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Shine the Hair Studio is a comfortable, fun and creative space where clients feel pampered, inspired and confident.
Shine’s stylists bring their unique flair and personality to every appointment.
Shine’s stylists are well versed in the latest cuts, styles and treatments.
Shine only offers products that will help you look and feel your best.

We Are

Shine is the premier salon destination in the Montclair Village. We believe in having fun and being creative, while keeping an eye towards beauty and fashion.

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We Do

Shine’s stylists are well versed in the latest cuts, styles and treatments that will help you feel beautiful and confident as soon as you step outside.

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Welcome to Shine the Hair Studio — the place you come to feel inspired and pampered, the place you leave feeling relaxed and confident.

We Are

The Studio

Shine the Hair Studio opened in 2009. Stylist and owner Kristen Byrd was inspired to create a space that was comfortable and fun, and where clients could feel pampered and relaxed.

Kristen Brill

Kristen Brill launched her beauty career more than 10 years ago. Over the past decade, Kristen has taken cutting and coloring classes at Redken, Scruples, L’Oréal, Sojourn, Framesi as well as in-depth product courses sponsored by Keratin Complex, Framesi and IT&LY.

Kristen’s fun and quirky spirit is evident the minute the doors at Shine open. At the same time, she takes great care in listening to her clients and bringing their ideas to life so, they leave feeling confident and beautiful.

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“I want my clients to have fun and come out of Shine looking and feeling good. I like taking people out of their box and into a fresh look.”

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Ildiko Shedd

Ildi comes to Shine with years of experience at some of the area’s top salons. Formally educated at Paul Mitchell-San Francisco, she has expanded her skills to include Vidal Sassoon cutting techniques, INOA Color Certification, Redken Advanced Foil and Highlight Certification and L’Oreal Advanced Color Training.

Ildi is masterful at combining creative color and highlights with classic styling and precision cuts.

To reach Ildi via email, please click here.

“Finding the perfect look to make my clients shine is what makes me happiest.”

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We Do

Shine the Hair Studio is the premier salon in the Montclair Village of Oakland. Shine stylists have an eye for beauty and are dedicated to finding just the right look for every client.

This is how we make you Shine:

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For your convenience, a confirmation email will be sent upon booking.

Late appointments may be available. Contact your stylist directly to check.

Shine asks for a 24-hour cancelation courtesy. For any appointments missed or canceled before the 24-hour courtesy, Shine will charge 50 percent of the appointment fee.


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Shine the Hair Studio is located in the heart of Oakland’s Montclair Village.
Our entrance is between Starbucks and Edward Jones, up the stairs.
We are open Tuesday through Saturday,  9AM to 6PM. 

2063 Mountain Boulevard
Suite 7
Oakland, CA 94611

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