Hair Trends is located on 727 South Crouse Ave. and is a salon dedicated to its customers. The salon is built on the belief that what the customer wants is the utmost importance. Hair Trends is one of the longest running salons on the Hill and caters to the diverse population at both Syracuse University and the city. Hair Trends’ phone is 315-476-1942 with hours Monday through Friday from 9 am – 7 pm and Saturday from 10 am – 6 pm, with Sundays closed. Hair Trends has special promotions for new customers including $40 manicure and pedicure, 20% off hair color and highlights, and 15% off any products. The salon offers women and men hair service, color services, nails and waxing.
Innovations Salon and Day Spa is slightly farther away than some of the other salons on SyrGuide but it offers an extensive list of services from hair specializations, to teeth whitening, to acupuncture. It is a relaxation getaway, offering beauty services from head to toe. Their goal is to have you leave here feeling beautiful, pampered and serene. It’s located at 3627 Route 31 Liverpool. The prices are slightly more expensive but it is extremely nice and luxurious for a day trip of beauty treatment.
Encore Salon and Day Spa offers a variety of beauty services including hair services, spa treatments, make up, tanning and bridal treatments. It’s located at 203 South Main Street in Syracuse, which is only 15 minutes from the Syracuse University campus.
The tanning at Encore Salon and Day Spa is completely natural. Made of 100% natural ingredients, it contains no alcohols, no preservatives, no oils, no perfumes, no parabans, and no odors. These tans come out rich and natural looking. This is a different process than a bed service where one would go in and lay for 10-12 minutes repetitively. An initial full body natural tan is $40. A face and neck tan or a legs only ten are both $20 dollars each.
This is more of a specialty salon for hair only. Mackenzie Elizabeth Salon offers detailed descriptions and very specific services. If you’re very particular about your hair this might be a good place to try. The salon is very one on one. They will take your specific wants into consideration and really work for what the hair you desire. They also do make-up treatments including custom blended application and eyelash extensions. Mackenzie Elizabeth Salon also provides for large bridal parties, doing their hair and makeup. One of the unique things they offer is chemical straightening. There two options include the Simply Smooth Keratin Treatment and the Japanese Ionic Straightening. The Japanese Ionic Straightening takes 3 hours and the cost is $320.
Paparazzi Day Spa Salon and Boutique is located in Liverpool and offers a whole experience for the wellness of one’s being. This salon is supposed to “strengthen and nurture one’s entire being- mind, body and spirit.” As soon as you enter, you should feel pampered and serene due to the attention you receive and the relaxed atmosphere. This salon is for both men and woman wishing to keep their look fresh, change their look completely, or just wanting a getaway escape. “Indulge your Senses,” is their cafe newly opened in the salon. Pick from many different cold and hot yummy coffee, chocolate and smoothy related beverages.
SalonFX Salon and Tanning is right on Syracuse University campus, located on S. Crouse Ave next to Varsity, the restaurant. They offer an array of services from hair to nails to facials and waxing. StudioFX offers ethnic hair services as well with creative styling, blowouts, braiding with extensions, color, weaves, perms and more. Their prices for these range from $45 to $125 depending on what you plan to get done.
Hakuna Matata is strictly a tanning salon located in Geddes Plaza, 527 Charles Avenue in Syracuse, right off West Genesee Street. It is extremely client-friendly based. The salon offers complimentary coffee, a kids area and a vanity space to fix your hair and make up after you’ve tanned. They strongly stress the therapeutic values of tanning as well. Their appliances are state of the art and the environment of their salon is vibrant with great service.
Garbo’s Salon offers a collection of services consisting of hair, tanning, spa and skin care. They are located on Crouse Ave perpendicular to Marshall St. where most Syracuse University students are extremely familiar with. Garbo’s is next to Feagan’s and across from Bruger’s Bagels. Garbo’s was created in 1996 and has stayed relevant providing their staff with the most up to date education. To enter you walk up two flights of stairs to get to the main entrance. Hair treatments and tanning are done on this floor and if you walk back down one flight then you’re at the level for nails, other spa treatments and skin care. Garbo’s is fresh faced and clean upon entry. They have two nice waiting rooms on each level and the service is helpful.