Joe Hamer Salon

★★★★☆
Innovative hair salon offers waxing, facials and makeup in addition to contemporary cuts and colors.
  • 219 E Blithedale Ave

    Mill Valley, CA 94941

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  • 707-773-1735

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I am in love with this salon. I would comment on every review site about this salon if I could!! Laura Raffo is my stylist and I love her to death. Wonderful color and cut! all of the girls there are completely fabulous! \r
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LOVE IT!!

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I am in love with this salon. I would comment on every review site about this salon if I could!! Laura Raffo is my stylist and I love her to death. Wonderful color and cut! all of the girls there are completely fabulous! \r
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LOVE IT!!

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Felicity you are so right. Tom is pretty snippy and rude, evidenced by his comment back to you. Once he thanked me once for "honoring" his 24 hour policy when I had scheduled the appointment an hour before calling back and canceling it .

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Felicity you are so right. Tom is pretty snippy and rude, evidenced by his comment back to you. Once he thanked me once for "honoring" his 24 hour policy when I had scheduled the appointment an hour before calling back and canceling it .

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I've been coming to this salon for 6 years now and couldn't be happier with their services. When I compare this salon to others I see how they are always one step ahead with their styles and colors. The products they offer are phenomenal

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I've been coming to this salon for 6 years now and couldn't be happier with their services. When I compare this salon to others I see how they are always one step ahead with their styles and colors. The products they offer are phenomenal

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Regina Bernardini is an amazing master hair stylist/make up artist!!! She does beautiful work...amazing cuts, color, make-up,(including airbrush), bridal hair, Keratin treatment...she really is the best. I would follow her anywhere!! Thank you Regina, for always making me look fabulous!

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Regina Bernardini is an amazing master hair stylist/make up artist!!! She does beautiful work...amazing cuts, color, make-up,(including airbrush), bridal hair, Keratin treatment...she really is the best. I would follow her anywhere!! Thank you Regina, for always making me look fabulous!

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I had a great experience at JOE HAMER HAIR SALON in Petaluma! Great place, nice people, good feelings! My stylist was Laura Raffo. (She did haircut for my husband and our 4 year old daughter also, looks GREAT!) She cut and colored my hair... I LOVE IT!!!!!! The color came out just beautiful! I get complements everywhere I go! :) It was nice to meet Joe too! ;) I DEFINITELY RECOMMEND GOING TO THIS FABULOUS SALON! Thank you guys!

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I had a great experience at JOE HAMER HAIR SALON in Petaluma! Great place, nice people, good feelings! My stylist was Laura Raffo. (She did haircut for my husband and our 4 year old daughter also, looks GREAT!) She cut and colored my hair... I LOVE IT!!!!!! The color came out just beautiful! I get complements everywhere I go! :) It was nice to meet Joe too! ;) I DEFINITELY RECOMMEND GOING TO THIS FABULOUS SALON! Thank you guys!

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How was it possible? Once again I visited Joe Hamer Beyond Hair Salon and I got - get this - an even better haircut then last time! My hairstylist was, once again, Laura who greeted me with her thousand-watt smile and proceeded to style my hair with amazing skill. I was laughing non-stop with Laura and at the end I could not believe the fabulous result. I am definitely coming back - and so should you. Five stars for the best salon and Laura!

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How was it possible? Once again I visited Joe Hamer Beyond Hair Salon and I got - get this - an even better haircut then last time! My hairstylist was, once again, Laura who greeted me with her thousand-watt smile and proceeded to style my hair with amazing skill. I was laughing non-stop with Laura and at the end I could not believe the fabulous result. I am definitely coming back - and so should you. Five stars for the best salon and Laura!

Pros: best haricuts & styles by Laura and the Saloon

Cons: I can't find any so far

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The guy who scheduled my appointment over the phone was rude and snippy, which was not a good start to my day. I found out later that he's the CO-OWNER. Perhaps that's why his name is not on the salon door. If I didn't like my stylist so much, I would definitely be seeking another salon.

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★★☆☆☆

The guy who scheduled my appointment over the phone was rude and snippy, which was not a good start to my day. I found out later that he's the CO-OWNER. Perhaps that's why his name is not on the salon door. If I didn't like my stylist so much, I would definitely be seeking another salon.

Pros: Academy II stylist highly skilled, modern environment

Cons: Non-people person takes appointments over the phone

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I went in for a haircut with a master stylist R****a. I brought in a picture of the hair cut and she proceeded to tell me that she could not do the "cut" because it was from a photoshoot!! What the heck! It was a hair magazine that has haircuts from other stylists from different salons!
It was just a long layered cut! Cut, blowdry and throw in some products and your done! I asked her how she got to be one of the top stylists and she said it was because she knew Joe for a very long time. It wasnt because of any special "training". I was thinking "Oh good lord,she probably isnt any better than a girl from supercuts". Her cut was just average. She charged way too much for what she did. She seemed like a nice enough person,but her cutting skills she needs help with.
If theres someone there who does amazing cuts and doesnt charge 200.00 for the cut, I would be willing to come back.

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I went in for a haircut with a master stylist R****a. I brought in a picture of the hair cut and she proceeded to tell me that she could not do the "cut" because it was from a photoshoot!! What the heck! It was a hair magazine that has haircuts from other stylists from different salons!
It was just a long layered cut! Cut, blowdry and throw in some products and your done! I asked her how she got to be one of the top stylists and she said it was because she knew Joe for a very long time. It wasnt because of any special "training". I was thinking "Oh good lord,she probably isnt any better than a girl from supercuts". Her cut was just average. She charged way too much for what she did. She seemed like a nice enough person,but her cutting skills she needs help with.
If theres someone there who does amazing cuts and doesnt charge 200.00 for the cut, I would be willing to come back.

Pros: nice salon

Cons: average cut,over charges

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As a woman you just know when a salon feels right and when your stylist is on the same wave length. It is unusual to see so much positiveness around you. My color is as perfect as possible. April gave me a a new look by cutting my hair and styling my hair in a very different but beautiful way. I am getting already lots of compliments.

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As a woman you just know when a salon feels right and when your stylist is on the same wave length. It is unusual to see so much positiveness around you. My color is as perfect as possible. April gave me a a new look by cutting my hair and styling my hair in a very different but beautiful way. I am getting already lots of compliments.

Pros: love the vibe

Cons: ?

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I went in for a birthday present that my parents got me, it was to get a haircut and some fun colours put in. I went in and everything had seemed like it would be fine but by the time that she spins me around to show me what she'd done, I almost busted out crying in the salon. This woman had given me a Beatles hair cut and the blue dye she put in was completely hidden by my normal hair color, i mean she might as well have not even put anything in! so $200 lost, and 3 weeks of me bawing to death i decided that i wasn??t going to let any more butt holes touch my hair and i would just do it myself.

When I had my hair done there I never got any complements on how my hair looked by friends but now that I??ve taken control its almost daily that someone tells me how nice and healthy my hair looks, and ask where I get it done.

So I??m really smug that I??m a 17 year old who can cut, dye, and style hair better than this person at joe hammer who had given me the second worst hair day of my life.

