The first blow dry bar on the US West Coast, Swink Style Bar opened in 2009 and specializes in fabulousness for your hair and face. We get the pace of life today, offering blow-outs, lash extensions, waxing, makeup, and other affordable services that help you look your best.
Carolyn Bardon, CEO and Owner
Carolyn is a self-professed operations junkie who is constantly looking for ways to improve organizational efficiency while ensuring a superb customer experience. Earlier in her career, Carolyn spent time in the financial services industry as well as several start-ups. She also started a small family business that eventually grew to ten locations and was often recognized for its commitment to outstanding customer service. More recently, she has spent time in senior finance and operations roles for local non-profits including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In her role as CEO for Swink, Carolyn is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations for the company. She is also a Board Director for SG Preston, a leading bioenergy products development company, as well as a frequent volunteer at her daughters’ school.
Swink is powered by a passionate and talented group of individuals who's passion for bringing out your inner beauty is unparalleled in the industry. The women and men who work at Swink, do so because they have a passion and talent for transformative styling. Outside of Swink, many are incredibly talented cut and colorists, hair extension experts and most have done hair and makeup styling for print, and film photoshoots as well as fashion show work.