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Your salon experience begins with home! See our 'favorites' page for recommended prep products. Keep them in your arsenal to keep your hair happy!


We want your experience at Persimmon Salon to be as pleasant and relaxing as possible, so please allow an additional 5 minutes of time to find a parking space. 

Blakeney shopping center has lots of parking space however it's a busy location. The physical address is 9852 Rea Road F2 Charlotte, NC 28277 inside of Sola Salons. Once inside look for suite 107!



Consultations are encouraged prior to the day of service to get a feel for each before embarking on this relationship. It will also allow time to  access the current state of your hair, home care and hair goals. Add on enhancements will be discussed at that time as well.


1. DETOX & EXFOLIATE: (For the best results) At least a week before your appointment, prepare to detox and clarify your hair. Discontinue products that contain silicones, butters, or oils. Start by shampooing your hair with an oil-free/ butter-free/ silicone- free clarifying shampoo. The shampoo will be labeled “clarifying” or ‘detoxifying”. The following products tend to contain at least one of the following mentioned above: Shea Moisture, Cantu, Camille Rose, Pantene, As I Am etc. Our favorite is Un-doo Go by Malibu C which can be purchased here 

***This is your prep work will receive a treatment on your day of service as well.

2. CONDITION: We recommend any conditioner by Innersense or K18 leave in which can be purchased at Persimmon Salon or here 

3. STYLE Please arrive with your hair detoxed, conditioned, in a dry Wash and Go/ Curly Set (your best curls). Your hair should be as defined as possible using a water- based curl defining product. We recommend anything from I create hold, quiet calm and I create volume by Innersense Organic Beauty. You may have never attempted a Wash & Go/Curl set before, and that's fine- just do your best. At your appointment, we will give you feedback and teach you how to achieve your best Wash & Go yet!

PLEASE DO NOT use bobby pins, head wraps, ponytails, headbands, rubber bands, hats, clips, etc on the day of your appointment. Your stylist needs to see your natural curl pattern and how your hair falls in order to perform the cut properly. Your hair should be completely down and dry upon arrival.


Sometimes your desired result may not be achievable with just one visit to the salon. After  discussing your hair goals with your stylist, she can recommend a hair regimen and timeline that will give you the results and look that you desire.  If you have been using products with butters, oils and silicones it will likely take more than one session to achieve your desired results.
Your stylist will advise you on styling options in between appointments, how to care for your hair at home, and also how you can evolve your style through the seasons.


We appreciate our potential guests for taking the time  to read how to prepare for an appointment with us. It really makes a difference. Thank you for considering Persimmon Salon for your curly hair care needs, we appreciate your business and we hope to see you in the salon soon!

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