Laurels
Best Hair Salons
in Columbus
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 Columbus, OH.

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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.

Akada Hair Salon

Akada Hair Salon in Columbus features stylists that “see the beauty in every woman, and know instinctively how to bring it out.” The salon offers a client appreciation program, where clients receive a $10 discount for any future service by referring a friend. Services include haircuts for women, men, and children, blow drying, styling, color, highlights, Brazilian blowouts, special event hair, as well as brow, lip, and chin waxing. Prices vary based on stylist experience and selection of services.

Columbus, OH(614) 488-9967

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Ambushed Salon

Ambushed Salon in Columbus is “Ohio’s only exclusively curly hair salon.” Clients can enjoy services such as curl shaping, styling, coloring, and products designed specifically for curly hair. The experience begins with a personalized consultation to assess each client’s needs, hair texture, and natural curl pattern. Pricing varies by stylist, with adult haircuts generally costing between $40 and $80.

Columbus, OH(614) 824-2067

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Andrew M. Salon Hair & Nail Spa

Andrew M. Salon Hair & Nail Spa in Columbus specializes in “elegant coiffure and classic finishing touches.” Both appointments and walk-ins are accepted Monday through Saturday. The salon offers haircuts, styling, color, waxing, manicures, pedicures, eyelash extensions. Clients can purchase retail products in-store.

Columbus, OH(614) 800-5825

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Blake Rose Salon & Spa

Blake Rose Salon & Spa in Columbus is an upscale boutique salon specializing in “award-winning hair styling and coloring, soothing massages, nail treatments, facials, and on-trend makeup applications.” The salon also offers specialty services, including wedding hair and makeup, eyelash and eyebrow tinting, Keratin and deep conditioning hair treatments, and gold collagen facials.

Columbus, OH(614) 824-5101

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Canvas Salon & Skin Bar

Canvas Salon & Skin Bar in Powell is a “unique beauty and hair salon specializing in the customization” of clients’ hair, skin, and makeup. The company was named Powell Business of the Year for 2015, and received a Salon Today Magazine’s Top 200 Salons Award in 2016. The salon offers haircuts, styling, color, blowouts, waxing, facials, makeup, and bridal services, as well as men’s haircuts and styling. Haircuts are priced according to stylist level, ranging from apprentice for $18 to experienced stylist for $42.

Powell, OH(614) 336-3942

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Cut N Blow Salon

Cut N Blow Salon was founded by Mike Schlebo and Rob Ortiz in Columbus as an “intersection of high fashion with an urban backdrop.” Appointments and walk-ins are welcome Tuesday through Saturday. The menu of services includes haircuts for men and women, color, foil highlights, color correction, Brazilian blowouts, thermal styling, special occasion hair, and waxing. Women’s cuts cost $45 and up, and men’s cuts are $22 and up.

Columbus, OH(614) 824-1619

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Free To Be Me Salon

Free To Be Me Salon in Dublin offers haircuts, styling, color, curling, relaxer applications, and nail services, as well as waxing and bridal makeup and hair. Pricing varies based on stylist experience and desired services, with women’s haircuts ranging from $27 to $46, and men’s cuts from $25 to $29. Children’s haircuts are also available.

Dublin, OH(614) 529-8650

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Funky Scissors

Funky Scissors in Dublin is a salon specializing in children’s haircuts and parties. Services for children include haircuts, updos, makeup, manicures, and “glamour experience” packages for girls. The “Glamour Party Experience” for birthday girls features one hour of fancy hairstyles, glitter tattoos, makeup, and manicures, plus 50 minutes in a party room for 12 or more guests. Clients must bring their own food, silverware, and birthday cake. Parties can be booked directly on the website.

Dublin, OH(614) 733-9090

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Majic Hair and Nail Salon

Majic Hair and Nail Salon has been providing Columbus with hair and nail care since 1995. Main services include haircuts for men, women, and children, artistic cutting and styling, color, flat ironing, natural nail care, waxing, and paraffin dip treatments. New clients receive $10 off any color or perm service by mentioning the company’s website ad. The salon also sells retail products, featuring brands such as ISO, Joico, Aquage, and Bain de Terre.

