Avant Garde Hair & Beauty Harlow, Essex

16-18 , The Rows, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1BZ

About us

Avant Garde Hair & Beauty Salon in Harlow is a progressive, innovative and luxury salon which has become a firm favourite with locals and visitors from far afield since opening nearly 40 years ago.

Guests tell us we are the best hair & beauty salon in Essex because we have a team of exceptional experts offering the very latest hair, beauty and aesthetics treatments for men and women, plus five-star customer service and professional advice.

We understand everyday life can be busy, so we offer our guests everything in one place but without losing that personal touch. Our aim is to provide each and every guest with an enjoyable and relaxing experience in luxury surroundings. Of course, it's always important that we understand your needs so we offer complimentary hair, beauty and aesthetics consultations to help us provide you with the most appropriate and effective treatment or service for you.

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:00
Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Saturday 08:00 - 16:00
Sunday Closed

Reviews

4.95
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Chris Charles
24th Apr 2024
Stylist: Lee
5.0
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Lee was my stylist. First time Lee has cut and coloured my hair and I am very happy with the result. He took the time to find out exactly how I liked my hair cut. I walked out happy with my Salon experience

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Waxing

Anonymous
23rd Apr 2024
Stylist: Eminae
5.0

Lovely friendly girl

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Five star salon

Lucy Mitchell
23rd Apr 2024
5.0
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Absolutely love this salon. I’ve been coming for 20 years. Such a great service and just gets better. Everyone is friendly and the hair colour and cut is always exactly what I want. Thank you

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Hair cut & style

Jackie Watkins
23rd Apr 2024
Stylist: Lee
5.0
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Excellent salon visit as always
Very happy with my cut & blow dry and styling.
Was made to feel comfortable and relaxed.

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Love my nails

Louise
20th Apr 2024
Stylist: Eminae
5.0

Love my nails, excellent as always

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Amazing experience

Crystal Wheatley
19th Apr 2024
Stylist: Hollie
5.0
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Not only was my hair amazing, my stylist was so lovely and very informative on how to keep my hair healthy at home and all around a lovely experience thank you so much and a beautiful salon as always

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Regular appointment

Marlene Secker
19th Apr 2024
Stylist: Louise
5.0
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Always punctual. Clean attractive salon.
Offer of refreshments. Louise always cheerful and pleased to see you. Asks if hair has been to my liking, how was the colour and what would I like today

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Regular appointment

Marlene Secker
19th Apr 2024
Stylist: Louise
5.0
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Always punctual. Clean attractive salon.
Offer of refreshments. Louise always cheerful and pleased to see you. Asks if hair has been to my liking, how was the colour and what would I like today

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IPL

Paige Causton
17th Apr 2024
Stylist: Lucy
5.0
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Amazing as always. 5th session of laser hair removal today and have already noticed such a difference. Thank you Lucy!

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Haircut and blow dry

Pooja Deepak
17th Apr 2024
Stylist: Aimee
5.0
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She did a great job, gave me the sort of haircut I was looking for. Though, it took a lot of time but the results were worth it.

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Great experience

Averil Carroll
17th Apr 2024
Stylist: Eminae
5.0
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Great atmosphere looked after very well. Everyone is very pleasant,happy environment and for me it's always a pleasure to go to Avant-garde. Thankyou xx

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My recent appointment

Anonymous
13th Apr 2024
5.0

As usual Sarah made my experience at the salon fabulous such a lovely girl and excellent at her job

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Gel French manicure

Anonymous
12th Apr 2024
5.0

Ella did my gel French manicure nails lovely, she’s lovely and took her time and care doing them and it was a good price. We also had a laugh and a chat :)

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Great Restyle

Jacqueline Jones
12th Apr 2024
Stylist: Louise
5.0
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Very welcoming and lovely atmosphere. Louise was very attentive and I love my new cut. Thank you.

