Team – Michelle Lee
Michelle Lee is a Master Stylist. With 30 years experience. Michelle is formally and informally known throughout the industry as one of the most knowledgeable and artistic hair stylists in Southern California. Michelle was one of the original Southern California Davines International Hair color educators. With specialties in hair extensions and expert color services. Michelle continues to share her knowledge as a Master educator for many of the most premier hair extension methods. Michelle has built a clientele from around the globe, with clients who drive from LA, Orange County, Arizona, and fly from New York, Miami, Washington DC, Europe, Thailand, and Quatar. Michelle’s celebrity clients include several international models, clothing designers, actresses, musicians, SAN Diego Charger girls, and SAN Diego Fox 5 News Teams.
“Michelle has been my hairstylist for 10 years. Not only do I always love my hair, I look forward to our time together. She really cares about her clients, as well as providing quality work. ” via Yelp 2004
“I have finally found a stylist that can layer my long hair, and actually create full layers without chopping it off! ” via Yelp 2005
“For 7 years of having Michelle color and cut my hair, my hair has been in the very best condition, and looks amazing every time I leave the salon. I’m so happy with her work, and attention to detail” via Yelp 2003
“Michelle has been doing my hair for over 18 yrs. I have always been extremely happy with her talent as a hair color artist in addition to her unique hand sewn extensions that dont damage my hair. Michelle has always had the health of hair as her #1 priority. nothing she does will compromise hair health in fact my hair has never been stronger or healthier ever! I was not gifted with good hair, but because of Michelle you would never know.
– Michelle is truly passionate about knowing all there is to know about cutting edge hair products and trends. She has been chosen as an educator for other stylists to learn from the best! I am so grateful to have found Michelle and you will be too! I promise😊” 2016
Despite her high profile clientele, Michelle is incredibly grounded, and down to earth. She lends her time offering complimentary haircuts to clients wanting to donate their hair to cancer patients. She uses the hair to create custom wigs and hair pieces for deserving woman and teens in her community.
Michelle founded Salon Elle in 2003, and in 2013, was awarded “Best US Salons ” selected by Hey,Hey! Gorgeous.
In 2014, After founding, and running a successful Salon for 10 years, and proudly helping build the careers of many stylist who went on to open their own salons, Michelle decided to pass the ownership over to one of her stylists, and go back to renting a chair, and focusing on her passions, creating beautiful hair, providing excellent service to her clients, and enjoying life.
~Master Stylist BBC
~SAN Diego Hair Extension Specialist and educator for Extensions Plus
~hair extension certified for Shrink Links, Hair Locs, Hair Dreams, Dream catchers, Keratin fusion, Great Lengths, link wefts, and custom-made weft extensions (innovated and designed by Michelle Lee)
~Institute Of Courage Hair Cutting System
~Hair color educator and platform artist for Davines International
~Joico Platform artist
~Sebastian advocate/ platform artist
~make up/ platform and print artist for Liquid Euforia Make Up
~Featured entrepreneur , SAN Diego Business Woman’s Magazine
~Recipient of Hey,Hey! Gorgeous Best US Salons 2013
~Numerous SAN Diego Fox 5 morning broadcasts, Hair Trends, and make over shows
~Media and print work for Fox 5 News Team including Heather Ford, Kathleen Bade, and Chrissy Russo
~MTV Sweet 16 Hair
~E Fashion Emergency Makeover show
~On Air with Laura Cain for Jeff and Jer Radio Show
~Fashion Career College TV commercial ~Rock Star model Katlyn Byrd