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1. FIND YOUR
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Tell us what, when, and where you want to prettify. We’ll recommend our editors’ picks for your location.

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2. BOOK YOUR
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Request your appointment with one click. Then sit back while we contact the salon to confirm your exact start time. You'll hear back within minutes.

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3. Enjoy Cashless
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All appointments automatically billed to your card on file so you can walk in, get gorgeous, and walk out!

Only the best
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Never waste your precious time on a sub-par
service. PrettyQuick carefully selects our beauty
provider network to ensure a seamless
experience and premium
beauty result every time.

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Beauty editors
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Our beauty editors nominate the best salons & spas in each neighborhood based on quality of service and reputation.

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PrettyQuick staff members visit each salon & spa candidate. We evaluate every provider across a range of criteria including customer service, cleanliness and service quality.

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Only vetted merchants that meet our high quality standards are invited to join the PrettyQuick network. Discover the Best.

    Meet Our
    Beauty Editors

  • Kara Manos

    Kara Manos

    Founder, Politics of Pretty

    Kara Manos is the creator of Politics of Pretty, a DC beauty blog dedicated to helping Washington women look their very best. From extensive drugstore guides to salon reviews and industry tool breakdowns, her insider tips help determine the best type of products best-suited for your specific needs. She’s been featured in Washingtonian Magazine, People StyleWatch and Bydie.com as a top ten beauty blog to bookmark. She’s covered numerous NYC Fashion Weeks and is a frequent host for beauty trend and education events. As a senior digital marketing consultant by day, Kara lives the PrettyQuick mantra as she balances a busy schedule and need for weekly manicures.

  • Sarah Fraser

    Sarah Fraser

    Radio Personality and Beauty Blogger

    Sarah Fraser, DIY Womanhood, Radio and TV Personality. Sarah can be seen weekly on Fox's Good Day DC, and is the host of Sarah, Ty, and Mel on DC's 107.3 in the nation's capital. Sarah’s first talk show pilot – “Hey Frase” – was launched as a panel host show via YouTube in the spring of 2013. Hey Frase has over 39K twitter followers, and combined 13k Facebook followers. Sarah's demanding "on-air" career in both radio and television have made her DC's camera ready beauty expert!

  • Kate Michael

    Kate Michael

    Writer/Model/On-Camera Host and Event Emcee

    Notable as the Founder and current Editor-At-Large of K Street Magazine, Kate started the site while serving as Miss District of Columbia 2006 and competing in Miss America (2007).

    Currently, Kate works as a professional spokesperson and model, walking the runway for such industry icons as Valentino, Derek Lam, Naeem Kahn and Oscar de la Renta. She serves as Editor of the luxury lifestyle magazine Pursuitist and a regular contributor to WomensHealth.com and DC's Newchannel8's Let's Talk Live, and has a media portfolio that includes a spread in Elle magazine, a feature on Inside Edition and BBC World News’ “The Real Cities” series. Kate knows all things beauty in the DC local lifestyle.

  • Pamela Sorensen

    Pamela Sorensen

    FOUNDER OF PAMELA'S PUNCH

    Pamela Lynne Sorensen is the founder of Pamela’s Punch, a leading source of information for the “who, what, when, and where” of Washington, DC’s social, professional, and philanthropic scene. Pamela's Punch is DC's guide to everything from where to spend time and money to the newest trends in all things beauty. She has been featured in Town & Country magazine, The Washington Times, Fashion Washington and appeared on The Discovery Channel, DC's Newchannel8's Let's Talk Live. Pamela always manages to find time for sipping a fine wine and enjoying a relaxing spa pedicure admist her non-stop traveling for client and media consulting.

  • Cori Sue Morris

    Cori Sue Morris

    Co-Founder, Bitches Who Brunch & Brand Activation Director for Havenly

    Cori Sue Morris is the co-founder of Bitches Who Brunch, your resource for where to brunch, what to wear, and where to party in New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. The luxury lifestyle website is a resource for young professionals to turn to us for brunch, fashion, travel, beauty, and entertaining advice. She is also the Brand Activation Director for Havenly, an interior design start-up that is women-led. Havenly makes interior design simple and convenient by providing a full room design for a flat fee of $185.

    She loves Pretty Quick as it provides the opportunity get a blowout in a pinch—allowing her to catch up on email from the salon chair before heading to the next cocktail party.

  • Founder, Politics of Pretty

    Kara Manos is the creator of Politics of Pretty, a DC beauty blog dedicated to helping Washington women look their very best. From extensive drugstore guides to salon reviews and industry tool breakdowns, her insider tips help determine the best type of products best-suited for your specific needs. She’s been featured in Washingtonian Magazine, People StyleWatch and Bydie.com as a top ten beauty blog to bookmark. She’s covered numerous NYC Fashion Weeks and is a frequent host for beauty trend and education events. As a senior digital marketing consultant by day, Kara lives the PrettyQuick mantra as she balances a busy schedule and need for weekly manicures.

  • Radio Personality and Beauty Blogger

    Sarah Fraser, DIY Womanhood, Radio and TV Personality. Sarah can be seen weekly on Fox's Good Day DC, and is the host of Sarah, Ty, and Mel on DC's 107.3 in the nation's capital. Sarah’s first talk show pilot – “Hey Frase” – was launched as a panel host show via YouTube in the spring of 2013. Hey Frase has over 39K twitter followers, and combined 13k Facebook followers. Sarah's demanding "on-air" career in both radio and television have made her DC's camera ready beauty expert!

  • Writer/Model/On-Camera Host and Event Emcee

    Notable as the Founder and current Editor-At-Large of K Street Magazine, Kate started the site while serving as Miss District of Columbia 2006 and competing in Miss America (2007).

