The best hairdressers and salons in Tuggeranong

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A stylish hair cut that suits your face, colouring, personality and lifestyle is a major boost to your confidence. Great hair creates a new you.

If you’ve ever been to a hair salon that doesn’t cut it, you’ll understand the importance of choosing a skilled and experienced hairdresser and colourist who will create that perfect unique look. But with so many hairdressers and hair salons in Tuggeranong, which do you choose?

In this article, we’ll outline the qualities to consider when choosing a hairdresser and hair salon, and share where to find the best in Tuggeranong.

What makes a great hairdresser and salon?

Choosing the right hairdresser and salon boosts your confidence and ensures you’ll love the end result with your cut and colour. The best hairdressers are proactive. They advise you on the best shape and style for your hair type.

It can be helpful to keep the following in mind when choosing a hairdresser and hair salon in Tuggeranong.

  • Experience. Great hair salons have fully trained and experienced hairdressers who will create a look that flatters your features and gives you the colour and style you desire.
  • Reputation. You’ll want to choose a hairdresser and hair salon with a proven reputation. Check online for credentials, awards, training and length of time in business. Also take time to check online reviews.
  • Price. You’ll want to choose a hair salon that suits your budget and gives you value-for-money.
  • Technique. It’s best to select a salon that applies the most up-to-date techniques with cutting, colouring and styling. Select one that takes training seriously, including on modern trends and techniques.
  • Hygiene. You’ll want a salon with excellent hygiene practices. It’s more comfortable to be in a salon that is neat, tidy and super clean.

The best hairdressers and salons in Tuggeranong

Riotact’s editorial team has combed through 20 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.

To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on Riotact and Facebook as well as maintaining a minimum average of 4/5 stars on Google.

Katarna’s Hair Studio

Katarna’s Hair Studio believes great hair reflects each client’s spirit and story. This full-service studio offers haircuts and styling, balayage or ombre hair, foils, hair colours, blow dry and style, braided hair, hair extensions, and hair conditioning treatments. Always at the cutting edge, the team makes each client’s hair dream a reality.

On Google, Kylie Brewer, wrote: “Going to the salon and having my hair done means more to me than just looking like a million bucks. It means FEELING like million bucks!”

Boss Hair and Beauty Studio

Tuggeranong’s Boss Hair and Body Studio has a unique and inspiring approach to hair and beauty. The warm, friendly team takes time to educate clients and share knowledge, so the end result is always stylish and on trend. Boss Hair and Body Studio only uses prestige, quality products. This modern, comfortable studio makes clients feel at home. Boss Hair and Body Studio is conveniently open two late nights a week, Wednesday and Thursday.

On Google, Susanne Reading wrote, “This was probably the best hairdressing experience I have ever had. All staff were accommodating and professional.”

Erindale Hair Centre

Style through timeless hair and beauty is Erindale Hair Centre’s philosophy. This full-service salon opened in Tuggeranong in 1985 and has provided high-quality, technical and modern services ever since. Erindale Hair Centre has over 20 styling stations and four barber stations.

On Google, Peter Schaaf wrote, “This salon is definitely the best I've visited in the 12 years I’ve been back in Canberra. During these years I’ve been to 10 salons, but none have come close to Erindale Hair Centre.”

Panache Hair Styling

Established in 2015, Panache Hair Styling is a full-service studio committed to client satisfaction. Its menu of services includes styling, colouring and colour correcting. Panache Hair Styling only uses high-quality shampoos, conditioners, treatments and colours. The salon is open regular hours five days a week, with other times available on request (may incur an additional fee). Cutters and stylists are passionate, caring and always listen to client needs.

Mandy Corbie wrote on Google, "Great service and priced well".

Azure Hair & Beauty

Azure Hair & Beauty, a boutique salon at Wanniassa Shops, offers personalised, professional and experienced services to men, women and children. This includes haircuts, styling, colouring, foiling, blow waving, setting, perming and upstyling. Azure Hair & Beauty only uses high-quality products such as EVO and Lakme Colour. Talented stylists are on hand to provide advice on seasonal trends.

Susanne Simmons wrote on Facebook, “Super friendly staff, great service and wonderful haircuts and colour.”

If you’re looking for more information on hair cutting, colouring, styling and beauty treatments in Canberra and surrounds, you might like our articles on the best hair salons in Canberra, best hairdressers and salons in Belconnen, best eyelash extension salons, best nail salons and best beauty salons Canberra has to offer.

Your experience with hairdressers and salons in Tuggeranong

Thanks to our commenters who have provided insightful feedback, if you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.

Have you had experience with any of the hairdressers or salons listed above? If so, share your feedback in the comments below.

After reading your comments and considering your feedback, we’ve put together a list of the best hairdressers and salons in the Canberra region. Check it out.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to get my hair cut and coloured?

The cost depends on many factors. This includes the type of hair you have, the style you're after and the services you need. With colouring, for example, adding foils will increase the price. Check to see if your salon offers a free consultation session. Also ask for a detailed quote so you’re not caught by surprise.

How do I determine what hairstyle is best for my face shape?

Hairdressers at quality hair salons are trained to help you determine the best look. They’ll consider factors like the shape of your face, texture of your hair, your personality and your lifestyle.

Which colour will work best?

Choosing colour is an art in and of itself. A quality colourist will talk you through options based on your eye colour and skin tone. They’ll also discuss the latest seasonal colours.

What happens if I’m not happy with my hair cut and colour?

Check the hair salon’s policy before making an appointment to find out what happens if you’re not happy with the end result. If the salon didn’t do what they agreed to, you can push for a full refund or ask if the salon will fix your hair for free.

Can I just take a photo from a magasine in and ask for that look?

You can take a photo in to your hair salon, but be sure to ask the stylist for advice on whether it’s realistic for you to achieve that look. Sometimes clients (who aren’t experts in cutting and colouring) don’t understand that a certain cut and colour – even though they love it – might not work for them.

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