Though a salon might not be the first place you think of for holiday shopping, Carl Michael Salons can help you cross a couple of friends & family off your list (with the benefit of shopping small!). We carry an assortment of hair care and styling brands, along with a selection of jewelry and accessories from our new salon boutique! And you can’t forget about our luxury service menu.

If you're looking for a product line that is vegan, sulfate-free and good for both people, animals and the planet - then Pureology is your go-to luxury brand. Our most popular shampoo and conditioner...


October FAQs from our Stylists: Hair Color

We took a survey among our stylists of the questions they encounter the most from their guests. Because if someone else has asked, likely another wants to know! Read on for a little Carl Michael Salon Q&A on hair color…

What is the difference between balayage and ombre? Holly F. @hollynnhair breaks it down, “balayage is a technique and ombre is a gradient of color. Balayage is when the color or lightener is hand-painted on to create natural, sun-kissed look with no obvious regrowth...


Keratin is a protein found naturally in the hair. When hair is damaged physically, chemically, or from environmental factors such as the sun, keratin is depleted, leaving hair weak.

A keratin treatment is great for increasing manageability, leaving hair noticeably softer with luminous shine. It completely eliminates frizz by 100%, and reduces curl by about 80%, cutting styling time in half. It also repairs damage, creating healthier, stronger hair. If you have curly or wavy hair and like to blow it out straight most of the time, this treatment will change your life! It is a...

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Are you looking for those natural highlights you had as a kid? Balayage is what you are looking for. Balayage makes you look like you just returned from a two-week summer vacation on the Cape or the Maine Coast. Balayage says, "I have great hair" - but in a way that's subtle yet noticeable — not flashy and obvious. At Carl Michael Salon, we made it easy for you to enjoy perfect hair year round for just pennies a day. Introducing our new Balayage Package and Balayage Maintenance Package!

Every balayage is different and completely customizable: the placement, gradation, and tone is...