Dirty Little Secret

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It breaks my heart to let you know that Dirty Little Secret has closed its doors. You can still find contact information about your stylist on the DLS Salon website. You can also check out Bliss salon on SE Division where Rebecca, Chai, and Elyse have relocated, WACK salon on Burnside Where Amie and LBT have gone, Visit Shannon at the Parlor in St. Johns, Tina at Primp, or Jamison at Spank on Alberta. You, as clientele and friends have made this salon an awesome place to work and we will all cherish the memories! I hope this has been helpful, and we all look forward to seeing you again!
XOXO,
Elyse

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★★★★★

It breaks my heart to let you know that Dirty Little Secret has closed its doors. You can still find contact information about your stylist on the DLS Salon website. You can also check out Bliss salon on SE Division where Rebecca, Chai, and Elyse have relocated, WACK salon on Burnside Where Amie and LBT have gone, Visit Shannon at the Parlor in St. Johns, Tina at Primp, or Jamison at Spank on Alberta. You, as clientele and friends have made this salon an awesome place to work and we will all cherish the memories! I hope this has been helpful, and we all look forward to seeing you again!
XOXO,
Elyse

Cons: no longer there!

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What a bummer! Saturday is the last day of business for DLS, and I will miss them. However, I was happy to find out when I was in today that Aime--who is the best curly hair stylist in town--and Lucinda are moving over to Whack Salon at the Jupiter hotel on Burnside. 503.232.9225. Go give 'em some love!

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★★★★★

What a bummer! Saturday is the last day of business for DLS, and I will miss them. However, I was happy to find out when I was in today that Aime--who is the best curly hair stylist in town--and Lucinda are moving over to Whack Salon at the Jupiter hotel on Burnside. 503.232.9225. Go give 'em some love!

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Yep, it's a bummer. Saturday is their last day of business and I will miss DLS. However, I was happy to find out when I was in today that Aime--who is the best curly hair stylist in town--and Lucinda are moving over to Whack Salon at the Jupiter hotel on Burnside. 503.232.9225. Go give 'em some love!

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★★★★★

Yep, it's a bummer. Saturday is their last day of business and I will miss DLS. However, I was happy to find out when I was in today that Aime--who is the best curly hair stylist in town--and Lucinda are moving over to Whack Salon at the Jupiter hotel on Burnside. 503.232.9225. Go give 'em some love!

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I was a loyal customer here for years. My favorite hairdresser Shannon always did an amazing job. The prices are fair and the scene is relaxed. They have expanded into the space adjacent and offer more spa like treatments without feeling too upscale.

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★★★★☆

I was a loyal customer here for years. My favorite hairdresser Shannon always did an amazing job. The prices are fair and the scene is relaxed. They have expanded into the space adjacent and offer more spa like treatments without feeling too upscale.

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To start, I have a good friend who swears by her stylist at this salon. I'm not sure I feel the same way. But it might just be me. I called to make an appointment and the receptionist fit me in right away. I can't remember the name of the woman who cut my hair, but she gave me a haircut that made me look like a poodle. She wasn't quite adept at dealing with curly hair. She was nice, but also asked questions that I felt were a bit too personal for a first meeting/haircut/someone who is not my friend. Reasonable prices, and I'm sure this was just my bad experience- it seems like people love this place.

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★★★☆☆

To start, I have a good friend who swears by her stylist at this salon. I'm not sure I feel the same way. But it might just be me. I called to make an appointment and the receptionist fit me in right away. I can't remember the name of the woman who cut my hair, but she gave me a haircut that made me look like a poodle. She wasn't quite adept at dealing with curly hair. She was nice, but also asked questions that I felt were a bit too personal for a first meeting/haircut/someone who is not my friend. Reasonable prices, and I'm sure this was just my bad experience- it seems like people love this place.

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I've looked high and low in this town for a hairdresser that gets it and I finally found her, Miss Kristie is the best hairdresser in Portland. I've been going to DLS for almost 2 years now and everyone there gives great hair!!
Highly recommended!

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★★★★★

I've looked high and low in this town for a hairdresser that gets it and I finally found her, Miss Kristie is the best hairdresser in Portland. I've been going to DLS for almost 2 years now and everyone there gives great hair!!
Highly recommended!

Pros: Casual Atmosphere

Cons: None

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I've gone to Amie for cuts over a period of 3 years. In the beginning she was pretty nice. Then it all went downhill as she became a co-owner. This last time I called for an appointment and since no one ever answers a phone left a message. No one called me back, so I went to make an appointment in person. So I show up for it on time, Amie sees me and knows I'm there and is still working on her current client. I sit and wait and she doesn't bother to acknowledge it's my time and at least say she's running late. I ask her how much longer I'll be waiting. She says 10 min like she doesn't even care if i stay or leave and my time is of no importance. I left and will never go back. Please Amie, learn to be considerate of your clients' time. It happened before too. If you're running late at least be aware of it.

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★★★☆☆

I've gone to Amie for cuts over a period of 3 years. In the beginning she was pretty nice. Then it all went downhill as she became a co-owner. This last time I called for an appointment and since no one ever answers a phone left a message. No one called me back, so I went to make an appointment in person. So I show up for it on time, Amie sees me and knows I'm there and is still working on her current client. I sit and wait and she doesn't bother to acknowledge it's my time and at least say she's running late. I ask her how much longer I'll be waiting. She says 10 min like she doesn't even care if i stay or leave and my time is of no importance. I left and will never go back. Please Amie, learn to be considerate of your clients' time. It happened before too. If you're running late at least be aware of it.

Pros: easy to find parking

Cons: hard to make an appointment, long wait, and then it doesn't star on time

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This is such a great salon! Everyone provides a very friendly and pleasant environment. Rebecca does my hair and she is the best stylist I've ever had. I have gone to many places over the years and it seems that no one can understand my unique texture. Once I discovered Rebecca a couple years ago, I stopped looking because I had finally found my perfect hair match. She listens to what I want and she also has a lot of advice when I need it since I constantly want to change my hair but I have a hard time deciding what I want to do with it. I always end up leaving DLS happy because Rebecca gives me a great cut every time, and I am not easy to please when it comes to my hair. I think that someone's hair is such an important part of their appearance and I really appreciate Rebecca's hard work. I highly recommend this salon, and especially recommend Rebecca!

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★★★★★

This is such a great salon! Everyone provides a very friendly and pleasant environment. Rebecca does my hair and she is the best stylist I've ever had. I have gone to many places over the years and it seems that no one can understand my unique texture. Once I discovered Rebecca a couple years ago, I stopped looking because I had finally found my perfect hair match. She listens to what I want and she also has a lot of advice when I need it since I constantly want to change my hair but I have a hard time deciding what I want to do with it. I always end up leaving DLS happy because Rebecca gives me a great cut every time, and I am not easy to please when it comes to my hair. I think that someone's hair is such an important part of their appearance and I really appreciate Rebecca's hard work. I highly recommend this salon, and especially recommend Rebecca!

