Philip Pelusi FAQ

Q: What are some of the benefits of a salon?

A: Salons typically offer certified and rigorously trained stylists that stay on the cutting edge of all the latest styles and trends while remaining true to classical styles. Salons offer a unique set of services that can’t be found just anywhere, providing the proper treatment and care that your hair needs.

Q: Where are your salons located?

A: We offer 12 locations catering to both men and women conveniently located throughout the Pittsburgh area extending from the downtown area to the outer suburbs. Some of our locations offer spa services in addition to the standard hair salon services, including cosmetic application, waxing, facials and skin care, nails and more.

Q: What training do Philip Pelusi stylists go through?

A: Our Stylists are highly trained and certified to provide you with the ultimate hair salon experience. Each visit with our stylists ensures a customized design consultation and beauty plan along with product recommendations to keep your hair looking great. Our stylists must complete an extensive training program on each service that we offer in order to be certified to perform that service in our salons.

Q: What products do you offer?

A: Philip Pelusi, internationally recognized stylist, product innovator and founder of Philip Pelusi salons launched his own line of professional hair care and skin care products to help clients manage their styles at home. Our products are designed to solve problems in order to facilitate easier styling.  The P2® Essentials Hair and Skin Care lines, which can be purchased both online and in salon, combine the best of science with the best of nature to bring you your best results.

Q: How do I know what style and products are right for me?

A: Philip Pelusi Image Profile Consultations are complimentary with every service. Design Consultants are eager to provide you with a no-charge consultation with every visit.  Our stylists are trained in the Volumetric® system of cutting which is designed to maximize your hair’s potential.  The consultation begins with a discussion of your hair’s needs and concludes by providing recommendations for services and products to achieve the look you desire.

Q: What if I can’t stop by a salon, but still am interested in buying product?

A: Online shoppers have the unique opportunity to either choose from several tested and proven hair care systems available or customize a package to your own needs using our “Ask the Experts” feature.

Q: What sets Philip Pelusi salons apart from other salons in the area?

A: Since 1965, Philip Pelusi salons have been a fixture in the Pittsburgh hair salon market, starting as a one-salon, four hairdresser studio.  In just 11 years’ time, Philip Pelusi had expanded to having over 200 stylists on staff and invented a revolutionary cutting method known as Volumetrics® as well as creating an educational program for up and coming stylists.

Q: So what are Volumetrics®?

A: Volumetric® Haircutting is Philip Pelusi’s exclusive, patented haircutting system that maximizes your hair’s potential by working with your hair’s natural growth patterns, texture and density.  Working on all types of hair from smooth to curly, Volumetrics® enhances your hair for optimal style using precision cutting methods. Prices range from $27.95 to $65.50 for females and $27.95 to $61.95 for males depending on length and style choices.

Q: What else does the salon offer?

A: Philip Pelusi salons offer everything your standard hair salon has and more. Our Guest Services team will ensure that you are matched to the stylist team best suited to meet your needs.  With the free image profile consultation and our highly trained stylists, you are ensured a truly unique salon experience; offering color and highlights, perms and relaxers, customized blowdry and style services, hair straightening, scalp treatments, product support and more.