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Devastating! – Four weeks ago, I went to Mitzi's Salon to get my hair colored, some highlights and a trim. I left with about 1/4 less hair. Over the next week I continued to lose even more hair. Maybe I should begin at the beginning.
For two years I have been going to another Salon, the person who did my hair has moved out of state. I decided to go to Mitzi. I jokingly felt good about being able to afford her services. If you've been to Bishops and have sat in Mitzi's chair, you know it's a bit disconcerting that she looks at herself more than she looks at her hair. The last two times I have been in the Salon, there has been massive turmoil with Stylists crying and her taking time away from her client to go talk to someone not doing a good enough job. I would tell you to be prepared to wait an eternity as well. Four hours for my grey to be covered, some highlights and a trim. Not one time, every time...but I want to save you from that.
I am not quite sure exactly what happened and she has texted me two different explanations. Here's what I've been able to piece together. She put three times the normal amount of foil, applied bleach all the way down the hair and sat me under the dryer. She admits about 7 minutes too long.
I had hair breaking off when she went to cut it. When I said, What is this?! Why is my hair falling out?! She proceeded to tell me it wasn;t, that I just needed some Damage Remedy (a product) Um....I don't have damaged hair...The first time I came, I wondered why my hair seemed so dry. This second time, It's amazing I left with any hair. The front and sides of my hair are fried. I have three large "holes" in the top of my head where that hair just fell out completely.
I know it may sound a bit shallow, but I have truly been devastated. I feel ugly. I look terrible. I cannot believe the answer to my hair for the next six months is cool hair, no heat, hats and time. How do you think that feels for someone to take that from you?
She was kind enough to send me a refund. However, there is not a price tag for what she took from me. I have spent $150 on protein packs, I'm wearing hats, I paid someone to style it for a work event and today I had three inches cut off and was consoled by a Professional hair stylist that it would just take time.
This woman does not ever need to have her hands in another person's hair. RUN! I am not kidding! I will post pictures so you can see my before and afters.
My experience – I went out one Saturday on a mission to find a place to get my hair cut. I stopped at several places, including a new one in Belle Meade (can't recall the name but near the French Shoppe) where there was no one there.....very weird. Walked in.....no one at the check-in table.....no one in the chairs. Deserted. I called out, "Hello" several times but.....*crickets chirping* nothing. I got a very uneasy feeling so left in a hurry.
That's when I found Bishop's Styling & Spa Boutique. Although they weren't very busy, which worked out for me since I didn't have an appointment, I was greeted instantly by David, the owner, who had a customer in his chair. He did a great job on my hair. I wanted a few inches taken off the length and he gave me long layers. Even while wet, I loved the cut. That's how I know I'm going to like it styled .... if it looks good wet. LOL
The cost was a little more that I normally pay for a hair cut, which I thought was high. $70 before tip. I normally pay that for a cut AND color. I have another appointment next week for a cut & color. I've been coloring my own since the salon in Bellevue I was going to did not re-open after last years flood. :-( I'll be back again to review after the next appointment to let you know how the color goes. I've been saving $$ for this appointment! LOL
Mitzi – I had my hair done with the owner and I will never forget this horrible experience!!! I went from a beautiful blonde and just wanted some depth in my hair. I asked for golden highlights (and told her to stay warm that I hated cool tones) and she turned my hair to a dark ash-grey hue. I was completely mortified and crying and she demanded that I pay for the service after I told her I was going somewhere else to get it corrected. If she had already messed up that bad I didn't trust her to fix it! She was very rude and inconsiderate and humiliated me in front of everyone. I will never forget her unprofessional behavior and have nothing nice to say about her!
Thanks Bishop's Salon and Day Spa! – My husband and I were lucky enough to win a head to toe makeover at Bishop's Salon. My husband and I were welcomed at the door and treated royally during our stay. Amy and Caitlyn did our cuts and Matt highlighted and styled my hair. Amy and Matt worked together to get just the right style for me and Caitlyn was very kind to my husband who was a little hesitant about the makeover! Daisy worked to tame my husband's unruly eyebrows and did a terrific job on my brows and makeup! Everyone made us feel right at home and Matt even returned before our appearance on Talk of the Town on his day off to style my hair! Everyone was professional, friendly and especially considerate. Thank you Bishop's Salon.
Cost .... WOW – Here's the issue:
Have been going there for a while. Had been using a junior stylist, due to the cost and they are generally good cuts. (Have used three juniors.)
So called back and made an appointment. Prices before were $24-27, so when I got to the counter to pay and was told it was now $40 BEFORE tip. Imagine my surprise.
I ask them if it was a mistake, they said no that the junior I had used had been promoted. Now I think, good for this stylist, he deserves it, but to go from just over $20 to $40 before tip, I am not sure I can afford to go with the economy the way it is.
So, I go home, call back from a cell phone that they do not have on file, and ask if the person who did my hair was a junior or .... and they say no, he's moved up 4 spots. So I ask them HOW someone moves up 4 spots in a small period of time, and they tell me that it's based on 2 weeks of sales. Once the stylist gets 2 weeks of consecutive good sales of PRODUCT they get promoted.
I have an issue with this. They are supposed to be providing you with a service, which you should pay on based on service, not based on PRODUCT.
My advice - you can go here if you want a junior stylist, but always ask if they are still a junior, and if not STAY AWAY. They are going to try and sell you product that you may or may not need just so they can get promoted.
I want to find a place that you pay for the service and not how much hairspray they can sell.
What a great salon!!!! – so..... i had a friend that raved about her stylist to me for over a year. i finally went and i am so glade i did! Melissa is my new stylist! i think she is just the sweetest thing on earth. She made me fell so welcome. She was out going and i can tell not only did she know what she was doing, she loves doing it to! i got the best highlights i've ever had and the cut was just what i wanted. She listened! i feel like she really worked with me and i am so thankful for that. Also i saw Daisy for a brow wax. Again so sweet and she did a great job. ill be seeing her soon for a facial. i cant say enough about bishops, everyone was great.
Do NOT let them near your face! – This is a nice place to get your hair done, but whatever you do, do not get a facial. Friends and I have all had break outs after a facila there. It was dirty. There as hair all over the sheets and blankets, the towel was dirty, the room was dirty....ewwwww!!!
Do yourself a favor by going to Bishop's Salon – Bishop's is the best salon in Nashville!!! When you enter the salon you are greeted by a group of wonderful young women at the front desk who can help you with the wide variety of services offered by the salon.
Mitzi has a great group of stylists working with her. If you want a real treat have Mitzi herself do your hair. She is fabulous and will make you feel like a million bucks. I have people compliment me on my haircut and color all the time thanks to Mitzi.
Favorite Salon – I have been going to Bishop's salon the past 8 months. I enjoy the environment and it is the first time I have gone solely to one place for service. I specifically go there to have Matt as my stylist. I met him when I went into the Beauty Institute for a hair cut and new style change. He was the one that did the cut and I've gone to him since...following him from school to salon. As long as he and I both live in the Nashville area I will never go to anyone else. I have very frustrating hair and it's usually really difficult for me to find a style that makes me feel good. However, he was able to find something that suits my personality and makes me feel more confident.
Bishops is very clean and the other stylists are friendly, often complimenting one another on the job that they are doing.
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