The Element Lifestyle Salon
This salon uses only natural and environmentally-friendly products to revive and treat your hair with the best possible care. We recommend the Aveda Invati expert coloring, starting at B4,000—a great solution for dry split-ends. Valid through August, you can grab 50 percent off on a botanical therapy hair treatment (usually priced at B3,500), which includes a free haircut.
FaB Relation Bangkok
This Japanese salon opened its first Thai branch in Sukhumvit back in 2011, but they’ve just brought their high-tech hydraulic hair-washing machines with them. Want to look like the next J-pop idol? Hit up FaB Relation for their bold and fun highlights and lowlights (B3,000-B5,000), ombres (starting at B2,400) and coloring (B2,500).
Noble Remix, Sukhumvit Soi 36, 02-160-0861. Open 10am-7pm. BTS Thong Lor. www.fab-2011.com
Mark Thawin Ultimate Hair Solution
Never worry about brassy yellow bleached hair again. Here, the ultimate hair color and technical set (starting at B5,000) delivers a rich hair color that’s not like every other girl in Siam Square. If you’re really looking for the VIP treatment, call for a reservation with Mark Thawin himself. Also, every Mon and Tue 10am-2pm you can get 20-50 percent off coloring.
MOGA at The Emquartier
Another to offer Aveda’s organic hair treatments, this salon opened a new branch at Emquartier this March. The Invati color therapy starts at B3,400, but prices depend on how muach hair dye your luscious locks need. Treat yourself to five hair therapies or spend B6,000 on their organic Japanese-inspired kiku products to get a free scalp treatment worth B2,300.
4/F, Central Embassy, 1031 Phloen Chit Rd. 02-000-3738. Open daily 10am-10pm. BTS Phloen Chit
4/F, Helix Quartier, The Emquartier, Sukhumvit Rd., 02-003-6190. Open daily 10am-8pm, BTS Phrom Phong.
boy Rikyu by Boy Tokyo
Japanese-inspired hair salon boy Rikyu by Boy Tokyo has just recently opened another branch in Sukhumvit. Before you get a cut, the hairdressers here will sketch out your new look. If you’d rather keep it quick, you can select your cut from the salon’s lookbook. Cuts from Japanese stylists are priced at B1,500, with Thai stylists B700 and coloring starting from B2,500. Word is this is where famed beauty-blogger Pearypie actually gets her fab and bold colors done.
45 Sukhumvit Soi 24, 02-115-5778. Open Sun-Tue, Fri-Sat 9.30am-7pm. BTS Phrom Phong. www.boyrikyu.com
THE LOUNGE HAIR SALON
Founded in 2006, this boutique salon offers cuts (from B1,700), highlights (from B3,900), mani-pedis (B1,100) and coloring (from B3,900). You can also indulge in hand spa (from B1,700) and paraffin spa treatments (B800-B900). Brand-name products include L’Oreal Paris, Kerastase Paris, Moroccan Oil and more.
TONI & GUY THAILAND
This international hairdressing mainstay has provided professional haircare around the world for over 50 years. In Thailand for 13 years now, the salon has garnered a loyal celebrity clientele for its exclusive styling products and London-trained stylists offering cuts (from B900), coloring (from B4,000) and perms (B4,000-B10,000).
2/F, The Esplanade, 99 Ratchadaphisek Rd., 02-660-9212-3. Open daily 10am-10pm. MRT Thai Cultural Center. www.toniandguy.co.th
HIVE HAIR & NAIL
Experience the A-list celeb treatment by enlisting the services of superstar stylist Jirakiat “Gong” Wattana at Hive’s newest Central Embassy branch. Cuts start at a whopping B2,000, rainbow highlights from B1,500 and wax jobs from B250-B61,250. Splash out B550-B650 for a mani-pedi and you might find yourself sitting besides national sweethearts Chompoo Areeya or Ploy Cherman.
4/F, Portico Building, Land Suan Rd., 02-652-0956. BTS Chit Lom
1/F, Central Embassy, 1031 Phloen Chit Rd., 082-224-9491. 02-160-5996/7. Open daily 10am-10pm. BTS Phloen Chit. www.hive-salon.com