New look in time for Christmas? Here’s a list of our favourite hair salons in the city

With the festive party season in full swing, it’s time to turn your attention to your hair. Whether it’s a blow dry, a complicated up do or a complete colour change, here are our salon recommendations to help you get those luscious locks you’ve always dreamed of…


Francesco Group Hair Salon – House of Fraser


Stylish, luxurious and unique in style. This is what you can expect from the award-winning hairdressing company, Francesco Group, official hair partner for Style Birmingham Live 2015. Owned and run by the Italian Dellicompagni family, you will certainly leave the salon with beautifully crafted hair and all the latest tips to maintain your healthy locks at home. Plus, each visit to Francesco Group Hair Salon is pure pampering, with in-depth consultations and indulgent head massages to ensure you leave feeling fantastic.


Bad Apple Hair – Burlington Arcade

This laid-back hair salon is known for its cutting-edge talent so if you’re looking for something completely different, Bad Apple Hair is the place to visit. Each stylist carries out a five step consultation before every visit to understand exactly what you want. If you’re not sure, your stylist will advise on what they feel would suit you and your lifestyle.


Umberto Giannini – Selfridges, Bullring


Located on the fourth floor in the iconic Selfridges building, Umberto Giannini boasts simplicity and style. The salon offers a range of services from full head colour to tint regrowth, as well as specialist services including smoothing and straightening. If there’s a particular style you’re trying to achieve but can’t find the right picture, take a look at the ‘Get the Look’ section online for some style inspiration or ask a team member in the salon to find out more.


Hair@1618 – Great Western Arcade


The Hair@1618 team is dedicated to ensuring you receive a professional hairdressing service in a relaxed atmosphere. The salon is the only place that stocks luxury hair care brand, Alterna Haircare, so whether you’re after a precision cut or want to upgrade your hair colour, visit Hair@1618.


Nicky Clarke – Mailbox

Nicky Clarke

Established as the city’s leading hair salon, Nicky Clarke is located in Birmingham’s premier luxury shopping centre, Mailbox. Treat yourself to a new cut or colour, or enjoy one of the eight hair treatments available. We recommend the Brazilian blow dry which uses natural keratin. It’s currently the most revolutionary hair treatment process, which promises to change the way you care for and style your hair.


Hush Hair & Beauty – Navigation Street

One of Birmingham’s leading contemporary hair and beauty salons, Hush Hair & Beauty can help you reinvent your style or create a hot off the catwalk look. If you want to maintain that hair salon look for a little longer, Hush Hair & Beauty is now working with Kebelo System’s revolutionary smoothing system. Try the Kebelo ADVANTAGE treatment which takes 90 minutes and guarantees you walk away with frizz-free, glossy and easy to manage hair which lasts up to 100 days.


Rush Hair & Beauty – Corporation Street


Your journey to beautiful hair starts from the moment you walk in to Rush Hair & Beauty, so sit back and relax while you enjoy a head massage in the moonlit washrooms. The salon offers a range of colours, and a range of hair treatments to try in store or take home. Try the Pro Fiber hair treatment, L’Oréal’s first long-lasting recharging haircare programme for damaged hair, ensuring your hair is restored, revived and recovered.


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