Maybe she’s born with it. Maybe it’s THIS APP :

If you did not know by now, I'm a major app girl. Every major function of my work and personal life is made easier due to one app or another. And so when two weeks ago I was approached by PRIV to try out and review their new beauty on-demand app ( and get my grooming done at home so I can do more work at the same time?!), to say I was enthusiastic was an understatement.

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I know there are a whole bunch of beauty service apps out there now - but I can safely say this is by far the most comprehensive. Here are the services provided by Priv in a nutshell:

  • Fitness - Personal Training, Yoga & Kickboxing

  • Massage - All Kinds of Massage including Prenatal Massage

  • Makeup - Brow Shaping, Makeup Application, Countouring, Airbrushing & Makeup Lessons

  • Hair Services - Haircuts, Blowouts, Updos, Braids and Dry Styling, Children Haircuts

  • Spray Tans - Airbrush Tan from the comfort of your home.

  • Men's Grooming - Haircuts, Haircut with Upper Body Grooming, Mustache and/or Beard Trim & Style, MENicures

The best thing about Priv is that for most of the services, you can book a group service - so if you ever want to schedule a girl's night in with some beauty treatments scheduled in, Priv is your go-to app. Sounds exciting yes? I also heard that there are plans to have at-home lash extension services.

So for my review, I decided to go with a spa manipedi. My nail specialist is the lovely Teresa Nguyen who showed up with loads of these Deborah Lipmann polishes (she swears by them) and all the tools needed for a nail service in her wheelie.

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My spa manipedi service was $90 flat because all tip and gratuities are included which is another great feature of Priv. All their services range from $50 to $350 all in, and when I consider the time that I save not having to go out, drive, get parking, drive back etc. I think the price point is very reasonable.

And PS : Here's why you should think twice before going for that $20 nail service at the nail salon.

The Priv app is really simple to use. All you have to do is:

  1. Download the app .

  2. Enter your deets aka Your Name, Address and Credit Card Information.

  3. Pick the service(s) you want.

  4. Schedule A Service. ( Note : Don't get confused when you see your provider being available only for one time slot. Click on his or her profile and you can see other time slots available.)

  5. You will get an email confirmation from Priv.

  6. On the day of service, there is no need to tip or pay via cash. Everything is done by your service provider via Priv.

  7. Take a photo and/or give feedback about your service provider by the app. Service providers with higher ratings naturally will get booked more/often.

  8. Repeat as needed.

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This is a sponsored post courtesy of Priv, but all thoughts and opinions are strictly my own.


What are you waiting for?
Get a $20 credit when you download and use Priv for your next beauty service.



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  • Kylie Rachel says:

    Looks like an All-In-One app! I like it, even my husband can benefit from it – MENicures? that’s cute! Thanks for sharing this info, Heidi 🙂

  • Nikki says:

    Oh, this one’s better than the one I last downloaded. So, Priv got services available in LA, London, Hamptons, NYC and Austin… I wish they can be reached here in Vegas…

  • Leigh Curtis says:

    Wow, that’s a lot of services from an app. Gonna download this real quick and tell my friends in LA so we check Priv out and indulge in their treatments and services. The cost and tips aren’t so bad, it’s really affordable 🙂

  • Bethany says:

    A 20% credit when I download the Priv app? Wow, that’s awesome! thanks for sharing this info!

  • Aaliyah Jane says:

    Gotta love this. I’m all for beauty/skin care services, and to get $20 off is really something! Thanks for sharing this wonderful app info, I’m glad it’s available in my area!

  • CoffeeBookMom says:

    I am definitely trying this app. Thanks for sharing this to us Heidi!

  • Melissa says:

    Ah, I heard about this Prov app. I’m so lucky, I’m on OC and they are available here. Perfect! Now I’m going to book for an appointment for this weekend 🙂 Thanks!

  • Taylor says:

    hmm Priv app.. now that’s something I really look forward to downloading and having for a relaxing and pampering weekend. Thanks for sharing these info!

  • Helga says:

    Wow, $20 off just by downloading Priv and getting their services? That’s great news!

  • Gabbie says:

    Thanks for sharing this wonder info about priv app. There’s nothing like good pampering like having a full body massage, mani-pedi and also hair and tanning services. That’s a whole lot of comfort!

