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The Best Hair Salons in Calgary (Where the Stylists Really Listen)

Sometimes, the key to loving yourself lies in a hair transformation worthy of a princess makeover à la Mia Thermopolis. Wouldn’t it be incredible to stumble upon a salon filled with stylists ready to wave their magic shears and unleash your inner glam? 

A place where they banish flyaways, embrace your style and leave you feeling like you could conquer a kingdom (or at least, that Tuesday morning meeting).  

If you want that, you’re in luck. Our team has already taken on the challenge of finding you a place for a hair transformation worthy of Genovia! These are the very best hair salons in Calgary today!

How Much Do Hair Salon Services Cost in Calgary?

Before we jump into our list, you might want to check out this other list of salon services with their estimated cost to find out if you have the budget for it.

ServiceAverage Cost
Haircut$30 – $50
Perm$40 – $200
Coloring services$65 – $200
Hair extensions$10 – $175

The Top Hair Salons in Calgary

Now, let’s go into the list of hair salon services in Calgary. Who knows, you might find the one that will cater to both your needs and taste.

1. Ombre Salon

Ombre Salon
SERVICESEyelash, Skin, Hair, Laser treatments, Nail, Massage
ADDRESS#2134 4310-104 Ave NE Calgary, AB T3J 1W5, Canada
CONTACT DETAILS+1 (587) 623-1270
OPERATING HOURSMon-Sat  10:00 am – 7:30 pm
Sun 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Ombre Salon started with the goal to become one of the city’s best hair salons and we certainly agree they’ve achieved this goal. One of the main highlights of their service is that all of their products are made of non-toxic materials so you can be sure your health doesn’t get compromised or your scalp & hair don’t suffer from damages.

Anyway, they provide a wide range of hair services from haircuts to the permanent straightening of your hair. You can check out a full list of their services here.

This hair salon is open every single day which makes them ideal for those with busy schedules. You can just pop in when you finally have free time as long as you give them a call beforehand for same-day appointments.

To book an appointment with them, you can either give them a call or set an appointment with them on their website.

We’d like to mention that their services aren’t limited to those for the hair. They also provide eyelash treatments, skin treatments, laser treatments, manicures & pedicures, and massage services.

However, they aren’t offering any of their massage and eyelash services at the moment for the safety of both their clients and their specialists.

They also offer all sorts of products to help you care for your hair well after they provide you with their service. This includes special shampoos, conditioners, hairdryers, and the like.


  • Open daily
  • Has an online shop
  • Online appointment booking
  • Uses only non-toxic products
  • Offers products for follow-up care
  • Same-day appointments accepted
  • Wide range of treatments and services


  • Prices are relatively expensive
  • Does not offer free consultation
  • Currently doesn’t offer massage or nail services

Customer Reviews

Recommended, exceptional service, great products

“I had virgin hair and was so scared to get my hair coloured. But Sunny did an amazing job. Exceptional service and great products. Love how my hair looks now. Thank you for such an amazing service. I would recommend Ombré Salon to everyone who is looking for a wonderful experience!” -Surbhi

Amazing balayage results

“I got my balayage done from this place & loving it .. Thank you guys !!” -Richa

2. Purple Jade Hair Design

Purple Jade Hair Design
SERVICESUpdo, Perm, Cut, Treatment, Color
ADDRESS 3604 52 Avenue Northwest, Calgary, Ab, T2l 2k4, Canada
CONTACT DETAILS+1 (403) 282-0900
OPERATING HOURSMon-Sat  10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Purple Jade Hair Design is a hair salon in Calgary that seeks to provide the best hair treatments and services around.

Due to the number of people who go to their salon, they highly recommend that you book an appointment with them beforehand to avoid long waiting times.

Now, one thing we love about their online booking form is that they show you the services offered, the hairstylist for the day, and even how long each service will take. This helps you know exactly how much money and time to set aside for your salon visit.

Some of their services include haircuts, root touch, balayage, ombre, highlights, perms, Olaplex, and many more. You can view the full list of their services and the cost of each service here.

However, these are just the base prices. To get a more accurate pricing for your specific hair type and length, you can book a free 10-minute consultation with them.

Take note that they don’t serve clients who aren’t wearing face masks so be sure to pack one in your purse or wear it before leaving home.


