Derby Salon

★★★★☆
  • 6315 Roosevelt Way NE

    Seattle, WA 98155

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  • 206-526-1470

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If you want great color and style, you must see Andy at Derby Salon. He's been doing my hair for several years and I love it every time. Not only does he do a great job, he is also the nicest and most hilarious guy you'll meet! Andy will listen to what you want, give you an honest opinion about whether it will work and has great suggestions if you want to try something new. The salon is very hip and fun and they carry the best products (I love Bumble & bumble!).

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If you want great color and style, you must see Andy at Derby Salon. He's been doing my hair for several years and I love it every time. Not only does he do a great job, he is also the nicest and most hilarious guy you'll meet! Andy will listen to what you want, give you an honest opinion about whether it will work and has great suggestions if you want to try something new. The salon is very hip and fun and they carry the best products (I love Bumble & bumble!).

Pros: Fun salon, talented stylists, great products

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Love Love Love Derby! From the products for sale, purses, art, super friendly staff, flexible scheduling, to the (most importantly) incredible services, Derby has it all!!

For hair, Andy is a genius with color, as I have had ongoing issues with coloring my hair due to medications I take, and he always chooses great color, gets it to stick and not turn or fade to a funny color. He also does a great job of covering up all the grey. He listens to what I want, and then actually does my hair even better than what I thought I wanted. He's especially good at cutting my curly hair as well -- so hard to find someone who will work *with* curl instead of giving you a cut that is really meant for straight hair. And on top of his years of experience and understated style and talent, he is pretty darn funny. Always a good time to be had while he's applying my color or cutting my hair. He reflects Derby's style -- high quality but not stuffy or pretentious.

For nails - Xochil is hands down the best mani/pedi in town. Pedis have never lasted as long as they do when she does the job. She is friendly, welcoming, and super-precise with the polish.

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★★★★★

Love Love Love Derby! From the products for sale, purses, art, super friendly staff, flexible scheduling, to the (most importantly) incredible services, Derby has it all!!

For hair, Andy is a genius with color, as I have had ongoing issues with coloring my hair due to medications I take, and he always chooses great color, gets it to stick and not turn or fade to a funny color. He also does a great job of covering up all the grey. He listens to what I want, and then actually does my hair even better than what I thought I wanted. He's especially good at cutting my curly hair as well -- so hard to find someone who will work *with* curl instead of giving you a cut that is really meant for straight hair. And on top of his years of experience and understated style and talent, he is pretty darn funny. Always a good time to be had while he's applying my color or cutting my hair. He reflects Derby's style -- high quality but not stuffy or pretentious.

For nails - Xochil is hands down the best mani/pedi in town. Pedis have never lasted as long as they do when she does the job. She is friendly, welcoming, and super-precise with the polish.

Pros: staff, stylist, pedi, products, atmosphere

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Crista butchered my hair at this salon last summer by running a razor down the back of my hair without even asking me what I wanted. I wanted a long bob and ended up with a disaster.

It's so sad, even months later my hair looks terrible. When I recently HAD to have 3+ inches cut off because of this cut I asked the stylist WHY would someone do this. They said it was a misunderstanding...WHAT! The stylist also said that my texture of hair should NOT have been cut by a razor. :(

I'm heartbroken too because I based my visit on the reviews on another site Y*** but it seems negative reveiws are deleted.

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Crista butchered my hair at this salon last summer by running a razor down the back of my hair without even asking me what I wanted. I wanted a long bob and ended up with a disaster.

It's so sad, even months later my hair looks terrible. When I recently HAD to have 3+ inches cut off because of this cut I asked the stylist WHY would someone do this. They said it was a misunderstanding...WHAT! The stylist also said that my texture of hair should NOT have been cut by a razor. :(

I'm heartbroken too because I based my visit on the reviews on another site Y*** but it seems negative reveiws are deleted.

Pros: Nice salon

Cons: Crista destroyed my hair

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Jessie at Derby Salon is the best! I am very picky about my hair and she listens to wait I want, offers suggestions. My hair looks great every time I leave there. She is a bit spendy - but worth every penny plus a big tip! Derby Salon is a great place to - fun!

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Jessie at Derby Salon is the best! I am very picky about my hair and she listens to wait I want, offers suggestions. My hair looks great every time I leave there. She is a bit spendy - but worth every penny plus a big tip! Derby Salon is a great place to - fun!

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I've only been to Derby a couple of times but have really enjoyed myself! An excellent Facial and massage one visit and a very chic haircut and colour on another. The clientele is varied so everyone from pink haired punks (like me!) to well-coiffed older women will find something to like.

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I've only been to Derby a couple of times but have really enjoyed myself! An excellent Facial and massage one visit and a very chic haircut and colour on another. The clientele is varied so everyone from pink haired punks (like me!) to well-coiffed older women will find something to like.

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I have been going to Derby for almost a year now, and I cannot say enough good things about it! I see Stephanie for waxing. She is great! She takes her time without keeping me there for a long time. She is friendly, great with shaping, and I have referred several friends to her.
I just started seeing someone new for hair. I am kind of a pain client because I come in every few months wanting a new cut and color but not really sure what I want. Dana, who I just saw, was the best! She matched me with a new color, style, and even bangs. I was a little bit worried especially when she said "bangs", but it looks fantastic. She, like everyone at Derby, was friendly and enjoyable to be around.
I would highly recommend going to Derby!

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★★★★★

I have been going to Derby for almost a year now, and I cannot say enough good things about it! I see Stephanie for waxing. She is great! She takes her time without keeping me there for a long time. She is friendly, great with shaping, and I have referred several friends to her.
I just started seeing someone new for hair. I am kind of a pain client because I come in every few months wanting a new cut and color but not really sure what I want. Dana, who I just saw, was the best! She matched me with a new color, style, and even bangs. I was a little bit worried especially when she said "bangs", but it looks fantastic. She, like everyone at Derby, was friendly and enjoyable to be around.
I would highly recommend going to Derby!

