Hair Color 101: Unveiling the Differences Between Semi-Permanent, Demi-Permanent, and Permanent Shades

Blake Charles Salon
November 6, 2023

Choosing the right hair color is an exciting journey that can transform your look and boost your confidence. It’s important to understand the differences between hair color options to make an informed decision. You’ll have the knowledge to choose the best color for your unique style. If you’re ready to…

The Science Behind Semi-Permanent Hair Dye

Blake Charles Salon
September 6, 2023

Vibrant hair colors, from ruby reds to striking silvers, are increasingly popular, and semi-permanent hair dyes are often the go-to solution for achieving these trendy hues. But what exactly happens when this dye is applied to your hair? To answer that, let’s delve into the science behind semi-permanent hair dye…

Embrace Your Unique Strands by Understanding Hair Texture and Types

Blake Charles Salon
August 20, 2023

Having beautiful and healthy hair is a desire that most people share. However, achieving and maintaining gorgeous hair requires an understanding of its unique characteristics, including hair texture and types. By embracing your unique strands and learning about these aspects, you can tailor your hair care routine to meet your…

Nail Care 101: The Essential Guide to Healthy and Beautiful Nails

Blake Charles Salon
August 6, 2023

Healthy and beautiful nails are not just a matter of aesthetics; they reflect a person’s overall health and wellness. An understanding of the basics of nail care can go a long way in ensuring nails stay strong, healthy, and attractive. We will delve into the essential tips for maintaining healthy…

Achieving Clear, Radiant Skin: HydraFacial’s Answer to Clogged Pores and Acne

Blake Charles Salon
June 6, 2023

When it comes to skincare, the goal for most of us is clear, radiant, and healthy-looking skin. However, common skin problems like clogged pores and acne often pose significant hurdles in achieving this goal. Fortunately, advancements in dermatology have brought forth transformative solutions like the HydraFacial. This unique skincare treatment…

Balayage vs. Ombre: Understanding the Differences and Choosing the Right Look for You

Blake Charles Salon
April 6, 2023

In the constantly changing world of hair color, balayage and ombre have become two of the most requested styles. Offering a modern, easy-care approach to coloring your locks, it’s important to understand that there are some distinct differences between these two options which can dramatically alter the final outcome. Let…

Keep Your Balayage Fresh

Blake Charles Salon
March 20, 2023

Keeping your balayage looking great requires proper care and maintenance. Here are some tips on how to keep your balayage looking fresh and beautiful.

Get Your Best Balayage

Blake Charles Salon
March 20, 2023

Achieving the best balayage requires careful planning, precise application, and attention to detail. Learn more about some tips on how to achieve the best balayage.

Choosing a Hair Salon

Blake Charles Salon
March 20, 2023

Choosing a specific hair salon can be a personal decision that is based on a variety of factors. Read to know more about the reasons why you might choose a specific hair salon

Spring and Summer Balayage Trends

Blake Charles Salon
March 20, 2023

most popular hair colors for spring and summer tend to be light and bright shades that reflect the sunny, warm weather of the season.

All You Need To Know About Balayage

Blake Charles Salon
March 20, 2023

Balayage is a French word that means "to sweep" or "to paint". With this technique, the hair colorist paints the dye onto the hair in a freehand style, using a sweeping motion to create a more natural, graduated effect. Balayage typically creates a sun-kissed, beachy look that blends seamlessly with the natural hair color.

The Importance of Nutrition and Hydration for Healthy Skin

Blake Charles Salon
March 20, 2023

Proper hydration and nutrition are essential components to maintaining healthy skin. Eating a nutrient-rich diet, drinking copious amounts of water, coupled with incorporating vitamins into your daily routine can help sustain the youthful glow and vibrancy of your skin.  Eating the right foods can be crucial in achieving healthy and…

The Ultimate Guide to a Perfect Beauty Routine

Blake Charles Salon
March 6, 2023

With this helpful guide, you can create a tailored beauty routine that will make you feel glamorous and self-assured every day. From choosing the right products for your skin type to keeping it simple yet effective, this guide will provide you with all the steps you need to take in…

