Salon Envy

★★★★☆
Enviable cuts, facials, and service are hallmarks of this neighborhood salon.
  • 2658 N Halsted St

    Chicago, IL 60614

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  • 773-880-5033

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...will I go anywhere else to get a bikini wax . I had my first brazilian in salon envy with Natalia. Not the most comfortable thing, but she does her best to make you feel comfortable. Quick and thorough. Prices are good too. The only thing is it's kind a hard to get an appointment. Because of that, I had to go somewhere else to get a brazilian last minute once and it was the worst. I figured I get them done enough so I should be able to take it, right? WRONG! Natalia @ salon envy takes about 15 minutes and is not that painful. This other chick (obviously at a place that is not salon envy) took about 40 minutes and the wax strips looked like a kotex. That's just wrong! I will remain faithful to Salon Envy.

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...will I go anywhere else to get a bikini wax . I had my first brazilian in salon envy with Natalia. Not the most comfortable thing, but she does her best to make you feel comfortable. Quick and thorough. Prices are good too. The only thing is it's kind a hard to get an appointment. Because of that, I had to go somewhere else to get a brazilian last minute once and it was the worst. I figured I get them done enough so I should be able to take it, right? WRONG! Natalia @ salon envy takes about 15 minutes and is not that painful. This other chick (obviously at a place that is not salon envy) took about 40 minutes and the wax strips looked like a kotex. That's just wrong! I will remain faithful to Salon Envy.

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I have been going to Salon Envy for several years, and I see the owner Susan. I have been a loyal customer of hers and she always does a great job! She always listens and gives me what I want, not like some stylists. I am never unhappy!! The waxing I get there is always great as well, I have been to both girls there. I highly recommend Salon Envy!

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★★★★★

I have been going to Salon Envy for several years, and I see the owner Susan. I have been a loyal customer of hers and she always does a great job! She always listens and gives me what I want, not like some stylists. I am never unhappy!! The waxing I get there is always great as well, I have been to both girls there. I highly recommend Salon Envy!

Pros: Kerastase/ Bumble and Bumble, Staff

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NATALIA is THE best waxer there, from bikini to eyebrows!! She was so sweet and quick and did an amazing job on my bikini and eyebrows! and the salon is clean and beautiful and everyone was so friendly. i may just have to try the facial next!

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NATALIA is THE best waxer there, from bikini to eyebrows!! She was so sweet and quick and did an amazing job on my bikini and eyebrows! and the salon is clean and beautiful and everyone was so friendly. i may just have to try the facial next!

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I used to see Taylor for waxes and wondering if anyone knows where she went? I heard she opened her own salon in Chicago. Any insider information out there???

I've only gone to salon envy for waxes and facials and Natalia is also wonderful, I strongly recommend her for both services.

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I used to see Taylor for waxes and wondering if anyone knows where she went? I heard she opened her own salon in Chicago. Any insider information out there???

I've only gone to salon envy for waxes and facials and Natalia is also wonderful, I strongly recommend her for both services.

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Today was my second visit there and it was as pleasant as my first one. justyna made my hair look great and no doubt she is an amazing hair stylist.

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★★★★★

Today was my second visit there and it was as pleasant as my first one. justyna made my hair look great and no doubt she is an amazing hair stylist.

Pros: excellent stylists

Cons: none

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Does anyone know where Lucy is?
She has been my stylist for ever and I need her to function right. My life is a mess now. I got plans this weekend. Management there wont say where she is now. Place looked empty. Looks like lot of girls are gone.
If anyone knows where she is at please let me know.
Thanks.

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Does anyone know where Lucy is?
She has been my stylist for ever and I need her to function right. My life is a mess now. I got plans this weekend. Management there wont say where she is now. Place looked empty. Looks like lot of girls are gone.
If anyone knows where she is at please let me know.
Thanks.

Pros: Greatest stylist in town.

Cons: MIA

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Lucy is at salon Hush.
2643 N Clybourn. Not far from the old place, looks to me all the girls from Envy are there. Also try Facebook to, just look for Lucy Portillo.
Good luck girl in finding her, I know how hard is to find a good stylist. I'd hate to lose it to, especially when someone knows exactly what you want to do with your hair.....

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Lucy is at salon Hush.
2643 N Clybourn. Not far from the old place, looks to me all the girls from Envy are there. Also try Facebook to, just look for Lucy Portillo.
Good luck girl in finding her, I know how hard is to find a good stylist. I'd hate to lose it to, especially when someone knows exactly what you want to do with your hair.....

Pros: None

Cons: Many

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I have been going to Salon Envy for years to get my brows shaped by Taylor, who is fabulous and meticulous. Then I started to get my hair done by colorist and stylist Justina and have never been more enthused with my color and cut. I don't consider my naturally brown hair hard to do but she manages to give me the perfect shade for my skin tone and cut for my face shape, it actually works FOR me! The multi-dimensional tones that come through my hair make it look impossibly beautiful but natural. I would never change colorists and hope she stays forever. Please visit Justina!

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★★★★★

I have been going to Salon Envy for years to get my brows shaped by Taylor, who is fabulous and meticulous. Then I started to get my hair done by colorist and stylist Justina and have never been more enthused with my color and cut. I don't consider my naturally brown hair hard to do but she manages to give me the perfect shade for my skin tone and cut for my face shape, it actually works FOR me! The multi-dimensional tones that come through my hair make it look impossibly beautiful but natural. I would never change colorists and hope she stays forever. Please visit Justina!

Pros: Best color experience I've had in the city

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I tried Salon Envy after searching the web for a salon in Lincoln Park close to my house. I continued going to this salon after time and again loving my hair. I think everyone there is very nice, and the place is cute, clean, and consistent in quality of work. I highly recommend Salon Envy!

