By The Editors By The Editors | September 8, 2021 | Style & Beauty Feature
Whether you’re in need of a trim, color or total transformation, these Chicago salons have you covered.
Agnes O. Hair Design & Derma Spa
This hidden Gold Coast gem offers a large array of services, from color services, hair extensions, spa treatments, waxing and makeup to wedding services and styling. In addition, the salon also has a reputation for personalized customer service and exceptional client experience. 21 W. Elm St.
Located on the mezzanine level of Trump International Hotel & Tower, this beautiful salon from celebrity stylist Anthony Cristiano offers a variety of beauty services, ranging from hair and scalp treatments to color services to haircuts with the sought-after Cristiano. 401 N. Wabash Ave., Level 1M
This charming salon proves one gorgeous head of hair at a time that a blowout can be as convenient and accessible as a nail polish change. In addition to a variety of blowout styles, Blowtique also offers chic updos and on-trend braids. 1 E. Huron St.
Owner Charles Ifergan has been in the business for more than 40 years, and his elegant salon and spa offers cuts, color, manicures, makeup, pedicures, facials, waxing and massage. 106 E. Oak St.
Having worked at the HARPO Spa during the Oprah show days, owner George Gonzalez was constantly styling celebrity guests and completing makeover segments. This included a snip here and a trim there to ensure everyone who sat in his chair was camera ready. 945 N. Rush St.
Located in an opulent 1870s brownstone, J. Gordon Designs welcomes guests into a rich, unique aesthetic of original art and French antiques where owner and specialist Karen Gordon, president of Cosmetologists Chicago, leads a talented team of hairdressers with an international reputation. 2326 N. Clark St.
If you’re looking to make a small change that delivers major results, Maxine creative director and stylist Amy Abramite is your gal. 712 N. Rush St.
Renee Feldman and the extension specialists at her eponymous salon are all about options and quality. Whether strand-by-strand extensions for length, tape extensions for volume or her RFS clip-ins for variety, the look is natural. Ask about clip-in bangs, which Feldman recommends as a great way to change a look without the commitment. 1006 N. Clark St.
Nestled in Chicago’s vibrant West Loop neighborhood, this salon is an all-inclusive glamour solution from owner Daniel Janicek’s handpicked team of Chicago’s most talented artists. 300 N. Elizabeth St., Ste. 201C
Founded by Scott Yance nearly a decade ago, this Old Town location also provides the expert barber services of partner Steve Olson. Scottfree believes that true beauty begins within, offering luxury products—think Shu Umera, Goldwell and Oliplex, among others—and serving up cuts and colors with an honest, minimal aesthetic. 1710 N. Wells St.
With a staff of expert estheticians, renowned hair guru Mario Tricoci’s beauty destinations are glamorous one-stop shops for makeup, hair and luxe spa treatments. 900 N. Michigan Ave.
The color bar at Tricoci Salons & Spas
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