Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Backed by 15 years of experience in international and domestic hair fashions, the owner of Marquin Salon, Marquin Montgomery Martha, leads a team of savvy stylists that cuts, sculpts, and reconditions hair for men and women. Trained at prestigious European schools in Paris and London, Marquin shares his comprehensive understanding of haircare techniques and styles as an educator for L’Oreal USA. At the salon, name-brand products such as Rene Furterer and La-Brasiliana subjugate unruly tresses while the scissor-wielding staff shears locks into chic bobs or luscious layers. Reconditioning services, such as deep treatments and keratin smoothing treatments, tame frizzy or overly wavy strands while repairing damage incurred from chemical treatments or from challenging Zeus to a game of tag.
“I got to meet with the owner, he cut my hair and he did an excellent job.”
“Honestly one of the most superb salons that I have been to in Chicago. Caring and quality customer service, you can definitely trust that you'll recieve the cut you...”
“Honestly one of the most superb salons that I have been to in Chicago. Caring and quality customer service, you can definitely trust that you'll recieve the cut you want here!”