Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Switch Salon is the focal point of Country Club Plaza. Our new luxurious interior design provides an inviting urban atmosphere. We celebrate positive transformation and new beginnings, and our philosophy revolves around change. In learning how to manifest the reality we want to see in our lives, we can embrace the flow of change in our world, our looks and our state of being.

Switch Salon

Switch Salon is a Green Circle Salon and we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint. 98% of our waste is recycled and we take a sustainable approach to all of our business practices. To help minimize our impact on the natural environment, we have implemented unique green initiatives including the recycling of hair, color and foils. Our products are made with ocean recyclable plastics and they are animal cruelty free. We use extensions made with human hair and monofibre. Switch Salon takes a holistic environmentally congruent approach in maintaining the essential integrity of the hair.

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Alberto Ruiz presents sustainable practices at Switch Salon.

Our Staff

Alberto Ruiz, Owner & Artistic Director

‍A master of his profession, Alberto Ruiz has earned a reputation for innovative styling and quality hair care. Born in New York City and raised in Puerto Rico, Alberto has four decades of experience mastering hair trends and technologies in the evolving culture of hair styling. He is actively engaged in international fashion trends and is a leader in the salon community through his promotion of environmentally friendly business solutions.

Alberto was honored to receive the Kevin Murphy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020. He is a current Kevin Murphy diamond key cutting and styling educator. Alberto travels nationally with Kevin Murphy for educational workshops to update techniques and hair styles, and participates in hands on training and demonstrations. For workshop information, please contact Switch Salon.

Watch Alberto Ruiz receive the Kevin Murphy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Lindsey Halsam, Stylist & Salon Manager

A Sandy, Utah native, Lindsey Halsam has worked side by side with Alberto over the past nine years as his assistant and salon manager. Lindsey has two decades of experience in the salon industry and has provided stylist services for the past two years. A skilled colorist, Lindsey collaborates closely with Alberto to produce creative styling solutions and techniques for applying color and creating color formulas. Lindsey enjoys meeting and interacting with clients and provides exceptional customer service as part of managing the salon.

Taylor Christensen, Assistant

Taylor Christensen was born and raised in Bluffdale Utah. After graduating from cosmetology school in 2019, Taylor joined Switch Salon as Alberto's assistant to learn best practices in cutting and styling hair. She is an experienced model and specializes in hair color and extensions. Taylor provides crucial support to the salon and excellent customer service.




Switch Salon
2670 S 2000 E, Suite 202
Salt Lake City, Utah 84109
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