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Punny Beauty Salon Names

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A few weeks ago, I mentioned our seeing a beauty salon with a funny name while driving through rural North Carolina and asked for other humorous names people had seen for places of beautification. Here's the list in the order in which I received them (minus a few that I would not post):

Million Hair

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

A reader named Anita has a salon yet to be named. Her punny sister thinks it would be just hysterical to call it "Anita Haircut" (I-need-a haircut) Her husband had a different take on it - "Anita Style."

Mane Attraction

Shear Pleasure

Head Hunters

Head Quarters (do they charge only 25 cents?!)

Here's an idea for the name of a hair salon that shares rental space with a dog groomer - Beauty and the Beast

Tangles Salon

3 Designing Women

Curl Up and Dye (in Edmonton, AB, and several other places)

Rock Star Hair - Hmm, I would be hesitant about that one!

The Mane Event

Hairs R US

Hot Headz

Helmet Hairworks

Samson's Locks

Mountain Do's

90% Salon and Spa

Scissor Wizard

Mop Shop Hair Salon

Bombshell Salon


Scissor Happy (might leave with no hair left!?)

If you'd like to add other salon names through the comments, just look for the comment link at the end of this blog post.


some personal updates...

The taxes are done and ready to mail today. Phew! That's one dreaded chore I don't have to feel bad about putting off for another 362 days or so....

My wife and I are finally entering this century technologically - we've ordered a laptop with XP! With a grandson 700 miles away, we've asked his mom to send pictures as often as possible. Our old hand-me-up desktop computer with Windows 98SE and a dial-up modem from our son Mark has been great, but we've been sensing the need for something faster. Now we need to decide soon what to do about faster internet - BellSouth DSL, a Verizon wireless internet card, satellite, other? The only option for cable here is Charter, and we've heard enough friends complain about their customer (dis)service that we'll not opt for that. Any words of wisdom, particularly from but not limited to any of you in the Greenville area?

Our grandson Drew went to see his pediatrician yesterday. He has grown 1.5 inches in length, but the doctor is concerned that he's not gaining as much as he should. He's up to 4 lbs. 15 oz - almost a 5-pound bag of sugar now! 😎 But in the past two weeks he's gained only 7 oz. He should be gaining that amount in one week's time at this stage of his development. (Apparently he's going to be tall and thin like his maternal grandfather.... Actually, the man in question is short and dumpy.)

The doctor made several suggestions and has scheduled him to return next Monday. I'll keep you posted. Thanks to all who've been praying for him. Please continue. We have no new pictures as of now, but maybe by the end of the week....


"Stop pretending you've got it all together when you don't." - Dr. Drew Conley

=^..^= =^..^=

What hair color do they put on the driver's licenses of bald men?

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25 Comments on “Punny Beauty Salon Names”

  1. #1 Janet O'Brien
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 7:43 am

    We use BellSouth and like it, but ANYTHING would be better than Charter. Sorry, Charter fans–the service was a huge disappointment. I have heard satellite is good, but you might lose your connection during heavy storms.

  2. #2 Marian Rognsvoog
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 7:43 am

    Ooh La La

  3. #3 Matt
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 7:55 am

    Mainstreet Wimax works for me. $20 month for high speed. (they are located in the Computer Clinic center. You do need to be able to see Paris Mountain from your house.

  4. #4 Kirsten
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 8:11 am

    Hehe. I live out in the boonies, where no DSL is available, but I’ve heard that Bellsouth is the one to use.

  5. #5 Angela
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 8:13 am

    My salon’s name is Shear Design.

    And as for the hair color of bald men, “glossy” maybe? 😉

  6. #6 Tony
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 8:41 am

    Being “bald” only means that there’s no hair on one’s head – there may be lots of other hair to determine a color. 🙂

    I’ve seen several salons called “A Cut Above”.

    Here’s one that’s not funny per se, but certainly thought-provoking: Novi, Michigan has a salon called “Coram Deo”.

  7. #7 Alice Fleshman
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 8:49 am

    How about Hair Benders in Lake Forest Shopping Center across from BJU?

