Surrounded by the cool tones of Salon 141’s icelandic blue walls and chocolate wood-framed mirrors, stylists cultivate face-flattering cuts tailored to the client's lifestyle. Helmed by stylist Suzzanne and manicurist Lisa, each who draw on 18 years of expertise, the team performs Keratin treatments and Brazilian blowouts to straighten frazzled manes, while experienced aestheticians wax away unwanted hair, revitalize visages with custom facials, or foster a UV-free glow with a full-body airbrush tan. Clients can also relax as a certified manicurist spoils nails with mani-padis, Shellac polish, and oral histories of little piggies and their entrepreneurial exploits.
Since the 1960s, family-owned-and-operated Salon de Colores has been sprucing their clientele with refreshing haircuts, styles, and color. The salon’s styling team incorporates Paul Mitchell shampoos and conditioners into its repertoire of hair services, which includes blowouts, ombre color techniques, men’s beard color, and highlights.
Robin’s on Broadway, located in an elegant white Victorian house in Hillsdale, houses a collective of professional hair designers who specialize in creative hairstyling and custom and corrective coloring. The staff retools looks with a laundry list of services, eradicating unwanted bristles with waxing treatments and helping minimize the appearance of thinning hair. Cutting everything but corners, the salon relies on top-of-the-line products from such brands as Bumble and bumble, Aveda, and Biomega.
“I have been going to Elan for almost 20 years. My daughter and I won’t trust anyone else to cut our hair.” This testimonial from one of Elan Hair Salon and Spa’s loyal customers echoes the general trend of most clients’ sentiments about the beautifying emporium, its welcoming ambience, and professional staff. Inside the newly renovated space, clients glide across sleek hardwood floors toward hair stations, eyebrow stations, the nail room, or the facial room. Once settled, they bask in services administered by a staff that undergoes ongoing training in the latest trends, such as pixie haircuts and ombre eyebrow coloring. Clients also have their pick of professional products from brands such as Redken, MoroccanOil, La-Brasiliana, and Sothys of Paris.
Changing Heads Salon is housed in a historic building that was constructed in 1865 as a general store. Inside, you'll find original wooden beams and maple floors. The building may be old-fashioned, but the stylists are not. With an eye for the artistic and the progressive, staff members—whose work has appeared on television and in magazines—keep things fresh with couture hair design that includes cuts, coloring, and reconstructive treatments.
Lash extensions, skin care, and makeup services add more makeover options; for the whole package, you can take advantage of the salon's fashion concierge service. Participants are paired with a professional stylist who helps them assemble a wardrobe that flatters their looks and gives their closets the confidence to evict freeloading skeletons.
Salon S, a stylish space backed by 30 years of tradition, caters to crew-cut crusaders and beehive brandishers alike with a variety of services. The custom haircut includes a complimentary shampooing, conditioning, and blow drying ($55 for women, $35 for men) and pairs vibrantly with an all-over color treatment ($50 base price for single process). Beyond beautifying follicular bundles, Salon S also whips finer areas into shape with custom make-up applications ($55+) and waxing care for the lips ($10), brows ($15), and Brazil ($45). All services come standard with a personally tailored touch and the atmospheric pleasures of vibrant, in-house track lighting and soothing, earth-toned walls.