Laurels
Best Hair Salons in
New York City
2017

Why These Hair Salons?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored hair salons on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best hair salons in New York, NY.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Alibi NYC Hair Salon

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.

New York, NY(212) 219-2806

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Amoy Couture Hair

Amoy Couture Hair is an Upper East Side salon that regularly styles celebrities and aims to provide everyday clients with celebrity treatment. The stylists boast vast technical expertise with every hair type and use the exclusive Rene Furterer line of hair products alongside the salon's own Amoy Couture Hair products to create gorgeous, stronger, and healthier hair. Clients can enjoy a variety of services including Brazilian blowouts, haircuts, updos, hair extensions, coloring, and highlights.

New York, NY(212) 529-5153

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Angelo David Salon

For over 20 years, Angelo David Salon in Midtown Manhattan has styled and cut women's hair. The salon specializes in hair extensions and hair loss solutions, providing 30-minute consultations to ensure the extensions match a client's hair perfectly. The salon offers a line of Couture Hair Colors and Additions to lengthen and volumize hair. Thinning services, bridal services, makeup application, eyebrow shaping, smoothing and waxing, and conditioning treatments are also provided.

New York, NY(212) 883-6620

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Butterfly Studio Salon

Founded in 2001, Butterfly Studio Salon focuses on developing client loyalty and friendships by providing exceptional hair styling and customer service in a relaxed yet sophisticated salon. The stylists are equipped to execute high-quality hair styling and cuts, faux bangs, hair accessories, coloring, brow shaping, red carpet extensions, hot heads, and klix. Makeup, blow-drying, and dry style tutorials are available at the salon. Butterfly Studio's founder, Kattia Solano, has over 20 years of professional stylist experience and was recently named one of the top four stylists in Manhattan by Allure magazine.

New York, NY(212) 253-2100

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CarLeo Hair Salon

CarLeo Hair Salon is a full-service Manhattan salon with men's and women's cuts, nail care, and waxing. The salon was founded in 2012 with the mission to treat every client like a celebrity by providing both luxury and professionalism. The stylists aim to create unique hairdos in a timely fashion to accommodate clients' busy schedules. Hair services begin at $35, and hair treatments, coloring, nails, waxing, and more are available.

New York, NY(212) 354-1006

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Fabio Doti Hair

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.

New York, NY(917) 261-6865

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Garden New York

Originally started in Tokyo, Garden New York aims to give designer cuts that provide confidence and energy to their clients. The stylists are passionate and meticulous and provide services near Bleecker Playground including a variety of cuts and bang trims, coloring and highlights, perm, straight perm, and blowouts. Updos and makeup for special events are also available.

New York, NY(212) 647-9303

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Heritage Hair NYC

Heritage Hair NYC is a Lower East Side full service hair salon that caters to every lifestyle, personal style, and hair texture. An in-demand and innovative runway and celebrity stylist leads the team of stylists in a relaxed yet professional atmosphere. The stylists provide high-quality treatments and services including haircuts, styling, texturing, treatments, coloring, balayage highlights, bridal styling, and blow drying and styling lessons.

New York, NY(646) 858-0032

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Hiro Haraguchi Hair Salon

The owner of Hiro Haraguchi Hair Salon has over 30 years of experience combining his Japanese training and philosophy with Western hair types to produce internationally chic looks. The salon caters to the specific needs and goals of its clients and treats no hair the same. Services range from restorative hair treatment and scalp detox to permanent waving, color, hair straightening, makeup, and spa services.

New York, NY(212) 593-3030

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Lovella NYC

Off of East 68th and Second Ave., Lovella NYC possesses a passion for people, hair, and exceptional customer service. The stylists pride themselves on their creativity and talent and strive to establish longstanding relationships with clients. Clients can enjoy coffee or wine while at the salon and can choose from a selection of services including coloring, haircuts, styling, conditioning and keratin treatments, hair extensions, makeup application, and bridal looks.

