Getting over that 2015 J-Law lob? Even though we’re sure you look smokin’, we totally get how curling cute beachy waves into your hair every morning adds an extra 20 minutes to your already rushed routine and can basically become a total bane.
Then there’s the fact that you’re just so. damn. tired. of not being able to do the messy bun anymore.
Have no fear, all that can change—it’s time to get extended, baby!
Check out our top picks of the best hairdressers on the Sunshine Coast who are the bee’s knees when it comes to hair extensions.
Noosa Hair Extensions (Split Endz Hair and Beauty)
Sarah from Split Endz seriously knows her shiz when it comes to cut, colour, and all the other little technicalities that make a set of fresh extensions really work. Specialising in crafting the perfect blonde blend (and if you’re a blonde who’s waded the extensions waters before, you’ll know it’s tricky to get it right, aka not yellow) and tape extensions, you’ll walk out the door feeling like a modern day Rapunzel.
Where: 2/6 Swanbourne Way, Noosaville
Contact: 07 5449 0104
Warana Village Hair Studio
For short-haired southern girls, Warana Village Hair Studio is the place to get lengthy luscious locks. Sally and the team specialise in taking you from short to long, using only the best Show Pony Hair Extensions (who are the biz in the hair world, if you didn’t know). If you’re new to extension land and are looking for a serious change, start with a three-quarter head and get a blunt, mid-length cut. And voila!
Where: 239 Nicklin Way, Warana
Contact: 07 5493 6868
Like all the big decisions in life, it’s better to know what you’re dealing with before you take the plunge, and Universal Hair in Buderim totally gets that. Offering both tape (permanent) and styled clip-in sets, you’ll get all the intel you need at your free extensions consultation before you say “I do”. Bonnie and Ellie from Universal go the extra mile to make sure the colour blend is just right, and even throw in a cut, blow-dry and free take-home products to keep your locks glossy. We’re kinda a sell-out when it comes to freebies but aren’t we all?
Where: 98 Burnett Street, Buderim
Contact: 07 5453 7966
Rok It Hair & Beauty
Rok It has a bit of a name on the Coast when it comes to extensions and it’s no wonder why. With maximum choice (take your pick of tape, pre-bonded pieces, or clip-ins) they cater for everyone’s taste across two salons. Keep your eye out on Rok It’s Facey page for awesome extension specials—depending on the time of year, you can get your first full head for around $299. That, my friends, is cheap.
Where: 105/45 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba
Contact: 07 5444 4094
Steve Wynder Salon
Steve Wynder boutique salon is the place to go for an all-class extensions experience with a stylist who has transformed many, many heads. Steve Wynder salon (which also doubles as an education school for hairdressers) offer tape, clip-in and skin weft extension sets in their stylish beachside salon. If you’ve got little ones in tow and are breaking out in hives just thinking about the time required for an extension overhaul, you’ll be happy to hear that Steve offers guests complimentary drinks, Wi-Fi and iPads to keep your mini-mes entertained.
Where: 1/6 First Avnue, Caloundra
Contact: 07 5438 9990
Henshall Hair Extensions
Henshall Hair’s huge social media following says a lot for their ability to cut in a mean set of locks. With pricing that won’t break the bank, it’s no wonder their reputation is so good. Henshall Salon specialises in double drawn high quality Remy human hair that’s extra silky and extra thick. Choose between Indian, European and Russian hair sets for your optimum length, thickness, and texture.
Where: Hobbs Road, Buderim
Candy Hair By Krystal
Extension virgins can almost keep their virginity intact with Candy Hair’s virgin hair extensions. Aside from the fact that we just squeezed “virgin” three times into one sentence (impressive, we know), what this means is that Krystal aka the hair goddess, uses premium extensions made of Remy, Russian and European hair that’s never been coloured, making styling way easier. Oh, and did we mention, she comes to you?
Where: All around the Coast
Contact: 0413 349 275
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