Pros: Friendly, reasonably priced, easy to get an appointment

Cons: Parking during the week

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derby has the best facial ever! I did twice with Heather already and she is awesome! and dermalogica is a good product!
thanks Heather..thanks dermalogica and THANKS DERBY ! I love u!

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derby has the best facial ever! I did twice with Heather already and she is awesome! and dermalogica is a good product!
thanks Heather..thanks dermalogica and THANKS DERBY ! I love u!

Pros: Facial

Cons: I dont know yet

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Chivahn is amazing!! Not only does she always get my color just right, but I know that she does it for others - three of my roommates see her too! She's good about making out what I am trying to say - I'm not so hip with the hair lingo, but she works her Pinktastic magic and gets it right every time!

She's very creative and detail oriented - if you want blonde highlights or a new bright green coif, she's your gal.

I'll never see anyone else!

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★★★★★

Chivahn is amazing!! Not only does she always get my color just right, but I know that she does it for others - three of my roommates see her too! She's good about making out what I am trying to say - I'm not so hip with the hair lingo, but she works her Pinktastic magic and gets it right every time!

She's very creative and detail oriented - if you want blonde highlights or a new bright green coif, she's your gal.

I'll never see anyone else!

Pros: Chivahn, wine, Sadie the shop dog!

Cons: pay to park, but visit on Sundays and street parking is free :)

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OK...so I usually never take the time to write reviews but... Jesse ROCKS!! I have been going to her for the last 2 years. I am constantly asked where & who cuts my hair! Heather A. & Stephanie does fantabulous waxing. They are efficient, precise and puts alot of care and gentleness in their work. Heather B. & Xoichil know how to give the most earth-shattering pedicure and hottest manicures.
Going to Derby is an "Oh-My-God" moment! You leave there as if you've gone to heaven and back.
The staff are welcoming and always offer your choice of water, hot tea or coffee.
As my "home-away-from-home"... I always look forward to going there. There is a "feel-good" vibe among everyone working there and there is an obvious friendly relationship established with customers.
DOUBLE- THUMBS UP for DERBY!!

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★★★★★

OK...so I usually never take the time to write reviews but... Jesse ROCKS!! I have been going to her for the last 2 years. I am constantly asked where & who cuts my hair! Heather A. & Stephanie does fantabulous waxing. They are efficient, precise and puts alot of care and gentleness in their work. Heather B. & Xoichil know how to give the most earth-shattering pedicure and hottest manicures.
Going to Derby is an "Oh-My-God" moment! You leave there as if you've gone to heaven and back.
The staff are welcoming and always offer your choice of water, hot tea or coffee.
As my "home-away-from-home"... I always look forward to going there. There is a "feel-good" vibe among everyone working there and there is an obvious friendly relationship established with customers.
DOUBLE- THUMBS UP for DERBY!!

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Chauvan was great! I went to see her for a color and cut and she really took the time to listen to me and discuss my hair type. I would definitely recommend her!

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★★★★★

Chauvan was great! I went to see her for a color and cut and she really took the time to listen to me and discuss my hair type. I would definitely recommend her!

Pros: Great cut and color!

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I went in to Derby (it was my first time) a little scared, if you have curly hair you would understand why. I was put at ease by the wonderful receptionist who offered me a beverage (wine!!) and some magazines to look through. Jefflin came over and sat down next to me to talk about the pictures of hair styles I was looking at and we talked a little right there about what I was looking for.( I have to say that really helped me relax) When we sat down she really listened to me and what I wanted. The haircut is amazing and the color is really beautiful, i have had so many compliments. I would recommend Jefflin and Derby to anyone!!!

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★★★★★

I went in to Derby (it was my first time) a little scared, if you have curly hair you would understand why. I was put at ease by the wonderful receptionist who offered me a beverage (wine!!) and some magazines to look through. Jefflin came over and sat down next to me to talk about the pictures of hair styles I was looking at and we talked a little right there about what I was looking for.( I have to say that really helped me relax) When we sat down she really listened to me and what I wanted. The haircut is amazing and the color is really beautiful, i have had so many compliments. I would recommend Jefflin and Derby to anyone!!!

Pros: nice staff, chill atmosphere, funny stylists

Cons: parking

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I have been going to Derby Salon since they first opened. I have been going for both my hair (cut & color), and my body (massage & nails). Every time I have been in I have been treated with exceptional service from everyone there, and they have gone above and beyond to accommodate me when I was running late or needed to reschedule. They even throw in the nice compliments when I've been "transformed" into the new, more sleek looking me...now that's just extra sweet, isn't it?!
I see KC for my hair - the man is a GOD with color! Seriously! I don't trust just anyone to my fair locks...(and I think may be the only straight guy in Seattle who can do hair the way he does!)
I see Xochil for both massage and nails, and she is the GODDESS of pampering and provides top notch care and attention to every detail of my treatments.
Every time I have been there they make me feel like I am part of the Derby Family. I have not seen this kind of ambiance anywhere - its a chill, low key place for a girl to get her hair and nails done, and with the happy hour brow waxes? Watch me swoon!
I HEART DERBY 4-EVER!!
(don't listen to what those cranky people say, they don't know what they're talking about) Go find out for yourself how amazing Derby Salon is!

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★★★★★

I have been going to Derby Salon since they first opened. I have been going for both my hair (cut & color), and my body (massage & nails). Every time I have been in I have been treated with exceptional service from everyone there, and they have gone above and beyond to accommodate me when I was running late or needed to reschedule. They even throw in the nice compliments when I've been "transformed" into the new, more sleek looking me...now that's just extra sweet, isn't it?!
I see KC for my hair - the man is a GOD with color! Seriously! I don't trust just anyone to my fair locks...(and I think may be the only straight guy in Seattle who can do hair the way he does!)
I see Xochil for both massage and nails, and she is the GODDESS of pampering and provides top notch care and attention to every detail of my treatments.
Every time I have been there they make me feel like I am part of the Derby Family. I have not seen this kind of ambiance anywhere - its a chill, low key place for a girl to get her hair and nails done, and with the happy hour brow waxes? Watch me swoon!
I HEART DERBY 4-EVER!!
(don't listen to what those cranky people say, they don't know what they're talking about) Go find out for yourself how amazing Derby Salon is!

