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HAF Salon @ Far East Plaza

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What we want to design at HAF is not just an instagrammable photo for a day, but a hairstyle that brings joy whenever you look in the mirror. For that, we need your input to make the hairstyle uniquely yours. Will you give us a chance to partner and create that hairstyle with you?

Selyn & Qiu
Founders of HAF Salon

Overview

With swanky malls like ION Orchard, Orchard Central and Mandarin Gallery, Far East Plaza isn't the first place most people think of for a pampering hair service in Orchard.

Yet it is right in drabby, run-down malls like this where we found a new gem HAF Salon.

As chaotic as the walk through Far East Plaza may be, our heart danced in delight the moment we walked into HAF Salon. The baby teal walls along with the minimalistic industrial flooring littered with lush greenery got us whipping out our phones to take a photo immediately.

Yep, this would make for a good addition to our Instagram feed.

Gorgeous decor aside, HAF Salon is home to two of our favourite local stylists: Selyn and Qiu - previously from one of Beauty Undercover's most popular Korean hair salons!

If you've always loved Korean curls but am hesitant due to language barriers, Qiu is the perm specialist you MUST try. Having permed hair for thousands of women over the years, she has a very strong sense of aesthetics and will customize the curls exactly to how you like it.

First timing perming? Qiu will design natural waves that looks absolutely natural so that you can get used to managing your new curls without much hassle.

Ready for something more the second or third time? She may then recommend romantic curls that can last for 6 months and above - if and when you're ready.

Selyn, on the other hand, is a colour meister.

Whether you're thinking about work-friendly balayage or brighter unicorn, milky rose or even paddlepop colours, she'll deliver that and more - with minimal damage.

As much as those are specialties that customers travel all the way from Jurong and Changi for, you won't hear both Selyn and Qiu pushing you to do these hair services simply because they're good at it.

Even if you're in for just a haircut, they'll do a consultation to decide on the hair design before proceeding with the cut - all with zero hardselling or even upselling for more colours or treatments. In fact, both Selyn and Qiu are on the quiet side, so you won't even have to worry about making small-talk with them. Just relax in your seat and walk out the salon refreshed and happy with a new hairstyle!

It is this commitment towards giving customers a pressure-free experience and including them in the consultation that they call a Better HAF. Believing that customers are long-term partners and not just a transaction, Selyn and Qiu founded HAF to be an affordable comfortable haven where customers can come by, chill and relax without feeling mentally or financially burdened. Every customer is allocated sufficient time and attention as the stylists here make the effort to space out the appointments - giving the utmost best service possible. Here, they also make sure they use top quality hair products such as MUCOTA and K-Gloss so that they deliver the results that customers are looking for. It is these small details that make many of their customers go back to them time and time again... even recommending their friends and family here.

While prices aren't the lowest in Far East Plaza, the hairstyles here are known to last much longer thanks to superior haircuts and extra consideration to reduce damage. With genuine service and instagrammable hairstyles that lasts, we think that HAF Salon offers incredible value for people looking for their forever stylists.

Overall, a hidden gem in Far East Plaza we'd highly recommend!

 

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Loves

  • Well-loved hairstylists popular for easily maintainable Korean-style perms, trendy hair colours and men's cuts
  • Warm, cosy and spacious salon with a gorgeous photo wall
  • Hair wash area has a recliner that reclines automatically!
  • Zero hardselling and no upselling - Chill vibes only
  • Convenient to get to via Orchard MRT

Not-So-Happy-With

  • Not the cheapest hair salon in Far East Plaza

What Other People Say

Loving It
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Happy
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Disappointed
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Ann

January 15, 2022

Selyn Painter

Review for Selyn Poh

First time visit here ,look for Selyn 😊 Bleached 1time and colored pink. Selyn gave me the best experience ever. Best Service and quality .Price worth for the best 👍 (Review not yet verified)

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Alice

January 12, 2022

Feel beautiful ~

Review for Selyn Poh

Wow. I love this place so much that I've made a second appointment before payment (which is a first for me).Selyn was amazing, explaining the condition and colour of my hair and really taking time to give me some suggestions. I told him, I trust you and left it all to you ~ My hair looks healthy and I love my new colour! Feel Beautiful 😍 thank you Selyn ! (Review not yet verified)

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Veronica

January 07, 2022

Chic + Comfortable!

