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NEW OWNERSHIP!

We are excited to introduce you to our new owner, Samantha Swanson.  Samantha started as a Client Coordinator eight years ago while attending cosmetology school. Next she assisted Brig, (the previous owner) and started behind a chair building a solid clientele.   She has been our Salon Director for over four years and a huge part of our “heart”. She is smart, beautiful, funny and most importantly willing to try new things. The entire p!ay team is excited to support Samantha as she takes p!ay hair lounge into the future.  Congratulations Samantha!! To learn more about Samantha- Click here.  ...
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Letter from Brig

From Brig, June 30, 2016- Ten years ago, I set out to open the coolest looking salon in Simi Valley. I knew exactly what I wanted: red styling chairs, a turquoise blue wall & definitely a swordfish over the shampoo area. p!ay hair lounge (p!ay, because I wanted to say I was going to “play” not work.) opened for business on July 1, 2006 at the start of a three month remodel. From day one we had the support of Bumble & bumble and have exclusively loved their products. I believed that if p!ay looked cool, the people would come. What I know now is that no matter what salon you are apart of; it is truly the heart of your salon that makes it special. The hairstylists, salon support staff & clients are that heart. I am so absolutely beyond words about the unique...
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Meet us …

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Gray Hair Blending

Even though silver hair color is a huge trend at the moment, there are still more people out there that don’t want to see it on their head.  Denise came to Kari after deciding to go back to blonde after years of dark red.  Her gray regrowth was becoming too high maintenance and she wanted a softer, brighter look.  Kari gently removed layer upon layer of the dark red color from Denise’s hair with the assistance of Olaplex.   Denise’s hair felt healthier and was shiny, after the entire process.  When her gray reappears, it will be far less obvious next to her new brighter blonde color.  To schedule your complimentary consultation with Kari: Kari@playhairlounge.com  ...
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