How to find the best hairdresser in Orange County

Finding the right hairdresser is hard! Especially if you moved here from another area and you have to start from scratch! So.. How to find the best hairdresser in OC?

There are so many of them right!? Well first you read my list of recommendations (DUH) 🙂 and then if you are still on the hunt keep reading for my guide on how to really find the best ones!

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Located at TEK Salon in Newport Beach. She specializes in vibrant colored hair, extensions the perfect blowout and makeup. 


Irene Marougas

Find her at Elysian Salon in Downey. As the salon owner and master stylist, She specializes in blondes, styling and extensions.



Brooklyn Scotia

You can find Brooke at Holiday Salon in Eastside Costa Mesa. She specializes in hair extensions and if you have or want extensions you should not go to anyone else! This girl is good and super fast too!


Tera Rae Stephens

Find her at Tres Salon on Lido Island. As the salon owner and behind the chair she specializes in balayage and natural blondes. @tera_tressapothecary​

The things to look for

Awesome reviews

Do your homework and read their yelp reviews!

Hair Happiness

Read reviews about the salon in general. A happy salon has good energy, good vibes and breeds good hairdressers.

Before+ After Pics

Everyone has an instagram account these days and almost all of them post before and after pics! Check their Instagram and make sure you like the style

Total connect

Just because somebody is a great hairdresser doesn't mean it's the right hairdresser for YOU! Make sure they specialize in the color and type of hair you have!


Sometimes all you need is a perfect blowout and style! I LOVE the Drybar and they have locations everywhere. I also really like SAS Shampoo+Style on 17th street in Eastside Costa Mesa. 

Shampoo+Style=$40 well spent!

Just for kids!

Kids are a whole other specialty in itself. The hairdresser has to be talented, patient and able to cut straight with a jumping wiggly toddler!


Fashion Island, Newport Beach


Sharkeys cuts for kids

Eastside Costa Mesa, Tustin & Irvine.


Shear madness haircuts for kids

Located on El Toro Road in Lake Forest. 


Shop Hair Products for kids:

Shop my Amazon store front for my favorite hair accessories for your kids including products and brushes and hair decor for the girls 🙂

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