Downtown Seattle


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.

 

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Pacific Place is our preferred Parking Vendor

Planning your visit? Pre-book parking when you use the Pacific Place Garage valet service. Gene Juarez guests receive a special rate of $10 for 3 hours* of parking Monday-Sunday. Reserve your space below and show your confirmation to a valet attendant upon arrival.

Pacific Place is located on the block between 6th & 7th Avenue on Pine Street and Olive Way in downtown Seattle. Valet is available Monday-Saturday 9:30am-10:30pm and Sunday 11:00am-10:30pm.

*After 3 hours, each additional hour is $4 for valet parking. Any additional hours parked outside of reservation time must be paid at the valet stand. Customer service is available by calling (206) 654-4901.


OUR TEAM

Color

Premier Artists

Dylan

Premier Colorist

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.

Gillian

Premier Colorist

Gillian is a Seattle area native and has worked with Gene Juarez 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

Premier Colorist

Kelsey is Premier Colorist and has been with Gene Juarez for 10 years. She is 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.

Lacey

Premier Colorist

With 12 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!

Melanie

Premier Colorist

Melanie is a Premier Colorist from Seattle, WA with 37 years of industry experience. As the Director of Color Training, Melanie has been with Gene Juarez for just over a year and specializes in color formulation and application. With an extensive background in color education, she has previously taught master color programs in Santa Monica and New York for Gene Juarez colorists.

Patrice

Premier Colorist

Patrice is a Seattle native and has been with Gene Juarez for 15 years. She’s a Premier Colorist and has worked in the hair industry for 18 years. Patrice loves to work with reds and is balayage certified.

Tony

Premier Colorist

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”.

Artists

Abby

Colorist

Abby is from South Korea and has been a Colorist for two years. She’s been with Gene Juarez for two years and loves creating dimensional highlights, balayage and ombre. Abby is also Keratin Smoothing certified. Check her out on Instagram @downtownabby.gj.

Alex

Colorist

Alex is from San Francisco, CA and has been a Colorist for 23 years with Gene Juarez. Bringing 25 years of industry experience, Alex loves experimenting with hair color.

Astrid

Colorist

Astrid has been a Gene Juarez Colorist for the past five years. She loves working with fashion colors, reds and is balayage certified.

Cici

Colorist

Cici is from both Seattle, WA and Michoacán, Mexico and has been a Colorist with Gene Juarez for nearly two years. With five years experience in the hair industry, Cici specializes in grey coverage, fashion color and reds. She is also bilingual! Find her on Instagram @hair.by.cynthiae.

Elle

Colorist

Elle is from Tacoma, WA and has been a Colorist with Gene Juarez for a year. She loves creating higlights through foilyage technique! Not does Elle specialize in creating a beautiful blonde for naturally dark hair, she is also fantastic at color corrections. Check her out on Instagram @hairby_ap!

Ezra

Colorist

Ezra is a Master Colorist and is noted for his specialty in fashion colors. This Portland, OR native has been at Gene Juarez for two years and has mastered creative color, bleach and tones and is notorious for his popstar knowledge! See his work on Instagram @hair.by.ezra.

Harley

Colorist

Harley is from Houston, TX and has been a Colorist at Gene Juarez for three years. She’s been in the hair industry for five years and enjoys rich fall colors, warm and beachy blondes, as well as fashion colors.

Jarzon

Colorist

Jarzon is a seasoned Colorist with 17 years of experience. Originally from South Korea, Jarzon joined the Gene Juarez team over five years ago and specializes in natural highlights, Keratin Smoothing Treatments and is balayage certified.

Kaylee

Colorist

Kaylee has been a Colorist for four years with Gene Juarez and has seven years of color experience. She specializes in foilyage, bringing dimension and dramatic change on naturally darker hair.

Kendall

Colorist

Kendall is a seasoned Colorist and has been with Gene Juarez since she started her career in hair in 1987. With 31 years of experience, Kendall most enjoys giving her clients beautiful foils.

Lance

Colorist

Lance is originally from Hawaii and brings 17 years of industry experience to the Downtown team. He’s been a Colorist at Gene Juarez for 16 years and enjoys working with reds, brunettes, blondes and is balayage certified.

Mason

Colorist

Mason is a Master Colorist from San Francisco. He’s been in the hair industry for six years and has been with Gene Juarez for two. Mason loves to create perfectly imperfect hair! He specializes in “California” blondes and is balayage certified.

Nick

Colorist

Nick, a Colorado native, joined the Gene Juarez team in 2013. Nick specializes in creative balayage and foil techniques, as well as keratin treatments. He is a Master Colorist with specialized training from Goldwell, L’Oréal and Dessange in Paris. Nick’s work can be viewed on Instagram at: hairby_nick_o

Payton

Colorist

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.

Rhys

Colorist

Rhys is a Washington State native with six years of experience in the hair industry. As a Colorist at Gene Juarez for five years, Rhys has taken a particular interest in creating beautiful blondes through bleach and tones, as well as naturally wearable color.

