Loving the Lob!

Are you rocking the “lob” (a.k.a. long bob) this season?  A wide range of our favorite celebs – Emma Stone, Beyonce, Katie Holmes, and Rhianna (to name a few) –  are sporting this adorable shoulder-length look these days.  The lob can be worn sleek straight, in sweet, luscious curls, or in tousled bed-head waves, and […]

Which Blowdryer to Choose?

We would love for you to come to Shine for a daily blowout (you deserve it, right?), but we get it that sometimes you’re gonna need to blowdry at home.  So, is your home blowdryer up to the task?  Here are our suggestions for picking the right hair dryer when you want to dazzle at […]

Gorgeous updos for Prom!

The first hint of spring is in the air, which means that Prom season is upon us.  Have you decided which gorgeous hairstyle will make you dazzle this year?  We love updos and half-updos – check out our Pinterest boards for many fab looks – but a perennial favorite is the low chignon.  Somehow it […]

Hot Momma!

Are you protecting your hair from regular heat damage?  A daily heat protector, like Shine’s Hot Momma, is your best protection.  Hot Momma can be used with blowdryers, curling irons, flat irons, and any other hot styling tools.  To apply, spray all over hair or section by section before using heat-activated tools.  And – voila […]

Introducing Shine’s Fabulous Products!

Drum Roll Please….!  Introducing Shine’s FABULOUS hair products that will make you dazzle every day!  Can’t get enough of your beautiful Shine blowouts in our salon?   From our lucious Va Va Voom Shampoo and Conditioner to our After Party Dry Shampoo, we’ve got all of your hair needs covered.  We’ll make sure you’re runway […]

Meet Allison, Shine’s Founder

Like many curly haired girls, Allison Bridges was forever in search of the perfect blowout. Then one day she thought to herself, “I can have fabulous hair every day if I open a blowdry bar here in Richmond!” And so she did. Armed with an MBA and more than 15 years of business experience, Allison […]

Welcome to Shine! Let’s dazzle!

Welcome to Shine Blowdry Bar!  We’re Richmond’s first dedicated blowdry salon, and we’re here to make the women of Richmond dazzle!  Our motto is: no cuts, no color.  Just wash, blowdry, and dazzle.  We can’t wait to have you come see us!