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goldplaited team

5 | 155 reviews

Chicago, IL

goldplaited is Chicago's first finishing salon, specializing in beauty-enhancing makeup, fabulous blowouts and polished & fun drystyles. Located at the border of Lincoln Park/Lakeview, we are at the intersection of Sheffield and Diversey. Please note: Our cancellation policy is seven days in advance of the class. Within seven days, we can not accept cancellations or transfers. You are welcome to gift your admission to a friend if you can't make it.

Mal's Reviews

5 | 155 reviews
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    Jami S.
    Hair & Makeup Time Savers for the gal on the go

    Good class to learn a few quick tips. Everyone at Goldplaited was so friendly - can't wait to go back for hair & makeup.

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    Sarah B.
    Curling Iron Class

    Loved the class. Got some great tips I otherwise wouldn't know!

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    Sara G.
    Curling Iron Class

    I thought it was great! The class size was perfect and I definitely learned more than I expected to. They had great tools, products and advice!

    From Teacher:

    Thanks so much for your feedback, Sara!

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    Lexi L.
    Curling Iron Class

    I attended the curling iron class & had a great time learning all about different curling tools, products and styles! Great atmosphere & adorable salon! I am so bummed I can't make the make-up night on Feb 13th but I do hope I can make the smokey eye! ~Lexi

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    Liana B.
    Curling Iron Class

    It was a very helpful 1 hour class! They demonstrated several curling techniques with different curling iron types. They even coached you through as you practiced with their tools, which was the best part. I left with better knowledge of how to use a curling iron, a recommended hair product and lipstick color. The champagne and macaroons were a great addition! Would definitely check out another class by gold plaited.

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    Heather D.
    Curling Iron Class

    Loved it -- so much fun!

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    Anna S.
    Braids & Brows

    I had a great time at the Brows and Braids class. I had never tried a brow product before and loved seeing the subtle difference in using the products provided. The braiding portion of the class was so fun! Marisol made it look so easy, and she had several different styles to show off depending on your hair length. I would definitely try another Goldplaited class to experiment with different hair and makeup styles!

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    Lexi L.
    Braids & Brows

    I have taken 3 classes with Goldplaited and am completely HOOKED! All the classes have been super informative and super fun! It is in such a cute and comfortable environment, that you will walk about with a smile (and great hair, makeup, lips, etc)! The Braids & Brow class was awesome. I just started to fill in my brows this past year and have no clue why I didn't start sooner! We were taught different techniques and make up to use and I noticed such a different! The braiding class was so fun and honestly have been practicing and braiding my hair like crazy! With every class there is the lipstick bar and you get matched with a fun color, it's the icing on the cake! I have gone to these classes solo and with gal pals....either way, you will have an awesome time and meet great peeps!

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    Lexi L.
    Smokey Eye Makeup Class with Contour & Voluminous Hair Tips!

    I had always thought that the way to a smokey eye was more and more eyeshadow.....yet my smokey eye never turned out smokey.....just one giant blob of one solid color! I loved this class for teaching me a fool-proof method to the smokey-eye and even how to tame it down with neutral colors for an everyday look! This class was so much fun and after being all did up, I just wish I had somewhere to go after!

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    Nora F.
    Hair & Makeup Time Savers for the gal on the go

    Super practical class. Good for beginners. Makes trying to add some basic fundamentals to looking "glam" less intimidating.

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    Nora F.
    Curling Iron Class

    Super helpful class. It was neat to be able to see the technique and then be able to try the tools on your own afterwards.

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    Ashley M.
    Hair & Makeup Time Savers for the gal on the go

    This was a great class and made for a great girls night! The owners and the staff were very welcoming and personal. The shop is very trendy and cute. This class was very fun and informative. The make-up portion was awesome. As someone who is very intimidated by makeup they really made me feel at ease and taught techniques that I feel like I could replicate. The hair styles portion was very basic but fun. The girl who did the hair portion was very patient with the curling your hair with a straight net technique.

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    Jenny V.
    Master the Beachy Look: Glowing Skin & Boho Waves

    I really enjoyed this class - it was a great mix of demonstrating techniques on a model and then getting to try things hands on. The instructors encouraged us to play with all the products and provided 1:1 advice on achieving the desired look. I also found a new favorite hair product brand! There was zero sales pressure to buy stuff, but I'm pretty sure most people did buy products because they were great.

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    Marcy W.
    Master the Beachy Look: Glowing Skin & Boho Waves

    Goldplaited is very easy to get to. We were welcomed with Champagne and/or water which was a delight! All Goldplaited personnel were pleasant and professional. Great hair and makeup tips were demonstrated. We even had a chance to experiment with their curling irons and makeup. It was fun!

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    Kelli M.
    Curling Iron Class

    This class was great! I have never been able to get curls to stay without first dousing my hair in hairspray. You learn how to use several curling irons, then you get to practice on your own hair with the help of the staff. I learned how to use a straightener to curl my hair, and it lasts longer than 1 hour!!

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    Stephanie D.
    Master the Beachy Look: Glowing Skin & Boho Waves

    I really enjoyed the beachy make up tips more than the hair. The salon is super cute and the girls are all very nice!

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    Amanda L.
    Curling Iron Class

    I learned so much more than I expected to in this class! I didn't realize there are new curling irons on the market that literally do all the work for you. I bought a new curling iron there (heavily discounted) and I took it home and curled my entire head of hair in 10 minutes and it was so easy and fun! I love my new iron and the new techniques I learned. Great, great class.

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    Katie B.
    Curling Iron Class

    Had a great time in Curling Iron class! I've been wanting to take a class like this for years so was really looking forward to it. The teachers demonstrated multiple types of irons then let us go to it while stepping in to help. I learned a ton and excited to use the tips I learned!

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    Abbie B.
    Curling Iron Class

    My friend and I went to the curling iron class after work. We brought wine but they had champagne ready to serve and the shop was pretty and clean. The demos were great and after we could try out the different techniques, drink more wine and chat with the other ladies. I went back the following week to get a blowout before my friends wedding. Very quick and reasonably priced. Can't wait to go back!

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    Pamela S.
    Curling Iron Class

    Megan was excellent! She has patience and is very willing to answer all your questions. If you are looking to learn a lot in the class, ask for her! You won't be disappointed!

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    Christine S.
    Curling Iron Class

    I've been curling my hair for many years, but did not know any of the techniques taught in this class, so it was very beneficial to me. I can't recommend this class enough! Well worth my time/money, and the free drinks and makeup tutorials were great extras. Fun and informative, and I'm putting the skills I learned to good use! All of the gals who taught were very knowledgeable and helpful.

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    Maria B.
    Curling Iron Class

    Loved this class - the girls demonstrated how to use various curling irons and how to achieve different looks. I finally figured out what I was doing wrong all of these years! It was a fun atmosphere and the owners made us feel right at home!

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    Trish H.
    Curling Iron Class

    Fun class!

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    Michelle G.
    Curling Iron Class

    Teachers were experienced and very friendly. Everyone got one on one attention. Most importantly I feel like I mastered the skill!

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    Mallory B.
    Curling Iron Class

    A lot of opportunities to practice on your own hair with their guidance The brows and champagne were great added bonuses!

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    Lina E.
    Curling Iron Class

    Having trouble curling my own hair. Was never really good at those things, to begin with. It just takes a little more effort on my part.

    The ladies at the salon are very helpful, fun, and great at teaching the basics and then some. We got to play around with different curling irons. I may sign up again, as I haven't been practicing!!!!

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    Pauline T.
    Curling Iron Class

    The first half of the class two instructors demoed different types of curling irons and the last half was open to go to different stations to try the irons. I think this class is best for someone that doesn’t know what type of curling iron to use. I didn’t leave being an expert at curling hair but I did leave with a new iron!

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    Sheila V.
    Curling Iron Class

    I got some good tips, but I don't feel any better with my use of a curling iron. I think I need hours and hours of practice! The class was a little too crowded for the teachers to be able to help everyone.

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    Michelle G.
    Curling Iron Class

    I had such a great time at this class. All of the staff was extremely friendly, helpful, and welcoming. What a great place! The demonstration, instruction and tips were excellent. Highly recommend.

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    Lindsey F.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    I finally know how to make a winged tip eye - thanks Marguerite! Everyone at Goldplaited was friendly, helpful, & knowledgable. The braid bar with Megan was a fun addition to this class!

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    Liz O.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    The class was great. Fun and interactive. Will definitely go to another class hosted there. I enjoyed the hands on portion.

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    Victoria S.
    Makeup 101 - customized to your makeup bag!

    This class was awesome! I really learned a lot. There was a lot of interaction with the instructors. I can't wait to go back again! The salon itself is really cute too.

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    Christine S.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    Love all the dabble classes here! Learned some great tips and have new products to try out! Always get compliments from all the new things I try out

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    Danielle K.
    Curling Iron Class

    I decided to try this class because I have had NO luck with curling my hair. I even bought an expensive Chi iron and did not know how to use it. Everyone was really nice and they showed all of us some great tips. I just stuck to the iron I brought so I could get tips on how to finally use it correctly. They had lots of irons to try out. I learns some good brow tips too! I would highly recommend this class and have already told a bunch of friends about it (some even know how to curl their hair well and still want to take it!). I will defiantly sign up for their other classes!

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    Clare J.
    Curling Iron Class

    The ladies of goldplaited led an excellent class. If you're a beginner, or even an experienced personal hair stylist, I guarantee that you will walk away with a least one new trick. I certainly did!

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    Logan Z.
    Curling Iron Class

    This was an excellent class - both the teaching and hands-on portion were so helpful. The staff were friendly, and the sales were great.

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    Amanda M.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    I absolutely loved this class and the whole experience! It was fun yet ever so helpful for even the most makeup or braiding challenged gal! I took away quite a few gems that I am already working into my daily routine and I honestly cannot wait to come back for another class!

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    Alex O.
    Curling Iron Class

    Super great. Marisol was very patient and everyone was very understanding of what little skills you might bring to the table. I loved learning about all the different curling implements and trying them out to see which one worked best for you and which one was the easiest to use. They also included a lip and brow tutorial which was a great added bonus!

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    Sarge A.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    Great salon! Learned a lot, and a fun, easy night.

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    Ann H.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    loved the braid tutorial! I learned a really cute braid style. Eye makeup was great for beginner and those who don't wear much makeup on a daily basis. I watch a lot of youtube so found this to be a review of what I already knew.

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    Mary C.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    I LOVED this class, Mal and all the instructors were so informational and friendly, I learned some new tips and tricks and am interested in attending another class!

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    Jessie A.
    Braids 101

    I loved the Updo class! We learned 5 new hairstyles during the class and had time to practice with the help of the instructors. I plan to add 3 of the hairdo's to my regular routine. Very fun!

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    Jami S.
    Braids 101

    The class was a lot of fun and I even learned how to do a fishtail braid, which I'm very excited about. Thanks GP!

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    Cindy D.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    the teacher seemed very informative and knew what they were talking about. Overall the content was great!

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    April T.
    Curling Iron Class

    I took this class with 2 girlfriends and we all LOVED it. I specifically wanted to learn to do waves/curls with my straightener--success! The instructor was really funny and also encouraged questions. After the demo, there were other stylists available to work with students 1-on-1. Best $20 I've spent in awhile!!

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    Jennifer G.
    Curling Iron Class

    I wish I had a class like this 10 years ago. Oh, the awkward hair days it would have saved me! I learned just the tricks I needed to create polished and beachy waves that looks SO much better than anything I could do before. This class will pay for itself a billion times over.

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    Devin K.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    I came to Mal's class with lots of questions and left with gorgeous makeup, a renewed self-confidence in applying eye makeup, and even learned how to fishtail braid! There is so much to learn in class (products, brushes, technique) but the goldplaited team makes it really easy to learn new things. They walk around for the last half of class and answer questions, show you how to perfectly apply liner, and give you little hacks that are absolutely priceless. I highly recommend this class to anyone - it was fabulous!

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    Devin K.
    Curling Iron Class

    Curling irons have always frightened me. I've been a hot curlers gal since I was a kid, and frankly, I thought I'd stay that way. After Mal's class, however, I not only learned about every. single. kind. of curling iron that exists, but which one was best for my hair/look, and then learned how to use it in class so I'd look great every time. Take time in class to really explore the different curling irons, let Mal's team walk you through different looks, and bring your own tools, too: If you're not in the market to buy something new, they'll show you how best to work with what you've got. I'll definitely be back to this class to hone my skills.

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    Meghan P.
    Curling Iron Class

    Went with my sister and had a lovely time learning how to maintain quality waves:) Would recommend to others! Doesn't matter your hair type, they got the tools and advice for you:)

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    Angeline L.
    Curling Iron Class

    Great experience! Learned some really good techniques for curling my hair because apparently I had been doing it wrong for years ha! I would recommend this class.

