Whether you’re after a big, bouncy blow-dry or a cool cut and color, or if you’re just looking to get luscious locks in the Lebanese capital, look no further than Savoir Flair’s round-up of the five best hair salons in Beirut.
Boasting a big celebrity following in Beirut, Tony Sawaya is the go-to guy for the likes of Fouz Al Fahad, Maya Diab, and members of the region’s royal families. From styling for music videos, TV shows, and magazine covers to pampering Lebanon’s “It” girls, Sawaya and his team can transform the most lifeless hair into beautiful locks.
Dunes Center, Verdun
(+961) 1 868 656
Pace e Luce
With five salons in the Lebanese capital, Pace e Luce has firmly secured itself as a pioneer in the haircare industry. The largest chain of hair salons in the MENA region for the past 16 years, it has been transforming tresses into everything from elaborate evening styles to natural, beachy waves. Considering its name translates from Italian to “peace and light”, it’s no surprise that you’re guaranteed top-quality treatment in the brightest and most beautiful of salons. Oh, and the in-house juice bars? Just the proverbial cherry on top.
One of the slickest salons in Beirut, Younes Eid brings the best of Parisian hair techniques straight from the French capital to Lebanon. Founded by Eid, who trained under the best in Europe, this is the salon to visit for gorgeous natural color, effortless styles, and the most sumptuous of settings.
Starco Center, Downtown
(+961) 1 366 007
Yehïa & Zakarïa
Established in 1998 by two brothers with a relentless flair for hair, Yehïa & Zakarïa brings over 20 years of experience to the Beirut beauty scene. Often the ones behind the perfectly coiffed locks of Lebanon’s elite, the siblings excel in innovative hair techniques and offer everything from haircare treatments and blow-dries to cuts and color.
Bashir Kassar Street, Verdun
(+961) 1 780 710
Tony El Mendelek
Celebrity hairstylist Tony El Mendelek and his team work with some of the biggest names in the region, including Alanoud Badr, Tala Samman, Nawal Zoghbi, and Ola Farahat. The experts here have become favorites of brides-to-be thanks to their amazing up-do skills.
Dbayeh Highway, Green Mall Building
(+961) 4 544 440