Walk-ins welcome or book an appointment now 01752 228422

Top rated for over 5 years in a row

Best Hairdressers Plymouth

Upper38 is an award winning hairdressers in Plymouth. We have been one of the Three Best Rated Salons for the past five years, winning the Southern Enterprise Award in 2023 and the Hair Salon of the Year award with Corporate Livewire Prestige Awards in 2022. Our team understands that everyone is unique, taking the time to listen to you, providing you with the best hairdressing services in Plymouth.

Our team pays close attention to detail. We are a committed team focusing on excellence in all the services we provide, ensuring your satisfaction at all times.

Experience Excellence at Upper38

As a top hair salon in Plymouth, we provide you with the finest quality hair and beauty services, ensuring your needs are met.

Hair Services Plymouth

As the best hair dressers in Plymouth, we can help you with:

  • Ladies hair – Our team have extensive experience in Balayage, a hair hand painting technique, perms and our team are updated on the latest styling trends. We use the finest quality hair care products, combined with reasonable prices without compromising on quality
  • Men’s hair – Our expert team of hair professionals provide a complete barber service for men in Plymouth, helping you manage your long hair, ensuring it’s strong and healthy to providing the finest fade cuts. Our team of barbers are professional, friendly and use the finest quality hair care products to achieve the best results.

We don’t only focus on hair, we also offer a complete range of beauty services, including:

  • Nail services – Our expert team of nail professionals provide you with the finest quality nail services using the best quality products and treatments, from traditional manicures to a full set of acrylics.
  • Waxing and lash lifts – Our team of beauty therapists will provide you with waxing service and lash lift treatments, based on your needs. Again, we only use the finest quality products with first class services
  • Facials – Our expert team provide Kaeso Luxury Facials, a forty minute facial to mini facials. Our facial start from only £16 and are offered by our skilled team of trained professionals.

Book an Appointment and Promotions

Whether you are looking for the best ladies hairdresser in Plymouth or you want a beauty treatment, our team are here to help. We are open six days a week. We accommodate walk-ins, or you can book an appointment right now by calling 01752 228422.

We provide a host of promotions throughout the year with our current ladies hairdresser specialist in Plymouth offering a ten percent discount on ladies cuts and styling for students, NHS workers, the police force, fire department, forces and senior citizens.

Explore the Salon

Our modern salon is ideally located in Mutley Plain, offering you a warm and welcoming feel from the minute you walk through the door. From the abundance of natural light flowing through the large windows to the hive of excitement as our expert team work in the salon. Our friendly team will make you feel comfortable and we can accommodate a number of clients at any time with plenty of hairdressing chairs, ensuring you don’t have to wait long to receive the ladies hairdressing services in Plymouth that you need.

Contact Upper38

We do accommodate walk ins, though we encourage you to make an appointment, if you don’t want to wait. You can call our team now on 01752 228422 or send an email to contact@upper38.co.uk to make your appointment today.

If you are looking for professional ladies hairdressers in Plymouth, then we guarantee that our Upper38 team will not disappoint. From our range of hair and beauty services to using the finest quality products, we ensure your hair care needs are met.

We are ideally located only a five minute walk from the Plymouth University campus and a ten minute walk from Drake Circus. We are also located on the main Mutley Plain bus route, ensuring you can visit our hair salon Plymouth with ease.