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I went in for a birthday present that my parents got me, it was to get a haircut and some fun colours put in. I went in and everything had seemed like it would be fine but by the time that she spins me around to show me what she'd done, I almost busted out crying in the salon. This woman had given me a Beatles hair cut and the blue dye she put in was completely hidden by my normal hair color, i mean she might as well have not even put anything in! so $200 lost, and 3 weeks of me bawing to death i decided that i wasn??t going to let any more butt holes touch my hair and i would just do it myself.

When I had my hair done there I never got any complements on how my hair looked by friends but now that I??ve taken control its almost daily that someone tells me how nice and healthy my hair looks, and ask where I get it done.

So I??m really smug that I??m a 17 year old who can cut, dye, and style hair better than this person at joe hammer who had given me the second worst hair day of my life.

Pros: they know how to wash hair ok i guess

Cons: everything

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I highly recomend getting your hair cut at Joe Hammer, Ive been getting my hair cut there for more than 2 years now. I won't go anywhere else, I'm adicted to getting my hair cut there. I get it cut by a different girl every time and it still turns out looking great. My hair has never felt so great and been this healthy. I always get compliments on my hair and get asked where I get it cut.

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I highly recomend getting your hair cut at Joe Hammer, Ive been getting my hair cut there for more than 2 years now. I won't go anywhere else, I'm adicted to getting my hair cut there. I get it cut by a different girl every time and it still turns out looking great. My hair has never felt so great and been this healthy. I always get compliments on my hair and get asked where I get it cut.

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I went to joe hammer as a modle for a young girl named Jennifer Alfaro, she did an amazing job. She did a beautiful up do witch if i was going to get married would have been perfect i was so amazed i could believe it i was so happy with my hair i really love joe hamer there enviorment is fun and amazing!!!..

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I went to joe hammer as a modle for a young girl named Jennifer Alfaro, she did an amazing job. She did a beautiful up do witch if i was going to get married would have been perfect i was so amazed i could believe it i was so happy with my hair i really love joe hamer there enviorment is fun and amazing!!!..

Pros: Best hair dresser in town

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This was my first time getting waxed and I decided to go to Joe Hamer and I thought it was going to hurt so bad! When I went in it was the first time I met Laura the esthetician, she was incredibly nice and talked me through it. She made it painless! The hot wax was great! I am really relieved I picked Joe Hamer

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This was my first time getting waxed and I decided to go to Joe Hamer and I thought it was going to hurt so bad! When I went in it was the first time I met Laura the esthetician, she was incredibly nice and talked me through it. She made it painless! The hot wax was great! I am really relieved I picked Joe Hamer

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After reading the previous comment written about the appointment situation at a restaraunt, I feel really sorry for whoever wrote that. I was present at that event at Graziano's, and we had a wonderful dinner party with very good friends. Especially here in town, a lot of people know Joe Hamer or PRETEND to know Joe Hamer, as you have experienced yourself. If I recall, Joe Hamer himself explained that the person making the fake appointment had nothing to do with the salon or Joe personally. After seeing and hearing everything happen, to read the review written is upsetting because it is obviously a lack of your judgement. Who in the world would make an appointment in a bar or restaraunt by some random guy? I wouldn't. The salon is too professional for that. I just had to respond to that ridiculous "review" because I heard everything happen and am a happy client of Joe Hamer's salon and am upset when people lie about them.

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After reading the previous comment written about the appointment situation at a restaraunt, I feel really sorry for whoever wrote that. I was present at that event at Graziano's, and we had a wonderful dinner party with very good friends. Especially here in town, a lot of people know Joe Hamer or PRETEND to know Joe Hamer, as you have experienced yourself. If I recall, Joe Hamer himself explained that the person making the fake appointment had nothing to do with the salon or Joe personally. After seeing and hearing everything happen, to read the review written is upsetting because it is obviously a lack of your judgement. Who in the world would make an appointment in a bar or restaraunt by some random guy? I wouldn't. The salon is too professional for that. I just had to respond to that ridiculous "review" because I heard everything happen and am a happy client of Joe Hamer's salon and am upset when people lie about them.

Pros: friendly, down to earth and highly skilled

Cons: parking

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Actually, the person that portrayed themselves to be with Joe and Tom arrived with them, dined with them, and certainly was affiliated with them. If you were eves-dropping, perhaps you should have listened to the entire story...... Had my girlfriend actually arrived for the "appointment" made by this person who was obviously WITH them, would you still think so highly of them?

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Actually, the person that portrayed themselves to be with Joe and Tom arrived with them, dined with them, and certainly was affiliated with them. If you were eves-dropping, perhaps you should have listened to the entire story...... Had my girlfriend actually arrived for the "appointment" made by this person who was obviously WITH them, would you still think so highly of them?

Cons: Offensive and affected

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Lindsey is Amazing. She took my destroyed hair and made it healthy and beautiful. She always does exactly what I want and will make great suggestions for making changes. She really knows hair.

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Lindsey is Amazing. She took my destroyed hair and made it healthy and beautiful. She always does exactly what I want and will make great suggestions for making changes. She really knows hair.

Pros: They REALLY know hair.

Cons: Parking is awful.

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I was very nervous, trying a new salon, but I was told I was getting a "senior" something or other, so that said experience to me. You can see my cons summed up above, I'll just add that this experience could have been better if this stylist had talked A LOT less and concentrated on what she was doing a lot more. I didn't get what I wanted at all, but consider myselft lucky that what I did get was ok. JUST ok. When I was told the total for her "senior" services I blanched. It was just an ordinary layered bob! Bottom line impression: very unprofessional attitude from the front desk onward (or should I say backward) which is why my reliable intuition told me not to say anything, just don't go back!

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I was very nervous, trying a new salon, but I was told I was getting a "senior" something or other, so that said experience to me. You can see my cons summed up above, I'll just add that this experience could have been better if this stylist had talked A LOT less and concentrated on what she was doing a lot more. I didn't get what I wanted at all, but consider myselft lucky that what I did get was ok. JUST ok. When I was told the total for her "senior" services I blanched. It was just an ordinary layered bob! Bottom line impression: very unprofessional attitude from the front desk onward (or should I say backward) which is why my reliable intuition told me not to say anything, just don't go back!

Pros: hairstylist was down to earth

Cons: snobby fr desk, hot, noisy, over-priced, time-consuming

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Regina has been doing my hair for many years and I have to say that I have never had it better! I am a very difficult client,but it has gotten to the point where I sit in her chair and ask her to do whatever she wants because I know it will look great!
The entire staff at Joe Hamer is always so welcoming and helpful... Especially the shampoo!!! Fabulous!Thank You Thank You to everyone there!

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Regina has been doing my hair for many years and I have to say that I have never had it better! I am a very difficult client,but it has gotten to the point where I sit in her chair and ask her to do whatever she wants because I know it will look great!
The entire staff at Joe Hamer is always so welcoming and helpful... Especially the shampoo!!! Fabulous!Thank You Thank You to everyone there!

Cons: Parking

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Going to Joe Hamer is more of a therapy session and a party than just a haircut. This place has the best people and they really, really know what they are doing; both with hair and in they way they treat you. First, the style you get is the best around; hands down. Second, you are treated like a friend and a valued customer every time. Third, ....it's just plain fun to go there! I really love Joe Hamer Beyond Hair Salon, ....it's one of the things that makes Petaluma great.

