Calling All Beach Babes! These Are The Best Hairdressers On The Sunshine Coast

Salty hair is in the air


By Astrid Taemets | 5th May 2023

Whether you’re hitting the waves at Sunshine Beach, strolling along Hastings Street or meeting a mate for a beach walk at Currimundi, your hair game should always be strong. So, arm yourself with the local talent who know how to keep those locks in check and bring you only good vibes from here on out. 

Don’t be salty – better hair days are coming thanks to a crop of the best hairdressers on the Sunshine Coast.

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!   

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Elenbi

Multiple locations

Having delivered award-winning hair across the Sunshine Coast for over 16 years, Elenbi lives and breathes its values of harmony, quality, and consistency across their four salons. Offering a range of professional services including colour correction, balayage, and luxury hair treatments from luxurious haircare brand Kérastase, you can trust this creative team at one of the best hairdressers on the Sunshine Coast to fulfill all your hair wishes. Passionate about helping their clients feel beautiful, Elenbi’s competitive rewards program and free Kérasrase shampoo deal also means their salons are accessible for all kinds of locks.

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Velvet Mane

Peregian Beach

Embodying the laidback, beachy vibes of the Sunshine Coast, Velvet Mane bring their A-game as one of the coast’s most sought-after hair styling spots. With cool cuts, enviable beach-babe colour transformations, and to-die-for treatments on offer, sit back and let the cool-as-a-cucumber pros in this beachside salon work their magic.

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House of George

Maroochydore

The experts at House of George know that gorgeous hair is all about trust, and they take the time to understand you, in order to deliver your hair goals. With a focus on developing client relationships that last a lifetime, this Maroochydore boutique is not just a hair salon, it’s also a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of everyday stressors, where customers are encouraged to sit back and relax – drink in hand. If you’re a bride to be, you’re in luck: House of George also offer a range of bridal packages to make your special day that much more special.

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Liberty Hair Design

Kawana, Maroochydore, Noosa

The experts at this Sunshine Coast salon don’t just promise their clients amazing hair – they also promise an amazing experience. Welcome to Liberty Hair Design, where looking good is just as important as feeling good, and feeling good starts with excellent customer service. Step into the salon and let your dedicated stylist take care of you and your tresses, with a range of hair services that are sure to leave you feeling gorgeous all day. From creamy blonde hues to bright vibrant colour pops and shaggy cuts, this salon is kicking goals in the hair game.

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Peaches Hair Studio

Peregian Beach

Sweet by name and sweeter in service, the professionals at Peaches Hair Studio are all about creating luxurious hair experiences. Located in the heart of bustling Peregian Beach, Peaches specialise in creative colours, blondes and balayage. Whether you want to totally overhaul your look, or are simply looking for some pampering, put your trust (and your hair!) in the capable hands of Peaches’ expert team.

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Roca Verde

Mooloolaba

If award-winning hair is what you’re after, look no further than Mooloolaba’s Roca Verde. With a bevy of industry awards and accolades to their name, this hot-shot salon has a team of expert stylists on hand to make your hair dreams come true. From beachy blondes to blended balayage, this team have got sun-kissed hair mastered! But they don’t stop at excellent customer service – as some of the best hairdressers on the Sunshine Coast, the Roca Verde team is also teaching the next gen how it’s done through their in-high-demand workshops, seminars and specialised events.

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Si. Organics

Noosaville

Leaving with beautiful hair is a given, but igniting inner beauty is their purpose, and boy, do they deliver on that promise. This boutique hair salon is known about town for their sustainability practices and the products they use that are kind to your hair, your health, and the planet. A swanky seaside salon performing excellent services while doing its bit for mother nature – tick, tick, tick!

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Evalyn Parsons Salon

Moffat Beach

Beach hair doesn’t have to look like its been through the wringer – here at Evalyn Parsons, bouncy, shiny hair transformations happen on the daily. Tucked inside a cute 1950s beach shack just a block from the beach, these colour experts can take a matted mass and whip it into shape. But don’t just take our word for it – book your pampering session and treat your locks to a little TLC.

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Edward Brown Collective

Alexandra Headland

Get your sun-dried, salty locks back in top shape at Edward Brown Collective, where premium services are performed. Here, they’re known for creating sun-kissed colours that embody the laidback vibes of the Sunshine Coast. From root smudges to freehand highlights, face-framing pieces, and the rest, their colour creations are some of the best in the biz!

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The Colour Collective

Maroochydore

As the name suggests, this Maroochydore salon is renowned for their colouring services. With their ability to take dull, lacklustre locks, and breathing new life into them with strategically placed colour applied through precision techniques, this team have been turning heads all along the coast! Using natural products like Nak Hair Australian alongside their expert balayage, foil, and colour work, as well as quality styling services and hair treatments, you can kick your dry locks to the curb and wake up with mermaid-like tresses that look just as beautiful in and out of the water.

