These places for a Kid’s Haircut were voted the Bay Area’s 2020 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: Cookie Cutters. Sitting in a “fantasy car” styling chair while watching kids’ shows and games makes getting a haircut fun, while experienced stylists also use bubbles and balloons to coax even the most reluctant clients. 4750 Almaden Expressway, #128, San Jose. 408-821-6847. haircutsarefun.com.
Silver: Lollipop Cuts. 18476 Prospect Road, Saratoga. 408-725-8479. facebook.com/pages/lollipop-cuts/143147062398373.
Bronze: Cubby Cuts for Kids. 1734 W. El Camino, Mountain View. 650-964-5437. cubbycuts.com.
Gold: Just Kids Cuts. This kid-friendly salon offers haircuts and beauty products for kids. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome when schedules are open.1200 Howard Ave., Burlingame. 650-548-1490. justkidscuts.com.
Silver: Lil’ Couture Salon. 1271 Laurel St., San Carlos.650-548-4000.
Bronze: Today’s Haircuts. 1321 Laurel St., San Carlos, 650-592-6075. 101 Main St., Suite D, Half Moon Bay, 650-712-8191.
Gold: Purple Monkey Hair. Owned by a Marin mom, it offers a full-service salon experience for kids of all ages. 1550 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon. 415-789-5437. purplemonkeyhair.com.
Silver: Heff’s Barbershop. 693 Monterey Blvd., San Francisco. 415-988-7968. facebook.com/pages/Heffs-Barbershop/155770401278239.
Bronze: Panda Room Children’s Salon. 127 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera. 415-924-2288. thepandaroom.com.
Gold: Snips for Kids. This kids’ hair salon makes haircuts a friendly, fun experience, with licensed cosmetologists and a stock of toys, video games and movies. 5335 College Ave., Oakland. 510-547-7277. snipskidsoakland.com.
Silver: Cool Tops Cuts for Kids. 2255 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill. 925-289-7634. cooltopskidshaircutpleasanthill.com.
Bronze: Lollipop Haircut Shop. 6271 Lone Tree Way, Brentwood. 925-240-1337. lollipophaircutshop.com.