From bouncy blow drys to all natural products to specialising in afro hair types we understand how important finding the right hair services and stylist to fit your needs can be. That’s why we’ve rounded up the top 16 hair salons in Cardiff and the surrounding areas.
Unit 2 Roath Park Hall, Bangor Street, Cardiff, CF24 3NA
Ocean Hairdressing has thrived in the city since 1998. The salon has seen many changes in the local community and in the hairdressing industry since its first inception. The salon’s longevity and continued status as one of Wales’ leading brands is down to the core Philosophy which underpins everything that Ocean stands for… and that is happiness and delight.
Everything that the team does, which is led by founder and global guest artist for the brand Joico Ijan Davies Emrus, is designed to create happiness and delight for their guests. Nothing can compare to seeing a bright happy smile on the face of any guest upon receiving the award-winning service from the Ocean Team.
Instagram – @belletoujours1
113, Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9PH
Belle Toujours is a luxury one-stop hair and beauty salon set on Cathedral road. Their philosophy comes from the translation of their French name Belle Toujours – meaning ‘Forever Beautiful’.
The hair salon team is led by Simon Daniel and has a combined industry experience of over fifty years. The team of friendly and experienced stylists listen with the Belle’s philosophy of Forever Beautiful to create a tailored approach to hair cutting, finishing and colouring in order to transform the way you look and feel, and achieve your desired results.
Bouvardia Hair Co
Instagram – @bouvardiahairco
20-24 Castle Arcade, Cardiff, CF10 1BW
Bouvardia’s directors have worked in the hairdressing industry collectively for 60 years, and saw the closure of Vidal Sassoon in Cardiff City Centre, where they all previously worked, as an exciting opportunity to open their own business.
At Bouvardia hair co the team is dedicated to guest experience and are highly skilled in the craft. Every guest is treated as an individual and will be given a bespoke cut and colour to suit not only their bone structure, eye colour and skin tone but lifestyle too.
Guy Christian Cardiff Bay
Instagram – @guychristiansalon
2A Bute Place, Cardiff CF10 5AL
Guy Christian is a quality driven and award-winning hairdresser based in the beating heart of Cardiff Bay. Delivering professional hair styling, colouring, brazilian blow drys and hair extensions in the comfort of their beautifully designed salon, the multi award-winning Guy Christian Salon is a chic & edgy retreat.
Instagram – @simonconstantinouhairteam
99 Crwys Road Cardiff CF24 4NF
Established in 1980 Simon Constantinou is an award-winning Hair & Beauty salon with a relaxed atmosphere and a friendly, creative team of hairdressers and beauticians.
The Simon Constantinou team are experts in hair colouring, especially in balayage. Their aim is to create beautiful hair that is sustainable and low-maintenance.
Instagram – @kenpictonsalon
8 Mermaid Quay Cardiff CF10 5BZ
The 5-star service at Ken Picton Salon is underwritten by the attitude that every client is cherished and every service must be delivered by a highly-skilled professional. The winners of British Hairdressing Salon of the Year the Salon has a deservedly great reputation for excellence. Such success is built on the principles of academy training, attention to detail and a strong work ethic that embraces the concept of having fun and making friends along the way.
Instagram – @lazarouchurchillway
12A & B Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2DX
The original Lazarou Brothers salon was founded by Steve and Jimmy LaZarou in 1966 and the business has expanded since then with multiple salons opening across South Wales.
Lazarou Brothers Churchill Way offers specialist gents hairdressing/barbers, are afro/caribbean hair specialists, and are L’Oreal Colour experts. The team believes it’s important to look at the big picture when it comes to hair styling so they think about a client’s job, personality, lifestyle and teach them the right homecare advice to maintain the salon look and feel at home.
Toni & Guy
Instagram – @toniandguycardiff
Unit 2, Churchill House, Churchill Way, Cardiff, United Kingdom, CF10 2HH
The Cardiff Toni & Guy Salon was opened in 1997 and aims to deliver the highest standards of customer service to each and every client.
The salon has a talented team of stylists and technicians, some of whom are part of the Toni&Guy session team and have worked alongside the International Artistic Team on catwalk shows at London Fashion Week. Thanks to this knowledge the team at Toni & Guy are in the perfect position to give expert advice on and interpret the latest hair trends.
The salon now also offers the Toni & Guy Strength in Style initiative. Strength in Style offers people affected by cancer specialist support and advice on hair care. This service includes styling pre, during and post treatment hair, and wig personalisation with the option to purchase synthetic and human hair wigs.
