Dimples Kids Spa
91 Montague St., nr Hicks St., Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn; 718-330-0000
Three sunny yellow swivel chairs are parked in front of a flat-screen TV at this girly 12-and-under kids' spa, where tots can watch Disney movies and munch on candy while they're trimmed. Cheery stylists can execute everything from shaggy, textured looks to prim bobs. Squirmy customers can bypass the shampoo station for a quick spritz with water, at a $5 discount.
543 Hudson St., nr. Perry St.; 212-627-3667
Kids can get their hair cut from the helm of a car- or boat-shaped chair at this salon, with a separate TV at each station. The space is stocked with an array of toys, games, books, and movies to amuse waiting tots, and every customer sporting a new do is rewarded with a canister of bubbles at the register.
466 Columbus Ave., nr. 82nd St.; 212-362-7792
At the tricked-out salon inside this sprawling kids' club, tots play video games from behind the wheel of an airplane or squad car and parents browse racks of trendy kids' clothes while skilled stylists snip away.
Lulu's Cuts & Toys
48 Fifth Ave., at Bergen St., Park Slope, Brooklyn; 718-832-3732
This Park Slope favorite appeals to Us Weekly fans who swoon over celeb tykes, offering mod styles like a faux-hawk or a Suri-esque French bob. Freshly shorn clients receive a balloon, lollipop, and a temporary tattoo to match their funky new styles.
Cozy's Cuts for Kids
At this spacious, rainbow-tiled salon, clients perch in the palms of giant neon hands for a bang trim or crop. Each station has its own GameCube controller and DVD player, and the surrounding space is filled with a colorful mash-up of toys, sparkly hair accessories, and party favors. The salon uses its own fruit-scented line of shampoo, conditioner, and styling products, including chemical-free options.