Creative, versatile, and passionate about her craft, Melissa Uehara has been able to established herself as a successful bi-coastal hair stylist over the past 11 years.
Melissa was on the path towards a career in marketing, when she decided to pursue her true calling: beauty. After receiving her bachelors degree from Cal State Long Beach, she pursued her passion at the Vidal Sassoon Academy. Upon graduating, she developed her career under the creative directors of Wella, Sonya and Christopher Dove. Her education background led her to one of the most sought out salons in New York City, Marie Robinson Salon. Melissa quickly became one of the most in-demand stylist at Marie Robinson,and the loyalty of her clientele has kept her returning to the East Coast.
Today, she credits her wide-ranging knowledge and education as the key to her success. Her analytical skills, innate creativity, and focus on the customer experience consistently result in thoughtfully crafted and flattering cuts, perfectly tailored to every one of her clients.
Melissa prides herself on her ability to draw inspiration from LA’s hip vibe and New York’s effortlessly chic style. This distinctive edge and her immense talent led her to Benjamin Salon.