Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids to open first Alabama location at Stadium Trace Village in Hoover

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First haircuts. Photo via Tangles and Toes

A new children’s hair salon franchise is making its Alabama debut in Hoover this summer. Learn all about Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids, plus more kids salons in Birmingham.

Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids

Address: 1028 Marble Terrace (opening July 13)

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The perfect combo–bubbles and haircuts. Photo via Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids

Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids is a franchise that began in 1994 in Salt Lake City, Utah. With 98 stores in 23 U.S. states and Canada, the salon will officially make its Alabama debut in July when it opens its first shop in Hoover in the new Stadium Trace Village development.

Opening the shop is Todd and Glenn Hengst.

“Our intention is to take the trauma and the drama out of the kids’ haircut experience. We have a motto and it’s ‘stress free for the parents and fun for the kids’.”

Todd Hengst, owner of Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids, Hoover, AL

But there’s something unique about Cookie Cutters. Along with giving professional haircuts to kids and families, it also aims to provide haircuts specifically tailored to children with special needs.

Each haircut station is equipped with everything from bubbles to small televisions to make the experience more enjoyable for kids during their haircut. There is even a slide and touch screen play unit in the waiting area to cure boredom and to ease those pre-haircut jitters.

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Slide fun before getting a haircut. Photo via Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids

Services include:

  • Kid cuts
  • Hairstyling
  • 1st haircuts
  • Bang trims
  • Cut/shampoo
  • Teen cuts (ages 13+)
  • Braiding

Mommy and daddy cuts are also available. The whole family should look great, shouldn’t they?

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Photo via Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids

Cookie Cutters also has an app you can download that allows you to:

  • Book and manage appointments
  • Read bios of the staff
  • See in-store special offers
  • And more!

Tangles and Toes

Address: 5479 Hwy. 280, Birmingham, AL 35242
Contact: 205.739.2199
Hours: Tues.-Fri.–10AM-6PM; Sat.–9AM-12:30PM; Sun.–Noon-5PM

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Thumbs up for cars and haircuts. Photo via Tangles and Toes

Did you catch the grand opening of Tangles and Toes Kids Salon in February? If not, there are some fun things to learn about this sweet kids salon.

Tangles and Toes Kids Salon just opened its doors in February and is specifically designed for kids. The shops main focus: to help children feel comfortable and welcome.

Along with kids haircuts, the salon also offers:

  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Hairstyles like braids and updos
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Manicure and pedicure fun. Photo via Tangles and Toes

There are also some worthwhile packages available. One is the birthday party package. With it your child can invite up to eight of their pals to Tangles and Toes for a special spa day of manis, pedis and hairstyles.

The package also includes the use of the party room for pizza, cake and drinks. Can you imagine the photos? So much fun!

Sugar Plum Kids

Address: 5042 Pinnacle Square, Trussville, AL 35235
Contact: 205.655.1954
Hours: Mon.-Tues., Thurs.–10AM-6PM; Fri.-Sat.–10AM-7PM

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Photo via Sugar Plum Kids

Another kids salon to check out is Sugar Plum Kids Spa and Salon. This is not just a place to get a haircut. Nope! It is actually a designation spot for all kids’ pampering needs. Here your child can get salon services, spa services and much more!

Salon services include:

  • Haircuts (including baby’s first haircut)
  • Hair treatments
  • Braids
  • Colored hair extensions
  • Hair wraps (up to three colors)
  • Hair perfume
  • Hair toppings (color infusion, feather, etc.)

They also offer a detangling treatment. Hold on while I go book my daughter an appointment!

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Photo via Sugar Plum Kids

Don’t fret. It’s not all so “girlie.” There are plenty of Mohawks and spikes happening, at Sugar Plum, too.

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All dolled up. Photo via Sugar Plum Kids

Does your little one want some pampering? Check out these spa services:

  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Nail toppings
  • Nail art
  • Facials
  • Temporary and glitter tattoos
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Time at the spa. Photo via Sugar Plum Kids

Sugar Plum also has a loyalty program, so be sure to sign up while you’re there.

What other kid salons are around Birmingham? Let us know!