Where to Go for the Best Blowout in Canada

Needing a quick hair fix? Blowouts are the perf way to upgrade your ‘do sans scissors

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Between that 9–5 and all of our other #adulting responsibilities, there is barely a hot minute to squeeze in some TLC for your tresses. That’s why we are still *obsessed* with blowouts. Whether you’re looking for effortless, lived-in beachy waves or glam curls with tons of body and bounce, blowouts are the best way to upgrade your ‘do in 30 minutes flat and get a style that’ll last.

There are tons of trendy blowout bars and salons cropping up all across the country, so take note for the next time your mane needs a makeover. Here, the best salons across Canada for a bangin’ blowout.

Best Blowout Salons in Vancouver

Vancouver's Stone Fox Hair is one of our top picks for the best blowout salons in Canada

Stone Fox Hair in Vancouver (Photo: @ramirphoto)

Drybar

Find it: 799 Robson St., thedrybar.com
The atmosphere: 
Tucked away in the Nordstrom Pacific Centre, this Insta-worthy locale is the perf place to pamper your strands or touch up your ‘do after your shopping venture.
Prices:
$50
Products: 
Drybar
Ask for: 
Anyone on the talented team can give you your desired style, from the Old Fashioned (think retro, Old Hollywood curls) to the Dirty Martini, an effortlessly tousled style à la Shay Mitchell.

Stone Fox Hair

Find it: 158 E 11th Ave., stonefoxhair.com
The atmosphere: 
For a quick escape from the hustle of Vancity life, step inside this tranquil salon (think lush greenery hanging from the ceiling and minimalist décor) for a hair transformation sans scissors.
Prices: 
Starting at $55
Products: 
Kevin Murphy, Davines and Evo
Ask for: 
Tessa Woychyshyn if you live that #shorthairdontcare life or Alexis Davidson for ladies with long locks

Opus Salon

Find it: 431 Davie St., opussalon.com
The atmosphere:
This Yaletown salon has been owned by Parisian couple Jessica and Ludovic Jan for over 10 years and is equal parts edgy and modern with its dark interior, red accents and sleek leather seating.
Prices:
Starting at $37
Products:
Redken
Ask for: 
Everyone goes through blowout training with the owners, but Saleema John’s skills really stand out. She is in touch with each client’s individual needs by sharing her expertise and helping you find a style that’s perf for your face, lifestyle and personality.

Citrus Hair Salon

Find it: 1042 Hamilton St., citrushairsalon.com
The atmosphere:
With sustainability at the core of its ethos, this eco-friendly salon uses products that are all-natural and non-toxic, so both your hair and the environment are in good hands.
Prices:
$35
Products:
Kevin Murphy, Davines and John Masters Organics
Ask for:
Raana Tavassoli (she trained at Blo Blow Dry Bar) and Kim Twohig create rave-worthy on-trend blowouts because of their attention to detail, down to the last strand.

Avant Garde Hair

Find it: 1075 Mainland St., avantgardehair.com
The atmosphere:
This veteran hair salon has been in the biz for over 30 years and it’s *the* place to go if you’re for looking for a drastic change—the name truly says it all.
Prices:
$40 to $80, depending on the stylist
Products:
Milkshake, Unite, Evo, S Factor and Davines
Ask for:
Stacey Paskall for a smooth blowout with some added oomph (read: volume) and Aubrey Bonnah-Vink for some bouncy curls or beachy waves. Plus, both stylists worked alongside owner and renowned hair stylist Jon Paul Holt so you know your strands are in good hands.

Best Blowout Salons in Calgary

Calgary's Butter Beauty Parlour is one of our top picks for the best blowout salons in Canada

Butter Beauty Parlour in Calgary (Photo: Butter Beauty Parlour)

Volume Beauty Bar

Find it: 805 – 1 St. SW, volumebeautybar.com
The atmosphere:
At this warm and inviting salon in the downtown core, fashion is at the forefront of their styling so you know you’re getting a look that is so right now.
Prices:
Starting at $35 to $65, depending on the stylist
Products:
Davines
Ask for:
All of the stylists specialize in rave-worthy blowouts, but Rhoda Manson and April Ducut are your go-tos for curly tendrils, and Lindsay Smithers, Victoria Tanouye and Alexandra Dirk are the masters of effortless beachy waves.

