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Being a woman is hard. You will need to think of a monthly spending over beauty services like mani pedi, brow embroidery, spas and of course, hair treatment. And even though  sometimes it feels good to invest in some classy and boujee hair salons to experience the best hair treatment you can get, given the condition of our economy now, we have no choice but to start saving up for the safety of our future. Yes, I need to start taking my own advice. 

Getting a hair treatment in Malaysia—especially around high-priced towns like KL and Petaling Jaya—can be costly. You request one simple trim and the next thing you know, you receive a bill with three figures attached at the bottom. Madness. But to be honest, there are actually a lot of hair salons located around the Klang Valley that offer treatments below RM 100 with professional servicing. Not to mention, some of the hair salons have an eye-catching ambience that’ll make you feel like you’re walking in a luxurious boutique. 

Beauty Insider managed to find the best hair salons around you that literally won’t break your bank—but you will walk out with some good bangs instead. Check them out! 

1. CoCo Drybar 

Are you even a KL-rians if you don’t know about the existence of this grandeur chic salon? Since establishing its footing almost two years ago, COCOdry has won the heart of many ladies all across the country. Not your average hair salon—COCOdry focused on the value of using only natural ingredients, championing sustainability, and women empowerment. Thus, they do not believe in hair cutting, hair colouring and none of that fussy stuff! 

Read our interview with its founder, Kim Chee: Insider Spotlight: Hair Talk With Kim Chee, Founder Of COCOdry, Malaysia’s First Blowdry Bar

Address: No. 8, Jln Telawi 3, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact Information: 017-226 6648
Operating Hours: Everyday, 10am-7pm

2. Hair Tric & Lashility

Another well known hair salon located around Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur. The Hair Tric & Lashility salon not only specializes in hair treatment, but also brows and lashes extensions. All of their staff are well-trained and swear to give you the best experience ever. No wonder celebrities and influencers alike are a big fan of this salon. 

Address: Ground floor 16, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur // Level 2, MyTown Shopping Centre, 071, Jalan Cochrane, Cheras, Seksyen 90, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact Information: Facebook // Instagram 
Operating Hours: Everyday, 10am-10pm

3. Locco Hair Salon

At Locco Hair Salon, their speciality is their colouring and dyeing services. So if you’re looking for an A-game hair coloured service, this is the place for you. Located at the centre of KL, Setapak, Jalan Genting Kelang, this hair salon even offers hair treatment as low as RM 58. 

Address: G36, pv128, Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact Information: 03-4144 3637
Operating Hours: Everyday, 11am-9pm

4. Number 76 Hair Salon

Here’s a little background check about this salon. The name Number76 was originally conceived from NALU. In Japanese, 7 (seven) is pronounced as “nana” while 6 (six) as “roku”. When abbreviated, “nana” and “roku” merge together as NALU. NALU means “waves” in Hawaiian. Number76 hopes to “Catch the Wave” and create new trends. How iconic? In total, they have four outlets in Klang Valley, one in JB, as well as in Orchard Road, Singapore. 

Address: Check the full outlet here
Contact Information: +603 2287 0661 / 0662
Operating Hours: Everyday, 10am-8pm

5. Shawn Cutler

Another famous hair salon located around the hot areas like Bangsar and Damansara Heights—Shawn Cutler was founded by Shawn Long in 2007 and has been the choice of locals in getting hair treatment and cuts for such a long time. The price listed as low as RM 50, you can expect your hair to feel good and look better than before.

Address: No 28 & 28-1 Jalan Telawi 2 Bangsar Baru 59100 Kuala Lumpur // 39 G, Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact Information: +603-22846326 // Website
Operating Hours: Everyday 10am-7pm

6. Kimarie Hair Salon & Hair Spa 

Starting as low as RM 45, Kimarie Hair Salon & Hair Spa has been voted to be the best and affordable hair spa around SS2, Petaling Jaya. They even own two academy studios for hair servicing class and another nine outlets scattered around Malaysia. If you haven’t try this salon yet, take this as a sign for you to visit one of their salons. 

Address: 10, Jalan SS 2/66, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor //  No. B-G-7, Ioi Boulevard, Jalan Kenari 4, Bandar 47170, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47100 Puchong, Selangor 
Contact Information: Website
Operating Hours: Everyday, 10.30am-7pm

7. aBXCo. Salon

Once you step foot inside the salon, you’ll be stunned with their luxury ambience. But don’t walk out just yet! Their environment is nothing on what their price list will look like. Not only are they considered affordable with their below RM 50 pricing, their customer services also will make you feel comfortable and welcomed with their friendly gestures. 

