Ludhiana is one of the biggest cities in Punjab. Known as India’s manufacturing hub, the city is home to the war museum and famous for handicrafts like phulkari, lacquered wood work and jewelery. Well known as a shopping destination, Ludhiana is also famous for salons that provide exemplary services. StyleSpeak takes a look at the top salons of repute.
Kaya Kalp was launched in 2002 by Vandana Chandok. In the initial years, she worked for leisure but slowly and gradually she found her passion in the beauty industry. Later her daughter Aastha Chandok joined the business. With her mother’s able guidance she enhanced her knowledge in skin and applied few of her business techniques and now Kaya Kalp is a well recognized name in the industry as well as in the city. The main USP is their vast experience in treating skin concerns and giving people the skin they dreamt of. They aim to open up few branches in the upcoming years. Over the next 2 years Kaya Kalp aims to work in franchise mode with FOCO model and give India a luxury salon experience at an affordable price.
Salon Strength: 6-8 staff members
Salon timings: 10am – 8pm
Haircut: Rs. 400/-
Facial and skin treatments: Rs. 600 – Rs. 6000/-
Makeup: Rs. 2500/- to Rs. 20,000/-
Celebrity clients: Sukhdeep Grewal( Punjabi Industry), Renowned business tycoons & Politicians.
Average client spends: Rs. 1500/- to Rs. 2000/-
Commercial Work: Photoshoots and Editorial shoots
Popular services: Skin treatments, Chemical hair treatments and Unique Haircolour techniques
Qualified stylist earns: Rs. 20,000/- to Rs. 25000/-
Honey and Peaches Salon
Established in 2011, Honey and Peaches Salon is a premium hair and beauty salon for ladies. The salon is equipped with hair and beauty technicians who are dedicated to the profession with passion. Highly professional approach and understanding of client requirements ensure client satisfaction at the salon. Every technician at Honey and Peaches salon is a skilled professional with updated knowledge of new styles across the globe. Expanding the brand is part of their future plans.
Salon Strength: 9
Salon Timings: 10 am to 8 pm
Haircut: Rs. 700/-
Facial & skin treatment: Rs 800/- onwards
Make-up: Rs. 3500/- onwards
Celebrity clients: Yes
Average client spends: Approximately Rs 1500 or above
Popular services: Latest hair color techniques, haircuts, bridal make-up, facial and skincare treatments like aesthetic facials are also available.
Qualified stylist earns: Rs. 25000/-
Nour Salon is a complete family salon with more than a decade of experience. It started as Yashi’s Beauty Studio by Jawed Parvez a National Award Winner (TIGI Presents Femina Hair Heroes Cut & Style Long Hair Category) with a purpose of serving the people of Ludhiana with best salon services. Gradually, the studio was transformed and Nour Salon was launched. When it comes to business, experience and well educated staff serves in the salon’s favour. In the coming years, the salon foresees serving the people of Punjab with proficiency. The brand plans to open 5 branches in nearby cities in the next 5 years.
Salon Strength (Staff Members): 20
Salon Timings: 10am to 8pm
Haircut: Rs. 500/- onwards
Facial & skin treatment: Rs. 1500/- onwards
Make-up: Rs. 3000/- onwards
Average client spends: Rs. 4000/-
Commercial work: Worked in many renowned fashion shows and pageants.
Popular services: Hair Colour Balayage, Graduated Bob Hair Cut, Smoothening, Keratin, Facial and skin treatment
Qualified stylist earns: Rs. 20000/-
Established in 2016, the salon is owned and run by Neha Bedi whose primary focus is to provide best in class services by the most trusted hands. Faith and customer satisfaction is what sets aside this salon from its counterparts. Its in-salon Hair & Beauty academy has students from in and around the city. The combination of a relaxed and serene ambience, highly experienced technicians and world-class premium products has made the salon very popular among the city folks in a very short period of time.
