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About us


About Us

Kathy Adams Salon was established in 1999 by Adam and Kathy McCaffrey , and is committed to providing the latest styles and professional service in a relaxed and friendly environment. To ensure the best quality service, the staff attends monthly educational meetings to discuss new trends and techniques. The entire staff of KAS participates in photo shoots held at the salon once a year, and their work has been featured nationally and internationally in hairstyling books and magazines (click here to see a past clip of one of our photoshoots). In addition KAS also uses its own onsite ring light to take photos for Instagram, Facebook, etc. in order to keep a strong online presence. KAS is also a Great Lengths certified salon, SO Cap certified salon, Halo Pro, and a Aqua Hair certified salon providing the latest technology in hair extensions. In addition to the Citysearch award, KAS was named one of the top 200 fastest growing salons in America by Salon Today Magazine for seven consecutive years. Furthermore, KAS is nominated for the Global Salon Award, which recognizes excellence in the salon industry around the world. KAS is an internationally published Redken Elite salon. Through Adam's and Kathy's dedication and commitment to their clients and their staff, they have been named one of America's Top 200 fastest growing salons. Kathy and Adam have over 38 years of combined experience, and continue to pursue the latest techniques in the industry today. Kathy is not only a talented stylist "behind the chair" but also Manages our salon team she also has served on the Board of Directors at Gwinnett Tech, and volunteer teaches as a way of giving back to the community. Kathy also served on The Board of Cosmetology for the state of Georgia. Adam is a graduate of Kennesaw State College with a BBA in Marketing. After college Adam worked in international marketing and in addition opened an Art studio in Cobb County which he sold after 3 years of success; realizing his passions were both hand on creativity and business, he attended a private beauty college in Cobb County and graduated from beauty college in 1999. Adam has continued to work "behind the chair" but also handles all business aspects of salon.


Awards and Press

Top 200 fastest growing salon in America for 7 years
2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017 and 2018 "Best of Gwinnett" salon winner
Semi-finalist global salon awards for entrepreneur of the year
Best in Atlanta Citysearch 2003 and 2005
Kathy 1st place winner in a national Redken make over contest
Regularly appear in magazines and books such as Short Hair Gallery, Sophisticates Hairstyle Guide, Celebrity Style 101 Hairstyles, Salon Today, and Inspire. Inspire has recognized Kathy Adams as influencing stylists and clients around the world with their top notch styles.
Numerous published articles by kathy adams salon in above mentioned magazines.
To see more awards and press click here!
To learn more about kathy adams salon click here to see a past aired TV spot.
Kathy McCaffrey was appointed to the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology in September 2012, where she honorably served for 2 years. Kathy is committed to serving the Cosmetology industry so that the highest standards are achieved within the state of Georgia.

Kathy McCaffrey & Governor of GA Nathan Deal - Day of swearing-in



Kathy Adams Salon employs an on-site education director for the education of our new talents and to analyze trends and create techniques. KAS is a Redken Elite salon and benefits by receiving education from some of Redken's top educators from around the country. KAS stylists attend monthly in-salon classes, and their new talent receives additional instruction on a monthly basis. KAS also routinely sends stylist to Redken NY 5th Ave for further education. It's their commitment to education that has set them apart from other salons. They are continuously updating their techniques and learning new skills. Because of the diversity of educators that Kathy and Adam bring into the salon, their stylists can do anything from classics to the latest trends.


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                    kathy adams salon                                                                               Monday - Thursday 10am-9pm

                    3420 Buford Dr. Ste. C530                                                                 Friday 10am-8pm

                    Buford, GA 30519                                                                                Saturday 8am-6pm