  • Prices are relatively cheap
  • Free 10-minute consultation
  • Online appointment booking
  • Offers wide range of hair services


  • Closed on Sundays
  • Only offers hair services
  • Does not sell hair products
  • Does not accept walk-in clients

Customer Reviews

Amazing stylists, great experience

“I got a haircut and keratin treatment and I love the results! Sandra is an amazing stylist, I told her what cut I wanted and she made it into something more beautiful than I expected. I got compliments from friends and family! She also told me every step she’s doing and I appreciated that. Jade also assisted with my treatment and gave me lots of advice on taking care of my hair. I have hair issues and both ladies were very kind on giving tips on how to resolve it at home. Overall it was a great experience and I would definitely recommend this salon to everyone.” -Mae

Extremely knowledgeable about hair challenges

“Best haircut EVER! I was lucky enough to get Jade herself to cut my hair,  she’s brilliant and extremely knowledgeable about hair challenges.  I can’t wait to go back.” -Tammy

3. Redbloom Salon

Redbloom Salon
SERVICESMakeup, Treatments, Highlights, Styling, Partial highlights, Cuts, Extensions, Express colors, Colors
ADDRESSBridgeland Branch
837-st Ave, NE Calgary, Alberta
Downtown Branch
109, 638-11th Ave. SW Calgary, Alberta
East Village Branch
542 Riverfront Ave. SE Calgary, Alberta
West 85th Branch
#2106, 8561-8A Ave. SW Calgary, Alberta
CONTACT DETAILSBridgeland Branch
+1 (403) 289 – 0870
Downtown Branch
+1 (403)-266-8708
East Village Branch
+1 (587)-351-8788
West 85th Branch
+1 (403)-719-9818
Mon-Fri  10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sat  9:00 am – 5:00 pm

With four different locations in Calgary, you can say that Redbloom has definitely left a mark on the people who live here.

Some of their services offered are haircuts, hair coloring, partial highlights, styling, express colors, and treatments. They also offer hair care and skincare products to help you maintain the level of beauty long after your appointment.

One thing we like about their rates is that it’s genderless, which sets them apart from a lot of hair salons. Their rates are based on the service, complexity of the hair, and the time spent providing the service which is a lot better.

You also get to choose the level of your stylist: there’s graduate, intermediate, advanced, senior, master, and creative director. The higher the level of your stylist, the pricier they are due to their expertise.

However, based on reviews, it seems that no matter the level of your chosen stylist, they’ll still provide you with great results. With that being said, you can check out the full list of their services and rates here.

They also offer unlimited blowouts for only $199 a month. All you have to do is book up to 24 hours in advance but for those who book >24 hours then you’ll get a 50% discount.

By the way, if you’re a first-timer at any Redbloom salon, you’ll be receiving $10 off. For chemical treatments or updos, you’ll also be required to make a 50% deposit due to the complexity of these services.

However, if you don’t want to make a deposit, you can always book a haircut appointment first and begin a relationship with them. All following appointments won’t require deposits anymore.

You should also know that Redbloom even has an Android and iOS compatible app where you can book, manage, and check-in for your appointments. You can also purchase products, see recommendations from your stylist, and more on this convenient app.


  • Has an app
  • Has an online shop
  • Offers hair products
  • 10% off for first-timers
  • Genderless service rates
  • Has 4 branches in Calgary
  • Has a  blowdry membership
  • Offers free hair consultations


  • Closed on Sundays
  • Does not accept walk-ins
  • Prices are relatively expensive
  • Only offers hair and makeup services
  • Requires 50% downpayment for first-timers

Customer Reviews

Experienced staff, pays attention to detail

“My favorite Calgary salon!! Very experienced staff, attention to detail, my stylist Sarah R. is AMAZIN” -Katanya Kuntz

Talented and creative staff, excess expectations, knowledgeable about all hair types

“Just one word. OLIVIA!!!! Ok, maybe a few more. TALENTED, LOVELY and CREATIVE! She exceeded my expectations!! I was in a hair rut and ready to try something completely different! She gave me the best color and cut I’ve ever had! I always had frizzy hair, or so I thought. Olivia’s skilled cut and recommended hair products revealed I just hadn’t met the right hair stylist. I have also brought my 3 daughters who all have completely different hair and she amazed even them!” -Keely Kaack

4. Notorious Hair Group

Notorious Hair Group
SERVICESColors, Men’s cut, Kids cut, Women’s cut
ADDRESSUnit A, 1335 9th Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta
CONTACT DETAILS+1 (403) 456 – 4441
OPERATING HOURSTue-Fri  10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sat  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun  10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Notorious Hair Group is a boutique hair salon in Calgary that seeks to provide its clients with a comfortable and relaxed experience. One thing that almost all clients have to say is that the vibe in this salon is cool and it’s a nice place to vibe in.

