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10 Hair Salons In Johor Bahru For Stylish Perms & Trendy Colours To Update Your Look

Hair salons in Johor Bahru

It’s “New Year, New Me” when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s. Or perhaps you may just be itching for a complete hairstyle and colour change, whether to jazz up your current hairstyle before that job interview or to feel refreshed again. Whatever it may be, Johor Bahru is bursting with choices when it comes to hairdo magic.

From skilled hair trims and perms to quality hair treatment services, we rounded up 10 hair salons in Johor Bahru that you can trust your precious locks with.

1. REDS Hairdressing

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Image credit: REDS Hairdressing City Square via Facebook

Having been around for almost two decades, REDS Hairdressing in Johor Bahru City Square has become a go-to hair salon for trendy cuts and styles – their services and crew of experienced stylists often receive rave 5-star reviews from their clients. 

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Image adapted from: REDS Hairdressing City Square via Facebook

This hair salon will have you covered with their range of services – cut, treatment, and colouring included. But they’re best known for their Korean Wave Perm (from RM188) and Digital Perm (from RM218) that’ll have your rocking tresses with lush and effortless waves after a session. 

If you’ve been eyeing a vibrant hair colour to completely change up your ‘do, their colour services are priced affordably from RM118. For an even more whimsical goddess look, go for the Ombre or Balayage (from RM375) so you can sport the ultimate unicorn hair.

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Image credit: Reds Hairdressing City Square (JB Hair Salon) via Google Maps

Besides just making you look good, they also ensure your hair is in tip-top condition with their tried-and-tested treatments that come with pampering head massages. There are the Keratin Treatment (from RM258) for hair retexturing and Scalp Treatment (from RM138) that’ll help nourish your scalp.

Muslims are welcome to get their hair done here too, as there are complimentary VIP rooms for the privacy and specific preferences of hijab-wearing patrons.

Address: Lot J4-10, Level 4, Johor Bahru City Square, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 07-222 1318 | 011-1113 0021 | 017-796 7263 | REDS HairDressing’s website

2. Studio M KSL

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Image credit: Studio M KSL via Facebook

Studio M at KSL City Mall in JB is a one-stop hairdressing centre that’ll have you covered for everything. From perming and colouring options to an extensive range of hair and scalp treatments, it’s no wonder that this hair salon is one of the most popular salons in Johor Bahru.

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Image credit: Studio M KSL via Facebook

Digital perms here start from RM348 for short hair and RM448 for long hair. Ask for a specific cut or style and the experienced team will execute it to a tee. But if you’re unsure of what you want, they will happily suggest a hairstyle that’s bespoke to you.

The salon doesn’t just focus on hair makeovers. They make sure your hair gets the treatment it needs to stay healthy as well. Try their signature Mucota Ultra Sonic Treatment (from RM208) or OWAY Italy Organic Scalp Treatment (RM218 for males, RM288 for females), and relax to their amazing head massages that they are known for.

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Image credit: Studio M KSL via Facebook

Address: G-08 & G-09,KSL City Mall, Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, 80250, Johor Bahru
Opening hours: 10am-9.30pm, Daily
Contact: 07-289 0058 | Studio M KSL website | Facebook | Instagram

3. Urban Hair

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Image credit: Urban Hair KSL City via Google Photos

Another hair salon gem that’s located at KSL City, Urban Hair is a salon that should be on your radar if you’re picky about the type of chemicals that are permeating your roots. 

This salon takes sustainability seriously. They only use products that are packed full of organic and natural ingredients, such as Nature’s Organic Hair Sense, Oway, and O’right & Davines. The products are also cruelty-free and do not contain harsh chemicals such as ammonia, paraben, and alcohol.  

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Image credit: Urban Hair KSL City via Google Photos

For those with sensitive scalps, head here to get a treatment tailored based on your needs. Whether you’re looking to rebalance, nourish, or energise your scalp, they have treatments for your hair that are priced from RM180.  

