Looking for Singapore’s best hair salons to chop off your tresses, tame your frizz or give you new highlights? Consider this list your mane lifesaver.
Here’s the thing about hair stylists. Searching for one who can tame our unruly hair and transform it into something out of a shampoo commercial is akin to finding…well, The One. In other words? No easy feat. Always one to make the best out of a hairy situation (pun intended), we bring you our top picks of hair salons in Singapore for haircuts, blowouts, colouring, and the full works.
Best hair salons in Singapore
1. Salon de Edmund
Located in the heart of Upper Thomson, Salon de Edmund is a cosy salon away from the busyness of the city, just a few minutes’ walk from Upper Thomson MRT station. Up for a hair revamp? The highly skilled stylists at this cosy spot pride themselves in designing the perfect haircut to frame your face, so you’ll walk out with a cut that’s fit for you. There are also trendy hair colours and beautiful perms to update your tresses. First-time customers can enjoy a hair colour bundle from $159 to $199 (U.P. $297) to elevate your look with a haircut, Goldwell colour and a hair treatment! Plus, add-on $30 for an ammonia-free organic hair colour with certified organic, natural ingredients and essential oils.
If your hair has been through one too many styling sessions, try the Tokio Inkarami Treatment. This hair-repairing therapy deeply penetrates each strand to repair and restore your hair’s natural shine.
Alternatively, treat yourself to the aroma scalp treatment (first trial at $99, U.P. $249) to heal and nourish your scalp. This soothing experience starts with a detox for optimal absorption of nourishing ingredients. The next step targets scalp problems like hair loss, oily scalp, sensitive scalp, or dandruff, before ending with a ph-balancing hair treatment. This signature treatment is a must-try if you’re looking to revitalise your locks!
Salon de Edmund, #01-01, 93 Soo Chow Walk, Singapore 575386
2. Yann Beyrie Paris
Looking for a hair salon that combines French elegance with a curated approach to hair? Look no further than Yann Beyrie Paris. This award-winning salon brings a touch of Parisian flair to your tresses, and just celebrated its seventh anniversary this year. Fun fact: as director of the salon, Yann has worked with celebrities such as Vidal Sassoon, Justin Timberlake, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Vivienne Westwood!
Swing by for a consultation to transform your locks: from hair styling to treatment to colouring, your hair will be in good hands. Plus, the products used at this salon are all proudly made in France, sharing the savoir-faire of French culture. The global team at Yann Beyrie Paris specialises in creating effortless looks to accentuate your hair, with amazing service that will leave you with a smile. Perk alert: 20% off on all hair services for first-time customers!
Yann Beyrie Paris, #03-01D, Wisma Atria, 435 Orchard Road, Singapore 238877
3. Aube Beauty Salon
If you’ve heard anything about the impeccable service and top-notch cuts at Japanese hair salons, you won’t want to pass on a visit to Aube Beauty Salon. Set foot into any of the four accessible outlets for an end-to-end hairstyling experience, with affordable prices to boot. From shampooing to styling, you’ll be matched with a personal stylist who will thoroughly pamper your tresses. Plus, Aube’s expert stylists boast extensive experience working in Japan and overseas. So expect quality dyes, cuts and styling, whether you’re getting soft, tousled waves or switching up your hair colour.
Worried about scalp sensitivity? Fret not, all its treatment products and materials hail from Japan, and are said to be incredibly gentle on the skin and scalp. Psst: even the salon’s furniture is imported, so you know it’s as authentic as it gets! Leave your mane in the trusty hands of Aube’s hospitable stylists – it’ll feel like you’re getting your hair done in Tokyo, sans the language barrier.
Aube, multiple locations including Wheelock Place and Marina Square
4. NK Hairworks
If you’re looking to give your tresses the pampering they deserve, look no further than NK Hairworks. With over 30 years of expertise, this hair salon offers more than just trendy cuts. It provides holistic services – from haircuts to scalp treatments that tackle the root of your problems – with the ultimate goal of helping you feel refreshed with a healthy scalp.
Be it reinvigorating your hair follicles or battling specific hair concerns, NK Hairworks believes that everything begins at the roots. Expect top-notch products and equipment that provide services from scans to deep cleanses, with stellar results to boot. Plus, we hear its stylists come armed with international experience and are dedicated to staying on top of their craft. Walk through the doors of any outlet, and you’ll be welcomed by a team of dedicated professionals with a huge dose of hospitality. Conveniently scattered islandwide, drop by NK Hairworks for a hair and scalp reboot today!
