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Twig & Arrow Salon
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Twig & Arrow Salon

Twig & Arrow Salon in downtown San Luis Obispo, CA offers the best and latest trends in hairdressing, makeup, and beauty services in SLO and the entire California Central Coast.

We are a full service salon that offers a complete range of haircut, hair color, and hair styling services, hair extensions, Brazilian blowouts, and special event makeup. We take special pride in making brides look incredible on their special day and specialize in wedding hair, wedding makeup, and a full suite of wedding beauty services. Our salon features high-end retail hair and beauty products by lines such as Shu Uemura, Bumble & Bumble, and Olaplex.

Our Philosophy

Our goal is to evolve and be the best we can, while helping our clients both in and behind the chair.

Our Team

Meet Team Twig!

Since 2005 the artists of Twig + Arrow have built a reputation for innovation, creativity, and hair artistry.

Born of a team of innovative stylists from vastly different backgrounds united together to deliver to our clients exactly what “their look” demands. We celebrate and encourage “Hair Artistry” and create an environment that showcases the talent and creativity of our team. We partner with whoever “you” are as a client, working with your unique needs, style, lifestyle, and goals. Our stylists focus on easy solutions, using the most current looks, cuts, color schemes, with multiple styling options. We believe your unique style is continuously evolving and forever unscripted, and we’re excited to co-create it with you!

Amanda Miller

Owner, Lead Stylist

Amanda Miller (formerly Duckett) has been on the Central Coast for over 10 years, where she was the first person to be an apprentice; training with the creator of Tigerlily Salon. Amanda soon began to specialize in weddings and working with brides, and founded Twig & Arrow Salon in 2010

Kaley Smiley

Senior Stylist & Makeup Artist

I have been in the industry for 5 years now and have really found a love for all the things Blonde, as well as continuing to do makeup for all our beautiful brides. I love getting to know all my clients, and help any way I can. So, whether you need some hair love or makeup for your special day, I’m here!

Lindsay Plough

Senior Stylist

I have been doing hair in San Luis Obispo for 9 years and love the relationships I get to make with each and every client. My favorite part about what I do is getting to see my clients leave with a smile on their face and brightening their day. I love doing blondes, short textured haircuts, and beach waves.

Lexi Kuehl

Junior Stylist

Twig and Arrow is my second home and I love every second of it! I love doing all the Blondes and making everyone feel brighter and refreshed leaving my chair. Whether it’s a Brunette service, a Blonde service, or wedding hair, I look forward to meeting you and helping your hair dreams come true!


Salon Apprentice

Hi I’m Chan! I’m an apprentice at Twig and Arrow and I’m looking forward to get all the experience and grow my knowledge of hair to become a future hairstylist! I would like to specialize in highlights, balayage and hair extensions! I’m so excited to help clients enhance their natural beauty!!

Alexis Gutierrez

Makeup Artist

Hi my name is Alexis Gutierrez, I’m a Makeup Artist here on the central coast area for six years now! I found my passion for makeup when I bought tickets for my first makeup class in Los Angeles CA at age 18 and then started turning my love for Makeup into a career. I specialize in weddings, photoshoots, special events and all of the above! I gained most of my experience working with M.A.C Cosmetics, practicing on friends and family,taking classes and learning from other Makeup Artist. If you don’t see me doing Makeup or Lash Extensions I’ll most likely be doing dog mom sh**!

Nina Federico

Junior Stylist & Makeup Artist

I’ve been doing makeup for about 10 years; it’s my passion and first love. I am currently learning all things hair as I start a new journey in the beauty industry as the salon apprentice, but my passion is FULL glam & makeup for brides, and photoshoots.

Hope Linder

Salon Apprentice

Hope recently moved to SLO after graduating from the University of Georgia. She began her cosmetology apprenticeship at a local salon while she studied Psychology and Design. She has now found a home at Twig and Arrow. She has bold dreams for her career in the hair industry, and she’s looking forward to making your hair dreams come true!

Kyah Pomi

Salon Assistant

I grew up on the central coast and moved to the bay to achieve my cosmetology license. I am beyond excited To find a new home at twig and arrow and help people achieve their hair dreams!

Courtney Michelle

Cosmetic Tatoo Artist

I was born in San Francisco but raised on the sunny Central Coast. The first part of my life was like the Wild West but I knew I wanted to do something creative for my career. My love for art, music, and self-expression landed me in school for cosmetic tattooing at The Microblading Institute in the Bay Area and now I get to do what I love! I can’t wait to enhance your natural beauty & give your self-esteem and confidence some tattoo vitamins!


Hair Color, Cuts & Treatments

We offer a full range of hair services including Women’s Haircuts, Men’s Haircuts, Hair Color, Highlights, Ombre, Balayage, Cellophanes, Glossing, Deep Conditioning & more!

Hair Styling & Makeup

We rock the blowout game! Our stylists and makeup artists are expertly trained and truly passionate about their craft. Whether looking to wow at a special event or to spruce up your daily look, we’ve got you covered!

Hair Extensions

We are experts in the field, and offer a variety of hair extension methods including IBE (invisible bead extensions), Habit Hand-tied, NBR (natural beaded rows), Hot-Head Tape-ins, and Bellami Tape-ins. As extensions are color matched and custom-ordered based on your unique needs, a consultation appointment is required.

Brazilian Blowouts

A professional straightening treatment, the Brazilian Blowout eliminates frizz and unlocks intense shine, making your hair soft, manageable, easy to style, and looking shiny and gorgeous! Best of all, the treatment can be customized to preference, ranging from pin straight to soft curls.

Weddings & Bridal Beauty

We take special pride in making brides look incredible on their special day. We specialize in wedding hair, wedding makeup, and a full suite of wedding beauty services, and will ensure you and your bridal party look magical.