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Est. 1990

Our Story

Carlin Hair promises to make your salon experience a fantastic one. Our team of highly skilled stylists and technicians will help you create your ideal vision of yourself, in a relaxed and elegant environment.

Opened in 1990, Paul Carlin has seen his business go from strength to strength. Rebranding to Carlin Hair in July of 2014 they moved to impressive premises in the leafy suburban area of Cavehill Road, North Belfast. Paul, with thirty years’ experience in hairdressing, and numerous hairdressing accolades, truly is a colouring expert. This was recently recognised by receiving the prestigious Colour Expert Award from The Good Salon Guide. Only a handful of salons in Northern Ireland hold this award. At Carlin Hair we are continually working to keep up with trends and new techniques in the market place. This is central to the businesses ethos through weekly in house and regular external training.

Lovingly designed by Directors Paul and Helen, the salon is spacious and has been fitted with some impressive features including an imposing two hundred year old wooden floor reclaimed from a historic linen mill in North Antrim. The Directors devoted many Mondays searching for the perfect vintage furniture. Carlin Hair has also a dedicated area for men’s grooming, which has been furnished and stocked by American Crew. American Crew is the number one selling men’s grooming range in the US. Carlin Hair being the sole supplier in north of the city. The new salon really has been a success. Not only are the clients delighted with the plush environment, Carlin Hair was nominated in the 2015 final for Best Salon Interior Design in the Irish Hairdressing Awards.

At Carlin Hair we have always been committed to using the finest colouring and styling products. We are one of a select few that have achieved Elite Status from the renowned brand Revlon Professional. This excellent working relationship has given us access to world class technical training. The team at Carlin Hair create styles to suit each client personally. They tailor each colour and style to the individual, taking personality, look and lifestyle into consideration. We offer the best advice on how to style and maintain your hair, concentrating on creating healthy and superbly styled hair which leaves you feeling confident and fabulous.

Paul, Helen & The Team xx

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251B Cavehill Road, Belfast, BT15 4FD