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Los Angeles is known as the land of milk and honey, and by "milk and honey" we mean "sun and pretty people with pretty hair." Given our non-stop perfect temps and proximity to the red carpet, it's no surprise that citizens require regular mane maintenance for every sitch under the sun.

To ensure you do right by your 'do this fall, we've rounded up some of LA's best hair salons, from star-frequented snippers to budget-friendly choppers. See them below in A to Z order and sound off in the comments if we missed your fave.

Photo: Nine Zero One Salon

Note: this guide was first published on March 25th, 2015.

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1. Nine Zero One Salon

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8469 Melrose Place
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 855-9099
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A frequent paparazzi haunt thanks to celeb clients like Kylie Jenner, Hilary Duff, and Demi Lovato, this salon's second-floor Melrose Place space houses hair ($125+ for women's cuts, $100+ for color, $225+ for highlights), makeup, and nail services and more. Its first location at 901 Westbourne (redubbed 901 Too) is now a one-stop prettification shop, offering a la carte blowouts, manis, and more. [Photo]

2. Ramirez | Tran Salon

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8912 W Olympic Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Helmed by hairstylist Ahn Co Tran and colorist Johnny Ramirez, this luxe salon is faved by beauty editors and LA blogstars for its ability to transform dull locks into perfectly-tousled manes. Cuts by Tran start at $300, while color by Ramirez starts at $350; otherwise, the rest of salon's talented team will take care of you at more wallet-friendly prices. [Photo]

3. The Hive Salon

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1402 Micheltorena St
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 665-1028
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Owners Lissa and Charles Renn maintain a loyal following at their salon/gallery hybrid, which expanded to Highland Park last year. Their first location is nestled off retail-happy Sunset Boulevard and offers friendly atmosphere with even friendlier prices ($45 and up). [Photo]

4. Andy LeCompte Salon

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616 North Almont Drive
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Given that it's home to Hollywood-faved hairstylists like Jen Atkin (the Kardashians, Jessica Alba, Katy Perry, to name a few), prepare to pay a pretty price—$200 to $500—for the snip of your dreams at this starry salon, which is tucked away next to Jenni Kayne's boutique. [Photo]

5. The Blonde Salon

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8000 W Sunset Blvd Ste 16
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(310) 666-5907
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From Barbie blonde to beach blonde to girl-next-door blonde, this WeHo salon specializes in—you guessed it, smarty—being flaxen-haired. Dye jobs range from $145 to $245 and up. [Photo]

6. Cie Sparks Salon

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3835 Cross Creek Road
Malibu, CA 90265
Formerly McMillian Canale Salon, the space's current tenants are no newcomers to the hair scene. Now owned by colorist Heather Cie (formerly of Mèche and Ramirez Tran) and hairstylist Michael Sparks, the cozy salon continues to offer luxe services ($150+ for cuts, $200+ for color) to seaside residents. [Photo]

7. Frédéric Fekkai

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8457 Melrose Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 655-7800
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World-renowned hairstylist Frederic Fekkai's eponymous salon is tucked away on Melrose Place, where clients can enjoy a range of expert beauty and grooming services. His internationally bestselling line of high-end haircare is also sold here. Cuts start at $100; a chop by Fekkai himself is $750. [Photo]

8. Kimble Hair Studio

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8280 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 650-2222
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Beyoncé, Solange, and Shakira are just a few ladies who head to LA Hair star and hairstylist Kimberly Kimble for her expertise in textured hair. In addition to chops, extensions, and customized wigs, the salon offers hair rejuvenation services, from scalp therapy to shea butter masks to mist treatments and more. [Photo]

9. Luxelab

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1408 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403-1712
(310) 255-9900
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With locations in Bel Air and Pasadena, this LA salon chain is a local fave for its attentive staff and willingness to get experimental. Customers can choose from a range of stylists with varying experience levels ($95 to $300 and up); Luxelab's also got its own academy, where budget-strapped customers can score affordable cuts by stylists in training. [Photo]

10. Mèche Salon

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8820 Burton Way Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Los Angeles, CA 90211
(310) 278-8930
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Founded by celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham and superstar cutter Neil Weisberg, Mèche offers pricey, star-quality styles that are guaranteed to turn heads. Cuts start at $175, color starts at $125, and other beauty services (manis for $35, brow shaping for $60) are also on the menu. [Photo]

