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Nov 02nd 2020 | By Jillian

Before my visit, I took a moment to review Dosha’s Safety Precautions during COVID. Dosha Salon was perfectly clear on their cleaning practices which was very reassuring. Once prepared, I headed to Downtown Portland's Dosha Salon Spa on 5th Ave. I arrived and waited outside just as the Safety Precautions notice advised. Upon entering, I was greeted by a host. I sanitized my hands and had my temperature taken. I filled out the COVID waiver form and the host took me to meet my New Artist stylist, Molly Nesting. 

Molly had me...

Oct 12th 2020 | By Jillian

Step into the salon chair with Dosha Salon Stylists and discover our favorite hair colors of Fall. Learn  techniques and how to protect your hair.

Q: What are your favorite Hair colors of fall?

A: For Brunettes, we love a rich chocolate brown with a gloss of gold to add incredible shine. For Blondes, the trend is shear tones of copper, peach, and honey. We love the reflection of copper while it still appears blonde.

 

Q: Which coloring technique do you recommend for transitioning from Summer color to Fall color hair? ...

Apr 07th 2020 | By samantha

AT-HOME BEAUTY TIPS

We have all seen the memes of coming out of the COVID19 quarantine with grown out nails and showing roots. It’s a reality we all must face but at least we can all face it together. Here at Dosha Salon Spa, we have some tips and tricks to help you navigate around a total beauty catastrophe while practicing social distance until you’re able to get back to your normal beauty regimen. 

HAIR QUICK FIXES

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Feb 20th 2020 | By samantha
No matter where you go in Portland, you are bound to see someone with a shag haircut. The trend has swept the city and the nation into a shag storm! We sat down with one of Dosha Salon Spa’s Master Stylists and shag connoisseur, Brian Cline, and got the down-low on the grungy-chic hairstyle as well as some tips and tricks you can try at home to take your shag to the next level.
 

The Shag: Then vs Now

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Dec 03rd 2019 | By samantha

If there is one thing all of us at Dosha agree on, it is that we love being a part of the Portland community. From farmer’s markets full of fresh produce to gorgeous hiking trails, from our many gardens and parks to our bustling food and art scene, there is always something fun and exciting going on around us.

But as many Portlanders know, homelessness has become a growing concern for our community in recent years. That is why we decided to partner with the Portland Rescue Mission’s ...

Feb 08th 2019 | By samantha
  • valentine's day, valentine, love, pink, makeup, hair, monochromatic

You may have seen some perfectly pink pictures popping up in salon and around the web of the monochromatic photoshoot put together by the Dosha Creative Team. Entitled ‘Think Pink’ this shoot really went for the rose from the oversized balloon background to the pink color palette for makeup. In fact, makeup really was the star of the show with these hot pink and rosy hues that carry through the whole look. Because after all, when it comes to Valentine’s day, you can’t go wrong with pink!

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Jan 21st 2019 | By samantha
  • wedding, bridal, bride, vibe, style, hairstyle, makeup, elegant, sleek, natural

Finding your style as a bride can be just as tricky as it is fun! Not only do you want something flattering and elegant, but also a look that captures your unique style. If you already have your dress in mind, start there! What type of neckline does it have? What is the overall mood or style of the dress? If you have a lot of detail around the neck, you might opt for something up and out of the way to show off the dress. If you scored a vintage dress, you could reflect that elegant or retro vibe in your hair.

The thing about these rules though is that they are made...

Jan 14th 2019 | By samantha
  • hannah, chignon, stylist, master, aveda, professional, office, hair, hairstyle, step by step

Here is another installment of our Boss Lady Hair series featuring Master Stylist Hannah Anderson. Out of all the styles, this one is the most professional. It is classy, elegant, and best of all simple! Don't fret if you have short hair, all you need is enough hair to wrap towards the back of your head. So anything that falls below the chin is perfect for this messy chignon style. In fact, this style is easier if you have shorter hair because you don't have to worry about pinning up all that excess length! Without further ado, follow these steps to...

Dec 28th 2018 | By samantha
  • hannah, stylist, master, aveda, professional, office, hair, hairstyle, step by step

We’re all about short hair this new year! It’s trendy, healthy and versatile. Wait, versatile?! Yep, that’s right! It’s a total myth that you can’t get creative styling short hair and were here to prove it. We’re bringing back Master Stylist Hannah for more Boss-Lady Hairstyles that are sure to inspire you short-haired gals with some styles that can go from office hours to happy hours.

Business Up Front Buns

1. Start with wavy hair, and add some Texture Tonic or Shampure Dry Shampoo to get some extra hold. Part your hair all the way...

Dec 17th 2018 | By samantha
  • sparklers, new years

We’ve all been there… Extreme dye jobs. Perms. Flatirons. While they can give you the look you love, they can also do a number on your hair. If you want to make 2019 the year for healthier hair, Dosha Salon & Spa in Portland OR can help.

Here are some easy tricks that can make your hair healthier while you’re rockin’ a great style!...

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