How to Keep Your Hands Looking Fresh and Youthful

Blake Charles Salon
January 20, 2023

You use your hands all day, every day. They do so much for you. Don’t they deserve to be taken care of? Taking good care of your hands keeps them functioning properly. Incidentally, the things that keep your hands in good shape can also help keep them looking fresh and…

Put Your Best Foot Forward with a Pedicure

Blake Charles Salon
January 6, 2023

As we kick off 2023, many of us have made resolutions to improve different aspects of our lives. If one of your resolutions is to put more care into your appearance and the impression you make on others, regular pedicures may be in order. There are a few ways pedicures…

3 Ways to Avoid Dry Skin This Winter

Blake Charles Salon
December 20, 2022

Have you ever noticed that your skin becomes drier in the winter? This happens as a result of warm (but dry) indoor air, cold air, harsh cold winds, and low humidity levels. All of these things can suck the moisture from your skin, especially when combined. Some of them can…

Dealing with Split Ends

Blake Charles Salon
December 6, 2022

When you think about how you want your hair to be, how do you imagine it? Soft, silky, and shiny, right? Not rough, coarse, and frizzy. Unfortunately, that’s what tends to happen when you have split ends. No one wants that, so what should you do if you have split…

Strategies to Help You Avoid Over-processed Hair

Blake Charles Salon
November 20, 2022

Everyone loves having hair that has been colored and styled to perfection. While color treatments, heat tools, and more are great for achieving your desired look, too much can lead to damage and over-processed hair. Over-processed hair looks dull. It’s also more fragile and prone to breaking. It tends to…

Tips for Preventing Ingrown Hairs after Waxing

Blake Charles Salon
November 6, 2022

There are certain areas where most women (and some men) prefer to be hairless. There are multiple ways to go about achieving that smooth, hairless look. Waxing is popular thanks to how long the results last. No hair removal method is without its drawbacks though. One of the drawbacks of…

Tips for Extending the Life of Your Manicure

Blake Charles Salon
October 20, 2022

You’ve just had your nails done and you’re absolutely in love with the results. Now how long can you make them last? Few things ruin the beauty of a fresh manicure like chips, cracks, or discoloration in the polish. So what should you do if you want to extend the…

How to Prepare for Your First Facial (And Every Facial After)

Blake Charles Salon
October 6, 2022

What do you see when you look in the mirror? Does your skin look moisturized and healthy? Or could it use some love? If so, a facial could be the perfect treat for your skin. Facials can help your skin look youthful, healthy, and clear. If you want to get…

3 Solutions for Longer, Healthier Hair

Blake Charles Salon
September 20, 2022

There’s something about long, healthy hair that can be stunningly beautiful (not that there’s anything wrong with short hair, of course). Long, healthy hair seems to come naturally for some people, while others may feel like such hair is forever out of reach. Do you know what to do if…

Is Permanent Makeup Right for Me?

Blake Charles Salon
September 6, 2022

How much time do you spend getting ready in the morning? Have you ever wished that there was a way to wake up looking like you’re ready to head out the door? That’s one of the perks of getting permanent makeup. Permanent makeup isn’t suitable for everyone, but it is…

What Should I Do to Keep My Scalp Healthy?

Blake Charles Salon
August 20, 2022

Everyone wants to have beautiful hair. Not everyone knows how to achieve it though. Sure, different hair products can make a huge difference, but there’s something else you should be thinking of as well. Beautiful, healthy hair starts with one simple thing: a healthy scalp. So what should you do…

3 Ways to Get More Volume in Your Hair

Blake Charles Salon
August 6, 2022

There’s something about voluminous hair done right that is just beautiful. If you’ve ever looked at your hair and thought it looked sort of flat and lank, you’ve probably wondered if there was anything you could do to rescue it. The good news is that there are a few things…

Want Gorgeous Hair on Your Wedding Day? Don’t Skip These Important Steps

Blake Charles Salon
July 20, 2022

If there’s one day you want to look your best, it’s your wedding day. Everything, from your shoes to your hair should be carefully planned out so that you look nothing less than absolutely stunning on your special day. The thing is, things like gorgeous hair on your wedding day…

