Cutting your little one’s hair can be a harrowing experience. Whether it is your newborn’s first haircut or a regular chop, these little ones may not necessarily know when to sit still! If your little one is known to freak out during their hairdressing session, here are some salons in Singapore that know very single trick on how to tame those tiny tresses.
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Scissors, Paper, Stone understands that the first haircut for any child can be very stressful for any parent. They guarantee a worry-free and tantrum-free haircut with a variety of entertainment options for your little one! From games and movies on the iPads to an assortment of toys for the younger ones, these hairdressers know the way to get these little one to stay still and they go about snipping away. Given that children's hair tend to grow out very quickly, Scissors, Paper, Stone also offers a membership programme, allowing parents to redeem free hair cuts or gifts on subsequent visits!
Opens Monday to Friday 10.30am to 7pm, and weekends 10.30am to 7.30pm.
Scissors, Paper, Stone, 583 Orchard Road Forum The Shopping Mall, #02-18, Singapore 238884, www.scissorspaperstone.com.sg
Trimmings Salon & Spa caters to both adults and little ones alike! There is no better place to have a parent-child bonding session over a hairdressing and spa day out. Their hairdressing services caters to both kids as well as the teens alike. There are also highlighting and bleaching services catered specifically for teens! The best part about this salon is that they also offer manicure and pedicure services to the little ones, allowing them to feel princess-y and glamourous for the day!
Opens Monday, Friday & Saturday 9am to 6pm, and Tuesday to Thursday, 9am to 8.30pm.
Trimmings Salon & Spa, 75B Loewen Road, Singapore 248852, +65 8511 5085, www.trimmings.com.sg
Conveniently located in the central Singapore, LittleRedDot is conveniently located to allow parents to pop-in for a quick hair cut during family outings over the weekend. All their hairdressers have over 20 years of haircutting experience, which cements the fact that their hairdressers are extremely familiar with handling children of all ages. They also use a range of gentle hair products tailored specifically for kids, especially those with sensitive skin and scalps. While the queues may get fairly long over the weekends, there are a few ride-on cars within the perimeter to keep your little ones occupied.
Opens daily from 10.30am to 6.30pm.
LittleRedDot, Forum Shopping Mall, #02-35, 583 Orchard Road, Singapore 238884 +65 6737 9925, www.facebook.com/littlereddotforum
Baby SPA specialises in newborns' first hair cut as well as hair cuts for little ones up to six years old. The best part is that they offer hair cutting services at the convenience of parents' home in addition to the retail outlet. Their friendly and patient staff are equipped with both personal and professional experience. Aside from the hair cutting services, Baby SPA also offers water training and massage services for the little ones.
Opens daily 11.30am to 7pm.
Baby SPA, Punggol Oasis Terraces, #04-05, +65 6244 8700, www.babyspa.com.sg
Most of us are familiar with QB House's quick and efficient hair cutting services. Luckily for parents, this service is also extended to the little ones! The QB House Kids caters to kids of all ages, even the newborns. At the kids' outlets, there is a huge emphasis on hygiene such as in-built sterilizers, disposable paper neck towers and new combs for each customer that will put parents' mind at ease. To keep the whole experience fuss-free, child-sized robes with cute prints and iPads with cartoon shows are also provided.
Opens daily 10.30am - 9.30pm.
QB House Kids, 83 Punggol Central #02-16 Waterway Point Singapore 828761, www.qbhouse.com/sg/
Poika & Tytar sets itself up as a homely salon that will put any child at ease! Their fun decor such as car and airplane-shaped chairs are bound to delight and calm your little ones prior to their hair cut. Forget to bring toys? Fret not! There is a TV situated in front of every chair for your little ones to watch cartoons throughout the session while the hairdresser go on and about cutting their little tresses.
Opens Monday to Friday 11am to 7pm, and weekends 10am to 7pm
Poika & Tytar, 55 Siglap Rd, Singapore 455871, +65 6636 3826, www.facebook.com/PoikaTytar
LA Kids Cowboy offers personalized haircut for little ones up to 12 years old. This hair salon is known for their exceptional haircut services and experience hairstylist. For little ones that are absolutely terrified of hair cuts, the salon also provides special haircut capes that mums or dads can wear while having their kids on their lap, protecting them from any fallen hair getting on their clothes! Post the haircut, girls will be given complimentary accessories to complete their look, and the boys will also received personalized gentlemen hairstyling!
Opens daily from 11am to 8pm.
LA Kids Cowboy, 1 Harbour Front Walk #02-162 Vivo City Singapore, Singapore 098585, +65 6266 2411, www.facebook.com/LAKidsCowboy
Kids "n" Me is a hair salon is designed with the kids' comfort in mind. From the use of regular scissors instead of the traditional metal clippers that produce sounds that some children are afraid of to colorful-themed decor, these hair stylists are well-trained to handle kids' hair requests of any type! This hair salon also offers haircuts for adults too, allowing parents to sneak in a hair cut while their little ones are getting their tresses trimmed!
Opens daily 11am to 8pm
Kids "n" Me, 101 Thomson Road, United Square Shopping Mall, #01-40, Singapore 307591, +65 9698 4704, www.facebook.com/Kids-n-Me-529419573827414
Bonbon Blowout Bar is bound to excite the kids with their sundae-themed and colour decor! They have a dedicated kids haircut station that comes with individual tablets and even sweets so that haircuts would not seem like such a daunting affair. The salon also provides hair perm services for children for a glam-up day! For little ones getting their first hair cut at this salon, they can celebrate this milestone with a digital First Haircut Certificate. The best part is that there is something to keep the whole family occupied here, from pampering session to their signature bonbon blowout and extensive range of hair treatments!
Opens Monday to Friday 11am to 9pm, and weekends 10am to 9pm
BonBon Blowout Bar, Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, #03-120/121, Singapore 039594, +65 8770 9337, www.bonbon.com.sg
For most Chinese in Singapore, it is customary for babies to have their first haircut after they hit the 1-month mark. The 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, these highly experienced people at Huaxia Taimaobi turn those precious tresses into a calligraphy brush, making it a great memento and unique baby gift.
Huaxia Taimaobi Centre, 13 Braddell Tech #03-05, Lorong 8 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319261 , +65 6258 5505, www.taimaobi.com