Detour Salon & Detour The Store
Bold. Fun. Shine. Inspire. Relax.

Beauty Salon Serving San Diego and Encinitas, CA

Curly Short Hair Girl with Highlights — Coloring in Encinitas, CA

Fun. Fabulous. Flawless.

Hair is truly exciting. Imagine you in a modern French twist that looks tousled and cute, showing others you’re put together but also carefree. Perhaps you’d love a gorgeous and flowing rumble-wave style that attracts looks on the street and gives you a cheerful grace. What about a faux undercut for an edgy, striking statement that everyone will fall in love with

Fashioning Your Perfect Look

Your hair speaks louder than your words. While your clothing, your manner and your tone of voice create a positive impression on those around you, your hair is what people notice first.
It introduces you to others and spotlights your physical appearance. Your hair even communicates a lot about your lifestyle, vitality and hygiene.

What does your hair say about you?

Your Hair Service

No matter your look or personal flair, hair is too much fun for you to just let it become a frizzy jungle. The New York-trained stylists at Detour Salon know how to fashion any cut, trim, coloring, blowout or other professional service. We take the time to get to know you, your hair and your goals so that you will leave our salon looking and feeling your absolute best.

Your Experience

We know that every time you walk through our door you have a zillion choices in hair salons. We aim to make your choice here one you love. From the moment you arrive you’re greeted with a smile as if from an old pal. Whether you come to see us for a relaxing shampoo and blow dry, an edge line up, crafted highlights, neon punk hair color, or just here to shop for a new necklace we want you to feel like a VIP.

Your Hair Stylists

From high-scale swank to trusted classic, your hair is in professional and experienced hands at Detour Salon. Our well-trained stylists regularly travel to New York where we perfect the latest techniques to get you the trend, design and panache that you deserve. In addition our staff logs hundreds of hours each year with in-salon training to stay on the industry’s cutting edge.

Beyond the Salon

Our stylists editorial talent has been developed beyond the styling chair and brings a fresh, creative edge to our clients unusual in a neighborhood salon. They’re in demand for Fashion Week, fashion shows, film and fashion magazines from Rancho Santa Fe
to Russia.

Locations in Encinitas and Hillcrest


Recognition on a Global Level

Detour Salon can be found at the intersection of style and whimsy. Actually, our flagship and original location in Encinitas is located at the corner of Coast Highway 101 and East Street and has been serving all of North County for more than since 1998.

In 2012 we opened in the vibrant San Diego neighborhood of Hillcrest. With a focus on terrific hairstyles for both men and women, Detour is one of the hottest award-winning salons in San Diego County. We can’t wait to meet you.
We have been fortunate and are proud to announce our nomination for Best Hairstyling in the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival for the movie, Pearl. We have garnered multiple covers of international fashion magazines as well as local fashion and lifestyle publications. We have been named Best Hair Salon 2010-2017 in Ranch & Coast Magazine, named a TOP 200 Salon nationwide by Salon Today Magazine, seen in Entrepreneure, Dr. Oz Blog site and YahooShine! among others.