Stop in for a Fresh Cut at These Top 13 Hair Salons in Pittsburgh, PA

Everyone loves to be pampered at the salon-- and we appreciate how hard our hairdressers work to keep our hair healthy and looking its best.

There’s no shortage of hair salons in the Pittsburgh area-- so we put together this list to showcase some of the nicest in our area. These salons not only deliver fantastic hair-- but most of them also have spa services as well-- such as manicures, pedicures, facials, waxing, and massages.  So if you’re looking for a new stylist-- or a new place to get some spa treatments-- consider checking out any of these top options!

If you have a friend that’s in need of a new look-- or just isn’t happy with her current hairdresser-- pick her up a GiftYa electronic gift card to any of these salons! They’re accepted at those on this list-- as well as many others all over Pittsburgh. It’s an easy way to help someone find a new stylist, and it won’t have them break the bank in the meantime.

1. Allure Hair Designs

Welcoming Salon Located in Wexford

Allure Hair Design
Image courtesy of Allure Hair Designs. This popular salon also has all your favorite spa options as well.

705 Warrendale Village Dr | Warrendale |

Allure Hair Designs is your one stop shop for fantastic hair. This salon is located just north of Pittsburgh in Cranberry Twp., and draws customers from all over the city. The two stylists who run this welcoming salon are highly experienced, and have trained under master stylists.

This place offers everything you could want in cuts, color, styling, and even treatments like keratin. They also offer waxing services as well.

“My first impression of the salon is very welcoming.  Ziggy's personality and charm compliment his knowledge and skill.  Not only did my color and cut turn out amazing, I left feeling beautiful.” - Yelp Review

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2. Izzazu Salon, Spa, and Blowout Bar

Chic Downtown Salon That Specializes in Blowouts

Image courtesy of Izzazu Salon. With two locations in Pittsburgh, this salon is very popular north of the city, as well as in the downtown area.

301 Fifth Ave | Pittsburgh |

Izzazu Salon, Spa, and Blowout Bar is a great salon that specializes in Brazilian blowouts. This is a semi-permanent  straightening method that has really caught on in Pittsburgh.

This place also offers full spa services in addition to cuts, colors, and styles-- you can have your nails done, get a massage, or have a facial after you get your hair done. It’s like visiting a mini spa for the day!

“The salon itself is gorgeous as well, so pretty and clean inside! Definitely recommend checking them out, they'll take good care of your hair!” -Yelp Review

3. Evolve Modern Hairdressing

This Small Shop is Perfect for All Your Hairdressing Needs

Image courtesy of Evolve Modern Hairdressing. This place may be small, but it has some of the happiest hair customers in Pittsburgh!

4900 Hatfield St | Pittsburgh |

Evolve Modern Hairdressing is run by one woman who seeks to give the people of Pittsburgh the hair they want. She’s not afraid to try new things-- and new colors-- and helps her clients do the same.

This salon has some good environmental practices as well-- and has even won a Pennsylvania sustainable small business award. In addition, this salon seeks to keep their products natural and chemical-free.

“I love, love, love Evolve and Beth! I've been going to Beth for my hair since I moved back to Pittsburgh 6 years ago.” -Yelp Review

4. Be Pure Organic Salon

Everything is Organic at This Hair Salon

Image courtesy of Be Pure Organic Salon. This salon only sells organic products to their clients and encourages them to use them at home.

8238 Ohio River Blvd | Pittsburgh |

Be Pure Organic Salon wants to bring more natural ingredients back into the hair industry. They have teamed up with a couple of organic brands that use plants and essential oils in their products-- instead of harmful chemicals.

Their nail services are even environmentally friendly-- and do not contain most of the chemicals normally found in nail polish and gel. This lovely salon is located in Emsworth, and is just a short drive down the Ohio River from downtown Pittsburgh.

