Finding the right hair salon with the right hairstylist is nearly as difficult as finding the right partner. We’ve all been there, haven’t we? Walked into a hair salon blindly and walked out with the worst haircut ever. But good salons & stylists are out there waiting to be found. Whether you’re looking for a change or you’ve just fired your previous hair salon, here is a list of Malaysia’s Top 10 most voted Hair Salons to help you find the right choice.
1) Hairstory International
A trend setter trusted by people from all walks of life, today the Hairstory brand is a name that is synonymous with fine, exotic and glamorous styling. With a humble start by Derick and Leon, Hairstory has since expanded beyond Penang to multiple chain stores across top cities nationwide. With its great ideology built on love and sense of beauty, Hairstory pioneers in various new trends and creations, and has plans to form its own hair styling and hair care university in parallel with more outlets to come in Penang and KL.
2) Hair Atelier
Hair Atelier is an award-winning hair salon founded by Aaron Yap. “Atelier” is the French word which means “workshop” or “studio, so Hair Atelier loosely translates to “a hair artist’s workshop”. A place overflowing with creative ideas and energy, Hair Atelier is a full-service beauty salon dedicated in providing exceptional customer satisfaction by offering hair consultation, personalised service, quality products, and a comforting atmosphere at an affordable price. Aaron Yap and his team are sought after by many high profile clients, celebrities, corporate executives and artists.
3) Centro Hair Salon
It may have started out as a humble salon in Sungei Wang, but the name Centro now relates to luxury, artistry and unwavering service. Led by their creative director and L’Oreal Colour Trophy winner Kevin Woo, Centro Hair Salon has since upped the ante by proving that true artistry is only made possible by commitment and passion for excellence. Their ‘7-Day Promise’ program is a further testament to their service as they provide free retouching within 7 days for customers who are unsatisfied with their hairdo.
4) Miko Hair Studio
As L’Oreal Professional’s Artistic Ambassador by appointment, Miko Hair Studio and Academy is one of the very few hair salons in Malaysia recognised for excellence in styling, designing and customer satisfaction. Miko Hair Studio has built a reputation as one of the incumbents in the hairdressing industry in Malaysia and has shown rapid success over the years. The brainchild behind this business is no other than Miko Au, an award-winning hair stylist with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. It is easy to see why Miko Hair Studio is the go-to brand for confident and experienced hairdressing.
5) A Cut Above
A Cut Above is certainly more than just a clever name. In 1979, A Cut Above broke into the scene, offering hair care and styling as a total grooming package. The concept was a fresh twist, and the name took root as a hallmark of distinction. Today, A Cut Above is one of the most acclaimed and distinguished group of salons in Malaysia delivering excellent services in professional hairdressing through their outlets in Klang Valley. Founded by Winnie Loo, she has inspired her talented team to follow in her footsteps of becoming the best with deep passion and strong commitment.
6) Shawn Cutler
Shawn Cutler is a premier style studio led by award-winning hair stylist, Shawn Loong. Shawn believes that hair styles should be something personal and his fresh and dynamic approach has proven to be quite a game changer in the industry. The team of hair stylists at Shawn Cutler inherits Shawn’s traits by infusing character in their customers’ hairstyle.
7) Hairplay Salon
Hairplay Salon has a cosy and intimate setting where you can, quite literally, let your hair down. The idea of Hairplay was born as hairstylist Shaun Yap wanted a place where his talents could shine and Marion Rose Caunter was looking for the next big challenge to take on. Hairplay promises to give you an experience that feels like a million bucks, and will make sure that you look the part too.
8) Peekaboo Malaysia
Founded by the multi-talented Joe Low and Seth Tham, Peekaboo was established in 1998 in a rented premise right in the heart of Taman Tun Dr. Ismail. Peekaboo’s long presence in the hair dressing industry has made them one of the most sought after hair salons. The dedicated team at Peekaboo takes pride in making each and every one of their customers look great.
9) Andy Ho Haute Coiffure
Led by hairstyling guru Andy Ho, who has over 2 decades of experience in the industry, Andy Ho Haute Coiffure offers patrons five-star haircuts and treatments which are memorable. With Andy Ho and his wife (and partner) Florence being hands-on at their salons, you’ll be rest assured with consistent top-notch quality. Andy Ho Haute Coiffure promises a stylish, savvy and sensational experience.
10) Baptain Salon
The brand name Baptain (originating from the founder’s name, Baptain Tan) is recognised and acknowledged as the creative marque and trendsetter of the hairstyling industry. Today, Baptain is naturally associated with smooth and trendy styling. From their humble beginnings since 1988, Baptain’s passionate team of hairstylists now provides customers with a superior experience in their elegant and comfortable salon.