Review for Qiu Wong

I usually go into salons with a lot of apprehension, nerves, and a little bit of anxiety. I went into HAF with these feelings, but after about 5 minutes in there, meeting my stylist Qiu, , I was instantly relaxed. Maybe it was the hair wash, maybe it was the environment, maybe it was that everyone on staff clearly knows their stuff, I'm not sure. But it was such a great experience. Qiu first took off a little bit and then took off more, which I APPRECIATED SO MUCH! She cut a few inches as we talked about and then, she cut more. After a traumatic experience of cutting too much, she got a LOT of brownie points with me for that. She also told me about all the products she was using on my hair, why them, and the good they do for my hair. When she was done, my hair looked BRAND NEW. There's something about a GREAT hair cut that makes you feel like a new woman, and I think that's the best way to describe how I felt when I left. HAF salon is my place from here on (Review not yet verified)

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YengT

January 04, 2022

Volume hair

Review for Qiu Wong

Am so glad that I found a hairstylist that understood my needs. The haircut was skilfully done, the perm was gentle and the hair treatment immaculate. I enjoyed the ‘bounce’ in my hair and the refreshing look. Great after service tips on hair care too that did not involve pushing of products. (Review not yet verified)

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Eunice

January 04, 2022

Special

Review for Selyn Poh

Selyn makes it truly an amazing experience all the time, he goes out of his way to make each session that I have memorable. I always feel like a different peson on every color service from Selyn ! thank you for making it so special . (Review not yet verified)

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Lindyy

January 04, 2022

Fabulous hair color!

Review for Selyn Poh

Selyn did a great job! Perfect color using balayage technique so I don’t have to worry about roots growing out! I love it. Great overall experience. I would highly recommend HAF SALON! (Review not yet verified)

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Kristina

January 04, 2022

Great experience as always

Review for Qiu Wong

QIU was very attentive to what I wanted to do with my perm and cut. She offered excellent suggestions. It's easy to see that Qiu loves her job and it comes through in her work. I highly recommend her and Haf salon! (Review not yet verified)

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Jin

January 02, 2022

Bleach highlight

Review for Selyn Poh

Selyn really understood my hair and the style i wanted and advised me accordingly. He made me feel very at home during the process of my Bleach Highlight. Surprisingly the outcome it’s not dry like what I thought. Their Gloss Treatment do help a lot !! I thoroughly enjoyed my session . Thank you Selyn for that very personalised pro experience :) Recommended (Review not yet verified)

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Fenkix

December 29, 2021

Tip -Top good

Review for Selyn Poh

Recommended from my bff 🤗 The salon is so Calming I don't have any regular hairstylist until I meet Selyn He’s very proffesional and attentive . Can feel every section of my hair is checked 😃feel pampered Selyn is friendly and his service is Tip- Top ! (Review not yet verified)

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Li fen

December 25, 2021

:(

Review for Selyn Poh

Feel super shitty about my hair. Went for a perm a week ago with hair that I've grown out for a year. Told Selyn that I wanted to do a c curl perm but he suggested going for a s curl advante perm instead because my hair was long. Told him that my hair had undergone keratin treatment and I had mildly bleached my hair with highlights a year ago and that I was worried my hair couldn't take it but he assured me that he would check my hair to make sure it was ok..the perm lotion was applied and my hair was fried..selyn was super apologetic and tried to cut the fried parts away..I also had to do a treatment to try to salvage my hair, which selyn gave me a discount for but I still feel super shitty having to walk out of the salon $220 poorer with shitty frizzy fried hair that is heavily layered..don't even know what to do to salvage it now sigh (Review verified)

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Dear Li fen Thank you for visiting HAF Salon. We would like to apologize that the outcome was not ideal. As the keratin treatment was done some time ago, it is uncertain if much of it has faded. After applying the lotion for a minute, the team realised that the hair did not take on the lotion well and hence rinsed it off immediately. To reduce the damage and keep the hair length, Selyn chose to do a rebonding and cut off the damaged parts instead. We are once again sorry that we were unable to achieve the c curl perm you were thinking about, especially after growing out your hair for so long. Deeply apologetic, we would like to invite you back for a complimentary consultation to see how we can attain your ideal hairstyle. Hope to see you back again! Warm regards Team HAF Salon
Dec 29, 2021
 
