Beauty means different things to different people. Some crave color that blends or adds contrast, while others are looking to tame or enhance natural texture.

At Salon Aster, we use techniques and products backed by performance and knowledge-based experience to offer hair care as unique as you.

Your Chicago Hair Salon at 2825 N Southport.
Custom Hair Color, Multi-Technique Hair Extensions, Curly, Textured and Precision Haircuts. 

Salon Aster is located on Southport, one block North of Diversey in West Lakeview – just one block North of Lincoln Park. With ample street parking and a convenient location near the Southport Corridor, Roscoe Village, East Lakeview, Wicker Park and more, we are accessible to where you live and in practice. Salon Aster is inclusive of all walks of life and you will feel it in our care for you and those around us. Our haircare experts specialize in Invisible Bead and Bellami extensions, multi-dimensional hair color, curly cuts and men’s barbering. We offer guidance on all things hair and work with you on outcome and maintenance goals. Learn more about our hair stylists or book online today.

Some of Our Services

Some of Our Work

New guests are always welcome! Please enjoy $10 off your total ticket price during your first visit. Be prepared to anwer questions about your hair history and to have a thorough consultation about your desired results before the start of your services. Don’t hesitate to call 773-698-6079 or text 219-779-3437 for more information or to book your appointment.

What's in Store

  • Rosemary Mint Purifying Shampoo


    Micellar technology gently clarifies hair by attracting, trapping and removing dirt, excess oil, product build-up and other impurities. Certified organic rosemary, peppermint and spearmint energize and awaken the senses.

  • Aveda Men Pure-Formance™ Grooming Cream


    Moisture-rich cream that creates definition with a medium level of hold while conditioning, thickening, and delivering natural shine. Features the Aveda Men exclusive phyto-active blend developed by world-renowned clinical aromaologist, Pierre Franchomme, that soothes and relieves the scalp.

  • Aveda Botanical Repair™ Strengthening Overnight Serum


    Aveda's Botanical Repair™ line uses plant-powered, hair repair technology that repairs, prevents and protects hair from the inside out. The Strengthening Overnight Serum reduces the appearance of split ends by 84% in one night using nangai oil to help attract the separated ends back together.

  • Aveda Air Control™ Light Hold Hair Spray


    Flexible, long-lasting hair spray for all hair types. Oryzanol, derived from rice bran, acts as a natural UV filter. Organic jojoba and aloe help condition hair.

  • Aveda Blonde Revival Purple Toning Conditioner


    Toning conditioner that instantly smooths, softens, detangles and conditions, leaving hair silky and soft. Formulated with a conditioning blend of naturally derived emollients, jojoba, sunflower and macadamia nut for additional nourishment.

Your Aveda Blond Specialist

If you’re looking for a blond specialist who is friendly, ensures your hair health, and offers a variety of blonding techniques, look to Colleen Mcdonald. Before moving to the big city, Colleen worked at an Aveda salon in Salt Lake City Utah. In Chicago, she was an Aveda Ambassador at the Douglas J Aveda Institute teaching the importance of naturally-derived ingredients, hair color, blonding techniques to excelling students, and more. Colleen is passionate about helping women and girls feel good about themselves through prior work teaching and now offering excellent customer care. Find Colleen on Instagram and book your consultation today!

Meet the Owner

Whether you need a bombshell blowout, a soft balayage, or a precision cut, Candice Macis is at your service. Candice has completed advanced education in coloring and cutting and concurrently consults for large organizations on digital communications. With over 10 years of hair experience behind her, she’s made innumerable hair dreams come true in addition to working fashion shows, weddings, awards ceremonies, and more.


Curly hair? No problem. Techniques specially designed for a wide range of curl patterns ensures no more unruly, hard-to-control styles. Ask about how to add bounce to loose waves, eliminate frizz, and enhance volume in all the right places. 

Shine On with Your Best Hair

What’s in a name? Like how you might use a term of endearment, a name can indicate an intention. As we work to help you realize your best hair, we hope you feel empowered to shine through your individual style – just like the “star” meaning of “aster.” And while we’re unafraid to express our uniqueness, we’re still sensitive to the expression of those around us. We hope to see you soon!

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