VAIN is a top-rated Seattle salon dedicated to supporting personal style expression in a down-to-earth, positive environment. We have a solid reputation as a creative style destination with daily booking rates above 80%. We offer: 

  • progressive commissions for services and retail sales
  • consistently amazing education offerings
  • extensive back bar, color lines, and product lines
  • opportunities for community engagement and activism
  • low drama / high passion work environment

We're always looking for talented people. If you think you might be a good fit but don't see the right position for you below, send your resume and three references to No phone calls please.




We're looking for a creative, dynamic apprentice who has recently graduated cosmetology school and has a valid Washington State Cosmetology License. Our apprenticeship offers the ability to work hands-on with clients and stylists to build the skills necessary to become a successful stylist.

This is a full-time position at multiple locations (40 hours per week).

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Matson at No phone calls please.




2018 1st Ave

Sun 10am - 7pm
Mon Tues 11am - 8pm
Weds - Sat 10am - 8pm



4513 California Ave SW

Mon 12pm - 8pm
Tues - Fri 10am - 8pm
Sat Sun 10am - 6pm


5401 Ballard Ave NW

Mon 12pm - 8pm
Tues - Fri 10am - 8pm
Sat Sun 11am - 7pm