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I tried Salon Envy after searching the web for a salon in Lincoln Park close to my house. I continued going to this salon after time and again loving my hair. I think everyone there is very nice, and the place is cute, clean, and consistent in quality of work. I highly recommend Salon Envy!

Pros: good hair, cute salon, parking

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I came to this place because i searched it up online and its number 1 so i decided to give it a go.... When i got there the lady in the front was rude to me... I asked for a simple cut from justyna and she almost made me bald... I wanted to look like hally berry not jamie foxx!!! I was so upset and depressed but thank goodness my hair has grown back... I do not recommend this place!!! To expensive also

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I came to this place because i searched it up online and its number 1 so i decided to give it a go.... When i got there the lady in the front was rude to me... I asked for a simple cut from justyna and she almost made me bald... I wanted to look like hally berry not jamie foxx!!! I was so upset and depressed but thank goodness my hair has grown back... I do not recommend this place!!! To expensive also

Pros: Nothing

Cons: rude receptionist

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I just wanted to say I am a little difficult to please, and I don't think I have ever been this pleased with my hair. I have been going to Salon Envy for about 2 years now, and I have always really liked my hair. I usually go to Lisa, but I have also gone to Sarah and both are great. The salon is comfortable, and the staff is all very friendly.

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★★★★★

I just wanted to say I am a little difficult to please, and I don't think I have ever been this pleased with my hair. I have been going to Salon Envy for about 2 years now, and I have always really liked my hair. I usually go to Lisa, but I have also gone to Sarah and both are great. The salon is comfortable, and the staff is all very friendly.

Pros: best color I have ever had

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The woman did my hair and my hair totally faded two days later. If there was going to be a problem she should have told me up front with a counciltation in which they did not do. She should have should look we need to do a double process so ur hair wont fade. I spent more then $300 on my hair at this salon and it was ridiculous!!!!

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The woman did my hair and my hair totally faded two days later. If there was going to be a problem she should have told me up front with a counciltation in which they did not do. She should have should look we need to do a double process so ur hair wont fade. I spent more then $300 on my hair at this salon and it was ridiculous!!!!

Pros: Clean

Cons: expensive, poor experience

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I came here last week to get color and highlights and was referred to Justyna. I must say, I am recieving so many compliments it's crazy! My hair was a bit of a mess and Justyna made it look like supermodel hair! She recommended a kerastase treatment along with my service and Wow! what a difference that made. My hair was soft and silky and still looks great!! I Love this place and can't wait to be back:)

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I came here last week to get color and highlights and was referred to Justyna. I must say, I am recieving so many compliments it's crazy! My hair was a bit of a mess and Justyna made it look like supermodel hair! She recommended a kerastase treatment along with my service and Wow! what a difference that made. My hair was soft and silky and still looks great!! I Love this place and can't wait to be back:)

Pros: Amazing talent

Cons: none

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This salon is the best. I get my monthly brazilian wax here. I will never go anywhere else. When Taylor was gone for maternity leave I saw Nataliya, they both - EXCELLENT ! Salon also open until 9:00 pm during the week...this is perfect for me because I work until 7:30pm. Love it! Girls you are the BEST!

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★★★★★

This salon is the best. I get my monthly brazilian wax here. I will never go anywhere else. When Taylor was gone for maternity leave I saw Nataliya, they both - EXCELLENT ! Salon also open until 9:00 pm during the week...this is perfect for me because I work until 7:30pm. Love it! Girls you are the BEST!

Pros: Best place for brazilian wax!

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I have been going to Salon Envy for a about a year, and have always had great results! I have sent many friends here as well who have all been very happy as well. They also give each person referred $20.00 off, which helps me out!

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I have been going to Salon Envy for a about a year, and have always had great results! I have sent many friends here as well who have all been very happy as well. They also give each person referred $20.00 off, which helps me out!

Pros: quality stylists, bumble and bumble, parking

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I had looked up best places for brazillian waxes in Chicago online, and I found some reviews about Salon Envy, so I decided I would give them a try, I had been to top salons and each time it was painful and extremely expensive, but when I went to Salon Envy and met Taylor, I had the best time, it was not awkward, she did NOT hurt, it was quick and painless, and I do not have a high pain threshold. She is awesome, so go see her!!! I have been seeing her for over a year now and will not go to anyone else, I even waited for her to get off maternity leave before I went back in.

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I had looked up best places for brazillian waxes in Chicago online, and I found some reviews about Salon Envy, so I decided I would give them a try, I had been to top salons and each time it was painful and extremely expensive, but when I went to Salon Envy and met Taylor, I had the best time, it was not awkward, she did NOT hurt, it was quick and painless, and I do not have a high pain threshold. She is awesome, so go see her!!! I have been seeing her for over a year now and will not go to anyone else, I even waited for her to get off maternity leave before I went back in.

Pros: Wax

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I have been going to Salon Envy for about 3 years now. I have received numberous compliments on my hair, and I always leave there looking GREAT! I recently went to Nataliya for a facial as well, and was extremely happy with it. Give this salon a try, you won't be disappointed!

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I have been going to Salon Envy for about 3 years now. I have received numberous compliments on my hair, and I always leave there looking GREAT! I recently went to Nataliya for a facial as well, and was extremely happy with it. Give this salon a try, you won't be disappointed!

Pros: parking lot that's free

Cons: no tips on credit cards

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The staff is really nice and professional. I got the color and cut I requested exactly, which is apparently hard to do. I recommend Salon Envy.

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The staff is really nice and professional. I got the color and cut I requested exactly, which is apparently hard to do. I recommend Salon Envy.

Pros: Great color. Great cut.

