One common problem faced by many parents is getting hair done for their young ones. It is just so hard to get these little ones to settle down for a haircut or hair treatment. We should not blame these little ones too because the salon chairs are not specially designed to suit the size of a small child, resulting in long, torturous experience for them. Parents often take on the role of a personal hairdresser for their children to solve this issue. While this is definitely a solution, parents are not trained stylists after all - they can only do simple trimming for their children. The problem comes when they want a better haircut and treatment to get their kids looking more stylish.
Since we have kids' fashion boutique that sells apparels for kids, how about a kids’ hair salon too?
Poika & Tytar
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Look at these toy cars, which child wouldn’t get excited at the mere sight of them? Poitar & Tytar offers specially designed toy vehicles at suitable heights so that kids can get their hair cut at a comfortable position. The environment is child-friendly and the hairdressers are experienced in hairdressing for children. To keep children entertained during haircut, there are iPads fixed at each station for children to indulge in their favourite cartoons. Talk about distractions!
Conveniently located at Pasarbella location at Bukit Timah, parents can go for post-haircut variety shopping and good eats.
Curly & Spike
Salon specially catered to hippy children, Curly & Spike offers wide range of grooming and styling services ranging from hairstyling to party makeovers. Other than standard hairdressing services like perming, braiding, colouring and haircut, they also offer face painting for themed party, manicure and pedicure. It could be said to be a one-stop hub for children to get everything they need to be well groomed for special occasions or daily lives. This salon also offers service for baby’s first haircut.
Being a child-friendly salon, hairdressers are patients and very experienced in handling children for haircut. They are open to your suggestions and requirements for any fashion style and try their best to achieve your desired outcome.
Scissors Paper Stone
An experienced kids hair salon, these hairdressers at Scissors Paper Stone sure know a trick or two to make kids feel at ease while having their haircut. You can expect a worry-free haircut as the child is kept entertained with a wide variety of games and movies on the iPads available for use, or if your child is a little too young for that, an assortment of toys as well.
It is a tech-savvy salon for parents of today’s digital era. Upon reaching the salon, parents can register on the iPad at the counter and collect queue number. If the salon is busy, you can go for shopping first before a SMS notification is sent to you notifying your turn. An iPad is also fixed at each station for displaying cartoons for kids during haircut. By registering on iPad and make payment on it, you can be their member and enjoy their membership privilege of a free 8th haircut. First time customer can get a free customised keychain with their kid’s photo taken after haircut. Free lollipops, sweets and balloons are also provided.
Other than haircut, they also sell some shampoo, apparels and accessories for children, making the salon a convenient place for parents to take care their children’s appearances. Scissors Paper Stone also offers an online store for parents to purchase their apparels and accessories.
List of Scissors Paper Stone outlets here
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Being an established salon chain offering no-frills $10 for 10 min haircut, EC House is now opening a kid’s corner specially to facilitate children haircut at their Bedok, Clementi, Harbourfront, Northpoint, United Square, Westgate and Tampines branches. The seats are toy vehicles like cars and trains with height and position specially designed for the comfort of children during haircut. The kids’ corner with dedicated haircutting stations in EC House provides friendly and comfortable environment for children. Kids get to be entertained while having kiddy rides in toy vehicles. The hairstylists at EC House are also specially trained for children haircut. All haircuts including children hair cut are charged at a flat rate of $10.
Junior League started in 2004 and since then has become an outstanding children’s hairstyle brand in Singapore. These child-friendly hairstylists give extra care and concern to children while cutting their hair. The decorations and facilities in the salon also provide cosy and friendly environment for children to make them feel comfortable during their haircut. Located in various locations in Singapore, the outlets are a one-stop hub for haircut and styling. It is a good place to go if you want your little prince or princess to look stylish, gorgeous/handsome. You can expect your child to walk out of the salon with celebrity style haircut. An insight for you moms and dads out there, Junior League provides temporary hair colour dyes that can be washed off easily.
List of Junior League outlets here