Better of San Juan Capistrano: Household-Owned Brush Salon Offers Private Contact
Styling hair has at all times been Maureen Scafuri’s ardour, so when the chance introduced itself to open her personal salon in San Juan Capistrano, she leaped on the probability.
When Scafuri opened the Brush Salon in late 2011 within the coronary heart of San Juan Capistrano, she introduced in her sister, Ann Marie Morahan, to assist with the inside design. The 2 labored so properly collectively that they determined to maintain the dream workforce going, with Morahan working as salon supervisor.
“I simply felt it was time to be an proprietor and have an incredible salon,” Scafuri says.
Morahan provides that opening the salon in Mission Promenade was a novel alternative.
“The people who personal the constructing had been very supportive and actually encouraging us to take over and rework,” Morahan says.
After Brush Salon transformed the house, the Tspoons Cooking Courses opened subsequent door, adopted by the bakery FKN Bread.
Morahan provides that the Mission Promenade space has slowly grown with every new small, family-owned enterprise that’s opened within the house, including to San Juan’s attraction.
“We’ve gotten an infinite quantity of assist,” Morahan says. “It’s nonetheless a small city, and persons are actually supportive. It’s very low-key, and it’s actually a novel place. I’ve lived in lots of locations; that is actually distinctive.”
Over the previous 11 years, the salon has develop into a group favourite in San Juan Capistrano, as The Capistrano Dispatch readers have voted Brush Salon because the recipient of our Golden Horseshoe for Finest Hair Salon in 2022. In truth, Brush Salon has earned the Golden Horseshoe yearly since opening.
Salon Capistrano, which opened in San Juan Capistrano in 2012, earned the Silver Horseshoe for Finest Hair Salon in 2022.
Along with haircuts and colours, extensions, highlights and Brazilian Blowouts, Salon Capistrano additionally has a full-time manicurist and esthetician.
“We actually give attention to customer support, and I feel once you stroll within the door, you discover it very heat and pleasant,” Salon Capistrano proprietor and esthetician Paula Guerena says. “We all know all our shoppers by identify, and we attempt to deal with all people very well, and my ladies are all gifted. All of my hairstylists have both been homeowners earlier than or managers for no less than 5 to 10 years.”
As a small, household enterprise, Brush Salon has had success, Morahan says, due to the hard-working workers.
“We now have an enormously profitable workers, as a result of we rent very nice ladies, however, actually, we put our coronary heart and soul into coaching them, and so they present us an infinite quantity of loyalty,” Morahan says.
“We create lots of loyalty as a result of we’re actually loyal to our workers, and our shoppers are actually necessary to us,” Morahan continues.
Scafuri’s personal contact on the salon as an excellent listener and traditional hairstylist units Brush Salon other than its opponents, she says.
“I simply make individuals really feel actually lovely,” Scafuri says. “And I like what I do.”
The salon provides quite a lot of providers, from haircuts and coverings to blowouts and extensions and extra.
“We specialise in balayage, hair lightening, extensions, keratin remedies, every little thing,” Scafuri says.
Morahan provides that blonde seaside waves are the preferred types now, although the salon focuses on a pure look.
What’s helped Brush Salon develop has been the loyalty of the workers and clients, Morahan says.
“I feel it’s all actually in regards to the workers we employed; we received extra selective, and I feel that it’s actually helped us develop and actually construct one thing sturdy,” Morahan says.
Scafuri provides that the salon’s dedication to its instructional program has helped create an distinctive setting for its workers.
Morahan says that the salon’s workers coaching and customer support set it other than its competitors.
“We’ve been actually fortunate, actually blessed. We received by way of the pandemic; we saved our workers collectively. We’re simply hoping for extra of that,” Morahan says, including: “It’s an excellent group, San Juan is actually distinctive, and persons are very nice.”
Scafuri provides that San Juan is a very particular place for the salon to thrive.
“Completely, an enormous thanks; we simply love San Juan, the placement, the individuals,” Scafuri says.
Brush Salon is open from Tuesday by way of Saturday.