Need a new look? Keen for some tips on maintaining a new hairstyle? Want to indulge in a complete grooming experience? From men’s haircuts, hair products and colouring to shaves, we round up what’s on offer at hair salons for men and barbers in Singapore. We also speak to their hair experts on what to do (and what not to do) for that perfect mane.
Chez Vous – hair products and hair salon for men
The award-winning Chez Vous salon is no stranger to the business. It’s not easy finding hairstylists who specialise in hair colouring for Caucasian and European men. But that’s exactly what you’ll get with Associate Salon Director Khim Toh, who has made a name for herself in mastering this service! If you’re just looking for men’s haircuts, request the services of Associate Director Readen Chia. For those with persistent scalp concerns or hair loss issues, there’s also an in-salon trichologist, Sue Liew, who’ll get you sorted with targeted solutions like the Growth Factor Scalp Therapy. This treatment uses growth factors imported from Biopharma House in South Korea, known for producing and supplying key ingredients to top cosmetic and haircare brands.
Before you leave, don’t forget to check out the Chez Vous: HideAway Concept Hair Salon on the 14th floor of Ngee Ann City Tower B (#14-04)! Apart from its show-stopping interiors, this hidden gem offers a comprehensive menu of hair services and complimentary spa-like features like massage chairs equipped with an oxygen bar and a scalp rejuvenation laser machine.
Chez Vous (main outlet)
#05-05 Ngee Ann City Podium, 391 Orchard Road
Expat Hair Studio – experienced barbers on the team
Founded by two expats, Jaclyn Douglas and Katherine Moss, Expat Hair Studio has become a trusted salon for ladies’ and men’s haircuts. With free Wi-Fi, tons of magazines available, and a wide variety of beverages to choose from – coffee, specialty teas and even wine – this cosy modern space is the perfect spot to unwind and get a fresh cut. Look trendy with Ramie and Eason, who are the specialists for barbering and gents’ hairstyling. Additionally, the salon uses the Kevin Murphy men’s range, known for being sulphate-free and cruelty-free.
Joo Chiat Road and Boat Quay
Bigen – at-home hair products for men
Sure, the silver fox look has its undeniable appeal. However, many men in Singapore might find that properly tending to their greying beards and hair is in fact the key to maintaining a fresh, sharp appearance.
Happily, two new hair products for men from the popular brand Bigen have finally arrived to take a load of time and effort off Singapore gents’ at-home grooming routines. Bigen Men’s Beard Color, already a favourite in India and the Middle East, is especially great for hiding those greying whiskers while at the same time nourishing them. Formulated with olive oil and taurine, this non-drip, stain-free formula is also ammonia-free – aka no funky smells! Additionally, its “fast-touch comb” allows for easy application, even on shorter stubble.
For those looking to touch up their tresses, there’s no need to visit barbers in Singapore. Bigen Men’s Speedy Color might be the answer. Similarly ammonia-free, rich in olive oil and taurine, its “mini comb” lets you target various hairlines and even sideburns. You can achieve a natural-looking finish in just 10 minutes – perfect for the busy modern gent. You don’t even need a trip to the barbers!
There’s more good news: Bigen Men’s Beard Color is halal-certified while Bigen Men’s Speedy Color is telus air-certified (water permeable), suiting the diverse needs of our city’s gentlemen.
Bigen Men’s Beard Color and Bigen Men’s Speedy Color are available at Mustafa, selected FairPrice outlets and Watsons e-store.
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In addition to these hair products for men, complete his grooming toolkit with these other essentials he will love:
- Hair & beard wash: The first step to clean and shiny hair is unclogged skin!
- Beard trimmer: An uber-versatile tool with customisable blades for perfectly shaped beards
- Bristle brush: A must-have to exfoliate skin, detangle hairs and distribute natural oils
- Conditioner spray: A lightweight alternative to beard oils for an extra spritz of hydration and fragrance
Other barbers in Singapore
Jermyn Street – elegant barbers
Gents, in need of some me-time? We suggest stepping away from it all and heading for a groom. Jermyn Street is a premium barber shop with the ambience of an exclusive gentleman’s club, inspired by the rich grooming heritage of Jermyn Street, London.
These barbers in Singapore offer signature men’s haircuts, clipper cuts, traditional shaves, beard trims and beard reshapes. Meanwhile, if you’re looking to change up your look, the expert barbers will advise the best styles to suit your face and head shape. You can also make it a father-and-son day by bringing along your boy for the Kids Cut, specifically created for the younger gentleman.
The Jermyn Street team says it celebrates men who care passionately about grooming and style. Their barbers are ready to relax and refresh you whenever you’re looking for a chance to put your feet up. And they get a big wrap from clients, too. Sample quotes: “A great experience every time you need a haircut”; “Excellent service to keep every day a good hair day”; “Feeling very pampered!”
Complete your barber shop experience with the incredible barista coffee and fully stocked bar where you can combine your fresh cut and shave, with a coffee or a dram of whisky or two.
Barbers Tokyo – relaxing grooming and men’s haircuts
Enjoy professional haircutting and grooming services at Barbers Tokyo, a stylish and sleek barbershop at Robertson Walk. Popular options include the signature men’s haircuts, which includes a cut, wash, styling and shoulder massage. If you’re out to pamper yourself, top up for a relaxing head spa. Certainly, don’t leave without checking out their chic retail space, where you’ll find grooming and hair products for men to maintain your new look. These barbers in Singapore were started by the people behind popular Japanese salon Devonshire.
#01-26 Robertson Walk
Sultans of Shave – modern classic barbers in Singapore
Combine classic barbering techniques with contemporary trends and you get Sultans of Shave, a snazzy space that isn’t your run-on-the-mill hair salon. Trained in London, the barbers here offer a range of services, from mens haircuts to shaves. Meanwhile, for some bonding time with dad, try the Father and Son experience, a set comprising a Deluxe Shave and a Deluxe Haircut for two.
11 North Canal Road, #02-01 (flagship store)
Salon Kream – one-stop barber for Caucasian hair
Located in Holland Village, this bright and spacious salon is a one-stop location for men’s hair and scalp needs. Salon Kream offers modern mens haircuts and customised services, catering mainly to Caucasian hair types. Want in on more? Drop by for a free consultation with their barbers! Prices for a men’s haircut start from $68.
Holland Village Lorong Mambong 24B
LA Barbershop – affordable quality mens haircuts
Located in Novena Square, this barbershop offers a wide array of services including mens haircuts, shaving, massage and even ear candling. You can customise your very own experience to what you need, and – best of all – they’re all pretty affordable!
#02-02 Novena Square
Hair tips for men:
- Prevent hair loss by having a well-balanced diet. Foods high in vitamins and minerals such as iron, zinc and vitamin B12 can help to revitalise thinning hair, so eat lots of leafy greens, nuts, beans, fish and lean meats. A good dietary supplement can also help cover whatever your diet is lacking.
- Just as heat is harmful to the hair, so are the multiple chemical processing treatments offered in salons. Chemically straightening or lightening your hair causes damage to the hair shaft, weakening it and resulting in hair loss.
- If you perspire a lot or live in a humid country, consider daily shampooing to keep your hair looking good. Combined with regular scalp-cleansing treatments, this stimulates the scalp and prevents the build-up of residues from pollution, dead skin cells and styling hair products for men.
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