Most of us have gone to get our hair done, so we know the importance of the vibe, the service, and the end results. Toronto has many hidden gems, as well as established salons that bring us nothing but the best when it comes to our hair care. Of course: the cooler, the better.
If you're looking for a new salon, or just curious what the city has to offer, check out our list of Toronto's trendiest for your hair needs.
Photo cred- @axeandhatchet
1. Axe & Hatchet Grooming Club // 101 Yorkville Ave.
Just about the coolest vibe you can ask for. Sit down, relax, and get ready to look sharp. A&H makes sure that everyone that leaves is the most satisfied they can be, as well as happy amongst the friendliest staff. Old school barber shop meets modern hair aficionados, the best of the best.
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2. Jalouse Hair // 2467 Yonge St.
Light, bright, and efficient hair care. Jalouse welcomes you in with its warm interior, extending excellent service to all its customers. When people are passionate about their craft, you can see it, and Jalouse is evidence of that.
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3. Salon Collage // 1750 The Queensway
If you're looking for an all-in-one salon, you're in luck. The talented stylists here offer excellence in hair, make-up, beauty essentials, and even spa treatments. They work for top-notch results, and that's why you can expect to leave more than content.
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4. Blowdry Lounge // 1343 Yonge St.
An ultra cool place with affordable hair services? Say no more! Blowdry lounge offers modern and trendy decor, with great service and skilled hair specialists. They also offer event options for you, as well as in-home service if need be. But of course, in-salon is the best feeling.
Photo cred- Flip
5. Flip Hair Design // 1300 Bay St.
They offer the basics in hair essentials, as well as colour, highlights, and whatever your hair desires are. If you're looking for something a bit different, they are open to inquiries, which is awesome. You can feel the comforts of home, and yet the luxury of a hair salon, all in one place.
Photo cred- @gratefulhead
6. Grateful Head // 231 Roncesvalles Ave OR 1594 Dundas St W
Definitely the place to go for a funky new look. Grateful Head offers two locations for whichever fits your local needs, and offers a chic decor with talented and cool stylists. Going for a fun new colour? Next stop, Grateful Head!
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7. Garrison's // 254 Niagara St.
Back to basics in the barber shop aesthetic. Whether you're looking for a quick cut, or a full treatment with a shave, you can't go wrong at Garrison's. Prices here are also hard to beat, so who doesn't love that?
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8. Strut Studio // 165 Bathurst St.
Luxurious treatment, stylish decor, and an overall trendy shop. We love it! Take a step back in time in this old-school hair salon, but with modern and current twists on the hairstyle you desire most. This is a can't-miss experience in the city for sure.
Photo cred- Hair Code
9. Hair Code // 743 Queen St. E
One of the swankiest places to go for your hair care needs. Hair Code offers a cool new environment, integrating their long-established practices of upscale service and a skill-set any stylist would dream of. They offer a wide range of services, and this is not your average salon.
Photo cred- @parloursaloninc
10. Parlour Salon // 6 Ossington Ave. OR 2086 Queen St. E
Looking for an innovative approach to classic styling? Parlour has what you're looking for. Fresh and stylish staff and ambience make for the best mix, and Parlour is all of these things and more.
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11. The Loft // 663 Queen St. W
The Loft is worth more than a try, it's worth settling right in as your choice for hair care AND beauty needs. They offer a vast array of hair services, as well as beauty services such as waxing, eyelashes, facials -- you name it.
Photo cred- @brixtonparlour
12. Brixton Parlour // 3302 Yonge St.
A clean, crisp interior promises clean, crisp styles. Brixton Parlour is a trendy environment with hair services, hair and spa treatments, as well as make-up as well for an all-in-one stop.