Blondes know that finding the right person to tend to their over-treated, stressed out hair—and to keep their colour looking A+— is v. v. crucial. Enter Vancouver it-girl Cara McLeay, who’s been around the block when it comes to the very best spots for cuts, colour and general hair TLC in YVR. Here, her top five best hair salons in Vancouver. Once you’ve checked out these hair hotspots, here are our Localist’s fave salons all across the country.
The House of Blond
Specializing in: Colour services (the best for blondes!)
The atmosphere: The salon also has an amazing view of the ocean and is super bright and welcoming, like you’re hanging out at a friend’s apartment (complete with coffee, tea, juice or anything your heart might desire while you are getting your hair done). The owner, Sarah, also showcases work from local artists that change monthly, so it is always worth a visit!
Ask for: Sarah Braim
Products: Kevin Murphy Hair Care, XO styling tools
Find it: 55 Water St., thehouseofblond.com