Looking to get your hair did in Melbourne?
What a coincidence – we’ve cherry-picked the city’s best spots for your perusal, and curated it just in time for you to book in for a pre-Spring revamp (we’ve got warmer weather of the brain).
Not in Melbourne? In Sydney instead? Check out our local faves, here.
1/22 Punch Lane, Melbourne (03) 9639 5188
One of Sydney’s most celebrated hair stylists, Jaye Edwards, and his specialist team have expanded to Melbourne CBD. With a client base that’s growing faster than hair after a trim, Edwards and Co. is quickly becoming one of the city’s most popular destinations for a cut, colour, blow dry & style. Oh, they do nails too. With the clientele like Zoe Foster-Blake and Lara Bingle, the salon is well spoken for. Housed within an open studio with exposed brick and whitewashed walls, vibrant artworks and teal blue swings hung form the ceiling, this double-storey space is both playful and chic, exactly like cut you’ll get here.
1/168 Toorak Road, South Yarra (03) 9827 7503
For anyone wanting to enact the modern mantra: “treat yourself”, go here. This luxurious salon specialises in top quality pampering and service. Also go here if you want a cut that’s effortlessly cool and fashion forward – but personalised, and likely to get you compliments for days. The salon’s namesake is Joey Scandizzo, three-time Australian Hairdresser of the Year and one of the creative directors of ELEVEN haircare, which is stocked and used in the salon. Also stocked: Wella Professional, Kevin Murphy, ONYX Face & Body and GHD, just to name a few. Scandizzo is a big name in the hairdressing and fashion industry– and his certified A-team, led by equally talented brother John Scandizzo, has previously won Salon Team of the Year.
175 Greville Street, Prahran (03) 9521 2177
The eponymous salon of creative director and multi-award-winning hair stylist and colourist, Marie Uva, is responsible for the enviable manes of several high profile Australian women, including Jennifer Hawkins, Rebecca Judd and Nadia Bartel. Narrow with high ceilings, dark timber floorboards, and plenty of mirrors, the boutique hair salon feels both luxe and homey. It’s hard not to be inspired by the passion of the UVA salon team, who are all highly-skilled at every aspect of their craft. We dare you not to fall asleep during that divine head massage.
6/95 Bourke St, Melbourne (03) 9663 7434
When you have a hairdressing heavyweight like Caterina Di Biase at the helm of your salon, you’ve got a winner. Di Biase has over 20 years experience and is another three-time Australian Hairdresser of the Year. Accolades aside, she’s also training up the next generation of Australia’s hairdressing talent at her internationally-recognised Hair Academy, so you can be sure your hair’s in good hands with Di Biase and her A-team. Not only will they help you achieve your hair dreams, they’ll teach you a thing or two about maintaining and styling your mane too.
1209 High Street, Armadale (03) 9045 9703
Luxury Parisian hair & beauty brand La Biosthetique has recently opened its Melbourne flagship in stylish Armadale and the space is all the sophistication you’d expect. Adorned with bulleted black leather armchairs and french white walls, it’s the one-stop shop for all your beauty needs. After getting your hair cut, coloured, extended, styled or treated, you have lots of options – get a manicure, heck, get a facial at the in-salon spa! They even have treatments tailored for men so bring your partner – or treat your dad. He’ll secretly love it. Salon Franc is also the first salon in Victoria to be certified Sustainable, which means 95% of waste is recycled and donated to charities like Variety to make wigs. For a new biz, they’re already getting regulars, so you’ll book in with short notice while you still can.
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