July 2018 News @ Bang!

Happy Fourth from BANG!

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We’ll be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, but will be back for any of your summer hair needs on the 5th at 11AM sharp!

We hope your Fourth is full of fun, food and fireworks!

Photo Credit: Stylist Lisa Wagner

Eli wins…AGAIN!

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Huge congrats to our fearless leader, Eli Mancha, for winning Matrix’s #socolorcult Instagram competition! He’ll be in NYC from July 10th-13th to assist with Fergie’s (yes, THE Fergie’s) concert hair! Snag your spot with Eli before or after his celebrity-packed adventure!

Photo Credit: Master Stylist Eli Mancha

Wicker Park Fest is coming!

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From Friday, July 27th to Sunday, 29th , Milwaukee Avenue will be transformed into Wicker Park Fest! Stop in on your way to the fest for a cute braid style or to pick up your favorite R+Co or Kevin Murphy product!

Photo Credit: Stylist Sam Carter

Stylist Ryan <3s Kevin Murphy’s Colouring Angel Treatments!

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Whether you’re sporting a soft honey balayage or full-on icy platinum, you’re covered with Kevin Murphy’s Colouring. Angels collection. Released just in time for summer, these conditioning gloss treatments come in an array of blonde shades to promote color longevity and shine. 

As one of our resident balayage & color correction specialists, Stylist Ryan Alexander, recommends the Colouring. Angels to his guests to take home post-color session. Ryan loves that the treatment not only helps with the upkeep of your color between visits, but that the olive leaf, grape and green tea extracts restore moisture to your hair. He suggests using the appropriate shade match treatment once a week to maintain the tone and vibrancy you love!   

We’ll see you for your summer hair soon! 

June 2018 News @ Bang!

June Celebrations Ahead!

Father’s Day is only a couple weeks away!

Not sure what to get him? Here’s some bangin’ ideas:

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Treat your dad or hubby to the BANG! experience with a gift certificate! As an added bonus, you’ll receive $25 OFF for referring someone new to us!

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From Tuesday, June 12th-Sunday, June 17th, snag all Lock & Loaded men’s grooming products for 10% OFF!

Have fun in the sun with happy hair!

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We’re celebrating the first day of our long-awaited summer with a SALE! Stop in Thursday, June 21st, for 20% OFF any of our retail!

We have BANG! Staffer Updates!

Say Hello to our new Stylist, Sam!

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We’re stoked to have Sam Carter as our newest addition to our Stylist tier! She might be new to the BANG! fam, but Sam has been in the beauty industry for 6+ years. With an inclination towards huge transformations with extensions and expert men’s grooming skills, Sam has proven that her wide array of talents can take anyone from drab to fab! Book your summer look with Stylist Sam ASAP!

Bon Voyage to Senior Stylist Joseph!

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Joseph will be overseas till Tuesday, June 12th! His books are already filling up upon his grand return to the States so, pre-book your next session with Joe soon!

Photo credit: Joseph Hoffmeier

Stylist Lisa has limited weekends in June!

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Lisa will be out-of-salon on Friday, June 8th-Saturday, June 9Th & Saturday, June 24th-Sunday, June 25th.

If you’re one of her weekend warriors, book your spot today!

Photo credit: Lisa Wagner

Stylist Megan <3s R+Co’s Waterfall!

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As R+Co‘s latest scrumptious addition, Waterfall Moisture and Shine Lotion has quickly become one of our stylists favorites! As the lighter version of R+Co’s High Dive Moisture and Shine Creme, Waterfall is ideal for finer hair textures. With balancing ingredients like rosemary & witch hazel paired with oils & proteins, Waterfall keeps your hair hydrated and protected!

Stylist Megan reaches for Waterfall when she’s looking for a pre-blowout styling aid that won’t weigh hair down, but will combat frizz and create shine. Megan likes the versatility of this lotion since it keeps hair manageable and smooth whether you’re blowdrying or air-drying. She recommends adding Waterfall to your routine for a frizz-free summertime look!

Have a terrific start to your summer!

May 2018 News @ Bang!

Memorial Day is on the way!

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Memorial Day will be here before we know it! If you have a wedding, vacation or other special event for the holiday weekend that requires a killer coif, reserve a space with your entrusted BANG! fav! Spots are filling up quick, book here !

Photo Credit: Stylist Lisa Wagner

Mother’s Day is only a couple weeks away!

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Can’t decide what to get the mamas in your life? Treat them to the BANG! Salon experience with a gift certificate! Don’t forget, when you refer a new guest to us, you receive $25 off your next service!

