8 Kid-Friendly Hair Salons and Barbers in the Klang Valley

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The first hair cut with a hairdresser or barber is a rite of passage for many children. Here are eight kid-friendly hair salons and barbers in the Klang Valley – with special styling chairs, play areas, or quick service, to help your fidgety young customers feel at ease.


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Hailing from Tokyo, 76STYLE Hair Salon caters to the stylish adult or child. Membership comes with perks, such as free haircuts for children below 5. Enjoy 50% discount if your child is between 6 to 12 years, and 30% for those 19 years and below.  A cosy play area will keep the younger kids occupied, while parents enjoy a brew at Caffe Crema next door.

Address: E-01-02, Plaza Mont Kiara, 2 Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603-6203 5111 / 4111
Open: Mondays to Thursdays 9:30 am – 9:00 pm; Fridays to Sundays and Public Holidays 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
Prices from: FREE for 76STYLE’s members’ children below 5.
Facebook: 76stylemy

A Cut Above

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One of KL’s premier hair salon chains, A Cut Above has been in operation for the past 30 years, with several outlets around the Klang Valley.  Colourful animal-shaped chairs at selected outlets will help keep the kids seated, while their locks get snipped.

Address: S054 & S055 2nd Floor, Mid Valley Megamall, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur; 1F-32 1st Floor, Bangsar Village II, No. 2 Jalan Telawi Satu, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur; and 3 other Klang Valley mall locations, at Bangsar Shopping Centre, Sunway Pyramid, and Pavillion Kuala Lumpur.
Contact: +603 2938 3131; +603 2283 2233
Open: Mondays to Sundays 10:00am – 10:00pm; 10:00am to 9:00pm
Prices from: RM40
Facebook: acutabove.group

GEM Studio

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Formerly part of the one-stop parenting hub, The Parenthood, GEM Studio has since moved to a new premise in Sunway Pyramid. We love the fun, bright colours; and little girls would find those unicorns very hard to resist!

Address: F1.13 First Floor, Sunway Pyramid, No. 3 Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya
Contact: +60 11 1669 6492
Open: Mondays to Sundays 10:00am – 10:00pm
Prices from: RM25
Facebook: GEMStudio

Huuk Barbershop

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While they do entertain walk-ins, it is best to book an appointment before heading to this popular, retro- inspired barbershop. Not only are the barbers friendly, they are also really good with kids.

Address: Lot.B1.03.00, Basement 1, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 165, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur and 5 other locations in Wangsa Maju, Taman Melawati, MidValley, and Bukit Bintang
Contact: +603-2110 2961
Open: Daily 10:00am – 10:00pm
Prices from: RM30
Facebook: HuukBarbershop

Joe’s Barbershop

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Joe’s Barbershop was founded by the hip hop artist, Joe Flizzow and celebrity barber, Andy Darmis. Since opening their first shop in 2013, the popular chain has quickly expanded to 21 different locations around the country. For the comfort of their younger customers, Joe’s uses smaller equipment (and no straight razors!). Check out the review by Mums of Makchic here.

Address: Plaza Rasta, Off Jalan Datuk Sulaiman, Kampung Sungai Penchala, 60000 Kuala Lumpur and 20 other locations in Subang Jaya, Bangi, Shah Alam, and nationwide
Contact: +6013-7873115
Open: Saturdays to Thursdays 12:00pm – 11:00pm, Closed on Fridays
Prices from: RM20
Facebook: Joes47500

Kwik & ez

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If your kids find it hard to sit still, Kwik & ez provides quick and affordable services at the Happy Kids Cut Corner. This corner is perfect for very young children, who would enjoy the different themes at selected locations around KL and Selangor, including IOI Mall Puchong, Setia City Mall and Tesco Kepong Village Mall.

Address: Lot Level 2-11 Setia City Mall, Persiaran Setia Dagang, Setia Alam, 40170 Shah Alam, IOI Mall Puchong, Damansara, and various other shopping centre locations
Contact: +603-4295 0000
Open: Daily 10:00am – 10:00pm
Price: RM20

Nimroc Barbershop

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Nimroc Barbershop is a stylish barbershop chain with outlets in Maluri, Danau Kota, and Seksyen 7, Shah Alam. Bring your boys here if they would like to sport the latest trends! Open daily till very late.

Address: No. 280, Jalan Cheras, Batu 2 1/2, 56100  Kuala Lumpur and 2 other locations in Danau Kota and Shah Alam.
Contact: +601123819644
Open: Daily 2:00pm – 1:00am
Prices from: RM20
Facebook: NimrocBarbershop

Quick Cut

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Quick Cut is an express chain which offers a professional, no-frills haircut. Promising customers a haircut under 10 minutes, this might be best for parents looking for a last-minute, speedy, and cheap haircut for their kids. Some outlets have a vehicle-shaped styling chair for children.

Address: G36 BMC Mall, Jalan Temenggung 21/9, Bandar Mahkota Cheras, 43200 Batu 9 Cheras, 1 Utama, Avenue K and 14 other shopping mall locations
Contact: +603 – 9076 1189
Open: Daily 10:00am – 10:00pm
Prices from: RM18 (Price may vary depending on location)

This list is not exhaustive and opening times may be subject to change, so parents are advised to contact the shop before any visit. Do write to us at makchic@popdigital.my if you have any other kid-friendly hair salons and barbers we should add! 

In her previous roles, Lu Sean killed it in arts management, PR, and law. She now herds a pre-schooler, a peer-learner, and a cat. When not busy writing, Lu Sean loves crossing animals while nursing a teh tarik.