If you’re thinking about visiting Victoria, the spring is one of the best times of year to visit. There are fewer crowds than in the summer months but the blossoms are out on the trees and most days are sunny and warm. Spring is a time for new beginnings, why not start small with a new ‘do? There are many amazing barbers and hairdressers all over Victoria ready to give you a fresh cut, colour or style for spring!
The Old Hat Hair Shoppe – 595 Pandora Ave, Victoria, BC: 250-590-0510
This funky, old-timey shop is one of the top rated places in Victoria if you’re looking for barber services. Their cool atmosphere, incredible customer service and experienced stylists will be able to help you get your ideal haircut, ready to go for spring!
Victory Barber and Brand – 1315 Blanshard St, Victoria, BC: 250-381-1522
This landmark barbershop in Victoria was one of the first barbershops in the city to offer barber services like hot towel and straight razor cut outlines, hot lather shaves and beautifully executed, classic men’s cuts. Today, this little barbershop has been rated one of the best 50 barber shops worldwide and named “one of Canada’s finest barber shops” by Sharp Magazine. If you’re looking for a barber experience unlike any other, this is the place you’ll want to make an appointment.
Uomo Barbershop – 240 Cook St #108, Victoria, BC: 250-595-1771
Located in the heart of Cook St. village, Uomo has been providing premium barbering services with a distinctly Italian flair for over twenty years. With hot towel services, straight razor shaves, beard shaping and treatments done by their professional and experienced staff, Uomo is a great option to get a new style and put a spring in your step.
Burt’s Barbershop – 230 Menzies St #13, Victoria, BC: 250-384-1712
While it’s changed hands a few times over the years, for over 40 years, this James Bay barber shop has been a staple of the community. Today, it is owned and operated by Burt whose no-frills approach to barbering is as traditional as it gets. If you’re looking for a great cut, competitive rates and a friendly barber shop without any bells and whistles, this is the place for you!
Glassbox Barbershop – 709A Fort St, Victoria, BC: 250-385-2566
If you’re looking to up your hair game, this is the barber shop to visit while you’re in Victoria. With forward thinking stylists who are experienced working with every hair type and style and a gorgeous salon, Glassbox is the place to take your ‘do to the next level.
Parlour Hair Boutique – 1822 Government St, Victoria, BC: 778-433-3414
The stylists at Parlour are dedicated to making sure that the beauty of your natural hair shines through. Whether you’re looking for a subtle change or a totally new look, the experts at this beautiful boutique will help you find the best tones, cuts, and colours for you so you can walk out the front door looking stylish and refreshed. Plus, at Parlour, they never use dyes or products with harsh fumes or intense fragrances and everything that goes on your hair is always top quality, free of sulphates and parabens.
Fish Hair Salon – 1227 Broad St, Victoria, BC: 250-388-3474
For over twenty years, Fish has been leading the hair industry in Victoria. If you’re looking for an incredible salon experience with an enormous line of top quality products, stylists who know how to take your locks to a whole other level and incredible customer service, Fish is the place to go!
Hunt & Gather Hair Company – 7-913 Gordon St, Victoria, BC: 250-477-4678
This beautiful, little salon is changing the game when it comes to an eco-friendly approach to hair styling, care and maintenance. With a totally carbon neutral business model, only eco friendly, cruelty free products used and sold in-house, and incredible stylists ready to give your locks a lift, this is a salon that you can feel great about going to.
Carreiro The Studio – 101-1215 Broad St, Victoria, BC: 250-920-5710
Inspired by European spas and dedicated to providing a top-quality salon experience, it’s no wonder that Carreiro has incredible ratings across all platforms. If you’re looking for a classic salon experience and are looking for long flowing layers, soft waves and marvellous updos, this is the spot for you!
Gold Hair Lounge – 1004 Broad St, Victoria, BC: 778-433-4653
Centrally located in downtown Victoria, Gold Hair Lounge is all about affordable luxury. Using only the highest quality hair care products and tools, Gold’s is the place to go to feel like a celebrity. This is also one of the best salons in the area to get an incredible selection of the highest quality hair extensions. Whether you’re looking for super long locks or you want more volume in your hair, the specialists at Gold can help! You’ll feel like a million bucks and be ready to hit the town when you walk out the doors!