11. Sally Hershberger Los Angeles

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760 North La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 854-4924
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Known for creating Meg Ryan's signature coif, celeb stylist Sally Hershberger is the queen of choppy layered cuts—the "Sally Shag" will cost you at least $800 if the master is handling your hair. Otherwise, haircuts are in the $200 range, single colors are $110 and up, and highlights are $200 and up. Sched an appointment during the high-end salon's stylist training nights (usually Wednesdays) and enjoy free cuts, $25 colors, and $35 bleach jobs. [Photo]

12. The Well

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1006 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 261-6770
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In addition to being a retail therapy essential, this buzzy DTLA concept shop also houses a salon, which serves up fairly-priced haircuts ($55 for men, $75 for women), colors ($100+), and beauty services. [Photo]

13. Hairroin

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1520 N Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 467-0392
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For those who like their salon as edgy as their razor-sharp, Manic Panic-colored coifs, this is the place to go. Offering women's cuts starting for $70+, men's shaves ($35+) and chops ($50+), color ($75+), makeup services ($105+), and even tooth jewels ($55+), this Hollywood hair haven is owned by Janine Jarman, a former contestant on Bravo's Shear Genius. [Photo]

14. Harper Salon

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8259 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 931-0066
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Behind this new(ish) Melrose salon's big blue doors lies a comfy-yet-"noncomformist" luxe-industrial setting and a modern menu of services, brought to us by the talents behind Steam Salon. Expect chops for $125+, color for $100 to $350+, steam treatments for $55+, and more. [Photo]

15. Spoke &  Weal

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8211 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 591-0979
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Led by NYFW master stylist Jon Reyman and expert colorist Christine Thompson, this SF salon's SoCal outpost on West Third Street offers creative cuts ($65 to $250; $450 by Reyman) Aveda color ($80 to $400), extensions ($350 and up), and blowouts ($45 and up). Add their botanical therapy to any service for $25 to strengthen damaged hair with "the power of quinoa protein and sugar beet." [Photo]

16. Striiike

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9278 Civic Center Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
After tending to the brows, faces, and manes of stars like Emma Stone, Emily Blunt, and Anne Hathaway, the triple-threat Streicher sisters opened a beauty haven of their own last fall. The celebrity-faved trio share an effortless approach when it comes to beauty; hairstylist (and youngest sis) Ashley is known for her bold cuts ($350+) while Kristie is renowned for her feathered brow ($85+). For the full Streicher experience, the 15-minute Lightning Strike gets you touch-ups with all three beauty gurus for $100. [Photo]

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1. Nine Zero One Salon

8469 Melrose Place, West Hollywood, CA 90069
A frequent paparazzi haunt thanks to celeb clients like Kylie Jenner, Hilary Duff, and Demi Lovato, this salon's second-floor Melrose Place space houses hair ($125+ for women's cuts, $100+ for color, $225+ for highlights), makeup, and nail services and more. Its first location at 901 Westbourne (redubbed 901 Too) is now a one-stop prettification shop, offering a la carte blowouts, manis, and more. [Photo]
8469 Melrose Place
West Hollywood, CA 90069

2. Ramirez | Tran Salon

8912 W Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Helmed by hairstylist Ahn Co Tran and colorist Johnny Ramirez, this luxe salon is faved by beauty editors and LA blogstars for its ability to transform dull locks into perfectly-tousled manes. Cuts by Tran start at $300, while color by Ramirez starts at $350; otherwise, the rest of salon's talented team will take care of you at more wallet-friendly prices. [Photo]
8912 W Olympic Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

3. The Hive Salon

1402 Micheltorena St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Owners Lissa and Charles Renn maintain a loyal following at their salon/gallery hybrid, which expanded to Highland Park last year. Their first location is nestled off retail-happy Sunset Boulevard and offers friendly atmosphere with even friendlier prices ($45 and up). [Photo]
1402 Micheltorena St
Los Angeles, CA 90026

4. Andy LeCompte Salon

616 North Almont Drive, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Given that it's home to Hollywood-faved hairstylists like Jen Atkin (the Kardashians, Jessica Alba, Katy Perry, to name a few), prepare to pay a pretty price—$200 to $500—for the snip of your dreams at this starry salon, which is tucked away next to Jenni Kayne's boutique. [Photo]
616 North Almont Drive
West Hollywood, CA 90069

5. The Blonde Salon

8000 W Sunset Blvd Ste 16, Los Angeles, CA 90046
From Barbie blonde to beach blonde to girl-next-door blonde, this WeHo salon specializes in—you guessed it, smarty—being flaxen-haired. Dye jobs range from $145 to $245 and up. [Photo]
8000 W Sunset Blvd Ste 16
Los Angeles, CA 90046

