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WE ARE HERE

We are The Attractivators. We heed the call of people in need of hair superheroes. We believe good hair shouldn’t be hard and our team of experienced stylists and colorists are here to help you create the look you want in a fun and welcoming space. However you express your true colors, we’ve got you covered. We support everyone in their pursuit to be beautiful, handsome and confident superhumans.

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SUPER STYLISTS

 
 
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Anna Volkmann - Owner, Magic Maker

Anna creates cuts that work with what your hair naturally wants to do. She believes hair should look great with the least amount of effort. Anna creates cuts and color that are artful and classic, androgynous and sexy and she listens to what you want to create your style together.

Anna has been rocking this hair thing since 2005. She loves to cut short hair and bring out natural textures but she doesn’t’ shy away from tackling long luscious locks either.

When not wielding shears, Anna can be found eating and cooking. She treats going out to eat as a sport and is captain of the team. She is happy to talk all things restaurant related.

Follow her on instagram: @anna_with_the_umlaut

Anna’s hours of Attractivation:
Tuesday 12p – 8p
Wednesday 12p – 8p
Thursday 9a – 2p
Saturday 8:30a – 4p

Services:
Haircuts $78

Exact color pricing after consultation
All over: starting at $96
Highlights/Balayage: starting at $130


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Valerie Isotalo – Owner, Hair Whisperer

Valerie has been a licensed professional for 19 years but started doing hair long before in her parent’s bathroom ruining her mother’s rug with those “punker colors.”

Short? Straight? Curly hair? Bring it to Valerie and she will create inspired, individual cuts with harmonious color. Fighting with your hair is exhausting, so let her find a look that works for you to allow your best you to shine.

When not behind the chair, Valerie loves seeing live music and watching movies but is mostly known for being f*cking awesome

Valerie’s hours of Attractivation:
Tuesday 12p – 8p
Wednesday 9a – 4p
Thursday 9a – 4p
Friday 9a - 4p
Saturday (every 4 weeks) 8:30a – 4p

Services:
Haircuts $78

Exact color pricing after consultation
All over: starting at $96
Highlights/Balayage: starting at $130


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Jennifer "Jb" Dykstra – Mane Manager

In another life Jb was an old man barber, but we are lucky to have her now as a sexy and skilled Attractivator.

She has been dominating hair since 2004 and likes working with hair’s natural texture and feel. Whether it's short, medium, long, fine, coarse, straight, wavy, or curly…she loves taking care of the whole family!

When not creating brand-new-blondes or slicked-back pompadours, she moms, she wifes and she tries not to eat cookies for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Follow her on instagram: @j.busybeingborn

JB’s hours of Attractivation:
Tuesday 12p – 8p
Friday 11a – 7p
Saturday 9a – 4p

Services:
Haircuts $74

Exact color pricing after consultation
All over: starting at $90
Highlights/Balayage: starting at $130


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Alyssa Zvolanek – Stealth Beauty Bomber

Alyssa is inspired by the ever-changing styles and glamour of Hollywood. She treats hair with a thoughtful, measured approach which creates stunning looks that are extensions of her client’s personalities.

Alyssa has been in the hair game since 2013 and can do a great big blonde blow-out but can also get you that lived-in color that all the cool kids have too. She is known on the streets for her stellar scalp massages.

Chances are good Alyssa will be handling her business in a pair of pointy black ankle boots. When she isn’t attractivating, you can bet your bottom dollar she’s eating vegan treats and sipping on some bubbly on some porch somewhere.

Follow her on instagram: @azhairdesign

Alyssa's hours of Attractivation:
Tuesday 4p – 8p
Wednesday 1p – 8p
Thursday 12 – 8p
Friday 3p - 7p
Saturday 9a – 4p

Services:
Blow Outs $40
Haircuts $50

Exact color pricing after consultation
All over: starting at $75
Highlights/Balayage: starting at $110


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Rachel Starbuck – Hair Jedi

Your hair says so much about you without saying a word. When you look in the mirror,

Rachel wants your reflection to be the best it can be. She loves creating short fun styles and textured shags and bobs. Rachel has been cutting hair for the last six years and this laid-back babe isn’t stopping anytime soon.

Rachel is a city gal from Chicago but loves the great outdoors. If you can spot her amongst the flora and fauna, you’ll see her biking and camping. She’s crafty and capable and even enjoys welding!

