Chinese New Year means ang pow is coming (yay!), but it also means getting hair and nails done will be more expensive than usual, thanks to the CNY surcharge that most salons have. Thankfully, there are places that don’t charge extra even when you do hair and nail services during this period! Scroll through the gallery to see nine such salons.
82 Marine Parade Central, #01-614
Easties, avoid the Orchard Road traffic by heading down to Marine Parade to get your hair done in time for CNY. Rates for haircuts start from $30.
Blow + Bar
40B Boat Quay
7 Rodyk Street, #01-32, The Watermark Condominium
If you’re always hanging out at the Clarke Quay area, consider heading to one of the Blow + Bar outlets. Haircuts start from $50, while dye jobs start from $225.
COVO Hair Salon
43 Keong Saik Road
87 East Coast Road
Want a touch of Japanese on your hair? Despite its Italian name, COVO is a Japanese salon with experienced Japanese stylists on their staff list. Haircuts start from $78, while cut + perm starts from $210.
Sembawang Shopping Centre, #02-11/12
Central Clarke Quay, #03-69
Marina One The Heart, #B2-68
Orchard Gateway, #B2-31/32/33
Get your nails on at Kimiyo-G, so you can show off your pretty mani as you receive your ang pows during CNY. Prices start from $38 for an express gel manicure.
Leekaja Beauty Salon
Mandarin Gallery, #03-13
If K-beauty is your kind of style, head on down to this salon, the Singapore branch of one of the most prestigious salons in South Korea. Prices for haircuts start from $74.90, while nail services start from $58.85.
Bugis Downtown Line MRT Station, #B2-02
New year, new hair! If you’re meeting your friends for brunch at one of the cafes in Bugis or Arab Street, why not get your hair done here after that? Prices for haircuts start from $50.
Nailz X Collab
59A Temple Street
If you’re heading to Chinatown for the bazaar but don’t want to pay a surcharge to do your nails, consider this nail salon that can give you CNY-ready nail from just $15 for an express mani.
Picasso Hair Studio
662 North Bridge Road
146 Robinson Road
If you’re into the arts, you would love this salon that has paintings on its walls and easel stand-inspired mirrors. Prices start from $48.15 for a haircut.
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, #B1-02/03/04, Galleria Level
Haircuts start from $158, but there’s a promo for Vaniday Exclusive: Shampoo + Blow + Scalp Treatment going at $128 now!
Want to save even more money? Use the promo code VANICLEO to get $20 off services when you book via Vaniday! This offer is only applicable if you’re booking on Vaniday for the first time and is valid until July 31, 2018. It can be used for any bookings, except Benefit Cosmetics services.