Laurels

Best Hair Salons
in Raleigh
2021

Why These Hair Salons?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Raleigh Hair Salons on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 95 63 17

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Kim Catalano Salon FEATURED Expertise

Owned by Kim Catalano, an internationally-trained master stylist, Kim Catalano Salon is located in North Raleigh and has served the surrounding areas since 1999. The salon's specialties include precision haircuts, balayage, organic hair coloring, and pastel fashion colors. It also offers highlights, conditioning treatments, and sparkling hair tinsel. The salon provides an intimate, quiet, and friendly atmosphere; and it uses long-lasting organic color products to help clients maintain the healthiest hair possible. Clients praise the quality and consistency of services.

9424 Falls Of Neuse Road, Salon Lofts #24
Raleigh, NC 27615

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Aura Salon and Boutique

Aura Salon and Boutique is a Durham business that is also a day spa that caters to hair of different textures and needs. Hair services include shampoo and blow dry for men and women, haircuts for men and women, keratin treatment, perms, relaxers, single and double process color, highlights, full sew-in weaves, and partial weaves. Spa services include facials, nail care, pedicure care, waxing, eyelash extensions, and nail enhancements. Aura Salon and Boutique also offers bridal packages for hair and makeup.

Durham, NC 27707

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Blown Away

Blown Away is a Raleigh blow dry bar that provides a variety of blowouts while clients can sip champagne. All blowouts are one price and include a wash and style. Styles include curls, straightened, big and voluminous, and beachy waves. There are also blowouts for kids 10 and under, for men, and blowouts with extensions, with hair treatment, and with a head and neck massage. Blown Away also hosts blow dry parties. Clients appreciate the quality of the service and the welcoming environment.

Raleigh, NC 27609

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Bottega Hair Studio

Bottega Hair Studio is a Raleigh business that is a Kevin Murphy premier salon. Services include haircuts for women and men, single process color, balayage, partial, ¾, and full foil, glaze, men’s camo, texture treatments, conditioning treatments, updo, blow dry and style, Bottega blowout, extensions, special event and bridal styling, and swept-do. Bottega Hair Studio also offers a bridal package. Clients remark on the atmosphere and the quality of services.

Raleigh, NC 27603

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Citrine Salon

Citrine Salon is a Chapel Hill business that is eco-friendly and that provides hair and skin services. Hair services include men’s, women’s, and children’s haircuts, deep conditioning, blowout, color for men and women, highlights and balayage, corrective color, spiral curl, keratin treatments by appointment, waves, and anti-curl. Citrine Salon has won awards including being named one of Elle magazine’s Top 100 Salons for the fourth time and Chapel Hill Magazine’s 2016 “Reader’s Choice” award. Clients remark on the atmosphere and the stylists’ professionalism and skill.

Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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Fancy Knot Salon

Fancy Knot Salon is a Raleigh business that provides hair, waxing, and makeup services. The salon’s hair services include men’s, women’s, and children’s haircuts, bang trim, blowout, color, partial and full highlights, men’s color, conditioning treatments, root touch-up, agave smoothing treatments, updos, and extensions. Waxing services are for full face, chin, lip, brow shaping, and brow tinting. Makeup services are traditional makeup, airbrush makeup, and temporary lashes.

Raleigh, NC 27615

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Lux Salon

Lux Salon is a Raleigh business that is owned by four sisters and offers hair and waxing services. Hair services include haircuts for men, women, and children, shampoo, blowout, and style, all over color, partial and full highlights, men’s highlights and camo color, balayage, ombre, Olaplex, color retouch, brow color, keratin smoothing treatment, and conditioning treatments. Lux Salon also offers facial waxing services and various packages.

Raleigh, NC 27613

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North Raleigh Salon and Spa

North Raleigh Salon and Spa is a Raleigh business that serves clients seven days a week. The salon provides services for hands, feet, face, body, and hair. Hair services include all over color, partial and full foil, retouch, color blocking, haircuts for women, men, and children, straight perm, permanent wave, keratin treatment, and deep conditioning treatment. Clients appreciate the environment and professionalism.

Raleigh, NC 27614

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Posh The Salon

Posh The Salon is a Durham business that provides services for the hair and skin. Hair services include haircuts for men, women, and children, beard, neck, or bang trim, shampoo and style, permanent thermal straightening, keratin smoothing treatment, perm, waving, Brazilian blowout express, hair extensions, hair coloring, and updos and bridal party hair styling. Skin services include facial and body waxing, facials, eye and lip treatments, microzone treatments, spray tanning, makeup application, and brow and lash tinting. Clients appreciate the stylists’ knowledge and professionalism.

Durham, NC 27701

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Salon 93

Salon 93 is a Morrisville family owned and operated business that aims to create an unforgettable experience for clients. Hair services include hair shaping for men, women, and children, Japanese straightening, retexturizing, beach waves, color gloss, glaze, partial and full highlights, men’s color, scalp treatments, Brazilian blow out, keratin, flat iron, curling iron, senior wash and set, and regular and bridal updo. Other services are eyebrow, chin, and lip wax and makeup. Clients appreciate the friendly environment and the stylists’ professionalism and quality of service.

Morrisville, NC 27560

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Scott Musgrave Hair

Scott Musgrave Hair is a Cary business that specializes in women with curly hair. Scott teaches his clients how to embrace their curls and doesn’t allow any flat ironing, chemical straighteners, or combs in his salon. He created The MagiCurl Application Process, founded Curly Hair Artistry, and was voted one of the world’s 15 best curly hair stylists. Clients remark on Scott’s cutting technique and the education he provides.

Cary, NC 27511

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Sophia Sunflower Salon, Inc.

Sophia Sunflower Salon, Inc. is a Raleigh business that specializes in natural styles for curly hair and has been serving clients for over 16 years. Services include braids, locs, flat twists, haircuts, twist outs, rod sets, blowouts, roller sets, twists and coils, hair treatments, and artificial hair applications. Sophia Sunflower Salon has a line of natural hair products called MYHoneyChild. Clients remark on the products and Krika’s professionalism and patience.

Raleigh, NC 27603

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The Sky Parlor Salon

The Sky Parlor Salon is a Raleigh business that takes pride in being different and really listens to clients. The business provides clients with complementary soda, beer, or wine. Services include haircuts for women, men, and children, color retouch, all over color, partial and full foil highlights, color and haircut, balayage, ombre, keratin treatment, blowout, ammonia-free color and lightener, bridal hair and makeup, special occasion styles and makeup, and facial waxing. Clients appreciate their knowledge and the welcoming environment.

Raleigh, NC 27615

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Tresses by Timesha

Tresses by Timesha is a Raleigh hair salon that specializes in natural hair care. Owner Timesha has over 14 years’ hair industry experience. Services include cleansing and conditioning, African threading, haircut, twists, braids, locs, custom color, trim, shape up, consultation, hair and scalp treatments, tension blowout, and children’s cornrows and other styles. Clients appreciate Timesha’s talent and professionalism.

Raleigh, NC 27615

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Triniti Salon

Triniti Salon is a Cary business that has been serving clients in the Triangle and Cary since 2014. Services are haircuts for men and women which include shampoo, conditioning, a scalp massage, and blow dry, smoothing treatments, all over color, balayage, full, partial, and halo highlights, single process color, hair extensions, and special occasion and bridal styles. Triniti Salon also offers manicures and pedicures. Clients remark on the fun atmosphere and the stylists’ professionalism.

Cary, NC 27513

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