The Most Expensive Haircuts in Milwaukee

How much would you pay for the best haircut in town?

There’s nothing like a fresh haircut to welcome spring. How much is too much to spend on getting the perfect cut, and who commands the highest price? We all know the very best results come from years of experience, and these stylists have jam-packed schedules to prove they are masters at their craft. So what will that perfect cut cost ? We found out where you can get the most expensive haircuts by the most talked-about stylists.

Studio 890: $60

With more than 15 years of experience, Mary and Rita at Studio 890’s Brookfield location start out the list at one of Milwaukee’s staple salons since 1979. Studio 890 holds a professional membership with Intercoiffure, with which only the most prestigious salons are allowed to be affiliated.

Styling brands they swear by: Bumble and bumble, Aveda, and Moroccan Oil.

Erik of Norway: $80 

BJ has been doing hair for over 30 years, and she can be found at this legendary Mequon salon. Many of the best Milwaukee salon’s owners started their career at Erik of Norway, and they haven’t stopped creating hair superstars. Erik of Norway has always been one of the leaders in high-end salon standards.

Styling brands she swears by: Aveda and Kerastase.

Neroli: $82

Josef has been perfecting coifs for over 10 years at Neroli’s East Side Location, along with Aveda products and a top-notch environment. His trendy cuts match his personality and image. Oh, and when he’s not cutting in the salon he’s teaching the hair world how to cut better as an educator.


Laurence not only will give you a precise cut, but has endless wisdom to share during your appointment with his over 30 years experience. His approach to feeling and looking your best goes more than skin deep, so you can expect an intelligent conversation to match your smart new cut.

Styling brands he swears by: Bumble and bumble, Aveda, Pureology and Redken.

Brian Houston Salon: $100 

Found in Shorewood, Brian’s intimate salon doesn’t just give you an exquisite cut, but privacy fit for a star. Clients not only boast about his skill, but his exquisite personality and dashing looks as a “local celebrity.”

Styling brands he swears by: Aveda

Scottfree: $110 

Topping out the list is Scott with 25-plus years experience in his chic Downtown salon. The $110 price tag may be a drop in the bucket once you leave feeling like a million bucks. Scott also works backstage at New York’s fashion week, which gives him a great first look at the latest hair trends.

Styling brands he swears by: Kerastase and Aveda.



Lyneé Ruiz started her career in beauty as a salon hairstylist at Carenza in Brookfield. Seven years later, she signed as a hair and makeup artist for Ford Models in Chicago and Miami. While her job consists of being on sets for advertising, editorial, TV, and backstage at New York Fashion Week, Milwaukee will always be home. Writing about tips and tricks she learns along the way for Milwaukee Magazine is one of her favorite creative outlets.