8520 Transit Rd Williamsville, NY 14221(716) 636-4400 |
Call us today for your hair cutting
Is it time for you to get a hair cut? Are you looking for a hair salon that offers quality services in the Amherst, NY area? Come to Michael The Salon! While we may seem new to the neighborhood, we have really been at this salon for the past 6 years and in the beauty business in the Amherst, NY area for the past 30 years! For all of your hair cutting and hair coloring needs, come on down to our hair salon. Give us a call today!
Our owner, Michael Giambra, began his career in 1983 at Ultissima Beauty Institute on Delaware Avenue in Kenmore. The school was conveniently located directly across the street from his family's salon, The Lemon Tree. Hairdressing is in his blood! Michael's father, Uncle, and brother are all hairdressers and Michael literally grew up in the salon. From an early age, his path was set.
We are happy to offer student discounts to all High School & college students under 25 years of age!
While working at the family salon and being mentored by his father and brother, Michael was also always on a quest to gain knowledge from many of the industry's most talented and accomplished hairdressers.
In 1985, Michael began working with North American Hairdresser of the Year, Sam Brocato who owned the Brocato International Product Company and Lockworks Hair Salons in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
After completing the Brocato training program, Michael became the first National Educator for Brocato International giving him the opportunity to train and educate other hairdressers all over the country.
Sam's influence in Michael's creative approach to hairdressing was pivotal at this point in his career. Once again, his path was set. In 1992, Michael headed to London, England to study with International Artistic Director and Owner of Toni & Guy, Anthony Mascolo (ever heard of TiGi?).
Anthony is one of the industry's most influential hairdressers to date, and Tigi is one of the largest product companies in the industry. The Toni & Guy Academy experience allowed Michael to bring an international flavor of hairdressing back to WNY.
1993 brought change as Michael branched out from the family business and joined Leon Tringali at Leon Studio One in Williamsville, NY. After starting as a stylist for the company, he became creative director and manager of the Main Street Salon.
Through those years Michael trained many young stylists and molded them into fantastic hairdressers. As the business grew, a partnership was also established.
Michael and Leon went on to open 2 Hair schools, and 3 salons throughout the Western New York area. One of those salons just happens to be located at 8520 Transit Road. Sound Familiar?
As we know, in business, visions change and goals sometimes shift. After their 20 year partnership, it was decided that Michael and Leon would amicably part ways. It was decided that Michael would assume full ownership of the Transit Road Salon and continue his quest to create the salon of his dreams. It is an environment where the highest quality of customer service and state of the art styles and techniques are representative of the passion felt by Michael and the stylists that work there.
So as you can see, Michael has been at this Transit location all along! Once again, his path is set…..
We cordially invite you to stop in the salon anytime to meet Michael and the rest of our staff. Maybe you can be a part of the story that we continue to write! We Hope to see you soon!
At Michael the Salon, our dedicated professionals offer excellence in hair cutting, hair coloring, highlighting, permanent waving and more. You can relax knowing that we will provide the quality services that you need. For formal event styling and facial waxing in the Amherst, NY area, give us a call today.
Hair Extensions by Great Lengths and Hair Replacement by American Hairlines are also offered at the salon. Hair salon hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday with advanced appointments now available as well as walk in availability to make scheduling as convenient as possible.
With its urban
decor, inviting atmosphere & charming staff, Michael the Salon
is sure to make their mark in the years to come. Let our hair salon
provide you with quality hair cutting services.
Please print out the coupon (Left) and receive $10.00 OFF your first service!
TIGI, Sebastian, Paul Mitchell, Awapuhi, Catwalk, Bed Head, Ladies & Mens Haircuts, Color Re Touch Highlights, Waxing, Permanent Wave, Hair Replacement, Corset Lengths Extensions, Formal Event Styling, Hair Extensions, Hair Cutting, Thermal Styling, Eye Brow & Lip Waxing, Updo For Formal Styling.