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I started going to DLS a few years ago and haven't been in about a year. I called to schedule an appointment with Shannon (who is GREAT, by the way) and when I asked the guy who answers the phone if she still worked there and about her availability, he kind of snorted and asked if I'd even been in to see Shannon before. I said I had, he asked my name and when I gave it to him, he told me in an accusatory tone that my name wasn't coming up in the computer. As if this somehow changed Shannon's availability or the extent to which I am welcome to see Shannon. He gave me two available times to see her on a day when I could make it, 11:00 or 1:00. I opted for the 11:00 and wondered when he was going to ask me what I needed done at the appointment. He rudely stated "ok, we have you down for a haircut only at 11:00" and I told him I needed a cut and color. He again snorted with exasperation and sounded angry when he said that we would then have to go with the 1:00 appointment.

I was hurt and angered after the call and it's been bugging me to the point that I canceled my appointment. Shannon does a great job and I've not only enjoyed her skill, but her company. However, I refuse to be treated poorly by someone who seems to think he's a member of a "cool guy" club that nobody else can join. When your business depends on people coming through the door, the person on the other side of that door should not make those customers want to walk away because they've been disparaged.

Shannon-I'm so sorry and I'll miss the great cut and color thing that we had going on, but I know I'll find another who doesn't have such a unsavory character manning the phones and the front desk.

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★★☆☆☆

I started going to DLS a few years ago and haven't been in about a year. I called to schedule an appointment with Shannon (who is GREAT, by the way) and when I asked the guy who answers the phone if she still worked there and about her availability, he kind of snorted and asked if I'd even been in to see Shannon before. I said I had, he asked my name and when I gave it to him, he told me in an accusatory tone that my name wasn't coming up in the computer. As if this somehow changed Shannon's availability or the extent to which I am welcome to see Shannon. He gave me two available times to see her on a day when I could make it, 11:00 or 1:00. I opted for the 11:00 and wondered when he was going to ask me what I needed done at the appointment. He rudely stated "ok, we have you down for a haircut only at 11:00" and I told him I needed a cut and color. He again snorted with exasperation and sounded angry when he said that we would then have to go with the 1:00 appointment.

I was hurt and angered after the call and it's been bugging me to the point that I canceled my appointment. Shannon does a great job and I've not only enjoyed her skill, but her company. However, I refuse to be treated poorly by someone who seems to think he's a member of a "cool guy" club that nobody else can join. When your business depends on people coming through the door, the person on the other side of that door should not make those customers want to walk away because they've been disparaged.

Shannon-I'm so sorry and I'll miss the great cut and color thing that we had going on, but I know I'll find another who doesn't have such a unsavory character manning the phones and the front desk.

Pros: Great haircut and color!

Cons: Receptionist/Scheduler is rude

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Dirty Little Secret is a perfect name for this salon... it's the best kept secret on MLK!

Located in a cool old building on MLK and Broadway, the inside of this place is a huge labyrinth of stylist chairs and spa treatments. The charming girl who cut my hair (ask for Elyse) gave me a beer and made me comfortable. She was VERY knowledgeable, and had great ideas about current trends that I am totally clueless on. Plus, everybody is cool and friendly. We laughed and joked the whole time, about everything from TV shows to George Foreman grills.

I don't typically go to a salon for a haircut (I'm a guy), but I am beyond satisfied with my new cut. I am never going to a barber again... now I just need to work up the courage to get my eyebrows waxed... maybe a MANicure... who knows?

In short: Go to Dirty Little Secret.

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★★★★★

Dirty Little Secret is a perfect name for this salon... it's the best kept secret on MLK!

Located in a cool old building on MLK and Broadway, the inside of this place is a huge labyrinth of stylist chairs and spa treatments. The charming girl who cut my hair (ask for Elyse) gave me a beer and made me comfortable. She was VERY knowledgeable, and had great ideas about current trends that I am totally clueless on. Plus, everybody is cool and friendly. We laughed and joked the whole time, about everything from TV shows to George Foreman grills.

I don't typically go to a salon for a haircut (I'm a guy), but I am beyond satisfied with my new cut. I am never going to a barber again... now I just need to work up the courage to get my eyebrows waxed... maybe a MANicure... who knows?

In short: Go to Dirty Little Secret.

Pros: This is the best Salon in Portland.

Cons: Not enough people know about this place.

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First I would like to say I love this salon! They are always polite and fun! I am very dissapointed though, I called to make a pedicure appt. with Charity, only to find out she's GONE! :( They don't know if shes at a new salon or not but I really would LOVE to find her! She gives an amazing pedicure and is just a doll!

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★★★★★

First I would like to say I love this salon! They are always polite and fun! I am very dissapointed though, I called to make a pedicure appt. with Charity, only to find out she's GONE! :( They don't know if shes at a new salon or not but I really would LOVE to find her! She gives an amazing pedicure and is just a doll!

Pros: Great Staff!!

Cons: parking

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When I moved to Portland from San Diego, I had a haircut I loved, and went to a stylist for a trim, telling her I wanted the same cut, just a trim. She cut my shoulder-length, layered cut short, and I was miserable. After it started growing out, I read about DLS and decided to give Amie a try after reading that she was a curly hair specialist. I showed her a picture of the style I liked, and she trimmed my hair and suggested that I wait 3 months for my next trim in order for the length to grow back. I left the salon feeling pretty again, and knew I had found the perfect stylist. I loved my cut, and it continued to look great for the entire 12 weeks until my next appointment, which I think is absolutely amazing! Now, 10 months later, I have my length back, AND a beautiful haircut., which I receive lots of compliments on. Amie cuts my hair dry, which I think has a lot to do with the wonderful way the cut turns out, because I have hair that looks completely different when it's wet. It's fine, thin, and frizzy, and I will never let anyone but Amie cut my hair, as I think she performs magic on hair! And she's really nice besides. If she ever leaves the Portland area, I'll travel to wherever she is, that's how much I love the way she cuts my hair. (My only complaint about DLS is the male receptionist. He's rather unfriendly and indifferent, and I am always relieved when I can book my next appointment with Amie instead of him. I feel as though I'm imposing on his time when I need to talk to him. This person doesn't fit in with the rest staff, who are all very warm and friendly.)

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★★★★★

When I moved to Portland from San Diego, I had a haircut I loved, and went to a stylist for a trim, telling her I wanted the same cut, just a trim. She cut my shoulder-length, layered cut short, and I was miserable. After it started growing out, I read about DLS and decided to give Amie a try after reading that she was a curly hair specialist. I showed her a picture of the style I liked, and she trimmed my hair and suggested that I wait 3 months for my next trim in order for the length to grow back. I left the salon feeling pretty again, and knew I had found the perfect stylist. I loved my cut, and it continued to look great for the entire 12 weeks until my next appointment, which I think is absolutely amazing! Now, 10 months later, I have my length back, AND a beautiful haircut., which I receive lots of compliments on. Amie cuts my hair dry, which I think has a lot to do with the wonderful way the cut turns out, because I have hair that looks completely different when it's wet. It's fine, thin, and frizzy, and I will never let anyone but Amie cut my hair, as I think she performs magic on hair! And she's really nice besides. If she ever leaves the Portland area, I'll travel to wherever she is, that's how much I love the way she cuts my hair. (My only complaint about DLS is the male receptionist. He's rather unfriendly and indifferent, and I am always relieved when I can book my next appointment with Amie instead of him. I feel as though I'm imposing on his time when I need to talk to him. This person doesn't fit in with the rest staff, who are all very warm and friendly.)

