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Keep Your Tresses in Check with Makati’s Best Salons

by Kara R. Santiago
August 24, 2018

It goes without saying that investing in your hair is a fundamental part of building personal style.

Whether it's to make a statement or simply to—in true dramatic millennial fashion—chop off life’s worries, a good haircut can definitely make or break your month (or even year, depending on how fast your locks grow).

This week’s beauty roundup lists the top salons around Makati that offer the best and most reliable services to match your every need. An added bonus? We're offering irresistible deals that will surely transform you into a head-turning goddess for that perfect show-stopping look!

1. Design Studio Salon

You've probably heard about Design Studio Salon before—now it's time to experience it for yourself. Home to achieving the perfect ash brown look, this salon is a popular choice of influencers for their wash-and-wear hair. Thinking about rocking a new color without causing too much damage? You can count on Design Studio Salon’s team of experts to do an A+ job.

Design Studio Salon
908 G/F Arnaiz Metrobank Building
908 Arnaiz Avenue
(02) 899 9977
(02) 832 5508
(0919) 999 7622
Open daily, 9 AM - 9 PM

2. Hair Salon Hide2A from Tokyo

As the trusted source for Japanese-quality salon services, Hair Salon Hide2A takes pride in their world-class technology woven into the latest beauty trends in hair, nails, and beauty. The result is a one-of-a-kind experience tailor fit for each customer, paying particular attention to the Japanese way of doing everything with precision and expertise. With Hide2A’s excellent service, it’s as if you’ve flown yourself to Tokyo just to get a blowout! Their eyelash extensions are worth trying out as well, for lovely peepers minus the mascara.

Hair Salon Hide2A from Tokyo
G/F B and P Building, 843 Arnaiz Avenue
Legaspi Village
(02) 779 8435
(0908) 299 1290
(0927) 228 7470
Open daily except for Mondays, 10 AM - 8 PM

3. Le Maquillage Salon

For those who love spending hours in the salon not just for me-time, but for a serene escape to clear the mind as well, Le Maquillage should be your next destination. Known for aesthetic private rooms dedicated to massages, facials, and waxing sessions, Le Maquillage proves to be an all-around beauty hub. Of course, it goes beyond saying that they are experts in taming your tresses, too, so include this in your options for your next treatment and rebond.

Le Maquillage Salon
Shop-6 Basement Shopping Arcade
The Peninsula Manila
Brgy. Urdaneta Village, Makati
(02) 843 7629
(0917) 800 1182
Open from Mondays to Saturdays, 8AM - 8PM
Sundays, 9AM - 5PM

4. Jesi Mendez Salon

With over 40 years of expertise in the beauty industry and having pioneered the trends that shape Philippine fashion as it is today, Jesi Mendez brings that same passion and knowledge to his beauty empire. With two salons in Makati, the bigger branch located in New World and the other housed in the New Glorietta wing, Jesi Mendez doubles the ease and convenience of preparing for a work or personal event. For your on-the-day hairstyling needs, look no further and entrust your runway-ready mane to the trained dressers of Jesi Mendez. If you have time to spare, hair coloring and treatments are also popular in this establishment.

Jesi Mendez Salon
New World Hotel
Esperanza Street cor. Makati Avenue
(02) 811 8706
Open daily, 10 AM - 8 PM

New Glorietta
3rd Level, New Glorietta Mall
Ayala Center, Makati
(02) 812 0420
(02) 812 0369

5. Gionyx Hair and Nail Salon

INSTAGRAM: gionyxsalon

Cop the full K-Drama look not only by achieving glass skin goals, but also by getting styled in Gionyx Hair and Nail Salon, Poblacion’s hidden hub with Korean-trained professionals! Guests rave about the individualized service that will make you feel royalty—perhaps like spending the day in Song Hye Kyo’s shoes? Gionyx is also known for their expertise in mani-pedis and unique nail art designs, so be sure to check those services out as well.

Gionyx Hair and Nail Salon
202 ASSI Building, 109 Neptune Street
(02) 771 2488
Open from Thursdays to Tuesdays, 10 AM - 10 PM;
Wednesdays at 11 AM - 10 PM

6. Creations by Lourd Ramos

The most underrated expert for the perfect haircut is Lourd Ramos. With Creations by Lourd Ramos, whether you are a straight-haired or curly-haired gal, you'll walk away with a look you love. His precise hands and eye for achieving a great mane is a luxury that every woman must treat herself to. The magic of the Creations team will surely make you feel like a million bucks, all without spending a fortune. They also offer services for your beau, so perhaps this is something you should explore as a weekend date activity! If you're not from Makati, check out this resident TRESemmé Hair Care Expert’s newest home in Bonifacio Stopover branch.

Creations by Lourd Ramos
Upper Ground, Somerset Olympia
7912 Makati Avenue
(02) 551 7491
(0908) 897 7360
Open daily, 10 AM - 7 PM

7. The Style Run

The Style Run caters to the on-the-go woman who still wants to prioritize her personal beauty habits and style. Whether she's coming from a busy week in the office or in the household, she understands that self-love is the key to giving more love. Since The Style Run is conveniently located in Rustan’s Supermarket, sneaking off to a trip to the salon in the middle of grocery time isn’t too hard to pull off!

The Style Run
G/F Rustan’s Supermarket, Ayala Avenue
(0906) 227 2882
Open daily, 7 AM - 8 PM

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About Kara
Kara is a storyteller by heart and by profession. When not creating content or launching campaigns for her client, you may follow her adventures on #santiagoesplaces.

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