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The top 4 hair salons for a special occasion in Raleigh

The Junction Salon & Bar | Photo: Kelsey B./Yelp  
By Hoodline - Published on May 29, 2020.

Looking to try the best hair salons in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end hair salons in Raleigh, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.

1. The Junction Salon & Bar

Photo: the junction salon & bar/Yelp

Topping the list is The Junction Salon & Bar. Located at 327 W. Davie St., Suite 114 in Central, the hair salon, nail salon, venue and event space is the highest-rated high-end hair salon in Raleigh, boasting 4.5 stars out of 171 reviews on Yelp. 

We looked there for an overview of The Junction Salon & Bar.

"The Junction Salon & Bar officially opened its doors on February 14, 2012, at its new home at The Raleigh Depot in historic downtown Raleigh," per the history section of the business's Yelp profile. "The location itself is a little known slice of history. The Freight Depot was built in 1912 for the Southern Railway."

2. Troutman Beauty Affaire The Legacy Salon

Photo: troutman beauty affair t./Yelp

Next up is Troutman Beauty Affaire The Legacy Salon, situated at 200 Sawmill Road, Suite 101. With five stars out of 20 reviews on Yelp, the hair salon has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge. 

The site has lots more information on Troutman Beauty Affaire The Legacy Salon.

"Judi opened the doors of Troutman Beauty Affaire in 2003 and shortly thereafter offered other local stylists the opportunity to join the salon as freelance stylists," according to the history section of the business's Yelp profile. "Then with the addition of...The Legacy Salon in 2015 she has created a one of a kind ABCH Master Hair Colour and Cutting salon in all of The Triangle."

Want to know more?

"Judi is recognized as a subject matter expert in designing innovative hairstyles and is a leading local authority on hair coloration," the business says on Yelp, this time in the bio section of its profile. 

3. Blo

Photo: blo/Yelp

Blo, located at 8451 Brier Creek Parkway, Suite 101, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy hair salon, makeup artist and waxing spot four stars out of 95 reviews. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Blo.

"Blo began as a two-chair studio in 2001," according to the history section of the business's Yelp profile. "In 2005 it moved to its current location in Brier Creek. In 2010 Blo expanded to become the largest hair salon in Raleigh."

Concerning signature items, "Named Salon Of The Year in the US by Salon Today Magazine, we offer 13 Certified Redken hair colorists who are eager to create a custom hair color for you," it writes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties. 

4. Salon Blu

Photo: salon blu/Yelp

Salon Blu, a hair salon, makeup and eyebrow service spot, is another pricey go-to, with four stars out of 38 Yelp reviews. Head over to 6617 Falls Of Neuse Road, Suite 103 to see for yourself. 

We looked there for an overview of Salon Blu.

"Salon Blu opened its Falls Village location in 2002, its Brier Creek location in 2005, and its North Hills location in 2010," the business explains in the history section of its Yelp profile.

Furthermore, we found this about the business's signature items: "Raleigh's ultimate luxury hair care salon for over 10 years, boasting an array of highly experienced stylists, our salons seek to share our passion for style so that you can book your appointment assured that you'll leave looking refreshed, refined and completely put-together," it writes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties.

This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

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