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LA’s Best Places To Get Your Hair Done Fast And Cheap

March 19, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Nine Zero One Salon)

(credit: Nine Zero One Salon)

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(credit: The Dry Bar)


When you need go from work to play in a hurry, you still want to look your best when you get there. From beautiful braids to voluminous blowouts, these places can take care of your mane for little cash in a flash.

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(credit: ninezeroonesalon.com)

Nine Zero One

901 Westbourne Dr
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 855-9099
www.ninezeroonesalon.com

Nine Zero One Salon offers luxurious comfort and a seasoned team, like Marissa Marino, who was Ken Paves’ assistant for three of her eight years as a stylist. With its diverse clientele, Nine Zero One is a place that treats every client like a star. For an effortlessly sexy look, it’s all about their braid bar. For just $25, you can choose from a variety of signature style inspirations, many of which can get you in and out in less than 20 minutes.

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The Dry Bar

8595 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 442-6084
www.thedrybar.com

Do you love that “fresh from the salon” feeling? You can get it for less than you think at The Dry bar, where $35 blowouts, great service, booze and chick flicks await. Within the modern yellow and white salon you can choose from cocktail-themed looks, like The Manhattan (sleek and smooth) or the Mai-Tai (messy and beachy).

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(credit: hairroinsalon.com)

Hairroin Salon

1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Suite 2
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 467-0392
www.hairroinsalon.com

This super hip spot along the Cahuenga corridor holds “Foxy Fridays” from 6 to 9 p.m. It’s a hair happy hour in this well-located salon to get dolled up for the rest of your evening. For just $35, you get a blowout and complimentary champagne. Limited space is to be expected, so be sure to grab your girlfriends and book in advance.

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(credit: spaphile.com)

Aveda Institute LA

10935 Weyburn Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 209-2000
www.avedainstitutelosangeles.com

Located in Westwood Village, this cosmetology school is a haven for UCLA students and others with beauty on a budget. A full menu of services performed by supervised students is offered here. Not only can you get quality services at a great price, you’re also supporting students as they work towards their careers in the beauty industry.

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(credit: blowmedry.com)

Blo

Inside the W Hotel
6250 Hollywood Blvd, Ste 500
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 469-2569
www.blomedry.com

Specializing in catwalk-worthy coifs, stiletto-rocking ladies come here for a wham bam blow-and-go for just $35. Aside from blowouts, their signature hair menu offers seven other styling options, like polished pony tails (Hunt Club), tamed high-altitude buns (High Society), fishtail plaits (Go Fish) and sometimes, a bow-tie bun if you feel like channeling your inner Gaga.

Joy Bitonio has the phrase “Joie de Vivre” tattooed on her shoulder, a reminder to enjoy life every single day. She has a voracious appetite for fun, adventure, food, good cocktails and works out like a madwoman to keep it all together. Check out her other articles on CBS L.A. She also covers fitness on Examiner. Follow her on Twitter.

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