• Highland Park Directions Parking

    2 hour street parking is available or visit the free 3 hour parking at the Renaissance Place or Port Clinton Square. For dual services we suggest 3 hour parking.

    GordonHighland Park

    Hours of Operation

    • 9 AM – 3:45 PM : Monday
    • 8 AM – 8 PM : Tuesday – Thursday
    • 7 AM – 7 PM : Friday
    • 8 AM – 5 PM : Saturday
    • CLOSED : Sunday


    653 Central Avenue
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    (847) 266-7777

    Beauty Personified

    Surround yourself with the beauty of nature right in the heart of Highland Park. At the best hair salon in the northern suburbs, you will embark on a sensory journey the moment you walk in the door.

  • Lakeview Directions Parking

    Parking can be challenging. Please allow extra time to find a spot and remember that on Cub's game days, traffic can be difficult. If you are having a hard time finding a spot give us a call and we will be glad to help. If you are at the salon longer than the 2 hour meter limit we are happy to feed the meter for you.


    Hours of Operation

    • 3 PM – 9 PM: Monday
    • 8 AM – 9 PM: Tuesday
    • 3 PM – 9 PM: Wednesday & Thursday
    • 10 AM – 7 PM: Friday  (Student Discount Day in Lakeview)
    • 8 AM – 5 PM: Saturday
    • CLOSED: Sunday


    3336 North Clark Street
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 388-9999

    Serenity. Beauty. Rejuvenation.

    With an earth-inspired, expansive first floor salon, you will find the perfect atmosphere to relax, recharge and pamper yourself.


  • Wilmette Directions Parking

    Please enjoy the use of our expansive, free parking lot located in the front of the store.


    Hours of Operation

    • 10 AM – 5:30 PM: Monday
    • 8 AM – 8 PM: Tuesday
    • 11:45 AM – 8 PM: Wednesday
    • 8 AM – 8 PM: Thursday
    • 8 AM – 7 PM: Friday
    • 7:30 AM – 7 PM: Saturday
    • 10 AM – 5 PM: Sunday


    3232 Lake Avenue
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847) 266-7777

    Peace. Escape. Tranquility.

    Gordon in Wilmette is a tranquil environment. Located just off Eden’s Highway in Eden’s Plaza is this soothing escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

  • Glenview Directions Parking

    Enjoy plenty of parking located in front of the store as well as the side.


    Hours of Operation

    • CLOSED: Monday
    • 8 AM – 3:30 PM: Tuesday
    • 12 PM – 7:30 PM: Wednesday
    • 12 PM – 7:30 PM: Thursday
    • 10:30 AM – 5 PM: Friday
    • 8 AM – 5 PM: Saturday
    • CLOSED: Sunday


    1992 Tower Drive
    Glenview, IL 60026
    (847) 266-7777

    Our Newest Location!

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At Gordon Salons all of our hair


are customized for every guest. Depending on your schedule and timing, we can either book your consultation as part of your first service, or schedule you for a seperate thirty minute Lifestyle Appointment.


Each Haircut at Gordon Salons includes a Stress Relieving Treatment, Hand Treatment, Shampoo, Condition, and Blow Dry. Relax, Recharge, and Pamper Yourself!

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Hair Color

Highlighting, Low-lighting, Multi-Dimensional, Block Coloring, Customized Color, Ombre, Trend Color, Single Process, Brighten Your World!

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Hair Style

Updo, Special Occasion Hair, Bridal, Blow Dry, Perms, Retexturizing Services, We Do It All!

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Here is a selection of special offers and deals designed to save you money. Exclusively for our guests. Please present coupon upon your arrival at the salon.

  • $10 Off Makeup Application

    $10 Off Makeup Application

    Save $10 on a makeup application, and experience the beauty of our full Aveda makeup line.

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  • Free Consultation with a Master Stylist

    Free Consultation with a Master Stylist

    A $60 Value! Not sure what look would be best on you? Our Master Stylists can help! Schedule a consultation time absolutely free!

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  • $10 Off Any New Service

    $10 Off Any New Service

    Give yourself everything you deserve! Save 10$ on any service that you have never tried before!

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  • $50 Off of a Retexturizing Service

    $50 Off of a Retexturizing Service

    Try a permanent wave, permanent straightening, permanent Japanese relaxer, etc. at Gordon Salon and receive $50 off.


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The Gordon Way. An unforgettable person deserves an unforgettable, sensory experience.

About Gordon

Nature, health and beauty is the essence of the Gordon Salons. When you visit us, you can count on our careful technique, exceptional customer service, team approach to beauty, and our singular focus on you.

