We're Back!

We are happy to announce that after 5 months of being closed, we are able to see clients at the atelier again. We are excited to get back to work, but there are a few changes that will be in place in light of the COVID-19 pandemic as listed below: When arriving for your appointment, please give us a call at 310.363.7542.  Late arrivals unfortunately will not be accommodated. Your temperature will be taken with a contactless thermometer upon arrival.  Clients...

By Myka

A Peek Behind Kadi's Chair - Natalie Kay

After a morning of rain, the sun came out right as we finished Natalie’s color today. Bright golden balayage for the girl with the sunniest, sweetest disposition.  For years, Natalie tried to have long hair and couldn’t get it to grow past a certain point. She was told the only way was to keep cutting her dead ends and one day it would be healthy enough. She even resorted to extensions. Then one day we said enough is enough, really...

By Kadi

A Peek Behind Kadi's Chair - Dr. Aruby

Sometimes you get a client whose beauty is so bright from the inside out, you can’t choose just one picture! Thank you for visiting the atelier and trusting us with your gorgeous hair Dr. Aruby. At the end of a long day, your energy is exactly what we all needed. Also, your style is goals.  Since relocating to LA, Dr. Aruby’s natural grey and curly hair had unfortunately been subjected to harsh heat styling that left it sensitive, breaking and...

By Kadi

Ageism In Beauty

I was contacted recently by the Hollywood Reporter, who asked some fellow colorists and I about our thoughts on the recent chatter regarding 46 year old Alexandra Grant and her glorious hair. Of course, I had to ramble about a few other things that were bothering me about this topic.  I recently had a new client disclose that the reason she booked an appointment with me was that she knew she would be safe and be seen in my chair,...

By Kadi

A Peek Behind Kadi's Chair - Esmé

Sun-kissed caramel curls for our sweet client Esmé.  THE PROCESS.... Like many of our clients with curly and textured hair, Esmé usually prefers to let her hair dry naturally after a color appointment, or opt to leave with our signature moisturizing treatment to replenish the hair post color. So unless I manage to hang out with them outside of the salon (or stalk their Instagram account;)) chances of getting an “after” picture are slim to none. A busy new mom of...

By Kadi