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Little Birdie Hair Co

Mooloolaba, Gympie

Endorsed and loved by Style!

When in need of a little hair TLC look no further than the hair geniuses at Little Birdie Hair Co. As soon as you step inside one of their warm, welcoming salons you’ll feel the love and dedication of the team. Priding themselves on creating healthy, luscious locks that are also good for the environment, this carbon-neutral, low tox, sustainable salon is pioneering an eco-friendly future for the industry. From sun-kissed beachy blondes and multi-dimensional brunettes to the signature ‘birdie balayage’, attention to detail and happy healthy locks are Little Birdie Hair Co’s forte. With rustic upcycled and restored timber fit outs, warm natural lighting and benchtops decorated with indoor plants this salon is like a warm hug for the soul that’s certain to leave you feeling as fabulous on the inside as you look on the outside.

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Hidden Cove Hair Studio

Noosa

Glossy locks are here to stay, thanks to the talented hands of Aleisha Collins and her team at Hidden Cove Hair Studio. With a wealth of experience in colour, cutting, styling, and extensions, there’s nothing off limits here. Specialising in every shade, shape, and style, Hidden Cove will make recommendations during your consultation to help you identify which treatment works best for you and your lifestyle. This private and intimate space is the perfect setting that allows you to sit back, relax, and enjoy an indulgent hair experience where luxury meets personalisation in a coastal atmosphere. Whether you’re visiting for a pre-Bistro C blow dry or feel the need for a total overhaul, let Hidden Cove bring your locks back to life!

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Ms Monaco Hair Society

Sippy Downs

Don’t let your locks lose their lustre! Instead, invest in working with those in the know when it comes to finding the best cut, colour, and style for you. Ms Monaco Hair Society is home to a range of highly talented cutters and colourists, who are known for their stunning hair transformations. From blonde to balayage, and all the rich, shiny hues in between, Ms Monaco is the place to go for transformative results created with products that’ll keep your hair healthy and happy. Indulge in a luxurious appointment in their new salon space, which includes a members lounge, cocktail bar, shampoo lounge, and more. Opulence (and beautiful hair) awaits!

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EdwardsAndCo

Noosaville

Beautiful hair comes down to this: find a salon with a great reputation and you’ll always love your locks. With a cult following all across the east coast, EdwardsAndCo is home to prime hair colourists, cutters, and stylists who’ll deliver grade A results time after time. With a strong view that depth and dimension are key, you’ll love their signature lived-in style, undone waves, as cool-as-a-cucumber attitude.

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Le Loft Hair Studio

Buderim

A raw and minimally designed salon space on the Sunshine Coast, Le Loft Hair Studio is where you’ll find expert colourists, cutters, and stylists creating seamlessly blended shades and cutting edge styles. Renowned for their free-hand balayage techniques, this highly trained and approachable team know how to bring your best features to life, expertly applying highlights in all the right places and tones to suit your face shape, skin tone, and eye colour. But it’s not just their techniques you’ll love! Here, they use quality products like Christophe Robin Paris and EVO to help improve the health of your hair deeper than surface level. At Le Loft, your desires are at the forefront of what they do, and they’ll help you find the perfect look to suit your style, lifestyle, and budget in a relaxing environment where all are welcome. From the friendly attitude to the glass of wine or coffee with your appointment, a refreshing new look, and the option to book out the salon for special events (including the use of their private outdoor garden space), it’s the little things that make Le Loft a favourite on the coast. 

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Stefan Hair Studios

Mooloolaba

Indulge in luxury at Stefan Hair Studios in Mooloolaba, where every visit is tailored to your unique needs. From the minute you enter their modern salon space, complete with chic leather chairs and gold accents, you can expect a warm welcome and a personalised touch. Their expert stylists will conduct a thorough consultation, ensuring they understand your goals and concerns, before embarking on your hair journey with you. Setting the tone for the rest of the appointment, you’ll be treated to a five-minute aromatherapy massage to help you unwind, followed by your choice of drink from their beverage menu. More than just your standard haircut experience, a visit to Stefan Hair Studio is a full-on pamper sesh, leaving you looking and feeling your best. Plus, shop premium Australian and international haircare, homewares and fashion brands at their unique retail boutique, Ohlala Boutique, to stay salon-fresh from the comfort of your own home

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Want to further your mane makeover? Find more hair specialists in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sunshine Coast here. Or, you can read the latest issue of Style here. 
By Astrid Taemets An advocate for a dirty martini any day of the week, Astrid's life is equal parts cleaning crumbs off a three-year-old as it is enjoying a bump of caviar.
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