Looking to check out the best hair salons in town?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top such spots in Santa Ana, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best places to get a hairdo.
Fall is the top season of the year for consumer spending at health and beauty businesses across the Santa Ana area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM and business insights for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Santa Ana-area health and beauty businesses rose to $52 for the metro area in the fall of last year, 3% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Sogo Hair Salon
First on the list is SOGO Hair Salon. Located at 5110 Westminster Ave., Suite G in Riverview West, it's the highest-rated hair salon in Santa Ana, boasting 4.5 stars out of 647 reviews on Yelp.
2. Cartel Salon
Next up is Cartel Salon, at 1921 N. Tustin Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 620 reviews on Yelp, the hair salon, massage and hair-removal spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. E2BEAUTY Hair and Makeup
Lacy's E2BEAUTY hair and makeup, at 607 E. Santa Ana Blvd., is another top choice. Yelpers give the hair salon, makeup artist and eyelash service spot five stars out of 96 reviews.
4. Alkali Salon
Alkali Salon is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 164 Yelp reviews. Head over to 31 E. MacArthur Crescent, Suite 104, to see for yourself.
5. The Colorist Salon
Last but not least, over in Riverview West, check out The Colorist Salon, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 235 reviews on Yelp. You can find the hair/nail salon and waxing spot at 5015 W. Edinger Ave., Suite 1.