Beautiful Hair Never Takes A Snow Day

Early this morning, Scott & Linda Weber along with sons, Blake & Kyle Weber, journeyed out through the winter wonderland to Downtown Collinsville to shovel the snow off of the sidewalks. “We want all of our valued & loyal customers to make it through the doors of Sizzor Shak without ending up soaking wet from […]

Haircuts, Coffee, & WiFi… Oh My!

Sizzor Shak Salon & Color Spa has always been up with the cutting edge of current trends.  Since it opened its doors 35 years ago, the public has been able to rely on “The Shak” to provide the latest in hairstyles, professional products, styling tools and techniques. Making WiFi available to the public continues The […]

Cheers! Everyone Knows Your Name!

Remember the TV sitcom Cheers? The show takes place in a historical tavern in Boston. It is lauded as the place where you want to go, because everybody knows your name and they are always glad you came. As corny as it sounds, this is how I feel about the place where I work. I […]

Photo by: Kyle Weber

Holiday Recipe – Hershey’s Disappearing Cake

You can never go wrong with chocolate cake! Everybody loves cake! Donna Thomas from “The Shak” is at it again with one of her amazing recipes! Once the photos were taken by Kyle Weber, the Shak Girls literally made this cake disappear – hence, the name! After one bite of this dessert, you’ll begin to […]

Christmas at the Shak

Christmas time is right around the corner, and Sizzor Shak is your one stop shop to get all your hair care needs. Whether you are buying for a significant other or that one family member who seems to own everything, the one thing you can count on is people using hair care products. Here at […]

How To Keep Your Hair Static Free

Dear Sizzor Shak, What advice can you give me about static in my hair? It is sticking up all over the place, it won’t hold a style, and it’s starting to make me crazy!!! I just got a great haircut that I want to show off, but I feel like I need to put a […]

Sip & Snip: The Shak’s Got Java

Sizzor Shak is proud to announce the newest addition to their wide variety of services: ORGANIC GOURMET COFFEE! They call it Java Shak! And it couldn’t come at a better time with winter approaching. Anyone who talked about this project to owner, Scott Weber, has been more than likely chomping at the bean to get […]

Mistaken Identity

The Weber family started Sizzor Shak Salon & Color Spa 35 years ago. I have been working at the Shak for over three years now, and the fun, family vibe is one of the reasons that this salon is such a amazing place to work. My job as a receptionist plops me right between two […]

How To Strengthen Those Strands of Hair

Did you know that your hair is one of the strongest fibers on Planet Earth? One strand has the strength equivalent of copper wire of similar size. In fact, if your entire head of hair was made into a rope, it could lift 12 tons of weight! Some hair has more strength than others, of […]

How To Add Dimension To Your Hair

Dear Sizzor Shak Staff, I love my hair! I know, most people complain about it being too straight, too curly, too short, etc. But my hair is really silky and shiny and it’s a nice, light brown color. So all in all, I am really happy with my hair. But … I’m kind of getting […]