Best Hair Salons in Columbus

Why These Hair Salons?

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

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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

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 43215


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 43204


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 43214


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 43235


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