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Now that you know how to Spring Forward, it's time to Get Right For Summer. For the entire month of May, we'll be dropping knowledge on where and how to get beautified locally in anticipation of the warm-weather season. First order of business: haircuts. Whether you're looking to go Nicole Richie-short at Andy LeCompte Salon in Beverly Hills or Julie Sarinara-layered (pictured) at Nine Zero One Salon in WeHo, here are 15 top-notch LA spots—with pricing!—to consider for your next cool chop.


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1. Andy LeCompte Salon

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614 N Almont Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 273-4100
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Inspiration strikes from the second you step into this Hollywood-favored salon. Given that it's home to star hairstylists like Jen Atkin (she gave Nicole Richie her latest chop), prepare to pay a pretty price for the snip of your dreams. Cost: $200-$500. [Photo: Andy LeCompte]

2. Benjamin with Negin Zand

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8910 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(424) 249-3296
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The English library-inspired salon has had a few marquee updates over the past several years, but it's still the same high-end coiffeur cuts and colors spot that many A-listers know and love. Cost: $95-$300. [Photo: Benjamin with Negin Zand]

3. Blind Barber

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101797 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 841-6679
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By day, well-groomed gents go to the NY-born barbershop's West Coast outpost for superior—and wallet-friendly!—shaves, clean cuts and trims. At nightfall, the back room welcomes both girls and guys when it transforms into a stylish speakeasy. Cost: $20 (trim); $40 (cuts). [Photo: Blind Barber]

4. Chop Chop Salon

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830 North La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 464-8100
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This place stays true to its name. Specializing in shorter styles like buzz cuts and modern mullets, this La Brea salon is a great place to lighten your load in time for warmer weather. Cost: $90-$125 (women); $75-$90 (men). [Photo: Chop Chop]

5. Chris McMillan - The Salon

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8944 Burton Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 285-0088
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The salon's namesake founder famously famously cut Miley Cyrus' hair, so flock here if you're looking for a new 'do that's just as bold. Cost: from $200. [Photo: Chris McMillan]

6. 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. Cost: from $100. [Photo: Frederic Fekkai]

7. Hairroin Salon

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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. Fun fact: the space is owned by Janine Jarman, a former contestant on Bravo's Shear Genius. Cost: $70-$200. [Photo: Hairroin]

8. 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. Nestled at the foot of Silver Lake hills, Hive features a friendly atmosphere with even friendlier prices. Cost: from $40. [Photo: Hive]

9. Méche Salon

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8820 Burton Way Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Los Angeles, CA 90211
(310) 278-8930
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Vogue Paris is a major fan of this Beverly Hills salon—need we say more? Founded by celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham and superstar cutter Neil Weisberg, Méche offers pricey, star-quality styles that are guaranteed to turn heads. Cost: $175-$300. [Photo: Méche]

10. Nine Zero One Salon

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901 Westbourne Dr
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 855-9099
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A must-stop for young Hollywood (Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez) and LA blogstars (Julie Sarinara, Nine Zero One Salon is a jack of all trades. Not only are their braids and colors top-notch, but their cuts are just as covetable. Cost: $100-$200. [Photo: Nine Zero One]

11. Object Salon

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3017 Ocean Park Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 452-3131
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This Santa Monica salon and skincare spa is a true one-stop shop for beauty that won't totally break the bank. Cost: $60 (women); $50 (men). [Photo: Patch]

12. Ramirez Tran Salon

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8912 W Olympic Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 724-8167
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One peek at this Beverly Hills salon's popular Instagram feed will have you inspired to part ways with your dull locks in no time. Offering editorial-like styles is stunning natural hues, Ramirez Tran is quickly becoming a go-to for top stars and influencers across LA. Cost: from $200. [Photo: Ramirez Tran/Facebook]

13. Refuge Salon and Spa

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1815 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 483-1675
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Set in a spacious, artsy salon reminiscent of an art gallery, Refuge is favorite for the Echo Park set. If you can't hang with Beverly Hill's pricier services, head here for equally high-quality cuts that won't kill your budget. Cost: from $40. [Photo: Refuge]

14. Umberto Salon

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416 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 274-6395
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Many know Umberto Savone's name thanks to his haircare line for Target, and many don't know that the master coiffeur still clocks in at his Beverly Hills flagship. Every new client receives a consultation with Umberto himself before one of 75 expert hairstylists tends to their tresses. Cost: from $200. [Photo via]

15. The Well

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1006 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 261-6770
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There are many reasons why this concept shop/salon is a DTLA must-stop. Race here for edgy cuts and colors that will make you stand out from the crowd. Cost: $75 (women); $55 (men). [Photo: The Well]