Pros: Beautiful haircuts, reasonable prices, on-time appointments

Cons: Unfriendly, indifferent receptionist

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I felt welcome. And the stylist was nice. Not a bad cut. The price was right. I even went home with a few things.

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★★★☆☆

I felt welcome. And the stylist was nice. Not a bad cut. The price was right. I even went home with a few things.

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After years of dying my own hair dark with at home color I decided to go to a professional and see what my options were to make it lighter. I saw Rebecca at Dirty Little Secret and she exceeded all of my expectations! From the moment I sat in her chair she was very friendly, and attentive to what I was saying. She took her time in explaining all of my color options considering affordability, and maintenance and I really felt like she really understood where I was coming from. I can tell that she puts a lot of thought and detail into her work, and as a result I ended up with was the perfect shade of brown with gorgeous highlights......she even stayed late at the end of her day to add on a haircut....what a sweetheart! I'm so happy to have found such a talented stylist that I can have a great conversation with too!

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★★★★★

After years of dying my own hair dark with at home color I decided to go to a professional and see what my options were to make it lighter. I saw Rebecca at Dirty Little Secret and she exceeded all of my expectations! From the moment I sat in her chair she was very friendly, and attentive to what I was saying. She took her time in explaining all of my color options considering affordability, and maintenance and I really felt like she really understood where I was coming from. I can tell that she puts a lot of thought and detail into her work, and as a result I ended up with was the perfect shade of brown with gorgeous highlights......she even stayed late at the end of her day to add on a haircut....what a sweetheart! I'm so happy to have found such a talented stylist that I can have a great conversation with too!

Pros: awesome service, friendly stylist, good price

Cons: had a hard time finding

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I've gone to DLS for several years now and love Chai. She listens to you and understands what will work. I always get great edgy cuts and color!

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★★★★★

I've gone to DLS for several years now and love Chai. She listens to you and understands what will work. I always get great edgy cuts and color!

Pros: Affordable, hip, great service

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I have been going to Chai (pronounced shay) at DLS for over a year. She does such a great job every time! The location is great, and now they have opened a spa in the same location as well. Enjoy!

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★★★★★

I have been going to Chai (pronounced shay) at DLS for over a year. She does such a great job every time! The location is great, and now they have opened a spa in the same location as well. Enjoy!

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GO GO GO to Dirty Little Secret! It will be the best decision of your life. It's both low-key and perfectly fancy, all of the stylists are amazing and each has their own specialty, the color-scheme is great and you will walk away shocked by how good you look. The owners (Amie and Lucinda) are fantastically sweet and you will feel good about yourself for supporting their business. I have been there several times now and I will never go anywhere else. Hot Tip: They just hired a new stylist and he is perfection: I have had some of my best conversations with him and I always leave the salon knowing more about anything from music to food politics. Besides that he is a wizard with his shears and has given me and my friends fabulous, beautiful haircuts. He can do the classics and he can do art haircuts as well, it all depends on how brave you are! Walk in to see him or call up and ask for the new guy...satisfaction guaranteed.

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★★★★★

GO GO GO to Dirty Little Secret! It will be the best decision of your life. It's both low-key and perfectly fancy, all of the stylists are amazing and each has their own specialty, the color-scheme is great and you will walk away shocked by how good you look. The owners (Amie and Lucinda) are fantastically sweet and you will feel good about yourself for supporting their business. I have been there several times now and I will never go anywhere else. Hot Tip: They just hired a new stylist and he is perfection: I have had some of my best conversations with him and I always leave the salon knowing more about anything from music to food politics. Besides that he is a wizard with his shears and has given me and my friends fabulous, beautiful haircuts. He can do the classics and he can do art haircuts as well, it all depends on how brave you are! Walk in to see him or call up and ask for the new guy...satisfaction guaranteed.

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I had a facial by Megan at the Dirty Little Secret Spa and my life was changed forever. My skin is very reactive and dry. After any other facial I look a monster my skin is so irritated. After Ms. Megan finished - my face was softer and more luminous then I have ever experienced in my life. She has an excellent knowledge of skin type and knows exactly what to use for any skin condition. Her atmosphere and personality is very relaxing and she gave a face and arm massage that melted away 100 years of stress (I swear my grandma was even relaxed after my facial). The products she uses are amazing! They are all natural, and very effective. They all smell delicious as they are hand made in Hungry. Usually I don't bother with products, but I had to have these. This was the best facial I have ever had. I have been getting facials monthly for the last 5 years and I have paid a lot more for a lot less - Megan at the Dirty Little Secret is the most amazing experience for a very reasonable price.

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★★★★★

I had a facial by Megan at the Dirty Little Secret Spa and my life was changed forever. My skin is very reactive and dry. After any other facial I look a monster my skin is so irritated. After Ms. Megan finished - my face was softer and more luminous then I have ever experienced in my life. She has an excellent knowledge of skin type and knows exactly what to use for any skin condition. Her atmosphere and personality is very relaxing and she gave a face and arm massage that melted away 100 years of stress (I swear my grandma was even relaxed after my facial). The products she uses are amazing! They are all natural, and very effective. They all smell delicious as they are hand made in Hungry. Usually I don't bother with products, but I had to have these. This was the best facial I have ever had. I have been getting facials monthly for the last 5 years and I have paid a lot more for a lot less - Megan at the Dirty Little Secret is the most amazing experience for a very reasonable price.

Pros: Very high quality service and products for a very reasonable price!

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I have been seeing Aimee for awhile and she does a great job with the color and cut of my hair, which is naturally curly. I have not had any trouble with appointments or return calls either, plus she recommended some great product and had some good tips for how to care for my curly hair. She suggested I try Josh for my brows and I was very, very pleased with the result as he does a great job with shaping. Unfortunately, he is no longer at DLS, but I found him again and he is just around the corner at Akasu on N. Williams.

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★★★★★

I have been seeing Aimee for awhile and she does a great job with the color and cut of my hair, which is naturally curly. I have not had any trouble with appointments or return calls either, plus she recommended some great product and had some good tips for how to care for my curly hair. She suggested I try Josh for my brows and I was very, very pleased with the result as he does a great job with shaping. Unfortunately, he is no longer at DLS, but I found him again and he is just around the corner at Akasu on N. Williams.

