A Cut Above the Rest
Choosing the right hairdresser is such a personal experience. Depending on your priorities and budget, finding a salon that works its magic on your mane can vary from Sassy girl to Sassy girl. Beauty is on the inside, but we can’t help leaving the hairdresser’s with a spring in our step. So, if you’re looking for a salon to suit, why not check out one of our recommendations and find a hairdresser who will tame your tresses and have you feeling (and looking!) your very best?
Dedicated to using healthier and more natural products, which are great for your hair and for the environment, Love Hair, a cute boutique salon on Wellington is one to check out. Their eco-conscious approach to hair care and their aim to recycle and use safer products helps to create a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere, meaning that you can sit back and enjoy your time with them, stress free!
The expertly trained and passionate stylists take the time to truly understand what you want from your time in the chair – ensuring that you come away feeling more confidant than ever. As a true Sassy fave (tried and tested by many of the girls in the office!) we can 100% vouch for their services. You only need to look at their Insta page to see how pro the stylists are at achieving the perfect balayage!
Love Hair, 99F Wellington St, Central, Hong Kong, www.lovehairhk.com
Conveniently located on QRC, Jean Louis David breathes Parisian cool into the heart of the 852. With each of the stylists having honed their skills over years of practice, and with Jean Louis David’s annual Paris Academy training, they are able to present the perfect hairstyle that best suits your personal look, whilst also being in touch with current trends. The sleek and modern space is the perfect choice for any Sassy Girl searching for top-quality and exclusive hair and beauty services that cater to their individual needs!
Jean Louis David, Shop 2, Manning House, 48 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, www.jeanlouisdavid.com.hk
The well-loved and super cool salon on Pottinger Street is committed to ensuring your hair is looking it’s best! The team’s ability to listen, advise and create goes above and beyond and is what has earned them their stellar reputation in the 852 hair care game. What’s more, if you’re after the full body works, you only need to pop downstairs to their nail salon and skin care services!
Paul Gerrard, 1-2/F, Wah Hing House, 35 Pottinger Street, Central Hong Kong www.paulgerrard.com
With two super convenient locations, KR+ is a full service studio offering up cuts, colour, blow-outs and a variety of care treatments. Born out of frustration at not being able to get through to their hair stylists, Kim Robinson created KR+ to be a salon with care and communication at its core. The salon itself is modern and chic with pop-art covered walls giving the place a fun and relaxed ambiance.
KR+ By Kim Robinson, Soho189, 189 Queens Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, www.krplus.com
KR+ By Kim Robinson, G/F 1 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, www.krplus.com
The Strand is a comfortable and tranquil salon set in the heart of Central which is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the places to get your hair styled in our bustling city. With a light and stylish ladies salon on the first floor and a retro-masculine men’s area above it, The Strand most definitely caters for anyone looking for a fresh cut. Using products sourced globally (including organic, aromatherapy and plant based lines) you can’t go wrong!
The Stand, 18 Cochrane Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.thestrandhk.com
Tame your mane and treat yourself to a fresh mani/pedi as SALON Nova offers up sophisticated hair styling services and professional nail care treatments! Effortlessly cool this salon exudes glam, sprucing up their ornate décor with large, comfortable chairs and even larger mirrors. Known for their A-list clientele, Nova knows that ‘it’s all in the details‘, with top stylists training extensively to ensure that you leave looking your very best.
SALON Nova, 1002-04 Century Square, 1-13 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.salonnova.hk
With various locations both on the island and across the harbour, Private i Salon is more than a professional hairdressers, offering a wide variety of services to fit your pampering needs. From makeup to manicures and pedicures, their coveted products are sourced straight from Japan, catching the attention of local and international media alike. Have a special occasion coming up? Grab the girls and book in to one of their exclusive VIP rooms, kick back and enjoy a day of indulgence.
Private i Salon, Various locations across Hong Kong, www.privateisalon.com
On the hunt for a hairdresser that offers that special extra je ne sais quoi? emmanuel f® brings your hair to life, working closely with you to truly understand your expectations and ensure that they’re bringing your vision to life. Conveniently located close to the MTR in Sheung Wan, the salon has been recently renovated with brand new feng shui and professional equipment. Known for their innovative highlight and balayage techniques, all products are organic, natural and eco-friendly.
emmanuel f ®, U/F, The Pemberton, 22-26 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, www.emmanuelf.com
Equipped with an expert team of internationally and locally qualified stylists and therapists, Indulgence offers more than meets the eye with a range of beauty services from beauty, bridal and nails, and of course, a gorgeous hairdressing salon. Whether you’re after new colour, a fresh cut, or exactly what is says on the tin (indulgence!), this salon has your needs covered from top to toe.
Indulgence, 3/F Prosperity Tower, 39 Queens Road Central, Hong Kong, www.indulgence.hk
If you’re yet to try an independant hairstylist in Hong Kong, we’d highly recommend giving it a go! We love a suave salon as much as the next Sassy girl, but Robert Taylor offers an experience that’s been designed care for all of your needs. From the consultation to the hair washing, colouring, cut and styling, Robert works for himself in both Discovery Bay and Sai Ying Pun locations, offering a one-on-one personal hairdressing service that you can trust.
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