Now hair this: Five great hair services under $50

From the September 13, 2012 edition

Hair Spa Glossing Treatment

Aveda Institute Columbus

1581 N. High St., Campus

1618 Neil Ave., Victorian Village


How much: $40

What it is: This two-and-a-half-hours-tops treatment will enrich the color of your hair and improve you hair’s shine regardless of whether it has been colored. The glossing treatment, which is made from 99 percent natural ingredients, is applied to dry hair the same way a color application would be.


Botanical Hair Therapy

Nurtur Salon

1581 W. Lane Ave., Upper Arlington


How much: $30 (add-on service only)

What it is: An intense plant-based moisturizing system repairs broken and dry strands from the inside out.


Malibu Swimmers’ Cleanse Treatment

Jekyll & Hyde Salon

16 W. Pacemont Rd., Clintonville


How much: $20

What it is: Spent a lot of time in the pool this summer? Hitting the hairspray bottle hard? This treatment helps remove chlorine and product building you’ll leave feeling so fresh and so clean.



Erika Taylor Urban Spa

275 S. Fourth St., Downtown


How much: Starting at $45 (blowouts are $35 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on certain weekdays)

What it is: Let a stylist prep you for a big night out — or for the hell of it, because sometimes it just feels good to get your hair did — with a wash and style.


Scalp Massage

Phia Salon

771 N. High St., Short North


How much: $8

What it is: It feels so good when someone massages your scalp, right? For less than one Alexander Hamilton, someone will massage your scalp, neck and shoulders.