Although tucked away in an obscure part of Lenox Square, Sassoon, formally known as Vidal Sassoon, is one you should not overlook. Known internationally for its edgy cuts and highly trained stylists, Sassoon in Atlanta is no exception. The unique Sassoon philosophy of hair design eliminates the need for complicated styling techniques. They design the look based on the individual client’s hair creating an effortless style that will fall naturally into place. With their seasonal hair “collections”, you know you will not be getting any outdated looks.
2 Carter Barnes
Located in Phipps Plaza as well as on Paces Ferry Road, Carter Barnes is the place to go for all your hair needs as well as dose of the city’s latest gossip. Using the best technology in hair care and color, the salon's seasoned stylists never disappoint. From blowouts to cuts and color to Japanese straightening, Carter Barnes has it all. Besides hair, they also offer a variety of other services. Star makeup artists Kiev Osborne is usually booked months in advance, but she is worth the wait. Nail and spa services are also available, even during your cut.
3500 Peachtree Rd. N.E.Atlanta, Georgia 30326404.233.00473220 Paces Ferry PlaceAtlanta, GA 30305404.848.0047www.carterbarnes.com
3 Dragonfly Salon
Playing to the strengths of its expert team of stylists, Dragonfly specializes in hair services from cut and color to extensions and Japanese straightening and boasts 12 styling stations, a blowout bar, and a spacious shampoo and processing area. This Westside salon combines upscale sophistication with a metro edginess that is really unlike your typical Atlanta salon. If you are looking for an “event hair” specialist, you must go see Max Sanchez. Specializing in event hairstyles, Sanchez is an internationally trained celebrity stylist who works with celebs from Paris Hilton to Meryl Streep. His amazing work has been featured in Vogue, Cosmo and Allure.
4 Vivid Hair Salon
Located in the hip Virginia Highlands neighborhood, Vivid is a great salon for a new, edgy cut or color. The salon also offers some great hair treatments like the Luxury Hair Masque. This is a one-of-a-kind conditioning treatment with Pureology’s “Nano” molecular 100 percent vegan formulation that gives you a lasting silky shine. Another thing we love about Vivid is its knack for technology. The salon has an APP!
5 Van Michael Salon Buckhead
Experience a beautiful color and/or cut from the most highly trained and talented staff in the city at Van Michael Salon in Buckhead. With 8,000 square feet of floor space, a full Aveda lifestyle store and six makeup stations, you really can’t go wrong. And due to its high demand (the salon is always busy), it is open seven days a week. Van Michael Salon has a few other locations in Atlanta as well as one in Tokyo and one in Miami.