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Aug 21st 2021 | By Jillian
  • Dosha Salon Spa Blog - 5 tips about talking to your stylist

We’ve all been there…

in the chair at our favorite beauty salon, with our favorite stylist, and you want to make a change but cannot put it into words. So how do you get your inspiration across to your stylist? And how can you avoid any miscommunication in your vision for the perfect hairstyle? Well, we talked to some of the top hairstylists in Portland at Dosha Salon Spa for some tips on how to talk to your hair stylist so you can get exactly what you want.

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Jul 27th 2021 | By Jillian
  • Dosha Salon Spa - Dosha Created Photoshoot

SUMMER-PROOF YOUR HAIR

There’s nothing like the pure joy of sun and water—enjoy even more knowing you can care for your hair before, during and after.

Your hair and skin are constantly exposed to the elements. We use sunscreen to protect our skin before sun exposure and aloe to nourish our skin after sun exposure, so what do we use to protect our hair while enjoying the summer sun?

Wherever you'll be under the sun this season, protecting your hair is a must. We talked to some of the top hairstylists in Portland at Dosha Salon Spa to...

Mar 30th 2021 | By Jillian

Earth Month - What Does It Mean to Our Community?

Dosha, in partnership with Aveda Institute Portland, has focused for 15+ years to raise awareness and funds to contribute to local non-profit organizations who have an environmental impact in our Pacific NW. Together we have raised over $250,000! We are excited to continue our partnership in 2021 with Hopkins Demonstration Forest, we believe that #1treecan make a difference in so many ways. Here is what you can expect and how you can get involved, thank you for your support!

Who Is Hopkins Demonstration...

Dec 02nd 2020 | By Jillian

For those of us staying home this holiday, we have a few things to get you inspired and ready for the season. Start by thinking local and create the best of what Portland has to offer here at home. 

1) Shop locally! Find out what lcoal shops and salons have planned for the "virtual" holidays. Many local places will have special deals going on such as Dosha Salon Spa's Annual VIP Event which starts on Monday December 7th and continues all week through Saturday December 12th. During this event you can obtain a "VIP Membership" which gives you exclusive...

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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