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We Appreciate You!

a wise man once said,
feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

so we thought we’d express our
gratitude by giving you a present?

We’d like to offer you 20% off your next retail purchase.

Save on the products you know and love
or try that new product you’ve been eyeing from across the salon.

It’s just our way of showing you how much we appreciate you.

Now Hiring – Hairstylists, Hairdressers, Barbers, Hair Colorists


Red Union Hair Salon is seeking talented stylists for an awesome upscale Union Street location.

We are offering an introductory offer for Chair Rental! 50 % off your rent for your first two months:))

Please be skilled, motivated, reliable and a team player:)

The ideal stylist has at least two years of experience, some clientele and is a motivated self starter.

We provide you with:

–24/7 booking & reception service
–24/7 on line booking
–towel service
–back bar (Prive, Redken, Pureology … Etc.)
–beverages for your clients. . .

At this time we retail Prive, Redken, Pureology, Kevin Murphy ….
We are open to bringing in other retail lines or you may sell your preferred retail line.

Your work station is very large with lots of natural sun light great for color.
Station rental preferred. Commission for motivated stylist.
We are located on the second floor overlooking Union Street.

We have lots of walk-ins and call-ins
Full time or part time positions available.

We are a very fun, family environment! :). We love to learn from each other and collaborate.
We joke, play great music and are passionate about doing “amazing hair for our clients”.

Please call Erika (415) 567-5656 for preliminary phone interview and send resume if you have one:)

Union Street the Center of Hair Salons in San Francisco

Wow, could there be any more salons on Union Street? Last counted, it was 19. That of course, is counting all, including the smallest salons with just one or two stylists along with the salons that have 10 or more stylists. Needless to say the competition is very stiff!

Red Union Hair Salon is very excited to be counted among the “best hair salon in San Francisco and even in the Bay Area”. How does that happen year after year?

As the owner, hair stylist and colorist I think it has largely to do with the stylists we hire… I look for superstars without attitude!

It has taken some years to get the formula just right. There are also 3 strong criteria that I discovered work best for Red Union Hair Salon:

Number one, of course is skill. The salon requires a minimum of 5 years of experience. You must be outstanding at haircuts and all color techniques, including skills from highlights, low-lights, tints, root boots, and advanced color techniques.

Union Streets and the Marina lends itself to have more blonds on the street than most neighborhoods and Red Union Hair Salon kicks ass at blonds.

We also have experts who do Extensions, Brazilian blow-outs, Wedding styles, Up-dos, braids, flat irons and any and all blow out techniques.

Second criteria is passion with vision. Have you ever been to a salon and you feel your stylist is burned out, not really into your hair or listening to you? At Red Union Hair Salon each stylist is passionate about creating a style that works for you by listening to your needs and creating a vision that is exciting to both of you.

Third criteria is attitude and pride with team spirit. Our stylists are warm and friendly to all clients that walk through the door. We help each other out to keep the salon running smoothly. Therefore the salon is spick and span because everyone takes pride in their environment and they want you to be comfortable and happy.

The decor of the salon is very boutique-y. Lots of live plants everywhere. Hardwood floors and lots of natural sun light located on the second floor on the the corner of Union and Buchanan Street. It is decorated to make you feel at home. Warm and cozy with leather furniture in the reception area. A rotating Art Gallery that changes by monthly to keep the look fresh and modern.

–Erika Redding

San Francisco: Halloween Contest and Art Show!

San Francisco – Halloween 2008
Red Union Salon invited some of San Francisco’s best beauty schools to create “Amazing Hair and Make-up” on one of their Mannequin/Severed Heads. We could call this contest “Project Headway”. Sort of like “Project Runway”, except a bit more “ghoulish” and on heads only. We are turning Red Union Salon into “Halloween/Hair Heaven” the Show starting October 15th 10AM.

Come and Vote:
Voting will close on October 30th 8:00 PM. Winners will be announced on Halloween!
Who is eligible to vote? Our clients, the public & San Francisco Hair Salons.

Prizes:
1st Prize 200.00
2nd Prize 100.00
3rd Prize 50.00

Participating Schools:
San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology
Cinta Aveda Institute
Miss Marty’s School of Beauty
Zenzi’s