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Going to Joe Hamer is more of a therapy session and a party than just a haircut. This place has the best people and they really, really know what they are doing; both with hair and in they way they treat you. First, the style you get is the best around; hands down. Second, you are treated like a friend and a valued customer every time. Third, ....it's just plain fun to go there! I really love Joe Hamer Beyond Hair Salon, ....it's one of the things that makes Petaluma great.

Pros: Great price, value, style and experience.

Cons: None

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Kristen at Joe Hamer has been doing my hair for a while now, and i always love what she does. I drive all the way from Santa Clara to have her do my hair, and it is well worth it. Everytime i come to the salon the people are so friendly, and there are so many perks for the customers. I always feel like i am being taken care of and all i have to do is relax. I highly reccomend my stylist, she is an awesome communicator and always has great new ideas. This girl knows whats hot and whats not, and she will be the first to tell you.

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Kristen at Joe Hamer has been doing my hair for a while now, and i always love what she does. I drive all the way from Santa Clara to have her do my hair, and it is well worth it. Everytime i come to the salon the people are so friendly, and there are so many perks for the customers. I always feel like i am being taken care of and all i have to do is relax. I highly reccomend my stylist, she is an awesome communicator and always has great new ideas. This girl knows whats hot and whats not, and she will be the first to tell you.

Pros: excellent service

Cons: none

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I finally had my appointment with the all famous Joe Hamer. What a sweet heart he is. Never did I expected him to be so down to earth and kind. My hair looks fabulous and my self esteem got a boost. To my surprise in these difficult times, this salon was filled with clientele. In this open space, you can see everything and it is so wonderful to see so many happy faces walking around with beautiful hairstyles.

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★★★★★

I finally had my appointment with the all famous Joe Hamer. What a sweet heart he is. Never did I expected him to be so down to earth and kind. My hair looks fabulous and my self esteem got a boost. To my surprise in these difficult times, this salon was filled with clientele. In this open space, you can see everything and it is so wonderful to see so many happy faces walking around with beautiful hairstyles.

Pros: knowledgeable

Cons: do not know

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Jamie Husary is a wonderful stylist - thorough, detail-oriented and very attentive to her client's needs. She also happens to be extremely creative and gives the best washes and blo w drys EVER.

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Jamie Husary is a wonderful stylist - thorough, detail-oriented and very attentive to her client's needs. She also happens to be extremely creative and gives the best washes and blo w drys EVER.

Pros: very comfortable and welcoming salon

Cons: What are the drawbacks?

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I just want to thank you guys for your participation again in our Casa Grande GQ contest. Without your contribution our school event would be less glamorous. I loved my hair cut and color and so did my escort.
Great work

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I just want to thank you guys for your participation again in our Casa Grande GQ contest. Without your contribution our school event would be less glamorous. I loved my hair cut and color and so did my escort.
Great work

Pros: best hairstylists

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I use to live in San Francisco and thought all the best salons were there, untill my husband and I found Joe Hamer's Salon. Now we make a date of it and are regulars. The moment you walk in the door, You're their top priority and they welcome you with kindness and refreshments. Best of all, they listen to your needs and take care of you. In SF, my husband use to jump from salon to salon with a bad hair cut. Now he always has a handsome and stylish cut, thanks to Vanessa. My hair always looks glamorously soft, shiney and ready to go, thanks to Shauna's. Also, thanks to Tom I have top of the line hair products at reasonable prices. I highly reccommend Joe Hamer's Salon. Make a date with your husband, or boyfriend, friend, and pamper yourself.

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I use to live in San Francisco and thought all the best salons were there, untill my husband and I found Joe Hamer's Salon. Now we make a date of it and are regulars. The moment you walk in the door, You're their top priority and they welcome you with kindness and refreshments. Best of all, they listen to your needs and take care of you. In SF, my husband use to jump from salon to salon with a bad hair cut. Now he always has a handsome and stylish cut, thanks to Vanessa. My hair always looks glamorously soft, shiney and ready to go, thanks to Shauna's. Also, thanks to Tom I have top of the line hair products at reasonable prices. I highly reccommend Joe Hamer's Salon. Make a date with your husband, or boyfriend, friend, and pamper yourself.

Cons: none

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If you want to look your best, feel your best, relax and be surrounded by comfort and smiles Joe Hamer's salon in Petaluma is the place for you and your loved ones! The minute I walked in I felt a wonderful energy. Greeted with a warm welcome from start to finish my husband and I have never experienced such a caring, refreshing, uplifting feeling inside and out from just going to get our hair done! My husband is a no fuss no maintence kind of guy and wasn't to sure about what was going to happen. Joe brought my husband's inner beauty to an outer beauty that took years off his age. He now looks younger, healthier, and happier, with a fantastic low maintence hair style! I can't stop here I must say whatever they did to his face it is wonderful - as soft as a babies butt.
Ok enough about my husband who is now my prince charming it's onto my experience. I have long curly permed hair and needed a different look for my dinner date with my husband. I had no idea what I wanted just knew it had to be different. I did not have a lot of time and Joe had two of his stylist hot iron wide curls, OMG these ladies were great! Then Joe took over and styled my hair into soft, long, bouncy, silky cork curls, a few hair pins here and there uplifting the back a little- it was fabulous! Then another gal did my makeup- wow is she great! Once again I had no idea what I wanted and left it up to her to do as she pleased. Inside I was thinking I should have said I don't want to have makeup pasted on and thick. When she was done I looked in the mirror and was extremely happy to see a new face staring back at me. The makeup was beautiful, elegant, I wish I could have her do my makeup everyday! I could go on but I think you get the picture. Joe Hamer Salon is great for people of all ages, styles, the adventurous and not so adventurous. If you want a simple every day look, smart and professional, exotic and stylish please go to Joe Hamer Salon - you deserve it!

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If you want to look your best, feel your best, relax and be surrounded by comfort and smiles Joe Hamer's salon in Petaluma is the place for you and your loved ones! The minute I walked in I felt a wonderful energy. Greeted with a warm welcome from start to finish my husband and I have never experienced such a caring, refreshing, uplifting feeling inside and out from just going to get our hair done! My husband is a no fuss no maintence kind of guy and wasn't to sure about what was going to happen. Joe brought my husband's inner beauty to an outer beauty that took years off his age. He now looks younger, healthier, and happier, with a fantastic low maintence hair style! I can't stop here I must say whatever they did to his face it is wonderful - as soft as a babies butt.
Ok enough about my husband who is now my prince charming it's onto my experience. I have long curly permed hair and needed a different look for my dinner date with my husband. I had no idea what I wanted just knew it had to be different. I did not have a lot of time and Joe had two of his stylist hot iron wide curls, OMG these ladies were great! Then Joe took over and styled my hair into soft, long, bouncy, silky cork curls, a few hair pins here and there uplifting the back a little- it was fabulous! Then another gal did my makeup- wow is she great! Once again I had no idea what I wanted and left it up to her to do as she pleased. Inside I was thinking I should have said I don't want to have makeup pasted on and thick. When she was done I looked in the mirror and was extremely happy to see a new face staring back at me. The makeup was beautiful, elegant, I wish I could have her do my makeup everyday! I could go on but I think you get the picture. Joe Hamer Salon is great for people of all ages, styles, the adventurous and not so adventurous. If you want a simple every day look, smart and professional, exotic and stylish please go to Joe Hamer Salon - you deserve it!

