In need of a haircut, quick trim, touch-up or dye job? Check out our pick of the best hairdressers, stylists and hair salons in Hong Kong.
Whether you’re going for a quick trim or a complete mane makeover, finding the right hairdresser is key. But with so many hair salons to choose from in Hong Kong, narrowing it down to “the one” can feel like a momentous task. Not to worry, we’re here to help. Covering a range of budgets and specialities, we’ve lined up the best hair salons and stylists Hong Kong has to offer for all your hair-cutting needs.
The Best Hair Salons In Hong Kong
Glow Spa & Salon – Popular Central hair salon and spa with an extensive menu of hair services and treatments and an expert team that includes a certified trichologist consultant and an Afro hair specialist.
Glow Spa & Salon offers a comprehensive menu of hair services and treatments, undertaken by an expert team of specialists, colourists, stylists, aestheticians and beauty therapists with many years of experience internationally and in Hong Kong. Glow’s team is dedicated to finding the style and treatment that suits you; whether you’re looking for a cut or tidy-up, a touch of colour, extensions, smoothening and keratin treatments, help with managing hair thinning and other scalp conditions, or a complete makeover — you’re guaranteed to leave with your best head of hair yet.
Book a salon or spa treatment, follow Glow Spa & Salon on Instagram, and mention “Sassy Hong Kong” to get a complimentary home care set from Davines Shampoo and Conditioner!
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AUBE Hair Salon – Japanese hair salon in Central and Causeway Bay
Japanese salon AUBE prides itself on bringing Tokyo-quality services to Hong Kong. Its expert Japanese stylists all have extensive experience and strive to turn their client’s beauty ideas into reality. Opt for AUBE’s combination treatments, which bring together a mix of services at special prices. The best part? You can get an organic head spa treatment and a pedicure while relaxing in the lie-flat “YUME” shampooing stations. Bliss!
AUBE (Causeway Bay), Flat B, 1/F, Haywood Mansion, 57 Paterson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2576 9800
Blonde Boudoir – Central hair salon with expertise working with blonde hair
Established by a collective of world-class expat hairdressers, the team at Blonde Boudoir is known for its mastery of colour. As the name suggests, the salon is particularly skilled in creating gorgeous blonde hues, ranging from creamy blonde to icy blonde, strawberry blonde and more, though the team also love dabbling in luscious chocolate brunettes, flaming coppery redheads and dreamy pastels. As for the cut, taking into account the challenges of Hong Kong humidity, the Blonde Boudoir stylists work to give you a haircut that respects the natural texture of your hair.
DAZ Hair – Long-running Central hair salon
DAZ Hair remains one of Hong Kong’s longest-running salons — and for good reason! Its international team of stylists (handpicked by founder Darrin Usher) is qualified to cater to “all cultures of clients”. The salon prides itself on its relaxed atmosphere and personable experience. Expect the latest balayage and creative colouring techniques, to be used alongside the industry’s freshest products.
Elaine Swanson Hong Kong – Central hair salon with experience in catering to blonde tones
Do prosecco and pampering sound like your perfect pairing? Alongside free refreshments, Elaine Swanson is also able to offer over 20 years of industry experience — with special expertise in catering to blonde tones. The team here offers a variety of services, from colour and cut to straightening and extensions. Looking to pamper a loved one? The salon’s gift cards are perfect for an indulgent treat.
emmanuel f. – Eco-conscious hair salon in Central
Hair cuts should be a personal experience, that’s why emmanuel f. begins with personalised one-on-one consultations to suggest what’s best for your hair type, face shape and personality. As the cherry on top, this hair salon takes an eco-conscious approach to styling, using only natural, certified organic and eco-friendly ingredients and products, as well as implementing a number of sustainable practices (including organic cotton towels to water-saving equipment!). When you’re done with your hair, pop by the dedicated spa for a “treat yo self” pamper.
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Hair By Anaitha Nair – Independent hair salon in Kowloon
A woman of many talents, Anitha Nair spent several years reaching the dizzying heights of Bollywood before deciding to follow her other passion — hairdressing. She attended the Vidal Sassoon Academy in San Francisco and also received training at Hong Kong’s Paul Gerrard. Since then, she has quickly amassed well-deserved street cred! Specialising in cuts, colour and styling (including elegant bridal tresses), Anaitha’s touch of Bollywood glam is hard to beat.
Hair Corner – Hair salon with hair transplants and health consultation services
Having previously partnered with Chanel, Dior, Burberry, Lane Crawford and more, local salon Hair Corner is at the pulse of all things hair. In addition to the standard cut and colour treatments, this pick also offers hair transplants, hair spas and health consultation services. We like to visit its Da Vinci-inspired Leonardo3 Museum Hair Corner branch in K11 MUSEA for a fusion of hairdressing and Italian-style decor.
Hair Culture – Global hair salon favoured by celebrities
With salons in Hong Kong, Taipei and Toronto, local brand Hair Culture has amassed a truly global reputation for “creating dynamic hairstyles”. It’s no surprise to learn that the salon is in high demand for commercials, cover-shooting and fashion shows! Hair Culture’s knowledgeable stylists can support all client requests, catering to the local media and entertainment industry as well as us non-famous folk when we’re looking to freshen up our style.
