Best Indie Afro Hair Salons For Colour In London
Need a hair colour? A brand new hue? Or simply a root regrowth retouch. Push the boundaries with standout shades. Blue is the front-runner, this year, but whatever hue you decide upon, these are the best afro hair salons for colour in London. In no particular order but watch out for The KOL Social team member favourites.
Hype Coiffure, 186 Lavender Hill, London SW11 5TQ
An award-winning natural hair salon, Hype Coiffure offers a variety of natural hairstyles such as cornrows for both male and female, they also offer bespoke organic treatments specially designed for natural hair such as scalp, moisture and protein. Colouring includes: highlights, correction and block colours. Prices start at £30 for semi-permanent colour.
VickSenStyles, Peckham Palms, Unit 1, Peckham Palm Arcade, 14 Bournemouth Cl, Peckham, London SE15 4PB
A professional freelance stylist with 15 years experience, Vicki is also a barber for both men and women. Winner of the coveted title of ‘Colourist of The Year’ at the Black Beauty & Hair Awards (2011) she is a freelancer but is also based in London’s Peckham Palms. Well know for her signature bold colours. Prices start at £45 for semi -permanent colour. Featured in The KOL Social Magazine.
Junior Green, 55 Kensington Church St, London W8 4BA
Award-winning stylists that are highly trained in afro hair cutting, styling, colouring and treatments. Junior Green creates exceptional hair styles, designed to enhance your natural beauty. They will listen carefully to you and draw upon decades of experience to deliver the perfect afro hairstyle for you. They offer highlights and lowlights, toning, balayage and ombre. Prices start at £60 for semi-permanent colour.
Elite Hair Lounge, Sidney Store, Sidney Rd, London SW9 0TS
Elite Hair Lounge has stylists dedicated to providing clients with healthy hair. This is achieved by not only creating unique and beautiful hairstyles, but by educating clients on personal hair care, aftercare and general hair regimes. Colouring includes half and full head highlights, balayage and ombre. Prices start at £20 for gloss/toner.
First Glance Hair Salon, 334 Brockley Rd, Brockley, London SE4 2BT
First Glance unisex hair salon offers a wide range of services and treatments to suit every hair type from Afro, Asian to European. Whether you are after the perfect colour, a bold cut or dramatic hair extensions, the hairdressers offer exceptional service and aftercare advice. Includes half and full head highlights and permanent colour. Established since 1988, prices start at £30 for half head highlights. *Reviewed In The KOL Social Issue 5
Afrotherapy, 235 Fore St, London N18 2TZ
Afrotherapy stylists are renowned for their expert knowledge of multi-textured mixed race hair which allows them to create the perfect hairstyle for afro hair. They are highly trained in straightening afro hair, softening afro curls and relaxing afro or multi-textured hair. Colouring includes half and full head highlights, tint and regrowth. Prices start at £19.50 for colour mousse.
My Hair Bar, 22 Warren Street, London W1T 5LU
Established in 2015, My Hair Bar offers a bespoke and personalised service to its clients, who receive the benefit of over thirty years experience amongst the salon’s award winning team. My Hair Bar stylists are both professional and conscientious in ensuring their clients receive the best possible service specialising in both vegetable and permanent colouring, and half and full head highlights. Prices start at £70 for vegetable colour.
Mimi et Mina, 16 Needham Road, London, W11 2RP
Mimi et Mina is a luxury black hair salon located in Notting Hill. This boutique salon offers a very cosy, elegant and private environment for a high quality of services from blow-dry to cutting, colour, advanced hair treatment, relaxer, Brazilian blow-dry and more. Colouring services include semi-permanent colour, full head tint and balayage. Prices start at £55 for toner.
Hiikuss Hair, 16 Needham Road, London, W11 2RP
Established in 2004, Hiikuss Hair Salon has evolved to become one of the best afro hair salons in Camberwell, South London. Their secret to success is the provision of excellent customer care and keeping abreast with the latest hair treatment in afro hair and beauty to ensure that you look and feel fantastic. Colouring includes semi/demi colour, temporary, half and full head highlights. Prices start at £45 for semi-permanent colour.
By The KOL Social Hair Editor: Rahel Tesfai
Rahel Tesfai is the founder and CEO of FroHub, the appointment booking platform empowering black women to find and book hair and beauty appointments online. FroHub is reshaping the hugely fragmented, offline, and under-served black hair industry. FroHub was one of 10 startups selected to be part of Google’s Female Founders Accelerator, and has already been featured in Forbes and the Evening Standard. Rahel was also named as one of 2020’s “Most Influential Women in UK Tech” by ComputerWeekly.com. Find out more about Frohub.
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