Dosha, an AVEDA lifestyle salon spa. A full-service hair salon and spa located in Portland, OR


Jul 09th 2018 | By samantha

Can you look glam just after battle? These models might not have just conquered a war, but their delightfully disheveled looks exude power and authority. Has anyone ever said too much girl power is a bad thing? We have been seeing these Battle-Beauty looks hitting the runway, so the Dosha Creative Team decided to come up with their take on these high-fashion Warrior Queens.

"We can take on the ferocious attitude."...

Jun 25th 2018 | By rachel

Picture this! You are in the salon, you have a loyal guest come in and she is looking fabulous but today she wants to go for it- really change it up. "A Pixie cut you say?! But of course!" This you have to document! It is going to be a drastic change and this is the ultimate chance to showcase your skill! You snap the cape open, like the pro that you are, and gently adorn your guest, like the queen she is.

You set out your tools. Sheers, check...

Jun 18th 2018 | By samantha

Check-out a rundown of what we have been loving this month and let us know if you try anything yourself. Let’s get started!


  • Cropped-Wide Leg Pants- If you’re like me, you love shopping a little too much. I like to “browse” some of my favorite shops every weekend to see what is trending (and by browse, I mean impulse buy yet another striped piece. #GuiltyAsCharged). One style that I have been seeing...
Jun 11th 2018 | By samantha
makeup, trends, smashbox

If you’re a makeup aficionado, you know that Smashbox is an iconic cosmetics brand known for empowering women everywhere to “be their most kickass beautiful selves.” To smashbox, life is your photo op and the world is your set. smashbox has a full range of makeup products you need to be camera-ready. The world’s top photographers, artists and A-listers use smashbox to create tomorrow’s trends.

If you live in the Portland OR area, you know that...

Jun 04th 2018 | By samantha
floral, flowers, plants, fashion, beauty, hair, makeup, spring, summer, bold

Festival fashion has become its own genre of clothing over the past few years as both festivals and social media has skyrocketed in popularity. Did your outfit moment really happen if you didn’t get a picture for your Instagram? That might seem a bit extreme, but we have to admit that half the fun in getting dressed up is curating the perfect photo to showcase your look and sharing it.

Much like fashion shows, festival-...

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salon Spa Reviews

  • Fantastic massage! Already booked my next massage. The most relaxed I’ve been in a long time!
    Friday, June 15, 2018 - 9:26am
  • Erika is amazing!! She gave me a great cut and was knowledgeable about which products will work best for me.
    Friday, June 15, 2018 - 8:10am
  • Always a great experience!
    Friday, June 15, 2018 - 8:02am
  • Staff was friendly and helpful. Master stylist, Eric, did a great job of styling/cutting/coloring my hair. I always feel better after he works his...
    Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:48pm
  • Courtney is absolutely without a doubt AMAZING! I never take the time to leave feedback or comments and I am so happy to take the time to comment on...
    Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:17am
  • Wonderful haircut. Love it.
    Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 8:35am
  • Awesome as usual!
    Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 3:05pm
  • My facial was by far the BEST one I've ever had! Kilea was SO wonderful! Will definitely book with her again!
    Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 2:25pm
  • Great hair cut, many complements...Rachel even suggested a new shampoo coming soon.
    Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 7:53am
  • Hannah is the best! She continues to amaze me with her coloring and styling skills. Every time I get my hair done by her I'm happy with the results....
    Monday, June 11, 2018 - 6:43pm
  • The massage therapist I worked with was amazing. I will definitely be back to seek help from her.
    Monday, June 11, 2018 - 4:26pm
  • I've been sporadic with my waxes at Dosha because Ive never had someone thorough enough...until yesterday. This last time at Hawthorne, I finally...
    Monday, June 11, 2018 - 7:33am
  • Lily was amazing! She was a delight to talk to, knew the look I was going for, and made it happen. She never once commented on my bottle dye job (...
    Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 6:41pm
  • Hannah is terrific! Can’t say enough good things!
    Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 6:38pm
  • Joe is always awesome! So thankful to have found him!
    Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 1:34pm
  • Great job! Love the layers! I will be back.
    Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 11:37am
  • My experience with Keri is always great. She knows my hair and does a wonderful job. I didn't have a positive experience with her assistant. He...
    Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 8:52am
  • I did not have a good experience. I booked my appointment online and somehow through the process hair color got changed to haircut. When I arrived,...
    Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 7:02am
  • Ultimately a fine haircut, but only because I spoke up. The stylist never asked me what I wanted to do with my hair. She just started cutting. Not a...
    Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:53pm
  • Great service. Friendly staff.
    Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:23pm