black owned salons you need to know about

9 November, 2023 / words by Diane Tuffuoh

Finding a trusted salon and hair stylist to give your curls the treatment they deserve, can be a time-consuming affair. We get it hun, your curls are precious, and you want to leave your hair appointment with that salon fresh hair you can never quite master yourself at home. Well, we’ve refined a list of 8 black owned salons around London that you need to know about and will take care of your curls.

AFROTHERAPY – Edmonton, North London

These guys are one of the OG salons who have been looking after afro, curly and textured hair for over 22 years. The hair stylists here will have you covered no matter what style you choose, from a silk press, to braids or weave, they will give you the hair style of your desires.

MIMI et MINA – Notting Hill, West London

Texture release, silk press or sew in weave, Mimi et Mina will have your hair looking and feeling salon sleek by the time you leave your chair. They pride themselves on providing a luxury hair experience with first class customer service.

ELITE HAIR LOUNGE – Stockwell, Lewisham, Archway, South and North London

With branches around London, Elite Hair Lounge are experts in giving you a healthy silk press. Their hair stylists are dedicated to providing their clients with beautiful hair styles and healthy hair during their appointments and aftercare for when they leave.

AMA HAIR SALON – Tottenham, North London

If you want to experience a vibrant atmosphere, full of good music, vibes and culture, whilst getting your curls looked after, Ama Salon is the place to go. They will not only look after your curls, but treat you like a superstar while doing so. They’re stylists are super diverse and trained in a range of hair style techniques, from locs, braids and weave, to cut, colour and treatments.

BEYOND CURLS – Blackheath, South London

Need a curl cut, or to reshape your fro? Beyond Curls is the place to go. Specialising in giving your curls their much needed trim Raquel knows what she’s doing with your curls hun.

MAISON STYLE HAIR – Tulse Hill, South London

If you’re a pixie cut babe, your hair will be in safe hands with Maison Style Hair. As well as giving your curls a stylish cut, they also specialise in a range of other styles like texture release, silk press and colour. They are all about looking after your hair and want you to leave with healthy hair and an unforgettable hair experience.

JOSH HAIR AND BEAUTY – Croydon, South London

Josh Hair and Beauty Salon is another place that brings, good vibes and a great hair experience. They specialise in a range of hair styles from colour to silk press, to a stylish fun cut, whatever you choose, your curls are in safe hands.

The Curl Bar London Hornsey, Bounds Green, North London

The Curl Bar London specialise in looking after and maintaining your curly hair. They provide curl cuts, wash and go’s, colour and treatment and leave your curls heathy and thriving.


Diane Tuffuoh


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