20 Best Hair Salons in Austin – Hair Queenie

20 Best Hair Salons in Austin


Following our popular post on Delaware Hair Salons, we present the best hair salons in Austin Texas as many moved in there and had difficulties finding good salons:

#1. Salon Sovay

#1. Salon Sovay

#1. Salon Sovay is best for haircut with a trustworthy hairdresser. Rating: 4.7 stars from 59 ratings.

Savoy is known as a miracle worker for hair. People with all kinds of problems like long, fine hair with constant flyaways can be cut out to make it look luscious, healthy and beautiful.

Savoy is also full of so much wisdom and positive energy, it is a joy to sit in her chair. Some of her staff, like Kelly, also gained praises in reviews with people going for over a year or even Mom group.

After a bad color/cut experience at another salon, I found Kelly through a Mom group who did an amazing job correcting the color and fixing the cut. Would recommend 10/10!

I was recommended to have my client visit Kelly Magee-Tate at Salon Sovay and her work is amazing! Not only is she super professional, flexible, and a joy to work with, but her ability to bring life back into previously damaged/bad hair color jobs is uncanny.


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Address: 2444 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-519-9937

#2. Ritual Salon

#2. Ritual Salon

#2. Ritual Salon is best for clean, organized and well-run salon. Rating: 4.9 stars from 130 ratings.

Ritual Salon is well liked in Facebook with a clean, organized and well-run salon. They even have a find a styler tool on their website.

Andrea has been doing my hair for 8 months now, and she’s amazing! She listens and asks great questions to clarify what I’m looking for, does beautiful color and fantastic cuts! 

Suzanne is amazing. Love this salon!

Gracie at ritual salon is phenomenal! She listens, truly understands what her clients want and then translates that into a great hair coloring experience.

Many people go to Ritual Salon for almost a year and always had amazing service and been very happy with all my haircuts and coloring.

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Address: 4800 Burnet Rd #430, Austin, TX 78756, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-391-0010

#3. L7 Salon

#3. L7 Salon

#3. L7 Salon is best for being worth the price. Rating: 4.7 stars from 86 ratings.

L7 Salon is also clean, friendly, timely and provide all-around services. Some regulars have been having their haircut there for over seven years.

Dennae Rae listens to what I want, executes perfectly, and lets me come by in between services for a quick bang trim. Every staff member I have encountered here has always been friendly, timely, and provides all-around incredible service. 

Always amazing and worth every penny. Go to Dennae Rae and you will not be disappointed. Salon is always super clean

I wanted to donate my hair and I knew I would have been left with a very short hairstyle which I was afraid of. But, as soon as I came in I felt very safe with Elizabeth my hairstylist. She knew what hairstyle would look good with the short hair and it turned out really good. I never go back to the same hairstylist usually but this place and this stylist is different, she was amazing!!!

Lexie is awesome! She cut my hair and helped me find new shampoo and conditioner. My hair looks and feels great!

The service is professional and so worth the price. I really liked that they don't charge extra for the length. I recommend this place to everyone. Thank you!

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Address: 3405 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-453-5500

#4. Urban Betty Salon Soco

#4. Urban Betty Salon Soco

#4. Urban Betty Salon Soco is best for giving a pleasant experience. Rating: 4.7 stars from 154 ratings.

Do yourself and your hair a massive favor and book an appointment here. The only known problem is the parking.

Erin did an amazing job! I am pleased with her work. I went in for a color correction and she was very nice and sweet and made me feel comfortable.

Jessica is sweet, funny, honest, and amazingly talented. I always love my cut and receive several compliments (admittedly, I don’t style my hair so all credit is Jessica’s!) The receptionists are attentive and super transparent about cost/scheduling. Super cute and fun atmosphere.

Jess is by the far the best stylist to have ever laid hands on my head. She goes the extra mile to communicate with you but is so personable! I really recommend letting her work her magic and show your locks some love.

Bre was very professional and made my daughter feel comfortable the whole time. She felt like a princess. She said she wants to grow her hair again and give it to another little girl!

