Hair Design & More

A hair styling appointment at Ambiance Hair Design is far more than just a hair cut. You’ll begin your experience with a shampoo and scalp massage in our award winning wash house. Feel the stress of your day drop away as you listen to relaxing music and the soothing sounds of trickling water. Then sip on a beverage of your choice in our beautifully decorated salon while you and your hair designer discuss how to create the look you want.

Our hair designers are among the best in our industry. Each participates in our ongoing continuing education program. Pricing varies depending upon the hair designers experience, reputation and demand.

Our menu is priced à la carte so you only pay for what you need! Blow-drying is included with haircuts, but it is not included with hair coloring or perm services, so please remember to schedule one when booking your color or perm. Prices reflect a standard; there may be additional charges for excessive thickness or length of hair. Curling and smoothing are also extra.


Hair Designer Pricing Level*Creative DesignerMaster DesignerArtistic Director
Women's Haircut$43.00$48.00$55.00
Men's Haircut$30.00$35.00$35.00
Student (13-18)$30.00+$30.00+$30.00+
Children (12 & Under)$20.00$20.00N/A

Special Event Styles

Hair Designer Pricing Level*Level 1Level 2Level 3
Blow-dry (Smoothing and Curling are extra)$30.00$30.00$34.00
Event Style$70.00+$70.00+$70.00+
Bride Trial$90.00$90.00$90.00
Bride Style$150.00$150.00$150.00
Bridal Makeup$50.00$50.00$50.00

*Hair designer’s level is based on experience, education and demand
Missed Appointment Policy
We certainly understand if an emergency arises, however if we do not receive a phone call and the appointment was ignored, there will be a service fee equal to 50% of the scheduled service. We appreciate your consideration in this matter. We take great pride to adequately provide enough valuable time for your service and appreciate it being respected.

Weddings, Anniversaries, Proms, & More

If you want to look extra special for your wedding, anniversary, prom or any special occasion, Ambiance can give you the look you desire. Our talented team has a reputation in the area for being the best of the best when it comes to special event styling. If you are visiting Cape Ann for a wedding, or if you live locally and want to look and feel special for any occasion we’re here to help you with your hair, make-up and nails.

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Ambiance Hair Design offers more than just hair services! We also offer natural nails – manicures and pedicures. Waxing and make-up applications are also available for special events or any time you want to feel special.

Just Nails by Vicki

Ambiance Hair Design welcomes Vicki Cooney to the salon!
Hours: Tuesday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00
To schedule a nail appointment, call Vicki at 978-281-7810

Full Set Gel Nails$45.00
Gel Fill-ins$35.00
Gel Overlay
- OPI Colored Gel
- Mood Changing Colored Gel
- Shellac
Nail Repairs$5.00

Make-up Applications

Our Hair Designers are talented make-up artists! We can make you look beautiful for your Special Occasion or we can give you a fresh new look for everyday.

Full Makeup application$50.00
Add on Eyelashes$30.00

Facial Waxing

Looking for an eyebrow shaping or lip wax? Let our experts meet your facial waxing needs during your visit.

Take 20% off waxing prices when scheduled with any other service in our salon

Eye Brows$16.00
Ambiance Hair Design offers more than just hair services! We also offer natural nails – manicures and pedicures. Waxing and make up applications are also available for special events or any time you want to feel special.
  • “Ambiance Hair Design is one of my favorite destinations when on Cape Ann. From the moment I enter the unique open and spacious studio, I leave my cares from the outside world behind. The Ambiance team is great at making me feel welcome and understanding what I want. Whether it is an update to my last haircut or creating a whole new look for me, I always leave Ambiance feeling refreshed, renewed, and looking better than ever! Thanks everyone at Ambiance for your expert care and excellent service.”
    JoLynn, NORWAY

Contact Us

Phone: 978-546-3653

13 Railroad Avenue, Rockport MA

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Salon hours:

Sun and Mon, closed

Tue, Wed, and Fri 9:00-5:00;

Thursday 9:00-8:30;

Saturday 8:00-4:30

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What our customers are saying

“I've been an Ambiance Hair Design customer for approximately 20 years now and have had the pleasure of knowing several different stylists during that time. All of them were highly skilled and I've never been disappointed in the hair care I've received. In recent months the owner, Dawn, has been styling my hair. I am 57 years old and have very curly, dry hair which has been becoming more frizzy and breaking easily, especially in the back. Not only has Dawn given me exceptional cuts designed for my hair type, she has also given me excellent advice on how to address my hair problems. Under her care and guidance, my hair has markedly improved. It feels healthy and looks great. I'd like to send a special thanks to Dawn and Ambiance Hair Design for years of quality hair care!”
Nancy, Boxford

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