Mina's Studio, Chapel Hill, NC Minas Hair Skin Body Nails
Minas Studio spacer
VOTED BEST HAIR SALON
Metro Magazine, Chapel
Hill News, Chapel Hill Magazine, Independent, Durham Herald-Sun, Citysearch
Minas Gift Card
Mina's Gift Card
Buy Now!
E-Newsletter
Specials, tips...
 Follow us on
Mina's Studio blog Mina's Studio Facebook Mina's Studio Twitter
joinus
Beauty Tips
News & Events
NEW Olaplex prevents hair damage & breakage.
the Blow Dry Bar
BRIDES MAGAZINE BEST SALONS for Wedding Hair & Makeup
Gold Winner
Best Salon
- Ch. Hill Magazine
Waxing for men
Mondays with Gab!
Shop B&b, Dermalogica & MD Lash Factor
Client Survey & enter to WIN $100!
Read more


Mina's Studio Blog : Hair


The category "Hair" contains 88 posts

Good morning and happy Monday! Mina's Studio is VERY excited to announce a new product line to our studio. Now available SURFACE hair products inspired by Wayne Grund. Wayne has been a stylist for thirty eight years and has appeared in magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Vogue. Surface products are free of…

Read More

Last Tuesday, Mina’s welcomed James Ruiz into the salon for a Bumble and Bumble class on razor cutting. Our educator, James, has been using the Bumble and Bumble product line for 12 years and has been working with the Bumble team and doing straight razor cuts for 7. He…

Read More

Next week we will be featuring Erin Acosta as our Stylist of the Week! Make an appointment with Erin for hair services between the 11th and the 14th and receive 25% off! *Don't forget to mention her as the Stylist of the Week when you schedule your appointment in order to…

Read More

Our "Best Kiss Contest" is getting fiercely competitive and the front desk is getting covered in Kiss Cards! Donate $3 toward the Lineberger Cancer Research Center, kiss one of our Kiss Cards and enter to win one of several incredible product baskets! As part of Pink Week, we have a special…

Read More

This past Monday, Goldwell educator Patrick Hawker stopped into Mina's to teach a Color Zoom class. Using three different Goldwell colors, Patrick used a melting technique on a live model for an absolutely breathtaking result. Color melting is a very popular technique, with a look similar to an ombre, but…

Read More

On September 17th, Mina’s had the privilege of welcoming Moroccanoil educator Kevin Hughes into the studio for the afternoon. Based out of L.A., Kevin has been a stylist and color specialist for more than 20 years and has styled hair backstage at events for major names in fashion, as…

Read More

On Tuesday, June 19, Aquage Educator and Team Quest Artist, Karen Colling from Remsen, IA joined our team for an amazing class called "The Art Of Aquage". This was our first class from the exclusive product line, also parent company of Biomega. The team was inspired by learning some of…

Read More

We are proud to announce the arrival of our newest product line: Aquage! Aquage haircare brings you the best of sea and science, combining the highest quality, professional grade ingredients with today's most advanced haircare technology. The healing benefits of sea botanicals in each Aquage product nurture, hydrate, strengthen and protect…

Read More

On Monday April 8th our team had the immense pleasure of working with Redken artist and educator Lucas Shaffer. Lucas has been with Redken 5th Avenue for 12 years and has worked Fashion Week New York for 8 years alongside some of the world's greatest stylists. Lucas coached an in-salon education event…

Read More

Let your voice be heard! Independent: Best of Triangle www.indyweek.com (click on VOTE!BEST banner ad) Voting ends April 15th Eligible categories under SERVICE: Nail salon, day spa Hair salon in Orange/Chatham County and Barber Shop Chapel Hill News: Rose Awards http://chapelhillnews.com (click on ad in right column) Voting ends March 23rd Eligible categories: Category:Services, People Beauty Salon, Customer Service,…

Read More

Now available- Mina’s Studio Blow-dry Bar! For just $35.00, walk in and let us pamper you with a fabulous blow-dry*. Whether it’s for a night on the town, a special event or just because- we can help you look and feel fabulous. *Basic blow-dry service starts at $35.00 and additional…