Pros: Ambience, talent, friendly service

Cons: I can't live there!

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I went there for Mothers Day! i was greeted with a Great Smile and a Mimosa...I had a terrific pedicure...now you can get a pedicure most places, I found mine to have been not only exhilarating but enjoyed the conversation. My Facial was to die for. I was limp with pleasure!!! This Salon is exceptional not only does it provide the array of services that many spas do but it is also a place that supports community benefits and is a great employer!!!
Have a Great Day!
Frances

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★★★★★

I went there for Mothers Day! i was greeted with a Great Smile and a Mimosa...I had a terrific pedicure...now you can get a pedicure most places, I found mine to have been not only exhilarating but enjoyed the conversation. My Facial was to die for. I was limp with pleasure!!! This Salon is exceptional not only does it provide the array of services that many spas do but it is also a place that supports community benefits and is a great employer!!!
Have a Great Day!
Frances

Pros: Ambience is relaxed, parking is off street but havent found it to be a problem.

Cons: need more space!)

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I took my mom here for her wedding day mani/pedi-the service was horrible. the nail technician was bossy, she kept speaking to my mom and me with attitude. She also made several comments on how if we haven't been getting regular pedicures she didn't know how good the nails were going to turn out...I've never heard of such a thing.
don't go here.

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I took my mom here for her wedding day mani/pedi-the service was horrible. the nail technician was bossy, she kept speaking to my mom and me with attitude. She also made several comments on how if we haven't been getting regular pedicures she didn't know how good the nails were going to turn out...I've never heard of such a thing.
don't go here.

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I have really thick hair and a lot of it. I went with great expectations. I was excited to try out a new salon in my neighborhood. I wanted a new look. I really loved my haircut. She did a great job on the color. The problem was I went to a particular hair dresser because she came highly recommended and she pushed me off onto another hairdresser because my cut and color was taking too long and her next customer had already come. I had told the receptionist when i made the appt that I have a lot of hair, it usually takes hairdressers longer to cut/color my hair but i got bumped. I thought that was very rude.

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★★☆☆☆

I have really thick hair and a lot of it. I went with great expectations. I was excited to try out a new salon in my neighborhood. I wanted a new look. I really loved my haircut. She did a great job on the color. The problem was I went to a particular hair dresser because she came highly recommended and she pushed me off onto another hairdresser because my cut and color was taking too long and her next customer had already come. I had told the receptionist when i made the appt that I have a lot of hair, it usually takes hairdressers longer to cut/color my hair but i got bumped. I thought that was very rude.

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I just moved to Seattle and was desperate for a haircut. It was Sunday and it was just one of those times where I had to get it done now. After some research I decided to give them a try. I called them morning of and they managed to find me a slot for 3pm with Sarah. Sarah is Awesome! She was very attentive, chatty and friendly. Most of all she listened to everything I had to say and what she did to my hair was exactly what I had described to her. I have never been so satisfied with my haircut. The other staff were very friendly too. I highly recommend this place!

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★★★★★

I just moved to Seattle and was desperate for a haircut. It was Sunday and it was just one of those times where I had to get it done now. After some research I decided to give them a try. I called them morning of and they managed to find me a slot for 3pm with Sarah. Sarah is Awesome! She was very attentive, chatty and friendly. Most of all she listened to everything I had to say and what she did to my hair was exactly what I had described to her. I have never been so satisfied with my haircut. The other staff were very friendly too. I highly recommend this place!

Pros: Friendly staff, very attentive

Cons: Maybe parking on a weekday (I went on a Sunday)

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I just tried Derby not long ago and I can't see myself going anywhere else for a long time! I had been going somewhere else, but needed to find something closer to home and more in my price range. I went and saw Megan for a pedicure - my toes were in heaven! When I saw how nice everyone else's hair looked going in and out of the joint, I called a few days later and was booked for a foil and cut with Shivon. Ever since, I've been getting more compliments on my hair than I know what to do with! The front desk staff is super friendly too, always checking on you to see if you need a refill, or maybe some magazines. I've found my new hideout!

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★★★★★

I just tried Derby not long ago and I can't see myself going anywhere else for a long time! I had been going somewhere else, but needed to find something closer to home and more in my price range. I went and saw Megan for a pedicure - my toes were in heaven! When I saw how nice everyone else's hair looked going in and out of the joint, I called a few days later and was booked for a foil and cut with Shivon. Ever since, I've been getting more compliments on my hair than I know what to do with! The front desk staff is super friendly too, always checking on you to see if you need a refill, or maybe some magazines. I've found my new hideout!

Pros: staff, price, cute little dogs running around

Cons: parking

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I just had my hair cut and colored by Eva and I am so happy with what got. She made me feel right at home, taking the time to talk to me about my options really looking at the pictures I brought in of what I wanted. I never felt rushed and she seemed just as excited about what we were doing as I was. You could tell as she worked that she really knew what she was doing, which made me feel completely confident with how I was changing my hair. She really does pay attenion to all the details which means a lot when it comes to your hair. She spoke highly about the owner of the salon and you can tell by the vibe in this place that the staff is treated well. This salon is unpretentious and the staff was genuinely friendly. ("Happy employees make for happy customers" that saying rings true here) My hair looked beautiful when she was done and the cost of the service was reasonable and worth every penny. I'm moving in September but I will go back to see her before I go. I only hope I can find someone in Nashville so amazing! (If not... I guess I just have another excuse to visit Seattle)