NK Hairworks, multiple locations including Plaza Singapura, Parkway Parade and Waterway Point
5. Blonde Boudoir
They say blondes have more fun, so if you’re thinking of lightening your locks, the internationally trained hairdressers at Blonde Boudoir are ready to help you out. But what if you’re not looking to go lighter? Not to worry, the team can handle any colour your heart (and tresses) desires. The salon knows Singapore doesn’t have the best “hair-friendly” climate, which is why it prioritises long-lasting haircuts and low-maintenance solutions for all hair types and textures. Planning to paint the town red? Pop over for the best blowout, and you’re all set!
Blonde Boudoir, #02-01, 45 Hongkong Street, Singapore 059683
6. Walking On Sunshine
Walking On Sunshine is an IG-worthy garden-themed salon (and cafe!) tucked away at Orchard Central. Aesthetically pleasing interior aside, it boasts a team of professional international hair stylists and stellar customer service – garnering thousands of satisfactory reviews on Google, Facebook and more! Upgrade your tresses with a simple cut and wash, take it to the next level with a Korean perm, or transform your look with a fab new colour. Wanna give your hair a little TLC? Amazing hair and scalp treatments are available too! Psst: You can also look forward to relaxing massages when you get your hair washed. Plus, you’ll be treated to complimentary salads and fresh juices while the experts work on your hair.
Walking on Sunshine, #03-07, Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896
Calling all West siders! If you’re looking for a top-notch Japanese hair salon without venturing into the city, this one’s for you. Tucked away in a Holland Village shophouse, Art-Noise focuses on original treatments that use non-damaging chemicals – perfect for those who frequently perm or straighten their tresses. The award-winning salon is also known for its head spas: relaxing head massages complete with in-house nourishing shampoos and treatments. Bliss!
Art-Noise, 38A Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277694
8. Urbanhair by Ginrich
Helmed by hair extraordinaire Eugene Ong, UrbanHair is an institution, and rightfully so. Service is renowned for being top-notch, with smiling and meticulous staff going above and beyond for all your hair needs. We love that the products used here are from Aveda. It’s a natural and eco-friendly organic haircare brand we swear by for toxin-free, glossy locks. Each treatment will begin with your inhaling and exhaling Aveda’s calm oil, followed by a hot towel massage. How’s that for pampering?
Urbanhair by Ginrich, #03-01, Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Road, Singapore 228208
With a centrally located outlet on Keong Saik Road and another on East Coast Road, Covo is hands down, one of our go-to hair salons in Singapore. Equipped with a team of experienced Japanese hairstylists, this cosy space is one place where you know your hair will be in good hands. The slew of treatments caters to every type of hair – everything from basic haircuts to colour treatments, digital perms and rebonding. Covo also offers its signature Kerasilk Keratin Treatment. Having treated ourselves to this, we can attest that it certainly lives up to its name: our tresses never looked better or felt silkier.
Covo, multiple locations including Katong and Outram Park
No one does hospitality the way the Japanese do. At this hair salon in Singapore, service is the biggest draw. Stylists are incredibly polite and will go out of their way to ensure you’re well taken care of. Popular amongst the Japanese crowd, Michaela is helmed by talented hairstylists who deliver flawless results no matter the cut or treatment. We tested out the haircut and premium head spa by salon director Koji and left feeling rejuvenated with lighter, bouncier tresses.
Michaela, 2nd floor, 23 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059389
11. The Big Blow
Say hello to The Big Blow. It’s a mobile hair styling, nails, and makeup service. Got a fancy party to attend? Give these fairy godmothers a call and they’ll transform you in the comfort of your home. If you’re out and about, drop by the swanky salon at Cluny Court for a signature quickie Perfect Blowout. With premium Moroccan oil products, it’s wash, condition, blow, and go in under an hour!
The Big Blow, #02-03, One Nassim, 1 Nassim Road, Singapore 258458
Ladies, take note. Trimmings is a must-visit if you’ve ever been a victim of brassy, over-bleached hair. These folks are experts in handling Caucasian hair with care and the utmost precision, which means no chance of dodgy highlights – the joy! The cosy and welcoming vibe is another factor that keeps us coming back.