Cons: Moderately expensive.

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I used to work right near here and on a whim got an appointment here. Caitlin is amazing with my super dry naturally curly hair! From the very beginning she has given me stylish, effortless hair that can be worn straight or curly, and was the first stylist I have ever had who could style my hair curly on her first encounter with it.

Professional, clean, and friendly staff and space. I am a devotee even though I no longer live or work around there.

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I used to work right near here and on a whim got an appointment here. Caitlin is amazing with my super dry naturally curly hair! From the very beginning she has given me stylish, effortless hair that can be worn straight or curly, and was the first stylist I have ever had who could style my hair curly on her first encounter with it.

Professional, clean, and friendly staff and space. I am a devotee even though I no longer live or work around there.

Pros: Caitlin is amazing with naturally curly hair

Cons: sometimes a little slow/busy

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I have been following the owner for years. She is a perfectionist herself and hires amazing people. All of the staff are friendly and attentive. Susan gets the best products and lines. And someone is always cleaning... You wont be disappointed.

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I have been following the owner for years. She is a perfectionist herself and hires amazing people. All of the staff are friendly and attentive. Susan gets the best products and lines. And someone is always cleaning... You wont be disappointed.

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I went to Salon Envy on a recommenation of a friend after going to 3 places to get my highlights done..and not being happy with the results. I walked in and was greeting friendly. I thought the salon was cozy feeling and cute. I didn't really care, as long as I liked my hair. I had been referred to Justyna, and I have to say I LOVE my hair for the first time in a LONG time! She listened to what I asked for, and helped make it happen. I will definately recommend her to friends, and I will be going back. I hope this is helpful to others looking for a salon with good stylists.

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★★★★★

I went to Salon Envy on a recommenation of a friend after going to 3 places to get my highlights done..and not being happy with the results. I walked in and was greeting friendly. I thought the salon was cozy feeling and cute. I didn't really care, as long as I liked my hair. I had been referred to Justyna, and I have to say I LOVE my hair for the first time in a LONG time! She listened to what I asked for, and helped make it happen. I will definately recommend her to friends, and I will be going back. I hope this is helpful to others looking for a salon with good stylists.

Pros: Haircolor, cute salon, nice staff

Cons: parking lot busy at lunchtime!

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I love Lisa and she always gets my hair right and that is so important. The products are great and the people are too. The stylists have all been there since I started going there and that says a lot about a business and how it is run.

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I love Lisa and she always gets my hair right and that is so important. The products are great and the people are too. The stylists have all been there since I started going there and that says a lot about a business and how it is run.

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I recently moved from NYC and have been going to Dee for several months now. I am a fanatic about my hair and every time I go to get my color done I'm totally impressed. Dee is highly educated and extremely talented. They need more stylists like this in Chicago! The girls who work at the salon are professional and make you feel special the second you walk through the door! I would highly recommend Dee and Salon Envy if you're looking for fabulous hair and a great experience!

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I recently moved from NYC and have been going to Dee for several months now. I am a fanatic about my hair and every time I go to get my color done I'm totally impressed. Dee is highly educated and extremely talented. They need more stylists like this in Chicago! The girls who work at the salon are professional and make you feel special the second you walk through the door! I would highly recommend Dee and Salon Envy if you're looking for fabulous hair and a great experience!

Pros: Great cut and color

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I went to this Salon after careful research on Citysearch. I had already been to 3 different salons to achieve what I thought was an normal blonde hair color. I brought a picture, and my stylist was the owner Susan. I had emailed her before about my hair color, it was bright yellow and if she thought she it could be fixed. She responded with yes, so I went in. I LOVE the color now, after 3 other salon visits elsewhere. I can't say enough about how nice everyone was there, but I love my hair the most! It looks HOT! The prices are not cheap, but worth it in my opinion.

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I went to this Salon after careful research on Citysearch. I had already been to 3 different salons to achieve what I thought was an normal blonde hair color. I brought a picture, and my stylist was the owner Susan. I had emailed her before about my hair color, it was bright yellow and if she thought she it could be fixed. She responded with yes, so I went in. I LOVE the color now, after 3 other salon visits elsewhere. I can't say enough about how nice everyone was there, but I love my hair the most! It looks HOT! The prices are not cheap, but worth it in my opinion.

Pros: Best hair color, parking, Bumble and Bumble

Cons: Busy on Saturdays

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I have never had a worse salon experience than the one I recently had at Salon Envy. The coupon on the website is NOT worth it. They obviously are trying to help their newest/least experienced/worst stylists get some business because they can't keep clients. Dee was rude, unprofessional, manipulative, and did a half-ass job. It took over 3 hours for an all-over color and very simple trim... it has never taken any other stylist I've been to any longer than an hour and a half for these services. I wasn't offered a magazine or anything while I waited and Dee showed no sign of concern over this. Salons like these are a luxury and with the ridiculous prices they charge, their employees should be bending over backwards to please you, make you comfortable, and get you to come back for more. I will definitely not be back for more. Not only was my experience with this particular stylist AWFUL, but I was shocked at the unprofessionalism of every other employee there... I have never been to a salon where jeans, t-shirts, flip-flops, and ponytails are acceptable for the stylists to wear... if they can't make themselves look good, how could I possibly think they would make me look good? Bottom line - if someone takes the time to write a nasty review, you know the place is bad.... the other reviews on this site are deceiving... I wouldn't even recommend this place to my worst enemy.