Pros: Great location, fantastic staff, resonable prices.

Cons: I want to go there every day

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Laura Pagliaroni from Laura's Skin Care provides a wonderful and relaxing environment.

I have Laura put eye lash extensions on my eyelashes. She is an expert at this difficult service. They look beautiful and she is priced reasonably.

Her facials are amazing!

Leslie from Petaluma CA.

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Laura Pagliaroni from Laura's Skin Care provides a wonderful and relaxing environment.

I have Laura put eye lash extensions on my eyelashes. She is an expert at this difficult service. They look beautiful and she is priced reasonably.

Her facials are amazing!

Leslie from Petaluma CA.

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WOW, I LOVE my new haircut. JoeHamer salon is fantastic, from the moment you walk through the door, to selecting tea, to the very thorough consultation, this place is tops. It was a pleasure to step into a place that was so welcoming and professional.

I have white hair and wish to wear it natural and have struggled for years to find a haircut that compliments my hair color. I was hesitant to go to this salon because I was under the mistaken impression that they would try to push haircoloring on me. This did not happen at all, I was made to feel very comfortable with my natural hair color with several hairstylists commenting on what cool hair I had, they MADE MY DAY!
Ladies with gray, white or silver hair who do not wish to color their hair, you should NOT be afraid to go to this salon.

April must have spent well over an hour with me. She was very thorough, very talented, very professional and so much fun to be with. I just LOVE my new haircut and highly recommend April and Joe Hamer salon.

I certainly will miss not having a salon like this when I go back home to VT. For the first time in years, I actually LOVE my hair, natural color and all!

Thank you so much April! You made my day!

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WOW, I LOVE my new haircut. JoeHamer salon is fantastic, from the moment you walk through the door, to selecting tea, to the very thorough consultation, this place is tops. It was a pleasure to step into a place that was so welcoming and professional.

I have white hair and wish to wear it natural and have struggled for years to find a haircut that compliments my hair color. I was hesitant to go to this salon because I was under the mistaken impression that they would try to push haircoloring on me. This did not happen at all, I was made to feel very comfortable with my natural hair color with several hairstylists commenting on what cool hair I had, they MADE MY DAY!
Ladies with gray, white or silver hair who do not wish to color their hair, you should NOT be afraid to go to this salon.

April must have spent well over an hour with me. She was very thorough, very talented, very professional and so much fun to be with. I just LOVE my new haircut and highly recommend April and Joe Hamer salon.

I certainly will miss not having a salon like this when I go back home to VT. For the first time in years, I actually LOVE my hair, natural color and all!

Thank you so much April! You made my day!

Pros: Everything, even the tea is fabulous.

Cons: That I can't take this salon home with me!

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I was so happy to see that Joe Hamer Salon was listed on City Search. If you love your hair and want the best, Joe Hamer is your spot. I found Joe Hamer when I needed to get my prior hairdo "fixed". Regina refused to give me the permanent I was asking for (bless her heart! xox) and instead cut my hair exactly the way it needed to be cut to pull the curl life back into my hair. Just recently I had to "pop in" for New Year's Eve hair color, Regina was on vacation, and there was no way in H*LL I was going somewhere else! Justine took care of me like I was her regular client. Now, I literally walk in and tell Regina to do whatever magic she does and each time, I walk out feeling like a million bucks and looking twice as fine. I have never been happier with my hair as I am now. Regina, Justine, Patrick, everyone at Joe Hamer... TOP NOTCH! If you are tired of looking for a salon to call home, Joe Hamer is your spot. If you are looking for the best stylist in the county, ask for my girl Regina. You will love it, love it, love it! Worth every single penny.

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I was so happy to see that Joe Hamer Salon was listed on City Search. If you love your hair and want the best, Joe Hamer is your spot. I found Joe Hamer when I needed to get my prior hairdo "fixed". Regina refused to give me the permanent I was asking for (bless her heart! xox) and instead cut my hair exactly the way it needed to be cut to pull the curl life back into my hair. Just recently I had to "pop in" for New Year's Eve hair color, Regina was on vacation, and there was no way in H*LL I was going somewhere else! Justine took care of me like I was her regular client. Now, I literally walk in and tell Regina to do whatever magic she does and each time, I walk out feeling like a million bucks and looking twice as fine. I have never been happier with my hair as I am now. Regina, Justine, Patrick, everyone at Joe Hamer... TOP NOTCH! If you are tired of looking for a salon to call home, Joe Hamer is your spot. If you are looking for the best stylist in the county, ask for my girl Regina. You will love it, love it, love it! Worth every single penny.

Pros: Best hair styles I have ever had.

Cons: I didn't find this salon years ago.

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It's shocking to me to read some reviews that are so negative when all I have are positive things to say about Joe Hamer Salon. There are different levels of stylists ranging from academy (licensed beginners) to master (been doing hair for a while), so you can have someone who suits your needs, and your budget. I have had an amazing experience with any stylist I have ever gone to at this salon. I also love how they offer an array of drinks and have a comfy waiting area....which I haven't experienced at other salons. This salon is far better than many of the salons I have tried in the Bay Area. I highly recommend this salon to anyone, no matter your hair type, Joe Hamer Salon stylists will make you look fabulous!

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★★★★★

It's shocking to me to read some reviews that are so negative when all I have are positive things to say about Joe Hamer Salon. There are different levels of stylists ranging from academy (licensed beginners) to master (been doing hair for a while), so you can have someone who suits your needs, and your budget. I have had an amazing experience with any stylist I have ever gone to at this salon. I also love how they offer an array of drinks and have a comfy waiting area....which I haven't experienced at other salons. This salon is far better than many of the salons I have tried in the Bay Area. I highly recommend this salon to anyone, no matter your hair type, Joe Hamer Salon stylists will make you look fabulous!

Pros: availabilty, fun atmosphere

Cons: parking

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I understand some of the favorable reviews on these type of websites are sometimes requested by the establishment to be done. So you need to have a checklist of what you need and want from this salon AND know who you're going to before hand. Know or find a way to hold the hairdresser or salon responsible for what has been done. Ask questions and have them tell you exactly what they're doing. Otherwise your head/hair is theirs (which it isn't!) while you're sitting there. Cutting hair should be a science and done correctly if they know what they're doing! You don't have to pay for their mistakes, just leave. You could be the next one to bite your lip and never return! Like me...

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★☆☆☆☆

I understand some of the favorable reviews on these type of websites are sometimes requested by the establishment to be done. So you need to have a checklist of what you need and want from this salon AND know who you're going to before hand. Know or find a way to hold the hairdresser or salon responsible for what has been done. Ask questions and have them tell you exactly what they're doing. Otherwise your head/hair is theirs (which it isn't!) while you're sitting there. Cutting hair should be a science and done correctly if they know what they're doing! You don't have to pay for their mistakes, just leave. You could be the next one to bite your lip and never return! Like me...

