Top 10 Hair Salons in Penang

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Need a new haircut to kick off 2017? Or perhaps you’re due for a pampering treatment session for your hair? Whatever it is, if you’re in Penang and your tresses are practically screaming out for some attention, you can consider booking an appointment at one of the Top 10 Hair Salons in Penang.

1) Hairstory International

With over 20 years of experience and 8 branches of salons, Hairstory intends to provide the very best services, considering the stylists’ skills and trends as well as customer satisfaction. Services there include anything from the usual blow dry to elaborate styling for events. Check out their website to learn more about their locations, and you can also drop them a message directly if you’d like to find out more. | FB: Hairstory International | IG: @hairstorypenang

2) Flair Hair Salon

If you like environments inspired by all things vintage and retro, you’ll love Flair Hair Salon, which is styled that way. They can conjure up any hairdo you desire, whether you want to spruce up your man-bun with braids, or simply go in for a soothing scalp treatment. Located in Lebuh Nipah, they are open Mondays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 8.30 p.m., while on Sundays they’re open from 1.30 p.m. until 8.30 p.m.

FB: flairhairretrosalon | IG: @flair_hair_salon

3) Hair Factory International

Hair Factory currently has 5 outlets, but a “coming soon” on their Facebook page indicates there may just be more in the pipeline. This award-winning company can do up your hair in ways that will leave you feeling like a brand-new person, from treatments, cuts, perms, or even just a simple re-styling. Happy customers point to their friendly staff and good service as reasons to visit them.

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4) Twiggy Salon

Get glam at Twiggy Salon, they have two branches right now. One is located at Pulau Tikus, and the other at Red Rock Hotel which is on the famed Macalister Road. Their salons are open daily, though they close a little earlier on Sundays, so be sure to confirm timing with them when you make an appointment. They specialize in all forms of hair services, like cuts, colouring, and perming.

FB: ilovetwiggysalon | IG: @twiggysalon

5) Harvest Hair Salon

This Bayan Baru salon is open six days a week (they are closed on Tuesdays), from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Reviews point out their talented stylists, as well as affordable services and sense of professionalism. Go wild and get yourself a new dye job with some of their funky psychedelic colours, or simply have a haircut. Whatever it is, you’ll be in safe hands.

FB: Harvest Hair Salon | IG: @harvesthairsalon

6) Aire Hair Studio

Looking sleek and stylish part of your 2017 goals? Let Aire Hair Studio take you there. Their services include everything from simple hair wash to restyling, treatment and colouring. Their team works closely with Shisheido’s for training and to keep updated on styling trends, thus resulting in a culture that is modern and chic. Their salon is located at Jalan Desiran Tanjung, so call to make an appointment. | FB: airehairstudio | IG:

7) H.I Signature Salon & Academy
Hair Salons in Penang

H.I Signature Salon is located at Penang Times Square and their services include, haircut, wash & blow, digital perms, straightening and colouring. Besides this, they also have a hair academy, which means they put the utmost importance on quality of service at the salon too. They believe knowledge is power, so you can be assured that getting your hair done there will result in something fabulous from those who know the craft well. | FB: hairimpression | IG: @hi_signature

8) Essential Hair Specialist
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Essential Hair Specialist can be found on the 3rd floor of Prangin Mall. They are open every day, except for Wednesdays. Guys and girls will be happy to know that the staff are well-equipped to create a number of modern and fashionable hairstyles that will make you the envy of your peers. And if that’s too “out there”, they can even do something more suited to a professional environment.

FB: EssentialHairSpecialist | IG: @essentialhairspecialist

9) Garçons Privè

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This salon is open every day, and is located at Butterworth Business City Centre. Leave your tresses in the good hands of the team at Garçons Privè, and you won’t regret it. From stylish pixie cuts, to neon shades hidden from plain sight if you need it to be, this salon uses products by L’oreal Professional to glam up your hair. You’ll definitely enjoy their classy environment, which should leave you at ease.

FB: Garçons Privè | IG: @garcons_salon

10) Baptain Hair Salon
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“Fine, exotic and glamorous styling”, these are the qualities that Baptain Hair Salon is associated with. Since 1988, founder Baptain Tan has been the force behind the salon that is now renowned nationwide and even regionally. Today, they have 5 salons in Penang, and an impressive client roster, including celebrities like Amber Chia and Wilber Pan.  They also sell Wella products, being the first Wella Concept Salon in the Northern Region. | FB: baptainsalon | IG: @baptain_hairsalon

That’s not all! More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered!

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