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Best Hair Salons in New York, NY

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1739 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10128

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4.7 (327)
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3.5 (44)
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4.7 (14)

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Fabio's Hair & Color Studio aims to give individuals in New York City the style that suits them. Its offered hair color services include mini highlight, ombre color, balayage, and re-growth touch-up. The salon's hairstylists provide hair cut and blow-dry, clipper cut, and bangs trim. The staff members of the studio conduct an in-depth consultation with customers prior to their appointment to assess their hair and style changes. In addition, the stylists conduct scalp, keratin, and deep conditioning treatments.

  • Color / Dye

397 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10016

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5.0 (521)
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4.0 (288)
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5.0 (51)

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Shear Bliss NYC Salon has been serving New York City for more than 17 years. Owners Lana K and Christine M partnered up to open the salon with the goal of making customers beautiful and confident. Shear Bliss NYC offers a variety of services such as hair color, highlights, balayage, color correction, hair extensions, and botox hair treatment. The salon also offers a two-week period where customers can come in for any necessary adjustments after their initial appointment.

  • Spa Services
  • Waxing

New York, NY 10012

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Alibi NYC Hair Salon launched in 2010 and has established itself as a go-to hair salon in downtown SoHo. Clients can relax in the upscale yet relaxed atmosphere with wine, house cocktails, and organic teas while receiving a stylish haircut that emphasizes natural beauty and face shape. Services include sculpting, coloring, highlights, ombre, balayage, bridal makeup and hair, and blowouts. The stylists provide a complimentary hair consultation to discuss which cuts will best suit each client.

  • Color / Dye
  • Women's Cuts

1711 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10128

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4.0 (621)
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4.0 (146)
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4.6 (53)

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Davida Salon is a full-service hair salon that serves clients in New York City. Aside from unique haircuts and hairstyles, the salon specializes in milbon treatment, olaplex treatment, brazilian blowout, balayage or ombre, color correction, and hair extensions. The team offers the latest in hair fashion and trends and now uses Oribe as their newest treatment and product line. One customer who was new to having a color treatment appreciated the step-by-step explanation the company provided.

  • Color / Dye
  • Women's Cuts

248 Broome Street, New York, NY 10002

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4.0 (303)
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4.0 (113)

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Fringe Les has been delivering a broad range of services to clients in New York City since 2004. It offers haircuts, styling, single or double process hair coloring, color correction, and full head or half head highlights. The salon provides hair color using fantasy colors such as blue, green, purple, or pink. Owner and master stylist Amy Schiappa has been featured as one of NYC's top stylists in multiple media platforms like the New York Times. Additionally, Fringe Less has been featured in Jetsetter Magazine.

  • Color / Dye
  • Men's Cuts
  • Women's Cuts

115 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022

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4.5 (28)
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5.0 (27)

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Vartali Hair Salon is an upscale salon with over 30 years of experience specializing in stylish cuts that are easy to maintain, beautiful coloring and highlighting, blowouts, and updos. It provides services to clients in New York City. Among the salon's various hair treatments are hair relaxers, hair straighteners, hair extensions, and keratin treatment. Additionally, clients can take advantage of the salon's makeover services including make-up, waxing, manicures, and pedicures. The salon is known for its attentive service and artistic approach to hair design.

  • Makeup Application
  • Color / Dye

323 West 11th Street, New York, NY 10014

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4.5 (51)
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5.0 (3)

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Garden New York is a hair salon that serves clients from the city and its nearby areas. The salon provides a wide range of services such as hair cuts, roots touch up, double colors, and full and partial highlights. Straight and digital perms are also available. Its team of professional stylists is led by Taka and Masumi , who are committed to providing clients a relaxing environment during the service. Taka and Masumi has received training 15years over in Tokyo and New York salons as well.

  • Color / Dye
  • Online Booking
  • Men's Cuts

35 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036

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4.0 (155)
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4.0 (61)
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4.8 (1)

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Christo NYC is a hair salon that serves clients in New York City and nearby areas. The company provides a wide range of services such as haircuts, hair styling, and hair extensions. Coloring services like highlights, lowlights, and color correction are also available. The business has been operating since 2002. It was founded by Christo Curlisto, also knowns as the King of Curls. He is a professional hairstylist who has been in the industry for 40 years.