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I have never had a worse salon experience than the one I recently had at Salon Envy. The coupon on the website is NOT worth it. They obviously are trying to help their newest/least experienced/worst stylists get some business because they can't keep clients. Dee was rude, unprofessional, manipulative, and did a half-ass job. It took over 3 hours for an all-over color and very simple trim... it has never taken any other stylist I've been to any longer than an hour and a half for these services. I wasn't offered a magazine or anything while I waited and Dee showed no sign of concern over this. Salons like these are a luxury and with the ridiculous prices they charge, their employees should be bending over backwards to please you, make you comfortable, and get you to come back for more. I will definitely not be back for more. Not only was my experience with this particular stylist AWFUL, but I was shocked at the unprofessionalism of every other employee there... I have never been to a salon where jeans, t-shirts, flip-flops, and ponytails are acceptable for the stylists to wear... if they can't make themselves look good, how could I possibly think they would make me look good? Bottom line - if someone takes the time to write a nasty review, you know the place is bad.... the other reviews on this site are deceiving... I wouldn't even recommend this place to my worst enemy.

Pros: None

Cons: Unprofessional Staff, Long Waiting Times, Ridiculous Prices

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After careful research on which salon to go to, this one kept popping up so I decided to give it a try. Wow was I impressed. Not only are the girls wonderful stlyists but they have parking and awesome products as well. I would trust anyone to do my hair there. I am so happy I found this place :)

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After careful research on which salon to go to, this one kept popping up so I decided to give it a try. Wow was I impressed. Not only are the girls wonderful stlyists but they have parking and awesome products as well. I would trust anyone to do my hair there. I am so happy I found this place :)

Pros: great stlyists great parking

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I went to Salon Envy after a friend recommended it, and am VERY HAPPY! I love my new highlights, I tried someone after going to the same salon for 7 years. I was bored with my hair, and I needed a change. My stylist listened to my needs and helped me deceide what I wanted...not an easy task! I am recommending this salon after reading some of the mixed reviews. I'm here to say LOVE IT! I'll be back!

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★★★★★

I went to Salon Envy after a friend recommended it, and am VERY HAPPY! I love my new highlights, I tried someone after going to the same salon for 7 years. I was bored with my hair, and I needed a change. My stylist listened to my needs and helped me deceide what I wanted...not an easy task! I am recommending this salon after reading some of the mixed reviews. I'm here to say LOVE IT! I'll be back!

Pros: Staff, Convience, Kerastase, Parking

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I have been going to Salon Envy since it opened as I have been a client of Susan's(the proprietor) for many years. Before I met Susan I did the usual tour of hit and miss throughout Chicago, starting at Mario Tricoci, Charles Ifergan, Aveda, etc. Salon Envy has the most important thing that most high end salons lack, consistency. Salon Envy has all of the best products inc Kerastasse as well as great makeup. If you need t get your eyebrows tweaked the aesthetician can usually squeeze you in in a pinch, great eyebrow waxing. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable. A no drama salon with great consistent results. I would recommend Salon Envy to anyone looking for a change from the usual and ordinary. It is also convenient as there is free parking and meters on the street.

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★★★★☆

I have been going to Salon Envy since it opened as I have been a client of Susan's(the proprietor) for many years. Before I met Susan I did the usual tour of hit and miss throughout Chicago, starting at Mario Tricoci, Charles Ifergan, Aveda, etc. Salon Envy has the most important thing that most high end salons lack, consistency. Salon Envy has all of the best products inc Kerastasse as well as great makeup. If you need t get your eyebrows tweaked the aesthetician can usually squeeze you in in a pinch, great eyebrow waxing. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable. A no drama salon with great consistent results. I would recommend Salon Envy to anyone looking for a change from the usual and ordinary. It is also convenient as there is free parking and meters on the street.

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I went to see a girl named Dee and she knew exactly what I wanted!! She was very honest about my hair which, I definitely needed, and it looks great. The staff is very nice as well. There is a free yes thats right free parking lot!!! :) I felt very comfortable when I was there, I left looking and feeling fabulous! They have lots of great deals at this salon. I would highly recommend anyone to go there. The girls are very educated and it's totally affordable. They also have wonderful retail!! I will be returning soon

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I went to see a girl named Dee and she knew exactly what I wanted!! She was very honest about my hair which, I definitely needed, and it looks great. The staff is very nice as well. There is a free yes thats right free parking lot!!! :) I felt very comfortable when I was there, I left looking and feeling fabulous! They have lots of great deals at this salon. I would highly recommend anyone to go there. The girls are very educated and it's totally affordable. They also have wonderful retail!! I will be returning soon

Pros: parking, price, educated stylists.

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I went in to get my haircut and really like the person that cuts it. I figure I'd try getting it colored and highlighted there. Couldn't get in with my cut person so I tried another one, highly disappointed. Asked for very natural suttle highlights, walked out with chunks of highlights which are far from blended. Hair seems dried as well from the over processing. Asked Management if I could have someone else correct it, the response was "she recommends I go back to the original person, what would I like to do", this was a return call from the front desk as the owner was too busy to make a five minute return call...unfortunately since I do not trust the person who processed me the first time I'm not taking the risk of further damage so I will be spending another $100 to get it fixed after already spending $160 to get it done. Agree with the other reviewed, was quoted less on the phone.

To me the response is ridiculous, no customer service. Buyer beware....

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I went in to get my haircut and really like the person that cuts it. I figure I'd try getting it colored and highlighted there. Couldn't get in with my cut person so I tried another one, highly disappointed. Asked for very natural suttle highlights, walked out with chunks of highlights which are far from blended. Hair seems dried as well from the over processing. Asked Management if I could have someone else correct it, the response was "she recommends I go back to the original person, what would I like to do", this was a return call from the front desk as the owner was too busy to make a five minute return call...unfortunately since I do not trust the person who processed me the first time I'm not taking the risk of further damage so I will be spending another $100 to get it fixed after already spending $160 to get it done. Agree with the other reviewed, was quoted less on the phone.

