Our Philosophy

“Fashion is our passion”

A warm & friendly welcome is guaranteed at Bankz.

Situated in Portlaoise Town, Bankz Hair & Beauty, opened its doors in 2000. Owned by Barbara Aldritt (former IHF President), Bankz is one of the largest five star salons in the Midlands. Image Magazine named us as ‘one of the top five salons outside of Dublin’, and the Xposé named Bankz in their top 12 ‘Cream of the Crops’ best hairdressers in Ireland.

Formerly Bankz Hair Group, we became Bankz Hair & Beauty in 2009. As a one-stop Hair & Beauty shop, we are the only salon of this kind in the midlands. The combination of both salons has proved extremely popular. This service works especially well for weddings, debs, balls and special occasions where clients need appointments in both areas and can avail of our many tailor made packages.

At Bankz Hair & Beauty you will find a relaxed, spacious salon perfect for personal time and pampering in a friendly, comfortable area with knowledgeable professional staff. Bankz Hair & Beauty is a salon and beauty clinic combining traditional values with excellent service, good conversation and value for money.

Bankz Hair & Beauty is the Leinster Training Academy for Joico Professional. This is a major coup for our stylists training needs, to have professional international and national Joico educators ‘right on our doorstep’. This ensures our team has the best education and training in our Industry.

Our stylists often compete nationally and internationally with the ‘Team Ireland’ Hairdressing Elite Team. In the last 3 years alone we travelling to Greece, Oslo, Milan & Paris and we are proud to win 1st Place in the Bridal Upstyle in 2011 at OMC European Cup held in Dublin.

Our Salon provides the best and latest hairdressing trends, Creative Colouring – Specialising in Balayage Technique, Cutting, Dressing (Up styling). We also provide a specialist wig service boasting a Private Consultation Room and Stocking the Ellen Wille Hairpower & Glamour Ranges, working in conjunction with‘My New Hair’ (Trevor Sorbie). We are one of the original salons to offer this service.

Barbara Aldritt t/a Bankz Hair & Beauty. Registered in Ireland no: 3924835 I. Registered address: Bank Place, Portlaoise, Co Laois.