  • Francesca says:

    Wow, that’s a lot of services, really! I think I’m going to download this. Thanks!

  • Marielle says:

    This is indeed THE must have go-to app! Thanks for sharing with us this fabulous info!

  • Jessica says:

    I am a major app girl too, whenever there’s a new app that fancies me (especially the free ones) I download it to make my life more enjoyable. Priv app is definitely a must app! Thanks for sharing with us these useful info and tips!

  • Fitness , Massage, Makeup (with lessons), Hair Services, Spray Tans, even Men’s Grooming – oh this is really a one-stop shop/service app! Thanks for sharing this info to us!

  • Kaylene Adams says:

    I haven’t heard about this before, this is so cool! I hope Priv services are offered in my area too, I could really benefit from the massages and exercises given the amount of work I’ve been doing for this past couple of weeks. A relaxing massage and all sorts of pampering is exactly what I need.

  • Serena says:

    Oh I downloaded Prv app and have also I tried that deborah lipmann nail polishes, really outstanding service and nail beautifully efficient!

  • jennifer says:

    $20 discount, is this for real? Oh thanks for sharing this, I better download this now.

  • I like this app and the services being offered. Good thing it’s available in my location. Looking forward to using Priv 🙂

  • Cassandra says:

    I went to the link for Priv app and it impressed me. A beauty and welness app, catering to our lifestyle essentials, including men’s mani-pedi hygiene.. Wow, I like it a lot. I’m gonna tell my boyfriend about this so we can set our appointments. Thanks for the share!

  • Darla says:

    Priv is indeed a cool app. I’ve finally downloaded it and have booked an appointment for this weekend here in OC. Yay!

  • Delaney says:

    Will check this out as soon as I get off from work. It’s time for me to have some relaxing time and my nails could use some acrylic designs too. Thanks for sharing this, ladies!

  • Fritzie says:

    It’s nice to know that Priv also gives importance to its service providers by acknowledging them with ratings. It was a nice touch!

  • Margaret says:

    Hmm, this looks nice and easy to use. I’m gonna try it out myself. Thanks

  • wenamhine says:

    This is nice, not only does it provide great personal service, the service providers are also given importance through ratings. Thanks for sharing this to us.

  • Naomi says:

    Oh they offer pre-natal massages? that’s great! I’m on my 20th week and I need to relax and de-stress, what with all the weight I’m gaining. I think Priv would be a valuable tool for me, so I can ask for massage services at my house. THanks for this wonderful news!

  • Desiree Lynch says:

    I just want to ask, do thy offer beauty tips too, when they do make-ups and cosmetics? This sounds like a promising service, and easily accessed through an app. I’m impressed!

  • Tanya says:

    Too bad this isn’t available in my area 🙁 I wish they’d open their services all throughout the country. I could use this one a lot 🙂

  • Angelique says:

    Thanks for sharing your review, Heidi. I would also love a mani-pedi when I finally download this app. Their service sounds quite promising.

  • Madeline says:

    I have to say, Priv people really provide outstanding customer service. Thanks for introducing this app to us, Heidi 🙂

  • Madeline says:

    Priv services and Priv app are both highly recommended. I’ve used the app and have had wonderful, relaxing massage experience with one of their expert masseurs. Would book an appointment again real soon!

  • Natalie says:

    I downloaded this and still exploring the many possibilities of home-service pampering. Hopefully this week, I’d be able to setup an appointment amid my busy sked.

  • Allison says:

    This aint available yet in my place, but I hope it does open here soon. Thanks for this recommendation.

  • airishsofia says:

    This is great! I also had hair & make-up + mani-pedi just last week with 2 very competent and friendly beauty specialists. Thanks for suggesting this app 🙂

  • Anita says:

    I love this app, very efficient and practical. And the service staff are always on time and diligent. Priv is great!

  • Amanda says:

    Wow, mayb this is just the app I’ve been waiting for! Thank you for recommending this. I sure hope it’s available on my location. Gotta have that appointment really soon!

  • Jhenna says:

    I could use a little pampering every once in a while. Thanks for sharing this, I just learned there’s Priv here in my place in Austin. Gotta try their services real soon!

  • Sophia says:

    Oh thanks for that tip, or more like a notice, about getting $20 nail service. It’s quite expensive indeed. Might as well check out Priv

  • Grace says:

    I’m grateful for this info. I will check Priv out and hopefully will be able to get their services one of these days.

