• Gordon Values

    Beauty – Team – Sophistication – Intelligence  Environmentalism

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    Gordon Values
  • Naturally Beautiful

    View our latest commercial airing in the Chicagoland Area!

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    Naturally Beautiful
  • A Top 200 Salon

    Gordon is Ranked Among the Very Best

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    A Top 200 Salon
  • Luxury Blowouts

    Blowout Packages at an Amazing Price

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    Luxury Blowouts
  • Determined Style

    Men’s Haircuts – Custom Color Contrasting – Speed Facials

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    Determined Style
  • Highland Park Directions Parking

    2 hour street parking is available or visit the free 3 hour parking at the Renaissance Place or Port Clinton Square. For dual services we suggest 3 hour parking.

    GordonHighland Park

    Hours of Operation

    • 9 AM – 3:45 PM : Monday
    • 8 AM – 8 PM : Tuesday – Thursday
    • 7 AM – 7 PM : Friday
    • 8 AM – 5 PM : Saturday
    • CLOSED : Sunday

    Locations

    653 Central Avenue
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    (847) 266-7777

    Beauty Personified

    Surround yourself with the beauty of nature right in the heart of Highland Park. At the best hair salon in the northern suburbs, you will embark on a sensory journey the moment you walk in the door.

  • Lakeview Directions Parking

    Parking can be challenging. Please allow extra time to find a spot and remember that on Cub's game days, traffic can be difficult. If you are having a hard time finding a spot give us a call and we will be glad to help. If you are at the salon longer than the 2 hour meter limit we are happy to feed the meter for you.

    GordonLakeview

    Hours of Operation

    • 3 PM – 9 PM: Monday – Thursday
    • 9 AM – 5PM: Friday
    • 8 AM – 5 PM: Saturday
    • CLOSED: Sunday

    Locations

    3336 North Clark Street
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 388-9999

    Serenity. Beauty. Rejuvenation.

    With an earth-inspired, expansive first floor salon and a calming, ocean inspired full service Aveda spa downstairs, you will find the perfect atmosphere to relax, recharge and pamper yourself.

  • Wilmette Directions Parking

    Please enjoy the use of our expansive, free parking lot located in the front of the store.

    GordonWilmette

    Hours of Operation

    • 10 AM – 5:30 PM: Monday
    • 10 AM – 8 PM: Tuesday
    • 11:45 AM – 8 PM: Wednesday
    • 8 AM – 8 PM: Thursday
    • 8 AM – 7 PM: Friday
    • 8 AM – 7 PM: Saturday
    • 10 AM – 5 PM: Sunday

    Locations

    3232 Lake Avenue
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847) 266-7777

    Peace. Escape. Tranquility.

    Our newest location, Gordon in Wilmette is a tranquil environment. Located just off Eden’s Highway in Eden’s Plaza, is this soothing escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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At Gordon Salons all of our hair

Services

are customized for every guest. Depending on your schedule and timing, we can either book your consultation as part of your first service, or schedule you for a seperate thirty minute Lifestyle Appointment.

Haircut

Each Haircut at Gordon Salons includes a Stress Relieving Treatment, Hand Treatment, Shampoo, Condition, and Blow Dry. Relax, Recharge, and Pamper Yourself!

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Hair Color

Highlighting, Low-lighting, Multi-Dimensional, Block Coloring, Customized Color, Ombre, Trend Color, Single Process, Brighten Your World!

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Hair Style

Updo, Special Occasion Hair, Bridal, Blow Dry, Perms, Retexturizing Services, We Do It All!

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Deals

Here is a selection of special offers and deals designed to save you money. Exclusively for our guests.

  • $15 Off Permanent Wave

    $15 Off Permanent Wave

    Save $15 on any permanent wave service! Curl, volume, body wave, poodle curl. This is not your grandmother’s perm!

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  • $10 Off Any Facial

    $10 Off Any Facial

    Relax, escape, and refresh yourself! Try any one of our amazing facials and feel instantly rejuvenated.