See what some of our existing clients say on Google or our Facebook page

Excellent4.8 Based on 327 reviews from review us onLuke CarnsLuke Carns ★★★★★ Thank you Grant and Upper 38 for your excellent service and haircut yesterday. Truly the best location for a gents haircut in Plymouth.Response from the ownerThanks Luke - that is the loveliest review x Wendy LangdonWendy Langdon ★★★★★ A great last minute find for a haircut. Really friendly, a relaxing atmosphere. Amanda did a superb haircut. Feeling pampered.Response from the ownerWendy, thank you so much and I am so sorry I had to interrupt our chat - kind regards Pauline x Emily BennettoEmily Bennetto ★★★★★ Absolutely amazing! Honestly. This was a surprise for. My birthday and everything was fantastic! Makeup artist Gma was fabulous, almost had me wetting myself laughing as she gave me a free therapy session 🤣, and while she was doing that she made me look and feel like a million pounds. Then Marie did my hair (I have ptsd from a previous lord farquad hair do) and she smashed it. I looked and felt so amazing. Definitely recommend and now I have to come from bodmin to get my hair and makeup done. Nowhere else will do.Loved every single second.Response from the ownerThanks Emily, you two brightened up the day for everyone - hope the rest of your day went well too xx Katie UptonKatie Upton ★★★★★ Lovely salon, Lewis is great!Response from the owneryou're a star, thank you Katie xx Nicole SolomonNicole Solomon ★★★★★ Had my hair cut by the lovely Eda a couple Saturdays ago, she was amazing! Very skilled and gave me the best professional blowdry! Love my hair, thank you Eda!Lovely airy & friendly salon,NicoleResponse from the ownerThank you Nicole, much appreciated xx Deepthi JoseDeepthi Jose ★★★★★ Had done my eyebrows recently by Cody.She has done an amazing job. Im really happy with my eyebrows now. Highly recommend.Response from the ownerDeepthi, glad you like them, see you again soon x Jessica VickersJessica Vickers ★★★★★ I visit to get my usual dry cut done by Amanda and she does a fantastic job. She gave me useful tips on straightening my hair and is also polite, professional and great to talk to! The customer service is excellent and I would highly recommend upper 38. Thanks again!Response from the ownerthank you Jessica, ,much appreciated x James WillisJames Willis ★★★★★ Great cut by Grant, only guy I’ll go to for a trim up, lovely shop and friendly staffResponse from the ownerThank you James, much appreciated x Christina LL arkinChristina LL arkin ★★★★★ Always very friendly and welcoming. Excellent hairdresser thankyou AmandaResponse from the ownerThanks Christina, we aim to please xx Mya HatfieldMya Hatfield ★★★★★ Everyone was so lovely and welcoming! Really chilled, calm atmosphere. Will definitely be returning 🩷Response from the ownerthank you Mya, see you again soon xx Louise RiceLouise Rice ★★★★★ Amanda my stylist was very knowledgeable with perms and I was very pleased with the results and how she cut my hair. Would highly recommend this salon and the price was very reasonable. She was very friendly and likeable.Response from the ownerThank you Louise x Jo DJo D ★★★★★ Fantastic salon, calm and friendly atmosphere. My hairdresser was brilliant, very patient and I am very happy with my hair colour and cut. Definitely will be back. Thank you very much xResponse from the ownerMuch appreciated Jo, see you again soon x Kerry LakeKerry Lake ★★★★★ Absolutely super pleased with my new haircut and colour from Uoper38. It’s taken me years to find a hairdresser who can cut what I ask for. Lewis you nailed it !! I will defo be back again & again .Response from the ownerThanks Kerry - see you again soon x peachopeacho ★★★★★ Second time I have supported a client to Upper 38 for a haircut and both times has been a positive experience. The professionalism and fantastic approach to vulnerable adults is why Ill continue to recommend here.Response from the ownerThank you, thats really kind of you to review us, much appreciated xx Ewa Bar.Ewa Bar. ★★★★★ Super place, brilliant stuff very friendly, but Amanda is the best hairdresser I've ever met here. I always leave satisfied 👏👌👏⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🥇🥇🥇🥇Response from the ownerThank you so much Ewa x Janine SteerJanine Steer ★★★★★ Had my hair cut with Kat, what can I say, she was brilliant, love my cut and felt like a new person! Lovely friendly salon, love the décor and everyone was so friendly. Thank you Upper 38, I will be back ❤️👌Response from the ownerThanks Janine, will ensure Kat sees this review xx Georgia Milicevic-mccannGeorgia Milicevic-mccann ★★★★★ Best hairdressers in plymouth! I had Eda and she is wonderful! she cut my hair how I asked and more , made me feel so beautiful and hair feels and looks great☺️ all staff are super welcoming and friendly , the best experience i’ve had with hairdressers xxResponse from the