Hip, urban, sophisticated, and definitely downtown. The flagship Gene Juarez Salon & Spa in downtown Seattle is a slice of heaven in the heart of the city just blocks from the Washington State Convention Center. Enjoy shopping in our new salon boutique, separate men’s and women’s spa facilities, our signature aromatic foot soak, steam and Swiss shower, a private dining area, private pedicure suites, and soothing waterfalls. No matter what you come in for, your experience will be the absolute best.
Dylan brings 13 years of experience to Gene Juarez. She has undergone advanced training in NYC and Paris to perfect her craft and to share her passion for education with the color team. Dylan enjoys working with all hair types and colors of the spectrum, from natural looks to bleach & tones, and specializing in creative coloring. Her philosophy is to focus on the concept of enhancing natural beauty and developing personal style for her valued clients.
Ezra was voted “Best Colorist 2018” by Seattle Magazine and is a Goldwell master colorist. Noted for his proficiency in fashion and corrective colors, this Portland, OR native has mastered the art of versatility. From classic polish to innovation, Ezra can do it all and is renowned for creating head-turning looks! See his work on Instagram @hair.by.ezra.
Gillian is a Seattle area native and has worked with Gene Juarez for 27 years. She is a Goldwell master colorist, specializing in reds, balayage, and smoothing services. She loves helping clients see their individual beauty, and realize their color dreams.
Kelsey is a premier colorist and has been with Gene Juarez for 12 years. She is a Goldwell master colorist and has undergone specialized training in Paris with Dessange. Kelsey is balayage certified and enjoys baby lights, ombré and providing ammonia-free color services to her clients.
With 14 years of professional experience, Lacey has been a colorist with Gene Juarez for 10 years. She loves working with reds, fashion colors, blondes and is balayage certified. See her work on Instagram @colorbylacey!
Patrice is a Seattle native and has been with Gene Juarez for 17 years. She’s a premier colorist and has worked in the hair industry for 20 years. Patrice loves to work with reds and is balayage certified.
Korean born and Alaskan raised, Tony embodies the immigrant mentality with American ingenuity. A true master at his craft, Tony has played a huge and undeniable role in the influence and popularity of balayage in the NW since 2000. After his time in Paris assisting Christophe Robine while training at Dessange, Tony brought back to Seattle his knowledge and experience. Not very concerned with trendy hair, Tony’s specialties lie in finding and maximizing the clients’ unique natural beauty along with his trademark “Tony Blonde”.
Abby is from South Korea and has been a Colorist for four years. She’s been with Gene Juarez for a year and loves creating dimensional highlights, balayage and ombre. Abby is also Keratin Smoothing certified. Check her out on Instagram @downtownabby.gj.
Alex is from San Francisco, CA and has been a colorist for 25 years with Gene Juarez. Bringing 27 years of industry experience, Alex loves experimenting with hair color.
Astrid has been a Gene Juarez colorist for the past seven years. She loves working with fashion colors, reds, and is balayage certified.
Isley is from Seattle, WA. She has been a Colorist at Gene Juarez for the past six years and specializes in rich brunettes and is balayage certified.
Jarzon is a seasoned colorist with 19 years of experience. Originally from South Korea, Jarzon joined the Gene Juarez team over seven years ago and specializes in natural highlights, Keratin Smoothing Treatments and is balayage certified.
Kendall is a seasoned colorist and has been with Gene Juarez since she started her career in hair in 1987. With 33 years of experience, Kendall most enjoys giving her clients beautiful foils.
Lance is originally from Hawaii and brings 19 years of industry experience to the Downtown team. He’s been a colorist at Gene Juarez for 18 years and enjoys working with reds, brunettes, blondes and is balayage certified.
Mason is a master colorist from San Francisco. He’s been in the hair industry for eight years and has been with Gene Juarez for four. Mason loves to create perfectly imperfect hair! He specializes in “California” blondes and is balayage certified.
