Atelier Benoît Poirier d'Ambreville

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A sanctuary in Santiago
Multi-talented Benoit Poirier d’Ambreville’s new salon, an appointment-only destination in Bellavista, Santiago

Hidden quietly away from Santiago’s colourful and bohemian quarter. salon Atelier Benoit Poitier d’Ambreville nestles in an exclusive 80 m2 open space, overlooking the eccentric neighbourhood of Bellavista. The simple yet elegant interior is generous and flooded with natural light, accompanied by a luxurious Louis XVI style fireplace. The concept is to deliver the latest treatment in an atmosphere of intimacy and luxury.

Having been involved in the fashion industry since the early ’90s. stylist and owner. Benoit Poirier d’Ambreville — responsible for some of Lucire’s shoots in the mid-2000s – sees a lot of potential in Santiago.
The largest and most modern metropolitan city of Chile has recovered from recession in the 1980s, and has since developed a steady economic growth.
With the introduction or shopping malls, exclusive fashion labels and Santiago fashion week, there is now a large demand for a more extravagant lifestyle and self-indulgence. The Atelier promises to offer the best.

There are two parts to the salon. the Boudoir and the Spa. The boudoir offers hair consultations, cutting, colouring and treatments. Trained at the prestigious L’Oreal institute, one of Benoit’s skills is the balayage colouring technique, popular amongst Hollywood stars and models. It’s a technique, unlike foils, designed to create very natural looking highlihts which grow outwithout developing noticeable and obvious roots. A one-on-one blow-drying lesson is also available to help recreate the salon finish.

Ultimately, the Spa takes the hair experience to a whole new level by ofering a variety of shampoos and conditioners, to formulate the best combination for the health of your hair. A haven within a haven, the Atelier also offers a gourmet snacks’ menu, and a selection of complimentary beverages! The personalized, low- key and elegant indulgence is guaranteed by offering an appointment-only service in Enlish. French and Spanish. Visit

Story: Judith Yeh, Photography: Benoit Poirier D’ambreville

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