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39 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079


First-time clients: Get 20% OFF your perm appointment as our welcoming gift for you!


Leave the curls to the professionals! Stop by our top-rated salon, The Total Effect, and get a perfectly curled perm that'll leave passersby giving second looks. Our prices are always competitive and fair, and our salon studio is clean, welcoming, and staffed by friendly, experienced stylists.


We're also conveniently located just off the main highway! Your signature look is only minutes away. Once your appointment is complete, you'll enjoy a perfect perm styled by a salon that has been voted #1 in Best of Salon for the last 23 years.

Professional perms at great prices

Our perm style, color, and cut menu

Get the perfect perm at a local, family owned salon with over 27 years of styling experience!

Standard Perm


Standard Perm and Cut


Spiral Perm


Spiral Perm and Cut


Perm, Cut, and Color