The professionality and kindness of their stylists are also one thing that clients rave about a lot.

Their services are women’s cuts, men’s cuts, kid’s cuts, and hair coloring. Their minimal set of services is best for those who just want hair cuts or a quick change of color.

They also offer discounts but it isn’t on their website so you’ll have to call them up to ask about it. Another thing you can ask them about is their list of products they sell that also aren’t specified on their website.

One thing we love is they also offer free snacks and drinks to keep you occupied while waiting for your appointment.

To set an appointment with them, you can either give them a call or set an appointment with them on their website. All you have to do is fill up the form and you can even request your preferred specialist if you have one.

Take note that they’re closed on Mondays but are open from Tuesday to Sunday so it’ll still be pretty easy to find time to go and get your hair done with them.


  • Offers discounts
  • Offers hair care products
  • Best for basic hair services
  • Online appointment booking
  • Offers free snacks and drinks


  • Closed on Mondays
  • Only offers hair services
  • Does not accept walk-ins
  • Prices are relatively expensive

Customer Reviews

Highly recommended, reasonable prices

“I’m so pleased with my cut and highlights done by Josh. He was very personable and skilled at what he does. The price is very reasonable and the hair studio has a cool vibe to it. I highly recommend Notorious!” -Laura

Professional stylists, clean and comfortable salon, awesome vibe

“My first time at this place and I can’t say enough good things about it. Stacey gave me the best hair cut I’ve ever had, she’s professional and showed me how to style my hair. I will definitely be going back to her! The salon is clean and comfortable with an awesome vibe!” -Deborah

5. Shag Salon

Shag Salon
SERVICESBrow tint, Lash extensions, Hair, Brow waxing, Makeup
ADDRESS323 17th Ave SW, Calgary, Canada
CONTACT DETAILS+1 (403) 264 – 3211
OPERATING HOURSSun-Sat  9:00 am – 9:00 pm

The Shag Salon in Calgary is a salon in Calgary that offers full-service beauty needs. They also provide great products to help with the upkeep post-appointment.

They offer all the important services from hair to makeup including lash extensions and brow services. You can also choose between a junior stylist, an intermediate stylist, and a senior stylist to perform your haircut.

They require all their clients to book beforehand to prevent long waiting times and to limit the number of people in their salon at one time.

You can view the full list of their services and costs here. By the way, for chemical treatments, you’ll need to get a consultation with them to give you a price range since the length and hair type you have greatly affects the rates.

However, it’s unclear if this consultation is free or not so be sure to ask them regarding this while setting your appointment. You can set your appointment here or give them a call.

This salon strictly requires you to wear a face mask so be sure you do!


  • Open daily
  • Has an online shop
  • Offers hair products
  • Online appointment booking
  • Offers wide range of services


  • Does not accept walk-ins
  • Unspecified consultation rate
  • Prices are relatively expensive

Customer Reviews

Highly recommended, amazing stylists

“I love this salon, cool/beautiful design inside. Jillian is an amazing stylist. I love my hair cuts every time!! Highly recommend her. I have seen Kelsey a few times for my eye brows and she is incredible. :)” -Paige

Great results, will definitely be back

“Carly did great with my haircut! I have really thick hair and she made it so light and fun! It was my first in salon haircut since Covid started and the salon made me feel safe and practiced safe measures. I will definitely be back.” -Charity

6. Blend and Bloom Salon

Blend and Bloom Salon
SERVICESColour Services, Extension Services, Styling and Cuts
ADDRESS306, 508 24 AVE SW
Calgary AB, T2S 0K4
CONTACT DETAILS[email protected]
OPERATING HOURSTuesday – Thursday 11:00am – 7:00pm
Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm

This salon in Calgary is one of the best places in the city to get your hair done. It is because Blend and Bloom Salon offers services that other places in Calgary don’t and their prices are great.

Like any other hair salon, they offer a range of services to their customers. They also have a wide range of hairstyles for all kinds of occasions.

