Lighten Your Locks With Our Picks Of BNE’s Best Blonde Specialists

From brassy to brilliant!

By Style Beauty Journos | 3rd February 2022

Calling all blonde bombshells! 

While blondes might have more fun, it’s no secret that keeping light-toned locks looking healthy, glossy, and perfectly creamy is a mission at the best of times. 

Whether you’re after an icy cool shade or feel like flaunting a warm honey hue, finding the right colourist to bring your luscious blonde vision to life is crucial. 

From golden goddess to platinum princess, these Brisbane blonde specialists will achieve your perfect shade in no time.

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Urban Chic


Home of Queensland’s Hairdresser of the Year for 2020 and 2021, this boutique salon is where hair dreams come true. From buttery highlights to fiery strawberry hues, the team take the time to understand your lifestyle, budget, and commitment to ongoing appointments and create bespoke blonde shades perfectly suited to you. Whether you’re a blonde wanting to brighten your tresses for summer, or looking to start your journey to lighter hair, this salon is the place to get expert advice and a customised experienced, all in one of the most welcoming and beautiful salons in the city. Did we mention their VIP membership program? You’ll earn points just for letting them work their magic on your hair, talk about win-win!

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Renzo Salon

Fortitude Valley

Specialising in low-maintenance blonde creations and balayage, a trip to Renzo Salon feels like a mini holiday, and will leave you looking like you’ve stepped off the Amalfi Coast with the effortless, lived-in blonde colour these talented stylists are renowned for. Nestled in the heart of Fortitude Valley, the team at Renzo are connoisseurs of the warm, natural blonde, knowing that toning is the key to the classic low-maintenance blonde that isn’t going anywhere any time soon. Working with your underlying pigment, the stylists work to achieve a tone that’s the ideal shade for your skin and lifestyle. With a huge range of Kevin Murphy products on offer, the team will also kit you out with everything you need to maintain your look long after your visit.

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Sol Hair


We all know that blondes have more fun, but as a blonde, you’ll also know that finding the right hairdresser to maintain those golden locks can be tricky. It’s no secret that lightening hair is a true art, luckily for us lighter ladies, the team at Sol Hair are some of the best in the ‘biz when it comes to maintaining healthy blonde hair. Whether you’re going light for the first time or looking for a little summer highlight, the colour connoisseurs at Sol Hair are our go-to for the perfect buttery blondes, low-key lowlights or vibrant platinums. For all the hair-inspo you need, take a quick scroll through their Instagram for a selection of some of their hair magic.

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Trendz Hair Studio

Cleveland, Bundall, Marina Mirage

Love flaunting locks that look like they’ve been on holidays? Well, you’ve come to the right place! At Trendz Hair Studio, holiday locks are their specialty. Working with everything from platinum and honey to champagne blush and dirty blonde tones, the gifted team here have no shortage of knowledge on what tones are trending right now, and which ones will suit you best. The perfect blonde hue is waiting for you here! Whether you’re a first-time blonde or golden veteran, these trendsetters are true experts, and will take your vision to a whole new level. 

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Cobelle Creative


From lived-in hues to colour that’s blended to perfection, personalising all their blondes is at the forefront of Cobelle Creative’s work. You’ll find they aren’t only about creating your perfect shade, but perfecting the entire experience! You’ll instantly be greeted by amazing staff with an infectiously upbeat energy, who are ready to collaborate with you to find the best blonde hue to suit you. It’s no wonder why this star-filled crew won Australia Salon Team of the Year in 2020. Not to mention, it’s owned by five-time Australian Colour Technician of the Year finalist, Kristie Kesic. So, you can bet that your dream blonde and luscious locks will be found in the hands of true specialists who have trained and studied in this industry for years.