6. Cie Sparks Salon

3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu, CA 90265
Formerly McMillian Canale Salon, the space's current tenants are no newcomers to the hair scene. Now owned by colorist Heather Cie (formerly of Mèche and Ramirez Tran) and hairstylist Michael Sparks, the cozy salon continues to offer luxe services ($150+ for cuts, $200+ for color) to seaside residents. [Photo]
3835 Cross Creek Road
Malibu, CA 90265

7. Frédéric Fekkai

8457 Melrose Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90069
World-renowned hairstylist Frederic Fekkai's eponymous salon is tucked away on Melrose Place, where clients can enjoy a range of expert beauty and grooming services. His internationally bestselling line of high-end haircare is also sold here. Cuts start at $100; a chop by Fekkai himself is $750. [Photo]
8457 Melrose Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90069

8. Kimble Hair Studio

8280 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Beyoncé, Solange, and Shakira are just a few ladies who head to LA Hair star and hairstylist Kimberly Kimble for her expertise in textured hair. In addition to chops, extensions, and customized wigs, the salon offers hair rejuvenation services, from scalp therapy to shea butter masks to mist treatments and more. [Photo]
8280 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046

9. Luxelab

1408 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1712
With locations in Bel Air and Pasadena, this LA salon chain is a local fave for its attentive staff and willingness to get experimental. Customers can choose from a range of stylists with varying experience levels ($95 to $300 and up); Luxelab's also got its own academy, where budget-strapped customers can score affordable cuts by stylists in training. [Photo]
1408 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403-1712

10. Mèche Salon

8820 Burton Way Beverly Hills, CA 90211, Los Angeles, CA 90211
Founded by celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham and superstar cutter Neil Weisberg, Mèche offers pricey, star-quality styles that are guaranteed to turn heads. Cuts start at $175, color starts at $125, and other beauty services (manis for $35, brow shaping for $60) are also on the menu. [Photo]
8820 Burton Way Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Los Angeles, CA 90211

11. Sally Hershberger Los Angeles

760 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Known for creating Meg Ryan's signature coif, celeb stylist Sally Hershberger is the queen of choppy layered cuts—the "Sally Shag" will cost you at least $800 if the master is handling your hair. Otherwise, haircuts are in the $200 range, single colors are $110 and up, and highlights are $200 and up. Sched an appointment during the high-end salon's stylist training nights (usually Wednesdays) and enjoy free cuts, $25 colors, and $35 bleach jobs. [Photo]
760 North La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90069

12. The Well

1006 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
In addition to being a retail therapy essential, this buzzy DTLA concept shop also houses a salon, which serves up fairly-priced haircuts ($55 for men, $75 for women), colors ($100+), and beauty services. [Photo]
1006 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90015

13. Hairroin

1520 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
For those who like their salon as edgy as their razor-sharp, Manic Panic-colored coifs, this is the place to go. Offering women's cuts starting for $70+, men's shaves ($35+) and chops ($50+), color ($75+), makeup services ($105+), and even tooth jewels ($55+), this Hollywood hair haven is owned by Janine Jarman, a former contestant on Bravo's Shear Genius. [Photo]
1520 N Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

14. Harper Salon

8259 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Behind this new(ish) Melrose salon's big blue doors lies a comfy-yet-"noncomformist" luxe-industrial setting and a modern menu of services, brought to us by the talents behind Steam Salon. Expect chops for $125+, color for $100 to $350+, steam treatments for $55+, and more. [Photo]
8259 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046

15. Spoke &  Weal

8211 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Led by NYFW master stylist Jon Reyman and expert colorist Christine Thompson, this SF salon's SoCal outpost on West Third Street offers creative cuts ($65 to $250; $450 by Reyman) Aveda color ($80 to $400), extensions ($350 and up), and blowouts ($45 and up). Add their botanical therapy to any service for $25 to strengthen damaged hair with "the power of quinoa protein and sugar beet." [Photo]
8211 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

16. Striiike

9278 Civic Center Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
After tending to the brows, faces, and manes of stars like Emma Stone, Emily Blunt, and Anne Hathaway, the triple-threat Streicher sisters opened a beauty haven of their own last fall. The celebrity-faved trio share an effortless approach when it comes to beauty; hairstylist (and youngest sis) Ashley is known for her bold cuts ($350+) while Kristie is renowned for her feathered brow ($85+). For the full Streicher experience, the 15-minute Lightning Strike gets you touch-ups with all three beauty gurus for $100. [Photo]
9278 Civic Center Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210