New York, NY(212) 570-4441

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Mark De Alwis Salon

Mark De Alwis Salon is a Midtown East salon dedicated to creating a loyal following of clients by delivering exceptional styling and coloring. Mark De Alwis is known for his precision haircuts and trademark highlights, as well as creating new looks that fit both his male and female clients flawlessly. The salon's range of services includes haircuts, dimensional color, highlights, color correction, bridal styling and updos, keratin straightening treatments, body wave and perms, hair and scalp conditioning, and makeup applications. The salon offers free consultations and membership in its Loyalty Program, and clients can enjoy complimentary beverages and free wi-fi during their visit.

New York, NY(212) 355-6070

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Parlor Hair Salon

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.

New York, NY(212) 673-5520

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Riah

Operating in Nolita since 1985, Riah's two seat salon serves men and women of all hair types and textures. The salon's color offerings are all executed with Robert Craig products. Other services include basic cuts, Brazilian blowouts, updo styling, shampoo and blow-dry combos, single process color, glazing, and highlights.

New York, NY(646) 421-5909

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Roman K Salon

Roman K Salon's goal is to enhance natural beauty and personality by providing exceptional hair styling and services in two locations, the TriBeCa salon and the 5th Ave. salon. Services designed to complement each client's style include Hotheads hair extensions, wedding hair, cuts and trims, highlights, treatments, and relaxers. Fashion Times listed Roman K Salon as a Best NYC Hair Salon.

New York, NY(212) 951-1137

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Salon Riz

Salon Riz is an Upper West Side salon particularly sought after for bridal styling. The salon's founder Mike Riz was voted one of New York's Best Hair Stylists by Time Out New York. The variety of services includes men's and women's cuts, styling, conditioning and keratin treatments, and coloring. The stylist will provide house calls to clients unable to access the salon due to disability.

New York, NY(646) 309-5596

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Sam Brocato Salon

Sam Brocato owned and operated Lockworks USA in Louisiana before opening Sam Brocato Salon in 2008. The SoHo salon has forged its way as a trendsetter for styles and cuts while maintaining a homey atmosphere. The stylists strive to create distinctive looks and recommend and mix custom product blends for each client's needs and home care. Cuts range from $70-250, and other services include coloring, ombré, highlights, texturing, blowouts, thickening and lengthening extensions, shampoo bar treatments, and wedding hair. Clients can even relax in the state-of-the-art YuMe massage chairs throughout the salon. Sam Brocato Salon is a member of the Professional Beauty Association and Intercoiffure.

New York, NY(212) 334-3777

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Shampoo Avenue B

Operating since 2006, Shampoo Avenue B is an East Village hair salon committed to delivering consistent and on-trend hair styling. Services include men's and women's haircuts, blowouts, coloring and highlights, "punk" color service, keratin smoothing treatments, personalized conditioning, updos, and olaplex add-ons. Students and teachers receive a 10% discount on all services. New York Racked named Shampoo Avenue B as a Best Hair Salon, and Time Out New York listed the salon as the Best NYC Salon for Affordable Single-Process Color and Highlights. The salon has also been featured in NY Magazine, NY Post, Refinery 29, The Village Voice, and more.

New York, NY(212) 777-2031

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Vartali Hair Salon

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. 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.

New York, NY(212) 935-4640

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Vu Hair New York

With the goal to help clients escape from their busy lives, Vu Hair New York resides on the penthouse floor of The Peninsula New York and provides a comfortable environment for precision hair services. The caring and passionate stylists perform a range of cuts and styling, coloring, treatments, extensions, children's cuts, makeup application, bridal hair trials, and wedding day services.

New York, NY(212) 903-3081

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YGallery Salon

YGallery Salon in SoHo fuses the stylist's artistic endeavor with the unique individualism of each client. The natural flow of a client's hair leads each YGallery stylists' work in a full range of services, including women's and men's haircuts, coloring and highlights, balayage, ombre, relaxers, body wave, and keratin and conditioning treatments. Bridal services are available for the bride, groom, and entire bridal party. Broke & Chic called YGallery an NYC HotSpot, and Fashionatalie lists it as the Hottest Hair Salon in NYC.

New York, NY(212) 680-0117

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