  8. #8 Emily Park
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 10:13 am

    I like the name of the salon I sometimes go to: “Shear Madness.”

  9. #9 Carrie
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 12:41 pm

    We use BellSouth Extreme, and it is as fast as cable. Not super cheap. . . Also, I hate to tell you, but the new computer we just bought has VISTA, not XP. :o)

    Rob adds:
    We could have gone Vista, of course, but opted not to until Micro$oft works out all the bugs of their newest OS. We figured that things have probably *finally* settled down in XP enough that it’s a good, stable OS.

  10. #10 Zina
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 1:22 pm

    We lol at all the hair salon names!
    Look forward to more pictures of the grandson!

    Rob adds:
    We look forward to more pictures too. 😎

  11. #11 Johnna
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 5:40 pm

    We have a salon here in Tennessee called Toppings.
    BTW, many congratulations on the new grandson!

  12. #12 Bet
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 6:54 pm

    I use Charter cable, Rob, and have had few if any problems. A couple of outages here and there over the past three or four years, but most didn’t last longer than a couple of hours. Not sure what problems others have had. I bundle my cable TV and the Internet service into one charge. It works for me.

  13. #13 Heather
    on Apr 17th, 2007 at 7:01 pm

    I have charter, not the greatest. However, if you whine enough, you get what you want! I threatened to drop them due to price and they dropped my bill by nearly $30! I just have the cable internet though and nothing else.

  14. #14 Mary Jo
    on Apr 19th, 2007 at 7:48 am

    Hair Salons in the St. Louis area:
    Hollywood Blond
    Hair Statement
    The Hairy Elephant
    Tangles and Curls
    Lords and Ladies
    Show-Me Stylz

  15. #15 Monica
    on Apr 20th, 2007 at 10:49 pm

    We have a hair salon in our area called “The Hair Port” and another called “American Hairlines”.

  16. #16 Jamie McArthur
    on May 4th, 2007 at 6:31 pm

    It’s not our salon name, but I sometimes answer the phone at work – “Mo Better Do-s”!

  17. #17 Heidi
    on May 22nd, 2007 at 8:41 am

    Just read a book in which the author was quite creative with a salon name: Curl up and Dye! (Book: HALEY’S HEART by Shelly Beach, adjunct professor at Cornerstone University’s Professional and Graduate Studies program in Grand Rapids, MI)

  18. #18 kimberly parks
    on Jan 16th, 2009 at 9:19 pm

    I own Bangs Salon! My girl friend and i came up with so many slapstick salon names!


  19. #19 Rob
    on Jan 17th, 2009 at 6:47 pm

    @Kimberly – Thanks for stopping by. This post is one of people’s all-time favorites, at least as far as web searches go. It amazes me how many searches are done to find funny beauty salon names! Thanks for your additions. Hope you come back soon.

  20. #20 Mark Allen
    on Jan 18th, 2009 at 2:10 pm

    Band Strands
    Dedicated to the Hair I Cut

    I got these at nameyoursalon.com – they seem to have an unlimited supply. Whether there all real or not, I do not know – but funny.

  21. #21 Meg
    on Feb 26th, 2009 at 7:38 pm

    One that is in our area that always gives me a laugh: Cartoon Cuts

  22. #22 Rob
    on Feb 27th, 2009 at 6:46 am

    @Meg – I’m trying to imagine the kind of haircuts people get there – the “Yosemite Sam,” Pepé Le Pew highlights, etc. I’m not inspired to visit that salon! 😀

  23. #23 Sherry
    on Jul 19th, 2009 at 7:49 am

    How about “Cuttin’ up on Mane St”? It’s located on Main St. in downtown Rutherfordton.

  24. #24 Rob
    on Jul 20th, 2009 at 6:46 am

    @Sherry – Thanks for that salon name. I’m amazed at how much traffic this blog post still receives, over two years later. It’s often viewed and gets many hits in web searches.

    .-= Rob’s most recent blog post … Are words important? =-.

  25. #25 Rebecca
    on Jul 28th, 2009 at 1:06 am

    “Hairline for Men” — a barber shop in my home town