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November 27, 2010
Mina's Studio participating in Small Business Saturday.
October 8, 2010
Mina's Studio is participating in National Lee Denim Day.
July 2010
Mina's Studio was recognized by Bumble and bumble as one of the top 50 Bumble salons in the country.
July 2010
Mina's Studio was voted Best Hair Salon in Metro Magazine's 2010 Bravo Awards for the 4th year!
June 2010
Mina's Studio voted one of the top hair salons in orange county and one of the top nails salons in the triangle in Independent's Best of Triangle.
June 2010
Mina's Studio voted Best Haircuts, Day Spa, Manicure/Pedicure and Haircuts for Children in the 2010 Herald-Sun Reader's Choice Awards
April 2010
Mina's Studio voted Best Beauty Salon, Best Spa and Best Customer Service in 2010 Chapel Hill News Rose Awards
April 2010
Mina's Studio participates in Aveda Earth Month
September 2009
Mina's Studio stylist does celebrity hair in Chi magazine
September 2009
Now you can contact us via Instant Messanger
August 2009
Mina's Studio now on Facebook
August 2009
Mina's Studio was voted Best Hair Salon in Metro Magazine's 2009 Bravo Awards for the 3rd year!
June 2009
Mina's Studio voted Best Place to get a Facial and Best Place to get a Manicure/Pedicure in Independent's 2009 Best of the Triangle
June 2009
Mina's Studio voted Best Haircuts, Day Spa, Manicure/Pedicure, Tan and Haircuts for Kids in the 2009 Herald-Sun Reader's Choice Awards
April 2009
Mina's Studio voted Best Beauty Salon and Spa in 2009 Chapel Hill News Rose Awards
March 2009
Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Extensions in 2009 ZSpotlight Best of Triangle
September 2008
Healthy, Beautiful, At Our Best, Fashion Show raises money for charity
June 2008
Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon in Metro Magazine's 2008 Bravo Awards
June 2008
Mina's Studio voted Best Day Spa, Best Haircuts, Best Manicure & Pedicure, Best Kid's Haircut in Herald-Sun's Reader's Choice Awards 2008
May 2008
Mina's Studio was chosen from the Aveda Color Jam contest to attend Color Your Way to Print.
April 2008
Mina's Studio voted one of the Best salons in the Daily Tarheel Carolina's Finest of 2008
April 2008
Mina's Studio voted Best Barbershop, Best Beauty Salon, Best Customer Service, and Best Spa by 2008 Chapel Hill News Rose Awards
July 2007
Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon in North Carolina by 2007 Metro Bravo Awards
June 2007
Mina's Studio voted one of the best in the Triangle by The Independent!
June 2007
Mina's Studio voted Best Manicures and Pedicures and Tanning as well as placing at the top of Best Hair Salon, Color & Highlights, Hair Removal, and Best Massage by 2007 Best of Citysearch
June 2007
Mina's Studio voted 1st place in Manicures and Pedicures and Tanning as well as honors in haircuts, day spa and children's haircuts by 2007 The Herald Sun Reader's Choice Awards
April 2007
Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon, best spa and best customer service by 2007 Chapel Hill News Rose Awards
July 2006
Mina's Studio starts their New Talent Program.
June 2006
Mina's Studio wins Best Hair Salon in the Triangle by The Independent! They also won honorable mention for Best Day Spa & Best Massage Therapist.
June 2006
Mina's Studio wins Reader's Choice Awards from The Chapel Hill News Herald
April 2006
Mina's Studio participates in Aveda Earth Month
April 2006
Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon in Chapel Hill by 2006 Chapel Hill News Rose Awards (again!)
March 2006
Mina's Studio voted Best Manicures & Pedicures by Citysearch 2006
January 29, 2006
2006 Carolina Inn Bridal Fair
March 2005
Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon by Citysearch 2005
March 2005
Mina's Studio voted one of the Best Manicures & Pedicures by Citysearch 2005
March, 2004
Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon by Chapel Hill News 2004


2010 NEWS & EVENTS

Local Chapel Hill salon involved in supporting American Express Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday
November 27, 2010
Mina's Studio is proud to be a supporter of American Express' event to promote small local businesses like Mina's Studio. Mina's Studio has been proudly serving the Chapel Hill area for over 20 years and has been a mainstay of the triangle for those looking for hair, body, skin and nail care services. As part of our commitment to supporting small businesses, American Express is giving registered Cardmembers a $25 statement credit when they shop at small businesses on Small Business Saturday. "It's one day to support the small businesses that are getting our economy going again."! Read more about this national event that supports local communities with Small Business Saturday.

