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Want to put a spring in your step with a brand-new cut for summer? We've rounded up 20 salons in the Washington, D.C. area that are well-known for awesome haircuts and fab stylists, with options in the District, Maryland, and Virginia. Got one to add to the list? Leave a comment or shoot an email over to dc@racked.com.


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1. Nival Salon Spa @ the Collection

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5481 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 951-4445
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Located at the very fancy Collection at Chevy Chase, Nival Salon draws raves for its cuts and modern space. [Image]

2. Taylor & York

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1604 7th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Head to Shaw to check out stylist Ashleigh B. Taylor's salon, Taylor & York. The salon is a favorite of Mischo Beauty's Kitiya King. [Image]

3. Immortal Beloved

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1831 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
Immortal Beloved's gorgeous salon on 14th Street is a go-to for both edgy cuts and soft layers. [Image: R. Lopez]

4. Spa Logic

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1721 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 232-6475
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The pros at Spa Logic are all about affordable haircuts that don't skimp on style. [Image]

5. Urban Style Lab

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1341 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C.
Managing to be both hip and approachable, Dupont's Urban Style Lab offers trendy and classic cuts in a spare, industrial space. [Image]

6. KARMA Beauty Lounge by Erwin Gomez

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1104 24th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037
At Karma, you'll have your own semi-private cubicle for a totally personal haircut. The salon uses Oribe products. [Image]

7. George Salon at Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC

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2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 342-1942
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Get glam at George Salon at the Four Seasons, known for providing fab haircuts to D.C. power players, visiting celebs, and everyone in between. [Image]

8. Thomas Shelton Hair Design

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2122 P Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037
Loyal customers have voted Thomas Shelton as a top stylist in the Washington City Paper for multiple years running. [Image]

9. Todd Christofaro Salon

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3146 Dumbarton St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 333-7170
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Todd Christofaro stylists pride themselves on creating cuts that are easy to style yourself, sans hair professional. [Image]

10. Fringe Hair Studio

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1425 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20007
This feels like a friendly neighborhood salon with wallet-friendly prices, but their cuts stack up to any in tony Georgetown. [Image]

11. Violet Salon

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1513 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20007
Desiree Rogers, Jenna Bush, and Savannah Guthrie are all reported to get their hair done at Violet Salon. [Image]

12. David Rios Salon & Spa

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1519 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 525-2613
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Comfy chairs for shampooing and expert stylists await at David Rios's Georgetown salon. Image]

13. Ipsa For Hair

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1629 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 338-4100
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Check out Ipsa's serene studio in Georgetown for a spring cut. [Image]

14. Bang Salon

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601 F St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 737-2264
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Bang Salons are a fixture in Washington, with locations in Chinatown, U Street, Logan Circle, and a salon coming soon to the new Vida Fitness complex at Navy Yard in 2014. [Image]

15. AVA Salon and Spa

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225 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
(202) 544-5111
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AVA is a great bet for those who don't want to leave the Hill for an ace haircut. [Image]

16. Sassoon Salon

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1855G International Dr
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 448-9884
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Round brushes are verboten at the ultra-stylish, ultra-modern Vidal Sassoon, because the idea is to create precision cuts that require no fancy styling tricks to look great. [Image]

17. Cristophe Salon

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1125 18th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Cristophe, stylist to the stars, boasts a sleek spot in D.C. beloved of power players. [Image]

18. Sugar House Day Spa & Salon

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111 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Head to Sugar House Day Spa for pampering along with your haircut. [Image]

19. Salon Bisoux

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2709 Mount Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 797-0180
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The cutest salon in Del Rey boasts a true pro in Philippe Depeyrot. [Image]

20. Blown Salon

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1002 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-5555
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Blown Salon in Old Town is a friendly, no-frills place for a trim or more drastic cut. They also have an impressive Groupon deal running right now. [Image]

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1. Nival Salon Spa @ the Collection

5481 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Located at the very fancy Collection at Chevy Chase, Nival Salon draws raves for its cuts and modern space. [Image]
5481 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

2. Taylor & York

1604 7th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Head to Shaw to check out stylist Ashleigh B. Taylor's salon, Taylor & York. The salon is a favorite of Mischo Beauty's Kitiya King. [Image]
1604 7th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

3. Immortal Beloved

1831 14th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Immortal Beloved's gorgeous salon on 14th Street is a go-to for both edgy cuts and soft layers. [Image: R. Lopez]
1831 14th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

4. Spa Logic

1721 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
The pros at Spa Logic are all about affordable haircuts that don't skimp on style. [Image]
1721 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

5. Urban Style Lab

1341 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Managing to be both hip and approachable, Dupont's Urban Style Lab offers trendy and classic cuts in a spare, industrial space. [Image]
1341 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C.

6. KARMA Beauty Lounge by Erwin Gomez

1104 24th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20037
At Karma, you'll have your own semi-private cubicle for a totally personal haircut. The salon uses Oribe products. [Image]
1104 24th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037

7. George Salon at Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC

2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
Get glam at George Salon at the Four Seasons, known for providing fab haircuts to D.C. power players, visiting celebs, and everyone in between. [Image]
2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

8. Thomas Shelton Hair Design

2122 P Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20037
Loyal customers have voted Thomas Shelton as a top stylist in the Washington City Paper for multiple years running. [Image]
2122 P Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20037

9. Todd Christofaro Salon

3146 Dumbarton St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
Todd Christofaro stylists pride themselves on creating cuts that are easy to style yourself, sans hair professional. [Image]
3146 Dumbarton St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

10. Fringe Hair Studio

1425 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20007
This feels like a friendly neighborhood salon with wallet-friendly prices, but their cuts stack up to any in tony Georgetown. [Image]
1425 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

11. Violet Salon

1513 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20007
Desiree Rogers, Jenna Bush, and Savannah Guthrie are all reported to get their hair done at Violet Salon. [Image]
1513 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20007

12. David Rios Salon & Spa

1519 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
Comfy chairs for shampooing and expert stylists await at David Rios's Georgetown salon. Image]
1519 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

13. Ipsa For Hair

1629 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
Check out Ipsa's serene studio in Georgetown for a spring cut. [Image]
1629 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

14. Bang Salon

601 F St NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Bang Salons are a fixture in Washington, with locations in Chinatown, U Street, Logan Circle, and a salon coming soon to the new Vida Fitness complex at Navy Yard in 2014. [Image]
601 F St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

15. AVA Salon and Spa

225 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, D.C. 20003
AVA is a great bet for those who don't want to leave the Hill for an ace haircut. [Image]
225 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

16. Sassoon Salon

1855G International Dr, McLean, VA 22102
Round brushes are verboten at the ultra-stylish, ultra-modern Vidal Sassoon, because the idea is to create precision cuts that require no fancy styling tricks to look great. [Image]
1855G International Dr
McLean, VA 22102

17. Cristophe Salon

1125 18th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
Cristophe, stylist to the stars, boasts a sleek spot in D.C. beloved of power players. [Image]
1125 18th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

18. Sugar House Day Spa & Salon

111 North Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Head to Sugar House Day Spa for pampering along with your haircut. [Image]
111 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

19. Salon Bisoux

2709 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301
The cutest salon in Del Rey boasts a true pro in Philippe Depeyrot. [Image]
2709 Mount Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301

20. Blown Salon

1002 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Blown Salon in Old Town is a friendly, no-frills place for a trim or more drastic cut. They also have an impressive Groupon deal running right now. [Image]
1002 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314