WITH overgrown roots and out of control manes, as a result of the three-month lockdown, recently reopened hairdressers have never been more in demand.

For many, it was being given the green light to finally go out and sink a pint again which came as a long-awaited relief.

But it was perhaps the ability to enjoy a fresh and mood-lifting trim which really became sought-after following weeks of untameable growth.

So, here’s some of Southend’s top-rated hairdressers, according to residents who have sat in the barber’s chair, before deciding to rate the experience on Google.

Sarah Stallard Hairdressing, Burdett Avenue
A versatile hairdressers, Sara Stallard Hairdressing prides itself on being able to offer trims for any occasion, from proms to weddings and much more.

Run by flexible freelance hairstylist, Sarah Stallard, the company launched in 2000 and sees Sarah travel in and around Southend to keep people’s hair in check.

Sarah’s stunning work has even been featured in magazines and seen her receive highly coveted awards.

Find out more at sarahstallard.com.

Taylors Hairdressing, Alexandra Street
Opened in 2006 and founded by Chris Taylor, this suave looking salon oozes class and boasts a large team of talented and particular hairdressers and stylists.

Everything from standard cuts and bold colour treatments, to affordable blow dries and seamless extensions, are all on offer at Taylors Hairdressing.

Find out more at taylors-salon.co.uk.

Jimmys Barbers, Southchurch Road
With nearly 200 reviews online, and a very impressive five-star rating, Jimmy’s Barbers is clearly the place to go if you want to be in safe hands.

The men’s barber shop is a classic looking establishment, which seems popular with locals, and clearly does the job when it comes to needing a precision trim.

Lloyds Gentlemen’s Barbers, in London Road
Catering for all types of customers, be it young children or mature men, Lloyd’s Gentlemen’s Barbers is as dapper as barbershops come in Southend.

Opened in 2015, this hairdressers gives off the same classy vibe as London-based shops in which you can purchase a tailormade suit.

Working with the same laser precision, the stylists at Lloyds Gentlemen’s Barbers specialise in beard grooming.

But they also offer all types of different haircuts and vintage shaves, and the entire ethos of the shop stems from a quest to uncover hair perfection.

To find out more visit lloydsgentlemensbarbers.co.uk/.