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Our new weekly series Get Right for Summer has one aim: to make sure you're completely beautified before the thermostat hits 90. Whether you're in the market for a new manicurist or you want to try your luck at getting faux bronzed, we''ll tell you where to go.

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It's coming: the heat and humidity that defines summer in Philly. You could wear a hat until October, but we're more inclined to suggest a hop into a salon chair for a cut that'll make all that sweating and frizz look just a little bit prettier.

From super tight fades to long mohawks, these eight salons can help you step outside your comfort zone, while keeping you comfortably within AC.


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1. American Mortals

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727 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 574-1234
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Serious skills and a laid-back vibe helped American Mortals to grow to now have two salons in its fleet. Not a surprise, since clients can sip a beer during their cut. [Image credit: American Mortals/Instagram]

2. Andre Richard Salon

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1218 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 735-1590
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Stylist at Andre Richard aren't lacking in expertise, but if you want a cut from head honcho Andre Baldini, you'll need to book an appointment way in advance. Cuts by Baldini take place at the ARS LAB, Baldini's tiny concept salon -- sort of like the salon version Batman's lair. [Image credit: Andre Richard Salon/Facebook]

3. Fringe Salon

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1728 E Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 339-1778
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The most requested cuts right now at this hip and friendly EPA salon? Medium length bobs a la Alexa Chung for the girls and tight fades with pompadour tops for the guys. Undercuts and long mohawks are also having a moment. [Image credit: Fringe Salon]

4. Hush Salon

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45 N 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 923-5010
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Newly relocated in Old City, Hush snips and shaves without pretense. [Image credit: Hush Salon/Facebook]

5. Mirror & Mantel

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117 S 22nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 988-9088
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The crazy cute decor belies what's inside this cozy salon on 22nd Street: expert stylists who wield scissors like beautifying ninjas. Men's and women's cuts start at $50 and $65, respectively, while apothecary treatments can be tacked on at an extra cost. [Image credit: Mirror & Mantel/Facebook]

6. Mockingbird Salon

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1822 S 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 639-2257
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The stylists at this East Passyunk salon get props for putting clients at ease, a skill that's trumped only by the stylists' handiwork with the scissors. Bonus points are awarded for cuts that grow out without much fuss. [Image credit: Mockingbird Salon/Facebook]

7. Moko

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55 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 922-6656
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Moko makes organic cool with bobs, braids, and bangs that won't break the bank. First-timers can snag at cut for $45 on Tuesdays. [Image credit: Moko/Facebook]

8. Rinse Salon

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419 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 545-4506
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Mentions in Allure and Elle magazines have helped boost the fanfare of this tiny Rittenhouse salon. Insider tip: Ask for Joey. [Image credit: Rinse Salon/Facebook]

1. American Mortals

727 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Serious skills and a laid-back vibe helped American Mortals to grow to now have two salons in its fleet. Not a surprise, since clients can sip a beer during their cut. [Image credit: American Mortals/Instagram]
727 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

2. Andre Richard Salon

1218 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Stylist at Andre Richard aren't lacking in expertise, but if you want a cut from head honcho Andre Baldini, you'll need to book an appointment way in advance. Cuts by Baldini take place at the ARS LAB, Baldini's tiny concept salon -- sort of like the salon version Batman's lair. [Image credit: Andre Richard Salon/Facebook]
1218 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

3. Fringe Salon

1728 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
The most requested cuts right now at this hip and friendly EPA salon? Medium length bobs a la Alexa Chung for the girls and tight fades with pompadour tops for the guys. Undercuts and long mohawks are also having a moment. [Image credit: Fringe Salon]
1728 E Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148

4. Hush Salon

45 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Newly relocated in Old City, Hush snips and shaves without pretense. [Image credit: Hush Salon/Facebook]
45 N 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

5. Mirror & Mantel

117 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
The crazy cute decor belies what's inside this cozy salon on 22nd Street: expert stylists who wield scissors like beautifying ninjas. Men's and women's cuts start at $50 and $65, respectively, while apothecary treatments can be tacked on at an extra cost. [Image credit: Mirror & Mantel/Facebook]
117 S 22nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

6. Mockingbird Salon

1822 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
The stylists at this East Passyunk salon get props for putting clients at ease, a skill that's trumped only by the stylists' handiwork with the scissors. Bonus points are awarded for cuts that grow out without much fuss. [Image credit: Mockingbird Salon/Facebook]
1822 S 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19148

7. Moko

55 N 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Moko makes organic cool with bobs, braids, and bangs that won't break the bank. First-timers can snag at cut for $45 on Tuesdays. [Image credit: Moko/Facebook]
55 N 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

8. Rinse Salon

419 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA
Mentions in Allure and Elle magazines have helped boost the fanfare of this tiny Rittenhouse salon. Insider tip: Ask for Joey. [Image credit: Rinse Salon/Facebook]
419 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA