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Miss Jessie's salon in Soho
Miss Jessie's salon in Soho

Nine Salons Where You Can Change Up Your Hair Color for 2013

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Miss Jessie's salon in Soho

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It's a brand new year, which means that it's time to start promising to actually go to spin class three times a week and maybe do something drastic to your appearance—like get your hair dyed. Whether you're looking to go from dark brown to platinum blonde, or just want to give that mousey shade you were born with a boost, a hundred or two spent at the salon can go a long way.

After the jump, we've rounded up nine of our favorite hair salons for dye jobs. We did our best to represent all types, from natural curly hair girls to ombre fanatics, and everything in between.—Reporting by Naomi Collett Ritz


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Hair Mates

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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.

Bumble & Bumble

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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.

Whistle

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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.

Fox and Boy

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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.

The Drawing Room

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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.

Sam Brocato Salon

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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.

Miss Jessie's

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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.

Woodley & Bunny

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Owned by sisters, this salon offers a complete range of services at their flagship in Williamsburg. One of the hippest hair salons in one of the hippest neighborhoods in the city, they will even give a free color consultation if you stop in. Single process starts at $96, and full highlights with single process will cost you $287 and up.

High Horse

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This salon-meets-saloon is so hip they have still refused to create a website. The staff are all up on the latest trends in hair color, like ombré effect and that silver-but-not-grey look making waves in Williamsburg.

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Hair Mates

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.

Bumble & Bumble

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.

Whistle

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.

Fox and Boy

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.

The Drawing Room

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.

Sam Brocato Salon

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.

Miss Jessie's

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.

Woodley & Bunny

Owned by sisters, this salon offers a complete range of services at their flagship in Williamsburg. One of the hippest hair salons in one of the hippest neighborhoods in the city, they will even give a free color consultation if you stop in. Single process starts at $96, and full highlights with single process will cost you $287 and up.

High Horse

This salon-meets-saloon is so hip they have still refused to create a website. The staff are all up on the latest trends in hair color, like ombré effect and that silver-but-not-grey look making waves in Williamsburg.