Getting a fresh cut and colour are just what we need to feel brand new as we celebrate Chinese New Year in 2022. However, as everyone is primping to look their best for the festive occasion, most hair salons in Singapore are also hiking their prices, which means that you’re paying more for the same haircut or dye from now until the start of the Lunar New Year.
Well, we think that the cash could be better spent on scrumptious goodies to binge on over the CNY, which is why we’ve rounded up a list of the top 11 hair salons in Singapore that are doing without CNY surcharges. You’ll get to save your spendings while giving your tresses the luxury treatment that they deserve.
Really let your hair down and enjoy a special pampering this year, because some of these salons even have great seasonal deals that you can look forward to, and discounts of up to 68% off!
GC Hairdressing is a hair salon in Singapore that prides itself on giving customers haircuts that are not just beautiful the moment that they step out of the salon, but are easy to maintain and continue to flatter for weeks after.
The salon serves haircuts and colouring services at affordable prices as well as with impeccable quality, whether you are visiting for a simple haircut or are turning the page on your look with a full head of freshly dyed hair.
Ladies can enjoy a haircut for just S$38, and men for S$22.40. Or, for a more vivid style, GC Hairdressing offers a combo deal for a Pastel Hair Colour with unlimited bleach, Pre and Post Hair Treatment, as well as a Haircut for just S$214 (after discount, when purchased through Salon Finder).
With value-for-money haircuts, and hairstylists that are committed to understanding your specific needs, GC Hairdressing is a great salon to visit to give your tresses a makeover this Chinese New Year. It’s also conveniently located just a five-minute walk away from Farrer Park MRT, so it’ll take only a little out of your schedule to head down to the salon for a fresh hairstyle!
Purchase through Salon Finder to enjoy even better prices on GC Hairdressing’s services!
Hair Studio Flamingo
Hair Studio Flamingo is an authentic Japanese hair salon in Singapore – you’ll be impressed that each of their hairstylists has at least 10 years of experience at salons in Japan.
The salon also selects the best Japanese hair products for your hair. Share your hair concerns with your hairstylist, and they’ll even help you to pick out the most suitable shampoo or treatment products to give your hair the conditioning that it requires.
Besides quality hair services, you will also appreciate the comfortable ambience of the hair salon. Hair Studio Flamingo at Tanjong Pagar has a little rooftop window that lets in sunlight and allows you to bask in an easy, natural glow within the salon, which is also surrounded by potted plants as well as full-length mirrors.
The salon located at the culture-steeped Tiong Bahru estate is a beautiful, spacious room with comfortable wooden furniture and lots of potted greenery too. You’ll even find cute flamingo ornaments decorating the salon.
Ladies can enjoy a Japanese-style haircut for S$85 instead of S$90, and men can get a Japanese haircut for S$70 instead of $75 on Salon Finder.
Tanjong Pagar Outlet
Address: 7 Neil Road, Singapore 088807
Contact: 8726 2116
Opening hours: 10am – 8pm (Mon to Sun)
Tiong Bahru Outlet
Address: 55 Tiong Bahru Road, #01-55 , Singapore 160055
Contact: 8332 6617
Opening hours: 10am – 8pm (Tue to Sun) | Closed on Mon
De Hair Profile Salon Finder deals!
Restore the shine in your tresses with a treatment that uses natural and cruelty-free ingredients when you visit De Hair Profile!
The hair salon uses an organic series of hair products from Marbella, such as the Organic Hair Care Argan Oil to strengthen each strand of hair, the Detoxifying and Hair Loss Shampoo to restore hair’s natural protein balance, as well as the pH Balance Scalp Therapy that has super ingredients like tea tree and rosemary oils.
Other natural hair products they use are from brands like Oway, Shisheido Professional, and Olaplex.
Their senior stylist haircuts are priced at S$39 and organic hair colouring is priced from S$89 when purchased through Salon Finder. For a full treatment and cut for fresh tresses this CNY, we recommend their combo that includes a K-Gloss S.4 Anti-Frizz Hair Smoothing Treatment, Olaplex Multiplier Treatment, and a Director’s Cut for S$148 instead of S$459 – also on Salon Finder.
