Salon News

Everyone here at Bambu seems to have their lives on full speed. Chris Kiss is working hard making a name for himself through hair, through some of the cosmetolgy world’s top distributors, as well as through the nightlife. Josh DeBlock is staying strong with his full book of clients and events. Carey Hinrichs seems to be working wedding after wedding and having a blast with her insane make-up skills while doing it. Kim Maxwell is learning a lot from the crew and building her client list while being a stylist alongside Carey at many of Bambu’s events. Through all this, they all still have time to see their loyal client base while making new ones. The work life of a stylist is hard, but the fun never ends when you love what you do, like they do.

We have had many updates about Cotê lately, and I am hoping you all know what it by now. I want to take a moment to talk about our other products you love, Onesta. Here is something new.


Onesta says it best, “Onesta Refresh Dry Shampoo uses a natural tapioca starch to absorb excess oil and buildup. Our lightweight formula leaves hair refreshed while adding body and texture. Onesta’s powerful blend of certified organic Milk Thistle, Green Tea, and Rhatany Root helps protect hair color and vitality.”

  • ideal for all hair types and colors
    uses a natural tapioca and rice starch to absorb excess oil and buildup
    adds body and texture to hair
    fortified with Collagen Amino Acids and Biotin to naturally boost healthy hair
    natural Lemongrass Coconut fragrance leaves hair smelling fresh

We still carry all of our other and loved hair care and style products by Onesta.

Take a moment to check in with your favorite stylist once in a while, whether you’re booking an appointment or not. They love it when you do.

Until next time!

-Bambu the Eco Salon

Localtopia! Celebrating Today Everything Local.


Although Bambu does not have a table at localtopia, a few of us will be there to celebrate our gorgeous city and everything within it. Artists, businesses, musicians, and chefs, all come together in one place to celebrate all of our achievements in the great city of St. Petersburg. It’s at Williams Park in downtown and will have over 200 local business vendors, food, and live music. It’s FREE to get in! We hope to see you there!


The event is today from 10-5.


Two New Styling Products From Cotê!


Cotê Molding Clay

Use on all hair type for a medium, weightless, workable hold.

Sculpt. Mold. Volumize. Texturize.

Increase shine while protecting the hair from damage, color loss, and dehydration.


Cotê Texturizing Cream

A cream for all hair types that adds thickness and texture while providing a pliable, workable hold.

Thickens. Shapes. Texturizes.

thicken your hair while protecting the hair from moisture loss, color loss, and damage.



Find out more about Cotê here:

Cotê Facebook-

Cotê Website-


Since our birth, Bambu has been creating a safer, cleaner environment inside and outside of the salon by practicing Eco friendly business styles such as recycling and using non-harmful, animal-safe products. Another, less conventional way, has been through the use of phytoremediation (PR).

“Phytoremediation is the direct use of living green plants for in situ, or in place, removal, degradation, or containment of contaminants in soils, sludges, sediments, surface water and groundwater. Phytoremediation is: A low cost, solar energy driven cleanup technique.”

Read about it here:

For the past year (or longer) the people of Bambu have been doing what they can, talking to and contacting who they can, to begin a study of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Too many VOCs in your environment can be harmful. By using PR we have reduced the VOCs in our salon which may be created through using hair colors, bleaches, or hairsprays.

We know this is true, but we want the world to know this is true. That is why we have contacted USF in an effort to begin an official VOC here in our salon. Today, we made progress. A phone call. Someone to listen to our ideas. It’s a great step forward from the battle for validation we have been in.

As always, we are excited for the future and we will keep you updated with our future ventures.

Best! -Bambu

If you know anyone who may be interested in our study, feel free to contact us at our salon.

Salon Update

hello everyone!

the salon is going strong!

Chris and Josh are still working new educational teaching gigs and at the salon with their loyal clients.

There will be some Salon deals coming up soon! So stay tuned to our social media accounts for salon holiday deals.

And for our Drag Lovers, Chris Kiss is going to be performing as Tori Michaels tonight at The Bottom Line!


Happy Holidays everyone!

Start your holiday shopping now!!!


We’re getting ready for Christmas!

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!

Everything here in the salon is moving along smoothly! Christmas music is playing and talk of holiday shopping is exciting the clients. We can’t wait to some of the holiday hairdos some of clients will be getting this year. We’re even thinking about changing up our own hair for the occasion!

Come in and talk with some of our stylists if your feeling the spirit!

Happy Holidays and we love you all!


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Loma almost gone! Make way for more Cote!

There is only a small selection of Loma left on the shelves!  We are making way for Cote shampoo and conditioner! Chris Kiss has completed his hair show with some of the countries most known hair product producers. Josh DeBlock and Chris Kiss are now offering classes for students and new stylists. Business is taking off and they are both excited for their future with Cote!


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