“The salon itself is a beautifully appointed, quirky restored farmhouse - the kind of place that makes you want to arrive for your appointment early just so you can hang out.  The staff was wonderful.” -Yelp Review

5. Nadia Salon Inc.

Trendy Salon in Beautiful Shadyside

Image courtesy of Nadia Salon Inc. The owner of Nadia Salon named his salon after his daughter when she was born.

5519 Walnut St. | Pittsburgh |

Nadia Salon Inc. has been serving the Shadyside area of Pittsburgh for some time now-- and their list of clients just seems to keep growing. They have master stylists at this salon-- who only schedule by appointment only.

After your cut or expert color, make sure to try one of their waxing or nail services to complete a day of pampering!

“I've been coming to Nadia Salon since I moved here some six months ago. I see Bruce who is masterful. He's an expert at coloring and cutting hair.” -Yelp Review

6. La Pomponnee

Fantastic Hair Salon With Spa and Makeup Services as Well

Image courtesy of La Pomponee. Step into a salon that feels like a spa!

659 Washington Rd | Pittsburgh |

La Pomponnee is a great salon-- offering cuts and colors-- along with styling, wedding hair, and updos. This Mt. Lebanon salon also has a full selection of spa services available as well-- including waxing, manicures, facial and body scrubs, and massages.

If you have a big event coming up, be sure to check out their makeup services as well. A professional team will come on site to make sure you’re looking your best.

“I have never been so blown away walking into a salon before. La pomponnee is the perfect place if you want a day of self care. The staff is very friendly and always professional.” -Yelp Review

7. Salon Nuvo

Perfect Hair Salon for a Cut-- No Matter What Type of Hair You Have

Salon Nuvo
Image courtesy of Salon Nuvo. This salon has a large list of hair techniques-- as well as spa services-- to choose from.

609 Penn Ave #203 | Pittsburgh |

Salon Nuvo is a sophisticated salon located in the heart of the cultural district in downtown Pittsburgh. They offer all your favorite hair styling options including colors, updos, blowouts, highlights, relaxers, braiding, and extensions.

It’s a great place to stop in over your lunch break for a quick cut. Or stop in for one of their many spa services and go back to work reenergized!  

“For once I came out of a salon really loving my hair and the way that it looked. She even recommended a hair product which doesn't make my hair shiny but still has a firm hold. Definitely coming back.” -Yelp Review

8. Studio Booth

Perfect Hair Salon in the Heart of East Liberty

Image courtesy of Studio Booth. This salon keeps up with all the trendsetting styles.

6343 Penn Ave | Pittsburgh |

Studio Booth is a great option if you’re looking for some fantastic stylists who want you to feel amazing about your hair. They strive to have impeccable service, and to listen to each of their clients’ ideas about their hair.

Located in popular East Liberty, they offer colors, cuts, and styling all done by a wide variety of staff-- who are experts or training to do so in their specific fields.

“You will find a setting that makes you feel very comfortable but yet is very professional. You will also be treated with outstanding customer service.” -Yelp Review

9. Tula Organic

Organic Hair Salon Located in Squirrel Hill

Image courtesy of Tula Organic. This salon has a mission to stay organic and sustainable.

2629 Murray Ave | Pittsburgh |

Tula Organic is another fantastic organic option in the Pittsburgh area. It’s located in Squirrel Hill and is committed to ensuring their products are organic and as environmentally friendly as possible.

They are a part of a vibrant community and more than just a hair salon-- they seek to be a place where people can meet in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. They even showcase local artwork on the walls!

“Awesome Aveda salon, everyone is always so friendly and chic. Local artist's paintings decorate the walls, and they change as their art "showings" change. So it's always a bit different. Very eco aware.” -Yelp Review

10. Philip Pelusi Salons

Serving Amazing Looks to South Side and Downtown Areas 

Image courtesy of Philip Pelusi. With multiple locations in the Pittsburgh area, you are sure to find one close to you. 