Butter Beauty Parlour

Find it: 2429 — 4 St. SW, butterbeautyparlour.com
The atmosphere:
Head over to the beauty parlour’s Mission location for a pampering sesh from H2T (head-to-toe, obvs). Don’t forget to snap a post-blowout selfie in front of their chic light-up Venice sign.
Prices:
Starting at $39
Products:
Bumble and Bumble
Ask for:
Anyone from the team can give you a bangin’ blowout, as they all go through rigorous training and specialize in the salon’s signature Twist Out Blowdry (creating a natural curl from root to tip).

Lavish Salon

Find it: 9919 Fairmount Dr. SE, ilovelavish.com
The atmosphere: 
With both hair and makeup services, this urban salon is a one-stop-shop for getting glam, whether your locks or your lips need some love.
Prices: 
$29 to $51, depending on the stylist
Products:
Redken
Ask for: 
Crystal Bun who is the queen of pin-up style hair (think gorg Old Hollywood curls) and Ronnie Geddes who knows exactly what products will work for your hair to create an on-trend style that will work for your tresses.

 Best Blowout Salons in Edmonton

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Ricci Hair Co. in Edmonton (Photo: Ricci Hair Co.)

Modern Urban Designers

Find it: 12403 Stony Plain Rd. NW, modernurbandesigners.com
The atmosphere:
This industrial-style space (think chic exposed pipes, leather seating and wooden accents) is the spot to score an edgy, cool-girl ‘do.
Prices:
$45
Products:
Davines and La Biosthetique
Ask for:
Co-owner Holly Dawe for a unique look that is on-trend and compliments your face shape and senior stylist Rashelle Beaudry for a long-lasting, fuss-free blowout that works with your busy lifestyle

Ricci Hair Co.

Find it: 10028 Jasper Ave., riccihair.co
The atmosphere:
The new location of this spacious, award-winning salon has a blow dry and braid bar for those looking to add some extra oomph to their mane with an undone fish tail braid or voluminous curls.
Prices: 
Starting at $40
Products: 
Davines, Kevin Murphy, L’Oréal Professionel, KMS, Kérastase, Neuma, Pureology and more
Ask for:
Mercedes Piche Benard is truly a jack of all trades. Whether you want a smooth, voluminous round brush blowout, a sleek look or a messy, textured ‘do, she is your hair go-to.

Divine Hair Creations

Find it: 9150 — 23 Ave., divinehaircreations.ca
The atmosphere:
This salon may have been started by two BFFs in their basement six years ago, but the owners have upgraded to a gorgeous modern space that feels homey and inviting as soon as you step in the door.
Prices: 
Starting at $31
Products:
Kevin Murphy, Matrix and DS Laboratories
Ask for: 
Co-owners Jaime Gibson and Jocelyn Pedersen are the customer faves for blowouts. Jamie is known for her bouncy curls and body and Jocelyn does a fun, textured curls for ladies with short hair.

Fresh & Co. Salons

Find it: 11145 Ellerslie Rd. SW, 5950 Mullen Wy. NW, 1127 Windermere Wy. NW,  freshandcosalons.com
The atmosphere: 
Step into any of the city’s three locations and you’ll be in hair heaven: the walls of this brightly lit salon are lined with a sea of colourful hair prods.
Prices:
Starting at $35
Products:
 Kérastase and their own line of eponymously named products
Ask for:
For the Windermere location, Christie does effortless curls that have tons of movement and texture, Lizzi at the Mullen Way salon is into creating funky, edgy looks for her clients and at Ellerslie, Laine does a smooth and silky blowout with lots of volume.

Bobby Pin Hair Lounge

Find it: 10023 — 101A Ave. NW, bobbypinhairlounge.com
The atmosphere:
With a black-and-white colour palette and statement accents (like trendy wallpaper and cow-printed lounge chairs), the trendy space is the perf backdrop for an “after” selfie of your new ‘do. 
Prices:
$30 to $50
Products:
Aveda, Bumble and Bumble and Kevin Murphy
Ask for:
ChiAnne Chaussè does a killer round brush blowout, Anna McGowan is a master of creating natural beachy waves with a flat iron and Jessica Medwid is your hair maven for boho braids.

Best Blowout Salons in Saskatoon

Saskatoon's Lavish Blowout Bar is one of our top picks for the best blowout salons in Canada

Lavish Blowout Bar in Saskatoon (Photo: Krystian Olszanski)

Lavish Blowout Bar

Find it: 608 Duchess St. (moving to Circle Dr. and 8th St. in November), lavishblowoutbar.com
The atmosphere:
With a menu of styles from beachy waves to their signature voluminous blowout, this colourful spot (complete with sunshine yellow décor) will take your hair from dull to dreamy, stat.
Prices:
 $45
Products:
Kevin Murphy, Living Proof and Unite
Ask for: 
Lara Dennis, master stylist and salon owner for more than 20 years, can create the ultimate body and bounce for your blowout by pinning and setting your curls for extra volume and hold.

