Mia is a 2nd generation Bay Area native with a love for the California coast. Born in Oakland and raised in Berkeley, Mia got her start in hair first as a model and then a freelance print and commercial stylist. She has worked as a sought after colorist at premiere San Francisco salons such as Architects and Heroes and DiPietro Todd. In fact, Mia’s work was recommended by Allure Magazine.
She has specialized in color for more than 15 years and has trained in San Francisco, Paris, New York, London, Miami, and L.A. Mia has acquired extensive knowledge of the latest products such as Goldwell, Schwartzkopf, Wella, Matrix, Clairol, Loreal, Solaris and Redken. She is current, professional, well read. With both Mexican and Filipino ancestry she prides herself on being an expert at Asian and Latino haircolor. She is the creator of the premiere anti-aging hair treatment called HALO.
Mia has a passion has for travel and has visited the far off locales of Greece, Tahiti, Spain, France, England, Costa Rica, Brazil and Bali. When she’s not traveling the globe, Mia enjoys surfing, hiking, dancing, yoga, fine food and a good glass of wine.