Mina's Studio is participating in the National Lee Denim Day.

National Lee Denim Day
October 8, 2010
Denim Day funds some of the nation's most groundbreaking and collaborative efforts to fight back against breast cancer. Mina's Studio is accepting $5.00 donations and clients who help us in our efforts to support this cause will be entered for a chance to win a Mina's Studio beauty basket containing products such as Aveda and Dermalogica! Come by the studio and show your support today! Read more about this great event on our Denim Day press release.

Mina's Studio was chosen as one of the top 50 Bumble and bumble salons in the country.

Bumble and bumble
July, 2010
Mina's Studio was invited to New York by Bumble and bumble to a conference where they were honored for being one of the top 50 Bumble salons in the country. "It was an honor to be named one of the best salons in the country among so many other great national salons", said co-owner Alejandra Scott. "New York City-based Bumble and bumble is celebrity and fashion world's favorite hair care company dedicated to innovation, inspiration and education" - Bumble website

Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon in North Carolina

Metro Magazine Bravo Awards
July, 2010
For the fourth year in a row Mina's Studio was voted the Best Hair Salon in North Carolina with the Standing Ovation Award from Metro Magazine's 2010 MetroBravo awards. Results were printed in the July/August special summer Metro magazine issue. Thanks Metro readers for your support! Read more about Metro magazine

Mina's Studio voted one of the best hair salons in orange county and one of the best nails salons in the Triangle.

The Independent Best of the Triangle
June, 2010
Once again the readers of the Independent have voted Mina's Studio one of the top salons and top nail salons in the Triangle! The results were printed in Independent's annual Best of Triangle award issue! Read more about Independent Weekly

Mina's Studio voted Best Haircuts, Day Spa, Best Manicure & Pedicure and Best Haircut for Children in the Triangle.

Herald Sun Reader's Choice Awards
June, 2010
For the third year, Durham Herald Sun readers voted Mina's Studio Best Day Spa, Best Haircuts, Best Manicure & Pedicure, and Best Haircuts for Children. Read about Herald-Sun

Mina's Studio voted Beauty Salon, Best Spa and Best Customer Service in Chapel Hill!

Chapel Hill News Rose Awards
April, 2010
Mina's Studio was voted Best Beauty Salon in Chapel Hill by the readers of Chapel Hill News for the 6th time! Mina's Studio was also voted Best Spa for the fourth time in a row and voted Best Customer Service! We want to give a special thanks to everyone in Chapel Hill that supported us and keeps spreading the word about Mina's Studio! Read about Chapel Hill News

Mina's Studio participates in Aveda's Earth Month

April, 2010

Mina's Studio is participating in Aveda's Earth Month with offering the Aveda "Light the Way" candles. These limited edition items are 100% naturally derived soy wax candle infused with organic lavender and other pure flower and plant extracts in candleholders that were once wine cooler bottles. 100% of the purchase price protects clean water. Learn More
2009

Mina's Studio stylist does the hair and make-up for celebrity Justine Mattera for article in International magazine Chi magazine

Chi Magazine
September, 2009
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. Justine said that she was very pleased with the job Gabriela had done and the finished product. Gabriela, who was trained at the Herman's Institute has 14 years of experience and has been with Mina's Studio for 4.5 years.

Justine Mattera was born in New York but then moved to Italy after college and became famous as a dancer then a singer with a number 2 on the Italian singles chart. She later became a consistent presence on Paolo Limiti's successful TV programs such as "Festivalbar", "Ci vediamo" and "Es I'talia racconta" and later moved on to stage, movies and her own radio show. She is famous for her act as a show girl showing Marilyn Monroe on the show, "Ci vediamo".

Chi is a popular weekly magazine covering people in entertainment. It's published by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, the biggest Italian publishing company..