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★★★★★

I just had my hair cut and colored by Eva and I am so happy with what got. She made me feel right at home, taking the time to talk to me about my options really looking at the pictures I brought in of what I wanted. I never felt rushed and she seemed just as excited about what we were doing as I was. You could tell as she worked that she really knew what she was doing, which made me feel completely confident with how I was changing my hair. She really does pay attenion to all the details which means a lot when it comes to your hair. She spoke highly about the owner of the salon and you can tell by the vibe in this place that the staff is treated well. This salon is unpretentious and the staff was genuinely friendly. ("Happy employees make for happy customers" that saying rings true here) My hair looked beautiful when she was done and the cost of the service was reasonable and worth every penny. I'm moving in September but I will go back to see her before I go. I only hope I can find someone in Nashville so amazing! (If not... I guess I just have another excuse to visit Seattle)

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I called to schedule an appt at this salon--they were so rushed and hurried on the phone that it really was poor customer service and ended up scheduling somewhere else. I have had services at this salon before and they were good. I suggest they put some care into scheduling appts at the front line. They ended up putting me on hold several times while trying to schedule appt for partial highlights. When they returned to the phone they were hurried and rushed and kept forgetting what I was calling about. If I hadn't been there before, it would have turned me off to the whole process. I ended up going somewhere else (Margi David Salon) and the result was a permanent change for me. Sorry!

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I called to schedule an appt at this salon--they were so rushed and hurried on the phone that it really was poor customer service and ended up scheduling somewhere else. I have had services at this salon before and they were good. I suggest they put some care into scheduling appts at the front line. They ended up putting me on hold several times while trying to schedule appt for partial highlights. When they returned to the phone they were hurried and rushed and kept forgetting what I was calling about. If I hadn't been there before, it would have turned me off to the whole process. I ended up going somewhere else (Margi David Salon) and the result was a permanent change for me. Sorry!

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I had a stressful week, and was so glad to have a facial booked. I couldn't believe how phenomenal it was!! Patty is amazing; she has years of experience, and tailors her service to fit your individual needs. Derby Salon is a fun and funky place to go, and the Dermalogica products they use for the facials have changed my skin. Seriously, in just a few days! I will definitely be back. Thanks Patty for a great experience, and thanks Derby Salon for being a great place.

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★★★★☆

I had a stressful week, and was so glad to have a facial booked. I couldn't believe how phenomenal it was!! Patty is amazing; she has years of experience, and tailors her service to fit your individual needs. Derby Salon is a fun and funky place to go, and the Dermalogica products they use for the facials have changed my skin. Seriously, in just a few days! I will definitely be back. Thanks Patty for a great experience, and thanks Derby Salon for being a great place.

Pros: Experienced Staff, Great Products, Patty!

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This place is spectacular! The entire staff at Derby made my daughter's wedding week so easy and relaxing. The schedule was excellent: practice hair on Tuesday; facial on Thursday; manicure, pedicure, and wedding hair on Saturday just before the wedding. All of the appointments began and finished right on time. The place is uber clean and everyone is friendly. Plus the prices are excellent. And Derby's smells good! No icky amonia smell or fake nail smell at all. We loved the place and will definitely recommend it to every single person we know! A special thanks to Jesse the SuperMom. (Inside Joke)

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★★★★★

This place is spectacular! The entire staff at Derby made my daughter's wedding week so easy and relaxing. The schedule was excellent: practice hair on Tuesday; facial on Thursday; manicure, pedicure, and wedding hair on Saturday just before the wedding. All of the appointments began and finished right on time. The place is uber clean and everyone is friendly. Plus the prices are excellent. And Derby's smells good! No icky amonia smell or fake nail smell at all. We loved the place and will definitely recommend it to every single person we know! A special thanks to Jesse the SuperMom. (Inside Joke)

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I went into Derby for the first time expecting another of the same old same old. I had never quite gotten my hair just where I was happy with it at other places - to be honest, I didn't know what I wanted. I was put with Chivahn for a foil. I was a little put off at first by the bright pink hair, tattoos, and punky attire at first , until I sat in her chair (she turned out to be a complete sweetheart) - and was I ever blown away! I've been getting my hair foiled for years, and never have I had such a thorough consultation. She explained to me what she'd be doing, why she'd be doing what she was doing, explained to me what would work and what wouldn't based on what was already on my hair - this girl knows what she's doing! I LOVED my hair, and it's been over 2 months and I am STILL getting compliments! She definately worked some magic!

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I went into Derby for the first time expecting another of the same old same old. I had never quite gotten my hair just where I was happy with it at other places - to be honest, I didn't know what I wanted. I was put with Chivahn for a foil. I was a little put off at first by the bright pink hair, tattoos, and punky attire at first , until I sat in her chair (she turned out to be a complete sweetheart) - and was I ever blown away! I've been getting my hair foiled for years, and never have I had such a thorough consultation. She explained to me what she'd be doing, why she'd be doing what she was doing, explained to me what would work and what wouldn't based on what was already on my hair - this girl knows what she's doing! I LOVED my hair, and it's been over 2 months and I am STILL getting compliments! She definately worked some magic!

Pros: Awesome stylist, cute dogs, great products

Cons: parking

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I've been going to Derby for several years now and I have never had a bad experience there. Elizabeth always cuts my hair in the most flattering way. Recently, she colored my hair red and I get great comments on it on a regular basis. Someone even thought it was my natural color! Heather H. make my invisible brows and lashes the perfect shade and shapes them much better than anywhere else I've ever gone. The staff is always friendly and I love the cool vibe of the place. I highly recommend it.

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★★★★★

I've been going to Derby for several years now and I have never had a bad experience there. Elizabeth always cuts my hair in the most flattering way. Recently, she colored my hair red and I get great comments on it on a regular basis. Someone even thought it was my natural color! Heather H. make my invisible brows and lashes the perfect shade and shapes them much better than anywhere else I've ever gone. The staff is always friendly and I love the cool vibe of the place. I highly recommend it.

Pros: Great neighborhood salon, friendly staff, cool purses

Cons: parking

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I went and saw Chivahn for a foil and a cut - it was even better than I was hoping for! I recieved a great super textured cut (nothing too crazy!) and a beautiful foil with three colors in it that really blend well. Apparently she hasn't been doing hair for years - could've fooled me! Her prices are really great too.

Patti did my brows during my process time, and they turned out perfect.

