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Very happy with my balayage and cut from Emily! I loved her technique and she made sure to listen to what I wanted so that I was 100% happy with my hair. Highly recommend!
I used to go to Rayna back in New York City. She has a great feel for hair and very gentle and holistic approach. Whenever she did color it would always last long and grew out gloriously. Even though I got either painting or balayage my hair remained healthy and maintained its texture. I grew the longest and healthiest hair when she was my hair stylist. She’s a true artist. Photo from my last appointment
Had an amazing experience at First & Park Beauty Salon! The salon is absolutely gorgeous. Welcoming, beautiful, relaxing. All of the things! Rayna is a true artist and I trusted her fully with my hair! After not dyeing my hair for 3+ years, I was ready to add in some subtle highlights. Rayna nailed it! It was exactly what I was envisioning. I left the salon feeling so refreshed and relaxed. Chatting with Rayna is also such a joy. I would recommend Rayna and First & Park Beauty to anyone looking for a stylist that takes the time to truly understand the look you are wanting to achieve. From communication, to execution, to overall experience, 10/10!
I am so happy with my color and cut by Emily! She is so detail oriented and exceeded my expectations with what I asked for!
Emily was so kind and welcoming. My experience was fun and relaxing. I brought in an inspo pic and she worked with me to figure out what would be best for me and my hair needs. I’m really happy with the service and I will be a returning customer!!
I went to First & Park Beauty and saw Emily Nugent for a highlight -- she is absolutely amazing at what she does!! I am in love with my hair, and the experience was so fun! The salon is adorable - the atmosphere is so warm and welcoming, and Emily and Rayna are the sweetest. I highly recommend!!!
Such a hidden gem tucked in the Short North! I was having a hard time finding a new hairstylist after moving back to Columbus and Emily did such an amazing job. They pay attention to detail to make sure you are walking out the door with exactly what you came in looking for.HIGHLY recommend!
Emily is amazing! I have received so many compliments on my hair. I wanted lighter and brighter and Emily did just that! Super knowledgeable and gave me hair care tips and tricks! Will be back!
I saw Emily Nugent for a cut and color. I absolutely love my hair. She really listened to what I was hoping to achieve with my color (take out the brass from years of box color, cool it down, add some highlights and give me room to grow out the roots a bit) and she made it happen. Exceeded my expectations!
I had a great cut, balayage and root color with Emily!! She is so friendly, sweet and fun and really took her time to ask me exactly how I wanted everything! Soooo pleased leaving the salon feeling refreshed and brightened for the summer! Can't wait for my next appointment!
I was so excited to find a natural hair enthusiast! As a natural skincare company, really appreciate her focus on minimal chemicals and natural products. I wanted to tone down the previous dye that was in my hair, and make my gray growing out process easier. She totally delivered!
Response from the owner: Thank you so much for coming in for the trust with your hair! It was so nice to meet you and I look forward to seeing you next time.
Emily Nugent did an amazing job with my cut! She gave me exactly what I asked for! I will definitely be going back. Super cute salon. 10/10 experience!
Rayna is an incredibly talented stylist and her new space is absolutely beautiful. Whenever I see Rayna for a routine trim (far from routine when it's the best haircut you've ever had), we have great conversation and I always leave her salon feeling so beautiful!
I recently had an amazing experience at First Park and Beauty with stylist Emily Nugent. From the moment I walked in, the ambiance was inviting. The stylist was incredibly attentive, taking the time to understand exactly what I wanted for my hair. We talked many times ahead of time and the day of so she knew what I was looking for. She expertise was evident throughout the appointment, and they offered valuable suggestions based on my hair type and face shape. We added some highlights that I’m in love with. The salon was clean and well-maintained, which added to the overall positive experience. I left feeling very happy and confident with my new hairstyle, which perfectly matched my expectations. This isn’t the first time I’ve gone to Emily. Without a doubt she does exactly what I’m looking for. I highly recommend Emily Nugent and First Park and Beauty for anyone looking for professional and personalized hair care.
Rayna is an amazing hair stylist! It was my first appointment with her at the salon, but her kindness & banter made the experience relaxing. My hair was recently chemically damaged (done at another salon) and breaking off/thinning everywhere... because of this I decided to chop my hair & go short. Rayna is amazingly talented at what she does and made my thin, fine hair look full & healthy! Her technique with adding texture and volume to my hair has left me stunned. I will definitely be back and 10/10 recommend her!