Samantha was super nice and she did a great job on my hair. Such a cute shop too! Highly recommend.

Urban Betty also offer FREE haircuts for anyone who would donate 12 inches of natural hair to Wigs For Kids, providing an awesome experience. 

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Address: 4361 S Congress Ave #108, Austin, TX 78745, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-371-7663

#5. Happy Salon + Spa

#5. Happy Salon + Spa

#5. Happy Salon + Spa is best for cut and color at a downtown location. Rating: 4.9 stars from 62 ratings.

The owner, Kay, was so pleasant and accommodating when calling to a schedule an appointment. It does have a downtown location but parking is easier.

Highly recommend Happy salon if you are looking for a new salon or stylist! Wonderful experience!

Kay always does an amazing job of choosing a style for me. Never been happier than when I get my hair cut here.

This place is so cute and comfy! Jennifer is the freaking best at highlights and cuts. I feel like a goddess now thanks to her. I highly recommend this place!

Recently moved to the area and desperately needed a haircut. The stylist, Denisse, was super friendly and did an amazing job with the cut and style.

Love Happy Salon! Sonya is my go-to for great cuts and color, I like the friendly atmosphere, the easy parking (despite a downtown location), and the hospitality and conversation. Highly recommend!


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Address: 1406 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-236-9868

#6. Garbo A Salon and Spa Northcross

#6. Garbo A Salon and Spa Northcross

#6. Garbo A Salon and Spa Northcross is best for a very communicative salon on the COVID measures and also spa service. Rating: 4.7 stars from 152 ratings.

Jay put me at ease about my hair related mistakes. He was very patient and collaborative as far as how you want your hair to look. 

Kayla is beyond amazing and knows exactly what I want each time, and consistently delivers gorgeous results. She’s got SKILLS, and always safety and beautifully lifts my hair. It’s always the most relaxing and friendly experience at either location!


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Address: 7739 Northcross Dr K, Austin, TX 78757, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-458-4162

#7. Black Orchid Salon

#7. Black Orchid Salon

#7. Black Orchid Salon is best for reasonable prices and comfortable atmosphere . Rating: 4.8 stars from 114 ratings.

Phillip is simply the best! I have long, thick hair and Phillip cuts and styles it meticulously. His attention to detail and perfectionism is unparalleled. Plus, he is absolutely hilarious and has such a positive attitude - you will walk out smiling and feeling *flawless*!

Veronica was great. She listened to my concerns and gave great advice. I would definitely recommend.

Great salon they actually care about your hair and want it to grow and be healthy. Not in it just for quick money- plus it’s pretty reasonably in price. With great advice, conversation and atmosphere you’ll feel right at home. Plus they work efficiently.

Used to sit for 5 hours for a partial highlight from another salon. When I was in and out in less than 1.5 hr I was hooked!


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Address: 3801 S Congress Ave Ste 105, Austin, TX 78704, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-326-1010

#8. ROAR

#8. ROAR

#8. ROAR is best for cutely designed haircut with experienced hair stylists. Rating: 4.8 stars from 122 ratings.

ROAR salon is clean and cutely designed with 2 great stylists Roxy and Pepper that garnered many great reviews.

Roxy was amazing! I was very nervous about chopping off my hair but she made the experience so great. She made me feel comfortable and talked me through whole process.

Roxy also took the time to get to know me and my hair routine to tailor my haircut into something that I could manage easily. I was very grateful for that. I walked out of the salon truly obsessed with my hair.

Pepper has cut and styled my hair twice now and she is the best! She has the best approach for cutting layers and she's very talented! She's also very kind and considerate and I am so glad

If you’re looking for a haircut, Pepper is the best! She’s an expert and will help you achieve your hair goals. I always appreciate her honest opinion and recommendations, and never leave disappointed. You’ll be in good hands with her!

Being new to Austin and having two terrible experiences before finding Roxy…. Let me say the following words are 100% truth and here to help you (and your hair) in your search, as well! I cannot say enough amazing things about Roxy! I have followed Roxy from her previous salon to Roar and I must say, my experience with her at Roar was the best one yet.

