NYC salon report: Best under $40 blowouts

Guido Palau, he of the Louis Vuitton afro wigs and creator of the chicest short haircut of all time (Erin O'Connor), recently told me that he is confounded by the obsession that American girls have...


Tela Design Studio, $25, with organic conditioning treatment and wine. Available Wednesdays from 4 to 9pm until the New Year. (Regularly $55 to $85.) 31 Little West 12th St, 212.463.8213

De Berardinis, $30. (Regularly $50 and up.) Available through December 31. Even better? Post a favorable review on and your next blowout is free. 155 West 21st St, 212.967.0927

Red Market Salon, $39, when booked through (Regularly $65.) Bonus: This Meatpacking district spot takes appointments until 9:30pm on Mondays and Saturdays; and until 10:30pm Tuesday through Friday. 32 Gansevoort St., 212.929.9600