Try these 4 East Bay salons
Whether you’re in the throes of holiday parties, seeking seasonal change, or simply scheduling upkeep anytime of year, BARTable salons in the East Bay will keep your split ends at bay. And when you primp and pamper yourself at one of these choice hair spots, you’ll find out why so many locals have found a stylist they’ve remained loyal to through the years.
Plus, aside from that refreshed look you’ll take with you out the door and back on BART, sitting in a comfy salon seat while relaxing during a scalp massage is always a winning moment during a wash and style. So pick your salon, make an appointment and mark your calendar: then watch as your reflection in the mirror is transformed.
Down at Lulu's is located at 6603 Telegraph Ave. in Oakland, a 10-minute walk from Ashby Station.
Want a total reset? Down at LuLu’s offers a full menu of hair salon services, vintage clothing and accessories to check every style need off your list. Walk in feeling like you’re Molly Ringwald rocking a John Hughes movie and walk out rocking the latest edgy ‘do—vibrant pinks and the best of the ‘80s allure keep the energy up at this welcoming cut-and-color salon that doubles as a vintage boutique.
Do or Dye Hair Studio is located at 1854 Colfax St. in Concord, a 7-minute walk from Concord Station.
Living up to the salon’s killer name, Do or Dye stylists aren’t shy when it comes to creativity and an ability to go all-in when it comes to adventurous cuts and colors. Want bountiful natural beach waves but with electric blue city color? You got it. Magenta, white or green hues know no bounds here, a quick walk from Concord Station. Plus points: While the striking styles will make your eyes pop, the bill won’t.
77salon is located at 5358 College Ave. in Oakland, a 6-minute walk from Rockridge Station.
It’s too hard to count the reasons why people keep coming back to this Rockridge favorite in Oakland; there are so many. Four blocks from BART sits luxurious salon services and skincare in a sleek environment. From classy yet sturdy wedding up-dos that can withstand the dancefloor, to color and fade jobs that can withstand the elements, 77salon has you and your head beautifully covered.
Lhasa Hair Salon is located at 2035 University Ave. in Berkeley, a 4-minute walk from Downtown Berkeley Station.
While proudly offering quick, convenient and affordable services, Lhasa doesn’t forego the quality. Whether you’ve had a longstanding appointment or you’ve decided to be a spontaneous walk-in, you’ll walk out brandishing a coveted look. Known for precision cuts (like those asymmetrical angled bobs) performed efficiently, Lhasa caters to that lunch-hour need to revamp the locks.