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Madison Reed Color Bar Signage Up At Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek

In May we learned that Madison Reed Color Bar would be coming to Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek and their coming soon signage is now up. Their third location after San Francisco and New York will be opening next month in Corte Madera. Check out their services in Corte Madera here, find out more about their color system here and check out their color your hair guide here.


Sugaria Beauty Salon Opens in Walnut Creek

1601 N. Main St, Walnut Creek

Sugaria Beauty, a salon in San Francisco, opened a second location in downtown Walnut Creek a few months ago. Interestingly, they offer hair removal services that uses sugar! I’ve heard of waxes and lasers for hair removal but never knew it could be done with sugar.

From their website:

Sugaring is a unique and natural way to remove hair. It is made from food-derived ingredients, and is natural. Yes, you can even eat it!! No animal tests were used in developing and producing the product.


The Salty Barber & Tonic Skin Bar Opens in Walnut Creek

1280 Boulevard Way, Walnut Creek

A new appointment-only barbershop called The Salty Barber opened in Walnut Creek. Check out their services here. In the back is a salon called Tonic Skin Bar. Check out their services here.

From the Salty Barber website:

The Salty Barber, Wes Craig, has been a traditional barber in the Bay Area for nearly ten years.

Trained in the ways of classic traditional barbering, Wes is passionate about keeping the heritage and history of the craft alive. He even went as far as the Netherlands to train at the Old School Barber Academy.

Wes specializes in Classic Traditional Men’s haircuts as well as popular current styles.

From the Tonic Skin Bar website:

Now, after 15 years working as an Esthetician and Skin Care Educator with some of the top spas and skin care brands in the country, Andrea has poured her heart into creating a unique destination close to home. Drawing inspiration from 5-star spas where no detail is overlooked and every experience is bespoke, her vision was to integrate traditional healing rituals with modern skin care innovations in an authentic and accessible way…

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Olivia Nail Bar Opens in Rheem Valley Shopping Center in Moraga

A new salon, Olivia Nail Bar, opened recently in the Rheem Valley shopping center in Moraga. Check out their manicure services here and pedicure services here.

From their website:

The salon was founded by Vanessa Schneider, a Miramonte High School parent. Familiarity with the area and love of the Moraga-Orinda community gave her the inspiration and strength to open Olivia Nail Bar. This upscale nail salon will bring friends, neighbors, and families together to pamper themselves, de-stress from the day, and spend quality time with each other.