Ryan

Colorist

Ryan is a Seattle native who has been a Colorist with Gene Juarez for just over a year. She’s been in the industry for two years and specializes in creative balayage! Check out her work on Instagram @ckearney000.

Salem

Colorist

Originally from Southern California, Salem began her career in hair with Gene Juarez a year ago. She enjoys working with all color, but specializes in creating shades of blonde! She’s your go-to for a good bleach and tone. Keep up with her on Instagram @salemstyles!

 

 

 

 

Wendy

Colorist

Wendy is originally from Hamilton, MT and has been a Colorist at Gene Juarez for two years. Wendy enjoys helping people feel their best by creating beautiful and flattering hair color.

Yoanna

Colorist

With 32 years of industry experience, Yoanna has been a Colorist at Gene Juarez for 29 years and specializes in creating the perfect blonde. She is originally from Poland!

Design

Premier Artists

Billy

Premier Designer

Billy is a Premier Designer and has been with Gene Juarez for 12 years. He brings 25 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

Premier Designer

Charlie is the Director of Creative Development and has been a Designer with Gene Juarez for the past 18 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.”

Christophe

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 36 years. He’s been a Gene Juarez professional for 20 years and specializes in challenging hair, style changes and consultations. He is a talented Designer and 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

Premier Designer

Corrinna is a Premier Designer from Seattle, WA. She’s been a hairdresser for eight years and has spent the past seven years at Gene Juarez mastering long haircuts, bobs, bridal and major hair transformations! She enjoys working with all hair types.

Jen

Premier Men's Designer

Jen is from Seattle, WA and is a Men’s Designer. She’s been a hairdresser for 12 years and worked at Gene Juarez for six. She specializes in precision men’s cuts and beard trims.

Jordan

Premier Designer

Jordan is a Premier Designer from Seattle, WA and has been a hairdresser for 13 years. As a Gene Juarez professional for 12 years, Jordan loves all hair types! She enjoys working with both curly and straight hair textures and specializes in blowouts, styling for events and special occasions, bridal styles, and really loves to create a hair transformation! Hair extensions are another specialty Jordan brings to the Downtown team.

Artists

Ana

Designer

Ana is originally from New Mexico and has been a Designer at Gene Juarez for over four years. Bringing six years of experience to the Downtown team, Ana specializes in both curly and fine hair, short cuts and Keratin Smoothing Treatments.

Audrey

Designer

Audrey is a true Seattleite at heart and has been a hairdresser for three years. She’s been with Gene Juarez for two 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

Designer

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 like their best after they leave her chair. Find her on Instagram at _beautybybellamae!

Blair

Designer

Blair-Nichole is from Seattle and has been a Designer with Gene Juarez for eight 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 how to achieve styles at home.

Bre

Designer

Bre is from Los Angeles, CA and has been a hairdresser for eight years. She’s been a Designer at Gene Juarez for four 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

Designer

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 been at the Downtown salon for the past eight years. She enjoys listening to her clients and making them feel confident!

Chi

Designer

Chi is from Seattle, WA and has been a hairdresser for 12 years. She’s worked with Gene Juarez for 17 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.

DJ

Designer & Men's Specialist

DJ has been with Gene Juarez for the past 15 years. She started her journey with the company housekeeping, then front desk. DJ was inspired to become a Designer and has been doing hair for the past seven years. She loves all hair types, specializing in Keratin Smoothing Treatments and is also a Men’s Specialist.

Emily

Designer

Emily is 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

Designer

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

Designer

Jasmine has been a Designer at Gene Juarez for the past three 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

Designer

Jesse is from Seattle, WA and has been a Designer at Gene Juarez for 23 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.

Justin

Designer

From San Diego but now a permanent Seattle resident, Justin has been with Gene Juarez for three years. He loves to educate clients on how to keep hair healthy and manageable. Justin is a huge fan of cutting long hair with layers, and beautiful style changes. He is a great conversationalist and provides excellent client service!

Katherine

Designer

Katherine is from Seattle, WA and has been a hairdresser for over 30 years. She’s been a Designer at Gene Juarez for over 15 years and loves cutting short, fun hair as well as longer styles.

Maya

Designer

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

Designer

Nicole is originally from Colorado and has been a Designer with Gene Juarez since 1998. She’s been a hair professional for 22 years and loves connecting with her clients. Nicole is a patient person and great listener!

Rose

Designer

Rose is originally from South Dakota and brings 12 years of industry experience to Gene Juarez. She’s been a Designer for the past eight years and loves working with short, fine and/or thin hair as well as cutting bangs.

Shaia

Designer

Shaia is no stranger to the beauty industry bringing 11 years of experience to the Gene Juarez team! He’s been a hairdresser for three years and joined GJ a year ago. His mantra is, “Hair is the ultimate accessory. It should complement your style and personality”. Check out his portfolio on Instagram @shaiahair!