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Balayage & cut

Gurpreet Dhaliwal
12th Apr 2024
Stylist: Callie
5.0
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Really lovely experience. Callie was super professional and clearly a talented stylist, she explained everything as we went along and I felt very confident she will do my hair to the colour and cut I desired.

Thank you!

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Great visit to Avant Garde, yet again

Anonymous
11th Apr 2024
5.0

Great cut as usual. Thank you Sophie, you are a star? And thank you Alex, my colour is looking so good xx

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I love my hair!

Tilly Nelson
11th Apr 2024
Stylist: Aimee
5.0
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I absolutely love my hair! Aimee was amazing she made she she understood exactly what I wanted and got the colour spot on. My hair also feels soo much healthier and shinier. I would definitely recommend, she is brilliant

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Happy lady

Claire Bishop
9th Apr 2024
Stylist: Ella
5.0
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Lovely member of the team! Happy with the service. Interaction at the right level for me! Booked to see her again

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Amazing transformation!

Charlotte Mercer
7th Apr 2024
Stylist: Callie
5.0
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Callie did an absolutely fantastic job at transforming my hair! Thank you, it looks so beautiful 🤩

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Shirley Savill
5th Apr 2024
Stylist: Louise
5.0
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Louise is helpful and listens to what you want from your hair

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Charlene Shwe
4th Apr 2024
Stylist: Sasha
5.0
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Had a rally good experience with Sasha today, give me advice about my hair which was really nice. Was given more advice about my hair colour too, iv booked an appointment with Sasha to have some different shades in my hair. Left feeling happy and my hair felt so soft

Thank you

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8 year old with Rapunzel hair!

Joanna Brock
3rd Apr 2024
Stylist: Sarah
5.0
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Sarah was brilliant with my daughter Annie today. She was reluctant to have her very long hair cut but Sarah gave her so much time and really made it an enjoyable experience for her. She absolutely loves her haircut and said she’ll happily have it done again.

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Yasmin Presland
3rd Apr 2024
Stylist: Stefanie
5.0
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Love my hair

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Really happy

Claire Wilson
30th Mar 2024
Stylist: Hollie
5.0
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Really apprehensive about having too much cut off, hollie really listened to me and made me feel comfortable. Really happy with my hair today, will definitely be back again and have found someone I trust. Thank you so much!

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Cut and Blow dry

Janice Kesbey
29th Mar 2024
Stylist: Callie
5.0
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Really enjoyed having my hair done. Was very relaxing lovely have my hair wash and massaged. Ver pleased with my cut and blow dry is still looking lovely. Will be booking again soon

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Cut blow dry

Dawn Clark
27th Mar 2024
Stylist: Sarah
5.0
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Warm welcome as usual & great service as always. Lovely cut & blow dry very helpful staff. Sarah always does my hair how I want it.

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First class service

Linda Blackburn
15th Mar 2024
Stylist: Jess
5.0
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Always a first class service x

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Fantastic service absolutely love my hair

Franca Gaiteri
14th Mar 2024
Stylist: Lee
5.0
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Absolutely love my hair, after an initial consultation with Lee who described various options to me I decided to go for Balayage colour, my hair looks amazing and Lee was fantastic from start to finish. Highly recommend him.

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Excellent

Miss Mia Weatherburn
14th Mar 2024
Stylist: Hollie
5.0
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Absolutely amazing love my hair and love Hollie !!! 🩷

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Colour, cut and blow dry

Sally Brannon
13th Mar 2024
Stylist: Claire
5.0
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Thank you Claire. Fantastic colour cut and blow dry as always!!!

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Balayage

Jo.C Smith
9th Mar 2024
Stylist: Lee
5.0
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Great Balayage makeover, ready for S/S ‘24 gorgeous colours and blending - thanks Lee! x

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Holiday treat

Catherine Mitchell
7th Mar 2024
Stylist: Lee
5.0
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Excellent service and excellent stylist explained every optional choice further style I wanted

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Hair roots

Janette Sontag
7th Mar 2024
Stylist: Callie
5.0

Callie is a very nice lady,very polite and competent in her work, very pleased with my roots done and colour Thank you

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Janette Sontag
7th Mar 2024
Stylist: Callie
5.0

Callie is a very nice lady,very polite and competent in her work, very pleased with my roots done and colour Thank you

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Keratin blowdry

Caroline Penny
6th Mar 2024
Stylist: Hollie
5.0

I had the most relaxing experience. Hollie is very professional and explained everything prior to treatment. She is also lovely and made me very comfortable.

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Wash and blow dry

Lauren Dell
2nd Mar 2024
Stylist: Hollie
5.0
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Hollie is always friendly and welcoming into the salon. She is always up for a chat about everything and makes me feel very comfortable and always does a lovely job with my hair.

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Wash and blow dry

Lauren Dell
2nd Mar 2024
Stylist: Hollie
5.0
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Hollie is always friendly and welcoming into the salon. She is always up for a chat about everything and makes me feel very comfortable and always does a lovely job with my hair.

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10/10

Elise Hughes
2nd Mar 2024
Stylist: Sarah
5.0
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Sarah took on board everything I wanted in a cut and colour and I’m so happy with the result. She was friendly, professional and knowledgeable and the salon has a friendly and comfortable atmosphere. Would highly recommend.

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Cut n finish

Rebekah Camfield
1st Mar 2024
Stylist: Connie
5.0
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Always enjoy having my hair done by Connie.
I am.always relaxed and feel at ease with her.
It's like spending an hour with one of my friends.

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Feb as always

Katherine Butler
1st Mar 2024
Stylist: Connie
4.5
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Connie washed cut and styled my hair with attention and efficiently. She waa lonely and friendly, and even gave me a moment when I needed to take an urgent private phone call 😊

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Anonymous
1st Mar 2024
5.0

I always love come in salon seeing staff and been welcomed with my name, and seeing Sophie love my hair the style Sophie really listen and give really good advice.

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Colour

Claire Parry
1st Mar 2024
Stylist: Connie
5.0
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Connie is amazing I have akward hair to colour & she managed to do what I wanted perfectly. She’s such a lovely person & super talented. Love it thank you

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Claire Parry
1st Mar 2024
Stylist: Connie
5.0
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Connie is amazing I have akward hair to colour & she managed to do what I wanted perfectly. She’s such a lovely person & super talented. Love it thank you

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Anonymous
29th Feb 2024
Stylist: Alex
5.0

As usual Alex was lovely. She’s very knowledgeable about what she does and it’s so nice to have someone who guides you about the best to do. Thank you so much Alex. Xx

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Pretty good

Stephanie Pasquayak
28th Feb 2024
Stylist: Sarah
5.0
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Sarah did a good job. She told me how long it would take and what would happen along the way. I never had my hair done like that before. It's really nice.

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Cut and Colour

Christine Charles
27th Feb 2024
5.0

My stylist today was Michelle. She was covering for Stef in her absence. I was very happy with the cut and colour. I came out of the salon feeling a million dollars. Thank you

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Great Services

Miss Holly Pipe
24th Feb 2024
Stylist: Sasha
5.0
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Lovely lady! I came in for a root fix from a previous appointment which was no one’s fault! Just my crappy hair! It was fixed and looks better than ever!

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Excellent Service

Sunitha Daniel
24th Feb 2024
Stylist: Sasha
5.0
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Had excellent service by Sasha at Avant Garde.
Highly recommend 👍🏼👍🏼

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Hair Cut Review

Chloe Elam
23rd Feb 2024
Stylist: Hollie
5.0

Hair cut was done amazingly and was throughly advised about colouring my hair.

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Sharon Smith (Lee's Mum)
23rd Feb 2024
Stylist: Lee
5.0
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As always excellent haircut x

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