Are you hunting for the perfect place to take your child for a haircut? We asked readers which hair salon for kids they prefer and here’s what they recommend. If you need to get baby’s hair cut for the first time or need a good stylist for a child’s overdue haircut, we have got you covered!
Haircuts for Kids in Greenville, SC
Pigtails and Crewcuts
This is a family favorite! Pigtails and Crewcuts has two locations in Greenville. Appointments are required (you can book online). Sometimes they have same-day, last-minute openings.
2222 Augusta Street, Greenville | 864.990.0559
2815 Woodruff Road, Suite 105, Simpsonville | 864.626.9242
We just took our 1 yr old to Pigtails & Crewcuts for his first haircut, and everyone there was so sweet and good with him. I believe we had Kaylin (KK), and she was the best. She got to know him a little beforehand and talked to him the whole time, so he was comfortable and had a good experience. I would highly recommend it.Patty
Pigtails and crew cuts for sure. We tried others first and until we started going to pigtails and crew cuts, it was always a bad cut! Now that we changed, Erin always does a great job. Plus she’s awesome with my sons sensory issues too.Laura J
We’ve always had a good experience at both Pigtails and Crewcuts locations! They’re always very friendly and patient and take the time to give the kids a true hairstyle and not just trim their hair if that makes sense. One of my sons has very thick, fine, straight hair, and the other has some curls, and they have done a great job working with both to get them to fall nicely.Amanda S.
Black Sheep Barbershop – Greer
1205 West Wade Hampton, Greer | 864.,655.4025
Black Sheep Barbershop – Lyman
40 Groce Road Suite A, Lyman | 864.249.0380
We’re always well taken care of at Black Sheep Barbershop!Brianna R.
We love black sheep barber shop! I have 2 boys and they do a fantastic job!!Jordan K.
21 Orchard Park Drive, Greenville | 864.203.3939
Readers once again recommended Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids. Conveniently located off I-385, kids will have fun getting their haircut while sitting in special kid-sized rides and playing many video games or watching movies on big-screen TVs. Every haircut comes with a free balloon and a lollipop.
We love Ashley at Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids – Greenville, SCAshley K
I second Ashley at Sharkey’s Cuts for kids my daughter is ASD and Ashely does and amazing job and is patient with my girl.Emily C
1507 C. Woodruff Road | (864) 329-1251
This kid’s salon not only offers hair cuts and styles for children and teens but they also have spa and glamour parties! Book online.
Snip It’s. They’ve done a great job making the kids feel at ease, recommending hair styles, and being quick. They are set up for social distancing and I felt very comfortable there.Angela S
My little one is on the spectrum and Amber at Snip-its is the only one he allows to touch his hair. She is so gentle and patient, has weathered many melt downs with such grace, and she earned his trust. So grateful for her. She truly cares about kids and gives great cuts.Sarah
Readers also recommend Brass Beard Barbershop. It’s an old-school barbershop with two locations: one in downtown Greer and the other is in downtown Landrum.
117 South Main Street, Greer | 864.479.0357
We love The Brass Beard Barbershop in Greer. They are very talented and professional. And my boys love getting their hair cut there.Pia L.
I took my toddler to The Brass Beard Barbershop for his first cut, and all cuts since. We love it!Tricia C.
With over 20 locations in and around town, the convenience of Great Clips everywhere is what has our readers buzzing!
They have online check in to save time!” This app is available to all iPhone and Android users.Kate
Haircuts for Kids In Spartanburg, SC
122 South Liberty Street, Spartanburg | 864.586.3990
This salon expanded its services in 2019 to open Spartanburg’s first children’s salon. One of our Kidding Around writers went for a visit. Read Jennifer’s review of Industry Junior.
378 South Pine Street, Spartanburg | 864.948.9485
A favorite of local moms, their charming salon is often described as cozy and inviting.
Haircuts for Kids In Anderson, SC
3131 North Main Street, Anderson | 864.356.5879
Styling your kid’s hair is just as hard as finding a kid-friendly haircut. Entwined The Kids Braid Bar (EKBB) makes sure your child receives the right natural hair care, weaves, and braids.
Haircuts for Kids In Easely, SC
103 Pope Field Road, Easely | 864.859.7400
In business since 1999, Executive Haircuts offers a salon experience for both parent and child. Check out their cute brushes and other products for kids.
Some Tips Before You Get That Hair Cut…
If the thought of planning your first trip with your baby still gives you split ends, check out some of these tips:
- Try calling it a “trim” instead of “cut” so children aren’t afraid.
- Consider the environment and your child’s ability to cope with new places. Bright and fun may be too over-stimulating. Too quiet and calm may not be distracting enough. Some hair salons for kids, like Snip-Its, have TVs at every station. Is that a good thing for your child?
- Prepare your child for the big event by talking about it a few days in advance.
- Depending on your child, make it something super special and exciting, or down play it and talk about it as just another fact of life.
- Go early for the appointment or stop by the actual place instead of calling to schedule. Your child can get a sense for what’s going on and have a chance to process it a little before getting up in the chair.
- Take an extra shirt. If your kiddo refuses the cape, you’ll want something for them to change into that isn’t covered in cute little itchy baby hairs!
Where do you take your kiddos for a haircut?