atThe Beauty Emporium by The Urban Aesthetics @ Raffles City
What is life, if you don't open your heart to live and love? I believe in giving customers my all to give each and every one of them a hair experience to remember.Leong Lim
Creative DirectoratThe Beauty Emporium by The Urban Aesthetics @ Raffles City
At $120 for haircut, Leong's charges are among the highest for local stylists in Singapore. But if you actually get the chance to book an appointment with him, you'll realize that the price is absolutely worth it!
It isn't just his fame and strong portfolio of celebrity customers that make us say that. Yes, Leong has cut and styled for top international artistes such as Gong Li, Vicky Zhao Wei, Jenny Tsng, Michelle Yeoh. He is also most demanded Singapore fashion stylist for local movies such as ilo ilo, Forever Fever, The Reunion Dinner, Sex, Violence and Family Values, Blue Mansion, In the Room and more. As impressive as his achievements may be, it is his sixth sense and technical brilliance that got us hooked.
Leong's high level of expectations mean that he doesn't just spend an hour on the cut. When there is a need to, he may spend as long as 1.5 hours and even 2, utilizing all his skills learned over the years from Vidal Sassoon and Mazella and Palmer to create that perfect cut. Customers who've given him a try laud how amazingly long his haircut can last; a number of customers come to him every SIX MONTHS because that's how long his shape can last. So while the haircut may not be cheap, the number of months it can last already makes his haircut really worth it.
Undeniably, a Singaporean top stylist to be experienced and one we're glad to uncover!
Within minutes of meeting you, Leong's intuition would give him a good idea of who you are. By conversing with you and noticing how you sit and speak, he pieces up a creative brief the way he does it when designing for productions. Leong's mind is always thinking, Who are you and how can I best bring out not just your best features but also the minute differences in personality that make you who you are. This is possibly where his extensive experiences with celebrities come in useful; he makes sure that the hairstyle come with a certain level of polish that will make you red-carpet worthy at all times.
It may take up to 2 hours but you'll find that the time spent with Leong a breeze. He is interesting, very easy to talk to thanks to his breadth of life and travel experiences and most of all genuine. He is who he says he is and doesn't act like a diva simply because he has reached a certain level in his career.