Payton is from Colorado Springs and has been a hairdresser for five years! She’s been a designer with Gene Juarez for two years at the Downtown salon and specializes in grey coverage/blending, as well as creating more natural, sunkissed looks. She welcomes clients that are looking to make a change but aren’t quite ready to take the leap.
With 32 years of industry experience, Yoanna has been a colorist at Gene Juarez for 31 years and specializes in creating the perfect blonde. She is originally from Poland!
Ana is originally from New Mexico and has been a designer at Gene Juarez for over six years. Bringing eight years of experience to the Downtown team, Ana specializes in both curly and fine hair, short cuts and Keratin Smoothing Treatments.
Billy is a premier designer and has been with Gene Juarez for 14 years. He brings 27 years total of professional experience as a hairdresser. He enjoys working with all textures and lengths of hair! Specializing in thorough, in-depth consultations, Billy takes bone structure, face shape, and hair texture into consideration to design a personalized haircut for each individual.
Charlie is the Director of Creative Development and has been a designer with Gene Juarez for the past 20 years. He enjoys working with all hair lengths and loves working with clients to develop a personal style. “I copy many things. Almost everything I do could be a copy in some way. But I copy with a certain respect. I have a high regard for the original and also want to put my twist onto that.”
Premier Designer & Vice President of Artistic Training
Christophe is the VP of Artistic Training at Gene Juarez. He is originally from Paris, France and has been in the business for 38 years. He’s been a Gene Juarez professional for 22 years and specializes in challenging hair, style changes and consultations. He is a talented designer who creates customized looks for his clients. To assist in creating the total look, Christophe recommends that his clients bring photo inspiration, any accessories (necklace, earrings) that they typically wear, and show up in their favorite outfit!
Corrinna is a premier designer from Seattle, WA. She’s been a hairdresser for 10 years and has spent the past nine years at Gene Juarez mastering long haircuts, bobs, bridal styles and major hair transformations! She enjoys working with all hair types.
Premier Men's Designer
Jen is from Seattle, WA and is a Men’s designer. She’s been a hairdresser for 14 years and worked at Gene Juarez for eight. She specializes in precision men’s cuts and beard trims.
Audrey is a true Seattleite at heart and has been a hairdresser for four years. She’s been with Gene Juarez for three years as a designer and has become an expert at style changes! Audrey is also Keratin Smoothing Treatment certified. Follow her on Instagram @audrey.did.it
Bellamae is from Seattle, WA and has been in the hair industry for three years. She’s been a designer with Gene Juarez for a year and most enjoys working with short to medium styles! While she loves cutting hair, she also specializes in updos and special occasion styling. She wants each of her clients to feel their best after they leave her chair. Find her on Instagram at _beautybybellamae!
Blair-Nichole is from Seattle and has been a designer with Gene Juarez for 10 years, previously working on fashion shows and photo shoots. She specializes in fine hair of all lengths, style changes, short styles, bobs, alternative/editorial cuts and educating her clients on how to achieve styles at home.
Bre is from Los Angeles, CA and has been a hairdresser for 10 years. She’s been a designer at Gene Juarez for six years and enjoys styling bridal and special occasion hair. She loves a fashion-forward haircut and works with both long and short hair- including cutting bobs.
Carson is from Montana and began her journey in the hair industry in 2008. With an early love for hair at age ten, Carson brings her passion for hair design to Gene Juarez and has been at the Downtown salon for the past 10 years. She enjoys listening to her clients and making them feel confident!
Chi is from Seattle, WA and has been a hairdresser for 12 years. She’s worked with Gene Juarez for 19 years, starting at the front desk and moving on to become a designer. She specializes in bobs, Asian hair, razor cuts and special occasion hair.
Designer & Men's Specialist
DJ has been with Gene Juarez for the past 17 years. She started her journey with the company doing housekeeping, then front desk. DJ was inspired to become a designer and has been doing hair for the past nine years. She loves all hair types, specializing in Keratin Smoothing Treatments and is also a Men’s Specialist.
