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13 English-speaking Hair Salons in Seoul

When it comes to the beauty and fashion scenes, Korea definitely knows what it’s doing. There are many places where people can buy cosmetics, skincare products, clothes, and jewelry. In fact, did you know that South Korea is one of the top leading countries in plastic surgery? You can learn more about that here. In addition to all that, Korea also has a lot of hair salons. Whether you want a simple trim, a perm, or a full blow-out and scalp treatment, there are a lot of English-speaking hair salons in Seoul, and this list compiles 10 of them.

Top English Speaking Hair Salons in Korea

Hair Salons in Seoul (Hongdae)

Day.S Hair

First on this list is a cute little hair salon called Day.S Hair, located a few minutes from Hongdae Station. Although it has a small interior, the interior is bright and specifically designed to uplift your mood. The hair salon as a whole is designed to give the customers a sense of relaxation. If you’re waiting for a friend who’s getting their hair styled, there are tables for you! Day.S Hair has a fast WiFi connection so that’ll make your waiting time that much more bearable! If you come in with outside snacks and drinks, no problem! Just stay at the table and make sure not to get it on any of the equipment.

Day.S Hair has two head hairdressers, Dan and Minam who both speak English fairly well. In fact, Day.S Hair is one of the most popular hair salons in Seoul for non-Koreans to go to! Day.S Hair has many kinds of services, including a simple trim to a full blow-out, and the prices are pretty affordable too. To find out more, Day.S Hair has an Instagram account in which you can find various styles.

  • Address: 20, Hongik-ro 5an-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울특별시 마포구 홍익로5안길 20
  • Direction: 5 minutes walking distance from Hongik Univ. station exit 9.
  • Open hours: every day 10:00 – 22:00
  • Phone: 0507-1313-0209
  • Instagram: @thedays_dean

Hair & Joy

Source: Hair & Joy

Hair & Joy is another well-known and highly visited hair salon. With all four stylists on the Hair & Joy staff able to speak Korean and English, everyone can have a high-quality experience here. All four stylists also have completed high-level Vidal and Tony & Guy courses on the art of hairstyling, and two have completed  L’oreal’s Colorist Course, and they are all dedicated to serving their customers and working out their mission statement, “Where Hair Meets Beauty.”

Located in the Hongdae neighborhood, the interior of Hair & Joy is designed to resemble a high-scale city like London or New York City, with a large space that houses several chairs and mirrors that are close together to make it easy for you to chat with friends while getting your hair done.

Hair & Joy offers a range of services at affordable prices, from trim to perms to scalp treatment. If you want more information, Hair & Joy has a Facebook page.

  • Address: 3rd Floor, 74, Hongik-ro 6-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 마포구 홍익로6길 74
  • Direction: 3minutes walking distance from Hongik Univ. station exit 8.
  • Open hours: every day 10:00 – 19:30
  • Phone: 02-363.4253
  • Mobile: 010-5586.0243

Lucy Hair

Lucy Hair is a hair salon near Sinchon Station, just one stop from Hongdae Station, and is another favorite among non-Koreans living in Korea. Not only are many of the staff members bilingual, but they are also equipped with knowing how to work with non-Asian hair. One reviewer boasts about Lucy Hair staff’s ability to cut not only Western hair but male Western hair. 

Lucy Hair offers trims, perms, highlighting, coloring, and different kinds of treatment for men and women at affordable prices.

  • Address: 3rd Floor, 74, Hongik-ro 6-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 마포구 홍익로6길 74
  • Direction: 3minutes walking distance from Hongik Univ. station exit 8.
  • Open hours: every day 10:00 – 22:00
  • Phone: 02-325-2225
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Lucyhair2011/

Soonsiki Hair Salon

soonsiki hair salon in seoul, hongdae area

Another hair salon in the Hongdae neighborhood, Soonsiki Hair Salon provides a more contemporary atmosphere. But even though the atmosphere and the interior might look more contemporary, the services are of the highest quality. The staff members at Soonsiki Hair Salon are bilingual and provide the best customer service. Several local celebrities visit Soonsiki Hair Salon, including Korean rapper Jay Park.

  • Address: 8 Floor, 164, Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 마포구 양화로 164
  • Direction: 1-minute walking distance from Hongik Univ. station exit 8.
  • Open hours: every day 10:00 – 20:00
  • Phone: 02-322-8576
  • Website: http://soonsiki.com/

Hair Salons in Seoul (Gangnam)

Jenny House

Jenny House is the No. 1 beauty salon that Korean actresses love the most. Located in Cheongdam, the center of celebrity styling, it is a total beauty salon that encompasses not only hair but also makeup, nail care, and wedding consulting.

