£34, with a discount of 20‘} available Tue—Wed for students and .\'HS

Free 31 Chisholm Street. 552 7100. Opening hours: Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Wed & Thu open late as required by clients; Sttn noon—5pm. Free is popular with a younger. arty crowd and attracts students with a 20‘}? discount. A standard cut and fittisli starts at £20. The Green Room 16 Park Road. 334 5505. Opening hours: Mon—Wed 9am—6pm; Thu 8; Fri 9am—7pm; Sat 9am—5pm. Green by name. green by nature. this small salon uses high quality organic products. none of which are tested on animals. A basic cut is £17.90 for women and £12.10 for men. with student prices starting at £9.90.

Hairlynks 433 Great Western Road. 339 9748. Opening hours: Tue—Sat 10am—530pm. Specialising in afro hair since 1982. Hairlynks also offer expert dreadlock care. plaiting and heading. with prices between £130—£250. A more standard cut. meanwhile. is a bargain at £12 and the salon sells shampoos and conditioners designed for afro hair. plus a wide range of waxes and styling products.

Rely Hair Studios 342 Sauchiehall Street. 332 6068. Opening hours: Mon 8; Tue 9am—6pm; Wed—Fri 9am—9pm; Sat 9am—4pm: Sun noon—5pm. Hely Hair has long since established a good reputation and attracts a broad clientele. Prices for a basic cut start at £20. and students




can expect to pay £14 between 9am—noon. Mon—Fri.

Kavanagh 63—65 Virginia Street. 552 8651. Opening hours: Mon—Wed & l‘ri 8.45am—6.30pm; Thu 8.45am—7.30pnt. A standard cut costs £27.50 at this friendly and informal saloit. bttt nurses and air hostesses (as well as students pretending their lives are stressful) can claim a 10‘} discotints on haircuts.

Mozuko 50 Albion Street. 552 4004. Opening hottrs: Tue. Wed 8; l‘ri 10am—6pm; Thu 10am—8pm: Sat 9am—6pnt. Almost worth a visit for the Japanese themed decor alone. Molttko is popular with a young. well-dressed crowd. A cut and blow- dry starts from £15. while students can take advantage of a 20‘} discount Tue—Thu.

Pele 63 Bath Street. 332 7771. Opening hours: Mon—Wed. Fri 6’; Sat 9.30am—6pm; Thu 9.30attt—7pm. Basic cuts start at £30 for women and £20 for men but what really sets the salon apart is their ability to lengthen your locks as well as snipping them into shape. with monofibre or real hair extensions available from around £300. A student discount of 15“} is also available Mon—Thu.

Rainbow Rooms 125 Buchanan Street. 248 5300: 15 Royal Exchange Square. 226 345 l; 24 Royal lixchange Square. 204 4460; 607 Great Western Road. 337 3370: 6 Howie Buildings.Clarkston.621 I355; 153 High Street. Dumbarton. 01389 764 087. Opening hours: Mon—Wed 8; Fri 7.30am-7.30pm;

Thu 7.30am— 8pm: Sat 9am-—5pm; Sun l1.30am—<5.30pm. This highly successful chain provides an essential service for those who find it tricky to spare the time for a new do. offering appointments from 7.30am. so you can look sharp for that important meeting. A cttt aitd fiiiislt starts at £22.50. dependent on the stylist. though you can pay as little as £15 if you visit the Hair Academy at Royal lixchange Square.

Rita Rusk 49 West .\'i|e Street. 22l I472: 498 Great Western Road. 357 3333. Opening hours: Tue. Wed & l‘ri 9am--6pm: Thu 9am—8pm: Sat 9am—5pm. Rita Rttsk has long sittce established a reputation for excellence on the international stage. Prices remain reasonable. however. with a basic cttt starting at £27.50. The salon also operates a student discount of 10‘} Tuev—Thu. Scrimshaws 143 Stockwell Street. 552 5252. Opening hours: Mon—Wed 9am—5pm. 15ri & Sat 9am—6pm: Thu 9am~8pm. Opening hours are flexible. with late appointments available to regular customers. A ctit and blow dry costs £28 for women and £18 for men. and colour correction is a speciality.

Sculptur 36 Woodlands Road. 337 3353. Opening hours: Tue—Sat 9.15am—5pm. This cosy salon. with

jttst two stylists. is popular with a

wide range of clients from BBC types to students attracted by the bargain £12 cut. A cttt and blow dry costs £15 for men. £21 for women and patrons cart expect top-notch


hairdressing in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

Taylor Ferguson 106 Bath Street. 3320397/331 1728. Opening hours: .\lon—-Wed 10am—6pm: Thu 9am—7.30pm: liri 9am—7ptn; Sat 9am—5pm. One of the most high profile salons in Glasgow. aiming squarely at a fashionable clientele. A cttt and blow dry comes in at £41 for women and £26 for men. The student discount. which isn't available in December. is a generous 20‘} and you might well spot a celebrity having their tresses trimmed.

Toni 8t Guy 96 St Vincent Street. 248 9243. Opening hours: Mon—Wed 10am—6pm; Thu 10am—8pm; Fri 6; Sat 9am—6pm. Toni & Guy is the place to visit if you‘re after a directional. high fashion cttt that is still easy to look after and suits you rather than the stylist's agenda. A standard cut and blow dry costs between £26—£33 with a student discount of 10‘} off Mon—Wed. Vidal Sassoon 29 Princes Square. 226 4484. Opening hours: Mon-Wed 10am—5pm; Thu 9am—8pm; Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 9am—5pm: Sun ll.30am—4.30pm. The only outlet iii Scotland of this world-renowned chain. Vidal Sassoon pride themselves on offering advice on haircare and the easy maintenance of your style. on top of the excellent cutting and colouring you would expect from the brand. A ctit and blow dry starts at £37 and the salon offers a generous 25‘? discount for students Mon—Wed.

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