We've been here before and know this time around that the wait for our beloved hair and beauty salons to re-open may take a little longer than originally expected. Our hair is getting longer, our tresses are becoming unruly and our skin is crying out for some sunlight or a much needed boost of TLC.

Either way, we know that we are in this for the long haul so thankfully Irish beauty businesses have had to pivot once more and bring their products and services to us. Many Irish businesses have had to adapt their business model by creating beauty survival kits, selling at home beauty boxes or offering online zoom facials with pre-sent products and virtual directions.

Here are five Irish business offering an array of beauty boxes, services or at home spa treatments all designed to help fill the void for now.

Raven App Box
Owner of Raven beauty app and one of Ireland's most successful hair stylists, Trudy Hayes understands what hair really needs and sometimes it is more than simple treatments as provided in your salon treatment. Having worked in salons, with celebrities, and on professional photoshoots, there isn't a hair-trick-of-the-trade she doesn't know and that is why we are so grateful she has decided to launch the Raven Ultimate beauty survival box.

Designed to not only give you the salon experience at home including the insider tools you need to keep your hair in the best possible condition at home. Each month they launch a new box with new products so keep an eye on their website for further updates.

For the month of March, Their Beauty Box contains a Mulberry silk sleeping cap to protect your hair from breakage, Real Silky Scrunchies by Irish company Silkys by Luxe, Large Bamboo wide-toothed comb, known for combing hair while wet and brushing out waves and a free gift of shampoo and conditioner.

The Raven App March Beauty costs, €40, and is available to buy at www.ravenappboxes.com.

Bee's Beauty Zoom Facials
Bee's Beauty are offering professional skin treatments from the comfort of your home via an online Zoom session. The session is modelled to replicate the salon experience asking for clients to wear comfy pyjamas, have candles lighting with camera off or on, your choice, and be guided through the skin treatments by the owner, Berni.

A pre-treatment pack is sent in advance at the time of booking which includes the relevant product sales, instructions, sponges and a headband. Her fellow professional skin therapists and reiki maestro, Julie from Bejuled takes guests on a guided mediation while masks are on to enhance the overall general sense of wellbeing and typical salon experience you would expect on site. They have had over 500 virtual clients to date and are currently offering a Mother's Day class.

Bookings are made via their Instagram or Facebook page and cost €20. 

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Wicklow Street Clinic, Eminence Arctic Berry Peel & Peptide Illuminating System
Wicklow Street Clinic is currently launching their revered organic brand Eminence's at home beauty peel and peptide illuminating treatment. Designed to give your skin the deepest and most professional self-applied experience through an enhanced set of ingredients formulated to restore the skin's radiance before we can return again to our much loved salons.

The Eminence Arctic Berry Peel & Peptide Illuminating System uses a blend of artic berries, lingonberry seed oil and hibiscus seed extract and the self-applied treatment happens in three stages. The Arctic Berry Enzyme Exfoliant acts as the exfoliant and includes a host of ingredients that reduce pores, promotes elasticity and provides all the essential vitamins and minerals that help prevent the sign of ageing. The Arctic Berry Advanced Peel Activator that is applied directly after the exfoliator enhances the workings of the first step and works deeper using a blend of natural acids that enhance the anti-oxidation process.

The final step is the illuminating stage using the Arctic Berry Peptide Radiance Cream that naturally calms the skin's previous treatments and replenishes the skin moisture. If you are looking for an at home treatment that creates the same effect as a professional salon, this is as close as you will get. It may be self-treated and not the same as someone pampering you, but the physical and noticeable benefits of this treatment make the withdrawal a little less painful.

It costs, €130, and is available to buy from www.thewicklowstreetclinic.ie where they are currently offering 10% off all products.

Connemara Organic Seaweed Company Seaweed Body Pamper Care Hamper
Connemara Organic Seaweed Company are currently offering a Seaweed Body Pamper Care Hamper that gives all the comfort of at luxurious spa experience at home. Their hamper includes their Seaweed Foot Bath, Seaweed Face & Body Balm, Seaweed Face Mask, Organic Exfoliating Lemongrass Soap, hand glove and two applicators.

The seaweed footbath is known to break down lactic acid and soothe aches and pain, while also stimulating circulation and the lymphatic system. They are also known to treat existing skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. Their Seaweed Face and Body Balm uses natural ingredients such as hand harvested organic seaweed, beeswax coconut and grape seed oil that provide essential nourishment and radiance to the skin.

Their Seaweed Face Mask provides all the glow your skin will need while their Organic Exfoliating Lemongrass Soap is packed with humectants and Vitamin E that lock in moisture and instantly hydrate the skin. Active amino acids in the seaweed adds the plump while essential Vitamin A and C add natural luminosity to both skin and hair.

The hamper costs €44.95 and is available from www.connemaraseaweedcompany.ie

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My Skincare Dublin Hydra Boost at Home Facial Kit
Designed to bridge the gap between home care and professional treatments while their clinics are closed, My Skincare are offering limited edition at home facial kits that contain everything you might require for two facials.

The kit contains cleanser sachets, a bio peel sheet that can be used twice and acts as an exfoliator, two algae peel off facial masks, five glass amoules, one for each facial and three to maintain the results of their first application and step by step directions.

The kits cost €35, making it only €17 per session. To order see www.myskincare.ie.

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Beauty Features Olaplex Trial Kit
For anyone else like me who is in desperate need for home hair therapy while we eagerly anticipate the reopening of hairdressers again, this hair repair trial kit from Olaplex available from online Irish beauty e-tailer, www.beautyfeatures.ie may just be the answer (for now!).

The Olaplex Trial Kit comprises of their No.3 Hair Perfector, that regenerates dry and damaged strands, the No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo helps increase moisture levels and enhances shine to salon standards, the No.5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner detangles and provides a smoother finish and the No.6 Bond Smoother helps eliminate dreaded frizz or flyaway strands while providing extra nourishment and hydration.

All come in 30ml sizes and cost €27.50 and available to buy from www.beautyfeatures.ie.