Popsugar June 5, 2023



The Best Hair Salons in Every Major City, According to Editors


When it comes to planning your next haircut, finding the best hair salon to visit can be a pain in the ass. Whether you've just moved to a new city and aren't sure where to start, or are searching for an expert when it comes to a specific style, it often takes lots of time and research before landing somewhere you feel comfortable. (You also want to make sure you're not stumbling across a spot with shady practices.) We know the struggle all too well, which is why we're here to help.

We've tapped POPSUGAR editors who have visited countless hair salons around the US and got suggestions for the best places to get your hair cut, categorized by every major city in America. Is it time for you to get that trim you've been putting off for months (or years)? We've got you. Or, if you're finally ready to try the "ghost layers" you've been hearing so much about on social media, we can send you in the right direction. No more scouring Yelp reviews or begging friends to introduce you to their hairstylist — everything you need to find the right salon for you is listed below.

Ahead, we've rounded up the best hair salons for haircuts in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Miami, Seattle, Austin, Chicago, and Atlanta.

Chicago: Maxine Salon

Founded by Maxine Kroll in 1986, Maxine Salon is known as one of the top spots to get your hair done in Chicago. Located within a townhouse, the space is understated yet still chic and modern. The expert team is known for creating seamless, trend-setting looks. You can expect to pay between $95-$160 for a haircut.

712 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611

Chicago: The Hair Loft Ltd

The Hair Loft Ltd is a modern salon located in the River North area of Chicago. The skillful staff specialize in everything from edgy cuts to classic cuts — whatever you're searching for, they've got you covered. Prices for haircuts range from $60-$90.

217 W Huron St, Chicago, IL 60654

Los Angeles: Mare Salon

Located in West Hollywood, Mare is a full-service salon founded by stylists Mara Roszak and Denis De Souza. The bright and airy space is home to some of Los Angeles's most talented stylists. Women's haircuts start at $250, while men's start at $125.

152 N Wetherly Dr, West Hollywood, CA 90048

Los Angeles: Starring Salon

Starring, a salon founded by hairdresser Ted Gibson, is one of the coolest salons we've ever seen. The interior is inspired by a "first-class cabin experience on an airplane," which is innovative, to say the least. If you're looking for more than just a haircut, and want an entire experience, Starring is the place to visit.

211 1/2 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Los Angeles: Nine Zero One Salon

Owned by stylists Nikki Lee and Riawna Capri, Nine Zero One boasts some of the biggest celebrity clients in the game — think Jennifer Lawrence, Selena Gomez, and Kate Hudson. The chic salon is located in West Hollywood, where you can expect to receive a haircut fit for a star.

901 Westbourne Dr, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Los Angeles: Andy LeCompte Salon

Founded by celebrity hairstylist Andy LeCompte, Andy LeCompte Salon is located in West Hollywood. The hands of the stylists at Andy LeCompte have touched the heads of stars such as Sophie Turner, Riley Keough, and Zoe Saldana. The luxurious space is also home to Ramon Garcia, the stylist who first created "ghost layers." Haircuts start at $200.

616 N Almont Dr, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Los Angeles: Mèche Salon

Founded by Tracy Cunningham — one of Hollywood's most famous colorists — and Neil Weisberg, Mèche is a Beverly Hills salon frequented by celebrities such as Megan Fox, Mariah Carey, and Margo Robbie. Whether you're seeking a simple trim or a dramatic chop, Mèche has you covered. Haircuts start at $175.

8820 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

New York: Cutler Salon

Founded by hairstylist Rodney Cutler, Cutler salon in Brooklyn is home to some of the most innovative stylists in the game. Whether it's time for you to finally try out the pixie cut you've been dreaming of, or you're ready to embrace curtain bangs, you're in good hands at Cutler. Prices for haircuts start at $120.

220 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

New York: Fox and Jane Salon

Fox and Jane, located in the Lower East Side, was founded by Lorean Cairns and Billy Canu. The salon has an array of different stylists who specialize in everything from razor cuts to specially tailored looks. You can expect to pay anywhere between $62-$115 for a haircut.

143 Ludlow St. New York, NY 10002

New York: Marie Robinson Salon

In 2010, Marie Robinson Salon was founded by colorist Marie Robinson and stylist Abell Oujaddou. Their list of clients is star studded and includes names like Emma Stone, Anne Hathaway, and Michelle Williams. Prices for haircuts range from $250-$350.

