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Hybrid Salon

United StatesWIMadisonHybrid Salon
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  • 555 S. Midvale Blvd. #117
    Madison, WI 53711
    United States
    (608) 310-4515
  • (Rated 4/5 based on 52 Reviews)
  • http://www.hybridsalon.com

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Stylist: Ivana

Rating: Salon Rating: 5 Scissors

I'm 22 years old with long type 3A hair. Ivana was recommended to me by another curly haired friend. I've been seeing her for the past year and absolutely love her. I recently got a color from her as well. I was nervous about highlights on curly hair, but they turned out great. I would honestly let her do whatever she thought looked good and trust her so much. She has also been a great educator to me about how to care for curly hair and keep my curls looking great. I'm unfortunately moving away from Madison and one of the things I will really be missing is Ivana and Hybrid Salon.

REVIEWED BY: mbz914  |  5.5.14

Stylist: Ivana

Rating: Salon Rating: 5 Scissors

Ivana is wonderful. She is creative and stylish but really listens. She spent a lot of extra time helping me find different looks with the same cut. I have never felt pressured to buy a thing but her product recommendations have been spot on. I have people at work stop me and ask what I am doing differently. Very happy. Ivana is friendly and incredibly easy to work with.

REVIEWED BY: Gwendo  |  12.7.13

Stylist: Kaylee

Rating: Salon Rating: 5 Scissors

I have a hard time styling my hair and never know what to do for cuts. Kaylee really listened to what I wanted in terms of styling time and techniques. She had great ideas and executed them beautifully. I'm getting compliments all the time! She took the time to teach me how to style it myself whether I wanted to air-dry or diffuse. Her product suggestions were also spot on. I highly recommend her!

Stylist: Colie

Rating: Salon Rating: 3 Scissors

I've been sampling from curly hair stylists for several years now (due to a life on the road) and I've generally been very pleased with the results. However, my cut with Colie was kind of, "meh." It was a $60 cut that didn't really differentiate from other $30 cuts I've had. Don't get me wrong, it was a nice cut. But I don't really see what the extra $30 bought me. Also, I'm not entirely sure how different salons structure their product sponsorship, but I've found that other curly stylists don't spend a lot of time pushing one brand (maybe it's because they're more often independent stylists?), but Colie spent the entire time hawking for Redken products. It's hard for me to really trust a stylist's opinion when the answer to every question is "Redken" even after I tell her that I'm not really interested in spending that much money on my hair products. It made it hard for me to relax and enjoy the process.

Stylist: Colie

Rating: Salon Rating: 3 Scissors

I've been sampling from curly hair stylists for several years now (due to a life on the road) and I've generally been very pleased with the results. However, my cut with Colie was kind of, "meh." It was a $60 cut that didn't really differentiate from my other $30 cuts. Don't get me wrong, it was a nice cut. But I don't really see what the extra $30 bought me. Also, I'm not entirely sure how different salons structure their product sponsorship, but I've found that other curly stylists don't spend a lot of time pushing one brand (maybe it's because they're more often independent stylists?), but Colie spent the entire time hawking for Redken products. It's hard for me to really trust a stylist's opinion when the answer to every question is "Redken" even after I tell her that I'm not really interested in spending that much money on my hair products. It made it hard for me to relax and enjoy the process.

Stylist: Colie

Rating: Salon Rating: 3 Scissors

I've been sampling from curly hair stylists for several years now (due to a life on the road) and I've generally been very pleased with the results. However, my cut with Colie was kind of, "meh." It was a $60 cut that didn't really differentiate from my other $30 cuts. Don't get me wrong, it was a nice cut. But I don't really see what the extra $30 bought me. Also, I'm not entirely sure how different salons structure their product sponsorship, but I've found that other curly stylists don't spend a lot of time pushing one brand (maybe it's because they're more often independent stylists?), but Colie spent the entire time hawking for Redken products. It's hard for me to really trust a stylist's opinion when the answer to every question is "Redken" even after I tell her that I'm not really interested in spending that much money on my hair products. It made it hard for me to relax and enjoy the process.

