Best hair straightening salons in Singapore
Fried and frizzy in Singapore? Tell us about it. Humidity has waged an all-out war on our tresses and it’s high time we fought back! If you’re about to get foxy for the festive season, we’re here to help. Straighten up and find a quality soft rebonding salon in Singapore to tame the tresses!
No, Blow+Bar isn’t just about perfect blowouts for time-pressed beauty seekers. This hotspot does it all: hair straightening included. Choose between the soft rebonding, steambond and anti-frizz keratin treatments for all your follicle woes. The complimentary drinks and bubbly is another check in the plus column.
Price: From $240
Blow+Bar, #01-32 The Watermark Condominium, 7 Rodyk Street, Robertson Quay, Singapore 238215, p. 62387338. Open Mon-Thu 1030am-930pm, Fri-Sat 10am-930pm, Sun 10am-830pm.
We’ve already professed our love for Trimmings and their Midas touch on blonde hair but here’s another reason to drop by again: Tibolli straightening system. This formaldehyde-free treatment is all about banishing frizz and relaxing curls – resulting in shiny and sleek tresses. No more afros for you! Other straightening treatments like Anti-Frizz by Yuko, Brazilian blowout and Mucota rebonding also available at Trimmings.
Price: From $350
Trimmings, Loewen Gardens and Robertson Walk. See website for details.
Style by Louis
Walk into Style by Louis and you’ll be strutting out with Gisele Bündchen-esque tresses, thanks to the Advanced Brazilian Blowout treatment. Not only does this treatment eliminate frizz, it also smoothens and strengthens hair. The entire process is butt-numbingly long (three hours!) but the final results are worth the wait.
Price: From $400
Style by Louis, The Central, 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #03-65, Singapore 059817, p. 68845335. Open
Kobayashi Hair Design
This Japanese-inspired salon is a relative newbie but that hasn’t deterred customers one bit. Kobayashi Hair Design now has two outlets to meet the increasing demand – a testament to their great service and affordable prices. Using premium Shiseido products, the rebonding treatment produces great results.
Price: From $178
Kobayashi Hair Design, #02-26/#05-42 Far East Plaza,14 Scotts Road, Singapore 228213, p. 6836 5606/6737 4463. Open Mon-Sun 1130am-830pm.
Hate the flat look that inevitably results from every straightening treatment? Then the revolutionary volume rebonding treatment at Dusol Beauty is a must-try. It maximizes the volume at your roots, gives your locks a natural inward curl and the overall result: naturally looking bouncy yet sleek hair.
Price: From $250
Dusol Beauty, #03-27A Raffles City Shopping, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103, p. 6337 4424. Open Mon-Sun 10am-9pm.
Jiwon Hair Salon
Owner Michelle Im is a total hair whiz, especially when it comes to hair straightening. We love how the volume rebonding treatment makes our tresses look so sleek, shiny, voluminous and shampoo-commercial worthy. Unconvinced? Check out the gallery of satisfied customers on the website for proof.
Price: From $300
Jiwon Hair Salon, #03-02 Wheelock Place, 501 Orchard Road, Singapore 238880, p. 6836 8419. Open Mon-Sat 1030am-730pm, Sun & public holidays 1030am-7pm.
Chill and relaxed, the atmosphere of Hairloom is sure to put any nervous first-timers at ease. Try the hyaluronic acid or keratin treatment: you’ll immediately see stronger, smoother, and silkier hair afterwards (and the deeply relaxing scalp massage is an absolute can’t-miss!)
Price: From $250
Hairloom, #01-50/52 Shaw Towers, 100 Beach Road, Singapore 189702, p. 6295 2088. Open Mon-Fri 11am-830pm, Sat 11am-730pm.
Trust the Japanese to be au fait with the world of hair straightening. With a team of hip stylists hailing from the Land of the Rising Sun, Pact+Lim is a definite must-go for those looking to transform their tresses from frizzy to fabulous. An added bonus: stop by the adjoining Kilo and K.I.N for some bites and a bout of shopping.
Price: From $180
Pact+Lim, #02-17 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896, p. 6884 4143. Open Tue-Wed, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm, Thu, Sun & public holidays 10am-6pm.
Owner Jeric See (of REDS Hairdressing fame) has over 30 years experience in the hair business and it’s evident in the impeccable service at Jeric Salon. Swanky yet reasonably-priced, we’re impressed by how smooth and manageable our hair turned out after a rebonding treatment.
Price: From $200
Jeric Salon, various outlets. See website for details.
Invogue Hair & Beauty Salon
Here’s a gem in the East worth checking out: Invogue specialises in rebonding treatments using Shiseido products. Choose between the soft/volume rebonding and ‘arrow straight’ treatment for your preferred level of straightness.
Price: From $168
Invogue Hair & Beauty Salon, Block 139, #01-24, Tampines Street 11, Singapore 521139, p. 9229 3989. Mon-Fri 930am-8pm, Sat-Sun 930am-7pm, public holidays 9.0am-6pm.
Top image: Blow+Bar