Chop, Chop! We’ve Got The Scoop On Brisbane’s Best Hair Stylists
For good hair days, everyday!
They say change is as good as a holiday, and nothing makes you feel as fresh as a crisp, clean haircut.
If you’re in the mood to change up your style, look no further! We’ve gone and found Brisbane’s best hair stylists who are killing it in the mane game with crisp, clean, and oh-so-chic cuts and styles for 2022.
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Taking to the salon floor at the tender age of 13, award-winning Urban Chic owner Amy Gaudie has worked in the UK, Germany and now Australia, so you know you’re in some of the most capable hands in Brisbane taking a seat at her salon. With Amy at the helm, it’s no wonder they’ve pulled together a team of 7 highly trained and dedicated stylists, with awards to boot, including Queensland’s Best Hairdresser two years running. With their combined wealth of knowledge and expertise, Urban Chic focuses on creating a space that delivers exceptional results and customer service that’ll have you craving your next visit. From ‘gram-worthy balayage to glossy treatments and sleek cuts, these guys have more than earned their spot!
With over 15 years’ experience in the industry, it’s no surprise that the director of Renzo Salon only hires the best, with the salons stylists having trained at some of the country’s best salons, such as Joey Scandizzo. With experience and talent to boot, you’ll know you’re in great hands as soon as you take a seat. Specialising in luxurious multi-dimensional colours and on-trend cuts, these scissor-masters will have you in awe as they work their magic on your tresses. So, take a seat and indulge yourself in a luxury experience, with head-turning results and great advice on at-home care to keep your new ‘do looking fresh.
Zen Hair Skin and Body
For any occasion you have planned, Zen Hair can create a look that turns heads for all the right reasons! As an all-in-one hair and beauty salon, these talented stylists have the skills and experience you need to transform your locks into a true work of art. Whether you’re after a bold flick or soft up-do, your Zen stylist will take the time to understand your hair goals and work with your hair to create a style you’ll adore. Plus, your hair isn’t the only one who can feel the love at Zen, as they offer waxing, tinting, facials, and other beauty services from their in-house qualified beauty therapist.
Hairytales Hair Salon
Let your individuality shine with the help of the incredible team at Hairytales! From buns that look oh-so-effortless and the dreamiest beachy waves packed with bounce, the cutting edge styles that leave this chic salon turn heads for all the right reasons. Event days will be a breeze when you visit a Hairytales’ chair, as you kick back with teas, coffees, snacks, or a sneaky cocktail on Fridays. Using world-class products specifically chosen to match your hair type and needs, you’ll find all the inspo you need across their gorgeous Instagram. They even offer lash tinting, brow tinting, and brow waxing if you’re after a complete makeover!
Conveniently nestled under Style HQ, Revolution is our go-to for a lunch break pick-me-up, so you best believe they have the best stylists in town! Mastering the art of visual sculpting, the team here create looks that have beauty built into their structure. From edgy mullets to dreamy waves and showstopping wolf cuts, the pro stylists are armed with tips and tricks to craft flawless layers and shapes, designed to bring out the best in your features. Spoiler: you’re going to want to rock your look all day every day, which is why styling tools are available for purchase and the Revolution Instagram is full of hair hacks for even the most wannabe hairdresser!
For the busy bee on the go, Hey Hair is here to make looking your best truly effortless! The younger sibling of the renowned Togninis is already sweeping the awards scene, with senior stylist Louise Graham taking out three nominations for her gorgeous looks, including Avant-Garde Hairdresser of the Year and New Creative Talent. In other words, your locks are in very good hands when you take a seat in this chic space. With a passion for creating hair that embraces the fun and playful energy that pumps through Hey Hair, your new ‘do will have you feeling like your happiest you!
Hannah Kate Hair
No job is too big for the friendly pros at Hannah Kate Hair! Priding themselves on the diversity of hair that comes through their beautiful salon doors, this team have the skills and attention to detail you need to make your hair dreams come true. Whether you’re ready for the big chop or have an event on the horizon, book an appointment at Hannah Kate Hair and sip on a delicious complimentary cocktail as they work their expert magic. Clients are family here, so the team will make sure to carefully understand your hair goals before bringing them to life using only the best products to ensure you’re feeling your best on the inside and out!
Elysium Hair Brisbane
Whether it’s a bouncy blow out or a slick-as-can-be ‘do, the styling skills found in this salon are sure to knock your socks off. With three members on the 2021 GHD Style squad, Elysium has cemented its spot at the helm of the industry. Offering a full-service experience, your stylist will be matched to you based on technical and behavioural elements to ensure you’re on the same page throughout your entire hair journey. Can’t imagine your dream look? No biggie, because Elysium has a Piiq – a magic mirror that analyses your features and matches them with celebrities, to help you choose a style that suits your face shape, skin tone, eye colour, and lifestyle!
