In a town full of celebrities, it isn’t hard to find a good hair salon in Los Angeles that does all of the latest trends and hairstyles. Whether you’re looking for an edgy cut or bold color, we’ve got the hookup. Added bonus? Your chances of spotting one of your favorite celebrities at one of these places just tripled. And if you’re extra lucky, you might even get to sit next to them at the shampoo bowl. From laid-back Malibu to trendy West Hollywood, these are the 15 best hair salons in Los Angeles you need to check out during your next trip. Before you go get your nails done.
Treat Yourself At These Wonderful L.A. Hair Salons
1. Spoke & Weal LA
With additional locations in New York and San Francisco, this trendy yet low-key salon is known for creating edgy looks, styles, and the latest trends in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Owners Christine Thompson and Jon Reyman bring their impressive backgrounds (they do all the runway shows in New York) and skills to the salon, and have trained all of their staff to perfection. See Reyman for an incredible dry haircut, while Thompson does amazing color techniques. Angeleno Magazine also named In-house Color Director Dell Miller Best Overall Colorist for 2016, so you know you’re in good hands no matter whom you see here.
Address: 8211 W 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA
2. Marco Pelusi Hair Studio
Globally recognized celebrity colorist and educator Marco Pelusi has many A-list clients such as Carson Kressley and Carol Alt, has appeared as an on-camera hair color expert on FOX and Hallmark, and regularly speaks to sold-out beauty shows in New York and Las Vegas. His exclusive studio is located in the center of the West Hollywood Design District, just a stroll away from all of the top boutiques and hottest restaurants. Pelusi also worked with chemists to develop his own revolutionary line of hair care products, which he sells in the salon and at various beauty stores.
Marco Pelusi shared with us that his "signature product system, Marco Collagen Color Guard Haircare, is the first and only complete collagen-based system to prevent premature color fade and to create a therapeutic environment on the hair and scalp." His signature product system is one of many customer favorites.
Address: 636 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
3. Ramirez Tran
One of the hottest salons in town, Ramirez Tran is owned by celebrity stylists Johnny Ramirez and Anh Co Tran. Open since 2013, the salon features a modern French-inspired design with lots of open space, marble countertops, and beautiful, exotic decorations including an alligator skin on display in a frame. The salon also has private rooms for high-profile clients and comfortable waiting areas. Ramirez is known for his “lived-in color” technique, while Tran has cut everyone from Anne Hathaway to Julianne Moore.
Address: 8912 W Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA
4. Chris McMillan the Salon
On any given day you’re bound to spot a celebrity or influencer inside this well-known Beverly Hills salon, owned by Jennifer Aniston’s bestie Chris McMillan, who became known for creating her famous “Rachel” hairstyle on Friends. The salon is designed in the manner of a beautifully restored bungalow so that clients feel like they’re at home when they’re getting their hair done. They also offer complimentary beverage service and an impressive team of stylists and colorists.
Address: 8944 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA
5. Bokaos Aveda
Located in the heart of Old Town Pasadena, this loft-inspired salon has two entrances—one door opens out onto busy Colorado Boulevard, and the other opens into a cute courtyard where the iPic Theatre, Sugarfina, and other attractions are conveniently located. Owner Hasblady Guzman comes from a line of hairdressers and brings over 30 years of experience to the salon, and her service menu offers everything from hair extensions and makeup applications to facials and more. The salon also received a NAHA Award in 2009 for Best New Salon.
Address: One Colorado, 52 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA
6. CURE by Benya Malibu
If ocean views are your thing, then you’ll definitely enjoy getting pampered and hair treatments by the beach at CURE Salon—a state-of-the-art salon located in Malibu with top hair stylist and educator, Matt Adams, and master colorist, Johnathan Gale. In addition to hair and nail care, clients can relax and unwind with a massage, Hydrafacial, waxing, Botox, and much more at CURE by Dr. Benya wellness center, then sit out on the expansive deck that offers phenomenal ocean views. CURE Salon is conveniently located across the street from the upscale Nobu and Soho Beach House, in case you’re feeling refreshed and ready to go out afterwards.
