About

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Kelly Abston, aka Kellsdohair, is a licensed cosmetologist since 2001. Born and raised in Chicago, she knew at an early age that she had an obsession with styling hair. At age 14 she worked at a braid shop as a braid/shampoo assistant throughout high school.

Kelly graduated from CAPRI Beauty College and has continued to perfect her craft throughout the years by taking numerous continuing education courses. Classes ranging from the latest trends, cuts & color, to learning about the business, and new techniques to take back to the chair!

Kellsdohair considers herself a “Hair Tailor.” As a hairstylist, Kelly takes pride in providing customized services based on the hair care needs of each individual client.

A FEW THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW WHEN PLANNING YOUR VISIT...                                  

                                     BOOKING 

-To avoid the inconvenience of cancellations/no shows, a credit card must be left on file to schedule an appointment. You have up until 24 hrs before your appointment to cancel without incurring any charges. (ex: if your appointment is 12pm June 1, you have until 11:59am May 31 to cancel to avoid cancelation fee) 

 

-Need a last minute appointment? You are able to schedule as late as 3 hrs before you want to come in.

 

- Due to limited space, please plan on attending your appointment alone (except for parents bringing children for services).

 

-Monday appointments are available, however there is a $50 additional charge, on top of your regular service. This fee only applies for Monday appointments. 

 

                                      PARKING

-There is free street parking available. 

Please Note: Monday - Friday from 6:00am - 1:30pm finding a free park can be challenging.

 

- As a result, alternate transportation is encouraged during these hours. Public Transportation (Green Line: Morgan stop), Uber/Lyft or getting dropped off will be the best options during these hours.

 

**If you choose to drive during this timeframe, please allot yourself an additional 30-40 minutes travel time to find a free park.**

 

-Paid Parking is available as well. 

     *Art & Science, located at 1144 W. Randolph has $12 valet. 

    * Parking  garage  located on Washington (behind Walgreens).

 

You can download the ParqEx, Park Whiz, or SpotHero apps to reserve a space prior to your arrival.

 

- Kellsdohair Share Your Park GroupMe: this GroupMe has been created for clients, to assist in finding free parking ONLY. As clients are leaving and/or arriving, they can check here to see if they can connect with someone, to meet at their free parking space as they are leaving. 

                   

Products
  • Patric Bradley PElement
  • Affirm
  • Paul Mitchell
Testimonials Leave Testimonial
Kelly has been doing my natural hair since my big chop in 2014. She has cut, colored, maintained my hair and I am pleased and thankful for the care she provides for my natural hair. She is versatile with her styles and I love the suite, personal environment. Thanks girl, you are the bomb
Dazahna M.
Kelly is amazing! She was able to provide me with a cut that I am able to manage and my hair has grown so much just in a few weeks. The environment is great as well. She doesn't overbook and I am in and out! I definitely recommend her! - Anita
Anita N.
I’ve been coming to Kelly for several years now, she’s one of the most honest and knowledgeable stylist I’ve ever met, I’m always very pleased with my hair when leaving her, I am grateful to have her as my stylist and I would follow her around the world if I had too. Love my stylist Kelly!!
Shantella H.
I absolutely love my hair! I haven’t worn my natural hair in a while and when I got into Kelly’s chair she worked her magic and l left with my hair looking healthy and feeling silky smooth! Thanks Kelly!
Shakibia R.
Kelly brought my and so many other's hair back to life LITERALLY... She's been my stylist for 3+ years now. I've watched and still see her complete so many different styles and techniques I'm amazed at her talent. Coloring, cuts, treatments, natural, relaxed, long, short... Everything she puts her hands on is so good! Her positive energy and professionalism is icing on the cake...
Aundrea E.
Kelly is an amazing, talented hair stylist! She’s very professional and always on time. She’s makes my natural hair look like I have a relaxer. My hair is always silky, gorgeous and my curls last for over a week. She’s all about hair care and pleasing her clients. My hair is very healthy, free from breakage and shiny, because of her great hair products and skillful hands. I highly recommend her! #TeamWhatRelaxer
Tiffani E.
I love going to Kelly because I know she's going to give me hair care and not just a hair style. I love how my haor flows and feel when she's done doing what shr does best. I've gone to Kelly for Silk Wraps, Mohawks, Flatirons, even when I went through my blonde phase and always kept me on point during my hair journey. Siovhan T.
Siovhan T.
There is so much to love about Kelly being a hairstylist, but what I love most is her passion for hair care. After my pregnancy, my hair went through postpartum shedding. The bi-weekly care Kelly gave to my hair, along with the monthly steam treatments gave my hair LIFE... fullness, body, bounce and shine!!! My hair is the healthiest it's been in a long time and it's because I've entrusted 100% of my haircare to "Thee One and Only", Kelly Abston. Come and see her, let her give your hair life too!!!
Nicole P.
I am a happy client of more than 10 years and I have never been disappointed. From custom colors to natural hair maintenance she is truly the best. She provides honest hair care with a caring personality to accompany her wonderful service. I crown her my "silk wrap" queen. If you want to build a long term relationship with a stylist and good person you have found her.
LaDonna P.