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The Best Hair Salons in Montclair

by Brooke Nuzie
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With COVID-19 restrictions getting lowered, nights out on the rise, and social events picking back up, it’s time to start feeling like ourselves again. One of the first steps to feel like your 2019 self is a trip to the hair salon. And with so many great options right in Montclair, you’re guaranteed to find your local go-to. Read on for a round-up of the best hair salon in Montclair broken down by the pricing of hair cuts, blowouts, and more. 

212 Salon + Day Spa | 212 Belleview Avenue

212 Salon + Day Spa

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212 is a full-service hair, makeup, and nail salon, offering skin and spa services as well. With over 40 years in the business, this husband-wife duo has made their Montclair-based salon home. Plus, you can’t go wrong with their special $25 blowout package for Tuesday – Thursdays {see the website for details}. 

The Ivy at Chatham

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $65 + blowout starts at $35.

ANEW Hair Salon | 43 Glenridge Avenue

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ANEW is a full-service hair, skin, lashes, waxing, and makeup salon. With a licensed esthetician on deck to help your skin glow. They also offer bridal services and on location makeup services upon request.

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $65 + blowout starts at $50.

The Artists Room | 195A Belleview Avenue

The Artists Room

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The Artists Room website boasts pictures of hair colors – not all of them natural colors, but all of them stunning. The salon prides itself on using traditional techniques but adding a modern flare. 

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $75 for level 2 stylists + $50 for lower levels.

Bangz | 23 S. Fullerton Avenue


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Bangz offers a wide range of hair services, from haircuts to extensions to updos, as well as chemical and spa services. Located in a renovated church, even a haircut at this salon will be a luxurious and relaxing experience. 

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $67 for level 1 – 6, $130 for level 7 + blowouts start at $45 – $137+ depending on hair length and stylist level.

Boho Hair Salon | 111 Watchung Avenue

Boho Hair Salon

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With two locations, one in Montclair, Boho Hair Salon offers hair, bridal, and wellness services. The salon has a multitude of different color options, and also offers express stylings – 15 – 30 minutes. This is perfect for a quick style before a night out, without the time commitment.

Pricing: Women’s haircuts + express styling start at $100.

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Esthetica Salon | 47 S. Park Street

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Esthetica Salon’s menu hosts hair services, color, and treatments, along with bridal options. With 30 years of experience, Esthetica has made a name for itself in the Montclair hair game.

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $85 + blowouts + sets start at $40.

Gumdrop | 46 Church Street


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Gumdrop is located on Church Street and is priced based on tiers so there are options for everyone. The website boasts pictures of each hairdresser and their tier, so you can pick exactly who will do your hair and check out their Instagram pages beforehand. 

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $70 for level 1 stylists + $110 for level 3 stylists. 

Hair 491 | 491 Bloomfield Avenue

Hair 491

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Hair 491 is a Paul Mitchell Focus Salon, featuring haircuts + styling, chemical services, and event styling. The salon is as local as it gets – founded by a Montclair High School grad and his wife. 

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $65 + blowouts start at $35.

Moxie Salon and Beauty Bar | 504 Bloomfield Avenue

Moxie has 9 salons throughout New Jersey, with one located in the heart of Montclair. Moxie offers everything from haircuts to eyelashes to makeup and more. You can book an appointment right online for any and all services, treating yourself to a day of beauty. 

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $69 for a junior stylist and $80 for a senior stylist. Blowouts start at $35 for a junior stylist and $40 for a senior stylist. Moxie also offers discount packages where you can get 5, 10, or 20 blowouts for a reduced rate on each.

Parlor Hair Studio | 223 Glenridge Avenue


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Parlor prides itself on using the best quality hair products to ensure that you leave looking your best. The salon only uses Davines products, a company founded in Italy in the 1980s. They are made from only ethically sourced ingredients found at farms in Parma, Italy. 

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $65 + blowouts start at $45.

Portray Salon | 551 Valley Road

Portray Salon

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Portray Salon is an all-women-owned and operated salon that has been working together for over 20 years. On top of hair services, Portray Salon also has nail and waxing services. This month {May 2021}, you can get a $30 temporary hair color instead of the regular $70.

Pricing: Women’s haircuts and blowouts start at $42 for an apprentice and at $92 for level 5 (with options in between).

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Pure Energy Hair Studio | 460 Bloomfield Avenue

Pure Energy Hair Studio

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Pure Energy is an Aveda lifestyle salon that aims to inspire, create, and energize. The menu offers design + style, color + treatments, smoothing + extensions, and makeup + bridal. Get $20 off your first service.

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $75 + blowouts start at $55. 

Raven | 127 Watching Avenue, Unit 4


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Raven is a hair color studio that houses three stylists that focus strictly on haircuts and creative coloring. The salon itself is decorated with all reclaimed wood to give the whole place an artistic and calm aesthetic. 

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $75 + all single process colorings start at $75.

Steve DeLuca’s Salon | 50 Upper Montclair Plaza

Steve DeLuca’s Salon

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Steve DeLuca’s Salon has found a home in Montclair for 20 years and offers more than just haircuts for your day of beauty. With everything from hair treatments to waxing to makeup, this is a one-stop-shop before a big event or night out. The salon also offers 25% off your first visit with a coupon found on the website. 

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $80 for a designer, $60 for an artist, and $45 for a junior artist.

Vanity Salon | 9 Midland Avenue

Vanity Salon

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Vanity Salon is a L’Oreal Professional salon. Offering hair and makeup services, Vanity also has special services such as up-dos + bridal and eyelash extensions. With a purple and black theme throughout, this one-of-a-kind salon is sure to give you a one-of-a-kind experience. 

Pricing: Women’s haircuts start at $62 with a junior stylist + $32 for a blowout.

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