Go see these ladies!

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★★★★★

I went and saw Chivahn for a foil and a cut - it was even better than I was hoping for! I recieved a great super textured cut (nothing too crazy!) and a beautiful foil with three colors in it that really blend well. Apparently she hasn't been doing hair for years - could've fooled me! Her prices are really great too.

Patti did my brows during my process time, and they turned out perfect.

Go see these ladies!

Pros: Great stylist, friendly staff, tasty tea, and wine!

Cons: Parking

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i was looking for a funky salon and a new look and thought i had found the place after reading the reviews. i have been sick and was also looking for a good pick me up to restart my life. i originally scheduled a cut and color but when i got there my stylist barely touched my head. she didnt pressure me into anything which was nice but i was hoping for at least a scalp massage during my hair wash for the price of teh cut which i could have received at other salons. i did a lot of research before choosing derby so maybe that added to my disappointment because i really wanted to have a good experience and feel better but i just left feeling as ugly as when i went in.

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★★☆☆☆

i was looking for a funky salon and a new look and thought i had found the place after reading the reviews. i have been sick and was also looking for a good pick me up to restart my life. i originally scheduled a cut and color but when i got there my stylist barely touched my head. she didnt pressure me into anything which was nice but i was hoping for at least a scalp massage during my hair wash for the price of teh cut which i could have received at other salons. i did a lot of research before choosing derby so maybe that added to my disappointment because i really wanted to have a good experience and feel better but i just left feeling as ugly as when i went in.

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Derby Salon has such phenomenal people working in the spa! I went for a "spa day" to celebrate a success at work. I had a massage by Jessica who is not great...she's magnificent! She isn't anywhere near your run-of-the-mill therapist, you just have to go to see. Then I had a facial and salt scrub/self tan service by Patty. She was amazing too! Very detailed and has a gift for pampering clients.

You will be totally glad you visited this salon if you go...take my word for it.

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★★★★★

Derby Salon has such phenomenal people working in the spa! I went for a "spa day" to celebrate a success at work. I had a massage by Jessica who is not great...she's magnificent! She isn't anywhere near your run-of-the-mill therapist, you just have to go to see. Then I had a facial and salt scrub/self tan service by Patty. She was amazing too! Very detailed and has a gift for pampering clients.

You will be totally glad you visited this salon if you go...take my word for it.

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As a former industry professional I cannot say enough wonderful things about this salon! I am one very picky former hairdresser and I have to say as someone who taught color for years, this salon has a clue! Ava is a hair color goddess! She really took her time with several consultations and made sure we are on the same track. By far the most thorough consultation I have ever been through and I completely appreciate that. She only took off what I asked her to for my cut and she got my hair smooth and shiny. I got compliments within my first few hours out of the salon! My hair turned out so wonderful! The pricing was reasonable for what I was getting done. Thank you for not disappointing me!

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★★★★★

As a former industry professional I cannot say enough wonderful things about this salon! I am one very picky former hairdresser and I have to say as someone who taught color for years, this salon has a clue! Ava is a hair color goddess! She really took her time with several consultations and made sure we are on the same track. By far the most thorough consultation I have ever been through and I completely appreciate that. She only took off what I asked her to for my cut and she got my hair smooth and shiny. I got compliments within my first few hours out of the salon! My hair turned out so wonderful! The pricing was reasonable for what I was getting done. Thank you for not disappointing me!

Pros: knowledgable staff, great service, thorough!

Cons: parking

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Derby Salon and everyone working there provide consistent, fabulous work. Alison and Jesse performed miracles on me and my partner for our commitment ceremony. All our great photos can be attributed to the hair and makeup they did for us. We continue to go to both of them for haircuts, color, facials and the special EYEDEAL, a great alternative to clumpy mascara and painful tweezers.

A special rave for Ava too. I went in to have my hair blown out straight and she gave me a haircut that I would have never dared to ask for. She gave it to me for free since I hadn't expected it and I was taking a chance. I was so happy I did because it was fantastic. I've never had anyone know how to work with curly hair like this. I can't wait to have her cut it again.

I've had their massages, facials, haircuts, colors, waxing, pedicures and manicures here over the past two years and have ALWAYS left happy and pampered.

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★★★★★

Derby Salon and everyone working there provide consistent, fabulous work. Alison and Jesse performed miracles on me and my partner for our commitment ceremony. All our great photos can be attributed to the hair and makeup they did for us. We continue to go to both of them for haircuts, color, facials and the special EYEDEAL, a great alternative to clumpy mascara and painful tweezers.

A special rave for Ava too. I went in to have my hair blown out straight and she gave me a haircut that I would have never dared to ask for. She gave it to me for free since I hadn't expected it and I was taking a chance. I was so happy I did because it was fantastic. I've never had anyone know how to work with curly hair like this. I can't wait to have her cut it again.

I've had their massages, facials, haircuts, colors, waxing, pedicures and manicures here over the past two years and have ALWAYS left happy and pampered.

Pros: Consistent skill and content staff

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I went to go see Chivahn after my mother just RAVED about her hair (she did a lovely foil on her, and got her base to that perfect red shade that her old stylist just never seemed to be able to get) so I decided to give her a try. I wanted some hot pink chunks put in my hair, and boy, did I go to the right person! Not only is she an obvious funky color Queen, but she gave me a cut and style that made my super thick hair much more managable. So for "normal" colors or something a little more neon, go see Chivahn!

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★★★★★

I went to go see Chivahn after my mother just RAVED about her hair (she did a lovely foil on her, and got her base to that perfect red shade that her old stylist just never seemed to be able to get) so I decided to give her a try. I wanted some hot pink chunks put in my hair, and boy, did I go to the right person! Not only is she an obvious funky color Queen, but she gave me a cut and style that made my super thick hair much more managable. So for "normal" colors or something a little more neon, go see Chivahn!