Pros: Fair price, Aimee does a great job with color

Cons: Josh is no longer there, but he is at Akasu

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I want to try and be as positive as possible -- because my hair cut and color were fantastic -- but I am now looking for a new salon because I just couldn't take the "receptionist" and issues with appointments anymore! My hair has never looked better because I finally found someone who knows curly hair. However, after having to cancel my last appointment due to an illness that swept my whole family, I have been unable to reschedule. No one will return my calls, and I can't seem to get anyone to answer the phone when I do call. The receptionist is not friendly and always seems to be in a hurry and just plain irritated at times because he has to "deal" with you. I realize that if I tried to call several times a day that I could probably get a live person to answer, but now it has become awkward and embarrassing and I have decided that I will just move on. I didn't like the location, and the salon itself seemed dirty to me -- not "hip" as others have stated. A couple of times they were having issues with their computer and their appointments were lost. It seemed like every time I went in, there was some issue going on -- not professional! I realize that stuff happens, but not apologizing, or at least recognizing/validating the situation is also not professional. I know this may sound irrational to some of you, but I just didn't get a good feeling when I was at the Dirty Little Hair Salon. I guess maybe the opening of their day spa has caused a few little hiccups and maybe the issues with the appointments will get better. The actual hair services I received were the best I have ever had. Unfortunately, I will have to move on because the negatives of the salon outweigh the positives -- it is just not worth it to me. Honestly, I felt dirty after going to the Dirty Little Hair Salon -- a very fitting name.

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★★☆☆☆

I want to try and be as positive as possible -- because my hair cut and color were fantastic -- but I am now looking for a new salon because I just couldn't take the "receptionist" and issues with appointments anymore! My hair has never looked better because I finally found someone who knows curly hair. However, after having to cancel my last appointment due to an illness that swept my whole family, I have been unable to reschedule. No one will return my calls, and I can't seem to get anyone to answer the phone when I do call. The receptionist is not friendly and always seems to be in a hurry and just plain irritated at times because he has to "deal" with you. I realize that if I tried to call several times a day that I could probably get a live person to answer, but now it has become awkward and embarrassing and I have decided that I will just move on. I didn't like the location, and the salon itself seemed dirty to me -- not "hip" as others have stated. A couple of times they were having issues with their computer and their appointments were lost. It seemed like every time I went in, there was some issue going on -- not professional! I realize that stuff happens, but not apologizing, or at least recognizing/validating the situation is also not professional. I know this may sound irrational to some of you, but I just didn't get a good feeling when I was at the Dirty Little Hair Salon. I guess maybe the opening of their day spa has caused a few little hiccups and maybe the issues with the appointments will get better. The actual hair services I received were the best I have ever had. Unfortunately, I will have to move on because the negatives of the salon outweigh the positives -- it is just not worth it to me. Honestly, I felt dirty after going to the Dirty Little Hair Salon -- a very fitting name.

Pros: Hair stylist's know their stuff

Cons: Poor customer service

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I was referred to this place by a friend of mine 2 years ago and have never looked back. I have to say that I love how Chai takes care of my hair. I have curly, unruly hair and I love the fact that she also has curly (not unruly) hair and is able to advise me on the the best approach to make my curls work for me. I Also love love Josh in the spa. I came in with just awful looking eyebrows that had been subjected to torture due to other so-called professionals, and he was able to clean them up and make them look so pretty, even and natural. At the same time I also came in with the worst complexion I have had in my adult life(acne, uneven skin tone, scarring) and with his guidance I discovered one of the best products for my skin, Eminence. In just 4 weeks he was able to advise me on the proper regime and my face has not looked better. Thanks so much Josh and Chai. Sure, just with any place there are some kinks that need to be worked out, like timing...but I keep coming back for a reason and that reason is that they just do such a damn great job!

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★★★★☆

I was referred to this place by a friend of mine 2 years ago and have never looked back. I have to say that I love how Chai takes care of my hair. I have curly, unruly hair and I love the fact that she also has curly (not unruly) hair and is able to advise me on the the best approach to make my curls work for me. I Also love love Josh in the spa. I came in with just awful looking eyebrows that had been subjected to torture due to other so-called professionals, and he was able to clean them up and make them look so pretty, even and natural. At the same time I also came in with the worst complexion I have had in my adult life(acne, uneven skin tone, scarring) and with his guidance I discovered one of the best products for my skin, Eminence. In just 4 weeks he was able to advise me on the proper regime and my face has not looked better. Thanks so much Josh and Chai. Sure, just with any place there are some kinks that need to be worked out, like timing...but I keep coming back for a reason and that reason is that they just do such a damn great job!

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If you're in need of an amazing cut, color or new look in general, scheduling an appt with Elyse at this salon! I'm a flight attendant and fly all the way from Chicago to see her. It's 100% worth the trip, I'm always getting compliments on my hair!

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★★★★★

If you're in need of an amazing cut, color or new look in general, scheduling an appt with Elyse at this salon! I'm a flight attendant and fly all the way from Chicago to see her. It's 100% worth the trip, I'm always getting compliments on my hair!

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I have tried to make an appointment with this salon twice, and neither my phone calls nor emails have ever been returned. For the record, I have always specified that I wished for an appointment "at the next available slot; I hear that you're busy." I keep trying because I've heard great things, but I'm getting annoyed. Has anyone else had this problem? Am I being ignored because I'm not being specific?

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★★☆☆☆

I have tried to make an appointment with this salon twice, and neither my phone calls nor emails have ever been returned. For the record, I have always specified that I wished for an appointment "at the next available slot; I hear that you're busy." I keep trying because I've heard great things, but I'm getting annoyed. Has anyone else had this problem? Am I being ignored because I'm not being specific?

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I recently moved to portland and was starting to get frustrated about finding a good hairdresser. After a string of bad cuts I was about to give up when someone suggested Dirty Little Secret. I booked an Appointment with Elise, who my friend sees, and I have gone back twice since. I have been extremely happy with my cut and color and feel like I have never looked better! I booked a spa facial and brow arch, and both services really helped freshen up my face... and the spa space is really lovely! Thanks guys!!

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★★★★★

I recently moved to portland and was starting to get frustrated about finding a good hairdresser. After a string of bad cuts I was about to give up when someone suggested Dirty Little Secret. I booked an Appointment with Elise, who my friend sees, and I have gone back twice since. I have been extremely happy with my cut and color and feel like I have never looked better! I booked a spa facial and brow arch, and both services really helped freshen up my face... and the spa space is really lovely! Thanks guys!!

Pros: cute building, fun staff, talented hairdressers

Cons: parking

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I just had inches cut off my head by Shannon, and I have to say I am super impressed. She took the time to talk to me about my style, and even spent extra time drying and straightening my hair. The prices are way reasonable for the service, and I definitely plan on returning.

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★★★★★

I just had inches cut off my head by Shannon, and I have to say I am super impressed. She took the time to talk to me about my style, and even spent extra time drying and straightening my hair. The prices are way reasonable for the service, and I definitely plan on returning.

Pros: nice staff, cute interior

Cons: none

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This is one of the very best salons I have ever been to. I saw Tina K. who created an INCREDIBLE and very complex highlight and cut on me, working with grown-out roots and several different colors already in place. I had a clear idea of what I wanted and brought pictures, but Tina made 2 other suggestions that I wouldn't have thought of that made all the difference and it came together so beautifully. It was an interactive experience which I love, not just someone doing what was asked without investing themselves in it. Tina even kept making fresh dye so that I would have the best color possible! What an extra touch. The staff is very polite and attentive, they even sent a girl to go get me a Diet Coke because they didn't have any left. I will say that every client vibes differently with different stylists, so if you are the type who likes to just sit down and get your hair done and not chit-chat, Tina is not the one for you. She is very positive, energetic, and talks to you like an old friend. My only complaints are that the receptionist is a little bit too sassy, and Tina made some comments about my weight that hurt my feelings even though I don't think for a minute that she intended to do so and I don't think she realized it. But on the plus side, she warmly and energetically greeted me as if I were an old friend who she hadn't seen in years. That was awesome! Overall, recommended.

