Whether you’re getting ready for an elegant evening at Carnegie Hall or a riotous night out clubbing, you want your hair to look its best.
It’s a treat to have a professional work on your tresses. They pay careful attention to areas that are hard for you to reach, and they have the best equipment at their fingertips, so you know you’ll walk out of the salon looking amazing. But finding the hair salon with the best blowout isn’t always easy when you’re traveling, so here’s some help!
For the best blowout in Manhattan, check out these five hair salons.
BDry Blow Bar
At BDry Blow Bar in TriBeCa, you’ll feel like a princess from the moment you walk through the door. Soon you’ll be holding a glass of bubbly as your stylist evaluates your hair and face shape to find the perfect style for you. They will wash your hair if necessary, or you can just arrive with your hair ready for styling. One of their stylists is referred to as the Hair Whisperer.
If you also need your makeup done, you’re at the right place. A makeup artist will consult with you and choose the perfect look and colors to complement your hair and outfit. The modern, white fixtures and gray accents give this hair salon a minimalist, yet stylish vibe, and you’re sure to leave feeling relaxed, pampered, and gorgeous.
If you’re looking for the best blowout ever, head uptown to Laura Braunstein on the Upper West Side. Enter and you’ll initially think you’re at a bar. You’ll be handed a cocktail menu, offering tempting concoctions like the Fiery Ginger, the Sassy Brunette, and the Buxom Blonde. Drink in hand, you’re ready to relax and get some styling. If you’re in the market for more than a blowout, this salon also offers cuts and other hair services.
Don’t forget to look up. The high ceilings are draped with flowing fabrics in shades of orange and gray. Additionally, hardwood floors, tan leather seats, and a mix of glowing pendant lights and a unique chandelier give this upscale salon a sexy look.
With the tag line “make every day glamorous,” what’s not to love about this Columbus Circle blowout salon? As you enter DreamDry, you’ll be struck by the chic black-and-white chevron flooring, the crisp white walls, and the high-end black leather chairs. Multilayer pendant lights give off a flattering glow as you admire your new look in the circular mirror at your blow-dry station.
Relax with a glass of champagne as your locks are styled to perfection. Each appointment is 45 minutes long, which allows plenty of time for your stylist to perfect your look. Women with various types of hair exclaim how the stylists here perform miracles on their tresses. If you’re downtown, check out their additional location in the Flatiron district.
Fix Beauty Bar
Known as a trendy salon, this Upper East Side blowout bar will leave you with beautiful nails as well as amazing hair. Fix Beauty Bar customers love that they can get a manicure at the same time as a blowout thanks to the salon’s unique setup. You’ll take a seat at a U-shaped table facing your manicurist with your blowout expert behind you. And to make your life even more convenient, they offer iPhone chargers for use during the appointment. If you can free your hands for a minute, you can sip on refreshing lemon-infused water or a glass of wine while you get pampered.
Fox & Jane
Hop across Central Park to Fox & Jane on the Upper West Side. Climb a few stairs, and enter the brownstone building where you’ll be getting your blowout today. The wood floors, exposed brick, and dark gray-painted walls contribute to the salon’s warm, welcoming atmosphere where men and women will feel equally at home. With a young and hip vibe, the staff will make you feel comfortable as you relax, enjoy a beer, and prepare to look fabulous. Customers rave about each of the stylists at this intimate salon, which has additional locations in the East Village and Lower East Side.