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Which hairdresser in Berlin does well? Here are 12 real recommendations

Which hairdresser in Berlin is the best for you depends on your ideas and a little bit on your personal style. However, we can recommend these 12 salons with a clear conscience, because people who love and understand their craft work here.

For many of us, hair is a very sensitive topic - so it's all the more important that trust and skill are involved.

Goerner & Company stand for high standards in their work

André Goerner, for example, made a stop at the star hairdresser Gerhard Meir. So it is not surprising that he has high standards for himself and the Goerner & Company team. The boss himself cuts his shirt and tie in his salon not far from the Gendarmenmarkt.

The products used, the bright rooms - everything should contribute to a first-class experience. In addition to cutting and coloring, special care treatments for the scalp and cosmetic procedures are offered in an upscale ambience.

  • Goerner & Company Hausvogteiplatz 12, Mitte, Tues-Fri 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tel. 030/22 60 57 40, www.goernerundcompany.com

“A hairdresser” is a hairdresser with a difference - with a satisfaction guarantee

A hairdresser in Prenzlauer Berg - are actually two: Dustin and Ferdi. In their salon, the two of them value good sounds, a nice atmosphere and classic haircuts. And there are a few things that are extraordinary about their studio:

The customer does not look in the mirror, but rather outside through the large window panes. The furniture is also more like a living room. In addition, coffee and selected music. You could easily forget that you are actually at the hairdresser's.

  • A hairdresser
    Schwedter Strasse 1, Prenzlauer Berg
    Dustin Mon-Fri 11 am-8pm, 0170/946 91 23
    Ferdi Tue-Sat 11 am-8pm, 0163/172 58 87

Amy Who: The hip and very competent hairdresser in the Bergmannkiez

Amy who? The British Amy Adams counts among others model and presenter Lena Gercke and influencer Cloudy Zarocki among her customers. After several positions abroad and in Berlin, she opened her own salon in the Bergmannkiez in 2009.

Inside there is a minimalist and casual look: subtle wall paint, concrete ceiling, mirrors leaning against the wall and changing works of art on the walls. Adams and her team specialize in cut and color. In addition to “Wella” for classic hair coloring, the hairdressers also use sustainable and gentler products from “Davines” and “Naulique”.

  • Amy Who Schleiermacher Strasse 25, Kreuzberg, Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tel. 030/61 65 33 22, www.amywhoberlin.com

In the Linienstraße in Mitte, at MU Berlin, professionals are on the scissors

The MU Berlin is somewhat hidden in the back yard of a residential building. One descends through a glass pavilion into the 160 square meter world of Manuel and Una. The duo has stood for quality and creativity since 2007.

In addition, they bring together a variety of hairdressers in Berlin under one roof. The special thing about MU: Numerous stylists, colorists and makeup artists work here on a self-employed basis. No hierarchies, instead professionals with different backgrounds and years of experience.

  • MUBerlin Linienstraße 154 a, Mitte, Tue-Fri 2 p.m.-7 p.m., 030/97 00 57 04, www.mu-berlin.de

In the Atelier Creuzberg you can let yourself and your hair be pampered

The Atelier Creuzberg was reopened in autumn 2019: Owner Dennis Creuzberg is one of the most famous stylists in Germany and has already had stars like Paris Hilton on the chair. His salon in Mitte is already one of the “Leading Salons of the World”.

Creuzberg and his team have made it their business to underline the personality of every customer through his or her hairstyle and make it shine. With the in-house care range Creuzberg No. I, which is based entirely on natural ingredients, is flattered to the stressed hair after every cut and every color. Make sure to make an appointment.

  • Atelier Creuzberg Auguststraße 2a, Mitte, Tue + Wed 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thu + Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Tel. 030/817 09 740, www.creuzberg.com

At ESHK The real hairdressing trade and the love of music go hand in hand

In the ESHK, friends of the hairdressing trade and record lovers get their money's worth at the same time. In 2015, hairdresser Miguel opened the first offshoot of the trendy London original not far from Körnerpark. The music nerd did not leave it at a stylish salon, but expanded it to include a record shop with a focus on electronic music.

