New ‘Do, New You! Here Is The Definitive List Of Brisbane’s Best Hairdressers In 2023
Tame that maneBy Style Beauty Journos | 3rd February 2023
From timely trims to total transformations, there’s nothing like a good ol’ mane makeover to take your confidence from zero to one hundred, lickety split.
When it comes to booking the appointment, us Brisbanites are downright spoiled for choice, with incredible stylists, colourists, and more residing around every corner. Of course, your perfect hairdresser goes far beyond levelling up your locks (who doesn’t love a salon therapy sesh?), so picking whose chair you sit in is a decision we don’t take lightly over here.
To help you discover your new go-to, we’ve rounded up the cream of the crop in Brisbane’s hair industry, all guaranteed to take your mane from drab to fab with ease. Scroll away – your best hair day awaits!
By the way, we consider everyone in this list the best of the best! To make finding your next favourite that much easier, we’ve ordered the list alphabetically by suburb and also have filtering tabs for your convenience. Did we miss someone from the list? Let us know here! Hide the form
- Brisbane CBD
- North Brisbane
- East Brisbane
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- West Brisbane
- Gold Coast
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Highly regarded as one of Brisbane’s best hair salons, Blondee will have you feeling right at home from the minute you walk through the door. The salon is designed to feel luxurious, while also bringing homely touches and comfort into every aspect. No detail is spared, from their designer decor to their signature neck massage on arrival. Simply sit back and relax with a pink gin cocktail and gourmet cheese board while the team do their thing. Not only is the space and experience gorgeous in every way, but owner and director, Faith Williams, and her team of talented hair stylists are passionate about creating the hair you’ve only dreamed of. After all, teamwork certainly makes the dream work!
Co and Pace Salons
Located in the heart of the city, you’ll find Co and Pace Salons – a sleek and sophisticated space owned and operated by multi award winning hairdresser, Justin Pace. Alongside his team, he’s known for delivering exceptional hair services in a pleasing environment for all his customers. To ensure you walk away with luscious locks, thorough consultations are conducted in order to create looks that are easy to maintain and tailored to your lifestyle. Specialising in great cuts, head turning colour transformations, and gorgeous styles, it’s no surprise that Co and Pace have cemented themselves as one of the best salons in Brisbane.
Hair by Talen
For smooth, shiny luscious looking locks, no one delivers a better result than Hair By Talen. Bringing skill and craft to the table, Talen’s talent covers everything from colouring to clip-in extensions, and the highly sought after keratin smoothing treatment, which promises to keep your hair frizz-free and fabulous. For those looking for glamorous event hair styling, Talen is your girl, nailing next level looks with expertise and precision. With a bubbly attitude, a warm and inviting salon, and techniques to impress, you’ll always have a good hair day with Hair by Talen.
Hair By The Collective
Enter an oasis where evolution and pushing boundaries are the norm. With a team of elite stylists collaborating their talents and experience, Hair By The Collective is the salon name to know in 2023. Always up for a challenge, the team will approach your hair goals as if they were their own, taking the time to connect and listen to your desired results. This full service boutique is all about tailoring an experience that is unique to you and your hair needs. Want to find your signature style? The artists here will use elevated techniques and a wealth of experience to help you find a look that brings out your individual beauty. From glossy brunettes to perfectly blended balayage, flawless bangs and shoulder skimming lobs, every new ‘do is a masterpiece.
No matter where you live in Brisbane, Paloma Roan salon (formerly Mikki Auld) in West End is worth driving across town for in order to experience their incredible talent housed in this light and airy loft space. Boasting an impressive lineup of colourists and hair cutters who specialise in corrective colour work, faux balayage, freehand highlights, 70s disco curls, shag cuts, and mermaid length ethical extensions, as well as Ayurvedic lunar rituals, and makeup artistry, it’s no surprise Paloma Roan has garnered a reputation as one of the funkiest salons in town that also deliver killer colour and cuts. Long time clients of Mikki’s salon can preach to their skills, good vibes, and excellent customer service. Yeah, there’s a reason securing a booking here is like winning the lotto! A truly unique salon experience perched above the bustle of West End’s Montague Road, Paloma Roan is in a league of its own in every way!
