When the folks at the Sally Hershberger salon in Los Angeles want to give you a mane makeover (complete with a keratin treatment, cut, blowdry and style) for Coachella, you let ‘em! And not just let ‘em, you LOVE ‘em!!
Now I know how intimidating it can be going in to a hoity-toity, high-end salon. And it can be even more intimidating when that salon belongs to the goddess of coifs herself, Sally Hershberger. But I cannot emphasize enough how down-to-earth Sally and her team of stylists are.
Let’s start with colorist and texture technician extraordinaire, Andrew Cruz. With Andrew, I got a customized keratin treatment. So what does customized mean? Well, I was worried – from prior keratin experience – that my hair would be left flat, limp and so-not-sexy. But Andrew had a secret solution! He took the 2 best forms of keratin for my hair and applied them where they needed to go in a custom, non-cookie cutter application. Instead of volume-sapping results, I walked out with shiny, conditioned, baby-soft hair with bounce. It was the best keratin treatment I’ve ever received, I do believe.
In Phillip James, I found a stylist not only with sharp skill but with sweet soul. He knew I was fearful of taking too much off the ends, so he took off just what was necessary and with his warmth and kind smile, I instantly trusted him.
Then, he knew that I love to wear my hair 1970s style – with a little winged bang action à la Jaclyn Smith – so he tapered my fringe around my face to be amenable to that kind of styling as well as being worn straight. What Phillip adds to your soul - not to mention your hair – is richer than I can describe here on a blog. So you get more gorgeous on the outside while feeling more gorgeous on the inside.
And I left with a little extra pep in my step because they sent me home with some of Sally’s finest products so I can get the same results at home!
Walking out of their salon onto La Cienega – one of the busiest streets in Los Angeles – I felt downright sassy and – dare I say – confident. Good thing it was date night! (Wink, wink)
SALLY HERSHBERGER LOS ANGELES760 North La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, Ca. 90069
310-854-4922 *Keratin treatments with Andrew Cruz cost about $400 (rates subject to change) *Haircut & styling with Phillip James costs about $185 (rates subject to change)
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