A Haircut and Wash (from RM50), and just a Wash & Blow (from RM38), are all on the menu too, alongside Digital Perm (from RM220) and Organic Hair Colouring (from RM120). The salon is also able to execute more fancy ‘dos, such as Ombre (from RM168) and Balayage (from RM198)

Address: L2-16, KSL City, 33, Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 07-362 5030 | Urban Hair website | Facebook | Instagram

4. LUXE Studio JB

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Image credit: LUXE Hair Group via Facebook

LUXE Studio JB is undoubtedly one of Johor’s leading hair salons, and with good reason. The award-winning salon caters to a variety of hair services and carefully personalised haircuts – all are reasonably priced too, even with their top-notch services and the quality products used.

A simple wash, blow and trim by a professional stylist is RM50 for males and RM60 for females

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Image credit: LUXE Hair Group via Facebook

LUXE also offers a range of hair perms, with their Korean Perms being second to none. Girls, get your hair looking like Korean actress Jun Ji Hyun’s effortlessly luscious locks with the salon’s C curl or Wave Curl (from RM260). Boys on the other hand can opt for the Oppa Perm (RM200) to get that ridiculously thick and textured hair rocked by K-pop idols.

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Image credit: LUXE Hair Group via Facebook

The salon only uses premium hair products by L’Oreal, Mucota, Shiseido, Advante, Kerastase, and La Biosthetique. Alternatively, organic haircare options are available from Oway, Davines, and Nature’s Organic Sense, so rest assured that your hair is in safe hands.

Address: Lot SK7, Level 2, Komtar JBCC, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru
Opening hours: 10am-8pm, Daily
Contact: 07-220 0888 | LUXE Hair Group website | Facebook | Instagram

5. Style by Andy Chan

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Image credit: Style by Andy Chan via Facebook

The swanky and stylish salon at Mid Valley Mall Southkey, Style by Andy Chan, has a reputation for uber-gorgeous hairdos that are Vogue-cover worthy – at prices that won’t rip your bank apart too. Founded by award-winning Art Director and L’Oreal Professional Artist Ambassador Malaysia, Andy Chan, the salon excels in its menu of classy cuts and innovative colour options.

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Image credit: Style by Andy Chan via Google Photos

If you fancy permed tresses, there’s the Digital Perm (RM250), Ion Perm (RM230) and Korea Perm (RM200). Get sleek Highlights (RM140) to jazz up your new hairstyle further and walk out of the salon a different person.

As much as the salon’s hairdressers are incredibly skilled in trims and perms, it is their range of hair treatments which has gained them a huge and loyal following. The Tokio Inkarami 6 Step Treatment (RM380) and Scalp Treatment (RM180) are some go-tos that’ll remedy your split ends and dehydrated hair.

Address: S046, Mid Valley Mall Southkey, Persiaran Southkey 1, Kota Southkey, 80150 Johor Bahru
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 012-969 5613 | Style by Andy Chan website | Facebook | Instagram

6. MODE Hair Salon

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Image credit: MODE Hair Salon Southkey via Facebook

MODE Hair Salon has a steady stream of positive reviews on Google and its social media platforms for its services, and it’s not hard to see why. Drop by to experience their remarkable services – including a Designer Male Hair Cut (from RM68), Designer Female Hair Cut (from RM88), and Permanent Perming (RM480) carried out by the nimble hands of the skilled hairdressers here.

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Image credit: MODE Hair Salon Southkey via Facebook

If you’re in need of a nice hairdo for a big night out, opt for the Hair Styling (RM80) service. The salon will spruce up your tresses with high-quality hair tools from high-end brands such as Dyson and GHD, as well as styling products from L’Oréal Professionnel and Kérastase.

Address: 03-17, Block F Commercial Southkey Mosaic, Persiaran Southkey 1, Southkey, 80150 Johor Bahru
Opening hours: 11am-8pm, Daily
Contact: 07-336 4913 | 019-557 7357 | MODE Hair Salon Facebook | Instagram

7. PROSTYLE Hair Studio

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Image credit: PROTRIM Hair Studio JB City Square via Facebook

PROSTYLE Hair Studio houses a trendy group of hairdressers that are always up-to-date with contemporary cuts, stylish hairdos and sharp fashion-forward trims – as reflected by the salon’s chic and sleek interior.

