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MoChan Thu 12-May-11 14:00:35

Could anyone recommend a hairdresser in central Cambridge or south Cambs/Royston area? Haven't cut my hair since DD was born (YEARS ago) and don't know where to start. Doesn't have to be trendy, just reliable, I guess.

Thanks x

frazzled09 Thu 12-May-11 20:04:01

I went to Sarah-Louise at on Green St for about 5 years - I've only stopped because I can't get into town as easily now.

cazzybabs Thu 12-May-11 20:07:32

I go to Elije (off Hills rd opposite the leisure park) but it is pricey (I think I nearly died when she told me it was £50 and SHE told me off for not going for a long time _- humm I am not selling it am I. I was a fab haircut)

MoChan Thu 12-May-11 20:59:18

Thank you, both.

I am a bit afraid of being told off by ANY hairdresser.

prepares to bite bullet

cbmum Fri 13-May-11 21:28:16

Try Nick at Scruffs. About £45. Not scary or patronising. He's got a young niece who he's very proud of and seems to do lots of mums given my last conversation with him when I had my hair cut!

lovecorrie Fri 13-May-11 21:36:22

Or Garry at Scruffs - I've been going to him for nearly 20 years - he is fantastic! He costs £65 for a cut and blow dry but it's wonderful and if I can't afford to go back for a while, it's soooo incredibly well cut that it really doesn't matter.

cbmum Sun 15-May-11 08:36:57

I agree Scruffs is well worth the money. Plus their new premises are very swish!

lovecorrie Sun 15-May-11 08:50:19

oh yes, lovely! Just a bit of a bum parking nearby!

astragirl Sun 15-May-11 09:28:28

I would recommend Reeds in central Cambridge. Very friendly, and most of the girls have worked there for 8 years! I've been there 3 times now and always come out feeling good even tho I'm an over 40 , overweight mother of 3!! grin

EldonAve Sun 15-May-11 09:43:53

Archers in Royston

changeroo Sun 15-May-11 18:06:30

I've gone to Ali at Third Generation in Melbourn. She's done a great job and knows her stuff. At £25 for cut and blow dry I was amazed and can go back as often as I want, rather than thinking about the cost of a £50 Cambridge cut.

MoChan Sun 15-May-11 20:04:08

Thanks for all the suggestions, this is great!

LaCerbiatta Mon 16-May-11 11:53:47

Also like Reeds.

neolara Thu 19-May-11 00:00:54

My ds had the worst haircut I've ever seen in my entire life at Elije just off HIlls Road. Literally chunks of hair hacked off, fringe in a crescent moon shape, wings on each side of his head of differing length, chunks of his hair at the back a good inch shorter than the rest. Had to take him somewhere else for it to be repaired. The hairdresser was horrified.

I go the Toni and Guys in Cambridge and have my hair cut by Stacey who IMO is fantastic. About £50 though.

GrendelsMum Sun 22-May-11 20:09:04

Lulu at Hairy Canary in the town centre can cut very stylish hair, but she can also cut very practical hair, IYSWIM - i.e. she has a good idea about what you're actually going to do every morning to style it and will discourage you from having something that you can't actually manage.

Colourworld Tue 24-May-11 09:33:32

Trim Set in Cherry Hinton used to be all right but last time my hairdresser had dirty combs and this puts me off going there again.

funnybumblebee Tue 24-May-11 15:49:05

Go and see Andy at Bamboo on Mill Road- such a wonderful head massage... And he's rather attractive!

homeedmam11 Tue 12-Jul-11 12:06:04

I know a good mobile HD who is lovely if you prefer

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