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CheesyKiwi 04.04.2010 17:02

Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
Hi,

Language not such a biggy as son and mum speak the local lingo.

Cost would be a big factor but.. not to the point I have a begger giving us a trim.

Any recommendations? Place and cost would be great.

CK

Peg A 04.04.2010 17:23

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
I have heard good things about Barry who has been here in Basel for quite some time... I believe he has some costs outlined on his website (link contained within link).

Also, apparently there is a Canadian hair dresser near Cafe Ono to whom a couple of people I've spoken have gone and been happy. If I remember right they said it was across the street / a couple doors away but I've not been out that area myself since hearing of it so can not give better directions than that. (Sorry!)

Meanwhile, try searching a bit, I'm relatively sure some of the guys have pointed other guys in the direction of barber in town as well. (The "man's man" type barber shop with manly uhrah truck and girlie magazines on the table instead of Cosmo and Oprah type magazines.)

CheesyKiwi 05.04.2010 05:35

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
Hi Peg A,

I did search the forum and visited Barry's lovely site. It states 70 ChF* for a Gentlemen's haircut. I'm neither a gentleman nor a banker.

*Time dependent, I'm sure that for just a cut it would be less

Perhaps I'll get a weed-whacker from the local hardware store.

Checking on your other lead, thanks.

CK

Peg A 05.04.2010 08:43

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by CheesyKiwi (Post 763903)
Hi Peg A,

I did search the forum and visited Barry's lovely site. It states 70 ChF* for a Gentlemen's haircut. I'm neither a gentleman nor a banker.

*Time dependent, I'm sure that for just a cut it would be less

Perhaps I'll get a weed-whacker from the local hardware store.

Checking on your other lead, thanks.

CK

Sorry CK, I hadn't meant to imply a "didn't ya search noob!" type attitude if it came across that way... more simply that to find the thread(s) I'm thinking of, it may take a bit more of an intensive search. ;)

Alas, my Monday Morning Brain isn't providing me with any additional info to point you in the right direction.

http://www.idontdomornings.com/Image.../80-Sleepy.jpg

CheesyKiwi 08.04.2010 21:03

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
OCU, located here, has cuts for Fr.22, that is a wash and cut for short hair. I'm thinking its a splash of water with a 1 minute consultation (likely me pointing at a photo of David Tennant) and then a weed whacking.

Details:
O20 Hair Planet
Orinad Look AG
Kohlenberg 11
4051 Basel

Tel. 061 281 91 31

Google Maps

Comments on cut and atmosphere to come after I get a cut. But from what I can google its a school for haircutting!! schnupperlehern

CK

Castro 08.04.2010 21:23

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
I go to:

Coiffeur Krivo, Erdikli

Feldbergstrasse 87
4057 Basel

Its a pretty spartan chop shop but you'll get change out of a 20.
Languages spoken, German and Kurdish.

Village Idiot 09.04.2010 09:44

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
If you don't mind crossing the border, I use Coiffeur Cathy. A man's cut is EUR19 with a shampoo, and I guess a child's cut would be about half of that.

Coiffure Cathy

1 RUE DE HAGENTHAL
68220 Hégenheim
Tel. 03.89.69.46.83

Longbyt 09.04.2010 11:35

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by CheesyKiwi (Post 768807)

Comments on cut and atmosphere to come after I get a cut. But from what I can google its a school for haircutting!! schnupperlehern

CK

The Site you link to looks like a list of those salons who take youngsters still at school to come for a 'Schnupperlehre', a couple of days (perhaps a week, I'm not sure of the ruling) to get to know the trade from the inside when they are still deciding on a career.
When they have tried a couple of jobs and make their decision, they can apply to a Hairdresser's Salon to do their 3 year Lehre (apprenticeship).

Salons often have fully qualified Hairdressers, someone in their 3rd year of learning, someone in their 2nd, someone in their 1st. The jobs entrusted to them are gauged to the level of knowledge and practice they already have. I'm pretty sure the Schnupperlehrling wouldn't be cutting anything. The 'Schnupperling' lad at the salon I went to recently, was putting towels round people's shoulders.