2
★★★★☆

This is one of the very best salons I have ever been to. I saw Tina K. who created an INCREDIBLE and very complex highlight and cut on me, working with grown-out roots and several different colors already in place. I had a clear idea of what I wanted and brought pictures, but Tina made 2 other suggestions that I wouldn't have thought of that made all the difference and it came together so beautifully. It was an interactive experience which I love, not just someone doing what was asked without investing themselves in it. Tina even kept making fresh dye so that I would have the best color possible! What an extra touch. The staff is very polite and attentive, they even sent a girl to go get me a Diet Coke because they didn't have any left. I will say that every client vibes differently with different stylists, so if you are the type who likes to just sit down and get your hair done and not chit-chat, Tina is not the one for you. She is very positive, energetic, and talks to you like an old friend. My only complaints are that the receptionist is a little bit too sassy, and Tina made some comments about my weight that hurt my feelings even though I don't think for a minute that she intended to do so and I don't think she realized it. But on the plus side, she warmly and energetically greeted me as if I were an old friend who she hadn't seen in years. That was awesome! Overall, recommended.

Pros: Skill, service, value

Cons: Hard to find and parking lot is confusing

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I have been to Elyse several times and she is amazing! My hair has never looked so good. I have been to many different stylists and Elyse is consitently the best. She always listens to what I want and makes me look great. I change my hair often so it is hard to find someone who is willing to take my hair from red to blond to turquoise, from long to short and back to long (extensions), and do it well. I have never been dissapointed. I would highly recomend Elyse.

2
★★★★★

I have been to Elyse several times and she is amazing! My hair has never looked so good. I have been to many different stylists and Elyse is consitently the best. She always listens to what I want and makes me look great. I change my hair often so it is hard to find someone who is willing to take my hair from red to blond to turquoise, from long to short and back to long (extensions), and do it well. I have never been dissapointed. I would highly recomend Elyse.

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The result of my hair cut was great. I also had color added. I love it. Thanks Dirty Little Secret. It's a nice looking salon, but its just a weird location.

2
★★★★★

The result of my hair cut was great. I also had color added. I love it. Thanks Dirty Little Secret. It's a nice looking salon, but its just a weird location.

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I got attitude from the male receptionist when I made my appointment and then again when I went to pay. He just couldn't be bothered with helping me because I was interupting whatever he was in the middle of that was oh so important. The cut I got from Rebecca was good. She's meticulous, but has time management issues. I sensed that she ran 15 minutes late for all her appointments. She's very chatty as well, which can be a good or not good thing.

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★★★☆☆

I got attitude from the male receptionist when I made my appointment and then again when I went to pay. He just couldn't be bothered with helping me because I was interupting whatever he was in the middle of that was oh so important. The cut I got from Rebecca was good. She's meticulous, but has time management issues. I sensed that she ran 15 minutes late for all her appointments. She's very chatty as well, which can be a good or not good thing.

Cons: customer service, parking, ambience

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I was told about DLS by a couple of friends when I complained about my then-current stylist. After having long hair for years, I decided to cut it all off but found I had constant "helmet head" due to continued bad haircuts. So, I went to see Lucynda with pictures and a prayer and WOW!! She totally rocks! Not only is she very friendly, but she has cut my hair beautifully and given me tips that are easy and workable. I get tons of compliments on my great new 'do, and I will never go anywhere else. I can't wait to try out the rest of the services they offer. I also greatly appreciate the salon's generous donations to my particular charity. ;~)

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★★★★★

I was told about DLS by a couple of friends when I complained about my then-current stylist. After having long hair for years, I decided to cut it all off but found I had constant "helmet head" due to continued bad haircuts. So, I went to see Lucynda with pictures and a prayer and WOW!! She totally rocks! Not only is she very friendly, but she has cut my hair beautifully and given me tips that are easy and workable. I get tons of compliments on my great new 'do, and I will never go anywhere else. I can't wait to try out the rest of the services they offer. I also greatly appreciate the salon's generous donations to my particular charity. ;~)

Pros: Evening appointments, great atmosphere, excellent products

Cons: Busy street

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I was introduced to Josh through my hair stylist Kristy to get my brows waxed. He does an amazing job every time. His goal is brow perfection and he uses a combination of waxing, plucking and cutting to achieve it. I've had many different people do my brows and they either get my brows too thin or they are never consistent. Josh does a great job every time!!!

But that is not all he is great at...When the spa opened several months later he had his work cut out talking me into getting a facial. I usually stay away from facials/messages because I suffer from panic/anxiety attacks. Sitting in a room for a long period of time in a confined position can certainly bring on feelings of panic for me. I confessed my issues with Josh and he assured me that we would do the facial on my terms. He offered to keep the door open and stop whenever I needed. This meant a lot to me and on the day of my appointment he made sure that I was comfortable and at ease. I was in for an extraordinary treat. After the first 10 minutes I began to relax and his facial/message was awesome! He guided me through each phase of the facial letting me know what was coming next so I was not surprised. I am so happy I did this. I highly recommend Josh and his magical hands!

2
★★★★★

I was introduced to Josh through my hair stylist Kristy to get my brows waxed. He does an amazing job every time. His goal is brow perfection and he uses a combination of waxing, plucking and cutting to achieve it. I've had many different people do my brows and they either get my brows too thin or they are never consistent. Josh does a great job every time!!!

But that is not all he is great at...When the spa opened several months later he had his work cut out talking me into getting a facial. I usually stay away from facials/messages because I suffer from panic/anxiety attacks. Sitting in a room for a long period of time in a confined position can certainly bring on feelings of panic for me. I confessed my issues with Josh and he assured me that we would do the facial on my terms. He offered to keep the door open and stop whenever I needed. This meant a lot to me and on the day of my appointment he made sure that I was comfortable and at ease. I was in for an extraordinary treat. After the first 10 minutes I began to relax and his facial/message was awesome! He guided me through each phase of the facial letting me know what was coming next so I was not surprised. I am so happy I did this. I highly recommend Josh and his magical hands!

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I lost my favorite stylist awhile back to another country and have struggled to replace her ever since. I've had some decent cuts, some really bad. Before visiting DLS, my last one was really bad and left me with a weird shelf in the back. Elyse was amazing, totally understood what I was talking about, and fixed it perfectly! She took such care in her cut, and even had me mess with my hair after she styled it to see where more might need to come off. I was thoroughly impressed and would recommend them to anyone! I've also had no problem getting a quick appointment there, definite bonus for a procrastinator like me ;-)

2
★★★★★

I lost my favorite stylist awhile back to another country and have struggled to replace her ever since. I've had some decent cuts, some really bad. Before visiting DLS, my last one was really bad and left me with a weird shelf in the back. Elyse was amazing, totally understood what I was talking about, and fixed it perfectly! She took such care in her cut, and even had me mess with my hair after she styled it to see where more might need to come off. I was thoroughly impressed and would recommend them to anyone! I've also had no problem getting a quick appointment there, definite bonus for a procrastinator like me ;-)

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So, I'd had my girlie parts waxed a total of twice and never ever would have recomended the experience before. The first time I did it myself, OUCH, OUCH BAD! Don't do it! The second time was in a spa, the waxer lady was cold, impersonal and missed a bunch. I ended up going home and shaving just to even it out. But at Dirty Little Secret with Megan, it was a thouroughly new experience! Yes it still hurt, but she was fast, funny and it wasn't embarassing at all!! I am completely satisfied with my current girlie parts hair situation. I will go back to Megan and recomend her to all my friends!