Josh Lee Hair
Instagram – @joshleehair
82 Beechley Drive, Cardiff CF5 3SP
Josh Lee hair is the hotly anticipated debut salon from award-winning hairdresser Joshua Partridge.
Josh Lee hair is renowned for amazing colouring, especially in balayage and on blondes.
Plus they also have their own app where you can easily book your appointment and view details of their services and price lists – search ‘Josh Lee Hair’ in the app store.
Instagram – @blushhaircardiff
25 High Street, Llandaff, Cardiff Cf5 2DY
Blush is situated close to the famous Llandaff cathedral and is designed with a combination of vintage, natural woods, and beautiful modern features to make sure clients feel relaxed in luxurious surroundings.
The team at Blush are dedicated to providing personal, professional, and exceptional service by listening, advising and inspiring you. The Blush team are experts in colouring and use Wella products to achieve their results. Thanks to the new Wella Professionals Color Fresh CREATE, the team at Blush are excited to be able to offer their clients the choice to try out this season’s rainbow hair trend.
Instagram – @redds_hairdressing
81 Pontcanna Street, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9HS
This family-run salon was established in 1985 and believe their family values, as well as customer service, are the basis for the salon’s success since then.
The team at Redds hairdressing is passionate about beautiful healthy hair and exceptional customer service. Redds focus on the fundamentals of hair – condition, colour, cut – in order to leave you with truly healthy hair. They believe that your hair should look good every day and so they always recommend a range of professional at home products to help recreate your salon style at home.
Redds understand how hair can affect self-esteem and so they offer Nioxin products which use advanced technologies to deliver thicker, fuller, denser-looking hair.
Instagram – @amadife.salon
79 Grand avenue, Cardiff
Opened in 2007 the salon successfully ran for 8 years until it became obvious to cater for their growing customer base the team would have to move. Which they did in 2015 and haven’t looked back since. The salon offers a distinctive and welcoming environment where you can relax and be pampered.
Amadife Salon are specialists in afro hair textures (they also have great skill in European hair too), as well as offering Great Lengths human hair extensions. The salon provides the usual hair services including cutting, colouring, blow drys etc. as well as plaits, braids, dreadlocks, croshair and weaves.
Fich & Ramous
Instagram – @fichandramousofcowbridge
75 Eastgate,Cowbridge CF71 7AA
Fich & Ramous started life as a day spa and beauty salon in 2002, 2 years later they expanded and incorporated a hair salon into the brand. The hair salon is a busy bustling place full of creative activity.
The team at Fich & Ramous are always looking ahead and moving forward, determined not only to keep abreast with trends but to set them. Ultimately Fich & Ramous want to provide affordable luxury for everyone.
Instagram – @gojihair
175 Kings Road, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9DF
Goji hair is Cardiff’s leading organic salon.Their clients are at the centre of every decision the team at Goji make and so, as well as ensuring that their prices are very competitive, they have created a loyalty scheme as a way of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of the Goji family.
Goji is dedicated to providing a totally natural experience that doesn’t compromise on quality. The team seek out the very best natural products for their hair and barbering treatments, which has led to them becoming the regional flagship salon for Oway – a fair-trade colouring system based on biodynamic and organic active ingredients and oils.
Instagram – @mwahcardiff
24 Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2DY
Mwah stands for Makeup, Women and Hair, and the salon is all about delivering the best beauty treatments for all women from and visiting Cardiff.
The salon offers all the usual services such as colouring and cuts, but what really makes them stand out is their luxury blowdry bar. The blowdry bar offers a menu of set blowdry styles for you to pick from, ranging from straight, to bouncy to old Hollwood waves. Whilst getting your blow dry Mwah offers a range of refreshments including green tea, juices, strawberries and chocolate.
Instagram – @rhysgileshairdressing
The Celtic Manor Resort, Coldra Wood, Newport NP18 1HQ
Since the founding of the company in 1987 the business has collected numerous awards and accolades, and continues to set high standards today. Set in the Celtic Mall in the Celtic Manor the Rhys Giles is the ideal spot to pamper yourself away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life.
The aim of the team at Rhys Giles is to provide you with utmost satisfaction so that you will choose to return time again as so many others have. The team believe in order to achieve the perfect look for you they need to use thorough consultations and pure technique to create hair that will enhance your uniqueness.
Rhys Giles’ focus is on providing great colouring and in Great Lengths extensions services, as well as offering restoring treatments from Kerastase.
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