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Hairdresser recommendations central Edinburgh?

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AuntieJuice Tue 24-Oct-17 07:49:33

Hello all. New to the city and need a haircut! Looking for hairdresser recommendations for a stylist or salon that are good with curly hair - have had a few too many triangle haircuts in my time not to be wary... Thanks!

Starryskiesinthesky Tue 24-Oct-17 10:51:29

Some people disagree but I have always found all the staff at Cheynes good. They are expensive though.

AuntieJuice Tue 24-Oct-17 12:39:38

How expensive is expensive, Starry? My last hairdresser was in London so I'm not unfamiliar with a pricey hairdo...

Justquery Tue 24-Oct-17 13:06:00

Dixon and reid! Amazing

Starryskiesinthesky Tue 24-Oct-17 16:26:51

Might not be so bad if you are used to London prices then!

BearFoxBear Tue 24-Oct-17 19:57:23

I didn't get on with cheynes, overpriced and they made a right mess of my hair. I been going to Medusa on bread street for several years now, Lorraine and Sarah are both excellent.

codswallopandbalderdash Tue 24-Oct-17 20:50:01

I've always been to Charlie Miller's! Very £££ but always happy with outcome. I started going because I actually asked a few people whose haircuts I liked where they went and they all went there!

Largebucket Tue 24-Oct-17 21:37:07

Another vote for Cheynes.

GreenPetal94 Tue 24-Oct-17 22:13:32

Craig Davidson, Bruntsfield Place. Great for colour

FindoGask Wed 25-Oct-17 07:53:02

Medusa on Teviot Place is my favourite. Not too expensive (£45 for senior stylist) - Kylie used to cut my hair and she's great.

Auldspinster Wed 25-Oct-17 12:11:37

Charlie Miller at Stafford Street.

museumum Wed 25-Oct-17 13:33:48

I’m curly and I like hothead

As they say, it’s a little bit different, not wildly alternative but you can be sure you won’t get frumped (I’m curly too and frumpy is a danger for me at my age/build).

duck94 Wed 25-Oct-17 17:05:17

Does anyone know anywhere that does cheap offers at any time. I struggle to pay the usual £40 for a hair cut these days.

Auldspinster Wed 25-Oct-17 18:22:28

I had my last haircut at Hothead, on the fence about the cut but loved the free Tunnocks Caramel Wafers.

Fadingmemory Thu 26-Oct-17 10:51:29

Amor Fryzer in Bonnington Road. A bit out of the centre but inexpensive and did exactly as I asked. Have only had a cut and blow dry though.

AuntieJuice Thu 26-Oct-17 14:10:34

Thank you everyone for your recommendations! I've heard good things about Hothead and they're really nearby work, so might give them a go first. Got lots of other options if that doesn't work out though! Finding a good hairdresser is so much harder than it seems...

ghettihead Thu 26-Oct-17 16:01:52

Freya at Indigo on Leith Walk did a brilliant job on my curly hair for £25!

Horses4 Fri 27-Oct-17 10:08:40

Jonathan at Hair by Law in Jeffrey Street

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