Salon history

We opened January 2013


Our mission at The Glam Room Salon + Spa + Beauty Bar is to provide a friendly, personalized service through a team of highly skilled and creative professionals. Teamwork is our most valuable asset which ensures our guests are always number one, and we strive to exceed your expectations. While giving back to the community.

The Glam Room is an urban oasis in the heart of Kansas City, located minutes from downtown in the Historic River Market neighborhood; we are centered in the city’s revival. Bringing together old and new is our mission in style and design, with a focus on development we try to combine the proven methods with creative new ideas to enhance every guest. Embracing an ongoing value to respect the environment we live in through use of sustainable resources, we bring a natural approach to all that we do!

Our salon features the highest quality products; Kérastase luxury hair care products for men and women meet the needs of every hair type. Kérastase is a LUXURY brand of exclusive high-end salons. It’s a 100% diagnosis focused brand. Shu uemura, Products designed as tools. Services thought of as ceremonies. Hairdressers who are hair masters. As an ultra-luxury niche brand, Shu Uemura Art of Hair is the chosen brand for the most high-end hairdressers. The brand’s vision of refinement comes to life through the hands of true hair artists. Precision, perfection, and savoir faire define our idea of luxury:

We are the only L’Oreal Professionnel Black Elite salon company in Kansas City. L’Oreal Professionnel, Global Keratin Taming System, Glo Makeup, Dermalogica and SkinCeuticals. It is truly our honor and privilege to serve you as our guest.

Meet the owner

Carl Victor Glorioso

With a career spanning over twenty-five years in the hair, fashion, and performance industry, Carl is a true force to be reckoned with. Starting right out of high school, he has devoted his life to the craft of cosmetology, building a loyal clientele and emerging as an industry leader.

But Carl is more than just a talented stylist - he's a passionate educator and a dedicated business owner. His goal is not just to be the best in the business but to grow and elevate the entire industry.  And he's doing just that with his ever-popular The Glam Room Salon, Medical Spa, and Beauty Bar, plus his newest location, The Glam Room South and Summit Salon Academy Kansas City.  

Carl knows that to create a better future for the beauty industry. We need to change the conversation. And he's leading the charge, teaching students the "right way," and sharing his wealth of experience with the next generation of service providers.  

So if you're looking for an exceptional guest experience, look no further than Carl and his team at his two Glam Room Salon locations. With their creative flair, attention to detail, and genuine passion for what they do, they're sure to exceed your expectations. See for yourself why Carl is a business owner, educator, and stylist extraordinaire.  Allow him to extend a personal invitation to experience an exceptional guest experience, and he looks forward to seeing you soon.