ownerThank you Georgia xx Hayley RanachanHayley Ranachan ★★★★★ Had a balayage done by Eda. Very pleased with the result.Response from the ownerApologies for delay in replying Hayley, thanks for takin the time to review xx Phoebe HillPhoebe Hill ★★★★★ Lewis always does my hair amazing! I’ve never come away not over the moon 🙂 Wouldn’t recommend him enough !!Response from the ownerThank you Phoebe, much appreciated xx Julia KmietowiczJulia Kmietowicz ★★★★★ had my hair done by Lewis, amazing service could not recommend enough 🙂 my hair feels amazing and looks so freshResponse from the ownerApologies for delay in replying and thank you for the view Julia xx Liz JohnstonLiz Johnston ★★★★★ Love this place! The lady I speak to on the phone and on the instagram is always super lovely, and she was really patient and helpful when I had to reschedule. Brought my mum in last time to give her a nice day out as my dad (her husband) has been really sick, and the lady cutting her hair (Amanda) was really sweet and chatty with her and made her smile which was really nice to see! Marie who cut my hair was also great, did exactly what I asked for and was very patient with me when I changed my mind about what colour i wanted to go at the last minute in the chair 😭. Theres a little chihuahua that walks about is very sweet and friendly too!! Been here three or four times now, and each time has been great! Had Lewis do my hair blonde a couple of years ago and he did an amazing job. It's always really affordable too which is great for me since I'm a student!Response from the ownerThank you Liz, what a wonderful review, much appreciated xx lily childslily childs ★★★★★ Eda did a lovely job on my haircut and even recommended me a crème to help my hair recover! lovely job and great experience xxResponse from the ownerThank you Lily, amazing beautiful hair x Charlotte CoppCharlotte Copp ★★★★★ I had a wash, cut and blow dry and it was lush! The hairdresser i had was amazing, hair feels fresh.Response from the ownerThat is very kind Charlotte, thank you so much and have a great xmas xx Rita JonesRita Jones ★★★★★ As a new customer I was fortunate to get a cancellation appointment so close to Christmas! Phone manner very helpfulAmanda was so knowledgeable and discussed possibility's and also suggested colour but also listened to what I had hoped to achieveHer experience showed in the result which was far more than I had expectedReally fantastic blonde and ash browns and finished off with a perfect cutIt really has made my Christmas !I shall be making this salon my permanent hairdresser from now onVery impressed on the standard of hairdressing and the lovely staff who make everyone so welcomeResponse from the ownerRita, thank you so much, I feel like we should give you a 5-star review for such a wonderful review! If that makes any sense! I know Amanda enjoyed her time with you and we will look forward to your next visit. Have a great Xmas xx js_loader
Excellent4.9 Based on 553 reviews from review us onHaider JafriHaider Jafri ★★★★★ Big thank you to the Upper38 team, especially Grant. I usually have a lot of issues with getting my hair cut or trimmed. Grant made me feel comfortable, took his time, exuded confidence and made sure everything matched what I was asking for. 100% coming back here for next time.James WillisJames Willis ★★★★★ Had my hair cut by grant, the only barber I will go to! Quality cut and a nice environment in there, would recommend anyone to goTina HaleTina Hale ★★★★★ Loved this place - everyone was so friendly and loved my hair. Can't recommend enoughHelga PinnHelga Pinn ★★★★★ Professional and attention to detail. Great first experience. Kat really understood my hair and what I wanted. Thank you Upper 38. I’ll be back.Cally EPCally EP ★★★★★ I had a cut and balayage done with the lovely Amanda and I am delighted with the results! I am very low maintenance and never know what I want but Amanda was very helpful with suggestions and asking the right questions and made me feel really at ease and understood my style! She was also very kind and accommodated squeezing me in before my holiday, I didn't catch her name but the receptionist was also really lovely!Catherine AnsellCatherine Ansell ★★★★★ Very reasonably priced for an excellent service! Love the tips I get given on how to style my hair!Liam DungateLiam Dungate ★★★★★ Brilliant hair salon, having the ability to book slots makes it so much easier to work around. The stylists are beyond professional and are always quick to update me on appointment changes and updates. Its incredibly fair priced and I've never had an issue with them. Forever recommended!!!!!!Gaynor DoltonGaynor Dolton ★★★★★ Just had a fabulous cut and blow dry from Amanda @Upper38. She also gave me loads of great advice and has made me feel like a million dollars. Thank you 😊Sarah CurtinSarah Curtin ★★★★★ Great service and amazing cut by Amanda.