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Want to surprise her with her favorite R+Co or Kevin Murphy products? Stop in Saturday, the 12th-Sunday, the 13th to receive 20% OFF our bangin’ retail!

Fun travels ahead for Joseph!

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Senior Stylist Joseph Hoffmeier will be out of the country from Saturday, May 26th-Monday, June 11th! Make sure to book your next round of services with Joseph at your next visit!

Photo Credit: Senior Stylist Joseph Hoffmeier

Artistic Director/Senior Stylist Nicholas VanHaagen <3s Kevin Murphy’s Young Again Wash & Rinse!

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Achieving a certain look begins with the right wash & rinse! If you’re hoping to bring back a youthful lustre to dry or damaged hair, Kevin Murphy’s Young Again line is the perfect fit! Their natural, restorative formulas provide a complex of Amino Acids, anti-aging extracts from Lotus, Bamboo and Orchid, and de-frizzing Baobab & Mango seed oils.

Senior Stylist Nicholas VanHaagen recommends starting off your routine with Young Again Wash & Rinse if you’re struggling with processed or wiry texture. The duo brings tons of much needed nourishment to parched tresses. Plus, the softening and smoothing properties will make the rest of your styling session quicker and easier! 

We hope you’re enjoying your Spring! 

April 2018 News @ Bang!

Hippity hoppity Happy Easter!


We hope you’re having a fun Easter Sunday filled with candy, egg hunts & friends! We might be closed today, but will be back on Tuesday, the 3rd, at 11AM for any of your Spring hair needs! Check out our availabilities for April here!  

Photo Credit: Stylist Nino Sandhu

Post-tax Treat!


Were taxes taxing? Reward yourself with a $25 blowout with your favorite stylist all day on Tuesday, April 17th. You’ve earned it! Spots are limited, snag your beautifying spot for the 17th!

Photo Credit: Stylist Megan McPherson

Stylist Megan is getting outta town!


Our Stylist Megan will be out on Saturday, the 7th, & Sunday, the 8th. We all know Megan’s evenings and weekends tend to book up fast–don’t wait till the last minute, book your spot!

Let’s brainstorm your next hue!


We’re loving all the hair transformations coming through our doors! If you’re dreaming of a completely new look, but don’t know where to begin, stop in for a complimentary consultation with your favorite BANG! stylist. At your 15-20 minute consultation, you and your stylist can go over ideas, pricing and time frames so we can book your next session to perfection!

Photo credit: Stylist Lisa Wagner

Senior Stylist Joseph <3s R+Co’s Dart


Dart is the newest on the R+Co scene! The pocket-size pomade stick was made to show off a haircut’s shape and tame fly-aways. With castor seed oil, candelilla wax and jojoba esters, Dart gives you the perfect blend of shine-inducing moisture and flexible hold.

Senior Stylist Joseph Hoffmeier is known for his creative, textured cuts so it’s no surprise he gravitated towards Dart. He recommends applying Dart on shorter lengths to add definition or to mid-length looks for a cool, unkempt style.  Joseph also loves it’s miniature size so you can throw it in your gym bag or purse for on-the-go touch-ups!

Happy Spring to you!

March 2018 News @ Bang!

March into Spring with a Fresh Look! 

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We’re ringing in Spring with a huge sale! From March 20th-25th, buy one product & receive 50% off your second product! Now is the perfect time to stock up on your holy grail goodies or try a new product you’ve been eyeing!

In the grand Chicago tradition of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, we’re offering 20% off any green-hued color services all month long! Let’s have some creative color fun!

Changes to your regularly scheduled program…

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BANG! will be closing early on Sunday, March 4th for our belated holiday party. We’re excited to let loose and spend some time together as a team! As always, thank you in advance for your understanding!

Our Stylist Lisa will be out of town from March 13th-18th! Lisa’s month is already filling up so, snag your spot with her quickly! Click here to check out her upcoming availability.We’ll be closed for Easter Sunday, April 1st! If you want to look fab for your family time & egg hunts, snag your spot ASAP! 

Senior Stylist Dee <3s Television!

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As our biggest R+Co advocate, we had to pick Senior Stylist Dee to show off their latest shampoo & conditioner release, Television! R+Co’s Perfect Hair duo leaves you with shiny, soft, voluminous locks that are totally camera-ready! With juniper berry and babassu seed oil, Television keeps your scalp balanced and happy while delivering necessary moisture and repair to your hair. 

Dee recommends this pairing to anyone for its universally beneficial properties that give you a little bit of everything! As an added bonus, Dee loves Television’s warm, romantic fragrance. With notes of cardamom, citrus and lavender, you’re in for an aroma therapy experience on your way to gorgeous tresses!   

Happy Spring to You!