Yes it’s possible!

We are all different and that includes our hair.

Are you tired of struggling with a cut that just doesn’t look like it did when you left the salon?


a cut that doesn’t suit your style?


getting no advice or tips on how to manage your hair and how to update your style?

Well you have found us and we can help you


Imagine … a haircut that suits your hair and face.

A personalised colour that enhances your style and leaves your hair looking and feeling beautiful.

Get professional advice and service from a knowledgeable hairstylist you can trust

all while being treated to wonderful magazines and sipping on delicious drinks from our menu.

Hair is our passion and we want you to love your hair every day.

Our boutique, stylish salon specialises in intelligent professional hairstyling.

We are experienced hairstylists dedicated to helping you get the best style,
shape and colour for your hair.

At our salon you will experience a comprehensive consultation, dedicated attention and expert advice.

See our Absolute Hair 5 Star Commitment to our clients.
It’s our promise to you.

Check out our Services page to see how we can help you LOVE YOUR HAIR.

We have a full range of services from cuts and colours through to makeovers and wedding packages.

We have lots of happy customers too. Read some of what they have to say about us in Testimonials.

We love all things about hair and can’t wait to work with you.

Absolute Hair owner and stylist Kirsten has been involved in the Hairdressing industry for over 30 years. Before leaving New Zealand to travel to London, where she owned a salon for 8 years, she worked with the best in Wellington and Sydney. She passionately embraces a professional 5 star experience so you feel listened to, considered and looking your best.

Kirsten brings all this experience to you right here in Waikanae. Sharing a passion for hair, customer service and communication. 

“I get excited about educating and I am dedicated to training the next generation of stylists to be the best they can be. All clients deserve for us to give our best, be masters of our craft and give them hair they love. My time is now divided between training and running a cutting edge salon and does mean that I’m not currently available to take new clients, however I have great faith in my team and back them to deliver great hair 100%”



Stylist/ Salon Owner


Stylist / Colourist/ Trainer

Dayna has been fully trained at Absolute Hair and embraces the technical education and customer service emphasis. Her keen eye for colouring and styling has seen her achieve highly and she is a very well valued and experienced stylist who has excelled at training courses. Her clients valued testimonials are a credit to her work revolutionising their hair.

She enjoys her senior salon role and assists with training and salon management.

” I love everything about hairdressing and Absolute Hair. Helping people have beautiful colour, training in the latest products and applications and discovering my passions has been the best experience for me. I’m excited to give every customer amazing hair that they love.”

Beth has recently joined the team after tutoring hair salon trainees and apprentices at a hair dressing college in Lower Hutt. Moving to the coast with her husband and young family, getting into a progressive hair salon environment and heading up the salon training is the dream move for Beth.

“Moving to the Kapiti Coast with all it has to offer families is very exciting. Living at the beach, joining the most progressive and quality hairdressers in the area and being involved in training apprentices is a dream come true. I am very excited to build a clientele here and get involved in the community.”

Beth brings a passion and very competent hairdressing background to our salon. We are excited to help her grow her clients and lucky for us.. she is an excellent cut and colourist.



Senior Hairstylist/Trainer


Colourist/Senior Apprentice

Jas joined Absolute Hair after returning from the Gold Coast where she started her apprenticeship. After working in some big corporate salon she is loving the boutique atmosphere of our salon.

“You get a much better chance to build relationships with your customers in a salon like this and that’s why I went into hairdressing and to be an amazing hairdresser of course.”

Jas also loves the opportunity to advance her skills in our excellent training environment.

“I do more hairstyling and colouring at Absolute Hair than my previous salons because of the supportive team, structured training and they make it so much fun.”

Jas loves hair styling and her excellent hair up technique is inspiring. The latest colouring techniques like balayage, smudging and advanced foiling is her passion and she is gaining a real following with this expertise.

Are you ready to give yourself an Amazing Hair Experience?

We would love to see you at the Salon.

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Treat yourself. You deserve it.