The 8 Best Shampoo Backwash Units for Salons in 2022

March 9, 2022 | Posted by Buy-Rite Beauty

A backwash unit can make or break how a client feels about their experience at your salon. Providing a comfortable unit for them and a durable, functional backwash for you is essential. Making the right investment can be hard with so many options on the market – so how do you know which one is right for you? Our experts at Buy-Rite took a look at our best-sellers, best prices, and top-quality shampoo backwash units to bring you the best – and most stylish – shampoo backwash units of 2022!

1. Lexus Backwash Unit

Give your client a comfortable, deluxe experience at a great price with our 5th running best-seller, the Lexus Shampoo Backwash Unit. Its modern European style features high-density foam padding, an extra-wide seat, kick-out leg rest, custom-fit neck rest, and a tilting porcelain shampoo bowl sure to leave your clients at ease for any length of service. The cutting-edge Lexus Backwash Unit is available in four durable vinyl options, and the porcelain shampoo bowl is available in white or black, giving you the ability to customize the look of your units for your salon. Additionally, this unit comes with a European-style single-handle faucet, a durable shampoo hose and shower head, and a vacuum breaker so you don’t need to buy any extra hardware.

2. Oasis Backwash Unit

The Oasis Backwash Unit combines style and comfort to create a balanced shampoo unit that you and your clients will love and it’s a great price! Your clients will bask in luxury with the ergonomically designed head pedestal and thick, cozy cushion with lumbar support. The ergonomic lounging structure and layout are perfect for services beyond a basic wash, keeping your client comfortable for head massages and waxing. The sturdy fiberglass base has two stylish chrome feet, and the unit features an extra-large shampoo bowl, a head pedestal with an anti-bacterial rubber cover, a durable hose and nozzle, and a single-lever faucet making the stylist’s job a breeze. If you’re looking for comfort and ease for both the client and the stylist, the Oasis Backwash Unit is perfect for you.

3. Chelsea Backwash Unit

Presenting a modern take on a classic style, the Chelsea Backwash Unit combines comfort, quality, and old-school glamour to bring your salon to the next level! Featuring a wide, tall tufted seat-back, a soft foam-filled vinyl seat cushion, and a tilting porcelain shampoo bowl with a custom-fitting neck rest, your guests are sure to feel pampered and comfortable during their service. The Chelsea is available in 2 colors, with the porcelain shampoo bowl available in black or white. The Chelsea Backwash Unit was made with a stylist’s busy schedule in mind – its European-style single handle faucet, durable shampoo hose, and removable seat cushion make this unit easy to use and clean up between clients.

4. Luna Backwash Unit

The Luna Backwash Unit is great for anyone looking for a sleek, modern style to compliment their salon interior at a steal! Not only is the Luna stylish, but it is extremely sturdy, durable, and comfortable. The kick-out, lever-activated leg rest, tilting porcelain shampoo bowl, and extra-wide seat with high-density foam padding create a sumptuous experience for your clients, while the European style single-handed faucet and durable chrome shampoo hose make services easier for the stylist.

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5. Shelby Backwash Unit

If you’re looking for shampoo backwash units that combine quality, style, functionality, and a great price, the Shelby Backwash Unit is for you! Designed with client comfort in mind, this shampoo backwash unit puts your client at the perfect angle for their head to lay comfortably in the bowl, provides extra lumbar support for their back, and features an extra-wide cushioned seat for ultimate relaxation. The unit is also made with stylist comfort in mind, with a dual-function nozzle, single handle fixture, and a built-in vacuum breaker. The Shelby’s durable vinyl comes in 5 color options, and the deep tilting porcelain bowl is available in black or white, allowing you to customize your units for your salon’s needs.

6. Icon Backwash Unit

The Icon Backwash Unit is beautifully embroidered with a quilted pattern on the outside of the arms and is the perfect match with the popular Icon Styling Chair and Icon All-Purpose Chair. Designed with client comfort in mind, this backwash unit puts your client at the perfect angle for their head to lay comfortably in the bowl while providing extra lumbar support for their back. Icon shampoo backwash units feature a deep tilting porcelain shampoo bowl that is available in black or white and is outfitted with a dual function nozzle, single handle fixture, and a built-in vacuum breaker. This shampoo unit is extremely stylish and comfortable making it the perfect addition to any salon or spa. For design continuity, we also offer the matching Icon Styling Chair and Icon All-Purpose Chair that is a perfect match when any are paired together.

7. Collins 2875 Sann Comfort Wash

The expertly designed Collins Sann Comfort Backwash Unit has it all! This modern chair will give your salon style and class while bringing you tailored comfort and functionality. It provides hands-on accommodations, from the motorized front-to-back adjustment catering to every height, to the motorized footrest for ultimate comfort, to the tilting shampoo bowl mounted to the solid surface countertop. These shampoo backwash units have all the bells and whistles that will surely make an impact on your salon, all you need to do is select from the variety of laminate and upholstery colors to make it the perfect fit for you! 

8. Pibbs Luca Backwash Unit

If you’re looking for high-end shampoo backwash units durably made and at a great price for their longevity, look no further than the Pibbs Luca Backwash Unit! The Luca is manufactured in the USA, and is available in 40 durable, custom vinyl colors (with 2 options for the porcelain bowl), giving you the chance to design the look of your shampoo backwash units to be completely unique to your salon! Designed with client comfort in mind, this backwash unit features an extra-wide adjustable sliding seat that sits atop a strong, beautifully finished metal base, an extra-large tilting Italian porcelain bowl, and soft, upholstered armrests, providing your clients with a luxurious experience. The Luca Backwash Unit is part of the Luca Collection by Pibbs, sold exclusively through Buy-Rite!

9. Belvedere BU14 Nova Backwash Unit

The Belvedere BU14 Nova Backwash Unit is one piece of the Nova seating family by Belvedere and features Belvedere’s famous cast iron porcelain enamel 8600 pivoting shampoo bowl. It’s designed with client comfort in mind, complete with fully upholstered, padded armrests, and an extra-wide seat. This unit perfectly balances practicality with comfort: the distinct quilted stitch pattern along the exterior sides adds a beautiful design element to the unit, while the smooth vinyl interior makes clean-up a breeze. The Nova backwash unit’s seat is also liftable to allow for quick access to the plumbing as well as easy installation. With 115 vinyl color options and 33 unique bowl colors, you can easily customize this unit to match your salon’s style and decor – or pair it with the Nova Styling Chair and the Nova Dryer Chair for design continuity throughout your space.

Belvedere BU14 Nova Backwash Unit
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