Merkai Studio

Merkai Studio

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"I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you." ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŽฌ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ

Jessica and Travis' wedding video was filmed at St. Dominic's Catholic Church and Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville and Breese, Illinois.



Planning your wedding? We enjoy traveling and would love to be your Wedding Videographer! Book us at www.simplycinematik.com

Credits:
Ceremony Location: St. Dominic Catholic Church- Breese,IL
Reception Location: The Wildey Theatre
Florists: Petaled Pail
Cake and Desserts: Covered in Chocolate
DJ/Band: https://www.prosounddjrental.com/
Hair/ Makeup: Merkai Studio
Catering: Ravenolli's
Transportation: Platinum Transportation STL
Photographer: Kayla Hewitt Photo Co.
Videography: https://www.simplycinematik.com
Planner: Adrienne Rind
"All that you are is all that I'll ever need"- Ed Sheeran

Photographer: Daissy Torres Photography
Dress: Studio I Do Bridals Virginia Beach
Hair: Beach Bridal Artistry| Merkai Studio
Makeup: Makeup by Kim Porter
Silk Flowers: Budget-Bridal
Wedding Coordinator: Events By Beckie
Entertainment: DJ Christian Cedo
Rentals: Distinctive Event Rentals
Catering: Sweetwater Cuisine
Officiant: Matthew Stakes
Cake: the Custom Cake Shoppe
"Mightier than the waves at sea is my love for you"

Photographer: Daissy Torres Photography
Dress: Studio I Do Bridals Virginia Beach
Hair: Beach Bridal Artistry| Merkai Studio
Makeup: Makeup by Kim Porter
Silk Flowers: Budget-Bridal
Wedding Coordinator: Events By Beckie
Entertainment: DJ Christian Cedo
Rentals: Distinctive Event Rentals
Catering: Sweetwater Cuisine
Officiant: Matthew Stakes
Cake: the Custom Cake Shoppe
Tag the girls you miss the most and then set up a Zoom happy hour with them ASAP!

Photographer: Daissy Torres Photography
Dress: Studio I Do Bridals Virginia Beach
Hair: Beach Bridal Artistry| Merkai Studio
Makeup: Makeup by Kim Porter
Silk Flowers: Budget-Bridal
Wedding Coordinator: Events By Beckie
Entertainment: DJ Christian Cedo
Rentals: Distinctive Event Rentals
Catering: Sweetwater Cuisine
Officiant: Matthew Stakes
Cake: the Custom Cake Shoppe
Ahhh! If you haven't gotten your ticket to this Sunday's Give A Shuck Oyster Roast - you will def be missing out. We cannot wait to see your smiling faces and see the hard work of so many come to fruition. Tickets can be purchased while supplies last at www.lnckd.org/events.

Thank you to this year's 2019 Silver Sponsors: Innovative Spas, Beach Dental Center, the Baker Family, Don Ebner, Merkai Studio, The Onhaizer Harris King Group, Image Business Interiors, Karen Warren, and Susan Joy Gabrielson for believing in this event and our community.
Casey & AJ's nautical nuptials was the perfect day. Thanks to some amazing vendors, the whole day was beautiful and every detail was perfect.

Photographer: Daissy Torres Photography
Dress: Studio I Do Bridals Virginia Beach
Hair: Beach Bridal Artistry| Merkai Studio
Makeup: Makeup by Kim Porter
Silk Flowers: Budget-Bridal
Wedding Coordinator: Events By Beckie
Entertainment: DJ Christian Cedo
Rentals: Distinctive Event Rentals
Catering: Sweetwater Cuisine
Officiant: Matthew Stakes
Cake: the Custom Cake Shoppe
Bride Casey was stunning and regal in her Studio I Do Bridals Virginia Beach lace gown. We are in love with her portraits in our ballroom.

Photos: Daissy Torres Photography
Hair: Beach Bridal Artistry| Merkai Studio
Makeup: Makeup by Kim Porter
Happy wedding day to our beautiful brides today, Emily, Katlin and Lisa!

Emilyโ€™s at the The Founders Inn and Spa with Elizabeth Henson capturing their day. Just Dandy Events, Stephanie Michelle Hair, Studio I Do Bridals Virginia Beach and Norfolk Wholesale Floral.