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  • $20 Off Smoothing Treatment

    $20 Off Smoothing Treatment

    Save $20 on Any Tourmaline Smoothing Treatment! Go beyond keratin.

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  • FREE Consultation ($60 Value!)

    FREE Consultation ($60 Value!)

    Have you ever wondered what a Top Stylist would recommend for your hair? Now is the time to find out with a free consultation with Tony or Pam Gordon.

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  • $50 Off Retexturizing Service

    $50 Off Retexturizing Service

    Save $50 on any Aveda Retexturizing Service. Relax yourself and your hair!

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  • Luxury Blowout Packages

    Luxury Blowout Packages

    Let us blow you away! Pick from one of three luxury blow out packages, customized to fit every budget.

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  • $10 Off Any Service

    $10 Off Any Service

    Give yourself everything you deserve! Save 10$ on any service that you have never tried before!

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The Gordon Way. An unforgettable person deserves an unforgettable, sensory experience.

About Gordon

Nature, health and beauty is the essence of the Gordon Salons and Spas. When you visit us, you can count on our careful technique, exceptional customer service, team approach to beauty, and our singular focus on you.

Tony & Pam Gordon - 2012

Expertise

It is our goal at Gordon Salons that every guest walks out the door feeling nothing less than WOW. We are willing to go above and beyond to make this happen, each and every time you visit. If you are not satisfied with your hair, we are happy to redo…

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Need to Know

Tony and Pam Gordon founded Gordon Salons & Spas in 1999. Upon opening their first location, Gordon in Ravinia, they felt they were answering a prevalent problem with most salons of that time. “One thing that I saw as a beginning salon owner…

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Careers

At Gordon Salon we take the education of our employees very seriously. While working here you will receive extensive, hands on training in many areas. The health, well being, and happiness of our employees is very important to us…

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  • TonyTony
  • Pam Pam
  • Michelle Michelle
  • DaleDale
  • Maria Maria
  • Kelsey Kelsey
  • KatieKatie
  • Holly Holly
  • Lissa Lissa
  • CJ CJ
  • Amanda Amanda
  • Tina Tina
  • DanielDaniel
  • ReneeRenee
  • KoralKoral
  • Jenny Jenny
  • AllisonAllison
  • Emmie Emmie
  • KarinKarin
  • RenRen
  • JackieJackie
  • LindseyLindsey
  • ErenEren
  • AlyssaAlyssa
  • HannahHannah
  • BrittanyBrittany
  • HaleyHaley
  • AndreaAndrea
  • AlexisAlexis
  • JessicaJessica
  • PinkPink
  • MadisonMadison
  • RamonaRamona

Tony

Owner & Master Hair Designer/Highland Park/Wilmette/Lakeview

“I intuitively know what hair styles go with various face shapes, skin tone, and eye color and I am not afraid to tell my clients that!”

Tony is a fourth generation stylist and loves cutting short hair. He has trained with some of the top hair designers in the world and has worked with numerous celebrities. He has done hair at New York Fashion Week, where he styled top models for Badgley Mischka and Versace.

 

Pam

Owner &  Master Hair Designer/Highland Park/Wilmette

“I don’t know any other industry where you always feel good going out.”

Pam loves all aspects of being a stylist but is especially passionate about working with textured hair and is certified in Advanced Hair Texturizing. Pam uses both her skill and artistry to make people feel great! She loves being able to customize each look to fit the wants and lifestyle needs of each person that sits in her chair.

Michelle

Director of Education & Master Hair Designer/Highland Park

“The ability to make people feel better about themselves through beauty and teaching allows me to maintain my passion for this industry.”

In 1992 Michelle Jens started her path with Aveda as a hairstylist, and she now holds the position of Master Hair Designer and Director for Education at the Gordon Salons. She has a unique ability to connect with her clients and understand what looks good on them, which has made her highly sought after in the industry. Beginning in 2004, Michelle had the opportunity to become an Aveda Purefessional, training with Aveda’s elite cutting/styling trainer. She continues to grow her own education, as well as helps other get educated in an industry that is always changing and evolving.

