Beard Trim: $20
Lightener & Toner: $120+
Dimensional Color: $90+
Corrective Color: by consultation only
Full Facial: $35
Keratin Smoothing Treatment:
Moisture Detox: $100/hr
Wash & Style: $45+
Protective Styling: $60/hour
Dreads & Maintenance: $100/hour
Heat Styling Add-On: $15+
In 2012 cherish and gina crossed paths in Ann Arbor where they studied together under Cookie Gomez to hone their curly hair skills. As a team they worked together in two top curly salons, they then decided to branch off on their own to form Crystal Skull Studio in 2016. With 15 years of hair experience each, they had a stronger desire for community and creativity. By networking with other artists and local small businesses they created an environment that is integrative and unbiased. in 2018 Gina continued on their journey in Austin, tx, and has since opened Symbolica Salon.Cherish relocated crystal skull in 2019 to a storefront in historic depot town ypsilanti.
currently the salon is in a fun and judgement free atmosphere that specializes in curly and natural texture, as well as creative cuts and color. It is important that you leave with a positive attitude and a radical hairstyle! We are networking with local artists and small businesses to provide a unique experience for our guests. We're serving locally brewed coffee, tea, and beer. Rotating local artwork reinvents the atmosphere bi-monthly, so if you're interested in getting involved, fill out an application form! With an eclectic passion for music, we set the vibe with a variety of tunes at all times. Crystal skull studio would like to establish an environment that offers more than just great hair!
Cherish is the owner and lead stylist of Crystal Skull Studio with 15 years of training under her belt. She specializes in curly hair, craft color, and precision cutting and that is what drives her passion for hair. All her life she has had a love for art, music and education and sees hair as a means to create. She is inspired by her guest's personal style. Customizing every hair service to your hair type, lifestyle and personality.Whether sculpting curls, painting hair, or high fashion cutting, her goal is to help guide through the journey of self expression.
She started her cosmetology career at 15 years old, pursuing a vocational program through high school and continued her education at the prestigious Douglas J Aveda Institute after, where she graduated with highest client retention of her class. After graduating, she established herself working in her hometown of Lansing for 10 years as an independent stylist, all the while keeping up with continued education honing in on curly hair, creative color, and barbering courses.
When Cherish moved to Ann Arbor she worked in two different salons specializing in curly hair, where she met her former business partner Gina at Above Ground. Crystal Skull Studio was started 2 years later by Cherish and Gina in salon suite in Ann Arbor, driven by the idea to connect more with Ann Arbor community. The vibrant, diverse Ypsilanti community and the need for growth pushed her to open a store front in Historic Depot Town. As an ally of the LGBTQ+ community, supporter of small business, and event coordinator, she is always looking for collaboration with local artists and community events to help maintain the vibrant ecosystem within our community.
Crystal Skull Studio
950 N River st
Ypsilanti, MI 48198