Cutting It Cool: Hair and Nail Salons on Melrose Ave.

Cutting It Cool: Hair and Nail Salons on Melrose Ave.

It’s a beautiful life and to look your most beautiful in it, hair and nail salons along Melrose Ave. each offer their own special way to keep you stylin’ just in time for the holidays.

HAIR

The Girl Cave

Both a beauty bar and a fashion boutique, The Girl Cave is a one-stop-shop for beauty and fashion. Owner Lis Dias offers hair styling, eye-lash artists, a brow artist, and clothing. The concept? Get dressed up, get your hair styled, your brows done – all in the same place, “where beauty and fashion collide,” as The Girl Cave’s tagline states.

The Girl Cave
7513 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 592 3233
http://girlcavela.com/

Stag Hair Parlor

Chic and sleek, Stag Hair Salon offers a wide array of Davine’s hair-care products, textured cuts, and vibrant hair colors. Owner and stylist, Lauren Bailey-Chaidez, also offers spa-like services that detoxify hair, assist with hair loss and calm sensitive scalp issues.

Stag Hair Parlor
7223 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 592-3496
http://staghairparlor.com/

Melrose Hair Studio

Reasonably priced yet always cool: that’s part of the appeal for a visit to Melrose Hair Studio. Pro haircuts, flat ironing, blow drying, hair extensions, hair coloring, highlights and Keratin treatments are all on this salon’s menu. So are esthetic services such as custom facials and lactic peels.

Melrose Hair Studio
7710 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 782-9311
http://www.melrosehairstudio.com/

Floyd’s Barber Shop

The Melrose Ave. outpost of the Floyd’s 99 chain offers a wide range of services for men and women in a fun setting with rock ‘n’ roll posters and music memorabilia. Clients come for haircuts and color, straight razor shaves, a signature massage shampoo and a shoulder massage after every service. Floyd’s offers walk-in service, but clients can also make a reservation up to 7 days in advance or call ahead for a wait-list.

Floyd’s Barber Shop
7300 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 965-7600
https://www.floydsbarbershop.com/melrose/

Elegance Studio

Elegance Studio is the spot for trendy hair styles, shaving, wax facials, beard and eyebrow trims, beard color, and specialty design haircuts. Offering a free drink and hot towel with every service, this hip barbershop is as cutting edge as it gets, pun intended.

Elegance Studio
7600 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 452-0093
https://elegancestudio.com/

Jose Abdo Salon

Unique, homey, and artistic: that’s the look and vibe at Jose Abdo Salon where stylist and owner Abdo has his own art on the walls as well as the ultimate artistic look for your hair. Abdo offers coloring, haircuts, styling, perm and hair straightening services in a location that’s as charming as it is, well, stylish.

Jose Abdo Salon & Art Gallery
7779 Melrose Ave # A, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 655-3475
www.joseabdo.com

NAILS

Nailvana

Gels, acrylics, standard manicures, pedicures, and a punch card system that lets regular customers reap rewards: that’s Nailvana. Clients swear by their meticulous and friendly service that can include extras like callus removal. The salon offers over 300 colors from neon to metallics.

Nailvana
7326 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-0999

Nail City Inc.

Manis, pedis, and an early-bird morning special Monday-Thursday makes nail treatments a breeze. Two large-screen televisions offer entertainment while you make your nails a masterpiece. A wide selection of nail polish colors are available.

Nail City Inc.
7709 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 944-0797

Atelier Cuticle Nail Spa

Known for their long-lasting gel manicures and the ability to create complex art designs on nails, Atelier offers an extensive selection of brands including OPI, Essie, Zoya, and Deborah Lipmans.

Atelier Cuticle Nail Spa
7561 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 591-0102

Nail Nation Spa

More than just a nail salon, Nail Nation offers manicures, pedicures, waxing, facials, and massage. This multi-service salon provides a relaxing atmosphere and offers coupons for one free manicure after every nine. Look for combination packages that pair gel manicures with pedicures or facials and massage.

7380 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 272-3048
http://www.nailnationspa.com/

Pampered Hands

Customer service is key at this nail salon, where clients are offered snacks and Boba while they receive manicures, pedicures, gels, acrylics, and nail designs. Enjoy a free 10-minute shoulder massage, too.

Pampered Hands
7215 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 937-4701
pampered-hands.com

About Genie Davis

GENIE DAVIS is a multi-published novelist and journalist, and produced screen and television writer living in Los Angeles. Her novels range from suspense to romance, mystery, and literary fiction, with titles including mystery thriller Marathon, the noir Gun to the Head, and the romantic suspense of Executive Impulse, Between the Sheets and Animal Attraction. In film, her screen work also spans a variety of genres from supernatural thriller to romantic drama, family, teen, and comedy, has written on staff for ABC-TV’s Port Charles; written, produced, and directed reality programming and wrote and co-produced the independent film, Losing Hope. As a journalist, you can see her work in many publications including her own diversionsLA.com.