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5 Salons to Visit for A-List Treatment

A savvy salon can help ensure hair looks red-carpet ready even on the windiest Chicago day. Here, our readers’ favorites. 

Civello’s three Chicago salons recently marked their first anniversary.

1. Anthony Cristiano Salon
Known for his editorial work (including the most recent Sports Illustrated swimsuit-edition cover), Cristiano set up his flagship salon in the Trump Hotel and it has been a favorite ever since. Cuts from $75

2. Civello
Ray Civello expanded his thriving empire into Chicago one year ago, and the salons—with three city locations—have quickly made their mark as a beauty staple. Cuts from $50

3. Mario Tricoci
With 14 locations around the state, including the recently remodeled salon in the 900 North Michigan Shops, Mario Tricoci’s salons are synonymous with style. Cuts from $35

4. Michael + Michael
Open for more than a decade in River North, Michael + Michael and co-founder and stylist Michael Jacobson have a robust celeb client roster, including Maria Menounos. Cuts from $65

5. Paul Rehder
Nestled in the Gold Coast, the upscale salon (along with its sister location on the North Shore) is a natural fit in the chic and stylish neighborhood. Cuts from $75