Stylist: Ivana

Rating: Salon Rating: 5 Scissors

Great consultation and great attention to detail! She was very particular with each curl. It was her top priority to make sure my curl pattern was perfect. I left with just the right amount of volume and no frizz. Very pleased with my visit!

REVIEWED BY: co_jo82  |  2.8.13

Stylist: Ivana

Rating: Salon Rating: 5 Scissors

I've been going to Ivana for a year and a half now, and I am never disappointed with my haircut. She always listens to me and checks for feedback while she is cutting. She wants your hair to end up exactly like you want it from cut to style, and she works with you to achieve that. Plus, she is extremely friendly. Go see Ivana!

Stylist: Colie

Rating: Salon Rating: 5 Scissors

Curly 3A, I guess. For my kind of hair, Coley is excellent plus she has a lovely personality and has every right to be confident. I have never had such a great combination of a haircut that works and color that looks so natural. People stop me on the street.

REVIEWED BY: sanudoc  |  1.17.13

Stylist: Colie

Rating: Salon Rating: 5 Scissors

For all of you ladies who have had horrible experiences with people cutting your curly hair - STOP and book an appointment at Hybrid with Colie! I have had awful hair cuts and colors in the past. From crooked cuts to orange and spotty color! I refuse to go anywhere else! Colie knows her stuff and she is the BEST! She is so kind, helpful, and knowledgeable when it comes to curls! I would recommend her to anyone! I leave the salon with amazing looking hair every time and have been going to her for about two years now. There is nothing more to say then THANKS SO MUCH COLIE FOR YOUR AMAZING TALENT WITH CURLS!

Stylist: Brad

Rating: Salon Rating: 5 Scissors

The best thing about naturally curly hair is how it looks great with no effort, if you have the right cut! After 5 years of trying to grow out my naturally curly hair and let it move and flow like a movie star, as it should, I finally found Brad and Hybrid salon. He understood what I was trying to do with keeping the length and taking out some volume so the hair had a nice shape and movement. Their new salon location by the Sequoya branch library off Midvale is very convenient now. I also prefer their color line over the Aveda line I had experienced before. My hair has a more natural and vibrant color that lasts longer and also has less chemical smell. I get stopped all the time to hear compliments about my hair now. I feel happier and more confident and carefree, like a cliche curly-haired girl! Brad is the best, IMHO, but Hybrid specializes in movement cuts, so anyone there should be just as good. Even my friend without curly hair goes there to have more volume in her flat hair. Hybrid stylists bring out the natural beauty in you. It's worth the cost, because you save styling time not wrestling with your hair and you save money because you don't need too much control product to maintain your style.

Stylist: Colie

Rating: Salon Rating: 5 Scissors

I just received the best haircut of my life from Colie at Hybrid Salon! I only wish I would have found her sooner. I have type 3b/3c curly hair and went natural about 8 years ago after years of relaxing. It has been a process trying to find someone who knows how to work with my hair type and today I finally found that someone. Colie asked me a lot of questions about my hair story, how I like to style, maintenance, etc. and spent a lot of time with me. I did not feel rushed at all, or that she was trying to upsell me. I felt she generally wanted to get to know me and my hair and make recommendations to improve my day to day style. She taught me quite a bit about products, styling options, how much I should be washing (or not washing) my hair, how much product to use and how to apply it, etc. Not to mention, she took the time to SHOW me what she was talking about, give me an opportunity to practice, and also finger twirled/styled my hair so I could go back to work. I have never liked my hair walking out of a salon before and often have to go home and wash and do it myself afterward, but not today. I told her "This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship". Do not think twice - go to her! Go now!