  • Color / Dye

223 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013

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4.0 (354)
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4.0 (225)
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4.6 (52)

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Fox & Jane - Bowery is a locally owned hair salon serving New York City. Its team of professionals works with different hair lengths and textures. These stylists also have their own specialties, such as color formulations, baby lights, hair painting, textured cuts, and razor cuts. Additionally, they offer advanced cuts, glossing treatments, styling for special events, and bold, pastel, or platinum color services. Lastly, Fox & Jane was featured in different magazines, including Allure, Elle, Reader's Digest, Redbook, and Seventeen.

  • Color / Dye

442 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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4.5 (135)
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5.0 (1)

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Parlor Hair Salon focuses on the craft of hairdressing, combining contemporary trends and styling methods with excellent customer service to transform all hair textures into a fresh and current look. The salon has two locations in Brooklyn and East Village, and haircuts are priced depending on the stylist, with cuts by junior stylists and new talent ranging from $65-75 and cuts with advanced and master stylists ranging up to $150. Before coloring, clients are required to have a consultation with the stylist to achieve ultimate satisfaction with the chosen coloring and products. The salon adds on complimentary services during coloring sessions, including Aveda Hand Relief treatments and makeup refreshers.

  • Color / Dye
  • Men's Cuts
  • Children's Cuts

888 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

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4.0 (193)
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4.5 (135)
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4.9 (56)

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Timothy John's Salon caters to the New York City area's needs for personalized and planet-friendly hair care services. The salon aims to ensure that its experts are comprehensively trained to handle haircuts, detailed highlighting, and styling needs. It also works to achieve precision in its services which include hair extension work, conditioning, and keratin treatments. The salon has been in business since 2001 and was founded by Timothy John, who has a background in intercoiffure hairstyling techniques.

  • Color / Dye
  • Children's Cuts

74 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10003

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5.0 (325)
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4.9 (167)

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Rogue House Salon is a full-service modern boutique salon serving New York City residents. Its hairstylists provide hair extension and styling as well as chemical treatment services using multiple "Swag Packages" such as "Hair Envy" and "Hair Pullup." They also handle personalized haircut designs and can style bangs. Rogue House Salon works on full root touch-ups and bridal hair. Its salon shop offers various braids, styling products, and hairdressing supplies.

  • Women's Cuts

248 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

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4.0 (255)
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4.0 (170)
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5.0 (5)

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23rd Street Hair Salon is a unisex hair salon that serves clients in New York City and nearby areas. Established in 2007, it offers hair cutting, styling, coloring, and treatments. Its professionals are able to perform a wide range of cuts and styles. It also uses products and techniques that are safe for its customers. 23rd Street Hair Salon also handles other beauty services such as threading, eyelash extensions, hair braiding, and day-of-event makeup and hairstyling.

  • Makeup Application
  • Color / Dye

822 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

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4.0 (379)
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4.0 (116)

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Valentino & Jet is a New York-based salon serving clients in the metro since 2014. Its services include cut, single and double process coloring, updo styling, highlights, perming, and balayage. In addition, the stylists use salon-grade hair care products such as Kérastase, Olaplex, Aveda, and Wella. Hair treatments include conditioning, Brazilian blowout, and keratin. Valentino & Jet also offers a wide range of facials such as microneedling, oxygen infusion, restorative hydrofacial, prenatal, anti-acne, and mask relief (maskne).

  • Color / Dye
  • Online Booking
  • Men's Cuts

13 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011

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4.0 (40)
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4.5 (14)

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Leslie Ellen Curly Hair Salon NYC is a full-service business with a location in New York City that specializes in styling and treating curly hair. The salon offers clients an array of services that include Brazilian keratin treatments, hair coloring, highlights, and cutting and styling. Leslie Ellen Abbate has undergone training in Vidal Sassoon and has over two decades of industry experience. Clients praise Leslie for her insightful consultations and quality work as a stylist and colorist.

  • Color / Dye
  • Perms
  • Women's Cuts

52 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10010

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5.0 (289)
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4.0 (133)
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5.0 (35)

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New York City-based Aerea Salon NYC offers its clientele hairstyling and makeup services. It specializes in precision cutting, Brazilian blowouts, Balayage highlights, Olaplex treatment, Japanese hair straightening, and Ombre color technique for hair styling. It also offers wedding makeup and hair services that include bridal hair and wedding makeup. Its stylists focus on the bride and not on the hair nor makeup. Aerea Salon NYC has been featured in Cosmopolitan and Long Island Bride & Groom magazines.

