Kelly – Aesthetician- Co-Owner
Kelly Merritt is a Santa Barbara native who found her passion in the skin care industry nearly twenty years ago. She was the co-owner of Skin Resolutions in the early years of her career and branched out to become the sole owner of Solace Therapeutic Skin Care where she continued to cultivate her skills, passions, and customer relations. Her holistic approach to skincare starts with the products she surrounds herself with. The careful and thoughtful way in which she performs facial treatments has earned her a loyal following in the greater Santa Barbara area. Her newest venture to join in business with her daughter Brooke Cameron Merritt, a talented and seasoned hair stylist, brings Kelly much pleasure. Together they offer a full range of skin and hair care in a boutique like setting where one can take pleasure in the salon experience.
Brooke – Stylist- Co-Owner
Brooke found her career passion early in life. Exposed to the salon environment from the age of 14, Brooke began cultivating her interest and understanding of the hair salon industry. She became a licensed cosmetologist by the age of 17. After graduating the Paul Mitchell Academy in Santa Barbara, she began assisting lead stylist and owner Yuki Sharoni, in Beverly Hills. There she learned his highly acclaimed cutting technique, and furthered her knowledge of color. While in Los Angeles Brooke worked behind the scenes on photo shoots, TV segments, and award winning shows. Upon returning to Santa Barbara Brooke worked at the Red Hair Studio in Montecito and developed here own clientele. Her vision for Solace Salon & Spa was inspired by the desire to provide service in a boutique like setting. Lending a more intimate and relaxing setting then traditional style salons.