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12 Salons Where You Can Change Up Your Hair Color for 2015

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We're three weeks into the new year, and if your resolutions to go to the gym three times a week and learn French have already fallen through, it might be time to turn your attention to a slightly more fun 2015 goal: change up your look. And, since the fastest way to do that is by amping up your hair color, we've mapped out New York City's best salons for dye jobs—whether you want to go from chestnut brown to platinum blonde, add some dimension with barely-there highlights, or pull a My Little Pony.

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1. Rita Hazan

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720 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
(212) 586-4343
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No one slings bleach quite like Rita Hazan—the colorist to famous blondes like Madonna and Jessica Simpson. She’s also the woman behind Beyonce’s current caramel highlights, and while getting a one-on-one with Hazan at her namesake salon comes with a Queen Bey-level price tag, her (more affordable) staff is also trained in her signature blonde-ing methods. [Photo]

2. Hair Mates

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114 E 40th Street
New York, NY
(212) 986-2630
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With various locations sprinkled throughout the city, each Hair Mates salon has standard prices and services, making it an easy choice for last minute touch-ups and/or emergency dye-jobs. Color retouches are $75, and full highlights are $120 and up.

3. Sally Hershberger

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425 West 14th Street #3F
New York, NY 10014
(212) 206-8700
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Sally Hershberger’s team of colorists took model Soo Joo Park from jet black to icy platinum, so you know they can handle extreme dye jobs. If white-blonde is what you’re after, your best bet is to make a reservation and prepare yourself for a long day of bleaching. [Photo]

4. Bumble & Bumble

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415 W 13th Street
New York, NY
Known primarily for their mastery of the straight razor, B&B has also mastered hair color. Single process color is $100 and up, double process starts at $150, and gloss is $65.

5. Whistle

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267 E 10th Street
New York, NY
212-477-0631
One of the primary draws of Whistle on East 10th Street is the resident French bulldogs, and another is their resident colorists and stylists. If your New Year's resolution was to "look less ugly," then you're in luck—according to the salon's website, that's their own professional motto. A dye job by a junior stylist starts at $60, and color with a master stylist starts at $75.

6. Fox and Boy

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280 Mulberry Street
New York, NY
(212) 965-0369
You'll get all the one-on-one attention you desire at Fox & Boy in Nolita, where owner Julie Dickson has cultivated her belief that "people should look the way they want to look"—whether that be platinum blonde or cherry red.

7. The Drawing Room

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148 Spring Street
New York, NY
(212) 226-2600
At the Drawing Room, each dye job comes with an intensive, complimentary consultation. Single-process color begins at $85, and each appointment come with a standard blow-dry. If you'd like to make that a sleek blowout, you can for $30 more.

8. Suite Caroline

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65 Greene Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 431-4400
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Celebrity colorist Lena Ott built her following with Rainbow Brite dye jobs, but models like Erin Heatherton and Anja Rubik flock to her second-story salon, Suite Caroline, to amp up their hair with Ott’s other specialty: ultra-natural balayage. [Photo]

9. Sam Brocato Salon

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(212) 334-3777
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Sam Brocato offers high-end hair color for a modest city girl's budget. Colorists are ranked from the affordable Advanced Colorist ($101) to the still-reasonable Master Colorist ($116). For an at-home DIY experience, the owner's custom product line—including his new hair coloring system—is available in the salon.

10. Miss Jessie's

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441 Broadway
New York, NY
(212) 966-5600
Born to a Japanese mother and African-American father, the sister owners of Miss Jessie's created a salon that specializes in coloring curly and natural hair. They also carry a full range of products for color upkeep between appointments.

11. Hair Metal

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578 Driggs Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 782-7961
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If you’d rather bring a photo of a My Little Pony than a tear-out of Blake Lively’s latest magazine spread to your colorist as hair inspo, then this is your spot. Williamsburg’s Hair Metal specializes in shades that pop, from icy lilac to vibrant turquoise. Drastic dye jobs aside, the rainbow-haired stylists are also happy to accommodate tamer requests, like subtle highlights, which start at $100 for a partial head. [Photo]

12. High Horse

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103 Havemeyer Street
Brooklyn, NY
This salon-meets-saloon is staffed with stylists who are up on the latest trends in hair color, like ombré effect and that silver-but-not-gray look making waves in Williamsburg.

