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You know it’s the time of the year to refresh your crowning glory with a new haircut or trendy colour to start the year afresh. While the Chinese New Year celebrations may not be what we’re used to, there’s no harm in continuing the tradition to shake things up a little and boost your confidence as you charge into the Year of the Ox.

If you’ve been looking high and low for Singapore’s most talented hairdressers to take care of your tresses for the festive season, you’ve come to the right place. Ahead, we’re bringing you 20 top hair salons for a Chinese Near Year makeover that will transform your hair from drab to fab just in time for celebrations.

And with some salons offerings special deals and promotions, you don’t even have to burn a hole in your wallet either for a beautiful new ‘do this CNY. Heed our advice, though: hurry up and make an appointment ASAP because these salons will surely be busy during this festive period.

Maison Hair

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For high-quality hair services at wallet-friendly prices, you can’t go wrong with Maison Hair – it’s been said that it’s near impossible to book the salon’s main hair maestro, Jeremy, as many customers look for him for haircuts, hair colour, and rebonding – so much so that that you usually have to book much earlier in advance in order to get an appointment slot!

Even if you can’t get hold of Jeremy’s services during CNY, don’t fret just yet – the salon has other hairstylists that are equally as sought after for being skilled, patient, and meticulous, so you’ll be in good hands no matter which stylist you get to tend to your mane at Maison Hair.

Hair colour starts from S$115 while a cut and digital perm combo will set you back from S$220 onwards.

Address: 191 Rochor Road, #B2-02, Singapore 188476
Contact: 6733 1623
Operating hours: 11.45am – 7.45pm (Mon to Fri) | 11.30am – 6.30pm (Sat) | 11.45am – 4.45pm (Sun) | Closed on Wednesdays
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Air Salon


Led by one of Singapore’s celebrity hairstylists, Ark Lin, Air Salon is where you can drop in for the trendiest hairstyles achieved with the most cutting-edge hair technology.

Having worked with local glossies on numerous editorial photoshoots, Ark is well-versed in the latest trends and techniques of the hairdressing world but his strength lies in his ability to tailor a practical style that fits you and your lifestyle best.

Plus, you’ll get a relaxing head and shoulder massage in the cosy salon no matter what service you come in for – what’s not to love?

Address: 2 Handy Road, #02-01, The Cathay, Singapore 229233
Contact: 6733 2340, 8800 0080 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message)
Operating hours: 11.30am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 11am – 8pm (Sat & Sun)
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Room Hair Salon


In Telok Ayer where cafés and hip diners are aplenty, you’ll find Room, a calming hair sanctuary that offers a quick break from the hectic city life with its café-esque interior. The quaint Japanese salon is currently manned by three stylists, including founder and creative director Sone Ryuichi himself who has over 15 years of experience in creative hair colouring.

With just a handful of seats in the entire space, you’ll be happy to know that your mane will get the full attention of your stylist during your visit as Room takes the utmost care to space out its appointments.

Here, a haircut starts from S$75 and you can even check out the combo deals available on the menu too – a scalp and hair treatment costs S$180 while a cut, colour, and treatment combo goes for S$295.

Address: 49A Amoy Street, Singapore 069875
Contact: 8814 4360 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message)
Operating hours: 10am – 8pm (Mon to Sun)
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Make a trip to this Osaka-originated salon if a highly personalised hair experience is what you love. Here, you can enjoy the minimalistic salon’s cool origami-inspired three-dimensional interior design as your skilled hairstylist works on your locks.

After you’re done, we’re sure you’ll walk out happy to flaunt your simple yet effortless and stylish mane that’s a signature for all the Japanese ladies out there.

