1701 Walnut St 3rd Fl, Philadelphia, PA | Directions 1910339.953187 -75.174967
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Neighborhoods: Center City, Center City West
Janine is a genius! she will give you an entire makeover. My mother, my sister and i have all gone to Janine and left with the best haircuts (and COLOR) of our lives. Janine is so friendly and makes you feel right at home. She listens to your requests and takes time to address your needs. i wont go anywhere else in the city for a haircut. She is AMAZING! you WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED with cut and color from Janine. HIGHLY RECOMMEND SALON VANITY!!!!! you leave feeling fabulous and everyone at the salon is so accomodating. a terrific staff and wonderful atmosphere.
Don't get your hair cut here if your time or money's value means anything to you.
On my first visit, my stylist was 15 minutes late and triple booked with clients, and she cut my hair literally as fast as she could between appointments. The haircut suffered because of this, and I didn't feel like my time meant anything and it definitely wasn't worth $75+ for feeling rushed and basically pushed out the door in less than five minutes of her time.
Went back for a new haircut a couple weeks ago, and told the receptionist ahead of time that I had long hair that needed extra time. I brought a specific picture of what I wanted, and my stylist, Susan, was double booked and extremely rushed. She decided she was so busy that she was going to cut my hair dry - something I never would have agreed to if I was told in advance. I had brought in a picture of exactly what I wanted, and she refused to do any of it because it wasn't her personal preference. It felt like only her opinion mattered. Any time I asked her to cut my hair more or add layers, it was like pulling teeth. She ended up barely doing anything... Now, my hair looks completely unchanged in the front, completely flat and shapeless. No one could tell I had a haircut, besides the fact that the back is cut ruler straight across the bottom; one thing I specifically told my stylist that I hated and didn't want.
My new haircut is the complete opposite of what I wanted in every single way. Literally. Not one thing that I asked for was honored, and I felt disrespected and not listened to at all when I was paying for my opinion to matter. Called and asked if it could be fixed by someone, but nope! Because I was busy with work, school, and going out of town the last two weekends, I was told I could only pay full price for an entirely new haircut to fix the lack of skill from my previous appointment. Not even an apology. I will never go to this salon again!
I came into Salon Vanity as a new customer for cut and color. Prior to scheduling my services, Nina told me that I would receive validated parking at the 16th and Sansom parking garage for $8. I confirmed that with her several times. On the date of my service with Roxy, I parked my car immediately before my appointment. When I was finished, I was provided with the parking ticket from the salon receptionist and was told I had to give that ticket in order to receive validation. I went back to the parking garage, got my car, inserted the tickets into the machine and got a message from the machine stating that it wasn't valid. I tried working with the parking attendant and explained to him that I was supposed to get validated parking, and he said I had to contact the salon.
I called the salon right away, but they were closed. I called the following day, emailed, called, emailed, (I kind of had to chase them for a response) and so on, and I was told that it was not their problem and that they could not accomodate me. They actually ignored my emails too. They told me I had to call the parking garage on Sansom to clear this up; yeah, like that worked. I told Salon Vanity that I had the receipt from the parking garage to prove everything I was saying. Even so, they did nothing at all to refund me the difference in parking, which was a sad $5!!! In addition, they suggested that I took too long after parking my car to come into the salon, and that I parked at the wrong garage!! Again, I told them I had my receipt, but even with proof, they had no interest in refunding me money that they promised me. I called and asked to speak with the manager and owner, and Nina said that they don't answer phone calls. What kind of place has management that doesn't address customer concerns?!
As a first time customer, I'm actually quite shocked at the lack of professionalism of a salon so highly rated. I tried everything to get back the money from Salon Vanity and the parking garage, and everyone has ignored me. I told them that if they would not work with me, that I would post a review on Yelp informing everyone of the situation. The front desk told me that they did not want to help me, and that I could go ahead and post a review! Unbelievable!
I came to Salon Vanity through a referral for hair and make up with a bridal party. Jen Luszczak is definitely recommended! My girlfriends and I have come back to Salon Vanity specifically for her. I called recently to book an appointment and found that she left. Incase anyone is looking she is at Architeqt Salon. I've been having hair and make up done for a long time now and her work is flawless!
Vanity..... – OK advice and hair ideas, horrible location!!!!
I have been going to Heather at Salon Vanity for a year after following her from another local salon. She is by far the best hairstylist I have ever gone to.
She always listens to what I'm looking for and never steers me in the wrong direction. She is incredibly professional in her advice for what will look best and for what will keep my hair healthy. People have been telling me that my hair has never looked better (and I've been coloring it for over 20 years!).
She is always upbeat and a pleasure to talk to. I always leave the salon feeling refreshed and in a good mood. Book an appointment with Heather right away!
Danielle Salon Vanity – I have been a client of Danielle's for many years. I know when I sit in her chair I can just relax because I know I am in talented hands. My cut and color is always fantastic. I have very thick wavy hair, and she knows just how to handle it. SHE IS JUST THE BEST!
Best salon in Philly!! – I cannot say enough great things about this salon. I have been going to Vanity Salon for about a year. My hair is a natural black color. I decided to go blonde and was unsure where to get my color changed without destroying my hair. I did some research and decided to go to Edmondo Blando who professionally explained the steps it would take to get my hair blonde and what shade of blonde would work best for my skin tone because of my latina heritage. What impressed me the most was that he was not going to bleach my hair like the other salons that i have gone to do. He gradually lightened my hair and i am very satisfied with the overall look. I will continue to go to him to get my hair colored and styled. I would definately recommend Edmondo Blando and Salon Vanity.
Great Stylist at a Great Salon! – I've been seeing Danielle George for over 4 years and I couldn't be happier! I followed Danielle from a previous salon to Salon Vanity, and although the move was only two blocks away, I would have followed Danielle to another state! I've been very impressed with Salon Vanity as well. The staff is friendly, the space is light and open, and the atmosphere is relaxed and professional. I would highly recommend Danielle and Salon Vanity to anyone!
awesome salon! – After several years of searching for the perfect salon, I found it! Salon Vanity is trendy and I love the vibe when I walk through the door. The salon has an open layout with lots of windows which is wonderful; you get to see what your color is actually going to look like when you leave.
Their staff is extremely professional and friendly. The girls at the front desk checked me in and out quickly and efficiently. My stylist looked at the shape of my face and gave me suggestions as to what she thought would look best on me. She gave me a caramel base with lighter highlights and left the long length that I had but added lots of textured layers. I have never received so many compliments on my hair and I love it!!!
I would highly recommend this salon to anyone looking for an amazing stylist and a fun, upbeat atmosphere to get your hair done.
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