Knowing that your hair looks great can help you feel fantastic too, whatever your hair type is. Afro hair can be styled in so many different ways, from braiding and protective styles, wigs and weaves, to expertly maintaining your natural curls. To get the most out of your hair, no matter what your favourite style is, finding the right salon for afro hair in London is a must. If you’re not sure where to go, we can help. From local businesses to premium services, this is our guide to London’s best afro hair salons.
Guide to London's best afro hair salons
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The best afro hair salons in London
- Sheba Hair – Full services for afro hair
- Afrotherapy – Award-winning North London salon
- Hype Coiffure – Top afro hair salon
- Junior Green – Showstopping hair styling
- Onestopdreadlock – Islington's dreadlock specialists
- Hair by Vivienne – Go-to for afro haircare
- C-Suite Lounge – Specialising in wigs and weaves
- Beah and Kadi Hair Lounge – Luxurious family-run business
- Mimi et Mina – High-end afro styling
- Simply Gorgeous – Nurturing afro hair salon
- André Pierre – Welcoming Brixton hair salon
- Morris Roots – Specialising in locs
- Ebony B – Celebrating natural hair
- Her Definition – Preserving natural hair health
- Unruly Curls – Certified curl experts
- Stylesbyfola – Custom wigs and weaves
- Poshmina Hair & Beauty – Sophisticated salon services
- Hair Lounge – Luxury West London salon
- My Hair Bar – Style-conscious salon
- Hiikuss Hair – Top South London salon
- The Palms – Unique collective space
- Josee's Professional Braiding Studio – Sought-after braiding specialists
- Elite Hair Lounge – Promoting healthy hair
- Abaka – Friendly dreadlocks expert
- Hair Architecture – Friendly and knowledgeable salon
- Purely Natural – Dedication to natural hair
- The Curl Bar – All about curly hair
- Adornment365 – Hair specialists in Brixton
- Bléu Ribbon Hair & Beauty Lounge – The place for wigs and weaves
- Emma Afro Hair & Beauty – Professional braids and faux locs
- 3thirty – Award-winning services for curls
The best afro hair salons in London
Full services for afro hair
Whatever you want to achieve with your hair, Sheba Hair can help. This salon has been in business for over 20 years, offering a range of expert services for afro and mixed-race locks. From washes and blow dries to bigger changes with weaves, perms, or relaxing, there are lots of options.
Award-winning North London salon
Award-winning salon Afrotherapy specialises in afro and mixed-race hair styling. This contemporary salon has a wide range of services catering to different needs, from cuts and colours to weaves and extensions, and services for natural hair. Refreshing treatments for your hair and scalp, as well as children's services, are available too.
Top afro hair salon
Located in South London, Hype Coiffure is an award winner when it comes to taking care of afro hair. The stylists are friendly and professional, giving advice and services for all hair needs. You can get a simple cut or colour or get a wig or weave installed. Male grooming is offered too.
Showstopping hair styling
Junior Green is a big name in afro hair styling - this salon has won multiple awards. You can choose from a range of services including cuts, colours, and keratin treatments, but striking up-dos for special occasions are where this place really stands out. This smart salon does wedding hair too.
Islington's dreadlock specialists
Head to Onestopdreadlock in Islington for all your locs-related needs, with services available for men, women, and children. This place has decades of experience in starting and maintaining locs and there are a choice of services like deep cleanses, re-twisting, and styling so your hair really stands out, including bridal hair.
Go-to for afro haircare
The experienced stylists at Hair by Vivienne have made this salon a go-to destination for afro hair, although they cater to every hair type. The friendly team offers a broad choice of services for men, women, and kids. Go for practical corn rows, a new cut, wigs and extensions, or revitalising treatments.
Specialising in wigs and weaves
When you want a fabulous new wig or weave, check out C-Suite Lounge. A wide range of options are available and the team are specialists with more than 15 years' experience. Other services are also provided here - there are lots of styling possibilities including braiding, cuts, colours, and natural hair styling.
Luxurious family-run business
At Beah and Kadi Hair Lounge you'll find a bright and luxe salon specialising in afro hair, although services for every hair type are available. There are trims, cuts, and colours for natural hair, plus services for weaves and wigs, including wig maintenance. You can also buy gift vouchers for this salon.
High-end afro styling
Mimi et Mina offers services for all types of hair but is particularly focused on afro hair. This is a high-end destination for haircare, with luxury treatments, attractive surroundings, and attentive service. You can choose from a variety of services like wigs, protective styles, and natural hair services.
Nurturing afro hair salon
Run by a mother and daughter team, Simply Gorgeous is a welcoming salon that focuses on afro hair. In the colourful space you can enjoy a variety of services ranging from gel twists, braids, and cornrows to new cuts and colours. This modern salon offers refreshing treatments and relaxers too.
Welcoming Brixton hair salon
In Brixton there's André Pierre, a well-established and welcoming salon that makes every client feel like a VIP. Every hair type is served but the salon has afro hair expertise. There are cuts, colours, keratin and texture treatments for afro hair, as well as sew-in weaves. You can get beauty treatments here too.
Specialising in locs
For great care for locs and natural hair, Morris Roots is a modern and in-demand salon. There are several branches in the city, including the Morris Roots Academy where locticians are in training. The award-winning stylists here are experts in working with afro hair and both starting and maintaining locs.