Whether you want a quick trim or need something more extensive such as a cut or color, they can help you out with that! The company provides a variety of services such as haircuts, styling, colouring, and extensions.

We can definitely recommend them if you’re planning to go to an event or if you simply want to try out a new style. If you still aren’t sure what you want your hair to look like, don’t sweat about it because their stylists can definitely help you out!


  • Offers wide range of services
  • VOGUEPEARL™ certified
  • Specializes in both the traditional extension method
  • Certified in Philocaly extensions


  • Does not offer other services such as waxing or nail care

Customer Reviews

Here’s what some people have to say about them:

“Kaylee is a talented and friendly human, I love my hair every time she finishes and our monthly touch ups always feel like meeting up with an old friend. Found her many years ago and didn’t feel the same letting anyone else do my hair. Cannot recommend her and Jessica enough! 🙂

“I love Blend and Bloom, I always leave happy. Their new location is convenient, adorable and has ample parking. Keep up the good work ladies!”

7. Rush Salon

Rush Salon
ADDRESS19369 Sheriff King St SW #310 Calgary, AB T2X 0G2
Tues – Thurs: 10AM to 8PM
Fri: 10AM to 6PM
Sat: 10AM to 5PM

Rush Salon is your go-to place should you want your hair to be pampered and styled the way you have always dreamed it to be. Located in Southern Calgary, they have been in the said industry for over 13 years and are highly reputed to deliver quality hair services to you and their other clients.

They are one the leading figures in the industry and are in constant education for the latest trends and techniques in terms of haircuts, hairstyles, and hair color so that they can give you the best services in the market. With that, they only use the best and safest products for your hair to minimize any side effects you may experience after your treatment with them.

They are comprised of superb and talented hairstylists that know their way around the field so you can rely on them to make your hair look glamourous to the style that you prefer it to be. Furthermore, they also have knowledge of a wide array of styles and applications to make your hair look have more impact and have long-lasting effects so you can flaunt it longer.

We recommend this salon for your hair styling needs due to their excellent know-how on the said field and amazing resources which you can access at their blog should you need any advice for your future change in hairstyle.


  • Wonderful resources and tips
  • Accommodating customer service
  • Experienced stylists


  • Operating hours are not available

Customer Reviews

Here are some reviews from their clients:

“Great service, very accommodating. Ashley was super nice and she does great work with my hair! Will definitely come back ?

“Maya did an amazing job!! she did exactly what I wanted and she exceeded my expectations by far! I. so happy with my hair ? I’ve never bleached it before and her and the salon made the experice wonderful. Everyone was so friendly, definitely a 10/10 experience.”

8. Hair Boss Salon

Hair Boss Salon
SERVICESExtensions Installation
Clip Ins
Color Services
Color Corrections
Wash, Cuts
ADDRESS 815 1st Street SW Suite B Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 1N3
CONTACT DETAILS(587) 354-2800
OPERATING HOURSMonday-Saturday from 10 am – 6 pm

Hair Boss Salon was established by Master Extension Stylist, Lena Reitz. What’s great about her is that she is internationally known as the creator of the universal extension technique, Skinny Weft™.

She takes pride in contributing a non-damaging technique to the industry which allowed her to gain the trust of numerous customers.

Aside from these, we like how their salon offers a virtual consultation. You will just simply create an account and fill up your consultation form.

What also made us recommend them is the fact that they offer a lot of Skinny Weft™ Extensions Packages, from 50G to 300G, they have it.

Lastly, if you only want temporary thick hair, their clip-ins would be perfect. Their clip-in customization service will give you a seamless blend every time you put them on.


  • Fully equipped with licensed stylists
  • Extensive range of services
  • Only uses non-damaging techniques


  • Some of the rates are unavailable

Customer Reviews

Here are some reviews from their clients:

“I’ve gone from hiding my hair away to having beautiful, healthy locks. Hair Boss has truly helped me regain my confidence and the best part is that you can’t even feel the extensions in your hair. My hair has also grown significantly since having the extensions installed (Yes, thats possible – who knew? not me..) Anyway, for me it has been life changing.”

“My initial experience at Hair Boss was nothing short of magical! Tiffany did a complete makeover on my extensions with a new technique and my hair looks great. I definitely recommend this place due to the professional approach of its employees and its expertise in achieving whatever it is you need. Kudo to this business!”

