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Welcome to Mina's Studio
Providing 30 years of exceptional beauty in Chapel Hill!

At Mina's Studio, you'll receive a warm welcome and a luxurious escape from your daily stresses.
Our talented, energized team of providers offers only the best in Hair, Skin, and Nail Services.
Voted Best Salon - Chapel Hill Magazine (2016 & 2017)


HOLIDAY HOURS 2017:
We Will be Closed on the Following Days:
Thursday, November 23 * Friday, November 24
Sunday, December 24 * Monday, December 25 * Tuesday, December 26
Monday, January 1

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We're conveniently located between 15-501 and Franklin Street close to UNC in Chapel Hill and a short distance from Raleigh, Durham, Cary, and Carrboro.

| Minas Studio | (919) 968-8548
400 S ELLIOTT RD STE K
CHAPEL HILL, NC 27514 5823

Salon Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday:

12:00 pm-6:00 pm

We are located in the heart of Chapel Hill

Reviews From Our Satisfied Clients

Happy clients are our priority!

  • "Always on time - amazing. This has not been my experience in other salons, and it is truly amazing that this salon seems to work like clock-work. Kudos."
    Barbara F.
  • "The general attitude of the whole staff; do I want something to drink? Information about my hair, skin or waxing, never a lapse in excellent customer service and education about my hair, skin, waxing needs, general well being. It's always such a pleasure to just walk in the door."
    Helga B.
  • "I appreciate the prompt and professional service at Minas."
    Anonymous, DemandForce
  • "A lovely experience - from the greetings received from the service desk to the excellent haircut by Gabriella. Her skill and insight are the reasons I return to Mina's year after year."
    Shirley C.

Beauty Insights From Our Stylists

Learn how to look your best with these tips!

  • History of Baths and Spas

    For as long as there have been towns and cities, public baths have been available to provide people with a place to get clean, relax and enjoy other health benefits. Public baths were not just about staying clean, though. These spaces allowed people to socialize and stay connected with others in their ...

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  • The History of Cosmetics

    Cosmetics have been used for at least 6,000 years to cover up blemishes, enhance beauty and as an extension of the personality. Some evidence even suggests that natural pigments may have been used as makeup over 100,000 years ago. Ancient Times to Renaissance In Ancient Egypt people used balms made ...

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  • What to do if You Break a Nail

    If you have nails, no matter how short or long, they have broken. It is an unavoidable reality for us all. So how do you treat a broken nail. We’ll provide you with some valuable tips that will help you deal with a break, but first let’s look at why nails break in the first place. Why Nails Break There ...

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  • Tools of the Nail Trade

    If you’ve sat in a chair at a nail salon for a manicure and pedicure, you will notice your nail technician is armed with a box or tray full of tools. What’s that whatchamacallit, doohickey, doodad, thingamabob, thingamajig? You know what they do—or at least you think you do—but you may be clueless ...

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  • Treating a Scalp Sunburn

    Spending time outdoors, especially if you are active, can be part of a healthy lifestyle. But if you are outside when the sun is out, you need to protect your skin, and that also means the skin on the top of your head. Too much exposure to the sun, without adequate protection may increase your risk ...

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  • How to Properly Wash Your Face

    Most people establish their face washing habits when they’re teens, and then never give it another thought. But maybe it’s time to reexamine this basic beauty ritual. The way you wash your face can make a difference in your skin’s health and appearance. Here are face washing best practices, as ...

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  • Protecting Your Skin in Winter

    If you live in a place that gets cold during the winter, then it’s not just the winter blues that you need to beat. When the temperatures drop, your skin can become dry and cracked. Cold winter air also tends to be drier, which sucks the moisture out of the body. And if the wind picks up, any exposed ...

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  • How to Care for Wet Hair

    Sometimes we want to dry our hair as quickly as possible and get on to the next thing. But after washing your hair, it’s time to exercise patience; wet hair is vulnerable to damage. Here’s how to best care for your hair when it’s wet. Towels Most women have used towels for drying their hair, ...

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  • How to Blow Dry Your Hair

    The process seems simple enough – use a blow dryer to take your hair from wet to dry – but these blow drying tips will keep your hair healthier and looking its best. Preparing your hair A good blow dry starts with a good wash and conditioning. Dry or damaged hair needs all-over conditioning, while ...

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  • Best Brush for Your Hair Type

    Most women give more thought to their shampoo than to that most humble and underestimated styling tool, the hairbrush. But this basic piece of equipment can make a big difference – for good or bad – in the way your hair looks and feels. Let’s examine some of the most common types of hairbrushes ...

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