Trimmings, multiple locations including Dempsey Hill and Orchard Road
13. Chez Vous
Having been around for two decades, veteran salon Chez Vous is one of the frontrunners in the local beauty industry. Just look at its roster of beauty directors who have at least 12 years of experience under their belts. The salon boasts a slew of hair treatments. Some of its top ones include the synchronised advanced hair rebuilder, advante water treatment and amplified hair treats – a comprehensive five-step treatment. What we love most about Chez Vous? The team of stylists who specialise in treating and colouring Caucasian hair – no more brassy highlights! Psst: check out Chez Vous Hideaway for an intimate hair salon and spa hybrid experience.
Chez Vous, #05-05, Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road, Singapore 238872
14. Expat Hair Studio
Helmed by a team of internationally trained mane tamers well-versed in the kinks and curls of Caucasian hair, Expat Hair Studio has quickly become a household name amongst the expat community. Treatments range from keratin treatments and restyles to balayage and ombre colouring techniques. One thing that keeps us coming back? Olaplex: a magical formula that protects the hair after many rounds of bleaching.
Expat Hair Studio, multiple locations including Joo Chiat and Boat Quay
15. Picasso Hair Studio
Picasso Hair Studio prides itself on “artistic hairstyling”. Its tagline ain’t just another gimmick – aside from the salon’s art studio-inspired premises, clients who enter for perm or colouring work leave with genuine masterpieces. Take a quick look through the colour gallery! Gorgeous ombre colouring in pastels and striking rainbow colours are artfully done, while perms are smooth, frizz-free and guaranteed to suit your face shape.
Picasso Hair Studio, multiple locations including Novena and Haji Lane
16. Salon Vim
Salon Vim prides itself as a trendsetter in hair care, which explains why it’s a long-time favourite among local tastemakers and social media stars. Its expertise lies in hair colouring treatments like ombre, balayage, and dip dyes – no style is too difficult or wacky for its pros. Another plus point? Salon Vim’s attention to detail: the team uses only top-notch L’Oreal Professional products. Try the Hair Contouring, which promises to sculpt your facial features using artfully positioned highlights.
Salon Vim, #02-01B, Wisma Atria, 435 Orchard Road, Singapore 238877
17. Extreme Lengths Singapore
The first of its kind in Singapore, Extreme Lengths caters to afro and ethnic hair. Backed by an expert team of weavers, braiders, colourists, relaxers and stylists, the salon goes to huge lengths to offer the best for its clientele. Its staff is annually trained in a top Afro salon in London to keep updated with the latest trends and products. One-on-one consultations are highly recommended (not to mention free), particularly for new clients who are new to natural hair and looking for the best tips and tricks in haircare in Singapore’s humid climate.
Extreme Lengths, by appointment only; drop an email or visit the website for more details
18. Kim Robinson
Helmed by the one-and-only Mr Robinson (trusted hairstylist to Hong Kong’s rich and famous), this chic salon is luxury hair care at its finest. First of all, you’ve got the swish surroundings, which will make you feel like you’re cocooned in a plush, ultra-exclusive spa. The service is stellar, with polite, attentive staff who take pains to make your visit as indulgent as possible. Needless to say, Kim Robinson’s menu of treatments is the star attraction. A definite can’t-miss is the Re-structure & Re-texture hair spa treatment, which promises to repair follicle damage and frizz in just 20 minutes.
Kim Robinson, #02-12, Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road, Singapore 238872
19. Zinc Korean Hair Salon
You’d be forgiven for mistaking Zinc Korean Hair Salon for a swanky bar. The salon’s sophisticated premises boast a chic terracotta palette accentuated by brass and gold accents, as well as subdued lighting. Run by an all-Korean team of experienced stylists, Zinc offers a slew of treatments, including the famed, natural-looking and long-lasting perms that promise volume and minimal upkeep for months.
Zinc Korean Hair Salon, #02-48/49, Millenia Walk, 9 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039596
Another celebrity favourite is Next. With over two decades in the industry, this salon is renowned for its stellar cuts and colouring services. A visit to its sleek and sexy space is a total treat (think whitewashed walls, plush leather sofas, and gleaming mirrors). And it’s made better with Next’s dream team of stylists who are experts in handling both Asian and Caucasian hair types.
Next, 271A Holland Avenue, Singapore 278991
21. Blow + Bar
Beautiful blowouts, manis and bubbly to boot? Blow + Bar sure knows the way to a girl’s heart. Treat your tresses to signature blowout services like the express frizz control or sunkissed balayage while you sip on champers and get your nails done at the same time.