    Currently, Kate works as a professional spokesperson and model, walking the runway for such industry icons as Valentino, Derek Lam, Naeem Kahn and Oscar de la Renta. She serves as Editor of the luxury lifestyle magazine Pursuitist and a regular contributor to WomensHealth.com and DC's Newchannel8's Let's Talk Live, and has a media portfolio that includes a spread in Elle magazine, a feature on Inside Edition and BBC World News’ “The Real Cities” series. Kate knows all things beauty in the DC local lifestyle.

  • FOUNDER OF PAMELA'S PUNCH

    Pamela Lynne Sorensen is the founder of Pamela’s Punch, a leading source of information for the “who, what, when, and where” of Washington, DC’s social, professional, and philanthropic scene. Pamela's Punch is DC's guide to everything from where to spend time and money to the newest trends in all things beauty. She has been featured in Town & Country magazine, The Washington Times, Fashion Washington and appeared on The Discovery Channel, DC's Newchannel8's Let's Talk Live. Pamela always manages to find time for sipping a fine wine and enjoying a relaxing spa pedicure admist her non-stop traveling for client and media consulting.

  • Co-Founder, Bitches Who Brunch & Brand Activation Director for Havenly

    Cori Sue Morris is the co-founder of Bitches Who Brunch, your resource for where to brunch, what to wear, and where to party in New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. The luxury lifestyle website is a resource for young professionals to turn to us for brunch, fashion, travel, beauty, and entertaining advice. She is also the Brand Activation Director for Havenly, an interior design start-up that is women-led. Havenly makes interior design simple and convenient by providing a full room design for a flat fee of $185.

    She loves Pretty Quick as it provides the opportunity get a blowout in a pinch—allowing her to catch up on email from the salon chair before heading to the next cocktail party.

Frequently Asked Questions

Pricing
Does PrettyQuick cost me anything?

No. PrettyQuick is free a service to find and book salon and spa appointments! You do ultimately pay for services booked as you would at the salon or spa. However, instead of paying at the salon or spa, you are charged through PrettyQuick after the appointment.

Are these prices final?

No. All prices quoted are starting prices and are subject to change.

Payment
Am I being charged now?

No. Your credit card will not be charged until AFTER you go to your appointment and receive your service.

When will I be charged?

At the end of your appointment, a salon or spa staff member will check you out through PrettyQuick. Your credit card will be charged for the service price, any pricing adjustments, and automatic 20% gratuity. No swiping a card, no signature required, no cash exchanged! You will be emailed an electronic receipt with service and payment details for your records. In the rare case that the salon or spa only accepts cash tips, we’ll alert you beforehand via email and text message.

Why do I see a 50¢ charge on my credit card?

To confirm your appointment request, we place a temporary 50¢ charge on your credit card. This charge will never actually hit your statement. It will be rescinded when the appointment is checked out, or within 7 days. Whichever comes first.

Is tip included? How do I tip through PrettyQuick?

Yes, a 20% gratuity charge is automatically added to your final bill for a completely cashless experience. Select partner salons and spas only accept cash tips. In these rare instances, we’ll remind you via email and text message to bring cash for for gratuity and tip your service provider directly .

Is this secure? (Are you for realz?)

Yes. PrettyQuick uses Stripe, a secure third party payment processor to to store and process all payments. We selected Stripe because they take security very seriously. They meet or exceed the most stringent industry standards. They are a vetted recognized payment processor and are used by many leading respected internet companies.

How do I redeem Credit into my PrettyQuick account?

PrettyQuick awards credit at various events and through partner organizations via promotional codes. Once you are signed into your PrettyQuick account, you can load credit by clicking on “CREDIT” in the upper right hand corner and entering your promotional code. The credit will be applied towards your next booking.

How and where can I use PrettyQuick Credit?

Your PrettyQuick credit will automatically be applied towards future services booked through PrettyQuick.

CANCELLATIONS AND NO SHOWS
Can I cancel my appointment?

If you need to cancel your appointment for any reason, you can cancel without penalty up to 2 hours prior to the scheduled appointment time. If you cancel within two hours of the appointment time, your credit card will be charged 50% of the quoted price. If you do not show up for your appointment, your credit card will be charged 100% of the quoted price.

How do I cancel my appointment?

To cancel an appointment, go to My Appointments to view a list of your current appointments. You can cancel a current appointment by clicking "Cancel" in the upper right hand corner of the appointment box and then clicking through subsequent confirmations.

What happens if I miss my appointment?

If you do not show up for your appointment, your credit card will be charged 100% of the quoted price.

HOW IT WORKS
When can I book on PrettyQuick?

Real people respond to your requests so after 9 pm and before 10 am we recommend you relax, get some beauty sleep, and let us help you book your perfect appointment when salons and spas reopen. Save your request if you'd like and we'll remind you to resubmit in the morning.

How does PrettyQuick select salon and spa partners?

First, we work with our esteemed beauty editors to hand-pick the best salons and spas neighborhood by neighborhood. Our beauty editors include our Beauty Insider Founder, Coco Meers with help from Erica Levin, Co-founder and Editor in Chief of CheekyChicago, Stacey Roney Founder and Publisher of GlossedandFound.com, and Nicole Pearl, Founder of TheBeautyGirl.com. Together they hand-pick a list of the top salons and spas in Chicago based on personal experiences, industry reputation, and editorial mentions by other publications. Then, the PrettyQuick street team visits each of the suggested partners and meets with management and on-site stylists to assess what makes each of them special and triple check for customer satisfaction and cleanliness. Only vetted merchants are invited to join our network.