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Everyone likes a salon that knows exactly what they want and how to do it. This can sometimes be a recipe for routine, going to the same local salon every few weeks. However, Denver has several high quality salons that have earned them a nomination for this year’s 303 Awards, and they are definitely worth checking out.
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Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare
- 13 S. Broadway
Colorado native Matthew Morris started his own salon nine years ago, and it didn’t take long to gain local and national recognition. The salon is known for its rustic luxury, sought-after services and products, as well as great customer service. Stylists at Matthew Morris are dedicated to hard work, consistency and originality to uphold an understanding that hair is an artistic expression of each individual.
777 East Virginia Avenue
Steven Trujillo opened the doors of El Salon in 1987 in Cherry Creek, but has since moved to the Washington Pack neighborhood. The salon is educationally driven and is constantly encouraging creativity and individuality. The stylists regularly travel the world to acquire new skills and learn about trends, as well as maintain teamwork and community at home. El Salon also regularly lends its time and talents toward community fundraising and social awareness.
With a quarter-century and eight Colorado locations under its belt, The Parlour has built itself on hard work and determination. From Boulder to Capitol Hill, this salon is interested in creating environments where its professional team can be the best they possibly can while providing high quality service to the clients. The Parlour prides itself on its philosophy of tidying up weaknesses, respecting the evolution of others, and looking for the good in others.
1717 Champa Street
With the Denver location inside the Monaco Hotel, VEDA Salon aims to provide an oasis at the heart of a busy city. Owners Carrie Perkins and Sandy Francis named the salon after the Sanskrit word véda, which means “knowledge, wisdom” because they want to base their business off of passing on knowledge and using it wisely. With four Colorado locations, VEDA aims to provide a relaxing and comforting atmosphere to its clients.
Blondies Beauty Shop
763 South University Boulevard
Blondies is a salon and spa with retro flare. Blondies prides itself on being hip and vibrant while providing the best service possible. Clients are cloaked in an animal print cape during their visit and are provided complimentary beverages as you relax in the friendly atmosphere, which is located near Washington Park and Cherry Creek.
75 South Madison Street
The Look is a hair and beauty salon with a boutique environment. Stylists are proud of their attention to detail, passion and cutting-edge techniques for all-over beauty. Their passion lies within their specialty fields, which allows for stylists to provide clients with a personalized look to cater to their own unique lifestyle and interests.
Antoine Du Chez, The Spa at Cherry Creek
2700 E 2nd Ave
Antoine Du Chez, one of the few specializing salons in Colorado, has been providing a luxury experience to clients for over 45 years. The salon is frequently updated to ensure the best experience possible for the clients. The salon’s staff has been trained for years to provide high quality service and cutting edge skills. Antoine Du Chez provides its staff with opportunities to learn and grow through onsite training.
3500 east 12th avenue
Berenice’s provides clients with excellent customer service and high quality beauty services. The staff’s goal is to utilize the latest practices available to the beauty industry in order to provide a great, lasting experience for their guests. Berenice’s salon has credited much of its success to giving back to the surrounding community, saying it makes its business thrive.
1400 Market St #200
Salon Foushee’s staff has years of experience and education, which makes them eager to serve their clients’ needs. It takes delight in delivering the right service and look to each and every client. This salon is committed to quality and service in order to give the clients the best experience in their relaxed atmosphere.
3037 East 3rd Avenue
Phoebe Therese is a fun and upbeat salon located in Cherry Creek. It is Colorado’s only L’Oreal salon, and provides everything from Brazilian Blowouts to Balayage highlights from their founding stylists, Phoebe and Therese. This salon is known for its staff’s talent, experience and ability to adapt.