“This isn’t a stuffy place,” Amanda the Owner a Master Stylist, Colorist and Published Stylist and Photographer says. “We’re not intimidating.
We have that ability to make the customer feel comfortable. When someone walks in the door we all say Hello.
We’re the “Cheers” for hair salons.”
Amanda chose to keep the salon small, with “very talented hair stylists,” all of whom Amanda has personally trained.
“When you go to a salon that has 30 stylists, 10 may be good, the others will be average,” said Amanda.
“With a smaller team, we can really focus on each of the stylists advanced education.
I see every client who walks in the door, I listen in on consultations and I'll even offer my own suggestions .”
La Relance offers haircuts for men, women and children, blow drys, event and session styling, smoothing treatments, top of the line hair coloring treatments, conditioning, and makeup services. Amanda offers beauty, fashion, and headshot portrait sessions that are available for bookings through the salon. Every photo on their website and used for in salon marketing has been created by La Relance Salon Atelier , many of them have been published in trade magazines that are published both local and internationally.
La Relance Salon carries Kevin Murphy, Moroccan Oil, Brazilian Blowout
and other high end retail products for you to purchase.
“La Relance means 'a revival',’” said Amanda. “That’s what we want to give to our clients, to their body, soul and hair." Amanda Iqbal, owner of La Relance Salon, says, “In the beauty industry, it's not about the glitz of the salon, it's about the work the staff produces in it.” This year Amanda celebrates 35 years in the industry. She and her husband, Matty, celebrate their eighth year in the 661 Vernon location and 19 years in Glencoe. “I can only hope to lead my staff to enjoy their career as much as I have mine!”