1599 Dolores St, San Francisco, CA | Directions 9411037.743966 -122.424191
Neighborhoods: Central, Noe Valley
Worst Hair Cut EVER – ok, i swear im not fussy. its pretty hard to give a BAD haircut. i mean, average yes, but this was baaaad. she didnt listen to anything i asked for and i even showed her a picture. then she said she only had 45 minutes for a wash cut and blowdry, so she basically left me unfinished cause she was overbooked. ive never been so angry leaving a hair salon. when you spend this much money, you should feel treated to a lovely experience..NOT HERE! she said she was carla but how could that be so? there are so many good reviews for carla. i dont know, but if you go, make sure you dont get a large woman with dark curly hair. SHE REUINED MY WEEKEND and probably my next two weeks. i have officially been BUTCHERED. never again..
Finally! - Thanks Carla – Finally a place where someone understands my hair! I've tried salons for a while and have given up. I've done my hair on my own until i met Carla at hairplay. She totally made me feel comfortable by being a good listener and setting realistic expectations on my fine curly hair. I came out of the place with an amazing, stylish haircut. Go see Carla! she is awesome.
Ooh La La !!!!! – I went to Hair Play and met Carla the stylist. I have been looking for a change for my shoulder length and fine hair. Carla suggested a style that she learned at an advanced class that she recently took. It is the new "bob" that I have been seeing in recent fashion magazines. I just love my new style. I love a salon that encourages their stylists to keep up to date with the latest fashion trends. I will definitely recommend Hair Play and Carla to all my friends.
Thank you Hair Play.... Carla made my day! – I love my hair!! I recently moved to San Francisco from the east coast and I've been searching for a hairstylist I could trust my long locks to. A friend of mine referred me to Hair Play and I couldn't have been more pleased. I've dealt with bad-layered haircuts and scary highlights in the past so I became a cynic when it came to getting a fresh haircut with color... until I met Carla. She really took the time to consult with me about what I wanted and without being overbearing, she gave me her own ideas on what would be flattering for me. Together, we were able to achieve exactly what I wanted.... and since I'm in the fashion industry, I have to look my best. From the minute I walked through the door, being welcomed by a pleasant receptionist, to the minute I walked out- with exactly what I wanted... I felt a sense of relief that I finally found a salon I could trust. Not only did I leave with a great hairstyle, I purchased their signature product called SET. Now I'm able to have my hair look exactly the way Carla styled it. See ya later frizz and hello Hair Play!
Very Happy!!! – Go see Kari!!! I have been seeing her for cut and color and I am always satisfied.
They have a fun and friendly atmosphere.
Curly Hair Experts...Donna is Great. – After Searching over a week on citysearch to find someone who specializes in Curly hair, I finally decided on Hair Play. I was very skeptical at first but I finally decided to call this past saturday the 25th, to see if I could book an appointment for the following day sunday the 26th. Of course I was still very nervous, and when I called I asked if any of the stylists specialized in curly hair. The receptionist suggested Donna. I also decided on Hair Play because it was one of the few salons open on a sunday that was not charging an extremely obscene amount. Upon my arrival to the salon, the receptionist as well as my stylist seemed a little flustered that I was there so early. I was in no way in a hurry, I just wanted to make sure I made it there on time since this was my first time there. After Donna was done with the previous client, I sat down in the chair and showed her a picture of a style I liked. She pretty much did exactly what I asked her to do. I haven't been that happy with a cut in a very long time. I would definitely go back. On the down side they're a little bit pricey...not extremely..., but not cheap either. Also I wasn't offered anything to drink except water, and that wasn't until after I was almost finished. So if that makes a difference when you go to a high-end salon...then this is not the place for you. To me it doesn't mean very much because up until recently I haven't spent more than $20 on a haircut in a very long time, so I guess that I don't neccessarily always expect that kind of customer service even at a high-end salon . On another high note, their signature styling product set is great, it tames any frizz and leaves hair feeling soft. Pick up some if you can...I haven't tried it at home yet but the next day my hair felt just as good. I'm just waiting till I finish using up the stuff I already have, which won't be long.
FRIZZ CONTROL - "Set" the product is AMAZING – "SET" is a product created and developed by the owner - Fritz.
This product is AMAZING! It does what is says it does -- you know how you pick up a bottle of hair product and read the description ... will make your hair do this or that - and it sounds perfect, but when you use it, it does NOTHING. SET does exactly what I needed it to do - tame my frizz and bring out/enhance my curls. It made my hair shiny, curly and manageable, which it was NOT. My hair looked great with the other products, as long as it was wet, but by the time my hair dried - I had an AFRO! Once I apply SET, my hair looks the same wet & dry, without feeling goopy or greasy.
All of my girls with the curly hair frizz blues -- this is the product!
**Oh and don't get me started about if I want to go straight (flat iron) and how SET works wonders for that too! OR the fact that when I wash my hair SET seems to act as a detangler too! OMG! I hope I can purchase this product for the rest of my life :)
Thank you Fritz!!
Best Salon to get Hair Extensions! – Damian Sargent is the hair extension God! Not only is he knowledgeable about the latest hair extensions out there, he is actually punctual, always returns calls and all with a smile! Damian takes great pride in his work and my hair shows it! You are guaranteed to walk out of the salon looking beautiful. Damian also does a beautiful job cutting and shaping the hair extensions, which if you know anything about hair extensions is really an extra specialty of service! Why Paris Hilton has not hired Damian yet I will never know, lord knows she needs him. But I am glad I found him!
Fritz is a Hair-God! – I waited for an entire year to have my hair cut when I moved here because my hair-type is a little complicated and it's easy for people to completely destroy it. Fritz cut it, straightened it, finessed the heck out of it and I walked out feeling absolutely BEAUTIFUL! I'm addicted to Fritz and Hairplay! Anyone who goes will love the ambiance and the work they do.
A true professional - Erin knows her stuff! – About a week-and-a-half before my visit, I had my hair colored by someone else who did a less than adequate job. Within five minutes of seeing Erin, she knew immediately what was bothering me (without me really having to explain) and got to work right away to alleviate the problem. She took the time to communicate the process, made sure I was comfortable, and essentially made me feel like I was in excellent hands. Two hours later, my hair looked amazing! Not a trace of the prior bad hair color was left - only beautiful, natural looking color and highlights. I just love my hair!
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