40 W 25th St 10th floor, New York, NY 10010

New York: Commune Salon

Commune, a rustic but modern salon located in Brooklyn, is the epitome of chic. The talented staff does it all, and you're guaranteed to leave with a look you're in love with.
Haircuts range from $80-$120, dependent on length and style.

185 Roebling St. Brooklyn, NY 11211

New York: Butterfly Studio Salon

Searching for a perfectly layered cut? You want to visit Butterfly Studio on Fifth Avenue. Founded by Kattia Solano, this impeccable salon boasts a team of stylists who work with clients on perfecting their hair goals. Prices for a haircut start at $100 for men and $125 for women.

149 5th Ave 2nd floor, New York, NY 10010

San Francisco: Spoke and Weal

Spoke & Weal has locations in all over the United States — it's that good. Owners Jon Reyman and Christine Thompson have put together a San Francisco- based team that focuses on getting clients the hair of their dreams. Haircuts range from $75-$800, depending on the stylist.

701 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA 94111

San Francisco: Population Salon

Founded by stylist Brian Belier, Population Salon boasts two different locations in San Francisco, one in NOPA and one in the Mission. Whatever location you choose, this the go-to salon for influencers and anyone looking to achieve hair perfection. Haircuts start at $95.

498 14th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
537 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117

San Francisco: Oro Salon

Oro Salon, located in Duboce Triangle, was founded by Jarr Von Samuel and Courtney Pittler. The talented staff is known for creating perfect lived-in cuts. Prices range from $100-$150 for a haircut.

435A Duboce Ave, San Francisco, CA 94117

Miami: IGK Miami

IGK Salon, founded by celeb stylists Franck & Leo Izquierdo, is one of the swankiest looking salons we've ever seen. If you've been searching for an upscale salon that delivers beachy, effortless hair, this is the spot for you. Haircuts start at $80 for men and $150 for women.

4240 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137

Miami: Dafne Evangelista Beauty Lounge

Located in Midtown Miami, Dafne Beauty Lounge is known for delivering personalized cuts as well as their celebrity clientele. The owner Dafne Evangelista, has touched the heads of Camila Cabello, Jessica Alba, and Emma Chamberlain, to name a few. Prices start at $120 for men and $150 for women.

3401 N Miami Ave Ste 215 (2nd floor, Miami, FL 33127

Austin: The Collective ATX

Tiffany Vogelpohl started The Collective ATX in 2017, and the salon continues to wow customers to this day. Whether you're looking for a simple trim, or if you want to add in extensions, the brilliant staff will talk you through the entire process. Prices for a haircut range from $75-$150.

1100 S Lamar Blvd #2135, Austin, TX 78704

Austin: Urban Betty Salon

Urban Betty Salon was opened in January 2005 by Chelle Neff. The full service salon boasts a first-rate staff who can promise you'll leave happy, no matter what. Clipper cuts range from $47-$93 and up, while haircuts range from $62-$112 and up.

1206 W 38th St Suite 1107, Austin, TX 78705

Seattle: Foxycut Salon

Foxycut Salon, a modern space that focuses on "dope" cuts and cool colors, is your one-stop-shop for the perfect hair day. Their staff's goal is to make hair healthy and vibrant. Prices for a haircut start at $85.

808 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

Austin: Fix Salon

Fix Salon, a boutique salon owned by stylist Mandy McCullough, was founded in 2009. The friendly neighborhood salon is known for creating custom haircuts that fit their client's specific lifestyle needs. Haircuts range from $42-$131 and up.

6027 Roosevelt Way NE #6610, Seattle, WA 98115

Atlanta: Amaryllis Salon

Amaryllis Salon was established by Stephanie Runyan McGary, an Atlanta native, in 2014. The staff is all about enhancing hair's natural beauty with their custom cuts. Haircuts start at $95.

3175 Roswell Rd NW suite c, Atlanta, GA 30305

Atlanta: Bespoke Salon

Bespoke Salon is known for their custom-made haircuts. Established by Becky Grace Knight, the quirky salon is known for staying up with all the latest trends and techniques. If you've been searching for a completely custom look, Bespoke has you covered. Men's haircuts start at $70 while women's haircuts start at $125.

5600 Roswell Rd H260, Atlanta, GA 30342