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Mi Color


As Brisbane’s luxury colour specialists, it comes at no surprise that the expert team at Mi Color Hair Specialists do an incredible blonde! By taking into account your skin tone, lifestyle, and face shape, the talented pros will create the blonde of your dreams that complements your individual features. Plus, lightening up doesn’t have to come at the cost of your locks, as Mi Color have the technology to conduct an analysis of your hair and scalp condition to give you a blonde transformation best suited for you. Kick back in the Tranquil Room and take your pick from the bar menu, as the friendly team pamper you to perfection!

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Lavelle Hair


Embrace the blonde life with help of a talented team who are truly looking out for you at Lavelle Hair. With world-class training and a passion for inspiring confidence through their work, the family-friendly salon will take the time to understand your vision in a complimentary 30-minute consultation, before using the very best Australian owned and made products to bring it to life. Everyone is more than welcome to experience the Lavelle difference, and they can even accommodate for medical or religious sensitivities, as well as autism or sensory processing needs. Of course, the perfect blonde takes time, which is why they even have a kid’s room to keep the little ones busy!

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Hairytales Hair Salon

Wavell Heights

When you look up the term ‘blonde bombshell’, this salon is sure to be the definition! Hairytales lives and breathes dreamy blondes – in fact, most of the talented stylists here are rocking the look themselves. The journey to achieve your perfect hue will be completely seamless under their multi award-winning hands, as they’ve nailed their techniques, processes, and use only the very best products to create your desired look while prioritising your hair’s health. Mastering every colour on the blonde spectrum (and beyond), whether you’re after a crisp white or sun-kissed gold, excellence is the everyday standard at Hairytales.

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Bach Hair


Breathe new life into your hair with an iconic blonde from Bach Hair! With over 30 years of experience behind them, you can kick back in your salon chair confident the expert team here have nailed the process inside and out. Using renowned Wella, System Professional and Kevin Murphy products to ensure your dream look doesn’t compromise the health of your hair, these local legends will not only give you a fresh new hue, but the texture and dimension you need to let your hair shine. Bach Hair’s reputation truly speaks for itself, with their skills and expert eye highly sought-after at Melbourne Fashion Week and even New York, so you’ll be treated to a trendy transformation you can’t get enough of!

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Ink For Hair


As the winners of the Loreal Colour Trophy International Award for Australia against 60 other countries, it comes as no surprise that the talented team at Ink For Hair do a damn good blonde! Your well trained and energetic stylist will ensure the road to your perfect hue is the cruisiest ride you’ve ever taken, carefully explaining the process to you. As experts at multi-dimensional zone toning to add the right amount of depth, paired with their precision cutting it’s a match made in heaven. While it may take a few visits, you’ll be rushing back just to sit in their Japanese basins – they’re more comfortable than your bed!

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Revolution Hairdressing


The blonde hue that suits you is waiting by the creative hands of the Revolution specialists. With the highest standard of service packed into every relaxing visit, the friendly crew will listen to your hair goals, before letting their passion pave the way to a tone that suits you in every way. The health of your hair is priority number one, so the team use only the best like Wella, Kevin Murphy, Balmain, Oribe, and Alterna. Just one scroll through their curated Instagram will give you all the hair inspo you need before you visit the boutique space and be treated to the blonde transformation of your dreams.

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Fortitude Valley

Blonde babes are no strangers to Togninis – the award-winning hair salon that has been revolutionising Brisbane hair for over 30 years. The diverse and creative crew of colour specialists – who recently took out 2021 Salon Team of the Year – have mastered the art of blonde to create the dream hue for any client who walks through their doors. They know creating the perfect blonde means something different to everyone, which is why they take the time to understand your goals and craft the colour that suits you most. The path to blonde can be a long one, so Togninis will make it even more enjoyable with neighbourhood coffee or a glass of bubbles, and the company of a friendly team of pros who truly love what they do! 

