• Looking for a cheap haircut in Montreal that won't have you crying afterwards?
  • We've hunted down the 5 best salons that will get you looking your best without dropping $100.
  • Consider one of these spots for your next chop and you may even be helping a hair student along the way!

Montreal has no shortage of hair salons, but I find one thing lacking is a reasonably-priced cut. Finding anything below even $30 (yeah, for women) is nearly impossible, to say the least.

So where do you go to get your hair cut when you are a little short on money? I had to do some digging to come up with these solutions (most of which I did not even realize were an option). I polled friends, poured over Reddit and read every review on Yelp and TripAdvisor. And these were the five places that kept coming up time and time again.  

I have had personal experience with getting my own cut at hair schools before (back when I was in school), but I hadn’t visited one in Montreal.  After talking to friends and family who absolutely swear by student cuts, I will definitely be giving one of them a try next time.  

All the places on this list give cuts for a max of $15. If you’re a guy some of the cuts start as low as $8.

Without further wait, here are the 5 cheapest places in Montreal that you can get a haircut and not regret it. 


Haircuts for Anyone

WHERE: 390 St-Zotique East

COST: Price is on a sliding scale from $20-$60

This salon "is committed to giving people of all genders, sexes, sexualities and ethnicities haircuts without judgment." So along with a great cut, it's a great business to support. 

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Salon de Coiffure Dragon

WHERE:  4852 Rue de Verdun

COST: Starting at $10 for men; $12 for women

This is a no-nonsense, no-frills salon in Verdun that will give you a straightforward cut for cheap.


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Tornade Coiffure

WHERE: 3460 St-Denis

COST: Starting at $11

Website


Ecole de Coiffure International

WHERE: 4755 Van Horn Avenue,#107; 44 Boul Henri-Bourassa O

COST: Men starting at $8; women starting at $11

This hair school lets you choose from student, junior or senior stylists depending on how much you want to pay. 

Website


Pure Acadamie 

WHERE: 3458 St-Denis

COST: Starting at $12

Another hairstyling school, but this one happens to be in the heart of the Plateau. They are open until 9:30 PM, which makes it easier to get an appointment if you work during the day.

Website


Now you're ready to go out and get that fresh Fall cut you've been dreaming about, and you don't have to forsake that cute Fall outfit you've been imagining going with it, either!


All research done in this article is by the author. Businesses never pay to be featured on MTL Blog's "Best Of" lists; furthermore, this list represents a showcase of great spots, and is not a numbered ranking.
 
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