Snip, snip, snip… it’s time for a trim, kids! Whether you need baby’s first haircut, a new ‘do for school, a dad-and-son duo, or a fancy party updo, we’ve got you covered! Check out these Little Steps-approved hair salons and family-friendly hairstylists for kids in Hong Kong, where your tots, kids, and teens will come out looking good and feeling like a million bucks!
Designed with your bubs in mind, Magic Mirror is a fun house filled with toys and animal seats (the giraffe is our personal favorite)! Your tykes will be so overjoyed by the array of toys that the haircut will be secondary! Located in Causeway Bay, they also offer a special Baby’s First Haircut package, which includes a certificate and the first lock of hair snipped away. There are also discounts for weekday appointments.
Causeway Bay: Shop 218, Windsor House, 311 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (Causeway Bay MTR Exit E), +852 2882 2118, http://www.magicmirror.com.hk. Open daily from 10:30am-7pm.
Gentleman’s Tonic might be considered a man cave of sorts, especially come lunch time when the place is packed full of suits. But, it’s also surprisingly child-friendly! They have special packages for father-and-son ‘dos, as well as special rates for little dudes aged 2-12 years old, and even more affordable rates for babies aged 0-2. Cartoons are on offer too.
Gentlemen’s Tonic, G/F Sun Lee Building, 43-49 Wellington St, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2525 2455, Click here for their packages.
One of the best spots to get a quick wash, blow dry and makeup done before speeding off to an event, Airplay Blow Dry Bar also offers services for your little princesses. Choose from fun ‘dos aptly named “sea breeze”, “mojito” and “long island iced tea” to describe wavy locks, tight curls or a silky straight blow out. They also offer spa parties for little girls and teens!
Airplay Blow Dry Bar, 317, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, +852 2388 8179, email@example.com, www.airplaybar.com
Here, strap your kids in a flying pig's seat and have them get a fun haircut. The spacious playroom is also packed with toys and happy tunes, which helps to create an ideal kid-friendly environment, and can be rented out for children’s parties as well. With locations in 3 places around Hong Kong, this is a family-friendly hairdresser everyone loves.
Private I Kids Garden Salon - Causeway Bay: Shop 230, 2/F, Lee Gardens Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, +852 2618 2330, www.privateigarden.com
Private I Kids Garden Salon - Kowloon Tong: Unit L2-55, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, +852 2314 0003
Private I Kids Garden Salon - Tsim Sha Tsui: Shop 282-83, L2, Mira Place Two, 118-130 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2301 2899
If you want to do something for the sons in your life, then pack them off here. The Fox And The Barber is a must visit. They’re a traditional barber shop providing shaves and haircuts only. Why should the girls have all the fun!
Fox And The Barber, 41-43 Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2405 6880, www.foxandthebarber.com
Though it may be glitzy, The Mandarin Oriental is also family-friendly. Treat your babe to The Mandarin Barber’s Baby First Haircut package which is offered from 9am to 11am on Sundays and prices at HK$695. The barbers are super experienced, many boasting several decades of experience with a pair of scissors and clippers, and the package also includes a special keepsake: a framed lock of hair with the barber’s signature. What a wonderful souvenir!
The Mandarin Barber at The Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2825 4088, www.mandarinoriental.com
This hip haunt is suitable for the entire family, so next time mom and dad need a trim, be sure to bring junior along. Tweens and teens will love the funky decor and music in its two Central locations. They have a range of prices for girls and boys (depending on the stylist), but if your wee one is under 12 years old, there’s a special 50% discount on weekdays (Monday-Thursday). Nice!
Toni & Guy, G/F, 15 Wyndham Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, +852 2801 7870, www.toniandguy.com.hk
This traditional barber shop has all the appeal of a Hollywood movie set with antique leather swivel chairs and slick mahogany wood counters. The Barber Shop is a great day out with dad, because little ones under 12 get a special discount price, while dads will enjoy a cuppa java with a classic cut and beard trim at reasonable rates.
The Barber Shop, 1/F, 15B Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2537 4292, www.thebarbershop.com.hk
One of HK's luxe hair and beauty establishments is here to take special care of your little one's noggin! Baby and toddler haircuts start at HK$420 and include a framed lock for your memory keeping! They also offer a very cute mother/daughter package which includes cuts, blow drys, and manicures for two.
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