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Michael Nguyen


A Southern Californian native, Michael Nguyen is the driving force behind Mikell Coiffure.  He was always creative growing up and was constantly inspired by fashion, architecture, interior design, hair, and makeup.  A professional in the truest sense, Michael creates hairstyles that are buildable and playful. With over a decade of experience, he really enjoys enhancing hair color with a natural approach.


His clients leave his chair with chic styles, timeless haircuts, and stunning colors where warm and cool tones harmonize. What has made a place in Michael’s chair so covetable for the past decade, however, is not just his skill in creating astonishing, multi-dimensional color, but the personal connection he develops with everyone who makes it to his chair. His talent and personality have created his sought-after reputation and kept his clients coming back time and time again from Orange County, Los Angeles, and Southbay.

Bryan Griswold


"I want to create a style that will look and feel natural, but at the same time induce a feeling of a new identity." 

Bryan Griswold is a multifaceted stylist and colorist who has an exceptional eye with specifics on his client’s lifestyle and fashion.  It is his goal to assist clients in achieving an elevated aesthetic most suitable to his or her natural character.  


Formally trained at Toni and Guy, he is continuously tuning and honing his craft with contemporary trends and cutting edge techniques.  Griswold's ability to craft natural-looking color, precision cutting, and beautiful finishing touches has him booked with an impressive clientele list.  He is committed to ensuring that every client leaves feeling more beautiful than when they walked in. 


Sarah Bella Anzaldo


Sarah Bella has joined the Mikell Coiffure team to take on the next phase of her career.  A professional in the truest sense, Sarah strives to provide a comfortable, fulfilled, and exciting experience for every client. 

She offers various color techniques when specializing in Blondes, but Sarah upholds a high standard of maintaining the health and  integrity of her client's hair.  Sarah believes in great importance on proper hair care and provides a custom regimen for each client to achieve natural, healthy, and overall stunning hair between appointments. She offers a wide range of services and is exclusive to bridal hair and styling. 

Sarah strives to stay on the cutting edge and seeks to leave each client feeling confident, strong and beautiful, inside and out.  Sarah Bella truly sets her apart from her peers, giving her the ability to create the perfect look for each client she works with.

Stefanie Chickey


For bright, natural, and beachy Californian blondes that grow out seamlessly, look no further.  Stefanie Chickey’s attention to detail with perfectly placed highlights, leaves every client walking out of the salon with refined healthy hair.


She is a contemporary artist that does a multitude of hair extensions, Cezanne Smoothing Treatments, and her ability to consistently execute beautiful color using the foil technique “Baby Lights”.  Her interest in people and the different ways they express themselves are always at the forefront of her creative process.  When she is not behind the chair, she seeks fashion trends and hair inspiration during her travels abroad.  Stefanie’s friendly and professional nature instantly puts her clients at ease.


Joshua Murphy


Joshua brings his innate talent within the South Bay hair industry.  Born and raised in England, he gained ample of experience in London, lived in NYC where he showcased his meticulous attention to detail working on set with talent, agencies, and joined Mikell Coiffure team as a new step in his solid and successful career.  


He has always seen the salon experience as a sanctuary for his clients to leave feeling refreshed and restored and loves being able to bring his services to his clients with a laugh and smile.  A true expert he connects with clients and works together to create beautiful hair that’s not only stunning but suits their lifestyle.  Joshua is excited to share his expertise in creating dimensional, natural, beautiful hair color and hairstyles. 

Blair Berndes


*Appointments by Request Only*

After quickly climbing the ranks as a brow and makeup guru in Southbay, Blair has now joined Mikell Coiffure to take on the next phase of her career.  Blair offers a decade of experience as a beauty expert with an unwavering commitment to bring out an enhanced version of her clients’ natural beauty with precisely the right color palette.  And it’s no wonder she’s so great at it: she understands each makeup application is to consider the clients’ facial structure and skin type.


Depending on the clients’ needs, she is able to provide an array of specialized services of personalized makeup shopping and lessons, brow lamination, brow design, and lash lifts.  Over the years, Blair has worked with countless celebrities and makeup for editorial shoots, red carpet events and more.  Blair consistently excites her clients with creating looks from off the runway, latest trends, and refreshed “no-makeup” look that vows to wow.

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