To explore her more artistic side through styling, Memphis native Nai'Vasha Johnson moved to Atlanta. With the new environment came a creative surge of provocative, sophisticated, and colorful looks that are at home in magazine editorials and on the heads of fashionable clients. Nai'Vasha, a Paul Mitchell the School graduate, was named a finalist in the Newcomer of the Year category at the 2013 North American Hairstyling Awards. When not transforming tresses out of her cozy studio, she gussies up models for high-end publications such as Obvious, Idoll, and Sophisticates Hair.
Through more than 15 years in the industry, stylist and makeup artist Minrell Bowers has masterminded makeup for theatrical performances, honed her cutting technique with Aveda, and developed her own sense of styling smarts. At A'jewel4sure Hair & Makeup Studio, she and her staff beautify clients' hair with cuts that run the gamut from conventional to contemporary and creative. The stylists cut, color, and treat hair of all ethnicities. Products from Redken and Moroccanoil moisturize strands more effectively than standing underneath a waterfall until your head is numb.
Over the past two decades, Bridgette Hunt has honed her styling and cosmetology skills across North Central Florida and the greater Atlanta area. With salon services ranging from relaxers and perms to highlights and deep-conditioning treatments, Bridgette creates bold new looks for clients so they can impress friends or prove the value of hairstyling to a herd of yaks. Her clients can further reinvent their appearance with brow, lip, and chin waxing, lash extensions, and bridal updos and weaves.
The stylists of SalonBar prioritize hair health when using only top-of-the-line products and careful styling techniques for all hair types. Each appointment begins with a consultation and hair analysis to devise a styling strategy that suits your hair texture, facial contours, and natural running speed. Along with basic cuts and coloring services, the stylists also beautify locks with weaves, Keratin treatments, and extensions.
The stylists at Salon Do are busy. They're busy making people look and feel beautiful, thanks to a full array of haircare services. Their haircuts for men, women, and kids can range from as simple as a trim to as complex as an entire new style or paper-mache head. They also transform looks with blowouts and up-sweeps, highlights, lowlights, and other coloring services.
The collage of mirrors just inside the front entrance to StarTaki Hair Lounge gives visitors one last chance to examine their old selves before being transformed. Just past this wall of mirrors—some squared, others shaped like suns—lies the realm of expert stylist Nataki Minix. Treating the human head as her canvas, she helms a team of three stylists who specialize in reshaping hair through weaving, pressing, and shortcuts. They also soothe and moisturize tresses with Moroccan Oil and Design Essentials hair-care products, among others.Through its decor, the Hair Lounge lives up to its name: design elements such as a bright red built-in bench, sleek wooden cabinets, and glowing teleport pads lend the space a distinctly modern feel.