New York is home to some of the most stylish people in the world – with great beauty treatments available for every budget. A study on New Yorkers beauty habits by Phorest Salon Software discovered that, with over 54% of New York women visiting a beauty salon at least once per year and 76% of women having only one hair salon they visit, New Yorkers are looking for a reliable and quality salon to fit their needs.

But how do you choose the perfect salon for you? We take a look at the best salons in NYC to satisfy your hair, nail and beauty needs – with options to suit every price range.

Hair Salons

  1. Hale Organic Salon, NYC

Health-focused and friendly, this relaxing salon prides itself on keeping its air as clean as possible – meaning no products containing ammonia and no aerosols or sprays. Pets are not allowed either, in keeping with the hygiene standards of this salon.

You can expect to pay upwards of $60 for a blowout, but a blowout with color starts at just $40. Cuts begin at $100 for adults and $50 for kids, and color options from $40 for a toner with color.

Open six days a week, find Hale Organic Salon at 91 Franklin Street, New York, NY. Contact them at 212-966.5656 or at to book an appointment

  1. Sally Hershberger, NYC

Stylist to the A-list from Julia Roberts to Hillary Clinton, Sally is in high demand – and so are her salons. Featured in press around the world, Sally and her styling brand, 24K, are the essence of premium-level hair styling.

Blowouts start at $60, with color treatments beginning at $125 and cuts from $150. You can also purchase products and hair styling tools from her online store, for the Sally Hershberger experience at home.

Visit one of two NYC salon branches:

25 W. 26th Street, 2nd Floor, NY 10010, telephone number 212-206-8700 

17 E. 71st Street, 5th Floor, NY 10021, telephone number 212-535-3519

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Both salons are closed on Sundays.

  1. Whistle Salon, NYC

This is a creative and fun salon, with loyal clientele and a reputation for attracting new talent. Patrons also receive a complimentary bang trim from their stylist when required between cuts – an impressive offer.

Cuts begin at $50, blowouts at $35 and color treatments from $77 (junior stylist rates).

Located at 267 E. 10th Street, NY, 10009, Whistle Salon is open 7 days a week. Contact them at 212-477-0631 for an appointment. 

  1. Dream Dry, NYC

Owned by Hollywood stylist Rachel Zoe and with a flair for the imaginative, Dream Dry is known for high-quality blowouts, braids, and updos.

Offers express styling (with dry shampoo) from $40, blowouts from $50, and any updo of your choosing from $65.

With appointments bookable online, Dream Dry has three NYC locations to choose from:

35 West 21st Street, (between 5th & 6th Ave), NY 10010, telephone number (212) 886-5194

315 West 57th Street, (between 8th & 9th Ave), NY 10019, telephone number (212) 951-0485

12 Chase Road, Scarsdale, NY, 10583, telephone number (914) 999-BLVD

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Nail Salons

  1. Dahlia Nails and Spa, NYC

This is an affordable and friendly salon which is popular with locals, boasting quality service at low prices. Nail art begins at $5 per nail, with pedicures beginning at $9.

Find Dahlia at 4108 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11103, USA. Contact them at 718-721-0218 for an appointment. 

  1. Primp and Polish, NYC

Primp and Polish is a sleek branch of salons offering custom and bespoke nail art. With a number of salons across NYC, you’re bound to find one near you. Nail art varies by salon, but manicures begin at $12 and pedicures at $18.

Appointments are bookable online.

  1. Hortus Nailworks, NYC

Offering quality treatments and only using minimally-processed wholesome products, Hortus promises an environmentally-responsible and soothing experience. Treatments include nail design starting at $5 per nail, color gel from $45, and nail treatments from $15.

Find Hortus at 210 Forsyth Street, New York, NY 10002, USA. Contact them at 917-475-1558 for an appointment. 

Beauty Bars

  1. Joli Beauty Bar, NYC

Friendly and affordable luxury is the style here, with treatments for hair, beauty, and nails – perfect for special occasions and weddings. Treatments include male grooming from $55, temporary lashes from $15, and a wash and blowout from $45.

44 E. 1st Street, NY 10003. Contact them at 212-475-1555 for appointments.

  1. Arrojo, NYC

Arrojo offers full makeup, styling and beauty services for all your daily, party and special occasion needs. Cuts begin at $85 from a junior stylist, blowouts from $45, and brow shaping from $35.

180 Varick Street, NY 10014. Contact them at 212-242-7786 for appointments.


With a great variety of beauty options available, don’t be caught out for your next big event or night out, or simply enjoy some pampering and relaxation – you’re worth it!


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