Up Top! Here are BNE Best Hairdressers On The Northside

It’s better in the ‘burbs

By Style Beauty Journos | 8th February 2024

If Brissie’s Northside didn’t already have enough going for it, then its selection of hairdressers is the cherry on top. From blondies to curly girls, you can find a hairdresser to suit any hair need, right here in the ‘burbs!

Imagine your local hair haven as the ultimate style hub, where the experts of the northside work their magic on blondes, brunettes, and everyone in between. Whether you’re after a colour change, a quick refresh, or a brand new ‘do, you can rely on your local hair gods to whip your locks into shape. It’s like having a squad of mane maestros just around the corner, ready to transform your tresses into works of art.

So, without further ado, we present our top picks for Brisbane Northside’s best hairdressers, reporting for duty. Get ready for a hair experience that’s not just a service but a celebration of local style. Your journey to fabulous locks begins right here, in your very own backyard!

And hey, if we missed someone from the list? Let us know here – we’re all about making your hair dreams come true!

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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Subiaco Hair


Nestled in the quiet, leafy suburb of Ascot, Subiaco Hair is a quaint yet mighty salon producing incredible hair ‘dos all year round. Specialised in blonde foiling, this Keune-approved salon is a sustainable gem that will make you feel right at home. With 23 years in business under their belt, it’s safe to say this blonde pocket of paradise in the inner north is beloved by locals. Whether you’re after the perfect golden hue or a classic up-do (ps, they even have waxing services!), the expert team at Subiaco Hair can promise heads will be turning when you enter any room.

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Paris Texas Hairdressing


Nestled along the bustling Park Road, this haven specialises in the artistry of luxury human hair extensions, boasting a plethora of application methods to suit every style preference (cue the options!). Their arsenal includes hair of every conceivable length and texture, ensuring your extensions are a seamless match for your natural locks. The punch line? Picture perfection. The Paris Texas pledge is simple but powerful: a relentless pursuit of your utter satisfaction. With a combined industry experience of over 100 years, this passionate team has been led by owner and head stylist Ashlee Cunningham since 1996 to deliver the highest standard of hairdressing every time they open their doors. Start a new love affair with your revitalised tresses at Paris Texas Hairdressing!!

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Cocoon Hair

Bracken Ridge

Dreaming of a perfect transformation? Look no further than Cocoon Hair – the ultimate haven for hair bliss. Step into a world of sophistication complete with soft tones, travertine stone, and gold accents at Bracken Ridge’s best-kept hidden gem. With an eye for detail like no other, Cocoon’s incredible team will go above and beyond to create your hair goals, beginning with an extensive consultation, a tailored plan built to optimise your hair’s health, and a refreshing drink to have you at ease – whether you prefer an iced latte or espresso martini. Stocked with premium products and a dedication to customer service that keeps their loyal clients coming back for more, you’ll be treated to a one-on-one approach sure to have you feeling loved, supported, and beautiful from the inside and out!

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Melt Salon

Gordon Park

Nestled in the Gordon Park ‘burbs, there’s no salon quite like Melt. Step inside the dreamy, plant-filled space and fall in love with the experience just as much as the outcome. On arrival, you’ll be greeted by two adorable pups and the soothing aroma of lemongrass oils wafting through the air. As you take your seat, enjoy a cup of tea, coffee, or wine along with other indulgences like a spiritual quote card, crystals, chocolate, and infused  warm towels to melt away the stresses of the day. The salon not only boasts stunning aesthetics but also a team dedicated to weekly training and a passion for sustainable practices, using ammonia-free colours and Davines products. Book your appointment now and discover why Melt Salon does it best!f

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Hey Hair


It’s no shocker that Hey Hair is topping the charts as one of the go-to salons up north. Nestled in the heart of Colwill Place, the younger sibling of Brisbane’s iconic Togninis is making a name for itself with a slew of awards and a team of highly trained stylists known for crafting the best blondes and balayage in town. Their skilful squad takes the time to really get to know you, making sure your fresh style also mirrors your lifestyle, budget, and personality. With a knack for lived-in colours, these creative pros also enjoy experimenting with trendy hues, and they won’t let you walk out until your hair has never looked more on point. Extra kudos for the salon’s interiors – it’s a masterpiece within itself!

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Cameo Rose Hair Boutique

Wavell Heights

A true hair haven through and through, Cameo Rose Hair is the gem of Wavell Heights. Slaying the game with a passionate and friendly team, these expert hairdressers are known for making your appointment feel like a catch up with your bestie – your bestie just happens to be an award-winning superstar! Kicking things off with a complimentary consultation to ensure you and your stylist are on the same page, you’ll be treated to a mini cheese board, refreshments, and a personalised service that delivers dream results. Plus, you’ll find only the best products here, like cruelty-free Paul Mitchell that’s made waves in the hair world for gorgeous grey coverage and its array of toners that achieve dimensional goals. Book now and experience the difference!

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Orb Hair & Beauty

New Farm

Established in 1999, Orb has always prioritised healthy, shiny, flawless hair, and are committed to making every salon experience a memorable one. With 25 years of hair history, the highly-trained team at Orb have established a reputation for providing guests with an experience that leaves them looking and feeling truly special. Offering everything from pre-visit consultations, to a personalised image plan, the stylists at Orb are truly the best in the biz! All Orb guests receive an in-depth consultation to match them with the perfect colourist who can achieve the best hue for them, and a stylist who can give them the cut of their dreams. Once you arrive at the salon, your highly-skilled haircare team will work their magic on your mane, and curate an image plan that delivers the best results for overall hair health and condition at your visit and beyond. For a memorable experience and a colour and cut that are uniquely you, Orb is a must visit!

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Black Flamingo


In the heart of Brisbane’s north, Black Flamingo Studio becomes your sanctuary for ethically conscious and enchanting hair metamorphoses. Nestled in the lively suburb of Nundah, this salon transcends the conventional, embodying a modern and upmarket aesthetic beyond mere haircuts. Here, bespoke colours aren’t just about enhancing your style; they contribute to a greener planet. Masters of the transformative palette, Black Flamingo Studio’s colourists are fearlessly unapologetic, crafting personalised hues that empower you to transcend the ordinary. Step into Black Flamingo Studio for an experience that is as unique as you.

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Sol Hair


Indulge in the sublime artistry of Sol Hair, a jewel nestled in the leafy embrace of Paddington – a Brisbane suburb we love for breathing sophistication. Guided by the adept hands of award-winning stylist Kristie Sibson, this salon transcends the ordinary, turning each appointment into a bespoke masterpiece. Beyond the aesthetics, Sol Hair is a champion of sustainability, a commitment echoing through recycling initiatives, minimal water usage, and the use of organic products.  Step into Sol Hair’s private enclave, where raw materials, hanging plants, lemongrass whispers, and curated playlists merge to craft an atmosphere you will fall in love with.

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Want to further your mane makeover? Find more of Brisbane’s hair specialists here. Or, you can read the latest issue of Style here. 





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