Meet Trailblazer Jet Rhys

Today we’d like to introduce you to Jet Rhys.

Jet Rhys Salon was founded in 1992 by Jet and Rhys two former Vidal Sassoon hair specialists from New York. They have more than 25 years of experience working and teaching in Vidal Sassoon academies and salons, but are perhaps best known for their hip and modern approach to beauty and fashion. Prior to founding Jet Rhys Salon, the pair traveled on the Vidal Sassoon International Show Team teaching and inspiring hairdressers in London, Japan, Mexico, Australia, and Europe.

Located in San Diego, California, Jet Rhys Salon is an architectural masterpiece synonymous with superb hair design and technique. Each member of the Jet Rhys team is an expert in his or her field and has been personally trained by Jet and Rhys. Their ongoing education program ensures their team stays up to date with the hottest looks and trends from around the world. At Jet Rhys Salon, stylists strive to look beyond a clients’ bone structure and skin tone to find their real persona and create the perfect hairstyle. Jet always says, “Hair is in our DNA.”

Not only has Jet Rhys Salon styled hair for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, but have been featured in numerous fashion and beauty publications such as Harper’s Bazaar, Allure and W Magazine. Jet and Rhys were also recently recognized by Elle magazine as one of the top salon teams in the United States.

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc. – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
With any business, there will be some bumps and challenges. Moving from New York City to beautiful San Diego has been such a positive experience that afforded us the opportunity to open Jet Rhys Salon, which originated in Hillcrest, San Diego. We loved the neighborhood and the vibe of the location. After some time, we realized that the parking Hillcrest was a huge challenge for our clients. There were no parking lots available and the meters only allow two hours maximum to park.

Parking tickets were a buzz kill for us and our beautiful clients which I felt absolutely ruined the entire Jet Rhys experience. It was essential that we find another location that had ample parking and easy access to all freeways. We searched everywhere in San Diego and found our perfect space in Solana Beach. We couldn’t be happier.

We’d love to hear more about Jet Rhys Hair salon.
What do you get when you combine a world-class colorist and image-making guru with a precision haircutter and global educator? Jet Rhys Salon in Solana Beach! Jet and Rhys, the salon’s co-owners, have taught on stages at hair shows around the world and are proud to have been selected for the ABC Premier Event at the Shrine Auditorium to style the stars of hit TV shows and satisfied thousands of local style aficionados.

Known for her upbeat wit, and her innovative, unparalleled passion for color, Jet’s motto is, “look, study and attack.” An absolute maestro in working with natural color and skin tones, eyebrows, hair texture and bone structure to create a harmonious, signature style. She evolves the looks of the clients in her chair based on honest beauty. It starts with creating the perfect, healthy canvas for color. Jet focuses on the ideal image evolution. Rhys’ cult following comes from his ability to read hair like a book. His precision cuts and incredible styles are as personalized as DNA, which is why clients drive hundreds of miles just for a Rhys haircut.

Also, focusing on style evolution, he has the ability to make changes that work with lifestyle shifts, switching from short textured cuts to long swingy styles with ease. If you are transitioning lengths or layers and have problems with grow-out, Rhys is the go-to guy for the fix. Jet Rhys’ styles and advice have been published in national consumer publications, including Allure, Elle, Vogue, Self, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, and Seventeen. She has also been featured on high traffic websites such as Daily Candy and Pop Sugar.

Their eclectic, creative, San Diego salon is as welcoming and relaxing for celebrities, as it is for their diverse clientele. Known as the beauty destination of those in the know, Jet Rhys’ team is as highly trained in their respective specialties as they are in business, client care, and etiquette.

Which women have inspired you in your life?
At the age of six, I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. I loved going to my Gram’s Beauty Salon. I loved my Gram, I loved the smell of her salon, I would watch her work and make women feel and look beautiful. She loved her career, she loved her clients, she absolutely loved everything about hair! I would frequently say to her, “Gram, I am going to be just like you someday.”


Deluxe Haircuts starts at $ 69.00
Deluxe Hair color starts at $80.00
Flawless Extensions priced upon consultation
Ever so smooth Keratin smoothing treatment
Deluxe men’s cuts start at $69.00
Weddings perfect finish for your special day priced upon consultation
Contact Info:

Address: 437 South Highway 101, suite 205 Solana Beach, CA 92075
Phone: 1-858-345-1895
Instagram: @jetrhyshair
Facebook: Jet Rhys Salon
Twitter: @jetrhyshair
Other: Jet Rhys Public Figure

Hair Preview | Hair Mixology



Is your hair fine and flat? Thick and unruly? Prone to frizz? Maybe you’ve had a hard time getting your mane to behave in the past, but the turmoil tops here! Iv’e tailor-picked products to help you get the look you want. Simply find your hair type under each category and apply the recipe, using my step-by-step styling instructions to get the finish you crave:

YOU WANT TO: Pump up the volume by adding “calories” to your hair.

