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If you’re someone who cares about their hair, then you know how insanely hard it can be to find the right hairdressing salon for you. There is a whole science that goes on when hair styling, cutting hair, and hair colouring. Sadly, not all hair stylists have the skills to appease your hair needs. This is why you always have to do some research in order to find the best hairdresser for you.

Stick with us as we’re going to list out and go over some of the best hairdressers in Auckland and some of the finest hair salons that you can find in Auckland CBD.

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French Revolver Studio

Address: Metier Salon, 1 Howe Street, Auckland, New Zealand (Prior located at Victoria Street West)

Website address:

Phone number: +64 22 1211062


Working hours:

Monday & Sunday: closed

Tuesday & Wednesday: 10:00 – 20:00

Thursday & Friday: 10:00 – 18:00

Saturday: 10:00 – 16:00


“Make me go all blonde”, smoothing treatment, all hair colour services, cutting hair

Brad Lepper, one of the most talented stylists New Zealand has seen, started French Revolver Studio around ten years ago. Back then, it was located on Victoria Street West. Now it’s located at Metier Salon, 1 Howe Street. Brad is globally recognised, having been everywhere (from New York fashion week to Tokyo) and so is his award winning hair salon French Revolver Studio. He has over 20 years of experience, making him one of the most experienced stylists on this list. The studio also doubles as a modern boutique shop where you can buy amazing products for your hair that have not been tested on animals. French Revolver Studio is known for its great service. Particularly when it comes to hair colour – specifically blonde hair.

Rose Quartz Hair Studio

Address: 333/4 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland

Website address:

Phone number: 021 0824 4764


Working hours:

Tues – Thurs : 10am – 8pm

Friday : 10am – 6pm


Hair colour, hair styling, blow dry, full head or half head balayage/foiling

If you are looking for affordable prices and a relaxing environment, this is the salon for you. The salon has wonderful energy and offers terrific service. Their skillful stylists will work with you to reach your hair goals, whether you want a complete transformation or just regular maintenance. The team will happily offer you some professional advice regarding your (new) hair colour or cut, as well as give you advice on how to keep your hair healthy.

Ryder Salon

Address: 56 Customs St East, Britomart, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Website address:

Phone number: + 64 9 309 9790


Working hours:

Monday 10am – 4pm

Tuesday 9am – 8pm

Wednesday 9am – 5pm

Thursday 9am – 8pm

Friday 9am – 6pm

Saturday 9am – 5pm


Premium blow dry, hair ups, colour specialist, hair designs, keratin treatment, luxury hair care

This is where you want to go for luxurious treatments and breathtaking hair. The Ryder Salon, an award-winning salon, is passionate about being a sustainable salon, meaning that they use ammonia-free colour, as well as top-quality products that are sulphate- and paraben-free, cruelty-free, with naturally derived ingredients.

This Ryder salon also doubles as a contemporary studio and a relaxing vibe, no matter if you’re coming in for full head foils or professional advice for your next haircut. They welcome you with a hot towel, and they have a team of some of the best hairdressers in Auckland; meaning that you will leave with an amazing haircut and ideal hair dye for you.

The Ryder Salon was established in 1999, and their team is so good that they can find the perfect colour for your hair by simply looking at your skin tone. The great service at Ryder Salon does come with a price, but you’ll never leave their hairdressing salon hating your cut or colour.

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Seamless Hair Extensions at The Finest Hair Salon


Address: Shop 9, Level 2, 7 Queen Street, Commercial Bay, Auckland Central 1010

Website address:

Phone number: 09 378 7650


Working hours:

Sunday – Monday: Closed (retail only)

Tuesday – Wednesday: 9:30am – 7:00pm

Thursday – Friday: 9:30am – 8.30pm

Saturday: 9:00am – 5:30pm


Hair extensions, blow wave, hair colour, keratin treatments, styling services

Loxy’s was launched in 2011, and it’s one of Auckland’s sustainable salons. It started as a hair-weaving love story, which transformed into a salon. The founder of the salon managed to rent her first commercial space in Grey Lynn, Auckland, and from there, her team only grew, creating Loxy’s as it is today.

In 2014, Loxy’s opened a second location in Commercial Bay. This salon is a specialty hair extension studio that does full head, three quarter head, and half head extensions. However, that’s not where their expertise ends; they can take care of all of your hairdressing needs. They do amazing hair cuts (with complimentary blow waves) on every hair length and they also do amazing straightening treatments. They also have free consultations and are big on sustainability!

Killer Hair

Address: Level One, 24 St Benedicts Street, Newton, Auckland

Website address:

Phone number: +64 (09) 377 9129


Working hours:

Monday & Sunday: Closed

Tuesday & Wednesday: 9am-8pm

Thursday: 10am-9pm

Friday: 9am-6pm

Saturday: 9am-5pm


Hair ups, hair treatments, vintage styling, cut & blow dry, makeup services, keratin smoothing treatments

This fantastic hair salon wants to make you feel as beautiful and authentic to yourself as they can. Their essence of their salon can be summarised in three words: Good (good for you, ECO salon, good products, feel good, pure goodness), Beautiful (seeing beauty, being beauty, beautiful world, beautiful life), and True (always true to who you are, feet firmly on the earth, simple, kind). Killer hair is, without a doubt, one of the greatest Auckland hair salons. They provide quality services and if you reciprocate their kindness, you may even get a free head massage. Once they’re done with you, be prepared to receive so many compliments!

Honourable Mentions

Our list wouldn’t be complete without, at least, mentioning the following great salons.

Amiee Marie Hair Studio (Beach Haven) is where you want to go if you want that beachy look. If blonde is your hair colour, this is the salon for you!

Asc Salon (Parnell) is definitely a hot spot in Auckland CBD. Not only do they do hair amazingly, but they also offer a range of services to maximise your pleasure as a client. Here, you can get blow waves accompanied by a cup of coffee, beer, wine, cider, or tea.

Marcelo & Co Hair Design (Eden Terrace) offer New Client Packages as well as barista-style beverages to make anyone who is visiting their salon, new client or not, feel welcome and relaxed. They go out of their way to make their clients feel comfortable, but don’t expect a free relaxing massage. They have an amazing hair styling team that can do just about anything and everything.


No matter which one of these hair salons you choose, know that you will be feeling like a million dollars once some of Auckland’s best hairdressers are done with you.

In case we missed one, tell us about your favourite hair salon and what they do best?

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