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Your price guide to 10 salons for cut/blowout/color services, from NoDa to Ballantyne

Modern Spa Waverly
Modern Spa Waverly

Need to freshen your tresses for spring? I gathered 10 hair salons in the Charlotte region that specialize in everything from balayage to Botox. So, treat yourself to a new ‘do – and let us know if we missed your go-to salon in the comments below.

Therapy Hair Salon and Spa

304 E Worthington Ave

Therapy Hair Salon and Spa is the number one rated Charlotte hair salon on Yelp. They call themselves a full service hair destination and specialize in balayage, ombre, hair extensions and smoothing treatments.

Haircut: $47+

Color: $82+

Blowout: $37+

Extra: They currently have a special for half off a haircut with a color service for new guests. Leave a review on Yelp and receive $10 off your next visit.

Rain by Melodi Salon & Spa

1910 South Blvd, Suite 110


Rain by Melodi is located right on the border of South End and Dilworth, and offers waxing, threading, massages and facials, in addition to hair services.

Haircut: $45+

Color: $75+

Blowout: $35+

Extra: Parking lot and valet parking available. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Modern Salon & Spa

Multiple locations

Modern Spa Waverly

This salon has five convenient locations across the Charlotte area. It uses Organic Pure Care products, which contain high concentrations of pure essential oils, extracts from plants and flowers, and no harmful chemical additives. They also offer hair removal, massages, facials, nail services, makeup application and more.

Haircut: $21+

Color: $80+

Blowout: $21+

Extra: Modern Salon & Spa offers a loyalty program where customers get one point for every dollar spent. Points are then redeemed for spa certificates. Loyalty members also receive special offers and birthday gifts.

Re Salon & Med Spa

1212 South Boulevard

Located in the old Dilworth Fire Station, this salon offers a trifecta of salon, spa, and medspa services in a relaxing, high-end environment. In addition to traditional spa services, they offer Botox, dermal fillers, Coolsculpting, teeth whitening, vein treatments and more.

Haircut: $50+

Color: $85+

Blowout: $45+

Extras: All haircuts come with a stress-relieving hot-towel wrap and scalp massage. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Reid & Company

429 East Blvd

This salon is located in that big purple house you drive past on East Boulevard in Dilworth. Its philosophy is to balance your spirit, fulfill your need for fun, enhance your beauty and nourish your heart and soul. In addition to hair services, they offer nail services, skin care, and massages.

Haircut: $45+

Cut & Color: $115+

Blowout: $30+

Extra: If you schedule your next appointment at check out, you’ll automatically be entered into a monthly drawing to win a $100 gift card. Also, for every friend you refer, they send you a $20 off card to use towards any service, product or boutique purchase.

Salon 1226

1226 Central Ave, Suite B

Salon 1226

Located between Plaza Midwood and Elizabeth, this salon offers Hairdreams hair extensions, Xtreme lashes, Brazilian blowouts and Keratin treatments. All of its stylists develop their skills at Bumble and Bumble University in New York City.

Haircut: $45+

Color: $75+

Blowout: $30+

Extra: Open until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Orange Olive Hair Gallery

2824 N. Davidson Street

Located in NoDa, this salon has a gallery that features work from local artists throughout the year. Its tagline is, “Where classic and creative collide.”

Haircut: $55+

Color: $85+

Blowout: $35+

Extra: This salon offers a loyalty program where customers earn 100 points for every dollar they spend. Points can then be redeemed for retail purchases and services. Refer a friend and receive 1000 points or a $10 credit.

Salon 42

Multiple locations

salon 42
via Salon 42's Instagram
Salon 42’s Instagram

Salon 42 has three convenient locations throughout the Charlotte region. In addition to cut and color services, they offer straightening, styling, hair extensions, facial waxing, threading, and makeup application.

Haircut: $45+

Color: $70+

Blowout: $35+

Extra: The salons are named after a reference from the book, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”. In the book, a character is looking for the answer to life, the universe and everything else, which turns out to be the number 42.

Element Five Salon

16615 Lancaster Hwy Suite 105

This Aveda salon is located off of Hwy 521 in south Charlotte, convenient for people who live in Ballantyne, Pineville, Fort Mill, Weddington, Indian Land and Lancaster. Its specialties include balayage highlights and keratin treatments.

Haircut: $40+

Color: $65+

Blowout: $30+

Extra: Request an appointment here. Open until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Closed on Sundays.


2151 Hawkins St, Ste 100


This salon is located in the heart of South End, right next to Sycamore Brewing. In addition to cut and color services, Tribe offers facials, waxing and straightening treatments.

Haircut: $50+

Color: $110+

Blowout: $33+

Extra: Open until 9:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday, closed on Sundays.

Photos: Modern Spa, Tribe, Salon 1226, Rain