There are hundreds of hair salons and barbers dotted around Cornwall, so it can sometimes feel a little overwhelming when trying to find one to suit you, and one that you can be confident will provide you with the style you desire. To help, we have compiled a list of 10 top hair salons and barbers, taking suggestions from our twitter followers. Whether you would like a complete restyle or just a trim, one of these will surely be able to help!
The Clip Joint, Bude
In The Clip Joint they use what they believe to be the best quality products such as American crew, Bedhead, Matrix and Black & White wax which are all available for purchase. They are happy to give any professional advice for products and styling. The staff aim to remain at the forefront of all the latest styles ensuring customers that they can offer something new and exciting, but also still use very traditional barbering techniques. From sleek classics to a trendy textured style, they will find what suits you as an individual.
Good Folks Barbershop, St Ives
The guys at Good Folks Barbershop have been serving up premium men’s haircuts, beard and moustache shaping and traditional hot towel cut throat shaving for over 7 years with their Barbers combined experience spanning over 35 years! They are based in St Ives, Cornwall and pride ourselves in offering quality, care and customer service in an unhurried and relaxed environment with an ever-changing soundtrack of audio and visual goodness to accompany your experience.
Hair Dot Comb, Saltash
Hair Dot Comb are a very friendly & welcoming salon to all clients existing and new. They offer services to men, women and children, 5 days a week (Tuesday to Saturday). The team has many years’ experience, making them talented and knowledgeable stylists. They are conveniently located on Fore Street in Saltash. They solely use Fudge, a luxury range of hair care and styling products. They are also dementia-friendly.
Stuarts Barber Shop, Penzance
Stuarts Barber Shop opened in April 2006 and has been the ‘go to’ barbershop ever since for all types of gents hairdressing. Traditional haircuts and beard trims or the latest modern, fashionable hairstyles are all performed with the greatest of skill in our easy going barbershop. Stuarts Barber Shop operates a ‘no appointment needed’ policy so you can just walk in, take a seat, get a cold Coke and either read a magazine or watch the surf and skate movies whilst you wait your turn. They are open 5 days a week – Tuesday – Saturday – 9am til 5pm and you’ll find them on Market Jew Street opposite the entrance to Wharfside Shopping centre.
Chocolate Hair Salon, Newquay
Imagine yourself in a hair salon that has a lovely relaxed yet glamorous atmosphere with a friendly and experienced team who welcome you as they would a friend, every time you visit – welcome to Chocolate Hair salon, Newquay! Every client new and established receives complimentary refreshments (a cheeky wine if you like or a lovely cup of their famous hot chocolate – what else!) and a selection of the latest fashion and industry magazines to read at your leisure. You will receive an in depth consultation, taking into account your needs, likes and dislikes.
Lucky 13 Barber Shop, Callington
Owner Carl May has many years’ experience, making him a very talented barber. Since opening, Lucky 13 have built up a loyal following, praised for their excellent service, great haircuts and fun atmosphere, just check their reviews on Facebook! While you wait why not have a game of darts or foosball? Or you can just grab a beer and relax. They are often very busy thanks for their reputation and only accept walk-ins, but will always strive to get you an appointment. They are able to offer skin fades and patterns should you wish, and make sure you collect a loyalty card as your 6th hair cut is free!
Number 8 Hairdressing, Truro
Number 8 Hairdressing is a luxury hair salon based in Truro, Cornwall. They are dedicated to providing a personal, friendly and professional service and most importantly giving you amazing hair. All of their stylists are highly skilled and regularly sent on new technical courses across the UK, updating their expertise to maintain the highest standards of hairdressing. They pride themselves in providing cutting-edge styling, luxury treatments in a relaxed atmosphere, using only the best products. Their product shop includes leading brands such as TIGI, Paul Mitchell, Moroccan Oil, Tangle Teasers, Popbands and GHD as well as the very best hair care advice from their stylists themselves.
Karina Zimmer, Carbis Bay
Karina Zimmer Hair Design are a friendly unisex Hair Salon and all staff are trained to the highest standards. They are passionate about your hair, your needs and your expectations. Their salon delivers the ultimate fantastic hair experience. They regularly attend the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London for hair cutting courses to enhance their knowledge of latest styles, treatments and future trends. They have been trained by some of the best in the industry. Based in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, we are conveniently located on the main road (A3704) into St Ives, with on-site parking.
NV Hairdressing, Falmouth
Located just off the High Street in Falmouth, enjoy the unique salon experience that is NV Hairdressing. They have a relaxed atmosphere, amazing harbour views and of course great hairdressing from top stylists. At NV they are dedicated to providing a personal, friendly and professional service. Their highly trained staff regularly attend technical courses across the UK to maintain the highest standards of hairdressing. They also have free WiFi and complimentary refreshments. NV hairdressing is an exclusive Matrix salon using only the best in hair colour and hair products.
Marzipan Hair, Truro
Marzipan Hair are an eclectic group of creative people, who have come together to do what they love best. Their love of everything ‘hair’ ensures that clients leave with the best results possible, whilst maintaining the health and quality of your hair.
They aim to provide a personalised look to suit you and your lifestyle, and are trained in the latest cutting and colouring techniques, feeding their passion by regularly attending courses, seminars and industry events. Marzipan Hair strive to create a positive and relaxing atmosphere, whilst adding a dash of guaranteed fun.