Read More

Join us for the 18th annual Bridal Showcase this Sunday, January 27th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm , at The Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill. The Carolina Inn hosts 75 premier vendors to offer an elegant day full of information and ideas for all things wedding for more than 1,200 attendees. Mina's Studio…

Read More

Happy Friday! We are now 18 days away from the holiday which means only 16 more shopping days. (Mina's will be closed December 24th-26th) If you have not found the perfect gift for that special someone look no further! Mina's offers a variety of options to suit all of your gift…

Read More

Semisumo has arrived at Mina's Studio and this product is AMAZING! The sumo family began in 2000, with the curiosity of a Parisian Editorial Stylist fascinated by the intersection of hairdressing and sumo wrestling. Laurent Philippon helped Bumble create Sumowax, Sumotech and now Semisumo. Semisumo is a glossy, soft hold, polishing with…

Read More

Our owners, Alejandra Scott and Louann Doran, recently returned from the BTC (Behindthechair.com) Color Show 2012, the first of its kind, hosted in Miami Florida where the sold out 2-day event featured education from the world’s most award-winning hair-colorists like Beth Minardi for Joico and Kim Vo for Schwarzkopf. Beth Minardi…

Read More

It's Wednesday and we have so much to catch you up on! First our stylists, Enrique Weffer and Lane Clements, will be participating in Raleigh's 7th annual fashionSpark this Thursday September 13th and the show starts at 8:00pm in downtown Raleigh. Enrique and Lane will be providing the styles for local…

Read More

What: This light as air, 6-oil blend (Argan, Coconut, Macademia Nut, Sweet Almond, Safflower See and Grapseed Oil) vanishes into hair leaving it smooth, shiny and feather soft. Uv filters help maintain hair health not to mention it just smells amazing! How: Work sparingly into damp hair before heat-styling, or smooth…

Read More

Mina's Studio, a full service salon in Chapel Hill, was voted one of the best hair salons in Hillsborough, Carrboro and Chapel Hill by the reader's of the Independent in their annual Best of the Triangle awards. "We're humbled by the residents of the Triangle to choose us as one…

Read More

It's Monday and we just received breaking news that we felt was really important to share with our clients. There has been a lot of controversy around the keratin service and we are proud to announce that the brand we use (and have always used) in our salon, Keratin Complex, is…

Read More

WHAT MAKES CHROMATICS DIFFERENT? You’ve heard of calcium to fortify your bones and exercise to fortify your muscles…but what are you doing to keep your hair strong and healthy? Introducing new Chromatics—this revolutionary professional hair-color fortifies every strand giving you shinier, healthier-looking hair and amazing color after just one salon visit. TOP…

Read More

Just a reminder that our stylist of the week promotion is coming up fast. Book with Lane April 3rd through the 7th and you will receive 25% off your hair service total. Lane has a total of 8 years experience and has certifications from Alfaparf Milano, Aquage, Toni and Guy…

Read More

Book with our stylist of the week Lane April 3rd - April 7th and receive 25% off your hair service total. Lane has a total of 8 years experience and has certifications from Alfaparf Milano, Aquage, Toni and Guy and many more. Lane prides himself on his personalized color formulas and…

Read More

Tomorrow is Valentine's Day and what better way to say I love you than with the gift of relaxation. Purchase a Mina's Studio gift certificate for your special someone or even yourself! We offer a variety of services such as facials, massage, manicure, pedicure and more! Gift certificates can be…

Read More

Aveda, a well-known name in hair and body care, would like to introduce a state of the art solution for thinning hair, the Invati system and it is now available at Mina's Studio. This three-step system is based on the power of Ayurveda, the ancient healing art of India. It…

Read More

AVAILABLE NOW! Bumble & bumble and Aveda Holiday gift sets. Share the brands you love this holiday season. This holiday season you can purchase an 8oz Bumble & bumble Thickening Shampoo, Conditioner and Spray for $52.00 (tax not included). Normal retail price for all three items is $71.00, that’s a…

Read More

Mina's Studio co-owner Alejandra Scott and hair stylist Katie Grossman attended the Bumble and bumble Design Workshop September 29-30 in New York City. The intensive 2 day session for Bumble Network Licensed Stylists featured theory and training courses on cutting as well as classes to build consultative skills and product…