Stylist: Can't remember

Rating: Salon Rating: 3 Scissors

I'll start off by saying that I definitely liked my hair when I left. They were very nice and definitely informed, experienced, and up-to-date with their skills. I can't remember 100% what the name of my stylist was, but it was a woman, who was extremely nice and definitely understood what I wanted. I did have a couple of problems with my overall experience though. I'm a college student, about 21 at the time, and was there by myself for a cut and color (highlights and lowlights). They asked what products I used at the time and I said a few different things, but that one of them was from Aveda. She immediately explained that she would not color my hair unless I did a cleansing shampoo treatment to get the Aveda out of my hair because apparently it would not allow the color to work properly. I felt like I had basically no choice but to agree to this extra-cost hair cleanse and there were a couple other times where I felt I was trying to be up-sold on products and treatments. Being a college student I try not to get my hair done often but have been for awhile so am kind of stuck with upkeep. I know that hair appointments are expensive, since I have been getting my hair done for awhile, but my total was about $250 when I left, which I had not expected. I'm used to more around $100 or $150 at most. So just a heads up on the expense and the fact that I felt kind of conned into getting an extra treatment I didn't want. They're very nice though and I won't deny that I didn't like the cut and color afterwards.

Stylist: Mallory

Rating: Salon Rating: 5 Scissors

Mallory is a lifesaver. For the past 15+ years I've searched for a stylist who can cut my 2B mop. I learned of Mallory's magical curl-handling abilities on this website a year ago and have seen her several times since -- she's the best, and I'm delighted every time I leave! Plus, she's incredibly nice. I highly recommend Mallory!

REVIEWED BY: mcomer  |  8.27.11

Stylist: Brad

I am going back to see Brad in a few weeks! I have 3c hair and he was excellent with me--informative and offered suggestions but let me make my own decisions. He focused on the health of my hair. His goal was to reduce the bushiness of my hair and even though it will take a few cuts the difference was noticeable right away. It has grown out nicely as well. The products the salon uses are excellent and they have special combs, etc., for curly hair. It is clear that Brad understands the science and art of hair--including curly hair. I highly recommend Brad.

Stylist: Colie

My experience at Hybrid was great. I have gone to a few "nice" salons in the area, but at Hybrid the personal service was unbeatable! Colie took the time to sit down and really get to know what I do with my hair now and what I would like to have happen with my hair. The result was a cut that can airdry (my usual routine) or be styled as I learn more. This is the first time I have left a salon excited about how my hair was cut AND styled. I can't wait to go back and learn more from Colie. She also dyed my hair red and it looks great! It looks natural and very stylish. I would highly recommend Colie to anyone with curly hair (or straight!).

REVIEWED BY: linnea  |  9.24.10

Stylist: Mallory

I saw Mallory recently at Hybrid Salon for a haircut. I've been struggling to find a someone who can cut my 2c curls for 3 years in Madison. My curls have never had so much life! I've always had a problem with my hair being more frizzy than curly. Since I saw Mallory for a cut and picked up the products she recommended my curls are amazing! She also had time to do what she called a glaze for me that day, it added an amazing amount of shine and conditioning to my hair! I'm happy to be able to spread that Mallory fixed my head of curls!

Stylist: Brad

I knew I had the best haircut ever when my bike mechanic said, "Cute hair!" Brad listens to what you want, he knows hair suuuuper well, and he can make any hair into a stylish, funky, and graceful do.

