Best Hairdressers in South Yarra for the Perfect Cut and Colour
Treat yourself to a hair appointment with one of the best hairdressers in South Yarra...you can thank us later!
With more hairdressers per square kilometre than pretty much anywhere in Melbourne, you can trust the glamazons of South Yarra to keep their locks tip top. Servicing everyone from celebs and the well-heeled to loyal locals and style-conscious fashionistas, these are the places we trust for a cut, colour and blowdry that’ll have you turning heads. Here's our pick of the best hairdressers in South Yarra.
With the majority of us coming out of lockdown in dire need of a trip to the salon, it's safe to say the Frankie crew understood the assignment. Led by creative director Pete Dunn, the team got straight to work opening their second location in late 2020, bringing their signature Frankie style to South Yarra. Their personalised service is renowned, and you will feel utterly indulged from the moment you enter the studio with every effort made to make your experience one of a kind. Frankie’s contemporary oasis is the place to head for any hair transformation your heart desires, with no cut, colour, or style too tricky to achieve.
3 Powell Street, South Yarra
For a bar with beauty benefits, look no further than SOAK - a unique salon experience offering the first fully licensed beauty bar in Victoria. Perfect for a head to pampering before an event (or just because), SOAK’s team of expert hair mavens are ready to give your locks the ultimate blowout or styling while you sit back and relax with a cocktail in hand.
657 Chapel Street, South Yarra
Get a complete transformation at one-stop beauty destination Spencer & Co, where their gorgeous hairstyling services are complemented with lash and brow treatments, massages and manicures. When it comes to their hairdressing team, you’ll find a talented group of stylists that are warm, chatty and experts at perfecting your cut and colour. They do a killer blow wave too, achieving maximum volume and shine to have you feeling like a glamazon at your next special occasion.
337 Toorak Road, South Yarra
With over 100,000 followers on Instagram, Joey Scandizzo is known as a renowned hairdressing personality with an always pumping salon. Their talented team of cutters and colourists provide every client with a customised look that’ll put an extra spring in their stylish step – all while working quickly and efficiently. Easy to see why they are one of the best hairdressers in South Yarra.
168/172 Toorak Road, South Yarra
Global hairdressing brand Toni & Guy has set roots down in South Yarra, building a loyal following for their fashion-centric cuts and colours. Their tight-knit team of seven creates hair magic every day from within their buzzing, intimate salon. Creative expression combined with perfect technique will have you walking out feeling like a million dollars. Services here include chemical straightening, keratin blow-waves and extensions for those looking for some extra pizzazz.
579 Chapel Street, South Yarra
With over 45 years in the game, Wieselmann is a stalwart of the Australian hairdressing industry and boasts one of the best hairdressers in South Yarra. Their team is always on the scout for new trends, and their clientele includes everyone from glamourous television personalities to young fashionistas. Clear communication and thorough consultation mean that you’ll always come out with a ‘do that complements your natural features, hair type, lifestyle and personal taste.
Unit 1/305 Toorak Road, South Yarra
After 15 years on Toorak Road, this South Yarra mainstay has found a new home. Adored by its loyal clientele for creating perfect blondes, lush brunettes and fiery redheads, the stunning new space has been finished to perfection (think rich greenery and luxurious textures). Their peppy stylists will have you chatting away about life and love while they refresh your colour and give you a maintenance trim, or undergo a complete style refresh and have your friends doing double takes.
273a Domain Road, South Yarra
The glam squad at Bradley James are pros at helping you achieve your hair dreams. The award-winning, cruelty-free salon uses Kevin Murphy and Olaplex products, specialising in foils, tints, balayage and bleaching that’ll get you the exact shade you’re after. Finish off your look with a perfect cut and blow-dry that’ll have you looking basically red carpet ready.
215 Commercial Road, South Yarra
With 16 salons across Melbourne (and one in trendy Taipei), BIBA is synonymous with superior styling. They’ve got countless industry awards under their belt and run their own prestigious academy training the hairdressers of tomorrow. From cuts and colours to highlights and treatments, they do it all with the latest techniques and unparalleled expertise.
56 Toorak Road, Melbourne
This super chic salon specialises in freehand or dry cutting, which accentuates each client’s natural volume and results in a style you can maintain with minimal fuss. Their skilled cutters are geniuses at creating the type of effortless ‘je ne sais quoi’ looks seen on cool French girls and off duty models – plus they offer free fringe and neck trims to keep you looking fresh.
139 Toorak Rd, South Yarra
Blondes, both natural and aspiring, should entrust their locks to Mikal Dunn. Masters of balayage and blonde tones (forget brassy, they only trade in the likes of ashy, honey and sun-kissed here) this southside salon specialises in making you feel incredible – offering measured, expert advice on the looks best suited to you and your lifestyle plus blow waves, fringe trims, tints, highlights, toners and luxurious Olaplex treatments that’ll have you rocking shiny, bouncy, bombshell hair.
141 Osborne St, South Yarra
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