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This place has such a great spa! I was recommended by a good friend to see Soche for a massge, which was amazing! I have since tried out their facials (Patti) and nails services and have been VERY impressed. I am just BLOWN away that they keep their prices so affordable so I can actually try and GET a massage or a facial more than once a year! Thank you Derby and keep up the good work!

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★★★★★

This place has such a great spa! I was recommended by a good friend to see Soche for a massge, which was amazing! I have since tried out their facials (Patti) and nails services and have been VERY impressed. I am just BLOWN away that they keep their prices so affordable so I can actually try and GET a massage or a facial more than once a year! Thank you Derby and keep up the good work!

Pros: Happy hour brows! Who woulda thunk!

Cons: Parking is hard...I hate those new parking meters!

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Of all the salons I've been to in Seattle, the DERBY staff keeps bringing me back. Stephanie is amazing, I highly recommend her for waxing and facials. I recently went to another "top rated" waxing spa and it was brutal, the ladies at DERBY have restored my faith in the fine art of placing hot wax on your most sensitve parts! Denise is a fantastic colorist I receavied so many complements on my hair after she got her hands on my head. In all I have never had bad service at DERBY and highly recommend them. I have heard some iffy things on their hair cutting services, but all their other services will make you feel like a movie star!

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★★★★★

Of all the salons I've been to in Seattle, the DERBY staff keeps bringing me back. Stephanie is amazing, I highly recommend her for waxing and facials. I recently went to another "top rated" waxing spa and it was brutal, the ladies at DERBY have restored my faith in the fine art of placing hot wax on your most sensitve parts! Denise is a fantastic colorist I receavied so many complements on my hair after she got her hands on my head. In all I have never had bad service at DERBY and highly recommend them. I have heard some iffy things on their hair cutting services, but all their other services will make you feel like a movie star!

Pros: Good services, calming atmosphere, top products, seasonal deals

Cons: Seattle prices, parking

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I don't go to salons very often only for hair cuts maybe a color. Chivahn made me feel comfortible and did and awesome job on my color. I needed it to be as natural looking as possible but not brown and thats what she did. She gave me the coolest color red. Its perfect. I love it! I will diffinatly come back for touch ups and trims.

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★★★★★

I don't go to salons very often only for hair cuts maybe a color. Chivahn made me feel comfortible and did and awesome job on my color. I needed it to be as natural looking as possible but not brown and thats what she did. She gave me the coolest color red. Its perfect. I love it! I will diffinatly come back for touch ups and trims.

Pros: Service, great friendly people

Cons: Parking

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This is my first-time message. Derby Salon has professional services. Chivahn did my hair and i mentioned that i just wanted to go darker with my hair and she did a great job with tying in highlights in my hair and my hair turned out amazing and everyone loves it! I highly recommend this salon!

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★★★★★

This is my first-time message. Derby Salon has professional services. Chivahn did my hair and i mentioned that i just wanted to go darker with my hair and she did a great job with tying in highlights in my hair and my hair turned out amazing and everyone loves it! I highly recommend this salon!

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Everything about Derby is fabulous. I've been a loyal customer for about 2 years now. Great hair (even brought Ava east with me for my wedding hair and makeup, she's that good!), great eyebrows, great facials, great service (offerings of tea and the occassional pup to keep you company should you have to wait, which is rare). Again, everything is fabulous!

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★★★★★

Everything about Derby is fabulous. I've been a loyal customer for about 2 years now. Great hair (even brought Ava east with me for my wedding hair and makeup, she's that good!), great eyebrows, great facials, great service (offerings of tea and the occassional pup to keep you company should you have to wait, which is rare). Again, everything is fabulous!

Pros: Open on Sundays, too!

Cons: Street parking during the week will cost you

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Heather H. gave a fabulous "Best" facial. I went in with my skin extremely dry from an allergic reaction, and walked out feeling completely hydrated. Normally when I receive a facial at other spas, they put on the mask and leave the room for about 10 minutes. Well I absolutely loved it when she put on the mask, and instead of leaving the room, she continued to scrub and massage my feet, as well as massage my hands! It was fantastic!

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★★★★★

Heather H. gave a fabulous "Best" facial. I went in with my skin extremely dry from an allergic reaction, and walked out feeling completely hydrated. Normally when I receive a facial at other spas, they put on the mask and leave the room for about 10 minutes. Well I absolutely loved it when she put on the mask, and instead of leaving the room, she continued to scrub and massage my feet, as well as massage my hands! It was fantastic!

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I always get great service here. I love heather, she does my brows better than anyone ever has! I can always count on this salon to listen to what I want and always be friendly. I haven't ever experienced a more friendly staff and great services all in one place! They have a great happy hour too, for brows and manicures.

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★★★★★

I always get great service here. I love heather, she does my brows better than anyone ever has! I can always count on this salon to listen to what I want and always be friendly. I haven't ever experienced a more friendly staff and great services all in one place! They have a great happy hour too, for brows and manicures.

Pros: friendly and skilled staff, affordable

Cons: none

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This salon is great if you want a hip, trendy, mildly dirty salon, but with great products and some good stylists. Don't expect a plush spa-like atmosphere, but this salon is marching to the beat of its own drum. It's casual, relaxed, and a great place to go for facials (Patty is great) and down-to-earth people. I had a great hairstylist who really listened to me and gave me a great haircut and highlights.

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★★★☆☆

This salon is great if you want a hip, trendy, mildly dirty salon, but with great products and some good stylists. Don't expect a plush spa-like atmosphere, but this salon is marching to the beat of its own drum. It's casual, relaxed, and a great place to go for facials (Patty is great) and down-to-earth people. I had a great hairstylist who really listened to me and gave me a great haircut and highlights.

Pros: Relaxed Environment, Cordial Service

Cons: Parking

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I went into Derby for a haircut, and it turned out that there was a scheduling mishap - but the staff was very friendly, and they were able to fit me in anyhow. One of the newer stylists cut my hair (she had hot pink hair, I don't remember her name) and she did a fantastic job! One of the best haircuts I've had in a long time. Definately reccomended.