Tips for Keeping Colored Hair Healthy

Blake Charles Salon
July 6, 2022

There’s nothing quite like freshly colored hair. It’s vibrant and beautiful and can make you feel like a million bucks. There’s more to amazing-looking colored hair than just showing up at the salon and letting your stylist get to work. If you want to keep your colored hair looking its…

How to Take Care of Your Eyebrows after Microblading

Blake Charles Salon
June 20, 2022

If the eye is the window to the soul, then perhaps the eyebrows are the frames. A full, well-groomed eyebrow can make your eyes more expressive and youthful. Making your eyebrows look flawless everyday can be time-consuming, however. And it can be a little tricky to keep everything consistent. It’s…

An Introduction to Basic Skin Types

Blake Charles Salon
June 6, 2022

You’ve been told before that skin care is important. You may even have an idea of what a decent basic skincare routine looks like. The thing is, in order for your skincare routine to be as effective as possible, it needs to be catered to your specific skin type. So…

Basic Acne Prevention Everyone Should Be Doing

Blake Charles Salon
May 20, 2022

There are few things worse than getting ready for a night out only to discover that your skin has broken out. Acne affects tens of millions of people in the United States alone to some degree. So what can you do about it? Fortunately there are some basic things that…

How to Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage This Summer

Blake Charles Salon
May 6, 2022

With summer approaching, it’s time to get ready to hit the beach and enjoy some time in the sun. While it’s hard to deny that there’s a certain appeal to the look of sun-kissed skin, the truth is that sun exposure can be quite damaging to your skin. So what…

Blake Charles Salon is all Geared up to Acquire Atelier Emmanuel

Blake Charles Salon
April 27, 2022

Blake Charles Salon is a contemporary salon located at historic 77 Maiden Lane in San Francisco. The salon is famous for delivering an amazing experience with some of the top hair stylists and makeup artists in the country. Blake Charles Salon is acquiring an established salon in Atelier Emmanuel May…

The Benefits of Getting Professionally Waxed

Blake Charles Salon
April 20, 2022

When the weather is cold and everyone is all bundled up, it’s a lot easier to let certain grooming habits slide. Now that the weather is warming up, however, it’s time to get back into your beauty routine. That means dealing with unwanted body hair. While there are plenty of…

Balayage, Ombre, and Sombre: What You Should Know

Blake Charles Salon
April 6, 2022

So you’ve decided it’s time to change up your hair, but you don’t want to do much with changing its length. Changing the color design can be a great way to create a change without changing other aspects of your hair design. Balayage, ombre, and sombre are some examples of…

Vacation Beauty Prep You Should Do

Blake Charles Salon
March 20, 2022

When you’ve spent months planning for a fun vacation, you don’t want to spend hours in the bathroom trying to look your best before you go enjoy the day. You want to be present on your vacation and enjoy every moment that you have there to the fullest. You can…

How to Achieve a Natural Glam Look for Your Wedding Day

Blake Charles Salon
March 6, 2022

Have you ever seen a friend’s wedding photos and hardly recognized them under the heavy makeup and overwhelming updo? Of course, your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and you want to look your best. However, that doesn’t mean that you should coat yourself…

Anti-Aging Tips to Keep Your Skin Looking Youthful

Blake Charles Salon
February 20, 2022

Aging is a natural, normal part of life. Still, no one really wants to look old. Everyone wants to look young for as long as possible. A lot of that comes down to your skin. Few parts of you will show aging quite the way your skin does. So what…

What to Do to Get Clearer Skin

Blake Charles Salon
February 6, 2022

Acne breakouts are generally thought to be something we deal with in our years as teens. Some of us leave acne behind as we grow into adults. Then there are those of us that find ourselves dealing with breakouts and skin that just isn’t as clear as we’d like it.…

Things You Should Never Lie About to Your Hair Stylist

Blake Charles Salon
January 20, 2022

If you were to look up hair styling horror stories on the internet, you would find enough to have you thinking twice about sitting in a salon chair with anyone who hasn’t ever worked with your hair before. The thing about a lot of these horror stories is that many…

