My One Year Anniversary at Joel Ray Salon

  I can’t believe a year has gone by so quickly! It’s been an amazing experience. I am so lucky to have such an amazing setting and co-workers that inspire me everyday. Mostly, I am grateful for my loyal clients … Continue reading


New Location and Pricing Structure

Join me on my New Adventure I am very excited to announce that I have been offered an amazing opportunity and am moving to a new location on South Lamar – Joel Ray Salon in the Brodie Oaks Shopping Center. … Continue reading


Extended Holiday Hours

Greetings! In order to keep you looking beautiful through the holidays, I have opened up some Monday’s and extended my hours in November and December. If the new holiday hours are more convenient and you need to reschedule an existing … Continue reading


It’s official! I’m an employee of Salon Be

I am so excited to be settled in my new home. I know that this was quite a sudden change, but when life gives you lemons you must make lemonade! I love Salon Be. The vibe is great, my station is adorable, and the location is ideal! After my first day, I have more updates for you all.

Booking – please book online through and search for Rachael Dunn. If you have any questions, feel free to text or call me (512)825-3866

Parking – the parking garage gate is closed sometimes. I heard they have closed it recently because the residents of The Gables are being protected from the SXSW crowd. There is a gate on the south side of the garage that faces the entrance of Trader Joes. The gate is located just east of the salon. The gate code is #3000. You can also search under the resident portal for ‘Salon Be’. Street parking is a available as well, but not free like the garage.

Friday March 11 – the president is coming to town! Please plan your trip ahead of time and research road closures.…

Thank you to everyone who has been so kind as to follow and support me through this transition! It has been an adventure so far and I’m loving every second. I’m constantly and pleasantly surprised by the volume of love and support I have received through this journey. Everything is falling into place and staying super positive. I’m so humbled and grateful.




Join me at my new location – Salon Be

Hello to my sweet clients, I am so excited to announce that I am moving to a new location in downtown Austin – Salon Be. I am so grateful to Bella Salon and Spa for being my home for the … Continue reading


Front Row in Miami, Day 3&4

Day 3 The day started with a 9 AM motivational speaker, Jim Collins. He is a West Point graduate, rock climber, and author of the book Good to Great. Collins explained that he is extremely loyal to his barber, Dean. … Continue reading


Front Row in Miami, Day 1 & 2

I am so excited to write this post. It’s a long one but a good one. I promise I really tried to make it shorter. I had the pleasure of attending a 3 day hair show in Miami, Florida hosted … Continue reading


I got a Promotion!!! 

    I’m so grateful and humbled to be recognized for all the hard work and dedication I have put into my craft. My prices have increased and I just want to give you all a heads up so its not … Continue reading


Bayalage is Making Waves

  Pronounced “ball-ee-aw-j”, this is the newest, coolest and most effortless color trend out there right now. It’s been around forever but it is making a huge comeback. The word originates from the French language and means “to sweep”. When a … Continue reading


VOTE AURA – Austin Fashion Week 2015 Mash-Up Competition

   This is an annual competition that I have participated in for the past 5 years. I have won twice and have been nominated twice. I would love to rank this year. Please vote for my team, Aura, with the … Continue reading