1. Shampoo and condition every other day.
2. Add a quarter-size dollop of volumizing mousse to roots of damp hair.
3. Blow-dry hair by lifting it up and away from the scalp to create volume.
4. Use a medium-size round brush to smooth out the ends.
5. When hair is completely dry, lift it and mist the roots with a volumizing spray to add separation and texture.

YOU WANT TO: Incorporate swing and movement in to strands that would otherwise lay flat.

1. Shampoo and condition every two days.
2. Pour a dime-size dollop of blow-dry creme onto hands and distribute the product into damp hair, working it evenly from the mid-shaft all the way to the ends.
3. Blow-dry hair thoroughly with a round brush.
4. For the perfect finish, mist a light, touchable hair spray all over to achieve a soft hold.

YOU WANT TO: Keep ends from looking dry by boosting shine.

1. Shampoo and condition every three days
2. On damp hair, apply a quarter-size amount of hair treatment oil; start on the ends and work your way up. Be sure to avoid the roots and scalp area or hair might look greasy.
3. Blow-dry hair, then follow up with a few spritzes of shine-enhancing spray for added brilliance.

YOU WANT TO: Prevent your strands from falling flat on top by encouraging more fullness.

1. Shampoo and condition daily.
2. Add hair-thickening spray to the root area.
3. Spritz a generous amount of surf spray from mid-strand to ends.
4. Add a nickel-size amount of conditioning hair styling cream to soften and define your waves.

YOU WANT TO: Keep hair from looking straight in some areas and wavy in others by creating a seamless s-type wave.

1. Shampoo and condition daily.
2. Prep hair with a thermal protectant spray.
3. Blow-dry, then mist the finished look with a medium-hold hairspray to add body without weighing hair down.

YOU WANT TO: Use the right products to calm your locks into a looser wave pattern.

1. Shampoo and condition every other day.
2. Combine a teaspoon-size dollop of frizz-tamer and a tablespoon-size amount of styling foam in your palms and apply throughout hair.
3. Take 2-inch sections and twist them as you blow-dry.

PRO TIP: This texture type can lose its bounce and swing if it’s not layered properly all over the head.

YOU WANT TO: Give texture a boost so it appears fuller.

1. Shampoo and condition daily.
2. Mist a volumizing spray at the roots.
3. Add a quarter-size dollop of volumizing foam to tips of hair.
4. As you blow-dry, lift the root area gently with fingers to add volume and hold, then scrunch ends with a diffuser until hair is 75-percent dry.

YOU WANT TO: Diminish frizz on the hair’s outermost layer.

1. Shampoo and condition every other day.
2. Prep hair with a thermal protectant spray.
3. Apply a moisturizing gel from roots to tips and comb evenly throughout.
4. Blow-dry, scrunching hair with your fingers.

PRO TIP: If you totally air-dry curly hair, it will be less likely to frizz

YOU WANT TO: Keep ends from looking dry by upping the shine.

1. Shampoo and condition every other day.
2. Combine a generous amount of defining gel and 4 to 5 drops of frizz tamer in the palm of your hand, rub hands together and apply throughout hair.
3. Let hair dry by itself to keep frizz and flyaways at bay.

PRO TIP: Use a conditioning mask once a week to hydrate thick locks.

Jet Rhys teaches cut, color and styling techniques on international stages and styles A-list celebrities for Hollywood events.

New York Fashion Week


The Jet Rhys team is so excited for our Education Director Mallory to work backstage at New York Fashion Week!

Elle | Top 100 Salons in America

Where to get Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s lob, Lily Collins’ pixie, Jennifer Aniston’s honey blonde, and more

We’ve traversed the entire country—from California to Virginia, North Dakota to Texas, and everywhere in between—to bring you this master list of the best places to get the hair of your dreams.

The lengths we’d go to get Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s lob, Lily Collins’ pixie, or Jennifer Aniston’s honey blonde could clock us some major frequent flier miles. But if cross-country flights (or days-long road trips) aren’t a possibility, you’re still in luck.


Solana Beach: Jet Rhys Hair Salon,



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NOW HIRING | Front Desk Concierge


deenna_sharJet Rhys Salon is one of Solana Beach’s favorite upscale hair salons. We are searching for a front desk concierge who can add to our amazing customer service team and be a long-term member of our family. We genuinely love what we do and it shows. Our team works hard and takes the job very seriously, but we have a lot of fun doing it!

We are currently looking for part-time/full-time candidates who are available from Tuesday through Saturday and Holidays.