Read More

Friendly Reminder! Mina's Studio will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday, Monday September 5th. We will reopen at 8:45am on Tuesday September 6th. As always, you can find information about our services online or request an appointment. We will be responding to all emails and phone calls…

Read More

We would like to thank the readers of Chapel Hill News for voting us best of Orange County in 8 categories in the 2011 Rose Awards! This marks the 7th year we were named best salon and the 5th year they were voted as the top spa. In addition we were…

Read More

What an amazing wedding. Kate Middleton's hair was classic, simple and elegant just like a princess should be. She went with a half-up do that showed elegance as well as a little glamour. The bride was styled by James Pryce supported by Richard Ward. The bridal party was styled by…

Read More

Featherlocks are a fun, new and creative way to add a little funk to your hair-style without the worries of altering your hair color. We carry the hair extensions in an array of colors and have three different mixes. We have the warm mix that are all the colors of…

Read More

Mina’s Studio is thrilled to announce the arrival of Bumble & bumbles newest product line, Bb Shine. The sure thing for shimmer, Let it Shine Shampoo and Conditioner and Shine On Finishing Spray lets your hair sparkle naturally so every lock catches the light. Let it Shine Shampoo and Conditioner dissolves…

Read More

We are in week seven of renovations and things are really starting to come together and we cannot thank our clients and staff enough for being so patient during this process. We can't wait to unveil the great changes we have in store for you and look forward to providing…

Read More

I, Jorge Esquivel, founder of 171 Hair Studio, have joined the most prestigious and innovative salon in the heart of Chapel Hill, Mina's Studio. I worked on Franklin Street for over 20 years and my motivation to work with Mina's came from wanting to surround myself with the most talented hair…

Read More

If you missed it Mina’s Studio salon owners, Louann Doran and Alejandra Scott, were interviewed Thursday March 10th by the locally known radio personality Ron Stutts to talk about our involvement in the 2nd annual Marry Me Ron Stutts contest where one lucky couple will receive a free wedding and…

Read More

Book with Kelsey during the week of March 29th through April 3rd and you will receive 25% off of your hair service total (be sure to mention the special when you make the appointment). Kelsey graduated from the Douglas J Aveda Institute in Michigan, is certified in Keratin treatments and has…

Read More

Vote in Independent Best of the Triangle, Chapel Hill News Rose Awards and Metro Bravo Awards. Please show your support and vote Mina's for best salon, spa, nail spa, haircut and customer service in Orange county! Thank you ......to our clients who have helped make us the "best of" for many…

Read More

Mina's Studio is proud to sponsor for the second year the WCHL Marry Me Ron Stutts radio contest which started February 14. One lucky couple will have the chance to get married, renew their vows, or show their commitment to each other in grand style, as part of WCHL…

Read More

Starting today you can take advantage of a great special on one of our most experienced hair stylists, Rick Campeau. Although Rick is new to Mina's Studio he is not new to the hair styling profession. Rick has over 32 years of salon experience and has been a proprietor of…

Read More

We were one of few salons in the area invited to attend a sneak peek of Bumble & bumble’s new product, Bb.Texture, that will launch this month and will be in our studio soon! The event was hosted by Bumble at the well-known spot, the Reservoir, in Carrboro, North Carolina. Alejandro…

Read More

Chapel Hill Featured Hair Stylist, Rick Campeau We're privileged to have Rick Campeau join our salon after his more than 32 years in the hair styling profession. And to help welcome him we are making him our 'Featured Hair Stylist of the Week' February 23-26. Simply book any hair service with…

Read More

32 year hair styling veteran is new Platinum Level hair stylist at award winning Chapel Hill hair salon, Mina's Studio We're happy to welcome Rick Campeau, our new platinum level hair stylist, to our team. He will officially start at our Chapel Hill salon February 1st so book your appointment soon.…

Read More

Carolina Inn Bridal Fair January 30 As we have for more than a decade, Mina's Studio will be participating in the Carolina Inn Bridal Fair next weekend. The showcase is where future brides and grooms can go and meet local wedding experts and get tips on wedding planning. Come together…

