The Straight Dope

Hairy situation: Our "S&B" straightening deal makes summer frizz a thing of the past.Photo: Ulla Puggard

Sick of sweating through those late-summer blowouts? Beauty mavens swear by new Japanese-style thermal hair-straightening treatments. Indulge in one every six months or so, and your styling routine will be reduced to mere minutes. The catch: The process can run upwards of $600. Luckily, we’ve convinced some of our favorite salons to give “S&B” readers at least 20 percent off. Just book before Labor Day, mention New York Magazine when you call, and bring this page to your appointment. (Note: you must bring the page from the magazine, not the online version)

The ultimate in uptown hair chic, Frédéric Fekkai is offering 20 percent off on its signature Healthy Hair Straightener (usually $750). 15 E. 57th St.; 212-753-9500.

All clients – new or not – will receive 20 percent off at Warren-Tricomi’s fab glass-enclosed Rockefeller Plaza salon or its rock-chic 57th Street locale (regularly $700, but can be more, depending on length). 45 Rockefeller Plaza or 16 W. 57th St.; 212-262-8899.

The sun-drenched salon Glow is offering 20 percent off the usual $600 process (prices are determined by length, texture, and condition of hair). 36 E. 23rd St., tenth floor; 212-228-1822.

Laicale’s stylists study thermal straightening at their salon in Japan – and will do their magic on your mane for 25 percent off (usually costs $175 per hour, with a three-hour minimum). 129 Grand St.; 212-219-2424.

The homey yet luxe Salon Kiara is offering 20 percent off its straightening treatment (average price is about $350). 515 Madison Ave., at 53rd St.; 212-832-2699.

A fave with downtown new-media types, Space is taking 20 percent off its usual $175 to $500 process. 155 Sixth Ave.; 212-647-8588.

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