Contact us via Instant Messanger

Mina's Studio now on instant messanger
September, 2009
Now you can get even quicker online access with Mina's Studio new instant messanger contact information. Our Yahoo screen name is minas.studio and our AOL screen name is minasstudio. Note: we will make every attempt to be online during normal weekday business hours.

Mina's Studio now on Facebook!

Mina's Studio Facebook page
August, 2009
We're making it easier than ever to stay in touch with what is going on with our new Mina's Studio Facebook page. Get salon information, store photos and updates on what is going on at this new resource.

Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon in North Carolina

Metro Magazine Bravo Awards
August, 2009
Mina's Studio once again received the Standing Ovation Award (1st place) for Best Hair Salon in North Carolina from Metro Magazine's 2009 MetroBravo awards. This is the 3rd year in a row that Metro Magazine readers have recognized Mina's Studio as the top salon in the region. Results will be printed in the August Metro issue. To learn more read the 2009 Metro Magazine Best Hair Salon in North Carolina Press Release or see the results at Metro's website

Mina's Studio voted Best Place to get a Facial and Best Place to get a Manicure/Pedicure.

The Independent Best of the Triangle
June, 2009
The reader's of Independent have voted Mina's Studio the Best Place to get a Facial and Best Place to get a Manicure/Pedicure in the Triangle! Also Mina's Studio was a finalist for Best Day Spa and Best Hair Salon in Orange County. Thanks Independent readers! Read more about Independent Weekly

Mina's Studio voted Best Haircuts, Day Spa, Best Manicure & Pedicure, Best Tan and Best Haircut for kids in the Triangle.

Herald Sun Reader's Choice Awards
June, 2009
For the second year in a row, Durham Herald Sun readers voted Mina's Studio Best Day Spa, Best Haircuts, Best Manicure & Pedicure, and Best Haircuts for Kids. Also this year Mina's Studio was voted Best Tan! Read about Herald-Sun

Mina's Studio voted Beauty Salon and Best Spa in Chapel Hill!

Chapel Hill News Rose Awards
April, 2009
Mina's Studio was voted Best Beauty Salon in Chapel Hill by the readers of Chapel Hill News for the 5th time in 6 years! Mina's Studio was also voted Best Spa for the third time in a row. Thanks to all the residents of Chapel Hill for choosing Mina's Studio! Read about Chapel Hill News

Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Extensions in the Triangle

ZSpotlight.com Best of 2008
March, 2009
Mina's Studio won Best of 2008 for Hair Extensions in the ZSpotlight.com Best of 2008 awards. Learn more about ZSpotlight.com


2008

Healthy, Beautiful, At Our Best, Fashion Show

Charity Event
September 10, 2008
Mina's Studio, Lark Home Apparel, & Purple Puddle teamed up for the first time to put on a fall charity fashion show at The Franklin. The event raised $8,000 with all the proceeds benefiting the UNC Center for Women's Health Research and the UNC Center for Women's Mood Disorders. About 100 women attended the event which featured small plates provided by the Franklin Hotel, wine tasting and a guest speaker- renowned local author Celia Rivenbark who added her wit and unique perspective on life in the South. The night culminated with a fashion show, featuring local, real women modeling clothes from Lark Home Apparel, with hair and makeup provided by Mina's Studio. Read more about the Healthy, Beautiful, At Our Best Fashion Show

Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon in North Carolina

Metro Magazine Bravo Awards
August, 2008
Mina's Studio received the Standing Ovation Award (1st place) for Best Hair Salon in North Carolina from Metro Magazine's 2008 MetroBravo awards. Results will be printed in the August issue. To learn more read the 2008 Metro Magazine Best Hair Salon in North Carolina Press Release

Mina's Studio voted Best Manicure/Pedicure as well as finalist in Best Hair Salon, Best Day Spa, Best Facial in the Triangle.

The Independent Best of the Triangle
June, 2008
The reader's of Independent have voted Mina's Studio the best place to get a manicure and/or pedicure in the Triangle! Also Mina's Studio was a finalist for Best Day Spa and Best Haircut (adult and kids). Thanks Independent readers! Read more about Independent Weekly

Mina's Studio voted Best Day Spa, Best Haircuts, Best Manicure & Pedicure, Best Kid's Haircut in the Triangle.