1700 E Carson St | Pittsburgh |

Philip Pelusi Salon actually has ten locations in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas -- the South Side location is just one of them! The stylists at this salon are committed to creating the perfect style for you and your hair texture. They want all clients to embrace the hair that they have, whether fine, curly, dry, damaged, combination texture, or scalp issues -- they cater to all. 

They specialize in creative coloring and textured hair, but are constantly evolving and creating new, innovative techniques. While they are not an entirely organic company, many of their products are -- sulfate, paraben, formaldehyde, gluten, salt, propylene glycol free and vegan color safe.  

“I had a really fun time getting my hair colored for the first time at Philip Pelusi! I decided to go very light blonde and treat myself to a deep conditioning and protein treatment, which I highly recommend!” - Yelp Review 

11. Cardamone’s Salon

Downtown Hair Salon With 40 Years of Experience 

Image courtesy of Cardamone’s Salon. Go bold, go blond. 

300 Forbes Ave | Pittsburgh |

Located in the heat of downtown, Pittsburgh’s Oakland area, you will find Cardamone’s Salon. They specialize in it all -- haircuts and color, eyebrows and eyelashes, waxing, nails, event styling, and more, making this salon your one stop shop for all your beauty needs. They’ve been in business for over 40 years -- so you can have peace of mind that your hair will be in good hands at this salon. 

If you know a guy in your life that needs a cut or beard touch up, Caramonde’s caters to men as well! The team is ready to take on all of your needs related to hair, skin, nails, and hair removal for both men and women. Be sure to book an appointment if you want an experienced and educated stylist to make your hair goals come true. 

“I've been coming here for years and every single time Emily gives me exactly what I want! Through all of my hair phases whether it was a new color, cut, or style, she always knocked it out of the park!” - Yelp Review 

12. Mark Anthony Hair Salon

Black Owned Hair Salon That Specializes in All Hair Types

Image courtesy of Mark Anthony Hair Salon. All men need a beard touch up every once in awhile. 

209 S Craig St | Pittsburgh |

Mark Anthony Hair Salon is owned and operated by Anthony B. Jefferson who opened the salon in 1998. Today, with 25 years of experience, he conducts on site cut and color classes to improve the skill set of his employees and graduates of the beauty school. The rest of the staff has a wide range of skills and multiple years of experience to provide the best experience for guests. 

They are a multicultural salon that specializes in cuts and color for men and women, natural hair care, event styling, eyebrows, waxing, nails, massaging, and more. This salon really does it all and will impress every time you go back for a visit. They also have modeling and ambassador opportunities for students!
“Anthony cut my hair today and I loved everything about the experience. The cut is stylish and promises to be easy to maintain, everyone there was kind, the vibe is low key...I recommend this place for sure.” - Yelp Review

13. Alchemy Dry Cut Lounge 

Salon in Lawrenceville Specializing in Balayage, Corrective Coloring, and Ombre

Image courtesy of Alchemy Dry Cut Lounge. Bring back the bangs in 2021! 

3524 Butler St | Pittsburgh |

Alchemy is a cut and color salon that cuts all hair dry because you wear your hair dry and not wet. Dry cutting allows for better precision and seeing where the hair falls naturally. Most clients are shampooed, then rough cut, dryed, and the cut is finished and detailed after the hair has dried completely. This salon specializes in balayage, corrective coloring, ombre, and rainbow hair colors for clients willing to take an adventure! 

If you’re looking for a cut, and color that follows the modern trends of the current age -- be sure to stop in to Alchemy and come out feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. 

“Finally a salon worthy of cutting my hair! Seriously, Heather has done my hair off and on for years and the cuts and colors she's given me are always spot on. She ranks right up there with the top stylists in NYC and London.” - Yelp Review 

No matter what your style is, the professionals at these places are sure to give you a cut or color you love. Styles change quickly, so make sure you’re ahead of the trend and visit these hairdressers often! Who is your favorite hair salon in Pittsburgh? Let us know in the comments!

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