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HAF Salon @ Far East Plaza

HAF Salon @ Far East Plaza

L.Y

December 23, 2021

CARAMEL HIGHLIGHT

Review for Qiu Wong

My stylist was Qiu, and she did a fantastic job! She educated me on the products she was using as she was using them, and helped me to figure out what would look best with my hairstyle! She was patient, as I have a thick head of hair and wanted to have highlights! By the time she was finished, my hair looked amazing with all of the caramel colored highlights, and just in time for Christmas.Cannot thank her enough! She was awesome! (Review not yet verified)

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Lenna

December 19, 2021

Professional

Review for Selyn Poh

Follow Selyn around 5years alrdy. Never disappointed me. I always absolutely thankful to Selyn for his extremely warm and professional conduct, and on top of that he is really the best & most sincere hairstylist. Communication was very clear every time. Selyn is never pushy or force you to do the services .Thank you Selyn 😊 (Review not yet verified)

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Eileen

December 17, 2021

👍👍👍

Review for Qiu Wong

QIU is the best. She is so sweet and she does awesome things to my hair every time i ask for something new :] highly recommend! (Review not yet verified)

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Sandyyy

December 14, 2021

BEST HAIRSTYLIST

Review for Qiu Wong

Qiu is a GEM. She is so personable and caring. Aside from that, she’s the best hairstylist I’ve ever had!! She listens to what I want, and has delivered better than anyone else. She loves what she does, and that shows. A truly beautiful woman inside and out. HAF salon is such a beautiful, clean place that I WANT to come to! I highly recommended to others (Review not yet verified)

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Janice

December 10, 2021

Carefree with Selyn

Review for Selyn Poh

Love the my hair ! Because of my weak fine hair , Selyn was very careful with the product, chemicals and degree of heat that she use on my hair to ensure that my hair do not get damaged or any uncomfortable. He goes the extra miles to make sure you're well taken care in the salon, and share simple home styling tricks. I've always trusted in hands. I always received so many compliments after doing my hair☺️ If there is anyone still looking for a good hairstylist. Go for Selyn ,you will not regret it!! On the pricier side, but worth every dollar. AND I LOVE THE RESULTS everytime i visited. Thank you Selyn! (Review not yet verified)

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Jess

December 10, 2021

Best Color

Review for Selyn Poh

Selyn has been my stylist for more than 4 years and his creativity and style is constantly changing ,Love every Color creation 🌈 If you want to get a hair change, you should look for him !! (Review not yet verified)

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Brenda

December 06, 2021

First visit to Haf salon 👍

Review for Qiu Wong

I had an appointment today with Qiu for a haircut and perm. She was very professional, but also very warm and welcoming. So easy to talk with and extremely knowledgeable in her craft. The salon itself it very clean and modern. I loved the hair washing sinks and recliners, very comfortable. Perm turns out exactly how I wanted , very happy with the outcome! I will definitely return, Thank you for such a pleasant and satisfying experience. (Review not yet verified)

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SOFFY

December 06, 2021

COLOR AND HAIRCUT

Review for Selyn Poh

I’ve been going to Selyn for a while now and every time she goes above and beyond. I went in there with no idea what I wanted done and she helped me decide and I couldn’t feel more confident. I love the colors she came up with and my cut. Feeling fresh and renewed. Thank you again! (Review not yet verified)

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KRISTEN

December 05, 2021

I LOVE IT!

I have my hair cut by Qiu,she is absolutely amazing! She is able to use techniques when cutting my hair that make it lay perfectly with minimal effort/maintenance on my part in between services. I love it! Highly recommend the salon (Review not yet verified)

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Mandy

December 05, 2021

GREAT HAIRSTYLE

Review for Selyn Poh

SELYN is the BEST!! I absolutely love her ideas/creativity for my hair. She always makes me feel very comfortable and pampered. She is honest, which I appreciate, but so kind and insightful at the same time. She won’t steer you wrong. Thanks a million, Selyn! (Review not yet verified)

