Encounters Salon and Day Spa
Overland Park, KS 66210
I had a hair cut from Brianna this morning and I am very pleased, the staff, in general, is cordial and friendly, I plan to go back to this salon for next service.
I got a Keratin Treatment done here, not the express one that they also offer. Exceeded my expectations!! I got my hair done by Paige and she was soooooo sweet and talked to me the whole time throughout the treatment(2hrs). I'm Puerto Rican and my hair is extremely curly and wavy. If I brush my fingers through my hair once, that section proofs up! I thought what the heck I'll do the straightening treatment with my favorite salon. I also see another girl that rents a room there known as Mahsa who is my go-to eyebrow girl. She's absolutely damn killer in her eyebrow game. Seriously. So I thought maybe I'd give my hair a chance at this place and I don't regret it. I'm mad at myself I didn't go sooner. I waited he full 72hrs which is horrible btw, if you are like me.. the greasiness.. I almost rather someone shave my head than touch it, it was so gross. It was worth every hour of wait. I got out of the shower and let my hair air dry for about an hour. I notice my hair wasnt curling and briefly looked down and almost jumped out of my skin looking at how pin perfect my hair was. I looked at the mirror and called stop laughing. A happy laugh because my hair was so beautiful. The first thought was I want to jump into a lake and show off how my hair dries off naturally. Thank you so much, Paige. I'll see u again in 6months.
My hair has never looked better than today after an appointment with Kara Everett. Thank you, I will see you again in four weeks.
Straight asian hair is hard to cut. I happen to know, because I've had to deal with it my whole life. It doesn't style easily and has to be managed in a few styles that don't make you look silly (as an aside, I've always wondered how my 50% Chinese ancestry totally owned this genetic battle. My Irish and German side must have been out drinking together when they called the alleles for hair). I spent my first year in Kansas City wandering from salon to salon. Each time I called I would ask if they had someone who could cut Asian hair. Each time they claimed they could, and each time, I had a "one-day stand" with a stylist. Allison from 435 South turned me on to the deft scissors of Trevor and his amazing, attractive, and effective (the English major in me would love to spell that last word with an "a" for the alliteration but that would be the wrong form of that word) staff at Encounters. My men's haircut always starts out with an awesome and relaxing shampoo, and is followed by the beverage of my choice while Trevor works his magic and a bunch of black hair falls over the floor (it grows so damn fast!). I consider myself mostly a KCMO person, but Antioch and College is not too far from my house, and with my scheduling now down to a science since I've been here for two years, appointments aren't hard. I know I wrote this Yelp with the "straight-haired Asian" market in mind, but you can have lots of hair or no hair, have it straight or curly, I think you'll have same great experience that I do.
I had an appointment with Kara today (first time switching salons in 6 years). Even though I kept her there late, she took the time to show me tips with my straightener and go through different products with me! She also did a great job waxing my eyebrows. And my hair looks fabulous! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
To start, I saw Jennifer and she was absolutely amazing. I have enough hair for about five people and it is wavy and prone to frizz, not even exaggerating, and she was able to give me the cut that I wanted in a way that controlled the mess that I call my hair. I love my haircut, and it even looks good when I don't do anything with it. I don't get my hair cut often because I have pretty much given up on it ever looking reasonable; this is, hand down, the best my hair has ever looked. The entire experience with the stylist was a win. I also took my mother-in-law who had her hair done by Sarah. She also can't say enough about how much she loves her hair cut. Sarah took the time to show her how to style her hair and it looks fantastic. If you're looking for a stylist that can tame the most unruly hair, either of these ladies will fit the bill. This would have easily been a 5-star experience if it were not for a few small issues that really don't have anything to do with the stylists; first, they do not allow you to put tips on credit/debit cards. They only accept cash and checks for tips. Who carries cash or checks on them in 2012? For the love of all things holy, if you haven't gone before, TAKE CASH WITH YOU. Second, the prices on their website apparently need to be updated, because they currently list the whole cut and style shebang as pricing up to $65. My hair cut ended up costing more than that. Not a big deal, especially since I had a $15 off certificate for being a first time customer, but I like to know what to expect when I go somewhere. And lastly, they need better air filtration, when I first walked in the smell from someone having their nails painted was strong enough to give me an instant headache. Fortunately there was only one person getting their nails done while I was there so the scent dissipated after about 10 minutes and the rest of the visit was fine. So that is that, 5 star stylists in a 3 star environment, we'll split the difference and call it 4 stars.