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    Lindsey F.
    Curling Iron Class

    Excellent class! I walked away with skills that I feel like I can actually use and pull off! The staff at goldplaited are friendly and awesome. I also loved the bonus brow fill in tips! Thanks for a great evening ladies!

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    Gwen P.
    Braids 101

    The class was a lot of fun. The timing of everything was great. I loved the instructors -- they were helpful. I left feeling more confident about an updo I'd want to repeat and also got bonus make-up tips!

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    Anne S.
    Curling Iron Class

    What an awesome and fun class! Great instructors - patient, fun, helpful. Great product recommendations!

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    Kelly M.
    Curling Iron Class

    Very informative on how to use various tools and products, and included personal recommendations. Fun environment.

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    Camille V.
    Curling Iron Class

    Loved this class! Mal and Corinna and their staff are so warm and welcoming. They went over different types of curling irons and straighteners, some I hadn't even heard of before, and their studio is such a beautiful setting. I even got hands-on make-up tips for eyebrows and lips. Loved this class!

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    Patrycja L.
    Curling Iron Class

    Great class and lovely instructors. They had many curling wands I did not know existed! You will definitely find something for yourself. Also, after the class, you can purchase the products you were using.

    Secret tip: Come early(ish) and sit in the middle! The instructors try their best, but it is way harder to follow when you are siting on the side.

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    Anne F.
    Braids 101

    I came into the class not knowing how to do a SINGLE THING to do with my hair, and left having mastered not one but two awesome updos. Teachers give good clear demonstrations and are super-patient, and there are tons of supplies and mirrors around so you can try it all out yourself. I really appreciated that they were willing to spend one-on-one time with you to help you figure out how to master each style. If I can learn this stuff, anyone can.

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    Chloe M.
    Curling Iron Class

    Absolutely loved this class such a good time and learned some great new tricks! Will definitely be going back to goldplaited :)

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    D P.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    Not only did I learn how to contour, but I finally figured out how to tease my hair! This class was worth it.

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    Amanda G.
    Braids 101

    This class was so fun! We learned four different updo/braid styles, then got to try them out ourselves. They have sparkling wine and refreshments for attendees, and all the teachers were so nice and helpful. I could barely do a ponytail before class, and now I can actually create a braided updo that doesn't look like a complete mess.

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    Kari S.
    Curling Iron Class

    Loved this class! Very fun and informative, makes me actually want to curl my hair now because it is easier than it looks!

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    Elana D.
    Curling Iron Class

    It was a fun class. They were very helpful and patient with my lack of experience. I would love to take another class with them.

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    Karen R.
    Curling Iron Class

    Great class! We learned how to use 5 or 6 different curling irons and tips on how to prep the hair. Very informative and well taught.

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    Jessica S.
    Makeup 101 - customized to your makeup bag!

    This was a very informative and fun class. The environment was clean and attractive. I felt like I got one on one attention.

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    Jami S.
    Curling Iron Class

    The class was very informative and as always the ladies that own and teach at Goldplaited are professional, courteous, and fun. The "how-to" part where the stylist showed how to curl her hair on herself was a bit long but other than that the class was great. I learned how to use my wand that I've been wanted to use for years!

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    Jessica Z.
    Curling Iron Class

    The class was very informative and we'll taught. The instructors were very helpful. Had a good time

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    Angelique A.
    Braids 101

    I had a great experience at this event. the staff is very welcoming and went out of their way to make everyone feel welcome. As the hairstylist was demonstrating the hairstyles, she was happy to answer questions and more then willing to repeat a step. After the demonstrations, we we're given one on one time with the hairstylist. I had very much enjoyed my experience with this salon and I highly recommend this class. I've signed up for their hair curling lesson and I can't wait!

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    Kelly F.
    Braids 101

    This was a really fun class, with plenty of time to try out some demonstrated braid styles with opportunity for one-on-one correction and advice. All the ladies at Goldplaited were super nice and helpful. I even got to try a fun bold lip color and try out their brow highlighter - which I purchased and LOVE! I feel like it makes my eyes look brighter and I look more put together every morning. I've even rocked a few braids this past week, as have the friends I brought to this class.

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    Elana D.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    I really enjoyed the class. I learned a lot and liked the demo portion and having a hands on portion!

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    Maddy C.
    Complexion Basics: Conceal + Perfect! All Skin Types welcome!