PhotoImage credit: PROSTYLE Hair Studio via Google Photos

If you have been eyeing that chic hairdo on your favourite celebrity, show the hair stylists a picture and they’ll have you owning the hairstyle – be it bobs, choppy layers, or wild perms. Perms start from RM258 – with a free dessert – which is great value for your money  considering the salon’s use of premium hair products from Mucota, Shiseido, L’Oreal, and Kerastase. 

Colour and Balayage, both priced RM128, and Keratin Treatment (RM358) are also available for those looking to achieve beautiful tresses and other styles.

Address: City Square, Lot J4-01, Level 4 Johor Bahru, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, 80000 Johor Bahru
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: 017-728 1318 | 07-221 1318 | PROSTYLE Hair Studio website | Facebook | Instagram

8. ELLE Hair Studio

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Image credit: ELLE Hair Studio via Google Photos

The crème de la crème of hair salons in JB, ELLE Hair Studio is considered a pioneer in the industry, having been around since 1986. It’s helmed by founder and artistic director Simon Koh, who has 35 years of hairdressing experience under his belt.

Located in Mid Valley Southkey JB, the salon has a vast and elegant interior that is fitting for the team of professional hair stylists it houses, many of whom have decade-spanning expertise in the field. 

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Image credit: ELLE Hair Studio via Google Photos

A perm at the salon will take a little over 2 hours, and trust us when we say you’d probably wish the royal treatment would last longer. Digital and Cosmetic Perms cost from RM250 while Rebonding starts from RM350.

Their array of hair treatments here might also tempt you – there’s the Kérastase Scalp Treatment (RM180) and L’Oreal Treatment (RM180) that’ll promise you glossy, bouncy and healthy hair when you leave the salon.

Address: T-017 (Level 3), The Mall, Mid Valley Southkey, 80150 Johor Bahru
Opening hours: 10am-9pm, Daily
Contact: 016-738 0993 | ELLE Hair Studio website | Facebook | Instagram

9. A Cuts Studio & Spa

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Image credit: A Cuts Studio via Google Photos

Locals flock to A Cuts Studio & Spa for their fresh and novel services, which include creative perms, innovative colourings, and all manner of beauty treatments. Regulars swear by their range of signature hair and scalp treatments, such as the K-Gloss Keratin Treatment (from RM298) and Scalp Treatment (from RM188).

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Image credit: A Cuts Studio & Spa via Facebook

Their signature is the Korean Wave Perm (from RM208) – but feel free to request for a specific style and the hair stylists here will execute it to a tee. If you’re unsure of what you want, the friendly team will create a ‘do that’s bespoke to you, and have you loving your new look.

Address: Paradigm Mall, Lot 2F-66, Paradigm mall, Skudai, 81200 Johor Bahru
Opening hours: 10am-10.30pm, Daily
Contact: 07-232 3444 | A Cuts Studio & Spa website | Facebook | Instagram

10. Unique Expired

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Image credit: Unique Expired – Hair Dressing via Facebook

Nothing quite turns heads in a room than a fancy ‘do. For unique colouring jobs that’ll be sure to do this, turn to Unique Expired. This hair salon over at Plaza Mentari Sun City specialises in trendy Japanese cuts and colours carried out by a team of experienced stylists that can do magic to your hair – whether it’s via a haircut, colouring job, or stylish perm.

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Image credit: Unique Expired – Hair Dressing via Facebook

Their colouring are priced from RM200++, while extra fancy Balayage comprising bleach and colour is priced from RM500++.

Address: G-01, Plaza Mentari Sun City, Jalan Kuning, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening hours: Tue-Sat 11am-8.30pm | Sun 11am-6.30pm (Closed on Monday)
Contact: 07-333 1442 | Unique Expired website

Hair salons in Johor Bahru for perms & colouring jobs

There’s no doubt that a fresh and good hairstyle can make one feel like a brand new person. So whether you’re eyeing a trendy trim or fancying more luscious locks, put your hair in the hands of these reputable hair salons in Johor Bahru, and emerge looking and feeling your best.

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Cover image adapted from: Urban Hair KSL City via Google Photos, A Cuts Studio & Spa via Facebook & ELLE Hair Studio via Google Photos

This article was first published on 12th January 2023, and was updated on 7th August 2023. Last updated by Janet on 9th May 2024.