Katlinโ€™s at The Obici House with Dee Akright Photographers capturing their day, David's Bridal and wholesale floral.

Lisaโ€™s at Wiseacre with Eleise Theuer Photography capturing their day, Merkai Studio and Ava Clara Couture Bridal.
What a gorgeous wedding! Thanks for sharing these amazing images, Daissy Torres Photography! Congratulations to Kathryn & Michael - it looked like the perfect day.

https://daissytorres.com/blog/2019/07/shifting-sands-wedding-kathryn-michael/?fbclid=IwAR37NUacHN8XPVyZtLgVsi1DHBCPF9cqoDMVwzN5iLTytUsTlIQKWTFSSfA

Vendors Involved:
Photography: Daissy Torres Photography
Gown: Milk & Honey Bride
Bridesmaids: David's Bridal
Venue & Catering: Shifting Sands
Hair: Merkai Studio
Makeup: Makeup by Kim Porter
Flowers: SuzDezines
Bakery: Sugarplum Bakery
Entertainment: Marcus Matthews
Jewelry: Kathrynโ€™s necklace was made with her grandmotherโ€™s wedding ring
LOVE this photo from Casey & AJ's wedding day!

Distinctive Event Rentals Daissy Torres Photography Christian Cedo Sweetwater Cuisine Merkai Studio
Thank you Events By Beckie for sharing these beautiful photos of Casey and AJ's wedding day! You did an amazing job coordinating this event. We can't wait to see the professional photos from Daissy Torres Photography.

Distinctive Event Rentals Daissy Torres Photography Christian Cedo Sweetwater Cuisine Merkai Studio
We've known Ashley since she was a baby and now she has grown into a very accomplished stylish.

Welcome to Merkai Studio! Located in Virginia Beach.
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Merkai found its name thru an ambassador of the ocean,
Local Mermaid and Salon Owner, Ashley Soltis .

The salon is mermaid inspired and the hawaiian word "Kai" meaning "ocean" is the perfect remix for how it established the name. We're a team of talented and creative stylists, each with more than 10 years of experience with cutting, styling, color and extensions. If you're looking for a new style and only want the best,
you've come to the right place. Our stylists are available by appointment only.

02/22/2021

Merkai Studio is Hiring! Booth rental available! Hairstylist booth, and two room rentals available for eyelashes/massage and/or nails etc.
Great salon for an independent licensed hairstylist who has their own clientele. Laid back atmosphere, always a clean environment for you to bring your clients into. Awesome to grow your business in.
Text for details! 757-477-3773

Restaurant Week brings hope to Virginia Beach service industry 02/03/2021

Restaurant Week brings hope to Virginia Beach service industry Local establishments say every little bit helps in a time of pandemic restrictions.

Photos from Merkai Studio's post 10/01/2020

Holiday box deals are in! & already going quick ๐Ÿ˜ โ˜€๏ธ let me know ! **Love curl has a box deal, just not pictured ** ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ

Timeline photos 05/15/2020

Woohoo! ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ we are open! **appointment only** please contact your stylist directly to make an appointment. Masks mandatory. We have missed everyone ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ

03/29/2020

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03/23/2020

It saddens me, but as of midnight tomorrow we close our doors until April 24th.. I hope everyone stays safe and healthy! ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ

03/15/2020
02/26/2020

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The Spoon Stack anyone? Our signature soufflรฉ pancakes served with seasonal fruit, homemade whipped cream and pure Canadian maple syrup - YES PLEASE! Open daily 7am-3pm.

02/18/2020
New Virginia Beach restaurant plans to serve up comfort food with local twist 01/04/2020

New Virginia Beach restaurant plans to serve up comfort food with local twist The Rustic Spoon is anticipated to open in mid-January

Timeline photos 12/17/2019

Christmas party ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผโ„๏ธ

12/17/2019

* LOOKING FOR A LONGER LIST!!! ADD YOURS BELOW for a SHOUTOUT on our IG Stories!!! ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿคฃ
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11/30/2019

* After my 5th plate like ...
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11/30/2019

* Happy Thanksgiving to all the clients of the world!!!
WE CAN'T... NONE OF US...
can do what we love without you .... ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅฐ

11/23/2019

* THIS IS YOUR 8 DAY WARNING!!! ARE YOU EVEN READY??? ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ https://behindthechair.com/articles/5-salon-business-tips-for-the-holiday-season/