Best Blowout Salons in Winnipeg

Winnipeg's The Glam Bar is one of our top picks for the best blowout salons in Canada

The Glam Bar in Winnipeg (Photo: The Glam Bar)

Bob and Page

Find it: 580 Academy Rd., bobandpage.com
The atmosphere:
Named after two iconic hair styles, this boutique salon has a trendy, minimalist vibe, so all the attention is on your luscious locks.
Prices:
Starting at $25
Products:
 Living Proof and Redken
Ask for: 
Kirsten Coy, who has been with the salon since the start (almost five years), does a lived-in beachy wave with the help of a flat iron—no ocean needed.

The Glam Bar

Find it: 823 Corydon Ave., theglambar.ca
The atmosphere:
Decorated with plush cream leather chairs and crystal chandeliers, this luxe LA-inspired salon and spa will quickly become your new fave spot to treat yo’ self.
Prices:
$35
Products:
Kevin Murphy, Davines, Evo and more
Ask for: 
Sheena Donowa creates an iconic round brush blowout (which just so happens to be named after her) and Kim Tran is your go-to for glam waves, perfect for a night out.

The BeYOUTee Bar

Find it: 452 River Ave., thebeyouteebar.com
The atmosphere:
As Winnipeg’s first blow dry bar, this charming spot tailors their services to busy working women. They are stocked with a makeup, brow and wax bar too, so you can get glam from your tresses to your tips.
Prices:
Starting at $35
Products:
Kevin Murphy, Design.Me and Oribe
Ask for: 
Jennifer Choy and Chloe Kezie focus on longevity when it comes to their blowouts. We’re talking old-school rollers for extra volume and hold, so you can tackle the week with fab hair.

Best Blowout Salons in Toronto

Toronto's Blowdry Lounge is one of our top picks for the best blowout salons in Canada

Blowdry Lounge in Toronto (Photo: Francis Fougere)

Blo Blow Dry Bar

Find it: 180 University Ave., 130 King St. W, 626 King St. W (Suite 102), 154 Cumberland, 2594 Yonge St., 2195 Bloor St. W, blowmedry.com
The atmosphere: With 88 locations across North America—seven in Toronto alone!— Blo is the OG dry bar for ladies looking to up their hair game for any occasion. Plus, the luxe white chairs and pops of pink will make your Insta-feed cry out with joy.
Prices: Starting at $40
Products: Unite and Moroccanoil
Ask for: The stylists are constantly on rotation around the city, so you’ll always be able to try someone new each time. They’re all versatile and efficient (you’ll be glam in a half hour tops) and the classic beachy wave is their speciality.

Blowdry Lounge 

Find it: 181 Bay St., blowdrylounge.com
The atmosphere: 
Known as the first blow dry lounge in Toronto, this sleek spot is serving up major futuristic vibes with space grey chairs, marble floors and eye-catching red stripes at each station.
Prices: 
$35 to $45, depending on your texture and length 
Productss: 
Kevin Murphy, OSiS+ and Mon Platin
Ask for: 
Beni Sicilia, co-owner and artistic director, has over 20 years of experience in the industry and can curl, pin and twist your hair to perfection. He calls his team “a girl’s glam squad” so you know you’re going to be pampered.

Medulla & Co.

Find it: 809 Queen St. W, queenwest.medullaco.com
The atmosphere: 
This eco-friendly salon is accented with light wood, for a rustic vibe that pairs perfectly with their all-natural, sustainable hair prods.
Prices: 
$35 to $55, depending on the stylist
Products: 
Davines and their own line, To112
Ask for: 
Senior stylist Alex specializes in tousled waves that will make you feel like you’re still seaside, even if you’re stuck in the city.