Address: 22741 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 200, Malibu, CA
7. Meche Salon
The brainchild of celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham and Neil Weisberg, this posh salon in Beverly Hills is beautifully designed and features some of the industry’s top colorists and stylists. If you want to go blonde, Cunningham is the gal you want to see—she’s worked on everyone from Chrissy Teigen to Khloé Kardashian, and has appeared on Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The salon also offers Brazilian Blowouts, keratin treatments, nail services, and more.
Address: 8820 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA
8. Glamifornia Style Lounge
This mermaid-inspired haven in Malibu is the ultimate getaway for beachside pampering bliss. More than just a hair salon, Glamifornia offers other beauty treatments including oxygen facials, and they host monthly events that feature collaborations with numerous artists and style makers. If you fancy any of the art on the walls here, good news: it’s up for sale, including the stunning mermaid surfboards they have on display.
Address: 21323 Pacific Coast Hwy #103, Malibu, CA
9. Daniel Alfonso Men’s Salon
Guys need a place to go to for their hair needs, and this stunning men’s grooming salon is one of the hottest places in Los Angeles. Voted “Best Men’s Hair Salon in Los Angeles” by Angeleno Magazine, the salon was founded by Daniel Alfonso, one of the top men’s stylists in the city. In addition to haircuts, he also offers shaves, beard trims, as well as a range of color services for men, from grey coverage to ombre. Clients will love the chic décor as well, which includes one-of-a-kind chairs made from items that are 200-years-old, as well as stunning artwork and unique finishing touches.
7465 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
10. Sally Hershberger Los Angeles
This hotspot for hair draws some of Tinseltown’s biggest celebrities and influencers, including model and blogger Rocky Barnes, who gets her signature color done by Sally Hershberger’s very own Bianca Hillier. Hershberger is one of the most influential and sought-after stylists in the world, and recently launched her own line of hair products: Sally Hershberger 24K, which is infused with 24K Pure Gold Elixir, natural plant extracts, and amino acids for sexy, luxurious hair.
Address: 760 N. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
11. Kim Vo Salon
Named “The Best Blonder in the Business” by Vogue Magazine, Kim Vo has been featured in countless magazine articles and TV shows, and was also on the hit show “Shear Genius” on Bravo. His salon at the upscale Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills is glamorous and caters to clients with services that include everything from deep-conditioning treatments to blowouts. Vo also created a luxury hair care line for color-treated hair that blends ancient Vietnamese botanicals with the latest French nanotechnology.
Address: 225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA
12. Andy Lecompte Salon
Open since 2008 in the stylish West Hollywood neighborhood, this luxuriously designed salon has a loft-like industrial vice paired with modern style. Named “LA’s most appointment-worthy and celeb-heavy beauty spot” by Vogue.com, the salon features a high-profile team of stylists and colorists, offering color, makeup, brow shaping, and nails services, as well as keratin rejuvenation and Brazilian blowouts.
Address: 616 N Almont Dr, West Hollywood, CA
13. Trust Hair Salon
This serene and stylish salon is located on famous Santa Monica Boulevard, and features a professional, experienced staff that you can trust. Owner Haywood Wilkerson is a celebrity stylist who does everything from cuts and color to blow-drying, while stylist Michelle Schindler specializes in men’s grooming and Brazilian straightening. Fun fact: the salon bakes fresh chocolate chip cookies daily for clients to enjoy with complimentary tea or coffee.
Address: 8968 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
14. Hairroin Salon
This Halloween-inspired, gothic-chic salon is located in the heart of Hollywood (with a second location in New York), and was founded by celebrity stylist Janine Jarman—who starred on the Bravo television series Shear Genius. The salon offers hair extensions, makeup application, and hosts weekly “Foxy Fridays” from 5 to 9pm that include live music and complimentary cocktails.
Address: 1520 North Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
15. Nine Zero One
This stylish space is owned by celebrity stylist and colorist duo Riawna Capri and Nikki Lee, who are known for regularly working with A-list stars like Julianne Hough, Emma Roberts, Vanessa Hudgens, and more. Their sister salon 901too, also in West Hollywood, is the first-ever beauty lounge created to offer women full-service beauty, makeup, and blow-dry services under one roof with the value and convenience they need without compromising quality.
Address: 8469 Melrose Pl, Los Angeles, CA
This article was written by Kamala Kirk.