Emily is a Washington state native and has been a designer with Gene Juarez since 2005. She most enjoys cutting and styling to best suit a woman’s natural beauty, face shape and lifestyle. Emily loves creating special occasion styles for bridal parties and other events!
Gregory is originally from Michigan and has been a designer at Gene Juarez for 27 years. He specializes in short hair, layering, classic wet sets, special occasion and costume styles.
Jasmine has been a designer at Gene Juarez for the past five years and loves working to craft trendy styles with long textured waves to sleek, smooth bobs, to styling special occasion hair. She also enjoys working with long hair and giving her clients a beautiful finishing blowout. Jasmine is a certified curl expert and also enjoys Keratin Smoothing Treatments. Find her on Instagram for more! @jasmineochoahair
Jesse is from Seattle, WA and has been a designer at Gene Juarez for 25 years. He specializes in men’s cuts, short hair, razor cuts and blowouts. Jesse also loves helping create length and volume for his clients as an extension specialist.
Katherine is from Seattle, WA and has been a hairdresser for over 30 years. She’s been a designer at Gene Juarez for over 17 years and loves cutting short, fun hair as well as longer styles.
Madison is from Idaho. She’s been a designer at Gene Juarez for three years and specializes in short haircuts, as well as working with curly hair.
Maya is from Edmonds, WA! She’s been in the salon industry for almost three years. She spent her first nine months at GJ as an apprentice learning from seasoned designers at the Downtown salon. Maya has been a designer for nearly two years and specializes in short, long, fine and detailed haircuts. Follow her on Instagram @Design_maya_ and watch her grow!
Nicole is originally from Colorado and has been a designer with Gene Juarez since 1998. She’s been a hair professional for 23 years and loves connecting with her clients. Nicole is a patient person and great listener!
Rose is originally from South Dakota and brings 14 years of industry experience to Gene Juarez. She’s been a designer for the past 10 years and loves working with short, fine and/or thin hair as well as cutting bangs.
Soumaly is from Seattle, WA and has been a designer with Gene Juarez for her entire 13-year career in hair. She loves working with all hair types and lengths- especially bobs! She enjoys styling hair for events, including blowouts.
Tia is a Seattle native and started her career in the hair industry six years ago. She’s been a designer with Gene Juarez for four and loves helping her clients embrace their natural curls! Tia also specializes in edgy, trendy style changes for all hair types and textures. She especially enjoys educating clients on how to recreate their look at home to maintain their new style.
Valerie is originally from Moldova and has been a designer at Gene Juarez for 22 years. She specializes in short hair styles.
Yahn is originally from Germany and has been a designer at Gene Juarez for six years. With seven years of industry experience, Yahn has worked with all lengths of hair. She enjoys working with curly hair and is a certified curl expert. In addition, she enjoys Keratin Smoothing Treatments, men’s cuts, beach wave services, and styling bridal and special occasion hair. She can create a runway or editorial look as desired.
Raquel is a makeup artist bringing 21 years of experience to the Downtown team. She’s been at Gene Juarez for 18 years and loves creating beautiful looks for bridal events and photo shoots. Beauty makeup is another one of Raquel’s specialties.
Agada has been a massage therapist for 10 years and joined the GJ team six months ago. Her specialties include relaxation, therapeutic, Swedish, and combination techniques to provide her clients a customized massage service.
Angelita is from Seattle, WA and has been a massage therapist with Gene Juarez for five years! She’s been in the industry since 2015 and specializes in Swedish, mixtures of deep tissue, hot stone and maternity massage.
Chayce is from Seattle, WA and has been a massage therapist with Gene Juarez for five years. He specializes in therapeutic and myofascial Massage.
Claudia has lived in Washington State for most of her life and has been practicing massage for over 14 years. She enjoys relaxation massage and her specialty is hot stone treatment. Fun fact- Claudia was born in Hawaii and loves to travel!
Jay is a Seattle native and has been a massage professional for 24 years. He enjoys providing a range of massage technique for his clients, but more specifically specializes in Lomi Lomi massage and Hawaiian bodywork. Jay has been part of the Gene Juarez team for 21 years.
