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hair salons

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by D-Rea, Sep 17, 2004.

  1. D-Rea

    D-Rea TRIBE Member

    i am in desparate need of a cut/dye

    i used to have a friend do it but she has recently moved back home - leaving me stylist(less)

    So i need help

    where should i get my hair done......for a reasonable price?

    there is a gazillion salons downtown....but i don't want to take a gamble

    I am willing to spend 100-150 Max?

    and suggestions
  2. Torso

    Torso TRIBE Member


    in Kensington Market.
  3. Dirty Girl

    Dirty Girl TRIBE Member

    what kind of hair ya got ??
  4. SolChild

    SolChild TRIBE Promoter

    Purple Hearts @ Queen & John

    Nico - 416-595-0203
  5. JESuX

    JESuX TRIBE Member

    Go to NIKI!!!!!! Every person i have sent to her has been absolutely thrilled with the results.

    John Steinberg & Associates

    Steinberg’s salon was on this stylish strip long before the lofters began their westward creep. You’ve likely seen his cue ball coif on CityLine, where he’s a regular make-over consultant, but what you might not know is that Steinberg got his start in Carnaby-era London. It’s not all mod cuts today, but stylish fun is definitely in order. Prices start at $50 and run to $82 for a cut with John himself. The youthful staff is friendly and downright charming, with a refreshing lack of pretension rarely found in this industry of divas. Retro black leather and chrome chairs perch on blond flooring, and the walls double as a gallery space for emerging artists (on a recent visit, a show of period pin-ups), with new exhibits every six weeks.

    Where: 585 King St. W. (at Portland St.), 416-506-0268.

    When: Tu 10–6, W 9–5, Th–F 10–8, Sa 9–5.
  6. D-Rea

    D-Rea TRIBE Member

    it looks like this

    well....it did look like that....picture 3/4 inch roots and ratty looking ends
  7. Caz

    Caz TRIBE Member

    whoa this guy sounds like the cat's pajamas.

    Does he cut guys' hair? Or is that what you're talking about and I'm the village idiot
  8. JESuX

    JESuX TRIBE Member

    niki is a girl, she's a friend of mine. steinberg is the owner and super duper well acclaimed.

    niki is the genius behind my awesome hairdo last winter...


    you can't *really* tell from that pic, but she put gold panels underneath dark reddish burgundy, that you could see different chunks of when i put my hair up in different ways... best BEST cut or colour i've ever had.

    i've also had friends go to her that were thrilled with what she did... super creative, and she'll spend at least 15-20 minutes chatting with you to find out what you're like and what you want done before hand.

    and yes, the whole salon is unisex. :) they'll cutcha whether you're a guy or a girl.
  9. Caz

    Caz TRIBE Member

    thanks :)
  10. Big Boss

    Big Boss TRIBE Promoter

    Salon Jie.

    Oh wait...
  11. deevah

    deevah TRIBE Member

    Exit Salon one Yonge b/tw St. Clair and Summerhill, across the street from the ChumFM building

    Ask for Jim to cut your hair, Rob to colour

    Rob's been the top colourist in canada for a while now
  12. Wiseman

    Wiseman TRIBE Member

    Mad Factory

    Darryl is amazing. He does it in his loft. You get a hand massage. The whole experience is really amazing. And crazygirl can vouch for his skills.
  13. D-Rea

    D-Rea TRIBE Member

    jess you are hilarious....did you cut 'n' paste from their website or something??

    he should be paying you!

    how much for the dye part? (thx for the info)
  14. D-Rea

    D-Rea TRIBE Member

    thanks for all the suggestions......and if ya got more....than keep 'em coming!!

    all these places seem to be pretty hip.... and i imagine uber expensive

    can ya guys give me a ballpark price range

    (i'm a starvin student - well not quite - and somewhat price conscious)
  15. Torso

    Torso TRIBE Member

    Robert at Shampoo gives me 2-3 colours in my hair, a wicked cut, and I never pay more than 140 with tip... It's my little gem of a place downtown.
  16. Poot

    Poot TRIBE Member

    You be so styling.

    I be so loving you!

    PS: Your hair grows fast!
  17. D-Rea

    D-Rea TRIBE Member

    wow....sounds great
  18. Wiseman

    Wiseman TRIBE Member

    Mad Factorys List of Inhouse Services

    Colour $ 50

    Highlight $ 80-120

    Haircut $ 50

    Make-up Application $ 50

    Updo $ 60

    Blow-dry $ 35

    half hour massage = $40

    one hour massage = $70

    one and a half hour massage = $100
  19. Torso

    Torso TRIBE Member

    it is! and cool music too! I'll pm you his number.
  20. Poot

    Poot TRIBE Member

    I drive to Wizards, in Hamilton, to get my highlights and cuts.

    I've been dealing with Kenny, the owner, for over 10 years now.

    I <3 them. Especially Jay, my oh-so-cute and oh-so-gay colourist. Worth the drive to Hamilton fo sho!
  21. JESuX

    JESuX TRIBE Member

    you should see how long it is now! wooooooh!!!


    and Drea, I found that on the intarweeb, along with the number and hours. Niki's a friend of mine, so she usually is a little more lax in the payment department with me, but her services should run you around $120. (trust me, it's WELL WORTH every penny!)
  22. miss riot

    miss riot TRIBE Promoter

    Oh God. That's not Nikki Shaolin is it?
  23. JESuX

    JESuX TRIBE Member

    shore is.

    i don't know what issues you may have, but she's a daaaaaaaaaamn fine hair dresser.

  24. D-Rea

    D-Rea TRIBE Member

    why do you say that???

    now the only hard thing is to pick one....all of these places sound great!
  25. lucky1

    lucky1 TRIBE Member

    I see Niko at Purple Hearts. I've been going there for 10 yrs and always leave happy.

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