In ancient Greek, the word Areté means “excellence of any kind.” The act of living up to one’s potential.
Areté is an urban chic salon that exudes positive energy, highlighted by its sophisticated design & state-of-the-art color-perfect lighting. Driven by her passion for the beauty industry, owner Barbara Mosak promises an unforgettable pampering experience.
Our salon is a full service salon offering both the latest and tried and true hair, skin and nail treatments. We pride ourselves on our dedication to provide the best care possible. Featured brands include OLAPLEX, Moroccan Oil, Schwartzkopf, ColorWOW, Malibu Wellness, La Brasiliana and Pureology. Services range from express gloss treatments to Keratin services. Visit our Facebook and Instagram pages to see our diverse portfolio.
“What makes Areté unique is that extra, personal touch that many salons overlook.” says Barbara. “A client’s wish is always granted.”

Here at Areté Salon and Spa, we do our best to deliver a relaxing and uplifting experience. Our staff goes above and beyond for all of our clients and we strive to ensure that every client leaves feeling their absolute best. We believe your salon experience can impact many facets of your wellbeing. Excellence is the mission of Areté Salon & Spa, and we will not rest until our client is fully satisfied with their service.


9 N Bothwell St.
Palatine, Illinois 60067



(847) 809-1613