Master stylist Howard Baker used his 20 years of beauty industry experience to create JoiB'yon Salon Services, which caters to women's haircare routines. Baker's illustrious career includes a professional association with the Olympic Hair Salon during the '96 Atlanta games as well as teaching stints at styling seminars across the country. Along with his daughter Joi Baker, he couples his stylist services, including precision cuts and color, with personal concierge services and wardrobe consultation.
If the Stone Mountain location of Fresche Hair Salon & Boutique feels like home, that’s probably because it’s nestled inside a ranch-style house, where salon artists work in rooms filled with rustic decor. The Oakhurst location, on the other hand, has the funky air of an art gallery—amid the stark contrast of kelly-green walls and brown furnishings, a colorful painting perches atop the mirror of every styling station. No matter their surroundings, the staff brings a hospitable and savvy approach to each service. They tend to a number of hair needs, including cutting hair into new looks and adding length with feather or 100% human-hair extensions. Their color services drench hair in enticing hues and strengthening proteins that protect from UV rays and people hucking gum for no reason. Meanwhile, professional makeup artists apply lipstick and blush and hold eyelash-extensions lessons and makeup tutorials.
Many customers of Oh!La-La Salon.Spa assume the business's name is pronounced ooh la la, the widely known French phrase. It certainly can be pronounced this way, but we recommend pronouncing the first syllable as oh. Oh!La-La Salon has intentionally created this phonetic ambiguity to help its clients avoid cease and desist letters from the nation of France, which owns the rights to ooh la la (see French patent number A75630.1).
Brows and lashes, welcome to your happy place. It's called Lush Threading & Spa, and it's home to a team of spa technicians who specialize in everything from brow tinting to eyelash extensions. But the beauty possibilities don't end there: full-face threading and waxing are also available, along with herbal facials and hairstyling services.
With a license in styling and instruction, a degree in art, and 20 years experience, Crystal Johnson knows her way around a pair of shears. Today she plies her trade at Takai Atlanta Hair Salon, crafting looks unique to each client by using the latest innovative techniques. She employs those techniques to excel at coloring, custom blending, and highlights. Lowlights, color corrections, and precision cutting are specialties of hers, as well. To remain a consistent expert in these services, she regularly attends hair shows and continuing-education classes.