7 black owned salons to get your hair braided in London

10 October, 2023 / words by IALH Editorial Team

Getting your hair braided in London can be a bit confusing, If you’re a visitor, you’re not going to see a tonne of salons that cater tot his on the hughstreet and if you live here, if it’s not passed by word of mouth it’s hard to know who’s the best. We’re here to make your life easier by listing 7 amazing braiders and braiding salons that’ll get your hair right.

The braiding Vault – Finchley Road

If you’re looking for a hair salon where you won’t have to divide an pass the hair to the stylist, then the braiding vault is for you! After gaining Hugh popularity in Nigeria, the braiding vault has opened up it’s doors in London offering the most amazing styles – our favourite is the French curl braids.

Braid bar London – Bromley

From all back stitch braids to boho braids Braid Bar London does it all in the neatest most stylist way possible. No matter which of their many in house stylists you choose, you’ll be sure to leave with amazing locks.

Hapin beauty lounge – Camberwell Road

Hapin beauty is truly where it’s happening and you’ll absolutely be spoilt for choice when it comes to styles. They do it all, knotless braids, distressed locs or a stitch braid up-do, you’ll definitely be leaving the salon satisfied.

Braid.dolls – Kilburn

With so many hairstyles going viral, not only is it hard for you choose which one to do but it’s also hard to know which stylist can actually achieve the look. Look no further as Braid Dolls has got you covered!

BraidsbyFels – North London

If you’re in the mood for long, neat braids, Braids by Fels has got you! The queen of stitch braids has not only mastered the art, but you can go to her for boho locks and everything else in-between! She’s your faves fave!

Slayed By Jay – South East London

When it comes to braids execution is everything and Slayed By Jay has all bases covered. No matter how creative the style is, she’ll get it done neatly in a timely manner.

Zuri Hair Studio – Norwood Highstreet

You’ll likely bump into your favourite influencer here as Zuri Hair studio is known for doing the tresses of the best in their respective fields. You’ll be sure to be met with professionalism, efficiency and of course the Brest braids to chose from when you visit!


IALH Editorial Team