Whip Your Hair With The Best Hairdressers In BNE’s South

Southern suburbs are where it’s at!


By Style Beauty Journos | 3rd February 2022

Home to green thumbs, produce markets, arguably the best brunch spots, and excellent workout studios, it’s not hard to see why so many love Brisbane’s southside suburbs. 

Chuck these amazing hair salons into the mix, and why would you want to live anywhere else? From West End to Moorooka, here are the best hair salons in your hood to book your 2022 mane makeover.

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Spare Studio

West End

If a new hue is on the horizon for you in 2022, Spare Studio is the place where all your dreams come true. Specialising in bright blondes and lived-in colours, this one-woman team located in West End can bring your hair back to life. Shannon’s craft speaks in volumes when it comes to movement and shape in long, layered cuts, as well as sharp precision bobs. As for Spare Studio’s signature style, bouncy texture and soft waves are her forte! You’ll love her welcoming environment where complimentary drinks are on the menu, along with an initial consultation to determine your hair goals. Together, you and your stylist will map out a plan to create a look individualised to you, as well as some at-home styling tips and recommendations on which products are going to work best for your hair. Using cruelty-free products, Spare Studio is an all-inclusive space where her pricing is gender neutral (and oh so affordable!). With a long list of accolades to her name, it’s easy to see why so many Brisbanites flock to this leafy, laidback salon!

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Lavelle Hair

Greenslopes

Exceeding far beyond beautiful hair, Lavelle is the Greenslopes salon that’s truly making a difference in the Brisbane community. The down-to-earth and talented crew here are committed to providing an accessible and welcoming environment to all. Unlike traditional salons, the boutique environment at Lavelle allows them to accommodate those with medical or religious sensitivities, as well as sensory processing needs, and are renowned for their work helping victims of domestic violence. Your little ones will be entertained in the kid’s room at no extra charge, while you get pampered away knowing you’re in expert hands. This sustainable salon is even looking out for Mother Earth and are proudly waste free.

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The Cleo Collective

Moorooka

For showstopping colour and on-trend style that will have even your mailman giving you compliments, the dream team at The Cleo Collective are the ones for the job. As finalists of the AHIA awards, they specialise in colour, balayage, and blondes, but nothing is off limits for these pros. Whether it’s subtle highlights or a high fashion colour refresh, The Cleo Collective stylists will tailor the perfect hue for you to help you embrace your natural beauty and feel your absolute best. Plus, their brand-new and expansive salon on Brissy’s southside means getting your brilliant look has never been easier!

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Kelly Elle Salon

Stones Corner

If you’re going to spend a couple of hours in a salon chair, you want to go somewhere where the staff have impeccable five-star reviews, and their experience runs over two decades. Where can you find all this? Kelly Elle Salon in Greenslopes is where all the magic happens. With a bank of lovely and loyal clients that are willing to travel all the way from the Gold Coast just to be at the hands of these great stylists, this boutique salon on the Southside has got you covered with exceptional cuts, colours, and styling. The convenient location means clients can come from all sides of the city to experience looks that will have everyone feeling fabulous. Have a few laughs with the team in between foils, there are no egos here! Just great service from a team that takes pride in what they do every single day.

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Rokstar

West End

For true rock star treatment, the aptly named Rokstar Salon in Brisbane’s West End is our go-to for ‘gram worthy cuts and colours. Led by Brodie Lee, the team have an impeccable reputation for creating award-winning styles and delivering head-turning hair on the reg. With numerous major awards under their belts, a host of celebrity clientele, and experience working at some of the biggest fashion weeks and red carpet events, it’s no wonder the team at Rokstar are recognised nationally and internationally for their work. When it comes to cuts, this team nails a sleek bob, but also have the skills to whip longer locks into a sexy power pony, too. So, sit back, enjoy your complimentary wine and cheese, and watch your epic transformation unfold.

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The Disco

Stones Corner

You may know them as Horse Meat Disco Salon, but this on-trend southside salon has had a recent makeover, and is making waves with their fresh new name, look, and feel. Located in the bustling ‘burb of Stones Corner, The Disco, led by award-wining hairdresser Mikey Forster, is renowned for producing first-class colour. From blonde to balayage, dimensional brunettes, and vivid and complex colour corrections, this boutique space is where enviable hair hues are created. Here, they’re all about making you feel part of The Disco family, starting with a warm and welcoming greeting. Laidback luxury is their style, and you’ll experience that every step of the way. Sip on complimentary drinks as your highly-skilled stylist talks to you about your hair goals, what’s possible, the maintenance, and home care recommendations. Ready to make 2022 the year you make your dream hair a reality? You know where to make it happen!

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The Lounge & Co

West End, Ormiston, Newstead

It’s all in the details at The Lounge & Co, where beautiful hair is created every day – whether it’s a subtle colour refresh, a bold new cut, or the total overhaul. With a focus on long-term results, their ‘TLC’ logo is a testament to their approach to your hair. Alongside a passion for creating beautiful locks, their reputation for their colour work, education, and hair extensions rank them as one of the best salons in South Brisbane. So, if 2022 has you craving a new look, or you’re simply looking for somewhere new to take your locks, this passionate, creative, and well-trained team of stylists have the skillset and creativity to give you the refresh you’ve been waiting for. You’ll love the luxurious in-salon experience almost as much as the new you you see in the mirror.

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David Murry Salon

South Brisbane

A salon experience hits different when you can sit back, relax and let experts like David Murry Salon bring your hair goals to life without having to micro-manage the process. That’s exactly what you can expect with a visit to this on-trend salon nestled in the heart of South Brisbane. Whatever colour, cut, or style you crave, this team will take that vision and elevate it beyond your imagination through honest consultations, innovative colouring techniques, and precision cutting skills suited to each individual. DMS client Kirsty is one of many raving fans calling out the “trust” and “high-end” factor with others mentioning the added extras of goodie bags and delicious treats. Ready to sing their praises too? Book yourself an appointment and see what the hype is all about.

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Hair By The Collective

East Brisbane

Looking good and feeling great goes beyond what’s in the mirror, and that’s the difference at the trend-savvy Hair By The Collective! This full-service boutique salon is all about tailoring an experience that’s unique to you and your hair’s needs. Want to find your signature style? The true artists here will use elevated techniques and a wealth of experience to find the look that brings out your individual beauty. From glossy brunettes to the perfectly blended balayage, to flawless bangs and shoulder-skimming lobs, every new ‘do is a masterpiece. So sit back, relax, sip your barista-made coffee and enjoy the ride.

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