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Our 10 favourite hair salons in Brisbane for that perfect cut

Best hair salons in Brisbane

Getting a haircut is an intimate experience. Not only is someone getting up-close-and-personal with your scalp, but we are all admittedly a little overzealously concerned with how our hair looks. Even the low-maintenance guys and gals amongst us will admit – they still want their hair to look a certain way. As Phoebe Waller-Bridge infamously yelled in Fleabag, "Hair. Is. Everything!"

So it's little wonder that when it comes time to select a new hair salon – maybe your old hairdresser skipped town or maybe you've moved to a new area – that we're riddled with anxiety. We all want to have that special kind of rapport with our hair stylist, we want to feel like a friend and a VIP guest all at once, and let's face it, going to the salon feels like one of the few times we really 'treat ourselves' with a bit of self-care throughout the year. The idea is that we want it to feel relaxing, perhaps even indulgent.

In order to quell your stress and cut down your research time, we've compiled a list of some of our favourite hair salons in Brisbane.


1. Paloma Roan (West End)

West End's premiere destination for hair is probably Paloma Roan. They specialise in modern cuts and colour, so it's the perfect place to try a wolf cut or one of the other hair trends dominating 2023. You'll feel right at home amongst the leafy interior, and treated with a delightful selection of floral drinks upon arrival.


2. Co and Pace Salons (City)

Co and Pace are located centrally in the Brisbane CBD, perfect for a quick blow-out or trim after a work day. Their expert team is skilled and passionate, boasting a high-end, luxurious experience for all their clientele.


3. Elysium Hair

Also conveniently located in the city is Elysium Hair, the multi-award winning salon that boasts the title of 'Australian Salon Of The Year'. Staff are friendly and offer a deeply personalised hair experience.


4. Tigerlamb Salon (multiple locations)

With multiple salons dotted around inner-city Brisbane (including Coorparoo, Hamilton, Bowen Hills and West End), you'll never have to travel far to experience Tigerlamb's expert service and gorgeous interiors. Your worries will melt away as soon as you're greeted by their warm and welcoming staff.


5. The Disco (Stones Corner)

Stones Corner's most notable salon is a playground of creativity. There's nothing beyond their talents, and they pride themselves in their use of high-quality products and beautiful cuts, colours and styles.


6. B Hair (Bulimba)


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B Hair in Bulimba boasts a calm and welcoming atmosphere, paired with friendly, talented staff. You'll feel totally at ease in their salon, and you'll leave looking and feeling great.


7. Salon X Papas (Teneriffe)


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Teneriffe residents listen up: Salon X Papas is the spot to hit. They're a tight team, and have the years of experience between them to ensure your hair is always looking and feeling its best. Their beautiful salon is nestled into the Lucent building, perfectly situated for a quick trip.


8. Edwards and Co (Fortitude Valley)

Treat yourself next time you hit James Street by booking in for a haircut at Edwards and Co. It's a salon experience with all the bells and whistles, good reason why it's a favourite around town for a luxurious blow-out or colour session.


9. Tognini's (Fortitude Valley)

Tognini's is another long-standing fave of Valley residents, having opened their doors way back in 1987. They won't shy away from any wild hairdo pitch, in fact, they'll probably nail it.


10. Lila Boheme (New Farm)


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New Farm's Lila Boheme is a boutique salon with a small, expert team. Whether you're looking for a personalised cut, colour or styling session, you'll rest assured knowing you're in capable hands.


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