Cameo Rose Hair Boutique
Dreaming of luscious locks this year? No matter if you’ve been lusting over low maintenance, lived-in balayage or a buttery blonde new ‘do, the highly trained stylists at Cameo Rose Hair Boutique are the experts in creating bespoke *dream hair*. Having recently opened the doors to their luxe new salon, prepare to be enveloped by a tranquil, day spa atmosphere, where experiences that far exceed the beautiful hair they create will unfold. Armed with knowledge of the latest in hair trends, rest assured your tresses will be tamed with some of the most talented hands Brissy has on offer. From personalised consultations to the bounciest, beachy blow dry, the attention to detail at this northside hub is sure to make those 2023 hair goals a reality!
Relaxing, ambient, rejuvenating: all words that apply to the salon experience at this welcoming Paddington studio. Upon entry, it’s clear there’s a strong focus on sustainability, and of course, incredible hair. Founded and led by award-winning hairdresser, Kristie Sibson, the team at Sol Hair are uber talented, and a quick scroll through their IG will prove that. Whether you’re after a trim or you’re completely reinventing your look, the stylists will get the job done with precision, skill, and their trademark friendliness. Regardless of the reason for your appointment, rest assured you’ll leave the salon in love with your new look.
The Lounge & Co
No matter where in Brissy you call home, you’ll always have access to head turning hair thanks to The Lounge & Co. With three stunning salons scattered across the city that specialise in all things cut, colour, and style, salon director Candice Whitehead and her highly skilled team are highly sought after for those looking to take their locks to the next level. Known for their balayage work and complete colour transformations, this team is prepped and ready to create a look that best suits you, personalising their services along the way to ensure the final outcome is one that will take your breath away. Greater days are on the horizon in 2023, and they start here!
For over 30 years, Togninis has been a proud family business that’s led the hair industry from international awards and fashion hairstyling to contemporary cuts and show-stopping colour. Year after year, the team have styled top fashion shows and celebrities all while gaining countless national and international hair styling awards. But don’t let the titles fool you – their humble, iconic Brisbane attitude and approach to making hair fun is what they’re really famous for, and you’ll love every minute of your new look, not just the moments spent in the chair! Everyone is welcome to sip on a latte or glass of bubbles as this busy and diverse team does what they do best.
Vogue Nationale Hairdressing
This team of stellar stylists are ready to give your locks the love they deserve! Punctual, professional, and quite frankly phenomenal, Vogue Nationale don’t just cut and colour – they create masterpieces that highlight your best features and personal style. The multi award-winning salon has been the best in the biz since 1979, with a loyal clientele returning time and time again to experience their gold standard. Embodying a fashion-forward sensibility alongside a unique salon experience highlighted by the charismatic staff, this luxurious space is the place to be for colour, cutting, and styling professionals that are sure to exceed your expectations. Plus, their convenient Gasworks Plaza location (hello parking!) means your appointment will be full of bliss from start to finish.
Elizabeth JJ’s on the Avenue
If a personal salon experience is something you’re seeking in 2023, Elizabeth JJ’s is the place for you. A small boutique space in Ashgrove, this team is passionate about creating dream hues for you, while maintaining a close relationship with every client to ensure you feel comfortable, welcomed, and well looked after. Their highly trained staff are here to help you make the right choice when it comes to what next to do with your locks, while providing friendly recommendations during your appointment. With a strong focus on sustainability and a drive to bring your hair dreams to life, you won’t regret a visit here!
A stunning salon with individual style and flair, C’ba Hair doesn’t just focus on your mane, but the entire experience, from start to finish. Be treated like a VIP by this talented team, who are here to bring your hair vision to life. All you’ll need to do is kick back and relax in their gorgeous seaside space and watch the magic unfold. And while you’re manifesting all those 2023 hair goals, you’ll be given a hand-picked affirmation card to keep the good vibes coming all year long. Whether it’s a sleek sharp cut, a daring dark hue or just a little maintenance, these hair specialists will ensure they nail the outcome.
