I wonder how does the crew take a haircut? Is there a beauty parlour in the Voyager? Like Kes, she has a stylish hairdo.

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    The Enterprise is to Mot as Voyager is to...? – Paul D. Waite Mar 31 '18 at 20:08
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    @Bent Not even Neelix’s? – Ham Sandwich Apr 1 '18 at 4:56
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    @Bent: For real? Not even this one? – Lightness Races in Orbit Apr 1 '18 at 12:44
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    In real life, crewmen on ships and soldiers in the field often cut each other's hair. Given that most of the people on Starfleet ships are smart and mechanically adept, why couldn't they simply learn to do it themselves - with some crewman (by way of talent or interest) becoming the one person every body else goes to for a haircut? No need for "holo barbers" with the holodeck safety mechanisms turned off. (That could give rise to a whole horror scenario - imagine a bug in the holobarber program that causes it to run wild with a straight razor in its hands.) – JRE Apr 2 '18 at 10:22

We don't know.

This has been the subject of speculation on Reddit and other Star Trek forums, but nobody's ever presented a solid answer from canon.

  • One popular theory is that they used the holodeck and a holographic barber, with safety measures turned off so that the hologram's scissors could really cut their hair ... but the popularity of this idea is probably more due to its 'coolness' than to any actual canon evidence supporting it.

  • This forum poster claims that Janeway cut her own hair in the Star Trek novel Captain's Table: Fire Ship. But a perusal of the book itself suggests that the next poster is correct and she actually lost her bun in a fire rather than cutting it off herself.

  • Besides which, the Star Trek books aren't considered canon. – Roddy of the Frozen Peas Mar 31 '18 at 22:38
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    I would have assumed the doctor. – ThePopMachine Apr 1 '18 at 3:15
  • @Roddy What, none of them? I wasn't sure about that, but then the question became academic anyway since she didn't actually get a haircut in that book. – Rand al'Thor Apr 1 '18 at 10:41
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    @Randal'Thor Only the movies and the TV seriees are officialy canon. But most of the books form their own coherent canon. – user69249 Apr 1 '18 at 11:06

"Computer, BEEP One pair of scissors WRRRRRRRR replicates scissors Jokes aside, Starfleet has quartermasters and presumably the members aboard are trained to handle thier own personal grooming. Since Voyager left without a FULL crew complement during it's mission in the badlands, they left without a host of various people, including counselor, etc, or a barber. But hair care shouldn't be a difficult task, women mostly wear their hair tied back.

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