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Postby Her Husband » 11 Jan 2007, 09:46

Try Diane, she has many satisifed customers, both Taiwanese and westerners. We lived in the US for a while so she speaks good English, and she also worked as hair dresser full time for over 4 years in Sweden (speaks good Swedish, too), so she knows western hair and hair styles. She also worked in Hong Kong for a short time.

She's conveniently located in the middle of Taipei, just 3 minutes walk behind SOGO towards Civic Blvd. By MRT, get off at the Zhongxiao / Fuxing station on the blue line, taking the SOGO exit (4). There's a (bad, I drew it) map on her web-site (see below), but basically you walk in the direction of Dunhua for about a hundred meters until you hit Da'an Rd. Turn left on Da'an towards Civic Blvd. Pass a 7-11 on your right hand side. The last lane on the same side as the 7-11 before you get to the Family Mart convenience store (which is on the opposite side of Da'an) is lane 31. Turn right into that lane and you'll find Diane about a hundred meters down, on your right hand side just before the intersection.

Phone: 2778 4733
Address: Da'an Rd., Sec. 1, Ln. 31, No. 31, 2Fl.

She prefers time appointments to just dropping by, so give her a call. She's open till 8 pm Wednesday through Sunday (Mondays and Tuesdays off).
Diane at Fine Hair Salon is one of Taipeis best hair dressers. She's been in the business for about 20 years, including 5 years in Sweden, so she knows Western hair styles very well. She's great with colors. She's also worked in Hong Kong, and a little bit in the US where we lived for a year or so. She speaks good English and Swedish, and of course Taiwanese and Chinese. Here's a thread where you can see what some Forumosans think about her. And here's another.

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Postby erinb » 20 Jan 2007, 16:01

Hey - I'm wanting a haircut but not really sure where to go. Can anyone recommend a good hair salon in Taipei which isn't TOO expensive, and preferably has some people who speak a bit of English - as I don't know a lot of Chinese yet, and would hate to get a bad cut just because of a lack of communication. Oh, and are there any Aveda salons/salons that sell Aveda products? thanks.
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Postby enzo+ » 21 Jan 2007, 10:39

Apparently, there's an Aveda hair place at 117, Da'an Rd sec 1.
Sounds like it's somewhere near the Sogo. Phone 2740-1038 to check out whether it's still open.
Otherwise I know there's an Aveda store on the 1st floor of the Asiaworld Plaza on the corner of Nanjing and Dunhua, but I don't think they do haircuts there.
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Postby Her Husband » 21 Jan 2007, 11:00

Try Diane, she has many satisifed customers, both Taiwanese and westerners. We lived in the US for a while so she speaks good English, and she also worked as hair dresser full time for over 4 years in Sweden (speaks good Swedish, too), so she knows western hair and hair styles. She also worked in Hong Kong for a short time.

She's conveniently located in the middle of Taipei, just 3 minutes walk behind SOGO towards Civic Blvd. By MRT, get off at the Zhongxiao / Fuxing station on the blue line, taking the SOGO exit (4). There's a (bad, I drew it) map on her web-site (see below), but basically you walk in the direction of Dunhua for about a hundred meters until you hit Da'an Rd. Turn left on Da'an towards Civic Blvd. Pass a 7-11 on your right hand side. The last lane on the same side as the 7-11 before you get to the Family Mart convenience store (which is on the opposite side of Da'an) is lane 31. Turn right into that lane and you'll find Diane about a hundred meters down, on your right hand side just before the intersection.

Phone: 2778 4733
Address: Da'an Rd., Sec. 1, Ln. 31, No. 31, 2Fl.
www.fine-salon.com

She prefers time appointments to just dropping by, so give her a call. She's open till 8 pm Wednesday through Sunday (Mondays and Tuesdays off).
Diane at Fine Hair Salon is one of Taipeis best hair dressers. She's been in the business for about 20 years, including 5 years in Sweden, so she knows Western hair styles very well. She's great with colors. She's also worked in Hong Kong, and a little bit in the US where we lived for a year or so. She speaks good English and Swedish, and of course Taiwanese and Chinese. Here's a thread where you can see what some Forumosans think about her. And here's another.

Here's a Swedish blog, a a photoblog, and an English blog about biking in Taiwan.
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Postby Dragonbones » 21 Jan 2007, 12:14

Hi erinb, and welcome to Forumosa! :)

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Postby 500CBFan » 21 Jan 2007, 13:10

As often as this question gets asked, maybe it deserves a sticky!
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Postby Stray Dog » 11 Apr 2007, 00:16

The man's a miracle worker.

He makes me look good.
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Postby Buttercup » 11 Apr 2007, 00:19

Does he do women?
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Postby Stray Dog » 11 Apr 2007, 00:24

Buttercup wrote:Does he do women?


Don't be fooled by stereotypes, darling; Eddie's married with children. :roll:
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