Jennifer Freesia – Hairstylist / Deva Inspired / Tanning Specialist / Makeup Artist

Jen, a Bay Area native, has worked in the service industry for 17 years. She is passionate about providing exceptional customer service and has a strong background in managing, promotions, mixology, graphics and more. She attended Avalon School of Cosmetology, is certified in the DevaCut method and holds a Certificate in Advanced Makeup Application. She has taken advanced education with Mac, Scruples and Paul Mitchell. She is also experienced in spray tanning,  face painting, henna tattoos and is the designer of Freesia jewelry line coming soon to Mio Spa & Salon. You could say she’s a “Jen” of all trades. She has an interest in skin care and over all health and well being.  Jen has a passion for the arts and dance. She is an intermediate Salsa Dancer and professional Belly Dancer. She holds a level 1 certification in the Suhaila Salimpour School of Belly Dance.
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Lhiza B Hairstylist/ Hair Colorist/ Permanent Makeup Artist/ Deva Inspired/ Lavish Lash Certified

Lhiza has more than a decade of experience in styling and customer service.

She is trained by Toni & Guy and Rusk, she learned valuable, creative techniques and high standards. To compliment her training, she sharpened her skills by becoming certified in Devacut by DevaCurl, Keratin Complex and Framesi etc.  Along with her depth of experience, Lhiza demonstrates a commitment and passion for her career by being an active member of the National Cosmetologist & Professional Beauty Association. In 2002, Lhiza became interested in Permanent makeup and built a clientele based in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. In 2013  she became a certified BioTouch instructor who will teach and certify students in the art of Permanent Makeup.  Call for any information regarding Permanent Makeup or Classes coming up soon, so stay tune!

Lhiza’s formula for success is evident in her client relationships including, her belief built upon the trust in delivering quality results and superior service to ensure customer loyalty.

Lhiza lives in Oakland, California and enjoys spending time with her family, friends, sharing her love of adventure and exploring the great outdoors. Facebook Instagram Book online in Grand Location

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Gina Baldinelli- Hairstylist/Makeup Artist/Deva Inspired Stylist

Gina Baldinelli has been working in the beauty industry for 8 years now. She has constantly maintained her education by attending advanced training with various companies such as: Framesi, American Crew, Pureology, Paul Mitchell, DevaCurl and Brazilian Blowout. Gina loves to bring her edgy and funky style into her craft and encourages her clients to step out of their box. she prides herself in her thorough consultations and truly listening to clients needs and making their visions come to life. She strives to make each and every client feel amazing, bring out their best self and feel ready to take on the world! Gina is so excited to join the MIO team and bring her own personal flare to this already amazing salon energy.

Call to book an appointment (510) 909-3120 or Book Online Now!

Charles “Chuck” Dahlke Butler – Hairstylist/ Deva Inspired Stylist

Hairstylist /Deva Inspired Stylist

A licensed professional for over 13 years, Chuck has experience in all facets of the Spa & Salon industry. Master Stylist, Director, Manager, and Educator, he has a constant drive to learn and improve the industry he is so passionate about. He believes in a “Healthy Hair” lifestyle and specializes in Extensions, Color, and Inspired Deva Curl. Past clients include The Today Show, The National Football League, New York Fashion Week, Ebony, Jet, Essence, San Diego Living Talk Show, and he has been a featured guest forthe Paul Mitchell Academy.
For the past few years he has traveled the world with Steiner Leisure of London where he served as Spa Manager & Stylist for Celebrity Cruise Lines. In this capacity he managed and worked along side top stylists from Paris, London, New York, Milan and South America. Now settling in the Bay Area, he brings his extensive knowledge and expertise to the Mio Spa & Salon. Call (619) 226-9133 or  Book Online now!


Ariahnn Turner – Deva Inspired Hairstylist

Ariahnn is an Oakland native with over 5 years experience as a beautician. From her advance makeup skills to Deva Cut’s, she expresses the same passion to leave her clients feeling relaxed and looking beautiful. (510) 335 5870 Book at Grand


Meghan Gutowski- Esthetician/ Waxing & Tanning Specialist

Esthetician/ Waxing & Tanning Specialist

Meghan is a very passionate Esthetician who has a love for beauty on the inside and out. she is skilled in skin therapy and has made it her goal to help you feel comfortable in the skin you’re in! Relaxation is her passion and she demonstrates that from the tips of her fingers to her calming personality that will leave you calm, relaxed and excited for your next session!  She’s available in both locations.  Book on Grand ave or Book at Montclair

Wendy Ventresco – Hairstylist / Makeup Artist / Deva Inspired

Wendy loves hair!  She’s been trained by Framesi, Redken and Keratin Complex.  Her vision is to create creative manageable hair for her clients.  She has superb ability to listen to what her clients want and makes  it a reality.  She is always exploring new cutting edge techniques for those who want to stay a step a head of the fashion industry.  Call her for appointment at or call 510-593-6813 or  Book online now! She is now located in Montclair working 5 days a week!