Timeline Tips for Preparing Your Skin for Wedding Makeup

Blake Charles Salon
January 6, 2022

Your wedding day is meant to be one of the most special days of your life. Assuming all goes well, you’ll only have one, which means it’s extra important for everything to be perfect. That’s why you made an appointment to have your makeup done by our professionals, after all.…

How to Prepare Your Face for Your Makeup Appointment

Blake Charles Salon
December 27, 2021

Few things can help you feel like a million bucks when you’re getting ready for a special event like professional makeup can. You don’t have to worry about shaking hands or whether you’ve blended everything right. All of that is taken care of for you. What isn’t already taken care…

3 Things You Need to Do If You Want Healthy Nails

Blake Charles Salon
December 20, 2021

Nails have the potential to be stunningly beautiful. They can show off your personality and add that perfect finishing touch to your look. Of course, that’s all easier to do when your nails are healthy and strong. Do you know what you need to do between your appointments to protect…

A Deeper Dive Into Hair Types: Coily Hair

Blake Charles Salon
December 13, 2021

Coily hair is unique among hair types. No other hair type boasts quite the volume that coily hair does. In this fourth and final segment of our deeper dive into hair types, we’ll take a closer look at coily hair. This type of hair has so much personality and can…

A Deeper Dive Into Hair Types: Curly Hair

Blake Charles Salon
December 6, 2021

People with straight hair want it, many of those who have it can’t stand it. That’s right, we’re talking about curly hair in this third segment of taking a closer look at hair types. Curly hair can be a thing of true beauty, especially if you understand it and how…

A Deeper Dive into Hair Types: Wavy Hair

Blake Charles Salon
November 26, 2021

So last time we took a closer look at straight hair and discovered that there were a few more twists and turns to that particular hair type than you might have thought. This time, those twists and turns should be a little less surprising, given that there are some literally…

A Deeper Dive into Hair Types: Straight Hair

Blake Charles Salon
November 19, 2021

So now that you know your hair a little better, let’s take a closer look at the different types of hair out there (if you missed it, be sure to check out our two-part series on getting to know your hair). We’ll be starting out with a deceptively simple hair…

Getting to Know Your Hair: Greasiness, Elasticity, and Curl Pattern

Blake Charles Salon
November 12, 2021

So last time we talked about the diameter, density, and porosity of hair. In this last part of our two-part series on getting to know your hair, we’ll explore greasiness, elasticity, and curl pattern. These three characteristics are the last half of the information you need to know to take…

Getting to Know Your Hair: Diameter, Density, and Porosity

Blake Charles Salon
November 5, 2021

For many of us, our hair tends to be either our best friend or our worst enemy. All hair has the potential for being stunningly gorgeous, but if left to its own devices it can be nothing short of a stubborn mess. One of the most important things you can…

How to Care for Fine Hair

Blake Charles Salon
October 13, 2021

No matter what your hair type, it’s a sure thing that you want it to look its best. The thing is, if you want your hair to look its best, you need to know what your hair type is. From there, you need to know what it takes to keep…

Helpful Tips for Healthy Cuticles

Blake Charles Salon
October 6, 2021

When was the last time you really looked at your hands? If it’s been a while, take a few moments now to look them over. Look at your skin and your nails. How are they looking? If you haven’t given them much attention, you might find them looking a little…

Hard Gel vs Shellac – What’s Right for You?

Blake Charles Salon
September 29, 2021

Sometimes a girl (or guy, we don’t judge) just needs a little help with their nails. Maybe your natural nails aren’t sturdy enough to pull off the nail shape you’re dying to try, or maybe you just like the look of nail extensions. When it comes to these sorts of…

Skincare Routine Basics Everyone Should Follow

July 2, 2021

If you’re like most people, you probably give a fair amount of thought to how you look before you leave the house for the day. Most of us want to put our best foot forward, and our appearance is typically how people form their initial impression of others. Your skin…

Best Hair Color for Skin Tone

May 19, 2021

Are you looking to change your hair color? You may be tired of your boring blonde or brunette hair and want to change things up. However, finding the right hair color is not always an easy process. You may be wondering why other people look great with blonde or black…

6 Hairstyles That Can Make You Look Younger

April 26, 2021

Looking for ways to make yourself look younger? There are a lot of styles out there, including some that help women look and feel younger. From bouncy bobs to pixie cuts, here are seven fabulous and fashionable styles that will put a spring in your step and a smile on…

What Hairstyles Are in for 2021?