Hair Culture (Tsim Sha Tsui), 1–2/F, Ashley Nine, 9–11 Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2317 8888
Il Colpo Group – Luxury Hong Kong hair salon chain
A leader in the world of luxury hair styling, Il Colpo Group has amassed a strong following of loyal clients (celebs included!) over its 30 years of business. An oldie but a goldie, this pick excels in providing premium hair services. Today, the company has over 30 hair and beauty outlets across Hong Kong and China, with no plans to slow down anytime soon! In addition to hairdressing, Il Colpo offers services for photo shoots and campaign styling too (like *that* Tony Leung photo shoot for GQ)
Indulgence – Hair cuts, bridal hair and more
Equipped with an expert team of internationally and locally qualified stylists and therapists, Indulgence offers more than meets the eye. Its beauty services include bridal treatments, nails, makeup and, of course, hairdressing. Whether you’re after a new colour, fresh cut or an afternoon of indulgence, this salon will have you covered, from head to toe.
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La Biosthetique – Hair salon from the famous French haircare brand
Prepare to feel like you’ve stepped into a Parisian boutique upon arrival at La Biosthetique’s chic Coiffure Beaute Salon. All services are performed using products created in-house by its laboratories, with emphasis placed on continuous learning and innovation. Did we mention that they’re all cruelty-free to boot? The products are available for purchase at the salon — perfect for indulging in a slice of Parisian luxe at home!
Love Hair – Environmentally-friendly hair salon in Central
This boutique salon is dedicated to using natural and healthier products, great for both your hair and the environment. If that wasn’t enough, the beautiful interiors have been conscientiously designed (think eco-flooring, reclaimed wood shelving and locally-filtered water). Love Hair remains a Team Sassy favourite (it’s been tried and tested by many of the girls in the office!) so we can 100% vouch for its services! Just don’t forget to book in advance as appointments fill up fast.
PRIVATE i SALON – Hair salon chain with multiple convenient locations
With multiple locations dotted across Hong Kong, PRIVATE i SALON has to be one of the most convenient options on our list. Established over 20 years ago, the salon covers all things beauty, including hair and makeup, manicures and pedicures. The salon uses coveted hair care products sourced straight from Japan — an industry gold standard. Have a special occasion coming up? Grab the girls and book into one of its VIP rooms (private, as the name suggests!), for a day of indulgence.
Raw Hair Salon – Soho hair salon great for hair styling
Raw is a down-to-earth, vibrant salon in Soho that strongly believes your hairstyle should project your personality — and it works with you to do exactly that! The talented avant-garde staff specialise in a variety of hair treatments, including basic cuts, permanent wave and straightening services, to achieve the look you’re going for. They’re also well versed in dressing hair for special occasions, making this the ideal place to pop by before a big event.
SHHH – Sheung Wan hair salon with a multi-censorial beauty experience
After a recent move, SHHH is still in the heart of the city — just a few doors down. The salon is a multi-sensorial beauty experience with thoughtful, minimalist decor with beautiful details. And the stylists promise to leave you with the hair of your dreams. You might even have seen SHHH’s own brand OMG Hair (a salon-grade professional haircare line designed by Mavin Lin, powered by argan, keratin and collagen) at Sephora Hong Kong! Remember to call ahead to book properly as the salon is by appointment only.
Sozo Hair Design – Central hair salon with expertise in colouring, straightening and perm treatments
Sozo is a Japanese boutique hair salon that’s all about giving you the confident feeling of a great hair day, every day. The salon has particular expertise in colouring, straightening and perm treatments, combining a wealth of experience with Japanese attention to detail. If that wasn’t enough, Sozo gets extra brownie points from us because it allows you to donate your hair to charity (provided you meet the criteria).
The Mandarin Salon – Luxury hotel hair salon
Based on the 24th floor of the iconic hotel, The Mandarin Salon offers quality hair care services, complete with spectacular views overlooking Victoria Harbour. The salon’s trained stylists stay up-to-date with the latest trends. Oh, and as long as you’re there, why not treat yourself to the hotel’s world-famous Shanghainese Pedicure?
TONI&GUY – Renowned worldwide hair salon brand
This internationally-renowned brand needs no introduction. TONI&GUY has returned to Hong Kong with a beautiful salon to boot. Here, hair nourishment goes hand in hand with your personal wellbeing — a haircut is about making you feel as good as you look after all. For those with busy lives, opt for the salon’s unique range of express services, which covers cutting, colouring and dry styling.
Editor’s Note: “Hair Salons In Hong Kong” was originally published in February 2017 by Team Sassy and was most recently updated in June 2022. With thanks to Emma Lascelles and Manisha Nair for their contributions.
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Main image courtesy of RODNAE Productions via Pexels, image 1 courtesy of Glow Spa & Salon, image 2 courtesy of AUBE, image 3 courtesy of DAZ Hair via Facebook, image 4 courtesy of emmanuel f. via Facebook, image 5 courtesy of Hair Corner via Facebook, image 6 courtesy of Il Colpo Group via Facebook, image 7 courtesy of La Biosthetique Hong Kong via Instagram, image 8 courtesy of PRIVATE i SALON via Facebook, image 9 courtesy of SHHH via Instagram, image 10 courtesy of Mandarin Oriental.