Pros: location

Cons: everything but Joe Hammer

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I have been a client at Joe Hamer Salon for the past year thanks to Tom's great stylist recommendations. I have always been amazed on the high customer service and the positive environment. I was recently disappointed during a couple appointments when I saw an employee and the way she would talk to her co-workers. It's disappointing to have such a great salon but one person with such a poor attitude. I come to relax and get my hair done because I feel at home. My stylist isnt far from Laura's chair so I unfortunately have to hear the pour language. This employee on many ocassions has raised her voice (sometimes using inapropriate language) to other employees and obviously upset them enough that they had to leave their duties. My concern is one day this employee is going to effect the way my stylist does her job and I wont get my usual amazing service. Other than that I highly recommend this salon. The work they do is beautiful and you will always leave happy.

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★★★★☆

I have been a client at Joe Hamer Salon for the past year thanks to Tom's great stylist recommendations. I have always been amazed on the high customer service and the positive environment. I was recently disappointed during a couple appointments when I saw an employee and the way she would talk to her co-workers. It's disappointing to have such a great salon but one person with such a poor attitude. I come to relax and get my hair done because I feel at home. My stylist isnt far from Laura's chair so I unfortunately have to hear the pour language. This employee on many ocassions has raised her voice (sometimes using inapropriate language) to other employees and obviously upset them enough that they had to leave their duties. My concern is one day this employee is going to effect the way my stylist does her job and I wont get my usual amazing service. Other than that I highly recommend this salon. The work they do is beautiful and you will always leave happy.

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Joe Hammer needs to take more control of how his salon is managed. The hair "designers" are inadequate and sending people off with very bad cuts. My hair was "chopped" after I asked for a trim by way of a professional blunt cut. Instead I got whacked, my hair was beautiful - thick and long but needed a trim. How the hell did I end up with this ridiculous uneven choppy weird haircut is beyond me. I was very clear in my communication and also had a photo to help convey what I wanted. The problem is these hairdressers at Joe Hammer are not trained adequately and overdo hair - too much cutting or to much whatever they're doing, instead of being more cautious and asking the customer if it is okay for them to start doing what they're doing - more details from the hairdresser can prevent a lot of upset and tears. To make matters even worse, I'm not sure what hair color and process was used, but half my hair went down the drain and is so choppy and thin now. I called and spoke to Tom the manager to see if Joe Hammer can take a look at my haircut, just to go over it. Tom said nothing doing to to go someplace else. I'm screwed for at least a year's time because of what his "senior designer" did to me and God forbid if someone says, "we're sorry you're right let's see what Joe Hammer has to say about how to rectify or plan out the growth and correction of your hair." This is too much accountabillity and maturity for this salon. Just B-E-W-A-R-E of this place. Joe Hammer's name doesn't mean much to those who rent space or manage this salon.

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★☆☆☆☆

Joe Hammer needs to take more control of how his salon is managed. The hair "designers" are inadequate and sending people off with very bad cuts. My hair was "chopped" after I asked for a trim by way of a professional blunt cut. Instead I got whacked, my hair was beautiful - thick and long but needed a trim. How the hell did I end up with this ridiculous uneven choppy weird haircut is beyond me. I was very clear in my communication and also had a photo to help convey what I wanted. The problem is these hairdressers at Joe Hammer are not trained adequately and overdo hair - too much cutting or to much whatever they're doing, instead of being more cautious and asking the customer if it is okay for them to start doing what they're doing - more details from the hairdresser can prevent a lot of upset and tears. To make matters even worse, I'm not sure what hair color and process was used, but half my hair went down the drain and is so choppy and thin now. I called and spoke to Tom the manager to see if Joe Hammer can take a look at my haircut, just to go over it. Tom said nothing doing to to go someplace else. I'm screwed for at least a year's time because of what his "senior designer" did to me and God forbid if someone says, "we're sorry you're right let's see what Joe Hammer has to say about how to rectify or plan out the growth and correction of your hair." This is too much accountabillity and maturity for this salon. Just B-E-W-A-R-E of this place. Joe Hammer's name doesn't mean much to those who rent space or manage this salon.

Pros: Spacious salon

Cons: Hairdressers are not adequately trained and are argumentative.

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There are many salons in petaluma but not many good ones. Joe Hammer salon puts on a big show but my experience with them was very average and I was charged $190 for a cut and color. I thought about that and called that evening and told them I thought that was a pretentious price - their manager said that "I got a steal" because normally they charge $120 for a cut and a minimum of $155 for highlites.
If people are willing to pay that then I understand why they charge that but that's amazing to me. My normal stylists is far more impressive than the girl I went (who was still good) but charges $135.
Additionally, she did a poor job with the high-lites. They look good on top but there are "bleach lines" underneath - something that "amateur" stylits often do with thicker hair or curly hair when they're not careful.
You can go to this salon and you're hair will probably be done well but there are salons that are just as good (better in my case) who charge $45 - $75 less for the same quality. I am still really uncomfortable with how much I paid and can't belive that they would charge that and not, at the very least, do a perfect job. In both my experiences at this salon it has been more show than quality. If you are someone who doesn't know what a good salon is then they'll have you fooled in apperance but if you know a good salon i'm not sure youll be as impressed with this salon as they are hoping you'll be.

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★★☆☆☆

There are many salons in petaluma but not many good ones. Joe Hammer salon puts on a big show but my experience with them was very average and I was charged $190 for a cut and color. I thought about that and called that evening and told them I thought that was a pretentious price - their manager said that "I got a steal" because normally they charge $120 for a cut and a minimum of $155 for highlites.
If people are willing to pay that then I understand why they charge that but that's amazing to me. My normal stylists is far more impressive than the girl I went (who was still good) but charges $135.
Additionally, she did a poor job with the high-lites. They look good on top but there are "bleach lines" underneath - something that "amateur" stylits often do with thicker hair or curly hair when they're not careful.
You can go to this salon and you're hair will probably be done well but there are salons that are just as good (better in my case) who charge $45 - $75 less for the same quality. I am still really uncomfortable with how much I paid and can't belive that they would charge that and not, at the very least, do a perfect job. In both my experiences at this salon it has been more show than quality. If you are someone who doesn't know what a good salon is then they'll have you fooled in apperance but if you know a good salon i'm not sure youll be as impressed with this salon as they are hoping you'll be.

Pros: easy to get an appointment and they probably won't screw up

Cons: big fish in a little pond - pretentious prices - there are better salons in the area

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i saw you on t.v.. i almost cried too! if you ever come to Indiana let me know. i will come down and try your dry cut.

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★★★★★

i saw you on t.v.. i almost cried too! if you ever come to Indiana let me know. i will come down and try your dry cut.

Pros: i like the modern approach

Cons: you are too far away from me.

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I just got highlights from Regina, an absolutely amazing stylist!!

The salon is roomy and the chairs are comfy....and the glass of wine was greatly appreciated after a long day at work! ;)

Regina understood EXACTLY what I wanted and even gave me her email address so I could send photos the week before! The salon is very comfortable and everyone is all-smiles. This is my first time going to a salon out of San Francisco and I will DEFINATELY be a returning client of Regina's! She made the time just fly by and I never questioned anything she was doing. Her prices are EXTREMELY reasonable for the quality of work and attention to detail. I felt confident and beautiful when I left her chair.

Petaluma now holds a special place in my heart :) THANK YOU REGINA & JOE HAMER SALON!

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★★★★★

I just got highlights from Regina, an absolutely amazing stylist!!