Hope this puts your mind at rest.

sankbhat 09.04.2010 11:42

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
Cross the border to Weil... lots of haircuts going from Euro 10-15 per grown up.

merseygirl 09.04.2010 13:13

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
There is a hairdressers on Claraplatz called the Studio. Its next to the U.B.S bank and on the 1st floor. It is a training school but all students are fully supervised. I took one of my elderly clients and they did her hair lovely.Cut wash and blow dry CHF16..:) I asked my Hubbys Sister,as her hair always looks really nice and i saw some really nice hair styles been done while i was waiting.They do expect a little tip though!..:)

CheesyKiwi 10.04.2010 08:23

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
Hi MeseryGirl,

A tip? And just how did it be let on as to be expected? Sorry, I did'nt know about tipping in Switzerland. I'll have a search.

Haircut still to be had.. currently my son and I are styling it 'Edward 'OH JOHNNY' ScissorHands'
http://www.delawareonline.com/blogs/scissorhands.jpg

CK

merseygirl 10.04.2010 12:07

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
Hi Cheesykiwi,

Love your hair style..:D There is a sign in the hairdressers that said tips would be appreciated, as the students only get paid a small amount and the prices are very low compared with the average hairdressers. You dont need to make an appointment,you just walk in as their are alot of students and i did see some really nice cuts been done on men and women. Evrey cut is checked by a senior.......I also know of a good wig shop if it goes wrong!....only joking of course!...:)

10:30 10.04.2010 13:08

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
You can also look on Unibas for students who are giving gratis haircuts. They have to do a certain amount of cuts per year, I take it. This is an ad up now:

An alle die gratis zum Coiffure wollen
Wenn Ihr gtais zum Coiffure als Modell möchtet, bringt Zeit mit und meldet euch bitte direkt ans Wella Studio an Marek.
Er wird euch dann die Termine durchgeben und weitere Infos.
Bitte direkt Wella Studio kontaktieren,danke!
Procter & Gamble Switzerland SARL
Division Wella Suisse
Binningerstrasse 94
CH4123 Allschwil

Tel.: +41 61 489 72 79
rammstoessinger.m@pg.com
www.wella-professionals.ch
Marek Ramm-Stössinger
Fachtrainer


(If you would like to get a free haircut, contact Marek directly at Wella Studio. He will give you an appt and further info. Bring a lot of time with you.)

Assassin 10.04.2010 13:20

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
Militärkaserne - they do it for free, the disadvantages include the lack of fashion consciousness (very short back & sides) and having to schlepp a gun with you.

CheesyKiwi 14.04.2010 15:26

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
O20 Hair Planet
Orinad Look AG
Kohlenberg 11
4051 Basel

At Fr 22 I was happy, the woman also managed to get my sons hair cut as well.. no small feet. Would recommend for a fifty haircut when in the center of old Basel.

CK

Morrell 15.05.2010 13:39

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
I highly reccomend Aveda,
on Freistrasse. They are fantastic there.

Directions: walking up towards Bankvereine there's a street to the left just after Starbucks. (:

Make sure you ask for a student cutter,
they are just as good as the regular staff,
but a little cheaper!
(& they speak English)

Enjoy.

tkn 15.05.2010 13:58

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
I got my hair cut (man's hair cut) at Guisseppe salon for 22 Fr. Had to wait 10 minutes or so. The haircut took about 15 minutes and I was fairly satisfied as he used the scissors instead of the machine. I like old-school haircut :)
The barber was Italian but spoke some English.
It is near the intersection of Elsässerstrasse and Jungstrasse (Mulhausenstrasse stop on Tram 11).

Phil's grandson 16.05.2010 08:36

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by sankbhat (Post 769468)
Cross the border to Weil... lots of haircuts going from Euro 10-15 per grown up.


I was there yeasterday, as a matter of fact. Got a cut for 13 Euro. I'd be more specific (maybe somebody else can help me out), but the name of the place escapes me. Basel, cross the border at Weil am Rhein, then head down the main road 'till you get to the end. There's a plaza there with a Rewe and an Aldi, among other stores. And just opposite them is a salon (might be called Essentials).

Good price, no appointment, and the girl there spoke english this time. I'm not too fussy 'bout my hair, and I know they need the help, but somehow, the 'schools' always make me a little uncomfortable. Closest I got to that was the time I let my wife practice on me and that was a big mistake. NEVER do that...

Anyway, just an idea for next time.

nickatbasel 16.05.2010 13:23

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
My son and I go to Giuliano on Rebgasse, Basel

We were both done for SFr50.

Cheers,
Nick

jslee 05.01.2013 01:11

Re: Basel, Haircut for dad and son.. where?
 
Finally i can get a haircut under 50 chf!!


Thanks efs!!!


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