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JASMINEEEE

December 05, 2021

HIGHLY RECOMMEND

Review for Qiu Wong

Qiu is an extremely skilled & professional stylist!! She was able to get my hair to a shade of blonde that no one else has ever been able to achieve (all while maintaining the health of my hair). Prior to beginning, she listened closely as I described how I wanted my hair to look & then recapped to confirm she understood. She did an awesome job on my cut as well! Her assistant provided such a relaxing experience as she washed my hair & massaged my scalp, and also did a great job curling/styling my hair following the color/cut! The salon was very neat & clean. It was a little pricey, but you get what you pay for- this was the first time ever that I left a salon feeling truly 100% satisfied with my entire experience & how my hair turned out! Highly recommend!! (Review not yet verified)

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Janicesim

November 30, 2021

Haircut & wave perm

Review for Qiu Wong

QIU does the best job! Really high quality work and always gives me great recommendations! (Review not yet verified)

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Candy lo

November 29, 2021

Love the wave so smooth

Review for Qiu Wong

Super Nice , my first time trying Haf Salon The people here are very nice and well accommodate. Stylist Qiu kept on entertain me (she’s friendly ☺️) She’s helpful giving some tips on choosing my perm , she so particular with the wave start . Seem like some detail work ,I’m not fully understand but I just leave it to her and I love the wave !! Nice service from haircut perm to nice hair washing with hair strengthening treatment. Btw,Technician call Fanny get relaxing massage during hair washing time! ;) Thanks Qiu and Fanny !Highly recommend (Review not yet verified)

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Jenny

November 28, 2021

Professional Color treatment

Review for Selyn Poh

Impress with the result and attentive service .Haf Salon always manage to give me what I want. After knowing what my likes were,Selyn was very patient to help me get the desired result “ pink with a touch of purple lights” Yes! That’s what he said . Love it !!The whole process took around 5 hours, but it was all worth it. Selyn even taught me how to take care of my hair. Everything was done so professionally and I would highly recommend this place👍👍 (Review not yet verified)

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Erin

November 28, 2021

👍love it

Review for Qiu Wong

Great personalised service in a stylish and comfortable environment. Leave your hair to Qiu and it will always come out great! Give 5 star 🌟 and highly recommended. (Review not yet verified)

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ADELYN

November 27, 2021

Always my go to HAF SALON

Review for Selyn Poh

Great colorist that know hot to get the right color to complement your complexion as well as the perfect cut. Selyn have been coloring and cutting my hair for years and I’ve never had a bad experience. Coloring my hair was always a challenge as I have really dark black hair. Before Selyn, other salon would always have a hard time achieving what I wanted. Selyn paid attention to smallest detail and make my hair beautiful every time, a cut that adds life to it. Fantastic job! (Review not yet verified)

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Janicesim

November 27, 2021

HAF SALON QIU

Review for Qiu Wong

I had my hair color and cut with Qiu, with different shades of Caramel brown (lighter shade in the front) she is amazing!! If you’re looking for fun and cool colors definitely come to Qiu. I trust her with everything, she’s also very sweet and personable, highly recommend! 👍 (Review not yet verified)

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Aira

November 24, 2021

Nice Balayage

Review for Selyn Poh

First time at Haf Salon and I’ll definitely go back! Did balayage for the first time and wasn’t sure what to expect! 😍Selyn definitely surprised me with the end result! I like that he advises you before you decide to go ahead with anything and updates you along the way, with what he’s doing to your hair. Thank you so much Selyn :) (Review not yet verified)

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Aries Ong

November 24, 2021

Perfect Babylights 👍

Review for Selyn Poh

Excellent service by Selyn ♥️ The colouring was flawless with the hair treatment there was almost no damage . The babylights were stunning, the haircut was beautiful and overall the results were exactly how I wanted 😀 very happy with my hair ! Hair arrange was lovely as well and very unique! Thank you Selyn 👍👍 (Review not yet verified)

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XFXF

November 24, 2021

PLEASANT FIRST VISIT AT HAF SALON

Review for Selyn Poh

I’m always very nervous when I come to a new hair salon but I felt very at home straight away. Selyn and team made me feel very relaxed, my hair felt amazing and looked fantastic, very happy. Haircut was very precise bob in love with the new milk tea shade. Thank you! (Review not yet verified)

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