The salon is roomy and the chairs are comfy....and the glass of wine was greatly appreciated after a long day at work! ;)

Regina understood EXACTLY what I wanted and even gave me her email address so I could send photos the week before! The salon is very comfortable and everyone is all-smiles. This is my first time going to a salon out of San Francisco and I will DEFINATELY be a returning client of Regina's! She made the time just fly by and I never questioned anything she was doing. Her prices are EXTREMELY reasonable for the quality of work and attention to detail. I felt confident and beautiful when I left her chair.

Petaluma now holds a special place in my heart :) THANK YOU REGINA & JOE HAMER SALON!

Pros: Quality work, beautiful salon, great selection of magazines

Cons: I can't think of any :) And I tried!

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I have finally found my salon. At joe hamers the place has this acamdey program that is fantastic. I was overdue for a haircut and was looking like Grizzly Adams with the hair and beard out of control. I went in and the place is pretty up tempo and everyone that works there is friendly and very helpful. I saw the stylist named lauren and she asked me what i had in mind for my haircut and I told her that she is the stylist, to have at it, and make me look good. So she cleaned me up and pretty quick too! The best part about it was that is was only 35 dollars. I love this salon do to that I went in looking like grizzly Adams and came out looking ten years younger and feeling good about myself... who new that i could clean up this good... thanks to lauren. But the over all experince was great and the best part about this place is that you get a high dollar haircut for next to nothing so if you need a haircut or new style go to joe's.

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★★★★★

I have finally found my salon. At joe hamers the place has this acamdey program that is fantastic. I was overdue for a haircut and was looking like Grizzly Adams with the hair and beard out of control. I went in and the place is pretty up tempo and everyone that works there is friendly and very helpful. I saw the stylist named lauren and she asked me what i had in mind for my haircut and I told her that she is the stylist, to have at it, and make me look good. So she cleaned me up and pretty quick too! The best part about it was that is was only 35 dollars. I love this salon do to that I went in looking like grizzly Adams and came out looking ten years younger and feeling good about myself... who new that i could clean up this good... thanks to lauren. But the over all experince was great and the best part about this place is that you get a high dollar haircut for next to nothing so if you need a haircut or new style go to joe's.

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I had the worst haircut of my life at Joe Hamer. One of the students butchered my hair with electric shears when I asked for a simple trim. I have straight long hair so it is surprising that anyone could ruin my hair so badly, but he did. There was absolutely no style to the cut and it was uneven. In addition, I asked him to take off about an inch and he cut three inches off, he cut uneven layers that are randomly about 2 inches shorter than the rest of my hair, he left the front with blunt edges and did not trim the split ends as I asked. After I left the salon, almost in tears, I called to have someone with experience fix the completely botched haircut. When I returned 3 hours later, my hair was re-cut by another student who did a horrible job again. After 20 minutes of suffering through the second cut where she tried to soften the first haircut, I had her stop and just walked out of the salon, as I didn?t want her to make my hair look any worse.

I have been getting my hair cut at Joe Hamer for over 2 years and have had good cuts by former students but I am shocked that they would employ the people who cut my hair the last time and that they would let these students cut hair with no oversight by experienced stylists. I am also appalled that when I called to have the first haircut fixed, I was given to another student.

I understand that student haircuts are not the same level of expertise as stylists, but I don?t think there could be anything worse for business than a customer leaving the salon completely horrified with their haircut, no matter who cut their hair. I was discussing my experience with a close friend who told me that she had an even worse experience when the same student cut her hair.

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★☆☆☆☆

I had the worst haircut of my life at Joe Hamer. One of the students butchered my hair with electric shears when I asked for a simple trim. I have straight long hair so it is surprising that anyone could ruin my hair so badly, but he did. There was absolutely no style to the cut and it was uneven. In addition, I asked him to take off about an inch and he cut three inches off, he cut uneven layers that are randomly about 2 inches shorter than the rest of my hair, he left the front with blunt edges and did not trim the split ends as I asked. After I left the salon, almost in tears, I called to have someone with experience fix the completely botched haircut. When I returned 3 hours later, my hair was re-cut by another student who did a horrible job again. After 20 minutes of suffering through the second cut where she tried to soften the first haircut, I had her stop and just walked out of the salon, as I didn?t want her to make my hair look any worse.

I have been getting my hair cut at Joe Hamer for over 2 years and have had good cuts by former students but I am shocked that they would employ the people who cut my hair the last time and that they would let these students cut hair with no oversight by experienced stylists. I am also appalled that when I called to have the first haircut fixed, I was given to another student.

I understand that student haircuts are not the same level of expertise as stylists, but I don?t think there could be anything worse for business than a customer leaving the salon completely horrified with their haircut, no matter who cut their hair. I was discussing my experience with a close friend who told me that she had an even worse experience when the same student cut her hair.

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I absolutely loved this salon!! for a college student like myself it is so hard to find a high quality salon while still being within my budget! At Joe Hamer they have the academy program which basically means they have licensed stylist going through the training program personally taught by Joe, and if you get your hair done by them it is only $35! and you get the most amazing cut and wonderful, attentive service! I had Eliza from the academy, and she was great! i loved my cut, she listened to exactly what i wanted, and it is rare to find someone who listens and see your same vision! i totally recommend this salon for everyone, they have a stylist for every budget!

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★★★★★

I absolutely loved this salon!! for a college student like myself it is so hard to find a high quality salon while still being within my budget! At Joe Hamer they have the academy program which basically means they have licensed stylist going through the training program personally taught by Joe, and if you get your hair done by them it is only $35! and you get the most amazing cut and wonderful, attentive service! I had Eliza from the academy, and she was great! i loved my cut, she listened to exactly what i wanted, and it is rare to find someone who listens and see your same vision! i totally recommend this salon for everyone, they have a stylist for every budget!

Pros: great atmosphere, warm and friendly employees

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I explained what I wanted and she was totally in tune and gave me a fabulous cut. I liked the cut so much I had her
cut my kids hair. I will be referring people to Kristen. Great attitude just a joy to be around. She aims to please. That means a lot to me. Kristen loves her job and it shows. I have told some of my girlfriends to bring their children and friends to Kristen.

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★★★★★

I explained what I wanted and she was totally in tune and gave me a fabulous cut. I liked the cut so much I had her
cut my kids hair. I will be referring people to Kristen. Great attitude just a joy to be around. She aims to please. That means a lot to me. Kristen loves her job and it shows. I have told some of my girlfriends to bring their children and friends to Kristen.

Pros: Ambience, Parking for certain and everyone welcomes you with open arms.

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As before mentioned, the academy program at this salon is great. A friend of mine recomended i try it out, so i scheduled an appointment on a sunday (what salons do you know that are open sunday?). The girl that cut my hair rules!! Super friendly, and really listened to what i had to say. I have some crazy cowlicks, and she knew just what to do with them. She was stoked to inform me of their new product line, and sent me home with some of the conditioning balm. I usually just buy or what ever at the grocery store, but lets just say this stuff is so good that between my mom, sisters and i, we've almost used it all up. Kristen is totally knowledgeable and knows what looks good and will be honest about what doesnt. She gave me the best haircut i've had in a long time. Not only was she professional and precise, but it almost felt like i was hanging out talking to a friend rather than having my hair done. It was fun.

