Michael Gilliatt Hair is located in a private salon studio in central Mission Valley offering clients a completely discreet salon experience. No drama. No distractions. Come here to relax, unwind or get some work done if necessary - we have free WIFI!
Michael's interest in both emerging and classic styles in beauty, style, and fashion, complement a desire to give her clients the hair they've always wanted & has earned her a solid, loyal clientele as a hairstylist. She remains on trend with continued education with L'Oreal Professionnel & Davines for colour and TIGI, American Crew and Unite Academy for cutting. She takes a personalized approach to each clients' hair focusing on educating them on how to achieve their favorite looks without spending hours to recreate it.
Before Michael owned my hair, I was without a stylist and colorist for years hopping around from one salon to the next with no consistent results and really average hair. Now, my friends tell me I look FABULOUS! And others stop me at events telling me my hair looks AMAZING. ** This is what Michael does, she transforms your natural hair into a beautiful -spectacular - natural and improved you!! ** What my hair is naturally: - Fine & thin dirty blonde with red tones with the occasional frizz to complete the look. What Michael does to my hair: - I have a subtle a-line bob with blonde highlights that frames my square face perfectly. -She also has managed my own hair tweaks and has taught me how to style the few difficult strands. -For the frizz: She's uses a Keratin treatment every so often to tame those annoying wild hairs. Along with fabulous hair, you also enter a RELAXING and private salon. Michael listens and also provides great advise and honest conversation from hair to living a truly balanced life. Michael is a true gem!!
Cheryl S. - San Diego, CA "Michael owns my hair." - I tell everyone this!
I moved to San Diego from the East Coast where I had a hairdresser who gave me amazing Coppola Keratin treatments that lasted and lasted. My first experience out here with the treatment was sub par; it lasted a few weeks and then the frizzy curls were back. I found Michael and made an appointment. My husband asked me after I had the treatment if I thought it was "the real sh*t". Well...turns out this was the real sh*t. I left with frizz-free, loose waves that required no styling after a shower. I was so happy with my treatment. 5 months later I just came back from my second treatment and am even happier than I was the first time. I highly recommend MG Hair for a Coppola Keratin treatment.
Nikki M. - San Diego, CA
Have been going to Michael for over 5 years now, and I can't imagine ever going to see anyone else. She is an amazing stylist and color expert, even fixing the green, yes, green!, hair I had when I first came to her. But just as important is who she is...a warm, patient, and sweet person who is easy to talk to and thoughtful and caring. I'm really happy I found her and strongly recommend her services.
Christina Z - San Diego, CA
I found Michael over 5 years ago and she has been cutting my hair ever since. As all of her clientele raves, she is amazing! I have very fine, straight, long hair and while this may seem like it should be easy to cut and style, it is actually quite a challenge. Michael is very professional and knows how to make it appear as though my hair has body and style. I am also very low-maintenance (it is a good day if I actually brush and blow-dry my hair) and Michael is able to provide a cut that is very versatile; it looks good even if I don't want to spend a lot of time fixing it up. Definitely go to see her!!
Amy P. - San Diego, CA