 

Dale

Master Hair Designer/Highland Park

“I love working with hair because it is the most important fashion accessory, and even the smallest changes can impact our clients and keep them up to date.”

Maria

Master Hair Designer & Hair Color Educator/Highland Park

“Fulfilling the needs of my guests and making them feel good about the way they look is my guiding philosophy.”

To ensure that her skills and knowledge stay up date she is continuously taking classes and is well educated about the most fashionable hairstyles. She is passionate about both haircuts and hair color and prides herself on being a great listener. She also loves doing dry haircuts! It is very important to Maria that her guests are satisfied with their final look so she educates everyone on how to do their hair at home.

Kelsey

Master Hair Designer/Highland Park

“I love what I do and making people feel good about themselves is what makes my career so thrilling!”

She loves Aveda hair color and is an expert at highlighting. She has been with Gordon since her graduation from the Aveda Institute in Chicago. She takes Aveda’s mission very seriously and wants to make sure each guest has a fun and natural look that they can enjoy in the salon and at home.

Katie

Master Hair Designer/Highland Park

“When I come to work and see my book is full of blondes and pixies I’m in heaven!”

Katie has been with Aveda for almost five years and previously worked as an educator at the Aveda Institute in Los Angeles.  At Gordon Salon Katie excels in teaching both hair cutting and coloring techniques as part of our education team.  Constantly taking advanced education classes with an emphasis on color; she believes if you’re not learning you’re not growing.  Katie especially enjoys working on precision blondes, multi-dimensional highlights, ombré, funky fashion colors and short pixie styles.

Holly

Artistic Director, Makeup Artist, & Master Hair Designer/Wilmette

“I love helping people look and feel their best because looking your best is truly empowering. I get a sense of satisfaction knowing that I am able to give that to some one.”

As Gordon Salon’s Artistic Director, Holly is a sought after photo stylist. She has worked on many photo-shoots and loves every aspect of the process. She has a passion for hair, makeup, and artistic creation and it shines through in all of her work.

Lissa

Master Hair Designer/Wilmette

“Hair is my passion.”

Aveda was a perfect match for Lissa because she loves the natural color lines and products. Her favorite aspect about working at Gordon Salons is the way the team strives for education and perfection. Lissa loves that she can continuously grow and innovate in the aspects of hair she loves most –cutting, styling, and retexturizing.

CJ

Master Hair Designer & Cutting Trainer/Lakeview

“I love brining unique perspectives to modern men’s cuts and I also specialize in texture treatments, such as perms and relaxers.”

She has a passion for education and is an Aveda Cutting Coach. She has perfected these skills with Advanced Cutting Courses at Vidal Sassoon in London. CJ loves making the world more beautiful!

Amanda

Master Hair Designer/Lakeview

“Being able to make some one feel good about themselves and seeing their smile after I’ve finished their hair is what drives me.”

With finely honed listening skills she listens very carefully to what each guest is looking for. She then uses her ability to look at each person and determine what will look best on them and the result is a very satisfied clientele. Amanda is extremely passionate about hair color and especially loves blonde highlights.

Tina

Master Hair Designer/Lakeview

“I love the challenge of corrective color and making hair come alive in a healthy way!”

Tina is passionate about both hair cutting and hair coloring. She loves maintaining an active roll within the Gordon Team. Tina’s guests always gush over her coloring skills and her ability to give them exactly what they are asking for. She is great at transforming styles and loves customizing each look!

Daniel

Professional Hair Designer/Highland Park

“Life is an endless struggle full of frustrations and challenges, but eventually you find a hair stylist you like!”

