Southcenter

Get wrapped up in the upbeat environment of Gene Juarez Salon & Spa at the Southcenter Mall. This hair salon is full of energy and creativity while the spa boasts relaxing amenities that will put your mind and body at ease. Located at Westfield Southcenter Mall in Tukwila, WA, this location is beautifully modern.


OUR TEAM

Color

Premier Artists

Georgia

Premier Colorist

Years of Experience: 29, all at Gene Juarez
Specialty Services: blonding, gray coverage/blending, relaxer and Keratin services, perm services

Susan

Premier Colorist

Years of Experience: 20, 17 at Gene Juarez
Specialty Services: Blending, grey coverage/blending, Keratin treatments
Advanced Training: All About Blondes at 901 Academy, Blondes Redefined at Goldwell NYC Studio

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Artists

Alex

Colorist

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.

Arlene

Colorist

Years of Experience: 19, 17 at Gene Juarez
Specialty Services: Blonding, gray coverage/blending, Keratin treatments, corrective color

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Patricia

Colorist

Patricia has been part of the Gene Juarez team for 18 years as a colorist. She specializes in perms and is certified in Keratin Smoothing Treatments.

Hong

Colorist

Hong is originally from Vietnam and has been a Gene Juarez colorist for 16 years. She’s been a hair professional for 17 years and most enjoys perms, all over color and is balayage certified.

Isabella

Colorist

Isabella is a master colorist from Seattle, WA. She has been in the hair industry for 16 years, working at Gene Juarez for 14. Isabella likes helping clients with grey coverage and doing beautiful balayages and highlights.

Isley

Colorist

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

Colorist

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.

Jeannette

Colorist

Jeannette is from Seattle, WA and has been a colorist at Gene Juarez for over five years. As an industry professional with 10 years of experience, Jeanette enjoys color corrections, Keratin Smoothing Treatments and is bayalage certified. She is a Goldwell master colorist as well.

Presley

Colorist

Presley is a master colorist from Graham, WA. She loves working with fashion color and is balayage certified! Presley has over eight years of industry experience, five of which have been with Gene Juarez.

Shannon

Colorist

Shannon has been with Gene Juarez for 12 years as a colorist. She brings 20 years of experience to the team and is also a Goldwell master colorist, balayage certified and enjoys perms.

Talia

Talia is originally from the Philippines. She is a Goldwell master colorist with four years of industry experience! She specializes in all things hair like balayages, color corrections, gray coverage, fashion and seasonal color, bleach and tones, and Keratin smoothing treatments. Check out her Instagram @gjcolorist_talia !

Design

Premier Artists

Jennifer

Premier Designer

Years of Experience: 20, all at Gene Juarez
Specialty Services: Men’s cuts, calligraphy cuts, curl expert certified, Keratin treatments, special occasion hair

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Larisa

Premier Designer

Years of Experience: 28, 21 at Gene Juarez
Specialty Services: Keratin treatments, men’s cuts, special occasion hair
Languages spoken: Russia, Ukrainian

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Mindy

Premier Designer

Mindy is a premier designer from Seattle. She’s been with GJ for 15 years and loves doing Calligraphy Cuts, updos and special occasion hair, curls, short hair and style changes! She is Keratin Smoothing Treatment and Calligraphy Cut certified.

Artists

Alexa

Designer

Years of Experience: 4, 3 at Gene Juarez
Specialty Services: Keratin treatments, special occasion hair
Languages spoken: Russia, Ukrainian, Spanish

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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 has been at the Downtown salon for the past 10 years. She enjoys listening to her clients and making them feel confident!

Faith

Designer

Faith is a designer from Tacoma, WA. She has spent her whole nine year career working at Gene Juarez and she loves working with long and thick hair. Faith is a certified curl expert and a Keratin Smoothing Treatment certified.

Frances

Designer

Frances has been in the industry for 20 years and is a designer at Gene Juarez. In her 17 years with GJ, Frances loves doing “everything!”. She loves working with short hair, curls and doing fun styling. Frances is Keratin Smoothing Treatment certified.

Jesse

Designer

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.

May

Designer

May is from Seattle, WA and is a designer at Gene Juarez. She has been at Gene Juarez her entire 22-year career and loves doing updos and both short and long hair.

