About Orange County’s Premiere Lifestyle Salon

Founded in 2005 by industry professional, Meleesa Ferris, Meleesa the Salon was established to offer guests an intimate, relaxed setting while creating celebrity-quality hair on every client who steps through the door.

Much more than just a salon, Meleesa the Salon combines artistry with technique and beauty with education to provide every guest both the perfect customized look and the tools they need to create it at home. We are committed to helping you achieve that salon look every day, not just when you walk out our door!

With the recent addition of our Face Bar, Meleesa the Salon is a one-stop destination for all of your beauty needs.

At Meleesa the Salon, heart and soul is at the center of every service offered.  Our cutting-edge services offer something for everyone including:

  • The Braid Bar
  • The Face Bar
  • Balayage
  • Precision haircuts
  • Custom styles
  • Wedding hair styling
  • Certified Greencircle Salon
  • Cruelty-free product lines
Beyond salon services, Meleesa the Salon respects sustainable business practices by partnering with companies who are environmentally friendly, as well as keeping the salon’s impact to a minimum by reusing materials, only printing when necessary, and recycling hair for oil spills.

When you visit Meleesa the Salon, you are joining a lifestyle of ongoing perks from regular product specials to complimentary styling lessons and lifestyle events. Meleesa the Salon is your catalyst for positive change that leads to discovering beauty apart from vanity.

Call today to visit what our clients call ‘one of Orange County’s best hair salons’ – we want to meet you!

Meet the Team

Our team is dedicated to ensuring the best possible experience for each and every guest, from clients looking for sun-kissed Balayage highlights to the bride looking for a bridal makeup artist or a soothing facial before her big day. All artists participate in regular classes, both in Orange County and in cities such as New York, San Francisco and LA, to grow their repertoire and hone their skills. Team-building collaborative events such as in-salon photo shoots continue to keep the creative juices flowing and strengthen the bonds of the salon family.



Owner & Stylist

As a creative visionary in the beauty industry, I continually source inspiration from the world and people around me. My expertise in color, cuts, extensions, and styles allows me to bring out every individual’s authentic beauty through transformative and masterful hair artistry. I am dedicated to using my artistic prowess and spiritual nature to tap into, connect with and uplift each and every person I encounter and through my work, help them express who they truly are.




My purpose is to cut, color, and style the hair according to current trends that suit each individual person. My desire is to use my talents and tools to enhance the natural beauty found in everyone. I want to make every person feel confident in their outer appearance as an accurate reflection of who they are on the inside.   View Intro Video



I find my passion by connecting with individuals and creating custom fashion-forward style and innovative lifestyles. My main goal is to utilize my own artistic styles, while maintaining the hair's highest integrity and aesthetic. I value positivity and happiness during this uplifting process together.




My purpose is to create and connect with every individual. My desire is to have everyone feel, and know how beautiful they truly are. I feel through hair, one can let that inner Beauty shine outward.




As an creative artist, my goal is to build a beautiful look and feel for you within the salon as well as giving you the confidence, knowledge and proper products to recreate that style. Staying current on trends and technical education is important to me. I specialize in dimensional color, hair extensions, and designing an overall style that reflects your personality! I believe that sharing common interests within the beauty industry, as well as outside hobbies, art, and adventure is the best way to build an honest connection with my clients, giving them the best results!



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Face and Lash Specialist

My mission as an esthetician is to reveal the beauty in others and to inspire self confidence as I educate my clients about how to care for their skin. Most important to me is helping to identify and meet the individual needs of my clients. I want to establish a relationship of trust and a communication with each person under my care to achieve healthy skin and beautiful results!   View Intro Video