Burlingame Avenue - Be Cool, Be Trendy, Be Beautiful

Raziel Ungar

Raziel Ungar

February 8th, 2012 - 2 min read

This post is written by my guest blogger Susan.

Take a walk down Burlingame Avenue and discover treasures you did not know existed. I wandered into Halo, a blow-dry bar quite by accident, and was (no pun intended) blown away. Blow-dry bars are the new hot thing, and here it is, right in the heart of Burlingame. This is a hair salon…but they don’t do cuts, they don’t do color; they do blow-outs that leave you with full and shiny hair that lasts for about 5 days.

There’s a whole menu designed to give you the look you want, whether it’s a straight ‘do or a fancy coif for an elegant evening or prom. (Don’t worry if you want curls…they can do that too.)

The 45 minute blowout is preceded by a shampoo and conditioning treatment, and if you want to add jewels or feathers…no problem. They’ll even do your makeup for a full glamour experience.

You can even take your BFFs for a Girls Night Out party. Host your bridal shower or bachelorette party at Halo, and for the big day, get a group rate for the Bridal Suite for hair, makeup, dressing room and catering. For a unique gift idea, give a Halo House-Call for anyone needing a pick-me-up (new moms, hospital patients, hotel guests). Stuck for something to give for Valentine’s Day? Look no further.

Click here for the complete menu.

Where: 311 Primrose Street, Burlingame

Phone: 650-375-0267

Cost: 45 minute blowout - $35


millie mango is a modern consignment clothing shop. They offer gently used boutique brands at affordable prices, and the store is so beautiful that you will feel as if you are in a high-end boutique. When I walked into the store they offered cookies, muffins and beverages, just like a fancy designer shop, and the clothes and shoes were in “like new” condition.

To find out how you can sell your beautiful clothes on consignment, click here.

Where: 1419 Burlingame Avenue, Burlingame

Phone: 650-348-3106


If you’re looking for adorable, affordable baby and children’s clothes, check out Too Cute. This children’s consignment and resale shop is the perfect place to pick up gently used, high end children’s clothes, toys, books and equipment at a fraction of the cost of retail stores. Owner Isabelle Christopher is warm and welcoming, making this shopping trip an absolute pleasure. Be sure to check out the hand-knitted animal hats, made by a local Burlingame resident.

Where: 1375 Burlingame Avenue (Landmark Mall – downstairs), Burlingame

When: Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday, 11 am – 4 pm

Phone: 650-348-2883

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