To me the response is ridiculous, no customer service. Buyer beware....

Pros: Haircut with Lisa

Cons: Customer Care, Highlights, Color

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Unbelievable. I've been to numerous hair salons in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, and this salon sneakily charged me the most EVER. I called beforehand to check their prices, which I found to be standard ($50 - haircut, $95 for full highlight). So to no surprise my jaw dropped when they told me my cut, and partial highlights came out to be $260.00! WTF? I am still mad at myself for paying without saying anything. However they justified it, I still think it's crazy. The stylists trick you by saying they will "take care of you" by adding a protein treatment or intense conditioner, but they never say you will end up paying more than $150 extra than you expected to.

Ladies, we cannot let these salons do this to us anymore! They will charge whatever they think they can get away with if we don't say anything. I made a promise to myself to never again let this happen to me. DO NOT trust Salon Envy - they WILL rip you off.

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Unbelievable. I've been to numerous hair salons in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, and this salon sneakily charged me the most EVER. I called beforehand to check their prices, which I found to be standard ($50 - haircut, $95 for full highlight). So to no surprise my jaw dropped when they told me my cut, and partial highlights came out to be $260.00! WTF? I am still mad at myself for paying without saying anything. However they justified it, I still think it's crazy. The stylists trick you by saying they will "take care of you" by adding a protein treatment or intense conditioner, but they never say you will end up paying more than $150 extra than you expected to.

Ladies, we cannot let these salons do this to us anymore! They will charge whatever they think they can get away with if we don't say anything. I made a promise to myself to never again let this happen to me. DO NOT trust Salon Envy - they WILL rip you off.

Pros: quick appointment times

Cons: overbooking, ridiculous sneaky high prices

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I recently went to Salon Envy for Hair Extensions. I have to say Lucy Portillo is the girl to go to if you want to enhance the length of your hair. For years I have wanted extensions and was terrified that something bad would happen. But in this case, Lucy is super talented and honest about the whole process that made me feel really comfortable. She was very clear and precise on what to expect and how to care for your purchase. I would recommend Lucy to anyone who is one bit apprehensive about getting extensions. In my opinion, Lucy is progressive and honest ,and will not guide you down the wrong path when it comes to your hair. All in all, it was a delightful experience and I'm glad I found her.

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I recently went to Salon Envy for Hair Extensions. I have to say Lucy Portillo is the girl to go to if you want to enhance the length of your hair. For years I have wanted extensions and was terrified that something bad would happen. But in this case, Lucy is super talented and honest about the whole process that made me feel really comfortable. She was very clear and precise on what to expect and how to care for your purchase. I would recommend Lucy to anyone who is one bit apprehensive about getting extensions. In my opinion, Lucy is progressive and honest ,and will not guide you down the wrong path when it comes to your hair. All in all, it was a delightful experience and I'm glad I found her.

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I have been going to this salon for about a year now and have to say LOVE IT! I came across the salon from going to Panera in their mall. I stopped in and thought it was cute, clean and the receptionist was very nice. I have been extremely pleased with my hair ever since. I have curly and frizzy hair naturally..blessed huh? I leave there feeling like a movie star. My hair is shiny and not frizzy...I think the Kerastase does help a little. I would definitely recommend this salon to anyone.

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★★★★★

I have been going to this salon for about a year now and have to say LOVE IT! I came across the salon from going to Panera in their mall. I stopped in and thought it was cute, clean and the receptionist was very nice. I have been extremely pleased with my hair ever since. I have curly and frizzy hair naturally..blessed huh? I leave there feeling like a movie star. My hair is shiny and not frizzy...I think the Kerastase does help a little. I would definitely recommend this salon to anyone.

Pros: Products, parking, staff

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My guess is that most of the positive reviews here are from their own staff or management, not from actual customers. I have been here twice because it's so close to my house and had bad experiences both times from the the chair to the front desk and overall staff. I tried it a second time because it's right next to my home. In the end I'm just cabbing it to find someplace else, it's worth the $5 overhead not to be treated like this and have shotty work.

If you choose to go here I'd recommend taking a look around before committing to getting cut / styled. The hairdressers and the work you see come out the door is a good reflection of the type of work they do here. They take little pride and have little respect for you the customer.

I highlighted these complaints to management without any resolve.

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★☆☆☆☆

My guess is that most of the positive reviews here are from their own staff or management, not from actual customers. I have been here twice because it's so close to my house and had bad experiences both times from the the chair to the front desk and overall staff. I tried it a second time because it's right next to my home. In the end I'm just cabbing it to find someplace else, it's worth the $5 overhead not to be treated like this and have shotty work.

If you choose to go here I'd recommend taking a look around before committing to getting cut / styled. The hairdressers and the work you see come out the door is a good reflection of the type of work they do here. They take little pride and have little respect for you the customer.

I highlighted these complaints to management without any resolve.

Pros: Close to where I live

Cons: Staff, Talent, Everything

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I was surprised to see the high rating of this place. I only go there to buy products because I like what they sell. I don't go there for my haircut because i have seen the work they have done. But every time after I bought products from them and put up with their poor service and attitude, I always told myself that would be the last time.

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★☆☆☆☆

I was surprised to see the high rating of this place. I only go there to buy products because I like what they sell. I don't go there for my haircut because i have seen the work they have done. But every time after I bought products from them and put up with their poor service and attitude, I always told myself that would be the last time.

Pros: Products, Parking

Cons: Style, Staff quality and Service

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Its hard to find and trust someone to cut and style your hair, after moving to Chicago it took me a year to find Lucy and I'm so glad I did! When Lucy moved to Salon Envy I was impressed with the space and the great people at the salon. I highly recommend Lucy for haircuts and from what I've seen the other stylists do in that salon, they are all quite good!