2
★★★★★

So, I'd had my girlie parts waxed a total of twice and never ever would have recomended the experience before. The first time I did it myself, OUCH, OUCH BAD! Don't do it! The second time was in a spa, the waxer lady was cold, impersonal and missed a bunch. I ended up going home and shaving just to even it out. But at Dirty Little Secret with Megan, it was a thouroughly new experience! Yes it still hurt, but she was fast, funny and it wasn't embarassing at all!! I am completely satisfied with my current girlie parts hair situation. I will go back to Megan and recomend her to all my friends!

Pros: location, personality galore, not pretentious

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i'm not sure how this salon can stay in business with the way they handle potential customers. i made an appointment with the receptionist and he rushed me thru the phone call. i repeated to him my appointment and he confirmed, which i entered into my palm handheld. i showed up 5 minutes early to my appointment and they could not find me on their schedule for any time...it was like i made this appointment in my dreams! i choose this salon because of the reviews on this site...the woman who helped me was very kind and did apologize, but didn?t offer for me to reschedule. maybe she thought my hair was way beyond repair and they couldn?t help me!!

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★☆☆☆☆

i'm not sure how this salon can stay in business with the way they handle potential customers. i made an appointment with the receptionist and he rushed me thru the phone call. i repeated to him my appointment and he confirmed, which i entered into my palm handheld. i showed up 5 minutes early to my appointment and they could not find me on their schedule for any time...it was like i made this appointment in my dreams! i choose this salon because of the reviews on this site...the woman who helped me was very kind and did apologize, but didn?t offer for me to reschedule. maybe she thought my hair was way beyond repair and they couldn?t help me!!

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I don't normally write reviews, but I recently went to an expensive spa in San Francisco, and realized just how amazing Portland's "Dirty Little Secret" is! I recently spent some time in Portland visiting a friend. I had an afternoon to myself and decided to stop in this spa my friend recommended. I have been to spas before, and this one was a pleasant surprise. I felt so relaxed, the atmosphere was really accepting and authentic. I immediately felt comfortable. I signed up as a walk in facial and within fifteen minutes I was greeted by Megan. I am so surprised I was able to get a walk in with her, as she was exceptional. When getting a facial, every woman knows that it's not just about the work getting done to your face, but the over all experience. When my hour was up I was thinking of other things I could get done just to stay in that bed. She was very friendly and warm. Trust me, that makes a difference, there's nothing worse then sitting through a facial with a person that makes you feel like you're an inconvenience. She did the full treatment, thorough with every detail, again, just superb service!

Seriously, do yourself a favor, and go book a facial with Megan at Dirty Little Secret, your life in spa treatment just might be changed forever. I have gotten many facials, and this was the best yet! Check it out!

2
★★★★★

I don't normally write reviews, but I recently went to an expensive spa in San Francisco, and realized just how amazing Portland's "Dirty Little Secret" is! I recently spent some time in Portland visiting a friend. I had an afternoon to myself and decided to stop in this spa my friend recommended. I have been to spas before, and this one was a pleasant surprise. I felt so relaxed, the atmosphere was really accepting and authentic. I immediately felt comfortable. I signed up as a walk in facial and within fifteen minutes I was greeted by Megan. I am so surprised I was able to get a walk in with her, as she was exceptional. When getting a facial, every woman knows that it's not just about the work getting done to your face, but the over all experience. When my hour was up I was thinking of other things I could get done just to stay in that bed. She was very friendly and warm. Trust me, that makes a difference, there's nothing worse then sitting through a facial with a person that makes you feel like you're an inconvenience. She did the full treatment, thorough with every detail, again, just superb service!

Seriously, do yourself a favor, and go book a facial with Megan at Dirty Little Secret, your life in spa treatment just might be changed forever. I have gotten many facials, and this was the best yet! Check it out!

Cons: Sort of an inconvenient location, but don't let the area fool you, it's worth seeking out!

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I have tried a few other places before going to Dirty Little Secret. I had a bad haircut that Elyse was able to fix. Not only did she fix my hair but it looks great and is very easy to maintain. They have later hours and the interior of the salon is very cute. Highly recommend this place and Elyse was great. She really listened to what had happened, what I needed, and put together the perfect package. I have gotten tons of compliments and just love my hair!

2
★★★★★

I have tried a few other places before going to Dirty Little Secret. I had a bad haircut that Elyse was able to fix. Not only did she fix my hair but it looks great and is very easy to maintain. They have later hours and the interior of the salon is very cute. Highly recommend this place and Elyse was great. She really listened to what had happened, what I needed, and put together the perfect package. I have gotten tons of compliments and just love my hair!

Pros: later hours during the week and you can put the tip on your credit card

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Omigod, I just had an other-worldly experience at the hands of aestetician-extraordinaire, Joshua Lange. I knew I was in for a treat when I was first introduced via the amazing stylist Miss Kristie, who also works @ the salon. From the moment we made eye contact, I could see Joshua was as lovely on the inside as his glowing skin would indicate. First off, his training is top-notch, it doesn't get any better than Aveda institute trained and certified circa '97, back when it was run by Horst himself. His technique was unparalleled and his touch magical. Josh believes in incorporating lots of healing massage and his highly-trained hands yield beautiful results. In addition to his excellent training he is one of the most knowledgable aesteticians I've ever encountered. The Hungarian line they use is spot-on and Josh can tell you anything you want to know about the line's processing and ingredients. I learned a ton about caring for my combination skin. All in all a heavenly time was had. Next time you're feeling under, treat yourself right and pay this exceptional gent a visit at this wonderful spa and salon. Divine !

2
★★★★★

Omigod, I just had an other-worldly experience at the hands of aestetician-extraordinaire, Joshua Lange. I knew I was in for a treat when I was first introduced via the amazing stylist Miss Kristie, who also works @ the salon. From the moment we made eye contact, I could see Joshua was as lovely on the inside as his glowing skin would indicate. First off, his training is top-notch, it doesn't get any better than Aveda institute trained and certified circa '97, back when it was run by Horst himself. His technique was unparalleled and his touch magical. Josh believes in incorporating lots of healing massage and his highly-trained hands yield beautiful results. In addition to his excellent training he is one of the most knowledgable aesteticians I've ever encountered. The Hungarian line they use is spot-on and Josh can tell you anything you want to know about the line's processing and ingredients. I learned a ton about caring for my combination skin. All in all a heavenly time was had. Next time you're feeling under, treat yourself right and pay this exceptional gent a visit at this wonderful spa and salon. Divine !