11/16/2019

๐ŸงAnd prob trying to figure out who sings this song ๐ŸŽถ ๐ŸŽต-
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* TRANSITION TRADITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS TO DIMENSIONAL BALAYAGE ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡

https://behindthechair.com/articles/transition-traditional-highlights-to-dimensional-balayage/

11/08/2019

* Anyone else feel attacked?
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11/08/2019

๐Ÿ–10 THINGS EVERY HAIRDRESSER WANTS THEIR CLIENTS TO KNOW
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Photos from Bombshell Hair's post 11/07/2019
Redhead day is Nov. 5! 9 fun facts about red hair 11/05/2019

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Redhead day is Nov. 5! 9 fun facts about red hair Got red hair? November 5 is your day to celebrate. It's National Love Your Red Hair Day!

10/19/2019

Before and after! On one of my favโ€™s! Stylist: process: removal of existing extensions, full blonde foil, toning extensions, add 4 packs (100 strands) of

10/15/2019

Love curl set! ๐Ÿ’•

10/15/2019

$20 deal! New hand scrub + Oi hand balm -personal favโ€™s! ๐Ÿฅฐ

10/15/2019

Box Deals are in! Get yours soon, While supplies last ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š @ Merkai Studio

10/13/2019

Blondes have more fun ๐Ÿ˜‰

10/13/2019

Can I just say how much we love Brazilian Blowouts! Stylist:

10/13/2019

Before and After โœจ Fall Vibes ๐Ÿ‚

10/09/2019

Hair Stylists

10/04/2019

Just showing off at the oyster roast, I forgot to post. Great turn out! Canโ€™t wait for the next one!

10/04/2019

Purple pops for the perfect time of year ๐Ÿ’œ ๐Ÿ”ฎ Cold Fusion Extensions: 2 packs (1 dark 1 violet) for volume and color placement. Iโ€™m in love ๐Ÿฅฐ
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10/01/2019

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Our Story

Welcome to Merkai Studio, Located in Virginia Beach!
โ€‹
Merkai found its name thru an ambassador of the ocean,
Local Mermaid and Salon Owner, Ashley Soltis .
The salon is mermaid inspired and the hawaiian word "Kai" meaning "ocean" is the perfect remix for how it established the name.

We're a team of talented and creative stylists, each with more than 10 years of experience with cutting, styling, color and extensions. We also offer nail services including manicures, pedicures, gel/acrylic, etc.

If you're looking for a new style and only want the best,
you've come to the right place.
Our stylists, nail tech, and eyelash extension specialist are available by appointment.

Videos (show all)

๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ #anythingyouwant #clientsbelike #yes #mom
Tanyaโ€™s โ€œMerkai commercialโ€ โ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฅค #coffeeandtea #treats #salonlife #mermaids
Daily dose of Tanya ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ #lovestodance #wackywednesdays #salon #ellendegeneres
#happybirthday Tanya! #singleandhappy ๐ŸŽˆโ™ฅ๏ธ๐ŸŒŸ
#happybirthday Tanya! #singleandhappy ๐ŸŽˆโ™ฅ๏ธ๐ŸŒŸ
Loving all the hair tinsel ! โœจ come get yours, Sarah does it! $4/strand โœจheat proof โœจlasts from 3 weeks-2months. #tinsel...
Sarah does hair tinsel at the studio! Come and get yours for the holiday or just pink ones for October! They are heat pr...
Fairyyyyy hairrrrr thanks to @mermaidaquanette and Sarah at Salon added some more! #tinselhair #fairytail #fairyhair ๐Ÿคฉ
Just another day at the studio ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ #everyonelovestanya #wackywednesday
Thereโ€™s been a delay on wacky Wednesdayโ€™s because weโ€™ve been swamped! but here ya go.. couldnโ€™t resist this one. I love ...
@carolynhair.vb has been doing some amazing transformations in the studio lately, she books up fast! ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ โœ‚๏ธ #merkaistu...
Just another wacky Wednesday at the studio today! #lovemymom #sweetdancemoves ๐Ÿงœ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ

Telephone

Address


1642 Pleasure House Road Suite 101
Virginia Beach, VA
23455

Opening Hours

Tuesday 9am - 7pm
Wednesday 9am - 7pm
Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 8am - 12pm
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