Photo: Courtesy of Damia Salon
Searching for a stylist in the Bay Area can be a daunting task because there are so many choices. You can’t trust your tresses to just anyone, right? Damia Salon has such high reviews that we just had to check them out.
Damia Salon opened on October 23, 2014. Courtney Wagle and Damian Sargent are stylists and the owners of the salon located at 1504 Church Street in San Francisco. We caught up with Courtney and Damian to ask them a few questions.
What inspired you to open a salon?
“The need to have a space where I was inspired artistically.”
Number of stylists on staff?
“There are nine stylists and two assistants.”
Describe the experience you offer your customers?
“Damia Salon is dedicated to providing an invigorating and happy atmosphere for our clients and stylists alike. Our stylists are professional, talented and constantly motivated through education. We strive to provide a high quality, comfortable and natural salon experience, offering products that are environmentally friendly.”
Services you offer?
“Men and women’s cuts, Devacuts (specialized for curly hair) color, highlights, keratin and conditioning treatments, blow outs, men’s camo color, special occasion updos, Balayage, relaxers and extensions.”
Is there anything that makes your salon unique compared to other salons in the Bay Area?
“Damia Salon is a multi-cultural salon that prides itself on its own diverse staff as well as its ability to work with multi-textured types of hair. This is something that distinguishes us from most salons.”
Any beauty tips to share with us?
“After a hair service at our salon we always suggest “Taking that hair out for a drink!”
Who are your hair icons?
“Johnny Ramirez and Anh Co Tran.”
Favorite products that you sell?
“Kevin Murphy Luxury wash and rinse to moisturize and keep hair healthy, Design Essentials Almond Butter Conditioner as well as Design Essentials Style, and Shine Spritz for incredible shine.”
What’s the most memorable moment you’ve had while working at the salon?
“Cutting a client’s hair since childhood to styling her for her wedding.”
Any achievements, special talents, or stories about the salon or staff you would like to talk about?
“Damia Salon is a professional salon that not only provides exceptional hair services but also an experience that promises to be fun, upbeat and friendly. From the masterful skills of our expert hair team to the music, wine and often time’s very humorous conversations, clients always leave happy, inspired, and beautiful.”
What have you not done yet that you really want to do during your career?
“That’s the great thing about this career is that you can never truly have done it all. I am truly living my dream right now.”