Stylist: Colie

I'm 31 years old and used to have long, thick, curly hair -- I've never met anyone with thicker hair. I became disabled and it became tougher to take care of my hair or go to a salon for a cut. Due to my complicated medical conditions, I am sensitive to noise, light and touch, and I also have multiple chemical sensitivities that make it tough to find hair products I can use. My hair grew so long that, if I pulled it straight, it reached my rear end. It just became too difficult to manage. I hadn't had a serious hair cut since 3rd grade, just trims, and it was time, but I was nervous because back then it just puffed out like an unattractive afro. I searched for salons in my area on NaturallyCurly.com and found a great recommendation for Colie at Hybrid. When I called, it was less than a week before my boyfriend's 40th birthday and ideally I wanted my haircut to happen beforehand as a surprise. Not only did Colie accommodate me (even though I was a brand-new client), but she went above and beyond. She booked an appointment at the latest part of the day when there would be hardly anyone else there (to help control the noise for me) and she paid attention to all my needs. She has a sweet, bubbly personality and was so excited about my cut, going so far as to check in and ask how my boyfriend liked it. She has a lot of experience with curly hair and takes pride in their products and services (they're a Redken salon), as well as highly respects the salon owners. I planned to donate my hair to Locks for Love (I gave six ponytails, each around 10"!) and was pleasantly surprised to find out the salon takes care of everything. The salon has a cool vibe and after my cut, she gave me cards with special deals and a "sign-up your friends" promotion for even further discounts. I will definitely be going back to see her to maintain my new, cute short cut, for which I've received SO many compliments. It's not puffy at all! I do miss my long hair -- it was one of my defining qualities -- but it's so much easier to manage now. I hope this review is helpful and I want to extend an extra thanks to Colie and to user ttscott for his review.

Stylist: Katee

My hair is thick and I have some curl to it (if I choose to wear it that way). I was sick of the big, expensive salon where I wasn't happy with the cut. I called Hybrid and got in with Katee. She was awesome, young, stylish, and knew what would look good with my face. I left feeling great! She was able to cut and layer my hair so when I straightened it and it looked amazing. BUT, when I decided to wear it curly, it looked perfect. My curls were light and bouncy! I would highly recommend Katee! Make your appointment today- you'll be glad you did.

Stylist: Katee

I just got my haircut last night and could not wait to get on here and tell you all how wonderful it is!! Katee did an amazing job at helping me control my frizz and making my curl work for me. I no longer have "christmas tree" type layers and am excited to start styling my curls the right way at home. I highly recommend Katee for a great curly cut and an awesome salon experience.

Stylist: Colie

Everywhere I have gotten my hair cut I didn't feel like they really cared about what end product I wanted. I feel like they all just wanted me to bring in a picture and they would cut my hair like the picture. Nobody embraced my curly hair like Colie did. She asked questions like 'What problems are you having with your hair?', 'What products are you using?', and 'How do you usually style your hair?'. I can't remember any one who had previously cut my hair ask me questions. I really liked that Colie was able to cut my hair to make it curlier and show me products to enhance it. I can't imagine anyone else being able to really give me the hair that I want. I would definitely recommend, and have recommended her to any one and everyone.

Stylist: Julie

I had a great haircut here. Julie was great. She was very attentive to my preferences as well as face shape and hair type. I'd definitely recommend.

Stylist: Colie

I have very thick, wavy hair, and I have never been able to get any hairstylist to cut it right. No matter how many times I ever said 'I cannot have a straight cut' it just seemed to go in one ear and out the other. I walked out of salons with a cut they didn't put thought into, and in the end, just didn't really care about. I heard about Hybrid Salons on the radio and that they specialized in 'curly hair' so I called and gave them a shot. I got an appointment with Colie, and 10 minutes into my cut I had a huge smile on my face. She was cutting layers upon layers upon layers. JUST what I always asked for and she cut my hair with my part on the side, how I wear it. [other hairstylists would cut my hair with a middle part, and then move it. Why you ask? I have no idea.] anyway, it's been love ever since, and I cannot imagine anybody else cutting my hair. She listened to my problems, she asked questions, and really cared about the ending product. I would reccomend her [and have] to absolutely everyone. She knows exactly what she's doing and I trust her enough to say the famous 'do whatever you want!' She's a doll.