Tony & Pam Gordon - 2012


It is our goal at Gordon Salons that every guest walks out the door feeling nothing less than WOW. We are willing to go above and beyond to make this happen, each and every time you visit. If you are not satisfied with your hair, we are happy to redo… Read More

Need to Know

Tony and Pam Gordon founded Gordon Salons & Spas in 1999. Upon opening their first location, Gordon in Ravinia, they felt they were answering a prevalent problem with most salons of that time. “One thing that I saw as a beginning salon owner… Read More


At Gordon Salon we take the education of our employees very seriously. While working here you will receive extensive, hands on training in many areas. The health, well being, and happiness of our employees is very important to us…

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Owner & Master Hair Designer

Highland Park/Lakeview

“I intuitively know what hair styles go with various face shapes, skin tone, and eye color and I am not afraid to tell my clients that!”

Tony is a fourth generation stylist and loves cutting short hair. He has trained with some of the top hair designers in the world and has worked with numerous celebrities. He has done hair at New York Fashion Week, where he styled top models for Badgley Mischka and Versace.



Owner & Master Hair Designer

Highland Park/Wilmette/Glenview

“I don’t know any other industry where you always feel good going out.”

Pam loves all aspects of being a stylist but is especially passionate about working with textured hair and is certified in Advanced Hair Texturizing. Pam uses both her skill and artistry to make people feel great! She loves being able to customize each look to fit the wants and lifestyle needs of each person that sits in her chair.


Director of Education & Master Hair Designer

Highland Park

“The ability to make people feel better about themselves through beauty and teaching allows me to maintain my passion for this industry.”

In 1992 Michelle Jens started her path with Aveda as a hairstylist, and she now holds the position of Master Hair Designer and Director for Education at the Gordon Salons. She has a unique ability to connect with her clients and understand what looks good on them, which has made her highly sought after in the industry. Michelle specializes in razor cuts and textured, curly hair. Beginning in 2004, Michelle had the opportunity to become an Aveda Purefessional, training with Aveda’s elite cutting/styling trainer. She continues to grow her own education, as well as helps other get educated in an industry that is always changing and evolving.



Master Hair Designer

Highland Park

“Fulfilling the needs of my guests and making them feel good about the way they look is my guiding philosophy.”

To ensure that her skills and knowledge stay up date she is continuously taking classes and is well educated about the most fashionable hairstyles. She is passionate about both haircuts and hair color and prides herself on being a great listener. She also loves doing dry haircuts! It is very important to Maria that her guests are satisfied with their final look so she educates everyone on how to do their hair at home.


Hair Color Trainer & Master Hair Designer

Highland Park

“Life is an endless struggle full of frustrations and challenges, but eventually you find a hair stylist you like!”

Daniel prides himself on his thirst for constant education! He has been an in-salon cutting coach and advances his skills by constantly taking classes. He one day hopes to become an Aveda Color Purefessional. A style chameleon, Daniel changes his look regularly and enjoys helping others come up with new styling ideas. He especially enjoys working on men’s styles, long layers, and blended highlights. However, he is always up for any beauty challenge!


Artistic Director & Master Hair Designer


“I love helping people look and feel their best because looking your best is truly empowering. I get a sense of satisfaction knowing that I am able to give that to some one.”

As Gordon Salon’s Artistic Director, Holly is a sought after photo stylist. She has worked on many photo-shoots and loves every aspect of the process. She has a passion for hair, makeup, and artistic creation and it shines through in all of her work.


Master Hair Designer


“Hair is my passion.”

Aveda was a perfect match for Lissa because she loves the natural color lines and products. Her favorite aspect about working at Gordon Salons is the way the team strives for education and perfection. Lissa loves that she can continuously grow and innovate in the aspects of hair she loves most –cutting, styling, and retexturizing.


Hair Cutting Trainer & Master Hair Designer


“I love brining unique perspectives to modern men’s cuts and I also specialize in texture treatments, such as perms and relaxers.”

She has a passion for education and is an Aveda Cutting Coach. She has perfected these skills with Advanced Cutting Courses at Vidal Sassoon in London. CJ loves making the world more beautiful!


Master Hair Designer


“Being able to make some one feel good about themselves and seeing their smile after I’ve finished their hair is what drives me.”

With finely honed listening skills she listens very carefully to what each guest is looking for. She then uses her ability to look at each person and determine what will look best on them and the result is a very satisfied clientele. Amanda is extremely passionate about hair color and especially loves blonde highlights.


Master Hair Designer


“I love the challenge of corrective color and making hair come alive in a healthy way!”

Tina is passionate about both hair cutting and hair coloring. She loves maintaining an active roll within the Gordon Team. Tina’s guests always gush over her coloring skills and her ability to give them exactly what they are asking for. She is great at transforming styles and loves customizing each look!


