FAQ



Q:  From Babylights to Balayage, Color Melting to Foilyage, how do I know which service is right for me?


A:  When thinking about changing your look, you should always ask yourself “What do I want my hair to look like?” During your color consultation, please bring in pictures of the looks you like and discuss your hair color history with your stylist. Knowing your color history and the exact look that you are trying to achieve ensures that your stylist can create the perfect map to get you to your desired results.



Q:  Do you specialize in color correction?


A:  Yes, Yes, Yes! Color correction can be a daunting task for even a highly skilled stylist, but with the intense training our team has in this specialized area, we take the guesswork out and turn hot messes into fab tresses!



Q:  Do you offer Brazilian Blowouts?


A:  Yes and our guests LOVE them! We are the only Platinum Certified Brazilian Blowout Salon in the Indianapolis, Indiana area. If you are looking for a Smoothing Treatment where the results are smooth, frizz-free hair with radiant shine, this will be your best friend!



Q:  Which kind of Advanced education is required of your stylists?

A:  Advanced education is paramount to keeping on the cutting edge of trend setting style. Because of this, The G Michael Salon Design Team MUST take advanced education throughout the year to maintain and reach higher stylist levels. Bringing in top tier educators that push our team to level-up and focus on the hottest trends not only enables us to always be at the forefront of our industry, but to also offer services that are not otherwise offered in our city.



Q:  Which hair color lines do you use?


A:  The G Michael Salon Artistic Design Team utilizes the Wella professional color line and Redken Shades EQ to create the beautiful colors that you see everyday on our Social media channels such as Instagram and Facebook.



Q:  Which Hair Care Product lines do you carry?


A:  We are an exclusive Oribe hair care salon. While the products are ultra-high-tech, the formulations are clean, modern and formulated without parabens and sodium chloride. All the products are gluten-free, cruelty-free, color and keratin treatment safe and have UV protection for hair. They perform like magic. Once you use them, you too will be #oribeobsessed.



Q:  Do you carry Olaplex and what is it?


A:  Yes! Olaplex is a salon professional product which includes a patented active ingredient that works on a molecular level to seek out broken bonds in the hair that are caused by chemical, thermal, and mechanical damage. We use Olaplex to restore compromised hair, or add it to another service to provide the ultimate breakage insurance. We also have Olaplex #3 in the salon to purchase for your at-home maintenance regimen. Healthy hair is beautiful hair!



Q:  Are you a salon Franchise and do you have multiple locations?


A:  G Michael Salon is not a franchise, but is a locally owned, grown and operated hair salon. At this time, we only have one location which is in Indianapolis, Indiana. We are located at the Ironworks Building on Indy’s North Side at: 2727 East 86th Street, Suite 120, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240.



Q:  Are you open on Sundays and Mondays?


A:  G Michael Salon is open on certain Sundays throughout the year. We are also open ALL of the Mondays throughout the year unless a holiday falls on that day



Q:  Do you ever partner with people on Social Media?


A:  Yes! We love being a part of our community online as well as offline. We have done dozens of giveaways, contests and photo collaborations resulting in an amazing network of local influencers that we work with time and time again. If you have an idea that you would like to partner on, please send your request to our email at: gmichaelsalon@gmail.com



Q:  Do you ever partner on Photo shoots?


A:  Absolutely! G Michael Salon has partnered with dozens of photographers, models, makeup artists and local businesses to create stunning photos. This is our time to get super creative and knock it out of the park for our partners while having fun and letting our hair down. If you would like to inquire about partnering on a shoot, please send all inquiries to: gmichaelsalon@gmail.com



Q:  Do you offer gift certificates or gift cards?


A:  Yes! Gift certificates are available for purchase 24/7 on our website, under the services tab. These are customizable, a great gift for any occasion and can be instantly emailed or printed at home. We also offer G Michael Salon branded gift cards that can be purchased in any denomination starting at $5 and up. These make great gifts for birthdays, holidays and any other special occasion.



Q:  Do you ever donate to local charities?


A:  Y-E-S! Giving Back to our community is our favorite thing to do! We donate over 80 Beauty Baskets(valued at over $300 each) every year to local events including; Humane Society of Hamilton County, Riley Children’s Hospital, Susan G Komen, Gleaners Food Bank, Ronald McDonald House, Make a Wish Foundation and other various camps, theatres and schools to raise money for their causes. Please email us at: gmichaelsalon@gmail.com to request a donation for your local event.



Q:  I am coming in from out of town, are there any restaurants or shopping centers around?


A:  Absolutely! Some of the most popular restaurants in Indianapolis are just a few steps from our salon including; Rize, Provision, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Blue Sushi Sake Grill, Sangiovese and Yolk. Shopping can be found just minutes away from our salon at the Fashion Mall at Keystone. Popular stores at this mall include; Nordstrom, Apple, Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn, Burberry, Coach, Crate & Barrel, J. Crew, Saks Fifth Avenue, The North Face, Under Armour and Victoria’s Secret.



Q:  How far in advance should I book my appointment?

A:  To ensure that you get an appointment when it suits you, please book at least 2 or 3 weeks in advance, the earlier the better. For the same reason, we recommend that you schedule your next appointment before you leave our salon. We do have a cancellation list for any appointment openings that become available. Please call the salon at 317-773-7700 to be added to this list so that we can contact you if an appointment time becomes available that can accomodate your service.



Q:  What areas of Indiana does G Michael Salon serve?


A:  While we only have our one location at this time, we do have the pleasure of serving most of the areas in and around Indianapolis including; Anderson, Bloomington, Broad Ripple, Columbus, Evansville, Fishers, Fort Wayne, Greenwood, Westfield, West Lafayette, Zionsville and Carmel, Indiana.