If their mop is getting too much to manage, there are plenty of places to take your kids to get a great haircut in Atlanta. Breathe a sigh of relief because these spots have all the tricks of the trade to keep your squirmer still in the chair. Check out our list of local chop shops who cater to kids—and take the stress out of getting tresses trimmed.
Pigtails & Crewcuts
At Pigtails & Crewcuts it’s okay for kids to play while they wait. They are all about kids enjoying their visit and they have plenty of toys to keep them busy and there are four Atlanta area locations. With customized chairs shaped like a fire trucks, airplanes, and taxi cabs, cartoons on the tube and animal crackers to keep them occupied—they will be begging for regular trims. And for those who need even more incentive to hold still, all children can pick a complimentary toy prize from the treasure chest after their cut.
3208 Paces Ferry Place NW
1155 Woodstock Road, Ste 710
3718 Dallas Hwy, Suite 9
4724 Lower Roswell Rd.
Insider Tip: They also host birthday and spa parties.
Curls to Cuts
This salon is known for offering a variety of hair services for the small set ranging from braids to locks to first haircuts! And while your child gets coiffed, their own portable DVD and choice of cartoons right on their tray in front of them along with a bag of sweet treats ensures they will sit still.
3910 Cascade Road
Insider Tip: Getting your child’s first haircut is a special occasion. So this shop sets that experience apart by giving a digital photo, certificate and keepsake box along with the first haircut!
Ms. Lisa’s Cuts For Kids
The website says “screamers welcome” and word is that Ms. Lisa is a pro when it comes to kids’ cuts and knowing how to tame your tot while she trims. The low-key spot offers kid-centric seats, the TV is always tuned to ‘toons, and there is a treat in the treasure box waiting for good boys and girls.
125 Clairemont Ave, Ste 155
This national chain with two Atlanta locations is colorfully kid-centric with murals, cartoons and Snip-Its signature characters like “Flyer Dryer Joe” and “Curly Comb.” Specially-trained stylists work their mojo while the kids are entertained on Adventure Play Stations, featuring custom computer games and activities with “Snips” and the Gang. Each cutting station is custom-designed for safety and comfort, including a safety strap for toddlers, a parent chair and plenty of room for pre- and post-cut play.
4475 Roswell Road
4880 Peachtree Corners Circle
Insider Tip: Snip-Its is looking for the next Snip-Its kid star and is hosting a contest to find the next fresh face of Snip-Its. Get a haircut and possibly a career in modeling!
If your little fella enjoys being daddy’s mini-me, send your boys over to Sports Clips, where men and boys are provided with a “championship” haircut experience in a sports-themed environment. They will get an “MVP Experience” that includes a precision haircut, invigorating scalp massage and shampoo, a classic barbershop-style hot steamed towel treatment, and a relaxing neck and shoulder massage.
1155 Mt. Vernon Hwy
While you won’t find acrobats and elephants at this hair cuttery, there is plenty to keep your little clown entertained. Kids will love to hop on the motorbike chairs for their cut and the space is stocked with a play-station, movies and toys.
3514 Old Milton Parkway
Insider Tip: Circus Cuts is a full service Locks for Love Salon. The haircut is free to anyone making a hair donation of 10 inches or more!
Where do you go to trim up your tots? Let us know in the comments section below!
— Kia Morgan Smith