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I am always shocked at the lack of customer service and professionalism these days. I've left many a salon thinking during and after the service, "is that it?". This is not the case with Megan and Dirty Little Secret. I was suprised at the many stages of the facials, the personal care given and the massage she gives! I had people comment for days after my facial that my skin glowed...and it really did. I have had acne and weird skin since 10 and with my visits over the last few months has left my skin looking better than ever.

I love the products, natural and organic. It really does make a difference. Ask Megan for some suggestions, she never pushes product so ask, ask, ask!

If you are needing to do something special to your body....book the hour long facial with Megan!

2
★★★★★

I am always shocked at the lack of customer service and professionalism these days. I've left many a salon thinking during and after the service, "is that it?". This is not the case with Megan and Dirty Little Secret. I was suprised at the many stages of the facials, the personal care given and the massage she gives! I had people comment for days after my facial that my skin glowed...and it really did. I have had acne and weird skin since 10 and with my visits over the last few months has left my skin looking better than ever.

I love the products, natural and organic. It really does make a difference. Ask Megan for some suggestions, she never pushes product so ask, ask, ask!

If you are needing to do something special to your body....book the hour long facial with Megan!

Pros: Facials and Hair are the way to go!

Cons: I haven't tried all the other services yet!

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My esthetician moved out of state, and recommended that I make an appointment at DLS, as their waxing specialists use the same product. While the spa is new and edgy, and the prices reasonable, my waxing experience was anything but pleasant.

Even though my esthetician was polite and professionally, she did not seem to have the skill set to provide a service in a timely manner. In the past, I have been able to receive a bikini wax within a half hour, and it took this esthetician over an hour and a half.

Not only was this service time consuming, but also extremely painful. I realize that there is some type of pain associated with these types of services, but the esthetician clearly has not mastered this skill set and/or does not have enough experience to eliminate some of the pain.

Once I returned home, I discovered that I had splotches of ?blue? wax all over my arms, legs, torso and clothes. At first glance, it appeared that I had a full body wax, not just a bikini wax. I am a firm believer that the products used on you at the spa, should stay at the spa, and not follow you home!

It is also important to note that I had beautifully sculpted eyebrows, until I went to DLS. My eyebrows are now uneven and plucked too thin. It appears that clusters of hairs were removed from my brow line. Unfortunately, it is going to take months for my eyebrows to grow and reshape.

I am very disappointed in the services that I received and will not be recommending or returning to this trendy spa.

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★☆☆☆☆

My esthetician moved out of state, and recommended that I make an appointment at DLS, as their waxing specialists use the same product. While the spa is new and edgy, and the prices reasonable, my waxing experience was anything but pleasant.

Even though my esthetician was polite and professionally, she did not seem to have the skill set to provide a service in a timely manner. In the past, I have been able to receive a bikini wax within a half hour, and it took this esthetician over an hour and a half.

Not only was this service time consuming, but also extremely painful. I realize that there is some type of pain associated with these types of services, but the esthetician clearly has not mastered this skill set and/or does not have enough experience to eliminate some of the pain.

Once I returned home, I discovered that I had splotches of ?blue? wax all over my arms, legs, torso and clothes. At first glance, it appeared that I had a full body wax, not just a bikini wax. I am a firm believer that the products used on you at the spa, should stay at the spa, and not follow you home!

It is also important to note that I had beautifully sculpted eyebrows, until I went to DLS. My eyebrows are now uneven and plucked too thin. It appears that clusters of hairs were removed from my brow line. Unfortunately, it is going to take months for my eyebrows to grow and reshape.

I am very disappointed in the services that I received and will not be recommending or returning to this trendy spa.

Pros: Appointments are readily available.

Cons: Limited and inexperienced staff.

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I have a vary labor-intensive job, so I decided to get a massage. I have never had a massage before and was a little nervous. However the massage was vary professional, relaxing and worth every penny. The masseuse, Roz, was able to answer any of my questions about how to take better care of my muscles.

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★★★★★

I have a vary labor-intensive job, so I decided to get a massage. I have never had a massage before and was a little nervous. However the massage was vary professional, relaxing and worth every penny. The masseuse, Roz, was able to answer any of my questions about how to take better care of my muscles.

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I considered myself to be a hopeless case. Dry aging skin, unsightly bumps and blemishes. Honestly, I had always been very uncomfortable in spa environments and had never found a product line that delivered. That ALL changed when I discovered the best Dirty Little Secret in town! Right when I walked through the door I knew this place was special. The staff was very welcoming and informative. Eminence is the product line, I had never heard of them before, so what the heck. I decided to make an appointment for a facial right away as well as purchase a boatload of product, let's just say I had a hunch.
I saw Megan the following week for the facial and a brow wax. She did an awesome job on both, and I know she spent extra time on me that she didn't have to. I joyfully rebooked and continued to use my new products. Over the course of the following weeks I noticed a huge improvement. My skin felt soft, and the bumps were going away! People actually started to notice and comment! I've never felt so good, I didn't think that it was possible, If only I would have known sooner.
I really can't say enough good stuff about this place. I have since been back for a massage as well as some hair dooin, both also fabulous. So go ahead, don't be scared, you will not regret it, I PROMISE!!

2
★★★★★

I considered myself to be a hopeless case. Dry aging skin, unsightly bumps and blemishes. Honestly, I had always been very uncomfortable in spa environments and had never found a product line that delivered. That ALL changed when I discovered the best Dirty Little Secret in town! Right when I walked through the door I knew this place was special. The staff was very welcoming and informative. Eminence is the product line, I had never heard of them before, so what the heck. I decided to make an appointment for a facial right away as well as purchase a boatload of product, let's just say I had a hunch.
I saw Megan the following week for the facial and a brow wax. She did an awesome job on both, and I know she spent extra time on me that she didn't have to. I joyfully rebooked and continued to use my new products. Over the course of the following weeks I noticed a huge improvement. My skin felt soft, and the bumps were going away! People actually started to notice and comment! I've never felt so good, I didn't think that it was possible, If only I would have known sooner.
I really can't say enough good stuff about this place. I have since been back for a massage as well as some hair dooin, both also fabulous. So go ahead, don't be scared, you will not regret it, I PROMISE!!

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I was chatting with my grandma the other day and she says, "Your eyebrows look so good. How did you get them shaped like that?" I tell her, I have Josh to thank for my brows. Josh does the best and if my grandma notices them they must be good! Thanks Josh

2
★★★★★

I was chatting with my grandma the other day and she says, "Your eyebrows look so good. How did you get them shaped like that?" I tell her, I have Josh to thank for my brows. Josh does the best and if my grandma notices them they must be good! Thanks Josh

Pros: relaxing, comfortable, friendly staff, layout so bright and cheery

Cons: ??? I haven't found one yet!

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I've been seeing Aime for cuts and color for over two years and I've never walked away unhappy. She is just fantastic and is a goddess when it comes to working with curly hair. She's the only stylist I've ever gone to who I trust completely. She's even doing my wedding hair! And the salon is a great place - super fun, relaxed and cool.