    I absolutely loved this course. While I'm much more of a "5-minute face" type of girl, the techniques they taught and the products I was introduced to will remain in my beauty arsenal for years to come. The goldplaited team was professional, friendly and helpful. I will definitely be checking out their future classes.

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    Angelique A.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    This is a great beginners class for someone who isn't confident in applying make up. My favorite part of the class is when you break into small groups and the instructors give you hands on help and you can ask questions and get advice.

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    Terri S.
    Curling Iron Class

    Very good teacher and demonstrator. There should be two demonstrators at the same time -- one for long hair and one for medium/short hair.

    After the lecture, the teachers should walk around more to the various students.

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    Amy S.
    Curling Iron Class

    Great opportunity to use different types of curling irons and tools. The demonstration and hands-on help was good for someone who is hand-eye uncoordinated like me!

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    Kaitlyn B.
    Curling Iron Class

    This class was great! The hand's on instruction really helped. I learned to curl my hair almost perfectly with a straightening iron which I had never been able to do! I will definitely be back for more classes

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    Kelsey W.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    I learned so much from this class! It's awesome that we got so much personal attention and advice on how to deal with our own hair types. All the teachers were really friendly and offered great information.

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    Paloma N.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    I loved this class! It was so helpful and the individual attention I got was great. The Gold Plaited team answered all questions I had, so now I can blow out my own hair with ease!

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    Jennifer G.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    Tremendously informative! It's nice to have the know-how to achieve the bouncy, smooth post-salon look myself. The class was fun, and we moved at our own pace. Special attention and tips were given for our specific hair types.

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    Tamara F.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    Fun evening, easy step by step on how to apply eye makeup.

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    Janine M.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    I loved this class! Out of the 10 or so Dabble classes I've taken, this has been the one that has taught me the most. Super personalized attention and non-judgmental atmosphere. Will definitely practice the techniques on my own and would definitely recommend Goldplaited.

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    Laurie R.
    Curling Iron Class

    The instructors gave very clear instructions and provided LOTS of hands on support. I learned so much and had lots of fun.

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    Ashley G.
    Braids 101

    This class was fun and insightful, though I probably wouldn't rate it a beginners' class. If you already know how to braid and french braid well, then this class is probably great for your skill level. I unfortunately didn't have enough of a base level of braid knowledge and skill to take much away from the class. In addition, most of the class is demonstration - there isn't a ton of hands-on learning.

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    Eliana S.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    I had a great time at this class. The teachers were very helpful and knowledgable. The only thing I would suggest is that I would have preferred to do more of the blowdry on my own. The teachers helped a lot which was nice but then it makes it harder for me to then go home and do it independently. Overall, great experience. I would definitely take another class there again.

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    Mk H.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    Enjoyed the experience! Plenty of makeup artists to assist and help us select eye shadow colors. Helpful demonstration of techniques by the owner and another make-up artist. The hands-on ability for us to follow along was the true value. I was gently pushed into trying something new. And, I purchased some concealer that I love. Just this morning through away 4-5 different types I had ongering in my makeup drawer. I finally found something that works. (and I cover it gently with MACs CC/BB concealer powder).

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    Megan M.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    I really enjoyed the class and it was far more information than i anticipated. My only critique is there was a ton of information on products and tools and technique. It was almost too much to take in. I wish they gave us a cheat sheet when we left that just named at least what they used, if not by brand name, just by tool (i.e. fan brush, highlighter, etc.)

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    Tamara F.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    My favorite class so far. I enjoyed the smaller class size and individual attention given by the teachers.

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    Megan T.
    Braids 101

    I cannot say enough about how wonderful Mal, Co and the rest of the staff at goldplaited are. I am hopeless when it comes to doing my hair for special occasions, but after the braided upstyles class not only was I able to recreate everything later at home, but I had several people ask if I had my hair professionally done! I would 12/10 recommend this class.

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    Kaeli H.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    This class was very informative and hands-on. The instructor had us do most of the work, but was constantly available offering helpful tips. The flow of the class was great, and I feel comfortable doing it on my own now.

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    Hannah D.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    highly recommend!!!!

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    Jewel S.
    Curling Iron Class

    I LOVED this class. I've always been able to curl my hair but never knew how to make different types of curls with different hot tools. Plus they show you great tips on how to make your curls stay longer. I walked out there with a bunch of new products in hand and feeling beautiful! Loved this class!