Herald Sun Reader's Choice Awards
June, 2008
Thanks to the readers of the Durham Herald Sun voted Mina's Studio Best Day Spa, Best Haircuts, Best Manicure & Pedicure, Best Kid's Haircut as well as one of the top in tanning. Read about Herald-Sun

Mina's Studio was selected from the Aveda Color Jam contest to attend Color Your Way to Print.

Aveda Color Jam
May, 2008
Mina's Studio was one of 8 salons selected to attend the Color to Print with Jimmy Girgenti and Randy Taylor in Alexandria, Virginia on May 11-12. This was a great honor to attend this seminar and learn the latest in color techniques.

Mina's Studio voted one of 'Carolina's Finest' Best salons

Daily Tarheel Carolina's Finest
April, 2008
The readers of the Daily Tarheel have voted Mina's Studio one of the Best salons in the Carolina's Finest of 2008. Read about Daily Tarheel

Mina's Studio voted Best Barbershop, Best Beauty Salon, Best Customer Service, and Best Spa in Chapel Hill!

Chapel Hill News Rose Awards
April, 2008
Mina's Studio was once again voted Best Beauty Salon in Chapel Hill by the readers of Chapel Hill News. This makes the 4th time Mina's Studio was voted the best beauty salon in 5 years! In addition they were voted Best Barbershop, Best Customer Service, and Best Spa. Thanks to all the residents of Chapel Hill for choosing Mina's Studio! Read about Chapel Hill News


2007

Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon in North Carolina.

Metro Magazine Bravo Awards
July, 2007
Mina's Studio received the Standing Ovation Award (1st place) in Best Hair Salon in North Carolina by readers of the Metro Magazine. Results will be printed in the August issue. To learn more read the Metro Magazine Best Hair Salon in North Carolina Press Release

Mina's Studio voted one of the Best Hair Salons in the Triangle.

The Independent Best of the Triangle
June, 2007
Following up on Mina's Studio winning Best Hair Salon in the Triangle and honorable mention for Best Day Spa and Best Massage Therapist, this year they were voted one of the top three hair salons in the triangle, North Carolina. Thanks to all the readers of The Independent for all their support and keeping Mina's Studio at the top of their list for their hair, body, skin and nail care needs.

Mina's Studio voted Best Tanning and Manicures and Pedicures in the Triangle!

Best of Citysearch
June, 2007
Mina's Studio is happy to announce that for the second year in a row they have won Best Manicures and Pedicures in the Triangle by the 2007 Best of Citysearch. In addition we also won Best Tanning in the Triangle and received top honors for Best Color and Highlights, Best Day Spa, Best Hair Salon, Best Massage and Best Hair Removal. Learn more about Citysearch.

Mina's Studio voted 1st in Tanning and Manicures and Pedicures in Durham and Orange County!

Herald Sun Reader's Choice Awards
June, 2007
The readers of the Durham Herald Sun voted Mina's Studio 1st place in Tanning and Manicures and Pedicures. In addition we were voted 2nd place in Day Spa, 2nd place in Children's haircuts and 3rd place in Haircuts. To be voted in the top 3 places of all beauty salon categories is a great honor to us and we appreciate everyone taking the time to vote for us. Read about Herald-Sun

Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon!

Chapel Hill News Rose Awards
April, 2007
Mina's Studio was voted Best Hair Salon, Best Spa and Best Customer Service by the readers of Chapel Hill News 2007. We are very thankful for residents of Chapel Hill for picking Mina's Studio as their choice for Best Salon for the 3rd time as well as the new categories of Best Spa and Best Customer Service in Chapel Hill! It means a lot to have the people in Chapel Hill choose us because we know there are many choices and we appreciate your business and votes. Read about Chapel Hill News


2006

Mina's Studio starts their New Talent Program.

July, 2006

Mina's begins their new innovative program of bringing in the best new talent backed by the expertise of our seasoned staff - all offered at a fraction of the regular cost. These stylists are in the last phase of their training, all are licensed and meet the highest standards in the profession. Exclusively at Mina's Studio. Learn more about Mina's New Talent

Mina's Studio wins Best Hair Salon in the Triangle and received honorable mention for Best Day Spa & Massage Therapist.