Roxy at Roar is absolutely amazing! She is very personable and always makes me feel super comfortable. My hair was an a total wreck and now, thanks to Roxy, looks great and is healthier than it has ever been.


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Address: 43 Rainey St UNIT 104, Austin, TX 78701, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-474-7627

#9. Method Hair

#9. Method Hair

#9. Method Hair is best for female cuts with enjoyable conversations. Rating: 4.6 stars from 194 ratings.

Method Hair cuts is suitable for people wanting great conversations and not just fuss-free haircut given the price.

I have wavy hair and always go to Doug for a new inspiration, a new hair cut, twice I gave him a few words and he knew exactly where to take us.

My allegiance is primarily to Sarah Statham. Luckily she's the owner! And it shows! She's excellent at what she does, she's creative, always figuring out ways to improve or learn more, and she's a fantastic person!

Sarah has helped me look great through long hair, short hair, bleached hair, and post-partum hair loss.

Jordan cut my hair exactly how I wanted it, was very informative and gave me a great scalp massage as well! Having your hair cut by someone new to you can be a nerve wracking experience but Jordan made me feel very comfortable and communicated with me the whole time. I’ll happily go back!

Melissa is a gem and does absolute wonders to your hair. 


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Address: 1800 E 4th St #103, Austin, TX 78702, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-469-0044

#10. Urban Betty Salon 38th

#10. Urban Betty Salon 38th

#10. Urban Betty Salon 38th is best for a cute and clean shop with patient hairstylists. Rating: 4.6 stars from 511 ratings.

Audrey as my stylist and she was the sweetest. She was so helpful and kind, even when the shop was busy. The shampoo girl was always very sweet. Everyone I talked to was just overall very kind.

Kellie King was so patient, helpful and fun (as every great stylist should be!) as we talked through hair color and style for my super thin, fine hair. I really love how everything turned out - my color looks amazing! Excited to go back in a few weeks for my touch up. I highly, highly recommend!

Holly did an amazing job on my hair! I had a few inches cut off and wanted curtain bangs with layers. She did not disappoint, and I couldn't have been happier with the result! The vibe of this location is very nice and they also have coffee and water available while you wait. I will definitely come back for color later!


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Address: 1206 W 38th St #1107, Austin, TX 78705, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-371-7663

#11. Golden Soul Salon

#11. Golden Soul Salon

#11. Golden Soul Salon is best for Instagram-designed salon. Rating: 4.8 stars from 96 ratings.

Golden Soul Salon can be found on Instagram and is probably the most beautiful, open and bright salon. You often will need to book well in advance and it is a little pricey, for good reason. They are awesome and you get what you pay for.

Nicole was extremely welcoming and great to talk to. I showed her a few pictures and she did magic on my hair. She made my hair look better than it ever has looked. I will for sure be a client of hers for as long as she will have me! Definitely recommend this salon.

Holly was great and I will be going back. Highly recommend if you need a new salon, the shampoo experience alone was worth going for.

I have been going to Nicole for over 4 years and she is awesome. She knows my hair so well and I trust her completely.


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Address: 300 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-284-9048

#12. Love + Roots

#12. Love + Roots

#12. Love + Roots is best for adorable salon with good all-rounded services. Rating: 4.5 stars from 135 ratings.

Lindsey and Paige did a great job on my hair. I was new to the Austin area and was looking for a new stylist when I saw some awesome reviews about Lindsey at Love + Roots. I

Paige did my blowout after and it turned out fabulous, she took her time and the blowout last lasted all day.

I had fibro blast done on my face with Kali. I super appreciate the time she took to look at my skin and the way it reacts before making her recommendations, and then help me understand why she chose what she chose. She made me feel comfortable immediately and didn’t make me feel like I was just another ticket number for the day. 

Paige did a great job on my bleach retouch and gave me a creative spin on my signature pink color. Loved all the boutique items available in addition to the quality hair products they carry.

Kiyita blew me away with her pure talent! Everything from evaluating my hair, shampooing, the glorious head massage, and cut. She listened to my concerns and desires. She went above and beyond. 