Daniel prides himself on his thirst for constant education! He has been an in-salon cutting coach and advances his skills by constantly taking classes. He one day hopes to become an Aveda Color Purefessional. A style chameleon, Daniel changes his look regularly and enjoys helping others come up with new styling ideas. He especially enjoys working on men’s styles, long layers, and blended highlights. However, he is always up for any beauty challenge!

Renee

Professional Hair Designer/Highland Park

Koral

Professional Hair Designer/Highland Park

“Let your outer image echo your inner beauty.”

Each person is unique and deserves to have a look that says something about who they are as a person. Whether you are a home-maker, retiree, student, or spend your time in the marketplace, Koral will help find a look that is customized to your lifestyle. The belief that natural is always best is how Koral’s life is governed. That is why working with Aveda products is a no brainer! She loves that along with producing great results, the products are safe for the client and made in earth-friendly facilities! She is consistently positive and engaging, while being dedicated to quality work. With seven years experience, she has found her niche designing glamourous special occasion hairstyles for wedding and other events. Embrace your inner beauty queen every day with a natural look that empowers you to glow.

Jenny

Professional Hair Designer/Extension Specialist/Highland Park

“I have a growing passion for hair color and I thrive on inspiration from looks of the past and current trends.”

She has a deep love of hair and makeup and is our Highland Park extensions specialist. She takes great joy in introducing her guests to new looks and wants everyone to have an individual sense of style. She loves doing makeup and making everyone feel special!

Allison

Professional Hair Designer/Highland Park

Emmie

Professional Hair Designer/Wilmette

“I feel like the beauty industry has been staring me in the face my entire life and once I realized I wanted to be a hair stylist I changed my career path and went for it!”

Emmie loves being able to express her creativity while making people feel good about themselves. She has loved hair and makeup ever since she can remember and truly cares about each guest. She strives to have every guest completely satisfied before leaving her chair. She especially loves doing men’s haircuts!

Karin

Professional Hair Designer/Wilmette

“To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.”                                                                    -Tony Dorsett

Karin is constantly inspired and motivated by her coworkers and clients, as well as new trends. Furthermore, Aveda provides a philosophy, product, and environment that Karin is proud of. She loves all aspects of hair dressing, but especially working short hair, color and mens cuts!

Ren

Professional Hair Designer/Wilmette

“Each guest that sits in my chair is a new opportunity, to learn and to grow, as a hairstylist and a person. This is why I love what I do!”

Who wouldn’t love working for a company that inspires others to care for the environment? Ren has worked with Aveda since 2009- she mainly fell in love with the products and with the company that stands 100% behind their mission. Education is also a passion of hers! She believes that there is always room for growth and knowledge in the world of beauty and personally. She has a love for travel that allows her to be creative and motivated. Ren’s creativity comes out through her work, and she believes communication is the key to a satisfied guest!

Jackie

Professional Hair Designer/Wilmette

Lindsey

Professional Hair Designer/Lakeview

“Hair Styling is an art form. You have to create a look that compliments each individual.”

Lindsey has always been passionate about creating, and making people feel good. She believes that there is no better feeling than seeing someone else’s confidence come alive once she jazzes up their look. Lindsey specializes in cut and color, and loves using one to compliment the other.

Eren

Emerging Artist/Highland Park

“Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.”

Eren is a graduate of Arlington Academy in Buffalo Grove, and has been working at Gordon Salon ever since! Eren’s passion is making her guests look great and feel good about themselves. She spends her free time keeping up with the latest techniques and hair trends, so she can continue to improve her abilities every day for her clients. Eren’s strengths include her haircutting skills and her updos- she hopes to soon specialize in hair color as well!

Alyssa

Emerging Artist/Highland Park/Wilmette

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”                    -Howard Thurman

Alyssa was raised in a hair salon run by her grandparents. She’s had a passion for hair since she was a little girl, and wants to continue in her grandfather’s footsteps as a technically excellent hair designer. Alyssa loves doing special occasion hair and makeup, and enjoys the challenge of sculpting updos and intricate styles. Her favorite part about being a hairstylist is the opportunity to witness her client’s happiness and excitement when they see their new look for the first time! Alyssa looks forward to continuing her education, and is so excited to be working at Gordon Salon!