“I’m not sure why it took me so long to write a review. I’ve been coming to Hair Boss for about 9 months now, this place is absolutely AMAZING. Paris, my hairstylist is simply the best. She’s so knowledgeable and friendly (actually all the lovely ladies working there are friendly). Paris makes me have HAIR GOALS!!! I am obsessed!! The only regret I have is not meeting her sooner. If you’ve been contemplating whether you should go here or not, this is your sign!!! Do it!!! You will not regret it!!!”

9. London Hair Salon

London Hair Salon
ADDRESS#102, 5809 Macleod Trail SW Calgary AB T2H 0J9
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: 403.281.5147
Email: [email protected]
OPERATING HOURSMonday – Friday, 10AM – 8PM
Saturday, 10AM – 7PM
Sunday, 11AM – 5PM

London Hair Salon is a premier facility that offers a wide range of hair care and styling services both for men and women. The team is comprised of professional hairstylists that clients can rely on for superb assistance and advice.

Their service rates are available online and an online booking service is also in place for convenience. The website that hosts all these features is easy to navigate and is presents information and visuals that are most friendly and appealing to the client.

No reviews are presented regarding their services which could have been an excellent way to showcase their professionalism in the field. They do also charge a $100 non-refundable deposit for chemical services but will be deducted from the full-service price upon application of the service.

They also have a rather costly cancellation policy in which a fee is levied upon the next service should the client fail to make it to an appointment in numerous instances.


  • Open on weekends
  • Online booking system
  • Multi-lingual website


  • No reviews available
  • Charges a deposit for chemical services

10. Level 7 Salon Artist Collective

Level 7 Salon Artist Collective
SERVICESHair & Makeup Treatment
ADDRESS226 Riverfront Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2P 0X2

Level 7 Salon Artist Collective is a unique fusion of the art and beauty industry into one productive space and salon. It was created for the purpose of meeting the demands of independent artists in the beauty industry to be able to do their envisioned craft in an excellent space.

They offer a wide range of contemporary hair and make-up options and clients can easily book and access a particular artist readily on their bio located at their website as well.

Having a casual and carefree vibe to their overall ambiance, clients can be sure that 100% of the payment goes to their artist with no hidden charges attached. This is then especially ideal for clients who would like to try something new and support their craft.

Their team is completely independent, and artists also get the chance to be able to personally manage their working and personal boundaries among the payment details and management as well. This could be quite taxing on their workload, but all payments go directly to each one, nonetheless.

However, since the whole company deals with numerous artists, price rates could vary from one artist to another. Clients may need to inquire individually about an artist’s specific rate since it is not readily stated on their website.


  • Casual ambiance
  • Amazing and diverse location
  • Supports independent artists


  • Prices may differ from one artist to another

11. Salon Luminous

Salon Luminous
SERVICESCut & Style, Treatment Services, Colour, Bridal Services, Aesthetics
ADDRESS7337 Sierra Morena Blvd SW Calgary, AB T3H 3V4
CONTACT DETAILS403-685-0929 | [email protected]
OPERATING HOURSTuesday-Saturday, 9AM-8PM
Sunday, 12PM-5PM

Salon Luminous is a premier provider of fresh hairstyles and techniques that gives clients the ultimate primping experience. They are already well-renowned in the industry for their high standards when it comes to cleanliness and detail that will exceed expectations and raise standards.

They are rated and commended positively for their equal balance of outstanding services and customer service that only comes to show their continuous training and education in the business. Furthermore, each of their stylists has all completed training and has since then accumulated several loyal clients.

Their rates are readily available and can be booked individually at their online booking system seen on their website. While they do offer discounts and deals – these are only available for select stylists which could decrease the said professional’s availability.

They have separate rates for men and women services and offer referral rewards for clients who referred a friend and wish to avail of their services together.


  • Rates and packages are readily available
  • Specific stylists can be selected
  • Innovative and up-to-date treatments


  • Discounts only available for certain stylists
  • Closed on Mondays

FAQs about Hair Salons in Calgary

And there you have it! Our list of the top hair salons in Calgary along with all their services and locations.

We hope you found this article helpful in your search for a hair salon to give your hair the love and care it deserves. Please feel free to let us know your experience with your chosen salon!

By the way, if you were looking for something a little more specific like getting a hair transplant, you’re in luck! Come on and check out our list of clinics for the best hair transplants in Calgary!

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