1328 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA | Directions 9040334.02648 -118.489257
Neighborhoods: West LA, Mid-City
Stay away from..... – I recommend this place if you are looking for competitive prices but there are only a FEW competent stylists there. The tall red-head and the black lady on the north side of the shop are excellent! Top salon quality service. \r
James is great – James has cut and colored my hair twice now and he listens to what I want, understands my needs and does a very good job. He is very good at subtle highlights and doesn't try and force the latest style on me.\r
Yeah, it's not a fancy…
The Yellow Balloon is predominantly a hair salon for kids although they will cut an adults hair as well. Employees are great with making kids feel comfortable (especially if it is their first time getting a trim). Shops are kid friendly…
Lousy with kids! – I have had poor expereiences here for 3 times (don't know why I went back).
I had to clamp my son's head steady for the stylist, which I have never had to do.
Place is somewhat seedy.
PROS: in Santa Monica
CONS: Seedy atmosphere
Can't beat the prices and services – I love the Yellow Balloon. My son got his first haircut there and we have been going ever since. In fact now, the whole family goes. From hair extensions to hair straightening, to color and cuts, my stylist Julie does it all and well and…
Yellow Balloon – It's really very hit or miss at this popular Santa Monica childrens salon. At times we have received great quick kids cuts, and at other times, we got very inexperienced haircutters that did not seem that interested or experienced in kids…
They are OK but cheap – The Yellow Balloon specializes in children's hair cuts. The first couple of time we went their my son saw different stylists and most of them did really good. Lately, the hair cuts have been mediocre. Most of the time I still need to fix…
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