Stylist: Julie

After reading the rave reviews here and on Yelp! I picked up the phone and made an appointment with Julie. And boy am I glad I did! The appointment was great from the very start. Julie took a chair next to me (not behind me so that we had to talk through the mirror) to discuss my hair type and what I was looking for in a cut. Then she washed my hair and gave it a good conditioning. (By the way, the wash was fantastic with a great scalp massage!) When we returned to the chair she started cutting away. At first I was worried that she was cutting a lot of hair, but after she dried it with a diffuser I was amazed! I hadn't lost much length, but my hair was soooo curly! And no triangle head in sight! After giving me a few instructions she set me out into the world. I've waited to write this review to see how I like my hair when I'm styling it myself, and let me tell you, I love it even more than when I left the salon. The cut is easy to manage and was exactly what I was looking for. One more thing, usually I avoid talking to my stylist while their doing my hair, but the conversation with Julie was easy and intelligent. She's so nice and I can't wait to go back. The cut was worth every penny!

REVIEWED BY: eoblack  |  2.24.10

Stylist: Julie

I went to Julie based on the reviews on this site. She's exactly how everyone else has described. She is hands down the best stylist I've ever had. She takes the time to sit down and discuss exactly how I want my hair and what she plans to do in order to get that result. I love my hair! It is so healthy now and I have received so many compliments. I have very thick 3A/B hair that can easily "grow" into a frizzy, fuzzy mess. Her salon is also very accommodating and inviting. Not only can she style hair but she also runs a top-notch business. I will never go anywhere else.

REVIEWED BY: amyjo  |  2.21.10

Stylist: Colie

To preface this review, I would like to mention that I'm a bi racial (black/white with a Jessica Alba complexion)guy with type 3b hair. Think blond Shirley Temple curls. I usually walk in to salons and immediately apologize at the look of dismay I get from stylists who I can instantly see have never had to deal with 1. a man with Shirley Temple curls, and 2. biracial hair with blond Shirley Temple curls. I usually leave with an OK at best cut but usually only a trim I spent $50 for because no one has the gall to just go in there and do something with my mop. Well Hybrid amazed me. From the moment I walked into the salon I was immediately greeted with great service and given a diet coke (they know the key to my heart). Colie met with me only a few minutes later with a warm greeting and immediately shot down my now reflex apology for my hair and said I should never apologize for it. Now I'm a very easy patron and said that she could do anything with my hair that struck her fancy and it would probably be better than any of the half-hearted cuts I've received before. She immediately jumped in with ideas and suggestions for maintaining my curls in general and later maintaining the cut. They all were perfectly explained and made sense. We chatted while she worked and she is ridiculously personable. Now, I cannot even begin to describe how fantastic my haircut is. It is by far the best cut I've ever gotten, it's easy to manage, it has fabulous body, and it will grow in well between cuts. Besides that, she actually washed and styled my hair for me IN the salon! That is something I've always had to do at home to see how the cut turned out. I've cleared my list of all other salons and will be going back to Colie for all my hair needs- including the coloring I'll be getting next weekend. Colie, you're the best!

REVIEWED BY: ttscott  |  1.25.10

Stylist: Mallory

Mallory did an amazing job with my natural curl. She took the time to consult with me about my concerns and the look that I wanted to achieve. She took her time and made sure that I was happy with the cut. So far at home I have been able to achieve the same look I had when I left the salon. My hair looks and feels healthy!

REVIEWED BY: Fairies  |  1.10.10

Stylist: Colie

I've gotten so many compliments since Colie started cutting my hair. Colie has given me a hairstyle that is fun, enhances my curls and is easy to manage! She also introduced me to products that work with my hair and made sure that I knew how to use them. I've already got my next appointment set up and I'd recommend Colie to everyone looking for a great stylist!

REVIEWED BY: GLP  |  12.20.09

Stylist: Colie

I have type 3C curly hair that seems to get tighter the older I get. It had always been a struggle to find somebody who could give me a decent cut until I found Colie. She gave me a cut that makes my hair curl into perfect corkscrews. She also took the time to explain about not washing my hair too often and set me up with the right products. The change has been amazing!! People have been commenting on my hair all the time lately. Today alone I had 3 different strangers comment on how great my hair looks. If you want a great cut and great service, go see Colie!!

