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31 Aug

Huntington Beach, CA- Locally-owned salon to the stylish women of Orange County, Meleesa the Salon recently announced a new Fall promotion in response to the desperate cries of their clients who say styling their own hair is way too difficult.

“Style YOUniversity”, the latest promotion by Meleesa the Salon, promises to help women “get the look” at home with ease, quickly and easily.  With their regular purchase of $50 or more, clients will receive a complimentary ONE on ONE styling lesson with the style expert of their choice.

In a recent survey of their clients, Meleesa the Salon discovered that regardless of all the do-it-yourself information available today, 90% of their clients still struggle with styling their own hair. “I was surprised to learn that most of my clients have so much trouble replicating the style I give them,” says salon owner, Meleesa Miller.

Depending on their needs, clients will have a choice of several classes focusing on hair styling and make up application.  Each class promises to be educational while keeping with the fun, relaxing setting of the salon. “Come in, have a drink, and let us share all of our secrets with you,” says Meleesa.

“The days of stylist-only secrets are over. We want our clients to look and feel good all the time, not just when they leave the salon, and we’re hoping a quick, fun lesson will help,” says Meleesa.

More information on Meleesa the Salon

Known as Orange County’s trendsetting salon, Meleesa the Salon is a fun, upbeat place that offers something for everyone. Led by celebrity stylist Meleesa Miller, the salon delivers high-fashion hair in a warm, bohemian beach setting.

Recently Meleesa the Salon was noted for being the first salon in Orange County to introduce a braiding and styling bar where clients could pop in for a quick braid or bun for any occasion. The salon is also well-known for their Balayage hair painting and cutting-edge coloring.

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5 Quick & Easy Braid Styles For Long Hair

29 Jan

Hello internet friends!

Do you have long hair? Does it take you hours to try to style your hair in the morning? Do you feel your hair looks the same every day, and needs something new?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, this video is for you! In this video our stylist Tara will show you how to create a polished look for everyday wear in  less than 5 minutes time.

Watch this video and learn how to get your braid on!

If you are interested in a one-on-one styling lesson and you live near downtown Huntington Beach, Ca, you can make an appointment to come in to Meleesa the Salon by calling 714-969-7199 or just pop in for a visit @ 221 Main St Huntington Beach, Ca 92648

Making Your Style Last

13 Jan



*TO NIX OILY ROOTS AND ADD VOLUME AFTER THE FIRST DAY, first apply a little dry shampoo, ideally in a spray form and lightly massage your scalp with fingers


*WHEN IT RAINS, TWIST BLOWN OUT HAIR INTO A LOW TIGHT CHIGNON AND SECURE IT WITH LARGE U-SHAPED PINS. Release the hair when you’re back inside. In winter, keep your ends sleek by leaving them tucked under the collar of your coat whenever you go outside.


*BEFORE YOU GO TO THE GYM, TWIST HAIR INTO A BUN AND SECURE IT WITH BIG U-SHAPE PINS. Position a terry band at your hairline to hold back layers; place it over bangs to keep them flat and smooth. Wait until your hair is dry before removing the band and pins.


*IF COARSE HAIR BEGINGS TO GET FRIZZY, SMOOTH IT BY SPRITZING A HEAT- PROTECTANT PRODUCT ON HAIR and running a flat iron over the outer layers. A small half-inch iron is good for taming the tiny hair around the face.


*REFRESH A BOWOUT THAT HAS FALLEN FLAT WITH A LIGHT SPRITZ OF WATER OR TONIC over the hairline and part. This will reactivate the product that’s already in your hair. (skip this if your hair tends to turn frizzy)


*WHEN A BLOWOUT IS ON ITS LAST LEG, REVIVE YOUR HAIR BY TWIRLING IT in large sections around a one-inch barrel curling iron. This smoothes hair and creates soft waves.


New Celebrity Hair Obsession: The Brazilian Blowout

12 Jan

Here at Meleesa the Salon we strive to offer our clients the newest and best services available. We are proud to announce a new service called “Brazilian Blowouts” that helps tame wild, frizzy, and curly hair. We love it so much we wanted to share some info about it that we found in this blog:  

So, I’m friends with celebrity hairstylist Andy LeCompte on Facebook, and I noticed the other day that he posted a link to Nicole Richie’s blog, where she was raving about a new hair treatment she gets at Andy’s salon. I had to message him right away and get the scoop for you!

Nicole Ritche

I did a little (okay, huge, by blog standards) Q&A with Andy and Liz, the stylist at his salon who gives Nicole her Brazilian treatments. Here ya go, girlfriends:

Can you explain to our readers what exactly a Brazilian blowout is, and how it’s different from Japanese straightening?
Liz: The Brazilian Blowout is different from Japanese straightening and other Brazilian straighteners because it doesn’t completely straighten the hair. The hair still has plenty of volume and body and can still be worn curly or wavy. The Brazilian just softens whatever curl or wave you have. If the hair is air dried without a blow dryer, it will still have wave or curl but no frizz. On the flip side, if you want to blow dry your hair straight, you can do that, without a brush, in a fraction of the amount of time it would have taken without the Brazilian. Also, with other methods, there is a line of demarcation, meaning that when new hair grows in, it is curly/ wavy while the rest of the hair is straight. This blowout method washes away with time and is diffused, so there is no noticeable difference between new hair and treated hair. Other methods also have harsh chemicals in them like formaldehyde. The Brazilian Blowout does NOT have formaldehyde in it. And none of the chemicals in it are carcinogenic.

Other than Nicole, which of your other celebrity clients are doing this?
Andy: I know Ashley Tisdale has come in for it, and also Lindsay Lohan. I’m sure many more are doing it, and even more will be soon. It’s still rather new and is suddenly catching on, primarily because of the new formaldehyde-free formulation. I have only recently started recommending to my clients because of that, and because I know what results they can expect.

Lindsay Lohan

What’s the process of getting this done like?
It’s relatively simple compared to other Brazilian straighteners and Japanese straightening methods. The hair is washed with a clarifying shampoo, solution is applied, the hair is dried, I flat iron the hair to seal in the solution, rinse the solution out, apply a conditioning mask and blow dry. The entire treatment takes 1 to 1 1/2 hours, depending on how much hair the client has.

Can you describe the results a little more for us?
Liz: It literally gives everyone “wash and wear” hair. It allows clients to have freedom to enjoy activities they may have in the past because they didn’t want to get their hair wet and have to spend an hour redoing it. You’re no longer a slave to your hair. You can do whatever you want–work out, swim–without having to think about not getting your hair wet, because you know you will be able to make it look great in 15 minutes with just a simple blow dry. The treatment simply washes away over time and your hair returns to its normal state, so if you don’t like it, you don’t have to worry about having to cut all your hair off to get rid of it. The Brazilian Blowout lasts for up to 3 months.

Nicole’s blog was quite an endorsement! 
Andy: Despite being a new mom with a very busy schedule, for the first time in her life she can come out of the shower and do nothing to her hair. For Nicole in the past, washing her hair was always a process that took at least an hour. So being able to get out of the shower and do nothing and just let her hair air dry is a real privilege.