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 still out of reach, forking up your hard-earned savings at a local salon is the last thing you’d want to do. You might panic at the thought of whipping out a painful $500 for your dream hair.

Before you kiss your Pinterest #hairgoals goodbye, we’ve scoured the sunny island to find 8 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.

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1. Impulse Collective – cheap promotions for crazy colour

Impulse Collective
Sakura Ambition package ($288)
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Impulse Collective has made waves through Instagram with their neon and two-toned colours that split down the middle. 

Hair Packages from Impulse Collective
Lovers Ambition package for Valentine’s Day ($288)
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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. A recent example is the Sakura Ambition package that’s going for $288, which includes bleaching, colouring, and 2 treatments all-in-one.

Also try: Creative colour (consultation needed for price gauge) with acid colours that won’t wash away after 2-3 shampoos.

Address: 335B Beach Road, 3rd Floor, Singapore 199564
Operating Hours: Wed-Mon 12PM-8PM (Closed on Tue)
Telephone: 9643 1342

2. 99 Percent Hair Studio – cheap fringe cut & free head massage

99 Percent Hair Studio Fringe Cut
Fringe cut ($8)
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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 $8 so you can have your high maintenance look at a more affordable price.

Brazilian Blowout Hair Salon
Brazilian blowout (from $300)
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While you get your hair done, you’re entitled to a free head massage and a hand mask treatment. The salon also does cheap creative colour works from $239 for hair that’s at ear length.

Also try: Brazilian blowout (from $300 for very short hair), a liquid keratin treatment to diminish frizzy hair and protect your locks from external damage.

Orchard Outlet
Address: 181 Orchard Road, #04-10/11 Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Operating Hours: 11AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 6238 3667

Bugis Outlet
Address: 40 Haji Lane, #01-01, Singapore 189233
Operating Hours: 11AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 6396 3667

Bedok Outlet
Address: 799 New Upper Changi Road, #03-23 Bedok Point, Singapore 467351
Operating Hours: 11AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 6702 7062

3. Colors Hair Salon – cheap Tokio Inkarami treatment

Colors Hair Salon
Care bleach ($20 top-up on Colour) and colour (from $160)
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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 ($150), an up-and-coming treatment that’s offered elsewhere for $300.

Care Bleach
Care bleach ($20 top-up on Colour) and Tokio Inkarami treatment ($150)
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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: Colour (from $160), there are tonnes of reviews praising the stylists for their meticulous colour work and care to explain every step of the process to the customer.

Address: 288 River Valley Road, #01-01, Singapore 238329
Operating Hours: Wed-Mon 10AM-7PM (Closed on Tue)
Telephone: 6235 0226

4. In Trim Hair – cheap colouring and styling services

In Trim Hair Salon
Shiseido colour (from $79)
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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 $79, one of the most competitive rates for colouring services. As if that’s not enough, they offer the cheap styling services from $30 if you need to get ready for a D&D or fancy date night.

Ocean Wave Perm
Ocean Wave perm (from $350)
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Ladies with hair past their shoulders only need to top up $20 for the salon’s services. These services include wash and blow (from $22) and root colour touch-ups (from $65). 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.

Also try: Ocean Wave perm (from $350) for a natural-looking perm.

Address: 12 Kallang Avenue, #01-09 Aperia Mall, Singapore 339511
Operating Hours: 11AM-9PM, Daily
Telephone: 6836 3181

5. Empire Charme – cheap haircut and wash & blow

Empire Charme
Hair cut (from $28) and wash and blow (from $18)
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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 $18), you can have cheap haircuts (from $28) 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.

Balayage Hair
Balayage creative colour (from $208)
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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. 

Address: Block 203 Hougang Street 21, #01-59, Singapore 530203
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 11AM-8.30PM | Sat-Sun 11AM-7PM
Telephone: 6283 4128

6. Bump Hair Design – cheap keratin treatment & colour touch-up

Bump Hair Design
Milbon Linkage Treatment ($50)
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At Bump Hair Design, you can get the Milbon Linkage Treatment for $50 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. For those who have more serious damage from major bleaching jobs, it’s recommended to opt for the Tokio Inkarami treatment instead.

Care Bleach Service
Care bleach service (from $160)
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Rest assured that the Japanese staff are all English-speaking, so it’ll be a hassle-free appointment without an elaborate game of charades to convey your hair ideas. You can get the latest Japanese haircut trends, like wolf cuts and short bobs, from an affordable $65. The price to retouch your hair colour is also on the cheaper end at $70

Also try: Care bleach service (from $160) for those with thinner hair, and an uber relaxing Head Spa treatment ($80).

Address: 27B Lorong Liput, Singapore 277738
Operating Hours: Mon-Sat 10AM-8PM | Sun & PH 10AM-7PM
Telephone: 6463 3608

7. Salon Plus – cheap scalp treatment and fringe perm

Salon Plus Hair Salon
Fringe perm (from $60) and Scalp Hokkaido treatment ($60)
Image credit: @salonplussg

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’ Scalp Hokkaido treatment (from $60). The treatment aids to rid your scalp of sebum and built-up oils for healthier hair.

Hair Colour Services
Colour (from $120)
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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) for first-timers.

Address: 14 Scotts Road, #04-08 Far East Plaza, Singapore 228213
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 11AM-8PM | Sat-Sun 11AM-7PM
Telephone: 6736 3038

8. Zinc Korean Hair Salon – cheap Korean perms

Bump Hair Design
Digital perm (from $240)
Image credit: @zinchairkoreansalon

For those who are tired of wearing the same straight hair, rock a perm from Zinc Korean Hair Salon for just $150. Many reviewers have sung praises of this salon, claiming that perms done here create curls that look neat and are easy to manage post-treatment.

You also won’t have to worry about stylists forcefully selling you packages because Zinc doesn’t do that. If you have a sensitive scalp, the hair stylists spray and massage a scalp protectant through the scalp for free before colouring so it makes the whole process free of pain and itch.

Hair Cut And Styling
Cut (from $55) and Styling (from $100)
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Their women’s cut and blow (from $55) as well as wash and blow (from $30) services are also relatively cheap. If you feel your hairdo needs some TLC, hit Zinc up for a quick and affordable hair refresh without having to commit to any drastic makeovers.

Also try: Hair styling (from $100) to give yourself a quick pick-me-up before special occasions. 

Address: 9 Raffles Boulevard, #02-48/49, Singapore 039596
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri  11AM-8PM | Sat-Sun  10AM-6PM
Telephone: 8799 3357

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.

Cover image adapted from: @99percenthairstudio and @bump_misaki