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There's no greater hit to a gal's self-esteem than a bad haircut or a botched dye job. For this reason, we're firm believers that a primping session should make you feel more stunning — not traumatized. So, to help you avoid such unfortunate beauty disasters, we searched Chicago's top salons to bring you nine cut, style, and color gurus — or shall we say, miracle workers.
Our list includes everything from an updo master to a red-hair expert to a celeb stylist who promises to give you the best cut of your life. So, even if you're not quite ready to break up with your go-to pro just yet, we strongly suggest you bookmark this baby, stat. Lest your hat is not enough to disguise your next potential beauty blunder.
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