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Apr 16th 2018 | By samantha

We’ve all been there…in the chair at our favorite beauty salon, with our favorite stylist, and yet still something goes very wrong. You’re walking out of the salon with a haircut, or color, or style that simply doesn’t make you happy. So how did you get there? And how can you avoid being in this position again? 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.

1. Be honest when you are answering your stylist’s questions.

If he or she asks about the kind of daily maintenance...

Mar 28th 2018 | By Ray

If you’re walking down the aisle in 2018, you’ve probably already made a lot of the decisions to make the event uniquely yours. But one of the most important decisions if oftentimes left for last, and frankly, shouldn’t be: your hairstyle. At Dosha Salon Spa in Portland, we encourage brides to come in for a consultation at least two months before their Big Day, so we can explore the possibilities, test drive a style or two and determine the best way to prepare your hair for your wedding day, from conditioning and color to cut and styling.

Bridal Trends for Tresses

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Feb 07th 2018 | By samantha
  • pony, ponytail, bubble, circle, braid, messy, chic, updo, going out, hairstyle, date night, dosha, dosha creative team

Wouldn't it be great if you could rock a ponytail and still look put together? Well, the ponytail is no longer reserved for bad hair days and gym workouts. The Dosha Creative Team came up with several amazing ponytail styles for every occasion. Not only are these styles great for keeping your hair out of your face, but they look super chic for work or a night out. 

What story does your tail tell? This served as the inspiration for these looks by the Dosha Creative Team. They broke down styles...

Jul 20th 2017 | By rachel
  • Long hair with Top Knot

How To: Summer Top-Knot

When the summer sun is shining, sometimes the best thing you can do is get your hair out of your face! That's why we love this stylish and simple top knot! Even better this look will work with most hair types, just keep in mind that you short haired ladies will have a smaller bun! Read on to find how you can get this go to look at home! 

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Jul 13th 2017 | By rachel
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There is nothing worse than running late for work, especially if that means sacrificing your beauty routine. Looking good for work can be the difference between a successful day where you feel powerful and in control and a day where you feel behind and frazzled. We teamed up with Hannah from our Hawthorne location to give you not one, not two but THREE quick looks that are prefect for the office and even more perfect for when you are short on time! Stay tuned for looks 2 and 3 and check out how to do look #1 below!

Look #1: The Twist

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Jun 29th 2017 | By rachel
  • Kayla hair Stylist at Dosha Salon Spa

When traveling, it can be so easy to settle for the hotel minis because hey, it’s easy! This summer we want you to take your vacation to the next level by packing up some Aveda faves to makes your time away feel as luxe as possible! Come on into any Dosha in the month of July and get three travel size items for just $20! Now, you can mix and match your favorites in a travel ready size! We chatted with our team at Dosha 5th Ave to find out their travel must haves. Our 5th ave location neighbors Hotel Monaco so these girls know a thing or two about the travel necessities!

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Jun 22nd 2017 | By rachel
  • Final haircut look

Sometimes even your monthly trim can make you feel like a new person, but maybe it's time to really change up your look! Our Master Stylists are experts at helping you shake things up! So, whether you’re a true chameleon whose always on the hunt for a new look or a "Steady Susan" who wants a change but does know where to start our talented team of stylists is here to guide you.  Our Master Stylists teamed up to show how one girl could transform into four and it is as easy as a new cut! Check it out and get inspired!! 

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Jun 15th 2017 | By rachel
  • Dosha Salon Spa Bride PDX Bridal Party Hair Makeup Wedding day Best Of Bridal Elite Oregon Bride

Our team loves to play! Seriously, we love getting our hands in hair and makeup both behind the chair and on set. Our Bridal Elite Team came together for a photo shoot to put their skills to the test! Our goal was to show a variety of wedding day looks. One thing we have learned after 10,000+ weddings, is that every bride is different. No one style fits every bride because part of what makes your day so special it that is full of personal details that make you, YOU! Our team works hard to reflect those details in hair and makeup, perhaps the most intimate and important service you will book. It is...

Jun 09th 2017 | By rachel
  • Aveda Pramasana Scalp Care Healthy Hair Dandruff Cure PDX Dosha Salon

Loyal Aveda fans by now know that a classic Aveda Shampoo system, Scalp Benefits is no more. While we are always sad to see, a beloved system go we also know that Aveda never leaves us high and dry! So, while we say goodbye to one classic we are saying a big HELLO to a new friend! Pramasana is a system designed for ultimate scalp health! This 3-step system is replacing scalp benefit because, well simply put, it works better and there is no commitment to a shampoo and conditioner system! So now you can have a healthy scalp AND pick up a shampoo system focused on something more fun, like say volume...

Jun 01st 2017 | By rachel

Now is the perfect time to stock up on a new classic, Aveda Dry Shampoo! Listed on Redbook Mag and Real Simple as one of the best dry shampoos out there, this stuff is quickly winning a loyal fan base. We caught up with Master Stylist and Bridal Elite hair and makeup artist Juliana to find out how to use this summer savior!

Step 1: All the Right Moves

One thing that makes...

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