Society's Scissors

Serving Lower Connecticut River Valley since 1981

Located in the heart of historic Essex Village across from the Griswold Inn, Society's Scissors is here to meet your hair care and beauty needs. From the minute you walk through our doors, we want you to make you feel at home and will go above and beyond to make sure you're thrilled about the way you look.


Hair Care

Society's Scissors is an hair salon serving the lower Connecticut River Valley. We offer a wide variety of hair care services for all members of your family. We offer a refined, pressure-free environment with exceptional service, informed and guided  for every client’s personal style and needs. From blow outs to highlights and balyage to men's and children's cuts, learn why we're the leading stylists in the area.


Cuts & Styling

  • Shampoo and Blow Out
  • Women's Haircut and Style
  • Children's Haircut and Style
  • Mens' Haircut and Style
  • Men's Beard Trimming

*All cuts include shampooing


Colors & Permanents

Single Process Color:

  • Highlights and Lo Lights
  • Balyage
  • Color Retouch
  • Bleach Retouch
  • Corrective Color


  • Full Foil
  • Partial Foil
  • Three-Color Foil
  • Glazing

Permanent Hair Color

  • Full Color
  • Partial Color
  • Straightening & Smoothing with Amino Acid


Our Essex, CT salon is a full service salon. Beyond hair services we can provide nail and beauty care. Whether you're looking for a simple manicure, need eyebrow and facial waxing, or are looking for wedding day makeup, Society's Scissors can provide.


Society's Scissors offers a range of beauty and skincare services including:

Manicures and Pedicures

Eyebrow Waxing

Eyebrow Shaping

Eyebrow Tinting

Facial Waxing


Bridal Packages Available

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