Read More

Get a break from all the snow and ice and come in to Mina's Studio for a new look by our Silver Level hair stylist, Dayana Flores! And from Wednesday - Saturday, January 19-22, we're offering a special "Stylist of the Week" discount. Simply book any hair…

Read More

We would like to offer a special welcome to Jorge Esquivel, our new platinum level hair stylist. Jorge has over 25 years of experience and has been a known name in the industry and around town for a long time. Jorge specializes in hair cutting and stays up to date…

Read More

I’m, Shelia Manciu, Gold level hair stylist for Mina’s Studio. The weather outside is frightful, so the song lyric goes. Imagine what the frightful weather is doing to your hair. Come in to Mina’s, have a warm latte on us and get those winter ends mended with one of our…

Read More

The holiday season is winding down, don't leave your gift giving to the last minute! Treat someone you love this holiday season to the gift of relaxation and purchase a Mina's Studio gift card. Gift cards can be purchased for any value in-store or online at  http://minasstudio.com/gift-cards/ . As an…

Read More

We would like to offer a special welcome to Dayana Flores, our new silver level hair stylist. Dayana has over eight years of experience and was trained in the New York International Beauty School as well as taking classes in Milan, Italy and Alfaparf. She is certified in Keratins and…

Read More

Get an early start this year and avoid the Black Friday craziness with some gift ideas for your family or friends in Chapel Hill and the surrounding Triangle area. Whether it's a great gift package or a gift card to let them enjoy whatever beauty salon service they like best…

Read More

Don't forget about our featured stylist of the week - Sheila Manciu! This week from November 15-21, see our Gold hair stylist, Sheila at a very special "Stylist of the Week" discount.  Simply book any hair service  with Sheila and receive 25% your service total. To be eligible for the …

Read More

If you have been to our studio but have never met Shelia you are missing out!  Shelia has 18 years of experience and specializes in men’s cuts and various shades of blonde highlighting. "I see my job as and art form and I love what I do. I will always…

Read More

Make sure you don’t miss our Featured Stylist of the Week, Jackie, and take advantage of 25% off your service this week! Hurry and book your appointment with Jackie before time runs out on Saturday October 24th. Jackie has certification from the Aveda Institute and has a passion…

Read More

A special thanks to all the Mina's Studio employees and clients that helped contribute to making this year's Lee Denim Day a great success. Every year more and more people around the country combine forces to raise breast cancer awareness and raise funds to help this great cause. "Mina's Studio…

Read More

We pride ourselves on continuing education so that we can bring you the latest trends and styles. We had an Aveda instructor, Jeffery, come to our studio to educate our stylists on the Aveda Deep Color Line that is geared towards people with very dark hair and is used to…

Read More

We have had such a great response to our September Student Special and we want you to keep the requests coming! For the whole month of September any student new to our studio that shows a valid student ID will receive 25% off of your service. That’s right, any service…

Read More

Make sure you don’t miss our Featured Stylist of the Week, Nicole, and take advantage of 25% off your service this week! This special is in full swing so book your appointment with Nicole before time runs out on Saturday September 18th. Nicole is an Aveda trained stylist whose specialties…

Read More

We would like to welcome back students with a great opportunity for a new look, some pampering or a little relief from those stressful classes and at a great price! Any student who has never been to Mina’s Studio before and shows a valid student ID will receive 25% off any…

Read More

Be the first to know about some of our upcoming September events.  Our next Featured Stylist of the Week is Nicole, one of our bronze level stylists. An Aveda graduate (and a graduate from our rigurous apprentice program), Nicole says "Hair is my passion!" Experience it yourself from September 12-18th…

Read More

This week is the last week to take advantage of our terrific special: With any full facial or full body massage, receive a complimentary Mina's manicure! Call our front desk at 919.968.8548 to schedule you're appointment before it's too late! Mina’s Studio, a full service beauty salon in Chapel Hill,…

Read More

Following this week's Brazilian Keratin class, we've received several new and fabulous retail products that we can't get enough of! First, you may have heard about MoroccanOil, an ultra-light treatment that helps add shine and luster to your hair, reduces your drying time and strengthens and conditions your hair.  Our stylists…

