In an industry known for its fierce competition, we maintain our success by staying true to these simple values:
 honesty, quality, consistency, and hard work.

Salon401 is a Los Angeles hair salon located in the burgeoning town of Arcadia owned by Joseph Jardino. Joe is an easy-going SoCal native son, born and raised in Arcadia. Joe and his loyal hard-working independent team of hair stylists have been serving a diverse clientele from Joe's 7-chair hair salon in the southern end of First Avenue Arcadia neighborhood for over thirty years. Arcadia (and its neighboring cities of Alhambra and San Gabriel) has gone through a renaissance over the past few years. Joe has witnessed these neighborhood changes, and has kept doing what he does best – offering beautiful, sexy hair styles in a charming, comfortable setting. 

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About Us

Salon401 is our light-filled studio salon located in the First Avenue neighborhood of  Arcadia.  Here, Joe Jardino and our team of independent stylists reflect the casual culture of the area, and we are eager to meet the needs of our diverse clientele.

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Our Specialties


Expert Color

After a thorough consultation to evaluate the hair's texture and condition, we provide each of our clients with a carefully formulated custom color. Our team is committed to ongoing education, and we are proud to offer the most current trends and cutting-edge techniques to our clients. Whether you're considering highlights, grey coverage, natural shades, or a bold color statement, Salon401 is your one-stop-shop for creating and maintaining your new look.

Brazilian Blowout Special

This look is especially popular with a natural flat straight head of hair. To accommodate the ever-changing demographics of our neighborhood, we have invested in making sure we do the Brazilian blowout treatment right ever time. Susan Su is our resident native Chinese speaker. She has a growing client base who benefit from this beautiful shiny look that we recommend updating every 3 to 6 months. Come in and see her for a consultation today.

Family Hair Styling

We are a neighborhood salon so naturally taking care of the whole family is a priority. At Salon401, our qualified team of hair specialists are able to suggest, develop, and customize, any type of hairstyle idea you wish to explore. We have been doing this for over 25 years, with guaranteed customer satisfaction every time. Since we are located at a convenient distance of all the middle, and high schools in the Arcadia area, it is easy for you to bring your family, at a pre-arranged time, so we can help each one of them achieve the cool look. Our hair specialists are able to correctly advise you and your family, on how to best nurture, nourish and cleanse hair with some really great hair products now on the market. You owe it to yourself, and your family to consult with the very best hair specialists in Southern California, without having to go to Beverly Hills!

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