Tony Shamas

Find it: 81 Jarvis St., tonyshamas.ca
The atmosphere:
This salon strikes the perfect balance between artistic, serene and rustic with its wooden accents, intricate tapestries and colourful lanterns.
Prices:
 $30 to $40, depending on the stylist
Products:
 Kérastase, Kevin Murphy and L’Oréal Professionel
Ask for:
Amber Ashem for a bombshell blowout, Tina Giang for healthy, quenched and natural-looking locks and Tony Shamas, the owner of the salon with 30+ years of experience, for a blow dry unlike any other

Sassoon Salon

Find it: 122 Scollard St., sassoon-salon.com
The atmosphere: 
With glossy white tiled floors and black leather chairs, this international salon chain doesn’t skimp on luxury for its Toronto locale. You and your locks will *finally* get the attention they deserve.
Prices:
Starting at $45
Products:
Kérastase, Davines and Moroccanoil
Ask for:
 Karen, who is always testing out and perfecting the latest techniques demo’d on the Insta feeds of LA’s top stylists—from flat-iron finger waves to perfectly lived-in messy twists to sleek pin-straight Cher hair and more

Parlour

Find it: 6 Ossington Ave., parloursalon.com
The atmosphere:
This clean-cut salon located in the Queen West hood describes its aesthetic as contemporary chic with minimalist décor and a beautiful bright white interior.
Prices:
 $40 to $65, depending on the stylist
Products: 
Wella Professionals, Opalex, Living Proof, Eimi and Sebastian Professional
Ask for: 
Stephanie Nunes, who’s an intermediate stylist, can create a long-lasting blowout that will take you from your 9-5 to whatever after-work activities you’ve got planned

Best Blowout Salons in Ottawa

Ottawa's Hair Junkie is one of our top picks for the best blowout salons in Canada

Hair Junkie in Ottawa (Photo: Danna Aphayavong)

C’est Fou Blow Dry Bar

Find it: 300 Slater St., cestfoublowdrybar.com
The atmosphere:
The go-to spot for local politicians, Ottawa’s premier blow dry bar is committed to creating fabulous, long-lasting looks for “women on the go.”
Prices:
Starting at $40
Products: 
Kérastase and La Biosthétique
Ask for:
Owner and world-renowned stylist Fouad Eid’s attention to detail and specialization in textured waves has made him a household name in the nation’s capital.

Hair Junkie

Find it: 200 Laurier Ave. W, hairjunkie.ca
The atmosphere:
As self-proclaimed hair junkies, the talented roster of stylists will make you feel their passion and excitment right as you walk in the door.
Prices:
$31 to $66, depending on the stylist
Products:
Living Proof, Kérastase, Kevin Murphy, Redken, Sam Villa and Label.M
Ask for: 
Naj Awad is *the* hair veteran (he’s been a stylist for over 30 years) and specializes in all hair types from thick, Mediterranean locks to thin strands needing some volume. He also does a gorg Victoria’s Secret-style blowout.

Jet Black Hair & Studio

Find it: 386 MacLaren St., jetblackottawa.com
The atmosphere:
With exposed brick on one wall and colourful graphic art on the other, this spacious salon in the heart of Centretown is the destination for an on-trend blowout.
Prices:
$35 to $55, depending on the stylist
Products:
Wella Professionals, Nioxin and Sebastian Professional
Ask for: 
Master stylists Jenny Heaney or Colby Standing, who have tons of experience and can create an individual one-of-a-kind style based on your strands.

The Loft Urban Salon

Find it: 429 MacLaren St., hairloft.ca
The atmosphere:
Located in a newly renovated 18th century Victorian home, this trendy spot boasts a full service salon, spa and academy.
Prices:
Starting at $30
Products:
Kérastase, L’Oréal Professionel, Moroccanoil, Schwarzkopf, Shu Uemura and more
Ask for: Owner Bruno Racine specializes in more classic styles and is all about the loose, tousled waves right now. Senior stylist Ben Lee is known for his avant garde looks, works well with shorter locks and creates stunning intricate braids.

Salon Rouge

Find it: 222 Dalhousie St., salonrouge.ca
The atmosphere:
 This bold salon in the Byward Market is accented with pops of red, white and black, making for an eye-catching interior to pair perfectly with your bouncy blowout.
Prices:
Starting at $35
Products: 
Kevin Murphy, Lable M and Redken
Ask for:
 Danielle Awad aka the blow dry queen (it’s her nickname, nbd). From her voluminous round-brush curls to her speedy styling (you’ll be out of the chair in 30 minutes max), she’s a fave among the dedicated clientele.

Best Blowout Salons in Montreal

Montreal's Blome is our top picks for the best blowout salons in Canada

Bløme in Montreal (Photo: Bløme)

Salon Adikt

Find it: 397 Rue Mayor, salonadikt.com
The atmosphere:
With glossy black floors, mood lighting and sleek décor, this upscale locale feels more like a trendy loft than a salon, but fear not, the talented team will transform your tresses in no time.
Prices:
Starting at $30
Products: 
Aveda
Ask for:
Master stylist Kyo Wang is truly a hair chameleon—from glam curls to natural waves, he can do it all.