In Buffalo on business for 2 weeks and desperately needed a color touch up. I travel often and at times, my hair needs a cut or coloring. It is nerve racking to go to a new salon in a different city.. I've had many horrible experiences in the past where my hair color would turn out too dark because of my hair texture, it absorbs the color too much.. so my regualr stylist provided me with information on the shade and mixing proportion to inform new stylist before they handle my hair.. I would explain and sure enough... my hair is too dark.. almost black and not the rich brown shade I asked for. I asked a business acquaintance at the local office where she gets her hair done because it looked great. She gave me the name of her salon which happened to be Michael the Salon. I called for an appointmenet with Michael. I found Michael and the staff very welcoming. Michael spent the time listening to my explanation, checked my hair texture, asked several questions.. he took the time to perform an in-depth consultation. .. I asked for a color, cut and styling. My hair turned absolutely FABULOUS!! Great color! Great cut! Thank you! Thank you! Now I am thinking about planning my future business travel to stop in Buffalo just to get my hair done!!
Awesome! Friendly! Worth the Service!
It was easy to schedule an appointment. Upon arriving, very little wait time. Friendly staff. However, after spending $100 on a simple t-bar highlight with NO haircut or style, I was completely disappointed. Later on that same day, my husband and friends didn't even realize I had anything done with my hair at all. Closer inspection showed that my regrowth still showed in most places. (Death in family 2 days later prevented me from having them "fix" the issue...however, it shouldn't have needed "fixing" in the first place!) I went elsewhere afterwards, spent less got more and WON'T go back to Michael again!
Before I comment on your review I want you to know I do not have you in my computer under Sawyer. Would you have used another name because I will check the file. A face frame hilite would be at most $50. Please let me know because I would really like to address this situation for you. --Michael
Suzanne does a great job in keeping my hair short and stylish. The friendly staff welcomes visitors with hot coffee to a newly decorated salon. Parking is no problem. Great location, great space and great staff!
|Tue Dec 09 12:26:00 EST 2014|
After you've come to us for your new hair-do, we'd love to know what you think! Write us a review on our Google+ page: https://plus.google.com/103064978761538174036/about. We appreciate the feedback.
|Wed Nov 12 13:04:00 EST 2014|
Coming in for highlights, waxing, or extensions? "Like" us and leave a "tip" as a review on our Foursquare page: https://foursquare.com/michaelthesalon
|Wed Nov 05 13:03:00 EST 2014|
Get a great cut and vibrant color at a discount. Enjoy $10 off of your first visit. For more details and to make an appointment, call (716) 636-4400.
|Wed Oct 29 12:58:00 EDT 2014|
Take your Halloween look to the next level with professional styling. To make an appointment, call (716) 636-4400. Have a stylish and happy Halloween!
|Tue Oct 07 14:24:00 EDT 2014|
You can schedule an appointment with us right online! Visit http://www.michaelthesalon.com/schedule_an_appointment_1
|Tue Sep 30 14:23:00 EDT 2014|
Visit http://www.michaelthesalon.com/special_offers to print out a coupon good for $10 off your first haircut!
|Tue Sep 23 14:22:00 EDT 2014|
"This is by far the most professional salon I've been to in WNY. From the design to the people. All top notch! They are always going to hair shows and trainings which makes me keep coming back. My girlfriend and I both look forward to each visit to hear about what they are doing new. Not to mention we love our hair! It's a must try if you're looking to be treated great and look great!" - Alex Hollatz
|Book us for your next event!|
|Wed Aug 20 15:18:00 EDT 2014|
We offer contemporary hairstyles or classic up-dos that are perfect for your next big event. From weddings, proms or just a night out on the town, call us for a unique look that is sure to turn heads.
|Calling all students!|
|Wed Aug 13 15:10:00 EDT 2014|
Bring your student ID to your next appointment to receive great discounts off of your next cut, color or other service. Stay tuned for more specials and promotions!
|Schedule an appointment today!|
|Wed Aug 06 15:06:00 EDT 2014|
It has never been easier to schedule an appointment with us. Through text or email, we can contact you to fit you in our schedules. Click here to schedule an appointment: http://www.michaelthesalon.com/contact_us_2