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Our stylists are trained in cutting edge techniques. The entire team travels to New York City and around the world to seek the most advanced programs in continuing education to bring our clients the latest in advanced haircare and styling trends. We are dedicated to the highest levels of service and comfort.


For us, producing the highest quality professional hair care available is simply not enough. Downtown Salon is dedicated to making our world a more beautiful place. Being a Paul Mitchell Focus Salon , we strive to follow in the footsteps of such a great company.

Hair Salon Fredericksburg, VA

Julie Ricketts

Salon Owner and Master Stylist

Julie has a passion for hair! With over 30 years of experience traveling the country to enhance her craft, Julie can make the impossible happen. Whether it's a perfect bang trim or complete makeover, Julie will articulate the best look for you and share her secrets so you can make your look work at home. Julie thrives on continuing education and is able to bring you the most up to date styles and beauty tips from around the world. Julie specializes in Bodacious Curls and corrective color (without judgment). If an unfortunate event such as boxed color somehow finds it way to your hair and you're wondering how you can possible fix it, call Julie and she will make it right!

Hair Salon Fredericksburg, VA
Peggy Laclergue
Salon Coordinator

Peggy is one of the faces behind the desk at Downtown Salon. She is ready to greet every client with a smile as they walk through the door. Peggy maintains appointments and ensures Downtown Salon clients are scheduled around work, school, children and the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Call Peggy today to schedule your next appointment.

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Our Story


Years ago, leaving a 14-salon chain to open Downtown Salon was an amazing experience. My decades with the most wonderful mentors helped me make Downtown Salon a success. Thank you Tom and Peggy Hatter for the tools and care you provided.

                                                      Julie Ricketts,


Our Vision

Our vision is to provide each client with a wonderful salon experience in a fun, friendly and professional atmosphere. Being an active part of our community and a commitment to excellence - those are our goals.


  • Thurman Brisben Center

  • Micah Ecumenical Ministries

  • Hospice Support Care

  • Fredericksburg Regional SPCA

  • Look Good-Feel Better Program 

  • Helping Women with Cancer

  • American Cancer Society

  • Boys & Girls Clubs

  • Habitat for Humanity

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