Manchester is second in the UK only to London in terms of its cultural impact. Home to a world-renowned university, two famous football teams and a whole host of musicians such as The Smiths, Joy Division and Oasis, this wonderful city has a cultural heritage that endures today. With a strong cultural identity comes a unique sense of style and Manchester hairdressers rank among some of the best in the country. There are many different hair salons in the central part of the city, in particular on Bridge Street and the surrounding area in Spinningfields, as well as the fashionable Northern Quarter and, of course, the gay village. Those with an eye for a bargain will find that many of these hairdressers in Manchester are offering great deals at Groupon.
For hairdressers, Manchester city centre has plenty of choice and there are several well-established professional salons in this part of the city. The David Rozman Salon on Queen Street offers a "total experience", with a fully bespoke service featuring a complimentary consultation at the beginning of each visit to get a full understanding of the customer's needs. For men looking for a hairdresser in this area, Urban Gent comes highly recommended. They offer a variety of male grooming techniques, both innovative and traditional, plus there are in-store iPads to browse on and complimentary drinks while you wait.
The alternative, bohemian-style Northern Quarter is one of Manchester's trendiest districts, and a great place to find excellent hair stylists. Ethos Hairdressing in Oldham Street is led by two of the top Manchester hairdressers, Sharon Peake and Adam Bryant. Since their opening in 2003, they've become renowned across the country for their colour work and creative styling and have picked up numerous awards in many different areas of hair cutting and styling. For the hippest of customers, Vox Hairdressing on Port Street is a boutique salon spread over three floors. They offer a different kind of hairdressing experience with comfortable chairs, antique decor and a vinyl soundtrack to get their customers into the right mood. For those looking for a trim on a budget there are plenty of options in Manchester. The Toni & Guy academy offers budget hairdressing by some of their most promising students, meanwhile many salons offer discounts for student haircuts.
Manchester's famous Rochdale canal is well-known for its gay village in and around Canal Street. It has become a popular and vibrant area, both during the day and after dark, with many bars, cafes and shops. Village Hair on Bloom Street offers a range of hair treatments for both men and women in a quirky, yet contemporary salon environment. Right by the Rochdale canal just to the west on Oxford Street is Fretwell Bennett. They offer a high-end hairdressing experience to a whole range of different clients, from students to celebrities, in a relaxing environment with an elegantly designed interior.