REVIEWED BY: ajms96  |  11.21.09

Stylist: Colie

My hair was unmanageable until I found Colie. I have type 3b hair with tighter curls around the perimeter and looser curls in the crown. Colie cut my hair to give me more uniformity to my curls. Colie really took the time to share with me the correct products for my hair type and that has made a huge difference. LOVE HER!!!!!

Stylist: Colie

I've been hearing about Hybrid and how they can cut curly hair. I finally decided I was going to try it out! I tried to get in with Julie and was unable to, so they recommended I see Colie. Wow, what a treat! Colie was trained by Julie, so I received a great haircut, as well as, a great experience. Colie, my curls LOVE you! You did a great job. Thank You!

Stylist: Julie

I was skeptical, despite the numerous glowing reviews. And in fact, when I first left, I was not exactly ecstatic with my haircut. But after getting used to it and figuring out how to work with my new cut, I LOVE it. I've never had a better curly cut and have received so many compliments (even from complete strangers). I will definitely go back to Julie for all my future hair needs. Plus, she's adorable! Believe the hype.

REVIEWED BY: janisa  |  11.13.09

Stylist: Julie

Julie gave me the best haircut I have ever received on my 3a/b curly hair. Not only is she great with a pair of scissors, but she is extremely knowledgeable on how to care for curly hair. The haircut Julie gave me is fun and exactly what I wanted. She actually took a lot of hair off my head but somehow gave me more curls. Her cut freed my curls! I will never have my hair done by anyone else! Believe all the positive reviews, they're true! Also, to the reviewer who noted the "November 30" birthday listings- This website provides a "November 30" birth date if you do not list one yourself. Check through more profiles, you'll see that a lot of people have that listed as their birthday because they haven't changed the default date. Mine says November 30, even though it's not the correct date. It's not a conspiracy, it's just a default setting.

Stylist: Mallory

I am very pleased with my haircut. I have curly, thick, coarse hair, and the cut really works for me. It doesn't get 'wide' at all with the right products that she set me up with.

REVIEWED BY: cmmaier  |  11.6.09

Stylist: none

I have yet to try this salon, but wanted to point out that out of all the reviews only one reviewer has any other posts and almost all except 2(maybe 3) have a birth date listed of Nov 30 on their profile. Just seemed a little odd.

Stylist: Mallory

Hybrid Salon is the BEST place for a cut and color if you have curly hair or not! I have been going there for about a year. Mallory, who is Julie's associate, has been doing all my color and cuts. She makes me feel so comfortable and welcome. She takes the time before she starts to see if I want to try something different and what problems or concerns I may have. I won't go anywhere else for my hair services. If you are tired of going home and complaining about your cut then go see Mallory at the Hybrid Salon in Madison. I commute 40 miles to go there and don't let anyone else touch my hair. Mallory is my professional hair artist and when I leave her chair my finished cut and style is.....art, design and movement! June

Stylist: Julie

Well, I've waited a week to see if I could do what I was taught. I have something I have never had before, bounce. When she, AKA Delicious, was finished, my response was," Is that my hair?" The whole experience was wonderful. She so knew curly hair, how to cut (very unique), what was the right product. She provided a warm atmosphere, good conversation, and exceptional treatment of the customer. She really took the time to listen. I would emphatically recommend Julie, curly hair or not. And yes, I can style it myself with her instruction and the product she recommended. I'LL BE BACK!!

REVIEWED BY: Naughty  |  7.6.09

Stylist: Anthony

The whole experience was just awesome. The staff was really nice, the salon was comfortable and I got a great haircut. Anthony was really great. Before anything got started he sat down with me and I got to talk about my hair. He asked a lot of questions about products & techniques that I was currently using and what I wanted. He did a major stripping treatment, shampoo and condition. And YAY! Scalp massage! He did use the diagonal cutting method. It was a little scary to see, but it totally works. My hair looks great. If you are using the CG method, make sure you talk about it and bring your own stuff. I was ok switching back to non-CG products, but if you don't want to, make it clear. In all, I had a blast. I got a great haircut and a fun conversation. I would (and have)highly recommend Anthony for anyone with curly hair.

