Affordable hair salons in Singapore

Everyone loves a good haircut that can last a long time before the next touch-up. If your hair is long due for a makeover, yet a trip to JB is a little out of the way, forking up your hard-earned savings at a local salon is the last thing you’d want to do. You might even panic at the thought of whipping out a painful $500 for your dream hair.

But, before you kiss your Pinterest #hairgoals goodbye, we’ve scoured the sunny island to find these affordable and quality hair salons in Singapore. Now you can take care of all your hair needs, without having to stress over the price and quality.

1. Kimage – Junior Stylist services at affordable prices

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Junior Stylist perm at Northpoint.
Image credit: Kimage Group via Facebook

Kimage may be one of the bigger names out there, but there’s no need to worry about paying “premium” prices for their services thanks to the affordable Junior Stylist rates. These services are provided by hair dressers-in-training but you can rest assured that many of them already have several years of experience under their belts.

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Image credit: Kimage Hair Salon via Google Maps

I often visit the Marina’s Square outlet for the atas ambience with large mirrors and friendly and friendly staff. Cut + blow +dry services are priced affordably from $22 and you can bet they’ll give a super relaxing head massage. 

Also try: You can also colour your hair here from $70 and perm S, C or loose curls from $120.

View the full list of Kimage locations.

Kimage Hair Salon (Marina Square)
6 Raffles Blvd, #02-321/322/323, Singapore 039594
Opening Hours: Friday 11:00 a.m - 09:00 p.m  Show More Timings 

2.The Hive Salon – Premium international products & no hard-selling

Salon appointments should be relaxing, but we all dread dealing with pushy staff shoving packages down our throats. There’ll be none of that at The Hive Salon, as they operate on a no-hard-sell policy. Plus, despite using premium products such as Milbon from Japan for colouring and rebonding and organic Freecia hair colour from Canada, their prices are kept competitive.

The Hive Salon
They also specialise in white hair coverage, and for using colouring products that are organic and low in ammonia to minimise damage.
Image adapted from: The Hive Salon

Haircuts and colouring start from just $18 and $88 respectively, while an idol-worthy Korean perm will set you back $218 onwards. For sleek tresses, a soft rebonding is priced from $198. There’s also a range of hair treatments from $58, so your frizzy locks can get some TLC. Still need convincing? They have massage chairs to accompany your hair treatments – ‘nuff said

Also try: Use the promo code <smart-local98> to get a 1 tone hair colour + hair cut at just $98, applicable for up to mid-back hair lengths.

The Hive Salon
23 Arab St, #02-23A, Singapore 199722
Opening Hours: Friday 10:30 a.m - 08:00 p.m  Show More Timings 

3. Impulse Collective – Promotions for crazy colours

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Image credit: @impulse.collective via Instagram 

Impulse Collective has made waves through Instagram with their neon and 2-toned colours.

While bleaching jobs on fresh hair might require 2 or 3 rounds of bleach, – which can rack up your total bill to $500 – this salon frequently pushes out attractive promotions on Instagram that you can capitalise on. 

An example is the Peekaboo Ambition which comes with 1 round of bleach, Wellaplex 1 & 2 colour and treatment mask for $228 for all lengths of hair. You can also enjoy 50% off all hair treatments when you go with this bundle Students aged 16 and below can also enjoy 30% off when booking through Whatsapp/Instagram. 

Also try: Airtouch Balayage Set with pre-lighting and tint from $200.

335B Beach Rd, #3rd floor, Singapore 199564
Opening Hours: Saturday Open 24 Hours  Show More Timings 

4. 99 Percent Hair Studio – $9 fringe cut 

affordable hair salons singapore - 99 Percent Hair Studio - fringe cutFringe cut ($9).
Image credit: @99percenthairstudio via Instagram

Those who have fringes or bangs would be familiar with the ordeal of maintaining the length with regular trims. To avoid the impending embarrassment from a clumsy DIY fringe cut, 99 Percent Hair Studio offers cheap fringe cuts at $9 so you can have your high maintenance look at a more affordable price.

affordable hair salons singapore - 99 Percent Hair Studio - treatmentWonderlast Treatment (from $299).
Image credit: @99percenthairstudio via Instagram

The salon also does cheap creative colour works from $249 for ear-length hair, which is quite the steal for firsttimers who are entitled to another $50 off coupon.

Also try: Wonderlast Treatment (from $299 for very short hair), to diminish frizzy hair and protect your locks from external damage.

View the full list of 99 Percent Hair Studio Outlets

99 Percent Hair Studio @ Haji Lane
40 Haji Ln, #01-01, Singapore 189233
Opening Hours: Friday 11:00 a.m - 09:00 p.m  Show More Timings 

5. Colors Hair Salon – Cheap Tokio Inkarami treatment

Colors Hair Salon
Image credit: @yoshimasa_urakami via Instagram

If you’ve chanced upon trendy Japanese hairstyles that you’d want to rock, trust your locks with Colors Hair Salon’s Japanese hairstylists to give you the do you want. This salon also offers the Tokio Inkarami treatment with colour ($160), for all hair lengths as long as you’re a first=time visitor (U.P. $220 for treatment only) P.S. The up-and-coming treatment is offered elsewhere for around $300.