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★★★★★

I went into Derby for a haircut, and it turned out that there was a scheduling mishap - but the staff was very friendly, and they were able to fit me in anyhow. One of the newer stylists cut my hair (she had hot pink hair, I don't remember her name) and she did a fantastic job! One of the best haircuts I've had in a long time. Definately reccomended.

Pros: great staff, reasonable prices

Cons: parking

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I finally found a stylist who knows how to make me happy. Very knowledgeable, funny, great personality and interactive without feeling forced. I was about 20 minutes early and the front desk lady offered me some coffee while i waited. There is great styling products for sale, the art on the wall is for sale, there was cute clutches and bags also for sale. I was chopping off about 7 inches of hair and was scared for the results, but after about an hour, i was in love with my new look.
The salon is has an open floor plan for the hair cut and mani/pedi areas, so if your shy or looking for a more private atmosphere this place may not be for you. Also the staff is young and hip with character and style, so if you are used to Gene Juarez salons you'll be pleasently suprised. There is street parking so be prepared to circle the block once or twice.
I will definately be back on a regular occasion.

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★★★★★

I finally found a stylist who knows how to make me happy. Very knowledgeable, funny, great personality and interactive without feeling forced. I was about 20 minutes early and the front desk lady offered me some coffee while i waited. There is great styling products for sale, the art on the wall is for sale, there was cute clutches and bags also for sale. I was chopping off about 7 inches of hair and was scared for the results, but after about an hour, i was in love with my new look.
The salon is has an open floor plan for the hair cut and mani/pedi areas, so if your shy or looking for a more private atmosphere this place may not be for you. Also the staff is young and hip with character and style, so if you are used to Gene Juarez salons you'll be pleasently suprised. There is street parking so be prepared to circle the block once or twice.
I will definately be back on a regular occasion.

Pros: Service, atmosphere, Staff

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My stylist's name is Ava and she absolutely rocks! I recently got extensions done at Derby for such an affordable price! I would have paid milliions for the results!

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★★★★★

My stylist's name is Ava and she absolutely rocks! I recently got extensions done at Derby for such an affordable price! I would have paid milliions for the results!

Pros: Friendly knowledgable staff

Cons: parking

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Hi, I scheduled a pedicure at Derby after having a horrible day. When I went there, I sat in the waiting room for over 30 minutes and nobody ever acknowledged me or got me for my service. Poorly done by a salon that has been rated highly.

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★☆☆☆☆

Hi, I scheduled a pedicure at Derby after having a horrible day. When I went there, I sat in the waiting room for over 30 minutes and nobody ever acknowledged me or got me for my service. Poorly done by a salon that has been rated highly.

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From the moment I stepped in they were so nice and attentive. The wall had some awesome art on it and my stylist was a fun very personable, out going, and a talker. My hair turned out fabulous and I am definitely coming back!!!!

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★★★★★

From the moment I stepped in they were so nice and attentive. The wall had some awesome art on it and my stylist was a fun very personable, out going, and a talker. My hair turned out fabulous and I am definitely coming back!!!!

Cons: parking

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I suggested to a girlfriend that we go to Derby for a mani/pedi. Boy, was I embarrassed when immediately the estheticians who were "working" on us started talking about how their tables were falling apart, how the polishes were cheap at the owner's insistance, and when we spent almost $200 for terrible results. I had read about Derby in Seattle Magazine's best of, but it's awful. As others have noted, the nail area is very communal, with lots of people walking in and out. It is not at all a luxury spa, but one would expect it to be given the prices. The two ladies giving or services talked to one another constantly (hey, how about some quiet time?) or butted in to the conversation I was trying to have with my friend. Worst, my manicure lasted less than a week, and my friends was on its way out the next day due to the poor application and low-quality products.

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★☆☆☆☆

I suggested to a girlfriend that we go to Derby for a mani/pedi. Boy, was I embarrassed when immediately the estheticians who were "working" on us started talking about how their tables were falling apart, how the polishes were cheap at the owner's insistance, and when we spent almost $200 for terrible results. I had read about Derby in Seattle Magazine's best of, but it's awful. As others have noted, the nail area is very communal, with lots of people walking in and out. It is not at all a luxury spa, but one would expect it to be given the prices. The two ladies giving or services talked to one another constantly (hey, how about some quiet time?) or butted in to the conversation I was trying to have with my friend. Worst, my manicure lasted less than a week, and my friends was on its way out the next day due to the poor application and low-quality products.

Pros: under construction

Cons: Poor manis/pedis, unprofessional staff

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I wanted to really like this salon, and I'd read a good review of Tova, one of the stylists - so I called to make a haircut appt., got their message machine (during business hours?) but I did receive a prompt call-back. I made an appointment for the next day.

When I went to go get my haircut (after paying for parking) - a receptionist (??) who seemed to be about 16 greeted me - I told her I was here for my haircut with Tova, and she said, "That can't be - she's here but she's working the festival" (there was a neighborhood festival going on.) It turns out they'd written down my appointment for the wrong week. Did I get an apology, or did they even offer to try and find me another stylist who might be able to cut my hair? Absolutely not. She looked at me like it was my fault, and then basically sat there, not knowing what to do. I understand that mistakes happen, but they should apologize and offer to make it right - I was very disappointed and won't be returning here.

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★☆☆☆☆

I wanted to really like this salon, and I'd read a good review of Tova, one of the stylists - so I called to make a haircut appt., got their message machine (during business hours?) but I did receive a prompt call-back. I made an appointment for the next day.

When I went to go get my haircut (after paying for parking) - a receptionist (??) who seemed to be about 16 greeted me - I told her I was here for my haircut with Tova, and she said, "That can't be - she's here but she's working the festival" (there was a neighborhood festival going on.) It turns out they'd written down my appointment for the wrong week. Did I get an apology, or did they even offer to try and find me another stylist who might be able to cut my hair? Absolutely not. She looked at me like it was my fault, and then basically sat there, not knowing what to do. I understand that mistakes happen, but they should apologize and offer to make it right - I was very disappointed and won't be returning here.

