who we are

Learn About our Team & Culture.

It is our mission at Nsalo Salon to connect to each of our clients on a personal level and provide them with a look that captures their unique self. We are dedicated to maintaining a welcoming, happy and healthy atmosphere in our downtown studio, where our clients come to relax and refresh. We deliver specialized services utilizing quality TIGI products, teamwork and superior education. We love what we do and we are here to share our passion for luxurious hair care with you!

Join us at our downtown Wilmington salon and choose from one of our many services. All appointments start with a thorough consultation focused on you and your lifestyle, your hair and personal style. Then we apply our expertise to achieving what's best for you. We'll involve and educate you on the products used and arm you with the tools to maintain that individualized style you fell in love with in the chair.

how we roll

we are a departmentalized salon, meaning every artist specializes in either cutting or coloring, but not both. this ensures that each stylist is fluent in their area of expertise. we have a strong focus on education, with all stylists completing an apprenticeship in their chosen area before taking on clients and then taking classes at the tigi academy regularly. our pricing model is based on experience so prices increase as stylists become more accomplished.

the staff volunteers their time and donates their services for various other organizations. work doesn't end for us when the lights go out. we are constantly thinking of ways to contribute to our community. we host an annual "arts for the art's hair and fashion show, donating all proceeds go to kids making it and non-profit children's organization dedicated to the arts. and with the great success of our "toys for boys and girls benefit, collecting gifts for toys for tots. we want to know we are helping those in need and we encourage everyone to do the same.

roby powers

roby powers

owner, new york team & TIGI educator

services
$100 Women's Haircuts
$75 Men's Haircuts
$50 blowout

specialties
Ranging from beautiful, sleek, sexy hair to cutting edge shapes. Roby can execute it all. Able to take your personality from any walk of life and give you an image to reflect it. As a TIGI Educater, he is highly influenced by up to date trends and fashion from constant traveling and contact with many other successful peers. He can expose you to the newest and hottest looks, but never forgetting about the classics. As the owner of the N Salo Roby is afforded the opportunity to hand pick and work with the most talented and freshest staff. They are his motivation, in many ways. Whatever you need, Roby can tailor it perfect for you

pro since 1994
nsalo pro: 2000

abbie jones

abbie jones

manager, sr. colourist
& TIGI educator

services
100+ partial
120+ partial tint b/w
130+ hi-light
120+ balayage
70+ touch up
90+ all over colour
colour correction upon consult

specialties
As a TIGI Copyright Colour Educator, I believe in using a great technical base of knowledge and specialized formulas to create gorgeous hair colour. I currently have a classic and progressive background of hair colour and take classes at the TIGI Academy in NYC. I travel around the United States to teach what I love and share some of my personal colour experiences. I pride myself in educating each client about their overall hair health. My favorite types of colour to create are classic, effortless, and progressively bold.

pro since 2011
nsalo pro: 2011

rhea pemberton

rhea pemberton

manager, senior stylist & tigi educator

services
$75 women's cut
$45 men's cut
$12 lip/chin/brow wax
$45+ makeup
$45 blowout
$65 up do
$80+ keratin blow out
$250+ keratin treatment

specialties
as a tigi educator, i am truly inspired by my travels to new york city and other places around the world. education is what attracted me to nsalo and keeps my passion for this industry alive. having curly hair myself, i like helping my clients contain and maintain their naturally textured do. keeping up to date with modern and classic trends, i create cuts tailored to the everyday woman. for the inner fashionista, i keep myself progressive and fashion forward by learning all the new looks at the tigi academy. don't worry men, i haven't forgotten about you! from the youthful fun loving guy to the business professional, i'll keep you looking super fresh! i am also available for weddings and photo shoots. pro since 2009 nsalo pro: 2011.

pro since 2009
nsalo pro: 2011

sara sech

Holly Dozier

studio stylist

services
$50 women's cut
$30+ men's cuts
$12+ brow/lip/chin wax
$45+ makeup application
$45+ blowout
$65+ updos

specialties
When it comes to my passion of this industry, I feel it most when cutting new shapes, textures, and accentuating movement in my clients hair. As a native of Wilmington I like to spend my free time outdoors by the beach and I’m inspired by hair in its natural state. I like to help my clients appreciate their natural texture and style. I also love to travel and explore, I spend lots of time in NYC at the TIGI academy getting advanced training in cutting education and upcoming fashion. Male or female your hair is my canvas and I strive to customize my work to your persona, while making it easy for you to maintain at home.

