Meet My Hairstylist!

It seems as though the older I get, the darker my hair gets. When I was a little girl I had all of these golden, natural highlights that would get even brighter in the summertime, but now that I’m creeping into my late twenties, those natural highlights seem to be no more. *insert major sad face* I was always one to pride myself in not touching my hair. No dye. No highlights. No bleaching… so when I finally decided I did want to incorporate some color into my hair, it was crucial to me that it looked natural and more importantly, that I trusted the person doing it.

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Meet John.

John is a hairstylist at Blow Salon in Dallas that I have been using for a few years now and I feel so lucky I found him! If you live in the Dallas area and are looking for a new hairstylist, HE IS YOUR GUY! John uses a balayage technique on my hair when I get highlights and I love it. If you’re not familiar with balayage it essentially means he is painting my hair to create a more sun-kissed, natural color (balayage is literally the French word meaning to sweep or to paint) as opposed to blunt streaks of highlights starting at the roots. Not only does it look beautiful when executed properly but because of how it is applied it is low maintenance meaning you don’t have to color your hair every month and you’ll have overall healthier hair! It’s a win-win, guys.

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Whether you’re looking for a simple cut and color or something drastic like chopping it all off, I recommend setting up an appointment with John. He did my version of “chopping off” my hair last year (okay so it was shoulder length, it was drastic for me) and made me feel very comfortable about the whole process and made sure not to go too short in case I had any regrets. It’s the little things like this that you really appreciate about a good hairstylist.

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Not only is John an extremely talented Dallas hairstylist, he also runs a blog called, “Queer in the Kitchen” and is an instructor at BEYOND! It’s pretty much inevitable we end up talking about food and how bad I need to work out every time I get a hair cut…

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Life is too short to have boring hair”

You can set up an appointment with John by calling Blow Salon in Dallas. Be sure to let him know I sent you and in the meantime you can check out a few of my favorite hair products plus a few John recommends below!


Thank you for reading and be sure to share this post with anyone you know looking for a hairstylist in the Dallas area!

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  1. Sarah Boerger Smith
    Thursday, April 14, 2016 / 11:10 am

    Beautiful!! John is my brother and wow, I am proud! I am so thankful he loves what he does! I have very curly hair and have had hairstylist nightmares in the past. SO thankful you found a great one.

    • Natalie
      Thursday, April 14, 2016 / 2:06 pm

      Thank you!! He is so great! I feel very lucky to have him as my go-to hairstylist and hope other Dallas girls will give him a try!! 🙂

  2. Friday, April 15, 2016 / 9:10 am

    I have a bunch of friends based in Dallas so I will definitely need to recommend John! He did a great job – love the style!!

  3. Marie Sierra
    Sunday, April 17, 2016 / 4:19 pm

    You look beautiful! Love the cut and color! Xo

    • Natalie
      Monday, April 18, 2016 / 9:53 am

      Thank you, Marie! I think I want to put even more blonde in it… 🙂

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