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In keeping with our pledge to deliver an outstanding experience, we also strive to educate our stylists on the latest techniques so they can consistently provide you with the ultimate in personal care. Meet our team below:


Linh Matsuo, Owner



Casey Matsuo, Owner



Kayla Brown, hairstylist

Kayla is a Michigan native who has been styling hair since 2012 when she first discovered her passion for the beauty industry.
As a graduate of Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy she learned world renowned color and cutting techniques.
Since then she has taken additional classes to become certified in hair extensions and the Brazilian Blowout.
"I love the ever-changing industry and the freedom of creativity it allows. I am so grateful for the people I meet and the relationships I've built through doing what I enjoy most"


CARRIE PODRUP, hairstylist / lash artist

My name is Carrie, I’ve been a licensed cosmetologist for 14 years, graduating from the San Diego Cosmetology Apprenticeship Program. I enjoy doing women’s cuts and colors, making my clients feel fabulous when they leave the salon. I’m knowledgeable of multiple product lines including Davines, Joico, and Rusk to name a few, allowing me the confidence in finding the right solution for my clients needs.

I’ve recently added Classic Eyelash Extensions to my services, being certified through Lash Affair by J. Paris, and adding Volume Eyelash Extensions in March 2019.

I’m available Wednesday-Saturday every week.


Haidi tran, nail tech

Haidi is a seasoned nail artist with over 30 years of experience. She’s friendly and energetic and enjoys connecting with clients, helping them look and feel good. Haidi specializes in acrylic nails, and clean, classic manis and pedis.


Cindy duong, Brow and makeup Artist


shay , Tattoo removal and microblading specialist