Over 500 Korean celebrities such as Park Shin-hye, Son Ye-jin, Suzy, and Han So-hee visit this place, and it is a large-scale place with about 80 stylists. In addition, based on 20 years of experience, the Jenny House cosmetic brand has been launched and is available in Olive Young and Lotte Department Stores. If you want to feel like a Korean actress on a special day, visit here!

  • Address: 28, Apgujeong-ro 75-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 강남구 압구정로75길 28
  • Direction: 10 minutes walking distance from Apguejong Rodeo station exit 2
  • Open hours: every day 11:00 – 18:00
  • Phone: 02-3448-7114
  • Website: Beauty Salon http://jennyhouse.co.kr | Cosmetics https://www.jennyhouse.com/
  • Instagram: @jennyhousepr

SUINstyle Hair Salon

With a mission statement like “We Help With Your Success,” it’s not a question that at SUINstyle Hair Salon, the stylists serve the customers. Stylists provide many different services that are of the highest quality to ensure the customers’ satisfaction. And with a bilingual staff, they open their hair salon to Koreans and non-Koreans alike.

Located near Nonhyeon Station, SUINstyle is one of the more upscale hair salons in Seoul and the staff can create looks worthy of the label “K-beauty” and “K-pop chic” so you won’t be disappointed.

SUINstyle Hair Salon offers many different services. SUINstyle also has a Facebook page and a webpage where SUINstyle takes reservations, comments, and questions.

  • Address: 5, Bongeunsa-ro 33-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 강남구 봉은사로33길 5
  • Direction: 2 minutes walking distance from Eonju station exit 4
  • Open hours: every day 10:00 – 20:00
  • Phone: 010-2171-0892
  • Website: http://suinstyle.com/
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/suinstylecs/

Boboris Hair Salon

Boboris is a luxurious beauty salon located in Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu. From the grand entrance to the modern&bright interior and waiting room, you feel like you are being treated with dignity. Unlike regular hair salons, It is a total beauty salon that offers nail care, makeup, spa, and wedding as well as a hair salon that can do general cuts, perms, dyes, and scalp clinics. If you want to set everything from hair to makeup on a special day, we recommend a visit. If you’re lucky, you might even meet a Korean celebrity!

  • Address: 14, Eonju-ro 154-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 강남구 언주로154길 14
  • Direction: 10 minutes walking distance from Apguejong Rodeo station exit 5
  • Open hours: every day 10:00 – 19:00
  • Phone: 02-549-0988
  • Instagram: @boboris_salon

Park Jun Beauty Lab

Source: Park Jun

Park Jun Beauty Lab is another well-known hair salon chain in Seoul, and although each location has a different floor layout, all of them are dedicated to providing the maximum level of comfort for customers. The staff at Park Jun Beauty Lab offers the best services at affordable prices from KRW 20,000 for a trim and KRW 300,000 for a full package.

Although the Myeongdong location is the most guaranteed to have the best English services, there are staff members at the other locations as well who can speak English. I recommend you to check their website before you go which makes it easier for you to choose the hair styling!

  • Address: 175, Saimdang-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 서초구 사임당로 175 
  • Direction: 5 minutes walking distance from Gangnam station exit 5
  • Open hours: Mon. Wed. Thu. Fri. 11:00 – 21:00 | Sat. Sun. 10:00 – 20:00 | Tue. closed
  • Phone: 0507-1341-1414
  • Website: https://www.parkjun.com


evanstyle hair salon in Seoul gangnam

Unlike the others on this list, Evanstyle is specially geared towards men. Evanstyle has two locations, one in Hongdae and one in Gangnam, and Evanstyle offers many different kinds of services at low prices, including trims, perms, blow-outs, highlighting, coloring, and yes, there are staff members who speak English at both locations.  

Both of Evanstyle’s locations open weekly from Wednesday to Sunday, and they close on Mondays and Tuesdays. If you wanted to look at some of their past work, their Instagram account shows off their repertoire.

