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Decent barber

Post by irljoe » Sun, 04 Dec 2011 3:55 pm

I know this has come up a few times before here, but I was hoping someone could point me in the direction of a decent barber in Singapore (preferably near the city centre). I'm just looking for a straight forward hair cut, but have heard so many horror stories that I thought it best to ask. Frankly, I don't care how much it costs, I just want a decent cut and I'd rather they not get carried away with styling my hair.

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Post by nutnut » Sun, 04 Dec 2011 4:51 pm

If you're a bloke and you want a quick cheap normal cut?!? QB House! loads of branches all over Singapore. $10 10 minutes...

http://www.qbhouse.com/sg/search/
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 04 Dec 2011 5:59 pm

agree with the above poster.

Also, most any Malay or Indian barber in you HDB town centres. Usually around $8 and do a reasonable job. That's all I used up to three years ago. Now I do my own! (nutnut can vouch for that!) Headblade!

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Post by nutnut » Sun, 04 Dec 2011 9:47 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:agree with the above poster.

Also, most any Malay or Indian barber in you HDB town centres. Usually around $8 and do a reasonable job. That's all I used up to three years ago. Now I do my own! (nutnut can vouch for that!) Headblade!
I'm a bit funny about the Malay and Indian Barbers to be fair, due to the large amount of Hep B in Singapore, I went to a place and they didn't clean the razor in between cuts.... I am sure most are fine, but that was not pleasant and I walked out.

Yes, SMS doesn't need a barber anymore, a waxer instead ;)
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Post by irljoe » Sun, 11 Dec 2011 3:52 pm

Well, as I say, I don't care so much about price. I really don't get my hair cut all that often. Do you know if any of the good hotels have barbers? I guess somewhere like that is the most likely to be accustomed to dealing with westerners on a regular basis.

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