REVIEWED BY: keol  |  6.8.09

Stylist: Julie

Julie actually lives up to the hype. I had let my ouidad cut (the first good haircut of my life) grow out into a ridiculous mess b/c I was so afraid to try anyone else (but could not afford the travel/expense of getting another ouidad). I read these reviews and gave Julie a try. She is fabulous. She actually knows what she's doing (as opposed to all those other sylists who claim to know how to cut curly hair but just end up butchering it.) She's also just a total hoot to be around. If you're still suffering at the hands of hacks, go see Julie. She'll make it all better.

REVIEWED BY: dr_amy  |  4.10.09

Stylist: Julie

I am not one to write a review unless I am truly unable to contain my excitement or repulsion in a service/product. I am 33 years old and have have gone to great lengths in my life to learn to control and tame my "3b" locks; including shaving off my waist-long hair telly savalas bald and "starting over". If you are in Madison with curly hair and not going to Julie at Hybrid salon, you are not doing all you can for your hair! I thought I knew a lot about curls, and I get compliments on my hair all the time. But the color was off, my last cut was past out-grown, and I haven't trusted anyone to cut my hair in the last year and a half since my old stylist moved. I went to Julie after reading the reviews here. Not only is she a joy to be around personally, but her wealth of knowledge about products, cutting, styling, and even drying curls far exceeds any stylist I have ever been to. I quite literally had the best cleansing, cutting and styling of my hair that I have ever experienced. She even dried my hair and for the first time I didn't rush mortified out of the salon to whip my hair up into a ponytail. It was night-on-the-town gorgeous! My hair is so soft, and my ringlets move. My hair is sassy again! Even the guys at work noticed right away. Sorry to ramble, but I know the struggle we curly girls go through. This salon has talented, well educated stylists matched with a positive energy and willingness to share their knowledge....they could easily be a successful snooty salon that overcharges and pushes products. Instead, these folks have matched the hip, friendly Madison vibe and blessed us with their New York/International top-level skils. These folks truly have the best interest of you and your curls at heart! I am a devoted Hybrid girl, thanks Julie!

Stylist: Julie

Having curly hair can be wonderful - if you have the right haircut. Julie understands how to work with curly hair and has given me the best haircut I have had in many years! I recommend her highly! I love my hair - thanks Julie! I will be a faithful customer!

REVIEWED BY: Sondra  |  9.12.08

Stylist: Julie

Like everyone else who has gotten Julie's name from this site (with the exception of one obnoxious comment) I fell in love with Julie the moment I met her. She really wanted to hear my daily routine and was very honest about what I was doing right and wrong to my hair. Of course I was skeptical (at first) because I've been used to a routine of gel, mousse, hairspray for my curls for so long. She convinced me that more product isn't necessarily better. I talked with Julie, who has the most bubbly personality, and told her I've never had a "bad" haircut (anything that adds layers to my curls I thought was a good thing). She told me that it's impossible to have a "bad" haircut when every haircut I've had has been a bad haircut. She was so right. I'm not scared to wear my hair down anymore; it actually has bounce to it and isn't weighed down on top. The day after I left her salon I got compliments from coworkers and friends about my hair. I have gotten stopped by strangers on the street telling me how much they love my haircut. It's all because of Julie. She is the ONLY person I will let touch my hair. She has this other sense about curly hair - I don't even need to tell her what I want done to my hair anymore because she knows the best way to cut it to make it look flawless and super easy to take care of.

REVIEWED BY: brice  |  6.12.08

Stylist: Julie

Julie gave me the worst haircut of my life.

REVIEWED BY: Bricia  |  3.5.08

Stylist: Julie

Everything I want to write seems a bit redundant at this point. So many people have already said much of what I'd like to about Julie. I went there today with some pretty sad-looking curls and left with hands-down the greatest hairstyle I've ever had. If you are living in the Madison area and not going to Julie you are most definitely cheating yourself.