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Tokio Inkarami treatment.
Image credit: @yoshimasa_urakami via Instagram

The treatment’s popularity hit Singapore like a storm, involving 6 different types of keratin which can resurrect even very dry and damaged hair. Customers who tried the treatment claim that their hair felt more “alive”.

Also try: One of their flash promotions, with past deals such as rebonding from $50.

288 River Valley Rd, #01 01, Singapore 238329
Opening Hours: Friday 10:00 a.m - 08:00 p.m  Show More Timings 

6. In Trim Hair – Natural colouring & styling services

affordable hair salons singapore - In Trim Hair - colourShiseido colour (from $79).
Image credit: @intrimhairsalon via Instagram

In Trim Hair can be your go-to if you’re looking for a simple hair dye. This salon does natural colours with the Shiseido colour from $78, one of the most competitive rates for colouring services. As if that’s not enough, they offer the cheap styling services from $35 if you need to get ready for a D&D or fancy date night.

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Image credit: @intrimhairsalon via Instagram

If you’re a student or a working adult who wants to jazz up your tresses without having to rock wild colours, In Trim can help you with that. They also have pocket-friendly cold perm services that start from just $98.

Also try: Traditional Cold Perm (from $98) for a natural-looking perm.

In Trim Hair Salon
12 Kallang Ave, #01-09 Aperia, Singapore 339511

7. Empire Charme – $35 haircut & wash & blow

affordable hair salons singapore - Empire Charme
Image credit: @empirecharme via Instagram

When a wash and blow can cure your bad hair day, you’d want to find the cheapest to pimp your hair up. At Empire Charme, not only do you get cheap wash and blow services (from $25), you can have cheap haircuts (from $35) for lengths above the shoulders.

That’s not all – they also provide a wide range of scalp therapy treatments like the Ginseng Scalp Therapy (first trial price at $98) and other hair treatments like the Rice Water Smoothening Therapy (first trial price at $168) too.

affordable hair salons singapore - Empire Charme - balaygeBalayage creative colour (from $208)
Image credit: @empirecharme via Instagram

After getting tempted from the copious amount of online reviews raving about this Balayage hair trend, fight the FOMO by getting your locks done by Empire Charme from $208

Also try: Balayage colour services (from $208) so you won’t have to deal with an obvious root growth situation in just a few weeks. 

View the full list of Empire Charme outlets

Empire Charme (Paya Lebar)
Paya Lebar Rd, #01-20 Paya Lebar Square, Singapore 409051
Opening Hours: Friday 11:00 a.m - 08:30 p.m  Show More Timings 

8. HaLu Hair Design – Cheap keratin treatment & colour touch-up

affordable hair salons singapore - HaLu Hair Design keratinImage credit: @halu_hair_design via Instagram

Previously known as Bump Hair Design, the new and improved HaLu Hair Design offers a Milbon Moisturising Treatment for $100 to refresh your perm or rebond. It’s worth coming to this salon because you’re spending less compared to the $100-$200 market price elsewhere.

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You can get the latest Japanese haircut trends, like wolf cuts and short bobs, from $65. The price to retouch your hair colour is also on the cheaper end, from $70. On their website, scroll to the Promotion section to find services like colouring and treatment at up to 30% off.

Also try: Care bleach service (from $160) for those with thinner hair, and an uber relaxing Cut and Head Spa ($74.80).

Halu Hair Design
11 Mohamed Sultan Rd, #02-01/02, Singapore 239010
Opening Hours: Saturday 10:00 a.m - 08:00 p.m  Show More Timings 

9. Salon Plus – Scalp treatment & fringe perm

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Image credit: @salonplussg via Instagram

When your bangs have reached that over-the-brow length, it tends to be flat even after drying them on a hair roller. Kiss flat fringes goodbye with cheap fringe perms at Salon Plus, starting from just $60. Students can even enjoy haircuts at 20% off the usual price.

If you have an oily scalp, go for Salon Plus’ Shiseido Fuente Forte scalp treatment (from $120). The treatment aids to rid your scalp of sebum and dandruff build-up for healthier hair.

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Salon Plus is also great for peeps who are looking to dye their hair for the first time because the salon discusses their preferences with them before talking them through every step. This is so that customers know what they’re committing to.

Also try: Colour services from $120 using products from Shiseido’s premium colour range.

Salon Plus
14 Scotts Road, #04-08 Far East Plaza, Singapore 228213
Opening Hours: Friday 10:00 a.m - 07:30 p.m  Show More Timings 

Cheap hair salons for haircuts, hair dye and treatments 

There’s a common misconception that achieving Pinterest-inspired hairstyles in Singapore will cost a bomb. But as these hair salons have proved, that’s not always the case. From affordable yet high-quality creative colour services to famous Tokio Inkarami treatments, rocking and maintaining that dream hairdo won’t be as financially taxing as you think.

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Cover image adapted from: @99percenthairstudi, @impulse.collective via Instagram, Kimage Group Facebook
A portion of this content may contain referral links to products. However, all opinions are ours.

Originally published on 30th July 2020. Last updated by Renae Cheng on 24th November 2023.

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