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Hannah Kate Hair


The creamiest and brightest blondes you have ever seen are just the norm at Hannah Kate Hair, who are the go-to for a new you. The bubbly trio of colour specialists are all about helping their clients feel their absolute best and will take the time to understand your vision before making it a reality. Kick back with a complimentary cocktail in hand, as the team combine world-class techniques with the best products in the biz to maintain the integrity of your hair while crafting your best look yet. From the perfect melting moment to dimensional blondes that look effortlessly sun kissed, it’s no wonder why they have the most loyal clientele in Brissy!

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The Cleo Collective


As the best colourists in the biz, The Cleo Collective is a no-brainer when it comes to achieving your dream blonde. The AHIA finalists are the masters of blonde in every hue, taking the time to do a thorough consultation so they can craft the colour of your dreams to suit your skin tone and lifestyle. Once everyone’s on board with the shade, they’ll work on your tresses with expert techniques and world-class products, finishing up with after-care tips to ensure your hair is in top-notch condition until your next visit to their new and expansive salon. Blondes really do have more fun here!

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Elysium Hair Brisbane

Brisbane City

From platinum to gold and everything in between, Elysium will give you the perfect blonde shade to complement your features. Going lighter has never been easier than with the help of this expert team, who have studied up on all the master techniques to ensure your hair is looking and feeling its best. Specialising in freehand and customised colouring, Elysium will carefully craft a dimensional blonde with an attention to detail like no other. Whether you’re after a low maintenance refresh or ready for a drastic change, the team will make sure you and your hair are prepared for anything!

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Black Avenue Hairdressing


Warm, creamy, and complexion-enhancing blondes are all the rage at this boutique salon. Not only are the talented team masters of perfecting blonde in every tone, but they’ve also cracked the code to achieving the perfect salon environment. Each professionally trained stylist does a personalised service for every client to ensure your perfect blonde shade is found, with their rule of thumb being to never over-bleach with blonding but rather enhance the natural undertones of your locks. Plus, their K18 treatments in between lightening services are the ideal ultimate refresh for both natural and new blondes. It’s official, Black Avenue Hairdressing has mastered the art of every type of beautiful blonde hue!

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Kelly Elle Salon

Stones Corner

Every blonde knows that it’s a milestone in life when you trust that special someone to tone your creamy colour and golden highlights. It takes a seriously skilled stylist to perfect the right shades, and this is where Kelly Elle Salon shines in the colour chair. Being specialists in the art of blonde means their attention to detail for highlights, baby lights, and every light in-between is huge. Whether it’s a short and edgy colour or something with a little more bounce and body, you’re in the right hands with these creative colourists who have refined their technique over many years. From micro foiling methods and soft hand painting, bring your complexion to life with the care and charisma from this Southside salon that will leave your blonde in beautiful condition.

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West End

Blondes, colour corrections, and foils are Rokstar’s forte, so much so that their enviable list of celebrity clientele keep coming back again and again. Whether you’re looking to refresh your summer blonde or embrace a fresh new look with a head of foils, the award-wining team of stylists will craft you a multi-dimensional look certain to turn heads. From ash, to butter or rose-tinted hues, the team will mix a blonde perfectly tailored to your skin tone, eye colour, and overall look, ensuring that the end result epitomises hair goals. But don’t just take our word for it, a quick scroll through their enviable Insta feed will show you exactly the magic this team creates and give you the inspiration you need for your next visit – so, start bookmarking your faves! If it’s good enough for the celebs, you better believe it’s good enough for us!

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Cameo Rose Hair Boutique

Wavell Heights

When it comes to finding a superstar colourist, blondes know just how tricky it can be. Luckily for blondes in Brisbane, the team at Cameo Rose Hair Boutique have it down pat! With 11 expert colourists in-house, new clients can expect to sit down with an experienced member of staff who’s ready to listen to exactly what you want, and tailor a golden hue specifically for you. Embracing multi-tonal shades to emphasise dimension, as well as root stretches for a lived-in, low maintenance look, the Cameo Rose Hair stylists have your hair in safe hands. Not only are the team incredibly well versed in crafting the perfect blonde, they’ll also educate you on the best ways to keep your hair salon-fresh between visits with the best products for happy, healthy hair.

