English-speaking Hair Salons in Tokyo

Poste date: Friday, September 4, 2020

While Tokyo features an abundance of excellent salons, getting the ideal haircut can be a challenge if you don’t speak Japanese. Fortunately, there are a select few salons staffed with stylists who have either worked in or completed professional hairdresser training in an English-speaking country, and are fluent in English. Choose from the ward areas listed below to find a Tokyo English Hair Salon near you.

Basic haircuts at salons generally start at around 6000 yen and most include a shampoo, wash, and sometimes even a shoulder and head massage in the price. Please visit the salon’s website for styling menu, reservation information, and access map to find the exact service and style you want.

*Please note that some of these salons can process reservations through email or directly on their websites. Please refer to each salon’s site for appointment information.

Chuo-ku Hair Salons

Hairsalon + Artista (Ginza)

The stylist who has arranged many famous actresses in films will sincerely propose the best style that fits you. English speaking staff is waiting for you.

Respia (Ginza)

With over 10 years of hairstyling experience, Respia welcomes men and women of all cultures into its eco-conscious salon atmosphere. Using “damageless” styling products and techniques to ensure healthy hair, this salon offers colors, perms, hair sets, and more, including a head spa.

Meguro-ku

L’arte Naka-Meguro (Kami-Meguro)

Staffed by stylists trained in world-famous hairdressing techniques, L’arte Naka-Meguro keeps pace with evolving fashion trends in both Japan and Western countries. Their beauticians also offer makeup, eyebrow, head massage, and nutrient-infusing “hair therapy” services.

Mahro (Haramachi)

Designed as a comfortable “private hair salon” for clients, Mahro’s stylists worked as hairdressers in London for several years prior to returning to Japan and speak fluent English. They offer discounts to students.

Minato-ku Hair Salons

THE OVERSEA (Minami-Aoyama)

Stylists KOSHI and YOKO, who worked at well-know salons in Japan, opened the hair salon "shizen" in New York in 2005s. Recognized and supported by the highly sensitive New Yorkers, models, actors and fashion stakeholders, and now relocates to Brooklyn Williamsburg. The salon is very popular and difficult to make a reservation, and now they opened their second hair salon in Tokyo. With the natural atmosphere gives you a relaxing feeling. Each stylist goes back and forth between Tokyo and New York, taking in the trends. All stylists are good at meeting the client's requests. They are not only English-Speaking hair stylists but they have enough experiences in taking care of foreign hair-styles as well.

A Cut Above (Minami-Azabu)

A Cut Above prides itself in being an international salon that serves equal numbers of national and international clients. In addition to standard hair fare, this salon also provides aromatherapy treatments, herbal dying solutions, and complimentary coffee. Mention the website to receive 5 percent off your first cut.

Assort International Hair Salon (Kita-Aoyama)

Voted as Japan’s #1 hair salon for both men and women, Assort’s Tokyo location is a 4-minute walk from Gainemae Station and has three English-speaking stylists who were trained internationally. Cuts are priced according to the rank of the stylist requested.

Bondz Salon (Azabu-Juban)

Self-described as a “melting pot” for people of all cultures, Bondz Salon is staffed by English-speaking male hairstylists and colorists trained in New York City and Beverly Hills, where they served many clients in the entertainment industry.

Fabio Alfano Hairdressing (Omotesando)

FA Hairdressing was born in 2016, right in the heart of Tokyo. With my international salon experience acquired over the years and through the FA Education Program, I am dedicated to impart the best techniques to individuals who have the passion to work as part of a bespoke creative team.

Gold Salon Tokyo (Azabu-Juban)

Gold Salon Tokyo is owned by Howard Lee, who has been in the hairstyling business for over 30 years in both Tokyo and Sydney. In addition to its 98-percent foreign clientele base, Gold Salon holds a reputation as Tokyo’s leading hair color salon.

Hair Dress Azabu (Azabu-Juban)

Located a short 2-minute walk from Azabu-Juban Station, Hair Dress Azabu is a membership-based, spacious salon that caters to international customers. Its hair, skin, nail, and health products are also available for purchase online.

Hair Siete (Akasaka)

In addition to its English-speaking staff, Hair Siete is renowned for its use of henna to naturally color hair without unpleasant bleaching or decolorizing effects. Their clientele consists of men, women, children, and students, with unique rates for each.

Hayato Salons, Omotesando (Minami-Aoyama)

At Hayato, all stylists pass an extensive training program including two years of experience learning English at Hayato’s salon in New York City. Cuts, colors, and perms are priced according to the stylist’s rank. A loyalty program provides discounts and cash-back bonuses to repeat customers.

Hayato Salons, Roppongi (Roppongi)

At Hayato, all stylists pass an extensive training program including two years of experience learning English at Hayato’s salon in New York City. Cuts, colors, and perms are priced according to the stylist’s rank. A loyalty program provides discounts and cash-back bonuses to repeat customers.

Kenji-Hairstylist (Shinbashi)

Let Kenji work with you to find a style that​​​ not only follows trends, but also brings out your own personal beauty. KENJI SUZUKI, English-fluent hairstylist has been entrusted in the hands of New York City's clientele over 25 years. Come visit Kenji in Shinbashi, Tokyo today to experience his NYC-acquired skills & Knowledge for your hairstyle and your lifestyle!

L’arte Aoyama (Gaien-Mae)

Staffed by stylists trained in world-famous hairdressing techniques, L’arte Aoyama keeps pace with evolving fashion trends in both Japan and Western countries.

