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KOREAN HAIRSTYLIST / SALON RECOMMENDATION: Groove

Following the previous salon recommendation post, quite a number of people have asked if there is a salon that is able to cater to non-Asian hair.

Groove (그루브), located in the Jamsil district, may just be what you are looking for!

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Seriously, Korean salons are just sooo pretty and unique!

Kevin, the hairstylist there, has many years of experience working in salons abroad. He has worked in Melbourne for 3 years and Bangkok, Thailand (in a district popular with foreigners) for another 3 years, so rest assured that he will be able to handle non-Asian hair. AND he speaks enough English to communicate with customers, so you will be able to communicate with him on how exactly you want your hair done 😀

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The salon uses Aveda products, so if you are very particular on what stuff they use on your hair, rest assured that you hair is in good hands (and products).

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The price chart looks quite decent too:

  • Cut: 23,000won
  • Design perm: 50,000won
  • Magic (straight) perm / volume magic / setting perm: 90,000won
  • Treatment: 70,000won
  • Loreal color: 60,000won (highlight whole hair: 100,000won, half: 60,000won)
  • Aveda color: 80,000won (highlight whole hair: 120,000won, half: 80,000won)

** Same price regardless of length

[note: price stated is to my best knowledge. Please enquire again at the salon]

Looks good! I think I’ll give this salon a try the next time I’m in Korea 😀 If you are looking for a new salon to try, you may want to consider Groove!

Address: 석촌역 2번 출구 파리바케드 2층

(Line 2 Seokchon station, exit 2, walk straight until you see Paris Baguette, then go to level 2)

Tel: 02-416-1090

Blog: http://blog.naver.com/kevinpsj

Photos are provided by the salon 

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