Affordable hair salons in Vancouver

While it can be a treat to splurge on a high-end salon appointment, sometimes you just need a good quality haircut that you can afford. So save the big-budget hairdos for special occasions and visit one of these reliable, less-expensive salons for regular upkeep. These talented stylists will treat your tresses at a fraction of the price.

Ann's Hair Salon

1
3722 Broadway W, Vancouver, BC V6R 2C1

Ann’s is a longtime local favourite of both men and women for a couple of reasons. First, Ann and her staff are exceptionally friendly and welcoming to all clients. Second, they do great work at surprisingly low prices. Luckily for Vancouverites who have found this hidden gem, Ann charges far less than she could for her meticulous cuts and styles. Eyebrow threading is also a popular, and affordable, service here.

Miyoko's Beauty Salon

2
2178 Broadway W, Vancouver, BC V6K 2C8

Miyoko’s may not have all the fancy decor touches of an upscale salon, but Lisa, Sarah and the rest of the crew are more focused on hair than interior decorating. Each stylist is careful, meticulous and friendly, eager to please every salon client no matter how much time it takes. If you’re looking for a good, no-nonsense haircut at rock-bottom prices, check out this West Broadway salon.

Fantasy Cuts

3
744 Broadway E, Vancouver, BC V5T 1X9

Fantasy Cuts offers one of the fastest haircuts in the city, but that doesn’t mean they sacrifice quality for speed. In fact, they’ve become famous for their customer service and skilled stylists who will schedule hair-cutting appointments to suit your busy schedule. Open seven days a week, this salon is perfect for people who don’t have time for the high-end salon experience, but still want a quality cut.

Vancouver Hairdressing Academy

4
2331 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3G4

The Vancouver Hairdressing Academy is one of the city's best-kept beauty secrets. Run by the students currently enrolled in the Academy’s hair-styling program, this place offers the full salon experience without the full salon price. Your stylist may be inexperienced, but a professional instructor carefully watches everything they do in order to prevent any hairstyling disasters. The result is almost always a great look at a seriously low price.

Chura Hair Salon

5
571 Howe St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2C2

With locations in Canada and Japan, Chura offers one of the most authentic Japanese hair salon experiences in Vancouver. Each of their three locations delivers the same full-service salon choices, including Japanese hair straightening, performed by efficient and friendly stylists. Many people have caught on to the stellar service, though, so be sure to book your appointment in advance.

Hive Hair Spa

6
8257 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6P 4A8

A combination salon and spa, Hive Hair Spa offers competitive rates for all of their services, including haircuts. Expert stylists turn your visit into a luxurious experience that will leave you looking and feeling great. Little extras like neck massages and complimentary tea and Pocky Sticks elevate your appointment, but not your bill. Best of all, unlike many upscale salons that close on Sundays and Mondays, Hive is open seven days a week for your convenience.

Zhape Studio Inc

7
1383 Richards St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3G7

Thanks to Zhape, you can get the trendy Yaletown salon experience without blowing your budget. This small but stylish space is home to a talented team of hairdressers who are ready to make you look fabulous. Whether you're after a quick cut or a full colour treatment, the competitive rates and impressive results will keep you coming back. Men's, women's and children's cuts are available, so bring the whole family!

Q & A Hair Salon

8
410 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0H3

Operated entirely by Blanche MacDonald students, Q & A Salon is a teaching salon located in downtown Vancouver. Unlike some of the other school salons in town, Q & A strives to provide the full salon experience, complete with options for massages, all with extremely competitive pricing. Enjoy a cut or colour from the city's future star stylists, before they can start demanding star-stylist prices.

Tsubaki Hair Express

9
515 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1Y4

Tsubaki is a no-frills Japanese hair salon that feels like the real thing. They’re fast, as the name implies, but the stylists never sacrifice the experience to move people through their chairs. It’s also one of the most affordable places in the city for an authentic Japanese hair straightening treatment. Cuts come in two classes: regular and trim. To qualify for the less-expensive trim rate, you must be getting less than an inch of hair cut off.

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