Mel offers a full service hair salon for ladies and gents.

Welcome to

Mel Taylor Styling

Mel Taylor is a passionate, experienced, go-getting entrepreneur and business owner in the hair and beauty industry, situated in the heart of Melville Johannesburg. Specializing in hair styling, colouring and cuts for both Women and Men in her salon, catering for the needs and comfort of her clientele.

Mel Taylor started her career over twelve years ago after completing her apprenticeship at Simon Warwick in London for three years. After returning to South Africa she continued to excel in hair and joined the exclusive salon Fugo. Spending over six years at Fugo she made the decision to open up her own studio in Melville, Johannesburg.

Offerings by Mel Taylor, Mel has a unique and creative flair for hair and for creating styles and colouring suited to her clients. Mel’s clientele has grown over the years due to her dedication to provide superior, client specific services whilst ensuring comfort. Mel’s ability to transform and visualize clients wants is unprecedented.

Wedding Styling by Mel Taylor, creates the perfect style to complement your features, gown and veil. Mel will gladly discuss and demonstrate options, from soft cascading curls to an intricate up-do prior to your wedding. On your wedding day, she will recreate the style that will leave you in the picture of perfection, and feeling at ease to celebrate that special day with your special people. Without neglecting the groom or his groomsmen Mel offers services to include them within the special event, styling packages are available from her studio in Melville.

Extended services offered by Mel Taylor, Makeup and Makeovers, the art of creating the ideal look from hair to makeup, ensuring that you leave her studio feeling refreshed and confident in your new look. Makeup is an art, from selecting the right colour palette to applying it correctly. Mel’s attention to detail and confident use of colours will leave you looking your best.

Mel’s nail technician Precious is available by appointment for Mani-Pedi’s and Gelish whilst getting your hair done.

Packages are available for hair and makeup for your special occasions from corporate to weddings you deserve to look and feel good.

Mel has a unique understanding of her clientele which has followed her for over ten years standing testament to the phenomenal service she provides. Mel’s attention to detail is unrelenting and she takes great pride in the service she provides.

Thank YOU

I am truly grateful and privileged to be able to not only look after my clients hair and looks, but, to form everlasting friendships with you and share in your special moments. I am amazed by the support and loyalty my clients give me, and that each person who enters my salon becomes apart of the Mel Taylor family. YOUR words both humble and lift me! Thank you.

- Mel Taylor

Client Testimonials

Color and trim were fabulous. Product use guidance is always so appreciated. Love the salon. Such a convenient location. Mel is the best — don’t hesitate to visit.

Sam Ashley

Mel has been keeping my whole family stylish for the past ten years – we love Mel! Definitely book your next appointment here!

Angie Colt

You are the coolest!!! you did what i want and you didn’t push me into cutting my hair any shorter thank you so much! i love it!!

Hannah Adams

Mel was amazing on my wedding day, she made me look and feel beautiful and totally serene. What a wonderful experience. We love you Mel.

Natalie Simpson