Bringing your kid to the salon to get a haircut can be daunting, especially if you’re doing so for the first time. As if their hyperactivity isn’t enough, some kids may also run at the sight and sounds of a regular salon.
That’s where the salons that specialise in kids’ haircuts come in handy. They’re special salons designed to keep the little ones entertained, relaxed and happy, as hairdressers accustomed to working with kids do their magic. Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best kids’ haircut salons in Singapore for a fun, easy experience for you and your child!
Kids’ haircut at fun locations
Scissors Paper Stone
Fun Fact: Scissors Paper Stone wasn’t named on a whim! “Scissors” stands for the grooming service that is at the core of their business, “Paper” represents the array of educational toys available for children to play with there, and “Stone” embodies physical fitness for your child.
Most children aren’t known for handling waiting times very well. Thankfully, this kids’ haircut salon employs a reminder service, where you register for a queue number on an iPad so that you’re free to walk around the shopping mall with your child before it’s their turn. Don’t underestimate how cutting the unnecessary queue time can make the entire haircut experience go a lot more smoothly for you and your kid!
EC House Kids’ Corner
You might have heard of EC House before, but did you also know that they have stations within the salon dedicated to cutting kids’ hair? The kids’ haircut areas have kiddy rides instead of regular salon chairs, so your munchkins can enjoy themselves while getting their trims.
EC House is known for being one of the most affordable places to get haircuts for adults, and this still remains true for their kids’ haircuts. Your child’s haircut will cost an affordable S$12 at most outlets, or S$15 at 100AM, AnchorPoint, SingPost Centre, Thomson Plaza, and [email protected] Ridge. Check this page to find out which outlets have kiddy rides available.
Poika & Tytar
Getting children to sit still for just a while is already a challenge – what’s more for the entire duration of a haircut. That’s why, Poika & Tytar have cute “booths” for each kid to sit in while getting their hair cut.
The “booths” are cute chairs that are shaped as different types of vehicles, like cars and trains, so your kid has an extra fun time at the salon! The TVs in front of the booth also stream cartoons so that your child will be happily entertained as the hairstylists trim away.
Address: 55 Siglap Road, Siglap Centre, #B1-29, Singapore 455871
Opening hours: 11am – 7pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 7pm (Sat to Sun)
Contact: 6636 3826
Kids’ haircut for babies
BabySPA’s primary service is actually water-training for babies, to help newborns retain their natural affinity to a water environment. They also provide haircut services for babies, from 1 – 24 months old. Your baby can sit in a toy car and watch cartoons while getting their hair cut!
If it’s inconvenient for you to bring a young kid out of the house, BabySPA also offers First Haircut Home Visits for S$50 on Weekdays and S$60 on Weekends. You can also head down to the outlets for a baby’s haircut priced at S$20. Even top up S$6 to S$12 for a certificate to commemorate the occasion!
Mummy Baby Care
Whether you’re a first-time or an experienced mother, Mummy Baby Care knows how to pamper you when it comes to getting pre- and post-natal care, with a wide range of massages tailored for pregnancy and post-pregnancy. They also provide a baby’s haircut service for one- to six-month-old newborns, with a baby-safe shaver.
Have a kid older than that? Mummy Baby Care also provides shaving for older children.
These services can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home, or at your baby’s first-month celebration. Sharon, the founder of Mummy Baby Care, is not only a mother of two, but also the holder of many certificates in pregnancy care and massages. She even provides babysitt cing services!
Baby’s Haircut is priced starting at S$15.
Mummy Baby Care only provides home or outcall services for your kids’ haircuts in Singapore.
You probably knew that Chinese parents sometimes celebrate their baby’s first month by shaving their hair. Did you also know that the tradition goes further where some parents not only keep their kid’s hair as memento, but even choose to turn them into calligraphy brushes? This practice apparently goes all the way back to the Tang dynasty, more than a millennium ago.
These calligraphy brushes are called taimaobi, and Huaxia Taimaobi is one of the centres in Singapore that provide this service. Founded in 2003, Huaxia Taimaobi’s brush-processing masters boast at least 25 years of experience in their trade. They welcome visitors to their brush-making facility at Toa Payoh to witness their meticulous process. Brushes can cost from S$38 to S$400+, depending on the design and type of wood you’d like. If you do choose a brush, your baby’s haircut will be free of charge.
If, however, you simply want a haircut for your kid without any frills, Huaxia Taimaobi charges S$21.40 for a trim done at their outlet, and S$60 if you’d like a kids’ haircut done in your home.
Address: 13 Braddell Tech, Lorong 8 Toa Payoh, #03-05, Singapore 319261
Opening hours: 9am – 6pm (Mon to Sat) | Closed on Sun & PH
Contact: 6258 5505, WhatsApp 8128 7139, or email [email protected]
Home service is available every day including on Sundays and Public Holidays.