  • Raquel says:

    Just curious – what are blowouts? something to do with the hair, I presume? Anyway, this Priv service will most definitely be sought-after service and I’m gonna download this app to get my appointment soon.

  • Shirley says:

    Reading your post’s title, I thought you were referring to another cosmetic product, I even sang to it (LOL). I very much like to take a look at this priv app you mentioned and hopefully get to use it soon.

  • Clare says:

    Here’s hoping that their services would expand outside US, probably here in Asia soon!

  • MJ says:

    Really? I’ll get a $20 credit when I download this app? I better try this then. Thanks much!

  • mistydew says:

    Oh, I haven’t heard about this app before, it sounds really cool. Will check this one later, thanks!

  • Camilla says:

    I thought I’m a major app girl too. Why haven’t heard about this? I would surely love to download this app. Now, let me check if Priv is available in my area….

  • Shauna Fox says:

    I love Priv, too. Been using this app for months now and been enjoying the perks of weekly appointment with the best facial services and professionals here in NYC

  • Carmen says:

    This is great, my husband would definitely want to have some relaxing time like having massages with me. I’ll download this and let’s see how Priv will fare with us 🙂

  • Nadya Bangs says:

    The people/support staff from Priv are really approachable and professional, I enjoyed my home massage a week ago. Thanks!

  • Rowena says:

    I love this app service. Priv really trained its employees because the ones who went to my house for massage and menicures were all amazing and professional!

  • Cathrina says:

    I’m a major app girl too, I want to make sure I know which ones are the latest and hippest trends in the market. I’ve seen and downloaded Priv before and I’ve made friends with the wonderful staff who occasionally help me with my manicures, massages and cosmetic needs. Thanks for this app!

  • Faye says:

    I wish they’re available at my place.. Hopefully soon!

  • Amy says:

    I love it whenever you share with us readers the apps that’s going around lately. I love seeing new apps and be in with the IT crowd. Thanks for telling us about this.

  • Marco says:

    How come my wife haven’t told me about this? We usually go to spa together to have our massages and foot spa. This one, Priv, will benefit the both of us now that we are both busy at work and have not much time to go out. It’s best to use this service at our home together at our convenient time. I better tell her about this. Thank you.

  • AC Hollis says:

    This is an exciting app, I have downloaded it and have used their services and the people behind Priv had been really great!

  • Amore says:

    I think this is a great service and app, helps a lot of busy woman like us. THanks Priv

  • Pony Princess says:

    When my friends and I were invited to a bridal shower party, we opted to book a group service from Priv and it was such a great experience. Thanks so much for suggesting this app and service, Heidi, it was really relaxing and exciting bonding moment for us!

  • Mrs. L O'Brien says:

    I’m so thankful for the generation today because we get to experience convenience, comfort and practicality by using apps that help ease our lives. During my time, gadgets and apps like this don’t exist, I had to go around town and find the best place where I could relax and forget the hustle and bustle of the city. But now, with just a click on the mouse or tap of a keyboard, I can find the best people and apps and services at the convenience of my own home. Just like this Priv app. Lucky for me, their services are available in my city. Truly liberating!

    • Heidi says:

      You’re so right! In this day and age it is so much easier to find exactly what you are looking for and the best place to find it. Kids these days won’t know how good they have it 😉

  • Ashley says:

    This is so convenient! The luxury of spa treatments right at the heart of my home! I am so going to use this app really soon!

  • Dylan says:

    I think I found the perfect gift for my girl. This app should help me solve my problems. Ha! A day of spa and beautifying, definitely what mah girl wants. Thanks fo this!

  • Kira Yamato says:

    I hope this app and service is available in Asia. I would be so pleased to be one of their customers. Plus, it is quite affordable and practical, so here’s hoping they expand their services all over the world!

  • Jessy M. says:

    I’ve just set an appointment for next week using the Priv app. I was delighted when I saw in their page that they’re available here. Yay!

  • Naomi Stiles says:

    I wonder if we have Priv here in Boston. I better check it out. Thanks

  • Maine says:

    This is practicality, convenience and affordability rolled into one! Thanks for sharing about Priv. Hope to get it downloaded soon

  • Jules Anderson says:

    Maybe this is what I need after a month long stress at work. Yay!