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★★★★★

Its hard to find and trust someone to cut and style your hair, after moving to Chicago it took me a year to find Lucy and I'm so glad I did! When Lucy moved to Salon Envy I was impressed with the space and the great people at the salon. I highly recommend Lucy for haircuts and from what I've seen the other stylists do in that salon, they are all quite good!

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I've had alot of bad luck with hair stylists in the past couple of years, so I decided to try Salon Envy based on all of the great reviews. I chose to go to Lisa based on her bio on their website. After a thorugh consultation, she got to it and did an excellent job on my cut. She took her time to make sure everything was precise and even, and it looks great. The salon itself was comfortable and everyone was very nice. I highly recommend Lisa at Salon Envy!

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★★★★★

I've had alot of bad luck with hair stylists in the past couple of years, so I decided to try Salon Envy based on all of the great reviews. I chose to go to Lisa based on her bio on their website. After a thorugh consultation, she got to it and did an excellent job on my cut. She took her time to make sure everything was precise and even, and it looks great. The salon itself was comfortable and everyone was very nice. I highly recommend Lisa at Salon Envy!

Pros: Great service, cute haircut, parking lot

Cons: none

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After waiting one year to grow out a bad haircut, I was excited to get a fresh start at new salon and with a new stylist. Salon Envy came highly recommended from a friend and the perfect choice. From the moment I arrived at Salon Envy, I loved the cool, laid-back feel of the salon. The staff was extremely professional, accommodating and friendly. From the shampoo (which felt amazing) to the consultation and haircut, I was overwhelmed with my experience. My stylist took time to listen to my hair tale, and she gave me the exact cut that I wanted and helped me pick out some great Shu Uemura products to ensure it would look great when I styled it. It was great! I am very happy with my choice to trust Salon Envy with my hair. I will be going back to get some more services and will be referring my friends and family. They have a great referral program as well..BONUS!

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★★★★★

After waiting one year to grow out a bad haircut, I was excited to get a fresh start at new salon and with a new stylist. Salon Envy came highly recommended from a friend and the perfect choice. From the moment I arrived at Salon Envy, I loved the cool, laid-back feel of the salon. The staff was extremely professional, accommodating and friendly. From the shampoo (which felt amazing) to the consultation and haircut, I was overwhelmed with my experience. My stylist took time to listen to my hair tale, and she gave me the exact cut that I wanted and helped me pick out some great Shu Uemura products to ensure it would look great when I styled it. It was great! I am very happy with my choice to trust Salon Envy with my hair. I will be going back to get some more services and will be referring my friends and family. They have a great referral program as well..BONUS!

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When I moved to Chicago for college I scoured the city for a great stylist. For almost a year I still had not found a stylist that made me want to go back for another cut. Finally, I was recommended to go see Susan, who at the time was working at Restoration Salon. She was incredible! I followed her when she opened up Salon Envy and have never been disappointed. When Susan went on Maternity leave I started seeing Lucy. She has a very cute but edgy style. I always feel very comfortable with her and she is always accommodating. Dana is also great if you're interested in extensions. Overall, the salon has a very relaxed and welcoming vibe. I have been out of school for over a year and I'm convinced I will not change salons while I'm still in Chicago.

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When I moved to Chicago for college I scoured the city for a great stylist. For almost a year I still had not found a stylist that made me want to go back for another cut. Finally, I was recommended to go see Susan, who at the time was working at Restoration Salon. She was incredible! I followed her when she opened up Salon Envy and have never been disappointed. When Susan went on Maternity leave I started seeing Lucy. She has a very cute but edgy style. I always feel very comfortable with her and she is always accommodating. Dana is also great if you're interested in extensions. Overall, the salon has a very relaxed and welcoming vibe. I have been out of school for over a year and I'm convinced I will not change salons while I'm still in Chicago.

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This place is incredible. Lucy ROCKS! She gives the most kickass haircuts ive ever had in my life. That isn't just my opinion, but also the opinion of trusted friends who give my hair thumbs up. When I moved to Chicago from Minneapolis I was worried I wouldn't find a stylist who suits my finicky taste. I never imagined i'd find better. But I did.

I am a PhD student by day and a musician by night. Lucy understands the fine line I have to walk with my hair--not too conservative, not too informal, just enough edge. I typically decide I need a haircut on a whim and then obsess until I get an appointment. I never have to wait too long for Lucy. She is incredibly accomodating to my busy schedule and she'll try to get me in same-day if she can make it work. Lucy never tries to push product on me or push me into a style i'm uncomfortable with. She is personable, genuine, funny, and incredibly attractive. I feel comfortable asking her questions about my hair that guys are sometimes afraid to ask. When I leave Salon Envy I feel great and confident about my look.

Although I always schedule my cuts with Lucy, the other stylists are friendly and talented as well. Of course a haircut is the central concern, but I really appreciate the complete experience here. You will not regret scheduling an appointment with Salon Envy!

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★★★★★

This place is incredible. Lucy ROCKS! She gives the most kickass haircuts ive ever had in my life. That isn't just my opinion, but also the opinion of trusted friends who give my hair thumbs up. When I moved to Chicago from Minneapolis I was worried I wouldn't find a stylist who suits my finicky taste. I never imagined i'd find better. But I did.

I am a PhD student by day and a musician by night. Lucy understands the fine line I have to walk with my hair--not too conservative, not too informal, just enough edge. I typically decide I need a haircut on a whim and then obsess until I get an appointment. I never have to wait too long for Lucy. She is incredibly accomodating to my busy schedule and she'll try to get me in same-day if she can make it work. Lucy never tries to push product on me or push me into a style i'm uncomfortable with. She is personable, genuine, funny, and incredibly attractive. I feel comfortable asking her questions about my hair that guys are sometimes afraid to ask. When I leave Salon Envy I feel great and confident about my look.

