We’ve ditched the festive sparkles, the LBD’s and the works party up-dos – but what’s hot this season? Bring in a bit of sunshine with a touch of beachy blonde. Here’s our pick of the best salons in the North East for luxe highlights…
HOOKER & YOUNG
Hooker & Young have a string of stylish salons across the North East – including in Jesmond and Darlington – and are a firm favourite across the region. The salons’ truly sumptuous interiors are matched by colour expertise that stands out from the crowd, meaning your highlights are in a safe, swish pair of hands.
5 Clayton Road, Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 /13 Grange Road, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL1; hookerandyoung.co.uk
This well established Low Fell hair salon has a cool and current vibe about it, which is reflected in its expertly executed colour services. Headed by experienced stylist April Smith and offering a comprehensive list of options for your highlighted hair, you’ll leave feeling as good as your new locks look.
520 Durham Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9; aprileganhairdressing.co.uk
With salons in Prudhoe, Corbridge, Hexham and Haydon Bridge, Reflections is a true essence of pure luxury, sitting proudly in the heart of Northumberland. Opened in 2006 by hairdresser Susan Crozier, the Hexham salon boasts a beautifully modern aesthetic inside, topped off with an expert team who will make sure you leave with perfectly neat highlighted hair.
5-7 Eastgate, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46; reflectionssalon.co.uk
THE LITTLE HAIR PARLOUR
Suggits is the gem of Great Ayton – bringing in people from all over the North East – and now it’s got another little beauty, making it a hotspot for all things luxe. Check out The Little Hair Parlour for some incredibly luxe girl time. This super cute salon with all the lovely trimmings (no pun intended), regularly leaves clients with stunningly coloured hair, from the blondest highlights to richer, darker tones. The delicately feminine décor will leave you feeling perfectly pampered. Why not pop in with a group of friends and get your nails done too?
4a Park Square, Great Ayton, Middlesbrough, TS9; facebook.com/Thelittlehairparlour
Take some time out to visit the truly talented hair technicians of Baroque Hair in Harrogate and Ripon. The stylists here will treat your colour with creativity and care – promising luxe, lavish treatments in gorgeous, interior designed salons. The highlights at Baroque are a real indulgence that won’t disappoint.
4 Kings Road, Harrogate, HG1 / 22-23 North Street, Ripon, HG4; baroquehair.co.uk