Blog

Here’s what we’ve been up to in the salon and in our communities.



We Are an Official Hello Gorgeous! Partner

The Douglas J Salon in Okemos is proud to be the first Douglas J family salon to partner with Hello Gorgeous!, an institution dedicated to giving back. Hello Gorgeous! provides complimentary makeovers to women who are battling cancer of all kinds. Click here to read about the process, the charity and our first makeover!

Moms in Cosmetology: The Mothers of Douglas J.

Cosmetology and motherhood go hand in hand. This career offers flexibility, creativity and so much more! Check out some amazing mothers at Douglas J and get to know the women in our family!

5 Ways to Keep Your Inner Balance as a Stylist

Are you looking to create balance in your life? There are a few ways to keep your inner peace. Don't be caught off your game. Just read our blog and find your zen.

5 Things to Tell Your Hair Designer or Colorist

Some people say that their hairdresser is one of their best friends. After all, you spend hours in their chair throughout your lifetime. From your color transformation to your new pixie cut, they are there for all your greatest transitions. If you haven’t told your stylist these five things before, make it a point to share this info with them at your next appointment!

A Tribute to Douglas J Weaver, Our Founder

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Douglas Weaver, the founder of our company, at the age of 77.   

Doug was an entrepreneur, innovator and mentor. As the son of two hairdressers, he developed a passion for the salon industry early on. In 1967, Doug, along with his wife Sharon, established the Village…

Douglas J Offering Options for Displaced Regency Students

- Accepting transfer students - Scholarships: up to $1,500 to day-time transfers and up to $2,500 for evening transfers - Accepting applications and resumes for all positions

Scott Weaver Inducted into the 2016 Aveda Institute Hall of Fame

Douglas J Companies, a leader in the Salon and Spa Industry, announced that Scott Weaver, President and Co-Owner of the Douglas J Aveda Institutes and Salons, has been inducted into the 2016 Aveda Institute Hall of Fame

Douglas J Salons Announce Their First Aveda Purefessional

Theresa Bradley, Artistic Director and Stylist at Douglas J Salon in Rochester Hills was named an Aveda Purefessional in the haircutting category. A Purefessional is an achievement many educators in the Aveda network strive for in taking their career to the next level.

Douglas J Finalist in North American Hairstyling Awards

Douglas J Salons Announce Finalist for NAHA Newcomer Stylist of the Year Award 

(OKEMOS) May 20, 2016: Serene Barlond, a Douglas J Salon stylist, was named a finalist in the category of Newcomer Stylist of the Year in the 2016 North American Hairstylist Awards (NAHA). The annual star-studded awards ceremony features the industry’s leading…

Five Ways To Dial Down The Holiday Stress

With all the legitimate good things that come with the holidays — family time, parties, gift giving, holiday songs and movies, decorations, visions of sugarplums — generally comes stress, too. Making all these great things happen requires time, money, sometimes travel, and many other logistics…

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