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    Dakota P.
    Braids 101

    This class was great! First, they offered the participants white wine upon entering, which was both unexpected and welcomed! There were only six people in my session with three teachers, so there was a lot of one on one help along the way. It was well-paced and differentiated; some people caught on faster than others, and the instructors were able to help everyone. They even stayed past the end time to teach people any braids they hadn't covered in class. They were all very kind and helpful. While most of the other participants knew each other, I went in alone. However, I never felt awkward or left out, in large part because of the instructors. I hope they offer an intermediate braiding course of some kind to keep going!

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    Maureen B.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    The instructor (Anna) was awesome, informative and very easy to answer my questions. It seemed like she got around to each person and there was also other makeup artists there so there was a lot of personal or one-on-one contact. I plan on going to all the classes at this place.

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    Nathalie S.
    Curling Iron Class

    I really enjoyed the class because of the people who were teaching - clearly knowledgeable, but really accessible. The location was great and the glass of wine set a fun tone to the night! I was excited to learn how to work with three different "hot tools" (the barrel, flat iron and wand) but was disappointed that there weren't different "kinds" of curls taught. We only got two different ways to create a curl when we worked with the wand - but I've seen videos where there are up to six different kinds which can be created - even just with the barrel!

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    Leslie Z.
    Braids 101

    I appreciated the "do on yourself" training. I can do lots styles on others, but this class focused on tips on how to do various braids on your own hair, which was great. I also liked the tips on how to do styles I normally do (side bun) in a new/ more interesting way. Good "101" class.

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    Christine S.
    Curling Iron Class

    Such a fun class - I encouraged 4 of my girl friends to sign up with me. Everyone loved it - and we all learned a few new tricks when it comes to curling.

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    Holly H.
    Braids 101

    Pretty good class. Would of loved to learn more braid options versus just the two we did learn.

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    Carla A.
    Curling Iron Class

    Great class! Learned several different techniques for curling my hair with plenty of time to try out/practice. Having several instructors there was really helpful so everyone got plenty of one-on-one attention. Definitely recommend.

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    Christina W.
    Curling Iron Class

    This class was awesome. Perfect for a beginner. I learned so much!

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    Ashley H.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    It was fun to watch step-by-step the best way to do an easy daytime eye look and have someone show us hands on, the braid bar was great too!

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    Elana D.
    Braids 101

    Great class! Lot's of one on one help! Detailed demonstrations

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    Miranda H.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    The team at Goldplaired is awesome! I have taken the curling iron and highlighting class and have walked away with so much. I would highly recommend any of their classes!

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    Sarah C.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    Really enjoyed this hands on experience! Definitely got a better idea of how to contour !

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    Elizabeth H.
    Braids 101

    This class was so fun and Mal and her team were so helpful. I went in with little confidence in my braiding abilities, but the instructors broke it down step-by-step. We had plenty of time to sip wine, practice on our own, follow along with the instructors, and work and with the teachers one-on-one. I left knowing how to do a Dutch braid, a fishtail braid and a French braid, plus two alternatives to ponytails. I look forward to being the envy of Instagram with my hip braids, and I look forward to more classes at goldplaited!

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    Victoria S.
    Curling Iron Class

    This was one of the best Dabble classes I've taken! The class included plenty of instructors who were each knowledgeable, friendly, and super helpful, and overall was a perfect mix of demonstration and hands-on experimenting. For some reason I've always been intimidated by the thought of curling my hair, and every time I've tried it hasn't worked out, but now I feel that I have the tools to make it work for me. Highly recommend this course!

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    Sara O.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    Amazing! I had so much fun and learned how to make my hair look bomb. All my friends want me to give them blowouts now! Really good balance between then showing us and doing it ourselves. Plus the girls at the salon were so nice and helpful. Highly recommend.

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    Katie M.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    Awesome experience! Great hands-on learning with tons of help.

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    Monica B.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    The instructors were very knowledgable, experienced and helpful throughout the session.

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    Lauren P.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    I'm a little more advanced with makeup but still learned a couple tips & tricks.

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    Marisa H.
    Braids 101

    I really enjoyed learning different ways to braid my hair! Gold-plated had a bunch of teachers around to help you out, and I ended up learning some really cute and easy hairstyles!

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    Natasha C.
    Braids 101

    Learned really easy new hairstyles.

