Mercelle Carlson


Appointments available on Sunday thru Tuesday

"My clients have always inspired me, and I have loved learning from talking with them."

Licensed since 1989


Stylist: Hair Solano, Berkeley

Stylist and Educator: Festoon, San Francisco and Berkeley

Apprentice: Vidal Sassoon, San Francisco

Stylist: Panache, Berkeley


Cosmetology School

Apprentice: Vidal Sassoon

Training: Vidal Sassoon, London

Training: Bumble and bumble, New York

Advanced color training with Goldwell and Wella

Many in-salon training classes of cutting and coloring



Hair coloring

Q. What’s the best thing about your clientele?

A. Having worked in Berkeley for so many years, I have met some of the most interesting people in the world.

Q. Where would you like to live?

A. England, France, and Canada — in that order.

Q. Which talent would you most like to have?

A. First — play piano beautifully. Second — speak more than one language fluently.

Q. What is your most cherished possession?

A. My photographs of my travels and family.