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★★★★★

As before mentioned, the academy program at this salon is great. A friend of mine recomended i try it out, so i scheduled an appointment on a sunday (what salons do you know that are open sunday?). The girl that cut my hair rules!! Super friendly, and really listened to what i had to say. I have some crazy cowlicks, and she knew just what to do with them. She was stoked to inform me of their new product line, and sent me home with some of the conditioning balm. I usually just buy or what ever at the grocery store, but lets just say this stuff is so good that between my mom, sisters and i, we've almost used it all up. Kristen is totally knowledgeable and knows what looks good and will be honest about what doesnt. She gave me the best haircut i've had in a long time. Not only was she professional and precise, but it almost felt like i was hanging out talking to a friend rather than having my hair done. It was fun.

Pros: Nice people, Cool cut.

Cons: couldnt find parking, but found parking garage by movie theater/

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Recently I came in and had a haircut by Lena. I absolutely LOVE it. She did everthing that I wanted. She was sweet and answered all my hair questions. While she styled my hair she explained all the products that she was using. I am so happy that I went to Joe Hamer and had a haircut with Lena. I can't wait to go back!

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★★★★★

Recently I came in and had a haircut by Lena. I absolutely LOVE it. She did everthing that I wanted. She was sweet and answered all my hair questions. While she styled my hair she explained all the products that she was using. I am so happy that I went to Joe Hamer and had a haircut with Lena. I can't wait to go back!

Pros: Fun atmosphere

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i've been seeing patrick at joe hamer salon every 6 weeks for the past 6 months and i've never been happier with my hair. in fact, i drive an hour and a half each way without complaint. Everyone in the salon-- owners, stylists, receptionists-- is welcoming and friendly and more importantly, they know what they're doing. patrick cuts and colors my hair for a reasonable price (okay, it's reasonable for a high-end salon) and he's restored my hair to a level of healthiness i haven't seen since childhood. the salon is gorgeous and clean w/a modern vibe, yet maintains a very neighborhood feel. i've never had trouble getting an appointment and there's a free parking garage within a couple blocks. truly an outstanding salon!

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★★★★★

i've been seeing patrick at joe hamer salon every 6 weeks for the past 6 months and i've never been happier with my hair. in fact, i drive an hour and a half each way without complaint. Everyone in the salon-- owners, stylists, receptionists-- is welcoming and friendly and more importantly, they know what they're doing. patrick cuts and colors my hair for a reasonable price (okay, it's reasonable for a high-end salon) and he's restored my hair to a level of healthiness i haven't seen since childhood. the salon is gorgeous and clean w/a modern vibe, yet maintains a very neighborhood feel. i've never had trouble getting an appointment and there's a free parking garage within a couple blocks. truly an outstanding salon!

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i've been seeing patrick at joe hamer salon every 6 weeks for the past 6 months and i've never been happier with my hair. in fact, i drive an hour and a half each way without complaint. Everyone in the salon-- owners, stylists, receptionists-- is welcoming and friendly and more importantly, they know what they're doing. patrick cuts and colors my hair for a reasonable price (okay, it's reasonable for a high-end salon) and he's restored my hair to a level of healthiness i haven't seen since childhood. the salon is gorgeous and clean w/a modern vibe, yet maintains a very neighborhood feel. i've never had trouble getting an appointment and there's a free parking garage within a couple blocks. truly an outstanding salon!

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★★★★★

i've been seeing patrick at joe hamer salon every 6 weeks for the past 6 months and i've never been happier with my hair. in fact, i drive an hour and a half each way without complaint. Everyone in the salon-- owners, stylists, receptionists-- is welcoming and friendly and more importantly, they know what they're doing. patrick cuts and colors my hair for a reasonable price (okay, it's reasonable for a high-end salon) and he's restored my hair to a level of healthiness i haven't seen since childhood. the salon is gorgeous and clean w/a modern vibe, yet maintains a very neighborhood feel. i've never had trouble getting an appointment and there's a free parking garage within a couple blocks. truly an outstanding salon!

Pros: professionalism, skill, welcoming atmosphere

Cons: i wish it was closer to my house( but i'm not complaining!)

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Hi-I saw Joe Hamer on tv-the switch-I have been a stylist,since 1968,in New York,Texas,Arizona,New Mexico & Colorado & also was a NM Cosmetology Instructor-I really enjoyed the show-loved Joe Hamer Salon-what a lovely person he appears to be! I read all the reviews here,& want to comment on the negative ones-especially,the 1 from the New Yorker-how sad,to make such a comment,on a fellow professional! I recall years ago,the competition between New Yorkers versus Californians-after living out west,coming from NY,I must say,this person's attitude,is what gives some New Yorker's a bad name-I happen to love the west,& the people-& am a firm believer in you receive what you put out-anywhere! Does not matter-London, Berlin-US or Europe-people,are not all that different-I personally,would LOVE to be younger,to be able to train with someone the caliber of Joe Hamer,& work in such a salon-I know from years in the business,you cannot please everyone-not everyone is going to like you-but,it's not mature,as a customer,to try to "trash" a business-& to trash a colleague,is not professional-we work hard-& as I always told my clients-if you have any problem-tell me-don't complain to others! I found the best solution to avoid this-is to consult first-in depth-if I saw a client-or myself-was unclear about a service,I'd ask until it WAS clear-never assume anything-customers share a responsibility also in their services,as do we professionals.Maybe in the future,more communication would help the New Yorker-rather than cop an attitude, some gentler more tactful dialogue would have prevented walking away so dissatisfied! Remember the song,"Try a Little Tenderness"? It really is effective!! Joe Hamer-keep up the great work-I think your wonderful!

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★★★★★

Hi-I saw Joe Hamer on tv-the switch-I have been a stylist,since 1968,in New York,Texas,Arizona,New Mexico & Colorado & also was a NM Cosmetology Instructor-I really enjoyed the show-loved Joe Hamer Salon-what a lovely person he appears to be! I read all the reviews here,& want to comment on the negative ones-especially,the 1 from the New Yorker-how sad,to make such a comment,on a fellow professional! I recall years ago,the competition between New Yorkers versus Californians-after living out west,coming from NY,I must say,this person's attitude,is what gives some New Yorker's a bad name-I happen to love the west,& the people-& am a firm believer in you receive what you put out-anywhere! Does not matter-London, Berlin-US or Europe-people,are not all that different-I personally,would LOVE to be younger,to be able to train with someone the caliber of Joe Hamer,& work in such a salon-I know from years in the business,you cannot please everyone-not everyone is going to like you-but,it's not mature,as a customer,to try to "trash" a business-& to trash a colleague,is not professional-we work hard-& as I always told my clients-if you have any problem-tell me-don't complain to others! I found the best solution to avoid this-is to consult first-in depth-if I saw a client-or myself-was unclear about a service,I'd ask until it WAS clear-never assume anything-customers share a responsibility also in their services,as do we professionals.Maybe in the future,more communication would help the New Yorker-rather than cop an attitude, some gentler more tactful dialogue would have prevented walking away so dissatisfied! Remember the song,"Try a Little Tenderness"? It really is effective!! Joe Hamer-keep up the great work-I think your wonderful!