Follow her on instagram: @rachel.anne.loves.hair 

Rachel's hours of Attractivation:
Wednesday 12p – 8p
Thursday   12p - 8p

Friday 11a - 7p
Saturday 9a – 4p

Services:
Blow Outs $50
Haircuts $65

Exact color pricing after consultation

All over: starting at $85 Highlights/Balayage: starting at $120


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Cassius - Super Dog, Mascot, everybody's best friend, Official Greeter

Cassius has been rocking his role of Greeter since 2017. He is a lover of people, and treats. He may bark if you are wearing a hat or a construction uniform but his bark is bigger than his bite! 

Cassius is currently on Summer Vacation! 

Follow @theattractivators on instagram for Cassius updates! 

PRODUCT

The Attractivators are proud to currently be the only retail location in Illinois for Overtone Color Daily Conditioner. We are updating our inventory all the time but currently carry the pastel and extremes of: Silver, Blue, Green, Orange, Teal, Purple, Pink and Rose Gold. Overtone is an excellent product for keeping your creative colors fresh in between appointments. Formulated with natural ingredients as well as avocado, coconut, jojoba, sesame, olive and shea butter.

We have chosen to work with Davines because we both believe in the beauty of the individual and strive to find products to help each person achieve their hair happiness. As a small business we want to work with a company who values their community. Davines started as a family business in 1983 and has remained family owned and operated. Like The Attractivators, Davines understands that energy consumption on Earth is projected to grow by 40% over the next twenty years and that the planet is not capable of sustaining that growth. To combat the growing carbon dioxide emissions, Davines has committed to renewable energy and sustainable beauty habits. Davines is also a LifeGate Ambassador meaning a portion of their revenue goes to rebuilding the Madagascar rainforest. Since 2006 all of Davines’ energy is provided by renewable sources like wind and water. Davines does not test on animals and most of their products are gluten free, vegetarian and all are sulfate and paraben free!

“Our work is a thoughtful balance of substance and style, nature and science, people and spirit. It is what enables us to create what we call life-enhancing projects and products.” -Davines Philosophy

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Each family in our Essential Haircare line contains a specific characteristic and function: nourishment, hydration, volume, shine, protecting, elasticity, smoothness and daily care. All products are enriched with active ingredients sourced from Slow Food Presidia farms in Italy to contribute to the biodiversity of our planet. All the plastic used in the packaging of this line is food safe to encourage reuse after you finish your product! Free tupperware!

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Our best-selling OI family acts as both a daily routine and styling agent. Formulated with Roucou oil the products give extraordinary shine and softness, while detangling any kind of hair. Roucou oil is very rich in beta-carotene (100 times more than carrots!) and has a restructuring action on hair and favors in growth.

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The More Inside stylist products each come wrapped in styling tips and links to online tutorials. Designed to be easy to use these products will help you achieve the hairstyles of your dreams!

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Naturaltech is a complete program of innovative solutions that target hair and scalp problems while bridging sustainable beauty practices with cutting edge technology. This line includes products that stimulate, restructure, replump, renew and boost hair growth.

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The Alchemic System formulas were created exclusively for colored hair (enhanced or natural). Not only does this system retain color but it transforms hair with a magnificent hue.

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We all wish we had a Hair Assistant at home to help us create the perfect blow outs with amazing dry shampoos to keep our looks alive for longer.

GALLERY

POLICIES

  • Due to our 24 hour cancellation policy, we require a credit card on file for all appointments.

    • If you need to cancel your appointment please do at least 24 hours before your scheduled appointment time. If you cancel after this time period we may charge your card up to 50% of the service.

  • Please call ahead if you are running late for your appointment. If you are 15 minutes late or more we may need to reschedule your appointment to ensure you are receiving the best quality service.

  •  Gratuity is cash only. But no need to run to an ATM before your appointment!  We are happy to add cashback to your debit or credit card.

CONTACT

Feel free to email us with questions, concerns, requests, or just to say hi!

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Phone

(773) 942-7197

 

Location

1830 W Wilson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640

 

Hours

Sunday/Monday Closed
Tues- 12pm-8pm
Wed-Fri 9am-7pm              Saturday- 8am-4pm

EMPLOYMENT

Thank you for your interest in employment at The Attractivators. We welcome applicants for stylists and assistants. We also offer an extensive training program.  If you are cool and fun and want to join our creative team, then please follow the steps below.

Submit your resume and cover letter to theattractivators@gmail.com

Easy breezy.