DryBar is a chic spot in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center that is a lively and fun place to get gussied up for a night on the town. Professional hairstylists get creative, offering updos, sleek and smooth locks, loose curls, that messy beach hair look, more volume or an entirely new look. Guests are indulged with a shampoo and head massage before the hair dryers are revved up. Patrons sit in swirling white chairs, sipping champagne and watching romantic comedies and chick flicks on flatscreens, while chatting away with their stylists or neighboring new drybar pals. Former PR woman and hair stylist, Alli Webb launched the business in LA in 2010 and it’s spread like wildfire, proving that women like the idea of “No cuts, No color, Just Blowouts” for under 50 bucks.
Given Salon Sol's name, the space is fittingly illuminated with natural light from from large front windows. A warm shade of yellow also covers the salon's walls and cabinetry. Amid these cozy accents, skilled stylists renovate tresses with hair treatments aided by products from Bosley, Pureology, Enjoy, American Crew, and Moroccanoil. The salon also offers invigorating facials, which penetrate deep into pores to rid the skin of dirt and grime, along with waxing and threading. In addition, Salon Sol pampers guests with mani-pedis, each of which come with a complimentary reflexology treatment.
Mary Jane Salon?s skilled and accommodating stylists lavish coiffures with personalized service and handpicked products in a space accented by mod murals, salvaged shelves, and the occasional antler rack. Mary Jane Salon also offers all clients free private parking. Consultations prologue each treatment, with stylists determining each client?s follicular desires before snipping strands into a trendy cut or dependable ?do. Armed with Living Proof products, mane masters splash follicles with highlights, adding kaleidoscopic bursts of color that can earn catcalls from passing clown cars.
High-quality Paul Mitchell, Moroccanoil, and Priv? hair products are all at stylist Suhad Alyas?s fingertips. Working out of Salon De Marcus, Suhad uses the haircare stash to add dimension to clients' locks with highlights or all-over hues. Suhad is also adept at cutting both modern and classic styles, using traditional scissors or sword. Other services include drama-enhancing perms and smoothing keratin treatments.
One of the first things a visitor to BlowPop Dry Bar might notice, other than the blend of vintage and modern furniture, is a giant, stylized mural of a woman's face on one wall. This striking image hints at the salon's dedication to face and hair beauty. In most cases, stylists help clients achieve elegance through their signature service: blowouts. Adept hands wash and condition hair before sculpting it into new styles ranging from messy looks and up-dos to anatomically correct elk antlers. Aestheticians also perform deep-conditioning treatments to hydrate and smooth damaged hair, as well as professional makeup application. While focusing on this specialized menu, the salon also cultivates a social atmosphere. Styling stations are spaced at regular intervals down a long, communal white counter, which runs nearly the full length of the sprawling interior. This space frequently also serves as a venue for parties.