Address: 277 Orchard Road, Orchard Gateway, #B1-08, Singapore 238858
Contact: 6245 4123
Opening hours: 11am – 8.30pm (Mon to Sat) | 11am – 8pm (Sun)
Shunji Matsuo is another Japanese hair salon, and one that uses cutting-edge Japanese techniques for styling, perming as well as colouring. Their stylists are able to transform flatter, coarser Asian hair so that it has greater volume and movement that’s similar to Caucasian hair.
Ladies Haircut begins at S$60, Full Colour starts from S$105, and Partial Highlights are from S$100. They also offer Elumen Colour, Perm or Straightening, and Treatment services – you can view their full list of services and prices here.
You can check out Shunji Matsuo’s Facebook for each zodiac’s ‘lucky’ colours this Lunar New Year. Purple hues are the auspicious colours for Tiger and Dragon zodiac signs this year, warm reds are fun colours for Snake and Horse zodiac signs, and so on.
Shunji Matsuo is also the winner of the Daily Vanity Spa & Hair Awards 2021 as Best Salon for Japanese Cut (Editor’s Choice and Reader’s Favourite).
Get a stylish Japanese-style haircut at Shunji Matsuo this CNY – book here!
Address: Click here to view the full list of outlets
Opening hours: Click on the ‘Salons’ tab on the website and select the salon you wish to visit to view the respective opening hours
Contact: Call 6238 1522, WhatsApp 8799 8373, or email [email protected]
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Walking on Sunshine
Walking on Sunshine is draped with whimsical dried flowers and lush greenery, a hair salon that’s hidden where you wouldn’t expect such a gorgeous garden scape to be – in the heart of Orchard.
Located on the third floor of Orchard Central, this spacious Korean hair salon is no regular salon. It’s also a cafe, art jamming studio, and of course, serves as an Insta-worthy backdrop for you to snap gorgeous photos after you get your hair done.
Their haircut Senior Stylist Haircut is priced at S$60, while their Senior Director Haircut is priced at S$120. You’ll also find a generous range of perm, colouring, and treatment services offered. From digital to magic setting perms, organic roots retouching to Balayage colouring, and Botanical Repair to Shiseido Hair Revival treatments – you’ll find nothing short of what you need at this salon.
After you freshen up your tresses, there’s no need to rush elsewhere. Just pop by the cafe corner to have delicious Korean fusion cuisine, or paint your worries away at the art jamming studio!
Address: 181 Orchard Road, Orchard Central, #03-07, Singapore 238896
Opening hours: 10am – 8pm (Sun to Fri) | 10.30am – 8pm (Sat); opening hours differ for the cafe and bar, see here
Contact: WhatsApp 8877 8800, or book here
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Jin Hair is led by a mother-daughter duo who keep the hair salon running smoothly because they believe that they can forge genuine relationships by serving the hair needs of their customers. If you’re looking for a warm, cosy place to get your hair done, then Jin Hair is the right salon for you.
What else is great about this salon is that they carry environmentally sustainable products that are sourced from local organic brands, such as Naked Gorilla. Perming products are also chosen from Japan and Korea to create stunning curls.
Located in People’s Park Centre, the salon is also a relaxing hideaway with a beautiful plant wall and white-bricked walls that make your hair pampering experience a great one too.
Amongst plenty of hair services that Jin Hair offers, you can get a Korean Perm or Straightening for a discounted S$270 instead of S$300 when you purchase on Salon Finder. There are plenty of other hair services that the salon offers, which you can view here.
Do note that Jin Hair is already fully booked for all weekends leading up to CNY. Hurry, book your weekday appointments on Salon Finder while you still can!
Address: 101 Upper Cross Street, People’s Park Centre, #B1-63, Singapore 058357
Contact: 9687 7613
Opening hours: 10am – 7.30pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 7pm (Sat) | Closed on Sun
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Get silky straight hair or gorgeous bouncy curls at Focus Hairdressing. The salon specialises in rebonding and perming services, so it’s no wonder why customers who get their hair done here always go back for their regular cut or styling.
They also carry a wide range of treatment products, including an Omega Therapy that uses Japanese Mucota hair products that contain seven essential oils to retain your hair’s moisture, and rescue frizzy or damaged hair. Another favourite treatment at Focus Hairdressing is their Smoother Spa Treatment that uses Innovatis luxury hair products to provide deep nourishment and give soft, smooth locks.