REVIEWED BY: Guest  |  12.6.07

Stylist: Julie

I went to see Julie after reading recommendations on this site. I highly recommend seeing her. She is professional and highly knowledgeable about curly hair and products. She listened to what I wanted and I trusted her to do what she thought would look good. I am really happy with the result. She is awesome!!

REVIEWED BY: Guest  |  11.14.07

Stylist: Julie

For many years I went to the same stylist in a very large salon. I liked my stylist a lot personally and after many years of having her cut my hair, it was hard to make the decision to leave. I had read the Curly Girl and was excited about trying some of the techniques recommended in the book. My stylist was luke warm about using some of the techniques and quite consistently reverted to cutting my hair the same old way. After leaving the salon, I went for several months without a regular stylist, trying to implement some of the ideas in the Curly Girl book. In desperation I searched the web for leads on a stylist in my area who knows how to cut curly hair. Julie from Hybrid Salon had many entries from satisfied customers and so I scheduled an appointment with her right away. Quite literally, Julie gave me the best hair cut that I have ever had! She has given me the needed foundation for some of the tips in the Curly Girl book. She was able to recommend products that I have found almost like magic in managing my curls--they don’t weigh my hair down which has often been a big problems for me. My curls have shine and movement for the first time in a long time. My husband loves my new cut and I have had several compliments from co-workers and one from a stranger. I am looking forward to realizing more of my “curly” dreams with Julie’s help.

REVIEWED BY: Guest  |  10.7.07

Stylist: Julie

I have spent many years going to premier salons in Madison only to leave feeling frustrated that my hair never looked right. My curls turned to clumps and frizz when I was left on my own. I wondered if I would ever love my hair like everybody told me I should. Then I went to naturallycurly.com and found out about Julie at Hybrid. She made me feel comfortable right from the start. Julie explained the cutting process for curly hair and understood my dreaded clumps. I left with a great hair cut finally appreciating my curls. I even scheduled a color appointment! I think my search has ended for the perfect stylist.

REVIEWED BY: Guest  |  10.1.07

Stylist: Tony

What can I say about Tony other than I wish I had him living in my bathroom so that he could do my hair everyday! I have been getting my super curly hair cut, styled and occasionally colored by Tony for over four years now and I don't plan on going anywhere else. In fact, I lived on the West Coast for two years and flew back to see him! I have had a life filled with nightmare hair cuts to the point where I used to wait close to a year to go to a salon because that's how long it took to grow out the mistakes AND get my nerve up to try again. Now, I can't wait to go and see Tony every 10 weeks! He's not only good at cutting curly hair, but he is also great at styling for special events like weddings. He's a ton of fun to talk to and he knows what he's doing! Haircuts are like therapy for me now.

REVIEWED BY: Guest  |  5.2.07

Stylist: Anthony Santini

I've struggled most of my adult life to find a style that I like that also works with my curls. Then I found Tony! He consistently gives me great cuts that really show off my curls. I also like to change my haircut frequently and he always gives me a stylish cut. I always leave feeling like a diva, but even better are the compliments I get on my haircut (and curls) throughout the duration of the cut.

REVIEWED BY: Guest  |  4.25.07

Stylist: Julie

I went in yesterday to see Julie after reading the previous reviews. She does really good color. I had her trim my hair and it looks really good. I will most likely go back. She seems to have in depth knowledge on just how to cut curly and thick hair. I feel she might be the one to help me make a change into a different style!!

REVIEWED BY: Guest  |  3.1.06

Stylist: Julie

I was very nervous going into the salon. Although Julie seemed to have the best comments on this site. I was worried as I have had some REALLY bad cuts! But all I can tell you is that she made me Feel wonderful. I LOVE my hair cut and can't wait to get back to her when i need a trim, It's been 8 weeks and counting!

REVIEWED BY: Guest  |  1.26.06