  • Address: 47, Dosan-daero 55-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 강남구 도산대로55길 47
  • Direction: 2 minutes walking distance from Apgujeong Rodeo station exit 4
  • Open hours: Mon. Wed. Thu. Fri. 11:00 – 19:00 | Sat. Sun. 11:00 – 18:00 | Tue. closed
  • Phone: 02-312-7273
  • Website: http://evanstyle.co.kr/

Hair Salons in Seoul (Myeongdong)

Juno Hair

Juno Hair is one of the most well-known and prolific hair salons in Seoul and Korea. They have many branches all over Seoul but for the best English-speaking services, many people go to the Myeongdong branch. If you didn’t know, Myeongdong is known as Seoul’s biggest shopping district, with many people including Koreans and non-Koreans filing in from all corners of the globe. So after getting your hair done, you can also enjoy shopping at the various stores all over Myeongdong! What’s more, you can see hairstyles via Juno Hair’s YouTube channel and make a reservation on your mobile. Plus, here you can check the price before you get there. 🙂

With high-quality services, the staff at Juno Hair strives to make their customers feel comfortable and cared for.

Gaggum Hair Dream

gaggum hair dream in Seoul Myeongdong

Gaggum Hair Dream is located in Myeong-dong, and there are also Suyu and Misa branches. This is a place that specializes in wave perm and natural dyeing, which women do the most. The price is very affordable, so you can try new styles without burden. Please consult with a friendly and English-speaking stylist to get pretty results! 😉

  • Address: 7, Myeongdong 8ga-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 중구 명동8가길 7 
  • Direction: 3 minutes walking distance from Myeongdong station exit 6
  • Open hours: Mon. – Sat. 11:00 – 21:00 | Sun. closed
  • Phone: 02-318-7555
  • Website: http://www.gaggumhair.com/

Hair Salons in Seoul (Itaewon)

Jay’s Hairdressing

Source: Onlyitaewon

For more quirky and adventurous hairstyles, look no further than Jay’s Hairdressing. Close to Itaewon Station, Jay’s Hairdresser offers services from trims to perms to treatment packages. Jay and his assistants all speak Korean and English and they provide their customers with a satisfactory experience. You can book an appointment with the hairdresser of your choosing through their Instagram account.

  • Address: 16, Noksapyeong-daero 46-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 용산구 녹사평대로46길 16
  • Direction: 2 minutes walking distance from Noksapyeing station exit 2
  • Open hours: Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat. Sun. 10:30 – 20:30 | Mon. closed
  • Phone: 070.4227.6158
  • Instagram: @jays_hairdressing/

Rachel by Kim Sun Young

rachel hair salon in seoul Itaewon

A branch of Kim Sun Young Hair, Rachel by Kim Sun Young is located in the Hannam-dong neighborhood of Seoul and is a popular hair salon visited by Koreans and non-Koreans. The Creative Director at Rachel by Kim Sun Young, Helen Kim, is fluent in English and she has been providing different services to English-speaking clients for several years. There are other hairdressers on staff who also speak English.

One unique service at Rachel by Kim Sun Young is a manicure and pedicure session.

  • Address: 229, Itaewon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울 용산구 이태원로 229
  • Direction: 10 minutes walking distance from Itaewon station exit 2
  • Open hours: Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat. 19:30 – 20:00 | Sun. closed
  • Phone: 02-753-9711
  • Instagram:

Specialized Clinic for Hair Loss & Scalp Care

Lee Moon Won Clinic

Are you struggling with hair loss and seborrheic dermatitis? Then Lee Moon Won Korean Clinic can help you. This clinic has been focusing on hair loss treatment and scalp care for 17 years since 2005. They accurately identify the condition of the scalp through the equipment and proceed with treatment. In addition, there are various head spas from scalp scaling to regenerative RF management.

Furthermore, there are various treatment products such as Korean medicine, sprays, anti-inflammatory drugs, and ointments, so if you are worried about your scalp, please check reviews here before visit.

  • Address: 33, Seolleung-ro 132-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea / 서울시 강남구 선릉로 132길 33
  • Direction: 2 minutes walking distance from Gangnam-gu office station exit 2
  • Open hours: Mon. Tue. Wed. 10:00 – 18:00 | Fri. 10:00 – 21:00 | Sat. 09:00 – 16:30 | Thu. Sun. closed
  • Phone: 02-511-1079
  • Website: http://eng.leemoonwon.com/

People in Korea like to express themselves through their hair. As you walk around Seoul, you can see just how important hair is to Koreans. Like with their clothes, people in Korea find fun and interesting ways to style their hair, and hair salons in Seoul are all highly qualified and equipped to provide you with any style you may want. If you have a picture of a particular hairstyle you like, you can absolutely bring it in to show your hairstylist!

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