Whether you’re a sister sporting a natural ‘do or a relaxed style — or a brother in search of a quick haircut, Qcitymetro has located a few great Charlotte-based shops to fulfill your needs.
Revolution Ego: “Naturalistas” take note: Revolution Ego (pictured right) is the only salon in Charlotte’s Southend designed to serve sisters (and brothers) with natural hair — and it’s also one the most beloved natural shops in the city. This small and modern-yet-eclectic salon specializes in curly sets, twist outs, loc services and much more. Located inside Sola Salons, 2000 South Blvd., Suite 120. 704-951-7386. www.revolutionego.com.
Vervé Beauty Spa and Salon: Much more than just a “beauty shop,” Vervé offers its patrons all the standard hair care services — along with a variety of massages, facials, nail services, waxing and more, all in a relaxing, spa-like setting. 314 Rensselaer Ave. 704-332-3717. www.vervebeauty.com.
No Grease: Although No Grease has locations all around the city, its Trade Street location (in Uptown) is the perfect barbershop for the man (or woman) in search of a haircut and a great atmosphere. With a lounge-type setting, pool tables and an organized reservation system, the Uptown No Grease is a shop you won’t mind spending a little time inside. 333 E Trade St., #D. 980-355-0191. www.nogrease.com.
Aabies African Hair Braiding: For patrons who rock braids and want quality work at low prices, look no further. Founded in 2002, Aabies is tops in the world of African-style braiding and provides numerous braiding styles, including corn-rows, micros, kinky-twists, silky twists, goddess braids and more. 5030 North Tryon St. 704-509-0002. www.aabiesafricanbraids.com.
Reflections Barber & Beauty Salon: In the world of barbershops, Reflections is sort of a throwback. This Plaza Midwood-based spot eschews all types of non-essential elements and focuses on just giving its customers great, quick cuts. 1419 Central Ave. 704-632-9991.