In celebration of our great friend’s 24th birthday, we decided to visit the Drybar in Newport Beach’s Fashion Island Shopping Center. Now, we must admit, we’d never heard of the drybar until last month and didn’t really know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised to discover that this place would wash our hair (all while giving us a ten minute scalp massage) and style it for us. They specialize in easy hair styles and unlike a normal hair salon, they don’t color or cut your hair. Drybar is a great stop before enjoying a nice evening out on the town. Believe us, it will make you want to save the hassle of taking out your hot curlers and hair spray. All blowouts (or hair styles) are a flat fee of $35 and a wash included, if you want a “floater” aka scalp massage, you’ll have to add $10 more, which is so worth it. The staff also treats you to your choice of wine, champagne or water, they play fun girl movies and every station has an iphone dock to charge your phone! The best part of it all was that our curls lasted all night, even after sleeping on it, we got to enjoy soft curls the day after as well.
Jenn and her "Cosmopolitan" do, lots of loose curls.
The Drybar was founded by Alli Webb, who had a career in PR and who is also a professional hair stylist. She started her business small, as she would pay in home visits to her clients for blow outs. Her clients kept referring her to their friends and her popularity grew. In her decision to expand, she created the Drybar. She now has locations in California, Arizona, Texas, Georgia, and New York. Watch the brief video below as she explains the concept of the Drybar.
We hope you get to visit the Drybar soon and share your experience and hair styles with us.