Although I always schedule my cuts with Lucy, the other stylists are friendly and talented as well. Of course a haircut is the central concern, but I really appreciate the complete experience here. You will not regret scheduling an appointment with Salon Envy!

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I was looking to get extensions like the stars get such as Jessica Simpson and Eva Longoria. I ended up going to Lucy at Salon Envy to get my "Great Lengths." She immediately made me feel at ease and we had a long and thorough consulation looking at colors and pictures so she knew exactly what I wanted. We ordered the hair and she told me it was going to be a long process getting them in (about 6 hrs) because I have A LOT of hair. She was making me laugh and good company for those six hours so time flew by and before I knew it I had a full head of long luxurious hair that not only LOOKED but FELT real. I love how she took the time after to cut and personalize my extensions to make them look all the more real. I also love how the extensions have a natural beachy wave so I can wear it au naturel and get a cute wavy look easily. The best part is they will last about 6 months before I need touch-ups and my hair will continue to grow with them in and I can continue to color my roots in between. I highly recommend Lucy if you are looking for professional extensions. She is down to earth, easy to talk to, and super cute! I am definately not letting anyone else get their hands on my hair after my experience with Lucy at Salon Envy!

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★★★★★

I was looking to get extensions like the stars get such as Jessica Simpson and Eva Longoria. I ended up going to Lucy at Salon Envy to get my "Great Lengths." She immediately made me feel at ease and we had a long and thorough consulation looking at colors and pictures so she knew exactly what I wanted. We ordered the hair and she told me it was going to be a long process getting them in (about 6 hrs) because I have A LOT of hair. She was making me laugh and good company for those six hours so time flew by and before I knew it I had a full head of long luxurious hair that not only LOOKED but FELT real. I love how she took the time after to cut and personalize my extensions to make them look all the more real. I also love how the extensions have a natural beachy wave so I can wear it au naturel and get a cute wavy look easily. The best part is they will last about 6 months before I need touch-ups and my hair will continue to grow with them in and I can continue to color my roots in between. I highly recommend Lucy if you are looking for professional extensions. She is down to earth, easy to talk to, and super cute! I am definately not letting anyone else get their hands on my hair after my experience with Lucy at Salon Envy!

Pros: Free parking lot in front, free coffee&soda, down to earth staff, comfortable waiting area

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I went to Salon Envy on a recommendation from the hotel concierge, while I recently was in Chicago visiting. I had my hair cut and colored and let my stylist do what they wanted. I have never LOVED my hair more! I just read another review, and can't believe it..I had a great experience, I won't soon forget. The salon was very cute and comfortable. I will be back whenever I visit Chicago! Thank you!!

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★★★★★

I went to Salon Envy on a recommendation from the hotel concierge, while I recently was in Chicago visiting. I had my hair cut and colored and let my stylist do what they wanted. I have never LOVED my hair more! I just read another review, and can't believe it..I had a great experience, I won't soon forget. The salon was very cute and comfortable. I will be back whenever I visit Chicago! Thank you!!

Pros: Staff, Kerastase, Great Stylists!

Cons: NONE

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I had the best experience at Salon Envy! I have been searching for a new salon and colorist/stylist since my recent move to Chicago, and FINALLY found it! Salon Envy is hip and trendy while at the same time charming and inviting. I love the clean and stylish decorating in the salon and Susan was awesome. My hair looks better than it has in years. She did exactly what I wanted and I love my hair! I recommend this salon to my friends all the time and haven't heard a complaint yet! I will definately be back.

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★★★★★

I had the best experience at Salon Envy! I have been searching for a new salon and colorist/stylist since my recent move to Chicago, and FINALLY found it! Salon Envy is hip and trendy while at the same time charming and inviting. I love the clean and stylish decorating in the salon and Susan was awesome. My hair looks better than it has in years. She did exactly what I wanted and I love my hair! I recommend this salon to my friends all the time and haven't heard a complaint yet! I will definately be back.

Pros: Friendly professionals

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Just moved to the city and tried out a few salons and was unhappy with my results. Then one of my friends recommended Salon Envy. I have now been there a few times and had a cut and a highlight from Susan. My hair has never looked better and I have gotten so many compliments!!! Thank you and will definately recommend to others! :}

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★★★★★

Just moved to the city and tried out a few salons and was unhappy with my results. Then one of my friends recommended Salon Envy. I have now been there a few times and had a cut and a highlight from Susan. My hair has never looked better and I have gotten so many compliments!!! Thank you and will definately recommend to others! :}

Pros: Friendly and Very Satisfied

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When I moved to Chicago a year ago I was devastated to leave my stylist in St. Louis but I am no longer even phased, in fact, when I go home to St. Louis, I miss Lucy! Her professional talent and experience fused with her fresh and trendy personal style have committed my hair to her for life!! The amenities of Salon Envy (and Maria ;) ) only enhance the experience. My hair cuts are always fabulous, my color is flawless and I know Lucy takes the time to make sure it is exactly what I'm looking for. I look forward to my haircuts (and probably schedule too many!) and her spunky personality. If you don't go to Lucy your CRAZY and your depriving your poor hair of a great haircut and color! Lucy defines classy yet chic!

