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Altra Salon

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(39 Reviews)

936 Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206

(615) 228-6880

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Today: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tomorrow: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
10
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IN BUSINESS
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Hours

Regular Hours

MonClosed
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Brands
Bosley, Moroccan oil, Tigi
Payment method
all major credit cards
Neighborhood
Historic Edgefield
Categories
Beauty Salons, Cosmetologists, Day Spas, Hair Removal, Make-Up Artists, Hair Stylists
Other Information

Specialties: Extensions, Asian Hair, African-American Hair, Perms, Straight Perms, Curly Hair, Coloring, Kids' Hair

Parking: Private

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Price Range : Average

By Appointment Only: Yes

Good for Kids: Yes

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Elainek

03/10/2012

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Overall
Best Haircut I've ever gotten!

When my stylist left Nashville a few years back, I dilengently searched for someone who could give me the look I wanted. No stylist was ever able to give me a cut and color worthy of the cost, until today. I went to Tracy at Altra Salon and he was fabulous! He listened to me and gave me feedback on the style I desired and when I walked out of there, I felt like a million bucks! If anyone is searching for a really good stylist, definitely make an appointment with Tracy at Altra Salon! It was the best cut/color I've had in years!

Daisyflower

10/25/2011

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Ask for Alicia!

I'm from Santa Barbara, CA. & my boyfriend is based in Fort Campbell, KY & invited me to the military ball in Nashville. I was really nervous because I have really long hair & wanted an up-do for the dance. I go in & have an appointment with Alicia. I had a picture of the up-do that I wanted. Alicia did an amazing job! She did my hair better than I had hoped for. I'm so thankful that I decided to trust the reviews I read on Altra Salon (the whole reason why I booked an appointment there). My boyfriend loved my hair & so did I. My up-do stayed the same all throughout the night of dancing. If you're out of state or town & want a great salon-go to Altra Salon! They're a great salon & Alicia is amazing!

Terri Beaubeaux

05/14/2010

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Great Cut and Color!!

Dick Martin has been my hairstylist for many years. He is an exceptional stylist and colorist. I highly recommend his services. I am very pleased with the results from my visit today! He gave me a great cut that added much needed body and fullness to my fine, limp hair. He also gave me beautiful blonde highlights that make my hair shine again. I haven't been this satisfied with my hair in a very long time. I lost contact with Dick for a couple of years. Thankfully, I recently found him at this salon and returned today. Dick listens and offers solutions, from styling to hair products. He has the experience you're looking for in a colorist! Also, I feel very comfortable in this quaint salon conveniently located near downtown. It's easily accessible from anywhere in the city. They also have an excellent line of products including Morrocan Oil, my favorite product! Thanks, Dick Martin! I'll see you in 7 weeks!

Lara Liz

02/15/2010

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Amazing salon

I have been going to Tracy Hill since I was in high school. I have extremely curly hair and was never able to make it look like much more than a mess. Tracy gave me a great cut that really helps the curl not become frizzy. He also taught me how to style it straight. People are always shocked to find out my curly hair is not a perm. Both of my parents go to Tracy and have for years. We wouldn't trust our hair to anyone else.

nauset3tt

01/26/2010

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Fantastic color and cut

I went to nicole, she worked with me to figure out exactly what i wanted and did a fantastic job! I will definitely come back :)

AmberHope

01/09/2010

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Awesome and affordable hair care

I wanted to chop off my long hair last fall, and Alicia did a GREAT job taking my ideas and going with them. My cuts and highlights are always great, and I really enjoy visiting Altra unlike other salons in the past.

Glad to have such a nice place to go in my own neighborhood.

dshaines3535

12/29/2009

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My favorite Salon & favorite people!!!!

I love Tracy! He always makes me feel like I am family. I lost contact with him and just recently found him and the salon. I am very greatful! I love the way they take their time and genuinely care about what you want the day of your appointment. Actually, I usually just say, ""Do what you want...I trust you!"" That is the hard for some people to do. I love Alicia and also Ms. Amber....both are kind and always smiling! Just glad to be back in the hands that I can always trust!
Dana Haines :)

sscheid

12/22/2009

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Best Salon in Nashville- I love this Salon!

Alicia has been hair dresser for over 6 years now! She is awesome! I will not let anyone else touch my hair. She is a color professional that knows her stuff. I am always pleased and happy with the services that Alicia and Altra Salon have to offer. You definitely need to go check them out.

SKelley

12/06/2009

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Overall
Wonderful Salon

Tracy has been styling my hair for 8 years & I cannot imagine ANYONE else touching my hair. He is extremely talented, very creative, & has always known what styles will work with my hair.

