Ann Ratner, a Salon Professional and UK native had a vision to create a salon atmosphere filled with creativity and energy. After moving to America this vision became a reality. In 1978 she launched the first BUBBLES in downtown Washington, DC. Since then, Ann has continued to build upon Ratner Companies portfolio of brands. Today, as President of BUBBLES, Salon Cielo and Cibu (her exclusive product line) she is the driving force behind artistic development, education and marketing for the entire company.


To be the salon of choice for our Guests, Associates and Communities.


Our commitment to WOW and delight every Guest and enrich the lives of our Associates.


LEARN AND GROW Seek opportunities for personal growth and development to improve effectiveness and achieve business objectives.

ACHIEVE TOGETHER Build transparent, trusting and collaborative relationships, through effective communication and teamwork.

DO WHAT'S RIGHT Model Ratner values with professionalism, trust and respect.

TAKE RESPONSIBILITY Demonstrate a strong sense of personal ownership of results by setting high expectations, taking initiative and remaining accountable for goals set.

SERVE WITH PASSION Create exceptional experiences for Associates and Guests by proactively anticipating their needs and quickly resolving issues.

brand promise

BUBBLES has the expertise to create any style that our Guest desires.

brand guarantee

We assure your complete satisfaction and will explain any additional charges in advance or the additional charge is free.