Discover this amazing beauty service in Verbier, called The Face Bar. It is all about Hair and Make-up artistry. It is our Editor’s pick up of the month. The Face Bar Verbier was created ealier this year in Verbier-Switzerland by Hair and Make-up artist Rebecca Thoirs.
Verbier, the place to be.
Verbier is a ski resort in Switzerland. It is recognized as one of the premiere “off-piste” resorts in the world. Some areas are covered with snow all year long, so it makes the perfect spot for many top skiers. Verbier has generally around 2’800 inhabitants but in the winter season this number can rise up to 35’000 residents. There is a noticeable population of Scandinavian and British residents, according to wikipedia. The ski domain is huge. It goes from the Verbier village at 1’500m up to 3’330 m. Summer is also an option as it has more than 400km of hiking tracks. Many celebrities get resident in Verbier, here are some of the most known:
- Prince Charles of Wales
- Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
- The Swedish Royal family
- Richard Branson
- Diana Ross
- James Blunt
Several festivals are also taking place each year. From prestigious extreme sports competitions, to Horse shows and the world famous Verbier Music festival for Classic music. This festival gathers each year the top international solo artists like Thomas Quasthoff, Julian Rachlin or Julian Lloyd Webber.
Rebecca Thoirs, a true inspiration
Rebecca Thoirs is a true artist and has a strong entrepreneurial spirit. She has also fall in love with Verbier, so one thing with another… inspired the creation of The Face Bar Verbier. Here is some explanations that Ms Thoirs brought in exclusivity for LuxuryActivist.
Rebecca Thoirs: “I started The Face Bar Verbier earlier this year when I realized, after spending time in Verbier, that no one provided an in-chalet make-up or hair service. I spent this summer setting everything up while occasionally travelling to London for work.”
She also get interesting contracts for the advertising world. She explains: “This summer I had the pleasure of working as a makeup artist on one of the UKs biggest advertising campaigns, the Marks & Spencer Christmas advert.”
And here is the result in the finalized advertising. Great ad for Christmas by Marks & Spencer:
Rebecca Thoirs about Verbier: “Verbier is one of the most beautiful places in the world and I love skiing; so in the end it was actually a very easy decision! Verbier has always been a glamorous resort filled with exquisite restaurants, lively bars, and champagne fuelled events and now it has a premier beauty service to match. The Face Bar provides a service that will prepare the client for any occasion in Verbier while they relax with a glass of champagne.”
She adds the following about her Blow-Dry service: “Our Blow-Dry service is very popular and is the perfect way to relax after a day on the slopes. Over the busy periods we will also have some of the best hairdressers from the UK come and work for us – great for holidaymakers and residents alike! I’m really looking forward to the winter season and hopefully The Face Bar will continue to grow over the years.”
What is striking on Rebecca’s work is her eye for details. Every single highlight will make the difference. When her clients come to see her, it is not only a matter of getting some lipstick or to get their hair dressed. It is about self-indulgence and taking some time for oneself. Life goes faster and faster and at The Face Bar Verbier you will enjoy a pleasant moment with a glass of champaign. For a woman, the hair and the face are a strong self-expression vehicle, so for a special night, you want to feel special. This is what Rebecca Thoirs says about her job:
“A good make up artist can change the way you look; but a great one can change the way you feel.”
She works with only top products and tools. From Chanel, Tom Ford and YSL, she tries all the products, masters in which way she would use each product, so the results are always perfect.
Inspirations by The Face Bar Verbier
Sometimes, it is a pain in the neck to find out what would we like to do as a hair cut. We can always explore hundreds of pages of fashion magazines, but you never know which one would be better. And because of this hesitation, it takes you weeks to go to the hairdresser. The Face Bar Verbier has a special section in the website called “Inspiration Board”.
Several hairstyles are presented, so you can already get a professional selection from the best of trends. Each hairstyle has a inspiring name and short yet precise description. You can then use the contact form to make an appointment and give as a reference the hairstyle.
You can learn more about The Face Bar Verbier by visiting the official website here:
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If you are looking for the perfect place in Switzerland to enjoy time in the mountains, you definitely need to go to Verbier. And once there, do not forget your style thanks to the Face Bar Verbier. Otherwise you will need a Pokerface…