Let me just start by saying I'm EXTREMELY picky on my hair and scared to do anything too crazy. I got a groupon before my trip out of town and was able to get squeezed in by Jennifer. She listened to what I wanted and explained to me what would work best (did I mention I'm the anti girl when it comes to hair?) She got me set up with something that would work for my hair and make me happy. The cut was great, the color looks great, I will definitely be back to see her again!
Mahsa and Shoku are the brow waxing dream team. I came to Shoku after a disastrous tweezing incident and she fixed them right up. Her daughter Mahsa is just as talented and extremely sweet and welcoming. I wouldn't trust anyone else to wax my brows :)5 tips on how to spot a good coupon? How to turn on vizio tv without remote? How to play softball? What time does the voice come on tonight? What is trigger finger? How much food to feed a puppy? How long to boil brats? How to do a zoom meeting? How to make a cornhole board? What are the two? how to play with wiiu usb helper How to make fruit dip? How long to cook a pork tenderloin? How to get a bank statement? What does annie mean? How to teach simple dog tricks? When was cheap tricks first record released? How to get a passport fast? How to wash couch cushion covers? How to do tricks with magnetic rings? How to do card hand tricks? How to make glue tips and tricks? How to clear amazon search history? What is the meaning of neolithic? What does professionalism mean? How to hard reset iphone 11? How does copperfield do his tricks? What does intelligence mean? what term refers to the client's right to know about helper qualifications What is earnin tips? What time does the new york mets play today? What does made to order mean? What nfl teams are left in the playoffs? Magic tricks how to cut some one in half? what is a helper in genesis 2 with eve How to put on samsung earbud tips? How to write a song lyrics? What is the meaning behind 777? What are the different stylus tips for that came with my note 8 for? How to make smooth stone slab? What does rampant mean? Driving tips experts how safely? What does it mean to be a libra? What does dsl mean for internet? How to ease anxiety? How to beat sierra? How much cash tips does a waitress have to claim? What is the meaning of successful? How long to grill steak tips medium well? What is the symbolic meaning of a tree? How long does it take to receive tax return? What does orville peck look like? How to tell if airpods are fake? How to start learning magic tricks? How to thaw chicken quickly? How many tricks do you have to pull in two handed for two points? How to remove blood from clothes? What does insulin resistance mean? How to macgyver tricks? What time does hooter close? How to insert a footnote in word? Guy tricks gf into fucking another guy and she loves it when she sees? What happens if the electoral votes are not certified? What does d shoe width mean? What time does sam's club gas station close? How to style a sweater vest? How to find standard deviation with mean and sample size? How to get rid of small bumps on face? What is the meaning of blue heart? What does cream of tartar do in cookies? How to become a vet tech? What day is easter on? What is the meaning of hippies? What does the tattoo mean? Dirty tricks how to get even? How to talk to someone with depression? What kind of cat has lynx tips? What does it mean when your right hand is itching? Tricks for not seeing when drinking alchohol? how to close enb helper fallout 4 prc How to make a post shareable on facebook? Where are tips taxed in the us? How to calculate final grades? What does the term 'woke police mean? How to make chicken wings in air fryer? Information about financial aid form (what are the tricks?)? What is d day mean? How do i teach my cockatiel tricks? What is an angel number? How to draw a basketball? How to do sparrow racing tricks? Magic tricks and how to do it? How to know if your toe is broken? Tips on how to memorize medical terminology? What is the meaning of 5w30 oil? Why dogs do tricks for treats? What does swoon mean? How to clean air ducts yourself? How to make a heart? What does trademark mean? How to screenshot on windows laptop? What does spare the rod spoil the child mean? What does tender breast mean? What does beard oil do? What are blood thinning medications? What does the bible say about touching yourself? Tricks when sunglasses don't fit car hokder? How to treat tonsillitis? What does tosser mean? What percentage of nurses are vaccinated? What is the meaning of gastro? What does a positive antibodies test mean? What is the meaning of undoubtedly? How to get rid of nausea fast? How to create a shared album? What is the meaning of ohana in hawaiian? How to combine videos on iphone? What does holocaust mean?