1. Rita Hazan

720 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019
No one slings bleach quite like Rita Hazan—the colorist to famous blondes like Madonna and Jessica Simpson. She’s also the woman behind Beyonce’s current caramel highlights, and while getting a one-on-one with Hazan at her namesake salon comes with a Queen Bey-level price tag, her (more affordable) staff is also trained in her signature blonde-ing methods. [Photo]
720 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10019

2. Hair Mates

114 E 40th Street, New York, NY
With various locations sprinkled throughout the city, each Hair Mates salon has standard prices and services, making it an easy choice for last minute touch-ups and/or emergency dye-jobs. Color retouches are $75, and full highlights are $120 and up.
114 E 40th Street
New York, NY

3. Sally Hershberger

425 West 14th Street #3F, New York, NY 10014
Sally Hershberger’s team of colorists took model Soo Joo Park from jet black to icy platinum, so you know they can handle extreme dye jobs. If white-blonde is what you’re after, your best bet is to make a reservation and prepare yourself for a long day of bleaching. [Photo]
425 West 14th Street #3F
New York, NY 10014

4. Bumble & Bumble

415 W 13th Street, New York, NY
Known primarily for their mastery of the straight razor, B&B has also mastered hair color. Single process color is $100 and up, double process starts at $150, and gloss is $65.
415 W 13th Street
New York, NY

5. Whistle

267 E 10th Street, New York, NY
One of the primary draws of Whistle on East 10th Street is the resident French bulldogs, and another is their resident colorists and stylists. If your New Year's resolution was to "look less ugly," then you're in luck—according to the salon's website, that's their own professional motto. A dye job by a junior stylist starts at $60, and color with a master stylist starts at $75.
267 E 10th Street
New York, NY

6. Fox and Boy

280 Mulberry Street, New York, NY
You'll get all the one-on-one attention you desire at Fox & Boy in Nolita, where owner Julie Dickson has cultivated her belief that "people should look the way they want to look"—whether that be platinum blonde or cherry red.
280 Mulberry Street
New York, NY

7. The Drawing Room

148 Spring Street, New York, NY
At the Drawing Room, each dye job comes with an intensive, complimentary consultation. Single-process color begins at $85, and each appointment come with a standard blow-dry. If you'd like to make that a sleek blowout, you can for $30 more.
148 Spring Street
New York, NY

8. Suite Caroline

65 Greene Street, New York, NY 10012
Celebrity colorist Lena Ott built her following with Rainbow Brite dye jobs, but models like Erin Heatherton and Anja Rubik flock to her second-story salon, Suite Caroline, to amp up their hair with Ott’s other specialty: ultra-natural balayage. [Photo]
65 Greene Street
New York, NY 10012

9. Sam Brocato Salon

42 Wooster Street New York, NY
Sam Brocato offers high-end hair color for a modest city girl's budget. Colorists are ranked from the affordable Advanced Colorist ($101) to the still-reasonable Master Colorist ($116). For an at-home DIY experience, the owner's custom product line—including his new hair coloring system—is available in the salon.

10. Miss Jessie's

441 Broadway, New York, NY
Born to a Japanese mother and African-American father, the sister owners of Miss Jessie's created a salon that specializes in coloring curly and natural hair. They also carry a full range of products for color upkeep between appointments.
441 Broadway
New York, NY

11. Hair Metal

578 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211
If you’d rather bring a photo of a My Little Pony than a tear-out of Blake Lively’s latest magazine spread to your colorist as hair inspo, then this is your spot. Williamsburg’s Hair Metal specializes in shades that pop, from icy lilac to vibrant turquoise. Drastic dye jobs aside, the rainbow-haired stylists are also happy to accommodate tamer requests, like subtle highlights, which start at $100 for a partial head. [Photo]
578 Driggs Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211

12. High Horse

103 Havemeyer Street, Brooklyn, NY
This salon-meets-saloon is staffed with stylists who are up on the latest trends in hair color, like ombré effect and that silver-but-not-gray look making waves in Williamsburg.
103 Havemeyer Street
Brooklyn, NY