A Hidden Gem – Blo Dry Bar

I first learned of Blo salons when I was living in Vancouver. At the time, the chain was just gaining popularity throughout North America. I never got the chance to check it out before I moved back to Edmonton but finally that has changed. Last June, Edmonton got blown away with it’s own Blo Dry Bar – thanks to owner, Tracey Neilsen and she invited me down to check it out.

Blo is a blow dry bar. It is almost as it seems – they shampoo, blow dry and style your hair, but somehow in a matter of an hour they make you feel like a million bucks while they are doing it. It must have been the great hair and all the laughs we had.

My appointment started off with a browse through the Blo-out menu which included 7 unique styles. Then of course, a shampoo and in the swivel chair, yep – a swivel sink chair. Throughout my many years of bleach and box dye I have spent my fair share of time in hair salon’s, first time I have sat in one of these.

Then, the blow dry and style. Each technique is different and a certification/ beauty diploma from Blo University is your only way to being the next Blo pro. These girls master the 7 blo-out styles offered.

What girl doesn’t love pink? It’s all in the small details for this salon. Pink hair straighteners, pink glass for the vanities and pink Christmas decorations. I felt lighter as soon as I walked in. Interestingly enough, I found out that the ultimate girly salon has seen more male clientele than you would assume.

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There are only two salons in Edmonton that carry Morrocan Oil’s UNITE line. Exclusivity at it’s finest. x.

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I went with the Holly Would style. Big, wavy and volumous x.

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There are ALOT of reasons why you should go to Blo. Do you have a hot date? Are you a bride to-be? How about planning a stagette? Are you feeling lazy? Are you attending a wild party? What about a work function? Are you planning a girls birthday? Craving some hair pampering? I know you said yes to at least one of those – so go check it out.

S/O to Tracey for the invitation down! Thank you – Blo blew me away! Go get blown… 10158-109 Street.

x Courtney

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14 comments
  1. Eldon said:

    Impressive

  2. Eldon Franklin said:

    It looks great! E

    Sent from my iPhone

  3. Ohhh I wish there was a blo dry bar near my area. I’ve read about them before and it’s such a smart idea and so needed! I love your hair, it’s gorgeous.

    • Thanks my dear. I am surprised there isn’t one near you yet! Soon, I am sure. 🙂 xx

  4. Closet Strategy said:

    That’s gorgeous! I’ll take a blow dry over a mani/pedi any day. Yours turned out so well. Lucky you!

    • Thanks babe. It turned out great. Great relaxation time too. 😉 xx

  5. I used to live in Edmonton too! (Now in Vancouver)
    Loving that holly would look! So Victoria Secret hah 🙂

    • We switched! I used to live in Vancouver. I’d say you got the luckier end of the deal. Lol. The hair turned out fab. I got VS and Barbie comments. Lol. I enjoy your blog! Xx

  6. Sinful Stilettos - Avril Donohue said:

    Your hair looks amazing doll! I love your blog so much! 😀 Avril xXx

    • It turned out great but in the end there was a shit load of hairspray tangles to deal with! Ughhhhhhh. Muah muah! feeling is mutual twinnie xx

  7. You look gorgeous! I’ve heard great things about Blo Bar, I love the little book of looks xx

    • Thank you!! It was a great experience. I’m coming to your hood in less than 2 weeks!! Xx

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