Hair Story

Address: 359 S Western Ave
Phone Number: 213-388-1081

Hair Story (헤어스토리) is a Korean hair salon in the dingy strip mall on the northwest corner of 4th & Western. Clientele is primarily middle-aged Korean women. Haircuts for men start from $10.

Etude Lounge: Hair Salon

Address: 3500 W 6th St
Phone Number: 213-388-6969

Etude Lounge is an upscale hair salon for men and women. It is located on the third floor of City Center on Sixth.

Kim Sun Young Hair Salon

Address: 306 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 467-4247

Kim Sun Young has been in business since 1956 with branches in New York and Chicago. This Koreatown location is on the northeast corner of Beverly Boulevard and Western Avenue. Shampoo, trim and blow dry is around 30 dollars. More complex services like dye coloring and hair strengthening (Magic Straight) are expensive and can set you back $200-300, which is still cheaper than at Japanese hair salons. Do call for an appointment, although it’s not uncommon that they can see you when you call in the morning. Open Monday to Saturday, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm. Closed on Sunday.

Sophia Lee Hair Studio

Address: 325 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 465-5747

소피아헤어살롱 Men’s haircut: $9 Located in North Koreatown.

Wendy’s Beauty Salon

Address: 918 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 480-6708

Beauty salon catering to the local Spanish-speaking community. Manicures, Pedicures, Facials, Haircuts, Coloring

Tiji Beauty Salon

Address: 429 N Western Ave
Phone Number: (323) 461-8454

Tiji Beauty is a Korean-run hair salon located in the North Koreatown strip mall called Western Rosewood Plaza. It is open Tuesday to Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, and closed on Mondays.

Kate Hair Line

Address: 401 Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 427-1122

Korean-run hair salon at the strip mall 401 Vermont Plaza on the southwest corner of 4th & Vermont. PRICE LIST Men’s cut $15. Women’s cut starts at $25. Highlights / Color / Perm from $50. Magic Straight / Coating from $80. Brazilian Perm $100 * Prices subject to change. Open Monday to Saturday, 9:30 am to 7:30 pm. Open Sunday, 1:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

Scissors Sketch

Address: 3033 W 6th St
Phone Number: (213) 388-8484

Modest hair salon on 6th Street, two blocks east of Vermont. Open Monday to Saturday, 9:30 am – 7:30 pm. Closed on Sunday.

Hana Beauty Salon

Address: 928 S Vermont Ave
Phone Number: (213) 487-1448

Hair salon catering to the Korean-speaking community. A basic haircut for a woman is $25.

In 2010, the Los Angeles City Council formally declared Koreatown's borders as Western Avenue, Olympic Boulevard, Vermont Avenue, and 3rd Street, with a business corridor on Western from 3rd to Rosewood Avenue.