Address: 31 Seah Street, Singapore 188387
Contact: 6221 6320
Operating hours: 12pm – 9pm (Tue, Wed & Fri) | 12pm – 6pm (Thu) | 10am – 6pm (Sat, Sun & PH) | Closed on Mondays as well as selected Tuesdays and Wednesdays
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NeXt Salon


Another celebrity favourite is NeXt Salon, which is renowned for almost three decades for its amazing cut and colouring services. At the sleek space, you can count on the salon’s dream team of stylists who will go beyond to deliver personalised looks that are chic yet easy to maintain.

Address: 271A Holland Avenue, Holland Village, Singapore 278991
Contact: 6467 3323, 6468 3323
Operating hours: 10.30am – 8pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 7pm (Sat & Sun)
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Picasso Hair Studio

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Aptly named after the legendary artist, Picasso Hair Studio specialises in creative and artistic hair styling, including perms and colouring works that will make you look like you’ve just stepped out from a painting.

To achieve such a masterpiece every time, the hair designers at Picasso will do a thorough analysis of your scalp, face shape, and skin tone to create a hairstyle just for you.

Address: 662 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188798 |
1 Goldhill Plaza, #01-49, Singapore 308899
Contact: 6291 0691 (Bugis), 6224 0221 (Novena) or email [email protected]
Operating hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 8pm (Sat) | 10am – 7pm (Sun)
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The Space Korean Hair Salon


Tucked away on level four of The Cathay, The Space is a cosy nook with a softly lit interior that will put you at ease as soon as you walk in. The salon is founded by experienced Korean hairstylist, Lee Han, who is no stranger to the hair scene in Singapore, having been a highly sought after stylist here for many years.

The Space Salon is well-known for its Korean-style digital perm that will give you the soft, natural waves like your favourite K-idols, just in time for the festive season.

Address: 2 Handy Road, #04-06, The Cathay, Singapore 229233
Contact: 6737 0406, 8411 6561
Operating hours: 10.30am – 8pm (Mon to Sat) | 10.30am – 7.45pm (Sun)
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TIGI Hair Salon

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You’re probably no stranger to cult ’80s UK label, TIGI, which is known for pushing fresh, bold, and experimental hair trends. And here at the edgy salon in Orchard Gateway, you can expect nothing less than fun and show-stopping for your locks when you make a visit for a mane makeover.

In fact, your hair will be in such good hands as the salon is managed by creative director Hidero Nakagami, who has over 30 years of hairdressing experience under his belt, so you can be sure to walk out with a look that wows this CNY.

Address: 277 Orchard Road, #B1-02, Orchard Gateway, Singapore 238858
Contact: 6733 1623
Operating hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Sun)

Kimage Cove

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Located at Marina Square, Kimage Cove aims to deliver maximum comfort and service quality to customers in gorgeous setting akin to a botanical paradise.

The space is so huge that it’s divided into several areas with different functions: The Salon for regular services, The Suite for a quieter, more premium experience, and – just for the men – The Bunker. There’s even a lounge area where you can indulge in  snacks, drinks, and free Wi-Fi.

With all these little luxuries that the salon offers, it sure is a pleasant surprise to know that the salon’s pricing is rather affordable – haircuts range from S$40 to S$70, while colouring services start from S$90 for a single colour.

Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, #02-321/322/323, Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Contact: 6276 2700 or book online here
Operating hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 11am – 8pm (Sat & Sun)
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Team Salon

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Stepping into any of the six Team Salon locations island-wide and you’ll see one thing in common: a featured wall with nothing but Aveda products. Here, you can expect nothing else other than the eco-friendly American hair care product to treat your tresses.

Established more than three decades ago, Team Salon offers a range of services, from stylish cuts priced from S$45 to organic colour retouch from $115 onwards. You can also try a range of nourishing treatments for the hair and scalp that cost from S$95 upwards.

What you’ll also love here is the salon’s team of attentive and down-to-earth hair professionals who will do more than just trim your ends – request for a hair consultation and they’ll be more than happy to advise what works best for you.

Address: See the full list of locations on the website
Contact: Find the full list of contact numbers on the website or book online here
Operating hours: View the opening hours on the website
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