April 12, 2021

Let’s be honest. The year 2020 did not have a lot of good hair days, nor was it a good time to sport a new style, i.e., the asymmetrical bangs you accidentally gave yourself. It looks like a year’s worth of staying inside and binge-watching Netflix has resulted in somewhat…

We Are Ready to Open!

Blake Charles Salon
October 1, 2020

On behalf of Joseph Cozza Salon and our amazing staff, we want to thank everyone in our community for supporting us throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We are pleased to announce that we are open! We are now accepting all beauty and hair appointments with the exception of facials and any…

Why You Should Always Buy Hair Products in a Salon

Blake Charles Salon
January 31, 2020

As one of the leading salons in San Francisco, Joseph Cozza Salon’s mission is to provide superior service to our clients in the Bay. We want every person who walks out our door to feel like their most glamorous selves — and this same standard applies to the hair products…

Holiday Hair Guide 2019 with Joseph Cozza Salon

Blake Charles Salon
December 11, 2019

November is here and that means the holidays are just around the corner. At Joseph Cozza Salon, we want your hair and style looking fresh and chic for the holidays. Our hair stylists are ready to share their insights about which hair styles will be trending throughout the holiday season.…

Achieving Color Perfection With Foilyage

Blake Charles Salon
November 6, 2019

At Joseph Cozza Salon, our mission is to treat our clients to pure excellence when it comes to hair, nail, and salon treatments, plain and simple. But the world of salon care is always changing, and our expert stylists work tirelessly to keep ahead of the latest trends. One hair…

Simple Tips to Avoid Hair Damage

Blake Charles Salon
October 1, 2019

Your hair is more fragile than you may realize. Once it’s grown beyond the follicle, a hair strand is dead, with no hope of resuscitation. However, you can keep hair looking full of life — with the right care and handling. As a premier hair salon in San Francisco, Joseph…

How to Keep Your Hair Looking Great at Work

Blake Charles Salon
October 1, 2019

At Joseph Cozza Salon, we’re proud to offer world-class salon services to clients from our historic Union Square location in the center of San Francisco. But beyond offering hair cuts, hair coloring, and other salon services, our mission is to help our clients look their best, day in and day…

The Power of HydraFacials

Blake Charles Salon
October 1, 2019

Do you want to look and feel your best? Joseph Cozza Salon wants you to as well — which is why our San Francisco salon recently began offering HydraFacial treatments. This facial service blends the benefits of gentle exfoliation, with a combination of skin-smoothing serums, that leave you looking and…

Celebrities Who Had Major Hair Makeovers in 2018

Blake Charles Salon
February 28, 2019

In 2018, many celebrities decided to reinvent their look by recoloring their hair and chopping off their locks. Some looks were amazing and some were not so great. Here are six of the ones that not only got our attention but were recreated several times throughout the year for our…

Fall/Winter Hair Color Trends

Blake Charles Salon
December 11, 2018

Autumn is the season that teaches us to see the beauty in change. And as the seasons change so should your hair color! Say hello to fall with the seasons’ most popular and beautiful hair color trends rounded up by your stylists at Joseph Cozza Salon, your favorite Union Square…

Fall 2018 Styles & Cuts

Blake Charles Salon
September 24, 2018

Fall is upon us and it’s time to freshen up your hairstyle for the new season! Joseph Cozza Salon in Union Square has the inside scoop on upcoming trends and haircuts. Whether you are looking for a quick refresher or a dramatic new look, our team of professional, high-end stylists…

Joseph Cozza Salon’s First Instagram Influencer Event

Blake Charles Salon
September 21, 2018

Our team here at Joseph Cozza is still feeling the buzz of excitement from our first ever Instagram Influencer event! Thank you to everyone who made the day such a fabulous success. Hosting so many beautiful and brilliant minds in our Union Square salon at once was a special treat.…

Summer Hair Color Predictions By Our Colorists At Joseph Cozza Salon

Blake Charles Salon
June 22, 2018

With summer basically upon us, our colorists and hair stylists at Joseph Cozza Salon want to talk about summer hair colors. It’s time to change up your hair color for the summer and we’ve got the latest predictions for the most popular trends of summer 2018. If you are looking…

We’re Hiring!