Columbus, OH(614) 275-0513

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Mallory Lane Salon & Gallery

Mallory Lane Salon & Gallery in Columbus offers hair extensions, Brazilian blowouts, haircuts, coloring, and specialty styling. The salon uses Alterna Bamboo hair care products, which are free of parabens, gluten, sodium chloride, phthalates, and synthetic color. Women’s haircuts are $45, men’s haircuts are $25, and specialty styling begins at $50.

Columbus, OH(614) 802-7899

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My Own Salon

My Own Salon in Columbus is owned by Steve and Wendy Thompson and offers stylists the opportunity to start hair salons. Steve is a member of the Ohio Independent Cosmetologist and Barber Association and wishes to provide stylists with the tools and resources needed to open independent salons. Steve and Wendy also provide free consultations and referrals for clients looking for new stylists.

Columbus, OH(614) 457-6086

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Phia Salon

Phia Salon in Columbus has been rated as one of Salon Today Magazine’s Top 200 Salons in America for six consecutive years and is a partner with Aveda. In addition to services such as haircuts, color, styling, waxing, hair extensions, mini facials, and makeup, the salon offers a complimentary “Aveda Sensory Experience” to relax and rejuvenate clients, as well as an “Aveda Finishing Touch” at the end of service. Guests are pampered in a down to earth and “snob-free” environment.

Columbus, OH(614) 929-5121

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Refuge at the Mill Salon

Refuge at the Mill Salon in Gahanna offers nail, hair, makeup, and massage services, as well as selling medical grade and natural retail products. The salon is locally owned and can be booked for private spa parties. Deep tissue, sports, Swedish, pregnancy, and relaxation massages are available for 30, 60, or 90 minutes, at varying rates.

Gahanna, OH(614) 478-3984

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Salon Elevation

Salon Elevation of Gahanna offers “chic and innovative style in a full-service salon.” The company is open Tuesday through Saturday and features hair, nail, and skin services. Prices for hair styling vary based on stylist and hair length, but consultations and bang trims are complimentary. Spa pedicures are $40 and natural nail manicures are available for $23.

Gahanna, OH(614) 934-5341

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Salon on Park

Salon on Park features haircuts and styling for men, women, and children. The Worthington salon is currently offering $20 off any service for new clients who mention the company’s website. Hair services include cuts, styling, special event hair, coloring, and perms. Relaxers, rod sets, twists, braids, and flat ironing are available for clients with textured hair.

Worthington, OH(614) 885-8200

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Studio H

Studio H in Columbus is a hair salon open Tuesday through Saturday and accepting both appointments and walk-ins. Services for men include haircuts, color, buzzing, shaving, and eyebrow waxing, while services for women include haircuts, blow drying, styling, updos, highlights, and waxing. Men’s haircuts are $27, and women’s haircuts start at $40.

Columbus, OH(614) 485-0523

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Styles by Chris

Styles by Chris of Columbus was founded in 2001 by Christine Carpenter. The salon has received the “Best in Dublin” Award for hair coloring in 2011, 2012, and 2013, as well as a variety of bridal awards. The menu of services includes haircuts, styling, color, waving, straightening, and smoothing, as well as hair extensions, makeup, and retail products. Appointments can be booked directly on the company’s website.

Columbus, OH(614) 316-6475

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Synergi Salon

Synergi Salon in Gahanna’s StoneRidge Plaza was opened in 2006 by master stylist Karen Gary. The salon specializes in natural, textured hair by offering chemical-free color, haircuts, and styling and by training women to achieve strong, thick, and healthy hair without the use of relaxers. “Get It Strait!” workshops, which are free and open to the public, show women strategies to accomplish natural, healthy, and beautiful hair without chemicals.

Columbus, OH(614) 231-3463

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