Cons: No parking, very poor experience with service

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I originally wrote a positive review of this salon, but during subsequent visits the customer service was so poor that I will not be going back. The last visit was the worst-after I checked in, I waited for quite some time before the receptionist informed me they were ready for my manicure (I had checked in for a haircut) and then just stood there until I asked if he could tell my stylist I was here-she then came out and talked with the other stylists before coming to get me for my appointment! Despite the confusion with checking in (and there have been other instances) and despite my stylist's lack of customer service skills (she always asked me the three questions each time I came in, spaced in between with uncomfortable silence), that is not why I won't be coming back-the last time, the stylist nicked my neck when she was shaving some stray hairs around my hairline, and it was only when I went to change that I realized my neck was bleeding and she hadn't said a word! As I walked out to pay, holding a paper towel to my neck, she wasn't even concerned-I believe she said something to the effect of "oops! are you ok?" and she didn't even offer me a bandaid! (I had to ask!!!!!!). I was so shocked that I actually paid for the haircut, because I just wanted to go home......and I'm kicking myself now. Maybe other people have had more positive experiences here, but I for one will not be going back again.

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★☆☆☆☆

I originally wrote a positive review of this salon, but during subsequent visits the customer service was so poor that I will not be going back. The last visit was the worst-after I checked in, I waited for quite some time before the receptionist informed me they were ready for my manicure (I had checked in for a haircut) and then just stood there until I asked if he could tell my stylist I was here-she then came out and talked with the other stylists before coming to get me for my appointment! Despite the confusion with checking in (and there have been other instances) and despite my stylist's lack of customer service skills (she always asked me the three questions each time I came in, spaced in between with uncomfortable silence), that is not why I won't be coming back-the last time, the stylist nicked my neck when she was shaving some stray hairs around my hairline, and it was only when I went to change that I realized my neck was bleeding and she hadn't said a word! As I walked out to pay, holding a paper towel to my neck, she wasn't even concerned-I believe she said something to the effect of "oops! are you ok?" and she didn't even offer me a bandaid! (I had to ask!!!!!!). I was so shocked that I actually paid for the haircut, because I just wanted to go home......and I'm kicking myself now. Maybe other people have had more positive experiences here, but I for one will not be going back again.

Pros: Decent haircut, despite...., lots of appointments, laid back

Cons: terrible customer service, parking is a pain, and I left the salon needing a bandaid!

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I was recommended to Derby by a trusted friend...and boy, did she do me a favor! I got the best massage of my life with Sochi and Christine does awesome nails. This will be a regular stop for me.

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★★★★☆

I was recommended to Derby by a trusted friend...and boy, did she do me a favor! I got the best massage of my life with Sochi and Christine does awesome nails. This will be a regular stop for me.

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i got a dread perm from denise a few months ago and just recently went in for maintenance.
the whole process was really laid-back and her skill is evident in the excellent product i know have. she's been great about answering all my questions and has made this process pretty easy.
i'd definitely recommend her services to anyone!

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★★★★★

i got a dread perm from denise a few months ago and just recently went in for maintenance.
the whole process was really laid-back and her skill is evident in the excellent product i know have. she's been great about answering all my questions and has made this process pretty easy.
i'd definitely recommend her services to anyone!

Pros: good pricing, good parking, friendly service

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I just got the best manicure I've ever had. My brittle, peely nails and rough cuticles have been a frustration for years. After trying dozens of products and manicures at different salons and spas I became convinced that I was genetically inferior in the fingernail category - a fingernail freak of nature beyond help. Kristine's professional knowledge and skill definately lives up to the title of nail goddess. She tidied up my mits and taught me the best way to care for my nails in between manicures and I can tell she knows what she's talking about.

Also, April does my cut and color and she's awesome. She has good ideas and takes the time to really understand what I want so there is no miscommunication. I enjoy the time I spend in her chair also. She's witty and intelligent.

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★★★★★

I just got the best manicure I've ever had. My brittle, peely nails and rough cuticles have been a frustration for years. After trying dozens of products and manicures at different salons and spas I became convinced that I was genetically inferior in the fingernail category - a fingernail freak of nature beyond help. Kristine's professional knowledge and skill definately lives up to the title of nail goddess. She tidied up my mits and taught me the best way to care for my nails in between manicures and I can tell she knows what she's talking about.

Also, April does my cut and color and she's awesome. She has good ideas and takes the time to really understand what I want so there is no miscommunication. I enjoy the time I spend in her chair also. She's witty and intelligent.

Pros: Sadie the salon dog, Warm, friendly staff, Excellent value

Cons: Not open at night

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This salon offers everything you need for hair, waxing, and beauty products. The atmosphere is really fun and the staff are very friendly and informed. It is also really conveniently located in the Roosevelt neighborhood near Whole Foods. But the best thing is their happy hour for brow waxing!! Every weekday from 4-6 you can get a wax for $10 bucks! And they do a GREAT job. You do need to c all ahead and make a reservation - just a FYI. They also offer beauty pacakges that are a great deal, when you can afford to spend a little extra on yourself. Check out their cute website for more information!

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★★★★★

This salon offers everything you need for hair, waxing, and beauty products. The atmosphere is really fun and the staff are very friendly and informed. It is also really conveniently located in the Roosevelt neighborhood near Whole Foods. But the best thing is their happy hour for brow waxing!! Every weekday from 4-6 you can get a wax for $10 bucks! And they do a GREAT job. You do need to c all ahead and make a reservation - just a FYI. They also offer beauty pacakges that are a great deal, when you can afford to spend a little extra on yourself. Check out their cute website for more information!

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I recently moved to Seattle from SF and was wary that I'd have a hard time finding a massage therapist comparable to the one I have in SF. I found a great one at Derby - Margaruite. She's nice, professional and gives the best massages. I highly recommend her.

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★★★★★

I recently moved to Seattle from SF and was wary that I'd have a hard time finding a massage therapist comparable to the one I have in SF. I found a great one at Derby - Margaruite. She's nice, professional and gives the best massages. I highly recommend her.

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