Now that 2011 has come and gone, what better way to start the New Year than doing out with that old hairdo and bringing in a new and improved look? The best beauty salons around D.C. offer high quality style at an affordable price.
Price: Haircuts go for $25 and up
If you’re looking for a salon that has pizzazz but also gives off a soothing vibe, check out Elite Hair Designs. The salon is one of the most sought out urban chic salons in the DMV. The atmosphere is professional, upbeat and a relaxed, providing an environment that caters to anyone from homemakers to celebrity clientele. You never know who you’ll run into at Elite.
Price: Haircuts from $30
Newly discovered Tonika’s Total Look @ Capelli Salon provides the area with expert hair care services for both everyday looks and special-occasion updos. You won’t go wrong if you allow hairstylist Tonika and her experts to create a fabulous look for you. The salon also offers weaving, make-up services and hair products by Influence.
Hours: Mon – Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Price: Haircuts from $39
Located in the heart of D.C., Bang Salon boasts just the kind of brilliant team and full-service salon needed to give you the best new look for your buck. The salon offers several locations to choose from including U Street, Verizon Center and Metropole. Go ahead; try anything from a Heidi Klum-inspired style cut to a Rihanna-inspired haute hair color.
Price: Haircuts range from $30-$50
Bubbles Hair Salon in Pentagon City is conveniently located and metro accessible. Bubbles offers services for all hair types and can give you amped up color, revitalized tresses and sharp cuts that will take you into the New Year revolutionized. The salon also offers waxing, texturing and curling services. The expert stylists work with you to create a look that’s all your own.
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Price: Haircuts from $40
With over 15 locations in the metro D.C. area, PR at Partners offers simple and fresh looks. If you’re always on the go, try a flattering look that changes with your lifestyle. Chosen by Washingtonian Magazine as one of DC’s best hair salons, PR at Partners also offers spa specials such as rejuvenating facials, manicures and pedicures, massages and spray tans.
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Monica Byrd is a fashion blogger and style maven living in Washington, D.C. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.