STUDIO @ STAX SALON
3909 W NEWBERRY RD STE F
Gainesville FL 32607
Welcome to an oasis of style and well being. At Stax Salon, a collective of salon entrepreneurs provide hair services. Each artist is equipped with their own personal studio allowing them to focus on just you. Amenities include WiFi, local beer, coffee, soda or bottled water.
Located off of West Newberry Road, there is plenty to explore; from nail salons, florists, estheticians, coffeeshops, restaraunts and shopping, to Royal Park Stadium and Plaza across from the salon. Come in for a haircut and meet up with friends at Bentos across the street; or meet a date for a movie and a scoop of ice cream from Coldstone Creamery.
Originally from Santa Cruz, California, Georgina has grown roots in Gainesville, Florida. Inspired by the artfulness and innovative thinking of the Bay Area, this aesthetic is brought to the salon.
In 2009, after an invitation to work alongside renowned stylist Charlie Price on a runway production in Orlando FL, a childhood dream became reality. The experience awakened a hidden creative energy that had to be brought to light.
Georgina has been transforming and crafting hair styles since receiving licensure in January, 2011. Before the hair salon industry, she attended Ringling College of Art and Design which cultivated a strong understanding of shape, shade and color theory. After gaining licensure from The Salon Professional Academy in Gainesville Fl, master hair stylist, Bryan Dean served as her mentor and indoctrinated her with advanced technical skill and core principles. Completion of advanced continued education and personal training at the Sassoon Academy, in San Francisco and Miami. She has acquired extensive knowledge and methodology from some of the top hair colorists and stylists in the salon industry including Shannon Keel, Joseph Santiago, Justin Thomas, Nhi An, and Charlie Price. She has an artist trained eye for design. Her focus is hair cutting, coloring and styling. Specialties include updos, ombré, balayage, fashion/creative color, short hair cutting and dry cutting. Other technical skills include shear over comb and clipper over comb. She has traveled and studied trends from California to Croatia to stay current. While loving the artistry of her craft, she also enjoys the little details of making the best salon experience. Whatever your hair dreams, come to the salon for a complimentary consultation. A custom plan will be made for your hair considering every aspect; face shape, skin tone, lifestyle, and most importantly hair health.
After 7+ years of working with the best salons and stylists from Avant Garde Salon, Ciao Bella Salon, and Uptown Salon she has decided to open her own salon studio and partner with Stax Salon.
You are invited to experience a welcoming salon atmosphere and the best in professional hair color and styling products. Georgina personally handpicked each color and product. For hair color, the luxury salon brands used include Redken, Kenra, Pulp Riot and Guy Tang Mydentity. Sulfate-free and paraben-free salon quality hair care products are provided by Verb, Surface, Olaplex and Hanz De Fuko.
LGBTQ+ friendly | Open to all
Pictured: Georgina demonstrates a French hair painting technique for balayage.