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Desa Salon

Kelly Tapia

Owner / Stylist

Proprietor and co-creative director, Kelly Tapia is known for a natural approach and visual-cutting with technical, yet free-hand precision. Her passion comes from the spontaneity and artistic expression in styling. Kelly made her mark at Newport Beach’s Studio 486 famed for her styling, creative color and an innate ability to create a natural look. After gathering a long list of satisfied and loyal clients, she and husband Chris Tapia, joined to bring their talent and vision together in Desa Salon.

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