Address: No.36M, Jalan SS 2/67, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact Information: 03-7866 0911
Operating Hours: Everyday, 11am-8pm

8. Yoo Jean Hair Salon

Yoo Jean Hair Salon has all the hair treatment you need. From simple cut and wash, to Korean Perm to Hair Manicure, they will make you feel like the grandest of them all with their excellent servicing and 5 stars treatment. Their pricing also won’t break nor sweat you. But make sure you book an appointment beforehand because this salon is always full with loyal customers. 

Address: 1st Floor, 2-1, Jalan 25/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact Information: 03-2330 1002
Operating Hours: Everyday, 10am-10pm

9. H ART Concept Salon

Looking for an artsy and vibrant looking hairdo? Look no further than H ART Concept Salon that is located in a bustly area, Subang Jaya. This hair salon is really the choice of those youngsters who are looking to change their hair colour for a more funky and vibrant look. You can just show them what kind of a hair look you want and they will get them done! 

Address: 1st Floor, 10, Jalan SS 15/8, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Contact Information: 012-300 5859
Operating Hours: Everyday, 11:30am-8pm

10. Spazio Hair Studio

Another popular hair salon situated in Subang Jaya, Spazio Hair Studio is also another hair salon that is pretty popular among youngsters who are looking for an ultimate hair makeover. From simple cuts to arrays of other hair treatments , you’ll need to visit this hair salon! 

Address: A10, Jalan SS15/8A Subang Jaya, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact Information: 03-5634 1138
Operating Hours: Everyday, 11am-8.30pm

11. Hair Colour Expert

Hair Color Expert is regarded amongst the most economical hair salons in KL for getting your locks coloured and style. The salon offers shims of upscale hair colouring procedure that concludes with a treatment service. Similar to their styling and colouring service, their hair cut pricing is also determined by the length of your hair. Colouring is merely RM48.90 for haircuts above the ears, around RM 60 for medium hair, and for longer hair, it wouldn’t exceed RM 100. 

Address: 44A, Jalan SS 21/35, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact Information: 03-7731 6978
Operating Hours: tuesday-Sunday, 10am-8pm | Closed on Monday

12. Le Classic Hair Studio 

Le Classic Hair Studio, a newly established dynamic team, flawlessly integrates the best of colour chemistry, advanced cutting processes, and the remarkable ability and uniqueness of its hair artists to give you fresh and spectacular styles, showing the world a more attractive and confident you. Their services include regular hair cuts, hair treatments, scalp treatments, hair perms, and styling. You receive what you see on the price board. You can trust Le Classic Hair Studio since there are no hidden or additional expenses!

Address: Block A4 1-2 Solaris Dutamas, Publika Shopping Gallery, 1, Jln Solaris Dutamas // Paradigm Mall, UG 20, 1, Jalan SS 7/26a, Selangor
Contact Information: 019-662 9318
Operating Hours: Everyday, 10am-9pm

13. 76STYLE

76STYLE Hair Salon believes that numbers speak no language and are genuinely worldwide, which is why 76 is their code number for spreading these hair and fashion trends throughout Asia. They transmit Tokyo beauty trends and streetwear to you and the rest of the globe on 76Style. Their haircuts start at RM 76. They also provide mini pedi treatments for around RM30.

Address: 2 Jalan Kiara E-01-02,Plaza Mont Kiara, Mont Kiara // R2, Ground Floor, Annexe Block Lot 10 Shopping Centre
Contact Information: 76style.com
Operating Hours: Everyday, 10am-7pm

14. Hattitude Hair Salon

“HAIR REFLECTS YOUR ATTITUDE,” the name says it all. Allow the expert stylists at HATTITUDE to give your hair a total makeover to reflect your genuine personality. Micky Phang launched the salon in 2015, and it has since moved to a larger and better location, allowing clients a nice atmosphere while receiving the service they deserve. At HATTITUDE they also offer expert services in a beautiful setting at a fair price. 

Address: BLOCK F-1-15, PLAZA ARKADIA No.3, Jalan Intisari Perdana, Desa Parkcity
Contact Information: 03-2715 2275
Operating Hours: Everyday, 11am-8pm

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