At Exsalonce Salon & Day Spa, the expertise and passion of our team is the key to our status as one of Chicago’s top neighborhood salon & spas. We are always looking for talented, motivated individuals to join us in delivering the superior results and service our clients know and love.

Being a part of Exsalonce means working with a creative, supportive, and vibrant team that encourages excellence. We offer a New Artist Program (see below) as well as continuing education and professional development to build your skillset and keep you up-to-date with leading industry trends and technology.

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We offer a new artist program for new professionals to the industry. This rigorous 24-week training program, personally crafted by Tony Odisho, covers all aspects of our ever-evolving industry. Cut, color, extensions, styling, makeup and product knowledge are just a few of the topics covered. It’s like an opportunity to earn your master’s degree in hair and beauty right out of cosmetology school.


At Exsalonce Salon, we celebrate our stylists’ advancements. We actively provide an ongoing curriculum that encourages next-level growth and confidence. Both in-house and on-location trainings lead by industry experts are part of our monthly schedule.


Several advanced education and growth opportunities are available at Exsalonce. If you are a leader and find yourself naturally mentoring others, perhaps becoming a Tony Odisho Licensed Educator is right for you. Through a series of intense certification courses in our Train-the-Trainer program, you will become a master in the Art of Hair Extensions and other leading industry techniques. We will provide you with all the tools needed to become a successful Tony Odisho Licensed Educator, a true expert in the field.



At Exsalonce Salon professional growth is of utmost importance to us. We value each artist and believe their uniqueness and personal goals are paramount to long-term success. We make it a priority to provide educational opportunities that are engaging and cutting edge. When you join the Exsalonce team you join a teachable environment with programs for the New Artists, opportunities for professional development at various conferences (i.e. Intercoiffure Organization), and connections with the industry at various beauty shows.


Exsalonce Salon is a proud member of the Professional Beauty Association (PBA). We firmly believe in the principles of this 100,000 member strong community which serves to elevate and unite beauty industry professionals. Each member is granted access to education, charitable outreach, government advocacy, events and more.


Exsalonce Salon has a strong presence in Intercoiffure, the most powerful and influential organization in the hairdressing industry. Only the leading hair salons are members, and Exsalonce is one of them! Intercoiffure sets the standards in the beauty industry, sharing that responsibility with its membership from more than 50 countries. As a member of our team, you will have opportunities to attend events hosted by this prestigious and innovative organization.


America’s Beauty Show (ABS) is one of the most anticipated 3-day events of the year, and the Exsalonce team is always positioned front and center at the custom designed Tony Odisho Extensions booth. We gather a small army of on-site styling experts and cutting edge demonstrations, highlighting the newest products and techniques available. As part of our team, you may have the opportunity to to be a Demonstration Artist showcasing your best talents and our unparalleled techniques and products. ABC is the ultimate destination for serious beauty professionals, with more than 76,000 salon professionals and owners, aspiring students and teachers, headliners and educators, leading product manufacturers and distributors showcasing the latest products.


For years, Exsalonce Salon has enthusiastically attended the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), the most prestigiousphotographic beauty competition in North America. As part of our team, we cordially invite you to join us at this hairdressing who’s who of the year event, to see who wins the coveted awards and to experience collections from the biggest names in beauty.