10 to try: Dubai hairdressers
Time Out goes in search of the 10 best hair salons in Dubai 62 Comments
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Brian Montgomery at the Saks Salon (scroll down for details)
Deb Whitehead at the Pastels Salon
Shadi Nassif at the Carita Salon
Yvonne Currie at the Hairworks
Sandra Filo at the Sisters Beauty Lounge
Sharon Anderson at the Salon Ink
Maria Dowling at the Mariadowling
Jenna Barron at the Ted Morgan
Eldine Gerber at the Roots Salon
Rami Jabali at the Jacques La Coupe Salon
In Dubai: Just over a year
Modus operandi: He stays up to date on style and says his forte is ‘a classic bob with timeless lines, yet with a modern twist’.
Top hair tips: ‘When tying your hair up in a ponytail, use a bobble without a metal clasp – they can snap the hair.’
Celeb hair inspiration: ‘Sienna Miller, she pulls off any hair style and has great bone structure.’
Favourite product range: Kérastase
Time Out tries…
Consultation: Brian listened to what we were looking for and made several helpful suggestions, explaining his reasoning thoroughly (dye the roots to eliminate the chemical build-up from previous dye jobs; add layers to make our hair swish). We felt very well informed.
Chat: He had plenty of good gab, and we walked away with a slew of book suggestions and some insider celebrity gossip.
Atmosphere of salon: There’s no in-salon distractions apart from a pile of magazines, but Brian proved entertainment enough.
Result: We were a little scared when he started to snip away at the front of our hair, but the new layers won us over. The colour is perfect and the semi-permanent dye makes it gloriously glossy.
A cut with Brian costs Dhs350; a full colour is Dhs400 and a full head of highlights is Dhs500. Saks Salon, The Palace Hotel, Downtown Burj Khalifa (04 430 8572).
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