Beside our hair care routine with shampoo and conditioner, we all need further remedies once in a while. The popular deep conditioning along with relaxing head and shoulder massage, a.k.a “Creambath” is a ritual for most Indonesian women, and is recommended for your hair once every two weeks. Check out these salons that provide the best creambath treatments around Jakarta.
All the fancy treatments, premium feelings, exclusiveness you can imagine will be found at Rogers Salon. There is no private room for creambath but this place is already calm and serene. With their trained and friendly staff, you will receive the most relaxing massages and if you visit the one at Jl. Walter Monginsidi you will experience their waterfall ambient while having a creambath. Truly relaxing and perfect for a getaway after hectic office hours.
Location: Jl. Senopati No. 48-50, Jl. Gunawarman No. 59, Jl. Wolter Monginsidi No. 21
Brands: L’Oreal, Makarizo, Osmo
Price starts at: IDR 159.000
Duration: 45 mins.
Laris Love Salon
Popular amongst students, this salon doesn’t have fancy interior but they have humongous green-space to make sure you are in your most comfortable and relaxed state when receiving your treatment. Treatments are performed with Trio Massage Sensoria Care, a massage technique from Matrix which really good for relaxation and releases the tension from the scalp and neck. And FYI, they open from 6am in the morning so now you know where to go when you really need an early pamper.
Location: Jl. Bendungan Hilir Raya 34-A, Jakarta
Price starts at: IDR 65.000
Brands: Makarizo, L’Oreal hair spa, Matrix Biolag, Trio Massage Sensoria Care
Duration: 30-45 mins.
Rudy Hadisuwarno Salon
No one has better knowledge about creambath than Rudy Hadisuwarno, the original creator of creambath ritual from Indonesia. There is no doubt that you are in good hands and will be taken care of by his professional hair stylists. What you really need to try is the Procare System by Rudy Hadisuwarno. You’ll first get diagnosed before the treatment is given followed by a nice long massage! The experience in this Indonesian hair maestro’s salon is really worth trying.
Location: Pluit Village, Pondok Indah Mall, Pejaten Village, Mall Kelapa Gading 3, Plaza Indonesia, Pondok Indah Plaza.
Price starts at: IDR 135.000
Brands: L’Oreal, Kerastase, Shiseido (some branches)
Duration: 45-60 mins
For whole satisfying feeling and gorgeous looking hair when you leave, this salon is really recommended. Small but comfy washing room with TV to entertain you, friendly staff (mostly men for creambath), and amazing back massage! For a more relaxing back massage experience, we recommend you change your clothes to the long gown they provide. It really refreshes the body and mind.
Location: Pacific Place, Bona Indah, Jl. Walter Monginsidi, One Belpark Mall Fatmawati, South Quarter, Taman Galaxy.
Price starts at: IDR 130.000
Brands: Traditional home-made cream, Makarizo, L’Oreal Hair Spa
Duration: 45 mins
We love how their home-made cream smells amazingly good! Try their variant essence like strawberry, milk, avocado, aloe vera, ginseng and green tea. It’s even cheaper if you go for their value set which include creambath and a reflexology massage. You’ll get served pretty fast except when they have lots of client queuing. Not very fancy but its good for cheap and cheerful treat and if you need quick massage to revive your body.
Location: Pluit Village
Price starts at: IDR 48.000
Brand: Home Made Cream
Duration: 30 mins