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    Nathalie S.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    I thought the class was great! They made eye make up much less intimidating and fun to do! I particularly enjoyed the one on one, hands-on, "I do one eye, you do the other" approach. I thought that helped a lot in making it more accessible. And all the instructors and salon owners were very nice and helpful - answering questions and being readily available throughout the class.

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    Jaime Z.
    Curling Iron Class

    Fun and hands-on! Almost as many instructors as there were students, so there was lots of guidance.

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    Amy N.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    It was such a great, hands-on experience! The staff was knowledgeable and they taught me a lot! I highly suggest this class!

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    Nicole D.
    All About Eyes! Eye Makeup Looks

    Super fun class. Anna was great and I left feeling more confident in doing my eye makeup. Will definitely be back.

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    Katherine G.
    Curling Iron Class

    I loved the class! Great one-on-one time with the instructors and the product I wanted to purchase was available at the end of the class.

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    Mali G.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    So great, definitely recommend!

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    Daria S.
    Curling Iron Class

    I am one of those girls that could never get a hold of curling hair. My curls would never stay for more than an hour and would just drop flat. I have tried curling irons, hot rollers, but nothing worked. So after numerous attempts I just gave up until I signed up for this class. I came by myself, however, I didn't feel awkward or intimidated. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. After an hour or so of theory we started practicing on our own. Becky was especially sweet. She recommended to switch to another type of curling iron that finally worked for my hair. I'm very excited to try their other classes.

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    Julie T.
    Blowout Bootcamp

    LOVED THIS CLASS. I truly feel like I got bang for my buck. I recommend this class to anyone looking to find a new way to SUCCESSFULLY blow dry their hair. I truly have received so many compliments.

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    Courtney M.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    The artists customized the class for everyone there, giving us all specific tips for highlighting our own features.

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    Elizabeth B.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    This class was so much fun! I went with a friend and we both loved the class. I have never liked how much I looked after doing my own makeup. I will definitely be coming back for their other classes.

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    Katie C.
    Highlight & Contour Makeup Techniques

    Great class! Loved the hands-on help and small class size!

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    Melanie V.
    Curling Iron Class

    The setting for the class was great - very open and friendly. The class set up was informative and the hands on portion was helpful. I could have used just a little more attention during the hands on portion when I was clearly struggling but I walked out of the class with the knowledge of how to use at least one of the tools.

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    Jessica S.
    Curling Iron Class

    This was a really fun class! I signed up with a girlfriend, and it was BYOB. The class itself was really helpful because the studio went through different styles and tools for curling your hair. We got time at the end of class to practice with every kind of styling tool. They even had a station with lipsticks to try, which was a nice little bonus. I've recommended this class to a lot of people.

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    Megan F.
    Curling Iron Class

    Learned valuable lessons like protecting my hair prior to using heat, and what tools work best on my hair type. Overall, super valuable class and will take classes at this location again!

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    Mk C.
    Braids 101

    Had a great time at the braiding class! We learned three different braids and then how to do something called festival hair (I think that's the name - it's where you use an elastic headband around your head and tuck the hair under). They had lots of staff on hand to make sure everyone unferstood how each style worked AND the staff was super friendly and patient for hair challenged folks like myself. I've been able to duplicate all of the braids outside of class and have been getting compliments! I would definitely take another class.

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    Rachel B.
    Braids 101

    Very fun! Wine and personal coaching. We will be back for another class.

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    Katie C.
    Master the Beachy Look: Glowing Skin & Boho Waves

    Great mix between hair and makeup techniques. Hands on help and easy to understand tutorials. Definitely worth taking!

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    Mary H.
    Braids 101

    The class was nice. I would love if they added how to do French braid on yourself.

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    Mk C.
    Curling Iron Class

    Another excellent class at Gold Plaited! I've also taken Braids 101 (loved it!). The stylists who teach are just so so patient for really hair inept people like myself. We had a good lecture about hair prep for curling hair, watched the stylists explain 4 different curling tools, and then got to try out all 4 tools for the remainder of the class while the stylists walked around to make sure we had everything under control. I left feeling a lot more confident about my hair curling skills.

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    Shefali S.
    Curling Iron Class

    Fun class! The best part was being able to practice with the instructors. However there was no brow instruction as promised and the class only runs till 8:45 (not 9 like the description indicates).

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    Casey A. Q.
    Braids 101

    lots of great braiding techniques! i also liked the products they shared with the class to help make it easier

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