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Best Salons For Hair Extensions In DC

October 23, 2012 6:00 AM

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Occasionally, everyone needs a pick-me-up to feel refreshed and full of life again, and switching up your hair is an easy way to get there. Hair styles are an easy way to reflect your mood, especially if that mood requires long, luscious hair. Whether you want human hair or a particular kind of hair, there is a salon in D.C. that can cater to your needs. Reliable and experienced stylists across the district have all of the answers. Schedule a consultation to see the color and length that best suits your face and complexion. When it comes to hair, trust the professionals.

Bang Salon
1612 U St. Northwest
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 299-0925
www.bangsalon.com

Offering more lengthening treatments than most, Bang Salon’s experienced stylists specialize in hair extensions. Choose from hot or cold fusion, which are common processes, or weave. At Bang the customer selects her desired hair or may bring in her own. A price quote is given during the consultation, as needs vary by individual. The hair extensions last three to four months or until the roots grow out. Find the location nearest you: U Street, Verizon Center or Metropole.
INARI Salon & Spa
1425 K St. Northwest
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 898-6350
www.inarisalon.com

At INARI salon stylists offer Great Lengths hair extensions, which use keratin bonds that attach with a sonic wave. There is absolutely no glue used during the lengthy process, which usually takes an entire day to complete. Regular extensions last five to six months and pricing is $2,000 to $3,000. Prices vary based on length: the longer the hair, the more expensive. Follow @INARIsalon on Twitter for exclusive updates and possible savings.

Last Tangle 
1146 19th St. Northwest
Washington, DC
(202) 775-1999
www.lasttangle.com

If you are looking to save money but receive quality customer care, visit Last Tangle. Hair extensions start at just $600 and first-time clients receive 20 percent off. The salon recommends that clients return 10 to 12 weeks after their initial visit for a wash or color touch up. Then, in another 10 to 12 weeks, it is recommended they return to completely change the extensions. First, schedule a consultation so the stylist can test your hair to see what extensions are most compatible for the desired look. The process takes two to three hours and colored extensions take more time.

RelatedBest Hair Salons In The D.C. Area

Salon Nuance
700 13th St. Northwest
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 624-1100
www.salonnuance.net

Salon Nuance, located downtown at Metro Center, prefers fusion hair extensions that attach at the tip with heated keratin bonds. The application takes six to eight hours and lasts five to six months. For a full head of extensions, expect to pay $1,650. Unlike other salons, prices typically do not vary by length. Book an appointment on Salon Nuance’s website and while you’re at it, view the before and after photos to get a feel for the quality of treatment.


Voila Hair Salon

1139 18th St. Northwest
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 728-1055
www.voilahairsalon.com

If you are looking for all-natural human hair extensions, call Viola, which uses the trusted brand Babe. The extensions are remy hairs. They all face the same direction, downward, to avoid tangling, and attach with microbeads made of aluminum. No glue or heat is necessary. Visit the location for a consultation two weeks in advance so a stylist may place your specified order. The extensions last four to six months and cost $10 per extension or roughly $1,300 for a full head.

Related: Best Hairstylists In The D.C. Area

Kelly Johnston is a freelance writer living in D.C. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Fashion Retail and Merchandising and a minor in Journalism. Follow her on Twitter at @kellyfrancess. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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