Finding a good hair salon that’ll make both mum and tot happy? Not exactly an easy task, but we’ve done the legwork and sussed out our top five picks offering fun, fuss-free kids haircuts – as well as something for adults.
Leekaja Beauty Salon
Located on the third floor of Mandarin Gallery, Korean salon Leekaja Beauty Salon ticks all the boxes for a pampering afternoon in town. Both mum and bub will love the spacious and luxurious setting at Korean salon Leekaja, which offers a fab selection of hair and beauty services under-one-roof. From keratin treatments to gorgeous nail art, this one-stop shop is our go-to for all things beauty.
Kids can choose from drinks like fruit juice and hot chocolate while getting their hair trimmed by the team of friendly hairstylists. Prices for a haircut start at $50, but kids below the age of 12 get 50 percent off. For tweens between 13 and 18 years old, it’s 30 percent off for a haircut.
Walking on Sunshine
Started by the team behind Leekaja Beauty Salon, this fun Korean concept brings together beauty and dining with its chic salon and cosy cafe space. Featuring ultra-high ceilings, lots of tropical greenery and ample natural lighting, the hair salon area is decked in gorgeous vintage furniture. Adjacent to it is a cafe serving a wide array of beverages like sweet potato latte, alongside substantial bites like pizza, pasta and an all-day brunch menu.
There’s also a kid’s menu with yummy dishes like spaghetti with meatballs and chicken tenders with fries. Don’t miss out on the desserts either; the souffle pancake is a big hit! All hair services come with a free drink of choice. Prices for a haircut start at $50, but kids below the age of 12 get 50 percent off. For tweens between 13 and 18 years old, it’s 30 percent off for a haircut.
This hair salon boasts an international team of stylists with many years of experience in working with various types of hair – including children. Haircuts for kids are reasonably priced from $30 to $45, depending on the age of your child. Kid-friendly features include iPads and toys, so your little one will be occupied during the cut.
Hera’s newest salon in Tanglin Mall (their other one is in Sentosa) has a fab team that works with Kevin Murphy and Kérastase products on everything from fighting frizz to creative colouring techniques like blonde highlights and balayage. It’s the perfect opportunity to treat yourself to a hairdo while waiting for your child!
Hera Hair Beauty
#03-08A Tanglin Mall, 163 Tanglin Road
#01-20 Quayside Isle, 31 Ocean Way
Best known for catering to Caucasian hair, this bright and spacious salon in Holland Village also offers haircuts for your little ones. Prices for kiddos are equivalent to the salon’s blow-dry prices – $48 for a regular stylist, senior stylist, leading stylist or creative stylist, and $68 for the International Director. And yes, parents – you get to choose your preferred stylist for your child!
Each kid’s cut includes a hair wash, while they can keep themselves occupied with YouTube Kids on the salon’s iPads. Psst… This snazzy salon offers brilliant highlights and keratin treatments, too – definitely a spot to bookmark for your next new hairdo!
Tucked away in the quiet Loewen neighbourhood and surrounded by lush greenery, this salon-and-spa-in-one offers a respite from Singapore’s bustling shopping streets. Kids’ cuts are affordably priced at $25 to $30, while a cut and wash will set you back at $30 to $40.
Mummies can also indulge in various hair services, deluxe facials and indulgent massages. Planning a party for your tween and her friends? Spa parties start at $38 per person, which includes a mini mani/pedi – how fancy!
Known as the go-to for quick, affordable haircuts, EC House caters to all ages. For an easy and fuss-free experience, head to the outlets that have dedicated children’s haircutting stations (where little ones sit on coin-operated kiddy rides for their cuts!) – Bedok Mall, Clementi Mall, Harbourfront Centre Northpoint Shopping Centre, Liang Court, United Square, Westgate, Tampines and One KM.
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