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Best Charlotte Haircuts For Kids

January 24, 2011 1:21 PM

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Engaged parents can’t wait for the time to come. A child’s first haircut is one of the true passages of youth that every parent relishes. The pictures and memories last a lifetime. Like kids, that first experience can be unpredictable. To ensure a good cut – and a good time – try one of these four Queen City salons, for the first cut and years of cuts afterward. – Jeff Hawkins
pigtailsandcrewcuts Best Charlotte Haircuts For Kids


Pigtails and Crewcuts: A Creative Kids Salon

9935 Rea Road, Suite C
Charlotte, N.C. 28277

A 2010 Charlotte Parent Readers’ Choice Family Favorites honoree, Pigtails and Crewcuts offers full, fun service for children and parents alike, creating a family affair “where hair time is play time.” At the end of the trimming session, a selection from a treasure chest caps the experience. The Blakeney franchise is active with “Locks of Love,” a non-profit agency for disadvantaged children who have lost their hair from long-term illness. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Doolittle’s Children’s Hair Salon

7930-C Rea Road
Charlotte, N.C. 28277

Located in the Stonecrest Shopping center, Doolitttle’s has been a chosen South Charlotte destination specializing in a child’s first salon encounter with up-to-date styles. The experience is eased for restless young customers by cartoons, video games and cool chairs. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed for lunch, noon to 1 p.m.); Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


8625 Lindholm Drive
Huntersville, N.C. 28078

A full-service children’s salon with cartoon-like decor, Snip-Its offers stimulating first haircut experiences. The enterprise at suburban Birkdale Village also has “Snip-tacular” spa treatments and parties for boys and girls. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Modern Salon and Spa

1133 Metropolitan Avenue, Suite 150
Charlotte, N.C. 28204

An all-purpose, trendy destination, Modern Salon and Spa offers everything from children’s haircuts to ethnic hair styling to bridal party services to pregnancy massage. But it is the children’s haircuts that are listed first on its roster of services. The modern decor certainly will make the experience enjoyable for parents, as well. Hours: Call Center – Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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