The best spots for a bit of pampering… 

Whether you’re after a haircut or blow dry, colouring or extensions, here are the best salons in Jeddah. Many of them are one stop shops, offering everything from eyebrow threading to waxing. So whether you just want a new look or a full day’s relaxation, here are the best salons in Jeddah to let your hair down.

Ahlam Center

Take your pick from fashion forward hairstyles or classy updos at Ahlam Center, as it covers your basic as well as bigger beauty needs. It’s a popular place to go for hair extensions, specialising in long, luscious locks. The salon also offers threading, eyelash extensions and microblading. Best of all, it’s at an affordable price, so keep an eye on its Instagram for special packages.

Ahlam Center, Al Khaldeya, Jeddah. @ahlamcenter

Claude Maxime

Whether you want colour, extensions, blow dries or simply a cut, Claude Maxime is a sophisticated spot. The bridal packages and results are impressive. And, if you want to get to know your hairdresser, the stylists are stars in their own right – go onto the Instagram and each have their own highlights. Other treatments include waxing, threading and facials.

Claude Maxime, Tahlia Street Center Q10, Jeddah. Tel: (0)55 225 9429. @claudemaxime

Curl Boutique

 

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If you’ve had a hard time getting hairdressers to understand your curly hair, then this will be your hair saviour. Curl Boutique was created by Hessah Hannan after she had enough of spending money and damaging her hair to get a sleek look. As one of the first salons in the kingdom to specalise in curly hair, it offers cuts and styling for children and adults.

Curl Boutique, Al Andalus, Musheera Center, Jeddah. Tel: (0)581 108 108. curlboutiquesa.com

Dessange

When only red carpet ready hair will do, book yourself a visit at to this hair salon in Jeddah. Each hairdresser’s greatest hits are compiled on the Instagram highlights, so you have some idea of what to expect. The updos are pretty extravagant, with statement plaits and accessories. If you want to make a day of it, book yourself a massage or facial.

Dessange, Al Nahdaa, Ar Rawdah, Jeddah. Tel: (0)55 600 8012. @dessange_jeddah

Etoile

Whether you’re after Insta-worthy waves or glamorous updos, Etoile delivers when it comes to hair dreams. If you’re looking to take the plunge with a new hair colour, this is a great place to go, as the experts are on hand to guide you through the shades. Other services include threading, manicures and pedicures – the nail art is particularly fun and fashionable.

Etoile, Prince Sultan Rd, Ar Rawdah, Jeddah. Sat to Thu 10am to 10pm, Fri 2pm to 10pm. Tel: (0)50 411 1789. @etoilesalons

Eve

Get ready to fall head over heels for Eve. This is a haven for brides to be and bridesmaids. Not only is there a haute couture section, which has a range of bridal wear, but hair and make-up and spa services that make it great for a hen do. The treatments range from a gold facial to foot massages.

Eve, Prince Sultan Street, Jeddah. Tel: (0)12 658 1977. evejeddah.com

Jean Louis David

 

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Jean Louis David has been bringing French chic to cities across the world through its hair salons.  The Jeddah salon offers cuts, blow dries and up dos. The bridal hair is fit for a princess, as many even come with classy crowns. While other services include massages, henna and micropigmentation.

Jean Louis David, King’s Road Tower, King Abdul Aziz Rd, Ash Shati, Jeddah. Tel: (0)12 606 8678. @jeanlouisdavidsa

Le Salon

If you’re after Arab-inspired hair and make-up, then Le Salon should be on your radar. It’s all about statement styles, from the big hair to bold make up looks. The salon also specialises in bridal looks, which are extra glam.

Le Salon, Ar Rawdah, 6319 2108, Jeddah. Tel: (0)55 110 4455. @lesalon.jeddah

Oriana Salon and Spa

Oriana Salon and Spa are pros when it come to hair and beauty. The hair services include cuts, colour, styling and extensions. There’s even a dedicated menu called Little Ladies for children aged 10 years and under, which includes haircuts and hair styling. The spa has an extensive list of treatments covering massages, waxing, facials, nails and – best of all – a Moroccan bath.

Oriana Salon and Spa, Atallah Commercial Center, Ibn Tayhan, Ash Shati, Al Kurnaysh Road, Jeddah. Tel: (0)12 622 0773. oriana-sa.com/en

The Powder Room

 

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Welcome to one of the most popular places to go for a blow dry in Jeddah, as it was one of the first blow dry bars in the capital. The modern salon delivers a range of styles, from beach waves to sleek and straight. If you’re planning to get your hair done before you go out, be warned: there is a no reservation policy and it as it can get busy. services include manicures, pedicures, eyelashes and make-up.

The Powder Room, Prince Saud Al Faisal, Street, Jeddah. Tel: (0)12 606 5042. @thepowderroomsa

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