7 Best Japanese Hair Salons for Trendy Colors and Cuts

Japanese hair salons in Singapore

The New Year season always makes us crave a new hairstyle, because nothing says “new year, new me” like a refreshed mane. Whether it’s a fresh cut or a stylish dye job, a trip to the salon is a must for those in desperate need of a glory until 2023.

Well, consider us your fairy godfather and check out our top picks for Japanese hair salons in Singaporewith their signature and trendy hairstyles records. Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo yah!

1. 8 eight by Colors – Wispy Layers and Chic Colors

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With an array of hairstylists from Japan’s fashion districts, who’ve done their hair for celebrities and appeared on TV shows, rest assured your hair is in safe hands here. A quick peek through 8 eight per Colorsinstagram The page will show you that vibrant hair colors and layered cuts are their forte.

And they’re pretty stylish too. Wispy, airy layers paired with a striking two-tone look bring out a modern charm that looks like something out of a Harajuku catalog. The bilingual staff is also more than willing to find you a hairstyle that will match your skin tone and lifestyle.

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A full color job starts at $120, and if you feel like indulging, add $80 for a shampoo, blow-dry, and scalp spa.

Address: 531 Upper Cross Street, #02-62 Hong Lim Complex, 050531
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am-8pm | Sat-Sun 10am-7pm
Contact: 8359 6430 | Site 8 eight per color

2. Colors – Hallyu colors and hairstyles

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Milk tea beige has been a staple hair color in Japan for many years now, and has even been rocked by K-pop idols like BTS’s Jimin and IVE’s Wonyoung. It’s the perfect cream shade for summer, and since it’s us every day of the year, rest assured your hair will always be in season.

Ask Colors for this shade (from $160), and some goddess bangs to complete the Hallyu fantasy. Plus, get the full celebrity treatment with the salon’s signature Omotenashi service, which promises hospitality and attention beyond guest expectations. All your needs will be anticipated and taken into account, and the staff will provide you with special attention.

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Be sure to keep an eye out for exclusive monthly promotions on their social media channels and enjoy 10% off all regular services if you are visiting for the first time.

Address: 288 River Valley Road, #01-01, Singapore 238329
Opening hours: 10am-8pm, daily
Contact: 6235 0226 | color website

3. FiNDER by COVO – Effortless TikTok Inspired Wolf Cuts

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As the name suggests, the wolf cut is a bit wild. However, TikTok’s famous hairstyle takes “shaggy” up a notch to give off an effortlessly cool and rugged vibe. Plus, with voluminous face-framing layers, you can easily pull off a #I woke up like this see.

go down to Finder by COVO for contemporary hairstyles like this, and up the ante by asking for bits of denim blue peekaboo. Inside, you’ll find that the living room is themed around the four seasons and has room dividers on either side of each chair for privacy.

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Students can get their hair cut for a flat rate of $70, and a simple shampoo with a sparkling spring water rinse here is completely free.

Address: 31 Duxton Road, Singapore 089495
Opening hours: Tue-Fri & Sun 10am-8pm | Mon 10am-5pm | Sat 10am-7pm
Contact: 6909 9589 | FiNDER website by COVO

4. The Fluxus House – modern rockstar mules

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Mullets are known for their “business in the front, party in the back” style, but modern versions come in longer layers and frame the face instead. It is also very low maintenance and requires little styling.

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The award-winning team of stylists behind The Fluxus House have traveled all over the world to enrich their profession, before settling on our little red dot. The lounge is also a mini art gallery and invites local artists and aspiring art students in Singapore to showcase their work here.

A la carte haircuts start at $70, and a cut and color package costs upwards of $250. Little ones under 2 are also entitled to a free haircut if you get a salon membership.

Address: 23 Teo Hong Road, Singapore 088332
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 10am-8pm (Closed Tuesday and 1st Monday of the month)
Contact: 9230 7657 | The Fluxus House website

5. KIZUKI+LIM – Striking Hair Colors and Fun Cuts

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KIZUKI+LIM is a popular chain salon from Japan that specializes in minimalist, “less is more” hairstyles. Short, spunky bobs like the ones Japanese model Kiko Mizuhara always sports are a great way to look younger and more energetic.

Add a vibrant splash of sunset orange and you have a fun new crown that will turn heads.

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The salon has one of the most affordable prices on the list, with haircuts starting at $50 and coloring starting at $100. The seats are evenly spaced out so you can have a heart-to-heart conversation with your hairdresser without worrying that someone is within earshot.

Address: 31 Seah Street, Singapore 188387
Opening hours: Tue & Fri 12pm-9pm | Thu 12pm-6pm | Sat-Sun 10am-6pm (closed Mondays and Wednesdays)
Contact: 6221 6320 | Kizuki+Lim website

6. Nook Hair Salon – Edgy Bangs and Ash Colors

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Ash tones are not only a super flattering hair color for Asian skin tones, but are also very trendy. Nook hair salonSone Ryuchi’s head stylist recommends green ash for a healthy and chic alternative to the usual shades of dark brown and black.

Associate this with some me or princess-style bangs, which feature cheek-length sidelocks and frontal bangs, and you’re ready to star in your very own fairy tale.

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The lounge also bears his name, providing a comfortable and quiet oasis in the heart of the CBD district. Get a Cinderella haircut and hair treatment package for $290, then pamper yourself with a classic gel manicure ($77) afterward.

Address: 41A Duxton Hill, Level 2, Singapore 089619
Opening hours: Fri-Wed 10am-8pm (Closed Thursday)
Contact: 9834 8515 | Nook hair salon website

7. SAD’s Hair Design – Trendy Front Hair Highlights

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If fading all your hair seems too intimidating, meet the highlights of the curtain bangs. Dyed silver pieces — AKA face-framing curtain bangs — are one of the most memorable hair trends of recent years.

It’s a creative way to lighten and add color to your face, without having to change your natural hair too much. Ask one of SAD’s 3 stylists with over 10 years of hairstyling experience and get insightful hair tips and tricks along the way.

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Sit back and relax in one of the 3 comfortable salon rooms while you have your hair lightened ($100++) or washed and massaged ($30+). Then, complete your makeover with a hairstyle that suits your style and style.

Address: 233 River Valley Road, #01-01, Singapore 238291
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10am-8pm (closed Monday)
Contact: 9673 0570 | SAD Hair Design website

Get your #hairgoals with Hoyu’s Promaster Color Series

From Hallyu hair to rockstar mullets, these Japanese hair salons have your #hairgoals covered. Any color you name it – be it milk tea beige, sunset orange, denim blue – they have, thanks to Hoyufrom the new Promaster Color series. With his 69 colors palette, colorists can literally concoct an infinite range of colors according to your desires.

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Their tint formula also uses lysine, lanolin, and beeswax to reduce frizz and protect your locks. And for those with pre-colored hair, a separate series has been developed to bring brilliant shine, long-lasting color and health to your beloved locks. It also helps that a pleasant floral scent has been added, so you won’t have to deal with pungent fumes.

So go ahead with crazy color requests knowing your hair is well taken care of. Here for a hairy new Year.

Learn more about Hoyu’s Promaster Color Series

Cover image adapted from: 8 eight by Colors, The Fluxus House, KIZUKI+LIM.
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