Most of these kid-friendly salons also use rewards, tricks and a lot of patience to make a trip to the salon a special adventure.

Here are Atlanta Parent’s picks for hair salons that up the “fun factor” while getting a haircut. Many salons also offer highlights, extensions, braid and hair coloring among other treatments for when your children get older.  

Hairlarious Haircuts for Kids

Race car styling chairs, bright colors and a kids’ play area make Hairlarious a fun experience for kids large and small.
Where: 2752 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur

Circus Cuts

PlayStations and movies are available for entertainment. They are a Locks of Love Salon, and the haircut is free to anyone making a hair donation of 10 inches or more.
Where: 3514 Old Milton Pkwy., Alpharetta

Cookie Cutters

Slide and touch screen play unit in the waiting area, TVs, video games and fantasy chairs.
Where: Chamblee, Kennesaw, Milton and Tucker

Pigtails and Crewcuts

There are TVs throughout with cartoons playing. The staff offers cookies and other treats during the haircut to keep your child happy.
Where: Buckhead, East Cobb, Marietta, Roswell and Woodstock

Ms. Lisa’s Cuts for Kids

A train table in the waiting area keeps children occupied and distracted before the appointment.
Where: 125 Clairemont Ave. Ste 155, Decatur

Salon Red Kids

This salon has a toy store inside that not only keeps kids entertained, but gives mom time to get some shopping done. They also use bubbles to distract wary customers.
Where: 804 Town Blvd., Brookhaven

Zany Cuts for Kids and Tweens

Colorful, giant hand chairs for the older kids to sit in and a Nintendo Wii to play games.
Where: Ashley Park, 318-B Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan

Sweet & Sassy 

This location has both a salon and spa for mini-manicures and pedicures as well as ear piercing, up-dos and braiding.
Where: 410 Peachtree Pkwy. Ste 342, Cumming


– Teresa Farkas

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