Blake Charles Salon
May 9, 2018

If you’re looking to join an incredible team of hair stylists in San Francisco, you’re in luck! Joseph Cozza Salon, one of the top rated salons in the bay area, is hiring and we welcome all qualified and interested candidates to apply. Learn more about this amazing opportunity and about…

Get Wedding Ready With Joseph Cozza Salon

Blake Charles Salon
April 8, 2018

At Joseph Cozza Salon, we know a thing or two about weddings. That’s why we proudly provide all of the wedding services you need to make your special day as seamless, stress free, and perfect as possible. Learn about our favorite tips and tricks for a wedding day that is…

Bridal Services at Joseph Cozza Salon

Blake Charles Salon
March 17, 2018

Without question, your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life, so naturally, you want to look nothing short of amazing! At Joseph Cozza Salon in San Francisco, we offer all the bridal services you and your bridal party need to look absolutely stunning on your wedding…

Joseph Cozza Salon Under New Ownership!

Blake Charles Salon
March 7, 2018

The team at your favorite San Francisco hair salon on Maiden Lane would like everyone to know that Joseph Cozza Salon is now under new ownership. Our incredible staff will remain in place to continue offering the same great salon services to the clientele we love! The new owners of…

Creative Color: San Francisco Style Trend

Blake Charles Salon
September 12, 2017

Hair Color At Maiden Lane & Market Street You know you’re curious. Everyone is. With today’s color and hair care technology just about anything is possible, depending on your hairs current color, history, and condition. Perhaps you want a strategically placed accent piece of contrasting color peeking through your fringe?…

Embracing Curly Hair

Blake Charles Salon
August 15, 2017

Love your locks, but hate styling your undefeatable curls? Figuring out how to style your own curly hair can be difficult, and finding a stylist that knows how to work with curly hair can be even more of a struggle. At Joseph Cozza Salon, our hair stylists always want you…

All About Balayage

Blake Charles Salon
August 13, 2017

Looking to change up your look, but want to keep it natural? At Joseph Cozza Salon, we always strive to make our customers look their best while helping them achieve the hair of their dreams, which is why we offer balayage in our San Francisco salon. The balayage technique, also…

Shellac Pedicures for Summer

Blake Charles Salon
July 12, 2017

It’s time to say goodbye to our winter layers, and say hello the season of flip flops and bikinis! With the arrival of the summer sun and the departure of most of our clothes, there is no better way to spruce up your summer style than with a pedicure. At…

Fun & Trendy Hair Colors for Spring

Blake Charles Salon
May 23, 2017

Spring is the time of the year to forget about the drab of winter and start anew! It’s also the perfect time to make some fresh changes to your hair color as you ring in the warm, spring season. If you need some ‘hue inspiration’ to help you choose a…

Styled to Last Custom Wigs and Hairpieces

Blake Charles Salon
March 3, 2017

As your all-inclusive San Francisco salon, we at Joseph Cozza Salon are dedicated to providing all of the services needed to make you look your absolute best. In most cases, the first thing you’ll notice about a person’s look is their hairstyle. Unfortunately, not all of us have the natural…

Kerastase Hair Treatments: For Beautiful, Healthy and Manageable Hair

Blake Charles Salon
January 12, 2017

Joseph Cozza Salon is a San Francisco hair salon with two convenient locations on Market Street and Maiden Lane, that works with all types of hair. One of the most requested hair services we offer is the Kerastase Fusio-Dose Hair Lab treatment that is adapted to each client’s needs by…