Orb Hair & Beauty
A favourite amongst ladies in the know, this New Farm based salon has been creating magnificent manes and memorable experiences since it opened in 1999. With almost 25 years of experience and a reputation for consistently delivering great looks, the kind and talented team at Orb Hair & Beauty has been hand selected for their dedication to their craft and commitment to making your hair appointment a wonderful experience. All guests are privy to a consultation to ensure the perfect hairdresser is allocated to them. With a convenient location, free wifi, on-site parking, and is open late every night to accommodate those on the 9-5 work grind, it’s not hard to see why this salon is a favourite around town. Oh, and did we mention complimentary prosecco is available every day? We’ll drink to that!
For luscious locks that’d make even Rapunzel jealous, look no further than this Wavell Heights salon. Multi award winning and well-loved by Brissy babes, the crew at Hairytales is no stranger to creating stunning hair in their slick, Mediterranean-inspired fit out. Their highly skilled stylists specialise in all things colour – from seamless balayage to striking blondes – no matter the reason for your booking, rest easy knowing your hair dreams will become a reality! With one of their core values being incredible customer service, you can always expect a relaxing visit complete with your choice of tea, coffee, snacks, or a cheeky cocktail on Fridays. Bottoms up!
Fluid The Color Salon
Whether you’re after seamlessly blended highlights or something fun and vibrant, Fluid The Color Salon in Camp Hill is the destination for stunning hair transformations. Using high quality products to create each and every look, this sustainable salon owned by Trish Spessa is focused on giving you a luxurious salon experience. While they specialise in colour, they also have a talented team of precision cutters and stylists, and are the flagship salon for Number 4 High Performance Hair Care – a luxe Californian brand that’s essentially haircare made like skincare, so you know good hair days are coming your way! Whether you’re looking for a refresh or a complete transformation, you can trust the talented hairdressers at Fluid to give you a look you’ll love.
House of Zion
Step inside this fashion week-approved salon, where off-duty model vibes and it-girl aesthetics reign supreme. Housing exceptional, professionally trained stylists with over ten years in the biz, rest assured you’ll be treated to an experience fit for an A-lister. Specialising in services from long lasting colour to mermaid extensions and expert cutting techniques, as well as runway and fashion styling, it’s safe to say this is a one-stop shop for seriously chic hair. Located in Park Road’s European-inspired Savoir Faire courtyard, this talented team will have you looking like you’ve just stepped off the runway.
As the electric home of Brisbane’s best colourists and stylists, beautifully handcrafted hair is walking out of these doors on the daily. Owners Sandra and Andre Faiva have channelled their experience at the forefront of the industry into this creative hub, delivering renowned results alongside the friendliest service around town. In between collecting awards and providing advice at prestigious fashion and beauty events, the team combine world-class products with expert tricks to create the lush new look you’ve always wanted. Bonus points for being the best neighbours Style HQ could have asked for and fitting us in for a fabulous blow dry or lunch break hair fix!
Lacklustre locks are so 2022, so make way for a refresh this year with the help of those in the know. Rokstar Salon truly exceeds its reputation for creating some of the best hair in town, but it’s their luxurious salon experience that truly puts it a cut above the rest. With a Mediterranean-inspired spa area, Japanese shiatsu massage basins, and complementary wine and cheese, you’ll leave feeling refreshed and pampered. This team of highly talented and trained hairdressers guarantee a visit is well worth it, giving you the gift of beautiful hair not just the day you leave the salon, but every day until your next appointment.
David Murry Salon
Whatever cut, colour, or style you’re hoping to flaunt in 2023, let the right team make it happen. At David Murry Salon, their expert colourists and stylists will bring that vision to life using modern techniques and practices that will enhance and flatter your features. Whether you’re feelin’ a chic French-inspired bob or long sun-kissed locks, there’s a talent on hand who’s just waiting to make it happen. Open, honest, and realistic when it comes to you and your hair outcomes, DMS uses a range of premium products to ensure your hair isn’t compromised in the process. Your journey here isn’t just about the finished product, either. During your experience enjoy bubbles, nibbles, and arrival massage as part of the parcel, you’ll feel like you’ve hit the hairdresser jackpot at DMS.