From baby’s first haircut to a stylist who makes house calls, and from mini manis to a facial that can make a tween feel like a princess, here’s a look at some of Hong Kong’s top spots when it comes to pampering the wee ones.
B47-B48, 15 Queens Road Central
The littlest men of the family get exclusive treatment at this uppity barbershop. Juniors (ages 2-12yrs) get a classy hairdo for just HK$350, and babies (0-2 yrs) get a cut for HK$200. Looking for some unique Daddy-son bonding time? You can get it here – with great hair to show for it – for just HK$800 for two cuts.
Magic Mirror Kids’ Hair
Shop 218, Windsor House, 311 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
Tel: 2882 2112
Shop G25, Olympian City 3, 1 Hoi Wang Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: 2957 8000
One of our go-to salons for the kiddos, these folks know how to make children feel at home. From the animal-shaped chairs to the colorful wall – everyone knows this is the ultimate fun salon! Haircuts start at HK$350 for girls and HK$320 for boys.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 5 Connaught Road, Central
Also known as the gentleman’s barber, this posh salon offers a special package for just for babies – very aptly called ‘Baby’s First Haircut’. Commemorate this special day with a keepsake – a framed lock of baby’s hair with the signature of his barber. Priced at HK$650.
Private I Salon
3/F, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central
One of the hippest salons in town, here kids 10 year and younger can enjoy a fab 30% discount. Added bonus is the super convenient IFC location which can’t be beat.
Tel: 9108 7428
We all know that the ultimate convenience is when the pampering comes to you. And in this town, mums in the know have Johnny on their speed dial. Formerly a stylist at Magic Mirror, Johnny makes house calls and can get your whole brood looking ship-shape in no time – right in the comfort of your living room.
Find a location near you here.
A basic haircut will run between HK$250-540 for girls, and HK$210-HK$515 for boys, depending on level of stylist you choose. (*But psst… if your little one is under age 12, you’ll get 50% off Monday-Thursday…).
Feel Good Factor
2nd Floor, Winsome House, 73 Wyndham Street, Central
Tel: 2530 0610
One of favorite spas in town and where most of us here pop in for pampering, Feel Good Factor also caters to wee ones. Your little girl can get herself a full mini mani for HK$110, or if she’s just feeling a quick polish change, then HK$70 will suffice.
Melo Spa, Hyatt Regency Hotel
18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin, New Territories
Tel: 3723 7684
Children ages 5-15 can enjoy a delightful afternoon of pampering at the luxe Melo Spa when accompanied by an adult. On the menu: Dainty feet foot massage (HK$320), Mini Mani/Pedi (HK$180/195), Purify Facial (HK$480) and Sensitive Soothing Facial(HK$480) perfect for tweens.
Lavande Spa, Shop A Basement Floor, 61 Caine Rd, Central
The latest nail spa in town to catch our eye, here you’ll find a polish menu to make your head spin, with one of the largest collections of colors we’ve seen. Why not pop in with your mini side kick – little girls can get a manicure for HK$100 and pedicure for HK$180. And it’s just-off-the-escalator location couldn’t be more convenient.
Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel
People go to Disneyland to see princes and princesses…but did you know that you can feel like one there as well? The Royal Family Spa Menu treats the entire family, little ones in particular, well – like royalty. The Queen and Princess mix and match lets mother and daughter get pampered with a whole host of choices, with everything from Bliss Out Back Massage to Nourishing Milk Bath. Little Princess and Prince Treatments pamper little ones between ages 6-12 exclusively, with all you’d expect on a spa menu, plus face painting and an add-on Mickey Cookie Tea Set! Prices range between HK$220 – HK$750.