2
★★★★★

I've been seeing Aime for cuts and color for over two years and I've never walked away unhappy. She is just fantastic and is a goddess when it comes to working with curly hair. She's the only stylist I've ever gone to who I trust completely. She's even doing my wedding hair! And the salon is a great place - super fun, relaxed and cool.

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I've been all over the world for haircuts. What have I learned in my 38 years? There are no good ones to be found at any price. After trying 5 other "top 10" salons in my 6 years in Portland, and in exasperation, I gave DLS a try. and there was Lucynda, in all her fabulousness, cutting and coloring my hair with confidence and style...a virtual hair therapist. I AM HEALED!! I AM BORN AGAIN!!! I BELIEVE!! Save yourselves. Take DLS into your heart.

2
★★★★★

I've been all over the world for haircuts. What have I learned in my 38 years? There are no good ones to be found at any price. After trying 5 other "top 10" salons in my 6 years in Portland, and in exasperation, I gave DLS a try. and there was Lucynda, in all her fabulousness, cutting and coloring my hair with confidence and style...a virtual hair therapist. I AM HEALED!! I AM BORN AGAIN!!! I BELIEVE!! Save yourselves. Take DLS into your heart.

Pros: they listen, they're warm, they gots mad skills

Cons: they're not open 24 hours a day and don't offer free daily coiffing

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"Bless me father, for I have sinned." It had been about a year since my last facial, and my skin was in dire need of redemption...thank god I recently went to Dirty Little Secret's brand spankin' new spa and found my new esthetician, Joshua Lange. All I can say is that I can't stop looking in the mirror and touching my face - it feels so soft! How many "hail mary's" for that?

2
★★★★☆

"Bless me father, for I have sinned." It had been about a year since my last facial, and my skin was in dire need of redemption...thank god I recently went to Dirty Little Secret's brand spankin' new spa and found my new esthetician, Joshua Lange. All I can say is that I can't stop looking in the mirror and touching my face - it feels so soft! How many "hail mary's" for that?

Pros: Comfortable setting; professional, experienced, funny and fun esthetician

Cons: What?

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I have NEVER received a better haircut or a better color in the 30 years I have been alive! I have curly hair which a stylist has never quite been able to get a handle on. I have been to expensive salons and dirt cheap salons, none has been as good as Dirty Litle Secret! It is a very fun atmosphere that is extremely relaxing and very inviting. Chai Josie is amazing! She listened to exactly what I wanted and steered me in a direction that best suited my hair. I have never received as many compliments on the color and cut than I have since the month since I have had my hair done. So, please go to DLS and see Chai...you will not be disappointed!!!

2
★★★★★

I have NEVER received a better haircut or a better color in the 30 years I have been alive! I have curly hair which a stylist has never quite been able to get a handle on. I have been to expensive salons and dirt cheap salons, none has been as good as Dirty Litle Secret! It is a very fun atmosphere that is extremely relaxing and very inviting. Chai Josie is amazing! She listened to exactly what I wanted and steered me in a direction that best suited my hair. I have never received as many compliments on the color and cut than I have since the month since I have had my hair done. So, please go to DLS and see Chai...you will not be disappointed!!!

Pros: eclectic, fun, no-pressure, relaxing

Cons: parking, location

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A patient at work had a really cute haircut so I asked her where she had her hair cut. She told me "dirty little secret". I decided to give it a try since I was not satisfied with the hoity toity place I'd tried before. It was a really nice experience. A young gal named Rebecca listened to what I said & cut my hair exactly as I wanted. The people there are friendly & layed back, obviously enjoying their job. I will definitely go back to DLS & look forward to their new spa. If it's open by mothers day I'm thinking "girls day out" with my mom & daughter.

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★★★★☆

A patient at work had a really cute haircut so I asked her where she had her hair cut. She told me "dirty little secret". I decided to give it a try since I was not satisfied with the hoity toity place I'd tried before. It was a really nice experience. A young gal named Rebecca listened to what I said & cut my hair exactly as I wanted. The people there are friendly & layed back, obviously enjoying their job. I will definitely go back to DLS & look forward to their new spa. If it's open by mothers day I'm thinking "girls day out" with my mom & daughter.

Pros: stylists, atmosphere, location

Cons: had to wait 15 minutes past my appt. time

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I am new to portland and was reffered to dirtylittlesecret from a friend. I have had a lot of traumatic hair experiences in the past living in a small town. I thought the stylist at Dirtylittlesecret was very patient with me even though I didn't know what I wanted and she seemed to know what she was talking about.....I was so happy with how my hair turned out, it is the best cut and color I have had in a long time! It feels so nice to have the weight out and an actual shape to my hair. I will defianetly be back!

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★★★★☆

I am new to portland and was reffered to dirtylittlesecret from a friend. I have had a lot of traumatic hair experiences in the past living in a small town. I thought the stylist at Dirtylittlesecret was very patient with me even though I didn't know what I wanted and she seemed to know what she was talking about.....I was so happy with how my hair turned out, it is the best cut and color I have had in a long time! It feels so nice to have the weight out and an actual shape to my hair. I will defianetly be back!

Pros: great service and price

Cons: she was running a little behind, but offered a drink while I wait

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I tried this place after seeing it when i drive by. i received 3 bad haircuts from Rudy's and decided to go spend more money somewhere else. first of all, what is up with the attitude of the receptionist. i would fire her. with that part of my experience off to a great start i finally got in the chair. second of all, this place is a dump. i couldnt believe how dirty it was. i guess it's in the name. i was hoping my cut & color was going to make up for every other bad experiences i had so far. i was wrong. this place of wanna-be hipsters don't know anything about style or quality. it was one of my worst haircuts ever and definetley the worst color i ever got. don't go here, you will be very dissapointed.

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★★★☆☆

I tried this place after seeing it when i drive by. i received 3 bad haircuts from Rudy's and decided to go spend more money somewhere else. first of all, what is up with the attitude of the receptionist. i would fire her. with that part of my experience off to a great start i finally got in the chair. second of all, this place is a dump. i couldnt believe how dirty it was. i guess it's in the name. i was hoping my cut & color was going to make up for every other bad experiences i had so far. i was wrong. this place of wanna-be hipsters don't know anything about style or quality. it was one of my worst haircuts ever and definetley the worst color i ever got. don't go here, you will be very dissapointed.

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My experiences at Dirty Little Secret Salon have been nothing short of amazing... The best part of going to DLS is the wonderful personalities that go there... never a dull moment!
My only advice is to be patient when looking for an appointment, they seem to be easily booked..sometimes I have had to wait a few weeks! but its always worth it as Lucynda ROCKS!! ( the poor receptionist has quite a handful )
Also, keep in mind that DLS will become a SPA soon as well... I can't wait to get my toes done..

GO TO DIRTY LITTLE SECRET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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★★★★★

My experiences at Dirty Little Secret Salon have been nothing short of amazing... The best part of going to DLS is the wonderful personalities that go there... never a dull moment!
My only advice is to be patient when looking for an appointment, they seem to be easily booked..sometimes I have had to wait a few weeks! but its always worth it as Lucynda ROCKS!! ( the poor receptionist has quite a handful )
Also, keep in mind that DLS will become a SPA soon as well... I can't wait to get my toes done..

GO TO DIRTY LITTLE SECRET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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