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Beauty on the Cheap: Student Cuts at Top Salons and Schools

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A haircut can run you and arm and a leg these days, which is why student or assistant salon cuts are such a godsend. Salon professionals have to spend hours and hours perfecting different kinds of cuts, so they need a lot of willing clients. In short, you trade your time (and head of hair) for the service. Typically, an instructor will watch over the student performing your cut or color; most appointments ring in under $40. Click through for the details on how to get in at 14 local salons and beauty schools, including some really big fish (Sally Hershberger!).

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1. Juan Juan Salon

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11674 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049

2. Sassoon Salon

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Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA

3. Gavert Atelier

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9666 Brighton Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

4. Sally Hershberger

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760 N La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069

5. Aveda

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8134 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

6. Frederic Fekkai

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8457 Melrose Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90069

7. Gamine Silverlake

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2845 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

8. Aya Salon

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631 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90403

9. Hairroin

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1520 N Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

10. Christophe Salon

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348 N Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

11. Paul Mitchell

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15301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks Galleria Shopping Center
Los Angeles, CA 91403

12. Toni & Guy

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1358 5th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401

13. Carlton Hair

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4708 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

14. C the Salon

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12050 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604

1. Juan Juan Salon

11674 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049
11674 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049

2. Sassoon Salon

Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA
Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA

3. Gavert Atelier

9666 Brighton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
9666 Brighton Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

4. Sally Hershberger

760 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069
760 N La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90069

5. Aveda

8134 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
8134 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

6. Frederic Fekkai

8457 Melrose Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90069
8457 Melrose Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90069

7. Gamine Silverlake

2845 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
2845 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

8. Aya Salon

631 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403
631 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90403

9. Hairroin

1520 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
1520 N Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

10. Christophe Salon

348 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
348 N Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

11. Paul Mitchell

15301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks Galleria Shopping Center, Los Angeles, CA 91403
15301 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks Galleria Shopping Center
Los Angeles, CA 91403

12. Toni & Guy

1358 5th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
1358 5th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401

13. Carlton Hair

4708 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
4708 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

14. C the Salon

12050 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604
12050 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604