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COVO Singapore

Imagine my excitement when I received an invitation to get my hair done at COVO Hair Salon! I have heard so much rave on this Japanese hair salon that I can't wait to visit! Ever since my horrible hair experience with a few hair salons in the past, I try not to step into one which resulted in really long and dry hair from the lack of pampering.

Sometimes I wished that I had a good hair stylist that I can always rely on but no, I have never met one that I liked. I did consider heading to hair salon to get the best solution for my hair condition but it worries me that the hair stylist might not give the result I want or even worse, damage my hair. As much as I love my long hair, seeing the dry strands is quite upsetting. What's the point of having long but not beautiful straight hair?
So when COVO invited me to get my hair done, it was like a wish come true. There is so much good reviews on Japanese hair stylists and COVO that this might be the hair salon I have been looking for. Last look at my waist long hair before I get it trimmed!
I was so excited in getting a change for my hair that I forgot to take a proper picture of the shop. Apologies for that, anyway I got this picture from Google Maps/COVO Singapore. COVO (which means "a hiding place" in Italian) is located at 43 Keong Saik Road, next to boutique hotel Naumi Liora and Keong Siak Snacks.
The layout of the salon is simple with minimal design yet comforting. I can't help but notice the walls and tiles at just like what I have at home, and each individual seat has a separator wall that not only gives some privacy and space but also makes it easier for the stylists to focus on their customer without that much distraction. There is also a side table and basket where belongings can be kept while one enjoy the services by professional hair stylists.

Yoshi was my hair stylist for the day and the session started off with a short introduction before discussing about the hairstyle and colour I wanted to do. I wanted a more drastic change with tones of brown and pink but was advised against as my hair was rather dry and such colouring might make it worse. I liked how upfront he was and tried his best to accommodate my requests while taking my hair condition into consideration. After much contemplation, we settled on trimming 4 inches of my hair and colouring a small section of my hair. It wasn't what I wanted but I do like how it turned out, more pictures below :)
While waiting for the hair dye to set, I noticed the customers around me were speaking in Japanese, and I later found out that majority of their customers were Japanese! It just shows how trusted this brand is in Singapore. Here's where my hair was coloured and after my hair was trimmed.

After the hair colouring, I was brought over to get a hair wash and treatment. The hair wash was done using carbonated spring water shampoo, which helps to remove extra oil or sebum on scalp, at no extra cost! Oh and I have to mention I enjoyed the hair treatment! Unlike most hair salons, the hair treatment was done after the hair wash and while you're still lying down. So much more comfortable than sitting and you can take a short nap too :p
Like most Japanese, Yoshi is friendly, approachable and funny, look at the face he made while I was taking a selfie! I found out that Yoshi is thirty this year and has been in this industry for 10 years though he just started at COVO Singapore 3 months ago. He looked so young for someone who had been in the industry for this long. His level of English proficiency is good as he had worked in New York before. Although I took up Japanese lessons before, I returned most of my knowledge to my teacher and couldn't hold a proper conversation in Japanese. What a pity, I will probably brush up on my Japanese before heading there for future touch ups/treatment!
I didn't want my fringe to be trimmed at first but I decided to let Yoshi do his thing and I liked how the fringe turned out. My hair is on the thinner side which means I can't have a thick bangs look but this is not bad too. Ended off the session with some curls, so doll-like :)
Thanks Yoshi and also Emi of COVO Singapore for your awesome service and skills, love my new hair now! I would love to go back there for more hair pampering in the future :))

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COVO Hair Salon
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43 Keong Saik road
Singapore 089147
(Near Outram Park MRT)

Tel: 6221 4585

Opening Hours:
Mon- Fri 9am - 10pm
Sat, Sun, PH 10am - 7pm
(They've just changed their operating hours so you can now visit them on any day you wish!)

More posts on Covo Singapore:
Nov 2014 - Covo's 2nd Anniversary & New Outlet opening! 
Jan 2015 - Newest Addition: Kerasilk Keratin Treatment 


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