She also does a good job and the staff are super
Friendly and the price is very reasonable. Would definitely recommend.
Martine HallMartine Hall ★★★★★ My second time with Amanda. Another great experience and for a curly top, it’s always a worry. But Amanda has got it right, and great highlights too.
It’s also a really nice atmosphere in the salon. A great mix of clients; it feels diverse and inclusive. All the staff seem so lovely and it has very relaxed feel.
Liz Jane RaperLiz Jane Raper ★★★★★ Highly recommend Upper38, literally everyone was just so lovely from booking the appointment to everyone in between. It’s such a chilled out salon, so relaxing and nothing felt like a chore, they were so attentive and I couldn’t have wished for a better finish, it was exactly as I had pictured in my mind.Natalecia FordNatalecia Ford ★★★★★ Cody was amazing, I would recommend her to anyone needing intimate waxing. She is very professional and gentle. The staff are friendly too.Kara NobleKara Noble ★★★★★ Wonderfully friendly salon. Amanda does my hair, I imagine I’m not the easiest client, she is always so kind and patient and most importantly so skilled and talented.Isabelle MilesIsabelle Miles ★★★★★ I came in for a dry cut and Eda did my hair beautifully and curled it. She always makes my hair look so beautiful and I leave feeling great about it. I couldn’t recommend her highly enough. She is a brilliant hair dresserJack TuckerJack Tucker ★★★★★ I had an amazing perm experience today at Upper38! Incredibly skilled and attentive. She listened to my preferences and executed the perm with precision. The result? Stunning, natural-looking curls that have garnered compliments from everyone. The salon's welcoming atmosphere and attention to customer comfort made the experience even more enjoyable. I'm beyond satisfied and will definitely be returning to Upper38 for future hairstyling needs. Highly recommended! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Jessie MullenJessie Mullen ★★★★★ I had a fantastic experience at upper 38 Lewis is a top guy who gave me an awesome haircut and put a cucumber in my iced water which was so refreshing that I will be doing at at home from now on, cheers upper 38 and to the main man Lewis. 🤙Nadia SibunruangNadia Sibunruang ★★★★★ First time going to Upper38 and would 100% recommend. They are all so lovely in there and I had Lewis who was amazing. He did my hair perfectly and I couldn’t be happier with it. Will definitely be going back! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Lucia LuciaLucia Lucia ★★★★★ Thank you to Eda! I love my hair results! I came in with a hint of blue, and a mess of very out grown balayage hair! She has worked miracles, and I am just so happy. She has great attention to detail and is lovely, and highly recommend Eda's service to anyone. The rest of Upper 38 staff were also lovely. Thank you so much xAnnabelle MuftiAnnabelle Mufti ★★★★★ This was my first time visiting the salon and I couldn’t recommend Eda enough! So happy with my new hair and she was so kind and lovely, what a pleasant experience!Steven NeckSteven Neck ★★★★★ Fairly new to Upper38 and have been going for about 3 months now. You always get greeted when you walk in. Professional and friendly manner.
Happy with my new hair style, which Amanda was personalised & patient to cut it the way I wanted it after showing pictures.
Dave ApplebyDave Appleby ★★★★★ I use Upper 38 as my barber and thoroughly recommend it. Guys - ask for Lewis! He knows what he’s doing and listens to what you want.Toby LeverToby Lever ★★★★★ Good group of people, chilled atmosphere and best haircut I’ve had in a while!Jozmari LegawanJozmari Legawan ★★★★★ Great place to get your hair done. People are nice and overall a friendly environment. I had a perm done and couldn't have asked for a better result. highly recommend to come here.Tracy SmithTracy Smith ★★★★★ This was my first time in this lovely Hairdressers , had Amanda I came away very happy with my new haircut, am definitely coming back . It was a pleasant experience, would definitely recommendSue JoblingSue Jobling ★★★★★ So friendly, and excellent service



For anyone in the above categories,  we give 10% discount 

Barbered Cut Normally £14 – discounted to £12

Gents Long Hair Normally £16 – discounted to £14

“Walkins” usually available daily but  phone 01752 228422 first

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This means a Wash,Cut and Blow-dry is reduced from £32.00 to £28.80 and a Dry Cut from £25 down to £22.50

“Walkins” welcome but maybe phone first 01752 228422

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THAT’S RIGHT – 10% OFF  BEAUTY SERVICES*  Check out our Beauty Page for all services

*T&Cs –(excludes lashlift/ind.lashes) and no further discounts apply – offer valid only when you quote “NEW01” at the point of booking.

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