Fun, friendly, neighborhood salon in downtown Manhattan

Dlala — pronounced dä • lä — comes from the Xhosa word for ‘play’ which typifies the mindset of the stylists at this East Village favorite where the service is skillfully handled and delivered with a smile.

Our story

Established in 2008 we are a full service hair salon located in historic and trendy East Village. Over the years we have gained a reputation and a loyal fan following for providing the highest quality of skills and services, at the most reasonable prices, in an unpretentious environment.

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Meet our stylists



Hair cut
  • Short to medium $70-$90
  • Medium to long $90-$120
  • Long to extra long $120-$150
  • Bang trim $20
Shampoo & blow dry
  • $60-$80
Hair coloring
  • Roots retouch $90-$140
  • Single process $100-$160
  • Highlights partial (top only) $150-$220
  • Highlights half head $180-$260
  • Hightlights full head $240-$350
  • Balayage / ombré $250-$350

For all coloring services, blow-dry can be added for $30

Bleach process
  • $200 and up (add blow-dry $30)
MILBON treatment
  • MILBON smooth treatment with blow-dry $80-$100

  • Perm (without cut) $160-$250
  • Japanese straight perm (without cut) $300-$400