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Best hairdresser in Canberra?

By jazz92 - 16 September 2011 52

I recently got a pretty average haircut and don’t particularly want to go back to the hairdresser to get it fixed. Her skills don’t seem to be good enough to be able to fix it.

Any suggestions of a really good hairdresser who would understand what would suit my face shape and hair type?

It doesn’t matter where in Canberra they are located.

What’s Your opinion?


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Best hairdresser in Canberra?
HKL 2:50 pm 16 Sep 11

Cheapest ??

Hasn’t been going to a hairdresser after one in O’Connor Shop closed down…

rarm9983 1:57 pm 16 Sep 11

Mel at Define Hair Design in Hughes, much cheaper than anywhere in the inner north, small salon, owner operator and brilliant cut/colour, my friend who has extreme curls gets brilliant cuts there, and they colour mine from almost black to blonde beautifully!!

Genie 1:21 pm 16 Sep 11

Axis Hairdressing – Nuff said

Adam and Gianni are brilliant ! 🙂

sehmahare 1:13 pm 16 Sep 11

I recommend Rebecca at Ora Hair, Woden (next the accountant on the square)

kyhigh 1:07 pm 16 Sep 11

Kiera at Cataldo’s in Civic. I’ve been with her for a few years now and always get complemented on my cuts. Especially if you want a bob or shorter cut – she’s the best!

kschoey 12:58 pm 16 Sep 11

+1 for Wayne at Fringe

He really knows how to cut hair well and listens to you and takes into account what you want. He also trains his staff well so I think you’d be well placed with anyone there. Wayne can be pretty hard to get an appointment with (and he’s on leave for the next few weeks).

jennybel75 12:48 pm 16 Sep 11

Another +1 for Wayne at Fringe. I have curly hair and not everyone can cut it well. Wayne certainly takes the time to talk to you about what you do with your hair day to day and how you want it. Never had a bad cut from him!

Mysteryman 12:45 pm 16 Sep 11

Anton’s in Garema Place. They do a good job and their prices are pretty good, too.

seanneko 12:29 pm 16 Sep 11

After going to many different hairdressers across Canberra, I now go to Janice at Off London.

The worst ones I’ve been to are Fuse (extremely rude and arrogant staff), and Epic. Epic literally makes up prices on the spot – once you’ve already had it done. They don’t seem to actually have a set price list, and the price they try to charge you is always different to what you were quoted. I’m pretty sure there’s a big thread on the Vogue forums where people are talking about it.

yellowsnow 11:53 am 16 Sep 11

Shi in Kingston. Ask for Tim or Boyd

And you get to play with a complimentary iPad over beer or coffee while you wait/have your hair cut.

lalainoz 11:49 am 16 Sep 11

ohmygoy said :

Axis hairdressers are the best. Ask for Elvira. Never had a bad haircut from them, and I’ve had haircuts from a few different hairdressers there.

+1 for Elvira. I have had two different syles from her recently and both have been great. After almost 4 years of changing hair dressers i think I am going to stay with this one 🙂

Swaggie 11:49 am 16 Sep 11

Mrs Swaggie and the Swagettes all swear by Studio Altenberg in Tuggeranong, I still can’t work out why women get charged three times as much as guys do for a basic Hair Cut but what do I know – i just pay the guy.

Shullerina 11:37 am 16 Sep 11

+1 for Fringe.

Wayne is awesome, although these days I go to one of the more junior stylists, Fee. But I would recommend most of the stylists there. 😀

ohmygoy 11:24 am 16 Sep 11

Axis hairdressers are the best. Ask for Elvira. Never had a bad haircut from them, and I’ve had haircuts from a few different hairdressers there.

xole 11:18 am 16 Sep 11

I go to Wayne Robinson at Fringe in Braddon. He talks before cutting, and will tailor your haircut depending on whether you blow-dry, use a straight iron, or use/don’t use product. I’ve been going there for six years and I recommend him wholeheartedly.

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