When was the last time you went for a haircut? We reckon it's time for you to to go now for a fresh new look, what with the festive and wedding season upon us. If you have trust issues when it comes to your hair, we got you. LBB went scouting for the best salons in the city, for both men and women, and here are the best, tried-and-tested establishments in the city to take care of your makeover and TLC needs.
Time For A Haircut? Book An Appointment With These Tried-And-Tested Hair Salons
With excellent services available across Delhi NCR, Looks is a great, no-brainer option. We have visited the one in Green Park quite often. Even though the purpose of the visit was a mere trim, but their staff was really well-versed on dealing with curly hair! He ensured that my curls fall the way I wanted - tight curls, straight or somewhere in the middle. They’ll also recommend products for their upkeep.
Price: Starting at INR 1,000 plus taxes
Timings: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Face-cut determines everything, according to the stylists at Dessange in New Friends Colony. They'll cut and style as per the shape of your face and head so that you highlight all your best features.
Price: Starting at INR 3,000 plus taxes
Timings: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Tuesdays to Sundays
Aashmeen Munjal's Star Salon
There is a section of men in the city who swear by Aashmeen Munjal's services and do not trust anyone else with their beloved tresses. They're equally good with the basic old-school styles as well as something as exciting as a mohawk.
Price: Starting at INR 1,500
Timings: 9:30 am to 9:00 pm
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Toni & Guy
The stylists at Toni & Guy do a great job with both men and women’s haircuts. They recommend different styles based on occasions, tell you how to maintain it and even suggest products that can do wonders for your hair.
Price: Starting at INR 1,300 plus taxes
Timings: 10:30 am to 8 pm
Rita and Martina are the senior stylists for hair, they’re also the in-house makeup peeps at Martina Wu. While Rita’s great with colour, Martina does a commendable job with haircuts, especially for curly hair.
Price: Starting at INR 1,500 plus taxes
Timings: 10:00 am to 8 pm
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This luxury salon in Chanakya will give you all the TLC you need for your haircare. For all their treatments like hair spas, they diagnose the scalp before going ahead with the right treatment. They have expert hairstylists who don't recommend extra hair treatments just for the sake of it, and do a great job!
Prices: Starting at INR 1,500 for a haircut (INR 1,000 for men)
Timings: 11 am to 9 pm
One of the best-known names in the business, when not styling for Hillary Clinton, Sumit Israni runs a jam-packed styling schedule, alongside managing his successful chain of salons. He’s good with every type of hair; he’s superb with edgy cuts and strong post-cut styling. He tends to work at supersonic speed; don’t be alarmed, he knows exactly what he’s doing. You'll need to make a prior appointment though- he's only available on Fridays for a limited slot.
Prices: Starting INR 5,000 plus taxes (approximately) if you wish to get your hair styled by Sumit Irani. Regular prices start at INR 1,000 plus taxes.
Timings: 10 am to 9 pm
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Elvis & Reema Salon
Run by the husband and wife duo, Elvis & Reema’s salon is a great option for anyone who wants to get edgy hair makeovers. While Elvis takes care of haircuts, Reema is the stylist behind the pinterest-y rainbow coloured hair makeovers. Since they have a small team, it’s best to fix a prior appointment.
Price: Starting at INR 1,700 if you're getting it cut from Reema and INR 2,300 if you wish to get it done from Elvis.
Timings: 10 am to 8 pm, closed on Tuesdays
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This Gurgaon salon prides itself on having a team of expert colour artists and we couldn't agree more. These folks also offer many offers and discounts so keep on check on their social media handles for updates about the same.
Timings: 8:30 am to 9 pm
Another one having multiple chains of salons, Affinity is our go-to salons when it comes to quick fixes as straight blow-dries, straight-trims. If you're looking for something very specific and wouldn't want stylists experimenting with your hair, we'd suggest you skip this and visit the ones mentioned above.
Price: Starting at INR 800
Timings: 10 am to 8 pm
Note: Please note that the timings and prices may differ according to the exact location of the multiple chain salons.
Folks who try to avoid frequent salon visits and would rather incorporate some healthy, organic products in their hair-care routine, head over to our Shop On LBB section to shop for products for all kinds of hair - frizzy, dry, curly, straight.
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