The fact that the EHSK attaches great importance to craftsmanship is also reflected in the furnishings: vintage furniture mixes with custom-made pieces. Whether cutting, coloring, perming or smoothing - ESHK is a top all-rounder and can now also be found in Moabit.

  • ESHK
    Thomasstraße 11, Neukölln, Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tel. 030/23 91 90 31
    Stromstraße 44, Moabit, Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tel. 030/28 65 63 76

Shan Rahimkhan is Berlin's star hairdresser - with branches in Charlottenburg and Mitte

Shan Rahimkhan is THE hairdresser in Berlin for the rich and beautiful. German celebrities as well as Hollywood stars are among his customers. The salons on Kurfürstendamm and Gendarmenmarkt appear correspondingly exquisite and impressive.

The latter also has a spacious cosmetics area and bistro. The star hairdresser offers all-round care of the highest class in his beauty empire. So if you want to treat yourself to something, you should put yourself in the hands of your team.

  • Shan Rahimkhan
    Kurfürstendamm 195/196, Mon 9 am-6pm, Tue + Wed 10 am-7pm, Thu + Fri 9 am-8pm, Sat 10 am-5pm, Tel. 030/88 71 79 00
    Markgrafenstraße 36, Mitte, Tue-Wed 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thu + Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tel. 030/206 78 90

Simple cut or color experiment? Everything goes in Pony club!

You want your hair to be the color of a sunset in Madagascar on an August evening? No problem for Tim Kreutzfeldt and his team. When it comes to color games, the pros from the pony club don't know any taboos.

Incidentally, not even with cuts. Kreutzfeld has been running his shop in Friedrichshain since 1999. The interior of this Berlin institution captivates with a sympathetic mixture of retro, kitsch and horse decoration. Trendsetters and normal people willing to experiment are equally welcome here.

Andreas Kurkowitz is Berlin's specialist in hair coloring

Renowned colorist Andreas Kurkowitz has been working with the greats of the international fashion world for a long time. His studio is a top address in town when it comes to hair coloring.

It doesn't always have to be a radical change. Kurkowitz and his team know how to give your own hair color a new glow. Color and styling are in the foreground, but you also get a first-class cut here.

  • Kurkowitz Color Potsdamer 77, Tiergarten, appointments only by arrangement by phone on 0176/47 06 03 45 or by email

ticro stands for minimalism and real skill

Precise cuts, minimalist design - this is what awaits you in the Berlin branch of the Japanese frieze salon ticro. In addition to cutting and coloring, the range also includes chemical treatments such as permanent waving and hair straightening.

In addition, you can not only have your main hair extended here, but also your eyelashes. Customers should only be able to speak English or Japanese to avoid unfortunate misunderstandings.

  • ticro Mulackstraße 3, Mitte, Mon-Sat 11 am-8pm, Tel. 030/55 51 14 88, on Facebook

Neo Berlin convinces with sustainability and real competence

Neo Berlin focuses on sustainability, from the hair color to the organic milk in the coffee. Anja Meister and her colleagues work exclusively with natural products from brands such as Aveda, Bumble and Davines. Even the furnishings do not correspond to that of a hairdressing salon in the classic sense:

Floorboards and partially unplastered walls, eclectic furniture, plus a play area for children. If you want a contemporary cut or a sophisticated color, or you need an enchanting braided hairstyle for a special occasion, you've come to the right place with the professionals at Neo Berlin.

  • Neo Berlin Schönhauser Allee 42, Prenzlauer Berg, Tue-Fri 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m., www.neoberlin.com

Unconventional and highly professional: HairSweetHair in Neukölln

International, pierced, tattooed. A bit shabby and a bit chic. This is Neukölln. And that is also the HairSweetHair salon. For more than ten years, hairdressers in Berlin have been shaping the hair of their changing neighborhood.

Unconventional, but no less professional, is cut, dyed, permed, smoothed and pinned up. In addition, there is a good selection of good, electronic music, at least in the Neukölln season.

  • HairSweetHair
    Richardstrasse 76, Neukölln, Tel. 030/47 98 85 86
    Fuldastraße 41, Neukölln, Tel. 030/95 60 28 40
    Appointments by arrangement

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