Soumaly

Designer

Soumaly is from Seattle, WA and has been a Designer with Gene Juarez for her entire 12-year career in hair. She loves working with all hair types and lengths- especially bobs! She enjoys styling hair for events, including blowouts.

Tia

Designer

Tia is a Seattle native and started her career in the hair industry four years ago. She’s been a Designer with Gene Juarez for two years 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

Designer

Valerie is originally from Moldova and has been a Designer at Gene Juarez for 20 years. She specializes in short hair styles.

Yahn

Designer

Yahn is originally from Germany and has been a Designer at Gene Juarez for four years. With five 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.

Makeup

Raquel

Makeup Artist

Raquel is a Makeup Artist bringing 19 years of experience to the Downtown team. She’s been at Gene Juarez for 16 years and loves creating beautiful looks for bridal events and photograph shoots. Beauty makeup is another of Raquel’s specialties.

Massage

Agada

Massage Therapist

Agada has been a Massage Therapist for 10 years and joined the GJ team five months ago. Her specialties include relaxation, therapeutic, swedish, and combination techniques to provide her clients a customized  massage service.

Angelita

Massage Therapist

Angelita is from Seattle, WA and has been a Massage Therapist with Gene Juarez for three years! She’s been in the industry since 2015 and specializes in Swedish, mixtures of deep tissue, hot stone and maternity massage.

Chayce

Massage Therapist

Chayce is from Seattle, WA and has been a Massage Therapist with Gene Juarez for three years. He specializes in Therapeutic and Myofascial Massage.

Jay

Massage Therapist

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

Massage Therapist

Melissa is from Seattle, WA and has been a massage professional for two 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!”

Skin Care

Premier Therapists

Bobbie

Premier Skin Care Therapist

Bobbie is a Premier Skin Care Therapist from Seattle, WA. She’s been with Gene Juarez for 27 years and enjoys facials, waxing and Lash Lifts! She’s also specializes in Brazilian waxing.

Paulette

Premier Skin Care Therapist

Paulette is a Premier Skin Care Therapist from Seattle, WA. She has been at Gene Juarez for 22 years and enjoys everything brows, Brazilian waxing and general skin care for not only the face, but entire body.

Therapists

Kenzie

Skin Care Therapist

Kenzie is Seattle born and raised! 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 of her specialties with an emphasis on addressing specific skin care concerns through targeted facial treatments.

Lindsay

Skin Care Therapist

Lindsay is a Skin Care Therapist from Bethpage, NY. This New York native brings 17 years of industry experience to the Gene Juarez team. She’s been part of the Downtown team for over a year and loves facials, facial waxing, lash tinting, and everything brows!

Maria

Skin Care Therapist

Maria is a Skin Care Therapist from Seattle, WA. She’s been with Gene Juarez for 17 years and enjoys brow shaping and tinting. She’s a self-professed facial fanatic, giving her clients happy, healthy skin.

Sophea

Skin Care Therapist

Sophea is from Seattle, WA and has been part of the Gene Juarez family for 10 years. She’s been in the beauty and wellness industry for 13 years total and loves everything brows! Sophea also specializes in Lash Lifts and facials (especially extractions).

Nails

Premier Therapists

Mariana

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!

Therapists

Amy

Nail Artist

Amy is originally from Michigan! She brings three years of experience to the Downtown team and has been a Nail Artist for two years at Gene Juarez. Nail art, acrylic enhancements and pedicures are her favorite client services!

Celina

Nail Artist

Celina is originally from Norway and has been a Nail Artist for 10 years. She’s been with Gene Juarez for four years specializing in acrylic enhancements, gel, shellac and nail art.

Jada

Nail Artist

Jada is originally from Los Angeles, CA and has been a Nail Artist at Gene Juarez for 17 years. She has been a nail professional for 29 years and loves manicures, pedicures and silk wraps.

Lauren

Nail Artist

Lauren is a Premier Nail Artist from Quincy, WA. She’s been at Gene Juarez for 25 years and enjoys acrylic enhancements, and all manicure and pedicure services!



Visit Us

607 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Call or text 206.326.6000

Monday Closed
Tuesday 8am – 7pm
Wednesday 8am – 7pm
Thursday 8am – 7pm
Friday 8am – 7pm
Saturday 8am – 7pm
Sunday 8am – 5pm

Driving Directions

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.

Available Services
  • Balayage
  • 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
  • Haircut
  • Highlights
  • Kérastase Salon Conditioning Treatments
  • Keratin Smoothing Treatment
  • Lomi Lomi Massage
  • Manicures
  • Massage
  • Maternity Massage
  • Microblading
  • Microderm Facial
  • Nail Extensions
  • Pedicures
  • Permanent Wave
  • Relaxers
  • Special Occasion Makeup
  • The Beach Wave
  • Ultherapy
  • Waxing