The Best Hair Salons

The Best Hair Salons in Toronto



The best hair salons in Toronto are a practical resource. Hair grows and personalities change, so a cut, style, or colour is often necessary. These spaces - ranging from private studios to boutique salons - are scattered throughout the city, so if you're in the market for a new look, you need to search no further than a neighbourhood near you.

Here are the best hair salons in Toronto.



Bob + Paige
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Bob + Paige

Bob + Paige, a Danforth mainstay, grew so quickly they had to up and leave their original digs for a larger space just down the street. It's no surprise they keep filling up their seats; the white brick, hardwood floors and rustic decor are as warm and welcoming as the staff. Women's haircuts range from $50-$70; men's haircuts are $35-$45, and colour starts at $85.

Flaunt Boutique
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Flaunt Boutique

Flaunt and its sister storefront Untitled are both salons of the high end variety (with full cafes to boot), though the former is the edgier of the two thanks to its industrial-chic decor. Prices for cuts and colour vary greatly based on the stylist you book; women's cuts start at $50 while men's start at $35, and colour starts at $70.


BANG Salon
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BANG Salon

Owned by Justin German and Sarah Amson (big names in the hair artist world), this BANG Salon is best known for its staff's heavy hand in fashion editorial work. It's no wonder celebrity/model clients flock to the Danforth; their attention to detail and knowledge of current trends is unrivalled. Haircuts start at $60; colour starts at $50.


LOLA Salon
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LOLA Salon

Ossington's Lola is a boutique hair salon with the same relaxed, homey vibe characteristic of the neighbourhood. The loft-like space complete with exposed brick walls painted white are just like your cool older sibling's apartment. Plus, the business makes sure to be mindful of the environment by using cruelty-free products that promote biodiversity.


Palm Sunday
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Palm Sunday

This salon on Harbord near Ossington sports quirky decor. Geometric shelving units and unexpected pops of colour mirror the brand's personality as they specialize in off-kilter cut and dye jobs. Women's haircuts start at $60, men's haircuts start at $40, and colour starts at $65.

Brennen Demelo Studio
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Brennen Demelo Studio

This salon now has two Toronto locations including the flagship on Adelaide with a warehouse-esque space. While hair is the focus here, each stylist has a background in fashion, so their work is driven by style expertise and informed by trends. There's really no room for anything else! Prices depend on the stylist. Cuts by new talent are $40-$60, while cuts by master stylists are $60-$125.



June Croken
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June Croken

June Croken is a "hair architect." Her expertise laying in selecting and executing the perfect cut for your face shape and personal style. Her eponymous salon is a private space in Queen West booked by appointment only; mind you, her extremely dedicated clientele usually has her booked solid for months.

Fuss Hair Studio
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Fuss Hair Studio

Fuss Hair Studio in Leslieville is a boutique-style business with staff that really knows what they're doing. You could waltz in, sit back and trust that you'll walk out looking like a million bucks. Plus, their rates are gender neutral; cuts are instead priced by length ($50 for short; $70 for long). It may as well be renamed No Fuss.


Grateful Head
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Grateful Head

With locations on Roncesvalles and Dundas West, Grateful Head is for "rock n' roll royalty." Their textured wallpaper and skull decals are surprisingly charming though typically far on the edgy scale. Cuts and colour range depending on the hairstylist; pick from a roster of many tattoo-adorned scissor-wielders!


Hair By David
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Hair By David

Tucked in a building on Richmond Street, Hair by David's David Newman has been in the business for nearly 20 years, and at this salon for over 10. Get a women's haircut starting at $65, a men's haircut starting at $50, and a colour starting at $70 by David himself or one of his four stylists.


Lebel and Crowe
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Lebel and Crowe

This Dundas West salon in Brockton Village is home to experienced stylists who used to work for Grateful Head back in the day. The salon is peppered with artwork and keepsakes, while the staff is as hospitable as a close friend. Women's cuts range from $55-$70 while men's range from $35-$50; colour starts at $80.

Day and Night
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Day and Night

DNS is a hair salon by day and a special events venue by night. Found in the remaining artist hideout district around Sterling Road, all the hip-and-with-it creatives get their hair done here. Women's cuts are $75 and up; men's are $65 and up; and colour is $75 and up.



Lone & Co.
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Lone & Co.

Lone & Co. is a Riverdale "collective of individual creators" taking pride in individuality. Their hairdressers are each distinct in style and are able to mandate their own rates (though haircuts generally range from $40-$75 and colour $65 and up). No matter if you're looking for a lime green pixie cut or simple soft layers, they've got the perfect person for the job.

Parlour
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Parlour

With locations on Ossington and the Beaches, Parlour is big on social consciousness, making a point to use eco-friendly hair products, donate all hair cuttings, and apply a gender neutral pricing structure.


The Cabinet Salon
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The Cabinet Salon

Queen West's The Cabinet Salon sticks out like a sore thumb on this list of modern, minimal spaces. Antique furnishings litter the room nestled in a century old building. The owners' approach to hair styling is also old fashioned, taking notes from "private sitting rooms." Cuts start at $55 while colour at $75; plus, they offer various types of massage therapy, including hot stone starting at $120.

The Best Hair Salons in Toronto


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