Master Hair Designer


“I enjoy creating red/auburn tones, blonde highlighting, subtle ombres and creative color”

Having a background as an Aveda In Salon Educator, she has taught the latest color trends and styles. She also specializes in Vidal Sassoon cutting, from sleek bobs to long, natural layers and fun short cuts, fine hair cutting and bridal up-dos. Melissa has done hair and makeup for model portfolios, bands, TV, web, Mercedes NY Fashion Week,  film and magazines -both everyday looks and avant-garde.


Extension Specialist & Professional Hair Designer

Highland Park

“I have a growing passion for hair color and I thrive on inspiration from looks of the past and current trends.”

She has a deep love of hair and makeup and is our Highland Park extensions specialist. She takes great joy in introducing her guests to new looks and wants everyone to have an individual sense of style.


Master Stylist


“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

Renee graduated from Fredrick Aveda Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio, and has been working with Aveda since 2007. Renee loves doing men’s cuts, shorter cuts, and pixies- and she absolutely adores coloring blondes!


Professional Hair Designer


“Love of beauty is taste, the creation of beauty is art.”

Jessica is the daughter of Gordon Salon owners Tony and Pam Gordon, a 5th generation hairdresser, and Aveda obsessed. Jessica is a graduate from both the Aveda Institute and Colorado State University, is Vidal Sassoon trained, and is continually taking advanced education courses to constantly expand her talent and knowledge of hair trends. Jessica is a professional stylist at our Chicago and Wilmette locations and specializes in ombre’s, highlights, men’s clipper cutting and fades, and makeup.


Professional Hair Designer

Highland Park

“Let your outer image echo your inner beauty.”

Each person is unique and deserves to have a look that says something about who they are as a person. Whether you are a home-maker, retiree, student, or spend your time in the marketplace, Koral will help find a look that is customized to your lifestyle. The belief that natural is always best is how Koral’s life is governed. That is why working with Aveda products is a no brainer! She loves that along with producing great results, the products are safe for the client and made in earth-friendly facilities! She is consistently positive and engaging, while being dedicated to quality work. With seven years experience, she has found her niche designing glamourous special occasion hairstyles for wedding and other events. Embrace your inner beauty queen every day with a natural look that empowers you to glow.


Professional Hair Designer


“Choose a job you love and you’ll never have to work another day.”                -Confucius

Allison believes there is always room to learn and grow, and she is an active participant in many continuing education classes to keep honing her skills as a hairstylist. She loves keeping up with the latest trends, especially men’s cuts. She loves working every day to make her guests happy, and she feels so lucky to be in an industry that she loves.


Professional Hair Designer


“I feel like the beauty industry has been staring me in the face my entire life and once I realized I wanted to be a hair stylist I changed my career path and went for it!”

Emmie loves being able to express her creativity while making people feel good about themselves. She has loved hair and makeup ever since she can remember and truly cares about each guest. She strives to have every guest completely satisfied before leaving her chair. She especially loves doing men’s haircuts!


Professional Hair Designer


“Each guest that sits in my chair is a new opportunity to learn and to grow as a hairstylist and a person. This is why I love what I do!”

Who wouldn’t love working for a company that inspires others to care for the environment? Ren has worked with Aveda since 2009- she mainly fell in love with the products and with the company that stands 100% behind their mission. Education is also a passion of hers! She believes that there is always room for growth and knowledge in the world of beauty. She has a love for travel that allows her to be creative and motivated. Ren’s creativity comes out through her work, and she believes communication is the key to a satisfied guest!


Professional Hair Designer


“I truly believe that I have the best job in the whole world.”

Haley first fell in love with the industry while working in her aunt’s salon as an assistant and decided that she wanted to pursue a career in hair designing. She attended the Aveda Institute and became obsessed with Aveda and what it stands for. Haley loves cutting hair but advises her guests that they can’t have a great haircut without a gorgeous color to compliment it. Haley is a terrific listener and enjoys building relationships with her clients in order to give them the most enjoyable experience possible.


Professional Hair Designer


“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”

Alexis’ ultimate goal as a hairstylist is to make people feel beautiful and confident. From bobs to highlights to luxury blowouts, she wants every client to look in the mirror and see a masterpiece. Her career isn’t about herself- it’s about the person sitting in her chair.


Professional Hair Designer



Professional Hair Designer


“Hair Styling is an art form. You have to create a look that compliments each individual.”

Lindsey has always been passionate about creating and making people feel good. She believes that there is no better feeling than seeing someone else’s confidence come alive once she jazzes up their look. Lindsey specializes in cut and color and loves using one to compliment the other.