Lindsey is amazing! She cuts my wavy/sometimes curly hair better than anyone I have ever been to. I love how she starts with a dry cut and then does a wet cut after shampooing. I would highly recommend her to any of my friends, but especially my wavy haired ones!


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Address: 1607 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-751-5812

#13. KaRu Salon (located inside Third Space Salon)

#13. KaRu Salon (located inside Third Space Salon)

#13. KaRu Salon (located inside Third Space Salon) is best for having a cut with a great stylist. Rating: 4.6 stars from 113 ratings.

Kari was the one who worked on my hair, and she did an amazing job. I had half my hair split dyed violet and then covered with black dye. She was able to lift the black and the violet pigment out of my hair in one session, allowing me to get my hair re-dyed back to my natural color (dark brown), without any weird pink undertones. She also cut my hair and did a great job at giving it shape and movement, especially since I have a ton of hair. 

Kari listened to what I wanted, and then went way beyond my expectations!! I look ten years younger, and had a wonderful experience. Love my hair and love Kari.

I have been going to Kari at Karu for 6 months for my men's haircut. She has been styling my hair so I can grow it out long. She is great at explaining the process and walking me through different products that work well for me. I love my new style. Thanks Kari!

Kari goes above and beyond. She is a master of her craft! The salon is super cool with a great vibe and layout. Always a great expereince!


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Address: 507 Powell St, Austin, TX 78703, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-201-3993

#14. Theory Hair Salon

#14. Theory Hair Salon

#14. Theory Hair Salon is best for having classy artisans cut your hair. Rating: 4.4 stars from 154 ratings.

Ann was very good and got me the hair color I wanted. The products and services are real good. The team is very helpful and responsive! Kudos

Teresita is the bomb! All these women that work at this salon are Amazing Angels! Thank you so much

Teresita is so wonderful, sweet, knowledgeable and made my day! She took the wrong, ugly color on my hair and made it beautiful. The cut was improved greatly with more movement and shape.

Teresita was so worth the money too! I'm so satisfied and happy I made the decision to go there. 

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Address: 500 W Canyon Ridge Dr L200, Austin, TX 78753, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-677-4247

#15. SALON by milk + honey | South Lamar

#15. SALON by milk + honey | South Lamar

#15. SALON by milk + honey | South Lamar is best for spa services and other services beside hair services. Rating: 4.5 stars from 130 ratings.

The place was simple, unpretentious, clean and everyone was very friendly in many reviews since it also provide spa and mani or pedi services.

Gage was my stylist, did an amazing job, and is a natural with hair. It was my first time to get Bayalyage, it seemed faster than foil highlights. best cut and style I have had in years at a fair price.

Jackie is sweet and did a great job on my brow wax, and Denise has the Midas touch when in comes to mani-pedis. It felt so good.


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Address: 4715 S Lamar Blvd #104, Austin, TX 78745, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-236-1115

#16. Craig Piatti Salon

#16. Craig Piatti Salon

#16. Craig Piatti Salon is best for coloring and stylist hair. Rating: 4.8 stars from 37 ratings.

Natalie, the stylist that serviced me, was incredible! She was so kind, patient, and had the most soothing aura/energy ever! The first time she applied the toner, the ash didn’t take as much so I walked back in and apologetically asked if she wouldn’t mind doing it again… and she did in a heartbeat and even told me not to apologize! This place is the best! Can’t wait to schedule another appointment in the near future! 

Craig turned my mess of split ends and burndt hair into a miracle! The whole team is just phenomenal -kind, thoughtful and talented. You cannot go wrong booking any of the stylists- I promise you that the results are going to be amazing.

Natalie did a wash and cut for me and I am so happy with the results. Great people, great service with stimulating conversation, and an all around wonderful environment.

Mykaela is a sweetheart and made me feel at home like I had been going to them for years.

Ren is friendly, professional, and extremely knowledgeable. Throughout my experience with her she gave me so many helpful hair care tips I should have wrote them down. She even helped me save money on a color we found out wouldn't be compatible with my hair.


