About Us

Guinot Crown Salon 2016


Image Beauty Awards

Image Beauty Awards 2014

Best Waxing Therapist


Guinot Crown Salon 2015

Guinot Crown Salon  2016


Image Beauty Awards 2015

Best Front of House Salon


Our multi-award winning Essentials Beauty and Skincare clinic has been providing expert beauty and skin treatments on Baggot Street for over 20 years. Our highly trained therapists have years of experience in helping clients achieve glowing beautiful skin and provide simple tips and advice on how to appear effortlessly polished and groomed. An oasis of calm at 7 Upper Baggot Street, Dublin 4, book in for a soothing massage, glowing facial or treat yourself to one of our famous pedicures.  Our beautiful, stylish and relaxing premises are located on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors of a luxuriously refurbished Edwardian building, at No. 7 Upper Baggot Street.

Ruth Beauty Expert

Ruth joined the Essentials team 13 years ago and has 15 years experience. Ruth specialises in advanced skin treatments to treat all skin concerns and is a Dermalogia expert. Ruth is our in salon Embowdery expert, Embrowdery is the latest technique that helps create the perfect brow, using feather light strokes to give natural definition. Ruth is a highly skilled therapist and also offers, manicures, pedicures, waxing, high definition brows, laser hair removal, ipl laser, tanning and body treatments

Maria Massage Expert

Maria is the newest therapist to join the Essentials team. Maria has recently moved from Italy and has 12 years experience. Maria specialises in massage and has traveled the world to study many different techniques. Maria specialises in Thai massage, Thai head massage, Reflexology, Tibetan massage, Lomi Lomi massage, Deep tissue massage, Pre-natal massage, cupping and relaxation massage. Maria also offers threading, waxing, manicures and pedicures.

Amy joined the Essentials team in 2013, she has 10 years experience. Amy is an award winning nail technician and specialises in acrylic nail extensions, manicures and pedicures. Amy specialises in eye treatments including eyelash extensions, high definition brows, threading and waxing. Amy also offers advanced facials, laser, ipl laser, waxing, tanning and body treatments.

Agnes joined the Essentials team in 2012, she has 15 years experience and specialises in advanced facials to treat all skin conditions. Agnes is our Guinot facial specialist and Dermalogica Expert. Agnes’s goal was to lift Essentials to Guinot Crown Salon status, after one year of her hard work and determenation we achieved that status and have held our Crown status ever since. Agnes is a skilled massage therapist and can perform many different styles of massage. Agnes also offers manicure’s, pedicure’s, waxing and body treatments.

Dervla joined the Essentials team 18 months ago and has 4 years experience. Dervla has previous experience working on a cruise liner and is trained to a six star standard. Dervla is a qualified masseuse and takes a holistic approach with all her treatments. Dervla specialises in advanced skin treatments and is a Dermalogica expert. Dervla has previously appeared on Xpose speaking about cosmecutical skin care. Dervla also offers manicures, pedicures, waxing, tanning and body treatments.

Alex joined the Essentials team 1 year ago and has 6 years experience. Alex specialises in advanced skin treatments including our Jan Marini and Guinot treatments. Alex is passionate about skincare and this shines through in her treatments and aftercare advice. Alex also offers manicures, pedicures, waxing, tanning eyelash extensions, ipl laser and body treatments.