Penelope's Vanity

Hair & Styling
301 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA 22314 301 Cameron St., Alexandria Directions
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+17036833505
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55% of 38 customers recommended

No hair idea is impossible. Take your creative hair idea to Penelope's Vanity in Alexandria, VA and watch the stylists work their magic. Bring your skin back to life with a facial professionally done by this salon's expert aestheticians.

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  • Hours
    Sun-Mon
    Closed
    Tue-Fri
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Sat
    Closed

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Report | 3 years ago
Would not go back - I truly didn't like much of anything about this salon - the parking is hard to find and adds to the cost - I signed up for and paid for a facial with eyebrow tinting and she didn't do my eyebrows even though that's what the appt was for and I gave her the voucher in advance also - I know I should have asked about it at the end but by the time she finished the time was getting low on the parking meter and I just wanted to get out of there - the facial was ok - and she said I could come back and get further facials for $59.00 since she wouldn't have to split it with Groupon - really didn't do that much for me - will not go back
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Report | 3 years ago
Great service - great facial - thanks!
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Report | 3 years ago
I want a refund and I will contact Groupon shortly with regards to this matter.
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Report | 3 years ago
Nice experience, thank you
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Report | 4 years ago
What was suppose to be an hour facial was only 35 minutes. The technician was pleasant but crimped on products, used only cold water (brrrrrr) and basically gave a service I could have done better at home.
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Report | 4 years ago
I am going back again
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Report | 4 years ago
I loved Sandy's facial, the best I've very had, and I'll be back regularly.
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Report | 4 years ago
As the estetician was walking me back to the spa room, she changed course and ran out the front door after another customer, leaving me standing there in the middle of the salon for a few minutes. FInally, I asked the receptionist whether someone would show me to the spa room, which she did. The room is right off the hair styling floor and there's no door, only a curtain. I changed and laid on the table for a few minutes. The estetician still wasn't back. When she returned, she said she needed directions from the customer who had just left. Not a good first impression. The music from the salong floor competes with the soothing spa music because there's no door on the room. Also, I was freezing since the spa table wasn't heated and the estetician didn't use warm water.
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From Our Editors

Situated at the corner of a historic building in Old Town Alexandria, Penelope's Vanity looks as though it’s always been there. During the salon’s 18-year history, visitors have come to consider the salon a stress-free hub where they can leave their anxieties at the door and indulge in hours of time dedicated to themselves. The stylists’ ever-present hospitality is nowhere better exemplified than through the number of clients who stop in to chat or treat their hair to visiting hours with stylists on days they don’t have an appointment. After 5 p.m., the staff opens bottles of wine and champagne for clients to sip as they complete hair and skin treatments.

But the salon isn't only smiles and champagne. Under its neighborly exterior pulses a client-care philosophy rooted in providing superior haircare and skincare. The lead stylist helms the team with training from London's Vidal Sassoon school and excels at matching colors and cuts with guests’ lifestyles. With 18 years of experience in correcting complexions, the salon’s aesthetician is able to help clients overcome skin woes or indulge in an afternoon of pampering. During each shampoo, retexturing, and color service, the team treats hair with Aveda's organic, plant-based, eco-friendly products.

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Sun-Mon
Closed
Tue-Fri
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat
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