About Us

Welcome to Urbaca, Portland's Friendliest High End Salon

MAY 1, 1998  Urbaca is born, proudly serving “Portland-esque” hair and skin care to the City of Roses...and beyond! Nestled in Portland’s Pearl District, Urbaca (meaning “urban pearl”) is a commission based teaching salon focused on the finer points of service, teamwork, and creative evolution.
 2016 Named one of the Best Hair Salons in Portland.
EXCELLENT TECHNIQUE, UNIQUE DELIVERY  Each Urbaca team member has advanced talent and training--our education is consistent, in-house and on-going.  Our team includes a multi-decade Goldwell color educator, a KMS California educator, and a licensed State of Oregon educator.
EXPERIENCE "PORTLAND-ESQUE" HOSPITALITY  Each day we work together, incorporating our talents and travels to craft a unique, welcoming experience just for you.  Filled with friendly, curious, and creative people--like our beloved hometown, Urbaca is like no other!

URBACA GUARANTEE All services and products at Urbaca are guaranteed. Any product may be returned or exchanged within 30 days of purchase.  If you are not completely satisfied with your hair or skin care service, please let us know within seven days of the service and we will either correct or repeat the service at no charge.

24-HOUR APPOINTMENT CANCELLATION  We at Urbaca do all we can to help you make your scheduled appointment, including reminder calls and/or emails. Despite our best efforts, “no-shows” still occur.  As a courtesy to other clients and our staff, please let us know at least 24 hours in advance should you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment. Repeat offenders will be charged a “no-show” fee at full menu price. Your consideration and understanding are greatly appreciated.
CHILDREN + PETS  For safety reasons and out of respect for other guests, the parent of any disruptive or especially loud child will be asked to remove the child from the salon. Children may not be left alone in the lobby waiting area at any time.  Excluding service animals, Oregon health codes prohibit all pets in the salon.

PARKING is on street only.  

EMPLOYMENT  Urbaca is a commission based teaching salon built on education, maximizing serviceteamwork, and creative evolution.  We offer team members consistent skill sharpening classes and opportunities for travel, as well as insurance benefits.

Urbaca educates and mentors emerging technicians with our New Talent Associate Program. For more information, email info@urbacahairsalon.com

 Please drop off your resume in person or send by Email: info@urbacahairsalon.com

120 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 101  Portland, Oregon 97209  PH: 503.241.5030 
Salon Hours Tuesday - Thursday 9a - 7p Friday 9a - 6p Saturday 9a - 4p