Another star in Staten Island, this luxe salon is packed with talented stylists who work on curls, coils and waves. Opt for a standard wash and style or get a glaze coat of that color you’ve been eyeing all year. Unsure about which service will work best for you? They also offer a free consultation for newcomers to get you started. And if you have any kiddos, the salon welcomes children 12 and under to get a customized curly cut (with a wash and style included).
1473 Richmond Ave., Staten Island; 718-304-5507 or curltransformationsalon.com
12. Spiral (x,y,z)
Spiral (x,y,z)’s creator Lorraine Massey might be familiar to some in the curly community. She was one of the pioneers of the curly girl movement, started the popular Curly Hair Method and founded Devacurl. Now, she owns Spiral (x,y,z) and uses her iconic techniques at her Tribeca salon, which features a host of services (like scalp detox treatment) and a cleansing station, where customers can actually lie down to get their curls washed and treated.
139 West Broadway; 917-261-6794 or spiralxyz.com