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The Mane Attraction Hair Salon

The Mane Attraction Hair Salon, located on the 3rd floor of Wilson Commons, is your place for hair, nails, massages and many other beauty and salon needs. Hosting all New York State Licensed Cosmetologists, the Mane Attraction Hair Salon is fully equipped with some of today’s finest products and serves as a one stop shop for all of your needs. In addition, if you think your student group could use the Mane Attraction Hair Salon as a resource for a future event, please email WCMarketing@UR.Rochester.edu

 Next time you’re in Wilson Commons stop by and check out our new design, or just drop in to say hi.

The Mane Attraction Hair Salon is open:

April Hours:

  • Mondays: 11-6
  • Wednesdays: 11-5
  • Fridays: 11-6

May Hours:

  • Friday, May 2: 11-6
  • Monday, May 5: 11-6
  • Friday, May 9: 11-6
  • Monday, May 12: 11-3
  • Tuesday, May 13: 11-3
  • Friday, May 16: 11-3


Summer Hours:

  • Tuesdays 11-3 

Walk-ins Welcome!

To schedule an appointment and for more information call (585) 275-3388. We gladly accept Cash, Visa, or MasterCard. FLEX-purchase vouchers at the Common Market.


Meet the Mane Attraction Team



Nichole Schoonmaker has been a New York State licensed hair stylist for four years as well as being a part of the Mane Attraction family for four years. Nichole has loved styling hair from when she was a little girl. Her favorite part of the job is being able to color her clients' hair as it allows her to bring out the creative artist in herself. Over the summer, Nichole received continuing education that included full body waxing, gelish nails and temporary tatooing. In addition to working full time at the Mane Attraction Nichole is a movie buff, enjoys hanging out with her friends and being mom to her new baby girl Ariya who was born in July.


Hairstylist Michelle Hogan is the owner of the Mane Attraction Hair Salon and has been in business 28 years while opening her second location on the University of Rochester campus 18 years ago. When Michelle is not working she spend her time reading, cooking, gardening and loves to travel. Michelle believes in supporting her hairstylists and salons by stressing the importance of continuing education to stay current on the latest styles and trends. Both Mane Attractions are full services salons offering haircutting, colors, hilites, pedicures, waxing, and fun temporary services. Services are available for students, faculty, staff, and other visitors to the college campus.


John T Scott is a NYS licensed Massage Therapist with 300 hours in restoring range of motion and pain management techniques and joined the Mane Attraction team in 2014. John offers a wide range of massages such as Swedish/Relaxation, Orthopedic/Sports, Injury Treatment, and Deep Tissue. John starts with relaxation and evaluates your full body range of motion. He offers stretching and strengthening techniques which will help you repair the stresses you cause to your body daily, whether at work, your computer, or playing sports. Based on your preference, he may offer exceptional relaxation of targeted areas that are causing you discomfort. He will offer you suggestions for a daily routine which will help maintain a mindset for a healthier you!

Women’s Services

  • Shampoo, Cut & Blow dry $30
  • Shampoo & Cut $25
  • One Length End Trim $20
  • Bang Trim $9
  • Shampoo, Blow Dry & Straighten $25-$40
  • Shampoo, Blow Dry & Curling Iron $20-$30
  • Texture Wave Only $45
  • Texture Wave & Haircut $70
  • Perm Only $45
  • Perm & Haircut $65
  • Hilites (cap) $40
  • Hilites (cap) & Haircut $65
  • Hilites (foil) $55
  • Hilites (foil) & Haircut $80
  • Color (Virgin) Whole Head $45
  • Color & Hair Cut $70
  • Color with Hilite & Haircut $100
  • Retouch Color $40
  • Retouch Color & Haircut $65
  • Up Do $50+

Men’s Services

  • Clippers & Shears $16
  • Scissors Cuts $18
  • Shampoo, Cut & Blow Dry $20
  • Edging $5
  • Beard Trim $5
  • Hilites & Haircut $50
  • Color & Haircut $50
  • Add Shampoo $2


Our facial experience starts with a silky skin cleanser, followed by a gentle foaming scrub and radiant mask. Our facials finish with a silky smooth toner and collagen moisturizing massage. Products used are Timeless by Pevonia

  • Express Facial (30 min. and excludes mask) $25

The following facials are for one hour:

  • Signature $50
  • Dry $50
  • Oily $50
  • Gentleman’s $50

Nail Services

  • Spa Manicure $20
  • Gelish Manicure (includes soak off) $25
  • Men's Manicure $15
  • Signature Pedicure (includes exfoliating, foot massage, callus eliminator, hot stone, or parafin dip) $45
  • Pampering Pedicure (includes exfoliating & foot massage) $35
  • Polish Change $10


  • Facial -- Eyebrows, Lip, Chin $10
  • Brazilian $55
  • French $50
  • Bikini $45
  • Buttocks $20
  • Back & Chest $45 +up
  • Stomach $15 +up
  • Feet $10
  • Legs Half $45, Legs Full $75
  • Arms $35
  • Underarms $15

Fun Temporary Services

  • Tattoos, Black Mica, or Body Glitter (lasts up to a week)
    Small $5, Medium $7, Large $10
  • Henna (lasts up to three weeks) $25 +up 
  • Glitter Eyeliner $5
  • Colored Hair Extensions (Human Hair) $10

Massage Thursdays

To schedule an appointment on Thursdays with the Mane Attraction’s licensed massage therapist call the hair salon at 275-3388

Types of Massages:

  • Swedish/Relaxation
  • Orthopedic/Sports Massage
  • Injury Treatment Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage


  • 30 min - $35
  • 60 min - $60
  • 75 min - $75
  • 90 min -  $90
  • 120 min - $130 



Phone: (585) 275-9390
Fax: (585) 273-5306
Email: wcsa@rochester.edu

Mailing Address:
201 Wilson Commons
University of Rochester
PO Box 270281
Rochester, NY 14627


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