Julianne and I went to Hongdae, Seoul this afternoon to get her hair cut. The last time Julianne got her hair cut it was a little nerve-wracking because we chose a small Korean hairstyling shop in Chuncheon, Gangwon province, and had to hope they wouldn’t do anything too extreme because neither the hairstylists, nor Julianne and I, could communicate much with each other.
A little while ago Julianne was walking around Changdeok Palace and a Korean handed her a magazine called “Maps and Guides” that has maps, lists of shops, touristy places, and other things for foreigners visiting and living in Korea. It’s probably the best info/map/tourist source I’ve ever seen on paper in Korea. In the magazine it recommended Hair & Joy as a good place for foreigners to get their hair cut and styled.
It looks like Seoul Selection produced the magazine, and if so they did an amazing job!
We decided to check Hair & Joy out. Julianne called the phone number in the magazine (02-363-4253) to see if she needed an appointment. The Korean who answered the phone could speak English, and Julianne made an appointment very easily. Not something that happens often in Korea–wow.We arrived at Honggik University Station and . . . .
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Where can I get a good hair cut in Seoul, South Korea? – Hair & Joy near Honggik University Station, Hondae, Seoul.