Read More

We've got an exciting week here at Mina's Studio! Our stylists are prepping for a class this morning on our Brazilian Keratin Relaxers.  Our clients have been raving about the amazing results and finally, we'll have more stylists certified to perform this service for YOU! Don't forget, too, that there's a…

Read More

We are currently looking for two hair models for a Bb Razor Cutting Demo class next Thursday with Alejandro. If you have collar-bone length hair and would be willing to cut to a bob OR long hair and would be willing to have layers, please contact us! Class is…

Read More

David Stanko, New York City's best colorist, educator and color developer, was in Raleigh this past weekend to lead a class in advanced color placement and formulations entitled "Exploring the or in Haircolor." Both Louann and Alejandra, owners of Mina's Studio, attended the class and came back with a wealth…

Read More

If you have been to Mina's but haven't met Gabriela, you're missing out! Gabriela has over 14 years of cosmetology experience and has a wealth of training knowledge--from international schooling to classes with Aveda, Dermalogica, SkinCeuticals and Keratin Relaxers, Gabriela has it all.  Her specialties include highlighting, working with curly-haired…

Read More

If you don't have plans for tomorrow night, join some of our staff at the Best of the Triangle Party hosted by the Independent Weekly!  The event begins at 6pm at the Golden Belt in Durham and will last until approximately 11pm.  In addition to music by Birds and Arrows,…

Read More

Another giant applause and a heartfelt thanks to everyone who voted in Metro Magazine's 2010 Bravo Awards!  For the fourth year in a row, Mina's Studio was voted the Best Salon in the Triangle by Metro Magazine readers.  Thank you so much for everyone's continued support; we really couldn't be…

Read More

It seems that Mother's Day was just yesterday, but already it's time to start thinking ahead for Father's Day!  For our fathers, we have a nice treat planned for the entire weekend!  With any service booked Friday, June 18th, Saturday, June 19th or Sunday, June 20th, every father, father-to-be and…

Read More

If you've been to Mina's anytime in the last two years, you may have noticed a poster of a swimming otter by our front door... or you may have walked by without giving it a second glance.   The poster was given to us by Matter of Trust, a non-profit charity…

Read More

Meet Maximo, our Stylist of the Week (through May 29th)!   Although Maximo is one of the newest members to join our team, his experience and talent have clients flocking back to his chair. Maximo has over 15 years of experience and has been trained by some of the industry's best…

Read More

Thank you so much for everyone who helped vote Mina's Studio the Best Hair Salon in Chapel Hill for the 6th year in a row (!!!) in the Chapel Hill News' annual Rose Awards!  We also received, for the fourth year in a row, an award for the Best Spa. …

Read More

Meet Maximo, our next Stylist of the Week (May 25-29)!   Although Maximo is one of the newest members to join our team, his experience and talent have clients flocking back to his chair. Maximo has over 15 years of experience and has been trained by some of the industry's best and…

Read More

For all you long-time Aveda devotees who lamented the loss of the Elixir Leave-In Conditioner, we have a new product we think you'll love.  Aveda's new Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair is a daily leave-in treatment that instantly repairs damaged hair, protects against heat styling and helps detangle your hair…

Read More

It's the time of year to help vote Mina's Studio as the best salon in the Triangle through the Metro Magazine Bravo Awards! They've made voting easy as pie (you can just click here to be taken to the ballot).  To enter, you must vote for at least 20 categories and…

Read More

Tomorrow is the last day to cast your vote in the Independent Weekly's popular "Best Of" contest.  Ballots are being accepted online and it's never been easier. Simply click here to start voting (and remember to vote for Mina's as the Best Hair salon in the Triangle)! If you're interested in…

Read More

If you're undecided about a new spring look, or just want an update to your current look, there's never been a better time to try out our Gold level stylist, Sheila! All of next week (April 11-April 17), we're offering a very special "Stylist of the Week" discount.  Simply book…

Read More

Bringing a friend to Mina's Studio has never been so easy... and so rewarding!  For a couple of days only (from 2-6pm on April 19th, April 21st, April 26th and April 28th), bring a friend with you and both of you will receive 50% of your services!  Never been to…

