Top Ten Philippine Salons in 2009
From WikiPilipinas: The Hip 'n Free Philippine Encyclopedia
The altars of beauty in the Philippines can be found in the top ten Philippine salons that continue to enhance every salon-goers’ best features and more.
Spearheaded by David Charlton, David’s Salon begun with a single branch in Araneta Center, Cubao in 1989. Now, it has over 186 salons all over the country and has become a household name when it comes to Philippine salon needs, similar to what Starbucks has achieved for coffee drinkers.
Salon de Manila
Brainchild of overall owner Pin Antonio, and now with the help of her son Adlai, Salon de Manila is touted as a Philippine celebrity favorite. The likes of Sharon Cuneta, Mariel Rodriguez and Kristine Hermosa all have their hair and makeup done Salon de Manila style. The personalized service is what makes Pin Antonio’s salon have a great following.
Bench Fix Salon
Originally a spin off from the Bench store for apparel, cosmetics and other items for men and women, Bench Fix Salon has become a famous salon for Filipinos. They produce their own hair and beauty products to complement the superb services that they do in the salon. They have versatility and upbeat cuts that help keep one’s hair color, style and texture up beat with the times.
Tony & Jackey Hair Salon
Enjoy Korean styling on Philippine soil with Tony & Jackey Hair Salon. Way back in 2001, the owners would not have thought of expanding. But their exemplary service to Filipino salon goers helped them expand their services and they now have multiple branches in Metro Manila area. Nail art, cool haircuts and hair treatments make them part of the top ten despite the language barrier in some branches.
Years of TV exposure on the topics of beauty make Ricky Reyes unparalleled in his authority in hair and makeup topics. He also has an Institute, from where he trains the talented people that comprise the Ricky Reyes hair salons all over the country.
Hair straightening, a staple Filipino hair trend, has made Going Straight a crowd favorite for hair treatment salons. Often situated on malls, Going Straight is known for quick service and accessibility.
A very prestigious salon, it handles the coiffure and the makeup of most elite people including celebrities and members of high Manila society. One of its prominent people is Jing Monis, who is also its head stylist. Haircut starts at 700 pesos but it placed in a very strategic business location (Greenbelt Mall).
Lay Bare Waxing Salon
This is the salon where people can literally and figuratively let their hair and clothes down without inhibitions. Lay Bare Waxing salon makes shiny gods and goddesses out of their customers, whatever their skin color and texture. Fusion and Zen-inspired with their repertoire of services, people continue to clamor for the care that Lay Bare Waxing Salon gives.
High end Basement Salon is another favorite among the elite types of salon goers. Their products and services are all excellent in their customer service and they are situated in the most discreet areas of Rockwell.
A salon fit for both men and women, that’s what Vivere salon is best known for. The most fashion conscious of salon people flock to Vivere Salon to get the latest updates in beauty and trends on hair and makeup.
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- David’s Salon Website
- Salon de Manila’s Website
- The Official Bench Fix Salon Website
- Tony & Jackey ClicktheCity
- Going Straight Salon Website.
- Vivere Salon Multiply Page
- Basement Salon Website