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1. Andy LeCompte Salon

614 N Almont Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Inspiration strikes from the second you step into this Hollywood-favored salon. Given that it's home to star hairstylists like Jen Atkin (she gave Nicole Richie her latest chop), prepare to pay a pretty price for the snip of your dreams. Cost: $200-$500. [Photo: Andy LeCompte]
614 N Almont Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90069

2. Benjamin with Negin Zand

8910 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
The English library-inspired salon has had a few marquee updates over the past several years, but it's still the same high-end coiffeur cuts and colors spot that many A-listers know and love. Cost: $95-$300. [Photo: Benjamin with Negin Zand]
8910 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069

3. Blind Barber

101797 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
By day, well-groomed gents go to the NY-born barbershop's West Coast outpost for superior—and wallet-friendly!—shaves, clean cuts and trims. At nightfall, the back room welcomes both girls and guys when it transforms into a stylish speakeasy. Cost: $20 (trim); $40 (cuts). [Photo: Blind Barber]
101797 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

4. Chop Chop Salon

830 North La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
This place stays true to its name. Specializing in shorter styles like buzz cuts and modern mullets, this La Brea salon is a great place to lighten your load in time for warmer weather. Cost: $90-$125 (women); $75-$90 (men). [Photo: Chop Chop]
830 North La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038

5. Chris McMillan - The Salon

8944 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
The salon's namesake founder famously famously cut Miley Cyrus' hair, so flock here if you're looking for a new 'do that's just as bold. Cost: from $200. [Photo: Chris McMillan]
8944 Burton Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

6. 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. Cost: from $100. [Photo: Frederic Fekkai]
8457 Melrose Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90069

7. Hairroin Salon

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. Fun fact: the space is owned by Janine Jarman, a former contestant on Bravo's Shear Genius. Cost: $70-$200. [Photo: Hairroin]
1520 N Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

8. The Hive Salon

1402 Micheltorena St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Owners Lissa and Charles Renn maintain a loyal following at their salon/gallery hybrid. Nestled at the foot of Silver Lake hills, Hive features a friendly atmosphere with even friendlier prices. Cost: from $40. [Photo: Hive]
1402 Micheltorena St
Los Angeles, CA 90026

9. Méche Salon

8820 Burton Way Beverly Hills, CA 90211, Los Angeles, CA 90211
Vogue Paris is a major fan of this Beverly Hills salon—need we say more? Founded by celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham and superstar cutter Neil Weisberg, Méche offers pricey, star-quality styles that are guaranteed to turn heads. Cost: $175-$300. [Photo: Méche]
8820 Burton Way Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Los Angeles, CA 90211

10. Nine Zero One Salon

901 Westbourne Dr, West Hollywood, CA 90069
A must-stop for young Hollywood (Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez) and LA blogstars (Julie Sarinara, Nine Zero One Salon is a jack of all trades. Not only are their braids and colors top-notch, but their cuts are just as covetable. Cost: $100-$200. [Photo: Nine Zero One]
901 Westbourne Dr
West Hollywood, CA 90069

11. Object Salon

3017 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
This Santa Monica salon and skincare spa is a true one-stop shop for beauty that won't totally break the bank. Cost: $60 (women); $50 (men). [Photo: Patch]
3017 Ocean Park Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

12. Ramirez Tran Salon

8912 W Olympic Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
One peek at this Beverly Hills salon's popular Instagram feed will have you inspired to part ways with your dull locks in no time. Offering editorial-like styles is stunning natural hues, Ramirez Tran is quickly becoming a go-to for top stars and influencers across LA. Cost: from $200. [Photo: Ramirez Tran/Facebook]
8912 W Olympic Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

13. Refuge Salon and Spa

1815 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Set in a spacious, artsy salon reminiscent of an art gallery, Refuge is favorite for the Echo Park set. If you can't hang with Beverly Hill's pricier services, head here for equally high-quality cuts that won't kill your budget. Cost: from $40. [Photo: Refuge]
1815 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

14. Umberto Salon

416 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Many know Umberto Savone's name thanks to his haircare line for Target, and many don't know that the master coiffeur still clocks in at his Beverly Hills flagship. Every new client receives a consultation with Umberto himself before one of 75 expert hairstylists tends to their tresses. Cost: from $200. [Photo via]
416 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

15. The Well

1006 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
There are many reasons why this concept shop/salon is a DTLA must-stop. Race here for edgy cuts and colors that will make you stand out from the crowd. Cost: $75 (women); $55 (men). [Photo: The Well]
1006 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90015