The Atelier team curates the best of the best to be called Atelier artists. When I was a new beauty school grad, what attracted me to Atelier was its focus on education. Atelier Salon and Atelier Studio provides highly structured, post-cosmetology school in-salon training. This program is called the Atelier Protégé program and almost all… Read more »READ MORE
How to have a successful salon appointment, part 1
After 30+ years behind the chair, I’ve learned so much about the key to a successful salon visit. I’ll post many tips, but start with the most basic one. The first tip I have for you is, learn to communicate clearly and use basic descriptions and photos. Many times a guest comes in and starts… Read more »READ MORE
Do you know what’s in that bottle?
I recently had a guest ask me about buying a professional product online. She said a friend had told her she could get a deal on it. She wasn’t buying it through Aveda, she was looking at buying it through a conglomerate online retailing website. I gave her my answer, and she said she had… Read more »READ MORE
Organic Sun Care is here!
Now that we know that daily sun care is a must-do, rather than a should-do, we had to find the right sun care product to align with our eco-conscious sensibilities. When we found Coola Organic Suncare, we knew we had found the perfect match! Coola is among the most socially and environmentally conscious companies in… Read more »READ MORE
Fight Frizz with the Aveda Smooth Infusion system
Red wine, a bar of chocolate, your guy’s face—the best things are better smooth. Nowhere is this maxim more apt than when our hair comes into play. And while warming temps and later sunsets have got us all kinds of excited for spring, we also know that saying hello to balmy weather means saying goodbye… Read more »READ MORE
Curly or Straight? It’s the curly girl’s dilemma!
Whichever your desire, I can help you achieve the hair of your dreams. My family and I moved to California from the Southeast U.S. and fell in love with the sandy beaches of Santa Cruz. My whole family has naturally curly hair, so it is definitely a texture I have experience with and am comfortable… Read more »READ MORE
Santana Row Summer Fashion Experience 2012
Santana Row Summer Fashion Experience 2012READ MORE
Santana Row Celebrates 10 Years
Santana Row Celebrates 10 YearsREAD MORE
How To Stretch Out Your Salon Hairstyle
You’ve just stepped out of the salon with an amazing, voluminous, shiny, swingy hairstyle, ready to take on the world. But what about tomorrow, when you have a job interview/bridal shower/blind date/family photo? How can you get great second-day hair? Here are a few tips from Atelier Founder and Master Artist, Karie Bennett: If your… Read more »READ MORE
Pizarro: Sold-out ‘Les Miserables’ a hair-raising show
Hair artists help give the cast the right look for ‘Les Miserables,’ which opened South Bay Musical Theatre’s 50th anniversary season in Saratoga last weekend. Click here to read the article!READ MORE