Elyse Rabb- Hairstylist/ Makeup Artist / Deva Inspired Advanced Stylist

With over fifteen years experience in the realm of hair, make-up, image and professional consultation; Elyse has become a seasoned educated vet specializing in maintaining hair health, while delivering phenomenal fashion forward looks.   Throughout her professional career she has worked for media outlets ESPN, Essence, and the NBA; developing and creating looks for broadcast, media, television, special event, and corporate talent.  Her personal mission is to transform the beauty of her clients by implementing a system that develops the total package.  She uses quality products to attain a healthy glam look and implements educational consultations to evaluate and inform clients on ways to implement cohesive healthy beauty regimes. For more information go to  or follow on Instagram or Facebook

Regina “Remi” Mitchell- Hairstylist / Deva Inspired Stylist

Remi is an Educator with over 15 years of experience in the field of Cosmetology.  Holding a license in Cosmetology and Esthetics, she is passionate about the world of beauty.  Remi takes pride in her constant thirst for knowledge by attending trade shows, specialty classes and advanced educational courses throughout the United States, which keeps her abreast on the latest styles and techniques within the beauty industry.  As a Redken Master Specialist Remi has trained with top stylists, in hair design, haircoloring, cutting, and the fundamentals of business.   Remi also understands that the relationship between she shares with her clients is more of a partnership.  In addition to filling their needs, she also keeps them educated on maintaining their new look on their own.  “I promise to care for your hair, if you promise to.”  Book online now!

Bertha Solorio – Hairstylist / Makeup Artist/ Deva Inspired

Bertha has been in the beauty industry since 1989. She has a passion for her craft and has continued her education. Bertha is a specialist in color correction and is certified in Aveda haircutting, Alfaparf, Aveda, Scruples and Davines hair coloring techniques and Brazilian Blowout. She also specializes in air brush and Bridal make up application. For 2 years she was a hair cutting coach, in charge of training new salon stylist.

Originally from Mexico, she came to the United States in 1989, and lived in San Francisco and Wisconsin before moving to Oakland 2011. She loves cats and owns 2 chickes. She loves to cook healthy meals from scratch for her family. She enjoys growing her own tomatoes and peppers to make a fresh salsa.
To book an appointment visit or call (510)301-1489

Phat Mcglothlin – Hairstylist / Deva Inspired Advanced Stylist

Phat has been with Mio Spa & Salon  since 2011. Phat brings with her a funky style infused from her various interests and continued education. Some of Phat’s training includes: Sojourn and in house education, Redken Color Advanced training, Framesi and Keratin Complex. She is not afraid of trying out new techniques, while being mindful of what looks flattering and is functional. From haircutting and color application to styling special events, Phat loves paying close attention to detail. She is exceptionally good at helping you recreate your style at home. When she is not creating in the salon, Phat is exploring new food, art and the many treasures Oakland has to offer. Click here to book online or call her (707) 334-3711

Tinneke Pettipaw Hairstylist/ Hair Colorist

Tinneke, Bay Area native, was born and raised in San Jose, CA. By the age of 16, she was already passionate about the art of hair dressing, experimenting with a variety of color design techniques. She began her education in cosmetology at San Jose City College, renowned as top cosmetology school in the state of California. Tinneke is currently an established professional hair stylist actively working as a cosmetologist since 2007. Tinneke is exceptionally talented and strives for excellence with every service she provides. Her expertise includes advanced cutting techniques, color design, color correction, razor cutting, Brazillian Blowout, permanent waving, and extensions. She is well-versed in an assortment of hair styles from conservative to avant-garde. She has experience with diverse hair textures and lengths and communicates innovative suggestions specifically to each client. Tinneke is personable and skilled and makes the salon experience enjoyable.
Tinneke has exclusively serviced elite salons throughout her career path. She worked as a stylist for Alameda’s popular Salon 1500 and at Genray Hair Salon, one of the Rockridge neighborhood’s most reputable salons. Prior to working at Genray, Tinneke held a chair at Rage Salon in Campbell, CA, which was voted the #1 Salon in Silicon Valley two years in a row. Tinneke is also taught advanced cutting classes in Bay Area beauty schools and salons while working as Hattori Hanzo’s East Bay Regional Representative. Hattori Hanzo is the nation’s leading shear retailer. Her extensive product knowledge includes brands such as Kevin Murphy, Moroccan Oil, Bumble and Bumble, Kerastase, Brazillian Blowout, ISO, Coppola, Hot Heads, Redken, and Paul Mitchell. Tinneke continues to hone her expert skills as a licensed cosmetologist through regular training classes as styles and trends continue to change. For examples of her work, please visit instagram@shearly_amazing_  Book her in Grand location