Lagos is the major nucleus for almost everything in Nigeria. Hotels, boutiques, restaurants and bars as well as forward-thinking fitness studios have a foothold in Lagos’ boroughs. The surge of these ventures made way for a flourishing beauty scene – one that has led a wave of notable new hair salons around town.
Visiting Nigeria and looking to find the perfect salon to score a cute cut or get pitch-perfect set of highlights? Jovago.com, Africa’s No.1 online hotel booking portal has mapped out the best hair salons that will have you looking good. From Ikeja to Surulere and Victoria Island, behold Lagos’ five best salons.
One of the oldest and most popular names in the Nigerian hair-making industry, ‘Bobby’s signature’ is renowned for stylish and reliable cuts, expert weave fixing as well as exquisite service. Owned by pioneer male stylist, Bobby Eke, the salon has branches in areas including Surulere and Ikeja giving customers the opportunity to patronize any of the branches closer to their homes. The staff are expert stylists who specialize in everything from razor cuts to short cuts to curly hair to dyeing and have earned loyal followers as a result of their artistic flair and attention to detail.
Make Me Salon
Located in the busy area of Surulere since 2004, Make Me Salon is popular in the city for its high class professionalism, picturesque facilities and charming ambience. Owned by the award winning hair stylist and entrepreneur, Ugochukwu George Igbokwe, your hair is in qualified hands as the assistants are just as capable of chopping your locks as any of the senior stylists and are attentive to a customer’s needs. Although the rates are a little above average standards, the results are always on fleek, keeping you coming back for more.
A very popular salon on the Lekki peninsula, Lagos, Hair Lounge offers its numerous customers service ranging from trims, cuts, color, perms, braids and the like.The slew of stylists at this hair spot are ready to transform your disheveled hair into something that can cause get you a date; if that is what you are looking for. Though prices are steep, this is the place to update your look if you have cash to burn. Their services are impeccable and the staff, reliable. There is no risk of leaving here in tears.
Apples & Oranges Total Body Therapy
The slick salon is known around the city for its expert treatments of African natural hair also known as kinky curls and spot-on men’s cuts. It’s classy interior is reflective of its professional and stylish approach to hair. Their services include hair and scalp analysis, customized conditioning treatment. Braiding, fixing weaves, hair coloring and barbing. The rates are fair for a Victoria Island salon.
One of the salons in the city known for its large clientele base and highly skilled stylists, Head Masters welcomes all – the curly-haired, those in need of color, straightening treatments/perms, or those just looking to sport exciting style updates. You can call ahead to schedule an appointment with or just walk-in, either way, you will not regret it.