September 15, 2006

28 San Francisco Hair Salons with Puns in Their Names

For some reason, hair salons, more than most other kinds of businesses, tend to come up with names involving bad puns. There’s the ever-popular Curl Up and Dye, which appears in numerous cities, and many other names involving plays on words like cut, snip, shear, and head. Here for your amusement are some actual salons in San Francisco (not an exhaustive list!):

  1. Alley Cuts & Colors (3027 Fillmore; 415-929-1862)
  2. Blade Runners Hair Studio (1792 Haight; 415-751-1723)
  3. Blown Away Salon (583 Haight; 415-861-7075)
  4. Chop Shop (1714 Hayes; 415-922-6846)
  5. Cutting Corner (2216 Irving; 415-759-1799)
  6. The Cutting Edge Salon (1000 Cortland Ave.; 415-970-3343)
  7. Eclipse Hair Design & Beauty Supplies (2047 Polk; 415-776-1225)
  8. Face It Hair & Skin Care (2343 Market; 415-431-7233)
  9. Grateful Head (103 West Portal Ave.; 415-731-1641)
  10. Hair Majesty (82 Holloway Ave.; 415-334-4247)
  11. Hair Me Out (1929 Irving; 415-661-2323)
  12. Hair Play (1599 Dolores; 415-550-1656)
  13. Hair Today (4553 California; 415-752-0995)
  14. Hannah & Her Scissors (415-440-6033)
  15. Headlights Hair Studio: This is where I get my hair cut. The owner, Glenn De Mattia, is especially good. (494 Hayes; 415-252-9494)
  16. Headquarters for Hair (338 Judah; 415-661-1220)
  17. Heads Up Haircare (1233 Castro; 415-826-0222)
  18. Hot Headz (4027 24th; 415-821-6556)
  19. Mane Attraction (103 Carl; 415-753-5500)
  20. Maneframe (1813 Polk; 415-441-4279)
  21. Mary’s Ocean Waves Beauty Salon: A double pun, considering the shop’s location. (1712 Ocean Ave.; 415-584-7907)
  22. Parsnips (2915 Sacramento; 415-409-0004)
  23. She Bangz (1619 McAllister; 415-351-2264)
  24. Shear Delight Hair Studio (3416 22nd; 415-206-9560)
  25. Shear Elegance (3110 Octavia; 415-771-6557)
  26. Shear Magic Beauty Salon & Spa (4615 Geary Blvd.; 415-387-6363)
  27. Snippety Crickets (3562 Sacramento; 415-441-9363)
  28. Urban Roots Hair Studio (165 10th; 415-252-9121)

You can find another excellent list of hair salon names containing puns at monkey blog, some commentary at Dave Young’s Branding Blog, and some photos of British businesses with puns in their names (some of which are hair salons) at Shop Horror.

4 Responses to “28 San Francisco Hair Salons with Puns in Their Names”

  1. BopCity Kitti! said:

    You forgot the famous one during my era, the beatnik era, in North Beach – “The Witches Hut”!

  2. Phil Martins said:

    I got these at nameyoursalon.com Dont know if they are active in the San Fransisco area

    Cutters

    Tangles

    Hairwaves

    Hair After

    Get Nailed

    Get a Head

  3. Just Teasing said:

    I’m a collector of hairdressing salon puns in the UK!

    Check out my new photoblog: http://justteasing.wordpress.com

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