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Thanks to Tom, I changed my extensions into the Joe Hamer extensions. No more glue for me and as promised the hair looks like new even after 2 months. My friends noticed the difference immediately. I really like the way he matched and placed the color and the length. You cannot tell that I am wearing extensions. This is what I was looking for

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★★★★★

Thanks to Tom, I changed my extensions into the Joe Hamer extensions. No more glue for me and as promised the hair looks like new even after 2 months. My friends noticed the difference immediately. I really like the way he matched and placed the color and the length. You cannot tell that I am wearing extensions. This is what I was looking for

Pros: friendly and craftmanship

Cons: none

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In reading some of the reviews for the salon , I almost felt bad for the stylists.I do hair myself and know how hard it is to please everyone,all the time.Some of you women are brutal to us at times.I think this reflects in the few negatives I saw.We work extremely hard as stylists,standing on our feet for 12 hour stretches at a time,listening to you complaining about some of the most stupid things.I mean how many times do we need to hear about " that one piece".Sometimes you need to look deeper than just your hair!I realize none of us are perfect all of the time.Maybe we have an off day and our creativity isn't up to par.For gods sake give us a little slack once in awhile and work with us.Don't come at us in attack mode either,we just get hurt and defensive back(much as you probably would).We are all only there to please.That's why we got into this business to begin with.Lots of luck to Joe Hamer salon and most of your reviews make it sound as if you're are doing an awesome job.

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★★★★★

In reading some of the reviews for the salon , I almost felt bad for the stylists.I do hair myself and know how hard it is to please everyone,all the time.Some of you women are brutal to us at times.I think this reflects in the few negatives I saw.We work extremely hard as stylists,standing on our feet for 12 hour stretches at a time,listening to you complaining about some of the most stupid things.I mean how many times do we need to hear about " that one piece".Sometimes you need to look deeper than just your hair!I realize none of us are perfect all of the time.Maybe we have an off day and our creativity isn't up to par.For gods sake give us a little slack once in awhile and work with us.Don't come at us in attack mode either,we just get hurt and defensive back(much as you probably would).We are all only there to please.That's why we got into this business to begin with.Lots of luck to Joe Hamer salon and most of your reviews make it sound as if you're are doing an awesome job.

Pros: some great reviews

Cons: some difficult clients

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This place looks ridiculous. Dry cutting is not their invention and the manual sounds stupid. I trained at Vidal Sassoon in London Several times and in paris and Berlin. I guess the people on the west coast think they rock.Guess what?? you don't !!New York is where it is at. Paris or London leave California and get to Europe and get some real training

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★☆☆☆☆

This place looks ridiculous. Dry cutting is not their invention and the manual sounds stupid. I trained at Vidal Sassoon in London Several times and in paris and Berlin. I guess the people on the west coast think they rock.Guess what?? you don't !!New York is where it is at. Paris or London leave California and get to Europe and get some real training

Pros: The place looked great

Cons: just because you're on Tv doesn't mean your talented

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Having curly hair, I should never have relied on Cuts Etc to be a suitable place to get my hair cut. After getting my hair cut noticeably uneven by an obviously novice hair stylist I decided to try the Joe Hamer salon. I have had many friends come out of Joe Hamer looking amazing, and I wanted the same for myself. Every single time I have left the salon I have felt like a million bucks. Jessica has been cutting my hair for a while now and always goes above and beyond from what I have experienced at other salons, ranging from Cuts Etc, to other upscale salons. She is by far the best stylist to go to for curly hair in Petaluma, and probably Sonoma county. The ambiance of the salon is great and every single person from the receptionist, to the assistant, to the stylist are flawlessly attentive. Definitely go to Joe Hamer if you want star quality hair!

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★★★★★

Having curly hair, I should never have relied on Cuts Etc to be a suitable place to get my hair cut. After getting my hair cut noticeably uneven by an obviously novice hair stylist I decided to try the Joe Hamer salon. I have had many friends come out of Joe Hamer looking amazing, and I wanted the same for myself. Every single time I have left the salon I have felt like a million bucks. Jessica has been cutting my hair for a while now and always goes above and beyond from what I have experienced at other salons, ranging from Cuts Etc, to other upscale salons. She is by far the best stylist to go to for curly hair in Petaluma, and probably Sonoma county. The ambiance of the salon is great and every single person from the receptionist, to the assistant, to the stylist are flawlessly attentive. Definitely go to Joe Hamer if you want star quality hair!

Pros: stylist quality

Cons: none

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I visited my parents in petaluma during the Thanksgiving Holidays. After viewing the Split Ends episode at my parents home, I had to make an appointment. Jamie was able to fit me into her schedule (she is my mom's stylist). What a great place. Love my new look and enjoyed my visit at the salon. I just love people that are humble when in service. Of course, I will be back. Thanks.

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★★★★★

I visited my parents in petaluma during the Thanksgiving Holidays. After viewing the Split Ends episode at my parents home, I had to make an appointment. Jamie was able to fit me into her schedule (she is my mom's stylist). What a great place. Love my new look and enjoyed my visit at the salon. I just love people that are humble when in service. Of course, I will be back. Thanks.

Pros: ambience

Cons: parking

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I just wanted to write to let everyone know that even though you might think you've found the best hair dresser ,well they can still turn bad. Recently i had seen one of the hair dressers there at Joe Hammer who i have been going to for months and i loved him. Then one day i had asked him to do my hair different and he completely rebelled and did the opposite of what i wanted. So i didnt let it get to me until i got home and realized that not only did i have a bad coloring but i had a hack job of a hair cut!! I was really upset! So i decided not to take it out on the hair dresser and call to go back in to give him another chance! So i did and i dont know how to put it but he f*cked my hair up even more beyond belief!! My bangs were so short and choppy that they could not be saved and my hair at this point was orange to where i definetly blended in for Halloween and i even said something abot the orange in my hair and he said oh its just a lighter brassy color that we can fix next time! Since then i have had to pay another $200 dollars to get my hair fixed once again and the horrific hair cut that i reiceved! It was not just my bangs that got hacked it was also my hair i have layers soo short that it will take me about a year to grow them back to my normal length and along with the layers that we cut really far back! I apalogize for any hard feelings but i will never go back to Patrick! He could of been having a bad day, but even still there is no excuse for taking it out on one of his clients!

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★☆☆☆☆

I just wanted to write to let everyone know that even though you might think you've found the best hair dresser ,well they can still turn bad. Recently i had seen one of the hair dressers there at Joe Hammer who i have been going to for months and i loved him. Then one day i had asked him to do my hair different and he completely rebelled and did the opposite of what i wanted. So i didnt let it get to me until i got home and realized that not only did i have a bad coloring but i had a hack job of a hair cut!! I was really upset! So i decided not to take it out on the hair dresser and call to go back in to give him another chance! So i did and i dont know how to put it but he f*cked my hair up even more beyond belief!! My bangs were so short and choppy that they could not be saved and my hair at this point was orange to where i definetly blended in for Halloween and i even said something abot the orange in my hair and he said oh its just a lighter brassy color that we can fix next time! Since then i have had to pay another $200 dollars to get my hair fixed once again and the horrific hair cut that i reiceved! It was not just my bangs that got hacked it was also my hair i have layers soo short that it will take me about a year to grow them back to my normal length and along with the layers that we cut really far back! I apalogize for any hard feelings but i will never go back to Patrick! He could of been having a bad day, but even still there is no excuse for taking it out on one of his clients!

Cons: Definetly Parking

 

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