Micaela Tucker is our Betty of the Week! She started at our SoCo location in September of 2020.

Micaela currently attends Texas State University with a major in geography and will graduate in 2022! When she grew up, she wanted to be the president! (still does but with lots of hesitation).

Micaela is from Houston, TX, and loves to do anything outdoors! She recently started biking and loves it! Micaela is also super responsible,...

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Shaun DeSouza, aka @caffeinashaun, is our Betty of the Week! Shaun started at our flagship @urbanbettysalon location in February of 2020 and plans on going to cosmetology school this year!

Fun facts about Shaun:

  1. What did you want to be when you grew up? "Where do I start? Lol! Astronaut, jet pilot, paleontologist, musician, video game developer, composer, psychologist, barista? I kind of wish I...


Vanessa Gamboa, aka @Nessa.doeshair, is our Betty of the Week! She started at Urban Betty Salon in March of 2019 at our flagship @urbanbettysalon 38th location. Vanessa graduated from The Aveda Institute In Austin in February 2019.

When Vanessa was young, she wanted to be a Marine...


2020, whata year, amiright? These holidays have a certain screen time set aside for holidays and when we take those cute zoom shots to show off our families, we gotta look cute. The slicked back pony while still in that rank, gross t-shirt from high school band camp during our freshman year? Not. Cute. Na ma’am. Here are a few noteworthy hairstyles, worthy of a show-off!


Mel Ochoa, aka @Sunkissedhairbymel, is the Betty of the week! She started at our flagship @urbanbettysalon location in October 2019, the same month she graduated from Baldwin Beauty School. Happy first anniversary, Mel!

When I asked Mel what she wanted to be when she grew up, she always wanted to be a hairdresser but, coming from Hispanic parents, that was not a career choice, so she pursued nursing but did not...

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Best practices for winter care and your hair:


Our Betty of the Week is Jess Mindrup, aka @jessatxhair!

Jess started in June at our @urbanbettysalon SoCo location, working front desk until she fully licensed, and then she started our associate program in July.

Jess went to the Paul Mitchell Academy in Arlington in January 2018 and finished at the Austin Paul Mitchell Academy in June of 2020! She took a year and a half long break after moving to Austin to get settled....


The Betty of the Week is Jenna Elliott, aka @hairbyjennaell! She started at our @urbanbettysalon flagship location in April of 2019. Jenna graduated from The Avenue 5 Institute in May of 2019.

Initially, when Jenna grew up, she wanted to be a chef and still has a passion for cooking and baking for others. We are so happy that she pursued her love of hair and joined #teambetty....

Our Betty of the Week is Bre Hayth!

Our Betty of the Week is Bre Hayth, aka @Beeskneesbre. She started with us at our SoCo location this month. We feel so lucky to have her!

Bre graduated from the Aveda Institute of Austin in 2015. When she grew up, she wanted to be a Big Cat Researcher 🐆 and live on a School Bus 🚌. Watch out, Carole Baskin! I'm glad she decided to do a BIG pivot and ended up in...

Ayesha's Wash Day Tutorial

Watch Ayesha, one of our Urban Betty Stylists, as she tells you her step by step routine on moisturizing and maintaining her textured style!

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Another hair how-to video! People always ask me about my steam curlers, so I thought I would do a video and show you my routine. This whole look takes me under 10 minutes, and anytime you see my hair curled, this is what I do. I dried my hair before curling, but most of the time, I shower the night before and let it dry naturally.

  1. I use Caruso Steam Rollers. You can find them on Amazon. (this is my 3rd set since high school)...

Here’s the deal with a pixie: anyone can have one! But this blog isn’t aimed at talking people into one, it’s for the people who are already diving in but maybe just a little in over their heads. This is also about what to bring to your consultation. If this is all new to you, I’d suggest scheduling a consultation before your appointment. I’ll also break down each section of your head so we can have a meaningful and detailed conversation.