Kids' hair salon guide, 2012
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Kids' hair cuts do not have to be traumatic experiences. In fact, they can be down-right fun for the kids and create cherished memories for parents.
Here's a comprehensive list of children's hair salons in Milwaukee.
A Hair for Kids Salon, LLC
14023 W. Greenfield Ave., New Berlin, (262) 938-5999
This salon specializes in kids' first haircut. For $20, kids / parents get a haircut, certificate, snippet of hair and a comb. Regular cuts for kids are $15 and they can pick to sit in a Lightning McQueen, Barbie, Harley-Davidson or princess pony chair. A Hair for Kids offers 'tween and teen haircuts for $15 and that includes use of PlayStation and Guitar Hero.
This salon accepts cash or check only.
Also, this salon offers Mommy & Me or Daddy & Me haircuts and birthday parties. Please call ahead for this service.
318 E. Silver Spring Dr., Whitefish Bay, (414) 962-2524
1360 W. Mequon Rd., (262) 241-5437
The Whitefish Bay salon has six hair cutting stations that kids can choose from, including two car chairs and a horse. Kids can sit on a parent's lap if they prefer. All six stations have DVD players and about 60 movies and programs, ranging from Barney to Sponge Bob.
The cost of a haircut is $21 for anyone under 9; $23 for those 9 and older.
The Whitefish Bay location is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Mequon location is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays and closed on Sundays. Call to make an appointment.
Kid-Do's Children's Salon
N81 W15042 Appleton Ave., Menomonee Falls, (262) 251-8060
Owner and mother of two Tammy Vander Heyden was a licensed cosmetologist for 18 years before she opened her salon this summer.
Kids cuts are $17, or $20 with a shampoo, cut and style. Kid-Do's also offers "child's first haircut" certificates for baby books, up-'dos, braids, highlighting, manicures and pedicures. They also offer "Glamour Partyz" for kids ages 5-12 at the Pewaukee location.
Kid-Do's offers four specialty hydraulic chairs disguised as a yellow bug car, pink Barbie Jeep, blue race car and a silver pick-up truck.
Hours are Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fridays from 9 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
708 Genesse St., Delafield, (262) 646-5556
Tadpoles is a kids' boutique and toy shop with at attached hair salon. Kids haircuts cost $16 and include glitter or a barrette. First haircuts are the same price, and include a pouch of hair and a poem for their scrapbook. All kids get a prize after their cut.
Kids can watch a DVD while getting their hair cut. Ear piercing is also available.
The stylist works Wednesday and Thursday afternoons (often into the early evening), on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and every other Monday during the day. Call for an appointment.
Whimsikidz 1346 W. Wauwatosa Rd., Wauwatosa, (414) 231-9212
At Whimsikidz, kids can get a haircut for $18. A bang trim is $6.
The salon is open Tuesdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A Hair for Kids Salon LLC has just expanded our birthday party salon area & is now open 7 days a week until 7 pm.
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