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★★★★★

When I moved to Chicago a year ago I was devastated to leave my stylist in St. Louis but I am no longer even phased, in fact, when I go home to St. Louis, I miss Lucy! Her professional talent and experience fused with her fresh and trendy personal style have committed my hair to her for life!! The amenities of Salon Envy (and Maria ;) ) only enhance the experience. My hair cuts are always fabulous, my color is flawless and I know Lucy takes the time to make sure it is exactly what I'm looking for. I look forward to my haircuts (and probably schedule too many!) and her spunky personality. If you don't go to Lucy your CRAZY and your depriving your poor hair of a great haircut and color! Lucy defines classy yet chic!

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I have been going to owner and stylist Susan for about 6 years now. I keep going back because I always love my hair. I get highlights and it always looks very natural, and grows out great! Susan has been doing my hair for years now and I would recommend her to anyone!

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★★★★★

I have been going to owner and stylist Susan for about 6 years now. I keep going back because I always love my hair. I get highlights and it always looks very natural, and grows out great! Susan has been doing my hair for years now and I would recommend her to anyone!

Pros: cute salon, Kerastase products, parking, staff

Cons: Can't tip on credit card

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Dave rocks coloring and he rocks with the scissors! I have been going to him for a short time--about 4 months--but I have to get my hair colored every 5 weeks (bad genes..thanks Mom!) In that short period of time he has done amazing things with my color. I just got my hair cut and colored last week and I can't tell you how many compliments I have gotten in just a week. I really want to keep Dave a secret, but I have a hard time keeping my mouth shut!

Everyone there is very friendly and there is just a nice vibe to this place. They have great products, great parking, great magazines, and always a sweet treat!

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★★★★★

Dave rocks coloring and he rocks with the scissors! I have been going to him for a short time--about 4 months--but I have to get my hair colored every 5 weeks (bad genes..thanks Mom!) In that short period of time he has done amazing things with my color. I just got my hair cut and colored last week and I can't tell you how many compliments I have gotten in just a week. I really want to keep Dave a secret, but I have a hard time keeping my mouth shut!

Everyone there is very friendly and there is just a nice vibe to this place. They have great products, great parking, great magazines, and always a sweet treat!

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I've been going to Sarah for cuts and highlights for nearly 3 years now. I receive alot of compliments on my hair and definately owe it all to her. I usually don't have a clear idea of what I want to do but she gives great direction and advice for what works best with my hair type. I've gone from dark to light, long to short with her and she does an amazing job every time! I always look forward to getting my hair done; not only is she talented but she's a great person to sit and chat with. I highly reccomend this salon!!!

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★★★★★

I've been going to Sarah for cuts and highlights for nearly 3 years now. I receive alot of compliments on my hair and definately owe it all to her. I usually don't have a clear idea of what I want to do but she gives great direction and advice for what works best with my hair type. I've gone from dark to light, long to short with her and she does an amazing job every time! I always look forward to getting my hair done; not only is she talented but she's a great person to sit and chat with. I highly reccomend this salon!!!

Pros: Love the salon, great atmosphere, very friendly staff, great products for sale too!!!

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OMG!! I don't even know where to begin. I followed Dave from his last salon because he is that amazing. I get my cuts and highlights done by him. I've gone short, brunette, long, blonde. You name it, he does it....and very well I might add. I have referred over a dozen friends and family members to him. Every single person I have sent to him has loved the work that he has done and they have all gone back at least once. Most go back to him on a regular basis. I have heard nothing but great things. I believe that he is one of the best in Chicago. At least try him out. See for yourself. He is fun and energetic and easy to talk to. Can we talk about his shampoos? Wow, they are incredible. He told me he doesn't do daily house calls....darn! I want to also mention that the rest of the salon is super as well. Waxing is great and messages. They have awesome jewelry, hair products and Glo-mineral makeup. They call you and remind you about appointments. They offer you beverages, cookies, great reading material, whatever you want to ensure the best possible experience. They do a wonderful job and I will be recommending Dave and the salon for a long time. Thank you for giving me and my friends the best experience EVER!

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★★★★★

OMG!! I don't even know where to begin. I followed Dave from his last salon because he is that amazing. I get my cuts and highlights done by him. I've gone short, brunette, long, blonde. You name it, he does it....and very well I might add. I have referred over a dozen friends and family members to him. Every single person I have sent to him has loved the work that he has done and they have all gone back at least once. Most go back to him on a regular basis. I have heard nothing but great things. I believe that he is one of the best in Chicago. At least try him out. See for yourself. He is fun and energetic and easy to talk to. Can we talk about his shampoos? Wow, they are incredible. He told me he doesn't do daily house calls....darn! I want to also mention that the rest of the salon is super as well. Waxing is great and messages. They have awesome jewelry, hair products and Glo-mineral makeup. They call you and remind you about appointments. They offer you beverages, cookies, great reading material, whatever you want to ensure the best possible experience. They do a wonderful job and I will be recommending Dave and the salon for a long time. Thank you for giving me and my friends the best experience EVER!

Pros: Genuine and skilled stylists, Parking, Great location, Ambience

Cons: NONE!

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I have been going to Lucy for almost 2 years now. She previously worked at a different salon (not to be named) and I followed her to Salon Envy. Her former salon was snobby and rude, but I kept going and endured the higher prices to stay with Lucy. Now that she's at Salon Envy, I get the best of all worlds - a friendly, upbeat salon with Lucy - the best stylist & colorist in Chicago! I've recommended 4 friends to her, that are now regulars.

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★★★★★

I have been going to Lucy for almost 2 years now. She previously worked at a different salon (not to be named) and I followed her to Salon Envy. Her former salon was snobby and rude, but I kept going and endured the higher prices to stay with Lucy. Now that she's at Salon Envy, I get the best of all worlds - a friendly, upbeat salon with Lucy - the best stylist & colorist in Chicago! I've recommended 4 friends to her, that are now regulars.

Pros: Parking, Affordable, Upbeat & Sociable

Cons: None!

 

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