Written by Augusta Adriasola
Just as good as shopping is going to the hairdresser. Not many things boost your self-esteem as a hair change and the experience gets even better when you do it in a cool environment. These five hair salons in Barcelona for sure understand that, offering both quality and amazing aesthetics in some of the best neighbourhoods in town, redefining the whole hair dressing business. Either if you are living in Barcelona and want a new hairdresser, or just passing by and in need of a new look, get to know where to go in Barcelona to get a haircut. ¡You’ll be in great hands!
Pódame: located in the heart of Gràcia, one of the most artistic districts in Barcelona, this hair salon is run by a group of talented men who literally make magic with your hair. Their value is their professional advice, when it comes to haircuts and colour, always considering the client’s tastes, personality and references. Even better is the place itself: the walls of the salon are covered with tiling, while the decoration mixes vintage items with the most modern magazines and books.
Carrer de Bonavista, 25
Biyooin: also in Gràcia, Biyooin’s motto is “the place where you will feel special”, and so it is! The prices may be a little bit higher than normal, but quality and great taste are guaranteed as well as a modern decoration inside a very traditional front. Biyooin is so artistic as their original haircuts, so if you want something different, this is the place to go!
Carrer de Sant Domènec, 18
Dtox: if Vogue recommends it, then it must be good! That’s the case of Dtox, a hair salon in the very cool neighbourhood of El Raval, offering personalized services in a wonderful environment. The industrial-inspired salon has nice music, great furniture and a professional, but fun atmosphere. Here you will be in the best hands thanks to the dedicated attention of its owners Carolina and Jesus! It has its very own parking (a not minor fact) and you can even book an appointment online, easy, right?
Carrer Tallers 77, Planta 1 – Edificio Luminor
Barber Shop: men also have their options, since several barbershops are opening all around Barcelona. Barber Shop is probably the best and most well-known one, as it has several stores around Gràcia, L’Eixample and Sant Gervasí. With friendly service and a passionate attention to detail, their trained professionals are schooled in the time-honoured traditions of barbering and shaving. Their salons are retro inspired and going through the door is taking a trip to the past, making the whole barbershop experience even better!
Muntaner, 382 / Via Augusta, 92 / Torrent de l’Olla, 62 / Córsega, 417 / Compte Urgell, 83
Polopelo: it promises to be one of the most complete hair salons in town. Despite its new venue, they have a 23-year-old experience, but what is novel is that Polopelo offers hair services based on the concept of organic and laboratory of trends. But that’s not all: there are art expositions too, which will guarantee a complete experience, mixing art and hair. Moreover, you will be able to shop Philip Martin’s organic products, known for their incredible quality.
Carrer Sant Per mes Alt, 59