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Address: 5222 Burnet Rd #300, Austin, TX 78756, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-382-7271

#17. Bella Salon

#17. Bella Salon

#17. Bella Salon is best for efficient hair services. Rating: 4.5 stars from 161 ratings.

Bella Salon provides great hair styling, average hair dye services but a tad pricey cost. 

Keith listens and does what you want with your hair. I feel like a new person and love what he did. He also made me feel comfortable the whole time. We chatted comfortably and he was engaged in the conversation. I've gone to other places before where you sit in silence and it's uncomfortable. 

Jen is the BEST!!! She is the absolute sweetest and so talented with hair


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Address: 1221 W 6th St a, Austin, TX 78703, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-474-5999

#18. Keith Kristofer Salon

#18. Keith Kristofer Salon

#18. Keith Kristofer Salon is best for people with curly hair at a price. Rating: 4.9 stars from 219 ratings.

The stylist that are good at dry, curly haircuts and highly recommended to feel welcomed and valued with top notch professionals and genuinely nice people.

Sarah cared about the end result and made my hair look and feel great. She also helped me understand the steps to make my hair look good at home. Will be back!

Sara added shape to my hair without sacrificing too much length, as I am trying to grow it out. She even showed me how to style my curls.

Emily did a great job on the color. It didn't turn out exactly like we discussed after my visit, so I contacted the salon to ask for a color tweak (which is always a bit awkward to do).

Emily was really easygoing and even gracious about tweaking the color, which I really appreciated. 

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Address: 507 Pressler St Ste 950, Austin, TX 78703, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-233-1910

#19. Boho Salon

#19. Boho Salon

#19. Boho Salon is best for feeling like a royalty with many professional stylists. Rating: 5 stars from 38 ratings.

Caroline has done my cut and color the last two visits and has done an amazing job. She really listens and has great attention to detail. So personable as well!

Crystal is an artist with color and great with cuts, too. Her new Boho Salon is in a gorgeous renovated house on South First. Everyone here is focused on giving clients the best in service and hair care it’s a posh, relaxing environment, great coffee or tea when you arrive. I always leave feeling like royalty. 

Jasmine (an amazing stylist from Avant) also made the move to Boho, so check her out as well.

Joe is awesome! His bulk removing haircut leave me feeling beautiful and light!

Araceli was professional and answered all my questions patiently. I was hesitant about going to someone new (especially being a blonde) but Araceli did an all around wonderful job! 

Stacey for hair color amd Whitney does an amazing job on my haircut. I am only afraid to write this in case the word gets out. Stacey has done my color for years and it is so natural looking. I love it! They are both also just genuinely nice people. I always enjoy my time with them and look great when I leave. 


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Address: 2704 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-580-2704

#20. Red Stella Hair Salon

#20. Red Stella Hair Salon

#20. Red Stella Hair Salon is best for hair stylist with skincare on the side. Rating: 4.5 stars from 277 ratings.

Libby is an AMAZING hair stylist! She added extensions, colored and cut my hair and there isn’t anything she could have done better. Not only professional but she is kind, welcoming and friendly. She knew exactly what she was doing and didn’t hesitate to talk me through everything, since I was a new client and new to extensions. 

Hayley at Red Stella Salon is the BEST for eyebrows, lashes, and all things skin! She has been waxing and tinting my brows for over a year now and they have never looked better. Hayley has been super knowledgeable while I have been trying to grow my brows in thicker, and always makes me feel amazing! Her hydro facials leave me glowing and she brings out all the length in my lashes! Hayley is always on time, her space is extra clean, and I feel like she knows exactly what is best for me and my face, every time!

Hayley the medical aesthetician took amazing care of my skin. She recommended a hydra facial and enzyme treatment. I have never seen my skin so hydrated and glowing! She did such an amazing job! She gave me tips on keeping my sensitive skin happy and healthy at home. She sent me home with some facial recovery oil which my skin has taken to so well. I already booked my next appointment.


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Address: 5117 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78751, United States, Tel Number: +1 512-433-6762
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