Salons for both parents and kids
The quirky name of this vintage English-inspired barbershop is actually Finnish for “father and son”, referring to their services that target fathers and children. This small and cosy nook in Orchard Road only serves three adults and one child at any one time, so you and your kid can be assured of a personal experience. Papa Poika’s team of hairstylists all have over 10 years of experience in hairdressing for adults and children.
Don’t worry about waiting for your turn. There is a kids’ corner with Lego blocks, books and TVs to keep your little ones entertained. Barber chairs are brought in specially from Japan, designed to give an aesthetically pleasing retro vibe.
Address: 290 Orchard Road, Paragon Shopping Centre, #05-30A, Singapore 238859
Opening hours: 11am – 8.30pm (Mon to Sun)
Contact: 62354312, or email [email protected]
Expat Hair Studio
Started by two expatriates who have lived in Singapore for the past decade, Expat Hair Studio aims to bring top-notch Australian and British hairdressing techniques to our shores. You can order from a wide selection of beverages to enjoy while getting a haircut (or while waiting for your kid to have theirs done), and there’s also free Wi-Fi available.
The salon’s primary services are targeted at adults, but they also have a children’s haircut option available. A 60-minute kids’ haircut (5 – 12 years old) costs S$50.
Address: 422 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427642
Opening hours: 9am – 6pm (Mon, Wed, Fri) | 9am – 8pm (Tue) | 9am – 9pm (Thu) | 8am – 3pm (Sat) | Closed every other Mon & Sat. Closed every Sun
Contact: 6444 7929, or WhatsApp 8028 6588
Address:40B Boat Quay, Singapore 049829
Opening hours: 9am – 6pm (Mon, Fri) | 10am – 8pm (Tue, Wed) | 10am – 9pm (Thu) | 9am – 4pm (Sat) | Closed every other Mon & Sat. Closed every Sun
Contact: 6219 3117, or WhatsApp 8028 6588
You may have heard of Blow+Bar being recommended as a great place to get the trendy blow-out style on yourself. Did you know they also offer haircuts for children?
What’s more, the salon’s chill and relaxing environment with a wide range of beverages (including champagne) on their menu, so you can have a great time while waiting for your child’s haircut to be done. Their kids’ haircut (12 years old and under) costs S$32. View the price list here.
Address: 7 Rodyk Street, Watermark Condominium, #01-32, Singapore 238215
Opening hours: 11am – 8pm (Mon to Fri) | 10.30am – 7.30pm (Sat to Sun)
Contact: 6238 7338, or book an appointment through this form
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Stephy the Mobile Hairdresser
With a plethora of certificates in hairdressing and make-up, Stephy is more than qualified to take care of not only your own hair, but your kids’ haircuts as well. Instead of joining or setting up her own hair salon, Stephy is committed to helping out those who cannot easily frequent them!
Stephy offers a wide range of mobile hair services for you in your own home or at a location of your choice. Haircuts for babies, kids and adults are all priced at S$50 each, and if you get 10 regular haircuts done, you get the next two free. She also provides other hair services like rebonding, colouring and treatments, so that’s good news if you’re a stay-at-home parent who isn’t able to leave your kids alone at home for so many hours while you visit the salon.
View the price list here.
Kids’ haircut with other exciting services
You’d think that Trimmings, a salon located in busy town areas and equipped with such tasteful interior decor, would have exorbitant prices for their children’s haircutting services. Surprisingly, you’d be wrong.
A kids’ haircut (0 – 9 years old) at Trimmings costs only S$25 to S$35, and a teen’s haircut (10 – 16 years old) is priced between S$40 to S$50.
Address: 123 Tanglin Road, Tudor Court, Singapore 247920
Opening hours: 9am – 6pm (Fri to Mon) | 9am – 8.30pm (Tue to Thu) | Closed on PH
Contact: 9710 6415
Cut the waiting time with this kids’ haircut
LittleRedDot is located at The Forum Shopping Centre, already a favourite hangout for parents. This salon does not take advance bookings, so you’ll have to get a queue number. If your kid gets antsy with the waiting, you can bring them to The Forum’s playground (membership is needed for entry) that’s located right beside the salon. There are also other payable kiddy rides around the mall to keep your child busy!
Kids’ Haircut (0 – 12 years old) costs S$21.90, and Kids’ Cut & Style costs S$26.90. Teen Boys’ Cut (13 – 17 years old) is priced at S$24.90, and Teen Girls’ Cut at S$30.90.
Address: 583 Orchard Road, Forum The Shopping Mall, #02-35, Singapore 238884
Opening hours: 10.30am – 6pm (Mon to Fri) | 10.30am – 6.30pm (Sat to Sun)
Contact: 6737 9925, or email [email protected]
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