For those who have curly hair, our tip is to request for your hair to be cut by Marcus, the Founder of Focus Hairdressing, who is especially skilled in cutting wavy tresses!
Promo alert: Focus Hairdressing is having a New Year Promo from now till 31 January, where you can get an Original & Mineral (O&M) Colouring, Seven Day Miracle Treatment, and Cut for S$199. Or, first-timers can also enjoy a Mucota Algana Treatment and Cut for S$250.
Give the salon a call before you head down. Slots fill up quickly!
Grab a friend and head down to Devonshire to get your tresses done at Devonshire. The salon not only skips the CNY surcharges, but they also have a special one-for-one promotion for you!
For S$190 you can enjoy a Tokio Inkarami Treatment that restores frizzy and damaged hair, Lesse Soda Head Spa that removes frequent colouring in your tresses, as well as Full Head Throw Colour that is perfect if you want ash-dyed hair this CNY.
Throw is a professional brand of hair colouring that gives beautiful ash and cool colours – shades that give a subtle but chic look. Check out Devonshire’s Facebook for more information about their limited-time promotions, or give them a call to enquire and book an appointment.
Sip on a refreshing, cool drink as you have your hair done at Blow+Bar! This salon concept combines excellent hair services with the ultimate pampering experience.
Their signature services include their Sunkissed Balayage and The Undone Colour. Instead of hard highlights on your tresses, the Sunkissed Balayage (starting at S$190) gives soft, blended, and natural-looking highlights.
The Undone Colour (starting at S$190) is an ombré Balayage colouring – it’s a lively twist on regular Balayage highlighting that sees your colours fade from dark at the top to lighter at the bottom.
You can view their full list of signature services on their website.
Do note that while the salon doesn’t have CNY surcharges on their services, first-time customers will have to pay a non-refundable deposit when they make a booking from 15 to 30 January 2022 because of the peak festive period. Since bookings fill up quickly, it’s best you make an appointment early!
Robertson Quay outlet
Address: 7 Rodyk Street, The Watermark Condominium, #01-32, Singapore 238215 (Off Martin Road)
Opening hours: 11am – 8pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 7.30pm (Sat to Sun)
Contact: 6238 7338
East Coast outlet
Address: 140 East Coast Rd, Singapore 428830 (Nearest parking at I12 Katong)
Opening hours: 11am – 8pm (Tue to Sat) | 11am – 7pm (Sun) | Closed on Mon
Contact: 6440 0316
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Stumbling upon Koinonia salon is like finding a hidden gem in the Tiong Bahru district. Its storefront is a fairytale mix of washed-out turquoise and pastel pink, with white worn floorboards as well as a faded wooden bench – almost like a portal to a mystical wonderland.
Step into the salon and you also won’t be disappointed by a whimsical interior with wooden decor elements and intricately decorated mirrors – and you won’t be let down by Koinonia’s expert hair services either.
Koinonia’s signature treatment services include their Tokio Inkarami Hair Treatment, Tokio De Sinka, Mucota Hair Treatment, and Mucota Hair Treatment that transform your dull locks into silky smooth tresses.
For hair colouring, they’re also the only salon to use a wide range of Colour Herbe shades that are 100% ammonia-free and contain herbal plant ingredients to gently give you stunningly coloured hair.
Make an appointment on Koinonia’s website, or give the salon a call if you’re hoping to book a slot on the same day!
The Fluxus House
The Fluxus House is where refined Japanese hairstyles and art meet the eye. This Japanese hair salon doesn’t just offer expert hair services for their customers, it also houses an art gallery space where local artists and aspiring art students can display their artworks, and customers can purchase them.
When you enter the hair salon, you’ll be stepping into a minimalistic grey and white decorated interior with elegant, clean lines, and minimalist furniture. Small splashes of colour stand out in a sea of grey and white, like a pink vase of flowers or a brown wooden shelf – stepping into the salon is an experience in itself.
Hairstylists at The Fluxus House have from eight to 20 years of hair designing experience in Japan and Singapore, so you can expect to walk out of the salon with gorgeous new locks to flaunt over the CNY.
For a premium Japanese hair salon, The Fluxus House offers hair services at very affordable prices. Check out their menu, here.