  • Makeup Application

108 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10006

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4.5 (136)
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5.0 (3)

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From edgy to classic styles, whether hair is straight, curly, long, or short, Fabio Doti Hair Salon strives to create a forward-thinking and refined style for clients while providing exceptional service. Located in the Financial District, the stylists at Fabio Doti consider the natural composition and shape of each customer's hair. The salon's services include women's designer cuts, men's creative cuts, blow drys, single process coloring, highlights, balayage, relaxers, Kerastase treatments, full makeup applications, and bridal services.

  • Color / Dye
  • Men's Cuts
  • Women's Cuts

60 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002

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4.5 (172)
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4.6 (69)

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HairThrone Salon is a woman-owned Lower East Side hair salon in New York. Founded in 2019, it attracts media professionals, prestigious digital artists and creators, medical leaders, beauty experts, and more. Its diverse client base trusts HairThorne Salon for industry-leading techniques and results for men and women alike. Owner Bianca Cox is an emerging entrepreneur and expert hair colorist and stylist who aims to establish herself as a recognized New York hair expert.

  • Color / Dye
  • Online Booking
  • Men's Cuts

Compare our Top Hair Salons

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Fabio's Hair & Color Studio
1739 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10128
Shear Bliss NYC Salon
397 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Alibi NYC Hair Salon
Davida Salon
1711 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10128
Fringe Les
248 Broome Street, New York, NY 10002
Vartali Salon
115 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022
Garden New York
323 West 11th Street, New York, NY 10014
Christo NYC
35 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
Fox & Jane - Bowery
223 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013
Parlor
442 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Timothy John's Salon
888 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10019
Rogue House Salon
74 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10003
23rd Street Hair Salon
248 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010
Valentino & Jet
822 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10019
Leslie Ellen Curly Hair Salon NYC
13 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011
Aerea Salon NYC
52 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10010
Fabio Doti Salon
108 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10006
HairThrone
60 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002

FAQs

  • Are home hair dyes as good as salon dye?

    While dye itself is often the same as home and salon dyes, the process that's involved in mixing the dye is far more intricate at the salon. Home dye kits contain standard amounts of dye and developer that need to be mixed prior to application. At the salon, stylists mix dyes and developers themselves and have more control over strength and color. This ensures the health of the hair can be protected, while the color of the hair is more suited to clients' preferences.

  • What products do salons use?

    Hair salons normally use high-quality products, including colors and color correctors, shampoos, conditioners, and styling products. Some of the most common brands seen in salons across the U.S. include Redken, Matrix, Paul Mitchell, and Rusk. With hair tools, stylists may use scissors, shears, and razors to cut and shape hair and a variety of combs, brushes, and heat tools to style clients' fresh cuts.

  • How much does hair coloring cost at a salon?

    The cost of hair coloring varies depending on several factors. Here are the national average costs for the most common hair coloring services:
  • How much do you tip a hairstylist and the salon staff?

    Tipping your hairstylist and salon staff is a great way to show your appreciation for their service. In most cases, a 20% tip is standard, but if a client is extremely pleased with the service, a larger tip is usually appreciated.

    Of course, in many salons, clients might encounter several staff members during a visit, including the stylist, salon owner, and shampooer. While the stylist’s tip is customary, it doesn’t hurt to supply a small tip for the shampooer, too. Most salon owners don't expect a tip if they don't provide the service.

  • How much do hair extensions cost at the salon? 

    The cost of hair extensions typically varies depending on the type of extensions and the amount of hair needed to achieve the clients' desired look. Here are the average costs for different extensions:
    • Tape-in extensions: $200
    • Glue-in extensions: $300 to $500
    • Sew-in extensions: $275
    • Weave: $100 to $600
    • Fusion: $200 to $1,000
  • Can all stylists do correctional hair coloring?

    Color-correction service is a long process that requires multiple salon visits. It's important that stylists undergo training specific to color correction, as corrective color solutions need to be customized to balance the color of hair and achieve desired results. Incorrectly performed color corrections can lead to severely damaged hair.

  • How much does it cost to fix a bad dye job?

    The cost of color correction depends on the color applied to the hair and the amount of hair on the clients' head. Color correction is a long process that can take between five and seven hours and is usually spread out over several weeks. This is especially true where hair has been dyed a darker color and needs to be lifted and re-dyed to a blonde shade. On average, clients can expect to pay about $100 for each hour spent with the stylist.