Hannah

Emerging Artist/Highland Park

Brittany

Esthetician/Highland Park/Wilmette

“I love doing makeup applications because everyone of them can be done differently. I enjoy experimenting with colors and coordinating them with an outfit or occasion. The most rewarding part of my work is making a client feel happy and confident!”

Continuing education is also very important to Brittany because the beauty industry is always evolving. She keeps up on new trends and techniques by taking advanced education classes at the Aveda Institute in Chicago.

Haley

Emerging Artist/Wilmette

“I truly believe that have the best job in the whole world.”

Haley first fell in love with the industry while working in her aunt’s salon as an assistant, and decided that she wanted to pursue a career in hair designing. She attended the Aveda Institute, and became obsessed with Aveda and what it stands for. Haley loves cutting hair, but advises her guests that they can’t have a great haircut without a gorgeous color to compliment it. Haley is a terrific listener, and enjoys building relationships with her clients in order to give them the most enjoyable experience possible.

Andrea

Emerging Artist/Wilmette

Alexis

Emerging Artist/Wilmette

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”

Alexis’ ultimate goal as a hairstylist is to make people feel beautiful and confident. From bobs to highlights to luxury blowouts, she want every client to look in the mirror and see a masterpiece. Her career isn’t about herself- it’s about the person sitting in her chair.

Jessica

Emerging Artist/Wilmette/Lakeview

 

Jessica is the daughter of Gordon Salon owners Tony and Pam Gordon, a 5th generation hairdresser, and Aveda obsessed. As a graduate from the Aveda Institute and Colorado State University, she is excited to bring her fresh talent and hair trends in to the Gordon Salons. While being a new stylist and Gordon Emerging Artist, Jessica is excited to pursue her dream while making her guests look and feel beautiful.

Pink

Emerging Artist/Lakeview

“Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.”                                                             -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Holly Pink creates hairstyles for music videos, fashion shows, photo shoots and her Gordon guests. Pink created her own North American Hairstylist of the Year entry, doing her own hair, make-up and photo-styling. She also attended Paul Mitchell Chicago, Sassoon, and the entire Gordon Emerging Artist program. Pink hails from Iowa but now makes Chicago her permanent home. She loves reggae music, trying new food, and exploring the beaches of Chicago.

 

Madison

Emerging Artist/Wilmette/Lakeview

Ramona

Emerging Artist/Highland Park/Lakeview

“Everything has beauty.”

Every guest that sits in Ramona’s chair is guaranteed to have a positive experience, and leave full of good energy. Ramona absolutely loves working with textured hair- and is an expert working with all different types of hair color! Aside from doing hair, Ramona loves yoga, meditation, art, and having a good time! She loves what she does, takes time to enjoy the small things, and believes that everything has beauty.

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  • It’s the Highland Park side walk sale today through sunday, Also our 15 year anniversary! Sale is going on in all locations. Up to 80% off all hot tools, 10-80% off on brushes, and up to 10% off all Aveda products. Come visit us or give us a call at 847-266-7777!
  • An ombré by our master stylist Amanda in our Lakeview location. Come visit us at 3336 North Clark Street or any of our other 3 Chicagoland locations, or call our call center at 847-266-7777 to book your appointment today! @mandsduhh @modernsalon @aveda @anthonythebarber916
  • A great before and after with another happy client! Done by our Wilmette location stylist @allej_fitness. Call to book your appointment at any of our 3 Chicagoland locations by calling our call center at 847-266-7777.
  • Our beautiful ladies do beautiful work! A little cut and color our Wilmette stylist Alle did for our Gordon Emerging Artist Belle! Call 847-266-7777 to book your appointment today at any of our 3 Chicagoland locations! @allej_fitness

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