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The Top 10 Salons in Dallas

Dear Clark, left, by Elizabeth Lavin; J.T. Osgood, right, courtesy of Songbird Society

In the March issue of D Magazine, you’ll find a wealth of beauty 411, including our editors’ picks for the best ten salons in town. This highly edited list excludes plenty of savvy salons that we simply didn’t have the space to list, but when you’re looking for a guaranteed good cut and color, you can count on these.

The Do Cut and Color
The tiny, industrial-chic space is full of personality, with vintage Chicago brick walls, repurposed concrete countertops, and bright pops of color, including cherry-red blow-dryers. read more…

Osgood O’Neil
The Osgood O’Neil beauty empire, established in 1998, simply never disappoints. Each of its three locations sports a modern yet earthy feel and a consistently talented team of stylists and colorists, to whom clients are fiercely loyal. read more…
cut, $55 to $100 (varies by stylist)
color, priced upon consultation

Dear Clark
This one-stop-shop on McKinney, helmed by co-owners Holly Dear and Kaycee Clark, boasts a strong roster of stylists, colorists, and even a full-service med spa offering the seriously rejuvenating Intraceuticals Oxygen Facial, among other treatments. read more…

Salon Lucien
Hitting the salon should feel like a luxury, and it does at this Park Cities spot, where the chandeliers sparkle, the water served is infused with cucumber, shelves brim with the very best products, and solid treatments are offered a la carte. read more…

The Songbird Society
Manned by hair veterans Richard Hayler (formerly of Richard Hayler Colour Salon) and J.T. Osgood (formerly of Osgood O’Neil), The Songbird Society is well-known among the hair obsessed. (Sea of Shoes’ Jane Aldridge is a fan.) read more…

Hair by Charlie
Charlie Price spent seven years in Manhattan doing hair for editorial shoots, and he returns twice a year to create Fashion Week runway looks for the likes of Billy Reid. But don’t let his bona fides give you the wrong impression. His soulful Design District salon is decidedly pretension free. read more…

Salon Pompeo
The salon, always buzzing with blow-dryers and chitchat, is spacious, equipped with 20 stations to accommodate 40 stylists, each of whom is skilled at both cut and color, so there’s no need to book multiple appointments. read more…

Tru Salon
In an airy cottage on a leafy Uptown street, hair savant Tanya Carpenter has created a buzzing salon with a knack for attracting top talent, including a cadre of French stylists chatting in their native tongue while they expertly snip your locks (adding a serious dose of chic to your regular trim). read more…

Blanc Salon
Owner Scott Witmer, a former Toni & Guy art director, has styled the famous heads of stars like Fergie, Nicole Richie, Adam Lambert, and, as of late, Molly Quinn from ABC’s Castle. But despite Witmer’s client list, the salon feels surprisingly down to earth. read more…

Muse the Salon
This 5-year-old hair spot on Henderson Avenue maintains a sophisticated setting, a laid-back vibe, and a talented team of stylists. Founded by hair gurus Cris Baadsgaard and Garrett (yes, just Garrett), Muse offers a variety of services using top-notch products (like Oribe) at surprisingly reasonable price points. read more…

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