Houston >Salon Stefano
“Thanks to all that made my time there fun.”
“This is a great addition to Damon's already fantastic place.”
“The staff is helpful and friendly.”
Bad Chemical Burn.
I have very mixed feelings about Salon Stefano because of a very negative experience I had that affected my face.
Stefano is a good hairdresser and I watched him do a brilliant cut on a woman in no time and her hair looked wonderful afterwards.
The color Stefano mixed looked nice and complemented my skin tone.
The salon is clean, charming (it's a renovated bungalow), and the staff is very friendly.
I suffered from a chemical burn. While I didn't have a reaction to the hair color itself, Stefano told the girl who rinsed my hair to clean me up. To be honest, I didn't even see any color that got on my skin and if there was any, it was a small amount and certainly could have been wiped off with a tissue or soap & water. I later found out that the girl used Clean Touch on my face even in areas where I didn't have any color. Well Clean Touch contains ammonia, the same stuff you used to clean your house and is very toxic. Ammonium hydroxide is not something anyone should be putting on their skin and I'm livid that they used such a product on me without asking me first and without telling me what they'd be using. When you have your head back in the sink, you have no idea what they're using on your head/skin. I assumed they used water to rinse the color and maybe a conditioner. When I called the salon (after I woke up with huge red patches all over the left side of my forehead and left side of my face -- patches that turned into a flat pink/red and later purple burn), Stefano advised me to take Benadryl. The Benadryl did nothing to help my reaction and the fact that the salon didn't even offer to refund at least part of my service is disappointing since they are liable. I had to go on Prednisone and Rx steroid cream and even those things didn't work. Why? Because this wasn't an allergic reaction but rather a chemical burn. Try putting ammonia on your skin and see what happens. They owe it to their clients to make sure they never use ammonium hydroxide on anyone's skin in the future. Not only is the chemical burn unsightly and ruined my weekend (and now week as part of it is getting worse and might be infected), but there's no telling how long I'll be dealing with this. The salon owes me more than an apology and owes it to themselves to never use that product on anyone's skin in the future. Color can be removed with plain old soap and water or by wiping it with a tissue. Ammonia should not be used to remove color on a client's skin.
While I had a horrible experience and one that is costing me a heck of a lot more than the $85 for the hair color and $45 for the blow dry it doesn't have anything to do with Stefano's skills as a hairdresser. He is a very talented hairdresser and the color did turn out nicely but unfortunately the product they used on my skin is something that should not come in contact with skin. Ammonium hydroxide is extremely irritating and will burn skin. Needless to say, I'm extremely disappointed with the way the salon handled my situation. I truly hope no one else suffers the same fate I did. The left side of my face is deep purple and burning and at the end of the day, even a nice hair color isn't worth that.
GREAT TANNING EXPERIENCE. LET ME TELL YOU, I HAVE TRIED IT ALL.... THE TANNING BED, MYSTIC, SELF TANNER ETC. I HAVE NEVER HAD AN EXPERIENCE LIKE THIS TAN. THERE IS NO BURNING, STREAKING OR ORANGE COLOR. I CANNOT BELIEVE HOW NATURAL IT LOOKS. I COULD NOT STOP LOOKING IN THE MIRROR. IT LOOKS SO NATURAL. THE TAN TOOK ABOUT 15 MINUTES START TO FINISH.
Editorial Review. Tanning salon uses spray tan technique rather than UV beds; stencils and body crystals also available for some added flair.
absolutely wonderful!. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at Brazil Bronze Glow Bar! The staff is helpful and friendly. I have tanned in a tanning bed and have done mystic tan and neither one compares. It left me with a beautiful, brown tan that I received lots of compliments on!
awesome experience. I have tried mystic tan, majic tan, tanning beds and nothing beats the color and natural streak free look that Brazil Bronze has to offer. As I'm getting older, I'm very concerned with getting wrinkles, yet want to look tanned. Brazil Bronze is the perfect solution and I couldn't be more satisfied.
BEST AIRBRUSH TANNING YOU'LL EVER GET!. I RECENTLY VISITED HOUSTON AND I HEARD THE RAVE ABOUT A NEW SALON CALLED BRAZIL BRONZE, I MADE AN APPOINTMENT AND WHAT AN EXPERIECE. THE SALON WAS PROFESSIONAL ON ALL LEVELS. I RECIEVED THE BEST TAN EVER AND ALL MY FRIENDS CAN'T WAIT TO GET THIERS. I CAN SAY ENOUGH ABOUT THIS PLACE, I HIGHLY RECOMMENT YOU VISIT AND YOU WILL WANT TO GO BACK.
this is a place for all. This place is wonderful; they do it all. Hair, skin care, massage,nails and makeup. Diffently my home away form home. The esthetician Ashley Smith made me feel like I was #1 priority and i liked that. I never in my life would of thaught of ever getting a facial, but after meeting Ashley and listening to her talk about skin cae and her background i can say now i know why she is good at what she does thank you very much see you next month. The hair stylists down stairs Sabastian dont hate me if i spelled it wrong, well what can i say he knows hair and every month i leave with something new and fun, let this guy cut your hair you will not be disapointed. Thanks to all that made my time there fun.
Airbrush tanning... Great addition to Damon's. I have been waiting for this to come to Houston and i am so excited! New York's own, Brazil Bronze. I had this tan when i lived in New York and have been eagerly waiting for a Glow Bar to open here. This is a great addition to Damon's already fantastic place.
LOVE IT!!!. I love this salon! I've been going to Damon for 5+ years and he even did my hair and makeup for my entire wedding party when I got married. The atmosphere is awesome. I love the location and always look forward to my visits with him. Customer service is the #1 priority at this salon and I always leave looking and feeling great!
Best facial. I have been all over to the best of spas until I found this quaint day spa hidden right in the heart of montrose. The setting was elegant and quiet. I was escorted up the stairs away from the noise of the hairdryers and all else into a beutifully decorated room with candles and lush sheets. I had a one and a half hour long facial which was the most relaxing facial I have ever recieved. I saw a difference in the texture and color of my skin immediatley and I enjoyed a overall glow for days afterward. If u are looking for a facialist who can give u results and get your stress to melt aways call Damons for a facial with Ashley Smith. I surely will be back Once a month
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