By Angela Hazen
Would you like to add length to your hair in a hurry? No need to wait a year or two to grow out that pixie cut. One of the best-kept secrets of actresses and models is hair extensions that are professionally done. With hair extensions, you can get your hairstyle to where you want with one trip to a chic salon. Enjoy a variety of looks and lengths in such a short time. You’ll wonder why you didn’t start earlier. Here are some of the Chicago-area salons that get your hair long and stylish in one day, and you’ll come out looking like a star.
41 E. Oak St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Socialites have a beauty secret, they have hair extensions! And in Chicago, the Gold Coast crowd stops in at Marianne Strokirk. One of the hot techniques stylists use here is the Nordic Contrast hair extensions, which promise to be soft, tangle-free and undetectable. Let the experts give you a consultation for your new longer look. Come to Marianne Strokirk for a set of locks that you’ll love.
AJ’s of Chicago
648 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60661
Want to get model-quality long hair? Get yourself a new look at Aj’s salon on Randolph. This shop is so popular that it even has a reality show. But don’t let that intimidate you, because its friendly expert staff will take the necessary time to help develop your look. Some of the new looks are partial or full weaves that look terrific and are expertly done. Turn heads with gorgeous hair from Aj’s.
Chicago Hair Extensions Salon
3530 N. Ashland Ave., Suite B
Chicago, IL 60657
Whether you are new to the world of hair extensions or have developed a sense of what types of hair extensions you love best, check out the Chicago Hair Extensions Salon. One of its top sellers is Cold Fusion extensions, a celebrity-level technique that is said to leave the extensions virtually untraceable. With a new type of extensions, you may have a tough time going back to your natural look.
1643 W. North Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
Need an exotic new length to your hair for a restaurant or gallery opening but don’t have the time to grow it out? SalonBlonde can get you the longer, stylish look you crave. The expert stylists will consult with you to make sure you show up in style at your big event. SalonBlonde offers clip-on and 100-percent, human-hair permanent extensions, both of which look great. Hair extensions from SalonBlonde will ensure all eyes are on you.
Salon O Sixty Five
65 E. Oak St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Love your cute bob but want to go for a longer look? Make your big change at Salon O Sixty Five on Oak Street. This salon has an incredible team of stylists that make sure clients are at the top of their game. Salon O Sixty Five also has the Great Lengths hair extensions service which is considered by many to be absolutely top-of-the-line human hair. Come in for a consultation for extensions that suit you and the life you want and be assured that you will come out looking your best.
Angela Hazen lives in Oak Park, IL. She has worked as a model in Chicago and studied broadcast journalism at Columbia College Chicago. She has traveled to Europe on several occasions, and keeps her readers up to date with local and international style, shopping, fashion and beauty trends. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.