Little ones in need of a kids' haircut? Looking for a great kids' hairdressers in Singapore? Check out these child hair salons for a stress-free trim.
Us parents reckon our baby’s first haircut is a momentous occasion. (We’ve even been known to ask for one of the trimmed locks for a baby keepsake!) But taking the toddlers to the hairdressers isn’t always a walk in the park. Truth be told, getting the kids’ hair cut can make the experience of travelling with children feel easy! But worry no more. There are lots of great kids’ hair salons and barbers for kids in Singapore that make the whole ordeal a breeze. Yep, those car and plane-shaped seats, screens and experienced stylists can be a real lifesaver. From fuss-free cheap haircuts to cool-dude children’s styles, we’ve selected the best places for kids’ haircuts in Singapore.
Kids’ hairdressers and salons in Singapore
1. LAKids Cowboy
Wouldn’t it be good if you or your partner could head somewhere for a quick trim and have the kids’ hair cut at the same time? Sure would, which is why we’re loving LA Kids Cowboy. It’s Singapore’s first parent-child haircut and styling concept, and when we checked it out, we were suitably impressed. Cuts are a great value of $20, making it a cheap and cheerful barbers for kids. Being at VivoCity, your child can show off their new tresses in the play area just outside the salon (when it’s open again). Score! Great kids haircuts for boys and girls, with minimal fuss.
LAKids Cowboy, VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk #02-162, Singapore 098585; Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, #03-109, Singapore 237994
2. Bonbon Blowout Bar +
Kids aren’t the only ones who love the sundae haircut stations at Bonbon Blowout Bar – we love them too! These dedicated kids’ stations come with individual tablets and sweets, so haircuts won’t seem like such a daunting affair for bub. The full service salon provides haircuts, styling, and hair perm services for children from $28; and if it’s their first haircut, your kid will even get to bring home a First Haircut Certificate! The best part is that you can get a pampering session for the whole family here, too, with their signature bonbon blowout (also available for kids) or any of their hair treatments. Bonbon also has a Parent & Child Haircut, Wash & Blow package at $96, or simply top up $80 for a luxe hair colouring.
Bonbon Blowout Bar +, Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, #03-120/121, Singapore 039594
If you’re looking for a baby haircut or if your slightly-older-but-still-tiny toddler needs a trim, look no further. At BabySpa, your kids’ hair is in good hands. (If you’ve also coo-ed over videos of babies in pools with adorable neck floats, this is the place!) The wonderful stylists will ensure the gentlest of haircuts while your baby watches Barney, sitting in a toy car. And, if it’s your baby’s first haircut, they can come to you with one week’s notice. Suitable for kids up to age two.
Baby Spa, locations at Punggol Oasis Terraces, Harbourfront Centre, Northpoint City, and Westgate.
4. Scissors Paper Stone
This salon for kids is one of our faves. It takes out oodles of the stress that comes with getting your kid’s hair cut, and it’s all thanks to some nifty gadgets. Register your child on the iPad at the counter and then await snip time. Your turn? It’s over to the red racing car seats. Those scissors and clippers make light work on your little ones – the games and cartoons (or toys for babies and toddlers) keep them still and happy. Your children will be quietly groomed in no time. Easy peasy.
Scissors Paper Stone, three locations at Forum the Shopping Mall, Marina Square and Parkway Parade.
5. Curly & Spike
Got an awkward tween or style-conscious young ‘un? Curly & Spike is the hippest hair salon for kids in town. Not only does it do kids’ hair cuts, but it also offers exclusive makeover parties for children aged four to 16– how cool?! At the unique styling stations, kids can play games and watch movies. At parties, they can croon along to their favourite songs while getting pampered. Most definitely not a no-frills barbers for kids – this is children’s haircuts with all the bells and whistles!
Curly & Spike, slated to reopen second half of 2021
6. Little Red Dot
At this kids’ hairdressers, only walk-ins are accepted, which can mean a slight wait at busy times. The good news is you can call them on the day itself to be placed in the queue and reduce the wait on-site. Regardless, it’s a great option for getting the kids’ hair cut. Its central location at Forum gets the thumbs up from us, and the quick, stylish haircuts keep many a parent coming back. The fact you’re already in a great shopping mall for families means there’s plenty to keep you occupied both before and after the snip! A great barber for kids to add to your list.
Little Red Dot, Forum The Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road #02-35, Singapore 238884
7. Kids ‘N’ Me
This kids’ hairdressers over at United Square is a firm fan favourite. It’s down to the veteran hairstylists, who are known and loved for their awesome kids’ haircuts of any style, from simple ‘short back and sides’ to a full-on mohawk. We hear your children can even have their hair sprayed with temporary hair dye for special occasions! A kids barbershop we keep coming back to.
Kids ‘N’ Me, United Square Shopping Mall, 101 Thomson Road #01-16, Singapore 307591
8. EC House All-Range Cuts
Cheap kids’ haircuts in Singapore don’t have to be the thing of nightmares. If you’re looking for a cheap haircut for kids, trot over to EC House. Haircuts are reasonably priced and, like most kids’ salons, some of the outlets are equipped with rides and fun chairs for a smoother experience.
EC House All-Range Cuts, various locations.
9. Huaxia Taimaobi Centre
As a Chinese tradition, baby’s first haircut means shaving off all the hair after the first month to protect the head from germs. While mums typically keep a baby’s first lock of hair, the experienced peeps at Huaxia Taimaobi turn those precious tresses into a calligraphy brush. Such a great memento and unique baby gift for newborns.
Huaxia Taimaobi Centre, 13 Braddell Tech #03-05, Lorong 8 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319261 and KK Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road #01-02, Singapore 229899
10. Poika & Tytar
How cool are these vintage plane and car seats?! This kids’ hairdressers totally wins us vintage-loving mums over! Children’s haircuts are a doddle over at Poika & Tytar, which shares a space with Back to Basic Hair Salon at Siglap Centre. This means lots of places for post-trim treats!
Poika & Tytar, Siglap Centre, 55 Siglap Road #B1-29, Singapore 455871
11. Kimage Cove
This all-in-one hair salon is the perfect choice if you are planning to head out for a haircut as a family. Once your kiddos get their haircut done and you want to get on with some pampering, park your kids at the playground for some fun times while you are at it. They even offer massage chair services just in case you need to relax some muscles, ’cause parenting is tough!
Kimage Cove, various locations
Enjoy your haircut at these kid-friendly hair salons in Singapore… Snip snip!