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Grey Hair, Do Care: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

By Shelby Cowell, Colorist at Pacific Heights One of the best things about being a colorist is the instant gratification we can provide our clients. Unlike most beautification services, we can painlessly transform clients so they look younger and brighter in just a few short hours. Just as pixie cuts grow out and fashion colors… Read more »


Tips To Live Your Best Hair Life This Summer

We get it—summer’s here and you’re busy living your best life. All that fun in the sun can be hard on your hair, but don’t fret. We’re here to bring your hair back to life if it took a hit from the heat. Keep reading for our best hair tips and treatments for healthy locks… Read more »


Reflection: A Look Into the Most Pivotal Haircut Ever

Historically, there is one haircut that shook up the status quo —the bob. An indicator of female revolution since the beginning of the 20th century, it is a statement of individuality, freedom and no longer needing long hair to be considered feminine and beautiful. From Coco Chanel’s flapper-esque coiffure to Anna Wintour’s signature blunt ‘do,… Read more »


10 Must-Have Hair Products You Actually Need

From trendy to classic, these products are our stylists’ favorites for gorgeous hair. As the best salon in San Francisco, our stylists know that picking the perfect products to fit your hair needs can be overwhelming, and the choice of products on our shelves is extensive. While we always recommend asking your stylist and colorist… Read more »


Color Soirée: “Esperanza” By Evelyn Martin

Esperanza is Spanish for “hope.” It’s also the inspiration behind recent diPietro Todd Development Program graduate Evelyn Martin’s Color Soirée—a presentation our students put together to show off their technical skills and give us insight into their influences. In her presentation, “Esperanza,” Evelyn blends her heritage with her technical skills to craft stunning hair colors… Read more »


Our New Location is Ready!

For the past 30 years, diPietro Todd has been a constant in Union Square’s ever-changing landscape, landing itself as an iconic premier salon in San Francisco. While we have opened new locations, we have never relocated, making the very walls of 177 Post Street almost part of the ethos and culture of the company.


The Color Trend You Need This Spring

The days are getting longer. The weather is getting warmer, and flowers are blooming. Everywhere you look, spring is in the air. It’s a glorious season full of fresh, natural beauty. This spring, we’re embracing a more natural look when it comes to beauty as well. We sat down with salon co-owner and colorist Maggie Ponicsan to hear about this season’s color trend she’s obsessed with.


Matrix Destination 2018

Every year Matrix brings together all of their educators from around the globe to teach, inspire, and encourage working hairdressers over the course of a 3-day extravaganza. This hair nerd party is called Matrix Destination, and this year it took place in Orlando, Florida. diPietro Todd was on location with 4 colorists in attendance, and… Read more »


Change is in the air

If you haven’t already heard… diPietro Todd on Post is making a bold, exciting move to 520 Washington St. in Jackson Square, SF. We love our new location and we think you’ll love it too! The countdown is on for the opening date of March 15th, 2018! It’s just a short distance from Union Square,… Read more »


“Efflorescence” by Nona Zandinejad

Sometimes we forget to stop and smell the roses—appreciate the simple things and breathe in life. In our latest photo shoot titled “Efflorescence,” Creative Director Nona Zandinejad brilliantly reminds us we’re surrounded by natural beauty; all we have to do is look around. Inspired by the natural beauty of spring, Nona uses “Efflorescence” which means,… Read more »