Kosa is the premier salon in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, located only minutes away from public transportation with metered parking and valet service available. Kosa is a full service hair salon that can handle all of your hair care needs.
The Kosa team is comprised of four owners that have been working together for a number of years. We are devoted to the art of doing hair and we love making people look and feel better about themselves.
Here are brief bios on the Kosa team.Amy - Stylist
Amy has a passionate approach to doing hair. She has been in the business for over 17 years, working in Chicago as a hairstylist. Amy was trained by some of the best educators in the industry. She has always been involved in learning new techniques and following new trends through continuing education classes: Toni&Guy Hair Cutting Classes, American Crew Hair Cutting Classes, different styling classes, certified in Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy, or La-Brasiliana smoothing therapy.
Amy has technical expertise and her product knowledge allows her to educate her clients about their individual creativity. Amy’s inspiration is her clients... meeting new people and creating unique looks for them.
Amy’s philosophy is: “to create a comfortable and welcoming environment for my clients including the ability to truly listen to my clients in order to deliver a great haircut and style.”
Ana is a master colorist, working with a client’s current hair color, skin tone and eye color. In determining a clients needs, she also takes into consideration a clients hair texture and their lifestyle during her consultation.
Ana has worked with Goldwell, Redken, Alfaparf as well as L’Oreal. She attended the L’Oreal Soho Academy in New York and continues her training, learning the latest trends and techniques in hair color. Ana also trains in-salon as well as classes through numerous color lines.
During a personal consultation she determines which technique to use, whether balayage or traditional foil, Ana will achieve a client’s desired look.
Ana’s philosophy is: “to create beautiful, healthy, shiny hair that works for a clients style.”
Phillip has vast experience in the business. He was trained extensively in Chicago and continues his education in-salon and classes throughout the states. His work has been featured in numerous publications and on television.
Weddings are one of Phillip’s specialties, to him hair is art and weddings let him create. Whether in the salon or on location, he will create a look that compliments your dress, veil and face for a finished look on your special day.
Phillip works with many types of extensions to complete a look for any occasion. He is also a Great Lengths certified stylist.
Phillip is also a Great Lengths certified stylist. Great Lengths are the finest hair extensions that are designed for individuals, offering color, length and volume.
Whether you are looking to keep a current style fresh or transition into a new look Phillip will work with you. Show Phillip a photo for inspiration, he is not afraid to tell a client if a style will not work for them and offer a more appropriate look.
Phillip’s philosophy is: “hair should compliment the individual and stay current, in cut, color and style.”
Maria began her career in Chicago’s River North neighborhood where she continues working today, her cutting technique has been honed with over 15 years experience.
Maria is certified in keratin smoothing treatments by Keratin Complex smoothing Therapy and La Brasiliana. She continues her training with in-salon classes and education through Moroccan Oil, Kerastase and L’Oreal product lines with advanced training from American Crew in men’s cutting and styling.
Maria’s philosophy in hair care is: “give the client a cut and style that works for the individual. Your haircut and color must compliment the client’s features and lifestyle.”
We have collectively over 50 years of experience, we can facilitate any hairstyle that you can dream of.
We are some of the best shears in the business.
|Children (under 12)||$40||$40|
We have one of the top color specialists in the city.
|Highlight - Full||$150|
|Highlight - Partial||$110|
|Corrective Color||Upon Consultation|
We do it all.
|Keratin Treatment||Upon Consultation|
We bring the best from all of our experience and education, from haircuts, color and updos to modern twists and braids, we can bring excitement to your hair and to you.
We have a great range of hair care products that we believe in and we use in the salon. We stand behind our products 100%. We believe in educating our clients on how to successfully style and care for their hair by recommending the right products.
116 W. Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60654
Tues-Wed: 10:00am → 6:00pm
Thurs: 11:00am → 7:00pm
Fri: 10:00am → 6:00pm
Sat: 9:00am → 5:00pm
Sunday, Monday: Closed