Celebrating natural hair
Contemporary afro hair salon Ebony B embraces natural hair in a positive and professional space. You can choose from a variety of services to protect and enhance your natural tresses, including detangling, texture treatments, and braids. Weaves and extensions are also available at this bright and comfortable salon.
Preserving natural hair health
Her Definition specialises in protective styles for afro hair including wigs, weaves, extensions, faux locs, and braids. A wide variety of extensions are available to buy and the salon does bridal hair for your big day. You can also get beauty treatments here including lash extensions, facial threading, and brow tattooing.
Certified curl experts
If you want help managing afro or curly hair, check out Unruly Curls. These guys are certified experts when it comes to managing curls. At this unisex salon, there are cuts, colours, and blow dries designed to enhance the natural texture of your hair - no perming or relaxing goes on here.
Custom wigs and weaves
Experienced East London afro hair salon Stylebyfola specialises in custom wigs and weaves that give you the perfect look. There are various types of wigs and extensions to choose from, plus cornrows and braiding. Services are available just for natural hair too like cutting, styling, silk presses, and relaxers.
Sophisticated salon services
Local salon Poshmina Hair & Beauty is a sophisticated space specialising in afro hair services for women, men, and children. Whatever look you wish to create, this place can help with its varied range of treatments. Cuts, colours, and styling are available plus weaves and wigs, braids, and silk press treatments.
Luxury West London salon
Award-winning Portobello Road salon Hair Lounge offers premium afro hair services in a luxury environment. The team here are highly experienced, with services including cuts and blow dries, perms, braiding, relaxers, and treatments for natural hair. Expect top customer service and treatments that make you look and feel fab.
Expect a warm and personalised service at My Hair Bar. This is a shabby-chic salon with decades of expertise in caring for afro hair. Choose cuts and blow dries, wigs, weaves, braids, and treatments like relaxers or keratin. Top beauty treatments are on offer here too such as facials and Swedish massage.
Top South London salon
Hiikuss Hair in Camberwell has won plenty of awards for its afro hair styling and great service. This is a slick and modern salon with a friendly team of highly-trained stylists. Services on offer include cuts, colours, braids, and wigs. You can also try a revitalising treatment like a Moroccan oil treatment.
Unique collective space
At Peckham Palms you'll discover a one-of-a-kind collective space centred on afro hair, beauty, and lifestyle. Take your pick from a number of stylists and salons specialising in areas like locs, braiding, barbering, and natural hair. On-site there's also a masseuse and a café. Come here to refresh yourself and your style.
Sought-after braiding specialists
One of London’s most in-demand places for braids is Josee’s Professional Braiding Studio, which was London’s first dedicated braiding shop. As well as a full range of braids and protective styles, this place offers custom wigs and sells extensions in a variety of natural tones, perfect for braids and twists.
Promoting healthy hair
Elite Hair Lounge provides services for Afro and European hair, promoting healthy and nourished hair regardless of whether it's natural or relaxed. There are various treatments to boost the look and feel of your hair, from washes and blow dries, texture release treatments, or a new colour to transform your style.
Friendly dreadlocks expert
For great care for your locs along with friendly service, try Abaka. The stylist has been working with natural hair and locs since the 70s, and works with every hair type. This informal salon has its own line of products for locs and natural hair too. Cuts and colours are also available.
Friendly and knowledgeable salon
Hair Architecture in Finchley Road is a popular local salon that caters to every hair type, but has particular expertise in caring for afro hair. You can choose between a wide range of services spanning from cuts and colouring to perms, braids, weaves, and wig fittings. Revitalising treatments are available too.
Dedication to natural hair
At Purely Natural you can experience some of the city's leading services for natural afro hair. The stylists at this contemporary salon can help you choose the right plan for your hair and get it looking its best. Services range from maintenance like blow dries and trims to colouring and wedding up-dos.
All about curly hair
North London’s The Curl Bar offers leading services for afro, curly, and wavy hair types. There’s a concise list of services designed especially for curls including cuts, treatments to moisturise or detox, and styling services to get your hair looking its best. Services are available for curly-haired kids too.
Hair specialists in Brixton
Adornment365 specialises in natural hair and locs, offering services for both women and men using natural and organic products. Make an appointment here to cut, colour, or style your natural tresses, get braids to protect your hair, or have some maintenance for your locs. Beauty services are available as well.
The place for wigs and weaves
At Bléu Ribbon Hair & Beauty Lounge you can transform your look with a new wig or weave. There are a wide variety of wig and weave fittings and packages available here, in addition to styling and maintenance services. Use top quality hair from the salon or feel free to supply your own.
Professional braids and faux locs
When you want great quality protective hairstyles try Emma Afro Hair & Beauty. This salon in Brixton's famous Electric Avenue has a friendly atmosphere and caring customer service. From box braids to jumbo locs, you can choose from a wide range of styles, installed quickly in a relaxed and humble salon.
Award-winning services for curls
Opened in 2009, 3thirty Salon has won awards and is recognised as a leading afro hair salon in London. The stylists have real expertise in enhancing natural curls. Have a new cut or a re-style, or opt for a bigger change with relaxer, perming, or colouring. This salon also does beauty treatments.