The color teal is a big accent throughout 6th and Big Beauty Bar Co. in Acworth, Georgia.
Our judges obsessed over the unique mirrors and stations crafted from historic sewing machines at a.salon in Chicago, Illinois.
Aveda Institute Frederic's Indianapolis boasts a retail area that looks like a department store.
The round mirrors at Creative Collective Salon in Vancouver, British Columbia, perfectly frame the new looks for each client.
Design 1 Salon Spa in Grand Rapids, Michigan, invites clients to shop until they drop.
The beautiful blue stations at Elevate Salon + Spa in Charlottesville, Virginia, adds bright pops of color throughout the space.
The living wall in the reception area of Gordon Salon in Highland Park, Illinois, tells guests this salon is sustainably minded.
The two-sided stations at Halo Salon Aesthetics and Boutique in Longview, Washington, give clients a sense of privacy while really opening up the space.
The color bar is a wow moment at House of Blondes by Christina Payton in Naples, Florida.
The lighted mirrors in Hue Salon in Houston, Texas, put clients in the spotlight.
The unique stations and lighting in J Michaels Salon in Des Moines, Iowa, add interest to the design while maximizing space.
A beautiful atrium and mobile draw the eye up in Juut Salonspa in Edina, Minnesota.
Natural wood elements create the mood at Kalon Hair Studio in Powell, Ohio.
A red chandelier sets the mood at Luigi Parasmo Salon and Spa in Washington D.C.
Between wallpaper accents and soft finishes, The Mae Salon and Spa presents a serene setting.
Lots of living plants accentuate the design at Marco Alexzander in Cleveland, Ohio.
A cozy fireplace and couches at PENZONE Salon + Spa make guests feel at home in Columbus, Ohio.
Artwork and a bright sunny space welcome clients to Salon 124 in Suwanee, Georgia.
Decor takes inspiration from butterfly wings at Salon CLK in Roswell, Georgia.
Beautiful photography and an antique ceiling set the mood at Shannon Aleksandr's Salon in Evansville, Indiana.
The modern industrial design of Boulder Hair Collective in Boulder, Colorado, centers around natural light, sound management and luxury aesthetics.
They are light, bright, sumptious, spacious and cater to client's every whim. Our 2023 SALONS OF THE YEAR finalists are breathtaking, and we'll be taking you on experiential tours of each one in the next few months with our special Summer 2023 Digital Edition and interactive 2023 SALONS OF THE YEAR experiential coverage.
Until then, we'll whet your appetitie with one sneak peek at their looks, selecting one picture from each in our carousel above.
For now, here are the finalists:
6th and Big Beauty Bar Co.
Owner: Kristin Collins
Owners: Amy Daniel-Moser and Rudy Moser
Aveda Institute Fredric’s Indianapolis
Owner: Patrick Thompson
Boulder Hair Collective
Owner: Trey Bower
Creative Collective Salon
Vancouver, British Columbia
Owner: Ali Rasmussen
Design 1 Salon Spa
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Owners: Graham Walt and Paige Cheever
Elevate Salon + Spa
Owner: Anna Woodie
Highland Park, Illinois
Owners: Tony and Pam Gordon
Halo Salon Aesthetics and Boutique
Halo Salon Aesthetics and Boutique
House of Blondes by Christina Payton
Owner: Christina Totten
Owners: Alan Conover & Tess de la Riva
J Michaels Salon
Des Moines, Iowa
Owners: Michelle and Jay Ryan
Owners: David and Charlie Wagner
Kalon Hair Studio
Owner: Kendyll Lacko
Luigi Parasmo Salon and Spa
Owners: Luigi Parasmo and Javier I. Calvo
PENZONE Salon + Spa Gahanna/New Albany
Owners: Charles and Debbie Penzone
The Mae Salon & Spa
Owner: Korie Lance
Owner: Marco Alexzander
Salon 124 Group
Owner: Brian Perdue
Owner: Casey London Keeter
Owners: Shannon Woolsey, Chad Butler, Carrie Caver, JD Opel and Logan Eastham
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