O Salon & Spa
I was a long time client of Marni. Probably close to 10 years. We went through quite a few curly and straight styles together. I loved that she always had ideas on color and style because I'm never good at figuring out what to do with my 2c/3a curly hair. I agree that she is a little pricey but she is one of the more experienced stylists in the salon. So be prepared to spend over $50 for a cut. The only reason I left Marni is because I left the state.
Reviewed on 01.03.16
I give her a 2 simply b/c she was a very nice lady. The cut, however, not so nice. It looked worse afterward than when I went in with a lot of damage. My husband said, "what's wrong with it? It looks like it did before, just shorter." Exactly. Not worth the $50 they charge. I didn't feel like she had any curly hair knowledge at all.
Reviewed on 09.24.13
Marni is the BEST stylist I've had since moving here from Texas. I have been to salons all over the Northern suburbs and have had some pretty awful haircuts. Finally I have found someone who is an artist with curls. I cannot say enough good things about the whole experience. And she did a fantastic job on my color too.
Reviewed on 08.14.13
Marni is the best! I have never had a haircut I liked until I met Marni! She listens and suggests different things that will help your hair look better and grow out better!! Marni, you are the best!!
Reviewed on 12.01.09
I have been going to Marni for probably two years now and I have the best hair I've ever had. I have flown out to Ouidad salons (Boston and North Carolina) and Christo's Fifth Ave specifically to experience their curly hair cuts and I can say Marni's technique is as good, if not better, than I've had at those salons. My hair holds a nice curl pattern and is longer and healthier than before with no triangle shape or excessive bushiness. I also get it colored and I'm happy with the coloring too. I can confidently recommend Marni.
Reviewed on 11.22.09
I am another HUGE fan of Marni! There is no need to worry if you are going to walk out with a great cut or not. She does a wonderful job every time, listens and delivers a great hair cut. I have said good bye to my big triangle hair and hello to happy curls!
Reviewed on 11.18.09
I am a HUGE fan of Marni! She listens to what you like and don't like about your hair and gives you a great cut with wonderful results! I have finally found a stylist that listens and knows how to cut curly hair. Marni understands curls and I get great results every time! You won't be disappointed!
Reviewed on 11.17.09
I LOVE LOVE LOVE Marni!!! She was so great to work with. She really understands curly hair and is a great communicator. She really listened to what I wanted and expedited it beautifully. Each step of the way, she verified what was being done and made sure it was exactly what I wanted. I really felt like she was making me the priority. I truly recommend her to anyone and everyone!!! I love my haircut!! (I think this is the first time I can really say that.)
Reviewed on 04.02.09
Another HUGE fan of Marni... I have had more than my share of not so great haircuts. She truly understands the curly mentality and will work with you for a style that will truly work for you. She worked with me as a grew my hair out and then helped me decide when it was time to go a little shorter. I can't say enough great things! I went to her initially from the advice fo this site... and I have never gone to anyone else since! :)
Reviewed on 05.09.06
I just got my haircut from Marni at the O Salon and Spa and have to agree it was one of the best. I too live in Chicago and couldn't believe there wasn't anyone who was very good at cutting curly hair here. The last good cut I had was 3 years ago at Ouidad in New York. I was ready to fly back there but thought I'd try one more salon, and Mundelein was closer than NY. It was well worth the trip. And it's a great Salon as well. I'm draggin all my friends there. Kind of a Spa roadtrip.
Reviewed on 04.19.06
I would travel to the ends of the earth for Marni. As it is, I travel from the city of Chicago to Mundelein to have her cut my hair because no one I've found within the city limits "gets" curly hair the way Marni does. (I used to travel to Gurnee, but Marni recently changed salons.) I've tried dozens of other stylists in the hopes of not having to drive an hour to get my long, blonde extemely curly hair cut and colored, but Marni does it best. I've sent other curly girls to her, and they were thrilled too. Marni has naturally curly hair (although she doesn't wear it curly) which adds to her understanding of how my curls work. I highly recommend her.
Reviewed on 04.08.06