Elizabeth JJ’s on the Avenue
For a gorgeous look that will have you and the planet feeling good, Elizabeth JJ’s is the team for the job. Using sustainable products, this salon is best known for creating wearable styles that suit each client’s personal lifestyle. Whether it’s for a wedding, formal, or just a pick-me-up, this salon is a safe place for all walks of life and will listen to your needs to ensure your dream look becomes a reality. Not only does this salon create beautiful hair on the daily, but they only use organic colours and products to ensure a minimal impact on our environment!
Co and Pace Salons
As one of Brisbane’s most acclaimed hair institutions, the team at Co and Pace Salons led by founder, owner, and creative director (aka The Man) Justin Pace, employ some of the best hairdressers and stylists around town, so your hair is in the utmost safest of hands. Going a step above to create a personalised style based on your aesthetic and way of life, you’ll be taking selfies for days with your fresh and enviable hair. The number of familiar faces who’ve stayed with Co and Pace Salons for years (if not decades) is a testament to the quality of work that permeates everything they do. It’s little wonder they’ve built a solid reputation as one of the best hairdressers Brisbane has to offer.
Kelly Elle Salon
Ask a friend whose hair you admire which stylist they go to, they’re guaranteed to answer ‘Kelly Elle Salon!’ When you find a great stylist, they’re someone that will take the time to listen to what you want. Sounds like a no-brainer, right? But this is where the Kelly Elle Salon team is a cut above the rest. Making clients feel comfortable and examining their hair carefully is at the top of their list when it comes to a first impression. It’s not only just about your complexion, either. Making sure your cut and colour suit the colours and makeup you wear on a daily basis is what you can expect from these savvy stylists. Not to mention, whether you’re there for a long or short appointment, their easy access salon has free parking available so you can sit back, relax, and walk out with the confidence you deserve.
Nailing looks since 2003, the brilliant team at Sabe Hair have all the tricks up their sleeve. Known for their seamless balayage, classic cuts, and gorgeous foil work that always results in healthy, shiny hair, these stylists are all about working with your natural hair form. Curly girl? They’ll give you a style that complements your hair’s natural bounce. On the finer side? You’ll be treated to a haircut that creates the volume and body of your dreams! When it comes to styling products, the Sabe Hair team know that less is more, as their skilled techniques will do the heavy lifting. With a trusty Cloud 9 iron in hand that allows them to set the temperature that works for your hair, there’s nothing these guys can’t do!
Frankie and Billi’s Luxury Hair Boutique
A luxurious one-on-one experience awaits you at this boutique salon, where beautiful style is the norm. Owner Niamh and her team are dedicated to delivering a five-star service for you and your locks, taking into consideration your hair goals and individual features to create a look that works with you and for you. As Wella master colourists, all hair types are welcome to Frankie and Billi’s, with over 20 years in the hair industry to rely on. From everyday glam to show-stopping styles, these qualified hairdressers possess the skills and the passion to go the lengths for your new favourite ‘do!
With stylist extraordinaire Brodie Lee behind the helm at Rokstar Salon, saying you’re in capable hands would be an understatement. Having worked backstage at New York and Sydney fashion weeks as well as red carpet events, Brodie Lee as more than a handful of famous faces who adore her stylist skills. With an incredibly talented, and highly trained team alongside her, it’s no wonder they’ve earned the impeccable reputation they have. If you’re looking for a style overhaul – be it a fresh new colour for summer, or a wow-worthy cut that’s certain to turn a few heads – the team at Rokstar Salon are well worth a consultation. Visiting their funky inner-city salon in West End you’ll be treated to a one-on-one chat to ensure the team know exactly what you’re looking for before they craft you a new look that’ll meet all your dream hair goals.
Ms Francis Hair
No compliment is bigger to a hair stylist when a client says ‘do whatever’, knowing they have full confidence in their competence, and this team have full bragging rights when it comes to that sentiment! At Ms Francis Hair, beautiful cuts, colours, and styles are created on the daily, with clients flaunting on-trend looks all across Brisbane. Taking into account your skin tone, face shape, and eye colour, Ms Francis Hair stylists create healthy, easy-to-maintain hair styles that enhance your features. From sleek sharp bobs to layered length and everything in between, this highly-trained, educated and award-winning team love to produce shiny, eye-catching bespoke creations for all their beloved clients.
