Salon history

We opened January 2013


Overland Park, Kansas - The Glossary Salon, a beloved business in the community. A thriving professional color and extension salon, known for its elegant and elevated luxury atmosphere, is proud to announce its sale to Carl Glorioso, a salon owner who has been in the industry for twenty-six years. Leah Leeds, the previous owner and founder of The Glossary Salon, is thrilled to hand over the reins to someone who is an established and well-regarded fixture of the Kansas City salon scene. "I have complete confidence in Carl's ability to continue providing the highest level of service and expertise to our valued clients," said Leah.


At the new Glam Room South Salon, we are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of luxury and professionalism. We are proud to announce the introduction of the world's most prestigious haircare brands, including Kerastase, Shu Uemura, and L'Oreal Professionnel.  With a commitment to cutting-edge technology and products rigorously tested by top hairdressers, we guarantee an elevated salon experience that exceeds your expectations.

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.