Rayna is an artist and magician. She sees exactly what your hair wants to bring it back to life .She meticulously shapes and styles my hair exactly as we had discussed.She is a terrific collaborator who is helping me create the hair I always wanted.She is charming and delightful to talk to as well.Actually,Rayna is the stylist I have searched for for years.I invite and encourage you to a book an appointment with her today.She is amazing!New York's loss is definitely Columbus's gain!
I have long, curly, coarse hair that is not easy to cut. Most cuts I have had in the past were only good one way - either curly or straight. Rayna cut my hair and I finally have a cut that looks good BOTH curly and straight. She is also somehow super quick with a great blowout. I regularly get my roots done and I finally don’t have to worry about them turning red. Now I try to make sure I have plans after she does my hair because I don’t want to waste it. 🙂
Rayna is wonderful! She is a master at balayage. My color has never looked better!
I was very hesitant to find a new stylist to begin my gray blending journey with but was blown away by the first appointment results with Rayna. Her products and technique are next level. The services are very affordable and the results are worth every penny. If you care about your hair, book with Rayna. I have never LOVED my hair more.
I am so hesitant to go to a new stylist. I spend way too much time researching and reading reviews. When I stumbled upon Rayna, I couldn't wait to schedule an appointment with her. And, I'm excited to say, she did not disappoint! She asked all the right questions, made all the right suggestions, and gave great advice on how I can better care for my hair. Rayna truly understands low maintenence hair and I am obsessed with my haircut. I'm looking forward to booking my next appointment to spice up my graying hair without undoing the last four years of work I've put into growing it out. Rayna is a gem and it is easy to see that she loves what she does!
Highly recommend! I had been growing my grey out for about 6 months when I found Rayna. She had great suggestions and blended the rest of my hair seamlessly with my natural grey. She also gave me an amazing styled cut that is low maintenance and looks great with minimal effort. I love the results!
Rayna is the hair stylist I’ve spent years looking for, and finally found when she moved to Columbus from NYC. She is extremely talented, and one of the best in the game. I can’t recommend enough!
Rayna has completely transformed my hair this year! She took the time to understand my hair type and my goals. I have thin curly hair that had been over processed. I am now sporting soft, full natural curls with a blending color that lifts the style and disguises my incoming grays. I never feel rushed and have always had Rayna's full attention. She is a joy and an expert!
WORDS cannot describe! I wish I had found Rayna BEFORE my hair debacle. She had to correct what went wrong at a different high end salon. I was formerly a brunette who was over bleached, over processed and hating my hair! She gave me her thoughts and based on my end goal (I wanted gray blending) very hard to do properly. She gave my hair life again. Natural looking COLOR beyond imagination. I could have cried in her chair! No joke. She created me again! LOVE LOVE LOVE HER!!
I cannot recommend Rayna highly enough! She not only transformed my sad, boring hair, but really listened to my needs and limitations (read: small kids, no time) and showed me how to keep the style up with minimal time and effort. I will absolutely be a repeat customer!
Love, love, it was the best hair visit ever! Will stay with her as long as she will have me as a client!!!
Response from the owner: Love working with you and so happy to be trusted with your new look! I look forward till next time :))
I LOVE my hair!!! Rayna did an amazing job.
Rayna is truly an ARTIST!! When I sit down at her chair I know I am in for an exciting transformation and I always leave looking and feeling like a new woman! What woman doesn’t deserve that?!Rayna knows how to make me feel right at home and is excellent at listening to what I want and then not only meeting but always exceeding my expectations of how my hair can look and feel.She cuts my hair in a way that it lays beautifully without needing to style it, which is great for a low-maintenance gal like me. I can have it up in a bun all day and take it down in the evening and it looks like I put effort into styling it when I surely didn’t.She colors to compliment my skin tones and enhance my natural beauty. She is an artist with a paint brush (no kidding) and having my hair touched by Rayna is a massive confidence boost each and every time!Columbus doesn’t know how lucky it is to have acquired Rayna!! She’s a true talent and a wonderful friend!!