Independent Best of the Triangle
June, 2006

Mina's Studio wants to thank the readers of the Independent for voting them the Best Hair Salon in the Triangle and honorable mention for Best Day Spa and Best Massage Therapist. To learn more read the Independent Best Hair Salon Press Release Read more about Independent Weekly

Mina's Studio voted best Bikini Wax, 1st place for Brow Shaping and finalist for Best Spa and Best Esthetician in Durham and Orange County!

Herald Sun Reader's Choice Awards
June, 2006

Mina's Studio was voted 1st place for Bikini Wax, 1st place for Brow Shaping and finalist for Best Spa and Best Esthetician in the Herald Sun's 2006 Reader's Choice Awards! Read more about Herald-Sun

Mina's Studio participates in Aveda's Earth Month

April, 2006

Mina's Studio is helped to get signatures and money to protect endangered species and protect the Appalachian Trail in Aveda's Earth Month. Customers helped by signing the petition, donating money, entering the raffle for the Aveda Gift Basket or buying a "Light the Way" Aveda candle (100% proceeds go to Conservation Partners). Learn More

Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon in Chapel Hill.

Chapel Hill News Rose Awards
April, 2006

Mina's Studio was voted Best Hair Salon by the readers of Chapel Hill News 2006. We are very thankful for residents of Chapel Hill for picking Mina's Studio as their choice for Best Salon for the 2nd time! Read about Chapel Hill News

Mina's Studio voted Best Manicures & Pedicures in the Triangle!

Best of Citysearch
March, 2006

Mina's Studio was voted Best Manicures & Pedicures in the Triangle by Citysearch 2006. A big thanks goes out to all the Citysearch voters for continuing to vote us best in the Triangle, NC! Learn more about Citysearch.


2005

Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon in the Triangle!

Best of Citysearch
March, 2005
Mina's Studio was voted Best Hair Salon in the Triangle by Citysearch 2005. This is a great honor and we thank your customers for voting us as the best! Citysearch Triangle; your comprehensive guide to the Triangle - it's where you can find reviews, directions and information on all the latest venues and businesses in the Triangle.


Mina's Studio voted gets perfect 10 rating for best salon and voted one of the best in Manicures and Pedicures in the Triangle!

Best of Citysearch
March, 2005
Mina's Studio was given a perfect 10 rating for Best Manicures and Pedicures in the Triangle by Citysearch 2005. We were voted top 2 for Manicures and Pedicures for the Triangle area for Manicures and Pedicures. Thanks goes out to all of our customers for making us the best in area for the last 19 years! Learn more about Citysearch


2004

Mina's Studio voted Best Hair Salon in Durham!

Chapel Hill News Rose Awards
March, 2004
Mina's Studio was Best Hair Salon by the readers of Chapel Hill News 2004. We are very thankful for residents of Chapel Hill for picking Mina's Studio as their choice for Best Salon. Read about Chapel Hill News


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The Chapel Hill News The Chapel Hill News has been the Chapel Hill and Carrboro hometown paper since 1923 and is distributed to over 24,500 homes in Orange County twice weekly.
The Herald-Sun The Herald Sun is owned by the Paxton Media Group and serves the triangle area with a circulation of over 40,000.
The Independent Weekly Independent Weekly is a tabloid-format alternative weekly published in Durham, North Carolina and is distributed throughout the Raleigh-Durham area.
Metro Magazine Metro Magazine is a city/regional magazine serving the North Carolina coast to the Triangle and has a circulation of 40,000 monthly.
Daily Tarheel Daily student newspaper with university, local, and national news and commentary and coverage of Tarheel basketball.
ZSpotlight.com ZSpotlight.com, is a localized entertainment website for the Triangle that focuses exclusively on the categories of nightlife, restaurants, music and sports and recreation. The fundamental purpose of ZSpotlight is to promote Raleigh, Durham, Cary and Chapel Hill clients that advertise within its dynamic online community, while providing its huge viewing audience a centralized source of information on these entertainment venues.


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