Tag archives: salon

Carlyle Salon Expands 
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   October 10, 2023

Carlyle Salon and Style Bar, a popular hair salon in downtown Santa Barbara, has expanded with a new venture: the Corner Room at Carlyle. Located adjacent to the established Carlyle Salon, the Corner Room is a private suite primarily dedicated for bridal parties, yet also available for an array of innovative and exclusive events. The […]

San Ysidro Ranch Spa Debut
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   May 13, 2021

This weekend Montecito’s famed San Ysidro Ranch will host a preview of its new Salon & Spa, located in a classic board and batten style cottage on the picturesque property. With plans to fully open next week, the Salon & Spa also features a relaxing courtyard surrounded by fragrant gardens and shaded by vine-covered pergolas.  […]

Out With the Old Locks, in With the New ‘Do
By Leslie Westbrook   |   April 15, 2021

What’s the first thing you want (or wanted) to do after getting vaccinated? Hug somebody? A trip (who’d a thunk it?) to the dentist? A trip – any kind of trip? I’m down for all of that as well as aching for a massage and/or a chiropractic adjustment. (Reminder to self: Call Charlie Bissell in […]

What a Year
By Richard Mineards   |   March 11, 2021

It has been quite a hair-raising year for Montecito crimper Marcus Boyle, owner of the Halo & Horns salon on Coast Village Road with his wife, Clara, just a curling tongs’ throw from Ca’Dario. Marcus, 45, who trained at Vidal Sassoon in London, celebrates the first anniversary of his business this month having worked for […]

Kara Richard: Summerland Salon & Spa
By Leslie Westbrook   |   May 7, 2020

Q. With COVID-19 changing the way we interact as a community, how are you making it work through this difficult time and do you have any tips to share? A. Here at the Summerland Salon & Spa, we’ve worked together as a team to think of innovative ways to stay in touch with our clients. […]

Facemask Fashion
By Richard Mineards   |   April 30, 2020

It’s the perfect blend of fashion and fabulousness. French society crimper Xavier Scordo, who owns an eponymous salon on Coast Village Road, has become a passionate collector of face masks that match his extensive wardrobe during the COVID-19 pandemic. And Mexican tailor Patty Moo, who owns Perfect Fit just a tiara’s toss away, has been […]

Pam Peterson of Hair Lounge of Montecito
By Nick Schou   |   April 16, 2020

It was mid-March when Pam Peterson, owner of the Hair Lounge of Montecito, realized she was going to have to close her popular salon. It was a more delicate decision than for many local employers, because all eight stylists who work at the shop are independent contractors, and on top of that, although California didn’t […]

Hair for the Holidays
By Megan Waldrep   |   December 5, 2019

The first thing you may notice about Edward Anthony is his style. Inspired by movies of the ‘twenties, ‘thirties, and ‘forties, his love of fashion means you’ll usually find him in a suit or coordinating ensemble. A “born artist,” Anthony has dabbled in painting, ceramics, and other mediums before finding a passion in styling hair. […]

New Offerings at Haven Salon
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   July 25, 2019

Haven Salon in Montecito now carries Zenagen products for use to fight hair loss in men and women. Haven Salon co-owner, as well as master stylist and colorist, Cindy Brokaw has been doing hair for over 25 years and says she strives to carry only the best products in the salon.  According to Brokaw, the […]

Haven Salon’s New Offerings
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   October 18, 2018

Haven Salon in Montecito, owned by master hair stylist and color expert Cynthia Brokaw and her business partner Brian Bailey, is now a certified Natulique salon and offers clients Natulique’s certified organic professional hair color from Denmark. “We’ve been looking for something natural for a really long time, and we finally found a superior product,” […]