Bløme Blow Dry Bar

Find it: 46 Rue McGill, blome.ca
The atmosphere: 
The tranquil and bright space is a great spot for you and your girls to flock to for a much-needed pamper sesh (and a cute post-blowout group pic for the ‘gram).
Prices: 
$40
Products: 
Fave4 Hair Care
Ask for: 
Amanda Vaccaro is the go-to for chic updos and effortless curls and Ruthe Laure Altitor is your gal for a super sleek and gorgeously glossy do’.

Funky Toque

Find it: 3688 Boul. St-Laurent,  funkytoque.com
The atmosphere:
Step inside this urban salon and you’ll immediately feel like you’ve been transported to NYC thanks to its exposed brick and art lining the walls. 
Prices:
Starting at $35
Products:
L’Oreal Professional
Ask for:
Elyse Laplante creates a gorg style without scissors and is a pro when it comes to beach waves. Javier Gonzalez is a colouring wizard (he’s known as the King of Pastel) and specializes in blowouts that make the most of your new hue.

Espace Carte Blanche Coiffure

Find it: 5251 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, espacecarteblanche.ca
The atmosphere:
Owner Tal Fisher has made his mark on the Montreal hair scene, using fashion as a source of inspiration for his chic salon. With an all-black-everything aesthetic, you’ll feel like a maj it-girl as soon as you sit in the chair.
Prices:
$35
Products:
Kérastase, Aveda and Moroccanoil
Ask for:
Jessica Lanzolla for textured waves with lots of movement. With 10 years in the industry under her belt, she is always on top of the latest hair trends, so she can give you a look that is totally of-the-moment.

Best Blowout Salons in Halifax

Halifax's Uptown Salon and Spa is one of our top picks for the best blowout salons in Canada

Uptown Salon and Spa in Halifax (Photo: Jessie Wells)

Bowtique Hair & Makeup

Find it: 1861 Granville St., bowtiquehairandmakeup.com
The atmosphere:
With exposed beams and a monochrome interior, this loft-style salon boasts an upbeat atmosphere, some good ol’ Maritime hospitality and (of course) bangin’ blowouts.
Prices:
Starting at $35
Products: 
Moroccanoil and AG Hair
Ask for:
Rachel Potvin if you’re looking for a glam blowout that has plenty of volume, body and bounce for your next event

Uptown Salon and Spa

Find it: 5521 Young St., uptownchic.ca
The atmosphere:
If you’ve got a glam event or just need a beauty pick-me-up, step inside this colourful, rustic spot where beauty prods, nail polish and hair goodies line the walls.
Prices:
Starting at $40
Products:
R + Co., Macadamia and L’Oreal Professional
Ask for:
Liana LeBlanc is the go-to with clients for a bomb blowout. She can tame any texture to make hair silky smooth (even with that Hali humidity) and listens to *all* of your hair needs.

Best Blowout Salons in Charlottetown

Charlottetown's Grand Senses Salon and Spa is one of our top picks for the best blowout salons in Canada

Grand Senses in Charlottetown (Photo: Melinda Lewis/Grand Senses)

Freedom Hair Inc.

Find it: 532 N River Rd., freedomhairinc.com
The atmosphere:
This cozy and inviting salon offers a diverse roster of styles, for a blowout that is tailored to your tresses.
Prices:
$24 to $30
Products:
KMS, Goldwell, Moroccanoil and Redken
Ask for:
Owner Shelley Bell, who has over 25 years of experience in the industry, really takes her time to create a one-of-a-kind blowout, or John Hashem, who uses a special technique of leaving round brushes in your hair for a gorgeous natural curl with lots of volume.

Grand Senses Salon and Spa

Find it: 123 Grafton St., grandsensesspa.com
The atmosphere: 
Located in the Holman Grand Hotel, this Aveda concept spa and salon is a peaceful getaway when you’re in desperate need of some pampering. Add a massage or facial to your blowout for the ultimate relaxation sesh.
Prices:
Starting at $29 to $35, depending on the length of your hair
Products:
Aveda
Ask for:
 Although anyone on the team can give you a fabulous blowout, at just 19-years-old newcomers Amy Blackett and Tristen Livingston are the up-and-coming talent.

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