Great Hair 2010: Reader Deals

Free manicures and pedicures, discounted facials, and special deals on haircuts, color, and blowouts—exclusively for Washingtonian readers

By: McLean Robbins

Toka Salon & Day Spa

Washingtonian readers can take 25 percent off all services at Toka salons in September. That means discounts on cuts (normally $90 and up), color services ($90 and up), and spa treatments ($75 and up) at its three Washington-area locations, including a new Cameron Station salon in Alexandria opening this month. This deal is for new clients only; mention The Washingtonian when booking to get the discount.

PR at Partners

Ready for fall’s hair-color trend? “Brond” is a mix of rich brown and soft, natural blond accents—think Jennifer Aniston meets J-Lo. The local salon-and-spa chain PR at Partners is offering this color service at a discount for Washingtonian readers in September—book a brond service for $150, normally $195. Prefer your natural color? Instead take advantage of special savings at the spa, with a Fall Ready Facial for $65, regularly $80. To get either discount, mention the magazine when booking at any area PR at Partners. Spas are only in select salons.

Hier and Haines

As temperatures change, so does the texture of hair. You can tame bad hair days with a Brazilian Keratin Treatment from McLean’s Hier and Haines salon. Known for its use of organic products, Hier and Haines offers four versions of this straightening treatment so every hair type can benefit. In September, book a Brazilian Keratin Treatment ($375) and receive a free haircut (normally $65 and up) plus a $25 gift card to use on your next Keratin appointment. Mention The Washingtonian when booking.  6236 Old Dominion Dr., McLean; 703-538-4300

Nails by Thuc

Sandal season may be ending, but that doesn’t mean neglecting your hands and feet. Nails by Thuc is offering readers who are new clients half off a manicure/pedicure combo in September. Mention the magazine when booking and pay just $28. Ximena Skin Clinic, 8304-D Old Courthouse Rd., Vienna; 703-288-4455; healthbeautyspa.com.

One80 Salon

September means back to school, back to work, and back to the social whirl. This month, One80 Salon is helping with the transition by offering readers one of its blowouts for $35—normally $50 and up. Mention the magazine when booking.  1275 K St., NW, Suite 101; 202-842-9113.

Sassoon Salon

Hair pros the world over look to Sassoon for the company’s signature cut and color techniques. Through October, readers can take 20 percent off cut and color services at the Tysons Galleria location. Cuts start at $80, color at $75. This offer is for new clients only and is not valid Saturday. Mention The Washingtonian when booking and bring this article to the appointment. Tysons Galleria, 1855-G International Dr., McLean; 703-448-9884.

Bella Bethesda

Looking for a new do? In September, Washingtonian readers can take 20 percent off the price of a haircut at Bella Bethesda. Cuts start at $48. This deal is for new clients only; mention the magazine when booking.  4733 Elm St., Second Floor, Bethesda; 301-718-9111.  

Hela Spa & Ted Gibson Salon

Some cast members of The Real Housewives of Washington D.C. get their locks colored and cut at Chevy Chase’s Ted Gibson Salon. Now you can, too—at a savings. In September, Washingtonian readers can save on haircuts, single-process color, partial highlights, and Brazilian Keratin Treatments. Cuts—available Tuesday and Wednesday only and normally $95 to $150—are $75. Color is $160, discounted from $250. Keratin treatments—Tuesday through Friday only and usually $450 to $700, depending on hair length—are $150 off.

Here’s another deal: Book a facial or massage at adjoining Hela Spa and get a free mani-pedi, a $100 value. Or with any facial booked at Hela’s Georgetown location, get a free Visia digital skin analysis, a savings of $50. Facials start at $65, massages at $70.

To get any of these deals, mention The Washingtonian at booking.

1201 Salon

In September, 1201 Salon in DC’s Foggy Bottom is offering readers a free manicure (a $25 value) with any haircut or a free mini-pedicure (a $40 value) with any color or chemical service. Cuts start at $90, color at $100. Mention the magazine when making an appointment. 2526 L St., NW; 202-293-5557. 

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