10 Amazing Salons from Around the World

Zahara Hair Salon, Bangkok, Thailand

Owner: Zahara Bkk

Forget about seeing the sites of Bangkok…go visit the Zahara Hair Salon! The décor speaks for itself—but you'll also find professional hair stylists who are experienced in all the latest hair coloring and styling techniques from around the world. The salon caters to both Westerners and Asians alike; it also has a private room for Muslim veiled women. 

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Starring by Ted Gibson, Los Angeles, California

Founder: Ted Gibson

Imagine sitting inside a cloud, surrounded by soft light that changes color at your command, getting a neck massage and luxurious shampoo… You don't have to imagine it—just go to Starring in Los Angeles. The cloud structure (shown below in the black and white photo) consists of room dividers that give clients privacy. Inside the clouds, light resembling different times of day can be changed through the power of Amazon's Alexa. Yes, this is one smart salon. All of this and expert salon care under the direction of beauty influencer, Ted Gibson.


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Nue Studio, Miami, Florida

Founder: Todd Jameson

Hip with a grunge vibe—this salon is energizing and kick-ass. Virtually no wall is untouched with dynamic pop culture art. Elle magazine ranked Nue Studio one of the top 100 salons in the country, so there’s no doubt you’ll walk out of there looking like a star!


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NiM Salon, Madrid, Spain

Co-Founders: Natalia Infantes and Manu Guillen

Pink is the new black—at least at NiM Salon. Literally covered in Millennial Pink, this Spanish salon has an unbelievable portfolio filled with vibrant colors and sleek cuts. Anybody else suddenly craving cotton candy?


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Marcos Proença Jardim Paulistano, São Paulo, Brazil

Founder: Marcos Proença

If you’d like to sit outside in a tropical paradise, sipping yummy pineapple juice, this is your salon. Can this tropical paradise get any better? Yes—it’s ecofriendly! The Marcos Proença Jardim Paulistano salon uses LED lights, large windows in the interior of the salon that allow natural light, low water use, and selective garbage. Don’t worry—if you’re allergic to Brazilian greenery you can sit inside.

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Color—A Salon by Michael Boychuck, Las Vegas, NV

Founder: Michael Boychuck

Elegant? Did you say elegant? We've got you covered! Michael Boychuck, celebrity stylist, established this classy salon in Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas. Glimmering chandeliers, gilt mirrors, and shimmery colors are what make this salon so amazing—not to mention the A-level stylists who have worked with such celebrities as Paris Hilton and LeAnn Rimes.

Want a head start on getting beautified for the weekend? Schedule a blow out with our amazingly talented artisans 702.731.7880

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Hair Fusion Bar, Chicago, Illinois

Founder: Ursula Sienko

Not only is the Hair Fusion Bar unique for its rustic/glam décor, it’s the only salon in the nation that does nothing but hair extensions! Founder Ursula Sienko is recognized as one of the top five master hair extension artists in the country; her work is renowned for its flawless color blending and invisible hair transitions.


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Nail’d It, London, England

Founder: Donna Johnson

This stunning salon overflows with floral arrangements and rose gold décor (can't you almost smell the flowers?). Located in London, England, Nail’d It is a franchise with several locations around the city—and one in Los Angeles, California, too. The Marylebone location has a gorgeous floral tub, perfect for your next Instagram post!


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Pop-Up and Mobile Salons

Are you the restless type? Do you like to travel? Then working for a pop-up or mobile salon might be perfect for you!

Pop-up salons are "popping up" everywhere these days, including outdoor festivals, corporate events, and city sidewalks. This pop-up, the Glamour and Grooming Bar, showed up at this year’s Glastonbury Festival, styling festival-goers looking for a quick trim or cool "do."


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As for mobile salons—well, they are pretty self-explanatory. They go here, there, and everywhere! Check out the Clipper Mobile Salon—it's actually a converted RV!


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Chaps & Co, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Founder: Jordan Davies

Our listing wouldn't be complete without a dedicated barbershop! Chaps & Co has several locations in Dubai, a popular tourist city-state in the United Arab Emirates. The shop, founded by Jordan Davies in 2015, has a fast-based, energetic environment. You can get a traditional shave, with straight razor and hot towel, as well as color treatments and skin fades. And check out those stylish barbers!


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