Mercedes

Designer

Mercedes is from Seattle, WA and is a designer. She has been working at Gene Juarez for her entire 16-year career loves it all: special occasion, short or long, mens cuts, you name it! Mercedes is Keratin Smoothing Treatment certified.

Noah

Designer

Noah is a designer from Kent, WA and has been with Gene Juarez for 27 years. This seasoned hair professional specializes in both long and short haircuts, as well as creating fun, playful styles.

 

 

Ricco

Designer

Ricco is from Seattle, WA and has been a designer for 14 years. She loves helping clients with fine and thinning hair, as well as educating them on the best products to use. Their hair gets better and better every time she sees them! Ricco is also certified in Keratin Smoothing Treatments.

Rosa

Designer

Rosa is a designer from Washington. She started in the industry 12 years ago but has been with Gene Juarez for seven. She is a certified curl expert and loves hair for special occasions. She is Keratin Smoothing Treatment certified.

Teresa

Designer

Years of Experience: 35, all at Gene Juarez
Specialty Services: Keratin treatments

 

Paula Yahn

Designer

Paula Yahn is originally from Germany and has been a designer at Gene Juarez for six years. With seven years of industry experience, she 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

Therapist Profile Coming Soon!

Massage

Ava

Massage Therapist

Ava grew up all over the US, South Korea and Germany, settling in Seattle. She’s been a massage therapist for five years and has worked at Gene Juarez for four. Ava incorporates breath into her practice to naturally relieve tension while helping the body to relax. She has experience with Deep Tissue, Lomi Lomi and frozen shoulder tension. To provide a restful and rejuvenating experience for her clients, Ava loves to include warming therapy with heat packs, hot towels and helps create a relaxing environment with aromatherapy.

Claudia

Massage Therapist

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!

Skin Care

Premier Therapists

Heather

Premier Skin Care Therapist

Heather is a premier skincare therapist from Washington and has been at Gene Juarez for 20 years. She loves shaping her perfect brows for her clients!

Paris

Premier Skin Care Therapist

Years of Experience: 18, all at Gene Juarez
Specialty Services: Brow shaping, lash and brow tinting, HydraFacial, resurfacing treatments, waxing, bikini waxing

Paulette

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.

Paulette Athan

Premier Skin Care Therapist

Years of Experience: 24, all at Gene Juarez
Specialty Services: Brow shaping, lash and brow tinting, HydraFacial, resurfacing treatments, waxing, bikini wax, Brazilian wax
Paulette previously worked at the Downtown location.

Therapists

Marcella

Skin Care Therapist

Years of Experience: 16, 3 at Gene Juarez
Specialty Services: Brow shaping, lash lift, lash and brow tinting, HydraFacial, resurfacing treatments, waxing, bikini wax, Brazilian wax
Languages Spoken: Spanish
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Maria

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.

Nails

Premier Therapists

Kylee

Premier Nail Artist

Kylee is a premier nail artist and has been with Gene Juarez for 31 years! She loves all of her clients and doing spa pedicures.

Therapists

Therapist Profile Coming Soon!



Visit Us

280 Southcenter Mall
Tukwila, WA 98188

Call or text 206.431.8888

Please note our holiday and temporary operating hours

Monday 9am – 7pm
Tuesday 9am – 7pm
Wednesday 9am – 7pm
Thursday 9am – 7pm
Friday 9am – 7pm
Saturday 9am – 7pm
Sunday 9pm – 7pm

Driving Directions

Northbound on I-5: Take Southcenter Parkway Exit 153, turn left onto Southcenter Parkway, turn right into Southcenter Mall.

Southbound on I-5: Take Exit 154B toward Southcenter Blvd, turn right on 61st Ave S, turn left onto Tukwila Parkway, turn right into Southcenter Mall.

Available Services
  • Balayage
  • Base Color
  • Body Treatments
  • Bridal Hair
  • Calligraphy Cut
  • GJ Express Blowdry & Finish
  • GJ Signature Blowdry
  • Hair Extensions
  • Haircut
  • Highlights
  • Kérastase Salon Conditioning Treatments
  • Keratin Smoothing Treatment
  • Lash Extensions
  • Manicures
  • Massage
  • Massage & Body Treatments
  • Nail Extensions
  • Pedicures
  • Relaxers
  • Special Occasion Makeup
  • Waxing