. 

The staff’s membership in the British Institute & Association of Electrolysis showed how committed they are to their work. Also, we think the clinic’s “Investor in People” Gold accreditation is a big achievement that not all beauty clinics have.

About Face’s preference for Sothys Paris products was evident in their offerings, particularly their Sothys Institute Facials. Opting for the Energising Intensive Facial Treatment, I hoped to restore my skin’s natural radiance. 

I appreciated the free, private consultation that came with the facial. My skin was carefully analysed by the therapist, and a personalised facial was recommended based on my goals. 

Their Energising Intensive Facial Treatment included the use of Siberian Ginseng. This natural adaptogen, which other spas do not use, can help to improve energy levels, reduce stress, and boost the immune system. 

The facial was also performed using the Digi-Esthétique method. It’s a unique massage technique that uses finger pressure to stimulate the body’s natural healing mechanisms and to be honest, it felt wonderful.

Despite these, the overall treatment experience fell short of our expectations. Sitting on a chair with my knees bumping against the bed wasn’t exactly relaxing; plus, the dated interior paled in comparison to other places I’ve visited.

It’s worth noting that the clinic is closed on Sundays, which might require some scheduling adjustments. 

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