UPDATE: Craving a new summer 'do — or just a full-fledged chop? Study up on this guide to Washington's best and brightest salons. This story was originally published on May 13, 2013.
It might sound like an overstatement, but finding a salon and stylist you trust is like meeting your soulmate — you just get each other. And once you're together, you want to stay that way. Not going steady with a stylist right now? Don't worry. We've gathered up the DMV's newest, most notable salons and barbershops where you (and your fella) can spruce up for spring.