Read More

We'd like to give a hearty congratulations to Celeste and Ryan Evans, the winning couple of the "Marry Me Ron Stutts" contest, sponsored by WCHL 1360AM. The winner was announced at a fabulous party, hosted by the Siena Hotel this past Monday.  Both Louann Doran, co-owner of Mina's Studio, and Gabriela…

Read More

It's still not too late to enter WCHL's "Marry Me Ron Stutts" giveaway! You've got until Friday to submit your application. One lucky bride will be getting spoiled, head to toe, with a variety of services from our award-winning staff! You can find complete contest rules and an entry form…

Read More

Did you know that we offer an easy and convenient way for you to schedule your next appointment with us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? If you're not signed up for Online Booking, you're missing out! Never before have you had so much flexibility in choosing your services,…

Read More

If you have not tried it yet you will love Aveda Smooth Infusion and Conditioner - it can smooth and soften hair up to 60%! It is a great way to help hydrate and straighten your hair - especially great if your hair is dry and needs some shine (perfect…

Read More

Don't forget to tune your AM radio dial to 1360 tomorrow morning at 7:30am to listen to Alejandra and Louann's interview with Ron Stutts on WCHL's Morning News. Remember, too, if you're not in your car or near a radio, you can always visit WCHL's home page to listen from any…

Read More

Just a quick mid-week update to let you know some exciting news! Alejandra and Louann will be interviewed by the WCHL-1360 morning host, Ron Stutts, on Thursday morning at 7:30am. If you're not in your car, don't worry! You can listen through their website by clicking the link near the…

Read More

Due to inclimate weather the Carolina Inn Bridal Fair in Chapel Hill has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 7, 2010 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. The bridal fair is a Carolina Inn tradition of bringing together the area's most distinguished vendors and experts from all avenues of wedding planning and Mina's…

Read More

Bumble recently reformulated their fabulous treatment line to be paraben-free and to deliver faster results. Their new "Wear and Care" line features two easy identifiable lines--Quenching and Mending. The reformulated products arrived on our doorstep this week and we are really excited to welcome them back! Not…

Read More

Aveda has added two new products to their ever-popular Light Elements line: a Shaping Wax and Texturizing Creme. The Light Elements Shaping Wax is made with organic beeswax and jojoba wax help provide unique pliability to any hair type. It has a firm, movable hold but it…

Read More

It's the time of year where we start prepping for our annual appearance at the Carolina Inn Bridal Fair in Chapel Hill, North Carolina! The bridal fair is a Carolina Inn tradition of bringing together the area's most distinguished vendors and experts from all avenues of wedding planning and…

Read More

One of the many reasons why Mina's Studio is a step above our competition is because we have a staff fully dedicated to achieving the highest education possible in our respective fields. We're happy to let you know about some upcoming educational events that will, in turn, benefit you! First, we'll be…

Read More

International celebrity chooses Mina's Studio for hair and make-up for magazine photoshoot Mina's Studio stylist Gabriela Bozymski is called out in Italian magazine Chi for her hair styling and make-up of celebrity Justine Mattera and her mother Regina. The article "American Beauty", was featured in the September issue of Chi magazine.…

Read More

Do some damage control with a deep conditioner if you notice your hair drying out. Your hair only needs to be washed out twice a week - but it's important to wash out any styling products that weigh down your hair.

Read More

Search

Posts by Month

Posts By Tag

Posts By Category

RSS Feed

ABOUT US  |  HAIR  |  BODY  |  NAILS  |  SKIN  |  MAKE-UP  |  BRIDAL  |  PRODUCTS  |  CONTACT US
GIFT CARDS  |  OTHER LINKS  |  BEAUTY TIPS  |  DIRECTIONS  |  NEWS  |  CAREERS  |  SITE MAP
Copyright © Mina's Studio 2005-2013. Synergy Inc., All Rights Reserved.
Mina's Studio | The Galleria Shopping Center | 400 S. Elliott Road, Suite K | Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Request an appointment online or call 919-968-8548. For more info see our location and hours and directions.