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Orb Hair & Beauty

New Farm

There’s truly a blonde for everyone, and this attentive, talented team of stylists will find yours! From a pre-visit consultation to a bespoke image plan,Orb Hair will ensure your blonde journey is a success, through foils, baby lights, balayage, colour melts, and glosses. The results? Soft, sexy, and lived-in colour! Prescriptive bonders, treatments, and homecare are also a big part of the Orb experience to maintain optimal hair strength and shine. Creating beautiful looks since 1999, owner Deborah Paton makes sure only the brightest and kindest talent get a place on this team, so you get the best of care.

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Fluid The Color Salon

Camp Hill

What’s the trick to flaunting dreamy blonde hair? Knowing that there are a range of varying tones, and no one shade is going to work on all hair types, of course! At Fluid The Color Salon, your blonde options are endless, and the wide spectrum of hues to choose from is your best chance at creating a look that’s as individual as you are. From platinum to sun-kissed golden, violet, barely-there-blonde and so many more, this team will help you identify the best shade for you. Using clean, premium quality colour ranges and products, your locks will love the transformation process that also promises to maintain the health of your hair.

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Vogue Nationale


Find your perfect blonde hue with the help of multi award-winning hairdressers who have mastered their craft on both the national and international stage! From Australian Hairdresser of the Year to Australian and New Zealand Beauty Stylist of the Year, Vogue Nationale are a team of highly sought-after pros, ready to turn their wealth of experience into your best blonde yet. Past and current trends will be fused and adapted to suit your individual features while maintaining the integrity of your hair, so you can strut out with the hair of your dreams that’s sure to go the length. Using only the best in the biz like K18 and Kevin Murphy, Vogue Nationale proves the best blonde is a healthy blonde!

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The Lounge & Co

Newstead, Ormiston, West End

For those after the ultimate buttery, brighter blonde hue, The Lounge & Co is the place to seek it. With three luxury salons, you’ll feel as though you’re in seventh heaven while you wait for your dream colour to take hold. This team firmly believes that the perfect blonde comes down to customisation, and they’ll take their time to ensure they get your shade down to perfection. Sit back in style as they take your locks to new heights with highly trained staff who are experts in their field. From your colour to your haircare and style, the salon experience at The Lounge & Co is an unforgettably indulgent one. Best of all, this team wants to help you keep your colour in check long after you’ve left, with education on how to maintain and care for your locks between salon visits. Although with an experience this good, you’ll be looking for any excuse to come back…

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Saint + Bridge


According to The Ultimate Blonde Hair Colour Guide, there are over 40 shades of blonde hair. They run the gamut from golden blonde to strawberry blonde, caramel blonde and white blonde, but regardless of whether you want to liven up your light locks or go from naturally dark to deliciously blonde, the pros at Saint + Bridge are here to help you have more fun going to the light side! Considering your complexion, eye colour, or whether you want to break the rules completely, Saint + Bridge have highly skilled colourists well versed in Lakmé, Olaplex, Evo, and Cloud Nine products to get you where you want your blonde to be. Using quality trained micro foiling to achieve the smoothest colours, their space is just as fresh as their work! With natural lush plants, fresh flowers, and delightful touches of décor throughout the salon, feeling relaxed is a guarantee – and what’s better when you’re in the chair for a few hours?

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David Murry Salon

South Brisbane

There is no need to stress your tresses out when it comes to going blonde. Whether it’s a suggestion of lightening or an all-over icy white makeover, it’s easily done with a personalised service from the team at David Murry Salon. With brighter, lighter blonde hues set to dominate this year, DMS client Leticia sums it up perfectly, calling out the need for an “angel on your blonde journey”. So, if you are feeling daring or you haven’t found your bona fide blonde expert yet, book yourself an appointment with one of DMS’ four senior colourists at this boutique salon who’ll show you why blondes really do have more fun!

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