pro since 2012
nsalo pro: 2016

kaitlin moore

kaitlin moore

new artist & colourist

services
80+ partial
100+ partial and touch up
110+ highlight
110+ free-hand highlighting
60+ touch up
80+ all over color
color corrections upon consultation

me:
as a maryland native i'm drawn to the ocean and i'm inspired by natural textures and the beauty within its canvas. i like to spend my free time outside chasing my 3-year-old and i also work as a cosmetology instructor locally. i love to create natural, easy hair color customized for my clients while maintaining the hairs health. i look forward to my future here in the port city!

pro since 2011
n salo pro: 2017

megan hamlin

megan hamlin

new artist & stylist

services
$35 women's cut
$20 men's cut
$12 lip/chin/brow wax
$45+ makeup
$30 blowout
$65 up do

me:
being a working mom i know what it is like to want to look your best and feel beautiful all within a short time frame . i love helping women create a look they love that is easy to maintain at home. i am attracted to the natural textures of all hair types and want to use that to help you create your best you! last but not least, all you guys out there, my passion is to help you keep your hair style classic yet modern or bold and edgy!

pro since 2016
n salo pro: 2017

lauryn atkins

lauryn atkins

new artist & stylist

services
$35 women's cut
$20 men's cut
$12 lip/chin/brow wax
$45+ makeup
$30 blowout
$65 up do

me:
creative, chic and “shear personality” are my go-to phrases when it comes to how i apply my passion – every day – for what i do as a stylist. being a tigi trained stylist, i enjoy attending hair shows and staying up-to-date with the latest styles and trends in hairstyles and products. nothing makes me happier than to watch my clients walk out the door absolutely in love with their hair – when they feel great, i do, too!

pro since 2016
n salo pro: 2017

whatwedo

haircuts

new artist stylist......30+
studio stylist..........40+
senior stylist..........50+
master stylist..........60+
b/w cut bang/neck trim no charge

style

conditioning treatment...35
w/ service...............10
shampoo+style............30
updo.....................65+
bridal updo (w/ trial run)..120+

color application

single process..........60+
dimensional color.......80+
full high/lowlights....120+
partial high/lowlights..65+
corrective color.......120+
glaze/gloss w/service.40/20
lash/brow tint......15 each
deep condition treatment.40 w/ service...............20

facial waxing & makeup

brow maintenance.........12
upper lip, chin.....12 each
makeup application......35+
bridal makeup..........100+

Texture Services

keratin smoothing......200+
express blowout........120+
add to service..........80+

our policies & such

satisfaction guaranteed:
We guarantee our products and services 100%. If you are unhappy with your product bring it back & we will find one that better suits your needs.

arrival:
Promptness is always appreciated. We ask our guests to arrive 10 minutes prior to their service to ensure customer satisfaction! In cases where you are 15 minutes late or more, we will call to reschedule your appointment.

cancellation:
A 24 hour notice is required if you are unable to keep an appointment. Same day cancellations will be charged 50% of scheduled service. No shows will be charged in full before additional appointments are made. A credit card is required to reserve 3 or more services. Deposits are required for bridal parties. Complimentary confirmation calls are made for all appointments one day prior to the reserved date.

children:
Children are welcome at nsalo salon if they have an appointment to receive a service. Please do not bring children into the service/color bar area for their safety and ours.

bridal

services

congratulations on your engagement and thanks for your interest in our salon. We are excited to be involved in such an important event in your life.

pricing

Bridal Updo
$65 Day of
$65 trial
$55-$65 Up do
$45 set & style
$35 Shampoo & Blowout
Bridal Make-up
$55 Day of
$45 trial
$45 Make-up

travel

Yes, we can travel!. We charge $100 non-refundable travel fee for the first stylist up to 45 miles. Each additional stylist is $50. Quotes adjusted for distances greater than 45 miles.

deposit & booking info

If more than the bride is scheduling services, a 50% non-refundable deposit of all services is due at the time the appointment is scheduled.

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get in touch

drop us a line. We'd love to hear from you.

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