Whether it’s a bouncy blow dry or a sleek up-do, you’re sure to look your best when the multi award-winning hairdressers at Vogue Nationale work their magic. As highly sought-after stylists in both national and international fashion weeks, the team are ahead of the curve on all the trends and will tailor a look to suit your individual features and needs. Kick back in the relaxed and comfortable environment, as decades of experience are honed into expert techniques that will transform your hair into a flattering look, working with your natural texture. With a range of incredible stylists on hand to suit all budgets, Vogue Nationale is the exceptional salon and service you deserve!
Alcyon Hair & Beauty
Flaunt your best self 365 days a year when you become a client of Alcyon Hair & Beauty. At this boutique salon, they specialise in producing beautifully styled manes on the daily, whether that’s a short blunt or textured cut, or mermaid-like long layered looks. With a staff that can uplift and transform your hair into a work of art, it’s easy to see why so many flock to this salon for a freshen up. Bouncy waves are their forte, and with a slew of premium styling products from hair brands like Oribe and R+Co on hand, rocking full, bouncy waves has never been easier. One look at their Instagram, and you’ll be flooded with images of shiny, healthy, hairstyles to suit all hair types. You’ll love their variety when it comes to knowing what hairstyle will compliment you best, so be sure to book an appointment next time you feel like treating yourself!
Since 2012, The Disco (formerly known as Horse Meat Disco Salon) has been transforming Brisbane hair into works of art. Their diverse range of clients travel from far and wide to get their Disco dose – whether that’s a new hair hue, a refresh, or a cutting-edge style. Led by Mikey Forster, who won gold for colour specialist at the Wella Trend Vision Australia competition, and placed third globally in balayage colour work, this team invest heavily in their skills, and as a result, produce some of the best hairdos about town. From dimensional blondes and brunettes, to sun-kissed low maintenance blends, and everything in between, The Disco crew are all about creating beautiful colours, soft styles, and precision cuts that don’t compromise the health of your hair. Using quality products and hair tools, they know what works best on your locks to make your style a stand out! From letting your waves set and cool before styling for longevity, to blow-drys that give you volume, their craft is what sets them apart. Want to flaunt on-trend hair on the reg? Book in for a classic blowout and see what all the fuss is about!
No other salon boasts a slew of highly-talented staff like EdwardsAndCo, all ready and waiting to transform your mop into a masterpiece. From shaggy cuts, to classic blow outs, and beachy waves, this team can do it all! One quick peek at their Instagram account, and you’ll see image after image of incredible colours and styles. Their signature loose waves are a force to witness, making easy, breezy, beach-babe locks look effortlessly cool in an understated way. And their craft isn’t just for girls after waves, either. Curls are big in this salon, and they want you to flaunt your natural bounce day in, day out. Got an event coming up you want to feel fancy for? Book a styling sesh or blowout with this crew and get to know what all the fuss is about!
If you’ve succumbed to the trending bob and shag cuts, curtain bangs, and revived layered styles, make sure you’ve nabbed an appointment at Rixon Hair. Specialising in luxe styles, and on-trend colour, this team are at the forefront of their industry in their craft. Be it a sleek, sharp cut or something softer with layer and dimension, these artists are masters when it comes to creating head-turning hair. In 2022, take your ‘do to the next level, and love your locks beyond the in-salon experience. Whether you know the exact direction you want to take with your hair, or just need a little guidance in finding the most flattering look for you, this expert team places great emphasis on creating a bespoke style that’ll enhance your natural beauty. Embrace your uniqueness with a look that reflects your individual style – the future you awaits!
Biscuit Hair Studio
Located in the heart of Bulimba on the bustling Oxford St is Biscuit Hair Studio – a haven for beautiful hair. Turning everyday locks into works of art thanks to their expert styling techniques, quality products and tools, and insider secrets, let the team at Biscuit give your mane the makeover it’s been waiting for. Masters of a bouncy, round brush blow wave, as well as waves that hold (yes, even in humidity!), the team at Biscuit are always at the top of their game. While their experienced staff can tame even the most unruly of locks, they love it best when you bring in inspiration pictures, so they can guarantee you leave with the exact look you came in for. Book a style with this team and see what all the fuss is about!
LALA Hair Studio
When these master stylists have their GHD tools in hand, you know you’re about to be treated to a head-turning style that will have your confidence brimming out the door! LALA Hair Studio is a luxurious and modern salon with an upbeat atmosphere and passion for giving you a personalised experience. From start to finish, the team will focus entirely on your needs and wants, beginning with a consultation that always incorporates images, so you know you’re both on the same page. From there, their skills will pave the way to your absolute satisfaction, whether you’re after a glamorous up do or soft bouncy waves to suit any occasion.