Blow + Bar, multiple locations including Robertson Quay and East Coast
22. The Parlour
Jesse Timm opened her own salon here in Singapore following the sheer demand for her services during a stint at Fox. She’s famous among expats as the best stylist and colourist for Caucasian hair, and is well worth the waitlist. As an American-trained hairdresser, Jesse ships all of her products from the US via her Stateside license, which means she gets access to the best products first. This includes the mysterious and wonderful Olaplex treatment, which seriously helps your hair stay strong and healthy when bleach is involved. If you are a nervous blonde hesitant about taking on a dramatic new style, or in need of a corrective style, then you’re Jesse’s girl.
The Parlour, Unit H, 33 Lowland Road, Singapore 547429
23. Bada Hair Salon
Bada’s opening in Singapore has been a long time coming, as it has over 200 outlets worldwide including in the United States, China, Australia and Malaysia. It’s housed by professional hairstylists all over the world committed to satisfying your hairstyling and hair care needs. This award-winning salon offers services such as hair treatments, hair spa, hair colouring, hair perming and haircuts. We personally had a magic setting perm done and loved it. For newbies, that’s when the crown of your hair is straightened, and the ends permed with large hot rods. The result? Perfectly tousled, loose ringlets around your face.
Bada Hair Salon, #03-13, Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
24. Toni & Guy
An internationally recognised brand with over 400 salons worldwide, Toni & Guy gets our thumbs up for its top-notch hair products (L’Oréal, Redken and Kérastase) and expertise in treating all hair types. It’s especially popular with Singapore’s expat crowd for its fab blowouts and highlight treatments.
Toni & Guy, #03-17, Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238897
25. Bonbon Blowout Bar+
Get the blowout of your dreams with Bonbon Blowout Bar+. Whether you’re looking to rock that girl-next-door look, effortless cool girl waves or perfectly tousled hair, these friendly hair stylists have you covered. The contemporary blowout bar offers haircuts alongside scalp care, colouring, rebonding and perm services for an all-rounded experience. Add the fact that it has near-perfect reviews on Google and Facebook, and we’re sold. Little ones can also get in on the action at the kids’ stations. Sounds like a perfect bonding sesh for the fambam!
Bonbon Blowout Bar +, #03-120/121, Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
26. Full House Salon
Heads up, easties! Full House Salon in Tampines invites you in for a pamper sesh for your hair. From haircuts to colouring and perms, this salon does it all, with amazing service to boot. If you’re after a hair transformation, highly trained stylists are there to recommend the most flattering haircut for you, or to take it to the next level with bleaching and colouring treatments. Subtle colour or bold glow up? You decide.
To give your locks a different texture, try rebonding for straight locks or perming for effortless curls. There’s so much you can do to transform your tresses. Speak to Full House Salon’s stylists for an expert opinion if you don’t know where to begin.
Opt for the organic smoothening Keratin Treatment at just $288, inclusive of a haircut (it costs an additional $50 for extra long hair). You’ll leave with silky, flowing locks that look and feel healthier!
Full House Salon, #01-333, Blk 505 1 Tampines Central, Singapore 520505 and #01-250B, Blk 510 1 Tampines Central, Singapore 520510
27. Number 76
This is a fast-rising star, and it’s easy to see why. Launched in Tokyo back in 2001, Number 76 at Orchard Gateway boasts a breezy decor (think high ceilings and a spacious layout). If you’re thinking of faking long, luscious locks, this is the place to be. And if you have tired hair, the salon also offers a spectrum of treatments to smooth out kinks, repair damaged ends and rejuvenate your scalp.
Number 76, #02-21/ 22/ 23, Orchard Gateway, 277 Orchard Road, Singapore 238858
Karva is a salon before its time. It caters to women only, so hijab-wearing women can get their hair done in privacy. Services offered include soft rebonding, digital perms as well as hair and scalp treatments. But more than hair, the salon also offers manicures and pedicures using wudhu-friendly (wudhu refers to the act of water cleansing before prayers) breathable nail polishes. Best of all, it’s socially conscious too. The salon opened its academy at halfway house Pertapis Centre for Women & Girls to allow its residents to pick up beauty training.
Karva, multiple locations including Northpoint City and Arab Street
Take your pick from the best hair salons in Singapore!