Denyse

11/25/2009

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Won't let anyone touch my hair but Tracy

I used to bounce from salon to salon, never understanding when someone would say, ""I never let anyone by [stylist] touch my hair."" Since I've found Tracy, I know exactly how they feel.

The cut is always fantastic and the color is amazing. My husband always says, ""You just shine when you come out of there - it's worth every penny!""

Kubakawnik

11/25/2009

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Overall
great place for haircut

the best hairdresser - Alicia

rsharpe09

11/22/2009

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Overall
Great place

I have been in Nashville a little over a year. When I first moved here, I tried several salons looking for someone who could cut short hair well. After a few not so good haircuts, I found Alicia at Altra Salon. I have not been anywhere else since. Alicia has done an awesome job with my short haircut and I always get compliments.

goldenpup

11/21/2009

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Fantastic Cut and Color

Altra is a fantastic salon and Kristin is very talented. I’ve got very thick curly hair and Kristen understands how to cut and layer curly hair so it looks really nice. The color is a perfect match very time without damaging my hair. And I LOVE that the Salon carries TIGI and the Catwalk line of products.

dgko

11/21/2009

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Atra Salon = Great Hair...ALWAYS!

There is nothing like leaving a hair salon and feeling beautiful! I get that feeling everytime i leave Altra Salon. The decor is classy and trendy, the products are fabulous, and most of all the staff are friendly and extremely talented hair stylists. If you have not tried this salon yet, you need it....i promise you will keep going back.

NashvilleLex

11/20/2009

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Great salon!

I was in dire need of a haircut and decided to try Altra after reading all the great reviews. Kristen cut my hair and did a fabulous job! I felt so much better after she was done and immediately started getting compliments on my hair. Kristen really listened and took her time, and she's so sweet and friendly. I will definitely be back!

NicInNashville

11/19/2009

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Truly the BEST in Nashville

I have been a client of Alicia's for many years. She does not only my hair but my husband's and children's as well!! I never know what I want done so I tell Alicia to ""have at it"" and let her creativity run. I have NEVER been disappointed with what she comes up with. Even my children refuse to go anywhere else other than Altra!!

snellha788

11/16/2009

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Down to earth with a touch of class

I have been going to Altra Salon for a while now after bouncing around trying to find a good fit. I found it at Altra. I see Alicia and she is amazing. I know I can sit down and say, lets do something fun and edgy and she does just that. She has helped mend a bad dye job, done highlights and low lights and done some awesome cuts. It's not a big salon, but it nice and still has a classy charm with a glass of wine and an amazing scalp massage. making sure to prop your feet up and make you comfortable.

Tennessee Lover

11/10/2009

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Best Salon EVER!

I have been going to Altra Salon for about a year now and I look forward to going every 6 weeks! Alicia always makes my hair look fabulous! I love having my hair washed by Amber. She almost puts me to sleep during my hair washing. I sometimes schedule just a wash and blow dry only because it is so relaxing. I would recommend this salon to anyone who is looking for a nice, friendly place with excellent talent!

Suzanne Arnkoff

09/17/2009

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Overall
Incredible Styling Skills

I was very fortunate to have Tracy Hill do the hair for my daughter's wedding. Although he didn't know us he listened to what we wanted and did an incredible job. Aside from his skills he has a great personality and was fun to be around. He was on time and I would recommend him for every day styling as well as special events. I look forward to seeing him again.

californication

05/02/2009

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Not a great place for highlights

I decided to go to Altra Salon after I saw previous reviews on here about how great Alicia is, so I decided to try her out mainly because of the reviews and the location. I must say I was extremely disappointed. I have lived in many major cities around this country and have never had my hair done in such a way that $200 later I found myself dying it the very next day. I came in wanting an all over demi- color, cut as well as a few ""pieces"" of highlights. The cut and color looked good, until they washed my hair and I saw my highlights. They were horrible! At first I just thought they needed to tone down (why she didn't use toner afterwards was beyond me) however after closer inspection when I got home, I noticed that some pieces were brassy orange (did not process long enough) some were blonde and some were OMG this is Goldilocks blonde! Not only were they not pieces around my face, they were chunks and stopped in the middle of my head! I looked like a skunk! Never have I been so disappointed in my life with my hair. I figured that she should have done two things. 1) Leave bleach on just for a bit to give me some caramel pieces since my hair was so dark to begin with or 2) Let bleach process longer to give me more of a sunkissed look while weaving in small pieces not chunks. This was obviously lack of experience with foils and was surprised that she was the co-owner. Needless to say, I am not coming back.