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Hours:

Regular Hours

Neighborhoods:
Adams, Ballard
AKA:

Vain-Valley

Categories:
Beauty Salons, Barbers, Hair Supplies & Accessories, Cosmetologists, Day Spas, Hair Removal, Massage Therapists, Make-Up Artists, Hair Stylists

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08/01/2010
Alexis rocks the curly girls!

Who doesn't love Ballard! Seriously! And then you walk into this cute shop and the magic happens! I always leave happy and Alexis makes sure that all is perfect!

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12/20/2008
No Fluff, just GREAT hair.

Oh my god, I had the best experience here. I have short hair that I want to grow out and have been daunted by the idea of months of awkward in-between-lengths and fluffy/puffy hair. ugh. I had a terrible experience at another salon in Ballard, and was tempted to give up and keep my hair short. After calling to make an appointment at Vain, however, I reconsidered. First off, the receptionist asked me about my hair an... view more

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03/25/2008
Alexis is amazing

I should start this by saying I have had many haircuts all over the country ranging in price from $20-$180 if not more. I have seen stylists everywhere from NYC to LA and had cuts from waist length to a boy cut with my thick curly hair. I also lived with a hairdresser for a few years and she gave me some great cuts, but I have to admit Alexis wins. I had my hair cut a bit over a month ago by her, (I didn?t write a... view more

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03/05/2008
Melissa is great!

I had a great experience at Vain in Ballard. The location is really cute on the corner and not hard to find. My wait was less than 5 minutes and I didn't mind at all because I was looking at all the items they had for sale (jewelry, scarves etc). I was greeted by Melissa with a handshake and a friendly hello, and asked if I needed anything to drink - always a nice touch. I felt Melissa was really honest about the... view more

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02/27/2008
Alexis is the woman to see for great color/ color correction

I decided to be creative and try to lift a dark brow to a medium to light shade on my own. Needless to say, it didn't quite turn out as I would have liked. I immediately though of Vain, since a few years prior, I had the same lapse of judgment with very similar results. My favorite stylist moved on to NYC, and since then my hair had been boring and dark brown. Thankfully, I found Alexis' profile - and it seemed like... view more

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11/04/2007
Go see Melissa at Vain. She's fabulous!

I have had Melissa do my hair for years and its been a bit undecided where we would meet to have her cut my hair in the past as I met her while she was in beauty school three years ago, but she's at Vain now and I'm so happy for her. She has a sharp eye, precise and articulate skills, and I have never been unsatisfied with her work. She gives great cuts and they're incredibly affordable ($15 for men's, which is what ... view more

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10/13/2007
Best Salon in Seattle!

Checkout VAIN in Ballard!! I spent my first year in Belltown trying to find a stylist I trusted with my short, curly hair. After trying just about every salon on 1st Ave I found my match! I have been trusting my ""look"" to Rachel for over 4 years now. She recently moved to the newest VAIN location in Ballard which has exceeded my expectations in look, feel and convenience. The great service and funky music make... view more

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10/10/2007
Try Vain - you'll never go anywhere else

My hair has been in Rachel's capable hands for six years, first at Vain's Belltown location and more recently in the new Ballard salon.\r No matter what color schemes I have thrown at her - platinum blonde, ""regular"" color, bright multicolored configurations - Rachel has executed them with aplomb...and when I am out of ideas she is always full of them.\r In addition to being an expert colorist, Rachel gives fanta... view more

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10/09/2007
Get Vain!

I am another vain (Vain?) gal who has been seeing Rachel for years, and have followed her happily to the new Ballard location, even though I have to travel for an hour to get there! I almost always come ""unprepared for class"" with little to no ideas, because I know she's going to have a much better idea anyway, and set me loose on the town swingin' my hips, catching the sun's sparkles in my sassy locks and feelin'... view more

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10/09/2007
Great Salon

Vain is a great unique salon with many talented artists...I say artist because they are creative and you will not leave there unsatisfied. My favorite person to go to is Roxana. She is fun to talk to and you will always leave there happy and still have some money left in your wallet. Once you go to her you will never go anywhere else : )

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