Melissa is from Seattle, WA and has been a massage professional for four years. She specializes in therapeutic massage of the neck, shoulders, back and hips. She loves all things massage-“I make it my duty to leave my clients feeling their best!”
Premier Skin Care Therapist
Bobbie is a premier skin care therapist from Seattle, WA. She’s been with Gene Juarez for 29 years and enjoys facials, waxing and Lash Lifts! She’s also specializes in Brazilian waxing.
Premier Skin Care Therapist
Paulette is a premier skin care therapist from Seattle, WA. She has been at Gene Juarez for 24 years and enjoys everything brows, Brazilian waxing and general skin care for not only the face, but entire body.
Skin Care Therapist
Kenzie was born and raised in Seattle! As a previous salon and spa manager, Kenzie is no stranger to the beauty and wellness industry. She’s newer to the Gene Juarez team and most enjoys waxing and tinting (brow and lash). Facials are another one of her specialties with an emphasis on addressing specific skin care concerns through targeted facial treatments.
Skin Care Therapist
Lindsay is a skin care therapist from Bethpage, NY. This New York native brings 19 years of industry experience to the Gene Juarez team. She’s been part of the Downtown team for three years and loves facials, facial waxing, lash tinting, and everything brows!
Skin Care Therapist
Maria is a skin care therapist from Seattle, WA. She’s been with Gene Juarez for 19 years and enjoys brow shaping and tinting. She’s a self-professed facial fanatic, giving her clients happy, healthy skin.
Skin Care Therapist
Sophea is from Seattle, WA and has been part of the Gene Juarez family for 11 years. She’s been in the beauty and wellness industry for 14 years total and loves everything brows! Sophea also specializes in Lash Lifts and facials (especially extractions).
Premier Nail Artist
Mariana is originally from Brazil and began her career as a nail professional with Gene Juarez in 2010. As a premier nail artist With 10 years total of industry experience, Mariana especially loves to give her clients shellac services!
Amy is originally from Michigan! She brings five years of experience to the Downtown team and has been a nail artist for four years at Gene Juarez. Nail art, acrylic enhancements and pedicures are her favorite client services!
Celina is originally from Norway and has been a nail artist for 12 years. She’s been with Gene Juarez for six years specializing in acrylic enhancements, gel, shellac and nail art.
Jada is originally from Los Angeles, CA and has been a nail artist at Gene Juarez for 19 years. She has been a nail professional for 31 years and loves manicures, pedicures and silk wraps.
Lauren is a premier nail artist from Quincy, WA. She’s been at Gene Juarez for 27 years and enjoys acrylic enhancements, and all manicure and pedicure services!
607 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Monday 9am – 9:30pm
Tuesday 9am – 9:30pm
Wednesday 9am – 9:30pm
Thursday 9am – 9:30pm
Friday 9am – 9:30pm
Saturday 9am – 9:30pm
Sunday 9am – 9:30pm
Northbound on I-5: Take Exit 165-Seneca St (exit is on left side of the freeway, do not confuse exit with Express Lanes). At the end of the exit turn right onto 6th Ave, continue straight on 6th Ave.
Westbound on I-5: Take the Madison St exit as I-90 merges with I-5. Take your first right onto 6th Ave.
Southbound on I-5: Take Exit 165B-Union St, stay on Union St and turn right onto 6th Ave.
- Base Color
- Body Treatments
- Bridal Hair
- Calligraphy Cut
- Camouflage Hair Color
- European Facial
- Eyelash & Brow Tinting
- Eyelash Extensions
- GJ Express Blowdry & Finish
- GJ Signature Blowdry
- Hair Extensions
- Kérastase Salon Conditioning Treatments
- Keratin Smoothing Treatment
- Lomi Lomi Massage
- Maternity Massage
- Nail Extensions
- Permanent Wave
- Special Occasion Makeup
- The Beach Wave