Salon Timings: 10 am to 8 pm
Haircut: Rs. 400-600/- (male) Rs. 700-1500/- (female)
Facial & skin treatment: Rs. 1200 – 5500/-
Make-up: Rs. 5000/- onwards
Celebrity clients: Preeti Sapru, Kabir Bedi
Average client spends: Rs. 2000/-
Commercial work: Worked as a makeup partner for city events and college festivals
Popular services: Hair colour, hair treatments and wedding make-up
Qualified stylist earns: Rs. 28000/-
A passion turned into profession in a then small town, Ludhiana, in Punjab where Indra Ahluwalia has built a brand called Grace Salons that celebrates its 40th anniversary this August. The success behind Grace Salons is its motto of quality, innovation and experience. The brand has been expanding across Punjab with their new venture of a luxury salon launching in August and an academy in September. The CMD of Grace Salons and Academies, Indra Ahluwalia is succeeded by her son, Yuvraj Ahluwalia and daughter-in-law, Jasmine Ahluwalia as the directors.
Salon Strength (Staff Members): 160
Salon Timings: 9:30a.m. – 8:00p.m.
Prices:(on an average) – Rs.1500/-
Hair cut: Rs.500 – 800/-
Facial & skin treatment: Rs.1500 – 12000/-
Make-up: Rs.20, 000 – 60,000/-
Celebrity clients: Himanshi Khurana, Mandy Takhar & other Pollywood Artists
Average client spends: Rs.1500/-
Commercial work: Yes, a lot of fashion shows as we have a sizable team of makeup artist.
Popular services: Bridal Makeup & Skin Treatments
Qualified stylist earns: Rs 25,000 – 40,000/-
The Colour Palette was initiated by Prince Kaushal in 2019 after a decade of experience of his career. This full service salon offers haircuts, color services, extensions and much more. They focus on customer service, and all of the stylists that get hired have many years of experience in the industry. Colour Palette also offers some different product lines within the salon that are available for purchase as well.
Salon Strength (Staff Members): 12
Salon Timings: 10 am – 8 pm
Hair cut: Rs.700/- (Ladies) Rs.350/- (Gents)
Facial & skin treatment: Rs. 2500/-
Make-up: Rs.4500/- (Ladies)
Celebrity clients: Punjabi Queen Neeru Bajwa, actress Pawan Johal, Ayushman Khurana and many other celebrity clients.
Average client spends: 20-30 clients per day
Commercial work: Cover Model for Freecia Profesional, Created Looks for E Cosmetics (Brazil), Performed in various Beauty Expo in Mumbai, Delhi, Dubai for various brands etc.
Popular services: Occasional Make-ups, Hair Colour/Styling, Bridal Packages
Qualified stylist earns: Rs.40, 000/- per month
Adam & Eve’s Salon
An Award winning hair and beauty salon, Adam & Eve’s was founded by Rita Nagi and her husband Tarsem Lal Nagi. It’s well respected and trusted reputation has been fostered since its opening in the summer of 1976, making it the oldest salon in the city. This prestigious salon is helmed by their sons and daughter-in-law. The salon is led by a highly experienced team of stylists, colourists, makeup artists and beauty experts, who work together to create an outstanding experience and exceptional level of service for clients. The ethos at Adam & Eve’s is to indulge satisfaction – a place to soothe the mind, body and soul. The brand has many upcoming projects in different cities of Punjab.
Salon Strength (Staff Members): 30 to 40
Salon Timings: 10.00 am – 8.00 pm
Hair cut: Rs. 500 onwards
Facial & skin treatment: Rs. 2000/- onwards
Make-up: Rs. 4000/- onwards
Celebrity clients: Actress – Divya Dutta, Preeti Sapru Singers –Jaspinder Narula, Sunanda Sharma, Nimrat Khaira Actors –Jaswinder Bhalla, Prem Chopra, and many more celebrity clients.
Average client spends: Rs. 1500/- to Rs. 2000/-
Commercial work: Several Shoots for Ludhiana Times and Punjab Kesari. Shoots for ramp walks and fundraisers across the city. Fashion Editorial shoots for designers of North.
Popular services: Hair, skin and makeup.