One World (Azabu-Juban)

True to its name, One World International Hair Salon has served clients from over 30 countries. Its website, stylists, and even the magazines in its waiting room cater to English speakers. Enjoy a head spa, Olaplex treatments, and more while relaxing to good music.

Shinka (Roppongi) 

In addition to establishing salons in both Sydney and Tokyo, Shinka’s owner Ryo has styled the hair and makeup for every cover of Japaralia magazine since 2003. His salon serves complimentary coffee to clients and offers free 10-day after support.

VIP Creative Hair International (Moto-Azabu)

VIP Creative Hair International prioritizes a private setting and personal attention for each client. Its team of expert English-speaking stylists provide a range of beautician services for foreign skin and hair care, including facials, a head spa, waxing, and even kimono dressing.

WHO-GA Annex (Akasaka)

More than 40 percent of WHO-GA’s customers are from other countries and the stylists are proficient in English, having originally been trained in New York City. They also provide extensive nail services, including treatments, repairs, and a variety of artistic manicures.

Y.S. Park, Hiroo (Minami-Azabu)

Established in 2000, Y.S. Park serves both Japanese and foreign customers. All of its hair care and styling products are developed in-house from the highest quality materials and ingredients sourced from around the world.

Yumin UK Hair (Azabu-Juban)

A native of Los Angeles, Yumin has been hairdressing in the heartland of Hollywood for most of his 30 years of styling experience. He specializes in coloring blonde hair, offers bamboo charcoal powder treatments, and enjoys trading life stories with his clients.

Zooto Equatorial (Roppongi)

The owner of Zooto Equatorial operated a salon in Sydney for 10 years before returning to Japan, where he has managed a salon in Roppongi since 1998. Offering all essential cutting, coloring, highlighting, and perming services, this salon also accepts student discounts.

Setagaya-ku Hair Salons

Brat (Shimokitazawa)

Hair Make Brat is situated in Setagaya Shimokitazawa. One of the  stylists YUKI  speaks English fluently.

Shibuya-ku Hair Salons

SOZO (Omotesando)

Launched by two stylists who gained experience in New York and London.

Aki Watanabe (Hiroo)

Trained at Vidal Sassoon in London. Their award-winning work has been featured in various regional and international style magazines and fashion shows in Paris, New York, London, and more.

Barqoue Tokyo​ (Omotesando)

Baroque Tokyo is opened in 2019 at Omotesando Tokyo and Baroque London is in 2008. All hair dressers have experience working overseas and English speaking stylists.We are specialize in smoothing, Japanese hair straightening, as well as cut and color. Besides we have many customers for bleaching process like balayage highlights and blonde color.

Boy (Daikanyama)

Located in Daikanyama, Harajuku and in Bangkok. You can also enjoy a head spa, facial massage or refloxology. English speaking staff is available.

Boy (Harajuku)

Located in Daikanyama, Harajuku and in Bangkok. You can also enjoy a head spa, facial massage or refloxology. English speaking staff is available.

Breen Tokyo (Harajuku)

Located in Harajuku, the salon's stylists specialize in short cuts and coloring.

Eufora Studio Salon (Shibuya)

Eufora Studio Salon has experienced hair stylists and makeup artists in the center of Shibuya. The stylistswere formally trained at the Vidal Sassoon.

Gold Salon Tokyo (Omotesando)

Gold Salon Tokyo is owned by Howard Lee, who has been in the hairstyling business for over 30 years in both Tokyo and Sydney. In addition to its 98-percent foreign clientele base, Gold Salon holds a reputation as Tokyo’s leading hair color salon.

Hair salon 712 (Daikanyama)

Owner stylist Yuki is specialist in coloring and styling foreign hair. Brunettes and Redheads are also in capable hands. Now he is known as English,Italian speaking hair dresser in Tokyo and specialist for Asian, European hair.Especially Yuki is strong in Balayage highlights color and Brazilian keratin treatment service.

Nepenji (Ebisu-Minami)

Named after the Greek word for forgetting one’s troubles, Nepenji is Tokyo’s residential curly hair specialist salon. The English-speaking staff were originally apprenticed in upscale New York and include beauticians trained in hairdressing, makeup, nails, and therapy.

Number 76 - NALU (Omotesando)

Hair Salon NALU is located in the stylish district of Omotesando. You can book online in English.

Silva Papillio (Sendagaya)

The hair stylist Chie Funakura is aninternational stylist, she spent four years working in London as a creative hair and beauty stylist at a fashionable Bond Street hair salon.She was recommend by HARPER’s BAZAAR Australia as Tokyo’s best Hairdresser.

Sin Den (Jingu-Mae)

Sin Den maintains a co-op with salons in both Los Angeles and New York City, offering extensive hair and nail services. In addition to a history of experience doing hair for celebrities, its stylists are trained by accomplished international hairdressers and are fluent in English, Japanese, and Italian.

Warren Tricomi (Omotesando)

Founded in Manhattan, located in Omotesando. They understand the requirements of different hair types.

Y.S. Park, Shibuya (Sarugaku-Cho)

Established in 2000, Y.S. Park serves both Japanese and foreign customers. All of its hair care and styling products are developed in house from the highest quality materials and ingredients sourced from around the world.

Toshima-ku Hair Salons

Hermitage (Ikebukuro)

Hermitage is proud of over 10,000 types of color recipe, amino acid hair straightening, and treatment techniques.

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