Professional Hair Designer

Highland Park

 “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.”                                               -Coco Chanel

Hannah loves to travel, explore, and try new things. Although she was raised in Lake County, she’s been fortunate enough to travel the world and explore beauty trends from many different cultures. Hannah loves continuing on in her education by keeping up with the latest trends and techniques in fashion, and she prides herself on never backing down from a challenge!


Professional Hair Designer


“I don’t burn bridges I build highway’s. I feel it is important to build relationships to have a long lasting guest.”

Keith has always been a lover of art from urban to classic. And doing hair is his extension of that passion. From a timeless beautiful look of a long layered cut with highlight, something more of a new trend such like ombre, or even a bit more edgy look. He has the eye and the craftsmanship to give you just the look you need. Attending cutting and color classes at Vidal Sassoon, and Redken (The Exchange) 5th Ave. N.Y. His warm welcoming approach with have you feeling comfortable and relax during your visit.


Professional Hair Designer

Highland Park

“Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.”

Eren is a graduate of Arlington Academy in Buffalo Grove and has been working at Gordon Salon ever since! Eren’s passion is making her guests look great and feel good about themselves. She spends her free time keeping up with the latest techniques and hair trends so she can continue to improve her abilities every day for her clients. Eren’s strengths include her haircutting skills and her updos- she hopes to soon specialize in hair color as well!


Professional Hair Designer


“Hair styling is not a job- it’s a craft!”

Andrea has loved doing hair since she was a little girl. In high school, she decided she wanted to pursue a career in hair design, and she graduated from the Lake County Technology campus in 2006. Since then, she’s been doing hair at Gordon Salon! She’s a lover of Aveda because of it’s earth-friendly ingredients, and her absolute favorite product for achieving voluminous hair is the Pure Abundance Style Prep! Andrea loves to show clients what colors and haircuts compliment their skin tone, face shape, etc. Her favorite feeling in the world is making others feel beautiful!


Professional Hair Designer


“In a world where you could be anything- be yourself.”

Kailah loves consulting with the guests in her chair.  Her goal is to clearly communicate with each guest what they’re looking for, and then create a style that they absolutely love! Kailah considers one of her most important jobs is educating her clients about Aveda’s  plant-powered products- which she personally loves- and teaching her clients tips and tricks to easily recreate their styling looks at home. She especially loves working with men and special occasion hairstyles!


Professional Hair Designer

Highland Park

“Always keep heels, head and standards high”

Amy began her career in Beverly Hills, honing her skills both behind the chair and on photo shoots and industry events such as the Oscars. She brings with her a particular love for achieving effortless highlights through balayage, and romantic special occasion styling. Her goal is to make every client look and feel their best, whether heading to work or a party!


Professional Hair Designer


“The fact is, this is really no such thing as ‘normal’- everybody’s different, and that is the essence of their beauty.”                  -Kevyn Aucoin

In 2013, Kevin began his career in the beauty industry at the Mario Tricoci University of Beauty Culture. Since graduating, he has continued his education at Gordon Salon as an Emerging Artist. Kevin has a natural eye for color, loves cutting new styles, shaping and waxing brows, and installing hair extensions for added length or fullness. Most of all, he loves connecting with clients and helping them feel relaxed and rejuvenated. For Kevin, the best thing about Aveda is being able to take care of guests, while simultaneously taking care of the community and the environment.


Emerging Artist

Highland Park

“With life comes experience. It is up to us to take advantage of what has been given to us and make the best of it.”

Chad’s goal as a hairstylist is to make people feel beautiful on the inside, and to have that feeling reflect on the outside. People often describe him as enthusiastic, caring, committed, and dedicated. He loves beautiful blends, cuts, and gorgeous blowouts. Aside from hair, Chad loves to explore new places, new foods, and meet new people. He’s also a fantastic baker- and loves cooking for family and friends!


Emerging Artist


“Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself on the inside and out.”

Bren is a born and raised south side Irish girl who attended the Aveda Institute of Chicago. Every bit of a hairstyle is an art form to her. She specializes in cutting graduated bobs, creating beautiful special occasion hairstyles, performing luxurious blowouts, and facial waxing.



Highland Park

“I love doing makeup applications because every one of them can be done differently. I enjoy experimenting with colors and coordinating them with an outfit or occasion. The most rewarding part of my work is making a client feel happy and confident!”

Continuing education is also very important to Brittany because the beauty industry is always evolving. She keeps up on new trends and techniques by taking advanced education classes at the Aveda Institute in Chicago.


Emerging Artist

Highland Park

“Beauty without expression is boring”

Faith has been with Gordon Salon since 2015. She loves working for a company that gives back to society. She enjoys doing fashionable blowouts and working with curly hair. Faith strives to make all her guests feel beautiful, inside and out.