Please email us your resume, fill out our application, include a photo and tell us why you are a perfect fit for the position! Also include your Instagram name and Facebook name.
You may also bring your resume into Jet Rhys Salon in Solana Beach and ask for our lovely Salon Manager Sharlene Tuesday through Friday.

We have exceptionally high standards when it comes to our team, so if you apply you MUST possess the following qualities:

– Nice, upbeat personality

– Professional appearance

– Computer literate

– Ability to multi task, for example: answer multiple phones, while checking clients in and out and answering emails, all while remaining cool, calm and friendly

– Sense of pride in what you do

– The desire and ability to go above and beyond what is required of you

– Ability to take constructive criticism

The tasks that this job entails are:

– Checking clients in and out

– Ensuring the clients feel like they are having an amazing salon experience

– Light data entry

– Daily salon stocking, cleaning, general upkeep

– Answering phones in an efficient and upbeat way

– Scheduling appointments via phone/email on a salon software program (Booker)

This position requires you to be in charge of all things that occur at the front desk. If you are a person that gets easily flustered, overwhelmed or annoyed, then this is NOT the job for you. If you want a job that allows you a lot of time to sit, text, email, and basically do nothing, then this NOT the job for you. You must be proactive. You must be able to occupy your downtime with cleaning, filing, etc. You must be awesome! Our team LOVES what we do, we have a great time, and it’s a great place to work. However, first and foremost, it is our work, and we take it very seriously!

Download our application

Bumble and bumble Presents | Salons We Love

What is Bb. Salons We Love?

Bumble and bumble Network Salons across the country are home to exceptional hairdressers schooled in our philosophy of cut, color and styling, and we’re incredibly proud of them and what they do.

Each month, we will showcase one of these Bb.Network Salons as part of our Bb.Salons We Love spotlight. We hope you will celebrate this talented group with us – chances are, there’s one near you.

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Taking it Personal

Jet Rhys in Solana Beach, CA, caters to the individual, from first-class service to bespoke style.

I love to evolve the look of my clients’ hair,” Jet says. “It starts with creating the perfect healthy hair canvas for color to come.”

What’s Unique

Jet Rhys takes customer service a step further than simply offering time-crunched clients a beverage. “We always ask our clients if they would like to order something to eat,” Jet says. The salon provides menus from local restaurants, calls in the orders and picks them up. “We believe in 100 percent first-class service for our guests,” Jet says.

Inside Story

The tagline “Looks are everything” easily sums up the focus at Jet Rhys’ flagship location in Solana Beach, CA, a 2,800-square-foot open, industrial space featuring lots of black with magenta accents. With an impressive résumé that includes creating the beauty looks for major national TV and print ads as well as educating fellow stylists around the globe, Jet and Rhys founded Jet Rhys salons in 1992. Each member of the salon’s team is personally trained by the talented duo, and ongoing education ensures that skills are kept up-to-date. Jet’s “Color Ribbons,” involves randomly lightening medium sections of hair for an “artistic flair.” Jet says the team’s ability to individualize current trends to suite each client’s needs is what sets the salon apart. “We strive to look beyond bone structure and skin tone to find each client’s true persona and create the perfect hairstyle,” she says.

Jet’s 35 sec Haircut fake @ Everyday Health in New York!

Jet just faked a haircut with no scissors in 35 seconds for Everyday Health with Alexis Farah and Christina Heiser how fast and fun is this!!!




Bumble and bumble | Styling Class


Pictures from our latest Bumble & bumble styling classat our Solana Beach location!



Bellus Academy | Jet Rhys

Thank you to everyone at Bellus Academy!
We had a wonderful demo class with you.


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The Colorist | 30 Under 30

Colorists Worth Watching


Finding and cultivating new talent is essential if our industry is to thrive. That’s why we spent the last year asking salon owners and hair color manufacturers to help us find 30 colorists age 30 and under who show great promise.

Will one of them be the next Beth Minardi or Jason Backe, the next Sue Pemberton or Kim Vo? Only time will tell, of course, but we expect big things from the young people who made our list this year. You might want to remember their names.

Sammy Van Valkenberg | L’Oréal Professionnel

knew that she wanted to work at Jet Rhys Hair Salon in San Diego because they specialize in color, which was her passion in beauty school. With her career on the fast track right now, she looks forward to becoming an educator and senior colorist with a full book. In the meantime, she’s marketing a new service called Sunkissed Ribbons, which she describes as a balayage highlight.


California Hair Design | Jet Rhys Demo



Ricky and Jet were so excited to demonstrate for the students yesterday at California Hair Design, we had a great time! Thank you to all of the amazing students and faculty!