How Much: ¥8,000 per session Address: 5-3-18 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku Website: medicha-jp.com Contact: [email protected]

Website: meganesuper.co.jp/ Address: 1-28-6 Kiyomitsu Heim 1F, Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Telephone: 03-3232-1718

With vintage barber paraphernalia in display cases, 1930s barber chairs and an old cash register, this is the ultimate barbershop golden age experience. Wolfman also boasts a broad range of international clientele, so staff members are well versed in how to make your desired cut look best with your hair type and face shape. Address: 3-27-23 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Website: hair-wolfman.com    Tel: 03-6447-4285

With staff known equally well for their fluent English as well as their scissor skills, Assort Hair provides high quality cuts in a comfortable, bilingual environment. For a luxurious treatment, try their Premium Head Spa, which uses 100% organic and natural products by fair trade brand Oway. For men's cuts, ask for Ryohei Sugiyama – he has been internationally recognized for his precision (and is also TW Creative Director approved!). Address: B1F, 2-10-28 Kita-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo Website: assort-hair.com    Tel: 03-5772-6461

This barber has a classic old-school feel and is the epitome of cool, drawing hipsters in droves. A few members of the team recently went to New York and did some guerilla haircuts on the street. You’ll want to be one of these mustachioed men, but failing that, you can at least get a stellar haircut from them. Harajuku Address: 1F, 2-31-8 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Naka-Meguro Address: 2-13-7 Kamimeguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo Website: mr-brothers-cutclub.com    Tel: 03-6721-1774

Hair stylist Soeda Kensuke has spent five years working in NYC and specializes in Caucasian haircuts and color. The stylist is aware of the cutting-edge trends but will also take into consideration your specific styling needs, which can be discussed in detail during the consultation. One of his specialties is blonde highlights, which is a difficult service to find in Tokyo. Address: 18-7 2F Daikanyamacho, Shibuya-ku Website: www.bulb.jpn.com/english    Tel: 03-6277-5877 (ask for Soeda-san)

Nails can always use a little cheer, and whether you’re in for a French manicure, gel or customized decoration, the English-speaking nail technician and salon owner Rie-san will happily welcome you in the Shibuya salon, which is just 1 minute from Shibuya Station. You can browse their English website to check out their extensive menu, or go ahead and book the popular and durable French Calgel, starting at ¥8,400. Calgel is an advanced nail system that promotes a healthy nail, and won’t damage your nails like harsh acrylics can. You can pick from among over 80 shades, and choose special techniques such as art, gradation or French manicures, and get your nails done while watching a big-screen TV in a comfortable massage chair. Address: Provided on appointment Website: www.nailsalonpinky.com    Tel: 03-6427-4403

Leave your locks in the hands of a professional and experienced stylist: English-fluent Kenji Suzuki has been part of the high profile, international beauty industry for more than 20 years. He lived in New York City for most of those years, and still takes care of his stylish clientele there when he returns to the US. He has been sharing the styles and techniques that he learned and honed in the Big Apple with his Tokyo clients since 2013. Address: Bondz Salon 4th floor, 1-8-13, Azabu-Juban, Minato-ku Website: www.kenji-hairstylist.com    Tel: 080-1307-4973

La Plage Beauty is an international salon that caters to a wide range of Japanese and foreign clients. The salon offers a full range of beauty treatments, with a focus on spray tanning. A safe and convenient way to help you rid your skin of that winter white, the treatment is particularly good for those concerned about the harsh rays of the sun or UV tanning beds. Convenient home sessions are available as well. Address: 1-2-8 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku Website: www.laplage-beauty.com

Tru Nails in Shibuya is known for offering unique and OMG OTT nail art. What can we say, you only live once. Address: Tooyama Bld.6F, 1-20-12, Jinnan, Shibuya-ku Website: trunail.jp/en    Tel: 03-6416-9709

Inspired by Parisian aesthetics, Sugar Nails opened in Hiroo in 2016 and offers an extensive catalogue for all tastes. A quick scroll through their Instagram feed (www.instagram.com/sugarnailstokyo) will give you a good idea of their relatively understated embellishments. Address: 5-2-38 Minamiazabu, Minato-ku Website: sugarnails.tokyo    Tel: 080-4433-5238

The American owned boutique salon is located on a quiet shopping street a few blocks away from Shirokanetakanawa Station and the French Embassy, and gives you the kind of warm feeling you might get when stepping into an old friend’s living room. Don’t be deceived by the laid-back surroundings of this hidden gem, though: JoliNails offers everything from award-winning nails and Swedish pedicures to total eye beauty packages with eyelash extensions and threading services: 5-star quality at extremely reasonable prices. For a completely unique experience, the fully bilingual salon also offers the work of an award winning nail artist who can create miniature masterpieces ranging from abstract images to reproductions of clients’ favorite photos. The salon is one of the few places in Tokyo to offer authentic threading for eyebrows and face. For other body parts, IPL hair removal is offered. Address: 1F & 2F JoliArts Building, 3-10-9 Shirokane, Minato-ku Website: www.joliarts-salon.com    Tel: 03-6721-9669 or 080-3599-9669

Rhino and Bird is a bouldering gym located in Nishi Nippori. The venue features two floors of walls. The ground floor contains the biggest and most difficult walls, and upstairs there is a smaller set for beginners. The beginner's space may be the best place to warm up before heading downstairs to scale the tough walls. Rhino and Bird is open 7 days a week, 2pm-11pm weekdays and 10am-9pm weekends. A one-time registration fee costs ¥1,500, and sessions are between ¥1,500-¥2,000 plus tax depending on day and time. Other than that, for your first session, just bring some gym clothes – a T shirt, shorts and socks will do. Rhino and Bird provide shoes and chalk for your hands to help with grip. Address: 2-56-3 Nishi-Nippori, Arakawa-ku Website: http://www.rhino-bird.com/   

A short walk from Ginza station, the eye-catching botanical wall at the front of this hair and beauty salon can’t be missed, and provides a sneak peek of what’s awaiting inside. As soon as you step in the door, the staff of La Yamano will warmly greet you and offer a consultation in English, giving you a personalized recommendation of the best customized options from a wide range of treatments. Address: 3-4-8 Ginza, Chuo-ku Website: http://la-yamano.com/ Tel: 03-3561-1200

That’s jump one Ikebukuro, located three minutes away from Ikebukuro Station. Jumping Fitness, which has become popular all over Europe, has also expanded to the U.S. and Hong Kong, and is so popular it can be hard to get a reservation. The first branch in Japan opened last year, making the Ikebukuro location the third in Tokyo. Address: 1-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku Website: https://www.jumpone.jp/ Tel: 03-6914-2638