Mel developed her passion at an early age while learning hairdressing from high school. After qualifying, she spent 9 years “sharpening ” her skills as a hairdresser at some of Durban’s best hair Salons. In the year 2009, Mel and her business partner Clive set out to open their first hair salon in Durban. While at that time it was adventurous, they were naïve to an entrepreneurial world. It took a lot of learning to overcome many business challenges before building the hair salon business they envisioned.
With a right team and experience, Mels hair salon found 3 outlets in Durban, Springfield Park, Overport and Durban North. However, the 2020’s world pandemic and an economic crisis which followed had forced them to close their Durban North store. This set back did not faze them. In fact, this hair salon in Durban and its ability to adapt to any situation proved that they have The Knowledge and experience to continue building an even greater vision for their business.
Who is Mel? Mel is that friendly person who takes your calls and books your appointment. Mel is that wonderful hands who receives you at the wash basin for a great massage. Mel is that professional stylist who listens and provides great advice. Mels salon is not just any one person but a group of individual people and skills working together to provide a superior customer experience like no other hair salon in Durban.